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I'm committed to being FIT. Committed to being a healthy role model for my kids. Committed to being a healthy role model to others. Committed to being fit FOR ME!..Taking control of things I can change and letting GOD handle things I cannot change. Don't sweat the small stuff....
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A workout is 25 percent perspiration and 75 percent determination. Stated another way, it is one part physical exertion and three parts self-discipline. Doing it is easy once you get started.

A workout makes you better today than you were yesterday. It strengthens the body, relaxes the mind, and toughens the spirit. When you work out regularly, your problems diminish and your confidence grows.

A workout is a personal triumph over laziness and procrastination. It is the badge of a winner - the mark of an organized, goal-oriented person who has taken charge of his, or her, destiny.

A workout is a wise use of time and an investment in excellence. It is a way of preparing for life's challenges and proving to yourself that you have what it takes to do what is necessary.

A workout is a key that helps unlock the door to opportunity and success. Hidden within each of us is an extraordinary force. Physical and mental fitness are the triggers that can release it.

A workout is a form of rebirth. When you finish a good workout, you don't simply feel better, YOU FEEL BETTER ABOUT YOURSELF.
*George Allen*
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The Awakening~There comes a time in your life when you finally GET IT...When in the midst of all your fears and insanity you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out - ENOUGH! Enough fighting and crying or struggling to hold on. This is your Awakening!!
St. Fransis of Assisi (excerpt)
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Have you ever had a "Jesus hug",
Do you know what one feels like?
If you've never had a "Jesus hug",
I pray one day you might.

A "Jesus hug" is different,
As far as hugging goes;
It's a little taste of Heaven,
Here on earth below.

Only those who love the Lord,
Can give a "Jesus hug";
It conveys God's grace and mercy,
And unconditional love.

Those who give out "Jesus hugs"
Always seem to somehow know
Just when you're in need of one
To make your spirit glow.

And if you ever need one
I hope that I will see,
So I can give you a "Jesus hug";
Just like someone did for me.
Jan McIntosh
I'll be hugging you soon!
The list of the benefits of brisk walking is endless. The bottom line is this: WALKING MAKES LIFE BETTER! A 10-minute brisk walk a day cuts your chances of a heart attack by 50%!
WATP Leslie Sansone
Father, I ask You to bless my friends, relatives and those that I care deeply for, who are reading this right now. Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment. Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy. Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings. In Jesus precious name. Amen.
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Its small, yellow head peeks sweetly through the grass, eager to kiss the sun's golden rays of light. It's just a weed, a nuisance a pain only, there to annoy.

Or is it?

It IS just a weed, with a short, outcast life.
But it spends its short life better than most,
Living only to bring happiness to others.

I don't think many mothers can honestly say they haven't smiled upon
receiving a weed or two,
A small, sweaty, fistful of weeds, clutched sweetly by her small child.

Who can say, they have never made a wish as they blow on its fluffy white head
Watching each little seed fly away, heavily laden with the blower's hopes and dreams?

When I look at my yard, the first thing I notice is a spot of golden color,
Strewn Among the green carpet,
Here and there, dotting the grass with color.

My yard reminds me of the world and the people in it.
The masses of people who travel in clumps, each alike, are like the grass.
But, the people who walk the Earth, trying to make it a better place to live,
remind me of the little yellow flowers. -The Weed

Ask yourself this:

Are you in a Clump?
Or are you an individual?

Be Blessed, Be a BLESSING

Member Since: 8/29/2008

My Goals:
Strategies for My Weightloss
--*Examine my BAD eating habits.
--*Have a healthy meal strategy.
--*Curb them portions
use measuring cups, spoons and a scale. Eating the amount recommended for my meal plan.
--* Get my engine started. WALK WALK WALK most days of the week...Get some exercise in...!
--*Track It enough said lol

My Program:
Cardio~30-45 mins 5x per week con,
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As of March '11
I had to modify my cardio AGAIN lol...
Leslie Sansone, Swimming, Walking, Wii Fit Plus~ Spark Videos and my Fit Firm and Fired Up Dvd and Cycling, ZUMBA!

Strength Training: With Leslie and Coach Nicole...

Optimist: someone who thinks there's even hope for pessimism.

Optimist: someone who believes that even a second chance gets a second chance.

Optimist: someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's a cha-cha.

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Have you had a kindness shown?
Pass it on;
'Twas not given for thee alone,
Pass it on;
Let it travel down the years,
Let it wipe another's tears,
'Til in Heaven the deed appears -
Pass it on.
~Henry Burton, Pass It On

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Dear Lord, I pray that I can be a cheerleader for others as Paul was. Help me to look beyond my difficulties, so that I can root for others. Amen!

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    I hope life is treating you well and you are making progress on your journey!

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    858 days ago
    I've not been here in awhile, however I've returned to Spark People. Have a wonderful day!!

    1188 days ago
    Thank you for the warm welcome to the Leslie Sansone walking team. I was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis about 5 years ago. Because my disability progressed so rapidly I had to leave my job as a museum director and pull my youngest from his Christian school. I have been homeschooling since the third grade. He is currently in the 6th grade. I am looking forward to getting to know you better.
    Thanks again,
    1573 days ago
    Thank you for welcoming me to the homeschool team :)
    1655 days ago
    Thank you for the very nice welcome email to the 'No Gyms Needed Team'!

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