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Fun Quiz

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers.

1) Where is your cell phone?
Backpack

2) Spouse?
Lover

3) Your hair?
Short

4) Your mother?
Supporting

5) Your father?
Heaven

6) Your favorite thing?
Cricut

7) Your dream last night?
Chasing

8) Favorite drink?
Pepsi

9) What room are you in?
Cubical

10) Your hobby?
Reading

11) Your fear?
Loneliness

12) Where do you want to be in 6 years?
Healthier

13) Where were you last night?
Home

14) Something that you aren't?
Healthy

15)Muffins?
Apple Bran Muffin

16) Wish list item?
Motivation

17) Last thing you did?
Email

18) What are you wearing?
Brown

19) Your pets?
Cats

20) Friends?
Great

21) Your life?
Happy

22) Your mood?
Great

23) Missing someone?
Family

24) Drinking?
Tea

25) Your car?
KIA

26) Something you're not wearing?
Earrings

27) Your favorite store?
Freddies

28) Your favorite color?
Red

29) When is the last time you cried?
Week

30) Where do you go over and over?
Work

31) Five people who email me regularly?
Brian, Ana, Krissa, Byron & Connie

32) Favorite place to eat?
Campout Food is the best ļ

33) Favorite place I'd like to be right now?
Ollalie Lake-Camping

  
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SEWINGMAMACDS 3/26/2010 5:31PM

    That was fun - I like to read too!

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Goals for the Week of 3/7 through 3/13/2010

Sunday, March 07, 2010

1. Nutrition Goals
Cut down the Pepsi's to 8oz per day. Boost my water intake.
Sunday: 8oz Pepsi and then 48 oz of water
Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:
Saturday:

2. Cardio 6X 40 minutes
Sunday: Rest Day
Monday: Richard Simmons Sweetin to the Oldies1
Tuesday: Richard Simmons Sweetin to the Oldies1 & Water Aerobics for 60
Wednesday: Richard Simmons Sweetin to the Oldies1
Thursday: Richard Simmons Sweetin to the Oldies1
Friday: Richard Simmons Sweetin to the Oldies1
Saturday: Richard Simmons Sweetin to the Oldies1

3. Strength training 5 x 15 minutes
Sit ups & Lunges & Dumbells
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EBPOOKIE 3/25/2010 12:46PM

    Well I did fine during the week it was the weekend where i feel apart!

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My map, my journey

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

I have this map in my head that I am getting to. Destination A to Z I call it my journey because I know there are many roads and detours that may take place as I drive along. I find myself at times making choices that are like dead end streets because I don’t reach out for directions (support) –yeah yeah some people may relate as those husbands that know it all and never ask for directions!! That can be me I hate to admit but by admitting maybe I will solve my fears in my travels. I eat or drink my way to a dead end street sometimes going way to fast and out control causing wreckage to my car, then having to go to the collision shop for a rebuilt (attitude adjustment). I need to avoid those dead end streets because I end up nowhere which doesn’t really do me any good. So while on my happy travels I must remember to reach out for my map, handbook and friends. I will stop at their homes for some support and rest along my travels to stay focused. I will also make my regularly service stops for check ups aka weigh ins…
I lead a great Biggest Loser Team – Pinks and check in with them I actually have about 23 of them I can visit-two of them which I check in with frequently. When I am doing this I do great when I don’t I lose my directions, so my goal for the week is to stay on my route and not have any detours except to my friends places for support. Those are safe homes along my route. I will make the right choices to make it to each of my destinations.

A-Starting Point (Home) – 9/3/09
B-First Service Stop – 9/10/09 (lost 9.7)
C-Second Service Stop - 9/17/09 (lost 3)
D-Collision Shop needed an attitude adjustment - 9/21/09
E-Got Car out of the Shop & visited a great friend and will be back on the road 9/22/09. Car is running well today :)


My total destination will be about 148.5 miles i've driven about 10.7 miles so i have about 138 to go. Services Stops are on Thursdays!!!

  
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EBPOOKIE 7/27/2010 11:44AM

    I decided to check in on my journey and add a few more notes that i have learned. 1. it is a never ending road trip, i know this because once i make it to my destination i will have to continue on living a healthy lifestyle so there will be a lot of short little trips, the way i see it, it's like my RV is fueled up and ready to go on daily basis i can be visiting any city there will be hills pot holes and curves, it is how i manuvere around these obsitacals. 2. Tune ups are still and will always be neccessary, i checked in yesterday at my dr. office for AC1 testingfor my diabetes to see where I am at. I dropped 30# since he last saw me in January and boy was he excited, he is personally going to call me with my results. My physical therapy on my right tired (right ankle) is going well, no surgery will be needed but constant tuning of my ankle is needed, lots of exercises to stregnthen it will be required, it is helping i'm walking 1-2 miles 3 times a week and back to light hiking i even did walking/jogging for the first time on Saturday felt good. 3. Keeping my head out of collision mode the RV does not need a trip to the shop. 4. Continue to pull into rv stops and visit around the campfire with good friends!!!! 5. travel logs kept to help control those emotional outbursts and portion control.

