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Your Shot of Inspiration For The Day
Sunday, March 21, 2010      25 comments

Maybe your feeling down? Maybe the wind has been knocked from your sails? Maybe you're questioning your journey? Or maybe you just want to feel good? If you love quotes, if you need a boost... Simple Truths, at simpletruths.com, just pu... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Beauty Comes In All Shapes and Sizes, Not Just Size 5.
Friday, March 19, 2010      232 comments

Earlier today, it broke my heart to read the blog of a young lady, desperate to be noticed and appreciated as pretty. There on her homepage, was an array of photos; each one reflecting her love for life, the sparkle of her blue-violet eyes glea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Ripples of Encouragement
Friday, March 19, 2010      49 comments

When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively. Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personal power-releasing factor. — N... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Viruses...Ughh!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      47 comments

Well, some of you may have noticed that my presence on Sparkpeople has been almost non- existent this week. Believe me, it hasn’t been by choice. I have missed all of you dearly. I have missed your motivation, your inspiration, your success s... Read more
Monday, March 15, 2010      13 comments

Determination is the force that keeps us going. It's what drove Van Gough to keep painting. It's what motivated Ernest Hemingway to keep writing. It's what impelled Babe Ruth to keep hitting. It's what encouraged Eddie Van Halen to keep playing.... Read more
Still but the Caterpillar
Sunday, March 14, 2010      13 comments

I am still, but the caterpillar I have been incredibly busy this week , and along with this kind of busy comes stress. I have been a stress-eater in the past, and altho... Read more
Is Sparkpeople the Missing Piece ?
Saturday, March 13, 2010      16 comments

I've struggles with my weight for years. Although it has never gotten seriously out of hand, There are times that it has come close, like several years ago when my five foot two inch frame was toying with 190 lbs. I have been very fortunate... Read more
The Fog
Friday, March 12, 2010      22 comments

This morning I am reflection on these past weeks of my journey. As I look out my window, the air is thick with the murkiness of a dense, hovering fog. It's the kind of fog that disorients you. It's the kind of fog that settles in, surrounds y... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Only One Pound- Portion reprinted from February 10th Blog
Thursday, March 11, 2010      66 comments

Rather than aiming for being perfect, just aim to be little bit better today than you were yesterday."- Author Unknown I love this quote! It is one that I must be in constant remembrance of, as I've been told that I have the makings of bei... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Every Burden Has A Blessing
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      110 comments

An old legend says that at creation, the birds felt cheated and hurt because they received wings. Wings appeared to be burdens which none of the other animals were asked to carry. All was changed, however, when the birds learned that wings were ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Willpower
Monday, March 08, 2010      24 comments

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat a... Read more
Finding Strength
Sunday, March 07, 2010      21 comments

Finding Strength Whatever your fate is, you say, "This is what I need." It may look like a wreck, but go at it as though it were a challenge. If you bring love to that m... Read more
Laugh, Just For the Health of It !
Saturday, March 06, 2010      30 comments

Change...that's what life is all about. We can go on, day by day, being the same person, doing the same things or alter the course of our actions and become something new and improved. ... Read more
Learning to Walk the Tightrope
Friday, March 05, 2010      27 comments

I take life very seriously, sometimes too seriously...my weightloss journey included. My life is full of determination, willpower, and gusto. My Mom always told me, "Diane, if you are going to use your valuable time to do something, do it with... Read more
Growing Stronger
Thursday, March 04, 2010      15 comments

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