JACQUELINE2010's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JACQUELINE2010 JACQUELINE2010'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/ This Month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6041084 This is the hardest month for me to stay on track. I have not been doing well. The remainder of this week I am focusing on portion size. Wed, 2 Dec 2015 08:23:56 EST Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6039354 Today is going to be a great day. I am going to go to church. I am going to clean and decorate for the holidays. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 07:37:46 EST Down in dumps http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6028753 I am not feeling great had hell of couple weeks. I have a son with severe autism who was accused of something. The person who accused put restraining order against him. So two weeks later they didn't even show up at court everything was dismissed but still why put a family through this if you weren't even going to follow through my sons life was turned upside down. This is how he thought. He got moved to a new classroom and since is best friend was in old classroom he thought they were not fr... Sun, 8 Nov 2015 14:12:48 EST Walking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5993950 today I am going walking. It hasn't come any easier. Test walked 1 1/2 miles. Doing same today. Wish me luck. Because I don't want to go Wed, 9 Sep 2015 08:06:31 EST Get Moving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5975119 Today my goal is to walk/run 20 min on the couch to 5k program. Then go play tennis with my daughter. (Mostly me chasing her ball) but fun no the less. Then go pick out paint to paint my entry way. Should be a fun day. Mon, 10 Aug 2015 08:04:52 EST Today..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930054 Today my plan get up early and walk for 30 min on treadmill. <BR> <BR> The unexpected happen... <BR> <BR> My daughter woke up midnight bloody nose. With how much she was covered you would of thought she murdered someone. Pjs covered face covered. Really gross. I had fun giving my 7 year old shower to get cleaned up at the time. She was a little freaked so she slept the rest of night with us. <BR> <BR> So I still woke up early...... <BR> <BR> To find hubby moved to basement sometime in... Mon, 18 May 2015 09:34:16 EST Day ..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929048 I keep losing my motivation. Or I get hurt which side tracks me. <BR> <BR> Today my goal is to log everything that I eat, and to go walking. <BR> <BR> Sat, 16 May 2015 09:52:48 EST Day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921393 today I feel sick and tired. I am choosing food that is good for me. I went walking this morning. <BR> Sat, 2 May 2015 16:05:53 EST Health http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919512 what does my health mean to me... It means being here for my kids and family. It means getting off the chair and moving. It means I feel great all the time. How about you? Wed, 29 Apr 2015 07:42:08 EST Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915833 went walking with my son. Legs hurt. Boy does he walk fast. <BR> <BR> Today is a good day to get outside!!! Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:00:24 EST One sentence http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915335 Today, I feel beat. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:26:03 EST Schedule http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819379 so my husband gets new job and throws off my whole schedule. I was working out before work. Now I have to bring kids to school get the ready etc before work. I just make it on time. And he works 2 hours later than I do. So I gotta pick kids up from babysitter get home feed help with homework I got study for my test. I am up at 5:30. I go to bed at 9:30. I don't know where to fit it in and I only get 30 to 45 min lunch and not allowed to eat at desk. So working out not going so good. Doing bet... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:43:49 EST Habit hard to break http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749687 The habit I am having hard time with is soda and chocolate. It is everywhere at my job!!! Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:06:22 EST Workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748158 How often give 100%. I give up way to easily. I am working to change everything one step at a time. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:49:14 EST Today .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747760 I was really convicted this weekend on how over weight I am. Tomorrow start fresh. Here I go. .. <BR> <BR> On a strange note just managed to get a splinter in my head and it hurts like head. