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Extremes...to which I am not going!
Monday, March 17, 2014      4 comments

There was a comedienne (I think Gilda Radner) who told a story about her friend, who had been in labor for 36 hours. She went on to say that she, herself, didn't even want to do something which felt good for 36 hours! This illustrates my point ... Read more
Saturday, March 15, 2014      4 comments

I came across this quote and I thought it was funny but also true! "It takes a strng fish to swim against the current. Even a dead fish can float with it." (John Crow) It sometimes seems as if all of society is telling us how nice it is to ... Read more
A 13th Floor Optimist!
Thursday, March 13, 2014      3 comments

One of my teams is having a challenge called "the 48 hour NO NEGATIVITY CHALLENGE." I interpret this to mean that I am not to do anything that gives me a "downer," nor am I supposed to say anythiing negative. I shared with this team that I am a ... Read more
Q) How is Bene like a camera?
Saturday, March 08, 2014      4 comments

A) I lose my focus! This is a real problem with me in achieving a healthy lifestyle. A few years ago, I had it made! I was well within the healthy BMI range of 18-24.9, but then I forgot what I was doing. I had the tools, because I had taken the... Read more
Who do you love?
Friday, February 28, 2014      4 comments

I will greet this day with love in my heart. And how will I do this? Henceforth will I look on all things with love and be born again. I will love the sun for it warms my bones; yet I will love the rain for it cleanses my spirit. I wil... Read more
Be good to yourself!
Saturday, February 22, 2014      3 comments

I confess as I start this blog that I am a little lazy. It sometimes comes out in the form of procrastination followed by a big burst of activity to make up for lost time. A case in point: I was always the very last in college to start my term p... Read more
Sharing a joke!
Thursday, February 20, 2014      4 comments

Hoping to brighten your day! A man was balancing the joint checking account. When he saw how much the month's groceries were, he was really upset, so he yelled at his wife, "Where does all this grocery money go?" The wife yelled back, ... Read more
Lord, help me!
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      8 comments

Because I work in the Church office, I hear lots of things which are really private. When people are upset, they tend to forget to keep their voices low, and even though pastor shuts his door, I sometimes find out a lot more than I need to know.... Read more
Short one today!
Monday, February 17, 2014      4 comments

This is for all the perfectionists, to which I have to plead guilty also! It is a quote by Pam Young! "Self-improvement is a lifetime path, but the road does not lead to a place where everything is perfect." I have an eating problem; I hav... Read more
Mind, Body, SPIRIT
Saturday, February 15, 2014      4 comments

Yes! I am old-fashioned! I am a Catholic Christian! And I believe in the connection between mind, body, and spirit. dieting, for me, has a spiritual component! While I was reading the other day, I saw the word "mortification.: Now there's a word... Read more
Do you believe?
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      4 comments

I am coming to the conviction that life is made up of what we believe about it. If we believe we CAN'T, we can't. If we believe we CAN, we can. As a famous coach once said, we have to "knock that 't' right off of CAN'T!" Once we know that we CAN... Read more

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