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The force is with YOU!
Chapter 5 - Being a positive force is not always obvious. Just by sharing a story or thoughts can make a difference in someone's life. With SparkPeople it is clear that I am not the only one dealing with ____ (fill in the blank). If you have ... Read more
Dang that door is HOT!
Chapter 4 is all about FIRE!
Here are some fiery questions from the book bonus that struck me.
Why has it been so difficult for you? Take responsibility and choose to make things different. Do you feel safe and protected when you don't ta... Read more
Viewing Fitness Holistically
Chapter 3 of "The Spark" is about Fitness which includes Exercise, Nutrition, Stress, and Sleep. My first reaction was: "all that is fitness?"
If you don't exercise, your body will not be fit for when you need it to do somethin... Read more
See It, Say It, Live It
"Focus is comprised of the building blocks Values and Beliefs, Purpose and Vision and Goal-Setting."
Reflecting on this was very difficult for me. It sounds easy, but I guess I make it complicated. It's like when I'm asked what my passion is... Read more
Small Daily Goals
I am working on my checklist that I send daily to my Beck Buddy. Following those simple steps is helping me move forward.
While reading The Spark, it occurred to me that I should include two more simple steps.
While I have been drinking wa... Read more
I used the appointment thingy here on SparkPeople to send me a weekly reminder for my mile walk that I said I would do first thing in the morning on weekends.
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Doing for others, you do for yourself.
While writing an e-mail I had to find a link I wanted to share. I clicked on the bookmarked page, waited for it to load, (to make sure it still worked), it took a few seconds then finally started to play.
Well dang... wouldn't you know,,, I j... Read more
Cancelled due to weather...
ARGH! I was so looking forward to my classes last night. The first was on quinoa. The second was my aqua aerobics.
So what did I do... what any mother would do... I make a double batch of brownies.
The bad news is I had the brownies and t... Read more
With snow falling it is a good time to curl up with a book.
Later today will be time to learn new thi... Read more
Inspiration comes from....
... many places. I got mine today from Vandal:
"I can't change that BUT I can do something today."
The something I choose to do today is:
_______ Read my Advantages and Response Cards as needed.
_______ Eat sitting down, slowly ... Read more
Finally... It's starting to gel.
I'm feeling much better and now that things are in place... progress is ready to be made. Yes I would be nice if I could get some decent sleep, but it does feel good to be able to move forward. Still haven't made the checklist, but other stuff i... Read more
"Today, you are committed to something. What is it?"
Today, you are committed to something. What is it?
Are you committed to just getting by, to just getting through the day with as little effort as possible? Or are you committed to something greater, something magnificent and exciting and fu... Read more
Found an IRL Buddy
Accountability is key... however I really do not want to plaster the fine details of my business on the internet. Some things should just stay private. Okay call me paranoid, but for me it truly is a trust issue.
My Diet Buddy is my walk... Read more
Warmer weather is inspiring me
I've talked to my walking buddy and we will start walking twice a week again. Since we have similar goals we are going to map out a plan of action. I'll be introducing her to Beck's.... Read more
No Cameras Please
Thank heavens there were no cameras, at least that I know of, at last night's fundraiser. Looking for flashes of light, fearful of a repeat of a published photograph. With more fundraisers to come... another photo is sure to appear. Perhaps th... Read more