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TNT Exercises

Thursday, July 18, 2013

At one time, I was doing the 10 minute exercises during the day, but I stopped. On today, doing the TNT, I found myself doing some of the same ones I had done in the past. It is refreshing and energizing to the body and the mind. My old faithfuls had been, the wall pushup, calf raises, hip flexor, boxer just to name a few. My body feels so renewed after completing this activity. I think that should be one of my goals, to do something that will renew my mind, body, and soul during the day. I get sluggish and need to get the blood pumping in the body. Daily renewal, hm-m-m, that is what I will call it. Renew, refresh, for revival. Makes a body good.
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DOLLFACEDX 7/18/2013 11:04PM

    And that is why we do TNT every week. . .I'm not a big fan of exercise but I am a BIG fan of the energy it imparts. emoticon

Do be sure to udpate your Tracker Thread so you get full credit for your hard work emoticon

Dolly

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DAYSPRING-STAR 7/18/2013 10:40PM

    Great job working in your TNT and feeling renewed. That is emoticon !

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MJ7DM33 7/18/2013 10:36PM

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Encouragement

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Coach Nancy says:
Never feel bad about what you have done. Feel good about what you can do.

I saw this inspirational quote today and felt that it was just what I needed to see. I can so identify with this quote today. I am feeling so disappointed in myself because of what I have done with the progress I made the last few weeks. I often focus on the bad and wonder how I could do this to myself. I plan what I can do to get myself back on track, but don't do it. I then sink even further into the black hole trying to get out. When I saw this quote, it touched something within me. I have to know that I can do something about my dilemma. I can put in some strategies that will help me that I have not done before. I always assume that, "I got this," but at this point, I don't have this. I have to get back to where I need to be. I have to follow the plan I used before to get me to where I want to be. I know what I can do, I know what I have to do, and I know I can do it. There is another saying that goes something like this, if you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. I don't want to get into that rut. If I want to be successful, which I do, I am going to have to plan. Write it down, put it where I can see it each day, and if I don't reach it that day, don't give up, because in the next second, minute, hour, day, I can get back on my plan and succeed. I can feel good about what I can do, will do, and must do to become a better me. Thanks for the quote. I cannot give up on myself.

  
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VICTORY2XS 7/15/2013 9:29PM

    Norma - This is an awesome quote. We can do so much more when we focus on the "cans"!

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PAULAAUTUMN 7/5/2013 7:26AM

    Thanks for posting this we all need to be aware of what we can do not what we can't and your right planning is so important.

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DOLLFACEDX 6/8/2013 12:28AM

    I am so pleased you found this quote. We've some who compare themselves to others and apologize. . .it isn't about how one stacks up to others - it's more about how stacks up against oneself. emoticon

Dolly
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COOKIE_AT_51 5/8/2013 9:45PM

    emoticon Sounds like you are right on! emoticon

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SPARKLE1908 5/8/2013 9:17PM

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GRAMMY7070 5/7/2013 9:15PM

    You can do it. Just take one day at a time.

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MJ7DM33 5/7/2013 7:18PM

  Thx for sharing!

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JSTETSER 5/7/2013 6:20PM

    Nice.


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NAPPIGURL 5/7/2013 6:03PM

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SPWITHSPIRIT 5/7/2013 5:17PM

    thank you - JUST what I needed!

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Away

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

I am trying to make my way back to the website. I have really let other things get in the way of my participation. I have maintained my weight loss, but I have missed the interactions with others. I need the push to keep moving and to get back into a routine. I am one that when winter comes my motivation tends to wane. I have lost so much motivation during this season, but I am working my way back. I can't pretend to be doing right in my life anymore. I have got to be real. If I want to fulfill the dreams and purpose for my life, I have to wake up and move. I have got to do it because no one can do it for me. As you can tell, I have been away from a lot of things lately, just going through the motions. That is not how I want to be. I want to be active and involved. Ready to take on what is out there for me.

