NILLAPEPSI's SparkPeople Blog NILLAPEPSI's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community I'll be back! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> Make it a great day!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:06:12 EST Ohhhhh that inner critic!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> When I got to work yesterday, the elevators were not working. I stood outside for a bit talking to a couple of co-workers, but then realized I needed to "get rid of some coffee" pretty soon, if you know what I mean. <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> Soooo, another co-worker & I decided to walk up -- we work on the 24th floor. <BR> <BR> I did better than I thought I would. We stopped to rest a few times & when we go... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:23:47 EST 4 simple rules. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Let's give this a shot this week. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:05:46 EST The 3 C's. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:18:05 EST Addicted to fitness. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hahaha!! Grumpy cat makes me <em>334</em> & <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Had a great time with mom yesterday. She'd never been to World Market before - I think we walked up & down every aisle. There's so much to see. We also had a really great visit with my mom-in-law (Pat) at the nursing facility. We took Pat for a walk & she walked around the entire exterior of the building unassisted. She's fast, too!! ... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:30:51 EST Dream Big! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Haha! Isn't that great? I just love it!! <BR> <BR> I'm so excited! I am going to go pick up my mom & we're going to lunch & to visit my Mom-in-law today. Then we're going to my new favorite store -- World Market. Should be fun! <BR> <BR> Dream big today! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:03:11 EST Peace . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Such great advice. <BR> <BR> Avoid the noise today as much as you can. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:05:40 EST Call CSI!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hahahaha! That was me yesterday. I had a really great workout at the gym last night & I had over 12000 steps by the time I went to bed. <BR> <BR> I was in: <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <em>344</em> <BR> <BR> I was very proud of myself. I'm tired of carrying this extra weight around. I need to get this done, once & for all. <BR> ... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:11:41 EST Creating something better. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hmmm. Something to ponder today. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:06:01 EST Make your choice. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> We talked about choosing joy at church yesterday. It certainly makes life so much better. <BR> <BR> Choose wisely today!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:09:29 EST Open the package!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Have you ever received a package that you didn't open? I haven't! I love surprises, but they don't stay surprises for long. <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Everyone has a special gift -- it could be anything. Because of your gifts & life experiences, your gift, even if it is the same as someone else's, will still be unique. <BR> <BR> Open your gift!! Show us what you've got! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> I have be... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:30:55 EST Operation Beautiful! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Have you heard of Operation Beautiful? I just love it. You should go check out their website. It never hurts to spread the love & beauty in this difficult world. <BR> <BR> You are beautiful!! Remember that! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 07:35:25 EST Just one little sunbeam. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Be a sunbeam today. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:11:16 EST Sending you some smiles! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Have a grand day!!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:10:10 EST Wonder, awe, brilliance. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Look for the good in today. There is always some to find somewhere ... sometimes in the most unlikely places. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 04:09:33 EST What if . . .? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What if . . . you could finally get this weight off? What if . . . you could actually run that half-marathon you've had your eye on? What if . . . you could reach that goal that has been your dream for a long time? What if? <BR> <BR> If you don't try, you'll never know. <BR> <BR> Work on your "what if" today!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:18:08 EST Change . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Let's do this!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>220</em> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 03:53:24 EST Sunday Chuckles. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> Have a great day!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 07:46:40 EST Splash the paint on!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>268</em> <em>268</em> <em>268</em> <em>268</em> <em>268</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:22:21 EST The lessons of oaks & diamonds. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Something to think about today. If this journey was easy, we'd all have reached our goals by now. <BR> <BR> Keep pushing, SparkFriends!! We can do this!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:46:37 EST Hang in there!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> You can't always see the fruits of your labor right away. <BR> <BR> Never give up!!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 04:14:53 EST What a workout!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Be mindful of what you eat. Don't let a poor diet "cancel out" your workout. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 9 Jul 2014 04:08:05 EST Be a little nut. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Hold your ground today!!! <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 8 Jul 2014 04:13:50 EST Exercise or Illness? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> No brainer! Exercise it is for me!! <BR> <BR> Who is with me? <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 7 Jul 2014 04:25:01 EST Never be ashamed of trying!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I had a great day yesterday. I got together with a couple of ladies from my gym. One I hadn't seen in awhile because she recently got a new job, moved & she goes to a different gym now. We went on a LONG walk yesterday & had a blast catching up. We walked past the house that my grandparents lived in for 47 years. Precious memories!! It's strange to think someone else owns that house how. <BR> <BR> Make sure... Sun, 6 Jul 2014 07:34:07 EST Have some fun along the way. