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New reflection, new direction

Sunday, December 30, 2012

emoticon So yesterday I'm cleaning the house and the kittens (Mickey and Minnie, a/k/a Hooligan 1 and Hooligan 2) bump against the wall mirror in the bedroom and it crashes to the floor.

All I could do was laugh. That might sound like an odd reaction, but it came after a day of reflection and finding a new direction and focusing on that Inner Me to take care of the outer me. Kind of a "here's your sign, quit focusing on the outer appearance, got it!" So now, truly, I can't even look at this outer me any more. Except for the bathroom, which is only from the shoulders up.

We'll see how long I can really handle going without a mirror. Granted it was only the $5 cheap variety, but having to dress for work, its always nice to get that final look-see that the skirt isn't tucked into the back of your undies, ya know?

emoticon I don't want that visual either. Changing subject.

emoticon So last night I decided to create a vision board. I've read about them so much on Spark but had never made one. What fun! And it kept me from eating for several hours last night. I googled images and copied them to a document then printed them out, and I must say, its already providing helpful reminders to keep me on track. I'll try to get some photos of it put up. I used to make collage cards and collage wine bottles years ago. Such a fun way to express yourself.

emoticonGonna spend time reading Spark until I feel the spark to either get on the treadmill or bundle up and go for a walk. Its frickin' freezing outside, and I'm only just now feeling warmed up. Hey ... I do have some walking dvd's, hmmm...

emoticon Yesterday's goals met: tracked, exercised, ate within range.
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    Oh, I'd like to see that too! I need something to bump me out of my complacency!! I love the name, Vision board! emoticon
    1390 days ago
    Vision boards are great. I have some that are more art pieces, but I want to create one with all the practical little tips and images that will motivate me to stick to my goals. Would love to see pics!
    1390 days ago
    Great going. I know you can do this. The outer and inner you are beautiful.
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