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How do you stay motivated and find inspiration to stick with your program?

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50 miles to 50 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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Use Your Imagination

The imagination is our creative field. We can imagine anything we want to and that's what activates change. I meed to use my imagination constantly to create the life I want. If I can imagine it, I can HAVE IT!!! If you think it you can be it!

I am currently working on my vision notebook. Th...

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Team Player Accountability

The best thing that has helped on this journey is now my husband is actively involved in weight loss too.

We hold each other accountable. We cheer each other on when we feel giving up and when we go to the gym. And we talk to each other when we are down and just don't want to keep going ...

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Letters to Yourself

I have been writing to my future self. Whenever I have a new goal I'll write a letter to myself for when I've reached that goal. I wrote a letter to myself for when I reached 240. I went through a lot of hard stuff between then and when I reached it.My grandfather had died from cancer. My parents ha...

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40 miles to 40 km on 40th birthday

When I was approach my 40th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 40th with a 40 mile to 40 km run. And since my birthday...

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My two babies

Depression is a big thing in my life. It causes me not to sleep, have lack of interest in basically anything, feel lost and hopeless but there are two things that are always going to be my biggest motivations; My babies! My little girl, Sophia (Sophie for short) is 4 and should be 5 February 29th. I...

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Auras Part 1

The possibilities of what you might see by looking at someone's aura are endless. And learning to read and protect your own aura can be important to your physical, emotional and spiritual health. You don't have to be a mystic to read an aura. In fact, it's widely believed we all have auric-sight ...

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Learning the Discipline of Healthy Self-Talk

As a young girl of 10 my parents divorced and my mom worked at an insurance company doing her best to provide for me and my two sisters. After school, I'd use the key on a string tied around my neck to unlock the door to an empty house. I was always the first one home from school and had the house ...

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When I started to run

When I started to run, I wanted to set up a goal to help me to run. So, I set a goal to be able to run around the major road in my community on my birthday. My birthday was approximately two and one half months away. When I started, I established a plan that would help me to reach this goal in th...

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Walking between buildings and steps

Since school being starting soon (15 days and counting), I am going to be getting back in the groove on walking. I walk to school, so I will have to get used to taking the steps again. What will help is having a stair climber at the gym. Now I understand why some people use it.

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