MSROZZIE's SparkPeople Blog MSROZZIE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Growth FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will be conscious of the growth that is already mine and continue to patiently work my SparkProgram! <em>9</em> <em>104</em> <em>252</em> <em>244</em> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:24:21 EST Happy New Year! The hardest part of any project is beginning! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> The person who starts can never be a total failure! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Keep hope alive! <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Never let anything dull your Sparkle! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 19:49:31 EST Keep Sparking! <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> HAPPY HOLIDAYS ENJOY THEM! <BR> <BR> KEEP SPARKING! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 19:32:43 EST SparkPeople FOOD FOR THOUGHT <BR> <BR> Today, I pray for patience with my limitations and faith in the limitless benefits of SparkPeople as it works in my life. <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>244</em> <em>252</em> <img src=""> <BR> Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:21:52 EST Happiness FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I accept responsibility for my own happiness, for the obstacles I put in my own way, and for the happiness substitutes that I use to distract myself! <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sun, 3 Aug 2014 18:06:25 EST Self-Esteem FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> My growing self-esteem enables me to be a participator rather than a spectator. <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:56:51 EST Progress FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will hope for everything, but expect nothing from the people I love. I will insist on progress from myself only. <BR> <BR> Most of us are responsible for the rain that falls on our parades. We need to lighten up, to back off, and to be more open to happy surprises! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 23 May 2014 20:16:43 EST Sermons FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will make sure my loudest sermons are the quality of my own life. <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>244</em> <img src=""> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:50:56 EST Focus FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will focus on my successes. "I can" is my credo! <BR> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>244</em> <img src=""> Sat, 1 Mar 2014 22:32:20 EST Making Progress FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will be aware that I am a champion in the making. I may not make a complete turnaround today, but I will make progress. <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:34:21 EST Personal Improvement FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will take the best plan I have and put it into action. Today, I will say less and do more! <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:46:55 EST Strength FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I pray for the strength to persevere when a task has stopped being fun! <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:40:34 EST Healthy Choice FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> My healthy choice today is to live these twenty-four hours as a bright potential untarnished by yesterday! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 20:29:11 EST Heart Walk On Saturday, 2 Nov 13, I'll be walking a 5k in memory of my Mom, at the Tampa Bay Heart Walk. This is very special to me as I will be supporting a great organization and honoring my Mom's memory too! <em>311</em> <em>9</em> <em>104</em> <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> Update - 8 Nov 13: The day of the walk was very, very wet and it rained throughout the event. But we persevered and lots of goodies, music and fun had by all! <em>244</em> <em>311</em> <img src=" Sun, 27 Oct 2013 18:21:46 EST Personal Renewal FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Personal renewal is possible for me; my SparkPeople fitness and weight management program and goals promises it! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 20:56:44 EST Accountable FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I am accountable both for what I do and for what I fail to do! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:14:26 EST Why Not! FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will face the "Not Yet" and ask, "Why Not?" <em>521</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sat, 5 Oct 2013 18:18:22 EST UNCF 5K Walk <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Roz and Robert Foster, UNCF Development Director <BR> Date: 7 Sep 2013 <BR> Time: 56:45 <BR> <BR> This is the time of year to get out and walk, run for your favorite charity organization! <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>386</em> <em>244</em> <em>306</em> <em>244</em> <em>381</em> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:49:28 EST Persistence FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I pray for persistence in the face of many defeats. I ask my Higher Power for courage to keep at it! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:15:46 EST Problems FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I will not define my life by my problems. I remind myself that struggle is part of life - not life itself! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 19:45:56 EST Serenity FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I value serenity above all else. I no longer have a need for contention - with myself or anybody else. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sat, 10 Aug 2013 18:47:03 EST Forgiveness FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> What's done is done! When I forgive someone I don't let anybody off the hook but myself. <BR> <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 19:39:16 EST Major Success FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I will learn to be patient with my rate of progress accepting all movement onward as a major success. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:29:28 EST Time and Energy FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Each day I will examine where my time and energy went and decide if they were spent in pursuit of the priorities I have chosen. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>252</em> <em>244</em> <img src=""> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:22:54 EST Time FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will think about my time and energy as my "capital." I will ask my Higher Power to help me spend it wisely to ensure a healthy future. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>104</em> <img src=""> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:00:49 EST Healthy LifeStyle In my dreams I see a slimmer me, healthy and enjoying life. <BR> <BR> Blogging on SparkPeople with my SparkFriends. <BR> <BR> Offering encouragement to family members and friends. <BR> <BR> Planning and preparing healthy meals and sharing with others. <BR> <BR> Loving life and life is loving me back! <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>244</em> <em>243</em> <em>104</em> <img src=""> Mon, 20 May 2013 21:27:47 EST The Spark Solution - Week 1 I've completed Week 1 of the The Spark Solution Challenge. <em>224</em> <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> I had reached a plateau and wanted to try something new, but I wanted proper guidance and this book and challenge has been very informative and very helpful. My start weigh-in was: 213.6 and this morning's weigh-in is 210.0. I have increased energy, sleeping better, no daily food cravings and less stress. <BR> <BR> I like the new recipes, their variety, which includes new food items (some I h... Sun, 19 May 2013 18:40:59 EST The Spark Solution Challenge Day 3: I got a good feel of how to prepare the planned 3 meals for the day. Preparation and staying organized helps. After dinner, I cook or bake what I can for the next day or so meal. I don't know how my Mom kept up with all the cooking for the family for so many years!(WOW). <BR> <BR> I stayed within caloric range, but only had one snack for the day. I stay so full with just eating breakfast. Loved the chicken salad and dressing. Prefer Day 1 breakfast. I feel full without any food cravi... Wed, 15 May 2013 22:52:45 EST Act As If... FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I will work to understand that often my actions need to precede my feelings if I am to make progress. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 3 May 2013 20:41:09 EST Moderation FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Life is precious. Today, I will not take my life for granted. I now have enough self-worth to admit my character flaws. I am willing to risk temporary discomfort for the rewards of a better life. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 21:08:29 EST Blessings FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I will develop an attitude of gratitude each day, giving thanks for my many blessings. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 18:52:28 EST Weight Loss Vision Statement 1. To solve or prevent medical problems. <BR> <BR> 2. Having the ability to do activities I enjoy or need to do. <BR> <BR> 3. Maintain a healthy weight and to exercise daily. <BR> <BR> 4. Remain active and continue a healthy diet and lifestyle. <BR> <BR> 5. Future good health and self-esteem and be a role model to my relatives and myself. <BR> <BR> 6. Start living! <BR> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeop... Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:01:52 EST Yes FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will say yes to life, yes to love, yes to my own power to make positive decisions. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 5 Apr 2013 22:35:59 EST Ability FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I thank God for my growing ability to choose. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Tue, 2 Apr 2013 20:09:01 EST Worthwhile Qualities FOOD FOR THOUGHT! <BR> <BR> I am comforted by seeing the good within us all, because that means I am finding more worthwhile qualities within myself. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sun, 31 Mar 2013 18:45:33 EST Supermarket Shopping Today I shopped for the weekend and bought lots of fresh fruits and veggies. <BR> <BR> I'm trying a few new SparkPeople recipes and walked through a few aisles for ingredients. Of course I turned into the SNACK aisle and low and behold the 'pretzels' gave me a shout out! I walked through as fast I could and then the 'potato chips' called me by name! Well, I zipped through those aisles for the items I needed and checked out of the store as fast as I could. <BR> <BR> I made it home with m... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 23:26:24 EST Inner Voice FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I am learning to say no to the inner voice that demands superhuman efforts. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:34:09 EST On Guard FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I will be on guard lest by ignoring the inches I find myself a mile off base. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 8 Mar 2013 21:40:35 EST Old Ways FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I am willing to risk the security of old ways for the prospect of happy, new tomorrows. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:13:59 EST Personal Growth FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Our own personal growth is our own personal responsibility. Either we take on the job or we don''s as simple, and as difficult, as that! <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> <em>306</em> <img src=""> Fri, 8 Feb 2013 22:12:40 EST Focus FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will focus on my successes. "I CAN" is my CREDO. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> <em>306</em> <img src=""> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 20:24:41 EST Champion In The Making FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will be aware that I am a champion in the making. I may not make a complete turnaround today, but I will make progress. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 18:50:43 EST Self-Discipline FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will remember that self-discipline is in my self-interest. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 20:19:18 EST Life FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Life is precious. Today, I will not take my life for granted. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Tue, 8 Jan 2013 20:10:55 EST Wisdom FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I pray for the wisdom to see myself as the precious, unequaled human being that I am. Let me be aware that the life I've been given is mine. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>381</em> <img src=""> Sun, 6 Jan 2013 19:03:18 EST Action FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will take the best plan I have and put it into action. Today, I will say less and do more. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>311</em> <em>216</em> <em>319</em> <img src=""> Thu, 3 Jan 2013 19:25:38 EST Changing FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> What's important to me is changing. My wants are becoming fewer as I realize that my needs are already met. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <img src=""> Tue, 1 Jan 2013 19:22:42 EST My Prayer FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I pray for faith in the future and for the strength to carry on when I am tired and discouraged. <BR> <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <img src=""> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 20:27:56 EST Past Christmases FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> I have made a conscious decision to leave past Christmases in the past. Today, I will begin to plan a celebration. <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>104</em> <img src=""> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 21:37:01 EST Celebration FOOD FOR THOUGHT: <BR> <BR> Today, I will rethink my old ideas about celebration. I will learn to lift up my heart in new ways. <BR> <em>9</em> <em>211</em> <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <BR> <img src=""> Sun, 23 Dec 2012 17:05:29 EST