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Eight Week Challenge #9 - Starting Measurments as of 6/14/2010

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Starting Weight: 187.4
Waist: 41
Hips: 47
Thigh: 23
Upper Arm: 14
Neck: 14
Calf: 15
Waist to Hip Ratio: 0.87
Body Fat %: 30.2

  
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MEYLOSE 6/24/2010 10:31PM

    Glad to see you posted your measurements!!! Good 4 YOU!!

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DOCLOVER 6/24/2010 2:57PM

    This will be great to look back on and compare in another 6+ weeks! Yay for posting

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Listen to your Heart

Thursday, June 24, 2010

"To know how to choose a path with heart is to learn how to follow intuitive feeling. Logic can tell you superficially where a path might lead to, but it cannot judge whether your heart will be in it."
-- Jean Shinoda Bolen

"When you have compassion and surrender to your own heart, you are surrendering to the hidden power in your heart, God. You are surrendering to love, because God is Love, the cohesive force of the universe that connects us all. Surrender is not just a religious concept; it's a power tool for listening to the voice of your spirit and following its directions. When you surrender your head to your heart, you allow your heart to give you a wider, higher intelligence perspective. Remember the phrase, ‘The real teacher is within you.’ Very simply, that teacher is to be found in the common sense of your own heart."
-- Sara Paddison

"Surrender is faith that the power of love can accomplish anything... even when you can not foresee the outcome."
-- Deepak Chopra

  
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4A-HEALTHY-BMI 6/29/2010 10:59AM

    LOL - and here I thought with a title like that, this post might be about heart rate monitors...
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Sometimes being a geeky scientist narrows ones thinking. LOL Good thing that there are people out there who express things in other ways, to drag us out of the box!

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Valuing the Moment of Time

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

"... the only time you ever have in which to learn anything or see anything or feel anything, or express any feeling or emotion, or respond to an event, or grow, or heal, is this moment, because this is the only moment any of us ever gets. You’re only here now; you’re only alive in this moment."

-- Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Eight Week Challenge #9 - Week One Done on to Week Two

Monday, June 21, 2010

Well I have completed week one of the eight week challenge #9 and dropped a two pounds. I am very happy with these results, especially seeing how I wasn't able to exercise much. I am hoping to get back on the exercise track this week. I got my lawn mowed tonight and weeded a small flower garden. Plus, picked up the house and did a load of laundry. So overall, it was an excellent night. Now I am off to bed with the hopes of rising early to exercise and do my Bible study work before before leaving for work at 7:30 a.m.

I hope everyone else had a great week and that this week will be even better. LET'S GO BLUE TEAM!!!!!!!!!

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KALIMAKAI 6/22/2010 3:27AM

    Way to go!!! great goals for the morning.. You're doing great!

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QUILTMOMINME 6/21/2010 11:18PM

    emoticon Awesome job... you are doing emoticon

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MNABOY 6/21/2010 10:35PM

    Positive attitude equals success

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Quote for the Day

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

"The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment, it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone."

– Orison Swett Marden

I hope everyone is having a great day and that you are getting lots accomplished.

  
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PRINCESSAMY2001 6/17/2010 8:03AM

    Great quote! It's so very true!!

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MEYLOSE 6/16/2010 10:48PM

    Thank you for sharing the quote, it fits so well.

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SHERLYN-WILL 6/16/2010 3:17PM

    AMEN... I love this quote!

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