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Update to Can't wait to jump blog.
I can't believe it. It's a miracle! I was determined that I would be able to jump some day but I never believed it would be possible so soon. Yesterday, I did 20 jumping jacks at one time. How is this possible? I couldn't do one comfortably on O... Read more
I will NOT make decisions based on feelings!
I have decided what my focus will be for this week: I will NOT make decisions based on my feelings.
Our emotions go up and down. What seems like a good idea one minute may not be later.
I will "set my mind" to what I will or will not do.... Read more
I just couldn't wait.
This morning, I was on day 4 of my "New Beginnings" program. I already feel better-more energenic. I can tell that my clothes are fitting more loosely. And, I feel more toned. I have been building muscle with weights. The human body is amazing. ... Read more
I can't wait till I can jump!?!
Am I the only one wishes she could jump effortlessly? I used to be able to jump for half an hour. I didn't even know to appreciate it. Now, when the exercise routine instructs me to jump, I step it out. I will get there. It is a mini goal for me... Read more
New Beginnings (Day 1)
Well, Here I go again. I have decided to give healthy living another go. I am so ready. My body is talking to me...and it is pleading for change. .(How I must be grieving the Holy Spirit by not taking care of this temple.) No looking back-only f... Read more
Had to back up my little guy!
Hello fellow sparkers. If you look on my spark page, you will see that the little "man" icon on my ticker is no longer on the 12 lb mark. I have fallen of the wagon..and it shows. I had to be honest and back that poor little guy to the 6lb mark.... Read more
Half way to my goal.
Well boys and girls, I have finally reached the halfway point to my goal! Check out my ticker. It is very exciting. I feel better and my clothes fit much better. Cutting out the evening snacking has been a huge help...I still eat some cereal or ... Read more
The Power of Being Positive!
The Power of Being Positive is a little book written by Joyce Meyer. I and some other sparkers are reading it one page a day. (There is a different "positive" lesson for each day.) It's only Day one and I am already learning new things.
I ... Read more
Charocoal colored pants
Several weeks ago, I bought a pair of charcoal colored dress pants. I loved the style and color. They were too small and I couldn't even zip them but I bought them anyway. Well, Sunday I tried them on and they not only fit, they fit comfortably.... Read more
Lower end of calorie allowance
I finally finished a day at the lower end of my calorie range. First, I was going over, then I was at the upper end.... I'm going in the right direction. ... Read more
Do cardio for those who can't
A recent sparkmail inspired me with an idea. For motivation, when I do cardio this week, I am going to do it in honor of those who can't. Some of my friends and family are elderly, some are ill, ect... I am going to think of them while I exerc... Read more
Tick.Tick.Tick. WooHoo My ticker moved three notches!!!
Well friends--you are all welcome to celebrate with me. I know it's a small amount of weight but it's a start-and in the right direction I might add. I also lost 1 1/2 inches off my waist, 1 inch off my hips, and 1/2 inch off my neck. I feel be... Read more
I stayed within my calorie zone!!!
Just wanted to let everyone know that I stayed within my allowed amount of calories yesterday. First time in awhile. I did have cravings in the evening but I didn't give in. Funny how I was so hungry last night then when I got up this morning, I... Read more
My ticker is back to zero! :(
Actually, if the truth be told, it should be a negative number. I feel like such a failure right now. I have only myself to blame. This is a public confession. I plan to take better care of my body. May the Lord give me strength.... Read more
Wear bright colors!
I had to go to a meeting today. It is dark, gloomy, rainy, and very windy here today. I really wasn't much in the mood to go out into that weather. But we gotta do what we gotta do. I decided to add some brightness to the day myself. I put on a ... Read more