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:13:59 EST Feb 12, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622060 Quote of the Day <BR> "Don't let other people tell you what you want." <BR> – Pat Riley <BR> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 09:18:12 EST Feb 6, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5616710 Quote of the Day <BR> "When you cannot make up your mind between two evenly balanced courses of action, choose the bolder." <BR> – William Joseph Slim <BR> Thu, 6 Feb 2014 09:24:01 EST January 23, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5603199 Quote of the Day <BR> "He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality." <BR> – Anwar al-Sadat <BR> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:52:12 EST January 22, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5602155 Quote of the Day <BR> "Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice." <BR> – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra <BR> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:59:38 EST january 21, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5601073 Quote of the Day <BR> "Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level." <BR> – Dr. Joyce Brothers <BR> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 09:51:40 EST january 17, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5596665 Quote of the Day <BR> "Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, but only saps today of its strength." <BR> – A. J. Cronin <BR> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:39:52 EST Things I like to do: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5595757 This is a list of things I like to do and I am putting them back into my life. I have put so many things before me that I lost myself. That is stopping. I can't take care of my kids if I don't take care of myself. <BR> <BR> 1) I love to quilt/sew. <BR> 2) I love to hike <BR> 3) I love gardening <BR> 4) I love swimming <BR> 5) I love going to the beach <BR> 6) I love geocaching <BR> 7) I love bike riding <BR> 8) 5 years ago I did a road race series which i loved. I will start running again an... Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:25:18 EST Goals for 2014 and this January http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5595752 1) lose 80 lbs by 12/31/2014 <BR> 2) yoga 15 min 3x week <BR> 3) Run 1 mile without stopping by 1/31/2014 (I ran .75 miles yesterday) <BR> 4) Strength train 10 min 3x week <BR> 5) Enjoy life <BR> 6) Get Outside <BR> 7) Be independent <BR> 8) Drink more water <BR> 9) Eat Breakfast <BR> 10) Finish what I start Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:21:01 EST 10 Days of Happiness Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5595745 The goal for today is to smile. As I wrote the word smile, I started smiling. <BR> <BR> To smile is a simple act that has a magnificent effect. Smile and you will feel incredible. The lasting effect my smile has on me is euphoric. <BR> <BR> It is amazing what a smile can do. Today is my day to smile. <BR> <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:14:30 EST January 16, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5595678 Quote of the Day <BR> "Instinct is the nose of the mind." <BR> – Delphine Gay de Girardin <BR> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:24:58 EST January 15, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5594484 Quote of the Day <BR> "We cannot do everything at once but we can do something at once." <BR> – Calvin Coolidge <BR> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 09:15:41 EST January 11 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5590089 Quote of the Day <BR> "Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it." <BR> – Madeleine L'Engle Sat, 11 Jan 2014 10:29:00 EST January 9, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5587820 Quote of the Day <BR> "Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid." <BR> – Lady Bird Johnson <BR> Thu, 9 Jan 2014 09:09:52 EST January 8, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5586652 Quote of the Day <BR> "Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace." <BR> – Oscar Wilde <BR> Wed, 8 Jan 2014 09:40:40 EST Quote of the Day January 7 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5585368 Quote of the Day <BR> "Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else." <BR> – Judy Garland <BR> Tue, 7 Jan 2014 09:23:48 EST Healthy lifestyle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5580567 Today my goal is to focus on the foods I put in my mouth. I am going to make better choice and also choice smaller portions. <BR> <BR> I was going to start my running program but darn snow storm took care of that for me. I twisted my knee when walking to my car when i slipped on ice and snow. <BR> <BR> My knee hurts. Fri, 3 Jan 2014 10:18:14 EST Quote of the Day December 31, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5576465 Quote of the Day <BR> "The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them." <BR> – Bernard Baruch <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> "To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom." <BR> – Bertrand Russell <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> "If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time." <BR> – Marcel Proust <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> "The moment of enlightenment is when a person's dreams of poss... Tue, 31 Dec 2013 09:40:04 EST December 20 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5568600 Quote of the Day <BR> "In things pertaining to enthusiasm, no man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions." <BR> – Henry Ward Beecher <BR> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 10:07:46 EST Quote of the Day November 19, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5567880 Quote of the Day <BR> "Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought." <BR> – Henri-Louis Bergson <BR> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:41:52 EST qofd december 18 