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Kujichagulia!!! I'm Preparing for Spark's January Jumpstart Challenge 2012

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Hey everyone & Happy Kwanzaa Day 2. Kujichagulia which means self-determination in English. And today, guess what I actually woke up DETERMINED! And I wasn't even thinking about which principle it was today. But it fits.
Well, I'm excited about starting the January Jumpstart Challenge on the 1st. I just signed up on the SparkTeam page (you should too if you can, as you may win some neat prizes)!

So, hopefully this will be the year that I keep up for the ENTIRE 31 days! lol I think I've signed up for SP's January Challenges for a few years straight emoticon
Yet I have never made it consistently past the 1st week!

Well, all the best to everyone for their new or continuing workout regimes. And feel free to stop by my SPpage or Blogs anytime!

emoticon Ready to go & moving Forward!!!
I might have to do a blog about why my love of frogs becomes a such great motivation to moving forward, as it's said that they never go backwards...hmmmm
emoticon Well, enjoy the last week of the year 2011.
Great blessings to you all!

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RUNNERRACHEL 12/27/2011 11:53PM

    Happy Kwanzaa to you! emoticon
Glad you're feeling motivated!
I've signed up for the January Jumpstart Challenge too! We can help keep each other motivated! In order to qualify for prizes/contest you have to have 200 fitness minutes per week! So I'm going to try to stick to that as well!

I'm starting January 1!

Happy New Year! emoticon

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JUNA89 12/27/2011 12:05PM

    emoticonHAPPY KWANZAA!!!! emoticon

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MSPROVERBS31 12/27/2011 11:31AM

    Thanks Dee!

I don't really do much for celebrating Kwanzaa but I do acknowlege it.
Back at the University we would do celebrations on campus, & I participated when I could. But I've never done anything on my own.

Hope you join the challenge...since you workout like a pro anyway! emoticon

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BABY_GIRL69 12/27/2011 11:27AM

    Thank you Roz for sharing!! God bless you & enjoy Kwanzaa!


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My Mom's Birthday Today Marks DAY 1 Of My Newest Goal :o)

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Today's my mother's birthday & I'm so blessed to have such a WONDERFUL mommy!
It is also the homegoing celebration of one of my 1st cousins. She passed away on Tuesday at age 59 & so today my mom spent the day in mourning with family & friends but I hope that she's counting it all joy, a gift to celebrate her niece's life, so she can also enjoy this day that marks her birth!

As for me, as I morn I also count it all joy and have marked my mom's Birthday today, December 17, 2011, as DAY 1 emoticon of my newest goal, which will end on my Birthday, July 26, 2012...that'll be 7 months from now!

Of course we all want to be healthier, maybe lose weight, eat better, and be stronger in our bodies and souls...well, at least that's what I want! In reality some of you may just want to maintain what you've accomplished, gain healthy weight, or finish other life goals!

So today, I've exercised to one of my dvd's (not the whole thing but I'm happy with what I've done)! I ate breakfast! Had a snack! Ate a sensable Lunch! Been drinking tons of H20! Took my medicine! Went outside!
HEY I'm just keeping it simple and being thrilled with what I have accomplished as I go along!

Well, although I'mstill working on exactly what I hope to see in July of next year...I do want to get down to a good weight, which I recorded on SP & I want to be able to exercise pain free with flexability. But again, I'm keeping it simple. So I deleted the long list of SparkGoals and will focus on 1 or 2 at a time. Details to follow!

Well, all the best to everyone and I'm off! PRESSING TOWARD THE GOAL!
Much Love!

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JIBBIE49 12/18/2011 3:45PM

    Oh, as a LEO, you certainly are a person who wants to make an inpression when you enter a room, as you want to be the center of attention, so being "in shape" and looking your best is vital to you, but you do have the determination and drive to get what you want.
LEO has a 'big heart' when it comes to wanting to care for others, but she also has to watch for Heart Disease and Back issues. For those reasons you don't want to be fat. The "Lioness" is the hunter and she takes charge, but if you notice, as Lioness is always full of muscles and she's lean. She has to be fast and able to run. She always wants to win.

I'm sorry about your cousin who is 59. That is much to young to die, but since this is the only life we get, we have to make the most of each day. I know between now and July 26th, you will use each day. emoticon

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MSPROVERBS31 12/18/2011 11:47AM

    Thanks for the support ladies!!!!
And I will pass on the happy birthday to my mom! She is a terrific lady and an awesome mom!

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RUNNERRACHEL 12/18/2011 12:06AM

    emoticon job focusing your goals into smaller, more manageable ones!

emoticon congrats on starting this phase of your journey and I'm here to partner with you to help you and encourage you! I need to start my own I'll feel encouraged as well!

emoticon With God, ALL things are possible! Truly commit each step to Him and He will guide you and give you the strength to achieve it!

And happy birthday to your mom! She sounds great!

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WHOLEBODYHEALTH 12/17/2011 10:31PM

    Miss, you are fabulous! Look, those small baby steps will add up over time to big achievements in your health & happiness! Great job at keeping it simple and moving forward one day at a time with God as your guiding light. Cheering for you, a fellow sparker.

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Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas Around the SparkWorld!!! I'm Blogging Again!

