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A GREAT WEEKEND

Monday, January 10, 2011



Hello Spark People!!! Miss You Whenever I'm Away! emoticon

My sister came to visit on Saturday and she's still here. Been enjoying each other around the house. Trying to stay warm. We had snow on Sunday but it did not last in my area and it is still really cold. 30's. emoticon

Saturday I walked to help my knee heal and it was very fulfilling. emoticon

Praise the Lord that He gave me the strength and courage to JUST do it after all these months of rehabilitation. It is hard to get back on track on your own but with others cheering me on and with my desire to persevere I'll be back on the cardio track in no time. Slow and Steady! emoticon

Sunday was a great morning with the Lord's Word being taught to me and My Spirit was and still is so full. I love His Word! emoticon

Sunday I made Homemade Black Bean Turkey Chili billed with crushed and diced tomatoes, onions and bell peppers and a lot of HEAT! emoticon
Had some broccoli and a small pan of cornbread. My sister loved it and it really was "DA BOMB!" emoticon

We talked a lot last night and just injured each other. She's resting from all of her Flight Attendant work. She's traveled all over the world last year and seen so many places. How blessed is that! emoticon

I know you are all DOING THE DO AND GETTING IT DONE! God is there for Help if you need it and we all are too.

God Bless Each and EVERY one of you. Remember that EVERYTHING is ALL-RIGHT! emoticon

Deb
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CBARRETT10 1/11/2011 11:56PM

  Happy your making great strides in your recovery process. Sister time is always special....enjoy! Thanks for sharing...have a wonderful week and weekend!

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SHERRYJVP 1/10/2011 7:49PM

    your blog makes me smile. Glad you are recovering on schedule and getting back slowly but surely. I am sure it will get faster and faster. Did you have knee surgery? replacement? Enjoy your visit with your sister. I don't have a sister, but I have an aunt who is more like a sister and how I envy your time together. GOd Bless you both.

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I COOKED THE COOKIE...I ATE THE COOKIE...:(

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Hello to all my friends! Happy Thursday!!!

Confession and Accountability: I cooked homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookies last night...and I ate a WHOLE lot of them. emoticon

Why Would I Sabotage my Journey???? emoticon

1. I was bored? emoticon

2. I was hungry? emoticon

3. I was emotional eating? emoticon

4. I was eating because they taste good? emoticon

5. I needed to drink more water? emoticon

My answer is ALL OF THE ABOVE!

First I should have been working and I wouldn't have been bored.
Should have eaten a well balanced dinner and wouldn't have been hungry.
Could have dealt with the emotional thing by praying or reading my Bible.
Quit Lusting after a cookie.
Drink the water early to help feel completely full.

I'm being honest and walking in Integrity. I did it and I am ashamed. emoticon
AND I'm forgiven because I did REPENT. Thank God for His Mercy.

I am thanking anyone in advance for your comments and motivation that you always bring to me. I love this Place and Have had great triumphs in all areas of my life. I am BLESSED to have GREAT FRIENDS like you ALL! emoticon

SINGING; emoticon "I CAN'T GIVE UP NOW...I'VE COME TOO FAR FROM WHERE I'VE STARTED FROM...NOBODY TOLD ME THE ROAD WOULD BE EASY...I CAN'T BELIEVE HE BROUGHT ME THIS FAR TO LEAVE ME..." emoticon

Enjoy this Beautiful Thursday Where ever you are!!!
This is my YEAR for LIBERTY!
Blessings
Deb
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CBARRETT10 1/7/2011 11:25PM

  I've been known to turn into the Cookie Monster at times myself! All is forgiven! Have a great weekend!

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DEBORAHKT 1/7/2011 1:15PM

    Thank you!

I needed to hear of your 'experience' I have been there, done that so many times. Instead of reacting as you have, I just bake more cookies and eat them too.
So you are doing good and deserve a little treat from time to time. Just bake a few smaller cookies next time- and share them with a neighbor!

