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PUSH THAT TUSH - Being Positive Makes You Proactive

Tuesday, November 27, 2012


We All Have Sides to Our Personalities

Adopting A Positive Attitude Towards Life Is A CHOICE.
It May Take A Little Work Sometimes, But The More You Do Something,
The More Natural It Becomes.
It Is A Given That Life Has Its Ups And Downs. The More You Choose To Persevere Thru The Tough Times With A Positive Attitude,
The More You See The Possible Solutions,
The Easier You Weather The Storm,
And The Faster You Get Thru Things.
You Don’t Just Become A Survivor; You Become A Fighter…
A Warrior Against Giving Up And Wallowing On The Dark Side Of Life.
You Don’t Let Yourself Stay Down And Let All The Negativity Suck You Down; You Empower Yourself To Find Little Ways To Help Yourself.
You Reach For Answers. You Take Steps To ‘Fix’ Things.
You Wear Your Own Positive Attitude Life Jacket
( and sometimes You May Have to Tread Water...BUT You Will Never Drown)
And You Move Forward.

On Top Of A Bad Start To November, That Literally Left Me Without Power Or Internet,
I Came Down With A Very Bad Cold,
I Blew My 5% Fall Challenge,
And I Ended Up Having To Buy A New Refrigerator When The One I Had Started To Sound Like A Motor Boat.

On The Bright Side…
I Ended Up With A Great Black Friday Discount from Home Depot
I Got A Great Surprise Exercise DVD Which Is The Best One I Own Now,
And The Gym Membership I Thought I Had Let Lapse…turned out to be On An Automatic Renewal Cycle…So My Membership Is Renewed For $48 Dollars A Year. (There Is An Advantage In Having Signed Up For A Lifetime Membership Plan To Jack Lalanne Which Is Now Ballys...Over 35 Years Ago).
And Thanks To Knowing How To Sew …I’m Altering Clothes To Smaller Sizes…And Strutting Proudly In My New Skinny Jeans.

This Old Gal Is Feeling Sassy.

And The Better You Feel,
The More You Have To Smile About,
The Younger You Look,
The Nicer People Are To You,
The Happier You Are.

It Works For Me

And I'm going to Push MY Tush with my
SparkPeople Total Body Sculpting DVD
so I can get my old body looking younger too. emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
WILSON1926 12/6/2012 6:23AM

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LOSTLIME 12/1/2012 9:16AM

    Thanks for the positive attitude! Glad that things are turning around for you. Have a great December!

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PATRICIAANN46 11/30/2012 11:02PM

  Hi Sheryl..........
I am so sorry that you had to go through such a rotten November. After what you went through with the NFH, you should have filled your quota for life..........NO MORE CHALLENGES of that sort!!!!!
Luckily though, you have the best attitude in the world and WILL NOT let things get you down. You inspire me as well as many others on Spark.
Take good care of yourself my friend and I know that emoticon

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KELLIEBEAN 11/29/2012 8:19PM

    You are such an angel and very wise! I have been working on adjusting my attitude since I changed jobs in April. So much negative energy at my previous job, they were sucking me down with them.

So nice to see you can find positives to the horrible time you went through. Really puts my bad days into perspective!

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TERRI289 11/29/2012 6:25PM

    Good for you!! You are such a practical beacon of inspiration!!

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KOOKYKATHIE 11/29/2012 11:54AM

    Sorry about your problems from the storm and your body but way to go with the Positive Attitude!

Hope your Skinny Jeans fall off soon !!! emoticon

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LEANMEAN2 11/29/2012 6:41AM

    Good words to live by - thank you!

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PCASEY7 11/28/2012 6:01PM

    Loved the blog, so true!

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DESERTDREAMERS 11/28/2012 4:05PM

    Glad you're back and great blog!

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SLIMMERJESSE 11/28/2012 1:29PM

    Very nice blog. Thanks.

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DJSHIP46 11/28/2012 9:44AM

    You have the GREATEST attitude!!! And I am SO happy you are back online :)

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MARYBETH4884 11/28/2012 6:16AM

    Well said, we all need that attitude. In the long run positive is so much easier than negative! Thanks!

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GOANNA2 11/28/2012 6:00AM

    Thanks for the motivation and inspiration. emoticon

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DALID414 11/28/2012 1:39AM

    Thanks I needed this.

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ARTJAC 11/27/2012 11:57PM


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GRANDMABABA 11/27/2012 11:40PM

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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CHOCOHIPPO 11/27/2012 10:46PM

    I've missed you! Great blog.

