Sat, Sep 3, 2011
Many of us including myself can relate to this one due to the power outage from hurricane Irene.
You'll never miss the water, 'til the well runs dry.
- W.C. Handy
Are you grateful for the luxuries in your life?
Even if you'... Read more
Been without power since Monday and hope to get it back soon! Darn hurricane Irene! Thankful to my parents for taking my kids and I in. I had a great time taking the kids yesterday to Canobie Lake Park and today we went to Hampton Beach with my ... Read more
Healthy Reflections from SP today
Stepping closer to the light at the end of the tunnel
Hard times are inevitable--death, financial struggle, family problems, the loss of a job, depression--all of these tough times are just seasons. Ab... Read more
SP Healthy Reflections today-
Don't be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
... Read more
Had a strange day yesterday continued w/a strange night. Started w/a phonecall from a guy I don't know who started the strange conversation w/this is awkward, found some womens underwear in my 5 yo daughters room & can not figure out who's it is... Read more
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
- Aldous Huxley, writer
Breaking the cycle of failure
One experience builds on another and that is how life evolves. We should not simply "live ... Read more
Less than 2 weeks away for my girls first day of school, eeek!!! I'm going to miss them so much.
Goals for today-
Call lawn service-done
stay w/in nutrition range
drink 8 glasses of water
move toys to the attic
get tp & laund... Read more
Where does the time go? Got some groceries this am, tested the pool water & added some chemicals, had my hair done & am excited to have recieved some great clothes from a good friend & MIL(love new to me clothes, now just need a bigger closet, l... Read more
Copied from my sparkfriend GERIKRAGH's blog had to share
Recently, in a large city in Australia ,
a poster featuring a young, thin and tan woman appeared in the window of a gym.
It said, "This summer,
do you want to be a mermaid or a whale?"
A middle-aged woman,
who... Read more
Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller
Do you ever fe... Read more
Today's SP Healthy Reflections
Small steps that lead us to achievement
There are natural consequences that accompany every choice we make in life. Some opportunities inevitably pass us by, but we can take advantage of others. Many peop... Read more
Lots of firsts yesterday with my girls. First day of jumpstart for preschool, first day of dance camp for my oldest and her first night of cheerleading. Felt great to run last night and made plans to run again but remembered this am that book cl... Read more
Monday, August 1, 2011
The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
- Stendhal, 19th century French writer
Leading a successful flock
Be mindful of who you are following. By no... Read more
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Sparkpeople.com's Healthy Reflections
Persevering through failure
Of course try, try again, but when you don't succeed at something it's best not to beat yourself up or hold yourself to an unrealistic standard of achievement. Feeling as ... Read more
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Sparkpeople.com's Healthy Reflections
The basic difference between being assertive and being aggressive is how our words and behaviors affect the rights and well being of others.
- Sharon Anthony Bower, author
Speak up and take ... Read more