Day 427, How Do You Obtain Twenty Exemplary Keys for Your Core Code?

  Preparing For My Day   5-10 things I am grateful for: my Core Code for Living, which I also entered as 20 items in JV Life Tracker (20 out of 20 for yesterday). my Cronometer Progress – every day since September 22, 2019. losing some of the weight I regained recently back to 53.15 Read More …

Day 419, 20 Keys to Live By: How Do You Write the Code?

  “Success is not the key to happiness.  Happiness is the key to success.  If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”   Albert Schweitzer   Sunday Morning   In this blog entry, I learned how to create a 20-key Code for living, incorporating my top values.  I formulated a Code, which Read More …

Day 411, 10 Ways to Make Your Birthday a New Year’s Day

  “Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” BrainyQuote   “Every birthday is a gift.  Every day is a gift.” Aretha Franklin   Overview I. Starting Your Birthday with a Gratitude Practice II. Recognizing the Miracles of God III. Grappling with Anxiety IV. Celebrating Healing V. Continuing Weight-Loss Goals VI. Read More …

Day 392, Implementing Plans

Day 392, Implementing Plans   “Plans are worthless.  Planning is essential.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower   Sunday Morning   Preparing For My Day   5-10 things I am grateful for: computers gratitude itself the love in my family my youngest brother, the biggest supporter of my blog the earth delicious food   comments, feelings, ideas, Read More …

Day 382, Keep on with the Journey

Day 382, Keep on with the Journey   In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly. (Psalm 5:3 NIV).   Thursday Morning   My weight swept up again this morning.  That could be simply an elimination problem, which will work itself out soon. Read More …

Day 355, Valuing Our Humanity

Day 355, Valuing Our Humanity   “What is one way you can make a small shift in seeing your humanity with acceptance and compassion?  What can you say to yourself?”   Kim Fredrickson, The Power of Positive Self-Talk   Saturday Morning   Unfortunately, I gained some weight this morning.  I kept my diet diary yesterday Read More …

Day 353, Winning Perspective

Day 353, Winning Perspective   “Perspective and perseverance are carved by time and constructed by wisdom.” A.D. Sam   Friday Morning   Another weekend is coming up.  Thankfully, my left middle finger with eczema is feeling better and typing is easier.  My nurse practitioner prescribed an antibiotic for the infection and one pill of Diflucan Read More …

Day 267, Thoughts Create Our Environment

Day 267, Thoughts Create Our Environment   “We are not only what we eat but also our own thoughts. We are what we think we are, and what happens to us has a lot to do with what we think will happen to us.” ~Alfredo Zotti   Tuesday Morning   Preparing For My Day   Read More …

Day 264, Steadfast Contentment

Day 264, Steadfast Contentment   Don’t torture yourself trying to make someone see something they cannot see, or believe something they do not believe.  Just stay true to your vision for yourself, and for who you want to be in this life.   ~Bryant McGill   Friday Afternoon   Preparing For My Day   5-10 Read More …

Day 255, Beliefs for a Popular Blog

Day 255, Beliefs for a Popular Blog   Wednesday Evening   My sister passed away last night.  I have been thinking about her.  My mother plans to get her ashes through the mail and put them in the family plot in Utah.  I have not yet heard the reaction of my brothers and sisters.   Read More …