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I need a new plan.....

Sunday, February 20, 2011

About this time last year, as I was turning another year older (my birthday is in February)I swore to myself that no matter what, I would have this weight off by my birthday, 2011. Well, needless to say, not only did I NOT get the weight off, but I actually put on 10 more pounds. I spent about a week or so wallowing in my own pity, but after reading some wonderful blogs of other "sparkers," I have decided that I just need a new plan. My problem from the beginning (well, since I started having children 20 years ago) has always been that I always put everyone else first. I don't think that this is all that unusual for most mothers, and it is not necessarily a bad thing to put your family first. However, I seem to have gotten into a rut that I just cannot get out of. My work requires that I put in a lot of time there, and my family of five, plus two dogs and a guinea pig also require a tremendous amount of time. It really is tough to get any time in for me. I usually try really hard for about a week, and am not able to do it, so I give us. Anyway, enough complaining, right? I just need to figure this out, and get back on the wagon. Today is February 20, 2001......here we go!
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HARROWJET 2/25/2011 10:52AM

    Sometimes it is necessary to re-start more than once but I believe that we can learn something each time that will help us to finally achieve our goals. We are not failures as long as we do not quit. emoticon

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LIZ-GS 2/21/2011 6:28AM

    Wow! You're the reason SP sparkles! THANKS! You could be writing my own story... Feb. B'day too & I got lost in my own schedule (again). Much thanks for encouraging me to just make a new plan & adjust as necessary. I gotta remember:
Yard by Yard, Life is Hard
Inch by Inch, Life's a Cinch.
emoticon Happy Birthday!
Spark On!

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