Category Archives: Motivation

The Joy of Funk & Old School R&B

I’ve posted about music before and how it can be motivating – to the point where you get carried away and run (or drive!) too fast. Lately I’ve been listening to the station, “The Groove” on SiriusXM satellite radio. I … Continue reading

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Loving the 5-Point Harness on my Wagon

As I wrote about last week in DH’s Amusing Wagon Analogies, I’m on the wagon and staying put, thanks to getting myself a 5-point harness, as he put it. I am SO on-the-wagon, that I even bought fantastic, amazing, phenomenal … Continue reading

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DH’s Amusing Wagon Analogies

Last week, I finished reading DD books and handed her to DH to put to bed. (She goes down easier for him. Not quite sure with it is- he rubs her back, only takes a few min, and she settles.) … Continue reading

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Are you a Abstainer or Moderator? Or Do you HAVE a Wagon?

I mentioned earlier how I like Roni’s blog & find her inspiring. I suppose a big part of that is because I RELATE so much, particularly to the “Inner Mean Girl” and the concept of saying, “Oh forget it! I … Continue reading

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Motivation for Staying Away from Junk Food

What do I do when the REASONS for staying away from the junk food aren’t STRONG enough?! They’re not as strong as the temptation? The thing is that I’ll always have junk food. Years ago, I read a book called, … Continue reading

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What Pushes Me Off The Wagon & Bitterness

No, that title is wrong. “What Makes me Jump off the Wagon,” is much more accurate. There is no external force acting on me to expel me from the wagon. It is my own choice. Anyway, I was ‘off the … Continue reading

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Don’t Blog Angry or The Importance of Sincerity in Blogging

I posted recently on my numerous, failed attempts to make bok choy palatable. The other day, I was cooking up my kale with bacon and rainbow chard** & feeling annoyed. Annoyed mainly because preparing these greens in a way that is … Continue reading

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Feeling Weak & Hungry: What I Ate & Lifted

I wrote this up a month ago during my absence, so never posted. Looking back, these numbers aren’t so bad, but I had it in my head to INCREASE INCREASE INCREASE the weight I lift. That’s not healthy for me … Continue reading

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Absence & Commitment

When I started this blog, I knew a time would come when I ignored it a while. I made it 8 mos before going more than a week without updating, so that’s pretty good. My absence the past few weeks … Continue reading

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EDM= Electronic Dance Music – Motivating Work Out Music

I am absurdly obsessed with “EDM!” I listen to the channel “BPM” on SiriusXM satellite radio. It’s what I listen to when working out almost exclusively. Although I do occasionally get to work out with a partner, some of whom … Continue reading

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