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What I Wish My Humans Knew
Monday, September 23, 2019      31 comments

www.michaelneill.org/cft
s1204/ This short blog by Nina Lockwood was posted on a Michael Neill site. It's written from the... Read more
Natural Self Confidence
Saturday, September 21, 2019      28 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
yb2bfcuWKHQ I really loved this (very short) presentation by Michael Neil. The Three Principles (mind, consciousness and thought) tell us that there is an innate confidence in each and eve... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Generalization
Friday, September 20, 2019      28 comments

I've learned in puppy obedience class (second lesson was last Saturday) that puppies don't generalize learning well. Which means: just because Henry can sit and down and stay in one part of the training yard doesn't mean he'll do the same ... Read more
As the Gears Turn . . .
Thursday, September 19, 2019      32 comments

Clearly, baby Henry (my golden retriever pup) has been thinking about stair climbing. Yesterday he'd left the kitchen and was somewhere on the ground floor of the house . . . when I called, he didn't respond. But that's because he wa... Read more
Convenience Foods
Wednesday, September 18, 2019      32 comments

My mum was very enthusiastic about early convenience foods . . . Jello, Campbell's canned soups, Dream Whip, margarine in those pouches with the "button" that had to be massaged into the white stuff to colour it yellow like butter (some kind of ... Read more
Weekly Soup!!
Tuesday, September 17, 2019      29 comments

Tried out a bowlful last night after work . . . before taking Henry to the vet for his final set of puppy vaccinations. (He was really good!!) Beet borscht prepared Sunday in my big soup pot -- and with a whole lot less work than chopping c... Read more
What's in Your Kong?
Monday, September 16, 2019      28 comments

Kongs are classic dog toys -- and Henry has a small blue one for now. When he's bigger, we'll get him a "big boy" kong for sure. A kong is gr... Read more
Given Up Follow Up
Sunday, September 15, 2019      32 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=6617953 As always, I really enjoyed yesterday's responses to the "completely given up" blog. And reflecting more, I think that the message from... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts "Have You Completely Given Up On Yourself?"
Saturday, September 14, 2019      56 comments

About 34 years ago, I was expecting my second baby. Quite sick, actually: morning nausea, fatigue. And with a two year old. Working full time teaching at a college. And for some reason -- related to business/professional connections... Read more
The Plumes are Coming!!
Friday, September 13, 2019      32 comments

Can you see 'em? One of the (many) things I love most about golden retrievers is the perpetually wagging plumy tail. On my way to work ea... Read more
Great Comments! Feedback on Intuitive Eating
Thursday, September 12, 2019      24 comments

Blogging is a process of figuring out what I think when I see what I write . . . it's a process for me. But the best part of blogging is the comments from the Sparkie community . .. . bouncing it back at me and triggering new reflections a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Can't Win or Lose at IE
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      54 comments

Intuitive eating isn't a weight loss program. It's about finding my natural weight. (Whether I like that weight or not!!) Accepting it. It's about strengthening my trust muscle. Persuading myself that I can count on myself to take c... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What's it to you?
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      35 comments

www.michaelneill.org/pod
cast/ At the suggestion of a Sparkie friend, I've subscribed to Michael Neill's weekly service -- and I am really enjoying his "Caffeine for the soul" podcasts. This week he asks, "What's i... Read more
33 Points to Go . . .
Monday, September 09, 2019      31 comments

and then I'll be at level 21. After 10 plus years at Spark! It's been more than a year at level 20. The points are accumulating less quickly over the past 6 months on the intuitive eating (IE) plan . . . since I'm not tracking ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts At the gym . . . and at puppy obedience class!
Sunday, September 08, 2019      29 comments

Following up from yesterday's blog on Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), I got into a brief conversation at the gym with a young woman dealing with just that situation. She is probably in her mid to late 20s. Presently weighs (... Read more

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