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Driving through rainbows.
Sunday, July 05, 2009      6 comments

Late yesterday afternoon I got in the car, drove for two hours. Through the hills, into Vermont farmland, back, around the hills around my village. And in the midst of this drive-to-relax-from-reality, My Red flyer (car) went through a w... Read more
Changing Stages: when to do it!
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      3 comments

Shakespeare didn't write it but could have: "To move on to the next stage or not... THAT is the question!" And the answer is individual! I don't think anyone should move on if still working on a stage. As the diet Overview stat... Read more
Terminology, Perception, Thought-processing
Sunday, June 14, 2009      5 comments

Poets and politicians have long known and used the power of words. In fact the clever use of words has misquided nations of peoples into historical incidents and saved floundering nations from ruin. Words. ... Read more
May Steps, Miles...and Calories Burned while walking them
Monday, June 01, 2009      4 comments

My walking may not impress the Very Fit among us, but I'm so excited about my progress! If I can progress like this, so can people who are healthier! On a hard day, I will walk 100 steps at a time to get moving! When I play scrabbe online... Read more
Links to Coach Dean's Series of 10 motivational blogs
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      1 comments

Here's a blog for nourishing the journey! (Yup, just like the baby alpacas above are nourishing themselves!) Did you ever read Coach Dean's motivational series of blogs... Read more
Three words to apply to almost any exercise routine
Monday, March 23, 2009      2 comments

Three words that apply to exercise, in addition to persistence and consistency, that is! - are: 1. Symmetry 2. Posture 3. Rhythm Ok, we know that many other factors apply. But for now, think about these as reminders. SYMME... Read more
Salads and Dressings
Sunday, March 01, 2009      2 comments

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"Choose To Move"
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      2 comments

In my 55+ team, we have been doing a different challenge each day of February in observance of February’s being Heart Health Month. The activity/challenge for February 24th for our From the Heart Challenge started out as an easy activity for m... Read more
Recognizing those things for which we can be grateful!
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      2 comments

Coach Dean's articles often begin trains of thought and consideration for me. I read them, then turn over what I've read into throughts about my own life. Today I read two of his articles. The Motivation Tip #8 article was insightful, fantas... Read more
The value of magazine articles=alertness!
Monday, February 09, 2009      0 comments

Part of healthy lifestyle is always being vigilant in improving the mind. For a while, SP had a link for playing games for points. Unfortunately it was a trial - an experiment that didn't last. Since the I read. Love to read in fact. Readin... Read more
Metric wanderings
Thursday, February 05, 2009      1 comments

When a person writes "I weigh 80 kg", my mind says..."wow: SKINNY!" because it just does not compute metrics well. In past attempts to find the conversion 'formula' I encountered a few very different calculations. But today I found a quick-con... Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      0 comments

This morning Coach Dean posted his weekly motivational blog, specifically: "Staying Motivated, Tip #5: Write Your Own Contract for Success" www.dailyspark.com/blog.
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Positive Thinking - IT PAVES THE WAY!!!
Sunday, January 25, 2009      1 comments

Before my own thoughts: Two quotes: 1. "Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. " ......... Eleanor Roosevelt 2. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale's book "The Power of Positive Thinking" begins with these lines: " Chapter 1 ... Read more
Swelling going down!
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      0 comments

Note: started this blog on Jan 6, but it was about 12:01 of the 7th when posted so "today" means the 6th.... Today I went to the R.D. (registered dietician) for my regular visit. My clothes have been feeling SLIGHTLY looser the past week.... Read more
medicine changes can affect weight
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      0 comments

For months I've been coping with water retention (bloating!) and other symptoms. Finally, I went to the doctor who ran tests to rule out subtle and worrisome cause possibilities like kidney malfunction, vascular thrombosis, etc. Three doctors... Read more

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