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Mother's Day 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      4 comments

Pokagon State Park, near Angola, IN was filled with redbud trees in bloom and even though the day was cold, we packed a picnic lunch. ... Read more
May 11th, 2013, Saturday
Sunday, May 12, 2013      7 comments

I am encouraged by my weight loss of just one pound. The first week in the May challenge is behind me and I am motivated to keep working toward more weight loss. After asking for support from Spark friends who walked together, IUSBDEB gifted m... Read more
May 10th, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013      4 comments

I asked IUSBDEB to take a photo of me so I could see myself at the weight I am at in the beginning of this May challenge. Sparker FVHORVATH was standing with IUSBDEB and I s... Read more
Sunday, March 31, 2013      3 comments

Back on plan, I decided to prepare waffles instead of steel-cut oatmeal for this Sunday holiday breakfast. I started with 2 Kashi blueberry waffles, 150 calories, 6 ... Read more
An article about Willpower
Thursday, January 31, 2013      8 comments

This quote comes from an article, by Hillari Dowdle that I found in Yoga Journal, Feb., 2013 called: "Boost Your Willpower:" "Step 1 Know What You Want" "...If you want to lose weight, for example, is it really about squeezing into t... Read more
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Friday, December 28, 2012      10 comments

It was just a week ago, I selected one card from Lynn Andrews' "Power Deck" and it was the card entitled, "Commitment." Andrews writes: "You need commitment to focus on your target...to hit the bull's eye requires total commitment of your spir... Read more
I was so touched by this story
Friday, November 30, 2012      2 comments

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Apple and Caramel Bread Pudding for breakfast
Sunday, November 25, 2012      4 comments

I am focusing on getting a handle on my eating. I am determined to stay on my eating plan this week now that the Thanksgiving holiday is past. I made this "best life pl... Read more
Photos from Spark Rally in Portage, 9/15/12
Sunday, September 30, 2012      5 comments

The photograph of the g... Read more
Still Water
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      5 comments

I walked down to the small lake at Still Water after teaching a restorative yoga class this morning. I sat on the small dock there and watched a red tail hawk. I took so... Read more
Open to what the Universe has planned for me
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      2 comments

This is about yesterday, this is about today. This is where I am right now...open to what the Universe has planned for me, my life path. Yesterday, I taught four yoga classes in one day. This was a "first" for me. It felt so good. The f... Read more
Heron Indeed
Monday, July 02, 2012      2 comments

Sighted more nesting bluegills from the bridge, the river is low. Two large plovers or killdeer along the water's edge and a large heron balanced on top of a branch. Walked to a grocery store for low sodium black beans to add in the flatbread ... Read more
A Walk after Dinner
Sunday, July 01, 2012      3 comments

The moon is so beautiful this evening, we took a walk after dinner and the air temperature isn't as hot as it was before the sun set. Stayed on the "best life plan" throughout this day and tracked every bite. Also got in some abdominal strengt... Read more
January 2nd, Monday
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      2 comments

So I'm thinking about yesterday. I'm reflecting on how I did. I am following my bestlife food plan again. I really love the focus on vegetables and fruits. The Lentil Barley stew I ate for lunch had small chunks of sweet potatoes in it (Vita... Read more
Cooked up a storm
Sunday, January 01, 2012      1 comments

Just finished the second liter of water for this first day in the New Year and I cooked up a storm today. Stuck to my bestlife meal plans all day and tracked everything. My weight is up after the holidays and I need to prioritize my weight los... Read more

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