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EDWARDS1411 11/27/2012 10:45PM

    Attitude is Everything!!!

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IOWAGRAMMA 11/27/2012 9:38PM

    Great attitude! Way to go, Sheryl!!! emoticon

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NASFKAB 11/27/2012 8:25PM

  love your attitude hope these jeans fall off in time

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GARDENSFORLIFE 11/27/2012 7:56PM

    emoticon A good attitude is very important!
Have a great evening!
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LINDAK25 11/27/2012 7:49PM

    Wonderful! I love your blog. A positive attitude really does make all the difference.

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IDLETYME 11/27/2012 7:33PM

    emoticon You have a super attitude and now everything is coming up roses!!!!! emoticon

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TWNOMWE 11/27/2012 6:32PM

    emoticon keep pushing and smiling. emoticon

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CHACHAOREO 11/27/2012 5:57PM

    You go girl!!! With that positive attitude--you'll go far!!!! YOU ARE A WINNER!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LTMURPHY7 11/27/2012 4:51PM


Great thoughts


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TEXASFILLY 11/27/2012 4:27PM

YAY! Keep on the sunny side! Great to have you back, Sher~ *hugs* BB~ emoticon

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TRISTAROSE 11/27/2012 3:52PM

    emoticon Great to have you back!


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KMICHA 11/27/2012 3:41PM


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STRINGI719 11/27/2012 2:32PM

    Wish I had your sewing skills, your gym membership price, and your DVD!

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WALLAHALLA 11/27/2012 1:51PM

    Good to hear your pushin' your tush into some skinnier jeans! May they soon fall off for being too large. emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/27/2012 1:29PM

    I sure hope the cold is gone now. You are doing fantastic, especially with everything you have had to deal with.

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BUTEAFULL 11/27/2012 1:15PM

    skinny jeans you go girl!

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KIMPY225 11/27/2012 12:49PM

    That picture - I love it! I totally agree with you. If we want to help change ourselve for the better, we have to keep doing it instead of just talking about it. It is hard, but definitely worth it!

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JUST_ALICIA 11/27/2012 12:31PM

  Well said. I have been doing this for the past couple of months and completely thrilled at how well it is working.

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BARCLE 11/27/2012 12:29PM


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DNRAE1 11/27/2012 12:29PM

    Yes, yes, yes!!!! Upbeat and positive adds so much more enjoyment and fun to life!!!! Grumpies are always difficult to be around and hard to enjoy.

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BELTONWALKER67 11/27/2012 12:24PM

    So thankful you have weathered the storm and you are back with us! emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 11/27/2012 12:10PM

    Strut your stuff sweetie! You deserve to flaunt it after the month you've had!!

HUGS and hope things are going smoother for you! glad you got Good you got a deal on your refrigerator. It is such an annoyance when they go out on you.

HUGS HUGS and more.

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SPARKFRAN514 11/27/2012 11:57AM

    you have a great attitude Black Friday is a crazy day but glad you found a good deal. Glad to hear you need to take in clothing what a great feeling I am sure you have several readers stopping and making Lemon aide out your Lemons way to go

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NEW-CAZ 11/27/2012 11:48AM

    emoticon emoticon GLAD TO SEE YOU BACK SHERYL!

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BEBOP4ME 11/27/2012 11:33AM

    Good for you! If you focus on the negatives, the days just get worse. Focusing on the postives helps you appreciate the little things. Great blog!

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COCK-ROBIN 11/27/2012 11:30AM

    Great post! And it helps me looking up.

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APPLEPIEAPPLE 11/27/2012 11:13AM

    Glad to see you back! I am an optimist and it drove my husband nuts. He said it was hard living sometimes with Pollyanna. But his pessimism I think hurt his health. I have read more often that an optimist will live longer, are happier, healthier, and can over come obstacles. I think they are right.

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DETERMINED_ME 11/27/2012 11:01AM

    So many people forget how much impact a positive attitude can have on a life or many lives for that matter. It took me a long time to adapt to a positive attitude life but it sure helps make me happier in all that I do.

Thanks for sharing such a great blog!

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PATTISTAMPS 11/27/2012 10:55AM

    You are an inspiration! Have a TERRIFIC day!!


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NOTSOFLUFFYDAD 11/27/2012 10:45AM

    What an upbeat awesome blog!! That is one of the lessons I had to learn too, and that's why this time I WILL be successful!! Keep up the great work!!


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