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I'm IN
Sunday, April 15, 2007      0 comments

There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between. - Pat Riley, basketball coach This is the difference between success and failure, in particularly in weight loss... Read more
risk
Saturday, April 14, 2007      0 comments

If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything, is ready, we shall never begin. - Ivan Turgenev, novelist, poet, playwright We all must take risks in life. We can prepare, and we can seek an auspicious time to begin,... Read more
forced happiness
Friday, April 13, 2007      0 comments

I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. - JD Salinger Be happy! Just relax! Those are things I hear, but I don't think like Mr. Salinger does that people are plotting to make me hap... Read more
Revenge
Tuesday, April 10, 2007      0 comments

It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca I'm sure there are some grudges I'm holding, every once in a while one rears it's ugly head, to my surprise. But this quote makes me think of an ex-boy... Read more
Leadership
Monday, April 09, 2007      0 comments

The man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. - James Crook It's hard to ignore the masses and to lead your own life as you see fit. For one, all of the sudden you realize the you and you alone are responsib... Read more
Back to it
Monday, April 09, 2007      1 comments

I have been having a terrible time with willpower and motivation lately, but now I'm ready to commit again. I am leaving for Las Vegas on May 19, and hope to lose at least ten pounds by then to kick off my new lifestyle. I will be usin... Read more
Equanimity
Wednesday, February 21, 2007      0 comments

What reason weaves, by passion is undone. - Alexander Pope Smart man, and I recognize this tendency in myself. isn't it curious how an intelligent and thoughtful woman can get caught up in the need to be needed, when clearly the situa... Read more
Awareness
Monday, February 12, 2007      0 comments

There is no difference between living and learning...it is impossible and misleading and harmful to think of them as being separate. - John Holt, author There is a huge difference, though, between living and learning while being unawar... Read more
Sad today
Tuesday, February 06, 2007      0 comments

Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box. - Italian proverb I think this is supposed to speak of the inherent equality of people and things, the same way that when we die we all eventually turn to dust, but ... Read more
Abundance
Friday, February 02, 2007      0 comments

They who give have all things; they who withhold have nothing. - Hindu Proverb If you have nothing, how can you withhold? Anyway, it is good to be generous. Who wants to be a miser?... Read more
Hand in hand
Thursday, February 01, 2007      0 comments

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand. - Emily Kimbrough When I was in high school, I was at a bonfire with my boyfriend. It was out in the country, in a fallow farm field, actually, a... Read more
Wisdom
Wednesday, January 31, 2007      0 comments

Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged. - Helen Keller It's hard f... Read more
Doors
Tuesday, January 30, 2007      0 comments

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. - Flora Whittemore, author The doors don't decide our lives, the choices that we make do. Stupid quote. The choices we make each day decide the lives we live. A ... Read more
Success, and the lack thereof
Monday, January 29, 2007      0 comments

If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average. - Unknown This cracks me up. Nothing that's worht having comes easy, and we must continue to persevere, and not let the little setbacks we encounter steer us off course. ... Read more
Sheep
Monday, January 29, 2007      0 comments

The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same. - Stendhal, 19th century French writer Aren't the interests of the shepherd and the sheep the same? Maybe not, as sheep don't voluntarily g... Read more

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