Learning something new each day
Saturday, June 19, 2010      1 comments

“Fear is a habit; so is self-pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can!! and I will!!” I went to a yoga class yesterday that was new to me. I... Read more
1 Strike - no outs.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      1 comments

“When we win, I'm so happy I eat a lot. When we lose, I'm so depressed, I eat a lot. When we're rained out, I'm so disappointed I eat a lot.” - Tommy Lasorda “There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who ... Read more
Gifts taken for granted
Sunday, June 06, 2010      4 comments

“One very important aspect of motivation is the willingness to stop and to look at things that no one else has bothered to look at. This simple process of focusing on things that are normally taken for granted is a powerful source of creativity... Read more
Compassion for myself
Friday, June 04, 2010      3 comments

“All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.” -Dalai Lama As I reflect on the past few months, my question to... Read more
When change comes
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      1 comments

“Change is the essence of life.Be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become.” “Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves i... Read more
Confessions of a backslider
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      1 comments

“Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself. When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself. The practice is always to go back to oneself.” Thi... Read more
The Battle
Monday, May 10, 2010      1 comments

“I have had to fight like hell and fighting like hell has made me what I am.” John Arbuthnot Fisher “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, ... Read more
Growing up
Thursday, May 06, 2010      1 comments

“You never find yourself until you face the truth” Pearl Bailey “Growing up is not being so dead-set on making everybody happy.” Reba McEntire Here is a painful lesson for me. I've wanted for so long in my life to make everyone el... Read more
Grateful for today
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      1 comments

“Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever...” Isak Dinesen Going through... Read more
Changes everyone else sees - am I missing something?
Sunday, May 02, 2010      5 comments

You never know how you look through other people's eyes.” “Seeing is not always believing.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Lately I think its almost ironic I've lost a few more pounds but nothing earth shattering. Yet lately my friends who ... Read more
Being caught in the middle
Friday, April 30, 2010      3 comments

“Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.'” Charles M. Schulz Well I've hit that mark, I'm dead even in the the middle. There are days I wake... Read more
When did I lose my ability to say "No"?
Thursday, April 29, 2010      1 comments

“Many fine things can be done in a day if you don't always make that day tomorrow” By saying "No" I don't necessarily mean to food. My problem of late is saying no to my family. It seems no matter how much I plan or explain to my children t... Read more
Making a new ending
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      2 comments

“The key to change... is to let go of fear.” Rosanne Cash “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson Some days its about starting fresh. Letting go of yesterda... Read more
Patience pays off
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      0 comments

The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen. - Ralph Marston Over the past month I have had to learn ... Read more
Getting back into a routine
Monday, April 26, 2010      2 comments

Well I've been away not intentionally but due to technical difficulties. Over the past month my PC has been in at Best Buy for repairs, they finally decided all the repairs would cost to much and replaced my computer. It's been so hard feeling d... Read more

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