JMARIES51
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"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
"A" Words the Inspire and Motivate
Saturday, March 10, 2012      7 comments

AWARENESS - AWAKENINGS While watching Wayne Dyer's latest PBS special -Dreams Fulfilled- I had one of those AH Moments that felt like the sun was rising inside my brain... Read more
My Favorite Time of the Day
Friday, March 09, 2012      5 comments

I love getting up just before the sun rises and taking my cup of coffee or tea out on my deck and watching the sunrise. There is this beautiful calmness that comes over the a... Read more
KEEPING MY HEALTHY STREAKS ALIVE
Thursday, March 08, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I woke up with a great mindset. I knew that I was going to start a streak. All day long I was on automatic pilot. I planned my breakfast, lunch and dinner, and then just set my course of action and stayed on target. Does someon... Read more
Fun Day with Family = Too Many Extra Calories
Saturday, March 03, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday we had a wonderful family outing that just about never happens anymore with all of our busy schedules. We all got together at our favorite Chinese restaurant in Sea... Read more
Spring is Just Around the Corner
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      3 comments

I didn't realize that it has been almost a month since I checked in here on Spark. February just was kind of a bust for me. My winter depression kind of snuck up on me and I... Read more
Spending Less Time Online
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      4 comments

Just a short note to let my Spark friends know that I am keeping with my plan to spend less time online this year. I wanted to say thank you to everyone who has emailed, sent a note, Spark goodies, etc. I am doing good and exercising, eating h... Read more
TURNING 61 TODAY - LOVING LIFE
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      13 comments

Today I am turning 61 and feeling the love! When I was young - 61- seemed like the beginning of old age to me, but now that I am here, I don't feel any different than I did when I turned 40. I owe a lot of this to how much I have changed my li... Read more
Jan 2, 2012 Life is Getting Back to Normal
Monday, January 02, 2012      6 comments

The last couple of months have been kind of rough with deaths and illnesses in the family. I am looking forward to getting back to work tomorrow and having life settle back to the normal pace. Today we took a long walk with the dogs and I ... Read more
Jan 1, 2012 - HAPPY NEW YEAR
Sunday, January 01, 2012      6 comments

Beautiful, sunny day in the Pacific NW - hard to believe it is Jan 1, 2012. Just the kind of day to set your heart straight for the coming year. And no better way for me than to jog. Yes, jog, I said it once and I will say it again. I jogged... Read more

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