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I remember you ...
Friday, November 30, 2012      7 comments

Spark Guy in one of his videos on Spark Coach talked about that by living a healthier lifestyle of food choices and exercise, we may begin to discover talents forgotten or new skills not yet learned. I was thinking about his words and began to l... Read more
On Word Blog Bio
Friday, October 26, 2012      7 comments

Seems like everyone is doing this one for fun. Interesting reading all the answers! Though it took me two tries to only do ONE word! Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's re... Read more
It Don't Come Easy...
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      9 comments

What I learned as a martial artist in my 18 years of training (and if you know me personally ... hips, injuries and surgeries ended my career way before I was ready), is the Power of Now. You have to be fully present with whatever energy is bei... Read more
Why Me...
Sunday, September 30, 2012      9 comments

We all have days when the bad things seem to outweigh the good ones and we begin to think that life isn't fair. Over the past few months my computer and iPhone crashed, every time I went to town I've been stuck in the construction traffic (turne... Read more
In a contemplative mood...
Sunday, August 19, 2012      9 comments

Well today marks another week on the SP Plan which resulted in a .7 lb. loss. Gosh, I said, could I lose any slower? I think I started to beat myself up when I realized that I needed to look and what I've done so far.... Since July 3, I've lost... Read more
And all these things I've learned...
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      11 comments

Having lost/gained many times over the past 40 years (ugh, it hurts to acknowledge that), I think I gaind SOME wisdom over the years in finally getting this healthy eating/moving thing in balance and proportion for me. Here's what I know now: ... Read more
And then the rains came...
Saturday, July 28, 2012      4 comments

Been an extremely stressful week. We found out that we needed a complete new roof, fascia, redecking, dormer repairs. Well, that is a part of life and owning a home. I was already biting the bullet at the cost (thank goodness for my Dear Son's ... Read more
Take it to the Limit One More Time
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      5 comments

Well, here I go again. I seem to have lost myself for two years after my husband's stroke, my dearest dog died ... and I just zoned out. Gained the 20 lbs I lost back in the process. Well, I recommitted again 7/1/2012 with a new plan from my L... Read more
Rough Month, Stayed True to Myself
Sunday, September 26, 2010      0 comments

It has been quite a challenging month. My husband suffered a stroke in his home office, and I never heard him. He managed to dial 911 and I looked up from my teleconference to strangers yelling my name. He was rushed to the hospital, and thru a ... Read more
Here I go again down that road...
Friday, August 27, 2010      0 comments

I was a martial artist for 18 years and a tap dancer. Then I blew out both hips and 1 knee. I had 2 surgeries and have re-learned how to walk with a cane. I packed on the weight like crazy because I was no longer as active as before and I was ho... Read more

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