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See this image largerThen and Now(9 comments)See this image largerMy favorite way to exercise(9 comments)See this image largerGirls Night Out - Donna(Me), Angie (Daughter), Gerri (Younger Sister to Donna)(2 comments)See this image largerTeapot quilt. Total time to make 200+ hours.(7 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerAngie, Becca, Me, Mom and Connie(3 comments)See this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerFeb 1 2015 compared to Summer 2010(4 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerIf you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. -Dr. Wayne Dyer(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI place myself inside my words to make myself my poem so all that read the words thereof shall never be alone ~ Donna G Fowler(1 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerI was reminded my blood type was BE positive(3 comments)See this image larger(3 comments)See this image largerHappy Monday!!!See this image largerThis morning I joined a Spring Team. I'm going to be a daisy team member. Looking forward to this 5% challenge.See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Thursday everyone!!!See this image largerThese were the good ole days of singing in a band...Classic old country songs...See this image largerHappy Sunday everyone.See this image largerHappy Tuesday everyoneSee this image largerI hope no one finds offense with this. I thought it was cute. Have a blessed day everyone.(1 comments)See this image largerThis sounds like pretty good advice to me :)See this image largerI hope everyone's day is fantastic. Happy Thursday.See this image largerMy MRI verdict...A bulging disc. It's funny how sciatic nerve pain acts. I don't have any back pain at all...I have to set up physical therapy 2 - 3 times a week for 6 weeks.See this image largerHappy Saturday everyone. Enjoy your day.See this image largerHave a blessed day everyone.See this image largerSee this image largerA brand new day to start anew.See this image largerHave a great day everyone ~ DonnaSee this image largerSee this image largerGood morning everyone(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Saturday everyone. Enjoy wherever you are at today. :)See this image largerHappy Sunday everyone.See this image largerHappy Monday! Let's work hard today at being a healthier version of our old selves. See this image largerSee this image largerGoodnight everyone. I hope your day was everything you wanted it to be. ~ DonnaSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerAnyone else feel like this, this morning? :)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHave a wonderful day everyone. It's getting to be warm here in OH. It's supposed to be 70 today. WooHoo!!!See this image largerlol...(1 comments)See this image largerHave a wonderful week everyone!!See this image largerMy morning breakfast. 2 slices of low carb wheat bread, 2 eggs and 1 slice of beef bologna. See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHave a blessed day. Enjoy your weekend with family and friends. ~ Donna(1 comments)See this image largerHave a blessed day!See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHave a wonderful week everyone!See this image largerHappy Tuesday everyone!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI'm singing the blues this morning with a good ole case of poison ivy. It's in my scalp, ears, back, upper legs, chest, and even the palms of my hands. I got a shot of cortisone yesterday evening at urgent care, but this itching is driving me crazy. Hope everyone else has a good Saturday.See this image largerA poem I wrote several years ago. Poison ivy is a bit better this morning. Went back to the ER again yesterday and they increased the predinsone and gave me a few more meds to help with itching(1 comments)See this image largerGood morning one and all. Have a fantastic week!See this image largerSee this image largerHave a blessed day everyone!See this image largerSee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerHave a wonderful Friday everyone!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Monday and happy May everyone! Let's make it a great day!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerGood morning Sparkers!See this image largerJust a little Maxine humor.See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerYard mowed, bushes gone, weed eating done, outside patio furniture cleaned up, Time to kick back for a bit. See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI knew there was answer other than lack of motivation :)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ (Do your pets doing this?)(1 comments)See this image largerTo all who have served and those yet to serve...Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your service and sacrifice so that I may live in freedom!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Donut Day. Remember everything in moderation :)See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee the difference one word can make? We should choose them wisely!See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerAnd I will leave you now with this SONG...STUCK in your head for HOURS to come...(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerTo all of those dads that are no longer with us. Miss you dad!See this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy day everyone!See this image largerSee this image largerWhat a great reminder, but don't waste what today has to give you!See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerToday makes 1 year since my mom passed away. Sometimes it seems like yesterday, other days like it has been forever since I've heard her voice.......See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Fourth Everyone. Stay safeSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerYerp!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerknew there had to be a reasonSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerWHO'S READY FOR THIS WEEK?! you should be. This is it. This is your week. You. Can. Do. The. Thing.See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerCouldn't resist posting this See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger(3 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerWhat more can I say accept I'll soon be a sweet little muffin top once more...See this image largerGood morning SP Buddies! Lab work is done to recheck A1C. Praying for good numbers to continue staying off of meds. Last year I vowed to get off of Metformin and I was able to. WooHoo! Such a small victory that means SO much.(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Monday morning Sparkers!See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Tuesday one and all(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicksSee this image largerFirst day of vacation. No plans except cleaning my house really good!See this image largerSee this image largerWords of wisdomSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerI hope everyone had a lovely evening and sweet dreams ~ DonnaSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerGood morning everyone. I'm on my way back home from a trip to Alabama. It's going to be a long day. It's a twelve hoi ride home. See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Sparking!See this image largerSee this image largerTime to chuckleSee this image largerTime to chuckleSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerPrayers for safety to all who are involved in the path of the Hurricane....See this image largerSee this image largerChuckle for the day(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~ (1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHave a wonderful day in everything you do!