KIN59VARA's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=KIN59VARA KIN59VARA'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/ Colossians 3: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839129 Colossians 3: 12 - 21 <BR> Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, and patience, forbearing one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful. <BR> Let the wo... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 04:57:55 EST Courage http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838662 Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. <BR> -- Winston Churchill <BR> <BR> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:40:48 EST Living Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838327 Usually, I post a snippet from Ralph Marston but today's reflection was so beautiful I have posted it all with the addition of the link. <BR> <BR> I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas! <em>446</em> <BR> Best Christmas ever <BR> <BR> What will make this the best Christmas Day ever is love. Give it, live it, share it, allow it and treasure the fact that you can. <BR> <BR> You don’t need anything elaborate or complicated to make this special day the best one yet. It’s a simple matter... Thu, 25 Dec 2014 10:40:09 EST Peace http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837781 "Let peace be within you. When there is true peace on the inside, that peace energizes and uplifts all you do." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I received a card today from my uncle who lives in Chicago. He had been a priest and he wrote a beautiful note in the card about my dear departed sister. It has me very sad to be going into Christmas without her. I miss her terribly. <BR> <BR> This year two of my boys won't make it home for Christmas and the third has Christmas Eve with his in-laws. I need ... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 04:53:29 EST Put energy into positive things. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837140 "You put a great deal of energy and effort into moving your life in a particular direction. Show your confidence in all you’ve done, and in all you continue to do, by allowing life in this moment to unfold as it will. <BR> <BR> Let go of your attachment to a specific result and let the good work you’ve done come to fruition. Though the results may not be exactly as you imagined them, they will surely bring the richness and fulfillment you seek." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Things are getting cr... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:05:02 EST Put energy into positive things. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837139 "You put a great deal of energy and effort into moving your life in a particular direction. Show your confidence in all you’ve done, and in all you continue to do, by allowing life in this moment to unfold as it will. <BR> <BR> Let go of your attachment to a specific result and let the good work you’ve done come to fruition. Though the results may not be exactly as you imagined them, they will surely bring the richness and fulfillment you seek." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Things are getting cr... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:05:00 EST Put energy into positive things. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837138 "You put a great deal of energy and effort into moving your life in a particular direction. Show your confidence in all you’ve done, and in all you continue to do, by allowing life in this moment to unfold as it will. <BR> <BR> Let go of your attachment to a specific result and let the good work you’ve done come to fruition. Though the results may not be exactly as you imagined them, they will surely bring the richness and fulfillment you seek." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Things are getting cr... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:04:49 EST Momentum http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836633 "Momentum is a powerful thing. A body at rest has a strong tendency to stay at rest, and a body in motion has the same strong tendency to continue in motion. <BR> <BR> Get yourself in motion, and you’re much more likely to stay in motion. Get started on something, and you’re well on your way to doing everything that must be done." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I need to keep moving today and to keep focused on what is making a difference. Two of my kids won't be home for Christmas but we will me... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:31:14 EST Camp December 21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836189 Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Dec 21 <BR> <BR> 10,000 steps a day <BR> Self Reflection <BR> Kick Clutter to the Curb <BR> Book Club: Casual Reader <BR> Making Connections <BR> Strength Training <BR> Good Nutrition basics <BR> <BR> Measurements: weigh in 162.5 Down .6 pounds <BR> <BR> Measurement for week: Down in weight <BR> <BR> Nutrition: Track: Good nutrition basis:Decrease to 13000 ( Met 7 out of 7 days) <BR> <BR> Sunday: Food: 1181 <BR> Exercise: 534 <BR> Remaining: 65... