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/ 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 Labor Day 09-01-2014 #2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771027 Breakfast at Batter & Berries: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1305512487.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I had Caramel French Toast. Awesome! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1203159979.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Cliff had Sweet Potato Waffle & Chicken. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l427148240.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1357136804.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The wait staff got quite a kick out... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:06:46 EST 09-01-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770912 “The key to change… is to let go of fear.” ~Rosanne Cash Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:48:47 EST 08-31-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770308 “You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.” ~Les Brown Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:22:07 EST 08-30-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769832 “We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” ~Mahatma Gandhi Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:41:41 EST 08-29-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769185 “Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.” ~Norman Vincent Peale Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:21:12 EST 08-28-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5768534 “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.” ~African Proverb Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:20:05 EST 08-27-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767865 "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." -Oscar Wilde <BR> <BR> Each of us has something unique and special to offer. Celebrate who you are. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:28:54 EST 08-26-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767118 “You don’t drown by falling in the water. You drown by staying there.” ~Unknown Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:20:39 EST 08-25-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766496 “Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” ~Denis Waitley Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:59:52 EST 08-24-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765859 “Failure is not fatal. Only failure to get back up is.” ~John C. Maxwell Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:06:20 EST 08-23-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765338 “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.” ~Robert Frost Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:42:03 EST 08-22-2014 #2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764988 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1584990745.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>90</em> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:22:26 EST 08-22-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764719 “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.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:10:09 EST 08-20-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763359 “Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.” ~Mark Victor Hansen Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:16:05 EST 08-19-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762696 “If doubt is challenging you and you do not act, doubts will grow. Challenge the doubts with action and you will grow. Doubt and action are incompatible.” ~John Kanary Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:03:51 EST 08-18-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761894 "The core strategy for self-control is to cool the now and heat the later - push the temptation in front of you far away in space and time, and bring the distant consequences closer in your mind." - Walter Mischel, Professor of Psychology <BR> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:54:28 EST 08-17-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761242 “The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them.” ~Albert Einstein Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:03:25 EST 08-16-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760700 Seeing that today is National Tell a Joke Day: <BR> <BR> What do you get when you cross an elephant and a rhino? <BR> <BR> <BR> el-if-i-no <BR> <BR> <em>41</em> <em>30</em> <em>334</em> <em>246</em> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:52:07 EST 08-15-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760083 “It’s not the mistakes in life that are important; it’s what we learn from them.” ~Donna Guthrie Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:45:34 EST 08-14-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759381 “A stumble may prevent a fall.” ~English Proverb Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:29:26 EST 08-13-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758718 “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” ~Michael Jordan Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:55:31 EST 08-12-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758043 “If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” ~Unknown Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:51:53 EST 08-11-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757363 “As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:11:16 EST 08-10-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756722 "Stumbling is not falling." -Portuguese proverb Sun, 10 Aug 2014 07:03:36 EST 08-09-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756167 “It’s not who you think you are that holds you back; it’s who you think you’re not.” ~Unknown Sat, 9 Aug 2014 07:49:28 EST 08-08-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755554 Everyone will surely have tried to integrate something new into their daily routine. "Ten minutes should be on the cards", you thought and were then surprised, how despite your best intentions, the new habit vanished into thin air within a few days. <BR> <BR> Here is a tip: incorporate your new intention in between two activities, which you perform daily – thus "routine before" and "routine afterwards". This has the positive effect of the new activity being integrated into a regular structu... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 07:07:09 EST 08-07-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754892 “Believe while others are doubting.” ~William Arthur Ward Thu, 7 Aug 2014 07:49:15 EST 08-06-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754141 RECIPE FOR A HEALTHY LIFE <BR> <BR> Joy 1 cup <BR> Exercise 1/2 tablespoon <BR> Humor 1/2 pound <BR> Work 3/4 cup <BR> Friendship 1 cup <BR> Positivity 4 drops <BR> Love 3 tablespoons <BR> Forgiveness 2... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 07:13:29 EST 08-05-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753419 “I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.” ~Anthony Robbins Tue, 5 Aug 2014 07:27:37 EST 08-04-2014 with pictures http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752700 Just got home from a wonderful time in Minnesota with Cliff's family. My sister-in-law is pregnant and her baby shower was Saturday! It was great! Plus we got to spend time with Cliff's Dad - we went out for a yummy dinner at Red Lobster, plus a great breakfast at Keys Sunday morning. <BR> <BR> The only thing that was bad was the traffic - it was absolutely horrendous on our ride home. A trip that normally takes us around 8 hours took us about 9-1/2 hours on Sunday! Yuck! <BR> <BR> <... Mon, 4 Aug 2014 07:45:14 EST 07-30-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750196 “First thing every morning before you arise, say out loud, ‘I believe’, three times.” ~Norman Vincent Peale Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:15:46 EST 07-30-2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749407 “Whether you think you can or can’t, you’re right.” ~Henry Ford Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:14:41 EST