Today I've been thinking about how I can nurture my relationship to self. This is something I've been working on for several years. Here is what I am going to focus on this week: Be Kind to Myself Taking care of my body, treating myself to a massage, exercising regularly (tough one for me) and… Continue reading
Dear self, Change is hard... even when it's a repeat of "changes" in the past. With that in mind, I have a few reminders for you. Express gratitude everyday... even for the hard things. An attitude of gratitude brings the blessings of heaven to your heart and to your mind. Changing the outside isn't the… Continue reading Note to Self
Honestly, I am tired and struggling to find the motivation to write this blog post. However, I committed this morning to be better today at motivating and inspiring myself to improve... so I am soldering on. Motivation is what drives a person to make things happen. I find that make goal that are achievable, make… Continue reading What motivates you?
Today I am grateful for Sabbath activities. Today I am grateful for Lilli's enthusiasm regarding her new fish... a shrimp she named Barry after Barry Allen, the Flash, a black gold fish named Bruce after Bruce Wayne, Bateman, and Richie after Richard, Robin. It's fun her hear her excitably share. Today I am grateful that… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 41
Okay... I am going to try again to document what I put into my mouth just to help me be mindful of the things I am choosing to nourish myself with. I am hoping that mindful eating will help me rejuvenate my healthy eating habits. Mindfulness is a form of meditation that helps a person… Continue reading Resetting my mindful eating goals
I am still working on my health journey, but I have lost focus... especially in taking pictures of meals and reporting... and even in tracking every morsel, calorie, and mirco-nutrient. I think that I lost focus and interest in tracking all that stuff when after being on a plateau for several months. Sure, I lost… Continue reading Second Jump Start – My Health Journey
I've been thinking about how I can get my rear in gear and get back into the habit of tracking my meals and help. I have also been reading a little about the diets of practicing Buddhist and Hindu. There is a little of what I have learned that can assist me in my efforts… Continue reading Can I Eat Like a Buddhist?
Well... it is time to focus and work harder at making good choices when it comes to food. I need healing food. So... that is what I am attempting to do. Monday - I had a green smoothie with apple, pear, spinach, cucumber, etc; a smoothie with strawberries, avocado, pea protein powder, and a banana;… Continue reading at it again… well at least i’m trying
Okay. Time to get serious about taking pictures of all my food intake... again. My last doctor visit proved that my weight hasn't changed in a year and my blood pressure is not improving. It is very discouraging. I guess I should expect it because I have not been hard core Dr Fuhrman diet style.… Continue reading Reality Check
I am working on "wealth." Health seems to be ever elusive. I do know that it's all in my choices. I was all set to eat more salads and then the Romaine lettuce scare took all the lettuce and pre-chopped salads out of the stores. It makes it real hard to eat a salad a… Continue reading Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise… in Progress