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust kidding...but it was too cute not to postSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ It's scary stuffSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ Because it's good to laugh daily.(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerIf only it were as easy as going in one door and out the other.See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerWeight Warriors 2017 Fall ChallengeSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Monday!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy WednesdaySee this image largerGood night one and all.See this image largerHappy Thursday!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHappy SundaySee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Saturday, it's a work day for me.See this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerI didn't get a very good night's sleep last night. My sister had a heart attack. I'm in OH she's in AL. It's a tough way to be so far away from someone that is going through so much. See this image largerSee this image largerToday I said good-bye to my younger sister Connie. 55 is way too young to die. May you have no more pain, sorrow or strife. Love you girl...(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI'll be making it an early evening tonight. Today we laid my sister to rest. What a tough day this has been. I'll never see her smiling face or hear make jokes at family get togethers. I'm just overwhelmed with sadness.See this image largerHappy SaturdaySee this image largerActually I did shop today and hit the entire outside of the store with the exception of bread.See this image largerMy kitty Garfield wishing everyone a happy evening.See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Monday everyone(1 comments)See this image largerNot really but too cute to pass up. I haven't bought ANY candy at all.See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Thursday!See this image larger~ Just for kicksSee this image largerHappy FridaySee this image largerHappy SaturdaySee this image largerHappy Sunday(1 comments)See this image largerHappy MondaySee this image largerHave a great day everyone(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHave a wonderful day everyone!See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerThank you to all of the Veterans who have served our country. May blessings be bestowed on each and everyone of you and your families as well. YOU ARE THE REASON I AM FREE TODAY!!See this image largerSee this image largerHappy MondaySee this image largerHappy Tuesday!See this image largerHappy Wednesday. I slept until 8:30.. I must have needed it. Have a great day everyone!See this image largerHappy ThursdaySee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Monday. I'm getting a late start on here, but hey it's my day off and if I want to be late for my day off I can be...lol. Blessings...See this image largerYes Indeed!(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Thanksgiving Eve everyone. I hope you are spending time with family tomorrow. I get 3 hours with mine then it's back to work for a few more to help someone else share theirs with their family.See this image largerSee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerPaying tribute to my baby Trouble. He was born April 17 2002 and passed 11/27/17. He was 15 1/2 years old and such a talker. I think that's what I'll miss about him the most. He would greet me every morning and when I got off of work he was there waiting for me at the door. So many beautiful memories. I'm thankful he's no longer in any pain. RIP sweetie.See this image largerHappy Wednesday everyoneSee this image largerBe cat FawkesSee this image largerHappy ThursdaySee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerHappy first day of December. Enjoy your day!See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Saturday everyone, it tis my Saturday to work. I'm going to take a quilt I'm making with me to pass the time away.See this image largerHappy Sunday morningSee this image largerHappy Monday!See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Hump DaySee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Saturday!See this image largerHappy SundaySee this image largerHave a blessed MondaySee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHappy MondaySee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Friday everyoneSee this image largerHappy SaturdaySee this image largerHave a blessed Sunday(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHappy TuesdaySee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerGood morning. It hardly seems possible that we here already. Christmas is upon us. I'm thankful to know who the Reason for the Season is...See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerHappy Saturday everyoneSee this image largerHappy Christmas Eve.See this image largerTo my spark family, Have a very Merry Christmas. Stay safe and warm with loved ones. If you are out on the roads may you have blessings to get to your destination. ~ DonnaSee this image largerSee this image largerGood morning Tuesday!See this image largerSee this image largerStay warm everyone. It's a whopping -7 degrees here this morning in OhioSee this image larger-7 here this morning in Ohio. Baby it's cold outside...See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerMy two new fur babies rescued from our local Humane Society. Ms Gracie has been there for over a year. She's loving the house. Mr Nibbler is a bit scared yet....See this image largerHappy Saturday....See this image largerHappy Sunday everyone. If you bringing in the new year with festivities, please be careful driving home...See this image largerHappy New Year and Happy Monday too!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Friday everyone!See this image largerGood morning Sparkers. It's Saturday here in OH and minus 1 this morning. I'm up and at it, started laundry and other cleaning. And it's supposed to be my day off...See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerHappy Sunday everyoneSee this image largerHappy Monday for those that had freezing rain and now snow, stay safe on these treacherous roads. I'll be venturing out on them as well around 7:30a when I head to work.See this image largerHappy Tuesday!See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Wednesday!See this image largerHappy Thursday morning to all!(1 comments)See this image larger“Make sure that you enjoy whatever type of exercise you choose to do — you'll stick with it longer! Remember that you're only competing against yourself; don't compare yourself to others.”See this image largerWaking up to rain that is going to turn into ice then into a snow accumulation of anywhere to 3 - 5 inches of heavy snow...At least I'll get to work before the ice gets too bad. This is Ohio weather for ya.(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Saturday. It's my weekend to work. Hopefully the roads aren't as bad as my driveway looks.. lots of ice out there...(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerIt's going to be a long day at work today. I've been awake since 1am when I was awakened by the smell of smoke and about 10 firetrucks and 3 ambulances. My next door neighbors house was on fire. There are five kids, mom, dad and a slew of pets. I haven't heard if everyone made it out okay yet.(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~(2 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Wednesday everyone. See this image largerHave an awesome day everyone!See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerHappy SaturdaySee this image largerHave a wonderful Sunday!See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger“If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.” ~ Brian TracySee this image largerHappy Hump Day!See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Thursday!See this image largerJust for kicks(1 comments)See this image largerHave a blessed FridaySee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Saturday. My Saturday to work. See this image largerHave a great Sunday everyoneSee this image larger"Don't sacrifice your future for a momentary pleasure" See this image largerHave a great day everyone!