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Attitude Of Gratitude #3

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Today I'm grateful for:
Low sodium tomato sauce
Turkey meatballs
Brown rice
Fun during my workout today
Nice neighbors who look out for one another
My primary care doctor who is thorough and takes good care of me
Second chances - tomorrow is another day and I know I'll be successful!

  
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TWNOMWE 1/27/2012 3:32PM

    It nice people look out for one another and wonderful your doctor is one of the good ones!!
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DONNABRIGHT 1/27/2012 7:25AM

    Awesome!

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L*I*T*A* 1/26/2012 11:47PM

    cool.......great attitudes of gratitude!!
love your new background!!!
blessings and hugs..........lita

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Attitude of Gratitude #2

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Today I'm grateful for:
Whole wheat pitas
Low sodium hummas
Sunshine
Kindness of strangers
A heated pool to workout in
Home made soup

  
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DONNABRIGHT 1/27/2012 7:26AM

    You are so right on the kindness of strangers.

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TWNOMWE 1/26/2012 11:11AM

    I love the whole wheat pitas and nothing beats unexpected kindness.
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L*I*T*A* 1/25/2012 11:08PM

    awesome,love them all....
way to go.......
blessings and hugs..............lita

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Attitude Of Gratitude #1

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Today I'm grateful for:
The beautiful weather. I couldn't be more perfect - sunny, clear, high 70s
My supportive, loving hubby
Good friends who have been around for ever
My Spark friends and all of their support
Healthy food
My two K-9 children
My improved health
My daughter's progress in brain therapy

  
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DONNABRIGHT 1/25/2012 2:02PM

    We all have so much to be thankful for. I am trying really hard to be thankful for this awful head cold as I am getting a lot work done on my genealogy program.

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L*I*T*A* 1/25/2012 12:44AM

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ERICAW2012 1/24/2012 9:45PM

    Thanks for sharing. Also hope your daughter keeps getting better.

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TWNOMWE 1/24/2012 9:44PM

    emoticon way to be and be thankful for all the blessings around us.
Hope that your daughter keep on getting better. emoticon

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Only 50 Points Until 100,000 Spark Points!!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

I just realized that I only have 50 points until I have 100,000 Spark Points. This has been my goal since I joined in August of 2008! I'm so excited!!!

  
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ERICAW2012 1/24/2012 9:43PM

    That's great. Congrats!

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ROXYZMOM 1/24/2012 9:38PM

    Wow! That is amazing! I didn't realize there were enough point opportunities to get that far!

Congrats!

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Getting Out Of Bed Was Tough This Morning!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Have you ever had one of those mornings when you groaned at the thought of getting out of bed and going to work out? This morning was one of those mornings. For starters, I got a new pair of toning athletic shoes and I wore them for most of the day yesterday. I might add that I was very active yesterday; doing walking and cleaning. What was I thinking when I did that? My legs and feet throbbed when I went to bed last night and I was super stiff when I got up this morning! Yikes! I'll have to gradually get used to them instead of jumping in with both feet, so to speak. The shoes felt great when I put them on; very springy and comfortable. My issue was that they were new shoes and they put pressure on parts of my feet and legs where I'm not used to feeling pressure. I think these shoes are better for short time periods. Lesson learned!

Since I did it to myself, I accepted no excuses for not getting into the nice soothing water, this morning, to work out. I did wear a floatation belt to keep me off of my legs and feet. The water was very healing and I felt better right away. I was careful to eliminate anything with impact since I figured that I needed to give my feet a break. Now I feel fine, thank goodness.

It would have been so easy to roll over in bed and say, "My muscles are sore so let's skip the workout." I've read several articles here on Spark People about sore muscles from exercise and they all say to do an easier workout but to keep moving. My physical therapist told me that the exercise moves the lactic acid out of the muscles that are sore and will actually make them feel better. He was right!

  
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AQUAGIRL08 1/24/2012 7:48PM

    I haven't touched the shoes since Sunday. I'm going to let my legs and feet completely calm down before even putting them on again! LOL

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SLENDERELLA61 1/24/2012 7:26PM

    So smart and dedicated of you to get up and do that workout! Glad it rewarded you by making you feel a bit better. Take care. Try not to overdo. You are still healing, you know!! -Marsha

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L*I*T*A* 1/23/2012 1:56PM

    so true.........way to go....
blessings and hugs...........lita

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PICKIE98 1/23/2012 1:54PM

    Yes, that 3 a.m. alarm jumps on my head,,, new shoes are evil sometimes,, but I am glad that your water aerobics made you feel better,, wish I could go..
take it easy when breaking in those shoes..

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