SUSIEPH1's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SUSIEPH1 SUSIEPH1'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/ Update and Turning my Page offline .. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782360 First of all I need to thank all my wonderful friends for your support and encouragement over the last five years .. <BR> I am taking a Spark break .. I need to rest and recuperate and get my mojo back .. I have so many special friends .. You know who you are .. You have my email address and we will continue to keep in touch .. <BR> I will be back .. but right now, I really need to take time out to get myself better and be able to just relax .. <BR> Much Love to all Susie xxx <BR> <BR>... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:27:58 EST Update!. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774068 First of all I want to thank you my dear friends for all the supportive, loving comments and goodies. <BR> <BR> I am on my second batch of antibiotics and am resting quietly ... <BR> <BR> I have been reading and sleeping and my family have been looking after me ... <BR> I am now allowed up for a while each day ..but mostly just go from my bed to my chair ... <BR> The bronchial asthma took hold of me,and I have been having quite a battle to breath ... and My doctor has me on a course of P... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 15:13:16 EST Thank You. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767821 Hello my Darlings ... <BR> On the advice of my doctor I am taking a short break for a while .. He wants me to have complete rest .. <BR> I need to thank you all for all your lovely goodies and loving words of understanding .. <BR> I am both mentally and psychically exhausted .. <BR> I will be back on Spark People when I feel better .. <BR> Once again ..thank you all for your support .. Much Love Susie xxx <BR> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:06:10 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767427 This Quote struck a cord with me today .. <BR> <BR> Hugs and Love. Susie. <BR> <BR> “Today, many will choose to live free of conditions and rules governing their own happiness. Why not you? Do not let another day go by where your dedication to other people's opinions is greater than your dedication to your own emotions! Today's a new day!” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free <BR> tags: action, emotions, happiness, inspirational, motivational, self-empowerment, suc... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:12:50 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766892 This Quote took my eye this morning ..I thought it quite apt .. <BR> Love and Hugs Susie xxx <BR> <BR> “Free yourself from the burden of feeling the need to hold on to anything. Let go… you are a part of everything.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience <BR> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:48:14 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766184 Today I needed to say: <BR> We need to realise that we are the only ones that can bring change to our lives .. <BR> <BR> This quote says it all .. <BR> Love to all.. Susie ... <BR> <BR> “Change is in the air. This change reminds us that we are made and beautifully sculpted by the same power that orchestrates the change of season. Let this be the season you embrace and align yourself with this change.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Sun, 24 Aug 2014 17:22:20 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765583 I may have posted this Quote before .. <BR> Never the less, it speaks powerfully to me .. <BR> Enjoy .. <BR> Love and Hugs to all ... Susie ..... <BR> <BR> “Let today be the day that you become committed in being, in doing, in getting, achieving, in experiencing. Let today be the day that you are committed to being the change you wish to see and living the life you wish to live.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:18:56 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765056 This Quote took my eye today, I thought it inspiring.. <BR> <BR> Love and Hugs Susie. <BR> <BR> <BR> “At any given point you can release your greatest self. Don’t let anyone hold you back. Don’t let anyone dilute you. Don’t be peer pressured into being less than you are. People willing to dilute themselves for the sake of others is one of the great tragedies of our time. Stop letting others define and set the pace for your life. Get out there and be your best. Do your best. Live your best.... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:29:38 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764451 <BR> I went looking for something different today and I found this ... <BR> I hope you like it as much as I did.. <BR> <BR> Much Love to all. <BR> <BR> Susie xxxx <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> “Dare to Be <BR> <BR> 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 l... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:09:35 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763685 This morning I went looking for a quote that reflected how i am feeling .. <BR> I. am loving my exercise .. it makes mr feel so good knowing that i am doing my best for my body and mind . <BR> This Quote fitted the bill ... <BR> <BR> Love and Hugs to all Susie xx <BR> <BR> When you do what you love, the seemingly impossible becomes simply challenging, the laborious becomes purposeful resistance, the difficult loses its edge and is trampled by your progress.