(1 comments)See this image largerFinally over this bug I've had. I haven't exercised in the past few days. I just didn't have the energy. Out of 72 hours I think I slept about 50 of them. Still feeling a bit wiped out but I can answer phones so on to work I go.See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHave an awesome Monday!See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerHappy Tuesday!See this image larger~ Just for kicks See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Wednesday!See this image largerHappy Thursday!See this image larger~ Just for kicks(1 comments)See this image largerOhio is being hit with snow really hard this morning. Where I love we are expected to get anywhere between 5 - 9 inches. It's been snowing since around 10pm and still going strong.See this image largerOh Happy Day!See this image largerGood morning SP Buddies. Today is a good day to have off. Besides it being my birthday, it is also National 2-1-1 day (see the correlation there?) I work for a 2-1-1 and by birthday is 2-11. Anyways,, it's also freezing rain here this morning so I did not have to venture out on the roads. WooHoo!!! It's a win-win situation. Always find the positive and your day will go much smoother. Happy Sunday!See this image largerHappy Monday morning!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerHappy Thursday See this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerOh Happy Day!See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerOh, Happy Day!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Hump DaySee this image largerHappy Thursday!See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ Every once in awhile I even get energetic enough to jump to a conclusion, but I may be too old to make a leap of faith. LOL(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Saturday. My weekend to work. Have an amazing day everyone!See this image largerHappy Sunday, thankful I have tomorrow off of work.See this image largerSee this image largerHappy WednesdaySee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerMr., FawkesSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerMr. Nibbler. He is our newest addition to our family of four cats.(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Thursday. I'm looking forward to a three day weekend.See this image largerSee this image largerI completely missed my morning picture today. My sister has been at my house this AM. Her dog went missing last night and she found out this morning he was hit and his leg and his jaw are messed up. He's 15. She has to make that decision whether to put him to sleep or have the surgery. It's a very hard day for her. Please keep her in your thoughts. Thank you.See this image largerHappy SaturdaySee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerHave a blessed day everyone!See this image largerHave a great day everyone!See this image largerHave a great day. This morning we have a mixture of snow and sleet...Yuck!!!See this image largerHappy Hump Day!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI forgot to spring forward and here it is already 7:15am and I have to be to work in 45 minutes. Silly me!See this image largerGood morning one and allSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerGood morning Tuesday!See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Thursday(1 comments)See this image largerGood morning today my brother, David, will be having emergency surgery to put a port in for dialysis. And so the journey begins...See this image largerSee this image largerHappy Monday everyone!See this image largerHave a wonderful day everyone!See this image largerGood morning we are getting a dusting of snow here in Ohio this morning, nothing bad; it's just winter letting us know he isn't quite done with us yet... lolSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ Remember its easy to fill out but hard to loose itSee this image largerHave a wonderful Thursday everyone. Keep your eye on the prize.(1 comments)See this image largerHave a wonderful day everyone!See this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerGood Saturday morning. See this image largerHave a blessed day everyone!(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Monday! Enjoy the fruits of your labor.See this image largerSee this image largerHave a great Tuesday. We got this!See this image largerHappy Hump Day!See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(3 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Tuesday!See this image largerSee this image largerHappy MondaySee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerGood morning and Happy Sunday to everyone!See this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerHave a wonderful day!See this image largerOh dear Tuesday, bright and fair Help us fit in our underwear Oh dear Tuesday it is a must Help us today to decrease our bust Oh dear Tuesday, give us the desire To be dressed in exercise attire Oh dear Tuesday when said and done Help us to be a number one! See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerPrayers for my brother David. Taking him this morning to get another port put in for his dialysis. The other one they believe is plugged. And of course we have a mixture of snow and rain this morning. Not very good driving conditions.See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(2 comments)See this image largerHave a great day everyone! As for me this is my last weekend to work for the agency I have worked at for 27 1/2 years. On May 1st I start completely over, day 1 of a new job. See this image larger“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” ~ World Health Organization(1 comments)See this image largerCount the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.See this image larger“The easier it is to do, the harder it is to change.” ~ Eng’s PrincipleSee this image larger“Searching for that big happy moment in life, how many special little moments will we let pass us by?” ~ AnonymousSee this image larger“Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up’s.” ~ Peter DaviesSee this image largerI had a synvisc injection today. Did great for the first 7 hrs. I cannot walk now without my cane and if it gets any worse I'll need to graduate to a walker. I never had an injection hurt like this. I've iced it and did heat as well. See this image largerI had a synvisc injection today. Did great for the first 7 hrs. I cannot walk now without my cane and if it gets any worse I'll need to graduate to a walker. I never had an injection hurt like this. I've iced it and did heat as well. See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerI will never again let life tell me, “no.”See this image larger“Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning” ~ Winston ChurchillSee this image largerNew job orientation is over. I broke down and called the doc that gave my synvisc inj. I asked him for a prednisone pack. I'll have 6 pills in me by the time I go to bed. Praying for some relief by morning. Have a blessed night everyone.