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Nutritious and delicious keepers
Thursday, January 07, 2016      4 comments

Since I mentioned I'd like some help with cooking ideas a couple of days ago, the ideas have been coming. 1. Start the day with an omelette made from one whole egg plus one egg white. Add a tsp of extra virgin olive oil to the pan, then on... Read more
100% Effort during your workout?
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      6 comments

I did get out for a walk today, even though it was raining. Bundled up and took my red umbrella which always makes me feel like singing in the rain. I must confess that I like to stroll rather than push and walk fast. There is so much to s... Read more
My biggest supporter is
Monday, January 04, 2016      5 comments

Me. Yes, my best self is urging me on day by day, choice by choice. I tell my husband every time I lose a pound and he says, " Great." But I'm the one who is enjoying the feeling of coming into greater integrity, awareness, love and wis... Read more
How do I love thee, my body...
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      7 comments

Let me count the ways. I am grateful for my skeleton, my muscles, organs, tissues and cells, that allow me this joyful experience of life. My blessed bod, God-pod, took me to the creek today, where my amazing legs and feet planted themselves ... Read more
When my clothes are too big...
Monday, December 28, 2015      8 comments

What will I do? I have some elegant, silk pants which I love to wear these days, in shades of mocha, black and cocoa. I plan on taking them to be altered, taken in at the waist, by a seamstress I know. The thing is, I have figured out the ... Read more
5 Reasons that inspire me to workout
Saturday, December 26, 2015      7 comments

1. Yoga is like inner massage for the body. Afterwards, I feel so relaxed, alive and rejuvenated. 2. I am bringing more awareness into all of my body. This is improving my posture. Also, more awareness means better health, less tension, more ... Read more
If I had an extra hour in the day...
Friday, December 25, 2015      10 comments

I would read a good book by the fire. I would hold my Beloved in my arms. I'd write my next book. I'd go on a long walk and tune into nature. I'd meditate more. I'd phone my Dad in England and have a long talk, shar... Read more
Passing up on temptations
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      7 comments

A dear friend has invited hubs and I to a party at her house on Christmas Eve. I wanted to contribute something and I found myself saying, "I'll bring a salad." This feels like a win. For one thing, I enjoy making salads and serving them to ever... Read more
Health means ...
Monday, December 21, 2015      4 comments

A great blessing that I can cocreate with the divine. Yes, I can do many things to invoke it, eat right, exercise, drink water, and then there is surrender to divine will. Change me, Dear Mother Father God, into the best version of myself, that ... Read more
I know I've had a good workout when...
Saturday, December 19, 2015      5 comments

I feel enlivened, rejuvenated, flexible, stronger. I stand taller, my cheeks are flushed, my eyes are bright, a pleasant glow suffuses my body and I feel more joyful. I want to remember this.... Read more
It's the little things
Friday, December 18, 2015      5 comments

Saw the Star Wars movie tonight as a celebration of sticking with the trackers for three weeks solid. Great to see Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher and a new generation of Jedi. I am making a list of nonfood rewards for every 500 Spark... Read more
What was the best part of the day?
Thursday, December 17, 2015      2 comments

Lots of moments: Looking into my eyes after I got dressed for yoga and seeing how bright they looked. Three parcels arrived in the post, including new slippers from Vionics. They have excellent support for my arches. My feet carry me... Read more
How do you feel in five words or less?
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      15 comments

Optimistic. Glad I found Spark.... Read more
What does health mean to you?
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      5 comments

This is the question from my SparkCoach. H having the freedom to be mobile, active, walk, make love, skip and dance. E ease in my body. A An opportunity to fulfill my dreams while in this body L Loving myself no matter what. T T... Read more
Relationship with food
Monday, December 14, 2015      7 comments

Assessing it dispassionately on a scale of 1 to 10, I would say it is a 6.5. I tend to choose taste first and think about nutrition as an afterthought. Having said that, I know I'm good at making changes. I gave up coffee several years ago when ... Read more

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