FERRETLOVER1's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=FERRETLOVER1 FERRETLOVER1's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ 10-20-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5801330 “Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.” ~Thomas Jefferson Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:25:20 EST 10-19-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800706 It is what it is...But it will become what you make it. <BR> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:49:41 EST 10-18-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800186 Imagine with all your mind. <BR> Believe with all your heart. <BR> Achieve with all your might. <BR> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:21:14 EST I'm an Aunt! (pictures) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5799650 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l473867598.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This is Samuel Michael Tribbey - born 10-16-2014 at 6 lbs 15 ozs. 20" 11:15 pm. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1250531113.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here he is with his Mommy, Daddy, and big sister Lilly - 1st family photo! <BR> <BR> I am so proud and happy that I could just burst! <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:00:14 EST 10-16-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5799071 “Stay committed to your decisions; but stay flexible in your approach.” ~Tony Robbins Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:18:27 EST 10-15-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5798495 “There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstances permit. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.” ~Unknown Wed, 15 Oct 2014 06:41:15 EST 10-14-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797847 "We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails!" -Dolly Parton Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:24:41 EST 10-13-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797225 “There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out. There’s no such thing as life in-between.” ~Pat Riley Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:06:35 EST My new chair - Pictures http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796927 Introducing Jasper (No, I didn't name him, La-Z-Boy did; but I like his name! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/4/l846230204.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1820920334.jpg"> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 16:15:34 EST 10-12-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796671 “Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.” ~Vince Lombardi <BR> <BR> I am committed to keeping my weight at a good place from this moment on! <em>104</em> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 07:04:10 EST 10-11-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796181 “Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.” ~Napoleon Bonaparte Sat, 11 Oct 2014 06:24:34 EST 10-10-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5795644 “Decide upon your major definite purpose in life and then organize all your activities around it.” ~Brian Tracy Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:37:52 EST 10-09-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5795085 “It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” ~Roy Disney Thu, 9 Oct 2014 07:38:40 EST 10-08-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794452 “You will never leave where you are, until you decide where you’d rather be.” ~Dexter Yager Wed, 8 Oct 2014 06:04:08 EST 10-07-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5793836 “It’s in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” ~Anthony Robbins Tue, 7 Oct 2014 06:05:03 EST 10-06-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5793206 “Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.” ~H. L. Hunt Mon, 6 Oct 2014 07:04:13 EST 10-05-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792624 "Choice, not chance, determines destiny." - E.C.McKenzie Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:19:30 EST 10-04-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792076 “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I… I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” ~Robert Frost <BR> <BR> (I know this quote is very well known, but I do think it is a very true one. Forge your own path in this world - be a leader...not a follower.) Sat, 4 Oct 2014 06:21:58 EST 10-03-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791530 “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” ~Dr. Denis Waitley Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:09:39 EST 10-02-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790886 “All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you.” ~Wayne Dyer Quotes Thu, 2 Oct 2014 06:26:39 EST 10-01-2014 Step Up Your Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790162 <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>311</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <BR> Each stride you take gets you a little closer to some awesome health benefits. Start your trackers: <BR> <BR> 2,000 - This is the number of steps in a mile for the average person. <BR> <BR> 5,000 - Walk less that this and you're considered sedentary. <BR> <BR> 6,000 - A multicenter study zeroed in on this count as the minimum to ease-and prevent-knee pain in osteoarthritis sufferers. <BR> <BR> 7,50... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 06:16:31 EST 09-30-2014 Whatever you do, don't call exercise "exercise" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789518 Happily counterintuitive finding of the month: Take the "work" out of working out and you'll lose stubborn pounds faster. <BR> <BR> When participants in a Cornell University study were told to walk for exercise, they ate 35% more dessert at their next meal than those who were told they were taking a nature walk - even though both groups followed the same route and kept the same pace. "When people view physical activity as effort, they're more likely to reward themselves by eating a littl... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:39:48 EST 09-29-2014 Your Tastebuds On Stress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788888 Stress doesn't just trigger the munchies - it can change how food tastes. <BR> <BR> A new study has found that receptors for some stress-activated hormones are located on taste buds. So when you're frazzled, a cookie won't taste as sweet and you'll crave more, suspect researchers. All the more reason to chill. <BR> <BR> (From Prevention Magazine) Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:11:28 EST 09-28-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788233 “The easier it is to do, the harder it is to change.” ~Eng’s Principle Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:06:48 EST 09-27-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787737 “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~Wayne Dyer Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:33:34 EST 09-26-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787173 “Never be afraid to do something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic.” ~Anonymous Fri, 26 Sep 2014 06:37:27 EST 09-25-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786581 “Be bold. Be confident. Be alive. A gallery of possibilities awaits you when you make change your friend.” ~Bob Bone Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:18:06 EST 09-24-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785911 “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ~Leo Tolstoy Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:15:46 EST 09-23-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5785258 “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” ~Jim Rohn Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:42:41 EST 09-22-2014 Funny http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784527 What do you call a steak that's been knighted by the queen? <BR> <BR> <BR> Sir Loin <em>334</em> <em>198</em> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:55:08 EST 09-21-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783876 Remember, the first word in "goal" is GO! Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:53:56 EST 09-20-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783339 If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” ~John Maxwell Sat, 20 Sep 2014 06:35:40 EST 09-19-2014 Funny http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782743 A volcano is just a mountain that has thrown up! <em>246</em> <em>246</em> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:18:34 EST 09-18-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782098 “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” ~Albert Einstein Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:34:27 EST 09-17-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781423 “Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~George Bernard Shaw <BR> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:12:09 EST 09-16-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780771 The only limits to your success are in your own imagination. <BR> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:49:38 EST 09-15-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780085 Nothing will make you look more beautiful than a genuine smile. <em>30</em> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:54:20 EST 09-14-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779495 “If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” ~Jack Dixon Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:11:22 EST 09-13-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778951 “People only see what they are prepared to see.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:35:12 EST 09-12-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778367 It is what it is... but it will become what you make of it. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:49:13 EST 09-11-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777706 “Quite often we change our jobs, friends and spouses instead of changing ourselves.” ~Akbarali H. Jetha <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:32:42 EST 09-10-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777021 "The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time." -Abraham Lincoln Wed, 10 Sep 2014 06:21:54 EST 09-09-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776310 Try to think, say, & do something positive today & every day. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:27:36 EST 09-08-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775601 "Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway." -John Wayne Mon, 8 Sep 2014 06:17:37 EST 09-07-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774978 Old teachings of wisdom speak of the direct connection between the outer and the inner world and that ideally, they should be in balance. It is all the more difficult, when you imagine that the world, with all its facets, is a part of one's own inner essence and an expression of the same. We glance into the world to recognize ourselves. A great potential lies hidden in this sentence – for ourselves and for the world. <BR> Sun, 7 Sep 2014 06:57:22 EST 09-06-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774390 “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” ~Mike Murdock Sat, 6 Sep 2014 07:17:55 EST 09-05-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773777 Don't look back. You're not going that way. <BR> Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:00:46 EST 09-04-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773092 “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” ~John Wooden Thu, 4 Sep 2014 06:39:05 EST 09-03-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772384 “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” ~Maya Angelou Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:27:48 EST 09-02-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771635 “When you blame others, you give up your power to change.” ~Dr. Robert Anthony Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:30:40 EST