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This Week's Lesson
Monday, April 14, 2008      1 comments

Lesson I learned this weekend - there's a BIG difference in making someone happy and being concerned about their happiness. As a child I about stood on my head to "make my mother happy". I realize that I continue to this day to try to make the p... Read more
My Inspiration this Week
Friday, April 11, 2008      1 comments

www.thelastlecture.com Wed. there was a Diane Sawyer special about an amazing man. He is dying of cancer and yet living a beautiful, happy life...by choice. His last lecture ws for a college class yet filmed for his children. It was amazing an... Read more
Twentyyy-three miles
Sunday, April 06, 2008      0 comments

I signed up to do a 12 mile bike ride. Haven't been out on my bike in .... well, years. I used to ride a lot. Thought nothing of doing 20 miles on a Sat. morning. So I go to this ride and stupidly didn't read the map correctly and ended up doin... Read more
No Complaining - Wk 2
Friday, April 04, 2008      0 comments

I made it three days w/out complaining. That was earlier this week. I found myself w/folks who complain for a living...lol and realized that this was the only way we knew how to talk to each other. I told them about the challenge which they foun... Read more
No Complaining Challenge
Friday, March 28, 2008      0 comments

I'm still happy and still complaining...lol. I was well into completing 24 hrs. when noooooooooooo! foot in mouth disease. It's just so easy to do. I will NOT give up. change the rubber band....again...and again. My purple "official" wrist band ... Read more
Day Four - No Complaining
Thursday, March 27, 2008      0 comments

I wish that I could report that this is my fourth day of not complaining, however it is my fourth day of Day 1. I find that I complain as a way to connect with people...people I chat with in the bathroom!!! I also join in other people's complain... Read more
Day One No Complaining
Wednesday, March 26, 2008      0 comments

Mind you, today is Wed and I put the reminder bracelet on on Mon....which tells you that I haven't been able to go one day w/out complaining. So today I start over....Day One. (I already complained once today, but I start over from that moment o... Read more
Complaining Free Zone
Monday, March 24, 2008      2 comments

On Sunday I became familiar with the complaint free movement. I would love to hear from others who wear the purple bracelet. I saw a morning show on TV where they talked about giving up complaining for 21 days and how it changes people's lives. ... Read more
Goal: Honesty
Friday, March 21, 2008      0 comments

I did keep my agreement and cleaned out much of my refrigerator; and like my life I didn't do a complete job, just enough to put my veggies away...how revealing! I do that a lot, just enough to get by. Completing a job, beginning to end is somet... Read more
Lying to Myself
Thursday, March 20, 2008      1 comments

I haven't been blogging because I haven't been successful, in fact I'm still gaining weight. Sigh....Yesterday I went to the book store and picked up "Does This Clutter Make my Butt Look Fat?" by Peter Walsh (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy). I ... Read more
Practice Staying Present
Thursday, March 06, 2008      0 comments

What a great opportunity to learn about myself. I got on the scale this morning and was disappointed that it hasn't moved...lol. I still buy into instant gratification! I've continued w/my potatoes & greens. I have been challenged to have enough... Read more
What's new today?
Tuesday, March 04, 2008      1 comments

I have read that it is the fact that we have too m any choices that contributes to our wt gain. The more we simplify our diet, the less we eat. Hooray for boredom. I have decided that I need to put the brakes on to my wt gain and turn this ship ... Read more
A New Day
Tuesday, February 26, 2008      0 comments

Something dif happened this past weekend. I really noticed how my middle has been expanding. about 5 lb in the last two years. I realized that it's not really the sugar that's been packing on the lbs but the bread and cereal and convenience food... Read more
Mothers & Food
Friday, February 22, 2008      0 comments

I commited to blogging weekly and then got the call that my mother was dying. She was 86 and not in good health for a number of years. While they told us to come immediately, it took 9 days for her to pass. She had been w/out food or water in ho... Read more
What's inspired me Today
Friday, February 08, 2008      3 comments

I was inspired by a woman who has lost over 100 lb and who Blogs as part of her weight loss program. http://www.freewebs.com/lynnsj
ourney/ I am now reading YOUNGER NEXT YEAR FOR WOMEN and continue my exercise program. Yesterday I did 45 mi... Read more

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