KUBAMAMMA's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=KUBAMAMMA KUBAMAMMA'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/ I BELIEVE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2850161 As I went through my emails today I came across this one. Usually I just delete them as I always do not have time to read things like this. But today I was starting to question what this weight loss journey was all about. What is the point of giving to others? What is the point of doing my absolute best and not seeing the results I want. (Basically I was feeling sorry for myself). So very begrudgingly I read the following. It made me think. It says so much of what I needed to be reminded of.... Sat, 6 Feb 2010 21:43:39 EST 2010...THIS IS my year! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2691348 Wow...hard to believe that 2009 is in the past! Another year has come and gone. <BR> <BR> 2009 has brought not only trials but it has opened up new challenges. <BR> As I look back on the past year I reflected on all that has happened. What have I learnt from all that I went through? Have I changed for the better? Am I willing to make my life better? Or am I going to feel sorry for myself? <BR> <BR> Well lets see... I have learnt that I am not going to get healthy and fit unless I CHOSE to ... Mon, 4 Jan 2010 11:42:19 EST Meaning of Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2650076 This time of year brings many challenges for us. With the baking, the shopping, the hectic schedules, the visiting, the parties and all the other holiday events. <BR> <BR> Sometimes we get so totally focused on the material aspect of this season that we tend to forget what it is REALLY all about! <BR> <BR> It is not about the decorations. It is not about the Goodies. It is not about the gifts. It is not about the parties. It is not about any of those aspects of the material world. <BR> ... Tue, 22 Dec 2009 11:19:12 EST Reindeer Gym http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2611274 Just for me to keep track on the schedule! LOL <BR> <BR> Here's the class schedule... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Rudy’s Reindeer Gym, 100s Class (4-week class session) <BR> Be sure to track this in your Sparkpeople Fitness Tracker <BR> <BR> Monday – 100 Jumping Jacks (4 sets of 25 or 5 sets of 5) <BR> <BR> Tuesday – 30 Crunches w/Twist, 30 Wall Pushups, 10 Pushups, 30 Squats <BR> <BR> Wednesday – 100 Skips (indoor or outdoor) <BR> <BR> Thursday – 30 Side Lunges (15 on each side... Sat, 5 Dec 2009 00:05:56 EST