St. Patrick's Day TX. Trails style!
What a fun and tiring day! We began with a parade at 8 AM. Flag bearers, golf carts, various activity walkers, dog walking & strollered.
Then the morning was filled with:
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Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
~ Helen Keller
I happened to see this quote tonight a felt it pulling at me to read and re-read. I have come to the conclusion that I have faith in myself! That... Read more
Our Special Valentine!
We begin our journey into the unknown surprise that was a gift from a friend. Six friends were told to meet in the lobby of our Friendship Hall at 5 PM. When we arrived, the Hall was filled with couples going to our park's Valentine Dinner, but... Read more
I was out and having fun with another SP friend and came back to a very pleasant surprise of being the SP motivator of the day! Thank you SparkPeople!! I want to thank everyone that made a comment or left a Goodie for me today. It was so wonderf... Read more
I've Fallen and Need to Get Up!!
Well, my life has been upside down for the past couple of months with the last 2 weeks that totally disappeared with activities.
What does this mean? Going from poor eating habits to bad. Losing sight of goals. Not listening to my inner sel... Read more
My oh my, OH dear!!
I am in the middle of getting us into the next stage of our lives. We will both be in retirement by Mon. and we are heading south. I didn't know there was sooooo much to deal with and the time involved. Lots of calling, internet set ups, health... Read more
Job Performance Terminology
Is it time for performance reviews at your work? Here are some performance review terms and their meaning...
Outgoing Personality....Always going out of the office
Great Presentation Skills...Bull thrower
Good Communication Skills...Spe... Read more
"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. G... Read more
Day 6 of 6 to Weight Loss Success
Am I Full Yet?
The question may take longer to answer than you think. It takes 15 minutes or more for the message that we're full to get from our stomachs to our brains. So take a few minutes before digging into that next helping. Having tr... Read more
Day 5 of 6 tips to weight loss success
How Much is Enough Activity?
You need to get at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity per day, most days of the week to help burn up extra calories. But give yourself credit for the activities that you're already doing. Common acti... Read more
Day 4 of 6 tips to weight loss success
Keep an eye on the size!
Did you know that we eat most of what is on our plate, no matter what the size of the plate? When at home, try using smaller plates; they will help you take smaller portions. When eating out, share an entree! Studie... Read more
Day 3 of 6 tips to weight loss success
Balance your (food) checkbook.
Keep a diary of what you eat and how much physical activity you get each day. Then, at the end of each week, record your weight in the same diary. You and your health provider can use this information to adjus... Read more
Day 2 of 6 tips to weight loss success
Make yourself an offer you can't refuse.
Before starting to reach your next goal, offer yourself a promise like this, "If I reach my goal this (day, week, month), I will treat myself to a well deserved (Fill in a reward here, but not a foo... Read more
Day 1 of 6 tips to weight loss success
BE A SMART PLANNER
SMART means Specific, Measured, Appropriate, Realistic, and Time-bound about what you plan to achieve For example, if your goal is to increase your physical activity, then write down the type of activity you plan to do, h... Read more
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More quotes to ponder
There is never time to do it right, but there is always time to do it over.
~ Carl W. Buechner
I may forget what someone may say or do, but I do not forget how they made me feel.
Nobody grows old merely by living a number... Read more