ROCKN2ROLLIN's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ROCKN2ROLLIN ROCKN2ROLLIN'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/ What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876067 I open the door to palm trees, warm breezes and a deep blue ocean! ok, well, I can dream! I'll settle for losing the urge to hibernate. Time to embrace winter with soup, citrus, board games, long johns, mittens, etc. And hope we get a chance to build an awesome snowman...or snowfootstool. I mean this IS the south! Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:38:08 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5868548 that I respect myself. Tue, 3 Feb 2015 10:21:43 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5865113 I do all my cleaning to music. with 60 second dance parties thrown in just for fun. with <BR> no- judgement partners: the vacuum, the mop, and the broom! Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:55:31 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864259 I up my pace on the cardio machines. I find my inner "energizer bunny"! Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:08:27 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5863768 sunshine. I help someone. I get inspired. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:52:25 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5861429 I see possibilities instead of problems. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:18:18 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860783 that something unthinkable, destructive and heartbreaking will heal with time, love, support and forgiveness as I pray for my relatives who lost their grandson/son/brother to violence. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 07:07:43 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860270 listening to my new music cd will make housework seem fun! and the sunny day will entice me to get outside Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:24:23 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858476 that I finish what I start. <em>104</em> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:13:18 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5857658 as we reflect on the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. and civil rights activists: equal rights for all. understanding, empathy, compassion. we fight for what's right. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 07:00:13 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5857333 get outside to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. walk/jog my 5k route and earn the 25 cent a mile for my chosen charity at Charity Miles. eat homemade chili and watch football! Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:55:55 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856319 I send the daily guilt trips packing! I push myself on the treadmill till my legs are feeling like rubber but my brain is thinking "you go girl"! Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:05:38 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5855557 I make people smile. I forget to worry. I jump for joy! Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:03:29 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5854822 this Thursday: finish the week strong! I remember to be my own best friend. I actually remember to log in my volunteer hours at the Garden. I find online info on how to make a t-shirt quilt!!!! Thu, 15 Jan 2015 07:11:47 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5853253 I will see my crafting friends when I volunteer at the botanical gardens. I will enjoy my food choices instead of rooting through the cupboards hoping to find the "bad" snacks! Tue, 13 Jan 2015 06:57:51 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5851846 Sunday: finish half of my to-do list! get fresh air. call my family. pet the cat. <em>41</em> Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:05:30 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850050 It's FRIDAY!!! I get my 30 day menu plan for success. I start working our plan at PF now that we've been shown how to use all the machines. I am now officially beginning my 15 week challenge toward my makeover week. (I got the idea from Biggest Loser.) The finale occurs just as I have my yearly check-in with my doctor and days before my 30th anniversary. Booyah! Fri, 9 Jan 2015 07:19:22 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849239 we stay warm. It's 7 degrees outside! For me, I push back the urge to binge on hi-sugar carbs. Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:13:16 EST What's the BEST thing that could happen?!? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5848400 to work hard, play hard and call my aunt to wish her Happy 80th birthday!! Wed, 7 Jan 2015 09:07:50 EST 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5846629 <em>524</em> counting down the days as a reminder of how quickly time passes. don't want to be here (same weight, same fitness level) next week, next month, or next year. Mon, 5 Jan 2015 12:12:24 EST eliminate, categorize, organize! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5579026 OK people, what better month than January to clear out the clutter and make room for new things, new experiences? So eliminate what you don't need/want, categorize what you're keeping, then organize it so it will be easy to use/find. Let go of ideas/plans that didn't work. Let go of emotions that are dragging you down. Let go of relationships that are draining ,or worse, toxic. Think about the things that worked, the times that went well, the good yet unexpected results that came from you... Thu, 2 Jan 2014 07:44:49 EST no happiness in the journey? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5504317 so the question was posed: How will I know that I am getting healthier if I have no weigh-ins on a scale, no size labels in my clothing, no charts to monitor my BMI? How will I feel happiness if I can't boast of reaching that # on the scale-chart-size? Some signs are tangible: my clothes will feel loose, my muscles will start to show, my face will have a healthy glow, I will be more flexible. I will have more energy. Things that were physically hard-like taking the stairs-will become easi... Fri, 4 Oct 2013 10:58:29 EST first "bootcamp" class http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5482031 okay, so I survived. met some new friends. came home. took Aleve. took a second Aleve. just trying to remind myself how awesome I will look if I survive. next challenge...to be able to move my limbs in the morning! Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:49:10 EST Diana Nyad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5474037 just have to say Diana Nyad rocks! 64 years old and she just swam, what, 53 hours to get to Fla. from Cuba. 5th try brought success. I keep a quote on my bulletin board:"enthusiasm holds onto our dreams. persistence makes the most of them." congrats to her and her team! Mon, 2 Sep 2013 22:51:55 EST ha! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5436452 just read the saying "I don't sweat, I make my fat cry." Hoping to shed a lot of tears this month! Sun, 28 Jul 2013 17:41:08 EST Yay! official first day of summer! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5397237 My lilies are blooming, my hostas are huge, my squash are sporting big blossoms! Time to ramp up the grilling and start muddling the mojitos! My bucket is full of mosquito repellant and sun lotion and baseball caps...and my runs start earlier in the morning! Hope everyone is taking a big breath of fresh air and sunshine! Fri, 21 Jun 2013 10:39:45 EST