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Blessings from God
In November, I found myself in a funk. I finally got myself moving again and kept up my 10 min a day most days through January. I couldn't get myself moving much beyond that. I was tired and my day seemed to be filled too much.
While tryin... Read more
I have been in a funk. I don't know what put me there, but have had a terrible time trying to motivate myself to get up and move out of it. Something clicked last night as I was getting ready for bed. I decided enough is enough and resolved to b... Read more
Reflections on August to move on in September
Why is it I feel just when I am really doing well, life hits me in the face and knocks me over? I was really doing well on my August goals, meeting them every day and posting most days. Then, I was hit with an ER visit for my husband, crisis for... Read more
August 2012 - Goin for the Gold
July helped me get back on track. Now it's time to really rock. I am so inspired by the Olympic athletes. They push every day to reach their goals. I especially have enjoyed watching the moms. They aren't afraid to allow their goals and needs to... Read more
Getting back on track.
Trying to get back on track after my daughters wedding has been a challenge. I am getting into it again, but then remembering to track everything has been hard. This week will be better. I can feel the excitement rising.... Read more
March got things moving. I have developed a great habit of eating a healthy breakfast every day. I removed it from my streaks since it is just a natural. I am consistently getting at least 7 hours of sleep. I am going to keep tracking this just ... Read more
March is here and with it, my birthday is creeping up. It is time to really kick some
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It Only Takes a Spark - Chapter 9
Over this past week, I have been contemplating chapter 9 and how I can spread the Spark. As I have thought about this, 3 memories came to mind.
When I was a kid, on the 4th of July, our favorite was the sparklers. There were 8 of us cousin... Read more
Positively Positive - Lifestyle Change -Week 3, chp 8
My biggest challenge is taking the time from my busy schedule to include me. Once I have gotten up, really, really early, gotten breakfast and packed a lunch for my husband, and get him out the door, I usually have 1 hour for me. That time has t... Read more
Healthy Life Habits - Week 2, Chapter 7
I told my family 3 weeks ago, I was going to put us all on a healthy diet. My 11y/o dtr protested she didn't want to go on a diet. So, I amended, we are going to live healthy. She of course thinks we already go overboard with that. She and I are... Read more
Reflections on week 1- Fast Break
WOO-HOO! I thought I would review over my week 1 goals and see where I was before writing about week 2. I was surprised to see, I met every goal, every day. My friend is working on getting my rewards and I am excited to see what she will come up... Read more
Fast Start with Fast Break - Chapter 6
Ok, here we go. I have done this stage a couple times before, and then got overwhelmed trying to do it all. I took a different approach this time and got all my planning done somewhat ahead to give me the time to just really let it sink in this ... Read more
Positive Force - Chapter 5
Real Role Models -
I had to really think about who were my role models as a kid. I know I always liked Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American woman physician. I also was amazed by Joni Erickson Tada and how she overcame her disabilities to ... Read more
There's a fire, that burns in my heart. Chapter 4
When I was a teen, I wrote a song for a friend who had been diagnosed with cancer. She was a spark that lit everyone around her. She was 14 and she was dying, but still she always said, "the fire in my heart burns only to care for you, and maybe... Read more
Spark 3 - Fitness
I love the idea that fitness is more than exercise. It is a full mind, body, spirit experience. I often get 1 or 2 building blocks at a time, but the magic I am sure will happen when I get them all 4 working together.
Exercise - I actually ... Read more