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Wake Up Little Creature!

Thursday, December 25, 2014



Wake up little creature! Don't you know what day it is? ........ Wake up! You don't want to miss the celebration, do you?



Of course not! I am bringing a gift and I wouldn't miss His birthday for all the cheese in the world! .... I sure do know what day it is! .... emoticon .. emoticon



That's right! Happy Birthday Jesus! ........ Your children and family throughout the world celebrate and thank you for coming !

And if any read this today ........... If you never have invited Jesus in to your heart and home .......... Don't put it off .......... This time on Earth is going fast ....... by receiving Jesus as Savior ........... you have all of Heaven to gain and the bad place to shun! Eternity lasts forever. Jesus is my best friend for life here and in the hereafter. emoticon

  
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    Thank you for sharing. Merry Christmas to you, too.

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    Beautiful post. Thank you and Merry Christmas!!

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    Well said Jan.

Many blessing to you and yours today and the comingyear.

Marry Christmas!

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WELLBEING67 12/25/2014 4:38PM

    It is our family tradition on Christmas to have a cake and sing " Happy Birthday" to Jesus.

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    Amen!

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COLOR-BLUE 12/25/2014 2:22PM

    After I bid my heavenly hosts good morning, like I do everyday, I screamed, "It's Your Birthday! Happy Birthday, Jesus!" And yes, He's my best friend, too from here unto Eternity!

Blessings!


- Nancy Jean -
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MSTWOMOONS002 12/25/2014 12:23PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Happy Holidays I've already blessed & enjoyed Jesus as my savior & brother long ago. I don't go anywhere without him. His spirit lives in me.

Love Prayers & Many Blessings Always Debby emoticon

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PFERG66 12/25/2014 12:00PM

    Merry and Blessed Christmas wishes to you and your family.
What a wonderful friend you have been to me this year.

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52BINCE 12/25/2014 11:59AM

    Perfect way to have the best xmas present ever...... I agree choose Jesus

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Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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    What an excellent message. Merry Christmas! emoticon emoticon

Lori

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  emoticon JAN emoticon Thanks for sharing.God Bless. emoticon

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-Small Changes-Big Differences

Thursday, December 18, 2014



I feel like I got a 'jump' on the New Year! I mean, what was I waiting for, Christmas? emoticon This is how I felt due to making a few changes to my overall plan. With those tweaks, I got more than I expected. In less than a week I saw 2 pounds gone from the scale! But I am not one to get too caught up with numbers as we know they can fluctuate. What DID excite me more .... was my DH and I went to lunch one day and as we were waiting for our food, he looked at me and asked, "What have you been doing differently? You look like you have lost weight... and honestly, This is the best I have seen you!" .... THEN a co-worker made mention of me being at 'goal weight.' lol ..... emoticon ...... I have several pounds to go ..... but when you get a compliment, take those sparks and run with them! emoticon



I beamed and felt empowered as a surge of confidence came from within. emoticon I did not mention the small changes, yet, they were noticed! I came to the end of the year, not dragging myself across into the new year ...,. but feeling exuberant and re-charged.



When you find yourself feeling exuberant, don't let go ........... keep building momentum and stay with the changes.

What made the difference?
As I do some form of exercise daily, I looked for 'fitness bursts' randomly through the day. Where I work, there are 24 very steep stairs to each level and I have been using them. The constant motion is certain to keep my metabolism revved. I began to carefully scrutinize my morning and afternoon snacks, tailoring them to healthy portions, such as a plain yogurt topped with my frozen berries, one packet of Truvia .......... and either 1/2 C. cottage cheese w/ 3 or 4 wheat thins, or just an apple.



EXUBERANCE is best described in pictures.



Exuberance is Beauty ..... in many forms and colors .....It adds brilliance and dimension to mood.



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Plan:
I am not waiting for the calendar to turn a new year. I set out to end 2014 on a good note ..... and I am finding those small changes make big differences. I'm excited ......... enthused to meet 2015 with no regrets. Want to join me spark friends as we enthusiastically come down the homestretch and all get exuberant ........ maybe do some jumping for joy? ...... What are we waiting for .......... Christmas? ... Come on... It's FUN!!!


Ok spark friends? ..... Ready-Set-Go! ....

Great! Now you got it! ....





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1HEISTHEANSWER 12/24/2014 3:01PM

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    Great Blog! Thank you for sharing. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and All the best in 2015.
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    Thanks for the boost! Great idea to start from now as if it's the New Year!

