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2014: Tending My Garden Daily

The Journey IS the goal!

2014 - I've been "tending my garden daily;" sometimes only small changes and other times, major overhauls. The point is that it's on my mind daily and I never give up! Keys to good gardens (and good lives!)

Preparation
Feed
Water
Look for what's out of place but
Don't fight nature
Maintenance
Perseverance

2013 was spent using a better scale; the scale of BALANCE. Balance between body and ...
The Journey IS the goal!

2014 - I've been "tending my garden daily;" sometimes only small changes and other times, major overhauls. The point is that it's on my mind daily and I never give up! Keys to good gardens (and good lives!)

Preparation
Feed
Water
Look for what's out of place but
Don't fight nature
Maintenance
Perseverance

2013 was spent using a better scale; the scale of BALANCE. Balance between body and mind, through brain and heart. Gone is the warrior of the past; I'm on a road now that I've passed by before - the peaceful path.


2012 was my year of Creation. 2011 saw a lot of changes in my life (not all good ones but that was last year) and I was definitely ready to create the best life yet!! 2012 did not disappoint!

Life is so great that we only get a tiny moment to enjoy everything we see. And that moment is right now. -Neil Pasricha.

I've been on this journey before but for some reason I stopped before I got to the what I thought was the best part!! I'm still learning but the lessons I've learned here is that THE JOURNEY IS THE GOAL and DON'T GIVE UP.

"One day I decided to surrender my "condition," and I began to accept me as being not broke. I didn't need fixing, but I needed to accept me as I am."
(I have no clue who wrote this - I found this on an internet message board I was reading but I come back to it over and over to be reminded of how I need to live my life.)




Listed below are my some of my goals from when I first started with SparkPeople in June of 2009. I can see now that these are more than just goals; they are promises I've made to myself.

MY GOALS from 2009
-To learn why I can lose weight yet not keep it off
-to take all I've learned from past failed weight loss attempts and add it to what I'm learning now to ensure success!
-to share what I learn in the event that someone else can benefit from what I've discovered
-To make the "for life" changes that will keep me young and to HAVE FUN while I'm at it!






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Member Since: 6/5/2009

SparkPoints: 84,178

Fitness Minutes: 58,049

My Goals:
FITNESS GOALS for 2013:
SMART goals (with emphasis on "Attainable" and "Realistic")

My personal Hall of Fame:

Door County Half Marathon (5/07/2011) -DONE


Door County 5K (5/01/10) - DONE

Bellin Run 10K (6/12/10) - DONE

Chicago Half-Marathon (running the 5K instead - 9/12/10) - DONE

Run Wild 10K (10/2/10 - Sturgeon Bay, WI - Potawatomi State Park) DONE


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I live half of the week in Door County, Wisconsin (Washington Island) and the other half is spent in Green Bay (where I have the job that pays for the life in Door County!)

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The biggest commitment I'll ever make has to be to myself.

CATCH ON FIRE WITH ENTHUSIASM AND PEOPLE WILL COME FOR MILES TO WATCH YOU BURN - John Wesley

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

“I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” – Abraham Lincoln

I love this:
And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

- Anais Nin, Danish diarist


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WALLAHALLA
12/18/2014 9:23:59 PM

emoticon May your season’s greetings far exceed your season’s eatings! emoticon



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MSLZZY
12/16/2014 7:20:13 PM

We had the same thing. 60 degrees one day and less than 30 the next. Stay warm.



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MSLZZY
11/28/2014 9:49:48 PM

Black Friday spent decorating church. I am sure you stayed home and out of the crowds. Hope your Thanksgiving was awesome!



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MSLZZY
11/27/2014 7:37:48 AM

Happy Thanksgiving to you! HUGS!



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MSLZZY
11/22/2014 7:51:56 PM

Sending you some of the warmer weather but it won't last long.



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