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Welcome to my page! My name is Diane and I am a proud member of the Sunny Gals and the NW sparklers!
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I once believed I could not lose weight or quit smoking or start exercising. But I found that if I had faith in myself and use the resources I have found on Sparks: I can! I quit smoking 5 years ago and lost over 60 pounds. I think if you look inside yourself you will be surprised to find you can do it too.

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Welcome to my page! My name is Diane and I am a proud member of the Sunny Gals and the NW sparklers!
Contact me if you would like to join in one of my teams.
I once believed I could not lose weight or quit smoking or start exercising. But I found that if I had faith in myself and use the resources I have found on Sparks: I can! I quit smoking 5 years ago and lost over 60 pounds. I think if you look inside yourself you will be surprised to find you can do it too.

My mission statement: To appreciate and enjoy life to the fullest by gaining knowledge, mobility and grace."

�Set your goals high, and don�t stop till you get there.�

I want to thank Sparks, the Done Girls, the Sunny Gals and all of my Sparks Friends for helping me lose over 60 pounds! I know that the PUSH Season will be the best ever! Go Sunnies! Love YA!

One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight.
Schlemeel, schlemazel, hasenfeffer incorporated.
We're gonna do it!
Give us any chance, we'll take it.
Give us any rule, we'll break it.
We're gonna make our dreams come true.
Doin' it our way.
Nothin's gonna turn us back now,
Straight ahead and on the track now.
We're gonna make our dreams come true,
Doin' it our way.
There is nothing we won't try,
Never heard the word impossible.
This time there's no stopping us.
We're gonna do it.
On your mark, get set, and go now,
Got a dream and we just know now,
We're gonna make our dream come true.
And we'll do it our way, yes our way.
Make all our dreams come true,
And do it our way, yes our way,
Make all our dreams come true
For me and you

The first rule of success, and one that supersedes all others, is to have energy.

It's important to know how to concentrate it. Focus your energy on important matters instead of frittering it away on meaningless things.

Nothing will add more power to your life then concentrating all your energies on a limited set of goals.

You must focus the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve if you truly want to be successful.

Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon attaining your objectives.
You must be single minded, and drive for the things you have decided upon.
The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
by steingart
One Day at a Time
Whatever the goal we're pursuing,
no matter how rugged the climb,
we're certain to get there
by trying our best,
and taking One Day At A Time.

"Forever" is hard to imagine,
"the future" may seem far away-
but every new dawn
brings a wonderful chance
to do what we can on that day.

-Emily Matthews

�There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.�
You are successful the moment you start moving toward a worthwhile goal.
�We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same.�



Let go of the past

"Your journey has molded you for your greater good, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think that you've lost time. There is no short-cutting to life. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time."

-- Asha Tyson

No regrets. As we become more aware, we begin to realize that there�s a purpose to everything that happens. This builds our trust, and supports us in being willing to be more open and daring to really experience life as it unfolds.

If we pay attention to what�s happening in each moment, we will discover that life continually brings us opportunities to heal our past wounds. When a painful memory surfaces, we can take the time to feel it fully, give compassion to ourselves and any others and allow the energy to release. As we deal with the past in this way IN THE PRESENT, we free ourselves to more fully connect with life.






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Member Since: 3/25/2008

SparkPoints: 105,525

Fitness Minutes: 64,770

My Goals:
200 hit on 6-23-15
175 by 3/1/16
145 by 8/1/16

Mini Goals:


Lose 75 lbs Mini Vacation
Lose 85 lbs New Haircut/Color
Lose 100 lbs 3 new outfits


My Program:
My Goals:
Fitness:
*** Mon, Wed and Fri � Strength training sessions (30 - 45 min)
*** Tue, Thur and Sat � cardio sessions (30 - 60 min)

My Rewards:
Hair highlights - done 5/3
Wii Zumba!
New jeans
Mini Beach Vacation

Personal Information:
Married over 29 years and have one daughter who is attending college. I love to read and workout in the pool.
I have been overweight since my mid 20s and when I quit smoking on 10/27/2007 I packed on more pounds.
I hope to lose my weight so I can enjoy a cruise to Alaska in 2014 or 2015

Other Information:
Love to read, favorite authors are Nora Roberts , Laurel K Hamilton and Charlene Harris! Love animals, especially cats. Love being a Done Being the Fat Girl! And the Sunny Gals Challenge team, just ask if you want to be part of it!

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BARBIEE52
5/5/2016 6:36:01 PM

emoticon emoticon ""TODAY IS A DAY TO TELL MYSELF"": emoticon emoticon

TODAY I WILL:

PRAY more,
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WORRY less, LAUGH more
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STRESS less, HUG more and HURRY less.
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Today I will count "MY BLESSINGS".... not my troubles.
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So.....Enjoy Your Day!!!
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ZANYGIRL1
5/5/2016 8:00:18 AM


*´¨)
¸.•´ Happy Thursday, Diane!
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“Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.” ~Vince Lombardi~

Let's commit today to get our bodies healthy and fit!

Have a terrific Thursday.

Karen
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BARBIEE52
5/4/2016 5:30:50 PM

emoticon ~~1~~ emoticon ""THE VALUE OF ONE"" emoticon ~~1~~ emoticon
emoticon To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed a grade. emoticon
emoticon To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby. emoticon
emoticon To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper. emoticon
emoticon To realize the value of ONE HOUR, ask the lovers who are waiting to meet.
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emoticon To realize the value of ONE MINUTE, ask a person who just missed a train emoticon .
emoticon To realize the value of ONE SECOND, ask someone who just avoided an accident. emoticon
emoticon To realize the value of ONE MILLISECOND, ask the person who won a silver medal at the Olympics. emoticon

Treasure every moment that you have! And treasure it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time with. And remember time waits for no one.
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Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why its called the present.

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4/30/2016 7:09:24 PM

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I hope that one day you buy every pretty dress you´ve ever wanted.
I hope you wear them and dance barefoot in summer and laugh.
I hope you smile at all the little things, like flowers, the wind blowing in your face. raindrops,
the smell of fresh cut grass and the laughter of children.
I hope you get that tattoo you´ve always wanted. I hope you learn to speak French Fluently.
I hope you go to Paris and NYC and get lost, and you will be found.
I hope you never stop singing, even when people tell you that you can´t – in fact,
especially then, that´s when I hope you´ll sing the loudest.
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I hope you buy a bracelet everywhere you go,
or something you´ll always remember that place, until your whole arm is filled with them.
I hope you Love God with all your heart. I hope you stop beating yourself up
about everything that´s out of your control.
I hope you have the guts to speak up when something is important to you.
I hope you step out of your comfort zone.
I hope you fall insanely in love with someone unexpected.
I hope you forget about your scars – inside and out –
and in the middle of all this strange and beautiful world you learn to be happy.
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ZANYGIRL1
4/30/2016 9:23:49 AM

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“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” ~Michael Jordan~

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NEVER GIVE UP, WE CAN DO THIS!!!!!
Hope you have a fabulous weekend!


Karen
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