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7 Days of Inspiration - Day 5

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Day 5

Hope and hard work put all within reach.


True, true, true! As we work toward achieving our goals we need to keep in mind that theses things aren't achieved by wishing. You have to keep hoping with your new found confidence and put everything you've got into it.

I know I'm not going to lose the weight until I make "moving" a priority. It doesn't matter what you do....you need 30 minutes a day and you need to get your heart pumping. It really doesn't matter what you exercise tolerance is. You can break up your exercise into manageable pieces and build from there. The only thing that will stop you is not doing anything.

I refuse to let inactivity run my life. I am going to win this war I'm waging on my weight. Now is the time. I see the carrot dangled out in front of me.

I will reach it......Just watch me! And you can come along for the ride.

Until tomorrow,

Hugs,

Keri

  
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NANCY- 9/1/2010 9:30AM

    Keri, you are awesome.
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JOURNEYOF3 8/31/2010 12:05AM

    Great!

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ID_VANDAL 8/30/2010 3:29PM

    I love this series you're doing Keri and you've attracted quite a following!

Maybe you should think about becoming a "life coach"

I can hardly wait for day 6!!

Keep em coming!

Vandal

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AMBERROGUE 8/30/2010 12:42PM

    Love it!
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MSLZZY 8/29/2010 10:14PM

    Positive attitude! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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POSITIVELY_EB 8/29/2010 10:12PM

    Put a reeses peanut butter cup where that carrot is and you've got a deal! LOL!

Love the blogs!

Hugs! Beverly

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7 Days of Inspiration- Day 4

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Day 4

Your dreams are just waiting to be lived.



I had to pause there before writing. This one really struck a cord with me. Especially lately.

I'm waiting to lose weight.....I'm waiting for my dream job to come along.....I waiting for my life to begin again...

Pretty pathetic isn't it. ...... well....it is to me.

I can't wait anymore. I have to start living my dreams and making them happen. I'm going to use my unique qualities and my new found confidence to make them come true.

I'm going to plan and set achievable goals to get where I'm going. And I'm going to have fun a long the way.

I don't know what this plan is going to look like but I'm starting it today. I will share it with you later.

What are you going to do about your dreams that are waiting to be lived?

Catch ya tomorrow!

Hugs,

Keri


  
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NANCY- 9/1/2010 8:59AM

    I read this and got so excited that I forgot to post and started living.
This is really great and your insight onto your journey is inspiring.

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BIGLITTLEWOMAN 8/29/2010 3:44PM

    Take control and make things happen for you. Go girl. This is your life, every day is what you have. Right now, right here.

Good for you, don't wait any longer.

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SLS-NY2IN 8/29/2010 9:15AM

    emoticonThe party starts now! emoticon emoticon Life is here and it is dear! Let us enjoy the day.

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MOMFAN 8/29/2010 1:37AM

    Cheering for you!

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POSITIVELY_EB 8/29/2010 12:14AM

    You go, girl! I'm right behind ya! LOVE this series of blogs! Thanks!

Hugs! Beverly

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MSLZZY 8/29/2010 12:03AM

    Keep a positive attitude and don't let life get you down! Think UP, smile and move ahead with your goals! emoticon

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SUNNY1432 8/29/2010 12:01AM

    Your not pathetic, you are just finding your way through a new situation! emoticon
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7 Days of inspiration - Day 3

Friday, August 27, 2010

Day 3

Confidence can take you so much farther than doubt.

Isn't that the truth? When I think about times when I have let doubt get the better of me...it almost makes me angry. Doubt just sucks all of the good stuff out of you.

Confidence is the key to our journey.....if we were more confident...it would give us the motivation to win the race. Confidence also feels so much better than doubt. Close your eyes.....now think about......confidence. Now do the same with doubt. Remember those feelings as you make your choices this week.

I want the confident feelings.......it's all the good stuff....

Wanna join me?

Hugs,

Keri



  
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JOURNEYOF3 8/28/2010 11:49AM

    How true!

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NANCY- 8/28/2010 6:56AM

    Confidence just helps you push yourself a bit more.
Take a breath and reach just a little more. It is amazing where that little bit will take you.
Can't wait for your next blog.
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TRAVELGRRL 8/28/2010 5:57AM

    You are so right! Why do we forget the good things that take us further in our journey? We always get stuck, over and over in the same place. TIME TO STEP OUT WITH CONFIDENCE!

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SLIMMERJESSE 8/28/2010 12:40AM

    I'll join you too. Sounds like a good plan.

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MSLZZY 8/27/2010 10:16PM

    I'm right beside you! HUGS!

