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Wednesday, April 01, 2020      2 comments

These days I have more energy than I have had in several years. As a result my outlook is more positive as well. It doesn't really bother me too much that my weight loss is slower than it was at the beginning because I feel successful already. ... Read more
Stepping It Up
Thursday, March 26, 2020      2 comments

I walk my dogs several times a day. I have small older dogs. For them, having time to do a little neighborhood sniffing makes for an enjoyable walk, so that means it's not a brisk walk. I am older too, so a pace of about 2 mph is better for me a... Read more
Saturday, March 14, 2020      0 comments

I am really lucky. I do not have people in my life who push food on me.... Read more
I feel Good
Friday, March 13, 2020      1 comments

I am feeling so much better these days. I have more energy. I look forward to going for walks with the dogs and being active without any pain. I don't get out of breath any more when I go up and down the stairs. I can dance for 30 minutes in a r... Read more
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      6 comments

Today, the SP premium coaching fitness coach, Nicole, says it is time to intensify my work-out. I am feeling resistance to making my "work-outs" more intense. I am not even sure my exercise program qualifies as a work-out. My program consists o... Read more
Being Your Own Best Friend
Sunday, February 02, 2020      4 comments

Sometimes it is so hard to feel motivated. Maybe too tired, too busy, or too stressed to take care of myself. I think I don't have the energy to move, I just need to relax or I'll exercise twice as hard tomorrow. This happens to me at least twic... Read more
Healthy and Happy
Wednesday, January 15, 2020      3 comments

It is exciting to drop a size (or two) when I am trying to lose weight. Clothes feel loose and I feel positively skinny until I look in the mirror and it's the same ole me looking back. The same old me but with the difference. It's the same old ... Read more
Don't stop dancing
Friday, January 03, 2020      2 comments

I ask myself Is this an adventure or a painful journey. The answer is I don't really know. Some days it is a painful journey. The painful times are when I am plagued by self doubt, by the difficulty of restructuring my days to accommodate tim... Read more
Vicious Circle
Thursday, December 19, 2019      2 comments

i know I am a perfectionist when it comes to how I do things and you can always count on me to follow through on anything I say I will do for you. But, when it comes to myself, it is a whole other story. I can get so focused on meeting other peo... Read more
My Three Mantra Prayers
Monday, April 21, 2008      1 comments

I have noticed that when I am tracking everything I put in my mouth - otherwise known as eating there are a lot little tastes that don't "count". Well yes they do!!!!!!!!!! They count where I don't want them to. Pounds on the scale and on me ... Read more
Saturday, April 05, 2008      2 comments

I love donuts. We have a cafe where I work and it has home-made donuts - big ones. They are so good ! I went back to work this week after being off all winter and there were those donuts in the pastry case looking better than ever. I haven't ... Read more