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Have a healthy hero

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Pick someone in your life you admire-not necessarily someone who runs marathons or eats ultra-healthfully. Your grandfather, a college professor, a friend-it doesn't matter as long as it's someone you look up to and have respect for. Whenever you're doing something outside your comfort zone or feel yourself losing steam, visualize this person at your side, telling you how much he or she believes in you.


What’s a common ailment among elderly kangaroos?
Roo-matoid Arthritis. emoticon emoticon

  
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SVELTINGTON 2/6/2011 1:14PM

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MOM4407 2/5/2011 9:09PM

    Great Idea.

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DDOORN 2/5/2011 10:37AM

    Great idea...you can even take it a step further and remember some of the particularly helpful, supportive, inspirational things this person might have said to you and "hear" them all over again during a tough time in one's life.

Don

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SHAPNUP 2/5/2011 7:50AM

    This is a great idea! I immediately thought of my mother. She has always been a great role model spiritually, she has never let anything stop her, and she's filled with common sense and love. I never thought I would say this, but I wanna be like my mom! Thanks for a great idea. emoticon

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Zip It!

Friday, February 04, 2011

Stop the negative self-talk-no more chatter about perceived body flaws or how you lack the strength and ability to be fit. Self-deprecation serves absolutely no purpose except to make you feel bad. So stop it. Now. Instead, say something nice and complimentary about who you are and what you CAN do.

  
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SVELTINGTON 2/4/2011 1:13PM

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JESSFLO1 2/4/2011 1:00PM

    that's right... we CAN do this. I just keep telling myself over and over! Thanks for being such a positive influence! :)

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LLLAWSON 2/4/2011 8:18AM

    So true. Sometimes we are our own worst enemies.

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Blizzard of 2011

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Just a few pictures from our blizzard that dumped 20+" and brought 20-30 mph winds with gusts up to 67 mph!





The above photos were taken from our front window at the height of the storm.



Drift next to our car. It took Cliff & myself 1-1/2 hrs. to dig out just the front of the car. We still have the back to dig out after the plows go through the alley today or tomorrow!



Nanook (Judy) of the North!

  
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MNNSAIDE 2/4/2011 7:53PM

    Beautiful - absolutely beautiful!

Please send some down to South Texas - Weslaco
Towns miles from me received snow but not here.
Lots of ice thou - in which I had a bad fall.

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MOM4407 2/4/2011 7:49PM

    Do not come to South Texas we had an Ice Storm here.


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TEDYBEAR2838 2/3/2011 7:25PM

    Thanks for the photos. Enjoy the snow, next year you might not get such a pretty picture.



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SVELTINGTON 2/3/2011 11:18AM

    I really hope this is not coming our way
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CARMEL466 2/3/2011 10:20AM

    Great pictures. My sister took pictures in OKC and they are amazing. Keep warm!

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JUDITHANNIE 2/3/2011 10:14AM

    Nice pictures Judy, we got lots too and the wind was awesome, I stayed home and Ken took sometime off that he had coming to him so he'll be home until Monday. He caught the last train out of Chicago on Tuesday. You take care. Don't overdo.... emoticon

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BILL60 2/3/2011 6:50AM

    When are you moving to South Texas?

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Toss Temptation

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Surely you've heard the saying "We are a product of our environment." It's true, and it can work in your favor. The key is to rig your surroundings for success. Start by removing any junk food or other temptations from your kitchen. You can't eat what's not there. As you ditch negative items, replace them with healthful ones: Out with the potato chips and candy; in with the popcorn and walnuts. Post pictures that inspire you-a bowl full of ripe fruit, a lush park that says "Let's go running!"-on your computer, or put inspirational quotes on the sun visor of your car. Wherever you look, you'll have signposts and resources that reinforce good-for-you behavior.

  
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SVELTINGTON 2/3/2011 11:18AM

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TEDYBEAR2838 2/2/2011 8:58AM

    Great Ideas. Thanks.

ROCKING 2011 TOGETHER ~!

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JAMBABY0 2/2/2011 6:53AM

    Good ideas thanks for sharing

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Put your goal in writing

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Jot down the reasons you want to change and all of the benefits that will come from making that change. If you know the why, you can tolerate any how. Skinny jeans, meeting your grandchildren's children...these are all worthy reasons to eat your broccoli and hit and StairMaster. Keep the list in a place where you can review it daily, such as on the bathroom mirror or the refrigerator.

  
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KEEKEE1ST 2/1/2011 11:40AM

    Good idea thanks. I need to work on making smaller goals and not look at the big picture.

Candy

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MARLIZG 2/1/2011 10:33AM

    you are an inspiration to us all

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BECKY_ROWE1984 2/1/2011 8:19AM

    Great idea, will definitely look at doing this this after noon.

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TEDYBEAR2838 2/1/2011 8:00AM

    Not a bad idea, thanks!

ROCKING 2011 TOGETHER ~!

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