KIMPAINTS's SparkPeople Blog KIMPAINTS's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Confessions of a Naughty Vegan My Man is on a fishing trip and has been gone for 10 days now..My plan was to do a quick cleanse while he was gone..I just love, love,, a good juice fast..I feel amazing after. I have been doing the start tomorrow thing, I am an ol pro at that one for sure.. <BR> <BR> I am totally out of control..I am using the fact that I am lonely to pacify myself with huge pastries, made with all the ugly ingredients. SUGAR, WT FLOUR, BUTTER, CREAM CHEESE, MILK, ugly!!!! I detest all of those things..Th... Sun, 3 Nov 2013 13:19:52 EST Come See My New Puppy Help me name her. A few of my favs are Pansy, Violet, Petunia, Macy, Pink and Nancy. <BR> Excuse the narration, I am goofy.. Thu, 7 Mar 2013 14:24:29 EST LOVE IS IN THE AIR Thank you for taking time out of your day to come a see me!! <BR> <BR> Seventeen more days until...drum roll... that holiday that lovers celebrate. Woman for romance, men to keep them out of the dog house..hehehe With my husband in mind I bought this little goodie..I loved it because it covers the tummy.. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I was really excited to put it on and strut my stuff in front of the mirror. So I did..I most defi... Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:22:24 EST YOUR BLISS GUIDES YOU THANK YOU FOR STOPPING BY!! I am grateful!! <BR> <BR> This absolutely gorgeous and relevant quote was in my mail this morning. I just had to share! <BR> <BR> "Someone who takes the time to understand their relationship with source, who actively seeks alignment with their broader perspective, who deliberately seeks and finds alignment with who-they-really-are, is more charismatic, more attractive, more effective, and more powerful than a group of millions who have not achieved this alignmen... Sun, 27 Jan 2013 13:05:00 EST Just Cuz YOU DO NOT HAVE TO TAKE TIME OUT OF YOU PRECIOUS DAY TO READ THIS..I POSTED IT FOR MY OWN ENTERTAINMENT..thanks for stopping by! <BR> <BR> I received this gift from my new girlfriend Jibbie. Thank you JIBBIE!! I want to reread it. I resonated with a number of things. It will be good for me to reread and take pride in the things that represent me. <BR> <BR> Happy BELATED Birthday, DONE GIRL <BR> <BR> Capricorn-Aquarius Cusp is anything but dull. They may be flamboyant and exciting. Eve... Sat, 26 Jan 2013 12:33:25 EST CHERISH SPECIAL MOMENTS! What a special day with my Mama, She has Alzheimer’s. The two of us were sitting at my kitchen table having fruit and tea. Mama was telling me how lovely my kitchen was and how she was enjoying the fruit. Then she thanked me for having her. I said “Mama I love having you.” She looked at me with the most perplexing look and exclaimed,” What are you saying I am not your Mother! ” I replied as I was pointing to her tummy, “of course you are I grew right in there.” She looked down at her tummy a... Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:16:24 EST FOR YOUR RAW ENTERTAINMENT For those of you that are thinking that RAW entertainment has any thing to do with scantly clad dancing are not in luck with this blog…heehawed But it got you here..You know who you are...hehehe <BR> <BR> In March I was so down, spring on it’s way, up a size from last summer with a closet full of new summer cloths that I bought on clearance at the end of season last year…I ended up on Spark people again and am grateful I took the time…Those of you that know me know that I am a time whore…I ... Fri, 25 May 2012 15:40:44 EST Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. <BR> I pledge that no matter, how many ups and <BR> downs I pass through, <BR> I will continue on my journey. <BR> I pledge to make a NEW START today, <BR> and forgive myself for my past, <BR> and to stop being so critical of myself. <BR> I pledge to take control of myself, <BR> To Stop making excuses, <BR> And stop blaming other people or situations. <BR> I pledge to treat myself as I would my Best <BR> Friend, <BR> Because that is who I am. <BR> I pledge to... Mon, 30 Apr 2012 08:33:17 EST Shucks I don't know...I just needed a place to vent. It seems as though no one gives a pootie hoo about what I am going through. People just come to me for comfort when I am the one that needs comfort...Long story short..My Dad is dying. My Mom has Alzheimers. I am taking full care of Mother at this