JAMER123's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JAMER123 JAMER123'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/ Poor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5965675 Poor <BR> <BR> I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, <BR> I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think <BR> of myself as needy. I was deprived. Then they told me that <BR> it was bad for my ego to think of myself as deprived, I was <BR> really underprivileged. Then they told me that underprivileged <BR> was overused. I was disadvantaged. <BR> <BR> I still don't have a cent to my name. But I have a great <BR> vocabulary. <BR> <BR> - from Da Mo... Thu, 23 Jul 2015 22:11:20 EST Tree damage http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5964012 I promised a couple night ago to post some pictures of our tree that lost yet another branch fro a near by tornado. We are so fortunate to have only lost that large branch. Our son was able to twist it off and put in to the curb hoping the city will pick up. There was more tree damage in the town and when this happens, they bring out the tree shredder and get all downs. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/be83f2b2-69fa-48bb-aee8-3571b4b10fae.jpg"> <BR> Our son that re... Mon, 20 Jul 2015 22:10:02 EST Relevant quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5956695 I found this quote from a post in my email. It is so relevant for our current and recent passed than I wanted to share it with you all. We always say that God will only give you what He thinks you can handle. At times like this, I would really like it if He didn't trust us a little too much. <BR> <BR> I have wondered many times if my Heavenly Father has not <BR> allowed certain difficulties to come into my life just to <BR> remind me that I'm not the one in charge--but that He is. <BR> A... Tue, 7 Jul 2015 00:32:07 EST Greatest Wealth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950521 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/df034e17-0f74-43c6-bd32-0684fab70650.jpg"> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:51:08 EST Gone with the Wind http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949981 "I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor." <BR> --Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. <BR> <BR> Thank you so much for stopping in. Have a wonderful remainder of the week. Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:24:06 EST What do you say? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937546 It's not what you say out of your mouth that determines your <BR> life, it's what you whisper to yourself that has the most <BR> power! - Robert Kiyosaki <BR> <BR> Adapting this to our lives, How do you talk to yourself in regards to you weight loss journey and your eating habits? Do you chastise yourself when you eat "junk" foods? We can do a better job of caring for ourselves when we are positive with our thoughts and whispers. Enjoy life even when there is sadness. Tomorrow will come w... Sun, 31 May 2015 23:16:39 EST Our Town http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932796 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b419817e-0ff8-4911-8669-ca2ce0ffe99a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The beauty of spring coming around the corner. This is the middle of our downtown and many weddings are held here as well as concerts, River City Days, or just sitting an observing. Enjoy the peacefulness of the day. <BR> Thanks for stopping by and enjoying our town center. Sat, 23 May 2015 00:00:36 EST Funny One-Liners http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932247 Misers aren't much fun to live with, but they make great ancestors. <BR> <BR> The trouble with bucket seats is that not everybody has the same size <BR> bucket. <BR> <BR> When you see the handwriting on the wall, you can bet you're in a public <BR> restroom. <BR> <BR> Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were. <BR> <BR> The world is full of willing people: some willing to work and some willing <BR> to let them. <BR> <BR> Money isn't everything....... Thu, 21 May 2015 22:31:35 EST Quote for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916098 If successful people have one common trait, it's an utter lack of <BR> cynicism. The world owes them nothing. They go out and find what they <BR> need without asking for permission; they're driven, talented, and <BR> work through negatives by focusing on the positives. - Mike Zimmerman <BR> <BR> What's you definition of success? Think about it for a minute. <BR> Thank you for stopping by and for your comments. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:33:20 EST Quote for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915460 There's a lot of stress out there, and to handle it, <BR> you just need to believe in yourself; always go back <BR> to the person that you know you are, and don't let <BR> anybody tell you any different, because everyone's <BR> special and everyone's awesome. - McKayla Maroney <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy your week. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:08:05 EST Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909168 Well, I guess I was thinking all was going to go well for mom. Today started with a nice visit this morning after her clinic appointment. She didn't get the news she wanted to hear and after I left, she had a good cry. I got a call about 4 PM from the nurse practitioner that the Dr. wants to take her back to surgery on Mon. as the fracture of the arm is displaced and he fears there is infection beginning. So made a fast trip to the clinic to get admission orders and didn't have time to go to ... