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Day 36: Recovery
Sunday, August 01, 2010      1 comments

Recover- return to health, consciousness, or a normal state or position Over the past couple of months, the word "recovery" has been mentioned in relationship to our economy but personally I am in the midst of a "recovery". Similarly... Read more
Day 15: Grateful for...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      3 comments

- A beautiful sunny day. Yes it was hot but sometimes the sun lifts your spirits - "Everyday Grace" by Marianne Williamson. A book that I will be reading over and over. - Air Conditioning - An inspiring message from Joyce Meyers - Fr... Read more
Day 14: Serious Character Flaws
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      5 comments

About a week ago, there was an incident in the news where a celebrity was caught making some despicable statements. In response, another media figure commented that this person had " serious character flaw". I found the comment kind of funny a... Read more
Day 13: It's About Commitment....
Monday, July 12, 2010      2 comments

Commitment- obligation, dedication Dedicate- devote (esp oneself) to a task or purpose I was listening to Joyce Meyer's the other day and she was speaking about the importance of commitment. She was saying how easy we say we will "commi... Read more
Day 4: This Ain't Charlotte's Web
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      3 comments

For the past couple of weeks, I have been having an interesting battle with a spider that loves to spin a web around my door. I live in an apartment so the door is my entrance and exit. On numerous occasions, I have ran smack dab into this sti... Read more
Day 3: Week 1 Body Meeting Exercise Goals
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      2 comments

So, I have decided to get back on track I have to start planning weekly meetings to let my mind, body, feelings know what is expected from them. This week I made a list of what my exercise expectations were and they are as follows: Monday-... Read more
Day 2: Grateful for.....
Sunday, June 27, 2010      1 comments

- Air conditioning on a HOT emoticon ... Read more
Day 1: Leadership
Saturday, June 26, 2010      1 comments

According to Sparks, if I stay within my calorie ranges and exercise by this time next year I will be at my goal weight. I find that unsettling. However instead of running away in fear because of the unknown, I have decided to start blogging ... Read more
SIS: Food Blog 5 (Getting Back on the Tightrope)
Saturday, May 22, 2010      2 comments

On Friday, I did much better with my eating. I reference "tightrope" in my title because I was sort of inspired by a song by Janelle Monae entitled "Tightrope". The chorus is as follows: 'Cause baby whether you're high or low You go... Read more
SIS: Food Blog 4 (Slipped, Fallen, Trying to Get Up)
Thursday, May 20, 2010      2 comments

No need to sugar coat it- Today was not a good day. In relation to my eating and exercising for this week, the phrase "(I've) slipped, fallen, and (I'm) trying to get up" describes it perfectly. Earlier in the week, I did slip up with my... Read more
SIS: Food Blog 3
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      1 comments

I am not sure how well I did today. Friends and family, from out of state, were visiting so I ate out for lunch and dinner. Here is the damage: Breakfast (minus strawberries): ... Read more
SIS: Food Blog Day 2
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      2 comments

In bit of a rush, so no real commentary just pictures: Breakfast: Lunch & Dinner: Had a lunch size salad from Cheesecake Factory and had some f for lunch and the r... Read more
SIS: Food Blog Day 1
Monday, May 17, 2010      2 comments

I guess I should re-title this the "Food of Shame" because I did not do that well with my eating today. I started off well but sort of spiralled downward toward the end of the day. So here is the recap: This morning I started off with my ... Read more
Change the Mind, Change the Heart and Change the Life
Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

In my "Listening To Your Life" meeting this morning we listened to a short clip from Guy Finley. One thing he said that stood out to me was the following: "Change the Mind, Change the Heart and Change the Life". I believe that what he... Read more
Friday, February 19, 2010      1 comments

I had lunch with a former colleague today and we got to reminiscing on our old job. We both traveled extensively across the US and Canada for 2 years. During that time I was really stressed but looking back, we laughed at: - My GPS dying ... Read more

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