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The Full Moon and "Werewolf Syndrome"
Friday, February 18, 2011      4 comments

As darkness of the night sets in and the full moon rises ... the werewolf seeks its prey. Suddenly it pounces and snatched the ice cream from the freezer and slips away to devour the ice cream. Oh how I could identify with that. Could it be... Read more
Dinner Observations
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      5 comments

With SparkPeople and Dr. Beck's guidance changes have fallen into place. Here's what I noticed last night. 1. Assess serving size and portion it out. Just because it is in front of me, and delicious, does not mean I have to consume it a... Read more
Monday- in French, 'mon' means my
Monday, February 14, 2011      6 comments

Today is Monday- in French, 'mon' means my...so from now on Monday is dedicated to me. No, I am not a narcissist. However we do need to care for and be kind to ourselve... Read more
Change Management
Monday, February 07, 2011      8 comments

"Change is such a salient feature of existence, why then do we have such difficulty in dealing with it" www.DavidSuzuki.org/ Letting go of fantasies of the past, can be difficult. Ah those fond memories. Clinging to the p... Read more
Friday, February 04, 2011      3 comments

Between the abundance of snow, abundance of drama in my life and abundance of options about healthy diets. I think I have reached a saturation point like the roofs here in Connecticut. Can my brain be full??? But I will not collapse. Ther... Read more
Gotta love my SP friends....
Thursday, February 03, 2011      2 comments

1. It helps to know that I am not the only one with struggles. 2. It helps when they ask you questions about behavior. BIGLITTLEWOMAN said: "Tell me this, when you depleted your Super Bowl treat early did you eat it mindfully on a pla... Read more
Ground Hog Day!
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      3 comments

emoticon Rather than seeing a shadow... my life is more like the movie, living the same day over and over again... Read more
It's Snow Wonder
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      3 comments

Going to the pool last night felt wonderful. Hoppy's pain is lessening. Just when I thought things were getting back to normal.... we may get another foot of snow along with a possible ice storm. (so if you don't see a post, it means power li... Read more
Stuff Happens, but ...
Saturday, January 29, 2011      5 comments

I still need to be accountable to myself and stay healthy. My needs: * Eat properly. * Get exercise. * Take my medication. * Remember to breathe slowly and deeply. I came across an interesting blog entitled "Is it the C... Read more
Hoppy's Home...
Friday, January 28, 2011      2 comments

and so am I. Surgery went well, but there were a few issues with pain management. Coming home on crutches presented another challenge. Being drugged up on pain meds and muscle relaxers, negotiating the snowy, icy walkway would have been imposs... Read more
Thank you Au Bon Pain
Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

While foraging for food at the hospital one option was Au Bon Pain right in the lobby. What I liked about them was not only did the list the price of the muffins, cookies, and other assorted goodies, they posted the calories. Wow what a differe... Read more
Here We Snow Again!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      2 comments

Come tomorrow another 6 to 10 inches may be added to the piles. We have already had 44.1 inches this month. The good news is that we will be able to get Hoppy to the hospital for his scheduled surgery. He has to be there before the first fla... Read more
The Number One Truth About Stress
Saturday, January 22, 2011      5 comments

Ah... the wonders of the internet.... while trying to find ways to reduce my stress I came across the page "37 ways to calm down fast" from Reader's Digest. www.rd.com/health/defuse
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My 2011 List of 11 Healthy Coping Skills
Friday, January 21, 2011      2 comments

Thank you so much, I have passed on your well wishes to Hoppy. His surgery is a go for the 26th. "They" say we may have a 3 day storm starting the night before his surgery. So Now I am in prep mode. Being the care taker.... I have to: * f... Read more
“Stress: Portrait of a Killer”
Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

Last night I watched “Stress: Portrait of a Killer” on PBS. I was intrigued by the implications of the impact of stress on our body. What got me even more was that I have the ability to reduce my stress. Since I want to be a former emotiona... Read more

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