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4% & advice from the animal kingdom. :-)

Monday, November 19, 2012



Just do it! ~ Nike ~

My sister sent me some wild life photos late last week. I added captions.

A little advice from our friends the animals.

Drink your water:



Eat your veggies:



Take a walk with a friend:



Lift some weights:



Don't forget to rest:



Have some fun!!!



Take time to smell the roses, er . . . dandelions:



And most important, hang in there & don't give up!!



Have a wonderful day!!

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon




  
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LYNNWILK2 11/22/2012 4:05AM

    GREAT great visual blog!!!! it was wonderful. Thank you.


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    cute photos emoticon

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KONRAD695 11/19/2012 11:27PM

    What a great blog. I love your captions!! emoticon

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CATHWREN 11/19/2012 4:17PM

    Love you pictures and captions. I like to make fun captions for photos too. I invite you to look at my photos page.

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DEBPRE16 11/19/2012 12:57PM

    I just spent 2% of my day walking. Cute captions too. Thanks for the blog.

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MRSTABER 11/19/2012 12:51PM

    Love this!

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MIATIA1 11/19/2012 11:52AM

    Love the pictures and your added captions were perfect for them!

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MOWINELADY 11/19/2012 11:39AM

    You always have some great photos and encouraging words Thanks for another great blog

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MATTEROFHEART 11/19/2012 11:18AM

    So cute! Loved it!!!

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PAANDRUS 11/19/2012 10:59AM

    Love the pictures! Nice reminder too!

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MICKEYH 11/19/2012 9:58AM

    I loved it. You made my smile and your added captions are so funny and exact much with these animal pics. Thank you for sharing.

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OPTIMIST1948 11/19/2012 8:50AM

    The reindeer photo is my favorite. So sweet and lovely.

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KJELLYBEAN15 11/19/2012 8:43AM

    Thanks for starting my day with a smile.

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TDEMAIO2 11/19/2012 8:32AM

    emoticon Thank you : ) what a GREAT way to start the day : )

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BIGPAWSUP 11/19/2012 8:23AM

    That was great! Thanks for sharing!

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COCK-ROBIN 11/19/2012 7:49AM

    I really love this blog! Well done!

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MLH148 11/19/2012 7:25AM

    great! Thanks!
Have a great day

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NANCYRUBIO 11/19/2012 7:00AM

    Great pictures some to inspire, some to laugh at, and and some to learn from. There is nothing in life that we can not learn from. If we only look look hard enough all of life teaches us something. Be patient, listen and love!

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LISAN0415 11/19/2012 6:44AM

    wow, never did the math, it is only 4%, and 30 minutes is only 2%, wow thank you!

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DAWN14163 11/19/2012 5:24AM

    Absolutely love this! Than you so much for sharing and bringing a smile to my day!
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A new spin on failure.

Sunday, November 18, 2012



Failure is success if we learn from it. ~ Malcolm Forbes ~

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space. ~ Johnny Cash ~

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. ~ Winston Churchill ~

You are a winner!! Don't give up! It make take some time but you WILL get there. I WILL get there.

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FUSIONFITNESS3 11/18/2012 11:56PM

    Thanks for sharing some inspirational thoughts/quotes from others. I can use the reminders too.

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KONRAD695 11/18/2012 11:02PM

    Thank you for my dose good thoughts!! emoticon

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DRUIDPRINCESS 11/18/2012 10:39PM

    Thank you so much! Instead of using all our energy beating ourselves up about our failures, we should use that energy to propel ourselves into an awesome future.

xxx

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MICKEYH 11/18/2012 10:03PM

    Great quotes, thanks for sharing !! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ERINMARIE424 11/18/2012 8:11PM

    Amen! I firmly believe this in my work life - but sometimes forget to apply it in my real life!

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KBRADFORD88 11/18/2012 3:30PM

    Yes we can

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LYDDIECAT 11/18/2012 2:30PM

    Yes we can, and yes we will!!

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IRISHGIRL3 11/18/2012 12:18PM

    Love this too!

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COCK-ROBIN 11/18/2012 9:43AM

    Thanks for this blog. It shows we can learn from our failures.

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COCK-ROBIN 11/18/2012 9:43AM

    Thanks for this blog. It shows we can learn from our failures.

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TDEMAIO2 11/18/2012 9:19AM

    emoticon GREAT quotes to live by emoticon

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MOWINELADY 11/18/2012 8:22AM

    Great quotes.

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NANCYRUBIO 11/18/2012 8:01AM

    Very inspiring quotes!

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The time will pass anyway.

Saturday, November 17, 2012



Just do it! ~ Nike ~

You'll feel so much better after a workout.



