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Getting Back to Mindfulness
Monday, March 14, 2011      5 comments

I'm finding the biggest thing I have lost track of recently is living mindfully. I am now paying attention to what I am doing as I do it, rather than just eating what presents itself to me.... Read more
Haven't Been Able to Get It Together So Far
Sunday, March 06, 2011      10 comments

All my plans to log every day didn't go so well for the last couple of weeks. It seemed there was one thing after another keeping me from doing so. It was an extremely busy time for me with many unexpected events, but I know that is no excuse. ... Read more
Logging all my nutrition this week
Sunday, February 20, 2011      9 comments

I have grown quite lax at logging my nutrition. My goal this week is to log everything that I eat. I plan to look at how I am doing and set a new goal for myself each week.... Read more
Snowshoeing in National Park with Pictures
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      9 comments

Sunday we went to play in Lassen Park. The snow has most of the park covered but we were able to go on a guided snowshoe walk with a ranger at the visitor center. It was great fun and excellent exercise. The snowshoes were provided for a one dol... Read more
Delicious, Sinless, Food Swaps
Saturday, February 05, 2011      11 comments

If you are able to get the program Hungry Girl, by Lisa Lillien, be sure to watch it. Her program shows ways to make delicious and healthy foods swaps for all those sinful... Read more
It's Great When Good Things Happen
Friday, February 04, 2011      10 comments

Even in the worst of times it appears that we are taken care of in a special way. While surviving the long unemployment period of my husband many things stand out that have made the process oh so much easier. It started with a very old drye... Read more
Make Appointment with Yourself for Exercise
Monday, January 31, 2011      5 comments

I read in a recent article that it was a good idea to schedule in an appointment with yourself for each day you plan to do exercise. I find this a really good idea because I seldom miss appointments. I am going to follow this policy and see if i... Read more
We Won Our Unemployment Appeal Hearing
Saturday, January 29, 2011      12 comments

I have different plans for a blog today but this can't wait. After four long months of waiting for a hearing and almost three weeks of awaiting the decision we just found out that we won our unemployment appeal hearing. Even better the decision ... Read more
1001 Low-Fat Soups & Stews . . . 3 down and 998 to go
Saturday, January 22, 2011      8 comments

Last year I bought a new cookbook, after telling myself I would not buy another one again. I purchased it at Costco and the price was right. I'm glad I did. It contains 1001 Low-Fat Soups & Stews. I checked the author, Sue Spitler, out at their ... Read more
400 Calorie Inspiration Meals
Thursday, January 20, 2011      7 comments

Four hundred calorie meals seems to be a key to weight loss in what I have been reading lately. While reading a link that another Sparkie had posted in a blog the other day... Read more
We can still be in control even when life seems out of control
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      9 comments

Life has been throwing me several curves lately, but I have come to realize that developing good habits to conquer these curves is just as important as habits grown when things are going great. The reason it is so difficult to maneuver in t... Read more
I plan to return to some exercise today
Sunday, January 16, 2011      3 comments

I still have a cough, mainly at night, but I plan to return to small amounts of exercise today, even if it is just one rep at a time several times during the day. I am hoping to use the treadmill at a slow speed. I can really feel the diff... Read more
Will this cold every end? I miss exercise!
Friday, January 14, 2011      5 comments

I've had a cold since around January 4. It is getting better now but the symptoms are still there. I want so bad to go back to exercising again but if I even do a little I start coughing bad and am worn out. I read on Spark that you should ... Read more
I believe the hearing went well but we have to await the results
Thursday, January 13, 2011      5 comments

Things seemed to go very well at the hearing today. The judge was very nice. The employers didn't even show up even though one of the supervisors was requested to be there by the court. There were some fun, light moments in the waiting room wher... Read more
Tommorow's the day for the big unemployment appeal hearing
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      7 comments

Finally after four months of waiting we are going to have the in person appeal for my husband's unemployment on Wednesday at 2:15. We have prepared as much as we can and hope to present a case of what has actually happened. It has been a long wa... Read more

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