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5567174 Quote of the Day <BR> "No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched." <BR> – George Jean Nathan <BR> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:33:48 EST quote December 17, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5566367 Quote of the Day <BR> "Be bold. If you're going to make an error, make a doozey, and don't be afraid to hit the ball." <BR> – Billie Jean King <BR> <BR> "Times of general calamity and confusion have ever been productive of the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace, and the brightest thunderbolt is elicited from the darkest storm." <BR> – Charles Caleb Colton <BR> <BR> "Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy; in the one ... Tue, 17 Dec 2013 09:32:06 EST QOFTD December 13, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5563465 Quote of the Day <BR> "All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope." <BR> – Alexandre Dumas <BR> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 09:44:23 EST Quote of the Day December 10, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5561167 Quote of the Day <BR> "Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit… we become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts." <BR> – Aristotle <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> "What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from." <BR> – T.S. Eliot <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> "It is wisdom to believe the heart." <BR> – George Santayana <BR> <BR> Quote of the Day <BR> "The imp... Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:45:49 EST Quote of the Day December 4, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5556658 Quote of the Day <BR> "Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits." <BR> – Thomas A. Edison <BR> Wed, 4 Dec 2013 09:31:00 EST Healthy Habits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5556522 Today be healthy or not to be that is the question..... I have been out of control with my eating and have no motivation to exercise. How to get back into it. I guess in the words of my daughters sneakers "just do it". Today I am focusing on portion size. I need to drink more water. I have up soda in October, I haven't wanted it which is cool. This time when I decided to quit soda, I didn't think of it as a loss but a step forward. I even went out to eat with family filled my drink with soda ... Wed, 4 Dec 2013 06:30:26 EST Quote of the Day December 3, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5555800 Quote of the Day <BR> "Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for truth." <BR> – Benjamin Disraeli <BR> Tue, 3 Dec 2013 09:39:54 EST 3 good things http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5554809 1) had fun baking with daughter <BR> 2) thanksgiving <BR> 3) put up Christmas tree with help from kids Mon, 2 Dec 2013 07:03:19 EST Another QotD Nov 29, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5552691 Quote of the Day <BR> "A person who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." <BR> – Albert Einstein <BR> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 09:49:56 EST Quote of the Day November 29, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5552685 Quote of the Day <BR> "Never give out while there is hope; but hope not beyond reason, for that shows more desire than judgment." <BR> – William Penn <BR> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 09:45:00 EST Quote of the Day November 27, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5551359 Quote of the Day <BR> "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." <BR> – Thomas Jefferson <BR> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 09:19:06 EST Today.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5548891 My goals for today: <BR> Walk 3 miles <BR> Eat healthy <BR> Drink plenty of water <BR> And to not get frustrated with my children (one has autism) and he is not having great day already. This is going to be a long day. And it is only 8:30. At least I can shower today. My husband painted the bathroom yesterday starting at 8:00 am and I had forgot he was doing that. He literally took all day. And our bathroom is really small. Hope today is better Sun, 24 Nov 2013 08:29:32 EST QotD November 22, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5547579 Quote of the Day <BR> "It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end." <BR> – Ursula K. Le Guin <BR> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 09:24:23 EST QofD 11/21/2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5546779 Quote of the Day <BR> "Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: 'I'm with you kid. Let's go.'" <BR> – Maya Angelou <BR> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:28:33 EST Quote of the Day November 20, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5545967 Quote of the Day <BR> "In every person who comes near you look for what is good and strong; honor that; try to imitate it, and your faults will drop off like dead leaves when their time comes." <BR> – John Ruskin <BR> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 09:45:08 EST Quote of the Day November 19, 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5545150 Quote of the Day <BR> "None will improve your lot if you yourself do not." <BR> – Bertolt Brecht <BR> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:20:54 EST