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Quotes to Change Imbalance to Focus
Saturday, January 29, 2011      3 comments

1. “Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat.” ~Jill Johnson 2. “If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you don’t, you have achieved half your failure.” ~ David Ambrose ... Read more
Nearly 1 month down - finally ready to post "before" picture
Friday, January 28, 2011      3 comments

Today is day 28 of my bootcamp challenge. I completed a video every day and did an average of an hour a day of cardio (running 3x/week, walking to work, walking the dog). It was well worth the effort. I haven't weighed yet because I have a hi... Read more
Quotes to Change Fear Into Courage
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      1 comments

1. “A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” ~ William Shedd 2. “Come to the edge” the teacher said the students replied “but we are afraid” “Come to the edge” the teacher repeated They came He pushed them They fle... Read more
Quotes to Change Doubt into Belief
Monday, January 24, 2011      1 comments

1. "The strongest and sweetest song remains to be sung" ~ Walt Whitman 2. "The world is made a better place by those who refuse to believe they can't fly." ~ Unknown 3. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have wi... Read more
Quotes to Change Hesitation into Action
Sunday, January 23, 2011      0 comments

So the quote list is finished ~ or at least started. I'm sure I'll be adding to it as I see things. I ended up finding 115 quotes that I liked and decided to divide them into categories, which I'll post over the next few days. 1. "A great... Read more
21 up ~ 1 down
Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

I've had a 21-day streak of, well, just about everything good: drinking my water, exercising, being within my calorie range, and generally feeling great about the Spark and myself. I don't know if I've lost any weight because I'm not weighin... Read more
I'm not getting any younger....
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      1 comments

Still working on my quotes and just found this one, which resonates strongly. "A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for." -- William Shedd A week or so ago, I posted on a message board about feeling vulnerabl... Read more
Singular Circumstances call for Singular Motivation
Monday, January 17, 2011      0 comments

I'm still working on my motivation list (see yesterday's blog). It's amazing how many resources are out there - once you take off your blinders and start to look for them! I've only assemble about 15 quotes (still 85 short of my 100), but ... Read more
Today is the beginning of Motivation Week.
Sunday, January 16, 2011      0 comments

Weekly Goal: Gather 100 motivational quotes and assemble them into one document to keep important places (home computer, work computer, glove compartment, suitcase). It's worth it if it helps me avoid even one slip up. If you read thi... Read more
Naughty Numbers
Saturday, January 15, 2011      0 comments

When I joined SP, I decided that I wouldn't weigh myself for a month. A full month. While reviewing my not inconsequential diet history, I noticed that I tend to obsess over numbers. While I'm walking, running, or driving, I estimate how fast... Read more
Adding, Instead of Taking Away
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      0 comments

As I was walking my dog this evening, I had a thought that I wanted to share. I used to think that trying to get fit and healthy was a task that drained my energy. It was taking away from my living my life. With the help of sparkpeople.co... Read more
Having a great time and staying true to myself.
Sunday, January 09, 2011      1 comments

We had some friends over for dinner last night. Fun, skinny, friends with whom we usually eat and drink - a lot. I was a little worried beforehand because I wanted to have a good time, but didn't want to do major damage to the progress I've b... Read more
Small Victories - Yay!
Friday, January 07, 2011      0 comments

Today I waited too long to eat lunch. Again. Sometimes I get so caught up in what I'm doing that I forget to eat. Unfortunately, in my case, this forgetfulness hasn't led to being a skinny airhead. I'm a chubby airhead because, when I don't ... Read more
Focus puts everything into perspective!
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      5 comments

Today was a really rough day at work.....but I'm feeling great! My work day was filled with things I hate: a call from my Boss to ask me to do a lot of extra work for no extra credit; a really long, boring, negative meeting; a time-wasti... Read more
Reasons to Lose
Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Lately, I've been spending a considerable amount of time thinking about WHY I want to lose weight. I have come to the realization that I've been using motivational reasons that are about 20 years too old! The goal of being the hottest chick in... Read more

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