BRENDA_G50's SparkPeople Blog BRENDA_G50's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Tuesday's Motivation "The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince." <BR> <BR> Vincent Lombardi Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:58:50 EST Monday's Motivation Happy Labor Day! Enjoy your day! <em>30</em> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:48:47 EST Sunday's Motivation "The first and the best victory is to conquer self." <BR> <BR> Plato Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:55:12 EST Saturday's Motivation "The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!" <BR> <BR> Marvin Phillips Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:36:23 EST Friday's Motivation "The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken." <BR> <BR> Samuel Johnson Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:40:00 EST Thursday's Motivation "That which is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember." <BR> <BR> Thomas Fuller Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:19:31 EST Wednesday's Motivation "Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." <BR> <BR> Jim Rohn Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:33:25 EST Tuesday's Motivation "Take care of your body with steadfast fidelity. The soul must see through these eyes alone and if they are dim, the whole world is clouded." <BR> <BR> Goethe Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:08:37 EST Monday's Motivation "You don't realize how strong a person really is until you see them at their weakest moment." <BR> <BR> Unknown Author Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:57:53 EST Sunday's Motivation "You don't drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there." <BR> <BR> Unknown Author Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:15:41 EST Saturday's Motivation "You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance." <BR> <BR> Lee Iacocca Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:34:31 EST Friday's Motivation "You're never beaten until you admit it." <BR> <BR> George S. Patton Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:50:17 EST Thursday's Motivation "Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality." <BR> <BR> Ralph Marston Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:08:36 EST Wednesday's Motivation I had 2 different appointments today at 2 different hospitals getting ready to have surgery. The first appointment I hope I never have to do again (Esophageal Manometry), the second one was with a dietitian to review what I can and can not eat. The doctor put me on a low-fat, low-fiber diet because I have Gastroparesis...meaning my stomach doesn't empty properly and the surgery was to fix a large hiatal hernia, but has been delayed because of the stomach emptying problem. I have to start a ne... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:40:07 EST Tuesday's Motivation "You see things; and you say "Why?" But I dream things that never were; and I say "Why not?" <BR> <BR> George Bernard Shaw Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:35:00 EST Monday's Motivation "You must do the thing you think you cannot do." <BR> <BR> Eleanor Roosevelt Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:42:33 EST Sunday's Motivation "You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be." <BR> <BR> David Viscott Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:22:34 EST Saturday's Motivation "You may delay, but time will not." <BR> <BR> Benjamin Franklin Sat, 16 Aug 2014 22:14:18 EST Friday's Motivation "Rule your mind or it will rule you." <BR> <BR> Horace Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:33:26 EST Thursday's Motivation "Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock." <BR> <BR> Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:44:48 EST Wednesday's Motivation <img src=""> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:15:11 EST Tuesday's Motivation "Never, never, never, never give up." <BR> <BR> Winston Churchill Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:32:19 EST Monday's Motivation "My advice is to go into something and stay with it until you like it. You can't like it until you obtain expertise in that work. And once you are an expert, it's a pleasure." <BR> <BR> Milton Garland Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:49:29 EST Sunday's Motivation "It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up." <BR> <BR> Vince Lombardi Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:17:44 EST Saturday's Motivation "Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't. I give myself reasons why I can." <BR> <BR> Author Unknown Sat, 9 Aug 2014 11:05:11 EST Friday's Motivation "If you want to look young and thin, hang around old fat people." <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Jim Eason Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:54:05 EST Thursday's Motivation "If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end." <BR> <BR> Julius Erving Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:51:43 EST Wednesday's Motivation "Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time." <BR> <BR> Mark Twain Wed, 6 Aug 2014 09:17:25 EST Tuesday's Motivation "Worry is as useless as a handle on a snowball." <BR> <BR> Mitzi Chandler Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:32:27 EST Monday's Motivation "Has worrying about tomorrow ever changed it?" <BR> <BR> Max Lucado Mon, 4 Aug 2014 12:48:21 EST Sunday's Motivation "Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength." <BR> <BR> Author Unknown Sun, 3 Aug 2014 11:59:13 EST Saturday's Motivation "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." <BR> <BR> Johann Von Goethe Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:54:53 EST Friday's Motivation ""It's not that some people have willpower and some don't. It's that some people are ready to change and others are not." <BR> <BR> Author Unknown Fri, 1 Aug 2014 11:01:14 EST Thursday's Motivation "Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true." <BR> <BR> Brian Tracy Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:42:57 EST Wednesday's Motivation "It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves." <BR> <BR> Sir Edward Hillary Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:34:48 EST Tuesday's Motivation "While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us." <BR> <BR> Ben Franklin Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:49:09 EST Monday's Motivation "What consumes your mind controls your life." <BR> <BR> Creed Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:10:23 EST Sunday's Motivation "Change your thoughts and you change your world." <BR> <BR> Norman Vincent Peale Sun, 27 Jul 2014 01:07:20 EST Saturday's Motivation "Our greatest battles are that with our own minds." <BR> <BR> Jameson Frank Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:32:12 EST Friday's Motivation "There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others." <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> George Shinn Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:00:22 EST Thursday's Motivation "You can't do it all yourself. Don't be afraid to rely on others to help you accomplish your goals." <BR> <BR> Oprah Winfrey Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:24:57 EST Wednesday's Motivation "Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage." <BR> <BR> Ralph Waldo Emerson Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:28:20 EST Tuesday's Motivation "Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before." <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Mae West Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:41:08 EST Monday's Motivation "A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths." <em>15</em> <BR> <BR> Steven Wright Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:07:55 EST Sunday's Motivation "We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world." <BR> <BR> Buddha Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:00:19 EST Saturday's Motivation "There are only two options: make excuses or make progress." <BR> <BR> Kim Buehler Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:37:11 EST Friday's Motivation "Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company." <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Mark Twain Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:43:23 EST Thursday's Motivation "Change how you think and you'll change your actions. Change your actions and you'll change your weight. Change your weight and you'll change how you look. Feeling better, living longer and having fewer health problems are just added benefits you get for free." <BR> <BR> Author Unknown Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:32:09 EST Wednesday's Motivation "You can learn something from every single person you meet during your life." <em>58</em> <BR> <BR> Dorothy O'Keefe Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:52:54 EST Tuesday's Motivation "A word to the wise ain't necessary; it's the stupid ones who need the advice." <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Bill Cosby Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:28:18 EST