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Taking my A-Ha moment a step up!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

It was bought to my attention yesterday as I was thinking bigger, doing better and stepping out of my comfort zone to kick it up a notch. Not only am I getting back and hitting the books, I am thinking about applying for management position. Why not?. I already work hard for my money, I have a great work ethics and lots of skills, why not take it to another level and just go there. I need to shake things up with myself and get out of my comfort zone. May it be so Lord.

So along with preparing to go back to school, I am revamping and revising my resume and looking to see exactly what is out there, what is a good fit and how I can do it bigger, do it better! emoticon

  
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ROGERSBABE1 10/17/2011 11:09AM

    YOU GO GIRL! emoticon emoticon

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MKPRINCESS007 10/15/2011 10:39PM

    Go for it~Behind you all the way! I know you can do it............no doubt!

Karen

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MMRB7111 10/15/2011 2:20PM

    Yes, you should apply for management. Why not you. I know just where you are. I was there a few months ago. An opportunity for a Team Lead position was available for my department and yes I did let my Manager know I was interested. t knew it would be alot of work and would take me totally out of my comfort zone and my cube, but hey it was time to boost my career, do more, have more challenges, be responsible for more, introduce some new ideas and make more money. Good Luck. You can do.

This SP journey has a way of changing not only your health and body but also other areas on your life. emoticon

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ASOBFALLS 10/15/2011 11:37AM

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Some day, I want to meet you in person. You are so POSITIVE and enthusiastic! emoticon
Joyce emoticonRejoice in Jesus

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NELLJONES 10/13/2011 1:43PM

    Good for you! Confidence in one area like weight loss spreads to every part of your life. The joy of weight loss is far more than a number on a scale, and success in other areas of life aren't just because you are thinner. EARNED confidence radiates and improves everything!

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Grasping my "A-Ha" Moment

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Wow, let a family member go on Oprah and you ride the wave of having your own "a-ha" moment emoticon I think I am pretty much decided on what course to study in grad school. I started making plans on getting my rear in school again. I am looking at the work I do for GM and asking the real tough questions like "how long do I want to continue doing this type of work?" My job has taken a physical toll on my body and I am dragging some days. It is my hope to maybe get an "easier" position, but in this line of work that comes few and far. I was sweating it out last night wondering if this is as good as it gets. Yes, I am truly grateful for my job, it has provided for me standard of living that I am use to for the last eleven years. As I was speaking with my other sister, I realize that I can't be a "a! slave" to the rhythm, not following my dreams, not setting goals so lofty, and not daring to soar

So my a-ha moment is to think bigger,do bigger and do better. I am starting with cleaning house, not being bothered with toxic relationships and friendships, educating my mind and doing more than possibility thinking. I can lose the weight, I can finish my degree work, I can work at a significant job and feel good about it, I can achieve greatness and I will emoticon

  
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VERITY50 10/13/2011 12:04PM

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ANYVAR54 10/12/2011 9:48PM

    Great thoughts. Congratulations.

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KSTYLEFITNESS 10/12/2011 1:33PM

    "Think bigger, do bigger, and do better" LOVE IT!

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My Little Sister on Oprah!

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

My youngest sister Catherine was part of Oprah's Life Class premier yesterday! She was chosen to speak live on the webcast dealing with Ego and she let her light shine! My Dad and Step Mom and Snickers (family dog) drove to Chicago yesterday for the broadcast since Cat was selected by her submission to OWN. Here is the link and she was the last speaker for this webcast, about 53-54 minutes. Catherine is wearing a similar colored dress to what Oprah was wearing. She texted me later to let me know that Oprah complimented her honesty and loved her hair

http://www.oprah.com/oprahs-lifeclass/op
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.html emoticonThe family is proud of my sister's appearance, she appeared well versed and really chimed in with the conversation. She debated back and forth what to wear and the teal dress won out. My other sister overseas told her to treat it like a job interview, you never know. I am just truly grateful for all of my sisters endeavors and glad they let our family shine!

  
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MKPRINCESS007 10/15/2011 10:42PM

    Fabulous! :)

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SWEETLIPS 10/11/2011 8:46PM

    Now that is worth celebrating

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FERGSGIRL2 10/11/2011 7:59PM

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WARRIOR11209 10/11/2011 1:32PM

    That is fabulous!!

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VERITY50 10/11/2011 1:30PM

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EMPTRS 10/11/2011 12:54PM

    SO awesome!!! Congrats to you and your sister!!!

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Early Up

Monday, October 10, 2011

I felt the good Lord woke me up early today, finally got on my feet at 5:00 AM, walked the dogs and took the trash out. I feel sometimes that is when God gets my attention best. I was hungry, but proud of myself that I didn't start munching, beating down my points for the day. emoticon I am tracking my food and using the recipe builder this weekend, so far it keeps me accountable and give a more accurate picture of my calorie intake.

I am getting together my transcripts in preparation of beginning school again. It has been on my mind, I have wanting to finish what I started-no matter what and I want to use my tuition reimbursement benefit. I really didn't get to talk to Moma much about grad school, I was taking my first class two years ago at this time when my Mom took a turn for the worst. I was able to squeak out a B for my first grad class! Time to go on. I know my Mom is waiting and since we have a new national contract, the heat is on to get it done! emoticon

  
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FERGSGIRL2 10/10/2011 8:18PM

    You are an inspiration! Keep your focus and you will meet all your goals K.



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SLIMGOODY160 10/10/2011 1:43PM

    Good for you, always good to keep setting and meeting goals.
I believe you can do it!
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Tasting Bread

Saturday, October 08, 2011

I had a good Saturday by attending my WW meeting, then getting together with Fit Bottomed Girls having a "bread tasting" gathering. It was sponsored by Orrowheat breads, a lighter healthier bread with more fiber. It was very filing and tasting. The CEO and CO-Founder of Fit Bottomed Girls, Jenn is awesome for sharing healthy ideas and i won a challenge she sponsored earlier this year with a prize package that included some Vega nutrition bars, a year membership to Jazzercise and a Giam reformer. Her website, Fitbottomedgirls.com is a wealth of knowledge of fun fitness articles and ideas. I learn something new each and every time I log on and I am never disappointed. Today she had some giveaways and I am always lucky with Jenn and I won a Zumba shaker kit. Included was a three DVD set to help me exercise my aching joints. I can't fail surrounding myself with positive fit minded people to help me stay motivated and on track to get this weight off emoticon I was able to connect with a Yoga teacher and a Fitness instructor, all right here in my backyard emoticon As always, time for me to kick it up a notch!

  
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TEXASGIDGET 10/9/2011 2:19PM

    Sounds like a wonderful event to coincide with your WW meeting! I love Fit Bottom Girls and follow them on twitter as well as on here! Always fun to win prizes as well! I love Zumba and hope you enjoy that prize!

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SWEETLIPS 10/9/2011 12:40PM

    Wow, how wonderful for you. Thanks for the website!!

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BABY_GIRL69 10/9/2011 12:05PM

    Good that you got out & enjoy the weather with some your friends & did so responsibly.

God bless & enjoy everyday!

Dee

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HICKOK-HALEY 10/9/2011 2:49AM

    Wow, your getting the works. Does sound like fun..Let us know how you like the CD's

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SWEETMAGNOLIA2 10/8/2011 11:42PM

    I'll have to check out the web site. Thanks! Congrats on winning that challenge. As for the exercise emoticon

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