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Avoiding Distractions & Downers
Sunday, October 30, 2016      11 comments

This is a follow-up to my blog about "Focus," For me, channeling my energy to work on my main Focal Points has meant avoiding things that divert my energy. For me, it is about NOT doing certain things. For me, these have been --Excess t... Read more
Focus
Friday, October 28, 2016      7 comments

This fall I tried a strategy to Decide, Commit, and Focus. I felt that it was too easy to get overwhelmed with too many goals/ demands/ expectations. I decided to organize my energy to progress with the following: 1) My physical and me... Read more
It Occurred to Me....
Thursday, September 15, 2016      13 comments

I realized something today in relationships with a couple people that are very important to me. One is with my daughter. It seems that there is a sense of discomfort in many of our conversations because she makes judgmental,disapproving remark... Read more
Ridiculed
Friday, August 26, 2016      17 comments

This week I have tried to be the best hostess I could be for my Mother-in-laws visit. It have intentionally departed from my usual routine and made it all about adjusting to making her visit nice for her. This has required quite a bit of pati... Read more
This week
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      13 comments

Mini-update. Movement: I decided that the constant sore muscles were signs of overuse and overtraining. Athletes take a week off every now and then to recoup. That's what I plan to do. I don't plan to sit around, but I will not be doing... Read more
"My Day -- My Way"
Saturday, August 20, 2016      10 comments

That was my motto yesterday. I kind of like it ! Stuck with the basic foods that I know agree with me, even though we went out to eat. I experimented with adding beer ....2 Bud 55 Lights which are only 55 calories each, a few carbs, and abou... Read more
Taking Action
Thursday, August 18, 2016      9 comments

Thanks to all who commented on my long blog about all my troubles. It was quite therapeutic to put it out down in writing. So, here's how it went yesterday..... I did do a lot of stretching yesterday, but did make myself do any ca... Read more
Just Thinking
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      13 comments

Kind of long, rambling blog... Mainly I wrote it to record & process my feelings. I was all enthused with my "Youth Preservation/Happiness" Plan that I blogged about. However, a tree fell on our house during a storm with extremely str... Read more
Interesting Article About Lifestyle Changes as People Age
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      8 comments

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My Youth Preservation/ Happiness Program
Saturday, July 23, 2016      11 comments

General Food Plan: The MIND Diet This is a combination of the Mediterranean Diet and the DASH Diet with a new book coming out in November. I read some articles about this and think it sounds great. I don't really eat like this now, so I am m... Read more
One Year Later
Monday, July 04, 2016      16 comments

Last year on June 30, 2015 I posted the blog entitled "Me and Mom" (see link below). To the exact date of one year later my very sweet Mother, at the age of 95, went to join her loved ones that have passed before her. It was her time to get he... Read more
June 27 -- Record
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      9 comments

Food:1700 Calories Foods included that are designated as healthy for skin/eyes/brain/muscle retention: Chocolate protein shake blended with frozen strawberries Ancient whole grain combo blended with sweet corn eggs grapes Green tea w... Read more
June 26 -- Record
Monday, June 27, 2016      10 comments

Food: I did a little research on foods that are good for skin, eyes, brain and muscle retention. Although there is a little different emphasis for each need, basically it's the same foods. (Interestingly enough... Read more
Two Week Wrap-Up
Sunday, June 26, 2016      8 comments

What has been working for me: --Productive exercise (getting lots done; environment looking better) --Oxycise (feel more relaxed & calmer and sleep better) --Stretching & Massage (really seeing results with less muscle aches and more flexi... Read more
June 25 -- Record
Sunday, June 26, 2016      8 comments

Food: 2400 Calories (approximate) Movement: Scrubbed east side of house (3 hours) Oxycise Level #1 Work-out Stretched Physical Care: Massaged sore muscles Worked outside in cooler AM. Came inside into a/c when it got hot.... Read more

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