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I am all about having some fun!! Just because the journey is hard doesn't mean it has to be miserable, too. <BR> <BR> Have some fun on the way to your destination today. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sat, 5 Jul 2014 08:20:26 EST Happy Independence Day!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Be safe & have fun!!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 4 Jul 2014 07:56:49 EST Weight loss fairy is broken. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> My doctor's appointment with my oncologist went well. <em>334</em> I go back in 6 months. <BR> <BR> Have a Spark-tacular day!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 3 Jul 2014 04:16:16 EST Sail your ship. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I got to sleep in this morning. <em>244</em> I see my oncologist today to have blood work done. I work 1/2 a day tomorrow & then I'm off on Friday. More sleeping in over the weekend. Yay!!!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Sail your ship today. Don't you dare give up!! It's hard when you don't see the scale moving, but let me ask you this -- do you feel better? Do you feel stronger? Don't you feel great af... Wed, 2 Jul 2014 08:24:34 EST Turn the page. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I'm ready to turn that page. How about you? <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 1 Jul 2014 04:19:32 EST Are you stuck where you don't belong? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> We all get stuck sometimes. It just happens. We get comfortable -- in a rut, even. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Sometimes, we just need to move. Let's go find our future!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 04:21:05 EST R-E-S-P-E-C-T! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Respect yourself!! Respect yourself enough to take care of your body. It's the only one you have! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 07:30:06 EST Freshly squeezed. LOL! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Yes, freshly squeezed, indeed!! <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Had my mammogram yesterday. Got the "all clear!" Yay!!! That was my last mammogram on the "every 6 months" schedule. Now, I can go just once a year. <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> I ordered a breast cancer awareness plate for my SUV & it came in this week. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> If you'r... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 06:59:31 EST Stop trying to be normal. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What is "normal" anyway? <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Today: Be amazing, be extraordinary! Be YOU!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>390</em> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:02:28 EST Don't settle . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 04:11:07 EST To be healthy . . . <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Points to ponder today. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:09:20 EST A new beginning. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Every day is a new beginning. A new day to start fresh & get it right. Yesterday? Learn what you can from it & move on. We've got work to do!! <BR> <BR> <em>386</em> <em>381</em> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 04:17:31 EST Stress reduction kit. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Mondays are usually pretty crazy at work, so I'm prepared. <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Just thought I'd share with you in case you need to use it. <em>211</em> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>390</em> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 04:26:42 EST Worth fighting for. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Keep pushing, keep moving. We'll get there. <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 07:42:10 EST It's ok to dream!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Isn't this a gorgeous photo? Not sure where it is -- I found it on Facebook. It has a calming effect, doesn't it? <BR> <BR> It's ok to dream a little when you're going through the thunderstorms of life. That helps us cope & get us through to the other side of the storm. <BR> <BR> This weekend, dream a little!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 07:31:32 EST Make it a fun Friday!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Haha!! I thought Friday would never get here. It's been a loooong week. <em>244</em> I can see the weekend from here. <BR> <BR> Today's challenge -- do something FUN!! <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 04:29:53 EST This is toooo funny!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Thank you all so much for your kind words of encouragement, SparkGoodies, messages & prayers yesterday. I feel more well-rested today. A good night's rest makes things a little easier to deal with. <BR> <BR> Today's challenge: Every time you pass a mirror today, say to your reflection, "I can do this!" <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 04:16:27 EST Count your rainbows. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Counting my rainbows today. Hubby & I are really struggling. A lot of stuff going on taking care of his mom & her finances, healthcare, etc. Jumping through lots of hoops that are nearly impossible to jump. We're not old enough to have to know about Medicare & Medicaid & we're having to learn on the fly. Ugh! <BR> <BR> A lot going on at my office at work. My diet has been so-so, but not as good as it used ... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:17:26 EST Today is your day!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:05:25 EST The best place to begin. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I had a great weekend. I need a vacation from my little vacation. <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 04:10:29 EST How does your story end? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> If you don't like the way your story is going, you can change it. <BR> <BR> No blog until Monday. Long weekend away with my sweet hubby. <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>390</em> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 04:13:02 EST Be the light. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>8</em> <em>67</em> <em>8</em> <em>67</em> <em>8</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 04:17:35 EST Life is now . . . it's not yesterday, or tomorrow . . . so live it NOW! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Life is short! Start living today!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 04:20:55 EST What if you fly? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>88</em> <em>88</em> <em>88</em> <em>88</em> <em>88</em> <em>88</em> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>390</em> Mon, 9 Jun 2014 04:12:19 EST Make it happen! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Blessings to you!! <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Sun, 8 Jun 2014 07:49:38 EST