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Self-improvement One Day at a Time
Thursday, September 24, 2020      12 comments

Throughout my life, I have rarely felt so satisfied with myself that I have not seen ways I can improve (and those times I did feel satisfied I was deluded). My priorities have changed over time and with the stages of my life, so the ways I want... Read more
August Progress, September Goals
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      12 comments

From July 21-August 25 I stayed within the same weight plus or minus two pounds. Then finally the scale began to move. I have no idea what made it move but it did. For four of those five weeks, I maintained tracking everything I ate and stayed w... Read more
Grief Awareness
Wednesday, August 26, 2020      14 comments

Coming up this weekend, National Grief Awareness Day is 30 August. Grief affects everyone’s life. I think I have had an average amount in my own life. The first time I had to deal with grief was when my parents split up when I was 10. The ... Read more
Family Fun
Friday, August 21, 2020      7 comments

August is Family Fun Month. I got lucky this month and enjoyed a surprise visit from my son who lives more than 2,000 miles away. This time his wife and daughter couldn’t visit, so I missed them. While he was here we spent time with my daug... Read more
National Left Handers Day August 13
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      16 comments

As a left-handed person, I wanted to acknowledge this day. emoticon My dad was left-handed from birth but ... Read more
July Progress and August Goals
Wednesday, August 05, 2020      9 comments

I released exactly 8 pounds over the month of July, which I welcomed. On this time of getting back to a healthy weight I'm about halfway there now. From past experience returning to a healthy weight, I know it will require much more determinatio... Read more
June Progress and July Goals
Thursday, July 09, 2020      9 comments

June Goals: 1. Continue to keep up my good eating habits: track everything, stay in range, & no SOS. 2. Continue to walk 4+ miles three days a week and 1+ miles three days a week. 3. Add at least one session of ST/PT each week this mont... Read more
Osteoarthritis
Tuesday, June 23, 2020      10 comments

I’ve known I have osteoarthritis (OA) for quite some time but it has not affected my daily life much until recently. I have it mostly in both feet, and right knee and hip. I also have it in my lumbar spine, but that has not yet become symptomati... Read more
My best friend
Tuesday, June 16, 2020      15 comments

I learned that last week, on June 8, was Best Friends Day. I met my best friend Judith at the YMCA we both went to in 2003. We met in a walking group that did an hour walk each Tuesday and Thursday morning before we went to work. As we got ... Read more
May Progress and June Goals
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      13 comments

In May my primary goal was to get back on track. I succeeded! I had not been tracking what I was eating and over a few month's time I had gained back over half of what I had lost from my highest weight. I began to: • track everything I ... Read more
Pandemic Pondering
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      9 comments

I’m fortunate to have my husband with me during our semi-quarantine Where we live , because we have no symptoms we can go to the store for essentials and go out for daily walks, making it less than a true quarantine. I’ve worked from home since ... Read more
Hunger Games
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      11 comments

I never watched that TV show or movie or whatever it was, but I do play games with my hunger. DH will want to know if I’m ready to eat dinner and ask, “Are you hungry?” Ready to eat and hungry are two separate things for me. I could eat at ... Read more
Where am I on my health journey?
Thursday, May 14, 2020      13 comments

It’s National Women's Health Week May 10-16th. So I thought about my own health journey over the past couple of years. In 2018 I ended up with a foot injury (plantar fasciitis) which I perhaps could have prevented getting as bad or lasting ... Read more
Easy Does It
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      10 comments

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Goals for the next 10 days
Thursday, February 09, 2017      4 comments

Overdue Goal-Setting 2017 Making this public for accountability. Hoping this is not too much at once, but if I can do it I know I will feel much better. February 10-19 1. Attend at least one Yoga class per day (got a 10-days for $1... Read more

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