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OLIVIANIGHT 12/23/2014 4:23AM

    You made me smile on a grey, drizzly work day. Thanks : )

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LORIVIOLA 12/22/2014 2:24PM

    i love your exuberance! This is just what I needed. Thank you! 😀

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    Thanks for sharing.

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TORTISE110 12/22/2014 5:41AM

    reading your blog makes me want to jump for joy!!

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BLITZEN44 12/21/2014 10:48PM

    Glad you are getting those well deserved compliments... soak 'em up- they make your heart happy! Nice job on your continued weight loss! emoticon

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    Great blog

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    Congratulations on the featured blog on Spark. emoticon

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    I am so happy for you! Compliments are always exciting! emoticon on the weight loss

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AMYG5025 12/21/2014 7:58AM

    Thanks for sharing! Positivity is contagious! 😃

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    Just reading your blog made me feel exuberant! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MANISHA57 12/20/2014 11:20PM

    I really liked this blog. It gave me such positive feeling.

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SHERYLP461 12/20/2014 7:33PM

    Fantastic blog! Good for you getting off to an early start!!

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EMJAYWS 12/20/2014 4:34PM

    Thanks, needed this. I have been dragging... Now I'm going to focus on exubrrantly finishing out this season!

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SAPHRAEL 12/20/2014 4:19PM

    Nice one. You got this!

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FINDINGBOBBIE 12/20/2014 2:42PM

    Great blog!!! Small changes = big results :)

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BARCELONAME 12/20/2014 1:55PM

  Awesome and congrats

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JUNETTA2002 12/20/2014 11:30AM

    Awesome Blog

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  Great blog.

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    Love all of the photos!

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LIVELYGIRL2 12/20/2014 1:44AM

  that's a different way to look at things, pretty positive, and hard not to eat hose Christmas goodies.

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RAINBOWMF 12/20/2014 1:13AM

    excellent blog Keep up the great work

Happy 2015, you know it will be

Mary

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CATHYGETSFIT 12/19/2014 10:11PM

    emoticon The word exuberance is not used very often in this day and age. So, thanks for using I think I'll be using it in an upcoming blog. emoticon Isn't it great when little changes can make a world of difference??!! emoticon on all of your successes!!!! I did jump for joy with you and for you!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    I can feel your excitement and energy. Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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LCDDUB 12/19/2014 9:20PM

  An excellent blog and very inspiring. You continue as you are...


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FITTEREVERYDAY 12/19/2014 8:45PM

    Very inspiring!

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    Way to go! Is wonderful when people complement on the way you are looking. emoticon

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    Wow! Very good blog. Congrats on the weightless! You are an amazing inspiration! Thank you for sharing. emoticon emoticon

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  Great to see your blog

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JSEATTLE 12/19/2014 3:21PM

  We often feel better and notice the changes ourselves, but for others to notice the difference in you is a real compliment!! Good for you and keep this going!

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JUDYFCA 12/19/2014 2:49PM

  Thanks ever so much for this blog. I truly needed it today. I hit 200 lbs last weigh in after being down from 267 to 164 lbs....so it is truly a struggle for me. I feel inspired by your post. Thanks. Thank-you thank-you thank-you.

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**Sweet Tooth Surprise**

Thursday, December 11, 2014



There is just no sugar coating the truth about sweets, no matter how beautifully displayed on the banquet table. Tantalizing, seductive, but healthy?



Do your taste buds dance, your mouth water, and that little 'beggar' within holler to you, "Get me some of those!" emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
Yesterday an email came from our President and Chief trauma surgeon, "Goodies are in both lunch rooms!! .... Please help yourselves!" You could have mistaken it for a cattle call the way herds of people thundered up the stairs!



Festive and bright colors, carefully designed, beckon to us but I was armed as I entered my lunchroom, there to eat the lunch DH made for me. As I did last year and the year before, I pulled out my number one secret weapon ..... Wonder what that was?

#1. Visual Transformation: It is very simple .... but powerful and it works! emoticon ..... I use my imagination to transform what I see NOT in the state it is presented BUT what it will become once it is eaten! ... Like this ........



My good spark friend , SPARKFRAN514 wrote in a recent blog that the average weight gain over the holidays is between 6 to 10 pounds! .... Yikes!! Thanks Fran!

#2. Sweet Surprise: .... I decided to be pro active and rather than run from the problem ....... (tables of pseudo-goodies) .... I created my own sweet dish ......... But it is full of satisfying, nourishing fruits w/ one veggie added for a keeper any time of the year.



