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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

"If you're tired of starting over, stop giving up."- Spark Coach

Oh my goodness, this speaks to me this morning! Short and sweet and to the point!!! I love it!!!!

Have a great day!

  
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COOP9002 9/18/2012 11:34AM

    Good word.

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SAINTBERNARD6 9/18/2012 11:10AM

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IDLETYME 9/18/2012 10:09AM

    It says it all - no more needed!!! emoticon

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NANAW12001 9/18/2012 8:42AM

  I too needed this today. Thanks.

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SIBLEYHONEYBEE 9/18/2012 8:30AM

    I needed this today. Thank you!

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A thought...

Monday, September 17, 2012

Optimism is the foundation of courage-Nicholas Murray Butler

This reminds me of the little engine that could.... I think I can, I think I can.... Positive self talk leads to positive actions... positive actions lead to positive results!!

Have a wonderful day...

  
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FITTAN1 9/18/2012 7:53AM

    I have to agree with this one. A positive attitude is everything!

When I was younger I remember my dad saying to me there was no such word as can't, not until you have tried, and how right he is!

Thank you for your encouragement :)

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SAINTBERNARD6 9/17/2012 12:11PM

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IDLETYME 9/17/2012 10:41AM

    Good one - Thanks!

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SIBLEYHONEYBEE 9/17/2012 9:46AM

    I find this especially true while exercising. The more positive my self-talk the faster the time goes and the better I perform. I guess it is worth it to really love myself!

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WATCHMEGO! 9/17/2012 7:58AM

    I like it!

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AZMOMXTWO 9/17/2012 7:49AM

  I call it pep talks also but it is all the same

you have a great day also

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A thought...

Sunday, September 16, 2012

"We either make ourselves happy or miserable. The amount of work is the same." Carlos Castaneda

What a simple, yet great reminder!

Have a wonderful day!

  
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SIBLEYHONEYBEE 9/17/2012 7:37AM

    If only we asked ourselves, "Do I want to be happy or miserable?" everytime temptation crept up hopefully we would make better decisions and realize WHY we were making them.

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KARRENLYNN 9/16/2012 5:26PM

    People often don't think about or realize how much control they have over their own happiness or well being by the choices they make. You may not be able to prevent an event, but your own response will play a large part in determining how happy you'll be. Sometimes I forget too, so thanks for the reminder. emoticon

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TORAMPAUL 9/16/2012 4:40PM

    Attitude is a choice. Thanks for the reminder of that!

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Camping....

Saturday, September 15, 2012

We made it to the campground right about dusk last night, which allowed us just enough time to get "camp" set up before night fall!!! We had a fun evening!! This morning I got up and went for a 3.04 run/walk...which felt great! Next, we loaded up and made the hour trip to Perryville to watch Bennett Wayne, our 4 year old grandson play soccer... He was so surprised and even more excited when he found out he was going to get to go camping with us and his 5 year old cousin Layton!!! We've played in the river... brrrrrr.... to me... but they LOVED it... once it started raining too hard we returned to the camper where they've had snacks and are now playing Army under the awning while we "chill" and watch!!! Life is good!!! I am blessed!!!

  
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LADYPIXEL 9/15/2012 6:00PM

    Sounds like fun. I miss camping! I'll have to go again sometime soon. :)

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LOSE4LIFE47 9/15/2012 5:59PM

    What a blessing for you.

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Iron Levels

Friday, September 14, 2012

Today we had a blood drive at school, when they first checked my iron it was 10.9, (I tried to give about three weeks ago and my iron was barely too low at 12.3 and I've really been working on getting more iron in.) I was told to rub my other hand on up and down the side of my jeans repeatedly and did so for 3-4 minutes... guess what my iron rose to 13.9!!! I was so happy, as being able to donate blood is one of those things that I take very seriously!!! So just for today I am hero!

Have a great week-end!

  
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IDLETYME 9/15/2012 10:07AM

    I always liked to give blood - not only because it is really needed but because I felt better physically after I gave. I have my 3 gallon donation pin. The last time I gave for a friend and got dizzy so I gave it up. I'm 74 now and tell them "No". I'm proud that you got healthy enough to give! emoticon

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FEMISLIM 9/14/2012 10:49PM

    Great. The result of healthy living. Keep it up!

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FLEURGARDEN 9/14/2012 9:11PM

    Thanks for the reminder to have my iron levels checked. We have the opposite problem in my family though - we tend to have high iron levels, which can be dangerous if left unchecked.


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BERRY4 9/14/2012 6:55PM

    Have you tried cooking in cast iron pans? I've been cooking my eggs in a cast iron skillet because the cooking process is supposed to add it into the food. -- Do you eat red meat? That is another dietary source of iron.

Glad you were able to do what you set out to do.
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Keep on keepin' on!

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SUCCESS-AMT 9/14/2012 5:58PM

  I go to the Red Cross and donate blood too. It is amazing how when one arm isn't high enough to give blood, but then they take the other arm and it is high enough. I need to go and donate blood again, but afraid my iron will be low. I really need to take iron pills but haven't done it for awhile. Have a great weekend. emoticon

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