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Setting a new starting point
Sunday, April 02, 2017      2 comments

Setting a new starting point tomorrow. Going to reset my tracker with my current weight as of tomorrow (my usually weekly weigh-in day) and take measurements (which I haven't done in quite awhile). Also, I need to plan out an exercise schedule, ... Read more
Gluten-free winter squash pizza crust
Friday, September 13, 2013      5 comments

Experimented with a gluten-free pizza crust tonight. I based it off a sweet potato crust recipe and a cauliflower crust recipe. I used about 1.5 cups of winter squash, 3/4 cup rice flour, 1 egg, seasonings (thyme, oregano, rosemary, onion powder... Read more
Creating healthy habits
Monday, March 18, 2013      2 comments

Our centering thought for today's meditation was "With awareness, I create healthy habits." Our Mindful Moment: Examine your habits today. Ask yourself, “Why did I begin doing this?” and “Does this benefit my body, mind, and spirit?” If y... Read more
Honor your body
Sunday, March 17, 2013      0 comments

Had trouble concentrating for today's meditation. Too excited about shopping for wedding dresses with my future DIL tomorrow! Part of our message for the day: "By keeping our bodies healthy and strong, we are better able to turn our energ... Read more
Each of us is a radient spiritual being just as we are right now.
Saturday, March 16, 2013      0 comments

In today's meditation, our centering thought was "I am perfection. I am healthy. I am strong." In other words, I am whole, I am beautiful, I am perfect just as I am. I exist without flaw. When we have an ache, pain, sickness or perc... Read more
Live in the moment
Friday, March 15, 2013      0 comments

Today's meditation thought: Face each moment with present moment awareness, enthusiasm, passion for life, optimism, openness to all life's surprises instead of worry and fear. Deepak used the example of taking a walk and having a large snake cro... Read more
The wisdom of your body
Thursday, March 14, 2013      5 comments

Just finished today's meditation. Today's title was the wisdom of your body. What stood out the most for me was Deepak's message/statement to "let our bodies take care of us" instead of the other way around. It kind of builds on yesterday'... Read more
Following your intuition
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      1 comments

Today' meditation was about listening to our intuition and how our mind and body are in sync. I had trouble concentrating during the mediation because I kept thinking how I ignored my intuition earlier and ate things I should not have. My mind/i... Read more
Today's meditation message
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      1 comments

Part of the message for today in the 21-day meditation challenge was: "While our bodies naturally move toward balance, there are things we can to do aid in this process. For instance, we can send our bodies messages of love and support by ... Read more
Doing a 21-day meditation entitled "Journey to Perfect Health"
Monday, March 11, 2013      4 comments

Weight going in the wrong direction due to stress eating so trying some meditation to help me re-focus on living healthy and de-stress. It is a free 21-day meditation with Deepak Chopra. I've done 2 in the past. Found out about the one (starts t... Read more
Words to remember
Sunday, January 13, 2013      0 comments

Saw this posted on Facebook: When you turn to food for any reason other than ‘food’ – you hinder your ability to engage with other human beings – and you climb inside your own despair. So – as a practical exercise - if you catch yourself ‘t... Read more
New recipe goal
Sunday, January 13, 2013      2 comments

As I posted in an earlier blog, I have a goal to try at least one new recipe per week. Last week I made a vegetarian hash (
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Year's review
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      2 comments

Well, I pretty much stayed the same this past year in regards to weight and inches. While it is not as good as losing, at least I did not gain. I may not have l... Read more
2013 goals and short-term challenges I'm doing
Monday, December 31, 2012      6 comments

Figured I'd join everyone else posting their goals....... Goal #1: Be down to 160 lbs by July 1. That is just under 1 lb per week. While they haven't set an official date yet, my son and his fiance are thinking of a summer wedding. It wo... Read more
Sleep and my FitBit One
Sunday, December 30, 2012      3 comments

One of the reasons I got the FitBit One was to track my sleep. I know my sleep at night is terrible. The first two nights I had the sleep tracker set to sensitive. Here are the charts from those two nights. Thursday night: ... Read more

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