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Sundays Are Awesome!
Sunday, February 07, 2010      3 comments

Today I have to talk about taking time for myself. My week has been crazy busy at work. I'm behind in my MBA homework, all of which is due by midnight tonight. Things at home need to be done. Everything was put on hold this week. Can you sa... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - February 6/7, 2010
Saturday, February 06, 2010      1 comments

Make this Super Bowl Sunday a healthy one! When attending a party, cook a healthy, low-calorie dish to share. This way, you'll have at least one healthful option, helping you stay on track." This is great advice for those of us attending ... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - February 5, 2010
Friday, February 05, 2010      2 comments

"Perfect your posture. Stand and sit uptight, with abs in and shoulders pulled down and back. This helps prevent the spine from rounding with age. Plus good posture can help you look taller and thinner." I have actually thought about tak... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - February 4, 2010
Thursday, February 04, 2010      1 comments

"Develop plan B. Work, travel or school will disrupt your routine, so plan alternatives to stay on track. Walk during lunch, choose healthy fast foods, or wake up earlier. Doing something is always better than doing nothing." With my lif... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar February 3, 2010
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      1 comments

"Cultivate friendships. The happiest people spend the least time alone. Attend social gatherings, host a party, and call your close friends to catch up as often as possible." I could not put this one any better, although I have come to RE... Read more
February 2, 2010 - SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      0 comments

Shop the perimeter of the grocery store. Fruits, veggies, dairy and grains, which should make up the bulk of your diet, are located there. These whole foods boost your nutritional intake and promote good health." I heard a nutritionist di... Read more
February 1, 2010 SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar
Monday, February 01, 2010      1 comments

"Hard work spotlights the character of people; some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all." - Sam Ewing I've always loved this one. I'm fortunate that I was taught a strong work ethic as a kid.... Read more
If ICould Date Anyone ...
Sunday, January 31, 2010      3 comments

I came across this one on the message boards under "Staying Motivated" and just loved it. I am a person who enjoys exercise, so I'm fortunate, but for those who do not, maybe this will help: If I could date anyone, I would date exercise. ... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 30/31, 2010
Saturday, January 30, 2010      0 comments

"Step it up. Higher impact exercises like step aerobics, dancing, and running put stress on your bones, which encourages them to grow stronger. Make these moves staples of your exercise plan." I am definitely NOT a runner because I have... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar, January 29, 2010
Friday, January 29, 2010      3 comments

"Develop a support system today. Choose people who are encouraging or knowledgeable in helpful ways, like swapping healthy recipes, exercising with enthusiasm, or sharing weight loss tips." I can tell you the true value of this one ... I a... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar, January 28, 2010
Thursday, January 28, 2010      2 comments

"Take a breath. Slow, deep breaths can help conquer stress and lower blood pressure. With your eyes closed, practice inhaling deeply into the belly and exhaling slowly. Try this several times throughout the day." Can you say "deep cleans... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 27, 2010
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      2 comments

"Slow down. Savoring your food in a calm environment helps you tune in to your body's signals. You're less likely to overeat and experience problems like acid reflux when you take time to really enjoy your meals." How true is this one!!! ... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 26, 2010
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      2 comments

"Revisit your goals. Are they specific and positive? Rather than vowing 'to exericse,' for example, reword each goal so that it is clear and measurable: I will walk 30 minutes every day. I will do a yoga DVD twice a week." Many people do... Read more
SparkPeople Page-A-Day Calendar - January 25, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010      0 comments

"It is better to live one day as a lion than a thousand days as a lamb." -Roman proverb Food for thought for today... While I understand the meaning, I have always liked the gentleness of a lamb. And what about "The meek shall inherit... Read more
My First Real Blog - Not SP Calendar-Related - Balance
Sunday, January 24, 2010      2 comments

On this Sunday, as I struggle to fit in alone time for me, normal Sunday phone conversations with family, exercise, and two assignments due by midnight tonight, I find myself musing about balance. No big surprise here, eh? First, I will gi... Read more

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