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October (wow)

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Wow October already. Man how time flies and i'm still sitting still. Well not literally but maybe figuratively and no pun was intended there. This is a new day, month, new goals. It is time to heal the past, forge ahead, and just be happy that i'm me and be happy the lord has given me another day to try and get this right.

My goals for this month are simple really...more water, more fruits and veggies. When I reach these goals I have a feeling the rest will fall into place. I may need to tweak a bit here and there but I can do this simple task this month.

Today i'm choosing me.


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FISHINGLADY66 10/1/2013 8:15AM

    I love your great attitude Michelle. The is emoticon for the month of October. Stay focused and take it One Day at a Time. emoticon emoticon

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My "Get out of Jail free" card was used

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Your great choices today are your rewards tomorrow. Plan ahead!


Yup this week began on a great note. I even managed to save a few days towards the end. I just knew this week could go either way on the scales. I mean I was hoping for a loss but you know that is what we do when we don't follow the plan entirely. Well I got a reprieve from the warden up above or on my shoulder because my weight stayed the same this week. I'll take it and work a bit harder on next weeks.

I want to be able to step on those scales with confidence, not trepidation. So today begins my new fresh week. I have a plan and I have a new journal to put it all down in. I'm ready to see this through.

Disappointed in me? Nope. I just know now that I have to do what is needed each and every day and not hope for loss but know that is what is happening.


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FISHINGLADY66 9/30/2013 12:11PM

    emoticon Your on your way to a new you. emoticon

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KENTUCKYWOMAN 9/29/2013 1:24PM

    emoticon Good luck on the new week. emoticon

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KENDRACARROLL 9/29/2013 11:35AM

    And here is to a new and successful week.
Keep the spark going.

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NELLJONES 9/29/2013 8:56AM

    True. Do you want to learn from your past or drag it around like a ball and chain?

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CAKAROO 9/29/2013 8:24AM


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Just do it!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now.
It's not your neighbor right or left -
and it's not God or the devil -
it's you.
- Edwin Louis Cole

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy
but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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FISHINGLADY66 9/27/2013 10:41PM


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KENDRACARROLL 9/26/2013 2:28PM

    Thanks for sharing these. Always good to remind ourselves of these things.
Have a wonderful SparkDay.

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NELLJONES 9/26/2013 8:27AM

    Helen Keller is worth listening to. She lived her life dealing with far more than most of us.

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EVIE4NOW 9/26/2013 8:10AM

  Great quotes. Thank you.

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Good Morning

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
- Oprah Winfrey

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius

Just a couple of thoughts to begin your day.


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KENDRACARROLL 9/25/2013 1:18PM

    The "Progress not Perfection" one - I have to remind myself of this often.
Glad you had a good start to your day. I did too, despite of all the crap that's going on around me :) Helps to work at keeping your head straight.

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JUNA89 9/25/2013 7:59AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DARJR50 9/25/2013 7:45AM

  thanks for the thoughts

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Wow 5 Days of TODAYS

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance,
I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Yeah it really was time to get back on the wagon and just ride. So today my fifth day back to taking care of me i'm proud to say today I feel like dancing. Wow the changes in such a short time, funny when you decide what it is you want how easy it really is to go after it. It isn't a matter of giving up what you love it is a matter of loving YOU enough to give it the best you can.


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FISHINGLADY66 9/24/2013 10:50PM

    emoticon Your doing fine, emoticon

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KENTUCKYWOMAN 9/24/2013 1:40PM

    Michelle, I knew once you got your head in the right place you would run with it. Look at you 5 day....YOU GO GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

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KENDRACARROLL 9/24/2013 1:04PM

    Always dance :)
Have a wonderful TODAY!!

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RIDLEYRIDER 9/24/2013 7:21AM

  So true! Thanks for the reminder!

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