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Week 4- Done!
Sunday, July 30, 2017      5 comments

My Sunday trek took me through the remains of an old growth pine forest, although damaged probably from storms this elder graces the trail along the wa... Read more
Mindful Exercise
Friday, July 28, 2017      5 comments

My mind tends to be on a roller coaster most days; working as a nurse for over thirty years required me to be a multitasker. It is difficult to turn that off and much of the time when I am exercising I am thinking of many things not related to ... Read more
Thursday, July 27, 2017      7 comments

Call it what you want( numb bum, buttitis, sititis, pain in the butt) but sitting for extended periods of time causes pain and shortened muscles in our legs, butt cheeks and backs. Count me in; the older I get the stiffer those parts of my anat... Read more
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      4 comments

"Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day and at last we cannot break it". (Horace Mann). What a great feeling it is to suddenly realize that what you hope is a positive change becomes a habit. That eureka moment when you no longer pr... Read more
KISS but just do it!
Monday, July 24, 2017      8 comments

An article in our local paper caught my eye this morning. A couple in a nearby town started walking every day about three years ago; rain or shine and only miss when there is a blizzard or a severe electrical storm. When they started they both... Read more
Momentum #6 - Time to reassess
Sunday, July 23, 2017      6 comments

My Sunday adventure; not a hike (I will do one during the week ahead) but a journey of reflection. I often go to the shores of the Bay of Fundy; the oce... Read more
Momentum #5+ -More Clutter
Saturday, July 22, 2017      3 comments

emoticon One type of clutter I forgot to mention in my previous blog is negative thoughts of oneself and other... Read more
Momentum #5 - Get rid of the clutter
Friday, July 21, 2017      5 comments

We all experience clutter at some time in our lives, both physical and mental. To accumulate is a human trait and for some of us the more stuff we have the more we want. Toys, clothes, gadgets, knick knacks, antiques, junk foods, cosmetics; the... Read more
Momentum #4- Fuel
Thursday, July 20, 2017      4 comments

We are rather careful to put the right fuels into our vehicles and other machines, a mistake can mean costly repairs. So why then are we so willing to "gas up" our own tanks with fuels that can lead to costly breakdowns of our bodies? The "rep... Read more
Momentum #3- Hello
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      4 comments

It's been a very long time, over 30 years! Where have you been? Hiding? AWOL? MIA? Hey, are you listening to me? Umbilicus, navel, belly button, "innie or outie", whatever. I have missed you, you keeper of lint and possibly even some gar... Read more
Momentum #2- a plan
Tuesday, July 18, 2017      5 comments

I am a "lists person", not reminders entered into my phone ( which I neglect to carry much of the time) but old fashioned written on paper lists. A small one for my grocery shopping and a bigger one for my week's menus and exercise program. Th... Read more
Momentum #1
Monday, July 17, 2017      3 comments

I am not an "athlete" but I do make sure I have the gear I need to effectively exercise. If we have it in us to succeed we need the tools to get the job done and keep us safe. I'm a walker so I have gear for almost any kind of weather; two pa... Read more
Sunday, July 16, 2017      4 comments

Today is #16 of my month with no commitments pencilled in on my calendar. That doesn't mean that I don't have other commitments however; walking the dog at least three times a day, keeping the gardens weeded, lawn mowed, checking in with my kid... Read more
Saturday, July 15, 2017      9 comments

It's always a joy when you get to reap the harvest of some of your efforts, these were picked yesterday. The bulbs will be roasted (yummy sweet) and the ... Read more
Time to get real
Friday, July 14, 2017      9 comments

Early news from Health Canada regarding Canada's upgrading of its badly outdated food plan; for the first time input from scientists and regular people like you and me has replaced the usual lobbying by the big food corporations and association... Read more

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