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Air Conditioning or No Air Conditioning
Saturday, May 02, 2020      3 comments

Every spring when it starts warming up, I try to avoid turning on the air conditioning as long as possible. As a child, air conditioning didn't exist. That is hard to believe. Taking 10hour rides to go on vacation in August with all the windo... Read more
Grace Built on Grace
Thursday, April 30, 2020      2 comments

The blog was supposed to be on All or Nothing thinking but I decided to change the blog to grace built on grace. I am so grateful that each step forward builds to the next step forward. This applies to eating, exercising, to do lists, and ... Read more
Love Pruning
Tuesday, April 28, 2020      1 comments

My workout plan when the weather works out is pruning overgrown lilac bushes. It may not get my aerobic but it does meet bending, standing, working out muscles and lifting heat branches. This was super! Tomorrow we are supposed to have rain a... Read more
Happy Weight
Friday, April 24, 2020      4 comments

Believe Becky was featured on the video today about the ideal weight. The ideal weight is one where I am happy/satisfied with myself. Taking it a step further, to be satisfied with The Who of me is not by weight but in attitude--how I think, w... Read more
Life Changes Without a Moment's Notice
Thursday, April 23, 2020      3 comments

This morning I got a call that an ambulance was coming to get one of the people that live nearby. Looks like an acute case of kidney stone and treatment requires overnight care or longer. The person who went with her could not come in and... Read more
Historic Time -- The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
Wednesday, April 22, 2020      1 comments

How odd to know that the world is so different! Probably out of all the years we celebrated Earth Day, this year's celebration is bitter sweet. Nature is thriving without all the pollution because of Covid-19. Animals are reclaiming their hab... Read more
The more I get to know myself, the more I love the person God created
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      2 comments

If you asked me in my wildest imagination think that something like that could be written, I would have said, "Absolutely not." My eyes were focused critically on everything that were shortcomings in me. As I get deeper in the spiritual quest ... Read more
What Is Inventory Day
Thursday, April 16, 2020      2 comments

Once a month, I do the recommended measuring the body to see any changes, look at the weight gain/loss and now to do the checking out revising my goals. I keep living in the good old days of weight loss in my 20 and 30's. All I had to do... Read more
Teetering
Wednesday, April 15, 2020      2 comments

Maybe it was Easter or the colder days or the cloud of Covid-19: the image of the teeter totter is a good image of staying on my program: my healthy eating and exercise. I remember using this image before when I was experiencing a lot of anxi... Read more
Good Friday Thoughts
Friday, April 10, 2020      2 comments

Thanks for the spark of encouragement. I did tackle the filing and am making plans to the house beautified for Easter. I can feel with people this Passover and Good Friday. We have never faced a pandemic and the world self-quarantining. Ther... Read more
What's Going On?
Friday, April 10, 2020      4 comments

How does motivation just evaporate? I have been going strong for months. The first sign is that I have been refusing to do serious exercise. I don't mind walking but my heels are dragging with kicking it up a notch. I'd rather exercise my br... Read more
April 7, 2020
Tuesday, April 07, 2020      2 comments

I will go to bed in a few minutes. For the past two days I awoke with way too much energy. Sometimes I am too revved up and have to pull myself back. That does not mean I am getting up early. Today, I wrote 21 letters to help build the moral... Read more
Not Running Out of Things To Do
Sunday, April 05, 2020      2 comments

I think this quarantine is keeping me busier than I have been in months. My part-time job is requiring more time to be on social media and coming up with creative ideas. I am enjoying the writing. Sewing face masks is requiring more time than... Read more
Positivity
Friday, April 03, 2020      3 comments

Being positive is a choice, and being positive is much easier when I surround myself with positive people. A young friend of mine who lifts those around her with positive messages with chalk during these trying days. Her younger sister had to ... Read more
The New Normal IS NOT Normal Yet
Saturday, March 28, 2020      6 comments

I am glad that one of the teachers who live on the property is not having to go out to work each day. She has recruited me to help make masks for healthcare workers who requested assistance. It is very humbling--especially working with someone... Read more

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