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Road trip!!!!

Friday, April 05, 2013



I am so excited!! Brian (hubby) is taking me on a road trip this weekend!! I can hardly wait!!

We're heading to the mountains in North Carolina.



We'll be doing lots of sightseeing.



And possibly some hiking (there are trails near where we'll be staying).



Sooooooo, you may not here from me for a couple of days. I'm going to be having some fun.

I'll be back on SP bright & early Monday morning.

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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KARENLEIGH32 4/7/2013 9:53PM

    Here's hoping you track a lot of mileage! Have a great time!

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JULIERAE41 4/6/2013 11:54PM

    I loved all the pictures in this blog! Have a grand time! Miss you while you're gone!

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RANGERFX 4/5/2013 9:07PM

    Have a great time!!

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    emoticon Have an emoticon trip.

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CINDYAST 4/5/2013 5:27PM

    Road trips with the hubby are the best! Enjoy!

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ANHELIC 4/5/2013 3:00PM

    Enjoy your weekend and have fun. God be with you and bring you back safely. emoticon emoticon

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CJYOUCANDOIT 4/5/2013 2:16PM

    Have a wonderful time! I love road trips-- they are the best! emoticon

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MICKEYH 4/5/2013 12:21PM

    Enjoy your road trip!!

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GIRLINMOTION 4/5/2013 9:44AM

    Have an awesome weekend. We will miss your blog, but your time with Brian is important for your healthier lifestyle journey.

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NANCYRUBIO 4/5/2013 9:21AM

    Blessing to you on your mini-vacation. See you on Monday.

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COCK-ROBIN 4/5/2013 9:01AM

    I wish I could go. Enjoy your time outdoors.

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PROUD-GRANDMA 4/5/2013 8:31AM

    Sounds like fun! Enjoy!

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TDEMAIO2 4/5/2013 8:14AM

    We are excited for you too : ) Have fun and take pictures :D

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KJELLYBEAN15 4/5/2013 8:12AM

    Woo-hoo, a road trip sounds like a blast. A great way to get out and see something new and do something new. Have fun.

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BIGPAWSUP 4/5/2013 7:54AM

    sounds absolutely wonderful. enjoy!

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MATTEROFHEART 4/5/2013 7:24AM

    Yay!!! Sounds wonderful!! Have a great trip!
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    Have a wonderful time! emoticon

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BUSYGRANNY5 4/5/2013 7:17AM

    Sounds like a perfect week-end! Enjoy!!!

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MESEATURTLE 4/5/2013 6:59AM

    Enjoy!!!!

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LABRATIAM 4/5/2013 6:50AM

    Have fun!

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111BUTTERFLY111 4/5/2013 6:10AM

    emoticon Have a GREAT time!!

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MAGGIEVAN 4/5/2013 5:52AM

    Make the best of it and enjoy all your outdoor activities.

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TRYINGHARD54 4/5/2013 5:50AM

    have a fantasic time...... :-)

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CANDEE412 4/5/2013 5:49AM

    Oh have fun!!!

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Do something that makes your heart sing.

Thursday, April 04, 2013



Every day, do something that makes you happy. There are so many things for me to choose from -- the list is practically endless. Find your "heart sing" today.

When I get out of my comfort zone a bit & accomplish something I didn't think I could accomplish, that makes my heart sing.



When I have an amazing workout & push myself a little harder than yesterday, that makes my heart sing.



When I choose veggies over a piece of chocolate, that makes my heart sing.



When I see my hubby's sweet face, my heart sings.



When I hear my favorite song, my heart sings.



Today, find what makes your heart sing. Use that as motivation to head in the direction of your goals & dreams

Blessings to you!! emoticon

  
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CJYOUCANDOIT 4/5/2013 2:20PM

    Thank you for the Uplift emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MICKEYH 4/4/2013 11:08PM

    Great blog, thank you for sharing!!

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    Great inspirations!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FUSIONFITNESS3 4/4/2013 9:17PM

    My emoticon emoticon .
emoticon for a beautiful reminder.
Maria

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CAPECODLIGHT 4/4/2013 5:33PM

    Working in my garden today was a joy, even though it was weeding and clearing out winter debris. I love to muck about in the dirt.

