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still learning after all these years
Saturday, December 03, 2016      5 comments

I'm trying to remind myself that peace of mind and wanting to make improvements don't have to be at odds with each other. I'm also trying to quiet my self-critical inner voice which allows more room for gratitude. As the year enters the last 30 ... Read more
25,000 Spark Points
Sunday, October 16, 2016      8 comments

I met a goal I've had for quite a while. Now on to focus on some other goals. Have a beautiful Sunday everyone!... Read more
"Exercise in the morning... before your brain figures out what you're doing!"
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      3 comments

I'm enjoying exercising in the morning before work. Right now Jessica Smith videos from her website are working for me. I'm being more conscious and consistent with what I do and what I eat and working on what I think. Have a mindful midweek e... Read more
Increasing consistency
Monday, September 19, 2016      3 comments

I have exercised the last two days. I plan to log my exercise for 120 mins per week. This doesn't count walking since I'm walking the dog and that is stop-start. It is either yoga or an exercise tape- usually online Jessica Smith varied exerci... Read more
Day 80
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      7 comments

Today is special to me because it is my daughter's 20th birthday. She is away at college and embracing all that life has to offer. May I learn from her joy and passion.... Read more
Day 75 of log in streak
Friday, August 26, 2016      2 comments

I'm glad to be here at day 75 and keeping my streak going. Being consistent really helps me focus on my plan and feel successful in this part of my journey. My record streak is 301 days. Happy Friday everyone!... Read more
I can do this...I can do this... I can do this
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      4 comments

Am I working my plan or is it working me?... Read more
Day 70 of Spark log in streak
Sunday, August 21, 2016      5 comments

I am: -logging my food -drinking 8+ glasses of water -following the Beck plan with help -comitted to starting with 20 minutes of exercise or more per day... Read more
back to work after a great summer break
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      2 comments

Things I am looking forward to at work... -seeing friends and meeting new people -rearranging my work space -staying with my eating and exercise plan -continuing to learn about handling stress ... Read more
Thank you ClaireinParis for posting the poem "The Guest House"
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      1 comments

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Dare to be determined
Thursday, July 28, 2016      6 comments

I'm enjoying more exercise this week and have been trying different types of group yoga classes. At first it was almost "traumatic" to go to a large local gym. I mentally forced myself to do it and make it part of my routine. Now, 5 weeks later,... Read more
Monday morning blues.
Monday, July 18, 2016      10 comments

I woke up early and my mood went downhill. I had coffee and read Spark articles. I reviewed my challenges. I entered the foods I planned to eat today. I looked up the sunrise time for today and will walk the dog after 6:23 am. I hope to walk off... Read more
Today 20,012 SparkPoints!!
Saturday, June 25, 2016      3 comments

Today I met a big goal for myself by passing 20k SparkPoints.... Read more
I'm not doing great, but I'm not giving up
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      7 comments

I am focusing on eating less carbs and getting about 400 more spark points to make it to 20,000 points because the scale is driving me insane. Basically I'm in the 160s and want to be in the 150s, then 140s. I've bounced all around the 160s and ... Read more
May you find what you need
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

May is always full of beginnings and endings. Our son graduated from college and got a job. Our daughter is home from college and has a summer job. I'm finishing up another school year as a speech therapist. My husband works at a local univers... Read more

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