  
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TIFFY0906 1/10/2012 6:56PM

    Sometimes our motivation gets "sapped" up. But what keeps me motivated is I have not met all my goals and I want to accomplish all of them and then some. The other thing that keeps me motivated is to see where I came from - my starting weight, level of fitness, the way my body looks and to realize how far I've come keeps me motivated to keep going.

Everybody's motivation is different and I'm sure you will find yours. The fact that you posted this blog today means you haven't given up and ready to take it to the next level. I wish you much success and remember we are here for you.

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What's a Gurl to Do

Friday, November 04, 2011

I have not added anything for a while. I feel like I have lost my way, but I am trying to get back. I seem to just be maintaining which is what I do not want to do. I want to lose weight. I know I need to set some realistic goals for myself and stick to them. I may slide backwards, but I know with goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, etc. I saw someone's blog the other day which was an inspiration. I now need to take the time to sit down and develop goals to achieve. Setting up short-term goals which will lead to the long-term goals. Gotta get my umph back.

  
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ARGYLE-RUNNER 11/5/2011 12:21AM

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I totally understand where you are at right now - I've been "maintaining" for almost 2 months now

I saw something on someone's SparkPage a few weeks ago that made me smile and that runs through my head when I feel I'm getting nowhere - it is that line from Finding Nemo that Dori says - "just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming, swimming swimming"

Also, I am darn proud of myself for not giving up and gaining my weight back - for keeping up the exercising, and being conscious of what I eat even when I would go over on my ranges - there is nothing wrong with practicing maintaining, because one day we'll be there, and then it won't seem so scary or tough :)

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SEANDA 11/4/2011 11:22PM

    ((((hugs)))) You can do this!

I think that is a great idea. Starting with short term goals. :) Having been in a funk for .. um.. a LONG time now.. and just coming out of it now.. I totally get what you are dealing with.

For ME support is key. So let me know what I can do to help you. I am also going to WW for local support. Perhaps you can build that for yourself? With walking or workout partners... a local weight loss group or challenge or something like TOPS.

And remember, ALWAYS, that you are WORTH FIGHTING FOR! (((hugs)))

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How Bad Do You Want It

Monday, July 25, 2011

On Sunday the minister preached on the above topic. You can look at it several ways. For church, how bad do you want Jesus in your life and for SparkPeople, how bad do you want to change your lifestyle (weight loss, eating habits, etc.). I can say to the first, I want Jesus in my life BAD. He is the sustainer and giver of life. He gave His life that we might live and I am so grateful to Him for that. As for SparkPeople, I want that bad too. This is also another way of sustaining and giving life. With this one, I have to do the work. I have to set my goals, I have to track my food, I have to do my exercise, I have to ask for and even give support as we all go through. I want to change my lifestyle. I want to do what is right for me and also pleasing to God. I have been off track these past few days and I know that is not good for me. As I have mentioned in my writing, challenges help to give me structure. I also know that there are some other things that I need to do in order to stay focused. I need to keep my goals in front of me at all times. I don't just need to memorize them, but I need to see them. I need to start acting like I want this bad enough. I can say it all day long, but until I start doing what I say, then it will not come to pass. How bad do I want it, "I want it bad."

  
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MJ7DM33 7/25/2011 1:02AM

  I am like you I want them bad also, Jesus and SP!!! emoticon

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SEANDA 7/25/2011 1:01AM

    Oh this blog was JUST what I needed tonight! Thank you for sharing.

This has been the question I have had on my mind for a bit... as I have struggled this summer. How BADLY do I want this??? I need to want it ENOUGH to say no when I want to eat something I don't have room for in my calorie allotment. I need to want it ENOUGH to get moving when I want to be lazy. I need to want it ENOUGH.. and right now I am struggling.

As to our Savior... I cannot want imagine life without Him in my life. And it is my desire that I want Him more and more and more.. and less of me. More of Him.. Less of me. Lord, increase my HUNGER for YOU and my THIRST for righteousness and for Your living water. And replace these GOOD hungers and thirsts for the unhealthy ones that have often raised up in my flesh. I am so thankful we have a God who CAN do all these things in us.

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