Love ya,
Deborahkt

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CHLOE453 1/6/2011 3:56PM

    Well if I would have made Oatmeal Raisin cookies I can honestly tell you I would have eaten the whole lot of them also. Lesson learned (dont make cookies you like), however you recognized many reasons as to why you ate them~~thus learning. Exercise is going to be your new best friend for a little while...LOL. Take care and dont be to hard on yourself...we all have setbacks!!! emoticon emoticon

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TUBLADY 1/6/2011 3:55PM

    I understand the baking cookies out of boredom. I used to do that. Baking was always my out let for emotional issues.
But I have over come that need now. I have came so far, I can't falter now. The very thought of going back to my obese size frightens be .
I know I can not bake a pan of cookies and eat just one or two, so I don't bake. I don't buy any either.
My advice for urges to bake, is have another out let. Take a walk, have a hobby. Call a friend. Hot line for help, sounds good.
Have some good snacks on hand for those cookie urges.
I have some low cal Hostess 100 calorie packs on hand.
Chocolate cakes, and Twinkies. And cold grapes. Full of sugar and fills you up.
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VISUALLYRICS 1/6/2011 3:49PM

    lesson learned. when you fall down ...by God's Grace you don't stay down emoticon!.....you have a beautiful attitude about it!
Yes, this is your year for Liberty!!

cheering for you!! emoticon ~ Laura

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WILDFLOWERR_ 1/6/2011 3:47PM

    Don't feel alone! I have been giving in to the urges myself! emoticon
I baked some killer cookies too! emoticon

I love this blog, and I love how you have forgiven yourself, because God 1st forgave you!

Blessings,
Donna
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LUNADRAGON 1/6/2011 3:43PM

    My son and his girlfriend made chocolate chip cookies earlier this week - I confess, I ate a few, but not anywhere as many as I would have in the past. Sometimes cookies just happen!
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MHABICHT 1/6/2011 3:25PM

    We all have our lapses. I think boredom is a big factor or not having a meal at the time when you eat regularly.

So you seemed to have a lot of insight into why you do these things. I can exactly understand what is happening for you.

I was 65 kilograms in Dec 2009, then trimmed down to a healthy 55 kilograms in March 2010 and then gained it all again and I am at 65.5 kg on the same journey for a holiday at the end of March 2011. I have never been overweight because being tall, but when I am bored or have to do work on the computer (like assignment writing) when I do not know how to best get started, I procrastinate and get into cooking, baking etc and then eating just because I don't want to do what I have to do, namely write the assignment.

So you can feel that you are in good company. Just increase your exercise slightly for the week to make up for the increased calorie intake and make sure that you put all the things in place that you have talked about.

Don't take a lapse too serious, you don't start from the beginning, it is just a momentary set back and we all have them.

Manuela (from down-under) emoticon

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GRACIE1232 1/6/2011 3:18PM

  nice job

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Consistency and Hard Work Will Bring Success in 2011

Monday, January 03, 2011


Alexa

MY GOALS AND PROCLAMATIONS FOR 2011

1. CONSISTENCY IN EVERY AREA OF MY LIFE WILL BREED BREAKTHROUGH THAT I NEED IN EVERY AREA OF MY LIFE.
2. PRAYING…BEING IN GOD’S PRESENCE SO THAT HE CAN SPEAK TO ME…DAILY. HEAR WHAT HE IS SAYING FOR MY LIFE IN 2011.
3. GET IN THE WORD AND DIG DEEP. DESIRE WORD MORE THAN FOOD. FEED ON THE WORD DAILY.
4. LOSE 30LBS BY MAY 1 2011.
5. DRINK 64 OUNCES OF WATER DAILY.
6. FINISH HONEY AND FIND AN AGENT AND GET PUBLISHED.
7. DEBT FREE CAR: CAMRY TOYOTA
8. EAT 6 SMALL MEALS PER DAY AND STAY UNDER CALORIE HIGH OF 1550.