(1 comments)See this image larger~ Just for kicks(2 comments)See this image larger~ Just for kicksSee this image largerHappy Day everyoneSee this image largerHappy Thursday morning everyone!See this image largerI finally have my BS under control after getting a Prednisone pack as a result of my 3-in-1 synvisc injection. What a roller coaster ride my body has endured this past week. So glad it's Friday. New work orientation is finally completed and I'm on my way to finally being able to enjoy my job duties once more. Have a wonderful Friday everyone!See this image largerHave an awesome day everyone.See this image larger"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." ~ Thomas A. EdisonSee this image largerYou are successful the moment you start moving towards a worthwhile goal ~ Charles Carlson See this image largerWhen you get to a plateau, think of it as a landing on the stairway to your goal. And maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world.See this image largerSee this image largerGood morning. I feel like I'm getting a late start but I've already done 2 loads of laundry, swept floors and did the dishes and it's only 9:05AM. And I must also add that I did not get up until 7:00 AM. It's my day off. Have a great day everyone!See this image largerListen closely: the only time it's too late to change yourself is when you're dead. Until then, you're simply making excuses or lying to yourself.See this image larger"The greatest thing you have is the 24 hours in front of you. The past is gone; the future is distant. Today you CAN succeed. Set a goal you can achieve in the next 24 hours."(1 comments)See this image larger"The odds of hitting a target go up dramatically when you aim at it." Mal Pancoast(1 comments)See this image larger"Never give up on a dream just because of the length of time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway." See this image larger"Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go..." -T.S. Eliot See this image larger"Success is not a place that we aspire to, it is a process in which we live by. Often the only ingredient being the ability to not quit"See this image larger"That which we persist in doing becomes easier to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased." ~ Ralph Waldo EmersonSee this image larger"Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear." ~ Anthony RobbinsSee this image larger"You have failed only when you quit trying. Until then, you're still in the act of progression. So, never quit trying and you'll never be a failure." ~ Tommy Kelley(1 comments)See this image larger“Failure is not fatal. Only failure to get back up is.” ~ John C. MaxwellSee this image larger"Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent." ~ Marilyn Vos SavantSee this image larger“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” ~ Walt DisneySee this image largerHave a blessed night everyone. ~ DonnaSee this image larger"The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for." ~ Maureen DowdSee this image larger“No matter who you are, no matter what you do, you absolutely, positively do have the power to change.” ~ Bill PhillipsSee this image larger(2 comments)See this image larger"Tomorrow is a new day to accomplish more dreams. By the way what are you going to do tomorrow?"(1 comments)See this image larger“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” ~ Thomas Jefferson(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerThank you to my own military family. Top row: My uncle Larry and my Dad; Curt. Bottom row: My cousin Rick, My uncle Donnie and my nephew David. (1 comments)See this image larger"When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us." ~ Helen Keller See this image largerWe fail because we don't strike the iron while it's hot. We don't take immediate action toward achieving what we want. We decide to wait until tomorrow, or next week, or even next month.See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” ~ Johann von GoetheSee this image largerHappy Heavenly Birthday Dad By: Donna G Fowler Behold the song of your birthday heaven’s brightest, dawn’s light memories and flowers for he my patchwork quilt in sight. As I learn from that day in March the way things need to be luminous thoughts of this man heavenly gifts my prayer to thee. Behold someday over there in a book I feel is love - where dad the song we’ll sing once more will be God’s gift from above. June 1, 1936 - March 17, 2006 See this image largerIn all your adversities there lies the seeds of equivalent advantages. In every defeat there is a lesson showing you how to win the next time.See this image larger“It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.” ~ James GordonSee this image largerDo you choose to simply know the path, or do you choose to walk it? See this image largerSee this image larger"Not to have control over the senses is like sailing in a rudderless ship, bound to break to pieces on coming in contact with the very first rock" ~ Mahatma GandhiSee this image largerLearn to say no not only to your cravings but to the part of your mind that thinks it’s okay to give up.See this image larger“Fears over tomorrow and regrets over yesterday are twin thieves that rob us of the moment.” ~ Anonymous(1 comments)See this image larger“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” ~ William JamesSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image larger“You can’t get much done if you only workout on days you feel good.“See this image larger“You can’t get much done if you only workout on days you feel good.“See this image largerLack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. ~ Plato See this image largerGood Morning, No one is rich enough to be without friends. Make new friends but keep the old. New are silver; old are gold. See this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now” ~ Alan Lakein(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerJust DO it! Don't play games with yourself about WHY you can't do it today, just get going! If you had a bad morning - turn it around now! PINKHOPE See this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger“It is not only what we do, but what we do not do, that we are held responsible.” ~ MoliereSee this image largerI will never again let life tell me, “no.”See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerIf I must make an assumption, I will assume only the best. See this image largerThank you to everyone that commented on my non-scale victories blog. We are all doing so well. You motivated me to continue on this journey. ~ Donna(1 comments)See this image larger“Decide upon your major definite purpose in life and then organize all your activities around it.” ~ Brian Tracy(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerToday I will practice deliberate stillness of mind and body.See this image larger“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”See this image larger“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” ~ Thomas Jefferson(1 comments)See this image largerI see boulders on life’s path as obstacles to be gone around, not roadblocks to turn back from.See this image largerIf you go as far as you can see, you will then see enough to go even farther.See this image largerI choose a positive perspective no matter what my situation is.(1 comments)See this image largerI will eat one meal with complete mindfulness. See this image largerWe should all take our own life seriously…by this I mean take 100% ownership of your thoughts, emotions, actions —your state of mind.See this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image larger“The future is always beginning now.” ~Mark Strand (1 comments)See this image larger“I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioning ability of man to evaluate his life by a conscious endeavor” Henry David Thoreau(1 comments)See this image largerI choose strength. I choose courage. I choose to get up and go on. I choose to be stronger than I was yesterday. I choose to do more than survive life, I choose to thrive. (1 comments)See this image largerThe Fourth of July is the most significant national holiday in the United States. It celebrates the Declaration of Independence, adopted on 4 July, 1776. The Thirteen Colonies of America declared themselves to be states and no longer part of the British Empire, though the revolutionary war continued for some time after.