JUST WANTED TO COME INTRODUCE MYSELF- I JUST JOINED THIS TEAM TODAY AND AM LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING TO KNOW EACH OF YOU. HERE IS SOME INFO ABOUT ME- I JUST RECENTLY TOOK THIS LITTLE SURVEY WHICH TELLS ABOUT ME:
FIRST NAME: MELANIE
BIRTHDAY: JUNE 10TH,1971
HOME STATE: LOUISIANA
MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE & LOOKING
NUMBER OF SIBLINGS: 14
NUMBER OF KIDS: 1 BOY ALMOST 18
PETS: NONE UNFORTUNATELY
OCCUPATION: Currently a State Farm Agent but have many licenses in many different fields- I am a master sales person!! Jack of all trades!!
FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Knowing that I am helping people secure their future & those of their families!! I love to help others- its what I was born to do!!
FAVORITE SEASON: Fall-The weather is perfect & all the trees are different colors & everyone is in a good mood for the holidays!!
FAVORITE COLOR: Black-It totally relaxes me!!
FAVORITE FOOD: Chinese
FAVORITE MOVIE: Currently it is "STEP UP" only because it has Channing Tatum in it & he is my dream man!!
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Gossip Girl
FAVORITE BAND OR SINGERS: Definitely SEAL- He is amazing & no one else has a voice like his- My fav woman singer is SADE-again no one has a voice like hers-both of these singers are deep minded & highly romantic like me!!
FAVORITE SONG: Dust in the Wind!! Most truthful song I ever heard!!
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: New Orleans Saints
FAVORITE HOLIDAY: The one I make for myself- my own holiday- to me everyday is a holiday!!- LOL
FAVORITE QUOTE: “I expect to pass through this life but once. If, therefore, there can be any kindness I can show, or any good thing that I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now as I shall not pass this way again.”
HOW DID YOU FIND SP WEBSITE: Saw some girls talking about it on TV & thought I would check it out- Truly amazing site!!LOVING IT!!
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT SPARKPEOPLE.COM? The friends I have made here-truly amazing & inspiring people!! They are what make me keep coming back!! I also love the nutritional tracker- it is a major factor in my weight loss!!
WHAT ARE YOUR HEALTH/WEIGHT LOSS GOALS: My goal is to be 140 by SEPT & maintain the weight- I also want to be toned & tight & have more energy to live my life more fully than I already do!! I want to have a healthy heart & no health conditions in the future such as diabetes or cholesterol problems or heart disease which all run in my family!!
HOW DO YOU GAIN MOTIVATION? By telling myself this every morning when I wake up: I will act now. I will act now. I will act now. Henceforth, I will repeat these words each hour, each day, everyday, until the words become as much a habit as my breathing, and the action which follows becomes as instinctive as the blinking of my eyelids. With these words I can condition my mind to perform every action necessary for my success. I will act now. I will repeat these words again and again and again. I will walk where failures fear to walk. I will work when failures seek rest. I will act now for now is all I have. Tomorrow is the day reserved for the labor of the lazy. I am not lazy. Tomorrow is the day when the failure will succeed. I am not a failure. I will act now. Success will not wait. If I delay, success will become wed to another and lost to me forever. This is the time. This is the place. I am the person.”
WHO IS YOUR BIGGEST SUPPORTER? Myself & all of you!!
WHO IS THE MOST INFLUENTIAL TEACHER OR EDUCATOR IN YOUR LIFE & WHY? Jesus Christ- He was the greatest teacher of all time & left a model for us to follow closely which I try very hard to do!! No one ever had more insiring words than Jesus- just read the Sermon on the Mount!!!
WHO ARE YOUR HEROES & WHY? Again JESUS- look at all he went through because of his love for each & everyone of us!! No one has ever been willing to die for me & then actually did- ONLY HIM,so he is my hero & my best friend!! MY LEADER!!
WHAT PEOPLE PAST OR PRESENT WOULD YOU LIKE TO MEET? Again JESUS- I would want to give him a big hug & a million kisses & tell him how much I appreciate his self sacrificing nature & all that he has done for my future!! I would also want to go door to door & city to city with him spreading the good news of the kingdom!! That would be awesome!!
WHAT IS A RANDOM FACT ABOUT YOU? I am an open book- you can ask me anything & i will be totally honest!! I have nothing to hide- I believe the only way to find real love or real friends is to be yourself at all times & reveal the good & the bad & if they love you anyway then you have found true love & friendship!!
IF YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE, COME VISIT MY SPARKPAGE- I CAN ALWAYS USE MORE FRIENDS!!
I WILL LOVE THE LIGHT FOR IT SHOWS ME THE WAY, YET I WILL ENDURE THE DARKNESS FOR IT SHOWS ME THE STARS!!!
KEEP ON, THEN, SEEKING FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD & HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS & ALL THESE OTHER THINGS WILL BE ADDED TO YOU!!- MATTHEW 6:33
PUT GOD FIRST IN EVERYTHING YOU DO & SEE HOW MUCH BETTER YOUR LIFE WILL BECOME!!
YOU ARE WHAT YOU BELIEVE YOU ARE!! SO BELIEVE YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL AND IT WILL RADIATE FROM YOU!!
It is great to have you here and I look forward to talking with you and getting to know you more.
Let's get through the hurdles together, we are all here for a reason and have gone through these trials to make us stronger and better than ever. We can emerge ourselves from that cocoon we live in. We are all beautiful no matter what size we are, but we we must be healthy in order to be happy and bring out that beauty.
So, If you are in need of a little encouragement and that extra push to get you going we are all here to help you along. We can encourage and support each other through all the difficult times.
Here is a few things to learn about the Team, there are 4 forums that you will be able to navigate through the team.
There may be more posts beyond the 3 visible posts that you see as the forum only shows the first 3 started or replied to posts for the day. Unless they are sticky's they may have been dropped down a bit.
General Discussion Forum: This is for our daily chatting and all that good stuff.
Introduction Forum: This is of course where everyone introduces theirselves. Also, if you want a nice birthday greeting I have added a place for you to add your birthday.
We Can Do It! Forum: This is where all, challanges, helpful health information, diet, & fitness thread will be..
Motivational & Accountability Forum: This is where you will find encouraging messages to help you get through the hurdles and check in with your progress.
Again, it is great to have you here and if you have any questions or need help getting around just let me know.
Please introduce yourself here and tell us a little about yourself and what you would like to accomplish.
All the Best in reaching your goals.
Edited by: CHRISTIE2007 at: 1/10/2008 (21:37)
Blessings....Christie "We Can Do All Things Through Chirst Who Strengthens Us And Leads Us To A Healthy Body, Mind, & Spirit."
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