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A Tragedy Re-visited
Thursday, March 04, 2010      11 comments

Almost a year ago, I shared a horrific story about the apparent suicide death of a woman I knew who was the mother of 4 young children, the youngest of whom is the same age and was a pre-school classmate of my son. It caused a stir in our commu... Read more
Have I Stalled?
Thursday, February 25, 2010      6 comments

I don't know whether to say my journey has stalled, or if I'm still working out the kinks that put me in the place I started. I feel like I live healthier today than I did 2 years ago, and exercise is definitely much more a part of my life, and... Read more
An Exercise Quandary
Thursday, February 04, 2010      12 comments

I was determined to exercise this morning, yet it was really hard to get out of bed.. Finally, at about 5:30, I just dragged myself up and put my workout clothes on and hopped on the bike, promising myself that I'd cut the workout short if it w... Read more
Another Healthy Reflection worth sharing...
Monday, February 01, 2010      3 comments

This from Helen Keller: Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged. He... Read more
Today's Healthy Reflection from SparkPeople
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      2 comments

I generally hate getting daily emails...who has time to read all that email, even the inspiring ones? But at some point I signed up for the Spark People Daily Reflection, and I have rarely been disappointed in taking the time to read these. Th... Read more
Decisions, decisions...
Saturday, January 09, 2010      5 comments

So, I just left the Bootcamp team. I am not giving up, but I've got to say, I HATE that ball. And the exercises are more advanced than I am ready for at this point. So, I am inspired to do 10 minutes of ST each day and will let SP do my progr... Read more
The Spark - Chapter 1
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      6 comments

Well, I just finished reading Chapter 1 this morning, while doing my morning workout on the exercise bike. You know, none of this stuff is new, and yet it feels new. Why? I think one of the reasons is that Chris chose to use his gift, and... Read more
The Best Thing I've Read in a LONG Time
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      5 comments

Got this in an email from a cousin today. Just had to share it: HANDBOOK 2010 Health : 1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 3. Eat more... Read more
A Promise Kept: My Plan
Sunday, January 03, 2010      4 comments

The was far more daunting a job than I ever expected it to be, as "having a plan" comes pretty naturally to me in most instances. But for some reason, this kind of plan, where I am the subject and recipient, isn't nearly the same as solving pro... Read more
A Promise to Myself
Thursday, December 31, 2009      7 comments

For reasons I can't explain, I simply cannot wrap my brain around this idea that we are about to enter a new decade.. I mean, 10 years ago, we were on the verge of "Y2K." We didn't know what the world held in store for us come 1/1/00, would co... Read more
Ode to Oatmeal
Wednesday, December 02, 2009      6 comments

Sometimes, the strangest things strike me. And today, I as I sit here and eat my breakfast, I have been struck by the strangest urge to write I've had in a while, and here it is: I love old fashioned, cook it in the pan oatmeal. I make ... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 26, 2009      3 comments

I wonder how many thanksgiving blogs have been or will be written on this day? Usually, I feel blogs coming on for a while before I actually sit down and write one, but today, the urge just struck me.. Now, for a methodical, plan it out person... Read more
I'm not really sure why it has taken so long...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      3 comments

...to finally realize that SOME exercise is better than NO exercise. This is my EUREKA moment, perhaps of my lifetime. This morning, I woke up at around 4:50 am. Yes, that is early, but when you consider that I"ve been going to bed betwee... Read more
Sensational Sunday
Sunday, October 25, 2009      4 comments

So I put a question on my status this morning asking everyone, "what are you going to do to make your Sunday Sensational?" Naturally, that started me thinking about what I'm going to do to make MY Sunday Sensational? I mean, isn't Sunday s... Read more
The Golden Rule
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      5 comments

This blog has nothing to do with weight loss or exercise. It does, however, deal with healthy living of the spiritual (not necessarily religious) kind. And I believe that being healthy spiritually is an important cog in the wheel of a healthy ... Read more

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