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InBody Results
Sunday, March 15, 2020      1 comments

It has been 2 years since my last InBody testing. At that time I was on a serious mission to improve my health. At that time I was willing sacrifice the balance of my social and family life to attain my health goals. So needless to say my result... Read more
Moment of Reflection - Preparation for After
Friday, March 06, 2020      1 comments

Today I took a moment, okay a long moment so that I could have time for reflection. And I am so glad that I did. In my morning Lenten readings I read about using the 40 days of Lent to help prepare for the temptations after Lent. This also made ... Read more
Gratitude Reflection
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      3 comments

I am thankful. I am thankful that I woke up in a bed under the roof of my home that has heat to keep me warm. I am thankful that I have warm water for a shower and to brush my teeth. I am thankful that I have food for breakfast, lunch and dinner... Read more
Listening to my body
Monday, March 02, 2020      4 comments

Today everything was working out as planned. A higher than normal physical activity at the job (logged over 5 miles versus the normal 1.5 miles), with lots of lifting involved. I made it to the gym excited that I would be participating in 2 clas... Read more
Finding irony in coincidence
Saturday, February 29, 2020      5 comments

My feed post this morning was "Be the best version of you". I posted this before I did my Lenten daily meditation which took this from a general motiva... Read more
Accepting Victory
Thursday, February 27, 2020      3 comments

Victories come in all types, sizes, shapes, and variations. What is to someone may be a small victory is to another a grand victory. I feel like putting a label on a victory such as when I say to myself that, "Oh, I made it to the gym today," an... Read more
Crash & burn
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      2 comments

Today was a crash and burn day. Occasionally I have these. My body decides it has had enough and it wants sleep so that it is able to heal. Today after I made it home from my Tuesday daily grind, I sat down on the couch so that I could take a mo... Read more
Being Grateful - Family Time
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      0 comments

I am grateful for weekly family dinners. It is something that seems so simple. But requires a sacrifice of our most valuable commodity, time. The weekly sacrifice of this highly valued commodity, by each of us to make this weekly family time hap... Read more
Out of my comfort zone & πŸ’—ing it
Friday, February 14, 2020      1 comments

It has been a little over 2 years since I went to a cycling class. I forgot how much that it pushes me to my limits, and afterwards I am able to enjoy ... Read more
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      1 comments

I am thankful for Yoga Wednesdays. My back feels so much better. 😁... Read more
"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin." - St. Teresa of Ca
Sunday, February 09, 2020      2 comments

Focusing on today allowed helped me to re-prioritize what is important. I was able to focus on spending time with my family. Which was lovely with crazy stories and good laughs. I was able to reflect on the why and importance of my goals. I know... Read more
Another day in the books - Baby Steps
Saturday, February 08, 2020      6 comments

Another day is on its way out. I pushed my self to do a few new things, despite life going sideways (as it always does, it is how we cope with it sideway-ness, right?!). I made it to a class that I haven't been to in about 2 1/2 years and it did... Read more