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Why is it hard to change?
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      1 comments

-to-Change-Your-Bad-Habits/1 Before you read my blog, click on the link above and read the article about why it's so hard to change. There may be something in the article that will make a l... Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      3 comments

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I Deserve It
Monday, January 11, 2010      4 comments

Today my weight is ten pounds higher than when I weighed in last Monday. I gained one inch everywhere I measure. I deserve it. I am a snacker. Yes, this is possible. I can gain seven pounds overnight, and have done that more than once. ... Read more
Show me!
Sunday, January 10, 2010      3 comments

My Fair Lady Freddy is singing to Eliza, pretty words in the moonlight. "Speak and the world is full of singing And I'm winging Higher than the birds Touch... Read more
A Silver Lining
Friday, January 08, 2010      4 comments

From a comic strip: Guru: When a door closes, another one opens. Moron: I had a car like that. Haha Sometimes things happen that seem bad, but given time they turn into blessings. Having my position at work eliminated seemed lik... Read more
Ah, sweet sleep...
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      8 comments

On the rare occasions when I get a full night sleep, I feel energized and able to handle anything. Sleep is erratic. If I stay up until I can't keep my eyes open, I sleep li... Read more
Becoming resilient
Monday, January 04, 2010      3 comments

I recently read an article about a book by Robert Wicks, BOUNCE: LIVING THE RESILIENT LIFE. There are four keys for bouncing back when things get shaky or stressful. However, I think they may be good habits to cultivate anytime. 1. Debrie... Read more
Pamper yourself
Sunday, January 03, 2010      4 comments

We have been told that people do not accept change. We are told that our bodies react the same way to good stress as to bad stress. How many things have we been told that we accept without questioning? How many things have people believed in th... Read more
Family Holiday Celebration
Saturday, January 02, 2010      2 comments

Today was our Christmas celebration with my siblings. We met at Sister One's house a couple hours north of here. The weather can be worse there than at home, so we've been praying for good traveling weather and a safe trip. The blue sky was be... Read more
Eating plan for January 2010
Friday, January 01, 2010      2 comments

It is the time of year when our thoughts turn to resolutions and goals. Ah, another trite blog among thousands of other trite blogs on the same subject. Aren't you glad we are all uniquely different, and bring different things to the table? S... Read more
The best laid schemes o' mice an' men
Friday, December 25, 2009      4 comments

The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft a-gley.--Robert Burns (Popularly misquoted as: The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray) We had a lovely day yesterday. All was well. We went to Christmas Eve service at church la... Read more
Call me irresponsible
Tuesday, December 22, 2009      1 comments

Call me irresponsible - call me unreliable Throw in undependable too Do my foolish alibis bore you... Yes, Frankie, my alibis wore thin long ago. I won't lie to myself. My recovery period was an excellent jump start to eating ri... Read more
A week of mixed up days
Friday, December 18, 2009      2 comments

Tuesday a SP friend posted on a message board about the busy day she had, including taking the trash out for early pick-up the next morning. The schedule-reminder in my brain sent a quick reminder to take the trash out tomorrow. I was thinking... Read more
Resolutions and goals
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      3 comments

Resolutions. Why does that word make me smile? It stirs up controversy. I like resolutions. I like goals. I like mini goals. I like fresh beginnings. I like time to relect, examine, evaluate. There seems to be confusion about resolutions. ... Read more
First Christmas party of the season
Sunday, December 06, 2009      2 comments

Friday we attended our first (and only?) Christmas party. With Dad, we take it moment by moment, never sure until the last minute whether we are going. I started us down to the car early. How can it take over 20 minutes to get everyone ready?... Read more

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