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Getting Serious This Week
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      7 comments

I've planned my menu and workout for tomorrow - something I haven't done enough of lately. Sometimes having a set plan in place is the best way to go. I've got the chicken breast and salad already to go. I haven't done my workout DVD's in ages ... Read more
Review of my Mindful Eating Progress
Monday, February 22, 2010      10 comments

(from the mindful-eating workbook "Eat, Drink, and Be Mindful" by Susan Albers) Three Steps to Mindful Eating Using the Mind and the Mouth 1. tune in to the physical characteristics of food 2. tune in to repetitive habits 3. tune in t... Read more
Feeling Our Way Toward Happiness. Slowly.
Friday, February 19, 2010      7 comments

"Begin making choices based on what makes you feel freer and happier, rather than how you think an ideal life should look. It's the process of feeling our way toward happiness, not the realization of some Platonic ideal, that creates our best li... Read more
Looking ahead a little
Monday, February 15, 2010      6 comments

I did some Tai Chi to warm up and then I did a light toning workout with dumbbells. I hope to end with a yoga session this evening. And then tomorrow I can do a slighter more comprehensive toning workout. This is all preparation to build my bod... Read more
My Dog: An Excellent Diet & Fitness Aid
Friday, February 12, 2010      3 comments

Why my dog helps me stay healthy: She convinces me that I should share half my food with her thereby reducing my caloric intake. She encourages me to walk every day with her so I end up exercising more. She's an enthusiastic yoga ... Read more
Fun with a Free Pedometer
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      7 comments

I subscribed to Prevention magazine and received a free pedometer. It's been a couple of years since I used one so I'm looking forward to fooling around with it. I remember that it was a great tool and really inspired me to increase my mileage w... Read more
Walking Streak
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      9 comments

I am inordinately pleased with myself for completing my first self-imposed SparkStreak. I did seven days of yoga in a row. My body is really thanking me. Now, I hope that I haven't bitten off more than I can chew, but I've started a new SparkStr... Read more
Good Things vs. Bad Things I Did Today
Saturday, February 06, 2010      8 comments

Today's good things: 50 minutes of gentle yoga 30 minute walk to coffee shop and local cemetery Visited two book stores Went shopping at Whole Foods Ate healthy all day Only had one serving of alcohol Actually did my hair and put o... Read more
You Are Singularly You
Friday, February 05, 2010      7 comments

"Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of time, you are incomparable." -- Brenda Ueland My mother sent me this quote today. It was a beautiful reminder not to judge myself or compare myself to others. ... Read more
Just Getting By Today
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      4 comments

I am having a PMS day where I just do the minimum. What am I going to do about it? Eat healthy, take my vitamins and supplements, do yoga, rest, read, and stay mindful. Here are some affirmations that I collected several years ago and ... Read more
The Hibernating Bear Awakens
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      7 comments

It's been a long, tiring winter for me and I feel as stiff and grumpy as a hibernating bear. However, today was the first time in six weeks that I maxed out my exercise points and stayed within my calorie range. What worked? 1. Lettin... Read more
21-Day Consciousness Cleanse: Day 1
Friday, January 08, 2010      5 comments

Cleansing Ritual Write down the area of your life that most needs your attention right now and then write out all the details you saw of your soul's vision for this part of your life. The part of my life that needs the most attention rig... Read more
A Simple Two-Step Guide To Getting What You Want
Thursday, January 07, 2010      5 comments

What comes first? A vision. What comes next? Many, many baby steps. ... Read more
What's It All About?
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      3 comments

It's more than just moving more and eating healthier. It's about loving your true self. It's about trusting life. What's it all about? Love. Play. Stillness. LOVE ... Read more
My Pain Body Pushed Me Off the Wagon
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      4 comments

I've let my pain body prevent me from eating right and exercising for the past two days. It's time to stop letting it control my thoughts and and actions. DISSOLVING THE PAIN BODY www.oprah.com/article/op
rahsbookclub/anewear... Read more

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