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One Moment, One Ounce, At a Time, Just For Today

Today there is a snowstorm in New Jersey, January 3, 2014. God has blessed me with a brand new year. I pray that with his love and guidance I make the most of it.

I am nearing the end of 2013, it is Thanksgiving Day. With God's Grace and Eternal Blessings I have been able to walk down and up the 12. Steps; (very significant for it to be 12); in my home that leads from my bedroom to the Livingroom/Kitchen/Laundry room downstairs several times a day. Quite an accomplishment for ...
Today there is a snowstorm in New Jersey, January 3, 2014. God has blessed me with a brand new year. I pray that with his love and guidance I make the most of it.

I am nearing the end of 2013, it is Thanksgiving Day. With God's Grace and Eternal Blessings I have been able to walk down and up the 12. Steps; (very significant for it to be 12); in my home that leads from my bedroom to the Livingroom/Kitchen/Laundry room downstairs several times a day. Quite an accomplishment for me in my post stroke recovery thus far. Thank You Jesus, ThankYou Lord.

I have significant anniversaries this year, 2013. August 17th will be the 3rd Anniversary of my Stroke , October will be 3rd Anniversary of learning to walk again and December 23rd will be the 3rd Anniversary of my return home from the Rehab Center where I recuperated from my Stroke.

I'm here to get healthier. Moreso now than when I joined in 2008. God has been good to me helping me find Sparkpeople and saving me when I had a Stroke in August, 2010. I am grateful for His love, mercy and blessings.

Dear God help me remember that every day is a gift and a blessing. Help me be forever grateful for each day, as each day is another chance to do better, to get it right this time. Help me be always mindful of that fact and to cleave to You, listen to You and be guided by Your direction and instruction in my daily comings and goings. I ask this of You in Jesus' name, for Christ sakes, if it be Thy will, Amen.

Affirmations: I Am Grateful, Thankful, Healthy, Wealthy, Wise, Happy,Joyous, Free, Fair, Firm, and Consistent.
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Member Since: 10/3/2008

SparkPoints: 29,258

Fitness Minutes: 787

My Goals:
My goals are to lose 50 lbs and to become healthier thru weight loss and exercise.

I love movies- dramas, romance, comedies, action adventure, science fiction and sophisticated horror with my husband; Books of all kinds; Music of all kinds; Poetry and Dance.

I love reading books, favorite authors -Terry McMillian, John Grisham, Janet Evanovich, Dr. Christianne Northrup, Hilary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Richard Russo
I also like biographies, books about spirituality, etc.
I like all kinds of music- rock, blues, pop, hip hop, classic rock, some country, some folk. New wave, reggae, grunge, show tunes, etc., everything but classical and opera,

My Program:
I log my food and exercise daily , drink a minimum of 48 ozs. of water, exercise a minimum of 210 minutes 6x weekly, eat smaller portions, lower my white foods and sugar intake, and meditation for a minimum of 10 minutes daily, read spiritual writings daily.

Personal Information:
I was born and lived in NC until I graduated from college at 21 years of age in 1971. I moved to NJ and have lived in NJ for 42 years. In 1987 I received my Masters degree in NJ from Rutgers University. I worked for state government for 37 years and retired in 2010 due to a Stroke. I am married and I have 2 married adult children and no grandchildren.

Other Information:
IF THE ONLY PRAYER YOU EVER SAY IN YOUR ENTIRE LIFE IS THANK YOU, IT WILL BE ENOUGH.
Meister Eckhart
"For God so loved the world that HE gave His own begotten son that you will not perish but have everlasting life" John 3:16
Serenity Prayer
God grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can and the Wisdom to know the difference
AA World Services.

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SOUL2SHINE79
3/30/2014 10:31:47 PM

Thank you so much for the nice welcome to the Meditation and Mindfulness team! Glad to be a part of the team...nice to meet you! Thank you for the welcome banner! :)



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KATHYJO56
3/26/2014 6:27:43 PM

Thank you for the birthday wishes. It was a very nice day. I hope that you have a wonderful week. Hugs, kathy



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ANGELFMABV
3/22/2014 9:22:10 AM

Hi, Becky!

Thank you for stopping by this week and also for inquiring about my well being. I am doing pretty good for the most part. I belong to TOPS and we had a meeting this week and we talked about my continuous problem with night time eating, so I was given a challenge to meet my goal of 173 by the end of April and to take control back. My plan is to eat within my calorie plan and plan each night time snack so that it fits into my plan. I am also trying to up the number of steps I get in each day. The min must reach 7000 on both my devices.
So far since Wednesday night I have succeeded!
Today I am bringing my bike in to get tuned up. I am so stoked for winter to be over and spring to be here.
Tomorrow I am attending my friends church. I am looking forward to that.
How are you doing?
You have a great weekend my friend!

Love, hugs and many blessings,

Penny



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CIERAPOET
3/17/2014 10:21:26 PM

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Happy Monday Becky!

Just wanted to thank you for spreading your spark on my page today! Hope you enjoyed a beautiful day!
Blessings!
Deb
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ANGELFMABV
3/17/2014 7:57:18 PM

Happy Saint Patty's Day!

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