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Bark less, Wag more....

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Hi..saw this on fb this a.m. and thought it was soo cute!

Plan B is working just fine..going the baby step way..back on x-bike yesterday and today...tracked some food...racked up some points....

Ready to tackle a new week...

Take care Spark buddies..

Love Donna

  
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WATERMELLEN 8/28/2012 8:19AM

    Charlie has been trying to teach me this for years now!! (I'm a slow learner).

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DUSTYGIRL25 8/28/2012 5:39AM

    Very Cute, Love it!!
Good for you for getting back on that bike!
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MOMFAN 8/27/2012 7:04PM

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KAYTIE22 8/26/2012 5:28PM

    Bark less, Wag more. Good one! Thanks for posting. Glad to hear that Plan B is working well for you. WTG!!



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ASHLYNMOM 8/26/2012 11:29AM

    Baby steps is still moving in the right direction. Keep it up!!!

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FITBIZZZ 8/26/2012 11:16AM

    Awesome. I love that. I'm going to have to post that this morning. :-)

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CAVEPRINCESS65 8/26/2012 10:45AM

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keep up the emoticon work!

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Plan B

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Hi..I'm on to plan B

So much for my "Happiness Plan" I'm now more unhappy than I have ever been. But plan B is just get healthy!!

That is what I am focusing on now and will just forget about the rest....
I'm on to finding the steps that make sense to me..and just do it!!

A simple plan..eat less (and healthy) move more...duh

Thanks for dropping by..keep on Sparkin'

Love Donna...

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DUSTYGIRL25 4/29/2013 3:05AM

    Hope plan B was turning out. Don't forget there are many more letters in the alphabet.
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MARITIMER3 8/27/2012 4:55PM

    Great plan, Donna. Sometimes Plan B turns out to be what we needed all the time.

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MOMFAN 8/27/2012 2:34AM

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CAVEPRINCESS65 8/26/2012 10:44AM

    Simple move is what will get us there
Slowly but surely - slow & steady result shall we see
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BROWNCOFIDDLER 8/25/2012 8:49PM

    Sounds like Plan B is very simple ~ the truth is....that's all you have to do. Nothing fancy, just simply move it, eat healthy and watch the pounds melt away. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ANNIE1114 8/25/2012 8:43PM

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PARKERB2 8/25/2012 3:40PM

    Find ways to accomplish things you want to do and that should help you get some happiness going. Have a great day.

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FITBIZZZ 8/25/2012 2:15PM

    Please forgive my 2 cents but happiness is a choice. It takes practice. It's not really about your circumstances, it's how you react and/or what you do with your reaction to your circumstances. Your plan (sans giving up on happiness) will be good for getting some "feel-good" hormones coursing through your body. We can all use all the help we can get from our bodies. Good nutrition and exercise will help your body help you. *Hugs*

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WATERMELLEN 8/25/2012 1:35PM

    Tracking calories in/out is always good: but happiness is something we never want to give up on, ever.

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LADYJNAR 8/25/2012 12:53PM

    emoticon I think your Plan B is excellent!

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Thanks for all your support!!

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Hi..thanks from the bottom of my heart for all your kind messages and goodies, etc. They have hepled immensely!!

Found some interesting things on line..like this quote by Robin Williams..

"You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it" haha!!

I also get a daily e-mail from Tut..a note from the Universe (today's was awesome and really spoke to me!!

"The Law of Relevance"

It goes like this"No matter how scared, or tired, or ill you are; no matter how lost, or confused, or desperate you become; no matter how lonely, depressed or cranky you feel...if you just do what you can, with what you have, from where you are, IT WILL ALWAYS BE ENOUGH"

Pretty good odds, huh?

Your legal beagle,
The Universe


See why that spoke to me!! I know I can get back on track..even tho I feel soo beaten down by life..the pity party is over..time to dust myself off...get back on track..

Thanks for dropping by..keep on Sparkin'

Love Donna emoticon

Boy..have I been contemplating the heavens lately...in soo many ways
A lot of me has died inside..but there is still a wee bit left....

  
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MOMFAN 8/25/2012 11:39PM

    Cheering for you!!!

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DOODIE59 8/24/2012 11:54AM

    Those are great quotes, Donna. May have to adopt them myself:)
Hang in there, and be good to yourself.
Deirdre

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DUSTYGIRL25 8/24/2012 2:42AM

    Love the Robin Williams quote! So glad that things are doing much better.
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FITBIZZZ 8/23/2012 10:05PM

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SIM1SAYS 8/23/2012 7:55PM

    You can do this. I'll admit to something - I've woke up every morning, and talked to myself, "you're going to do great today - don't give up, you can do this - you can..."

Strangely - it's working!

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BROWNCOFIDDLER 8/23/2012 5:55PM

    Fan that spark into a flame!!!!! You CAN do it!!! I love what you said.....time to dust yourself off and get back on track. Game ON!!!!!!! emoticon

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MARITIMER3 8/23/2012 2:27PM

    Nourish the little spark that's left - here's a hug to help.
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Need to find my "spark" for life again....(warning..depressing dump)

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Hi..been having the worst week ever...need to get back to me..feels like everything has fallen apart :(

When you screw up royally at work..and work is your home and your boss is your hubby..well..I just feel lost with no where to go...

Really don't want to blog this but I just have been under too much stress lately and now yesterday my depression has led to painful joints..wrists, knees and ankles..ouch....feels much better today than yesterday so that's a good sign.

