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What to do? What to do!
Tuesday, November 06, 2007      3 comments

Transitions are difficult but absolutely necessary for growth. When I changed my diet goals I was afraid that my motivation would slip, but I knew that it was time to take care of that difficulty for the long haul. If my only motivation is to ... Read more
Best Laid Plans
Monday, November 05, 2007      7 comments

This morning I decided to start my day off right. I woke up and said to my husband, "Good Morning." "I love you." and "It's going to be a wonderful day!" Great start. Within one hour's time I was a raging idiot. How does that happen?... Read more
"What's a metaphor?"
Saturday, November 03, 2007      5 comments

To keep the cows in. (circa 5th grade) I was on the phone with my sister yesterday and we were speaking of the progress in our health plans. She is muscling her way to losing her last 5 pounds by her 55th birthday the end of this month. ... Read more
"What's Eating Me?"
Friday, November 02, 2007      1 comments

So I've decided that for the month of November I need to make some new strategies. First I will set up a notebook called "What's Eating Me?" In this notebook I will put all the things that need to be dealt with. From the biggest tasks to minu... Read more
"Rabbit, Rabbit!"
Thursday, November 01, 2007      4 comments

When I was a kid, a friend told me that if the first words out of your mouth on the first day of each month were "rabbit, rabbit!" you would have good luck all month long. Well, I woke up at 4:52 this morning and I smiled and said "rabbit, rabb... Read more
Trick or Treat?
Wednesday, October 31, 2007      3 comments

It's a tradition on Halloween to wear a "false face" (mask) or costume. So I considered putting a different mask today, but I need to deal with things as they are, not as I would like them to seem to be. My conversations with team mates this... Read more
Ordinary days
Tuesday, October 30, 2007      2 comments

Estranged from the music of our own lives, we endure ordinary days with existential anxiety. We worry about the past and anticipate the future, all the while overlooking the season of the moment. - Thomas Moore, Original Self Today was ... Read more
What I did on my vacation . . .
Monday, October 29, 2007      9 comments

- by Nancy Jane Remember how we had to write those when we got back in elementary school from summer vacation? I dreaded those. How are you supposed to fit all that on to one piece of paper. Economy of words. Anyway. . . While on Spark Hia... Read more
Membership Card and Pledge
Thursday, October 25, 2007      4 comments

So, I was hanging out by my refrigerator this morning. I don't hang out there as much as I used to. Anyway. . .I saw my SparkPeople Membership Card and Pledge. It bears my signature and date. And the statement of what I signed up to do on 8/... Read more
Visual Hospitality
Wednesday, October 24, 2007      5 comments

Today I would like to dedicate my blog to MEYCHEY. She pointed out that a makeover may be in order. I believe it was a gentle nudge alluding to the responsibility we have to present our best possible selves to the world. It is after all the l... Read more
The Tao of Becoming
Tuesday, October 23, 2007      3 comments

I have been reading Lao Tsu. That philosophy gets my head all turned around. But that is not a bad thing. Good exercise for the head and thinking. I read once that "depression is wrong thinking." It was in an article in Reader's Digest. Th... Read more
The Saga of El Panchito
Monday, October 22, 2007      6 comments

Big weekend. Yesterday morning I was tending my garden and this morning I am tending my "hangover". Fell into the eggplant patch. Well the day was coming and I knew it. That one trip to the restaurant that I did not eat my healthiest best. ... Read more
Sunday, October 21, 2007      3 comments

Today is Sunday, a traditional day of worship, so I will spend the day looking for the divine in all that I do today. One of my very favorite books is Candide by Voltaire. I read it in college and it struck a chord with me. Candide searches th... Read more
Vision Quest
Friday, October 19, 2007      4 comments

or . . .The search for the Meaning of Life . . . I guess it's time for me to share one of my favorite defining moments of my lifetime. Get that out of the way. Plus it will become my "motto" so to speak. Phase Three HOMEWORK don't you... Read more
A Scary Healthy Choice (Trick or Treat?)
Thursday, October 18, 2007      7 comments

I can't believe that I made this choice, but I really think it is the healthiest choice I should make. I changed my "diet goals" because I am losing weight too quickly. That has never been a problem in the past. Couldn't lose the weight fast ... Read more

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