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Accepting small steps
Monday, September 19, 2011      3 comments

Wow! More than a year since I indicated that my goals were changing and that a move might be part of it. Have moved location -- it has benefits plus the unknown. I seem to enjoy the new location most. Everyone else around me still stressing. And... Read more
New Chapter By Choice
Thursday, September 02, 2010      0 comments

Labor Day weekend approaches. For many Americans, Labor Day is celebrated with kicking back and indulging in everything from BBQ to beer and deep fried Snickers bars to puled porkl sandwiches at the County Fair. Me? Maybe I'll over-exercise on S... Read more
Comfortable and Familiar (treats)
Sunday, May 16, 2010      4 comments

It was easy to accept the cake being foisted on me Friday. George Carlin was saying to me, "We're only going to throw it away...." And the only conscious thought was, this will be the first of several not good for me but sweet treats over the we... Read more
Motivated to be active (and get home)
Saturday, May 08, 2010      3 comments

My Spark was definitely with me on Friday. Plans to pick me up from the bus station were changed from the usual. My husband went to check on his brother in a local hospital and the visit became an extended wait for discharge approval. I knew the... Read more
biorhythmic - not a dance step
Friday, May 07, 2010      0 comments

So, figure this...I get a spark award for consistency then I'm off the site (other than food tracking) for about 4 straight days. I've been extra hungry and moody (even angry) but I am doing better than I think I would if I were not tracking my ... Read more
The opposite of shy
Monday, May 03, 2010      3 comments

More than you'd ever want to know.... THE MISSION: GET THROUGH THIS MASSIVE QUIZ TRUTHFULLY. DON'T DIE ON THE WAY! Time Started: 5:13 PM Name: Jill R. Gender: female 1.) When showering, do you start the water and t... Read more
Afraid to succeed?
Friday, April 30, 2010      6 comments

The paraphrased and oftquoted statement of everyday grace, "Our deepest fear..." basically asserts that we are not afraid of failure, instead we are afraid of succeeding. Marianne Williamson penned it and preaches it; I know it is a core hurdle ... Read more
"Life can feel unkind...inside my mind"
Monday, April 26, 2010      4 comments

First things first, credit to my inspiration this morning -- The title for this entry is a quote. I am paraphrasing from a song titled, Compassion, by Jami Lula. Sometimes I wake up with a song of his in my head. I always pay attention to my mor... Read more
Progress, like tears
Friday, April 23, 2010      0 comments

Finances, communication, the day-to-day -- these only mean something when I give importance to them. I did not come on the site to concern myself with weight loss, but to improve my mindfulness over healthy eating. Would I like to encourage ever... Read more
The jewel and the jagged Edge
Sunday, April 18, 2010      4 comments

I'm at one of those anxious places on the hero's journey. That journey is the broad one which we each start crawling as soon as mother first finds she needs to set us down for a moment's distraction. Little moments in life suddenly crystallize f... Read more
Activity Shine or Shine-on
Thursday, April 15, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday, due to a military funeral for a police officer, I had to walk into the civic center. I did not know for certain how far the distance was from Union Station. I did know I was capable of doing it, however, because I'd traveled the rever... Read more
Finances too
Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

I was muddling through some budget crises, and whistfully decided to type, "finances" into SparkPeople search. This is my third day being at all aware of SparkPeople.com, folks. Well, whatcha know...SparkSavings.com You can believe I checke... Read more