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Reset for Fall
Sunday, August 25, 2019      7 comments

A dear friend asked me a question about my mental state. My first reaction was, "oh no, I'm fine... " but I've also been trying not to go with my first reaction to what someone says. It can pay off well if you don't reply quickly and without th... Read more
busy days and weeks
Sunday, August 18, 2019      5 comments

Just in this past week, I have travelled to three different cities in my state, one about retirement (I retired super early, so this was just to find out what I can do when I reach the "official retirement age"), one to meet family and talk, and... Read more
Friday, May 17, 2019      9 comments

After a year being mostly good, but not losing much weight for the last quarter of it, and then not getting back on the wagon the early part of this year, I want to retrench and get back to a healthier way of eating. Hoping the farm co-op ... Read more
Shout-out to Purple Passion team of Biggest Loser challenge
Monday, February 18, 2019      5 comments

Our Winter challenge team has closed/is closing down, so I wanted to make sure to give a shout-out to our fabulous team members who helped get us to a number one finish overall out of all the teams. If you are interested, search for this name, "... Read more
Motivations, Inspiration, and a Bucket List?
Friday, January 04, 2019      6 comments

re_do_you_get_your_motivation Still thinking over this article. I simply find reading over a list of motivations, well, motivating. It brings back to life the things... Read more
First day of 2019 thoughts, reflections, sundries
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      6 comments

In part because of Mom's hospital visit of ten days, in which I stayed with her to watch over her quite a few nights, I am having trouble thinking about the events of the whole year. But there are so many blessings: I did not go thro... Read more
Mom's birthday : post birthday thoughts
Saturday, December 15, 2018      9 comments

Don't ever let anyone tell you that once you're over 70, it is all over. Here is my mother, at 87 years old, and she is making plans to be more active and get more fit. I love it, and am so glad she is getting back her desire for living life ... Read more
To Be done 5% goals
Thursday, December 13, 2018      4 comments

Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will you be able to do in the future with a slimmer healthier body? And list all the OTHE... Read more
5% Challenge
Saturday, December 08, 2018      3 comments

Am starting on the 5% challenge a little early. I think this will be a good tuneup. If you're interested, there is more information here. "If you are a blogger please mention the 2019 Winter 5% Challenge and invite your friends to join. You can ... Read more
Researching medical and dietary practices (a scientific approach)
Sunday, November 25, 2018      4 comments

Here's the thing, there is a lot of information out there about medicines, doctors, diets, supplements, etc. It is easy to "just try this" because it worked for someone else, because it might help an aggravation you have (medical, spiritual, wha... Read more
Decision making (new habits, breaking old ones, thoughts)
Monday, October 22, 2018      2 comments

Have been reading an article on forming new habits, and wanted to record some thoughts from there. First the "quote" "In the moment, before making a decision and acting on it, pause briefly and answer the following questions: What am... Read more
Advice for my younger self
Saturday, September 29, 2018      7 comments

This i part of the Biggest Loser Challenge, and I thought it was worth remembering here. "10/04 WEEK 4 - Given what you know now, what is some advice you would give your younger self?" Be brave. Say what you think more often... Read more
collecting weight loss tips
Sunday, September 16, 2018      8 comments

Was at the web search page on Sparkpeople, and saw a link to this PopSugar article. Then I searched for best weight loss tips and found some interesting bits of information in there. from the article linked to below, at PopSugar: "In an ef... Read more
Next step in attaining goals
Tuesday, August 07, 2018      8 comments

Still reading Dean Anderson's series, and wanted to work on the goal setting part, since I've done (more or less) the vision statements earlier. See link below. Goals should be: Challenging: Your goals should be realistic and suited to yo... Read more
Belated, but thinking about my journey
Sunday, July 15, 2018      6 comments

I meant to start writing a blog every week at least, but that hasn't happened! Life has been super busy, and many good things have happened. That's what I would rather concentrate on. I am following Dean Anderson's multi-part article about the w... Read more

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