LIZ-GS's Blogs

A song stuck in my head...
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments

Did you ever wake up with a song stuck in your head & have no idea why the song is there? Yep - I woke up to 'Time after Time', Cyndi Lauper, an interesting wake-up to say the least (especially since my alarm clock is a chime type not a radio... Read more
Hello. My name is Liz.
Friday, January 01, 2010      3 comments

Did you ever see the TV show "My name is Earl"? I've recently watched it for the 1st time & am intrigued by 'the list'; i.e., the list of making up for all the bad things previously done (Earl learns about karma and each show focuses on one p... Read more
Motivation and Bathing
Thursday, December 10, 2009      2 comments

From the daily motivational email: People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing--that's why we recommend it daily. - Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker LOL... LOL... LOL... Laughter is great medicine for th... Read more
Fault Finding or A Grand New Day
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      1 comments

I really like the daily motivational email from Spark People, don't you? (If you don't subscribe, I highly recommend you do). Here are the highlights I found most encouraging for today: No change of circumstances can repair a defect of ... Read more
Monday again?
Monday, December 07, 2009      3 comments

Welll... even though it appears blinking causes the weekend to accelerate, I'm as ready for Monday as I will be: - No sense in worrying about what didn't get done this weekend - gone is gone. - No sense in worrying about what might happen to... Read more
1st Snow of the Season & a renewal
Sunday, December 06, 2009      1 comments

1 day & 5" of snow later, I've relearned the value of having a back-up plan... A great day to 'catch-up' & slowly unwind. A great renewal day. So why don't I schedule more 'snow days' in my life? Boy - am I ever an on-the-go-stop-only... Read more
When things go wrong by Elvis Presley
Friday, December 04, 2009      5 comments

Very interesting motivational email from this morning: When things go wrong don't go with them. - Elvis Presley, rock idol huh.... much motivation from unexpected sources. I've been looking for motivation to establish consistency - m... Read more
Being Sweet & Getting Treats
Thursday, December 03, 2009      1 comments

Well.... what an interesing little eye opener this morning: a Spark article on self-rewarding - rather appropriate in the month of many gift giving events. While I've heard this before, it struck as interesting: be as nice to myself as I am... Read more
December? Bring it on...
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      1 comments

Well hello December! You sure sneaked in rather quickly. I know you've got lots of goodies - quite a nice selection of tasty temptations... Hmm & Yummm. But I'd like to be clear about a few things right up front: - I'm not making the e... Read more
The lion, the lamb & the legacy
Monday, November 30, 2009      1 comments

I was reading the daily Spark motivational article concerning a choice to be a lion or a lamb - engaging actively or being led around passively. It occured to me that the lion vs. lamb makes a legacy. It's an inheritance I give myself. ... Read more
Seeing down the road or the fork in the crossroads
Saturday, November 28, 2009      1 comments

I watched an interesting show on Discovery Health last night as I sat wrapping gifts, Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers in the 25th Century - SciFi late 70s) documented his health crisis resulting in gastric bypass. How things change over time.... It... Read more
Slugitis vs. Non-slugitis
Thursday, November 19, 2009      1 comments

To be a slug or not to be a slug - that is the question... (Sorry Shakespeare for the poor rephrasing.) Yep - there's the AM choice: Exercise now or 'plan to do it later'... yeah, right - like I'm gonna believe myself on that flimsy-oft-... Read more
The Early Bird or Stacking the Pyramid
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      2 comments

'The early bird gets the worm' - sure, it's a great saying when planning the next day, but actually finding that worm really isn't such a treat... LOL! Whew - a packed day is planned & before I get lost in my calendar again - I need to tack... Read more
The Fresh Face of Fall
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      2 comments

I'm going to get a face-lift-faith-lift today! Nope, no surgery here. I've dreaded the falling leaves, approaching winter, cold days, long nights - ah blah.... then I read FitMama's blog today with "Stop right there, missy..." and realize... Read more
Where in the calendar am I? or Wellness 101
Monday, November 16, 2009      3 comments

Yikes! I got lost in my own calendar! Though logically I should have seen it coming - I didn't plan for it. Result: 2.5 wks without a Spark! Major Bummer! How fortunate the Spark email today was 'Starting a Wellness Plan' - after all t... Read more

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