I looked through my fridge and combined things that needed to be used while they were still fresh. (You can certainly improvise)



Sweet Surprise Recipe:
Into slow cooker
1-2 Cups cubed Butternut Squash
2 C. Sliced apples----1 Pear thickly sliced--- 2 C. frozen peaches.
1/4 C. Golden raisins (optional)
Squeeze a little orange juice and 1/8 to 1/4 C. water over.
Sprinkle with cinnamon and a dab of dried orange grated zest.
(Only take a few minutes to prepare).
Cook in slow cooker on low for about 4 hours.

The beauty to this sweet tooth surprise is ... You can add it to the Holiday
meal as a side dish OR save it for your dessert--warm a bit and add
a dab of reduced calorie whipped topping. emoticon ...... This
became my thinking when I saw the table of desserts ............ "No
thanks as I have a yummy dessert waiting for me! .... (I am amazed at
how this dish completely curbed my desire for the sugary stuff!!



Once more ..... we are in the homestretch of 2014...... so don't be fooled
by these pretty little dainties ........... We are naturally drawn to color and
things that look FUN ....and somehow the Holidays give permission to eat
drink, and be merry ..... But take my hint and do the visual conversion!
(And remember: there is NO time out during the holidays: Our body is still counting those empty calories!) ... emoticon ... emoticon for reading friends! emoticon

  
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CHERYLHURT 12/24/2014 7:34AM

  Really great, thanks!

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WRITERWANNAB 12/19/2014 10:20AM

    I eat sweets very sparingly now & when I decide to have one, it has to be worth the calories, then I savor it.

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AZTEC57 12/18/2014 2:48AM

  Thanks for posting, definitely makes me want to keep on track during this time of year!

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  Thanks for the recipe!

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HOLLYM48 12/16/2014 6:03PM

    I hear you and I agree! I do not want to gain 5-10 pounds at anytime and especially at the end of the year only to have to work so hard to lose it again. I can pass those sweet temptations away or eat a little bite to get my sweet tooth satisfied!

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SISSIE21 12/16/2014 10:20AM

    I have to admit, my taste buds soared just seeing those delicious treats! But they are indeed seductive and come at a very high price. Think I will try your tasty surprise instead. emoticon

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1STBUCKETITEM 12/16/2014 3:15AM

  emoticon I'm going to try that recipe this week. Sounds delicious!! emoticon

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1SURFWALKER 12/15/2014 10:32PM

    i Just completed a 21 day challenge for myself to go off sweet treats! I did it!! It can be done and if this sugar addict can do it, anyone can! It does work to have healthy things in it's place of course, like what you suggested. Fruit helps too! This time of year is hard for all of us, so many tempting treats you never see any other time of the year! I do have a sweet tooth, but I think it is better now that I went cold turkey for 21 days. Like in my blog research, scientists say for most people it only takes 21 days to change or quit a bad habit. Thanks for the recipe, looks great!!! emoticon

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AMBERSMANUEL 12/15/2014 8:48PM

    Sounds delish! I will have to try it!!

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LOVINGKATE 12/15/2014 1:25PM

  emoticon Blog!!!! The picture of the fat will make all difference for me.
My visualization, the FAT!! Thanks so much for sharing and good for you for making your own yummy treat. Will try this in my own slow cooker. Have a great week.

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FRIDA11 12/15/2014 3:12AM

    Yes! Defence food is important. Thank you.
Salads and different dishes can be very colorful with cherry tomatoes cut in halves and put in a circle on top.

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CICELY360 12/14/2014 6:44PM

  good blog

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ALIIDA 12/14/2014 6:08AM

    Gorgeous pictures. I needed the one of the fat this afternoon. I was ogling the delicious pastries of the people on the table next to me. Next time I'll keep that fat in my mind's eye. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BLITZEN44 12/13/2014 9:50PM

    Love your alternate recipe to help avoid the really unhealthy sweet stuff! Thanks for sharing!

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DS9KIE 12/13/2014 12:59AM

    yummy

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SPEDED2 12/13/2014 12:08AM

    Thanks for sharing. It looks and sounds yummy! Going to give it a try this weekend.

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CATHYGETSFIT 12/12/2014 8:54PM

    emoticon emoticon for the reminder and the recipe! I decided a couple of years ago not to make cookies for Christmas. I'm glad I don't make that a "tradition" anymore. Continue to keep reminding us what we're here for!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

Hope you are doing well otherwise! We miss you on the TWAS team!!

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JSEATTLE 12/12/2014 8:18PM

  How many times are we fooled by the "pretty little thing" only to find it looks way better than it tastes! Thank you for the recipe, it sounds delicious and easy and can be adapted to what is on hand.