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli,... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:49:35 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762998 I have posted this Quote before .. <BR> Today, I felt I needed to share it again .. <BR> <BR> So many of us have been blaming our circumstances for not looking after ourselves that I thought it would give, not only me ..but also you, inspiration to keep going.. <BR> <BR> Love and Hugs Susie xxx <BR> <BR> <BR> “You are not a victim. No matter what you have been through, you're still here. You may have been challenged, hurt, betrayed, beaten, and discouraged, but nothing has defeated you. ... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:06:15 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762333 This Quote took my eye this morning .. <BR> It is just so true .. <BR> <BR> Love and Hugs Susie <BR> <BR> “Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you're still here, you're still capable, powerful, you're not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You're still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli <BR> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:42:01 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761829 I Loved this Quote ..it really gave me food for thought! <BR> Love to all ... Susie xxx <BR> Look around you. Everything changes. Everything on this earth is in a continuous state of evolving, refining, improving, adapting, enhancing…changing. You were not put on this earth to remain stagnant.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Mon, 18 Aug 2014 02:11:25 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760957 This Quote took my eye this morning .. <BR> I am really changing my life and I am loving it .. <BR> I love my exercise, I love the nutrition I nourish my body with ..and I love You!. <BR> <BR> Much Love to all ..Susie xxx <BR> <BR> “Are you going to allow the world around you to change while you remain stagnant? Make this the time you throw away old habits that have hindered your happiness and success and finally allow your greatest self to flourish.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:13:24 EST Thank you! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760344 Thank you to all my wonderful spark friends for answering my blog on my Spark Tracker breaking .. <BR> I am going to tuck my tracker into my sock .. Hopefully this will work ok .. <BR> <em>521</em> <em>386</em> <em>247</em> . <BR> Love and Hugs Susie xx Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:20:03 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760342 Today's quote reflexs how I am feeling today .. <BR> I am going to be more positive ..and do what I can to keep myself Moving!. <BR> Hugs and Love Susie xxx <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> “Protect your enthusiasm from the negativity and fear of others. Never decide to do nothing just because you can only do little. Do what you can. You would be surprised at what "little" acts have done for our world.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:16:41 EST Spark Tracker. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760039 Today my much treasured Spark Tracker fell to pieces .. I have tried to put it together again .. <BR> The actually catch broke .. There is no way I can fix it .. <BR> <BR> A very dear friend actually bought it for me as I could not purchase it from Australia .. <BR> This has really upst me as I was doing so well with my exercise .. <BR> Has any one else had this problem? . <BR> Do you know if Sparkpeople will replace it? .. <BR> I will get onto the Spark Tracker team and see what happens ... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 04:14:44 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759780 Whilst browsing Steves website this morning, I found these amazing words .. <BR> Enjoy! <BR> Love to all Susie. <BR> <BR> <BR> “Why Not You? <BR> <BR> Today, many will awaken with a fresh sense of inspiration. Why not you? <BR> <BR> Today, many will open their eyes to the beauty that surrounds them. Why not you? <BR> <BR> Today, many will choose to leave the ghost of yesterday behind and seize the immeasurable power of today. Why not you? <BR> <BR> Today, many will break through the b... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:56:29 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759046 This is such a powerful,thought provoking statement .. <BR> I just loved it .. <BR> I have tried to life my life accordingly. <BR> <BR> Love to all Susie <BR> <BR> Love is a way of life. Love is open. Love is undefined. Love is infinite. Love cannot be weighed. It cannot be measured. It cannot be put on a graph. Love is all-encompassing yet incalculable. Sometimes it will take over your whole life. It will be in every breath, in every blink, in every step, in every word, in every thought, ... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:28:47 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758384 Yesterday was a day of pain .. I had a severe headache and didn't go to the pool .. I didn't get as much exercise in as I should have ..but it's ok .. I needed to rest. <BR> <BR> Today it is still hovering ..but I am going out .. <BR> Love and Hugs to all. <BR> Susie. <BR> <BR> “It’s time to care; it’s time to take responsibility; it’s time to lead; it’s time for a change; it’s time to be true to our greatest self; it’s time to stop blaming others.