And then this is what happens:



And we all know that:



So what are you waiting for?



Let's go do this!! Because as stated at the top -- the time will pass anyway.

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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BAMAJAM 11/30/2012 1:23PM

  "Every morning you wake up is another chance to get it right."

Oh I just love this one! It gives us a new slate each day, and we can choose to make it count for our good!

Thanks for this encouraging blog!

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MARYJEANSL 11/30/2012 9:56AM

  Thank you for the reminders. So spot on!

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SLIMMERJESSE 11/23/2012 10:21AM

    Nice reminders. Thanks!

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GRACED777 11/21/2012 10:02AM

    True! Well pictured! Happy Thanksgiving, everybody!!!

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ILIKETOZUMBA 11/19/2012 9:10AM

    Wow, I've never heard that "time will pass anyway" quote before, but I love it!! It's so true, but I never thought about life like that before. Thank you for sharing!

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PCASEY7 11/18/2012 11:59PM

    Loved your blog!

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Great blog!! Glad you shared with us.

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GOOSIEMOON 11/18/2012 9:16PM

    Love it!

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    Insightful ... emoticon

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ROCKYCPA 11/18/2012 8:29PM

    Awesome - good for you!

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FARIS71 11/18/2012 8:22PM

    That first one is awesome! He was a wise dude.

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PATRICIAANN46 11/18/2012 5:19PM

  Very Inspirational............. emoticon

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WALLINMW 11/18/2012 3:44PM

  stay motivated!

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PHOENIX1949 11/18/2012 3:41PM

    Top on is going on my Vision Board (which is currently a jumble of thoughts). But, I do have the poster board ready and waiting.

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NEWCHINELO 11/18/2012 3:01PM

    Beautiful!


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    Love it! I'm in!!

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    Great motivational quotes! emoticon

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OFGREENGABLES 11/18/2012 1:50PM

    such a good collection

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    Awesome! emoticon

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    Love this!

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NEWMOM20121 11/18/2012 10:31AM

    Just what I needed. Thank you

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MOMMY445 11/18/2012 10:11AM

    such an awesome blog! thanks for sharing and have a terrific day!

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MIMIDOT 11/18/2012 9:47AM

    Awesome post! I enjoyed it. Thanks for sharing.

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PENOWOK 11/18/2012 9:26AM

    Great posts!!

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  Love your first poster!

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JANEMARIE77 11/18/2012 9:19AM

    get your spark on

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KARRENLYNN 11/18/2012 8:25AM

    I really like that say about time passing anyway so don't use is as an excuse to not do something.

Have a great Holiday!

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50HARLEYGIRL 11/18/2012 7:42AM

    Amen! Love this, so motivational! Thank you for sharing!

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OBIESMOM2 11/18/2012 2:26AM

    AMEN!!!

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COCK-ROBIN 11/17/2012 10:39PM

    And it will pass. Just don't give up.

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COCK-ROBIN 11/17/2012 10:39PM

    And it will pass. Just don't give up.

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MICKEYH 11/17/2012 11:19AM

    I am with you all the way !! Thank you \(^o^)/

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CINDYAST 11/17/2012 11:10AM

    Thanks, I needed this just before Thanksgiving, actually, I can always use a kick in the pants! lol! Have a great weekend!

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WooHoo!! Plateau broken!!!

Friday, November 16, 2012



Finally, after nearly 6 weeks, the weight plateau has been broken!!!! I didn't give up. I kept making healthy choices, staying within my calorie range, exercising, etc., & all my hard work paid off.

Lessons learned: Keep putting one foot in front of the other, keep making those healthy choices, keep exercising & most important of all: Never, ever, ever give up!!!

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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BARCLE 11/17/2012 10:33PM

    congrats and well done emoticon

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DOTTIESPLACE 11/16/2012 10:23PM

    So cool! Way to hang in there - good for you!

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COCK-ROBIN 11/16/2012 10:07PM

    Good foi you! I knew you would break the plateau.

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COCK-ROBIN 11/16/2012 10:07PM

    Good foi you! I knew you would break the plateau.

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Proud of you for sticking it out! You're awesome!

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FUSIONFITNESS3 11/16/2012 3:43PM

    emoticon on your persistence and stick-to-itness.
emoticon job pushing on and not giving up when it's so easy to. emoticon on the break through.

This is a good reminder to me to stick with it at a time when I wish the pounds would shed quicker.

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LISAN0415 11/16/2012 11:08AM

    Congrats! What a great feeling!


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MICKEYH 11/16/2012 9:54AM

    Congrats !! You did it !! Way to go and keep up great work !! I am right behind you !!

