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Thursday, May 26, 2011

My page views, so will make it worthwhile from now own for people to view my page. Thats a lot of views, and i am embarrassed that I am just here on spark people not making ANY progress. That is all going to change. I have a Gala to attend August 26th, first time ever being in a ball gown, and I want to look good.

I am adding a picture so you see how I look as off today May 26 2011.
I am not proud of it at all but I DO WANT TO CHANGE.

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 6/24/2011 8:05PM

    You are going to look great at that gala. I am looking forward to seeing the dress.

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HULLAF 5/27/2011 8:13AM

    You CAN do it! :)

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REMODELINGPAT 5/26/2011 8:05PM

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With 3 months until GALA, it's time to start thinking about what you want your dress to look like...not time to BUY it yet, because if it fits you now, you will be TOO SMALL for it in 3 months!

Blessings!
Pat

Comment edited on: 5/26/2011 8:07:00 PM

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1TRULYBLESSED 5/26/2011 3:37PM

    Sweetheart, you wear that smile with the gown, and you WILL look beautiful no matter HOW much you weigh!!!

But, since we all obviously want to weigh LESS for those special occasions (and every other day!), I'm here to cheer you on and assure you that emoticon !




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HICALGAL 5/26/2011 1:31PM

    anything you do to improve your health is going to be progress and a step closer to ur goal. only we can make it happen for ourselves, so lets get our health and sweat ON so we can groove ON!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CHAITEAKITTY40 5/26/2011 1:19PM

    Oh cool, a ball gown! Believe in yourself! You can do it!


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MAIHOT 5/26/2011 12:37PM

    I have no idea, because I have never been to one. I am excited though.

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JECKIE 5/26/2011 8:27AM

    Do it! Do it! Do it! :) Make this happen for you!

Any thoughts on what dress you want to wear to the gala?

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Makeover/ Do over/ Start over! 5/26/11

Monday, July 12, 2010

07/12/2010 1:25 am(original)

Philippians 4:13 (King James Version)
13 I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Areas that need addressing

Faith, Time Management, Procrastinating, Consistency, Commitment, Discipline, Cleanliness, Organization, Character, Study Habits, Bad Habits (T.V).

My Christian walk ~ What Can I do to be a better Christian.

~ Bible Study Everyday/ Quite time and Prayer, journaling.

~ Being active in church, small groups, volunteering.

My Children ~ How can I be the best and ultimate parent

~ Discipline, Manners, Room (tidiness), Hygeine

~ Activities ,Listen to my babies, teach them how to communicate,Bedtime Routine

My Health

~ Daily Exercise, Daily Stretching (cardio, strength training)

~ Eat right daily, watch my portions, limit sugar.

~ 96oz + Water

My Finances

~ Fix my Credit Doing it as off June 2010

~ Budget: manage money better, Pay bills on time

GOALS: Short Term

Lose weight, inches

Be a better mother, daughter, sister, friend, student.

Maintain a clean home

Read more books, papers~ be knowledgeable about world affairs

Long Term:

Get my Bsn by 2013 (I have been accepted into Concordia Fall 2011)

Move from Austin To a city close to the Ocean....:)







  
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I.M.MAGIC 2/22/2011 1:34AM

    Ambitious... I like it! LOL

Keep working at it and you can accomplish amazing things...
Kathy emoticon emoticon

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JUSTYNA7 11/30/2010 5:03PM

    Wow what a list! They would be great for your visual poster of where you see yourself one day. Big long term goals.

Sometimes I wish I were someone different. Decide that I am going to change and BAM! Just do it. LOL Or all the things. BAM BAM BAM! My journey has been gentle and slow. I was like a toddler learning to walk. Unlearning bad habbits and learning new ones. Baby steps. My biggest accomplishment was learning to do anything healthy, consistently. Every day. I'd try then forget, give up, not care. I don't even know why sometimes I could not. Spark People had me setting little tiny goals. Can I get fit by doing only ten minutes of exercise a day? No, probably not. But by trying to find something small to do every day I learned to brainstorm and I learned that I can do ten minutes of exercise a day and ten minutes is better than no minutes. So that feeling of all or nothing changed in me. Instead it is good, better, best. Yup, would love to do an hour workout but if I can't then I can do a short walk and if I can't then I can at least do a couple of reps with my hand weights. Yup, love to do a bible study, but if I can't then I can read a chapter of my Bible and if I can't then I can read the devotion of the day or write down something I am grateful for. Yup, would love to eat perfectly but if I can't, then make sure I eat three real meals a day and if I can't then eat three fruits and veg. a day. It is no longer about perfection for me. It is about celebrating each step towards my goal. Every time I make a choice to DO something no matter how small is a success. I may not see huge changes but they are changes in the right direction and I feel good about myself. No more beating myself up. I think God would not give me a hard time about my failures so why should I? He would grab me up and hug me for each step I make towards Him.



