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Focus!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

I'm all over the place today. Multi-tasking to the extreme! I'm accomplishing things, my eating is fine, my workout went well, but for some reason I'm missing my calm today. Sounds like a walk is what the doctor's ordered that always helps me get back my focus.

Hope everyone is having a sparktacular day!

  


Together all things are possible!

Monday, April 19, 2010

That's why we are here...we were looking for a place where we could pull it all together, get it together. That was step 1. Once here we also found groups that would focus on areas that are important to us, that was step 2...go on and take step 3, get busy communicating with those around you who are trying to reach the same goal, to live healthier. As Booker T. Washington so eloquently said,

"In all things that are purely social, we can be as separate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress."

With the diversity on each team, and everyone trying something a little different here and there, who knows what will be shared that finally flips that switch to take you to the next level, and the next...together all things are possible. emoticon

  
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KARO30236 4/19/2010 7:07PM

    I'M READY FOR THE NEXT LEVEL!!!! GREAT READ! tHANKS!

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The more you give, the more you get!

Sunday, April 18, 2010

For those who don't know my history, here's the long and short of it...Since my youth I'd always been in sports or some type of activity but along the way Lifecan Interruptus stepped in and the pounds stepped out to meet me. When I started SP I heard a lot about babystepping, for me I started even further back, I decided to crawl. I selected an exercise for each body part and if I did 2 reps of 2, it was more than where I started and I was happy and that is where I started building my consistency. From there, I continued to build my fitness schedule.

As for the nutrition side, I started slowly again, I wasn't much of a soda drinker, but I reduced it more and replaced that with water. I did not make any changes to what I was eating, I would simply track what I was eating to see how much I was consuming . I had read a few SP articles that discussed the importance of not removing everything that you really enjoy eating but instead learn to cook it in a healthier way. I started to change my recipes to take me where I wanted to go. For example, there was a time I would never consider plain yogurt, now I don't know what I was thinking. I use it make my potato salads, my own tartar sauce, eating it alone with a little honey or the fruit of my choice. (NOTE: My daughter was a big help here. She fell in love with plain yogurt before I did as I was always hesitant because I couldn't find a small plain yogurt, just in case I didn't like it. The excuse of not buying plain yogurt was removed-it would not be a waste of money any longer.)

With each tiny change, with each positive give, I have gained more and more each time...in physical strength, endurance and more...so give it up...the more you give, the more you get!

  


I'm loving it!

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Learning, sharing and growing as I learn about myself going through the process...I'm loving it!

  
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MZLADY77 4/18/2010 4:23PM

    Yes! emoticon

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LIVELIFEFREELY 4/17/2010 11:22PM

    I agree!

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UMUCGRAD 4/17/2010 10:52PM

   
Me, too!

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LILYGIRL44 4/17/2010 10:50PM

  emoticon this is a wonderful site full of info and friends!

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Hello beautiful people!

Friday, April 16, 2010

Start and end each day on a positive note. Doesn't have to be anything long or profound. A simple "Hello beautiful" usually brings a smile to my face in the morning and "Goodnite gorgeous" at night...Remember, beauty is in the eye of beholder and you are beautiful! Even if you don't feel comfortable saying it to others, know you are beautiful and it's okay to let yourself know it! emoticon

  
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MZLADY77 4/17/2010 5:55PM

    Nice blog! Positive note is contagious! emoticonHave a nice weekend Gorgeous!

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KARO30236 4/16/2010 11:01PM

    Thanks and "Goodnite gorgeous"!!!

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FLIPPRNL 4/16/2010 10:45PM

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Right back at ya!

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