Sloppy Joes
Sunday, September 02, 2007      0 comments

I copied this from a thread so I could make it at a later date. Yummy! I don't have a go-to sloppy joe recipe yet: With all this sloppy joe talk, I'm getting hungry. I adapted this from Rachel Ray's 30 minute meals 2 cookbook and it's o... Read more
Proud of myself
Sunday, September 02, 2007      4 comments

I did good last week. I achieved my cardio goals, both in time spent and calories burned. I usually do pretty well but I don't usually reach both goals ... I tend to come close then fall short, kind of like Michigan yesterday. Ouch. I'm glad... Read more
Goethe says ...
Friday, August 31, 2007      1 comments

"Nine requisites for contented living: Health enough to make work a pleasure. Wealth enough to support your needs. Strength to battle with difficulties and overcome them. Grace enough to confess your sins and forsake them. Patience eno... Read more
Better, always better
Thursday, August 30, 2007      2 comments

This morning a friend asked me how I was doing. "Good," I replied. "Are you lying?" she asked. "Yes," I admitted. But I'm not lying anymore. I am doing so much better today. I rely on the knowledge that this too shall pass. I'm the one wh... Read more
It's been a difficult day ...
Wednesday, August 29, 2007      2 comments

... but I'm finally home from work, it's 6:40 p.m. I went to the periodontist today for a cleaning and it didn't go so smoothly and I ended up crying and crying and crying and, well, you get the picture. I didn't feel good to begin with, and t... Read more
Turning yucky into lovely
Wednesday, August 29, 2007      0 comments

I'm not feeling very good this morning. I feel like heartburn is just a second away, and I thought that would fade as the day progressed but now it's after 10am and I just took some tums. Hoping that I feel better. All of this is really d... Read more
Feeling good today
Tuesday, August 28, 2007      0 comments

I really do feel good today. I woke up feeling good. I wanted to snooze but then remembered there was an eclipse, so I popped out of bed and got dressed and took my dog for a walk around 6am. No eclipse. The moon is pretty big, it's weird th... Read more
Inner Peace
Sunday, August 26, 2007      0 comments

I feel so very blessed right now. These last couple of months I have greatly enjoyed a marvelous sense of inner peace. I am so grateful for that. One thing people don't realize when pursuing such a state of mind is that inner peace is synonymo... Read more
Fall goals
Friday, August 24, 2007      2 comments

1. Remain smoke-free. 2. Take a class. I set a goal in August to sign up for a new fitness class. I haven't signed up for one yet, but I'm planning to, and expect it to begin after Labor Day. 3. Try one SparkRecipe a week. I have m... Read more
Summer Camp
Thursday, August 23, 2007      3 comments

Summer camp has been great this year. Camp GonnaBfit '07 was one of the best things I did for myself this summer. It helped me stay focused and motivated in a fun way, and also took a holistic approach with challenges all over the spectrum of ... Read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2007      6 comments

I have been overeating the past four or five days. Today is day 9 quitting smoking and I am trying not to eat to fill the void left by this habit, but evidently it's going to take some practice to be able to get this all under control. Not tha... Read more
Scent of a Woman
Sunday, August 19, 2007      0 comments

I watched this movie last night, for the first time. And I have to say, Where has this movie been all my life? It was really great, and Al Pacino is just about the coolest (and sexiest) guy ever. I had heard it was a good movie, but it made m... Read more
Status Update
Friday, August 17, 2007      1 comments

I am very happy. This is Day 5 of being smoke free. There have been moments of anxiety, but they have thankfully been few and far between. I have been practicing maintaining my emotional equanimity these past few months and I really think it ... Read more
Still a quitter
Wednesday, August 15, 2007      5 comments

Today is day 3 of being a quitter and I love it! No more smoking for me! Cigarettes: DO NOT WANT!!! I'm very proud of myself.... Read more
Appropriate quote for the day
Monday, August 13, 2007      2 comments

And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anais Nin, Danish diarist This is how I feel today. A perfect quote. I quit smoking. Yesterday I had my last cigaret... Read more

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