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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Success and Recognition and When It's Worth It All

Saturday, May 15, 2010      45 comments

You log your food, faithfully calculate your exercise program. You get enough rest, remain active and balance your caloric intake. You get on the scale once a day, once a week, or once a month. You measure your arms, your thighs and your waist. ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Over Coming My Biggest Obstacle ---- ME

Friday, May 14, 2010      65 comments

Many years ago, when I worked in Human Resources I used to comment t that the real good things we accomplished no one ever knew about. They were all confidential. I used to feel good whenever we were able to help someone. No one ever knew we did... Read more

Moses, The C25K, and Learning To Trust

Thursday, May 13, 2010      29 comments

My favorite story from The Bible centers on Moses, a whole bunch of cranky people, lack of water and God. Moses leads the people into the desert where they wander for forty years. They are hot, they are tired and they are thirsty. They put a lot... Read more

Beautiful You (video blog)

Wednesday, May 12, 2010      23 comments

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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts If You Learn To Wait, You'll Lose The Weight

Tuesday, May 11, 2010      92 comments

When I begin work with a new coaching client I ask them to give me a one sentence definition of what success means to them. I stress one sentence. In most cases we start off with two pages that are full of good stuff, goals and objectives, but n... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Path Before Us

Monday, May 10, 2010      69 comments

Sometimes the lessons that help us the most are the hardest and most painful ones to learn. I know that’s true for me. So you sit there reading this and you say to yourself “Well, duh John. I know that.” Do we? I think if we did we wouldn’t as ... Read more

For The Mom's

Sunday, May 09, 2010      20 comments

My mother quit school when she was sixteen. Her father had died, it was the Depression and she had a younger sister. There were no programs to assist families back then. She did, as she so often told us, what she had to do. She never looked back... Read more

Saturday Musings

Saturday, May 08, 2010      23 comments

First and foremost a sincere thank you to everyone who comments on my blogs. I appreciate your insight and your support and when I use your wisdom with other people, rest assured you get the credit. I am stronger, wiser and much more confident b... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Heroes.......... Like You!!!

Friday, May 07, 2010      46 comments

I am my own hero and you are yours. As we slog and slosh through our days and pin our hopes on saints and other sinners, when all is said and done the real hero in my life is me and you in yours. We never see it that way. We tend to compar... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How We Define Ourselves (video blog)

Thursday, May 06, 2010      34 comments

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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Cheating ME

Wednesday, May 05, 2010      106 comments

Terry and I had been talking for close to an hour. He had told me fifteen times how his lack of success in life stemmed from a verbally abusive father. Fifteen times, I know because I was keeping track. I’m not sure whether it was out of frustr... Read more

Gone With The Wind

Tuesday, May 04, 2010      22 comments

I have a full day in the car, with three or four stops over the next ten hours. I'll be back later this evening. I hope everyone has a great day and thank you so much for all your love, friendship and support. You are a great bunch of... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Finding Imperfection and Then Smiling

Monday, May 03, 2010      49 comments

If you have followed the adventures of this over weight middle aged traveler, you will know that for the last two days I had checked into the Anxiety Hotel, penthouse suite, for what apprised to be an extended stay. If you haven’t read Saturday ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Setback and A Lesson Learned

Sunday, May 02, 2010      158 comments

Every morning I receive a small meditation via email. It’s something I have done since the late eighties. A friend gave me the book for a birthday present and in close to twenty years it’s been torn and mutilated to the point it was falling ap... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Day Before My Weigh In and A Plea To Those Who Have Reached Their Goals

Saturday, May 01, 2010      67 comments

Today is the day before my weekly weigh in. Every Sunday morning I get on the scale and I weigh in. The world holds its breath. The night before I write down my previous week’s weight on a sticky note and put it on the bathroom wall. I pl... Read more


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