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Promises for this week!

Monday, September 23, 2013      4 comments

Howdy to anyone who may read this! I hope everyone had a great weekend and are ready to tackle a new week. My promises this week are: Exercise: 15 minutes of anything besides walking and at least 3 of those days have to be the drea... Read more

Promises, Promises, Promises (that's 3 for day 3!)

Wednesday, September 18, 2013      1 comments

Doing good with this promise thing except I need to hustle to bed. We had to work late so I just got home a short while ago. Audits stink! I kept my promises to myself. No chocolate - two days in a row! I think if I make it through Wedn... Read more

Promises "The Results" and Day 2

Tuesday, September 17, 2013      5 comments

I kept all my promises to myself from Monday - woo hoo! I didn't get the elliptical in before work and when I got home I was like 'eh who will know. But I had a big "aha moment". I realized that I would know and so at 11:30 p.m. I did the ell... Read more

Promises to Myself - 9/16/13

Monday, September 16, 2013      3 comments

I read a Chris Powell book this past week - well sort of - still working on it! But he talks about how we need to make promises to ourselves and keep them. We don't break promises to our loved ones, friends, co-workers, etc. so why do we break... Read more

The 3 P's (and it's not potatoes, peas and popcorn!)

Tuesday, September 27, 2011      12 comments

"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success." ~ Napoleon Hill I was looking for quotes to hang around the house to motivate me, maybe to share with others here. Something to get me reved up. And I f... Read more

No Longer Going to be the Fat Aunt

Monday, June 27, 2011      10 comments

Howdy everyone! It's been ages since I've blogged so I thought I'd give it a shot and ramble a bit. I've been sitting here reading other blogs, postings, the such and kind of looking back at my progress, or lack there of and devising a pla... Read more

My Goals for the Next 8 Weeks

Monday, January 03, 2011      12 comments

I'm not big on blogging. I do them randomly when the mood hits me. But since I challenged the SparkClass I'm leader of to do one I guess I better lead by example 'eh? No, I'm not Canadian but do like the 'eh! Here's what I WILL accomplis... Read more

B.M.I. Means Big Motivation Item!

Sunday, December 12, 2010      8 comments

As much as I love my SparkTeams and the challenges, every once in a while comes one that makes me cringe. I've been going along just weighing in and, yes, I've taken my measurements and all that. But not very dang often! So now in my Nebr... Read more

Pondering My 6 Months on SparkPeople - It's All About Perseverance

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      6 comments

Today is my six months Spark-A-Versary. I don't know if that's how they spell it but that's what I'm going with. I was thinking of how in the six months I have lost about 16 pounds. Is that where I wanted to be no. But it is better than ... Read more

Letting Go

Sunday, September 12, 2010      7 comments

This is not a blog about weight loss. It's not a blog about exercise or motivation or any of the normal things I expect to find on SparkPeople. I just got back from Colorado after hearing that my biological dad had a heartattack. We think... Read more

Living Life Like a 2 Year Old

Monday, August 30, 2010      7 comments

Wouldn't it be nice if we lived every day like a toddler does? Waking up each morning with joy and wonderment. Bouncing on the bed with abandonment, waiting for someone to come fetch us. When that someone walks in, arms reaching out for that ... Read more

3 Things I'm Grateful For on Monday (always a day late!)

Tuesday, August 10, 2010      2 comments

Monday was a different kind of day for me as I didn't get to sleep as long as I normally do because I had to run to Lincoln, NE to the Heart Hospital as my dad had a 90% blocked carotid artery and had surgery today. When put in a situation such... Read more

Simple Joys

Friday, July 23, 2010      2 comments

Today was a day off for me. It was such a great day and I didn't even do a whole lot but just felt joy all day. So I got to thinking - what are the simple joys that I can reflect on when I'm feeling stress and can get back to this happy pl... Read more

There is No "Trying" in Weight Loss!

Saturday, July 17, 2010      10 comments

I've always been one on motivational articles. I love to read articles on people overcoming odds to win and at work I have the posters on achievement, goals, etc. One particular article I've read that has stuck with me is not using the word "T... Read more


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