ZIGGY122's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ZIGGY122 ZIGGY122'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/ Quick update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6178341 I have not been here for awhile. Like most of us here I continue to struggle with my weight and behavior towards my goal. Although I still remain in one-der-land I pat myself for maintaining the weight I have lost. <BR> Starting over isn't always easy but quitting isn't an option, quitting is giving up and no matter how many times I start over, it is better and healthier than quitting. Tue, 7 Jun 2016 12:57:37 EST Press ON http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6009290 When my soul is weary and my faith tends to falter, I hear Your voice, Lord, saying, " Press on, press on! " <BR> <BR> Rules for Better Health <BR> Less Alcohol ~ more tea <BR> Less Meat ~ more vegetables <BR> Less Salt ~ more vinegar <BR> Less Sugar ~ more fruit <BR> Less eating ~ more chewing <BR> Less words ~ more actions <BR> Less greed ~ more giving <BR> Less worry ~ more sleep <BR> Less driving ~ more walking <BR> Less anger ~ more laughter <BR> At times it's not always easy to follow... Sun, 4 Oct 2015 20:01:56 EST Rebooting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6006131 Had a little mishap pulled a muscle in my thigh so had to take a few days off from exercising. Also took a " Sister" trip to visit our Brother in Columbus. Now I am back and rebooting. <BR> Goal this month is to do 30 days of squats <BR> Mid term goal is to loose 16 #'s by 2016 <BR> Long term goal is to loose 100#'s Oct. 2016 <BR> You know the saying <BR> " A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Tue, 29 Sep 2015 11:15:32 EST 3 C's of Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6001663 Not sure where I got this from .... but it is worth thinking about: <BR> Choices, chances, changes <BR> You must make a choice to take a chance or you life will never change.. Mon, 21 Sep 2015 20:18:33 EST The Mind http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6000869 When God gave us a mind what an amazing gift! <BR> I have to start this Blog with a short story. <BR> A few years ago my Twin Sister died having Cancer. She stayed at home with services through hospice. While going through treatment, before hospice when it became too painful, and emotional stressful, she used what she called mind transport to a better place. <BR> One afternoon she asked me to lay down beside her, and she started the trip, to her favorite of all time place to be Myrtle Bea... Sun, 20 Sep 2015 15:01:38 EST Acceptance http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5999740 Weekly Blog: <BR> My thought of the day is Look in the mirror and smile at the person you see; give yourself all the love and acceptance you can. <BR> What do we really need? We all carry a wish list in our hearts. We are all different, but somehow the same too. We are all in our own way crying out for understanding and healing. <BR> If our Father can accept and love us unconditionally we should also love ourselves as we do others. <BR> What a generous Father we have he gave us a gift wrappe... Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:25:58 EST W.A.L.K Sunday September 13,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5996741 Oh my goodness! It has been awhile. Way too long my friends <BR> Since walking is my go to caridio workout. This how I describe it. <BR> W = Worship...every morning <BR> A = Announce...go spread the word. <BR> L = live the life following the rules of the Ten Commandments <BR> K = kindness, be kind to everyone and try to do a random act of kindness daily <BR> <BR> I often wonder what happened to that young girl I once was, thin healthy full of life. Did life pass her by... NOT BY A LONG SHO... Sun, 13 Sep 2015 17:42:36 EST