(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger(2 comments)See this image larger“You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.” ~ Rosalynn CarterSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerI intend to live fully, here and now. I do not wait for someday or one day; today is my living reality. See this image largerJust for kicks~See this image largerJust for kicks~See this image larger“The key to change… is to let go of fear.” ~ Rosanne CashSee this image largerSuccess is achieved and maintained by those who try-and keep trying.See this image largerAny experience can be transformed into something of value. Everything depends on the way you look at things. You cannot have the success without the failures.See this image largerIt comes down to a simple question: what do you want out of life, and what are you willing to do to get it?See this image largerGood morning and I wanted to say a BIG thank-you to everyone who has responded to my blogs I posted yesterday. 7/17/2018: Several suggestions were made...7/17/2018: And the results are in.. I have had an overwhelming support system on SP with the death of my btr-in-law and what surrounded such a heartbreaking time for our family. Again...thank you.See this image largerjust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image larger“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” ~ Michael JordanSee this image larger“What consumes your mind controls your life.” ~ Creed(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~(2 comments)See this image largerRather than aiming for being perfect, just aim to be little bit better today than you were yesterday.(1 comments)See this image larger“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” ~ Carol WelchSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks~(1 comments)See this image largerMake the decision, then do something - no matter how small - toward accomplishing what you want. (1 comments)See this image larger"If we defend our habits, we have no intentions of quitting them."(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt See this image larger"When one approach is not working to reach the desired goal, that's not a reason to abandon the goal. Instead, it is time to devise another approach." ~ Ralph Marston(1 comments)See this image largerI allow each moment to bring its own new and unique experience, free from expectation.See this image largerI put my attention today on that which is abundant, prosperous and joyous, thereby planting the seeds that tomorrow will bring abundance, prosperity and joy. See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerDon't make excuses, Make improvements. See this image larger“Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death, but to inspire yourself to life.” ~ Adele BrookmanSee this image largerI refuse to let the fears of yesterday be the fears of my tomorrow. (1 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger“The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move.” ~ John Wooden(1 comments)See this image largerYour past does not equal, nor does it dictate, your future. See this image largerI let go my resistance to life’s natural rhythms and allow myself to be carried through change and growth.See this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger“If doubt is challenging you and you do not act, doubts will grow. Challenge the doubts with action and you will grow. Doubt and action are incompatible.” ~John KanarySee this image larger"Living a healthy lifestyle will only deprive you of poor health, lethargy, and fat,"See this image largerThe foundation of my life is built from the inside out. See this image largerJust for Kicks ~ See this image larger“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” ~ Sir Edmund HillarySee this image larger“While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.” ~ Ben FranklinSee this image largerJust for Kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks~(2 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks~See this image larger“First thing every morning before you arise, say out loud, ‘I believe’, three times.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale See this image largerWhen you get to a plateau, think of it as a landing on the stairway to your goal.See this image largerSee this image largerThe best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. - Albert EllisSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger“A strong positive attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” ~ Patricia NealSee this image largerSee this image larger“A habit is something you can do without thinking – which is why most of us have so many of them.” ~ Frank A. ClarkSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image larger“Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.” ~ H. L. HuntSee this image largerSee this image larger"I will give up wishing and I will take up making intentions. I am determined to have those things that will enhance the happiness and success of my life."See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerTake a deep breath, it's just a bad day, not a bad life!See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerToday is brand new day, make the most of it.See this image larger“Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ~ George Bernard ShawSee this image largerSee this image larger“Searching for that big happy moment in life, how many special little moments will we let pass us by?” ~ Anonymous See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger“Fears over tomorrow and regrets over yesterday are twin thieves that rob us of the moment.” ~ Anonymous See this image largerJust for kicks ~ (1 comments)See this image largerToday I choose to be stronger than I was yesterday.See this image larger“Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable.” ~ Zig Ziglar See this image larger“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” ~ Dr. Denis Waitley See this image larger“Act as if everything you do makes a difference. It does.” ~ William JamesSee this image largerMy little rescue buddy Mr. Hades that I got on August 16th is doing very well with his extended family. Here he is with Mr. Nibbler. It's a shame his momma was hit by a car, but he certainly is my gain.See this image largerSee this image largerHades (small) and Nibbler (larger cat)(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger“Stop worrying about missed opportunities and start looking for new ones.” ~ Pei See this image larger“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I… I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” ~ Robert Frost See this image larger“The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move.” ~ John Wooden See this image largerIf I must make an assumption, I will assume only the best.See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger“People are very open-minded about new things – as long as they’re exactly like the old ones.” ~ Charles Kettering See this image larger“I don’t know the key to success but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."See this image largerJust for kicks ~(2 comments)See this image largerDoubt kills more dreams than failure ever will!See this image largerSee this image largerThis is my little rescue kitten. I got him on August 16th. He weighed 15 oz. He's up to 3lbs and 2 oz. Momma was hit and killed and a co-worker found him beside her on the road. Today was the first time he learned to jump up on this chair. He was acting so proud of himself. See this image largerLol See this image largerLol See this image largerSee this