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:51:55 EST God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. -- Isak Dinesen http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835706 God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road. <BR> -- Isak Dinesen <BR> <BR> Don't we wish that we could see into the future? Yesterday I got an email that I got an interview for a job I applied for. Is this one the right one for me? Will I do it well? <BR> <BR> On the shorter horizon, will things come together for Christmas? <BR> <BR> I delivered the basket to school as a thank-you and a remembrance for my dear sister Chrissy who passed this summer. ... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 05:00:57 EST Give your time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835223 Life is overflowing with a great opportunity because it is constantly giving you ways to make a difference. By giving your time, your care, your interest and your love, you transform generic abundance into a personal treasure." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I am making my gifts for co-workers which are about 60! YIKES 30 down, 30 to go. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:05:10 EST Get busy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834751 "Do all you can with the time you have. Do all you can, being positive and productive, not concerning yourself with whether the time you have is too little or is passing too quickly." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> This is appropriate at this time of year where the days just feel like they are flying by! <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:49:35 EST Deal with it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834255 "Life has its burdens and necessities, and you have what it takes to deal with them. Deal with them quickly, decisively and successfully, and free yourself to live on your own highest terms." <BR> <BR> — Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:24:28 EST "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833703 "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." <BR> -- William Butler Yeats <BR> <BR> Finished writing the grant. <BR> I got a great deal of housekeeping done yesterday. My steps were way up but unfortunately my weight is up today too. <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:09:42 EST Grab hold of opportunities http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833184 You have the good fortune of being right here, right now in this new and beautiful world. Grab hold of the opportunity and live it to the fullest. <BR> <BR> — Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Tree is up, now for the decorations. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:27:43 EST Camp week Dec 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832699 Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Dec 14 <BR> <BR> 10,000 steps a day <BR> Self Reflection <BR> Kick Clutter to the Curb <BR> Book Club: Casual Reader <BR> Making Connections <BR> Strength Training <BR> Good Nutrition basics <BR> <BR> Measurements: weigh in 163.1 Down 1.7 pounds <BR> <BR> Measurement for week: Down in weight <BR> <BR> Nutrition: Track: Good nutrition basis:Decrease to 13000 ( Met 3 out of 7 days) <BR> <BR> Sunday: Food: 1246 <BR> Exercise: 521 <BR> Remaining... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:05:48 EST Happiness is activity. -- Aristotle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832222 Happiness is activity. <BR> -- Aristotle <BR> <BR> I walked 18,000 steps yesterday and today my weight was down! <BR> <BR> I was down 2 pounds at the nutritionist. I don't think I am really down that much as I could not believe what I weighed last week. <BR> <BR> My schedule for next semester is a little up in the air. I am going to teach on Mondays at a community college but it will only be for 4 weeks. As it is Mondays though it will give me some time to visit my mom on those Mondays ... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 04:28:30 EST Stuck http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831738 There are many more ways than just one way to think of any situation. If you’re stuck, or perplexed, angry, frustrated, conflicted or confused about anything, give yourself the option of thinking about it differently." <BR> Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I need to make sure that I get myself out of my funk! Fri, 12 Dec 2014 04:58:53 EST I have got to keep my head up! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831229 "When you feel like quitting, that’s an opportunity to keep going. When you feel like giving up, you have it in you to step forward with renewed energy and to give more." <BR> <BR> Yuck! Yesterday was a little bit of a bummer because something that I thought would be smooth sailing for some extra pay ( yes extra work). <BR> <BR> I have to shake it off and get my nose to the grind stone. <BR> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:24:00 EST Future http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830638 "The way you see your future has a lot to do with the way it unfolds. What you expect plays a key role in what you get." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I had a really late night last yesterday at my 2nd job. I will feel like I am on vacation only working one! Wed, 10 Dec 2014 04:33:37 EST Finding joy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830054 "Let go of the need to possess so much, of the need for certainty, of the need for control. Let go, and let your joy flow." