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It works if you actually work it
Thursday, January 05, 2012      0 comments

"Nothing will work unless you do." ~John Wooden I've come to the conclusion that I have little patience for folks who want to talk about how hard it is to lose weight over a plate of doughnuts. I don't want to hear it. I know how ha... Read more
Day wasted - hoping for a better tomorrow
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      4 comments

I lifted too much weights for my shoulders yesterday. I was feeling strong and energized and thought "it's time to challenge myself!" Cut to this morning, when my upper back is like steel bands and I can feel the tension shooting up my nec... Read more
The strength in the little things
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      1 comments

"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies." ~Mother Teresa ... Read more
Oh yeah
Monday, January 02, 2012      2 comments

"Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent." ~Dalai Lama ... Read more
My wish for us
Sunday, January 01, 2012      5 comments

I've found such great support here on SparkPeople in the past year and I want to share my wish for each of us to: ~figure out what we really need ~put a plan in place to begin to get what we really need ~enlist support along the way ... Read more
Xmas 2.0 - having a plan
Saturday, December 31, 2011      2 comments

Today is my second Christmas celebration in a week. DH's family is so large (he's the tenth of eleven children) that they never get together on the actual holiday and have it sometime in the week afterward. So today is Christmas - - again. ... Read more
Don't listen to Homer
Friday, December 30, 2011      3 comments

"You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is 'never try'." ~ Homer Simpson ... Read more
Wise words to remember for a lifetime
Thursday, December 29, 2011      0 comments

ý"A tree with strong roots can withstand the most violent storm. But a tree cannot grow roots just as the storm appears on the horizon." ~ HH The Dalai Lama ... Read more
Recommended viewing
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      5 comments

I'm just finishing up the documentary "Forks over Knives" on Netflix. It's main focus is that a whole food, plant-based diet is like medicine for the diseases that ail us in the Western Culture. I don't think I will ever be a vegetarian, ... Read more
Be you
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      3 comments

"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind dont matter and those who matter don't mind." ~Dr Seuss ... Read more
Dealing with the happy aftermath
Monday, December 26, 2011      4 comments

Today is the day when I look at my family room, after all of the cooking and running and wrapping and laughing and baking and buying and giving and receiving and I: ~take a breath ~reaffirm what's most important to me ~apply effort to ... Read more
Merry Christmas All!
Monday, December 26, 2011      3 comments

We just got back from my mom's house, where we had a low-key warm family celebration. We always end the day with a viewing of home movies, which was especially fun this year, as my son has a girlfriend and showing her was a lot of fun. It ... Read more
Still sick
Saturday, December 24, 2011      2 comments

Well, it is keeping me from overindulging on the high calorie goodies! (Just trying to see the good side of things.) Have a wonderful holiday, everyone!... Read more
Happy Birthday to DS!
Friday, December 23, 2011      1 comments

"All the world's a birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much." ~ George Harrison... Read more
Smile for the camera
Thursday, December 22, 2011      7 comments

I've never particularly enjoyed having my picture taken. Although I'm a pleasant-looking person, I was unfortunately raised to believe that since I wasn't perfect, I was not attractive. It has taken me my entire adult life to "un-learn" this. ... Read more

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