image larger“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ~ Napoleon Hill See this image largerSee this image larger“Act as if everything you do makes a difference. It does.” ~ William JamesSee this image larger“Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.” ~ Oliver GoldsmithSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerJust for kicks~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerWe learn the most not by doing everything perfectly, but making mistakes and figuring out what to do next.See this image larger“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” ~Carol Welch(1 comments)See this image larger“You wouldn’t worry so much about what people really thought of you if you knew just how seldom they actually do.” ~ Unknown(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger“Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death, but to inspire yourself to life.” ~ Adele Brookman See this image larger“The greatest lie you can make is to lie to yourself.” ~ Matt ZottiSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger“Act as if it were impossible to fail.” ~ Dorothea Brande (1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~(2 comments)See this image larger"I look inward for the strength and wisdom that I need and I move beyond the pain that I experience from the challenges in my life." See this image larger"Willpower can produce short-term change, but it creates constant internal stress because you haven’t dealt with the root cause.” ~ Rick Warren(1 comments)See this image larger“Let go of what’s gone.” ~ JulesSee this image larger“You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.” ~ Brian TracySee this image larger“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” ~ Mike MurdockSee this image larger“Stay committed to your decisions; but stay flexible in your approach.” ~ Tony RobbinsSee this image largerSee this image larger“A stumble may prevent a fall.” ~ English ProverbSee this image larger“Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.” ~ H. L. HuntSee this image largerSee this image larger“The greatest lie you can make is to lie to yourself.” ~ Matt ZottiSee this image largerJust for kicks~See this image largerJust for kicks~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.” ~ Henry David ThoreauSee this image largerHave a blessed day everyone!(1 comments)See this image larger“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” ~ Dr. Denis WaitleySee this image larger“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ~ Larry ElderSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” ~ Jim RohnSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger“Willpower can produce short-term change, but it creates constant internal stress because you haven’t dealt with the root cause.” ~ Rick WarrenSee this image largerDo you choose to simply know the path, or do you choose to walk it?See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerI will not miss out on the present because of the past.See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ I guess he had too many snow cocktails.See this image larger“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” ~ Jim Rohn See this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger“Most people want to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.” ~ Robert OrbenSee this image larger“The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move.” ~ John Wooden(1 comments)See this image larger“Willpower can produce short-term change, but it creates constant internal stress because you haven’t dealt with the root cause.” ~ Rick WarrenSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerOur lives improve only when we take chances... and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. ~ Walter Anderson See this image largerSee this image larger"Never give up on a dream just because of the length of time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway."See this image larger"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." ~ Vidal Sassoon See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger“To succeed you must first improve, to improve you must first practice, to practice you must first learn, to learn you must first fail.” ~ Wesley WooSee this image larger“The chains of habit are generally too small to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” ~ Samuel JohnsonSee this image larger“It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.” ~ James Gordon(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger“Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.” ~ Thomas JeffersonSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger“If doubt is challenging you and you do not act, doubts will grow. Challenge the doubts with action and you will grow. Doubt and action are incompatible.” ~ John KanarySee this image largerI love my five fur babies and I of course sung along. lol.(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~ Wayne DyerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerMerry Christmas everyone....Remember Jesus is the reason for the season.(1 comments)See this image largerWe cannot ignore our bodies forever. It's trying to tell us something. Listen to it!(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerDon't ask me how I managed to do it but I"m down 6 lbs from December 6th to January 2. I'll take that and that is by my doctor's scales, not mine.See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerGearing up for a really bad winter storm here in Ohio. Anywhere from 5 - 15 inches depending on where you live. This is my weekend to work as well. Since I'm in emergency mental health services and they are 24/7 I actually have to carry a letter from my agency to law enforcement to be out on the roads should there be a level three. Safe travels everyone.See this image largerNo snow here yet this AM where I live in OH but it's certainly on it's way by the radar weather map. Stay safe everyone.See this image largerHere where I live in OH about 7 inches was dumped. Now we are dealing with winds up to 25 miles and hour and bitter cold. Currently 7 degrees right now with a high of 10 today. And....I have to work...lol. Already got a call from work, they said our 3rd shift worker got stuck on the road I work on and the snow plow got stuck pulling him out. Not good.See this image largerGood morning. -6 degrees this morning here in Northwest Ohio. So glad today's my day off. I don't have to go anywhere and I'll start my car from inside just to make sure the battery doesn't get too drained before work tomorrow. So glad I got that remote starter fixed on Friday. whew.....See this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerSee this image largerAre temps here in Ohio in the next few days are going to be brutal with a wind chill factor of 50 below....Remember your neighbors young and old.See this image largerGood morning. -11 (feels like -37) here in Northwest Ohio this morning. Please, please, please if you are in any area that is cold and know someone that does not have heat or they are homeless please get a hold of your local 2-1-1 (a simple 3 digit phone number), they will have lists of warming centers to stay safe at. These are always free to anyone in need.See this image largerGood morning. It's another cold day here in Ohio. -11 and it feels like -30. The battery I bought last year did not survive this cold spell and I laid it to rest and of course replaced it immediately with a new one. My daughter's car has a frozen gas line so her work place is allowing her to show up 1 1/2 hrs late until it unthaws. I'll be driving straight home at 4p and she'll be using mine until around midnight. Have a blessed day everyone.See this image largerGood morning. It's a heat wave here this morning in Northwest Ohio after having -degree weather