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Being Enough

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

The fate of many has been changed by the actions of just one person who has grown tired of "how it's always been done" and instead turns and does something more positive. The world does not demand of you to give your entire life, but we can all ... Read more

And the new year gets off to a great start

Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

It's always a great feeling to have an excellent workout for the day completed. Although my knee is a bit swollen, I feel really good from having it completed. Using the HR monitor is really my biggest motivator to work hard in spin class, and f... Read more

Happy New Year!

Friday, January 01, 2010      2 comments

it is time to finally forgive yourself. You've carried the guilt, the shame for long enough. You've kept your wounds open for long enough. The time has to come to let go, to heal. Keep the lessons and let the pain heal. Yes, you know what we are... Read more

Year's end

Thursday, December 31, 2009      2 comments

Happy to say I ended the year in great fashion! After my October knee injury my intensity/commitment to cardio was now where it has been for the past 3 years. After having been cardio-free for 3 weeks I've been slow and somewhat apprehensive in ... Read more

Taking stock

Wednesday, December 30, 2009      1 comments

We'll probably be thinking about the good things in our lives and our loved ones. But, we should take a moment to consider how lucky ew are to be here in the first place. In the 21st century, we can experience more in a month than most people th... Read more

Impending milestone

Tuesday, December 29, 2009      1 comments

January 2, 2010 will mark my 4 year anniversary of eating healthy and exercising daily. If someone had asked me in 2006 if I would still be living this healthy lifestyle after 4 years, I probably would have laughed, or at the very least been ske... Read more

Important milestone approaching

Wednesday, December 02, 2009      3 comments

It's hard to believe that in 30 some days I will be celebrating 4 years of healthy living! While I think I can always do better, I'm very happy with the life I'm living today. The things I do now I only "wished" to do back then. I would sit arou... Read more

Things change

Monday, November 30, 2009      1 comments

My biggest fear over the past three years was what would happen if things got in the way of my rigid schedule, and I now know that I can still continue my healthy lifestyle even with a blip here and there. My recent fall (thanks to my stupid cat... Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009      2 comments

As I'm sitting here on Thanksgiving eve, I realize how very far I've come in what will soon be 4 years. Life is such an exciting and wonderful thing or me right now and I'm so very grateful for all I have and all I've become. Though I've not bee... Read more

Get it started

Saturday, September 05, 2009      4 comments

I've had a very sloppy summer in terms of my calories consumed, my tracking and logging in here at SP and my participation on the forums. I've gained weight and have to begin the process of calorie control again. I know I'm willing and able to d... Read more

Victory over Trials

Friday, August 21, 2009      1 comments

Adversity and loss make a man wise. - Welsh Proverb One of the most important things I've learned from my journey is that the hardest things, make success over them all the sweeter. From all the many trials I've experienced I've ea... Read more

Owning our emotions

Tuesday, August 04, 2009      4 comments

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up. - John Maxwell, author and public speaker Breaking the world's control over your emotions A lot in our... Read more

re-evaluating commitments

Monday, August 03, 2009      1 comments

All too often we find ourselves losing sight of the prize. Allowing things to disrupt us or change our paths and level of commitment to our goal. It's all too easy to give ourselves points for summer activities and call it "exercise". While it's... Read more

Thank goodness for friends!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009      7 comments

this morning I was seriously going to skip my gym workout, but alas, I knew my spin friend would be waiting for me at 8:15. So, I dragged myself out of bed and made sure I got to the gym by 7:14 in order to get my strength training completed bef... Read more

Be worthy of imitation

Friday, July 24, 2009      2 comments

You must be careful how you walk and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set. - Robert E. Lee, Civil War General They say imitation is the greatest compliment, but are your act... Read more


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