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7 Days of Inspiration - Day 2

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Day 2

Forget your "flaws"! You've got a list of good qualities a mile long!


Interesting isn't it? If you read yesterdays blog, and followed the instructions.....I would almost be willing to bet that your good qualities are very similar to yesterday's assignment. Or are they?

Today...think about what others would consider your "good qualities". As you think about those......how genuine do you think they are? Are they really what you would consider your good qualities? Or is it a mask you wear?

Our weight loss journey is about peeling off those masks and facing our realities. In doing this we can change our outcome. If we put aside our masks.....our flaws....and concentrate on those things that make us GREAT! We can change our future.....and our outsides will reflect our insides!

What do you think?

See you tomorrow!

Hugs,

Keri

  
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JOURNEYOF3 8/28/2010 11:51AM

    Thanks for posting these thought provoking statements. It is good to remember and think about the positive things in life.

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POSITIVELY_EB 8/27/2010 11:55AM

    Wonderful! Iwould agree with NANCY-! I use my humor as a cover many times, but how can I use it that way if it's not there to begin with!

Keep up the good work!

Hugs! Beverly

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NANCY- 8/27/2010 9:51AM

    Thomas Jefferson was bad at managing money, but great at so many other things.
Ben Franklin and the kite stuff.... kind of makes me wonder about him.

Sometimes my vivaciousness is used as a mask, but it truly is a part of me. What is is used for is to mask my disdain for routine. So I can use this quality to keep my life fresh and alive.

Keri,
Thanks for doing this. As you can see it is helping me to gain valuable insight.

You are ....
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AMBERROGUE 8/27/2010 9:42AM

    Great blog! I love this series you're doing!!

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7 Days of inspiration - Day One

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

(7 Days of Inspiration is borrowed from Womens World. They have provided the phrase and the rest is mine.)

Day 1

Be yourself. There is no one better.


Sometimes on this road to self discovery, we are so focused on trying to become what every "normal" person is and we forget what makes each of us unique. We all have our strengths and weaknesses. We all have those little things that make us ......well....us!

The trick is finding a way to keep our uniqueness and incorporating it into our new healthy bodies.

So how do we do that?

Start a list today and write down the wonderful things about you. I don't care about the things other people tell you that are good about you......what are you proud of? You know...deep inside....you know what I'm talking about.

Make that list.....and look at it for the next 7 days. It's time for a change. It's time to make a difference. Let's use our strengths and build on it.

Care to share????


Here's the start to mine......

1. I have a great sense of humor.
2. I wear my heart on my sleeve.
3. I care deeply.
4. I love to sing and dance.
5. I love making new friends.


Have a great day! See you tomorrow!



Hugs,

Keri

  
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BIGLITTLEWOMAN 8/28/2010 10:50AM

    Thanks for this blog; you have made me pause. There is so much more to each of us than what is seen on the outside. You are helping us to look at the totality of ourselves. We are not simply height and weight and the ratio that results from that.

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1FAVOREDLADY 8/27/2010 3:58PM

    I read day 2 also so I came back to this one. Hmmm What are some good things about me?
1 There is no task I am above as long as I am able to do it.
2 I will help anyone.
3 I only like to edify others in Jesus name
4 When I do something, I do it with care.
5 I love to give.

That took a little time but not as much as I thought it would. I need these to be magnified in my awareness of myself. I have not focused or really looked for such things. thank you. I know Jesus is Good

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NANCY- 8/27/2010 9:39AM

    Alrighty...
I'm starting a bit late... but I love this.

I'm an adventurer (walk in nature)
I'm an explorer. ( Love to check out new places)
I'm spontaneous (sometimes to a fault) :D
I'm a student ( I love to learn new things)
I'm a teacher ( love to share what I know)
I have a silly sense of humor.
I like to celebrate and appreciate life.

Great Blog!!!
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ID_VANDAL 8/25/2010 10:11PM

    Keri,

What a great blog. I hope to do this. I know I know if you don't do it now you (I) probably won't but duty calls.

Maybe that's one of my traits - I'm reliable
2. I like to make people feel good.
3. I'm funny (at least to me I am)
4. I'm loyal
5. I try to make the world a better place everyday because I was here.
6. I care

Well that wasn't so hard. Thanks - I'm feeling pretty good right now.

Later,

Vandal>
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SUNNY1432 8/25/2010 9:34PM

    emoticon Thanks for sharing Day One. I hope you are doing well and I'm hoping I can hear about the next 6 days. emoticon

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POSITIVELY_EB 8/25/2010 8:31PM

    Great start! Whatcha gonna do with it?

Hugs! Beverly

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