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Unapologeti... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:34:08 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757557 <BR> <BR> This Quote caught my eye this morning .. Hope you enjoy it .. Love and Hugs Susie. <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> “How would your life be different if...You were conscious about the food you ate, the people you surround yourself with, and the media you watch, listen to, or read? Let today be the day...You pay attention to what you feed your mind, your body, and your life. Create a nourishing environment conducive to your growth and well-being today.” <BR> &#8213;Dr Steve Maraboli,... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:33:40 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756861 I am up early and have done exercises .. <BR> Love and Hugs to all .. Susie. <BR> <BR> “When you do what you love, the seemingly impossible becomes simply challenging, the laborious becomes purposeful resistance, the difficult loses its edge and is trampled by your progress.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free <BR> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 11:47:06 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756608 I am loving how I feel .. I am doing the very best for myself and it feels so good .. <BR> <BR> Love and Hugs Susie. <BR> “What do you think will be more effective when it comes to succeeding, believing you can or KNOWING you will? Let today be the last day you took timid steps of belief and start taking confident steps of purpose-driven knowing!” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free <BR> Sat, 9 Aug 2014 22:52:28 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755934 This Morning I am packing up to spend the weekend at Helens house .. <BR> My 14 year old Granddaughter is having a party .. <BR> Helen thought it would be too noisy and might upset Bobby .. <BR> <BR> My life is changing .. <BR> My Children are making sure I am comfortable, and safe .. I think I like it! <BR> <BR> I chose this Quote today as it seemed quite apt <BR> Much Love Susie xx <BR> <BR> “Are you going to allow the world around you to change while you remain stagnant? Make this... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 20:00:19 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755478 <BR> I was expecting a quiet day at home this morning and was delighted when Helen rang me and asked if I would like to go to the pool again today .. Of course,I said yes please ... <BR> <em>237</em> <em>345</em> <BR> So today's quote is a little late .. Love and Hugs to all ..Susie <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> “When you establish a destination by defining what you want, then take physical action by making choices that move you towards that destination, the possibility for success is limi... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 01:13:24 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754541 This Quote took my eye this morning .. It really opened up a new dimension of how to live my life to me ..hope it helps you too .. <BR> Much Love Susie .. <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <em>381</em> . <BR> <BR> “How would your life be different if…You stopped focusing on what you didn’t want and started focusing on what you do want? Let today be the day…You establish a clear intent, make a plan, and take actions towards your intent.” <BR> &#8213;Dr Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and B... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 16:49:29 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753757 I felt empowered to really do the best for me and my health when I read this Quote this morning ... <BR> I am gradually learning that letting myself wallow in grief isn't doing me any good ..it's great to have memories, but I must get on with my life ..the past is the past, and I must look to the future ... <BR> I hope it helps you too. <BR> <BR> Much Love to all Susie. <BR> <BR> “There is great change to be experienced once you learn the power of letting go. Stop allowing anyone or anythi... Tue, 5 Aug 2014 16:33:21 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753048 This Quote caught my eye this morning .. It is so true.. <BR> Love to all Susie <BR> <em>521</em> <em>381</em> <em>220</em> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> “Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.” <BR> &#8213; Dr Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience <BR> Mon, 4 Aug 2014 16:11:11 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752321 This Quote helped me to realise that we, and we alone are responsable for our own happiness and health... <BR> Love to all Susie <em>381</em> <em>386</em> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> “When you are just EXISTING, life happens to you… and you manage; when you are truly LIVING, you happen to life… and you lead.” <BR> <BR> &#8213;Dr Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience <BR> Sun, 3 Aug 2014 15:04:04 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751771 I have been letting my neglect of myself interfere with looking after myself .. I let myself down and I put on weight .. <BR> This Quote seemed apt for me today .. I hope it helps some of you that also feel they have let themselves down or have suffered a loss .. <BR> Love to all Susie <BR> <em>389</em> <BR> “We can't undo a single thing we have ever done, but we can make decisions today that propel us to the life we want and towards the healing we need.” <BR> <BR> &#8213; Dr Steve Ma... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 16:46:30 EST Happy with report from my Heart Specialist. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751294 I am really pleased that I am able to do my exercise .. <BR> My heart is damaged but doing ok .. I have a couple of extra meds to take .. I have found that the extra meds are stopping the flutters and the A/F is under control .. <BR> He was so pleased I was back swimming .. He said it need to keep it up as long as I can .. I told him how much exercise I was doing and he said that was really good and he wished a lot of his patients would exercise more .. <BR> The Specialist was a young man ..... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:33:21 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751205 This Quote struck me as being short,sweet and entirely to the point .. <BR> Love and Hugs to all Susie . <BR> <BR> “Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free <BR> Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:29:40 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750514 When looking for motiation this morning I came across this.. <BR> Enjoy .. Hugs and Love Susie <em>386</em> <BR> It doesn't matter what you did or where you were...it matters where you are and what you're doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and NEVER let anyone shut you up!!” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:36:51 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749775 This quote is reflecting a mistake I made yesterday .. <BR> I broke my resolve and shared a delicious cheese cake portion with my friend .. <BR> My excuse was: It was only half a portion ... <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Love to all Susie. <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future.” <BR> &#8213; Dr Steve Mara... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:01:23 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749031 Searching for a encouraging Quote this morning I found this .. <BR> Hope this helps gives us the motivation to be the best we can be ... <BR> Much Love Susie .. <BR> <BR> “Why Not You? <BR> <BR> Today, many will awaken with a fresh sense of inspiration. Why not you? <BR> <BR> Today, many will open their eyes to the beauty that surrounds them. Why not you? <BR> <BR> Today, many will choose to leave the ghost of yesterday behind and seize the immeasurable power of today. Why not you? <BR... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:08:22 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748340 I thought this Quote very apt today .. <BR> Love to all Susie <BR> <BR> You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable. Day after day, countless people across the globe get on a scale in search of validation of beauty and social acceptance. <BR> <BR> Get off the scale! I have yet to see a scale that can tell you how enchanting your eyes are. I have yet to see a scale that can show you how wonderful your hair looks when the sun shin... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:14:35 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747587 This quote took my eye this morning .. I hope you enjoy it as much as I .. <BR> Love to all ..Susie. <BR> <BR> “How would your life be different if...You decided to give freely, love fully, and play feverously? Let today be the day...You free yourself from the conditioned rules that limit your happiness and dilute the beautiful life experience. Have fun. Give - Love - Play!” <BR> &#8213; Dr Steve Maraboli, Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:54:50 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747089 I have posted this before .. <BR> I decided I would repost it as it has a powerful message .. <BR> Love to all Susie. <BR> <BR> “Do not dilute the truth of your potential. We often convince ourselves that we cannot change, that we cannot overcome the circumstances of our lives. That is simply not true. You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life. But you can't just wish it, you can't just hope it, you can't just want it... you have to LIVE it, BE it, ... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:59:44 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746507 Whilst searching for a quote today I found this ..it helped me to realise that live goes on,no matter how dispondant we feel .. <BR> <BR> Sending Love and Thanks for all your Support, Love and Friendship .. <BR> Love Susie. <BR> <em>381</em> <em>304</em> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> “Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you're still here, you're still capable, powerful, you're not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. Y... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:04:44 EST Thank you!. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745857 Thank you all so very much for commenting and showing support on my blog .. <BR> I feel I can cope better now and hopefully really get back on track .. <BR> I can't express just how much you mean to me .. <BR> Spark Friends are the very best .. <BR> Love you all ..Susie... <em>304</em> <em>521</em> <em>381</em> <em>243</em> <em>247</em> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:26:16 EST Today's Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745836 This Quote reflected how I am feeling today and I needed to share it with you all .. <BR> Love Hugs and Thanks for all your support. <BR> <BR> “This life is for loving, sharing, learning, smiling, caring, forgiving, laughing, hugging, helping, dancing, wondering, healing, and even more loving. I choose to live life this way. I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, 'aw dear, she's up!” <BR> &#8213;Dr Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically Yo... