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Dream to live, Live to Dream
"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it."
Yesterday's journal entry was very cleansing. It was like lifting a huge weight off of my shoulders and putting it on a shelf to contemplate at a later da... Read more
Path of self-discovery -- 2 months on SP
"If it turns out that my best wasn't good enough, at least I won't look back and say that I was afraid to try; failure makes me work even harder."
If I get nothing else out of this journey, I will have discovered myself along the way. Ever... Read more
Girls just want to have fun!
I'm still in my funk, but I have been seeing a few glimmers of the sun today. The Mini-Challenge started today and the Sparkettes have been reunited. As with tradition, our first challenge is to dance. (What else would you expect from the Spa... Read more
I've misplaced my Spark!
I've lost my Spark and I don't know where I put it. It has become lost amongst the stress and negativity that has surrounded me . I'm finding myself being anxious, stressed, emotional, depressed. I'm sitting around in a regular funk.
Tha... Read more
"I don't want to and you can't make me!"
I am exercise challenged!! I can't seem to make myself get off my butt and exercise. My mind is willing, but that message isn't getting through to my body.
I'm getting a much better handle on the eating most days. I'm getting my water.... Read more
"It is not of importance where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. "
Today, my thoughts are all about moving. I want to get up and move around. I want to be exercising, but find it difficult to get moving. I want the scale to ... Read more
A Mother's Love
It is late here on Mother's Day. I'm catching up on all of my SP boards. So today, in honor of Mother's Day, here is a little poem to contemplate:
A Mother's love is something
that no on can explain,
It is made of deep devotion
and ... Read more
I'm finally coming back from automotive hell. I found a car and we just need to get the checks in hand and then we can finalize everything. The car was located about 2 1/2 hours away, so most of today was taken up in a road trip to check out t... Read more
No More Excuses!
"Don't make excuses, make something incredible happen in your life right now."
I fell off my fast food wagon tonight. My excuse? I have a million and one things I need to do this weekend and this was fast & easy & on the way home.
Th... Read more
Conspiracy of the Driving Fairies
“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”
I am in transportation hell this year!! I am now convinced that it is a consipricy by the car fairies to drive me crazy... Read more
Are you excited?
"Think excitement, talk excitement, act out excitement, and you are bound to becomre an excited person. Life will take on a new zest, deeper interest and greater meaning. You can think, talk and act yourself into dullness or into monotony or int... Read more
If you don't have a smile, I'll give you one of mine.
Smiling is infectious,
You can catch it like the flu.
Someone smiled at me today,
And I started smiling too.
My journey took a detour this past week. I think that Darth Vader was trying to coax me over to the dark side! Then someone... Read more
Self-Pity -- Take 3 - Day 2
I am having a day of mixed-up emotions and I'm not sure exactly how I feel today. There are things I'm proud of today -- I walked for 30 minutes on the treadmill last night for the first time. I have a client training today that should be a sl... Read more
Day 1 - Take 3 - Realizations
I have come to the realization that losing weight is a lot tougher than quitting smoking was. Like with most diets, I'm great out of the gate, but I start to lose momentum and then I start justifying to myself why I'm slipping until I'm to the ... Read more
Tired & Unmotivated Day 13
I have been on the go all day today. Started things off ok, but as the day progressed, my eating went way out of control and I didn't even care that I didn't get in my walk today.
I have been on and off the scale so many times this week ... Read more