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Making the grade!

Thursday, June 03, 2010

I've been pleased with my progress so far and the changes that I've make in my life so far and I could tell you about what I started doing today, but I'll share that at another day. I'm not placing myself last today, but I am so excited with my little one and I'm making today her day on SP. Grades were posted and she weiled a 4.00 this semester which means she's now a rising senior in college carrying a cumulative back up to 3.8...

Just feeling like a proud momma and wanted to share...talk about making the grade! emoticon

  


Head up, eyes looking forward and smile!

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

It's the best way to take on the day...from start to finish!

Hope everyone is having a wonderful day and week so far! emoticon

  
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REDHEADRIDER 6/2/2010 10:24PM

    Too funny! I thought you were talking about riding. But you know, it's all the same. Success riding a horse and having a healthy lifestyle involve the same process. Head up, eyes forward and smile!!!

Have a great day!

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Another beautiful day!

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Okay, it wasn't my best day. I didn't go over my calories/fats/proteins, I worked out, I meditated etc, etc. Unfortunately, my TO DO List just didn't fare well today.

How did I possibly manage to accumulated this much STUFF? is all I could ask myself. What was I thinking when I kept THAT? Who knows.

After the repeated strange questions for which I could provide many elaborate excuses (I means reasons, LOL) I decided to take the day off and and relax my mind. I've been working hard. So instead, I organized this next batch of goodies and neatly placed it all to one side. Mind you, not out of sight (UHU, UNH, UNH!), it doesn't fit into my healthier lifestyle just under my foot. After setting it aside, guess what? Another beautiful day. It will keep. I obviously needed a break, I've been moving at a good clip and this became my treat for today and it felt and feels wonderful. emoticon

  
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RLEFEBRE 5/30/2010 11:54PM

    good luck and remember even though its a holiday there are many ways to stay on track

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VETMED 5/30/2010 11:53PM

  Great! Guilt is what has always ruined my best intentions. When we take a day "off" occasionally and then get back to business it puts things back in perspective!

Enjoy the occasional guilt free vacation day then get going just like you did this weekend. You are doing fine!

I have a whole garage to go through- I am pacing myself- the closets are done- the kitchen is done the laundry room is partially done- we will get there!

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DOLE10 5/30/2010 11:49PM

  Difficult to keep with the program on the holiday. Good luck.

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Oh, how sweet it is!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

I tend to think about the big picture first and then work my way slowly through the smaller parts. I put myself on a maintenance level for while due to illnesses and injuries along the way. During recovery I noticed I wasn't putting on the muscle mass that I wanted, so I pulled back a little to rethink what I am eating and the exercises I do. Once I recovered I found myself stuck on a plateau. I could have cried 'Oh whoa am I", however, it just doesn't fit as well into my new thinking.

While I don't have time to list all the areas I am focusing in on...
1) I'm loving the depths of my new curves...I've always been curvy, but now they are more obcious...(still a work in progress because I haven't reached the actual weight goal I set originally and after several evaluations I'm going to keep as my goal)
2) I'm loving my revised environment...I took on the task of redoing my living space and 'lo and behold I do have more space than i did after decluttering (still a work in progress but the light at the end of the tunnel continues to get nearer and brighter each week)
3) I'm loving my new attitude...I've always been a positive, find the silver lining, type of person for I know that things could be worse, but they aren't so I must be doing something right (still a work in progress for there are still issues I am working on from my past that I do believe is changeable)

As a whole I'm loving the progress I have made, I'm loving my new thought processing...oh life, how sweet it is...and the best is yet to come, I can feel it! I hope everyone does as they move along their journey!

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JAZZII4 5/30/2010 8:01AM

    Hi, I like the way when things happened in life, you re-evaluated your goals and methods to achieve them. When life happens, it's easy to lose focus. You are an inspiration to me because, no matter what, you have stayed focused and positive. Thanks for sharing, this important message. emoticon

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Ah, the power of NOW!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

So much time and energy dwelling on what happened yesterday...
So much worrying and toiling on what can happen tomorrow...

But ah, the power of NOW! What can I do NOW!

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” -- Reinhold Niebuhr

Pick the areas you want to work on and decide what you can do NOW...it all adds up in the end. No more wasting time and energy worrying and toiling. I can see what the results of doing nothing has done, I've seen that no matter how much I worry it doesn't get me to my goals faster...so seize each moment, and feel the power the NOW! emoticon

  
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ALASKASKY 5/28/2010 6:03PM

    So true.

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MZLADY77 5/27/2010 2:28PM

    Amen! emoticon

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LORREE63 5/27/2010 1:46PM

    You said it!

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