MANILUS's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MANILUS MANILUS'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/ Delayed Success:Taking Different Roads http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5543059 Sometimes we push down the wrong path for a long time, sometimes slightly veering in the right direction, only to get onto the forsaken path again. It is through personal experience that we learn the correct road for ourselves. No known previous knowledge or influential people could convince us that we were headed in the wrong direction. We wanted to pave our own way, regardless of the consequences. <BR> <BR> For whatever reason, circumstances lead to taking the wrong path for a long time, a... Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:52:24 EST The First Step http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5516232 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1869819788.jpg"> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:53:51 EST When it Rains, Stars are More Visible http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5515266 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l722706754.jpg"> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:28:39 EST The World is Changed by Your Example http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5514201 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1586751641.jpg"> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:47:44 EST Sometimes You Don't Know Your Strength http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5512827 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/1/l91791712.jpg"> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 03:13:58 EST Rebuild From Within http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5511996 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1108289584.jpg"> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 01:06:05 EST It Is Important to Make Someone Happy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5510611 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l510632268.jpg"> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:50:29 EST Change the Plan Not The Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5509685 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l70527073.jpg"> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:32:22 EST Change the Plan Not The Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5509684 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l70527073.jpg"> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:32:22 EST If You're Looking for Someone to Change You http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5508840 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1867245964.jpg"> Wed, 9 Oct 2013 10:38:10 EST Sometimes the Hardest Bridges to Cross http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5507528 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l144211677.jpg"> Tue, 8 Oct 2013 00:06:55 EST Create Your Own Sunshine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5505972 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l718509506.jpg"> Sun, 6 Oct 2013 12:20:41 EST Spread Love http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5505457 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l441974479.jpg"> Sat, 5 Oct 2013 20:00:27 EST One Way to Happiness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5504706 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1661408662.jpg"> Fri, 4 Oct 2013 20:25:11 EST I am Still Determined to Be http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5503417 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/1/l419573712.jpg"> Thu, 3 Oct 2013 11:30:37 EST Life is an Opportunity http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5499491 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l709289539.jpg"> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 17:53:06 EST If You are Trying to be Normal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5497787 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1314660646.jpg"> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:01:45 EST Can Only Find Peace Within http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5496854 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1242469802.jpg"> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 12:07:01 EST Water Vs. Ship/Person Vs. Negativity http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5494998 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l869864891.jpg"> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:46:25 EST Put in the Effort, I Get Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5487331 In just 3 days, I have taken off 3.2 lbs by getting back to my Nutrition plan and continuing to walk for an hour. I looked back at the weight and according portions and am seeing results. <BR> <BR> My issue has never been losing weight and I thoroughly enjoy exercising. My problem is losing hope for things that I have fought for and ending up with my horrible family again. When I started having issues with my husband when I went back to school, my efforts with weight loss took a nose dive. I... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:23:51 EST Restarting Anew http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5485369 I restarted my healthy lifestyle in November 2009 at 313 lbs and had gotten down to 190.8 in April 2013. I restarted my French courses at school and was having issues with someone at the school and in turn my husband. I put on a lot of weight in the next 2 months from the stress of the situation. Then my husband spent 42 days outside of Canada for a business trip and he was doing things I had asked him not to do. I put on more weight subsequently due to my unhappiness with being alone and wha... Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:33:46 EST Limitations Live Only in the Mind http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5483046 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2062042115.jpg"> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:23:29 EST Belief is Biggest Factor http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5458768 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1611503000.jpg"> Sun, 18 Aug 2013 10:40:21 EST Being Defeated is Optional http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5457933 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1853483149.jpg"> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 10:07:51 EST Optimist: Cha Cha http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5455981 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l684135876.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Saw this on Spark Facebook yesterday and loved it Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:01:31 EST Creating Something Better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5441660 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l275623895.jpg"> Thu, 1 Aug 2013 23:13:43 EST Food is the Most Over Abused and Exercise the Most Underused http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5435767 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l302945750.jpg"> Sat, 27 Jul 2013 23:34:06 EST On a Different Path Right Now http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5430121 I spent over 3 years losing weight and getting fit, I put a lot of effort and time into being healthy. I had lost 122 lbs as of April 1st, 2013 until I went back to school. I became very stressed out and discouraged with someone treating me like a fool. When someone isn't happy with me, that is reflective in how I conduct myself. <BR> <BR> While I made my best effort to keep a hold on my progress, I slipped back 25 lbs. My give a damn is busted, I feel I can no longer eat according to plan. ... Tue, 23 Jul 2013 01:27:43 EST Exercise is a Gift Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5428173 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l20420067.jpg"> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 11:19:10 EST If Positive Thinking Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5425256 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l656566469.jpg"> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 11:23:03 EST Don't Let Bad Days Wreck Your Progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5424055 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l114130655.jpg"> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:34:35 EST How Hard You are Willing to Work http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5422781 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1762140433.jpg"> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 08:53:01 EST Life is Like a Camera http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5421516 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l681912388.jpg"> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 08:24:54 EST If You Want to Go Far, Go Together http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5420708 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l536974795.jpg"> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:28:41 EST Discipline is Choosing What You Want Now http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5419552 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1963529608.jpg"> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 07:44:53 EST Smile Despite Problems Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5418563 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l553108554.jpg"> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 07:07:01 EST Most Beautiful Things Come From Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5417588 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1101078832.jpg"> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 08:53:56 EST Dream Big Enough Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5416676 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/6/l764253632.jpg"> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:33:37 EST If We Could Look Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5415478 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/3/l737023425.jpg"> Tue, 9 Jul 2013 11:43:48 EST Forget Mistakes Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5414340 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1283495336.jpg"> Mon, 8 Jul 2013 12:27:09 EST Life is an Opportunity http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5412963 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1899864331.jpg"> Sun, 7 Jul 2013 06:23:27 EST Keep Hope Alive http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5412418 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l542479818.jpg"> Sat, 6 Jul 2013 13:34:24 EST Life is the Most Difficult Exam http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5411433 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/3/l933828024.jpg"> Fri, 5 Jul 2013 10:58:25 EST Today I Choose Happiness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5410293 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2111346049.jpg"> Thu, 4 Jul 2013 05:53:23 EST Everything Starts in Your Head http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5409557 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1718326675.jpg"> Wed, 3 Jul 2013 11:13:36 EST I am Stronger because http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5408497 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1618026776.jpg"> Tue, 2 Jul 2013 11:32:29 EST A Bad Attitude is like a Flat Tire... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5407221 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l519050700.jpg"> Mon, 1 Jul 2013 10:08:20 EST Happiness Depends Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5406150 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1884460427.jpg"> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 09:13:50 EST Don't let Someone Who Gave Up Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5405403 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1510884381.jpg"> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:08:33 EST Act as if Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5404573 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l890187706.jpg"> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:54:40 EST