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"P" words that Motivate -- Practice makes Perfect (Possible?)
Sunday, July 29, 2012      5 comments

It is an old saying that I say to myself all the time. I think my first experience with practice makes perfect came at a very young age when I took ballet lessons. Then later it was piano lessons, and then that carried with me through school. ... Read more
O is for Outstanding, Outrageous, and Obstinate
Friday, July 27, 2012      4 comments

When I think about people who have pushed the limits and achieved the goals they have set for themselves, the words that come to my mind are Outstanding, Outrageous and Obstinate. First off I feel how outstanding a person is for: 1. Sett... Read more
N is for Nutrition and Nature
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      4 comments

The "N" words that motivate me the most in this journey for good health are nutrition and nature. I have learned and continue to learn about how to eat nutriously. I love learning how our food choices are like deciding what medicine is g... Read more
MUSIC + MOVEMENT = MOTIVATION
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      6 comments

What could be better than getting your body up and moving and burning those calories that you have eaten? What could feel better than moving your muscles and shaking your b... Read more
L is for Listen, Learn and Love
Sunday, July 22, 2012      7 comments

There are so many good "L" words, but the ones that mean the most to me are listen and learn. Maybe because my parents were both teachers, I learned very early in life that t... Read more
"K" is for Keep It UP
Thursday, July 19, 2012      9 comments

For the past month I have been working on keeping up my walking and just getting the strength back in my legs, and motivation to keep going no matter what. So the best "K" word that inspires me is KEEP. Keep going, keep working at it, keep... Read more
J is for JUST DO IT
Monday, June 25, 2012      6 comments

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t-do-it-already/ I am getting my walking legs back on, my running legs in gear, and my exercise legs in condition. Wat... Read more
I is for I have been away too long!
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      9 comments

It has been a couple of months since I last logged in to Spark. Since tomorrow is the first day of summer I decided I need to get back to logging on and catch up on my Spark friends. So in keeping with the alphabet theme.. ... .... I... Read more
"H" is for Happy, Healthy, Heart
Sunday, April 01, 2012      6 comments

T For almost 2 weeks now I have been recovering from a virus and haven't had enough energy to do any extra exercise other than going to work, cleaning the house, etc. This ... Read more
"G" is for Grateful, Grace, and Gratitude
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      7 comments

Wow, I have been hit hard with a virus this past week and lost all of my steam. It has been years since I have felt that sick. And so my favorite "G" word this week is grateful. I am grateful for my health. It is something that I try not to ... Read more
Fulfillment is My Favorite "F" Word
Monday, March 19, 2012      6 comments

FAITH in myself, in my abilities, in my spiritual being FAMILY is my motivation to get healthy, stay health, be healthy FINISH represents completing goals that I set for myself FORGIVE myself for past failures and disappoinmen... Read more
"E" Words that Inspire and Motivate
Sunday, March 18, 2012      6 comments

Epiphany is my favorite E word. I just love having those moments when a light bulb goes off in my brain and I feel like all of a sudden I have had an awakening. Yesterd... Read more
"D" Words that Motivate and Inspire
Thursday, March 15, 2012      8 comments

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell And so you touch this limit, ... Read more
"C" Words that Inspire and Motivate
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      7 comments

CHOICES emoticon COMPLETION ... Read more
"B" Words that Inspire and Motivate
Sunday, March 11, 2012      7 comments

Believe : trust, rely on. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” - Eleanor Roosevelt Balance : make equal; cause to hav... Read more

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