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  Thank You for the great advice. That visual would certainly work for me!!! emoticon

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SWEETTOOTH712 12/12/2014 4:54PM

    I am definitely going to try this! Thank you for sharing. Sugar is my biggest downfall, especially this time of the year.

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NONNAOF2 12/12/2014 4:25PM

  I haven't worked in many years, but I remember the beautiful desserts that popped up in the staff room each day, they were so hard to stay away from. I love your recipe and will need to try it soon, thank you! :-)

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CATNURSE1 12/12/2014 3:56PM

    My only temptations so far this year are vanilla Tootsie Rolls and wintergreen candy canes. I've made cookies for the family, but other than a bite of a share cookie with hubby, they were consumed by others. You're recipe sounds good -- I'll have to try it.

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DIANNEMT 12/12/2014 3:45PM

    Excellent!!

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    Yum

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PFERG66 12/12/2014 12:35PM

    Hey you! Great blog and the recipe sounds like a winner.

I, too, will not soon forget the visual aid. Gaak.

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    Sweet!

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  Love your Blog

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FUNLOVEN 12/12/2014 8:53AM

    The pictures you posted in your blog look a lot prettier than anything I have seen so far this year. Funny thing is that for some reason I do not understand I have not been tempted by any of the holiday goodies - yet! As a matter of fact, I just told another friend yesterday that when I walked into the store this week and was hit with the rows of baking supplies front and center and then bin after bin of candy it was almost nauseating to me. All that kept running through my mind was "YUK!". I think it might have been a visualization thing just like what you described b/c all I could seem to see was CALORIES! And being able to walk right on by was just fine with me.

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HMBROWN1 12/12/2014 7:54AM

    Love the picture of the fat! Might never get it out of my head today! Which is good, today is my work Christmas Dinner. So, thanks! I needed that!

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SHERYLP461 12/12/2014 7:53AM

    Thank you!

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OSDOWNS 12/12/2014 7:38AM

    Great blog. Thanks for the visualization tip and the recipe!

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GARDENCHRIS 12/12/2014 7:34AM

    all good reminders.... thanks! emoticon

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RHOOK20047 12/12/2014 7:14AM

    Great and timely information during this season of sweets. May we all find the resolve to not let the holidays throw us off our weight loss journey, but if we must, may we keep it in moderation. Have a great weekend and thanks for making our team as great as it is. You are an intregral part of it that makes us as good as we are!

Bob

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PENOWOK 12/12/2014 6:57AM

    Sounds relish!! Thanks!

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LEANJEAN6 12/12/2014 6:37AM

    absolutely great info--

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BESSHAILE 12/12/2014 6:34AM

    Your recipe sounds absolutely delicious ... Thanks!

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    great blog.. sometimes I need a reminder that even though its the holidays, I still need to keep track.

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**How Would You Like An Uplift?**

Thursday, December 04, 2014



What do you say we ARREST that "ALL OR NOTHNG" theory and break the law!! It should never be "Do or Die" when it comes to fitness and exercise ... If you have been too hard on yourself, or set unrealistic goals, it just may be time to think outside those prison bars and breathe some fresh air.


("I ate pastry again; Now my new diet plan has failed!" she said. Remember: an occasional slip does not spell F-A-I-L-U-R-E. Head for a healthy lifestyle rather than a severe restrictive diet... sure to disappoint.

Two blogs back I wrote "What are you willing to sacrifice?" ..... (about commitment-sacrifice & discipline) ........ Two friends posted they were not sure if they were "up to the challenge." (One gal mentioned her work week had left her drained and wrung out!) .......... Arggggh! (I know those days too) BUT this is where some good news comes in!


(Aiming for perfection leaves no room for life's unexpected events)

If you have been in Sparks very long--we know there is no 'pass or fail' .....



Maybe we are familiar with this though sometimes forget: .......It eased my mind when I was facing a super busy day and did not know how I could possibly fit in ANY workout time! Funny how our Spark coaches manage to present blogs we need to hear. The coach wrote something like ....... "When you just can't manage to have that time for the gym or otherwise ........... don't fret ........... NEAT (non-exercise-activity) ADDS UP!! This was a breath of fresh air .... so I simply incorporated lots of movement into my busy day. And if you keep your intake of food in check ..... all should be fine! .... emoticon



And last ........ from Spark guy himself .......... "Even ten minutes a day is beneficial!" .....Remember: it's the little things practiced daily that add up...(and Spark Guy leads the team: Spark Guy's 10 minute Official team) ...... It's ALL good so let's be encouraged and uplift one another in the homestretch of 2014! .......... emoticon Keep Sparking friends and enjoy the journey! ... emoticon

  
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TERRIJ7 12/19/2014 11:55AM

    Good things to remember!