So glad for my friends ..here and in real life...

I'm sorry to have been so depressing..just helps to get it off my chest..now time to move on...

Thanks for dropping by..keep on Sparkin'....I'm trying to get my spark back but I'm finding it really hard...

Love Donna

  
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JOHAL52 8/25/2012 5:36PM

    I can relate. Been there--many times--but things got better. Life IS really like a roller coaster but as you get older, the ups are better and the downs are smoother.

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WATERMELLEN 8/25/2012 1:36PM

    How'd I miss this? So sorry. Wishing you through the depressing bits: sunshine happens. No rain, no rainbows.

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DUSTYGIRL25 8/24/2012 2:49AM

    So sorry Donna! I know I've been meaning to write you back & I just keep getting further behind. I really do know how you're feeling cause my hubby's the same way.
Sometimes I want to just pack up & leave. But some how things always get better, & you know they would never survive without us.
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MOMFAN 8/23/2012 1:38PM

    HUgs!

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PARKERB2 8/23/2012 1:02PM

    Sorry your having it so rough these days. I don't know how bad the depression is but if you need help with it, by all means, get help. A different professional person can shed some light on things that we may not see that will help. Keep Sparking. We're here for you. emoticon

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RANCHGAL9 8/22/2012 9:04PM

    Oh dear me - I know exactly what you mean about your home is also where you work and your family is also part of the work force. Sometimes makes for very, very difficult times. So...I guess .... take another deep breathe and cowgirl up! I know that you can do it.

Lots of hugs to you, Donna emoticon emoticon

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BIGBADMOMMABEAR 8/22/2012 1:49PM

    Hang in there!

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CELLISTA1 8/22/2012 1:42PM

    So sorry you are feeling so bad. You've already taken a step in a positive direction by writing this blog, so hopefully things will gradually get better. Hang in there!

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MARITIMER3 8/22/2012 1:12PM

    Step one - forgive yourself.
Step two - If there is something you can learn from the experience, do so, then move on.

I've had a feeling you were struggling. Glad you postedyour blog. Take care of yourself, but try not to dwell on what went wrong. You work very hard, very long hours, and whatever happened wasn't done on purpose, or with any malice... so go back to step one, and forgive yourself.

Remember we're here for you.
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DOODIE59 8/22/2012 12:43PM

    Hi Donna
I'm sorry to hear you're having stress so close to home. That makes it really hard to step away from it. You do a lot of work, so you're bound to have a bad day now and then, but I hope you know in your head and heart that you do a TON of stuff for all the people in your life. Extend that same generosity of spirit to yourself -- and accept the break you deserve. Forgive yourself for screwing up royally:). No one's perfect, so let it go and move on.
Sending big hugs your way,
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FITBIZZZ 8/22/2012 12:27PM

    Have a cup of green tea virtually with me (or any other beverage that gives you energy). Cheers! Get out and do a little something to make you feel better. You got it. Breathing 3 times daily for peace helps too. Put everything in perspective. Feel your feelings and let them go. No need to hang on and linger. *Hugs* (and please remind me of this when I hit a slump-hehe)

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KNEEMAKER 8/22/2012 12:22PM

  Please take my emoticon. I don't need it today and you may keep it as long as you need to. You are such a wonderful person and deserve my spark. Love you dear lady.

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Better late than never..August's goals....

Friday, August 17, 2012

Hi..

like I said better late than never so posting these goals makes me feel back on track...

August's theme is Contemplate the Heavens...

emoticonrefresh page..no..I like the summery feel of it.I'll change it for Sept


emoticontrack food


emoticontrack exercise..aim for 1000+


emoticontrack points...aim for 1000+


emoticondrink lots of water...aim for 8+ glasses


emoticonblog daily...for remaining days


emoticonfinish the 5% challenge


emoticonswimming


emoticonsummer freedom


emoticonnature~yard~garden


Well, even tho I'm late with this I'm well on my way on my goals..I have already passed the 1000+ fitness minutes for the month what with the yard, garden, swim lessons and running after grandkids..plus farm work....

Where I need to work is on tracking my food and blogging regularly...and quit feeding my stress!! Amazing I haven't ballooned all the way back to my original weight but all the extra fitness and the extreme heat and sweating has helped me out.

Another place I'm really working on is simplifying all areas in my life...I found an interesting web site called becoming minimalist..lots of great info for simple living.

Well..thanks for dropping by and for all your encouragement..keep on Sparkin'

Love Donna emoticon


emoticonGratitude turns what we have into enough!

  
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DUSTYGIRL25 8/20/2012 3:01PM

    Hi Donna,
Love that you still set goals even while you are extremely busy.
Hope things calm down for you now because getting rid of stress
Is so very important. Enjoy the rest of the summer with your Hubby!
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NANASAMM 8/19/2012 5:29PM

    Great goals! emoticon

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KAYLA0041 8/19/2012 11:02AM

    Good Job emoticon

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BLEGNER1 8/19/2012 11:01AM

    Donna, You are in charge, you are the one who makes the difference. I have not been very diligent about writing but I will try to do better. I am going use your check list as a format for making my own,.
God bless you my friend and remember that the Lord is the stress reliever
Barb

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GOPINTOS 8/18/2012 2:47PM

    Simple is good.

Great goals!

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Smile and Enjoy the Rest of Your Day!
Melinda (gopintos)
Dr Oz Show Fans Team

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DOLLFACEDX 8/17/2012 11:24AM

    sounds like a good program and you're making progress 8-)

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