MARYLOU1960's Blogs

Monday, August 26, 2013      6 comments

How does one behave all week, do two MAJOR workouts plus a sweat-inducing line-dance class with friends, walk every day, not eat anything extra (except for one dinner from KFC shared with a friend), drink lots of water AND STILL NOT LOSE A FREAK... Read more
No Excuses!
Sunday, August 11, 2013      4 comments

I receive an email newsletter from Chris Widener each week. This week his piece was called "No Excuses!" I thought that as I change my life style for the better, it is not only the way I look at food that has to change. I also want to be a... Read more
I'm back!
Monday, August 05, 2013      6 comments

Monday morning and it's time for weigh-in! This week I increased my movement in a fun way. I spent time in the garden digging and weeding. James, Georgia and the kids stopped over for a while and joined me garden-side. An afternoon with Ca... Read more
Success Is NOT an Accident!
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      1 comments

I found this to be a real eye-opening read! "You create your entire world by the way you think. " WOW! It really makes me wonder how much of my lack of success is my own self-deprecating inner voice that see me as a failure and a FAT G... Read more
Sunday, April 12, 2009      1 comments

PERSEVERANCE:  Pronunciation [pur-suh-veer-uhns] - noun 1. steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., esp. in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. 2. Theology. continuance in a state of grac... Read more
Belief Matters
Friday, April 03, 2009      1 comments

"It is not so much what you believe in that matters, as the way in which you believe it and proceed to translate that belief into action." -- Lin Yutang This is a good one for me! Even though I had been losing weight fairly steadily, I'm f... Read more
It's a Hard Knock Life
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      1 comments

No matter who you are, everyone has a time in their life where we have screamed out our anger/frustration of how unfair life can be. AND, let's face it, Life Can Be Unfair!! but it's our reaction to those life moments that truely shape who we... Read more
Atitude is EVERYTHING!!
Monday, March 30, 2009      2 comments

“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important than facts. It is more important than the past, the education, the money, than circumstances, than failure, than successes, than what ot... Read more
Friday, March 20, 2009      2 comments

dance lightly with life today is your day to dance lightly with life, sing wild songs of adventure, invite rainbows & butterflies out to play, soar your spirit, and unfurl your joy. today is your day to paint life in bold colors,... Read more
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      0 comments

I found this on another person's page aned found it so fasinating that I copied it to remind myself how great God truely is! Have a super great day! and enjoy! God left us a great clue as to what foods help what part of our body! G... Read more
Choosing Motivation Over Defeat
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      1 comments

I didn't write this but wish I had!! There is some great advice in here!! Each of us encounters hard times, hurt feelings, heartache, and physical and emotional pain. The key... Read more
Train of Life
Sunday, February 15, 2009      2 comments

A friend of mine sent me this poem. What a great philosophy for living!! Train of Life Some folks ride the train of life Looking out the rear, Watching miles of life roll by, And marking every year. They sit in sad remembra... Read more
Self-Efficacy for Today
Wednesday, February 11, 2009      2 comments
elf-efficacy Self-Efficacy: the belief that one is capable of performing in a certain manner to attain certain goals.[1] It is a belief that one has the capabilities to execute the courses of actions requi... Read more
Isaiah 40:30-31
Monday, February 09, 2009      1 comments

Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:3... Read more
Visualize Your Goals
Sunday, February 01, 2009      0 comments

I found a great article by Brian Tracey, a motivational speaker and leader extrodanaire!! I've been reading his material for a few years and it's helping change my perspective on so many areas in my life (for the good!) He says: "The most... Read more

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