work place/ that's me before 20lb weight lost
this is me(granddaughter decided the head was not important)10/19
Invest in your personal development.
Continue praying and believing in your possibilities.
Continue taking steps towards your goals.
Network, study and remain teachable.
Practice forgiveness, giving and kindness.
When stress happens --- don't isolate, procrastinate or medicate yourself.
Restore your self-esteem and worthiness.
Stay away from the people, activities and habits that bring you down.
Get involved with positive and productive activities and people who can bring you up.
Do what really matters and don't give up!
"Inspiration for People On-the-Grow"
You are on the verge of a breakthrough. The blessings of God are flowing your way. Don't allow any one, any thing or any issues in your life to distract, tempt or discourage you. Do the right thing. There is an anointing/blessing over your life and it could easily be taken away when you are weak in your flesh, mind and spirit. Don't listen to the whispers of temptation or fear. Don't fall for the tricks and traps of the enemy.
Don't forfeit your blessings and your destiny for temporary pleasures or bursts of anger, fear and impatience.
You've come too far to throw it all away.
No life, job, child, boss, friends, parent or mate is perfect.
Dig a little deeper to find your courage, patience, love and faith.
You can do it. You can make it.
Do the right thing. Stay in the God's light. Stay in peace. Stay focused. Stay under the spiritual covering of God.
God can cover you with His grace, provision, power, guidance, comfort and peace. Every day you are led and fed by the Spirit of the Living God.
Do what's best for your life, your family and your future.
Every morning new mercies you will see.
Don't allow setbacks or the enemy to lie, confuse, trick or discourage you. Whenever I feel discouraged, an old gospel song by James Cleveland always inspires me. I pray these lyrics of faith and hope will inspire you also to get up and stand with authority against the enemy of your strength and determination. ~ Jewel Diamond Taylor
I don't feel no ways tired, I've come too far from where I started from. Nobody told me that the road would be easy. I don't believe He brought me this far --- to leave me.
I've been sick, but God brought me this far. I've been in trouble, but God brought me this far.
Iíve been friendless, but God brought me this far. Iíve been lonely, but God brought me this far.
I donít believe that God would bring me this far --- just to leave me.
~ I BELIEVE:
That our backgrounds and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.
That no matter how good a friend is, she is going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive her for that.
That because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to, doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.
That it's taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.
That you should always leave loved ones with kind words. It may be the last time you see them.
That money is a lousy way to keep score.
That you either control your anger or it controls you.
That sometimes I have the right to be angry, but I never have the right to be cruel.
That it always isn't enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to forgive yourself.
That no matter how bad your heart is broken, the world won't stop for you.
That to love others with my whole heart I must first love myself.
That the people you care most about in life are often taken from you too soon.
That life is more precious than money will ever be.
That it really is better to give than to receive.
My goal is to lose this excess weight (and keep it off) I know in order to achieve my goal I must make lifestyle changes. I must be able to say no to the things that are not good for me and embrace the things that are. To be all that I can be!
I am following the spark plan (it gets easier with each day). I monitor what I eat (try to stay within my set allowances) and am doing cardio and strenght exercises (must do better with the exercises).
strength exercises consist of 9 or 12 exercses, 3 x wkly, 6 sets 12 reps. my cardio is 30-45 minutes 3 x wkly. I have learned that if you stumble you must get up and keep the positive energy flowing.
I am a resident of College Park, GA., (9 yrs and counting)originally from New Orelans, LA(Algiers to be specific). my passion is reading, i consider my books my 'other' kids. books have a way of transcending time and taking you with them.
I am in the prime of life, my kids are grown, have a fairly decent job, no drama! life is good and with each passing day, thru exercise and healthier choices, i am making it better!
| current weight: 188.0
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Just peekin' in on you! How are you doing?
From One Day at a Time (ODAAT) team
2180 days ago
Just dropping by for a quick Hello and to see how are you holding up so far this 2010?
"One Day At A Time"
2307 days ago
Hey are you still active on Sparks. I was checking through friends and I saw your name and thought I would stop in and say hello. Hope you are still on track or if you reached your goal that you are happy with your weight loss and keeping it off. Stop by sometime
2549 days ago
One day at a time!! You can do it!!!
2820 days ago
Hi there - I just wanted to say hello! We are both on the One Day At A Time team! They have some great challenges to participate in and members are encouraging! Jory
2881 days ago