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Working on getting healthy in mind, body and spirit. It has been a long rough road but making progress. If I just concentrate on my body it appears I am not making progress but when I concentrate on mind and spirit there is progress. That now is my priority and doing 30 minutes of workout everyday because when I exercise my mind is clearer.
This quote by Dr. Wayne Dyer has had a big impact on me.

"Consider that the number one health problem in America seems to be obesity. How can you feel inspired and live in simplicity if you're gorging on excessive amounts of food and eliminating the exercise that the body craves? Recall that your body is a sacred temple where you reside for this lifetime, so make some time every single day for exercising it. Even if you only manage a walk around the block, just do it. Similarly, keep the words portion control uppermost in your consciousness-your stomach is the size of your fist, not a wheelbarrow! Respect your sacred temple and simplify your life by being an exerciser and sensible eater. I promise that you'll feel inspired if you act on this today! " Dr. Wayne Dyer, in Inspiration: Your Ultimate Calling.


Member Since: 10/23/2006

Fitness Minutes: 29,314

My Goals:
To continue daily to be more healthy in mind, body and Soul.

My goal to get healthy in body is almost there, 15 lbs to lose. My goal now is to get more healthy in mind and Soul.


My Program:
I started an exercise program in June 2010. I started walking as far as my body would take me. Now I am walking 3 days a week 4-5 miles each day in an hour. I also do resistance and flexibility exercises the other days and rest on Sunday. Eating healthy, watching portions, eating less meat more veggies. Still working on my Living Healthy Recipe Cookbook.



Personal Information:
I live in Traverse City, MI. I am 67 yrs old. I have 2 sons, 2 daughters and 5 granddaughters.

I graduated from Northwestern Michigan College with an Associate Degree in Business at the age of 59.


Other Information:
I like any books by Deepak Chopra and Dr. Wayne Dyer. I am currently reading "Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life", By Dr. Dyer




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  • v PIXIE-LICIOUS
    "Transformation is not five minutes from now; it's a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it's these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self esteem."
    -Jillian Michaels
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    "Make a pledge to yourself right now, to declare that you are worth your time and energy."
    -Deborah Day
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    Just stopping by to wish you a happy, healthy and fun Summer, Sparkfriend! Keep making those daily choices that will help you move closer to your goal, one step at a time. Right now there are just a little over 90 days until the first day of Autumn. Imagine how much progress you can make by then if you just keep doing your best each day this Summer! Don't forget....you are worth the effort!
    Hugs,
    Pixie
    1550 days ago
  • v PIXIE-LICIOUS
    "It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.”
    -Moliere
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    Thank you for taking the time to let me know that you liked the quote, I appreciate that. Have a great evening!
    1560 days ago
  • v PIXIE-LICIOUS
    "Every day of our lives we are faced with a choice.
    The choice to BE, or to be truly AMAZING.
    Ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.
    No matter who you are, or what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE."
    -Lorna Jane
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    Hey Sparkfriend, I hope your week is going great so far. Make the most of each day as it comes, and choose to be amazing! Put forth your best effort....because you are worth it!
    Hugs,
    Pixie
    1561 days ago
  • v BAZNCAZ
    THANK YOU FOR THE BIRTHDAY WISHES AND THE COMMENT ON MY SPARK PAGE. IT IS VERY MUCH APPRECIATED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    HOPE YOU ARE WELL AND KEEP SPARKING.
    1575 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/28/2013 10:43:45 AM
  • v PIXIE-LICIOUS
    "Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don't look back at it too long.
    Mistakes are life's way of teaching you. Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable from your capacity to reach your goals.
    No one wins them all, and your failures, when they happen, are just part of your growth. Shake off your blunders.
    How will you know your limits without an occasional failure? Never quit. Your turn will come."
    -Og Mandino
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    Just stopping by to wish you a healthy week, Spark friend! If you fall down, get back up and keep pushing forward. I hope you know that you're always worth your best effort...because you really are!
    Hugs,
    Pixie

    1576 days ago
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