MOMOQUATRO's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MOMOQUATRO MOMOQUATRO'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/ my big treat today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2888830 my last blog i mentioned my new juicer. <BR> <BR> today i got the part i was waiting for. <BR> a blank. <BR> so... in preparation i had frozen a few bananas. <BR> put them in the juicer and it is wonderful <BR> banana soft serve. <BR> <BR> a huge treat <BR> for my fat tuesday. <BR> <BR> Tue, 16 Feb 2010 12:58:40 EST juicer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2883059 finally gave in and invested in a good juicer. <BR> over the years i have had the typical juicer found at any box store. <BR> last week i finally got a champion juicer.. and i am loving it. <BR> so easy to use. <BR> even my kids can use it. <BR> <BR> now.. i am really looking forward to spring when more fresh produce will be available at the farmer's market. <BR> (especially on the bruised table for less cost.) <BR> <BR> if anyone has some favourite juice recipes they want to share... let ... Mon, 15 Feb 2010 08:23:14 EST email today seemed fitting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2844990 Take responsibility for your state of consciousness Now. This is what the entire teaching really is about. What is my state of consciousness in this moment? <BR> <BR> <BR> received and email from eckhart tolle tv which sends out short thoughts. <BR> but... always fitting reminders for me. <BR> <BR> managed to get to the gym today for a short walk on the treadmill <BR> 2 miles on a incline of 5 <BR> if i can at least get that much in each morning <BR> then i feel that the days starts off ... Fri, 5 Feb 2010 13:14:13 EST feeling growly... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2841455 another day and i realize that the things i say to my kids i need to listen to myself. <BR> <BR> my 13 yr old has a phone that sometimes decides not to work. <BR> he is very attached to his phone.. more than i might ever understand. <BR> i do not have a cell phone. <BR> <BR> as i tell him that his happiness should be with or without the phone. <BR> that his moods do not need to swing so large just because he may not be able to text all night. <BR> <BR> then... as i step on the scale this m... Thu, 4 Feb 2010 17:07:14 EST distorted self image http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2831608 i dont look in the mirror often. <BR> never have... i don't do make-up <BR> i dont' do my hair.. except for tie it up into a bun after i shower. <BR> <BR> so there are times i catch a glimpse of myself and realize... that is not how i see myself. <BR> <BR> having been tall and "large boned" all my life i have never really felt thin. <BR> although most of the time i was considered a healthy weight. <BR> <BR> now... no longer being in the healthy weight range <BR> i have not realized just ho... Tue, 2 Feb 2010 16:05:23 EST grateful http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2808399 my youngest son who is 7 seems to be having some of the same feelings i do in life. <BR> <BR> some days he comes home and asks why people are mean <BR> why do they tease other people.... <BR> <BR> some days i do not have the answers for him. <BR> <BR> lately i have been trying to tell him.. and probably myself as well. <BR> let's try to focus on the positive. <BR> so each day when i pick him up from school <BR> we try to think of three things that are good. <BR> three things that day broug... Thu, 28 Jan 2010 10:41:11 EST accepting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2803378 much of my frustration comes from not seeing the results i am used to. <BR> <BR> having to accept that my body is different now <BR> age i think has much to do with that. <BR> <BR> i used to be able to make small changes and see results. <BR> big changes and see big results.. <BR> <BR> now i make big changes and see little if any results. <BR> <BR> need to accept and realize that the changes i make <BR> are a good thing. <BR> not just because they may change my body shape. <BR> but hopef... Wed, 27 Jan 2010 09:25:00 EST another january..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2798284 not that i will write this expecting anyone to read it... <BR> just writing to keep track for myself. <BR> <BR> today. <BR> motivated. <BR> <BR> each night going to bed i get a boost of motivation that i am determined to make <BR> changes in my life. <BR> to get the things done that need to be done. <BR> to accomplish the things i have been putting off. <BR> <BR> then the next day arrives and i get caught up in doing all the tasks that the <BR> day presents. <BR> <BR> today... i will fin... Tue, 26 Jan 2010 08:32:49 EST