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Putting Puzzle Pieces Together

Sunday, January 02, 2011

The light bulb went on this morning. All last week, I had this overwhelming urge to clean out and organize my house and my life. I still haven't finished partly due to the holiday activities. The reason for feeling this way dawned on me this morning. I know I have these feelings because a new year is beginning. But for me, I get a double dose of that feeling because a new year is literally beginning for me: it's my birthday. I do have a rough draft of what I want to accomplish this year. I will at least get this month's goals set by the end of the week. It is time.

  
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KAMAPERRY 1/2/2011 5:02PM

    Happy Birthday!! emoticon

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SUGARBUNNIE1577 1/2/2011 11:29AM

    Happy Birthday! I love the feeling of new beginnings emoticon

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KXW561 1/2/2011 11:22AM

    Happy Birthday and Happy New Year. emoticon

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WILLHAPPEN 1/2/2011 10:03AM

  Happy Birthday!!

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NPA4LOSS 1/2/2011 9:54AM

    My son's birthday is today also! Happy Birthday! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WYOBZM 1/2/2011 9:38AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Happy Birthday!

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Looking Forward

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Last year is over and done. I know now how to improve myself and have made a resolution to do that this year. I wish the best of a good year to everyone.

  
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DEEO12 1/1/2011 6:40PM

    Yes, lets make this year a good one!

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CMRAND54 1/1/2011 2:52PM

    Best wishes for a wonderful, healthy New Year!

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KAMAPERRY 1/1/2011 2:52PM

    AMEN!! emoticon

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NPA4LOSS 1/1/2011 1:32PM

    Let's start the New Year right!

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MEMAWS5 1/1/2011 1:05PM

  The first day of the new year, and the first day of the rest of our lives. I too plan to do better this year in every way. Best of luck in your resolutions. emoticon emoticon

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I've Learned So Much

Friday, December 31, 2010

I started the year flat on my back from recent back surgery. I have learned so much since then and have met so many great people. And it's all because I knew I needed to lose weight and get in shape. I just stumbled on Spark People and it has definitely changed my way of life. Thanks to all the people who put the web site together and to all the people who have encouraged me along the way. Here's to an even better new year!

  
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KAMAPERRY 12/31/2010 3:44PM

    Amen to that! emoticon Happy New Year!

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CMRAND54 12/31/2010 2:12PM

    You are so right about Spark People. I found it (with my sister's help) while I was laid up with a broken ankle. I started tracking my food while I couldn't exercise. By the time I could stand on a scale again, I'd lost 25 pounds. I gradually added the treadmill, strength training, and gentle yoga. Now I've lost a total of 70 pounds, and I'm a whole new person, all thanks to SP and friends like you.

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JAREJIL 12/31/2010 12:03PM

    I am with you, I sure do appreciate Sparkpeople and everything it has brought to me!! I am going to be more committed than ever this year so that I can see the changes I have longed for for toooo long!!

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NPA4LOSS 12/31/2010 12:03PM

    You have been a wonderful addition to our lives too! I agree with you that Sparks is a most wonderful place! emoticon

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OSDOWNS 12/31/2010 11:27AM

    I am glad you are ending the year better than it began. I hope your pain is much better!

Happy New Year!

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The Last Long Weekend of the Year

Thursday, December 30, 2010

The last long weekend of the year starts at 4 pm today. My wish for the weekend is to relax a little first. Then, I want to accomplish some organizational tasks around the house. I think if I do this, it will be easier for me to have a clear head for working on my resolutions for having a healthier me - both physically and mentally. I wish everyone a happy new year.

  
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NPA4LOSS 12/30/2010 11:20PM

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KAMAPERRY 12/30/2010 12:58PM

    Mine started yesterday, and I am loving it, Happy New Year!

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DEEO12 12/30/2010 10:22AM

    HAppy New Year to you too!!! Enjoy your weekend! emoticon

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GEEKSMEGGLY 12/30/2010 9:13AM

    Happy New Year to you! emoticon

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PARKERB2 12/30/2010 7:10AM

    Happy New Year to you too. I wish the best for you in 2011. And most of all Keep On Sparking. We're all in this together. emoticon

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I'm Tired Today

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

I have so much I want to do at home and so little to do at work. I know it's just literally a matter of days before I will be let go at work, so I guess I shouldn't stress too much about the housework. I will have plenty enough time to do the housework then. It's just not the way I want to start the new year.

  
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NPA4LOSS 12/29/2010 10:23PM

    I am behind on reading your blogs so I just spent the time to catch up. Try to keep positive thoughts about the new year. I will probably be transferred from this job soon and I love it here. We will make the adjustments we need to make and make this a great year. You are doing great on your new work in progress and you are making progress! emoticon

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DEEO12 12/29/2010 8:02PM

    Try to do what needs to be done and let the small stuff be until you have the time to do it. But try to do something each day so you dont get to overwhelemed with a mess. Hopefully you dont get let go at work and things might look up!

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