Live 1 day at a time and live it to the fullest. Wish you all the best that life has to offer.... Stay focused, positive and it will get you where you want to be or done in life itself. My name is ERNA
I'm leader of a new team : "A Safe and Happy Home For Grievers"
Congratulations on your 40 pound weight loss and getting your numbers under better control! You are doing a fantastic job!! Before long your last 13 pounds will be gone. Hugs, Helen
Edited by: MOMMA_BEAR_69 at: 7/16/2008 (16:29)
Helen/Southwestern PA Joined SP 9/23/2007 Co-leader of The Rainbow Bridge--Grieving the Loss of a Pet Spark Team
"Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible." ~Mary McLeod Bethune
"If you planted hope in a heart today in any hopeless heart, If someone's burden was lighter because you did your part, If you caused a laugh that chased a tear away, If tonight your name is mentioned when someone kneels to pray, Then your day was well spent.
current weight: 117.0
Fitness Minutes: (15,260) Posts: 1,977 7/16/08 12:18 P
When I consider the virtue of abusive words, I find the scandal-monger is my good teacher. If we do not become angry at gossip, We have no need for powerful endurance and compassion. To be mature in Zen is to be mature in expression, And full-moon brilliance of dhyana and prajna Does not stagnate in emptiness. Not only can I take hold of complete enlightenment by myself, But all Buddha-bodies, like sands of the Ganges, Can become awakened in exactly the the some way
"The real secret of success is enthusiasm..." thanks, Walter P. Chrysler. I believe it. That's what I want in my life--to give my imagination a chance, to live with energy and enthusiasm! P.S. I looked up enthusiasm, and it says the root words mean God within... interesting...!
Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'Life belongs to the energetic.' But you don't have to be frenetic and hyper--some energy is quiet and steady, like a heartbeat... and that works too! LOL
T2 diabetic; diagnosed 1/2007. Maintaining A1c of 5.1% - 5.4% for past 3+ years. No diabetic medication at this time; managing diabetes through carb restriction (40-50 grams carbohydrate per day) and moderate exercise. "Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast." - Thomas Jefferson
I hit the 40 pound mark as of today! I can't believe it! I am stunned, but sooooo excited! I just wanted to say a big thank you to this team. This is my very favorite SparkTeam, and your support has REALLY been a big help throughout this weight loss process, and I totally credit all of you with helping me to lose this first 40 pounds and get my blood sugar under much better control.
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