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Fun and Hard One Word Quiz

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers.

1) Where is your cell phone?

2) Spouse?

3) Your hair?

4) Your mother?

5) Your father?

6) Your favorite thing?

7) Your dream last night?

8) Favorite drink?

9) What room are you in?

10) Your hobby?

11) Your fear?

12) Where do you want to be in 6 years?

13) Where were you last night?

14) Something that you aren't?


16) Wish list item?

17) Last thing you did?

18) What are you wearing?

19) Your pets?

20) Friends?

21) Your life?

22) Your mood?

23) Missing someone?

24) Drinking?

25) Your car?

26) Something you're not wearing?

27) Your favorite store?

28) Your favorite color?

29) When is the last time you cried?

30) Where do you go over and over?

31) Five people who email me regularly?

32) Favorite place to eat?

33) Favorite place I'd like to be right now?

: Borrowed from Tannis127 / LADYHAWKES

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

BESTSUSIEYET 3/23/2010 9:57PM

    Carrie, dear - I'm sorry you're feeling overwhelmed, but I can understand, with all you're doing. It's so hard to lose a parent, and to watch a parent suffer. I pray you will have the strength you need, each day, and that God will protect your heart through the memories and experiences each day brings!

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Measurement Time

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

I have been measuring myself on the first day of the month. My weight has come off so slowly. And this month the measurements was in small increments too. So, I thought I would look at the big picture.

Date 10/09 1/1/09 2/1/10 3/1/10
Weight 242 240.5 236.25 233.75 = - 8.25 lbs
Waist 43.4 43 42.5 42.3 = -1.1 inches
Hip 49.4 48.1 48 48 = -1.4 inches
Thigh 28.2 28 27 27 = -1.2 inches
Chest 38.3 38 37.6 37 = -1.3 inches
Bust 45.7 46.5 47.2 46.2 = +.5 inches

This made me feel better. Even though it is slow, it is moving downward. I just got to keep staying focused, keep pressing on and not expect big numbers and be okay with each tiny step.

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JODIRICHARDS 3/7/2010 4:55PM

    Look good! The challenge is the keeping the big picture in view while working on little goals. What are you little goals for this month? Don't focus on # but lifestyle changes.

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    Progress in the right direction!

Just think what it would be if you weren't going in the direction you are. I sometimes remind myself that I was steadily gaining every year before SP.

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SMILESRME 3/5/2010 12:19AM

    Praising God for the direction your body (inside and out) is taking. Congrats on those numbers!

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MOMFAN 3/4/2010 12:20AM

    Slow and steady wins the race.

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WEEWILL 3/3/2010 11:39PM

    slow and steady - congrats! emoticon

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SJG1953 3/3/2010 10:54PM

    Those numbers look great to me! I know it can be frustrating to go down slow because that's how mine went too. But I made it and you will too. You are doing such an awesome job !

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GOOZLEBEAR 3/3/2010 10:52PM

    You are doing really good, it doesn't matter how fast as long as you are making progress. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BESTSUSIEYET 3/3/2010 8:54PM

    Carrie - those numbers look pretty good to me! We're both maintaining -- maintaining the good habits we have learned. Keep it up -- you are doing so well!

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NELLIEC 3/3/2010 7:52PM

    Sounds great!!!

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SMOORES06 3/3/2010 7:25PM

    It's so great to see the number decreasing. You're doing FANTASTIC!! Keep up the great work and thanks for sharing!!

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KATRINA333 3/3/2010 7:24PM

    That is really awesome! Good job!

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March Goals

Monday, March 01, 2010

My March Goals:
1) Finish reading The Spark and completing the 28 day program
2) continue doing bootcamp exercises and adding some additional strength training exercises 3 x's a week (ie exercies from Quilt & Lose Team Strength Challenge)
3) 1500 Exercise Minutes
4) Eat at least one apple or grapefruit a day.

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

SMOORES06 3/2/2010 2:51PM

    Sounds like March is going to be a productive month!!


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YOYONOMORE1 3/2/2010 1:44PM

    Good goals for March, they should help make March a good month for you.