THIS IS JUST A START AND I PROCLAIM THAT I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO GIVES ME THE STRENGTH. HE HAS SUPPLIED ALL OF MY NEEDS BECAUSE I SEEK FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS. HE GIVES ME THE DESIRES OF MY HEART AS I CONTINUE IN HIS WORD. THEN AND ONLY THEN SHALL I KNOW THE TRUTH AND THE TRUTH THAT I KNOW MAKES ME FREE. THANK GOD FOR FREEDOM IN 2011!!!

Many Blessings~
Deb
Holla@Jesus!

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MRSBERG135 1/4/2011 7:58PM

    Love it!

and beautiful baby!

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LAVEL33 1/4/2011 1:24AM

    I see you have your Goals all set out for you. Prayer does help, and hopefully God will give you the willpower to reach your Goals. Good Luck! emoticon

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GMINYARD 1/3/2011 11:39PM

    Sweet Baby! Your goals are fantastic and you are right - through God you can do anything.

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WILDFLOWERR_ 1/3/2011 11:33PM

    Amen Sista'! These are some emoticon goals too btw!
Just know that I am here to help too! emoticon
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Blessings,
Wildflowerr
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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF SPARKPEOPLE!

Thursday, December 30, 2010

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Just wanted to send Happy New Year Blessings out to you ALL! emoticon

This site is such a blessing for us all and we can grab hold and don't let go to the changes that are happening in each of our lives. emoticon

2011 WILL be a year of change in some way for us all. No matter what we must keep up the momentum and go forward. It's a mindset...doing this journey for life. Every area of your life can be what you desire it to be. DREAM BIG! emoticon

The World is out there for us to JUST DO what it is you have been Blessed to do. Don't say you are not gifted or talented because ALL of us are. Whatever you have do it with all of your heart. emoticon

May you New Year be filled with lots of Love Joy and Much Peace! Have a Safe and Fun filled New Year's Eve. Prayer is Safe and Fun! Watch Meeting Goers be safe. God is with you all!
Love you!
Deb
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BABY_GIRL69 1/1/2011 4:03PM

    Happy New Year Deb! God bless & keep you perfect peace! Dee

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RSWIFE 12/31/2010 9:03AM

    Happy and Healthy New Year to you as well!!

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CBARRETT10 12/30/2010 11:44PM

  Happy New Year Deb!! Continued blessings in the new year ahead.

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IAMCHANGE 12/30/2010 10:32PM

    Happy New Year friend! May you and your be Bless in the new year to come.

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LET'S PRAY IN 2011...

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Happy Wednesday!!! emoticon

God bless Everyone on today! It's a beautiful day here in Texas. Springlike and moisture is all over the place but God has sent Rain for the Drought that we have been having and I thank Him for Helping to keep the grass fires gone.

One of our friends Baby_Girl69 suggested that we pray in 2011 and that's what I plan on doing. We pray in the good that we want to happen. Our goals that are new and fresh to be met. We pray in consistency and accountability. We pray to be motivators and to compete with OURSELVES. We pray in the Double of weight loss for everyone. We can do ALL things through Christ Who Gives US Strength. We pray to keep Trusting God and Walking in Faith. We pray not to beat ourselves up when we fail but to pick ourselves back up and continue on the program. I pray that more people will come to SparkPeople and see that getting healthy and fit and staying healthy and fit don't have to cost you anything but Perseverance. I know that you all will have the best 2011 ever. emoticon

MRI was good. Open type...I kept holding my breath. Probably won't get info from doctor until next year. Thanks for all the prayers and loving thoughts. I appreciate you all!!!

Have a very Exciting Wednesday night!
Deb
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POPOF4 1/1/2011 9:19AM

    Amen!

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ENERGIZED4LIFE 12/31/2010 1:14PM

    Praise God from whom all blessings flow!!! emoticon

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CBARRETT10 12/30/2010 11:39PM

  God is good!
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    Amen emoticon emoticon

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REALTYGIRL18 12/30/2010 1:32AM

    AMEN!!!!

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_RACHEL 12/30/2010 1:02AM

    Amen and Amen! God has good plans for us!

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