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Wow yesterday flew by. I was suppose to have the evening off but I stayed at school to write a grant then went to Mass. It then was a late night but a feel good one. <BR> Tue, 9 Dec 2014 03:28:44 EST Don't make it all about me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829454 "Much of life’s beauty comes from being a part of something larger than yourself. If you confine yourself inside a tight, impenetrable shell, you miss the best opportunities for fulfillment and enrichment." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Raked yesterday. <BR> <BR> <BR> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:29:29 EST Camp Wannabefit December 7 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828980 Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Dec 7 <BR> <BR> 10,000 steps a day <BR> Self Reflection <BR> Kick Clutter to the Curb <BR> Book Club: Casual Reader <BR> Making Connections <BR> Strength Training <BR> Good Nutrition basics <BR> <BR> Measurements: weigh in 165.5 UP 1 <BR> <BR> Measurement for week: Down in weight <BR> <BR> Nutrition: Track: Good nutrition basis:Decrease to 13000 ( Met 3 out of 7 days) <BR> <BR> Sunday: Food: 1010 <BR> Exercise: 503 <BR> Remaining: 793 <BR> ... Sun, 7 Dec 2014 07:56:06 EST The power of gratitude http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828473 "There is no good reason to deny yourself the power of gratitude. Make the easy choice to be thankful, and you’ll easily be thankful you did." <BR> <BR> I am thankful that I have my health. <BR> I am thankful that as much as I grumble I do love my jobs. Everyday I have the chance to see someone grow. <BR> I am thankful that I have tools that help me reflect and keep me motivated. <BR> <BR> At the nutritionist I was WAY up...... I was surprised so I will see what Weight Watchers will be. <BR... Sat, 6 Dec 2014 06:55:37 EST See the good in every person http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827913 "Give yourself the ability to see the good in every person and the opportunities in every situation. Get yourself in a mindset that will encourage, inspire, motivate and heal" Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> One of my students gave me a wonderful card that quoted a bible verse. She was feeling that she was scared and had no direction and I helped her. I told her that this was the way that I felt too! <BR> <BR> I have my appointment with the nutrionist today. I think I am down. I turned my eating ... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 04:35:12 EST Get On With It http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827324 Today I needed to post the whole daily reflection as life has been messy. I feel that I am at a crossroad but is it my own making? <BR> <BR> I gave up an interview to be at my 2nd job the one that stresses me but stresses me because of time committment and irregular pay. However I work with students that appreciate what I am doing, families that are grateful and in an environment that I am constantly mentally challeged. <BR> <BR> UGG! <BR> <BR> "Life doesn’t always unfold the way you wa... Thu, 4 Dec 2014 04:50:23 EST Keep Looking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826752 "Though it may not immediately be returned to you, give kindness. Even if you do not see the positive influence of your goodness in others, it is there." <BR> Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Today is a new day. <BR> <BR> I need to wake up and keep moving. <BR> <BR> Wed, 3 Dec 2014 03:53:01 EST Moody http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826206 "Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in." <BR> -- Andrew Jackson <BR> <BR> Well I did : <BR> *write the letter for the professor <BR> *Talked to the prinicipal about the grant <BR> * Went to the special meeting <BR> <BR> I did not get a different appointment they pushed it back a half hour but that does not assist me . I made the decision that I was turning it down and then I get a message from the director of my 2nd job asking me what days I... Tue, 2 Dec 2014 06:35:37 EST Focus on a clearly defined way in which you intend to make life better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825548 "You are so highly capable that you’d be stunned to see the full extent of what you can do. Unfortunately, most of that capability is smothered under your own doubts, fears and worries. <BR> <BR> Fortunately, you can crowd all those negative things out of your awareness. The way to do that is with a solid, specific, deeply meaningful intention. <BR> <BR> When each day begins, choose to focus on a clearly defined way in which you intend to make life better. Then, as the day goes along, allow... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 04:40:50 EST Camp Wannabefit November 30 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825090 Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Nov 30 <BR> <BR> 10,000 steps a day <BR> Self Reflection <BR> Kick Clutter to the Curb <BR> Book Club: Casual Reader <BR> Making Connections <BR> Strength Training <BR> Good Nutrition basics <BR> <BR> Measurements: weigh in 164.5 I lost .1 pounds not much but glad. During the week I was <BR> LIGHTEST <BR> 163.8 lb <BR> HEAVIEST <BR> 165.6 lb <BR> <BR> Measurement for week: Down in weight <BR> <BR> Nutrition: Track: Good nutrition basis:Decre... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:38:24 EST You can do more http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824558 "Whether life gets you down or lifts you up, as long as you have life there is a readily accessible way forward if you’ll just remember it. You can do more." <BR> <BR> My weight is up, holiday eating and lack of exercise really is impacting me. My family is here and that is so much fun. I will worry about things later. <BR> <BR> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:17:01 EST Things do not change; we change. -- Henry David Thoreau http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824143 "Things do not change; we change." <BR> -- Henry David Thoreau <BR> <BR> I have an interview for a new job. I am excited and very nervous. I realize that this job may be a reach for me so I will approach it as practice interviewing. <BR> <BR> I need to change the date and time because I have obligations I need to finish at my 2nd job. <BR> <BR> My family is here and I am happy they leave tomorrow so today is Game Day, a new tradition in our home. <BR> <BR> I gained a pound yesterday!!!!!... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:28:30 EST Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I accomplish. -- Michelangelo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823723 Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I accomplish." <BR> -- Michelangelo <BR> <BR> I am excited to begin the beautiful day with my family!!!!! <BR> <BR> Happy Thanksgiving everyone! <em>429</em> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:42:44 EST Getting ready for Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823126 "You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present." <BR> -- Jan Glidwell <BR> <BR> I work late tonight but I am excited to know that when i get home that everyone will be here. I love being with my family. <BR> <BR> This is the first Thanksgiving without my sister so it is also very sad. Last night I had a strange dream about my uncle in Ireland. I was running and I met up with my son with my uncle Mick and my son asked where had i r... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:44:00 EST Make efforts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822589 "Instead of wondering if your efforts will make a difference, or worrying that they won’t, go ahead and find out. Replace the emptiness of speculation with the substance of action." <BR> Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Thanks for the good wishes, karma and blessings, my son said the light was errant and the car is fine. Now I just need to worry about the Noreaster! <BR> <BR> I felt good about the house cleaning, I still have more but I am hoping to get more done this morning before work. <BR> <BR... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:35:27 EST Life is full of possiblities http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822013 Life is full of possibilities, so full that it’s insanely ridiculous. Yet those possibilities are meaningless unless you do something with them." <BR> Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I need to really keep cleaning the house. My son who lives the furtherest away is having car trouble. He was the ride for the other son. I am praying that his car is going to be fixed so we can see him! <BR> <BR> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:59:21 EST Camp Wannabefit November 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821441 Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Nov 23 <BR> <BR> 10,000 steps a day <BR> Self Reflection <BR> Kick Clutter to the Curb <BR> Book Club: Casual Reader <BR> Making Connections <BR> Strength Training <BR> Good Nutrition basics <BR> <BR> Measurements: weigh in 164.6 I lost 2 pounds YEAH I <BR> <BR> Measurement for week: Down in weight <BR> <BR> Nutrition: Track: Good nutrition basis:Decrease to 13000 <BR> <BR> Fitness: Did not met this goal next week <BR> <BR> Next week Repeat ... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:59:26 EST Dream Big http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820974 Dream big, expect the best, and then put forth your highest efforts in the service of those dreams and expectations. Act as if life’s greatest magnificence is yours to live, for it is, the moment you choose it." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> This weekend it is getting the house ready for the kids to come home. CLEAN, CLEAN, CLEAN!!!! <BR> <BR> My weight is going well though I fell off for exercising. <BR> <BR> Two weeks left of the semester for 2nd job and I am GLAD. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:50:25 EST Thinking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820453 No problem can stand the assault of sustained thinking. <BR> -- Voltaire <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:39:57 EST Connect with purpose http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819290 "Whatever you’re doing is making a difference. Make sure it’s a positive difference, connect it to your purpose, and you’ll find yourself doing it with great joy, energy, effectiveness and fulfillment." <BR> Ralph Martson <BR> <BR> I feel good about what I accomplished yesterday. My exercise however was done so I need to insure that I continue to pay attention to it. I realize when my snacking increases my exercise decreases. DUH snacking is empty calories and does not give me the ump to ev... