VELLE9's Blogs

2011 Winter 1 5% Challenge- Becoming an Affirmation
Monday, February 21, 2011      8 comments

I attend this monthly meet-up which is centered around using inspirational themes or theology and implementing it into our lives. We usually look at a 20 min inspiration clip by some author (Marianne Williamson, Wayne Dwyer, Louise Hayes, etc)... Read more
WIN Challenge
Saturday, November 13, 2010      1 comments

This blog should be sub-titled "Redemption Blog"- with Bob Marley singing in the background. I have to say the past couple of weeks it has really been hard for me to get back on track with the healthy life style routine of: exercising, counting... Read more
WIN Week 3 Challenge
Saturday, October 16, 2010      2 comments

For this week's challenge, we are to write about possible emotional issues that resulted in our weight gain and how we plan to fight the inner demons ... Read more
WIN Week 2 Challenge: A Holiday Wish
Saturday, October 09, 2010      1 comments

This week's challenge is to make a holiday wish and the steps we are going to take to make it happen. My holiday wish is to become more consistent with the following pieces of a healthy lifestyle: consistently exercising, tracking my food and ... Read more
WIN Fit Test: I Am A "Fair" Losing Lady
Saturday, October 02, 2010      6 comments

I am participating in Done Girls WIN challenge, and this weeks bonus points involved doing a FIT test and blogging your results. With that said, I thought I would use the movie "My Fair Lady" to help explain my results. Why this movie? ... Read more
Who Moved My Cheese?
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      7 comments

Yes, I am referencing that short but enlightening book that was written by Spencer Johnson, MD. I decided to read an old copy I had during my lunch break and I am glad I did. The book reminded me that life is ever changing and sometimes ... Read more
Gimme My Dream Back!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      7 comments

From the title, you probably can figure out that this does not pertain to exercise or weight loss. Last night I had the most fantabulous dream. So fantabulous that I missed going to the gym this morning so I could continue in this ocean ... Read more
24Sep10: Grateful for....
Saturday, September 25, 2010      2 comments

emoticon A beautiful hot day that was in the 90's but no humidity ... Read more
Day 59: Sending healing and loving vibes......
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      7 comments

There is a motivating spark team, that sends "skinny vibes" to their team mates and other Sparkers. I love receiving them because it is nice to know that someone is thinking about you and wishing you well. For the past couple of months,... Read more
Day 57: Grateful for.....
Monday, August 23, 2010      6 comments

emoticon A flat tire was a warning that I needed 4 new tires because of low to no tread ... Read more
Day 53: Fright Will Make You Run For Your Life
Thursday, August 19, 2010      7 comments

On Monday, I relayed my story of how fear caused me to pick up my pace and run. I saw this old Nike commercial called "Why Run?" and I thought it sort of mirrored a little bit of my emotions from my run last Tuesday. I hope you enjoy! ... Read more
Day 52: Grateful For....
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      7 comments

- Waking up to a beautiful, hot day - Understanding that sometimes a"gym" workout produces better results than an "at-home" workout - Quote from Marianne Williamson: "I am as God created me" - A movie that made me question whether I am t... Read more
Day 51: The Maenad (from True Blood) Chased Me
Monday, August 16, 2010      5 comments

Vampires, Werewolves and Faires- Oh My! That summarizes some of the characters you will find on the Showtime show called "True Blood". I don't have Showtime but I have... Read more
Day 45: No Excuses
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      0 comments
obdd31Q9PqA Recently, I saw the above Nike ad and it made me think of all the excuses that I have made in all aspects of my life- not just exercising. Actually, I think he pretty much hit on eve... Read more
Day 39: Wise Words from Rocky
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      5 comments

Today, I really did not want to go to the gym. Actually, I was just tired of this whole healthy lifestyle. It was interesting that I felt this way because, I had said yesterday that August would be my new "January". I was going to resurrect t... Read more

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