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Friday's Thought for the Day
Friday, January 04, 2013      1 comments

If you do not change directions, you may end up where you are heading. By Lao Tzu This is similar to another quote, If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you always got. Not sure who said that. I've seen... Read more
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      3 comments

Happy new year! I'm normally a little blue around this time of year. I always wonder if I did the best I could with the last 365 days and wondering about the year ahead made me want to crawl back in bed! Not so much on this New Years. ... Read more
An afternoon at the gym
Sunday, December 30, 2012      6 comments

I had a great workout yesterday. Now if only I could turn my brain off at the gym, maybe I'd get a lot more done. I'm a people watcher and wonderer. I wonder what they do, where they were and what they were doing before they came to the gym... Read more
I have to let it go
Thursday, December 27, 2012      3 comments

Well, needless to say, Christmas eve with my family was nowhere near a Norman Rockwell portrait. Even for my family, I thought everyone sunk to a new low. I was just floored and then I was extremely angry. When no apologies came, I became e... Read more
Monday, December 24, 2012      2 comments

During this holiday season, I hope everyone is finding peace and happiness. Hugs all around! The following is one of my many favorite movie lines, from the movie Love Actually....... Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I... Read more
Friday, December 21, 2012      3 comments

Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what is still possible for you to do. Pope John XXII... Read more
Thursday, December 20, 2012      7 comments

Be a can-do, will-try person. Focus on what you have and not what you don't have, what you can do rather than what you cannot do. Marian Wright Edelman Let's all make it a can-do Thursday! ... Read more
Thursday, December 13, 2012      2 comments

I've never been a good patient. I normally roll over and play dead for several days until my body and meds decide everything is all good again. Last night I had a little tickle in my throat. No big deal I thought as I headed for the gym. I ... Read more
Just Another Manic Monday
Monday, December 10, 2012      1 comments

What a nutty day. All I could think about was getting to yoga to make it all melt away! I was way overtired last night and never got around to laundry or putting my yoga stuff together. I got out of work a little late, hurried home to feed ... Read more
How I overate and regrouped for a loss today!
Monday, December 03, 2012      3 comments

I had just hit goal weight last week and then TOM started and brought with it the usual monthly ravenous appetite! I kept up the two brisk walks on breaks at work each day last week. I forced myself to do two cardio spark people videos one ... Read more
Put One Foot in Front Of the Other
Friday, November 30, 2012      3 comments

I was inspired by a member's status to search out this song from one of my childhood holiday favorites, The Year Without A Santa Claus.
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First Session With a Trainer
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      2 comments

So I went to my local gym on Sunday since it's only 9.95/mo, pay as you go. I need to keep running through the winter to get ready for the St. Patrick's Day 5K in March, then the Warrior Dash in June, then the Beach Dash after that... date to be... Read more
I Hit My Goal Weight. Here's my story
Sunday, November 25, 2012      8 comments

I never thought I would see this number on a scale again! I have been trying to lose these last 10 pounds all year. I have done better in the last three months since I got back on Spark People than I did on my own from January to August. I ... Read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      1 comments

Recently I responded to someone on the message boards who asked for help getting active when they had no motivation to do so. I said some of my better workouts came from saying to myself "I'm too tired, I'll just do 10 minutes on the elliptical... Read more
Thought for the day!
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      2 comments

The best time to plant a tree.....was twenty years ago. The second best time is today. ~Chinese proverb Had I started what I should have a month ago at work instead of waiting for the perfect time, my conference call today would have go... Read more

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