October 26, 2007 Believing in myself
I have had periods in my life when I thought I could do anything, and then at other times I felt very untalented. Since I have always been overweight I am not sure if this had a lot to do with it. I do know that my self esteem is much higher w... Read more
October 25, 2007 How Can I Share My Spark With Others?
I try to be as open with people that I possibly can without overwhelming. Usually I find that most people like it when you ask questions as long as they are not to delving at first.
I have a tendancy to be over zealous when I am starting... Read more
Oct 24, 2007 Learn From Someone Who's Been There
When I was young I always had an older person that I considered my good friend. I learned so much from these older people and enjoyed the bonding experience. Some were like surogate parents and some were just wise people, but all of these peo... Read more
October 22, 2007 Am I Taking Life Too Seriously?
Sometimes I know that I do take life too seriously. It is at those times that I feel stressed. When I feel stress, I stop and ask myself, why am I feeling this way?
Mostly my stress comes from wanting to please other people. This is a se... Read more
Oct 21, 2007 Appreciation of the Good Things in Life
I feel very fortunate the I don't spend a lot of time not doing what I want to do. I get up every morning and start the day getting my obligations out of the way first. Even at work I do this same plan. Then when those are finished I am able ... Read more
October 20, The Wisdom of listening
Absolutely the best way to get ahead in life. Listen, ask questions, and listen to the answers. In a very funny way, people don't really care what someone else thinks, unless they really value that person's opinion. In my life, most people do... Read more
Oct 19,2007 How Well do you Roll with the Punches
I love thinking about how important it is to be flexible. In all of my jobs I have seen how people who are inflexible really suffer so much more than people who are able to go with the flow.
Most of the time I have felt that I was a very ... Read more
Oct 18, 2007 - Living a meaningful life
I feel very fortunate in having realized very early that I wanted to live a life of meaning for myself. I have had many extremely memorable and meaningful experiences. What I am most proud of is my children. They have all grown up to be very... Read more
Oct 17, 2007
Take Responsibility for my Success
I am one of those people that always takes responsibility for everything I do success or fail. I know what I need to do to get where I want to be. So what I need to do is to stick with my program and kno... Read more
October 15, 2007
Negative people have often entered my life and I am not sure how it is I get caught off guard by them. What I have learned is to not share too much of my dreams. I have 2 or 3 people that I know will always be positive and those are the people... Read more
How Do I React to Setbacks?
This is a good question. Most of the time I do really well with taking responsibility and trying to be part of the solution and not part of the problem. But when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, I sometimes have a do or die attitud... Read more
What Are MY Choices
The other night when I joined SP there was an email from Dan0608 that talked about making choices that will change your life. If you haven't read this email I suggest you do. It is so motivating and it is exactly what I needed to give me a kic... Read more
Oct 12th, 2007
Last night I felt very hungry everytime I woke up. This seems to be a problem for me when I start dieting. I am very enthused and got up early and exercised, but I am still tired from not sleeping very well.
I will have to think about how... Read more
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Oct 10th, entered on the 11th
Last night I found this website where I can track what I eat, exercise, my weight loss, and share it with a lot of other people that are going through the same experiences. This will be interesting to see how it motivates me to keep losing, exe... Read more