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Tuesday, March 09, 2021      12 comments

So, somethings change and lots of things stay the same. I missed SP! however, I really needed to take some time and address my mental health and exhaustion. I slept a lot. I meditated, I therapied, I rode my bike, I gained 8 lbs. And I r... Read more
Well, I disappeared didn't I
Tuesday, February 09, 2021      14 comments

Hi! I have nothing huge to report. When the power went out, I didn't go on spark page for a few days, and then it seemed like I would get back to it the next day, and the next day and the next day, and suddenly it's been two weeks, I'm up 8lbs.... Read more
Winter Storms
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      11 comments

There have been some pretty awesome winter storms in CA this week. We lost power for a bit, I'm managing to lift weights and have one bike ride and a walk, but it's been wind gusts up to 70 mph. WHOA! I'll just be keeping my cool till this s... Read more
And more hypnotherapy
Sunday, January 24, 2021      7 comments

Let's face it, I've been in all kinds of therapy and self-help books, groups, counseling for a long time and nothing touched weight loss until I started Hypnosis. It's just that extra added guided bit of wellbeing. It helps me not binge, and t... Read more
Hypnosis back on point
Friday, January 22, 2021      6 comments

So I talk a lot about my self-hypnosis, but it's literally been life-changing for me. All I have to do is identify an area that I'm struggling in, and then create a hypnotic meditation around it, and within a few days, it's changed. What I fin... Read more
Deep Hypnotherapy
Thursday, January 21, 2021      6 comments

So I did a very deep hypnosis session with myself yesterday, to determine why I can't break out of my plateau. I've been sitting in the same 5 lbs since October, and it's frustrating. I finally looked back and realized that I stopped losing we... Read more
I've been in a spiral
Wednesday, January 20, 2021      10 comments

And today I feel like I can breathe. My daughter is Covid negative, the inauguration went off smoothly, I feel hopeful. I feel centered. I have figured out dinner for myself, and I'm so damn relieved. I am tired, but in a peaceful way. I ... Read more
Tuesday Podcast
Tuesday, January 19, 2021      5 comments

Today's podcast is about how the Chakra system impacts our weight gain and loss. I have fun with one, because I've studied the chakras for years, and I used to teach Kundalini yoga, meditation and I still teach Usui Reiki. If you're inte... Read more
It's been years.
Monday, January 18, 2021      7 comments

It's been years since I spent a weekend chilling on the couch watching movies, but I did that yesterday. I watched 3! 3 movies. I can't remember the last time I did nothing like that. I went for a short bike ride, yesterday. I also stress ba... Read more
Sunday, January 17, 2021      10 comments

I have two things I've been working on for MONTHS. #1 start lifting weights again. I got an awesome weight set for Christmas, and I've only used it about 5 times. I want to be out there 6 x a week. The weight routine I have is awesome and g... Read more
Finally back to some normal
Saturday, January 16, 2021      5 comments

I went on a 48-mile bike ride today, and it felt wonderful. My average pace was 14.2 MPH, and it was beautiful. It was 67 degrees out, which is unseasonably warm, and I went all the way around the lake. I accidentally paused my watch, so I'... Read more
Get my head right
Thursday, January 14, 2021      8 comments

I was in a weird not sleeping enough, so not feeling enough energy for a HARD work out so not sleeping enough cycle. Yesterday I took the bull by the horns and even though I was exhausted, I went for a 30-mile ride. It refreshed me tremendousl... Read more
Not sleeping
Wednesday, January 13, 2021      9 comments

I haven't been sleeping lately, like the last 3-4 days, and it is taking a toll! I feel groggy, disconnected, out of it, and spacy. I have a friend who is a therapist, and she tells me it's the hallmarks of shock and trauma. That between wha... Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2021      3 comments

The next installment of my podcast is here, talking about moments that my weight thas prompted the change, or really highlighted how it's impacting ... Read more
Get outta my head
Monday, January 11, 2021      9 comments

And on to my calendar. Trying to get out of my head and my emotions, and go back to time blocking, so I just have chunks of time dedicated to working, exercise, meal prep, and play. If I don't block it, it doesn't happen. This way it's not an... Read more

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