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30 Days Past September.....

Monday, September 02, 2013

I happen to LOVE FALL. I do. it is a time to reflect on days gone by.....a time to harvest the Summer's rewards and to take stock for the Winter months.

I have given a lot of thought what to DO with my September. I always like some kind of challenge and to set goals to conquer.

I have to admit........for September....I was at a loss on what to do....and to be frank....who to do it with. I have always been the type of person that didn't want to walk this road alone. That sometimes has back fired on me for when others trip and stumble....I tend to do so as well. That has been my downfall.

So...with complete honesty....I realized that was what I had to work on the most...... was MY ROAD......MY PATH.

and for the first time........I am so alright with that. I actually feel EMPOWERED ! emoticon

I shall share my path....my road....and others may take the same route......the same way....but IF not....that shall NOT detour me. As we travel and share the sights and sounds together......we are many.....if slightly differing in what we seek......we have the same destination even though we may not be completing on the same pace.

SO...for MY PERSONAL CHALLENGE for SEPTEMBER.....

is to keep track with stickers on how many days in the month I have completed 100% of the healthy guidelines weight watchers has set forth in the 360 program. On the cover of my THREE MONTH TRACKER....I shall put a sticker of a BUTTERFLY on it as I finish each day IF I have done so. It will be a CONSTANT reminder of what my task it at hand.

Will I have 30 days of BUTTERFLIES? emoticon


uh....oh......no.......

Yesterday...and perhaps today will not be so. In my defense of yesterday........I DID TRACK. I DID. I used 25 weeklies yesterday. I didn't actually really over eat....I had such high point foods...they added up quickly....BUT I DID TRACK.

I am at peace with my road...my path.......and if others choose to join me....then how grand! If others do not...then.....it is okay......for each of us....has to find our own way....to reach our place...our destination.





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  • PEGGYO
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    2697 days ago
  • HOLDINGMYOWN
    Hey Mary ...my friend...
    Just read your Blog...then went over to Alice's Blog.....
    Wrote this on Alice's Blog and was too lazy...lol...to re-write the same thing on yours....
    So...here nis what I wrote and think...

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    BR>
    I have always hated it, Alice, when/if people think that they can *make* me walk the path....they cannot!
    I could/would not quit smoking till I decided to do it for me! Once I decided...it was easy going down the path!

    Now...I need to decide to walk the path that takes off this weight that I have gained back!

    Reading Mary's Blog and now yours has given me some strong incentive....now I NEED to map my own path into this beautiful Fall weather which is my favourite!

    Joining others on the path to better health should always be a benifit to everyone on the path....nobody...not me nor you nor others should trip us up along the way!


    emoticon PALS~
    2700 days ago
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    Hey, Mary - I Plan on walking next to you on the fall journey. I will do my best not to trip you up. There are a lot of us on this journey but I agree no one can walk it for us, even if they are with us. We have to do it alone at our own pace and get over our own stumbling blocks. Everyone's stumbling blocks may differ, so each one has to find their own.

    HA!. I remember my Daddy asking me " If 10 of your friends jumped off a bridge, would you follow" I told him "Ya, Pa ....someone has to try and save them" So, I jump in to try and save someone, but Lord knows they are all better swimmers than me, so now we are all treading water trying to reach shore.

    I have a lot of people here to inspire and motivate me, yet I failed Aug miserably. Not given up. Sept is a new month and I am back on the wagon in hopes of not falling off.

    I am back to trackin every bite, lick. and taste - drinkin lots of water - getting more rest - and oodles of exercise. (HUGS) Jo
    2701 days ago
  • CHALLENGER15
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    2701 days ago
  • AMARILYNH
    POWERFUL - and those two 'picture/quotes' are SO AWESOME!! You GO girl!!! And you know what? I'm not sad that you aren't PERFECT - getting away from perfectionism will take us where we want to go!! emoticon emoticon
    2701 days ago
  • MABELL1WFTX
    Mary, I have too many words to say to put it here. Go read my blog emoticon
    2701 days ago
  • THEEXERCISER
    we are all here for you
    2701 days ago
  • FUN2READ
    I'll be right there walking along side you. If you stumble, I will help pick you back up-always!

    Good luck and healthy habits for this month of September!!! emoticon
    2701 days ago
  • SOCALIF
    I'll join you Mary. Life is a road we travel each and every day. For September I am making some new habits. Changing some patterns is hard work, but actions produce where you will go in life and what you will accomplish. I'm tracking 100% starting today....just as one for example. Thanks for sharing.
    2701 days ago
  • SHARONSPARKLE
    Mary - you may feel alone but you never are! We are here watching and cheering you on, always! You have set good and reasonable goals for September and I believe you will reach your goals!
    2701 days ago
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