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CINDYAST 4/4/2013 2:59PM

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My hearts singing AND dancing this afternoon! The only problem I have is I get a song stuck in my head and I don't know it well enough to find it on the internet to get it out or sing along! lol! Thanks once again for the great blog!

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    Sing it like ya mean it! emoticon

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GIRLINMOTION 4/4/2013 9:41AM

    Hearing the bird sing in the morning as I wake up.

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MATTEROFHEART 4/4/2013 9:27AM

    I really love this! Great reminder! I get so focused on my goals, I forget to stop and enjoy my life! I will definitely look for something that makes my heart sing today!!!

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KJELLYBEAN15 4/4/2013 9:18AM

    Wonderful. I will definitely find those things that make my heart sing.

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NANCYRUBIO 4/4/2013 9:05AM

    Being alive makes my heart sing.

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COCK-ROBIN 4/4/2013 7:21AM

    I'll find something that makes MY heart sing!

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BIGPAWSUP 4/4/2013 6:45AM

    Awesome! I promise to think on this.

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111BUTTERFLY111 4/4/2013 5:15AM

    Have a most blessed day, Sheila!!

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GODS_TEMPLE 4/4/2013 4:46AM

    Singing in the choir makes my heart sing! emoticon

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    emoticon I will!!!!!!

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Light at the end of the tunnel.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013



We're all going to have some good days & some bad days. That's when it's important to focus on your big WHY (why you want to reach your goal). If you don't have a big WHY, find one today! Don't wait. It's very important for your success. Your big WHY is your light at the end of the tunnel that you want to work towards every day, choice by choice, step by step, workout by workout.



This body is the only one we have & I feel bad that I didn't take better care of it before now. No time to beat myself up though. It's time to learn from my mistakes & move forward to a healthier & better lifestyle.



Try not to look at the big, big picture of how much weight you need to lose or how much training you need to do for your race, etc. Just work your plan in small chunks. That way it isn't so overwhelming. Set those smaller goals along the way toward your big goal to help you get there.



You & I CAN do this -- together!! emoticon

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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ANHELIC 4/3/2013 10:06PM

    Great inspirational blog. This a great one to go back to for a reminder. Thanks for sharing. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    Great blog!! Love it ............. emoticon (I would read this again!) ...... emoticon

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DRUIDPRINCESS 4/3/2013 4:34PM

    Thank you again for an awesome start to my day! I love your quotations!

Have an awesome end to your week!

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ANZER15 4/3/2013 12:10PM

    "Small chunks" is a good thing to remember--thanks! :)

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JULIERAE41 4/3/2013 11:55AM

    Thankyou!

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    Love it!

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MATTEROFHEART 4/3/2013 9:11AM

    Yes, we can! Thank you so much for sharing! I like the idea of acting as if it is impossible to fail!

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BIGPAWSUP 4/3/2013 8:37AM

    Awesome morning motivation! Thank you!

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KJELLYBEAN15 4/3/2013 7:49AM

    Wonderful pics and words of encouragement. Yes, we can do this! And we will. Have a great day.

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LOVESLIFE48 4/3/2013 7:40AM

    Excellent blog!! emoticon

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TDEMAIO2 4/3/2013 6:46AM

    WOO HOO Thank you emoticon

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    You can do it!

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    Amen!!! Failure IS an impossibility!!! emoticon

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MARYJOANNA 4/3/2013 5:21AM

  Great quotes! All we can do is one step at a time.

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DUBLINROSE 4/3/2013 4:44AM

    Love your blog and those quotes especially the "if you don't take care of your body.." one!! Very true and something we sometimes forget. Thank you so much for posting.

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Exercise bliss!!!

Tuesday, April 02, 2013



Most of you know by now that I'd been sick for well over a week & it started with a stinky, heavily pollinated plant in my office at work. First off was the killer sinus infection, then "chest goop" as I call it. Boooo to asthma!! It turns everything into "chest goop."

Soooooo, yesterday was my first time at the gym in a week & a half. emoticon I was so excited I could hardly contain myself. I was actually a bit jittery as I changed from my work clothes to my workout clothes. I was emoticon from ear to ear.