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Wow it's been a LONg time since I've blogged! Not that I don't like it, it's just been such a CrAzieR few months! That I don't even want to write about it...and if you've read any of my past blogs, I usually don't mind sharing.

But God is AWESOME and He's never left me yet, so I will keep on keeping on!
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so anyhow, I just wanted to blog something to get me moving back on the scene.
Oh and since it's the holiday season, I do want to say HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all of my SparkFriends! As I know that there are several celebrations happening this month and the beginning of January.
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As for me, I'll be celebrating Jesus' birth!!!!!

So... Merry Christmas, Feliz Navidad, Joyeux Noel, Rehus-Beal-Ledeats, Melkin Yelidet Beaal, Baradin ki shubh kamnaaye, Milad Majid, Feliz Natal, Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan, Froehliche Weihnachten, Mele Kalikimaka ame Hauoli Makahiki Hou, Selamat Hari Natal, Buone Feste Natalizie, Sung Tan Chuk Ha, Maligayamg Pasko, E ku odun, e ku iye'dun!

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MSPROVERBS31 12/17/2011 5:06PM

    Awe thanks ladies! I look forward to this weekend and blogging more as well as Christmas and year 2012!!!!

Un Beso!!!!!! WOOHOO!!!!! Enjoy the day!

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BABY_GIRL69 12/17/2011 1:58PM

    Glad you are back to blogging. Long time since you did & they are always motivating, inspiring & uplifting.

God bless Roz & enjoy everyday!


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VEGALEGARRETA 12/16/2011 7:43AM

    welcome back!!

yo tembien he tenido unos meses de locura!
que complicado todo!!

pero seguimos aqui! wohooO!!

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RUNNERRACHEL 12/15/2011 2:37PM

    Great! Thank you!

Merry Christmas to you!!! emoticon

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October goals 2011...what's to come?

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Well this month is almost over so it's time to look towards my goals for October 2011...
What are your goals for this Harvest season?
Go ahead share...inspire!!!

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LEROYJL 10/18/2011 8:10PM

  WISHING YOU THE BEST FOR YOUR OCTOBER GOALS!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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RUNNERRACHEL 10/5/2011 2:47PM

    Run 2 races

Run three times a week

Strength train three times a week

Stay in calorie range.

Do pilates, yoga or work on a stability ball twice a week

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SOOKIE 10/4/2011 7:41AM

    get rid of 4 lbs
get back on the water wagon
planning my weekly meals

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CIERAPOET 10/4/2011 7:24AM


I Really am Pumping up on My Workouts and Staying within My Calorie limits. It's coming down to the wire for me and I am determined to be at Goal by December 31 or Close enough where it looks like it. lol Grow More In The Spirit and Word and Things of God Period. Write with more Fervor on my Book and Poetry. Be More Than I've Ever Been in Life. Just Do It!

Roz Be All That You Are Meant To Be and Do This Month. God is Your Help and You Have The Helper With You!
Happy Tuesday and Much Luv!
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MY_HEALTH_BABY 10/2/2011 8:57PM

    #1) Logging in my nutrition and exercise on time! Those weeks where I kept track and didn't wait 2-3 days to "catch up" proved to be the best weight-loss weeks for me!

#2) Pull up my first ever sweet potatoes before the frost----healthy pies and souffles, here I come!

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Getting back on a fit track & oh yeah I have to finish cleaning too!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Getting back on a fit track & oh yeah I have to finish cleaning too!

Okay, so HOW do you get yourself back on track when you had a hard time staying on to begin with? How do I go from the thoughts in my head of living, eating and working healthier to actually doing it more regularly?

Hmmmmmmmmm I feel like it's a new week to do more workouts and eat healthier, and then I also have my entire house to empty out for remodel work happening in 2 weeks... emoticon Okay, well, it'll all come together I has to, soon...real soon!

But you know me, I'm positive and also accept suggestions and positive encouragement and inspiration too!

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MSPROVERBS31 9/27/2011 12:11AM

    Awe thanks ladies!!!
Just getting to my comments and since this month is almost over I must look to October goals

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KAYATLANTA2010 8/28/2011 4:17PM

    Hi Lady!
I'm with you on kick starting a plan...perhaps we can focus together on September! Think about the main things you'd like to do, and share them with me. I'll do the same. Let me know what you think! We can do this!!!

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CIERAPOET 8/25/2011 2:56PM


Hello Sis! What I did to get back on track was pray and let God know that I Really Need His Help. I can't do this alone. I fail when I try too. Let it Go and don't take it back because it can become a "care" That we must cast on Him. One day at a time and one step at a time. I'm seeing progress and I have like 35 more pounds to lose from start @ 88. God is SO AMAZING. You'll get it done when it gets done. Just know that YOU ARE ALREADY A WINNER KEEP SEEING THAT NEW YOU INSIDE AND OUT!
Love you and Thanks for all you do!
Many Blessings!
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GODZDESIGN95 8/24/2011 8:22AM

    I clean each day but with 3 kids and a hubbie it is impossible.. I do what I can and pray about the rest. emoticon

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BABY_GIRL69 8/23/2011 8:12PM

    I need to hire someone to clean my house...I get tired just looking at what needs to be done. God bless & enjoy everyday! Dee

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