we are currently sitting at 5 degrees and a windchill factor of only -8. That sure beats -50 like it was a few days ago, but today we are expecting anywhere between 2 - 5 inches of snow depending on where you are at. Stay safe on the roads.See this image larger“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” ~ Robert J Collier See this image largerSee this image largerIt's already 43 outside here in Ohio. A high of 50 predicted with some rain showers. I do believe though I'd take rain any day over the frigid -56 wind chill factor we had only last week on Wednesday into Thursday.See this image larger“It’s not who you think you are that holds you back; it’s who you think you’re not.” ~ Unknown(1 comments)See this image largerWe've all been there at one time or another. ~ DonnaSee this image largerAs you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others. Audrey Hepburn(1 comments)See this image largerIf you are always in a hurry, you will miss the magic called life.See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSee this image larger“It’s in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” ~ Anthony RobbinsSee this image larger“To succeed you must first improve, to improve you must first practice, to practice you must first learn, to learn you must first fail.” ~ Wesley WooSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ I do not even know who is selling them this year, so NO I have not bought any at all, but I know what season it is. I put this together just because I thought the face of this little girl is priceless.See this image largerSee this image largerWe have extremely ice conditions in Ohio this morning. I so wish this would have landed on my day off tomorrow, but also thankful I only have to drive 2 miles to work. It's been freezing rain since after midnight. I'm the most worried about stepping off my steps down to the ground. I threw salt out but with it still freezing I'm not sure how much good it will do. It's a dream until you write it down, then it's a GOAL ~ Happy writing everyone.See this image largerSee this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” ~ Buddha See this image largerSee this image larger“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” ~ Zig Ziglar See this image largerThose who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. – Edward StanleySee this image larger“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale See this image largerSee this image larger“It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.” ~ Old Chinese Proverb(1 comments)See this image largerSee this image larger“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” ~ Doug Firebaugh See this image largerLife's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.~ Bernice Johnson ReagonSee this image larger“Bad habits are like chains that are too light to feel until they are too heavy to carry.” ~ Warren BuffetSee this image largerSee this image larger“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.” ~ Sven Goran Eriksson (1 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image larger“Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness, know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again.” See this image largerJust for kicksSee this image larger"Any experience can be transformed into something of value. Everything depends on the way you look at things. You cannot have the success without the failures."See this image largerFigured out why I gained weight. The shampoo I use that runs down my body says, "extra volume and body." Going to start using Dawn dish washing soap. It says, "dissolves fat"See this image largerSee this image largerYour body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess the baggage, the shorter the trip. ~ Arnold H. GlasgowSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ It's true somethings have a way of following the leader......lol(1 comments)See this image largerEveryone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things ~ Frank ClarkSee this image largerMy little guy Hades found on the side of the road. He weighed a mere 15 oz. I'd say he's up to at least 10 lbs now. The vet said he was approximately 6 wks old. I got him August 2018. Which would put him being born about the middle of July. The vet said usually a cat will gain about 1 lb a month till they reach a year old. He's a bit ahead of schedule.. lol. (2 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerWell done is better than well said ~ Benjamin Franklin See this image larger“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt(1 comments)See this image larger“Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.” ~ Thomas JeffersonSee this image largerWhen we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. — Victor Frankl See this image larger“Our health always seems much more valuable after we lose it.” ~ Unknown See this image larger“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” ~ Brian Tracy See this image largerLife has no choice but to align itself with our intention and create our experiences from the thoughts we hold most dear. See this image largerMy power to create is only as powerful as my belief in that power.See this image larger“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” ~ Sir Edmund HillarySee this image larger“You will never leave where you are, until you decide where you’d rather be.” ~ Dexter YagerSee this image largerOur lives improve only when we take chances... and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. Walter Anderson See this image larger“You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.” ~ Jan GlidewellSee this image larger“I am in control of my worries. They may come to visit, but I will not ask them to stay.” See this image largerOnly those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. ~ T. S. Eliot See this image larger“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” ~ Colin PowellSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerDon't duck the most difficult problems. That just ensures that the hardest part will be left when you are most tired. Get the big one done - it's downhill from then on. ~ Norman Vincent PealeSee this image largerOur lives improve only when we take chances... and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. Walter AndersonSee this image larger“If doubt is challenging you and you do not act, doubts will grow. Challenge the doubts with action and you will grow. Doubt and action are incompatible.” ~ John KanarySee this image larger“You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.” Ralph Waldo EmersonSee this image larger“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ~ Napoleon Hill (1 comments)See this image larger“If we are not happy and joyous at this season, for what other season shall we wait and for what other time shall we look?” Abdul-BahaSee this image larger“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” ~ Zig Ziglar See this image larger“Act as if it were impossible to fail.” ~ Dorothea BrandeSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ See this image largerA mind is too beautiful to waste. If you expand it, it rarely goes back to where it was before. ~ Donna G Fowler (yep that's me)See this image largerIt is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. ~ SenecaSee this image larger“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~ Fredrick KoeingSee this image largerIf you really want to do something you'll find a way, if not you'll find an excuse.See this image larger“When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word succeed, you find that it simply means to follow through.” ~F. W. Nichol See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerSmall changes lead to big changes and big changes lead to results.See this image largerI choose to