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My Little Corner of the World

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      17 comments

This is a follow-up to a previous blog entitled, "Doctor Visit." emoticon I went on a vacation to Florida ! ... Read more


Sunday, April 19, 2015      15 comments

Over the past several years, I've read a lot of blogs on Spark as well as other websites. I guess I've made the process of making positive change like a hobby and a personal study. I like to experiment on myself and also get information from... Read more

Doctor Visit

Saturday, February 21, 2015      11 comments

My notes for me. So I went to the doctor (female gynecologist) because I thought my thyroid meds needed to be bumped up. As a background for this blog, let me say that I live in the snowy, cold mid-west. I live in the country near a sma... Read more


Friday, February 13, 2015      11 comments
avoid-burnout/ Although this article describes coping with an extreme case of burnout, I felt that the ideas were helpful . Unfortunately, yesterday I wa... Read more

Creating a Breakthrough

Thursday, February 05, 2015      3 comments

Here's an article in Spark about how to create a breakthrough.
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Thursday, February 05, 2015      8 comments

My notes for me. Had a private dance lesson yesterday. In my mind, I had said it was my test and after that I would evaluate. I sure as heck know that I can get exercise a lot more mindlessly than learning/practicing/creating dances... Read more

Midweek Mini-notes

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      9 comments

My notes for me. What I'm exploring right now: Pleasurable Weight Loss, Jena La Flamme. She has her own website, new book out (January 2015), and is on facebook. I get it that she is a genius at marketing, but I do think that she has som... Read more

Notes for this week

Sunday, January 25, 2015      12 comments

These are notes for me re/ changes that I made this week. emoticon Mini-meals -- I felt that I had a higher ener... Read more

Article about mini-meals

Thursday, January 22, 2015      8 comments
article/high-energy-grazing/ Just to qualify...I personally am not a vegetarian and I really don't like to refer to mini-meals as grazing because of the bad connotations (think cow). Also, pleas... Read more

Interesting article about stomach stretching

Monday, January 19, 2015      6 comments
-my-stomach-stretch I realize this is geared towards those patients that have had their stomachs stapled. I just thought it was relev... Read more

Many mini-meals

Monday, January 19, 2015      8 comments

Thanks for all the comments and feedback on my previous blog about trying mini-meals with the theory that it would shrink my stomach. I'd like to explain that I got the idea when I was watching a TV show about weight loss through stomach ... Read more

Week-end Shrink

Friday, January 16, 2015      22 comments

Today and throughout the week-end, I am going to try an experiment. I am going to try to shrink my stomach. In this particular instance, I am talking about the actual stomach organ. Some articles say this is not possible while others do. ... Read more

Danspiration- Lesson 2- Dealing with sore muscles

Monday, January 12, 2015      9 comments

With an increase in dancing time, I have experienced sore muscles, especially my back. One technique I used was simply to massage the sore area myself. Shoulders and calves are easy to reach, but it is hard to massage your own back! Since I ... Read more

Freeing up my time -- Progress report

Sunday, January 11, 2015      5 comments

Notes for me So....I had blogged about all my "Unresolutions" . The goal of doing all that was to free up my time & energy so I could spend it on what I DID want to do ! Well, yes, the change in mind set did work ! I instituted a lifest... Read more

Danspiration -Lesson 1- It can be done

Saturday, January 10, 2015      3 comments This is a blog about how a woman taught herself to be a dancer in a year. I found it it very inspirational ! Her method can really be applied to anything that you want to do or to learn. ... Read more

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