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Isaac Newton

Sunday, June 11, 2006

If I have seen farther than other men, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. I love Isaac Newton's quote. It is emblazoned on a statue of him here in The Woodlands. It always encourages me to give credit to others for my own successes in life bc I know how others have influenced me and paved my way.

  
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STITCHINGNAN 1/7/2011 9:04AM

    Hi just looking at you blog on Iasac I live in Grantham Lincs where he did. He is a famous son of Grantham I have visiited his home too ,its fantastic. I can just imagine life as it was in his time there. The school he attanded is still used as a school. His desk with his name carved on is there. Iam a history buff.
Other famous Grantham person is Margaret Thtatcher UK first female prime minister, I think at times we need her back!
I must look at your craft work and web site I am crafty too. Best wishes Ree in uk

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ELLIQQ 3/7/2008 1:57AM

    Hi .. are you going to tell us a bit about some of the new pieces I see. I love the MartiGra Scarf and the Easter sweatshirt looks comfy and yet kinda dressy too.

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The Right Choices

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Doing what I know is right. Tonight I wanted a fudgecycle so bad. So I logged in my calories to see if I could afford it. My calories were low, but instead I made a choice NOT to have that 160 calories chocolate treat, and to keep my low calorie count for the day. I drank 20 oz of water instead to fill me up to bursting. [sigh]

  
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BOOKWERME 5/26/2013 11:56AM

    The icecream is just a passing pleasure..the results of your choices will be more enduring. GOOD JOB.

After I posted here I realized this blog is from 2006!!! LOL I guess you are past that treat by now.


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Frustration of failure

Thursday, June 01, 2006

Yesterday I showed my first loss of 1/2 pound. It felt good. Today that 1/2 pound is back, but I am optimistic that I can reach my goal if I just don't give up. Activity is my obstacle. I don't need to do much to keep the house up, and sewing, reading and beading are sedentary activities. I love to escape into books, but know I must be more active. I can reduce my calorie count a bit more, but starving will just cause a rollercoaster again. My doctor says I will either lose the weight or buy new clothes. I need to drop the weight.

  
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WHITTGO7 6/5/2008 12:42AM

    Hi,
I've got the same problem with you--too many sedentary activities and a love of book. When I'm reading a book, I also love to eat. But I'm not willing to give up my books!!! So gotta eat tomatoes, celery, cucumbers while reading. It's my way of relaxing when I come home from work. Luckily my husband does not mind.

Your sewing projects look great. I like to crochet afghans myself, beading, scrapbooking, and drawing. Don't give up on your weight loss. It's just a matter of discipline and making wise choices. emoticon

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