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:33:51 EST Struggling. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745141 Just a short blog to keep you up with my progress . <BR> <BR> I put on weight again whilst looking after Colin .. I was to tired to exercise much ..was unable to go to the pool .. <BR> Ate totally the wrong foods .. Just didn't have time or the inclination to look after myself .. <BR> When Colin passed away I went into depression.. <BR> I was exhausted and grieving .. I know this is no excuse .. <BR> But frankly I just didn't care about me any more .. <BR> <BR> I had a wake up call with m... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:34:55 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745112 This quote caught my eye today .. I found that it helped me .. <BR> Love to all Susie. <BR> <BR> “Let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghost of yesterday. Holding a grudge & harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. Get even with people...but not those who have hurt us, forget them, instead get even with those who have helped us.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:39:27 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744364 Helen and I enjoyed our time at the pool yesterday and felt so much better. so we decided to join a program to go to our pool three times a week .. <BR> This is a defining move in the right direction for us. <BR> <BR> Today this quote took my eye .. <BR> It seemed so apt .. <BR> Love to all. <BR> Susie. <BR> <BR> “Look around you. Everything changes. Everything on this earth is in a continuous state of evolving, refining, improving, adapting, enhancing…changing. You were not put on this ... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:13:15 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743490 I loved this Quote! <BR> i hope you enjoy it too. <BR> Much Love Susie .. <BR> <BR> Your Defining Moment <BR> You would not be here today if yesterday was your defining moment. Don’t let life trick you into the impossible task of fixing a day that has already passed. Think of how much time has been lost and how much energy has been wasted in this unfruitful way of living. <BR> <BR> Yesterday was not your defining moment. The calendar moved forward; why not you? <BR> <BR> This new day offe... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:02:19 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742823 This is another of my favorite Quotes, I thought I might share it with you. <BR> Love to all Susie. <BR> <BR> “Do not dilute the truth of your potential. We often convince ourselves that we cannot change, that we cannot overcome the circumstances of our lives. That is simply not true. You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life. But you can't just wish it, you can't just hope it, you can't just want it... you have to LIVE it, BE it, DO it.” <BR> <B... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:10:44 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742235 This Quote seemed very apt today. <BR> Enjoy!. <BR> <BR> “One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, "I love you", "I'm sorry", "I appreciate you", "I'm proud of you"...whatever you're feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it...cause a smile today for someone else...and give plenty of hugs.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli <BR> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:33:04 EST Today's Quote http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741578 I am back from Melbourne ..tired and sore but happy I was able to be with my daughter when she needed me. <BR> This is one of my favorite Quotes .. <BR> Love Susie. <BR> <BR> . “What do you think will be more effective when it comes to succeeding, believing you can or KNOWING you will? Let today be the last day you took timid steps of belief and start taking confident steps of purpose-driven knowing!” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:59:50 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739382 I went looking for a Quote this morning .. This one seemed to reflect how I feel . <BR> <BR> “One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, "I love you", "I'm sorry", "I appreciate you", "I'm proud of you"...whatever you're feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it...cause a smile today for someone else...and give plenty of hugs.” <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli <BR> <em>247</em> <em>220<... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:02:48 EST Today's Quote. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738740 This took my eye as I was browsing for a Quote today .. <BR> It seemed to explain what we need to do, so simply. <BR> <BR> “Today stretches ahead of you waiting to be shaped. You are the sculptor who gets to do the shaping. What today will be like is up to you.” <BR> <BR> &#8213; Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:16:02 EST