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Tea - nice addition to a healthy journey
Sunday, October 07, 2012      6 comments

emoticon Years ago I believed "I don't like tea; yuck!!" Then when in my mid-20's ( I DID say "years, ago... Read more
Games. A part of healthy living!
Saturday, September 22, 2012      6 comments

In a few minutes I'm leaving to spend a few days at my parents' home in the mountains - only an hour of driving to get there, but I often go just to spend a few days. When I get up in the morning I love to just look out at the lake and mountain... Read more
Hope: may it win over worries
Friday, September 21, 2012      5 comments

This one's not about my journey. It's about a concern near and dear to me. Today I read a SP Health News article. Maybe in it I saw a ray of hope. Maybe it means someday they'll ease the pain: "...The findings, published Sept. 19... Read more
Excellent! SP posted Mark Cohen Qi Gong video!
Thursday, September 20, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I was delighted to see that SP posted a video of Mark Cohen's 15-minute 15-minute Qi Gong workout!! This is so like the Chi Flo that Jaimme leads in the class at my Y!!! Looks so easy, doesn't it!? NOT!! Am delighted to have this ... Read more
3 qualities to apply within almost (!) any exercise
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      4 comments

Three words represent qualities which have always for me been integral to exercise, whatever form I was doing at any stage of my life. These, in addition to persistence and consistency, formed the foundation of a former active life and I'm stri... Read more
Doing activities; watching activities; always finding room for nourishing growth!
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      2 comments

Today's blog has three parts really. I'm doing things for activity as I rev up my level. I'm enjoying watching what others do. and In it all I find... sustenance for what I can do, will do, might strive to reach toward! ... Read more
Keeping my options open: so glad I took this plunge!
Monday, September 17, 2012      4 comments

At the Y, I 'tried' to quit the Chi Flo class today, but the gal at the desk marked it down that I might limit or modify OR leave the class. She suggested I talk to the instructor before making a final decision. Then the trainer that alw... Read more
Explore exercise options to find the one you love!
Saturday, September 15, 2012      5 comments

Routine can be good, even healthy... to a point. If one is bored, finds no results, or feels that the activity is penance for the sin of whatever, then it is time to look at possibilities. I'm doing that. It's tricky. There are many ... Read more
To push on or ease up; that is the question
Friday, September 14, 2012      6 comments

My goal to break from physical therapy into the 'real world' of exercise-land hit a snag yesterday. Ok, the Chair Yoga classes this week were great; had a bit of what I call 'normal muscle pain' after that just like with my start-up a few w... Read more
Support: a small word that means so MUCH!
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      6 comments

Support. The word has been used in many situations, misapplied in even more. To me, it is a huge concept. We support by listening first and foremost. We support by avoiding critique... ....unless kindly phrased words will streng... Read more
Today: a first-in-my-life experience!
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      7 comments

Today was a first for me.' Naw, not some weird weight-related loss, gain or revelation about choices or effects thereof. Nope. Today at age 62 --okay, and another half-year too if we're to be accurate-- I did something that my granddaugth... Read more
Doc likes my fitness plan
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      3 comments

Today I spent 2.5 hours at the Y between a class, the FitLinxx machines and the recumbant elliptical thingee. Went home and drank a lot of water, showered, and got to the doctor's office just in time for my appointment. We talked mostly ab... Read more
Verbage for empowerment in the journey
Friday, September 07, 2012      4 comments

Struggles and getting back on track involve committing .................to decisions, persisting .................in solifying habits that reach toward goals, accepting .................realities: the strengths even more tha... Read more
Adjusting my exercise plan to loss of pool
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      6 comments

Today my physical therapist's office called (pt died last week) to say they have closed the business 'until further notice'. Actually: forever. Suspect her widower may try to sell the practice, but ... chances are my pool therapy is just plain... Read more
Her death; reminder that we must enjoy the journey
Thursday, August 30, 2012      15 comments

My exercise plans for fall were all set; pool therapy/exercise 3 times a week at 60-90 minutes plus 3 exercise classes at the Y (chair yoga and a chi flow class) plus using the FitLinxx machines and this recumbant step machine that counts steps,... Read more

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