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My First Yali Pear
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      9 comments

It came wrapped in mesh and inside a container. The produce guy said they are tastier than regular pears. I was curious. Just had one of the two I bought. Nothing I'd write home about. To each her own, right? Weather has been crazy. L... Read more
January Overview
Saturday, January 28, 2017      9 comments

Overall, I am pleased with my January efforts. I worked hard on a lifelong habit and have "almost" eliminated it. Due to its sensitive nature, I'd rather not get into specifics. But any bad habit eliminated is a good thing. I'm also plea... Read more
7-DAY MENTAL DIET
Friday, January 27, 2017      12 comments

I heard a brief snippet of Tony Robbins talking about this seven-day mental diet. For seven days, to eliminate negativity. Not that you won't have a negative thought, but just that you don't dwell on it, state it, and switch the mental channel... Read more
RIP Mary Tyler Moore
Thursday, January 26, 2017      8 comments

Another's departure once again changes the world by her absence. Sad.... Read more
EIGHT YEARS AGO TODAY, I JOINED SPARKPEOPLE
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      14 comments

I honestly can't believe it's been eight years since I first joined SP. I think I read a short blurb in a magazine and thought I'd check it out. At first, I was overwhelmed by the amount of info and thought I'd never be able to navigate th... Read more
Even a PARTIAL Rainbow Thrills Me
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      9 comments

As I write this, there is a beautiful, wide partial rainbow outside my window for my enjoyment. Does that mean that I can only make a partial wish? (smiling) It's a wide one, but doesn't arch to full - yet. Maybe in a little while it'll ... Read more
Food Tracking, Rain, Misc.
Monday, January 23, 2017      8 comments

It's been about two weeks since I began to seriously and consistently track food intake. Wow, what a great tool it is to actually see what's going into my body! Tracking is becoming a good habit, one that I resisted for a long time. Lots ... Read more
If You Don't Need It, Love It, and/or Use It...
Thursday, January 19, 2017      15 comments

...get rid of it. That's the advice I heard from an "expert" on a radio report talking about decluttering. I am not a hoarder, but have accumulated things over the years that I have been gradually letting go of. I no longer feel the need to ... Read more
Starting to Celebrate My Birthday - Three Weeks Early
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      8 comments

Yes, I smile each year when I blog about this. My dearly-departed cousin used to tease me that I celebrate my birthday the entire month. But just before she passed, and it was the end of January, she commented that she was surprised that I had... Read more
Blueberries, Skewed Priorities that Made Me Laugh at Myself this Morning
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      9 comments

I usually walk twice. Once in the morning before starting work projects, and at the end of the day. This morning I really had to smile at how silly I am sometimes. I was thirsty and forgot to bring my water bottle. I immediately thought, "no... Read more
Blue Monday Theory Is Now Debunked
Monday, January 16, 2017      12 comments

In 2005,the third Monday of January was theorized by a Welsh psychologist to be the gloomiest day of the year. He came up with this using a "scientific" formula. Since then, however, it has been widely discredited as not being Blue Monday sinc... Read more
THINGS I'VE LEARNED (OR RELEARNED) ABOUT MYSELF AFTER 6 DAYS OF FOOD TRACKING
Sunday, January 15, 2017      12 comments

It's startling to see intangibles, like the number of daily calories ingested, become tangibles through food tracking. Six days ago I decided to begin this and make it a habit. I'm surprised at some of the lessons it has reminded me of... ... Read more
Day 5 Food Tracking, Placebo Effect, Bird Feeding, Shiver the Pounds Off
Saturday, January 14, 2017      10 comments

I'm on Day 5 of food tracking and hoping to make this a consistent part of my journey. It really helps to see the total caloric intake for the day. And, the less I eat, the easier tracking will be! (smiling) Wow, talking about placebo ... Read more
Took Out the Beck Book Again
Friday, January 13, 2017      10 comments

I've really enjoyed reading the blogs by those working with the Beck book. Yes, I'm on the team also. Did the program a couple of years ago. Pulled it off the shelf this morning, opened it, and right away I saw how I sabotage myself. I... Read more
New Vacuum Arriving Today
Thursday, January 12, 2017      9 comments

I go through a lot of vacs and not sure why. I take care of my things, but have had very poor luck with vacuums. Hope this one lasts more than two years. Day 4 of food tracking. Hooray for me. (smiling) Have a good day, friend... Read more

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