When I got on that first machine . . . man . . . total bliss!! I felt STRONG emoticon. My muscles had quite a break & they were ready to rock & roll!!!

After my workout was done, I could almost hear my body singing the Hallelujah Chorus!!



No kidding!!! Never in a million years did I think I'd crave exercise like that. I've come to depend on it as my major stress relief & mood booster. Try it!!! I think you'll see what I mean. It might take you a few months to start the "craving" part, but if you keep at it, the craving WILL come. Our bodies were made to move!!

Use it or lose it!



Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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RANGERFX 4/4/2013 7:57AM

    You go!! emoticon

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    Yay! With a capitol YAY!

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KARENLEIGH32 4/2/2013 6:16PM

    Glad you are feeling better and finally made it back to the gym. I look forward to the day when I miss my exercise like that. I know its possible, I just need to keep at it.

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KBRADFORD88 4/2/2013 1:23PM

    The weather was finally good enough to ride my bike and I felt so good pumping and moving. It was fabulous. emoticon

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GIRLINMOTION 4/2/2013 9:30AM

    I am glad to hear that you are up and at the gym again and it wasn't a struggle to get back in form. Way to go!

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COCK-ROBIN 4/2/2013 9:21AM

    Hallelujah indeed! I'm happy for you!

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    Good morning, emoticon

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KJELLYBEAN15 4/2/2013 8:31AM

    So happy you were up to working out again. I know how good that had to feel. I love the fact that you have been missing your workouts. It means they are here to stay. Two thumbs up.

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PROUD-GRANDMA 4/2/2013 8:31AM

    I'm glad to hear you're feeling better! I know what you mean by craving exercise! My calves are singing to me this morning!

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TDEMAIO2 4/2/2013 7:50AM

    emoticon AWESOME : )

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DARLY55 4/2/2013 7:28AM

    Great reminder of how we (or at least some of us) have progressed - going from dread of exercise to excited anticipation. Glad you are feeling better.

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2BDYNAMIC 4/2/2013 7:08AM

    Happy to hear the good news! emoticon Free! ............

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BIGPAWSUP 4/2/2013 6:42AM

    That is so wonderful! I'm happy you are feeling better. It drives me crazy when I can't get out and walk/run.

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CLWALDRO 4/2/2013 5:50AM

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I understand the craving for exercise and movement just be careful as sometimes you can over do it when that happens.
I know that our bodies were made to stay active and enjoy life.
Have a blessed journey to better health today

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111BUTTERFLY111 4/2/2013 5:17AM

    I'm so happy for you!! What a wonderful gift you've given yourself!!!

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 4/2/2013 4:49AM

    Isn't it amazing how much we've changed? All those little things really did add up and become an important part of our lives!

Mean ol' plant. What a rude thing to do making you sick.

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April Fool's Day funnies.

Monday, April 01, 2013



So this is what happened to the Easter Bunny! emoticon No wonder he didn't show up on my doorstep. That's probably a blessing -- I don't need all that candy.

Beware of "fast" food.



Don't forget to eat healthy today. emoticon



Finally, make sure your funny bone is working.



Have a fantastic day!!

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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GIRLINMOTION 4/1/2013 1:24PM

    The Easter bunny had new tricks up his sleeve this year, chocolate in the form of cheese cake balls.

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GIRLINMOTION 4/1/2013 1:24PM

    The Easter bunny had new tricks up his sleeve this year, chocolate in the form of cheese cake balls.

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JULIERAE41 4/1/2013 12:56PM

    Cute!

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    Good ones! Thanks for sharing.

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NANCYRUBIO 4/1/2013 9:36AM

    Loved and laughed at every one of them1!

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    Wonderful!

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KJELLYBEAN15 4/1/2013 7:59AM

    Thanks for the morning humor. Happy April Fools Day.

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    Very cute

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LASKIE2 4/1/2013 6:07AM

    emoticon Jokes

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BECCAR6 4/1/2013 5:44AM

    Thanks for the laugh. I love the three bones. I am going to share that with my kiddos!

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  Very cute!

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CHICCHANTAL 4/1/2013 4:54AM

    I used to know someone who put salt on her fruit. Apples and oranges. No kidding.

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    Hilarious!

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    Thanks for sharing!

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