NGCHILD is a SparkPeople Motivator!
I promise myself I am going to do some type of exercise 5 days a week and track my progress.
Other goals for 2016 to make ME a better person:
I promise to send cards to family and friends for birthdays and anniversaries!
Purge and clean something everyday.
"Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply,
Speak Kindly, Leave the rest to God"
To Change One's Life:
1. Start immediately.
2. Do it flamboyantly.
3. No exceptions.
~ William James
"Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together." Vesta M. Kelly
Failure is falling off the wagon and never having the courage to get back on no matter how many times we fall off.
I am Not a failure! From Sparkbuddy BarbieT65
~~Feelings and Emotions happen -- acting on them is a choice.
(�.�� (�.�� "If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning."
~~Change your lifestyle -- change your weight (I am working towards this)!
~~Do not compare yourself to others, only be better than you were.
~~Margaret Thatcher once said "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."
~~People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily. JRSYGRL75
~~Defy Expectations! H2O4LIFE (she rocks!)
M ake short term goals
O ut with the negative thoughts
T hink of why you want it
I magine how you will feel
V isualize the future you
A cknowledge your successes
T reat yourself with respect
I nvestigate new ideas and foods
O bserve your healthy lifestyle
N ever give up and never give in
S upport one another
It takes 21 days to change a behavior....that doesn't sound so hard does it??
"Never argue with an idiot. They just drag you down to their level and beat you with years of experience." (Love this one!)
- Happy moments, praise God.
- Difficult moments, seek God.
- Quiet moments, worship God.
- Painful moments, trust God.
- Every moment, thank God.
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."
Your reputation is what others say about you. Your character is what God KNOWS about you.
I would like to lose 100 pounds.
I want to look as sexy as I feel! To be healthy and happy.
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Drink lots and lots of water.
Visit SparkPeople daily to help with motivation.
To walk at least 30 minutes everyday.
My name is Nic. I live in Illinois.
I am addicted to Bristish mysteries and love to read.
I love being a wife and a mommy!! I enjoy knitting, planting flowers, antiquing, I am always on the hunt for my next treasure.
I love to camp!
I am very active in my church and love getting together with family and friends.
Secrets of Success
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Hi Nic, you're welcome. Slow and steady is key. Prepare some plans in advance but then take it one day at a time, one meal at a time, one exercise period at a time. We can do this. We will probably have setbacks at times but the point is to just keep going. Get up and go on. :) I'll be posting more on my journey... if it's helpful, feel free to share your journey with me too! I'm here for you too! Karen
62 days ago
Sweetheart, I do feel for you. I have had some significant losses -- only to be derailed by bad habits and late night stress eating during a very emotionally stressful time. This was after I thought my thinking and habits were fixed. Ha! I ended up gaining back 25 pounds. Now, I'm trying to do some damage control.
It is really hard not to beat yourself up during this process. But, I know (and so do you) that we need to be kind to ourselves and treat our own self as a treasured friend.
So, baby steps...
I'm here for you.
62 days ago
Hi Nic, I miss you, too! Thanks for stopping by my page. I'm trying to get my spark back, too. I was doing really good for awhile; then, had a setback in November and gained 25 pounds by the end of February! Working so hard to get it off; but really struggling. The kids are doing well. My oldest is finishing first grade and will be out for the summer, soon... the youngest is going to start preschool in the fall... time has flown by too fast!
Are you coming to Chicago anytime soon? Would love to see you!
138 days ago
OMG, Nic, being a mom is AMAZING! I had no idea! Every freakin' thing he does is amazing and awesome to us LOL I am awed every day how I love him more every. single. day. It's nuts! I swear I have no idea what I did with my life before -- except, you know, cook dinner at a reasonable time and see the occasional movie. :D
How are you?! Is Max in freakin' 1st grade already?!
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