NJMATTICE
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Modern Miracle!
Wednesday, October 17, 2007      5 comments

This entry is a tribute to the amazing invention of stretch fabric. Thanks to this modern miracle I am still wearing the same clothing that I was wearing 32 pounds prior and I believe I will still be wearing the same clothing for about 20 poun... Read more
Better to give than receive
Tuesday, October 16, 2007      4 comments

I'm a bit rushed today. But the jobs that I have to do, which includes "blogging" will all get done to the best of my ability. So. . . better to give than receive. . . In order to "trick" myself into being responsible with my exercise I have t... Read more
Living in the Moment
Monday, October 15, 2007      2 comments

There is so much negativity associated with being overweight. The old way of thinking was "Lose the weight and the negativity will go away." That is a false statement. I have lost the weight and the negativity was still there and I gained the... Read more
2 months of Healthy Living
Sunday, October 14, 2007      3 comments

Today I'm just gonna TESTIFY to the remarkable intelligence of the Spark Program. It's all here. Mind, body, spirit. Holistic approach to getting healthy. I insist that it is not about the weight loss. Loss is negative. Gaining health. No... Read more
Clown Suits
Saturday, October 13, 2007      1 comments

I drove my husband to the airport yesterday. On our drive we came across a group of prison inmates doing roadside work. They were wearing "clown pajamas" of 6 inch white and bright orange stripes. I gasped when I saw them and said. "Dear God,... Read more
Doing vs Being
Friday, October 12, 2007      5 comments

Life is wonderful when you are healthy. It is such a fantastic adventure every moment of every day! Body, Mind and Spirit and when one is failing hopefully the other two can pick up the slack. And HEY! My existence is LIGHTER! I love weigh-i... Read more
Breathe Deeply While You Dance!
Thursday, October 11, 2007      5 comments

“We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once.”-Nietzche I woke up today and did my stretches first thing. So I have at danced at least once. I am a "spoonful of sugar" kinda gal. So pretending my exercises... Read more
Healthy Start !
Wednesday, October 10, 2007      3 comments

This morning I decided to do my strength training first thing. And I knew that I should add my new stretching routine to really do a nice job for myself. As I floated through my routine, my very active mind was watching and learning and formul... Read more
Grateful
Tuesday, October 09, 2007      4 comments

This evening I would like to celebrate the wonderful people in the SparkPeople community. I had buddies to help me get my stretching exercises under my belt, buddies to help me practice "commando" food plan practice. People sharing so beautifu... Read more
Skip, skip, skip to my Lou . .
Monday, October 08, 2007      5 comments

So this is what I think I am learning today. . . . "I can't". I really dislike that phrase. I HATE it actually. It angers me because it means "I won't try" or "I refuse to try" To me it demands an explanation. "Why not?!!!" This is the key.... Read more
The "Angry Letter" Technique
Sunday, October 07, 2007      4 comments

Yesterday was anger throw up day. I shared in yesterday's blog that I walked and I raked and guess what? My anger went away, but IT CAME BACK! Son of a you-know what! I do not have the luxury of "stuffing" the anger with food anymore, so I re... Read more
Presentation is everything
Saturday, October 06, 2007      2 comments

I woke up on the wrong side of the bed today! So, you know what I did? I walked my butt around the neighborhood for 45 minutes propelled by angry energy. What a work out! When I got back I was still angry and singing Mr. Rogers and cussing hi... Read more
Weigh In Day Redux
Friday, October 05, 2007      4 comments

Weigh-in day still puts fear in the heart of this chubby gal. I stepped on the scale today expecting to get some bad news. I am still doing exactly what I am supposed to be doing, but my training expects the "bubble to burst" at any point. (I ... Read more
Svelte is in the eye of the beholder!
Thursday, October 04, 2007      4 comments

I just had to do this! I was talking to KSNICKER the other day and threatening to take a run through my neighborhood in my speedo. Well here I am running through my "Spark" Neighborhood in my speedo hoping like heck that I don't get reported f... Read more
Gonna squeeze the fun out of my day!
Wednesday, October 03, 2007      1 comments

This morning I ALMOST got out of the bed on that wrong side (husband's side) but I caught myself!!! Call me superstitious if you want to, but just in case, I was not going to make that mistake again. My song for today will be Mary Poppins' "Sp... Read more

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