JOHNMARTINMILES's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JOHNMARTINMILES JOHNMARTINMILES'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/ Balance http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780820 Pursuing your health and fitness should be in balance with time spent in other areas of life (family, friends, work, etc.). If it's not in balance, it will never last. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:15:22 EST Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780186 “Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.” <BR> &#8213; Denis Waitley <BR> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:28:44 EST Effort http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779619 You may not be perfect, but you can always choose to give your best effort. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:56:54 EST Choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779028 “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them” <BR> &#8213; Denis Waitley <BR> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:22:06 EST Japanese Sex http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778420 A Japanese couple is having an argument over ways of performing highly erotic sex: <BR> <BR> Husband: Sukitaki. Wife replies: Kowanini! <BR> <BR> Husband says: Toka a anji rodi roumi yakoo! <BR> <BR> Wife on her knees literally begging: Mimi nakoundinda tinkouji! <BR> <BR> Husband replies angrily: Na miaou kina tim kouji! <BR> <BR> I can't believe you just sat and tried to read this -- as if you <BR> understand Japanese! <BR> <BR> You'll read anything as long as it is about se... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:15:06 EST Risk! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777889 “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” <BR> &#8213; Denis Waitley <BR> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:03:33 EST Visualizing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777266 Visualizing and goal setting are important steps to success Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:38:04 EST Think! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776460 “It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think your not.” <BR> &#8213; Denis Waitley <BR> Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:00:25 EST Winners http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775782 If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner. <BR> Zig Ziglar Mon, 8 Sep 2014 10:28:52 EST Saturday and Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775101 Youth sports yesterday, one granddaughter cheered for a football team, followed by a trip across county of grandson's soccer,hen back across county with a stop at the Varsity (if you dob\n't know you won't understand) for lunch and another grandson's football, then another cross county trek for a granddaughter cheering for a grandson'r team. Whew! <BR> <BR> Wedding anniversary today, 46 years. I have clients who haven;t been married 46 years if they added all three of their wives together!... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:54:24 EST Don't Go! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774456 "When things go bad, don't go with them" ~ Elvis Pressley Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:15:26 EST Seeds http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773856 "You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness. " <BR> -Zig Ziglar Fri, 5 Sep 2014 09:19:41 EST Costumes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773205 You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure. Zig Ziglar Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:37:33 EST Keys http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772686 Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock. <BR> ~Author Unknown <BR> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 14:13:59 EST Things To Do! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771723 YOU belong on your own to-do list. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 09:00:09 EST Believe! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5771024 You are only capable of what you believe you can achieve. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:01:56 EST Holiday Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770399 Why make today great? Because you can! <BR> <BR> Make Today the Greatest Day of Your Life <BR> <BR> <em>211</em> Until Tomorrow! <BR> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:29:26 EST A Great Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769795 Why make today great? Because you can! <BR> <BR> Youth football & cheerleading <BR> College Football <BR> Youth Football & cheerleading <BR> Youth Football <BR> <BR> Then tomorrow <BR> Youth softball <BR> <BR> Why make today great? Because you can! Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:26:31 EST Going Far http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5769456 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 your life, you will have been all of these. <BR> ~George Washington Carver <BR> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:42:35 EST Good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5768648 Whatever you are, be a good one. ~ Abraham Lincoln Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:31:40 EST The Best http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767939 To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. ~ Steve Prefontaine Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:13:53 EST Boldness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767283 “Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.” <BR> Goethe Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:48:25 EST Attitude - A-gain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766595 Stinkin' thinkin' causes hardening of the attitudes. Get a check up from the neck up. ~ Zig Ziglar Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:18:04 EST Attitude http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765936 It is your attitude and not your aptitude that determines your altitude! Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:50:35 EST Aspitations http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765435 Aspire to inspire before you expire! Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:31:33 EST Road to Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764784 Stop selling. Start helping. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:54:59 EST Another Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764162 Every day is another chance to turn things around. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:59:20 EST hum-m-m-m-m-m-m-m-m http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763469 If you are hard on yourself, life will be infinitely easier on you ~ Zig Ziglar <BR> <BR> You can't make this stuff up! Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:43:03 EST Trends http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762750 Don't worry about the latest trends. Do what works for you. Discover new things at your own pace. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:16:03 EST On the Passing of a Friend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762221 Lost a friend of mine on Saturday. Five years younger than I and drops from a heart attack. When the alarm went off this morning, the temptation was to roll ove but remembering Mack was incentive to hit the gym. RIP old friend. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:03:11 EST Youth Sports http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761327 I am headed to the ballyard, softball continues today! <BR> <BR> Yesterday was football and cheer-leading, being a grandparent is a full time job. Soccer doesn't start for two more weeks. Then in two months, basketball and wrestling start. It never ends. Deo Gratias! <BR> <BR> I should add that there are seven grandchildren creating this chaos. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:52:07 EST Football http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760752 I am headed for the gridiron. Youth football starts today! <BR> <BR> Looking back, there is nothing that compares to the teamwork and camaraderie of a high school football team. It is the last time football is fun because in college, it becomes your job. Football teaches reliance on others' doing their job and the importance of being a cog in a greater wheel bec ause others are depending on your doing your job. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:58:30 EST Something you like! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760156 Find something you like an do it! Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:11:40 EST On Waiting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759477 Good things come to those who wait. The best things come to those who do! Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:01:52 EST Limitations http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758839 You are hindered by your limitations. Don't set any! Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:50:12 EST Choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758066 Today's progress is determined by yesterday's choices. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:52:31 EST Weaknesses http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757325 If you work on your weaknesses, you will end up with a bunch of strong weaknesses! Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:53:22 EST Cactus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756797 Life is full of cactus. You do not have to sit on it! Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:04:44 EST Shortcuts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756176 There is no shortcut to anywhere worth going! Sat, 9 Aug 2014 07:55:03 EST Defining You http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755619 Who you are right now, or at any one moment of your lifetime, does not define who you are as a person. You—and only you--can change your life today. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 09:04:18 EST Not much http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754897 Not much happening today. A leisurely drive through the mountains Thu, 7 Aug 2014 07:58:38 EST your role model. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754583 Be your own role model. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 18:15:08 EST Sick and Tired http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753497 In order to change we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired. Tue, 5 Aug 2014 09:13:48 EST Editing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752767 In life, as in fiction, there is always time to edit and rewrite! Mon, 4 Aug 2014 09:09:17 EST Partnership http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752143 Find a workout partner. It is much harder to talk yourself out of a workout when you know someone else is counting on you. Sun, 3 Aug 2014 09:37:06 EST One Day at a Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751582 When you break down goals into smaller steps, it isn't even that hard. All you have to do is say "yes" to the right things, one day at a time. Sat, 2 Aug 2014 09:25:22 EST Rain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750911 Into every life a little rain must fall. <BR> <BR> Do not wait for the sun to shine, dance in the rain. <BR> <BR> I made it rain so you would appreciate the sunshine ~God Fri, 1 Aug 2014 08:32:34 EST Feel Good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750220 Never feel bad about what you have done. Feel good about what you can do. <BR> <BR> "I feel good!" ~James Brown Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:48:44 EST Character http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749525 No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:21:34 EST See You at the Top! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748790 "When you reach the top, send the elevator back down!" ~ Kevin Spacey Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:06:20 EST