risk my significance; to live so that which comes to me as seed goes to the next as blossom and that which comes to me as blossom, goes on as fruit." Dawna MarkovaSee this image largerThe worst mistake that you can make is to think you're alive when really you're asleep in life's waiting room.See this image larger“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” – Maya AngelouSee this image largerYou are confined only by the walls you build yourself.See this image largerPaying attention is the essence of mindfulness. Paying attention to ones thoughts and actions, sometimes bringing that awareness to ones very breath and movement, is the practice of mindfulness.See this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image larger“When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word succeed, you find that it simply means to follow through.” ~ F. W. NicholSee this image larger“Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are.”See this image largerSee this image largerDon't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.See this image largerYou are now at a crossroads. This is your opportunity to make the most important decision you will ever make. Forget your past. See this image largerYou must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be. ~ David Viscott See this image larger“Choice, not chance, determines destiny.” ~ E.C. McKenzieSee this image larger“Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.See this image larger“To be happy, drop the words ‘if only’ and substitute instead the words ‘next time’.” ~ Smiley BlantonSee this image largerUnless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. ~ Ronald E. Osborn See this image largerOur bodies hear what our minds think….so you should always keep those thoughts positive! See this image largerEspecially during hard times, it’s easy to get wrapped up in our own striving and surviving such that we forget we have a purposeSee this image largerJust saying, it sounds good to me.See this image larger“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” ~ World Health OrganizationSee this image largerHope everyone has a blessed day. See this image largerSee this image larger“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ~ Napoleon HillSee this image largerI thought this visual may be helpful.See this image largerDetermination is the wake up call to the human will ~ Anthony RobbinsSee this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image larger“Searching for that big happy moment in life, how many special little moments will we let pass us by?” ~ AnonymousSee this image largerSee this image largerFor me it would be 8 plain glasses of water because I don't do coffee. Love the smell, hate the taste.See this image larger“Motivation is like food for the brain. You cannot get enough in one sitting. It needs continual and regular top up’s.” ~ Peter Davies See this image larger“It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” ~ William JamesSee this image largerWords of wisdom? Yes or No I say yes.(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~(1 comments)See this image larger"If you feel like you can touch the sky, believe that you can really do that. Because it doesn't matter how unreachable it seems to other people, when you see it so close to you".See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerMotivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly. Stephen R. Covey See this image largerI will never again let life tell me, “no.”See this image larger“Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning” ~ Winston ChurchillSee this image largerA person can grow only as much as his horizon allows ~ John PowellSee this image larger"All you have shall some day be given; Therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors." Kahlil Gibran See this image larger"Our motive is not to prove our self-worth, but to live up to our possibilities". UnknownSee this image larger“Negative results are just what I want. They’re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don’t.” ~ Thomas EdisonSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerYou are successful the moment you start moving towards a worthwhile goal ~ Charles CarlsonSee this image largerWhen you get to a plateau, think of it as a landing on the stairway to your goal. And maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world.See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerTime and health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted. Denis WaitleySee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerListen closely: the only time it's too late to change yourself is when you're dead. Until then, you're simply making excuses or lying to yourself.See this image larger"The greatest thing you have is the 24 hours in front of you. The past is gone; the future is distant. Today you CAN succeed. Set a goal you can achieve in the next 24 hours."See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger"The odds of hitting a target go up dramatically when you aim at it." Mal PancoastSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger"Never give up on a dream just because of the length of time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway."See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger"Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go..." - T.S. EliotSee this image larger"Success is not a place that we aspire to, it is a process in which we live by. Often the only ingredient being the ability to not quit" - Author UnknownSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger"That which we persist in doing becomes easier to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased." ~ Ralph Waldo EmersonSee this image larger"Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear." ~ Anthony RobbinsSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ PS....I know I'd have 5 cats that would do thisSee this image larger"You have failed only when you quit trying. Until then, you're still in the act of progression. So, never quit trying and you'll never be a failure.---Tommy KelleySee this image largerJust for kicks ~ See this image larger“I am not discouraged because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.” ~ Alva EdisonSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger“Failure is not fatal. Only failure to get back up is.” ~ John C. Maxwell See this image largerJust for kicks ~ PS ~ seriously though I had to be to work 3 hours early to help a co-worker. I'm tired and didn't sleep good at all. See this image largerBeing defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. - Marilyn Vos SavantSee this image largerJust for kicks ~ We always have to be mindful of what we eat, but....See this image larger"You must act as if it is impossible to fail". ~ Ashanti ProverbSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger"The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for." ~ Maureen DowdSee this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles; it empties today of its strength." Author unknown(1 comments)See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image larger"Tomorrow is a new day to accomplish more dreams. By the way what are you going to do tomorrow?" See this image largerJust for kicks ~See this image largerApril 2009(3 comments)See this image largerMy beautiful three-legged dog, Scoobie. He's a trooper.. (13 comments)See this image largerDonna & Mike ~2010(2 comments)See this image largerGranddaughter Dakoda (2004) She is wearing the same dress I did when I was 3, I am the insert pic.(3 comments)See this image largerMe in 2004. I made the wedding dress I am wearing, still have the dress, not the husband, lolSee this image larger2008. Singing in our band Klassic Kountry(1 comments)

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