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2BTHINMAMMA 3/2/2010 11:45AM

    Great plan! emoticon emoticonSounds like you are moving in March! lol

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JODIRICHARDS 3/2/2010 12:42AM

    Sounds good, are you doing bootcamp videos daily? Also any rewards to keep you motivated?

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NEDERLUNG 3/2/2010 12:09AM

    Sounds like a great plan! You can do this!

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5 Motivators

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Here are some of the things that motivate me on this weight loss journey:

1) Grandchildren - I want to be around to play with them and enjoy watching them grow up. I only have 1 granddaughter right now.

2) Health - I am healthy on the whole, but my knees ache a lot and I am sure it is because of the weight. Just getting off the pounds will help that.

3) Mirror - being able to look in the mirror and not see the rolls of fat will be nice.

4) Clothes - I'm tired of having to buy plus size clothes. I have a closet full of nice clothes that I don't wear because I don't fit in them well.

5) Myself - I want to feel good about myself.

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DROBLROB 3/1/2010 8:41PM

    THanks for reminding me of the positive things to look forward to along the journey.

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    Losing one pound takes four pounds off your knees!

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JODIRICHARDS 2/28/2010 11:28PM

    If you haven't already you might want to print these and put them where you will see them. If you struggle with mindlessly grabbing food out of the fridge, post them up there is a great, in your face reminder. You are on the right road!

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SMILESRME 2/28/2010 11:01PM

    Thanks for sharing the things that keep you motivated Carrie. I love your honesty.

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ANNEKATHLEEN 2/28/2010 9:49PM

    Awesome motivators! You can and WILL achieve these goals. I believe in you, fellow pink teammate!

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BESTSUSIEYET 2/28/2010 9:10PM

    Right On, Carrie! Keep up the good work! emoticon

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NELLIEC 2/27/2010 9:45PM

    Great motivators! (And as you get older -- as we all do -- the health will be even more important!)

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    You are right on with these motivators. Can't think of any better ones. Keep up the good work.

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SMOORES06 2/27/2010 7:46PM

    Thanks so much for sharing!! I think these are great motivators. You should print them out and hang them where you will see them every day as a reminder of why it is important that this journey is a success!!


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Some good ideas!

Friday, February 26, 2010

I saw this posted on a thread and I thought it was good and decided to share.

1. Drink plenty of water.
2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a
3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that
is manufactured in plants..
4. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm and Empathy
5. Make time to pray .
6. Play more games
7. Read more books than you did in 2009.
8. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day
9. Sleep for 7 hours.
10. Take a 10-30 minutes walk daily. And while you walk, smile.

11. Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their
journey is all about.
12. Don't have negative thoughts or things you cannot control. Instead
invest your energy in the positive present moment.
13. Don't over do. Keep your limits.
14. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
15. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip.
16. Dream more while you are awake
17. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need..
18. Forget issues of the past. Don't remind your partner with His/her
mistakes of the past. That will ruin your present happiness.
19. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Don't hate others.
20. Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the present.
21. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
22. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn. Problems
are simply part of the curriculum that appear and fade away like algebra
class but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime.
23. Smile and laugh more.
24. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree ...

25. Call your family often.
26. Each day give something good to others.
27. Forgive everyone for everything..
28. Spend time w/ people over the age of 70 & under the age of 6.
29. Try to make at least three people smile each day.
30. What other people think of you is none of your business.
31. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends
will. Stay in touch.

32. Do the right thing! Trust God for everything....
33. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
34. GOD heals everything. In HIS on time....
35. However good or bad a situation is, it will change..
36. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
37. The best is yet to come.. Wait and See...
38. When you awake alive in the morning, thank GOD for it. You have work
to do....
39. Your Inner most is always happy. So, be happy.

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SMILESRME 2/28/2010 10:58PM

    Amen sister! Thanks for sharing and reminding me of these important things.

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LISALOUVIERS 2/27/2010 5:50AM

  WOW! Great things to remember! Thanks for sharing! emoticon

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BEVPRESLEY 2/26/2010 6:02PM

    I like your list! Thanks for sharing.

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CARTONIFIED 2/26/2010 4:30PM

    Wow, those are pretty great.Thanks for sharing them. :]

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CHICAGOWINDY 2/26/2010 4:10PM

    We should all aspire to such ideals! Think I'll post that on the fridge! emoticon

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