MAURIZIA
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Part 1 - My 2020 Word of the Year is NO.

My 2019 word of the year was "self-care." If I were scoring me, I'd give myself a B-. One thing that did become apparent is that I hardly ever say no to anyone or anything. It's what has me overextending, putting me at the bottom of my list, & causes anger or resentment. So this year the word is NO.

“We must say "no" to what, in our heart, we don't want. We must say "no" to doing things out of obligation, thereby cheating those important to us of the purest expression of our love. We must say "no" to treating ourselves, our health, our needs as not as important as someone else's. We must say “no.” -- Suzette R. Hinton
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For the 2020 Winter 5% Challenge, I am going back to a simple plan that is more specifically defined. Because my work schedule can be exhausting, I need to have a simple plan to stay on track with clearly outlined activities.

Daily:
1. Prayer & meditation daily.
2. Exercise: Tai chi 3x/week; strength training 2x/week; low impact cardio 2x week - each session 20 mins
3. Nutrition plan: WW Blue

Schedule will be adjusted for each week’s LTGL.

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“Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” —Saint Francis de Sales


Member Since: 7/24/2007

Fitness Minutes: 82,453

My Goals:
*SPARK RESTART* Plan:
1. Quiet time.
2. Eat healthy.
3. Track nutrition daily.
4. Exercise daily..
5. Track exercise daily
7. Acknowledge blessings daily.


My Program:
No
Self-care
Peace
Believe
Time
Affection
DO
quiet
conciously
balance!
connection
mindfulness
truth

(These are my words of the year for 2008-2019.)

"The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear."~~ FB page of "Paying It Forward - One Day at a Time"



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Books are my transport out of my little world into the universe! Nothing better than curling up with my cat Katie, book & a cup of tea...or glass of water! Love theater and movies, too!

“Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” —Saint Francis de Sales

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." - St. Francis of Assisi

"Lost time is never found again." - Benjamin Franklin

"Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going." ~ Chantal Sutherland




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