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a month...
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      3 comments

So, I said I'd pay attention to diet and exercise for 30 days. 30 days has come and gone-- I must be a day or two over, but close. I have not always been changing my intake or output, but I have been noticing. Paying attention. This week I am... Read more
What did I learn
Friday, October 21, 2011      3 comments

Today I did great for lunch.. I did great for breakfast...healthy, on the menu things that were manageable to fix and eat and left me full and feeling good. Then I went out on a date with my spousal unit.... To Olive garden. I thought about or... Read more
Day 11 of paying attention to diet and exercise....
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      0 comments

Today I had a physical over my lunch and at dinnertime, I was committed to a McDonald's play date with friends (those are children, not adults)... So I packed my food for lunch and snack, but didn't pack for dinner. Ended up eating a grilled c... Read more
Day 10... following the menu.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      3 comments

Today I tried it. What would happen if I actually followed the spark menu? I liked it. It was fast and easy, filling and delicious. I'd do it again. Have tomorrow planned...... Read more
Day 9- Back from the beach
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      4 comments

Spent the last 4 nights at the beach. Gorgeous weather, glorious ocean. So much to be thankful for. Made me think hopeful thoughts of being fit, able to run on the beach...inspires me the define gifts for myself like a kayak at goal weight, m... Read more
Disconnected from your body? Disconnected from your world? Day 4
Thursday, October 13, 2011      1 comments

I continue to find thought provoking, powerful videos on What is your relationship with your body? This finding of videos has been a good way for me to be thoughtful about my journey-- food and exercise being only a small part o... Read more
what are you counting?--day 3
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      1 comments

This one is about counting what makes us happy rather than the tangible things we focus on... How much time do you focus on what you want vs. being happy for what you have? I stepped 17 minutes while watching .... ended up happy and with fitne... Read more
Fall down 9 times, get up 10-- day 2
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      2 comments

I've been looking at an inspirational website, Thought sharing these might give my 30 days a fine focus. Here's one that is very "sparkish"... from a woman who rows across oceans.
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Settling in.. Day1
Sunday, October 09, 2011      5 comments

I've been dealing with some grieving lately, as my mom passed away Aug. 2nd, after 2 months of me being with her and having a terrible lifestyle. I have been off track, but think I'm ready to commit now, so started last week with a fitness minut... Read more
starting again
Thursday, August 11, 2011      6 comments

Back at home. Daughter is good to go... turns out the issue was a contaminated blood sample, mostly. Thanks to everyone who sent good thoughts and prayers our way. I am back at work and happy to discover that i still like my job. Hurray! And... Read more
Home at last
Thursday, August 04, 2011      5 comments

Mom passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning. The last 2 months of living with my brother's family and caring for her have been powerful, exhausting and something I wouldn't have wanted to miss. I flew home on Wed. and today (Thursday), I ... Read more
yummy lunch
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      3 comments

An accidental discovery for lunch. My sister in law made a "salad" based on BLTs, but mistook the kale for lettuce. So I thought, why not cook it up and see how it is with this combination. It could have been more healthy with different dress... Read more
holding pattern
Sunday, July 24, 2011      3 comments

I'm in a holding pattern here, knowing that it can't last forever, but have stopped asking "when"... Just waiting and being here. Working on a quilt top while my parents are sleeping, trying to focus on fresh fruit and vegies rather than the t... Read more
how do I deal with stress?
Monday, July 11, 2011      10 comments

As I go through this lengthy process of my mother dying slowly of starvation with cancer...(who ever thought a person could live in this condition?)... I am observing myself figuring out how to deal with stress. I was given some Baileys and som... Read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      0 comments

headache. stress. waiting..... Breathe. drink water. take vitamins........ Read more

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