Accomplishments and Thoughts
Monday, March 08, 2010 2 comments
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him. - Aldous Huxley, writer I donated two large bags of plus size clothing today!! I am done with plus sizes. The scale has not been my friend fo... Read more
My "First 5k"
Saturday, March 06, 2010 2 comments
I went to my first 5K, got my chip, my number, my shirt. I listened patiently through instructions but being wintertime, the instructions were inside a gymnasium with a speaker with feedback and it was impossible to hear. I went to the s... Read more
My First 5K is Saturday!
Tuesday, March 02, 2010 2 comments
I signed up for my first 5K. I’ve been to plenty of races before: Two of my kids have run cross-country and track in high school and I’ve volunteered to help at community 5Ks. This is the first in which I will be a participant. I’m excited! ... Read more
Inspiration, motivation, determination
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 2 comments
From SP: “routinely engage in positive activities that we love. Take a look at your life as a whole. Pursue the things that make you feel alive and fill you with joy” From SP: “Our greatest asset is patience; our greatest weakness is ... Read more
Monday, February 08, 2010 1 comments
From my January 6 blog: "My long-term goal is that, within eighteen months, I will lose 100 pounds and be healthier. I will find a new job that will allow me to be the best mother, partner and wife I can be. I will find a new job that wi... Read more
Engage life with the gifts God has given and live abundantly.
Sunday, February 07, 2010 2 comments
I recently worked through developing a mission statement for myself using Laurie Beth Jones "The Path". My mission is to engage life with the gifts God has given and live abundantly. 1. What does it mean to engage life? It mea... Read more
"Obsessed is what the lazy call the motivated."
Friday, February 05, 2010 1 comments
I’m in a fitness class with 3 other women. They are mothers who work a few hours a week and have young children at home. I was recently disturbed by the instructor of this group. She disparaged a fellow fitness club member for working out too ... Read more
Create Your Own Luck
Thursday, February 04, 2010 0 comments
I’m a lucky person. If you took a photo still of my life today you would see a content woman with a loving family. I am blossoming in my field and have accomplished successes beyond my wildest dreams. Luck came with hard work, perseverance, s... Read more
The Value of Systems Thinking
Wednesday, February 03, 2010 2 comments
John Walker in hacker’s diet “permanent weight control requires permanent attention to what you eat. Life long, permanent attention.” Peter Senge wrote a widely acclaimed book on the value of systems thinking. Systems thinking is... Read more
Wednesday, February 03, 2010 1 comments
I’ve been at spark people for 3 months and love it! I throw myself into projects. I am going nuts over my new healthy and fit lifestyle. I wish the physical changes could happen faster. I am a happy person. First, I do not live in Haiti... Read more
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