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Day 17, still hanging Tough
Monday, January 20, 2014      6 comments

I had an odd contemplation this morning. A year ago I saw a therapist for about 6 weeks. I felt like I saw a "life coach". It really helped me get through some tough times and I didn't need to continue. Here I sit again, doing Mental Toughness,... Read more
Critical thinking, day 16
Sunday, January 19, 2014      7 comments

Mentally Tough, that's me. Critical thinking IS my job. Today's lesson sent my skills in the direction of my person eating habits. 1. On a scale of 1-7, 7 being most powerful, how strong is your will power when it comes to dieting? My c... Read more
Stardate: Day 15, Science officer Spark reporting
Saturday, January 18, 2014      9 comments

While Circling the planet Earth I have recorded information on the life form identified as OVERWORKEDJANET. 1. Are you more of a logical or emotional thinker? Logical in my conscious thought, emotional in my sub-conscious ... Read more
My best NSV yet...hooray!
Friday, January 17, 2014      10 comments

I have now been 14 days on my new eating habits. And 100% compliant! I packed my usual lunch and at 11:40am someone tells me the Doc's bought lunch to celebrate the new supervisors. Great... There were pizzas and more pizzas. My eyes were ... Read more
Day 14 Mental Toughness awakening
Friday, January 17, 2014      6 comments

I got day 13's training message, just didn't need to think about it at 4am. Some days I need to rewind and listen again as I drift from consciousness. I woke up today. I rewound it several times to be sure I got it word-for-word 1. On ... Read more
Day 13 Had to laugh. TMI Mental Toughness
Thursday, January 16, 2014      6 comments

Sorry ladies (and gents). TMI I get the sexual energy idea behind the blogs for today. Or I'd LIKE to get the idea but, um, well... It is applicable for some and not for others. 1. Is being fat destroying your sex life? NA 2. Do you... Read more
Day 12 Mental Toughness
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      7 comments

I had a "huh?" moment on this one. 1. How many child-like beliefs do you have about dieting? I don't make child-like excuses. I make conscious adult decisions. 2. How many child-like beliefs do you have about exercise? I don't make ch... Read more
The new job: One flew over the cuckoo's nest
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      9 comments

I have job security until I die. I asked for a challenge and the gods gave me a doozy. I am still smiling and I have showed up every day. I'm even sleeping well at night, the drive is exactly what I wanted. I got handed a leaky bag; sold ... Read more
I am strong- and still going!
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      6 comments

I continue to eat what I should, turn down what I shouldn't as a routine. How simple is that? Duh! It IS mental toughness and like today's video discussion I need to re-program. I did have a 2 piece of fruit snack gummy slip up, a mindless ... Read more
Mental toughness day 10. Tough
Monday, January 13, 2014      7 comments

Tough has several meanings. In my case today, perhaps I am in the "season of pain", it means it is difficult to reconcile certain things. 1. What are your beliefs about self-help and personal development? The right message works as long... Read more
I made a good recipe
Sunday, January 12, 2014      6 comments

Mid-eastern style spaghetti squash. My kid told me to try the squash but not to use it like pasta. She thought it was a waste of a good vegetable. I agree. I pulled some recipes up and made my own. Darned if I don't think it's pretty good! I... Read more
Day 9 already?
Sunday, January 12, 2014      4 comments

Mental toughness....at 5:30 in the morning about as tough as I get is trying to drink my coffee with a splash of milk instead of a couple of tablespoons! But I contemplate. I can't get all fired up and Rah-Rah about anything. I am a slow burn... Read more
When your grandchildren crack you up
Saturday, January 11, 2014      5 comments

I forgot the conversations kids have when they are small. I sat across the table this morning from Lucas. He took a bite from his bagel, a swig of his orange juice. He placed the cup down with authority, wiped his wet face on the sleeve of hi... Read more
Day 8 blahs. I woke up unenthusiastic so will find something to bring the sunshine in.
Saturday, January 11, 2014      7 comments

Unenthused or overwhelmed? emoticon It's rainy and I'm tired. I had strange dreams that I can't remember excep... Read more
Mental Toughness Day 7 already?
Friday, January 10, 2014      5 comments

I did not think I'd be blogging the Mental Toughness (MT) challenge more than the new job! The new job will be quite an adventure. I am looked upon as the fairy godmother of my profession and will fill you interested folks in after a few weeks... Read more

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