Ready set go, move out of my sunny 34.9 pounds lighter and am not adding any more unwanted luggage to trailer!

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EBPOOKIE 12/7/2009 10:21AM

    My tuneup has been completed (more like the attitude adjustment i needed) Having this little one around has given me renewed energy... i have been eating a little more healthier items for breakfast (bigger portions) and lunch then light meals for dinners and no heaving snackings at night. Working on lightening the pepsi habit and succeeding started challenge at 310 and first weigh in lost 5.4 :) I am really pushing myself to get under 300 by Christmas!!! and keeping it off. Thanks for visiting my page I will have to be more deligent about writing!!!

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GONNABEHALFOFME 12/6/2009 4:58PM

    I know you wrote this in September, but I still love how you look at this. It IS a Journey and we have to remember to refuel and tuneup.




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Affimations!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

I am at peace with the Universe
I love and accept myself.
I am unique and loving, loved, and free.
I am safe and always feel protected.
I acknowledge all of my feelings because I am in touch with my feelings.
I am surrounded with loving, caring people in my life.
I am loving and accepting of others and this creates lasting friendships for me.
I trust my inner being to lead me in the right path.
I do all I can every day to make a loving environment for all those around me, including myself.
I am always connected with the Divine Love in the Universe.
My inner vision is always clear and focused.
I have the power to control my health.
I am in control of my health and wellness.
I have abundant energy, vitality and well-being.
I am healthy in all aspects of my being.
I do not fear being unhealthy because I know that I control my own body.
I am always able to maintain my ideal weight.
I am filled with energy to do all the daily activities in my life.
My mind is at peace.
I love and care for my body and it cares for me.
I am a success in all that I do.
Everything I touch returns riches to me.
I am always productive.
My work is always recognized positively.
I respect my abilities and always work to my full potential.
I am constantly adding to my income.
I always spend money wisely.
A always have enough money for all that I need.
I am rewarded for all the work I do.
I am at peace with myself.
I am always in harmony with the Universe.
I am filled with the Love of the Universal Divine Truth.
I am at peace with all those around me.
I have provided a harmonious place for myself and those I love
The more honest I am with those around me, the more love is returned to me.
I express anger in appropriate ways so that peace and harmony are balanced at all times.
I am at one with the inner child in me.
I am free to be myself.
I am a forgiving and loving person.
I am responsible for my own Spiritual Growth.
I have given myself permission to be at one with the Universe.
My strength comes from forgiveness of those who hurt me.
I am worthy of love.
The more I love, the more that love is returned to me.
Love is eternal and ever-lasting.
I nurture my inner child, love her and have allowed her to heal.


I will read and remind myself of these daily!!
• I am responsible for my life and always maintain the power I need to be positive and have joy.




  


Birthday gift to myself!

Thursday, May 28, 2009

It was my birthday weekend and we went camping. I had a wonderful time and I hiked about 8 miles. I still ate what i wanted but i hiked my butt off. I went on a 4 mile hike which we accented approximately 2500 feet. We had 8 steep switch backs and 1/2 way there Byron asked me if I wanted to continue because it was kicking my butt and i have to tell you all this I'm gonna finish what i started and nothing is gonna get in my way attitude hit me. I did it but a friggin grandfather tree kept us from the final view point. I was extremely proud at how far i got. I felt I made a major accomplishment and fought my own demons and didn't quit. It really felt good to go that far and i wanted to go further I was ready for more. I will go back later this summer and do it again we were told that they should have the trail cleaned up next month.

I found a walking stick which Byron is personalizing for me and writing my hikes and miles on the stick. :) I hope to make it a century mile stick by the end of the summer. :) I know I can!!! I'm excited I lost 4.5 pounds. I am excited. It proved I can do this if i eat less and anything i want just less of it and exercise I will lose weight and i don't have to give anything up. I got up to 310# and now am taking it off. I am going to continue to push myself like I did this weekend. If I do that nothing can hold me back nothing but myself and I really like what I felt. I have been struggling but doing more then ever to fight for it.

  
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MARCI4TONY 5/29/2009 4:39PM

    Doesnt it feel good to FEEL GOOD?? Your post made me smile!!!

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RAINMUSIC 5/29/2009 3:01AM

    I'm so envious! I want to go hiking, but hubby's back is keeping him laid up.

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MOOMOOSCARYGIRL 5/28/2009 3:25PM

    emoticonGOOD FOR YOU! emoticon

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