time and sharing care duties with brother for Daddy..My step Mother passed away Saturday...It has been the challenge of my life. It makes making the right food choices and a bit of exercise seem li... Thu, 1 Dec 2011 01:36:13 EST ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS & RESULTS FROM LOVE EXERCISE <img src=""> <BR> I have always had a dream to see the Mona Lisa. Someday I will! She doesn't have anything to do with this blog I just love her!! <BR> <BR> "The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking." <BR> ~Eckhart Tolle - A New Earth <BR> <BR> As some of you know I have been on a quest to find love for myself. <BR> The catalyst of this quest in a n... Fri, 3 Apr 2009 14:42:41 EST CHERISHING YOU MY CONTINUED QUEST TO FALL IN LOVE <em>129</em> <em>126</em> <em>129</em> <em>126</em> <em>51</em> <em>126</em> <BR> <BR> Cherishing You <BR> Falling in Love with Yourself <BR> From the web site Daily OM <BR> <BR> Many people, in seeking out love, tend to look outward rather than inward. Yet falling in love with yourself can be just as wonderful an experience as falling in love with someone else. While the idea of falling in love with ourselves may be perceived as conceited or selfish, choosing to fall in love with w... Mon, 30 Mar 2009 11:29:18 EST My Continued Quest To Fall In Love <em>129</em> <em>214</em> <em>129</em> <em>214</em> <em>129</em> <em>214</em> " When we take the time to experience ourselves the way we would experience someone we love and admire, we become our best companion and supporter on life’s journey." <BR> <BR> This is my third day of my loving myself exercise and yesterday I had a major break through! In the past I was always belittling myself for most everything I did. Never satisfied with anything. I mean anything. Well yesterday I... Sat, 28 Mar 2009 11:43:32 EST My Continued Quest To Fall In Love <em>129</em> <em>214</em> <em>129</em> <em>214</em> <em>129</em> <em>214</em> " When we take the time to experience ourselves the way we would experience someone we love and admire, we become our best companion and supporter on life’s journey." <BR> <BR> The 5 additional attributes I admire about Kimmy: <BR> <BR> I am a good listener <BR> I have a big heart <BR> I am bubbly <BR> I always have a smile at others <BR> I am generous <BR> <BR> As I was trying to think of attributes I ... Fri, 27 Mar 2009 10:13:53 EST I Am Going To Fall In Love Again <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> <em>129</em> I want that feeling of falling in love. I want that feeling of falling in love with Kimmy. I want to look at myself through fresh eyes. I am going to start with an inventory of my wonderful qualities . I want to begin to see myself more positively. I will be acknowledging that I am special and deserving of love. I will review my life accomplishments in my private journal. I think that will also be of some use to my se... Thu, 26 Mar 2009 14:09:06 EST My Big Obstacle <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I was reading the Mayor of PHsparkers motivational quotes today: <BR> <BR> "Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture...Do not build up obstacles in your imagination." Norman Vincent <BR> <BR> I just love Norman Vincent, I have been reading him for 35years. Today <BR... Fri, 6 Mar 2009 14:46:03 EST I just wanted to share A funny thing happened this morning I just had to share. <BR> <BR> My Ma Ma, who is 80 years old, has a boy friend who is 85. She lost her man 2 years ago, and has been in my hip pocket, it's a great relief to me to have her out. Mom was always very active, she was an avid skier , horse woman, swimmer, and jazzersize instructor, very fit all her life. Mom has not put alcohol in her body and I have tried to tempt her many times. I did get her high on pot once in my younger crazy days and... Wed, 27 Aug 2008 10:56:04 EST Back in the swing of life, a talk to myself Look at the weight gain, I see it in this picture taken July 11,08. I don't know how much because I beat my scale one day a while back in a fit of anger and decided to do it without them,(I am a scale junkie). I will purchase another set and get on only on Monday mornings. OK girl give it to me one more time. I am the only one that can change my behavior. I am the only one that can make myself happy and healthy. I am not getting any younger. I am burning daylight. I am going to be tem... Tue, 22 Jul 2008 12:43:28 EST