I found this article very helpful and freeing.....
I'm not saying that I agree with it 100%, but it does offer an interesting perspective on a few things which helped me see a few of my "issues" differently.
waitbutwhy.com/2014/06/... Read more
I thought about creating beautiful afghans for my children as keepsakes and evidence of my love for them..........yet I learned it would be an exercise in futility that would only wear out my arms, sedate my body, and use up my time. From deep ... Read more
Keeping it real......
Jan-June -- My Mom's health was clearly declining and various medical problems/issues involved increased involvement and decisions for me.
March --I had cataract surgery on my right and then my left eye. Very su... Read more
These seem to be my goals right now:
1) Make every eating experience include high fiber and protein !
Yesterday breakfast: Fiber-one cereal with milk and one egg.
lunch: a huge salad ( lettuce, cuke, red peppe... Read more
Due to a medical problem (OK .....constipation) my doctor prescribed more fiber, more water, and more activity. I am already farily active, so I set out to increase fiber and water.
This led me to stumbling on something that seems to be so... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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