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2014: Tending My Garden Daily

The Journey IS the goal!

2014 - I've been "tending my garden daily;" sometimes only small changes and other times, major overhauls. The point is that it's on my mind daily and I never give up! Keys to good gardens (and good lives!)

Preparation
Feed
Water
Look for what's out of place but
Don't fight nature
Maintenance
Perseverance

2013 was spent using a better scale; the scale of BALANCE. Balance between body and ...
The Journey IS the goal!

2014 - I've been "tending my garden daily;" sometimes only small changes and other times, major overhauls. The point is that it's on my mind daily and I never give up! Keys to good gardens (and good lives!)

Preparation
Feed
Water
Look for what's out of place but
Don't fight nature
Maintenance
Perseverance

2013 was spent using a better scale; the scale of BALANCE. Balance between body and mind, through brain and heart. Gone is the warrior of the past; I'm on a road now that I've passed by before - the peaceful path.


2012 was my year of Creation. 2011 saw a lot of changes in my life (not all good ones but that was last year) and I was definitely ready to create the best life yet!! 2012 did not disappoint!

Life is so great that we only get a tiny moment to enjoy everything we see. And that moment is right now. -Neil Pasricha.

I've been on this journey before but for some reason I stopped before I got to the what I thought was the best part!! I'm still learning but the lessons I've learned here is that THE JOURNEY IS THE GOAL and DON'T GIVE UP.

"One day I decided to surrender my "condition," and I began to accept me as being not broke. I didn't need fixing, but I needed to accept me as I am."
(I have no clue who wrote this - I found this on an internet message board I was reading but I come back to it over and over to be reminded of how I need to live my life.)




Listed below are my some of my goals from when I first started with SparkPeople in June of 2009. I can see now that these are more than just goals; they are promises I've made to myself.

MY GOALS from 2009
-To learn why I can lose weight yet not keep it off
-to take all I've learned from past failed weight loss attempts and add it to what I'm learning now to ensure success!
-to share what I learn in the event that someone else can benefit from what I've discovered
-To make the "for life" changes that will keep me young and to HAVE FUN while I'm at it!






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Member Since: 6/5/2009

SparkPoints: 82,922

Fitness Minutes: 57,314

My Goals:
FITNESS GOALS for 2013:
SMART goals (with emphasis on "Attainable" and "Realistic")

My personal Hall of Fame:

Door County Half Marathon (5/07/2011) -DONE


Door County 5K (5/01/10) - DONE

Bellin Run 10K (6/12/10) - DONE

Chicago Half-Marathon (running the 5K instead - 9/12/10) - DONE

Run Wild 10K (10/2/10 - Sturgeon Bay, WI - Potawatomi State Park) DONE


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I live half of the week in Door County, Wisconsin (Washington Island) and the other half is spent in Green Bay (where I have the job that pays for the life in Door County!)

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The biggest commitment I'll ever make has to be to myself.

CATCH ON FIRE WITH ENTHUSIASM AND PEOPLE WILL COME FOR MILES TO WATCH YOU BURN - John Wesley

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

“I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” – Abraham Lincoln

I love this:
And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

- Anais Nin, Danish diarist


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JUMPINJULIE
10/4/2014 4:20:39 PM

Just wanted to say hi and I hope you had a great week and have a great weekend. emoticon



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MSLZZY
10/4/2014 7:25:04 AM

Snow already? Well, we had snow in the Black Hills so anything is possible.
Stay warm!



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MSLZZY
9/23/2014 9:30:49 AM

You might catch some of the fall rain moving oh, so slowly, in your direction.



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MSLZZY
9/19/2014 7:05:05 AM

I locked Francine in the basement with the cats. Poor things will have to put up with her all day LOL!



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MSLZZY
9/16/2014 7:25:53 AM

When the closets get empty, you will be glad you donated those clothes and have some extra space.



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