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What Motivates Me - the criss-cross effect again...


Friday, March 19, 2010

1. Feeling the rain, air, sun on my face as I run connects me to natures cycles.
2. Calming my mind in the discipline of stretching my body in yoga.
3. Weight training - this is the difference between having crippled, painful knees and being able to run, pain-free.
4. Buying fresh, organic, local fruit & veg once or twice a week at local markets - for the social atmosphere as well as making nutrition easy.
5. Preparing, cooking and eating consciously loves and acknowledges my family.
6. RESPECT - my healthy food and lifestyle choices are slowly creating a me who respects herself, who tells herself affirming words and looks in the mirror.
7. All these habits and choices support my artist soul, I plan on creating and exhibiting for a very long time.

Our home garden veggie boxes in Dec that have taken over the front lawn.

Now it is March and pumpkins have really sprawled out!


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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GIGALENA 4/9/2010 7:06AM

    I thought I would come over here and check out your blogs. What a great list. WAY TO GO. Love the garden. We are almost ready to put ours in.

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SENORAHACHE 4/2/2010 12:59PM

    What a wonderful list! I especially like the one about how cooking nutritious food shows love for your family. That's totally how I feel about it, too. Caring about their health takes a little bit more effort than opening up boxes and cans of semi-prepared food, but it's SOOO worth it to keep my little family at their healthiest! emoticon
~Annie

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SM-ARTGIRL 3/21/2010 6:52PM

    wow everyone, I feel so moved that my blog has warmed you all up!

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LOPEYP 3/21/2010 6:21AM

    nice blog emoticon

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SAMGERBINE 3/21/2010 12:46AM

    Really good list!

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TEENY_BIKINI 3/20/2010 10:26PM

    Wow! I love this. Such a great picture too. XOXO

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LJCANNON 3/20/2010 2:55PM

    Just reading your Blog & looking at your Garden warmed me up a little. (it is 29 degrees & snowing here)
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KARBIE18 3/20/2010 9:34AM

    Great blog! Love your garden. Gardening is one of my favorite things, but, though my flowers do well, I haven't been very successful with veggies. This year I am determined to grow some food!

You sound content. It's so great to hear! Keep up the good work, and the positive attitude.

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LOOSEIT57 3/19/2010 10:08PM

    Great blog and what a lovely garden. I have just put in my next crops of veg it is so rewarding is it not.

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HICALGAL 3/19/2010 2:39PM

    thanks for an inspiring blog...love your garden! here's to spring and all good and new things...cheers! emoticon

ps..and thanks for leaving a bit of your sunshine on my page and an awesome comment to start my day with. luv ya!!! emoticon emoticon

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CRYSTALLULLABY 3/19/2010 1:21PM

  Beautiful. I loved #5 and #6. Succinct, clear and profound.

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MAKEROOM4ME 3/19/2010 12:27PM

    Nice!

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BRIGNALIA 3/19/2010 10:21AM

    Very profound entry!

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