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 05:10:26 EST Focus on achievement http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818689 If you’re focused on excuses, the slightest obstacle will stop you cold. When you’re focused on achievement, you’ll work your way through any challenge." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I feel like I am leaving behind excuses and working hard to achieve. <BR> <BR> My weight is heading in the right direction. <BR> I am eating better. <BR> I am exercising more. <BR> I am getting more done. <BR> <BR> I can do it! Tue, 18 Nov 2014 03:38:08 EST Have Fun http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818056 "When was the last time you enjoyed some genuine fun? Make the choice right now to have a whole lot of fun by finding new ways to put some fresh, authentic living into your world." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Yesterday i felt so good the whole day. I had a smile on my face and I got a great deal done. I walked the beach with the dog. I returned shoes and got two pairs!!! YIKES. <BR> <BR> Today i am up early and getting it done. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 02:33:24 EST Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Nov 16 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817634 Kin59vara's Camp Activity Week of Nov 16 <BR> <BR> 10,000 steps a day <BR> Self Reflection <BR> Kick Clutter to the Curb <BR> Book Club: Casual Reader <BR> Making Connections <BR> Strength Training <BR> Good Nutrition basics <BR> <BR> Measurements: weigh in 166.6 I lost 1.1 pounds YEAH I <BR> <BR> Measurement for week: Down in weight <BR> <BR> Nutrition: Track: Good nutrition basis:Decrease to 13000 <BR> <BR> Fitness: Met this goal! 13,927 steps 30 minutes of hard exercise a d... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:48:48 EST Others Try Super Hard http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817582 " Some are born great others try super hard" <BR> <BR> I saw this saying and decided that today I am going to try SUPER HARD!!!! Sun, 16 Nov 2014 06:28:43 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816525 "If there’s something that gets you down, stop complaining about it. Stop complaining, and get yourself cleanly away from it. <BR> <BR> If there’s something that makes you enthusiastic, creative and energetic, stop merely wishing for it. Go beyond the wishing and figure out how to make it a part of your life more often." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Today I go to the nutritionist I think my weight is down. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 05:25:59 EST Work towards a better life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815920 "Don’t get mad; get creative. Don’t get frustrated; get resourceful. <BR> <BR> There is a workable way past whatever is threatening to make you angry. There is opportunity in those situations that pull you toward frustration." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> Read more at http://greatday.com/motivate/index.html#eG<BR>Vedb1Kl03z2hxO.99 <BR> <BR> I am realizing that I am getting more and more frustrated with my 2nd job and I need to have a new beginning. Things that might be nothing I am seeing in a ... Thu, 13 Nov 2014 04:41:19 EST Seasons http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815304 "Nature’s colors turn warm when the weather begins to cool. Red leaves, orange, yellow and brown settle to the ground as shadows grow longer and days become shorter. <BR> <BR> One season draws to a close as another one begins to appear. The world itself gives a reminder to treasure what has been while working to create new goodness, new experiences and new value." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I had a great visit with my mom. The trip was LONG!!!!! The train was delayed. I was rushing then waiti... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 05:36:09 EST Choose http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814637 "You can choose your attitude, your perspective, your response, your actions and your outlook. Feel your purpose and in every matter, in every situation, make the choices that express that purpose." Ralph Marston <BR> <BR> I am going to NYC to see my mom. She had a mole removed yesterday and I have the day off. It will be a back and forth day so it will be busy. <BR> <BR> I am hoping to get some exercise in despite this. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 05:12:03 EST Juggler for Yellow team challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813961 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1184917676.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here I am! Mon, 10 Nov 2014 05:16:34 EST Focus http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813955 "What you continually focus on affects the way you feel. They way you feel has a major influence on the direction and effectiveness of your actions." <BR> <BR> Read more at http://greatday.com/motivate/index.html#Hw<BR>AS1dlR56I2yVqS.99 <BR> <BR> My weight was a little up today so I am upping my exercise and cutting out all bread. <BR> <BR> My mom is having a mole removed today my niece is with her. I wish I was but I have to work and work 2 jobs covering for another person. <BR> <BR> I... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 04:42:59 EST