MSMAKEOVER's SparkPeople Blog MSMAKEOVER's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community PROBLEMS “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” <BR> <BR> – Robert Schuller <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 2 Sep 2015 11:31:19 EST GOALS FOR THE WEEK OF 6/14/15 <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> My goals for this week are to... <BR> <BR> -REstart the 21 Day Fix <BR> <BR> -workout at least 6 days <BR> <BR> -plan, prep and prepare my meals and snacks ahead of time <BR> <BR> -track everything I eat <BR> <BR> -drink at least 96oz of water everyday <BR> <BR> -do better this week than I did last week <BR> <BR> -read my bible/devotional everyday <BR> <BR> -avoid junk food and soda at work <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> <em>301</em> <em>362</em> <... Sun, 14 Jun 2015 03:58:55 EST OBSTACLES "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal." <BR> <BR> ~Henry Ford Mon, 4 May 2015 01:38:38 EST 2/14/15 <img src=""> Sat, 14 Feb 2015 22:54:52 EST A Friend... “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” <BR> &#8213; Elbert Hubbard <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> <em>223</em> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:08:26 EST FIRE "Love lights more fire than hate extinguishes." <BR> <BR> -Ella Wilcox Sun, 8 Feb 2015 02:25:38 EST NATIONAL BLACK HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY 2/7/15 Get Educated <BR> <BR> The focus of NBHAAD is to get Blacks educated about the basics of HIV and AIDS in their local communities. <BR> <BR> <BR> Get Tested <BR> <BR> Testing is at the core of this initiative and is critical for prevention of HIV in Black communities. It is hoped that Blacks will mark February 7 of every year as their annual or bi-annual day to get tested for HIV. This is vital for those who are sexually active and those at high risk of contracting HIV. <BR> <BR> <BR> Ge... Sat, 7 Feb 2015 08:46:21 EST NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY.... Women are strong. Women are smart. Women solve problems. Women can do anything men can do. And, there are some things we’re even better at – dying of heart disease and stroke. Like breaking barriers? Go Red! And help break the one against heart disease. <BR> <BR> It’s not just a man’s disease. Each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke. But we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. <BR> <BR> When it comes to b... Fri, 6 Feb 2015 02:52:34 EST PASSION "Passion is that feeling you get when you know you're about to see him. It is that ache you have in your stomach after you've just left him. Passion is the fear of never seeing him again. Passion is what love is all about." <BR> <BR> -Source Unknown Thu, 5 Feb 2015 13:17:31 EST AFFIRMING LOVE Affirming Love <BR> <BR> Who amongst us doesn't deserve fulfilling, happy, satisfying relationships. We all need a lover, companions, and people with whom we can share our love, fears, happiness and sorrow. By the use of goal visualization, affirmation and self image techniques we can achieve these relationships. <BR> <BR> Empower yourself <BR> <BR> <BR> Affirmation: "I am special and deserve love" <BR> This simple yet effective affirmation empowers you to receive the universal love you d... Wed, 4 Feb 2015 11:23:15 EST The Spirit... "You will find as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you have really lived, are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love." <BR> <BR> - Henry Drummond <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <BR> Tue, 3 Feb 2015 02:10:18 EST Hidden Places “Love lets you find those hidden places in another person, even the ones they didn’t know were there, even the ones they wouldn’t have thought to call beautiful themselves.”' <BR> <BR> ––Wild Awake by Hilary T. Smith Mon, 2 Feb 2015 16:32:07 EST FEBRUARY 2015 GOALS <em>244</em> <em>249</em> <em>274</em> <em>491</em> <em>301</em> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> My goals for the month of February <BR> <BR> -get back on track with my eating and workouts <BR> <BR> -restart the 21 Day Fix on 2/1/15 <BR> <BR> -stay on track with the 21 Day Fix through the whole month <BR> <BR> -track everything I eat <BR> <BR> -lose 6lbs <BR> <BR> -post my weekly goals every Sunday <BR> <BR> -make a weekly workout schedule <BR> <BR> -attend church <BR> <B... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 12:26:35 EST GOALS FOR THE WEEK OF 1/11/15 <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> My goals for this week are to... <BR> <BR> -REstart the 21 Day Fix on1/11/15 with my 21DF Partner <BR> <BR> -workout at least 6 days <BR> <BR> -plan, prep and prepare my meals and snacks ahead of time <BR> <BR> -track everything I eat <BR> <BR> -work on consistency <BR> <BR> -do better this week than I did last week <BR> <BR> -submit a request for my transcripts <BR> <BR> -research scholarships <BR> <BR> -read my bible/devotional everyday <BR> <BR> -avoid ... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 05:31:51 EST GOALS FOR THE WEEK OF 1/4/15 <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> My goals for this week are to... <BR> <BR> -continue with the 21 Day Fix <BR> <BR> -workout everyday <BR> <BR> -plan, prep and prepare my meals and snacks ahead of time <BR> <BR> -track everything I eat <BR> <BR> -work on consistency <BR> <BR> -do better this week than I did last week <BR> <BR> -ship a package to my S/O <BR> <BR> -submit a request for my transcripts <BR> <BR> -research scholarships <BR> <BR> -read my bible/devotional everyday <BR> <BR> <... Sun, 4 Jan 2015 11:48:23 EST CHANGE “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” <BR> <BR> ~ Mike Murdock <BR> <BR> If you’re not willing to make a daily change, you may like the idea of improving your life but don’t really want to take responsibility and actually do it. So clarify your reasons for doing it, develop a new positive habit and leave the past behind. <em>306</em> Sat, 3 Jan 2015 11:44:05 EST WORRY "Don’t worry too much about people who don’t worry about you." <BR> <BR> -unknown Sat, 27 Dec 2014 06:45:34 EST Workout Schedule For The Week Of 11/30/14 <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> Sunday - Rest Day <BR> <BR> Monday -Turbo Jam 20 Minute Workout --completed! <BR> <BR> Tuesday - Turbo Sculpt <BR> <BR> Wednesday - Turbo Jam Punch, Kick & Jam <BR> <BR> Thursday - Turbo Sculpt <BR> <BR> Friday - Turbo Jam Cardio Party <BR> <BR> Saturday - Rest Day <BR> <BR> <em>362</em> <em>331</em> <em>530</em> <em>402</em> <em>244</em> <BR> Mon, 1 Dec 2014 03:00:51 EST The Past “When the past calls, let it go to voicemail, believe me, it has nothing new to say.” <BR> <BR> - Unknown Sun, 30 Nov 2014 10:34:25 EST Negatives... “Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.” <BR> <BR> - Unknown Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:04:53 EST LIMITATIONS "Life has no limitations, except the ones you make." <BR> <BR> -Les Brown Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:19:43 EST Success... “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” <BR> <BR> – Bill Cosby <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>306</em> <em>410</em> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:26:07 EST HaRd... “Its hard to wait around for something you know might never happen; but its harder to give up when you know its everything you want.” <BR> <BR> – Unknown <BR> <BR> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 02:46:38 EST GOALS FOR THE WEEK OF 11/2/14 <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> My goals for this week are to... <BR> <BR> -attend a nursing seminiar <BR> <BR> -continue with the 21DF <BR> <BR> -avoid fast food and soda <BR> <BR> -workout at least 6 times for no less than 30 minutes <BR> <BR> -get in 3 Turbo Fire workouts <BR> <BR> -complete my workout schedule on time <BR> <BR> -plan, prep and prepare my meals and snacks ahead of time <BR> <BR> -do better this week than I did last week <BR> <BR> -weigh and measure myself on Monday 11/... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 05:39:26 EST DOING... "To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing." <BR> <BR> ~Eva Young <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:30:26 EST TRY... "Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud." <BR> <BR> -Maya Angelou <BR> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:00:02 EST HOPE.... “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” <BR> <BR> &#8213; Thích Nh&#7845;t H&#7841;nh Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:14:46 EST Time... “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” <BR> <BR> ~Napoleon Hill Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:46:48 EST Stepping Stones... “Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” <BR> <BR> ~Dale Carnegie <BR> <BR> <em>331</em> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:35:29 EST CHALLENGES... "Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." <BR> <BR> -Joshua J. Marine <BR> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:11:52 EST WORKOUT SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF 9/21/14 <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> Sunday- 1 Mile Walk <BR> <BR> Monday- Fire 30 Class <BR> <BR> Tuesday- Turbo Sculpt <BR> <BR> Wednesday- Turbo Jam: Punch Kick & Jam <BR> <BR> Thursday- Turbo Sculpt <BR> <BR> Friday- Fire 45 EZ Class <BR> <BR> Saturday- 20 Minute Turbo Jam Workout <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>362</em> <em>331</em> <em>530</em> <em>402</em> <em>244</em> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:43:14 EST FEARS "Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears." <BR> <BR> -Les Brown Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:10:04 EST FAILURE.. “Like success, failure is many things to many people. With a positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.” <BR> <BR> ~W. Clement Stone Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:30:17 EST KEEP STEPPING... “Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” <BR> <BR> ~Dale Carnegie <BR> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:30:53 EST PROBLEMS "Problems are not reasons to give up, but a challenge to improve ourselves, not an excuse to back out, but an inspiration to move forward." <BR> <BR> -unknown <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>410</em> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:50:12 EST GOALS FOR THE WEEK OF 9/14/14 <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> My goals for this week are to... <BR> <BR> -REstart the 21 day fix and my 21 day challenge (9/16/14) <BR> <BR> -write/print out my 21 day challenge <BR> <BR> -post my 21 day challenge <BR> <BR> -follow my workout schedule <BR> <BR> -weigh myself on 9/16/14 and update my tracker <BR> <BR> -do better this week than I did last week <BR> <BR> -study daily <BR> <BR> <em>274</em> <em>301</em> <em>362</em> <em>331</em> <em>529</em> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:18:44 EST WORKOUT SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF 9/14/14 <em>362</em> <em>331</em> <em>361</em> <em>317</em> <em>344</em> <BR> <BR> Sunday- A Closer 2 Mile Walk <BR> <BR> Monday- Walk Slim 5 Really Big Miles <BR> <BR> Tuesday- 5 Mega Miles <BR> <BR> Wednesday- 5 Mile Fat Burning Walk <BR> <BR> Thursday- 5 Mile Walk It Off & Tone It Up <BR> <BR> Friday- Ultimate 5 Mile Walk <BR> <BR> Saturday- 3 Mile Walk To The Hits <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>381</em> <em>386</em> <em>361</em> <em>331</em> <em>362</em> <... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:19:53 EST Opportunity "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." <BR> <BR> -Milton Berle <BR> <BR> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:37:45 EST THE ENEMY.... “Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.” <BR> <BR> – Laird Hamilton Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:38:44 EST What's your plan? "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." <BR> <BR> -Jim Rohn <BR> <BR> <em>306</em> <BR> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:06:04 EST HAPPINESS... “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you have achieved a state of happiness, you must never become lax about maintaining it. You must make a mighty effort to keep swimming upward into that happiness forever, to stay afloat on top of it.” <BR> <BR> &#8213; Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pra... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:38:04 EST WALLS "You are confined only the the walls you build yourself." <BR> <BR> -Author Unknown Thu, 4 Sep 2014 11:23:40 EST ENERGY "Direct your energy toward achieving a goal, and tackle the problems with an emphasis on edging closer to a successful result." <BR> <BR> -Harvey Mackay <BR> <BR> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 21:22:49 EST Three Things... “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” <BR> <BR> &#8213; Tom Bodett <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> <em>26</em> Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:13:30 EST SENSES... “Our bodies have five senses: touch, smell, taste, sight, hearing. But not to be overlooked are the senses of our souls: intuition, peace, foresight, trust, empathy. The differences between people lie in their use of these senses; most people don't know anything about the inner senses while a few people rely on them just as they rely on their physical senses, and in fact probably even more.” <BR> <BR> &#8213; C. JoyBell C. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:41:06 EST AUGUST 2014 GOALS <em>244</em> <em>249</em> <em>274</em> <em>491</em> <em>301</em> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> My goals for the month of August <BR> <BR> -track everything I eat <BR> <BR> -start class on the 18th <BR> <BR> -study A&P daily <BR> <BR> -stay on track with the 21 Day Fix <BR> <BR> -lose 10lbs <BR> <BR> -blog my weekly goals every Sunday <BR> <BR> -make a weekly workout schedule <BR> <BR> -weigh myself and update my tracker on the 1st <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>362</em>   <em>1... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 02:30:31 EST LIFE... “Life is too short to waste any amount of time on wondering what other people think about you. In the first place, if they had better things going on in their lives, they wouldn't have the time to sit around and talk about you. What's important to me is not others' opinions of me, but what's important to me is my opinion of myself.” <BR> <BR> &#8213; C. JoyBell C. <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>247</em> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:00:34 EST DARE TO BE... When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully. <BR> <BR> When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light. <BR> <BR> When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it. <BR> <BR> When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway. <BR> <BR> When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back. <BR> <BR> When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some. <BR> <BR> When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going. <BR> <BR> When times are tough, dare to be tougher.... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 11:48:02 EST Starting & REstarting...JUNE 2014 GOALS... <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> My goals for the month of June are to... <BR> <BR> -break the 240s <BR> <BR> -start and complete my 21 day challenge <BR> <BR> -make a weekly workout schedule <BR> <BR> -make weekly goals <BR> <BR> -restart and complete Food, Faith and Fitness <BR> <BR> -start a water aerobics class <BR> <BR> -work on time management....I have been working a lot 10-16 hours per day/6 days a week <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>194</em> <em>491</em> <em>249</em> <em>402</em> ... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 08:48:49 EST Thank You... "The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it." <BR> <BR> -Hubert H. Humphrey <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>345</em> <em>304</em> <em>220</em> <em>223</em> <BR> Tue, 6 May 2014 07:56:45 EST