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An Attitude of Gratitude!
Friday, November 19, 2010      4 comments

Next week is Thanksgiving and giving thanks has really been on my mind the past couple of weeks. I feel SO blessed - for my family (and the faith in God I learned from childhood), for my friends, for my (new!) healthy lifestyle - for so many th... Read more
What would I do if I knew I could not fail?
Thursday, November 11, 2010      3 comments

Do you ever have a thought or phrase enter your mind out of the blue? That's what happened to me this evening. This phrase: "What would I do if I knew I could not fail?" isn't one I made up - I've heard it more than once on motivational progra... Read more
Another sunny day!
Sunday, November 07, 2010      0 comments

It was another sunny day in the neighborhood today. We made it down to freezing this morning - quite cool for Georgia in early November! But the sun was out and Boudreaux and I loved our walk. Only Boudy was disappointed that his 'girlfriend'... Read more
Walking in the fall
Saturday, November 06, 2010      3 comments

I had the BEST walk this morning! It was cool (33 degrees when I went out) but it was a crisp, sunny cool! My dog Boudreaux was rarin' to go - he's a big guy - Lab with a little Golden mixed in - and he's loving this cool weather! It was one... Read more
Have you voted yet?
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      2 comments

I just returned from voting - I hope if you haven't already voted, you will do so before the polls close? Its not just a duty, it is a privilege. I walked 8 miles this morning. It was cool, cloudy and windy but still quite nice for walkin... Read more
Today is the first day of the rest of my life.
Monday, November 01, 2010      0 comments

And I CHOOSE to make it a WONDERFUL day!! That's my favorite thing about my life - the CHOICE I have to make of it what I choose. Not every individual in every country HAS that choice, you know. So let's take charge of our lives and make them... Read more
Friends are so nice to have!
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      0 comments

I had the nicest lunch with a friend today - we talked and talked and we might still be talking if her puppy hadn't needed to be 'let out'! Don't ever take your friends for granted - they are so very nice to have!!... Read more
What a wonderful day!
Sunday, October 24, 2010      0 comments

This has been such a nice day - I walked 6.4 miles this morning (my longest walk since returning home.) I had a cold last week and there is nothing like being sick to make me grateful for my health!! Life is good!!... Read more
Home from China!
Friday, October 22, 2010      0 comments

I'm back! We returned late last week from a three week tour of China - and it was SOOOO awesome!! I have determined that we as Americans need to learn to eat more as the Chinese do - lots of veggies, a little rice and a little meat at each m... Read more
Finally - a pound lost!
Monday, September 13, 2010      1 comments

After weeks on a plateau, I finally lost a full pound today - I guess all the attention to journaling my food and exercise is paying off! Now to continue the trend!!... Read more
Yea me!
Sunday, September 12, 2010      0 comments

I DID it - I actually managed to stay on plan for both weekend days!! I believe I'm starting a streak - if I can stay on plan for one weekend, then I can do it again!!... Read more
Saturday success
Saturday, September 11, 2010      1 comments

Saturday is over and I have not eaten too much!! For me this is a big success - the weekends are often difficult for me food wise. Now to make it through Sunday with similar success!... Read more
Friday thoughts
Friday, September 10, 2010      2 comments

Its another Friday - and another weekend is starting. Weekends are often a challenge for me - fun activities often bring the opportunity for poor food choices. THIS weekend I'm challenging myself to enjoy the FUN and make the food a small part... Read more
Taking care of my body
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      2 comments

So Monday and yesterday I had a scare when my back began acting up. It happened after I had been doing some waist twists on Monday and it hurt all day yesterday. It is better today, but the reminder hasn't left me - I'm not as young as I used ... Read more
Happy Fall!
Monday, September 06, 2010      2 comments

I love fall - the leaves are starting to change colors, the mornings are crisp, I just feel in general as if its a new beginning! Having just begun using the Sparkpeople nutrition and fitness applications, THIS fall is REALLY a new beginning f... Read more

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