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DARE2LIVE2011 11/16/2012 9:50AM

    Way to go! So proud of you for sticking in there! emoticon emoticon

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LADYJ6942 11/16/2012 8:45AM

    Way to go, gratz!!!!

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MYUTMOST4HIM 11/16/2012 8:08AM

    WOWSER!!! It feels great doesn't it

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Attitude adjustment (part 2).

Thursday, November 15, 2012



Yesterday when I got to work, I talked to a good friend of mine regarding my frustrations about not being able to make it to the gym & she cheered me up. She has an amazing sense of humor & she had me laughing in no time. I love having friends like that.

Thanks to all of you, too, for your advice. I appreciate your encouragement so much.

I get up super early in the morning (3:45 a.m.) & when I go to the gym, I usually get home around 6:00 p.m. Enough time to eat dinner, spend time with hubby, pack lunches & iron clothes for the next day & go to bed. The last couple of days, we haven't had enough people in our carpool to ride in the carpool lanes, so it's been taking us 2 hours to get home from work. Consequently, I've been getting home at 6:00 p.m.

I want to spend time with hubby in the evening, so the only time I had yesterday to get a workout in was at lunch. I don't exercise much during lunch (except to walk in place) because I don't have access to a shower. But yesterday, I JOGGED in place for 30 minutes while reading my Kindle.

Anyone who knows me knows that I don't jog or run unless I'm being chased & don't want to be caught. emoticon I can Zumba or do aerobics for an hour & it doesn't phase me, other than to sweat a lot, but for whatever reason, I just don't jog or run.

After my jog, I felt GREAT!! I might have to do that more often. I just have to make sure I have plenty of Body Spray in my desk drawer since I can't take a shower. emoticon

Lessons learned: If I suspect I can't make it to the gym, I can fit in some exercise during my lunch break. (By the way, I had 12000 steps by the time I went to bed last night. Yay!!).

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AUGIEM1 11/15/2012 10:53PM

  Awesome way of taking care of the problem and finding some solutions and trying and learning some new things about yourself along the way. I too have a busy schedule and find it difficult to work out but know that the rewards are worth all the effort and that no type of workout is too little as long as I'm moving. I must admit though I have been feeling bummed out since last Saturday since I stopped working out but then when I do think about it I have been staying active in other ways with walking, being active with my students, etc. Well, I guess we know what's on your X-mas list...more body spray! lol!

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CINDYAST 11/15/2012 10:16PM

    Good job getting in a workout any way you can! emoticon And it is amazing how a little exercise can raise your spirits! emoticon Way to go!

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LISAN0415 11/15/2012 8:31PM

    That was great! You are right, we can always try and step up the steps on our pedometer.

May I recommend a Fitness video to you: "Walk away the pounds" with Leslie Sansone, I have seen them at Walmart, or just get some on ebay.

It's a great 30-45 minute video you can do at home, It not too hard to follow the steps, but it gets the blood flowing and heart pumping and burns calories.


Also, I have read that weight loss is 80% eating right and 20% exercise. Yes exercise is so good for us, for many reasons, but if your scehdule doesn't allwo it, you can still lose weight.

Way to go finding a way to fit it in!
Lisa

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FUSIONFITNESS3 11/15/2012 4:58PM

    Great attitude adjustment. An adjustment well worth it. An adjustment with lessons that will lead to future adjustments I'm sure.

Way to go .

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KONRAD695 11/15/2012 3:08PM

    Nice way to handle the situation and come out on top. emoticon emoticon

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MATTEROFHEART 11/15/2012 10:28AM

    Yay! So proud of your dedication!!! emoticon

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MICKEYH 11/15/2012 10:16AM

    Yay !! You tweak a little of your idea and be creative is the ways to go. I'm proud of your never
Give up spirits to get your work out in your busy life style. 2 hr to get to your work is crazy. You must live in a big city. I hate those traffic jam in the city or area you live just to get to work. You should be proud of yourself and pat your shoulder for doing this. Since you can't take shower at your work place, but there is some disposable wet towel you can buy, or bring towel from your home let wet towel a bit in the ziplock bag and if your work place have a refrigerator to keep employ's lunch. Put your towel with your lunch. This way after your work out you are feel clean and cool off from your work out sweat. Best wishes from me always and take care!

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1DRWOMAN 11/15/2012 6:15AM

    Great job! Can hubby go work out with you so you're spending healthy quality time but still reaching your goals?

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COCK-ROBIN 11/15/2012 6:15AM

    Yay! You found a way even when you can't get to the gym! I'm proud of you.

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COCK-ROBIN 11/15/2012 6:15AM

    Yay! You found a way even when you can't get to the gym! I'm proud of you.

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