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 00:20:52 EST Follow up http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907426 Well, if you read my previous blog, there are just a few changes that transpired today. A couple days ago we found out that the average length of stay at the rehab mom is at is 12 days. They are worked hard until no more progress can happen. Mom has reached that point. We were given 2 days to "take her home" to continue to make progress to the walking stage!! No way!!!! So our other option was working with a long term rehab center. I had to kick butt to tour and check out some. We toured one ... Wed, 8 Apr 2015 00:30:55 EST The month of March http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897273 This post is about our family and what has happened this month. You can stop now and not read or continue on. I am not looking for sympathy but letting you all know about our month and not doing well with my healthy eating. <BR> <BR> On Feb. 28th, my MIL passed away. we are 1600 miles away and got into the car to begin the drive back to MN. Interesting that a blizzard would come on the day we arrived and the temps were -16 with wc of -25. Coming from the tip of TX. that's a big change. M... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 23:31:54 EST Ever Wonder...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891958 EVER WONDER... <BR> <BR> Why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin? <BR> <BR> Why women can't put on mascara with their mouth closed? <BR> <BR> Why you don't ever see the headline "Psychic Wins Lottery"? <BR> <BR> Why "abbreviated" is such a long word? <BR> <BR> Why doctors call what they do "practice"? <BR> <BR> Why you have to click on "Start" to stop Windows 98? <BR> <BR> Why lemon juice is made with artificial flavor, while dishwashing liquid is made with real lemons? <BR... Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:38:28 EST The Devil Made Me do it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888413 I just read these and had a good laugh tonight after a difficult week. Enjoy them with me <BR> <BR> DO You Know Your Hymns? <BR> <BR> Dentist's Hymn .............Crown Him with Many Crowns <BR> Weatherman's Hymn...........There Shall Be Showers of Blessings <BR> Contractor's Hymn...........The Church is One Foundation <BR> The Tailor's Hymn...........Holy, Holy, Holy <BR> The Golfer's Hymn...........There's a Green Hill Far Away <BR> The Politician's Hymn......Standing o... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 23:21:41 EST Happy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883405 Try to make at least one person happy every day. <BR> If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. <BR> If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind <BR> thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of <BR> happiness that you would dispense in a week, in <BR> a year, in a lifetime! - Lawrence G. Lovasik Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:25:23 EST Believe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879667 Believe in something that captures your heart, your <BR> body, and your soul. Let it captivate your mind and <BR> open you to new possibilities. Let it consume you and <BR> show you that through hard work, determination, and <BR> dedication you will not fail. - Jariel Morales <BR> <BR> Could be the Mission Statement for SparkPeople. Think about it. <BR> Thanks for stopping in. Have a wonderful weekend to all. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 23:38:05 EST Hugs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879128 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1708235924.jpg"> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:57:28 EST Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5866275 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l560801098.jpg"> Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:41:53 EST Just HAD to share!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858371 Diet & Health <BR> <BR> The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. <BR> <BR> The French eat a lot of fat and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. <BR> <BR> The Japanese drink very little red wine and suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. <BR> <BR> The Italians drink excessive amounts of red wine and also suffer fewer heart attacks than the British or Americans. <BR> <BR> CONCLUSION: Eat an... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 23:52:23 EST The best! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5853052 You deserve the best, so remind yourself to get busy <BR> and create it in every moment. Fill your days with <BR> positive thoughts and actions, and live the very best <BR> story you can imagine. - Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> A wise man! You will never get another chance to change what this day brought you or what you brought to this day. Thanks for stopping in and commenting. Hugs to all!! Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:46:19 EST New Year's Resolutions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5842355 Dieting - New Year Resolutions <BR> <BR> 2011: I will get my weight down below 180 pounds. <BR> <BR> 2012: I will follow my new diet religiously until I get <BR> below 200 pounds. <BR> <BR> 2013: I will develop a realistic attitude about my weight. <BR> <BR> 2014: I will work out 3 days a week. <BR> <BR> 2015: I will try to drive past a gym at least once a week. <BR> <BR> - from GCFL.net <em>224</em> <em>104</em> <em>198</em> <em>43</em> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 22:37:45 EST As the year ends~~~~ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840924 Sometimes a short walk down memory lane is all it takes <BR> to appreciate where you are today. - Susan Gale <BR> <BR> Memory lane can go so many directions. Choose one and think about how your year was.You have 2 more days to remember so many things. We can choose our weight loss or gain path, what we have done with our family, joys and sadness, and true sorrow of losses. Was you year happy, fulfilled, empty, sad, difficult, easy, negative, positive, feelings of being up or down etc. Wha... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 23:31:59 EST Thanksgiving Weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823557 I this funny and thought it worth sharing. Thank you for taking time to read on such a busy day! <BR> Happy Thanksgiving to you!! And now for a treat~~~~~~~Enjoy. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanksgiving Weather <BR> <BR> Turkeys will thaw in the morning, then warm in the oven <BR> to an afternoon high near 165F. The kitchen will turn <BR> hot and humid, and if you bother the cook, be ready for <BR> a severe squall or cold shoulder. <BR> <BR> During the late afternoon and evening, the col... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:24:19 EST Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820841 Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, <BR> practiced every day. - Jim Rohn Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:01:15 EST 11 Lessons from Noah's Ark http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815874 I read this in an email I get daily and felt it to be talking to all of us beginning with "Don't miss the boat!" We are working very hard to reach our goals. Keep on going! (con't after the quote.) <BR> <BR> <BR> 11 Lessons from Noah's Ark <BR> <BR> One: Don't miss the boat. <BR> <BR> Two: Better listen to God, rather then men! <BR> <BR> Three: Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark. <BR> <BR> Four: Stay fit. When you're 600 years old, someone may ask you <BR> t... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:53:16 EST Eat Chocolate? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5807190 Many of you know I am "stuck on chocolate" and enjoy my share daily. Actually some days more than others. It is a comfort food and when I saw this posting I just had to share it with you all!! <BR> <BR> Eat Chocolate? <BR> <BR> A good piece of chocolate has about 200 calories. As I enjoy <BR> 2 servings per night, and a few more on weekends, I consume <BR> about 3,500 calories of chocolate in a week, which equals one <BR> pound of weight per week. <BR> <BR> Therefore, in the last 3-1/... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:25:39 EST DID I ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5798390 Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's <BR> face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger <BR> and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the <BR> real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love <BR> that I sow now will be many fruits, here in this world <BR> and the life to come. - Henri Nouwen <BR> <BR> <BR> I think this a very appropriate quote to post for today. <BR> 1. Did I offer peace today? Yes <BR> 2. Did I bring a smile to a... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:30:44 EST Glory Days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781956 I have never been a millionaire, but I have enjoyed a great meal, <BR> a crackling fire, a glorious sunset, a walk with a friend, a hug <BR> from a child, a cup of soup, a kiss behind the ear. There are <BR> plenty of life's tiny delights for all of us. - Jack Anthony <BR> <BR> So true to my feelings. Every day is a Glory Day even though we may have stress in our lives. We must look to what is comforting, helping to make us smile and care about others. The blessing we have are many. Do on... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:37:32 EST Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781345 "Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb." ~ Sir Winston Churchill <BR> <BR> One certainly could take this quote for many of our daily challenges but I think for the majority of us would look at it as our weight loss journey. These can be very pow... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:30:15 EST Laughter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753298 "I think laughter may be a form of courage. <BR> As humans, we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that." <BR> ~ Linda Ellerbee <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/3/l63259617.jpg"> Mon, 4 Aug 2014 23:50:25 EST regrets http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746635 <BR> Never regret. <BR> If it's good, it's wonderful. <BR> If it's bad, <BR> it's experience. <BR> - Victoria Holt <BR> <BR> Power words/quote. No further words need spoken. Thanks for stopping by. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:58:20 EST Beginning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745358 If you have come to a place and it looks like an ending, <BR> look around. For every ending creates a new beginning. <BR> - Bob Perks <BR> <BR> I am at the end right now and it's time for a new beginning! How timely this quote is for me! How about you? I believe that hugs will be the new beginning, so hugs to all stopping in to comment as well as a thank you! <BR> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> ... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:54:10 EST Accident http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5737604 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1792058640.jpg">I have talked about an accident having happened at our corner and have a couple pictures to share. All parties involved are okay. I stood with the lady in the car as she did have pain and sent her via ambulance to be checked out. This is half the emergency equipment that came to the scene and you are seeing some of the other half of our backyard. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1716611219.jpg"> <BR> T... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:30:55 EST Happiness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719448 “One swallow does not make a summer, neither does one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy.” ~ Aristotle Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:58:10 EST Dear Dad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718138 Thought this one would be a good note to begin the Father's Day Sunday. <BR> <BR> Dear Dad, <BR> $chool i$ great. I’m making lot$ of friend$ and $tudying hard. I $imply can’t think of anything I need, $o ju$t $end me a card, a$ I would love to hear from you. <BR> Love, Your $on <BR> <BR> Dear Son, <BR> I kNOw astroNOmy, ecoNOmics and oceaNOgraphy are eNOugh to keep even an hoNOr student busy. Do NOt forget that the pursuit of kNOwledge is a NOble task, and you can never study eNOugh. <BR> L... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:16:17 EST Making up for lost time? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5711708 For a few months now, I have been chatting about what we have been doing and I will post a picture. Or where we have traveled and I will post a picture. Or other things and I never “get around” to posting pictures. As we traveled up from our winter home, I had my camera but the cable was packed away so again, no pictures!! So I am going to try to do a “short” blog of the things I chatted about. And to be sure, those that aren’t interested, that’s okay. You don’t have to try to follow my ramb... Thu, 5 Jun 2014 23:51:10 EST Forgiveness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710151 Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves <BR> the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. <BR> - Hannah More <BR> <BR> This is one thing I need to keep in my heart at all times. It seems there is an occasional time it's hard to do!! <BR> Thank you for stopping by and adding your thoughts!! I enjoy reading them all! Tue, 3 Jun 2014 23:57:48 EST Humor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709340 Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote <BR> for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts <BR> and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct <BR> route to serenity and contentment. - Grenville Kleisser <BR> <BR> We all need to laugh daily, to see the humor that surrounds us and embraces us even though we may not be able to see it. <BR> Thanks for stopping by with your comments. I enjoy them!! Mon, 2 Jun 2014 23:02:22 EST Celebrate http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5685398 I thought this to be very appropriate to our journey. I wonder how each of you will celebrate upon reaching your day?? Share if you have a thought. <BR> <BR> Celebrate! <BR> <BR> "Look at ME!" boasted the fit old man to a group of young people. "Every morning I do fifty push-ups, fifty sit-ups and walk two miles. I'm fit as a fiddle! And you want to know why? I don't smoke, I don't drink, I don't stay up late, and I don't chase after women!" <BR> <BR> He smiled at them, teeth white, eyes g... Fri, 2 May 2014 00:48:47 EST Helen Keller http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5680660 The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker." ~ Helen Keller Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:58:05 EST Mother Teresa of Calcutta http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5662736 <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l393867985.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Boy, this advice couldn't be better. I wish I would have been one of the lucky ones to have met her but I can certainly work with her advice. This is a great goal setter for me. How about you? God bless you all no matter how you believe. Thank you for taking time to read and sharing your thoughts with us. Wed, 2 Apr 2014 14:36:39 EST Worth Sharing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5657376 I have never been a millionaire, but I have enjoyed a great meal, <BR> a crackling fire, a glorious sunset, a walk with a friend, a hug <BR> from a child, a cup of soup, a kiss behind the ear. There are <BR> plenty of life's tiny delights for all of us. <BR> - Jack Anthony <BR> <BR> This really goes along with my previous blog. I don't need a million dollars to enjoy life after waking in the mornings and choosing to call it a great day because I could and can do each one of these tiny del... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:18:46 EST A weekend quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5653609 I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely <BR> miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite <BR> certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. <BR> -- Agatha Christie <BR> <BR> My goal every day upon greeting the morning is to say, "WOW, it's going to be a great day!!! And it makes me so happy that I am able to see the day begin. Blessing to all!! <BR> <BR> Enjoy and thanks for stopping by!! (Make it your great morning tomorrow!!) Sat, 22 Mar 2014 00:12:46 EST People http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5650329 People will forget what you said, people will forget <BR> what you did, but people will never forget how you <BR> made them feel. - Maya Angelou <BR> <BR> Enjoy the quote and thanks for stopping in!! Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:59:17 EST Where are you headed? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5645779 How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life, you will have been all of these. ~George Washington Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:14:43 EST A Minnesota Winter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5631290 What I am missing by spending the winter in the Rio Grande Valley. Sharing what people in the Midwest are going through. <BR> <BR> This is a picture of our driveway. On the right you can make out the mailbox. On the left side, the person plowing our drive says it is much higher there and he has run out of room of where to move the snow to. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1767249297.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Try the new walking path and street driving combination when it's on... Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:17:50 EST Ahead or behind? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5620917 <em>342</em> Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, <BR> anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. <BR> - Carl Bard <BR> <BR> <BR> We are all working to keep going down the path of weight loss or to maintain what we have lost, meeting our personal goals. Did you ever think about starting all over again and again because you didn't make any progress? Why start over! That to me is a negative thought. Why not pick yourself up and begin again right from where y... Mon, 10 Feb 2014 23:49:53 EST Thanks SP!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5574205 I want to thank all that help me get to be the Spark Motivator of the day today!! What an honor and I will continue to try to hold up my end of the "bargain" in this coming year. <BR> <em>304</em> <em>224</em> <em>244</em> <em>252</em> Sat, 28 Dec 2013 23:50:49 EST My Quote for the Day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5572672 It's not what you do, it's why. <BR> It's not that you win but that you try. <BR> It's not that you failed, but what you learned from it. <BR> It's not what you give, but what you sacrifice by giving. - <BR> Bob Perks <BR> <BR> I needed this tonight so thought I would share it with others!! <BR> The 2nd and 3rd is what I needed to hear. <BR> Thank you for sharing your thoughts. <BR> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 23:55:44 EST