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    Good common sense for us living in the real world! emoticon

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COLOR-BLUE 12/11/2014 3:16PM

    emoticon and emoticon on knocking a home run, in the last inning! Thank you so much for the reminder!

Blessings!


- Nancy Jean -
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  good blog

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PFERG66 12/9/2014 9:35AM

    Jan, I don't know why I didn't get my usual reminder that your blog was up for the week! At any rate, I appreciate the reminder that "all" and "nothing" don't compute on SP.
Unless it's, "ALL you have to do is be present and try; NOTHING should keep us away from the love of our friends."
Blessings, kiddo.
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PORTIAWILLIS 12/8/2014 1:03PM

    If only I can learn moderation. Loved this blog.

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SHARON10002 12/8/2014 10:19AM

    emoticon emoticon I am one of those black and white thinkers sometimes, and I struggle with the grays of life. But I am beginning to feel more assured that if I follow my plan to the best of my ability each day - one day at a time - that I can, with some planning, allow myself a little splurge once in awhile.

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TIFALVA 12/7/2014 10:33AM

    I needed this today :-) Thank you

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SLEEPTECH65 12/6/2014 5:51PM

    No truer words were spoken....or shall I say written! There is no going back because that doesn't work. Only going forward!

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DONNA088 12/6/2014 5:39PM

  Great way to express the idea!

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2BNEVERALONE 12/6/2014 4:34PM

    Struggled all my life with weight. I have kept off 60# for over 4yrs now. One of the biggest changes was this exact thinking - black/white thinking sets up failure. I am much kinder to myself now. Bad day-move on-no dwelling.

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RANAF222 12/6/2014 4:22PM

    I have this all or nothing attitude going on. Thanks for sharing!

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15LOVEHARRY 12/6/2014 4:17PM

  I agree absolutely. One day at a time is my motto and for me it all eventually works out.

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DAWNDMOORE40 12/6/2014 1:04PM

    emoticon You are doing emoticon Keep it up! Don't give up and you will succeed! You are right when you say it's not about being perfect, but just because you slip up does not make you a failure! If we all thought that way we would never get anywhere in this life! God bless you! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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1HOTFUDGEMAMA 12/6/2014 12:50PM

  well said!

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LADYVOLSFAN1954 12/6/2014 12:14PM

    This is so very true. Have a fantastic weekend.

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MARGOH12 12/6/2014 11:05AM

    just the ticket!

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FORZACHANDMATT 12/6/2014 10:36AM

    Wonderful

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MOMMY445 12/6/2014 10:17AM

    so well said! have a fabulous day!

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TRIM180 12/6/2014 10:01AM

    emoticon You are on a roll emoticon emoticon

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FITTEREVERYDAY 12/6/2014 9:45AM

    And NEAT does add up!

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FITTEREVERYDAY 12/6/2014 9:44AM

    Exactly! Thanks for the reminder!

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PHHHISC 12/6/2014 9:37AM

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LOPEYP 12/6/2014 8:21AM

    true. I go with the 80/20 rule!

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REBESANCON 12/6/2014 7:03AM

    emoticon emoticon Now I just have to keep reminding myself.

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MELYROD18 12/6/2014 3:18AM

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FIRSTLADYJ1 12/6/2014 2:50AM

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BURNINGTHYME101 12/6/2014 2:20AM

    I love how you get the message across with humor...It will stick with people better. emoticon

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SRWYLIE 12/6/2014 1:22AM

    Excellent post!!!

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NONNAOF2 12/5/2014 10:20PM

  We all are most definitely here for one another with all of our ups and downs! :-)

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JSEATTLE 12/5/2014 9:08PM

  Right!! It IS the little things that count and they add up to big things!

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CATHYGETSFIT 12/5/2014 7:40PM

    emoticon blog and emoticon reminder! emoticon

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DS9KIE 12/5/2014 6:47PM

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ALEXSGIRL1 12/5/2014 6:38PM

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BOB5148 12/5/2014 4:37PM

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LCRUMLEY81 12/5/2014 4:21PM

  Thank you

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GLORY- 12/5/2014 3:13PM

    emoticon
I was just thinking the same thing awhile ago. Just because we havent met every goal perfectly doesnt mean we are a failure!

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PATRICIAANN46 12/5/2014 2:35PM

  emoticon for such GREAT advice!!!!! emoticon

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