17-Oct-2015 - Beautiful Autumn Day - Walk by Athabasca River
17-Oct-2015 - Beaver dam flood, Athabasca River
SP is a great resource.
Here I am, back at SP again.
My goals ... managing the weight because of my joints and acid reflux. Exercising for strength, flexibility, balance, cardio. Being consistent with healthy living. Being accountable to myself for my habits by getting on the scale.
I tend to use food when I am upset / depressed / anxious etc. Emotional eating is an issue. If I don't watch myself carefully, I backslide quickly.
My goals relate to healthier living in general. This involves body, mind, and spirit.
My struggle has been to remain consistent. It seems that I set goals and make a plan, only to get sidetracked by my own emotions.
Give an overview of what you are doing to meet your goals.
For right now -
- Cardio minimum 1 mile x 6 days / week
- Weights / stretching minimum 20 minutes 6 days / week
- Drink my water
- Take my vitamins
- Journal food / exercise
My name is Marie and I live with my husband in a town of about 12,000 in Alberta, Canada. (No children because of fertility problems - endometriosis). I'm 59 years old.
I worked as a clerk in a bank for 25 years and now work as a part time bookkeeper.
My nature is to be introverted. (If you are aware of personality typing - MBTI INFJ / enneagram 4w5.)
So, I need a lot of alone time to keep my batteries charged. On the other hand, I really enjoy having one-on-one conversations with people.
Hobbies & Interests
So many interests and hobbies and not enough time.
- researching and organizing our family history, using photo editing software, scrapbooking, making jewellery, playing piano, drawing, reading, learning, cooking, and so on.
My favourite ways to keep active are walking, exercising in the pool, using weights and trying easy yoga poses.
My dear husband is retired, and he and I have the opportunity to spend time together, which is something I'm very grateful for.
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Oh, you know you're allowed a little pity-party. We all have them. I know how mind numbing these auto immune things can be with my son. Makes one want to scream, doesn't it? Glad we got each other.
11 days ago
“Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.”
– Anne Frank
13 days ago
Do Less - Unknown
Wise words for when we are caught up in doing more...
Do less thinking,
And pay more attention to your heart
Do less acquiring,
And pay more attention to what you already have
Do less complaining,
And pay more attention to giving
Do less controlling,
And pay more attention to letting go
Do less criticizing,
And pay more attention to complimenting
Do less arguing,
And pay more attention to forgiveness
Do less running around,
And pay more attention to stillness
Do less talking,
And pay more attention to silence.
14 days ago
thanks for reading my blog have a great week
17 days ago
I am the same. It doesn't take much to lead me astray. I need to stay focussed on my health.
19 days ago