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Year of Mercy
Saturday, June 18, 2016      4 comments

Pope Francis declared this year as a "Year of Mercy." Our pastor invited us to answer the question: What do I need to do OR stop doing...to be more merciful. What I wrote down was, "EXERCISE my poor body: stretch, walk, breathe." I know I n... Read more
Easter
Saturday, February 27, 2016      5 comments

Easter is four weeks from tomorrow. As a minister, it is a very busy and stressful time of year. Lots "to do." I need to put EAT RIGHT and EXERCISE at the top of the "to do" list.... Read more
An "Interesting" Meal
Friday, January 08, 2016      5 comments

I went out to eat tonight at a "fancy" restaurant. As I looked at the menu I saw all sorts of really interesting things and decided to put together a different kind of meal. I had a cup of delicious veggie soup, a warm tomato caprese salad (t... Read more
New Year's Resolution 2016
Saturday, January 02, 2016      4 comments

...to stop cussing at my husband.... Read more
Fall 2015 5% Challenge Archive
Saturday, January 02, 2016      2 comments

Thanksgiving before Thanksgiving Fall 2015 5% CHALLENGE. I want to live out of a spirit of gratitude. I want to be happier, healthier, more "grounded," and less overwhelmed with life. Half-way through the challenge, on Oct... Read more
Week 6 -- Saying "NO" So I Can Say "YES"
Friday, November 06, 2015      2 comments

I have been kind of half-hearted the past few challenges... I've lost a little weight... And then gained it back (or more) during the time in between. I know what I need to do. I just haven't pushed myself to do it. For the next 56 days, I want ... Read more
What a Week!
Friday, November 06, 2015      4 comments

I just logged all seven days of my exercise/sleep/no junk for this week of the Fall Challenge. Which means I haven't logged on to spark at all since I weighed in last Saturday. I only exercised 3 days of the last seven. And I didn't accomplis... Read more
Week 5 -- Saying "No" so I Can Say "Yes"
Friday, October 30, 2015      2 comments

I have been kind of half-hearted the past few challenges... I've lost a little weight... And then gained it back (or more) during the time in between. I know what I need to do. I just haven't pushed myself to do it. For the next 56 days, I want ... Read more
Week 4 -- Saying
Saturday, October 17, 2015      5 comments

I have been kind of half-hearted the past few challenges... I've lost a little weight... And then gained it back (or more) during the time in between. I know what I need to do. I just haven't pushed myself to do it. For the next 56 days, I want ... Read more
Sorry Team
Monday, October 12, 2015      4 comments

Duh! We're monitoring our calcium this week of the Fall 5% Challenge. I didn't read the post carefully and thought we were supposed to record our total amount of calcium mg - instead of an all/nothing 10. On Saturday I posted 83. Sorry... Read more
Week 3 -- Saying NO So I Can Say YES
Saturday, October 10, 2015      6 comments

I have been kind of half-hearted the past few challenges... I've lost a little weight... And then gained it back (or more) during the time in between. I know what I need to do. I just haven't pushed myself to do it. For the next 56 days, I want ... Read more
Week 2 - Saying
Monday, October 05, 2015      8 comments

I have been kind of half-hearted the past few challenges... I've lost a little weight... And then gained it back (or more) during the time in between. I know what I need to do. I just haven't pushed myself to do it. For the next 56 days, I want ... Read more
Saying NO...so I can say YES
Sunday, September 27, 2015      9 comments

I have been kind of half-hearted the past few challenges... I've lost a little weight... And then gained it back (or more) during the time in between. I know what I need to do. I just haven't pushed myself to do it. For the next 56 days, I ... Read more
Summer 2015 5% Archive
Saturday, September 26, 2015      3 comments

Summer 2015 5% CHALLENGE. I want to be happier, healthier, more "grounded," and less overwhelmed with life. And I'd really, really, really like to get to onderland. I will be "on vacation" for about half of the Summer Challenge... Read more
Bless us O Lord...
Friday, July 17, 2015      2 comments

This week's 5% Summer Challenge was to take 20 minutes to eat a meal and to "pause" as we ate...to see how much food it really takes to be satisfied. I thought this was a ridiculous and ridiculously hard challenge. Twenty minutes? IMPOS... Read more

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