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Finding joy over five lost pounds
Friday, January 22, 2010      4 comments

In the morning I am strong, full of optimism and hope. The day is a blank sheet, clean and unblemished, full of opportunity and possibility. In the evening, hope and optimism are not burning as brightly. There are a few smudges on the page. Th... Read more
A good day
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      1 comments

Today had it's enchanting moments. I chose to dance out from under the black cloud of health issues for today. I am in the mood for a little magic dust. The evening lights seemed brighter tonight. Even the traffic lights glowed with the yellow ... Read more
Lose weight to walk better
Monday, January 18, 2010      5 comments

picture borrowed from SP DONEPAT The phone woke me this morning. My sister was on her way over for a cuppa tea. What a pleasant way to wake up. She said there was ice on... Read more
We are blessed
Friday, January 15, 2010      1 comments

We are so blessed. When physical pain increases, I am thankful for each body part that works. Today I started out with the walker, moved to the cane. After vacuuming a few rooms, I was shuffling better, ha. Now I am taking a break in the r... Read more
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

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