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G.I.JANE 7/22/2010 10:22PM

    You are soo sweet & great Goals!

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LOOZINITNOW 7/12/2010 8:01AM

    This is a great list of makeover goals! I wish you the best in fulfilling all of them! emoticon

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HICALGAL 7/12/2010 5:09AM

    wishing you all the best on your makeover and goals!! you can absolutely make it happen!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Copy and post blog game!!!

Monday, July 05, 2010

ANOTHER QUESTIONS GAME!
To play, copy and paste into your blog, then change the answers. You are not allowed to duplicate answers; you must use different ones!!!

1. Name something you use in the shower?
Soap

2. Something people hate to find on their windshield?
Cracks

3. Name something a man might buy before a date?
beer

4. What is something you cook in the microwave?
tv dinners

5. Name a piece of furniture people need help moving?
book shelf

6. Name a reason a younger man might like an older woman?
expirience

7. Name something a dog does that embarrasses its owner?
maybe toot in the vets office, Owner "that wasnt me" :O

8. Name a kind of test you cannot study for?
Algebra

9. Name something a boy scout gets a badge for?
fishing

10. Name a phrase with the word 'home' in it?
Charity begins at home!

11. Name a sport where players lose teeth?
Rugby

12. Name something a teacher can do to ruin a good day?
Put you on the sport

13. Name something that can brighten your day?
My kids laughter

14. Name a bird you wouldn't want to eat?
OWL!

15. Name something a person wears even if it has a hole in it?
t-shirt

16. Name something that gets smaller the more you use it?
Roll on deodarant

Remember...NO copying!! You can't use the same answers as the last person.

  
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MAIHOT 7/8/2010 12:14AM

    ok so 8 irealized i answered wrong. dental exam.

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BAHAMIANJENNI 7/6/2010 11:54AM

    I'm playing, check out my blog

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CALIDREAMER76 7/5/2010 8:25PM

    I guess I'm the first to play!

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Mommy ummmm your FAT!!!

Sunday, May 16, 2010

So today my 4 yr old son told me "mommy looks like you gonna have a baby" at which point he proceeded to pinch my belly repeatedly. Ok so maybe i put on 40lbs but i did not think my kids really noticed.

I suppose I am not happy in my skin anymore. I have had too much on my plate and inorder to balance it all I kinda let myself go and gained back the lost 35lbs and 5lbs more for good measure. I am so inspired by all my spark peeps and all the weight loss blogs I follow, i just reall would love some of that success for myself too.

I am just going to do it... because i feel like I have talked enough about it. Its just time to do it.

Watch this space....

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EDUCGRAD 6/20/2010 4:06PM

    You will do it!!.I've been there.I didn't like my son telling me that either when I started here.

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DREMARGRL 6/1/2010 5:46AM

    Let's RAWWWWK the month of JUNE!!!!! emoticon

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SATYAGRAHA 5/16/2010 10:12PM

    That's the spirit! emoticon

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LOOZINITNOW 5/16/2010 8:34PM

    Only out of the mouths of babes, but what a way to make us realize it's time to get on the ball. You can do this and I'm right beside you! emoticon

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make quilt out of old clothes...

Saturday, April 10, 2010

I just saw one of the neatest things ever my spark buddies are soooo cweative. A lady who looks awesome made a blanket out of her old jeans that is weigh cool and I will definately be stealing that plan. I am doing ok today just really tired. I feel a lot better than I did after my last blog.

  
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SABLE77 4/10/2010 10:24AM

    I have always wanted to make one of those just never got there, I do have a lot of big jeans to use though!

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