Proud of Son
Saturday, November 13, 2010 3 comments
We parents fret over school and graduation. Then we wonder how they will do in the real world--especially in this rough economy. I'm proud to watch my 22 yr. old cutting tile and creatively placing tiles around the island in my kitchen he grew ... Read more
We Will Succeed Today! Pep Talk.
Wednesday, September 01, 2010 0 comments
We were inspired to get off our duffs, so let's do this. Stick to our goals today and we'll avoid guilt and disappointment. We are strong enough to choose what goes on a fork. We are Not spending this time at the computer motivating ourselves an... Read more
Just Do It!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 0 comments
I look at the 9 yr. old who mopes over doing homework. He twirls the pencil as minutes tick away into a half an hour. All he has accomplished is finding out what Not to do to get the job done. He is learning what we adults already know. Putting ... Read more
Picture U, thin and trim
Sunday, August 29, 2010 2 comments
You can see yourself the way you want to look. You plan what to eat today and what workout to dive into. Your actions take you a few steps every day. Then work takes up too much time. Kid pick-up, dinner, you're tired and skipped exercise,... Read more
Do we get 1000 points on the wheel on our B-Days?
Saturday, August 28, 2010 4 comments
Well, on my birthday spin, the wheel had 1000 points! I thought they were giving me a nice present for my 1 year anniversary and birthday. Afterall, points are not going to cost them anything. I have never in a year seen a number that high. So,... Read more
Mick Jagger said I can't always get what I wa-aannt.
Thursday, August 26, 2010 0 comments
You remember Mick Jagger sang,"You don't always get what you wa-aant." So when I limit my starches and choose Truvia over sugar and still see no movement on the scale, I figure I have to be patient. I don't get to lose a pound today. Maybe musc... Read more
Can Jillian and Zumba Save Me?
Friday, August 06, 2010 1 comments
My TV psychologist Dr. Phil asks frequently,"How's that working for you?" Well, my slim and energetic inner self, tells me to face reality and get back to where I once belonged-- Sparkpeople. Now, how do I get the motivation to take action? ... Read more
"The future comes one day at a time."
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 2 comments
Today is what I have to make the most of. I have long-range plans and tomorrow's things I need to do, but today, in this moment, is what I have to work on. I ask myself, "How can I be my Best Self?" -- by taking care of myself, so I can ca... Read more
I was surprised I lost 10 lbs. in July!
Saturday, August 08, 2009 4 comments
Congrats to all of us working hard at getting into better shape! The first few days of the 30 Day Shred were quite challenging and painful. The team has many supportive members who encourage and support. If the workout causes pain in kne... Read more
A Juice with Acai, Resveratrol, Pomegranate & more
Monday, July 13, 2009 8 comments
Frequently, I hear about POMEGRANATE, RESVERATROL, and ACAI and the Super Antioxidant health benefits of juices. Internet Ads look like scams. Infomercials tell us how miraculous juices are for us. But the words Time Consuming, Messy, and Expen... Read more
Cute/Lame Jokes for Everyone 2.) Forrest Gump Goes to Heaven
Wednesday, July 08, 2009 1 comments
I'd rather tell you a joke than bore you about life and work and mundane things we all experience every day. If you memorize jokes, people send you good jokes. You become a story teller at Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings or at work you're... Read more
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