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Hello from Phyllis

My word for 2018 is JOY!
This year’s word "Joy" is From Wanda (LIVINTODAY)
This is part of Fra Giovanni's Christmas Prayer
"I salute you! There is nothing I can give you which you have not; but there is much that, while I cannot give, you can take.
No heaven can come to us unless our hearts find rest in it today. Take Heaven.
No peace lies in the future which is not hidden in the present moment. Take Peace.
The gloom of the world is but a shadow; behind it, yet within our reach is joy. Take Joy!"

My word for 2017 was HOPE
I have a feeling of hope in my heart for all good things personally and spiritually!
I have a feeling of hope for our world.

My word for the year 2016 was ADVENTURE !
It was a good word and forced me to step out of my comfort zone many times.
Some adventures were with friends, some with family, some alone and many that I will always cherish.

From: Brave Enough by Cheryl Strayed
Nobody will protect you from your suffering. You can't cry it away or eat it away or starve it away or walk it away or punch it away or even therapy it away. It's just there, and you have to survive it. You have to endure it. You have to live through it and love it and move on and be better for it and run as far as you can in the direction of your best and happiest dreams across the bridge that was built by your own desire to heal. Therapists and friends can help you along the way, but the healing--the genuine healing, the actual real-deal, down-on-your-knees-in-the-mud change--is entirely and absolutely up to you.

From NoS: Sometimes it takes a false start (or 12)
So quit dawdling and get some failures under your belt!

Member Since: 12/28/2012

Fitness Minutes: 77,325

My Goals:
2018 GOAL:
Stay healthy! Stay active! Stay happy!
Add to the “JOY JAR” from my granddaughter which is on my bedside table.

My Program:
Track nutrition and fitness every day.

I can not say it enough~ Procrastination is the thief of time. Stop waiting for another day to start over. Every choice counts, so start RIGHT NOW.

Personal Information:
My name is Phyllis but I have been called MawMaw for lots of years now.
I am 76 years old, live in the country in southwest Indiana.

Other Information:
My joys, besides my large beautiful family, are any type of sewing, knitting, quilting, etc. and sitting on the front porch with a good book!

My joys also include traveling and coffee “talks” with very good friends!

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    13 hours ago
    Today I am doing some lovely guided meditation MBSR= Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction! And I love it!

    I am also doing the 21 Guided Meditation Challenge put on by Oprah and Deepak Chopra... It is very relaxing... It's Called Shedding the Weight- Not just in the body- but of the mind too... It is an eye-opener! I can't let past experiences weigh me down anymore. the past is the past- I control my present and future... I can write about and try to understand WHY I am effected by past circumstances, events, situations , let downs, etc... But They hold no power over my present situation- and if they do- it's time to take back the reigns... A LITTLE Confidence along with persistence! Right?

    3 days ago
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    Today is a new beginning,
    Of the week that lies ahead,
    Whether or not you are winning,
    Just put a smile on your face instead.

    Each day is what you make it,
    Today is where you stand,
    It’s a simple choice to commit,
    So you can make it grand.

    The choices are for you to make,
    Any way that you desire,
    So what if you make a mistake,
    Try again yourself to inspire.

    Keep this little poem on your mind,
    As you move throughout today,
    To keep your thoughts positively aligned,
    As you move forward through your day.

    I hope you have a SPARKling, healthy, and happy week!!
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    Thank you for dropping in with your note and wishes.
    4 days ago
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    Thanks for visiting my blog! emoticon
    5 days ago
  • v 1958TMC
    No, my days have changed. No, my days have changed up north. It will be on Fridays, and maybe just every other week. Her client got a different job so Friday s work best for them.
    5 days ago
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