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I'm back from vacation!

Saturday, April 27, 2013



We came back today from Virginia Beach. Our first few days there were cold, windy & rainy, but as I always say: A bad day on vacation is better than a good day at work. emoticon It was nice to sleep in & not have to go to work.

I'm telling you there were some CRAZY people out there in that cold, cold water swimming, surfing, on their jet-skis or wave runners & parasailing. A good number of them didn't have on wet suits either. Brrrrrrr!! I stuck my feet in the water but that's about it. Too cold for me!!

The latter part of the vacation was much warmer. We took the convertible & were able to ride around with the top down so I got in some Vitamin D. emoticon

We did a few things we don't normally do: go bowling & play miniature golf. That was fun. We also walked up & down the boardwalk one day.

I'm glad I have another day to get back into the swing of things before I go back to work on Monday.

I hope you all are well.

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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KALEWINE 5/8/2013 2:31PM

    Welcome back! Glad to hear your vacation was great!

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CINDYAST 4/29/2013 4:43PM

    Sounds like you had a great vacation! Welcome back!

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JULIERAE41 4/28/2013 6:12PM

    Welcome Home! Glad you had a good time!

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DWSCHUYLER 4/28/2013 8:10AM

    Gorgeous place! Glad you had a good time!

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NANCYRUBIO 4/28/2013 7:52AM

    I don't know about now but I found the people at Virginia Beach extremely nice. The sights were assume The easy going life style is great.

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GODS_TEMPLE 4/28/2013 12:41AM

    Sounds like a great trip. I've never been there, but I imagine it gets very crowded in the summer. I guess some cool days were worth it if you had room to breath!

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COCK-ROBIN 4/27/2013 11:26PM

    Awesome!

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ANHELIC 4/27/2013 10:45PM

    Sounds like you had an awesome time. Glad you are back safe and sound.
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SAINTBETH 4/27/2013 10:14PM

    Nice.

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MICKEYH 4/27/2013 8:50PM

    emoticon glad you had a great vacation. How about south beach next time?
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GIRLINMOTION 4/27/2013 8:30PM

    Welcome back, I missed you.

I guess your new lifestyle changes have got you doing news things to get the body moving. Way to go!

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FELINEBETTER 4/27/2013 7:37PM

    Welcome back, Girl! You were missed! What a lovely photo of the coastline there! Beautiful!

As as always - your attitude shines like the sun!

Glad you had the opportunity to get away like that....

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MARILYNROBERT 4/27/2013 7:26PM

    emoticon Glad you had fun!

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BIGPAWSUP 4/27/2013 7:10PM

    How beautiful! I'm so happy you had a fun trip. You DESERVE it.

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CIRANDELLA 4/27/2013 6:34PM

    What a beautiful picture of the coastline, NILLA! You picked a wonderful time to visit, too - before the crush of tourists who undoubtedly hit such a nice place in droves during the peak summer months. Sounds like you had a soothing, relaxing time away there - especially catching those vitamin-D infused rays in the convertible! Good that you'll have some time to reacclimate before Monday. Rest up! - Susan

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GETSTRONGRRR 4/27/2013 6:28PM

    Glad you enjoyed it. We lived there for 2 years and loved it....even ran the VA Beach marathon one time....there's lots to do and the views are marvelous!

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    Welcome back!! emoticon

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MATTEROFHEART 4/27/2013 5:18PM

    So glad you are back! We missed you around here! Hope you are back feeling refreshed and renewed! Have a great week!

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    emoticon back! So glad you had a good time! Rest for the week ahead. emoticon

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Do you have a sense of humor?

Saturday, April 20, 2013



I love to laugh. It's one of my favorite things to do. Proverbs 17:22a (NLT) says: A cheerful heart is good medicine. When I'm laughing, I'm cheerful! emoticon If it's good medicine & it's free, then I want it! emoticon

So, I have some funnies for you today. I hope you enjoy them.

Beware of the dogs.



Partial identity theft?



Have you heard of the pasta diet? Sounds interesting.



Wonky weight loss support group.



Keep on laughing!! It's free & free is good! emoticon

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Hubby & I are headed out for a week's vacation this afternoon. I will probably not blog every day, but maybe every other day depending on what we have planned.

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GRACE4FAITH 5/21/2013 1:48PM

  Good ones! Enjoy your vacation. emoticon

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Have a great trip!!

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ROBBIEY 5/12/2013 11:30PM

  I love to laugh and have a good time.
Thanks for the humor and good cheer!!! emoticon

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MCJULIEO 5/12/2013 10:55PM

    Funny bone is tickled.... WTG!

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MIMIDOT 5/12/2013 1:01PM

    Thanks for the smiles.

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    Have a great vacation and enjoy LOTS 'O LAUGHS emoticon

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2BDYNAMIC 5/12/2013 7:58AM

    emoticon Have fun!!

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RASPBERRY56 5/12/2013 5:40AM

    I *used* to have a sense of humor (at least, so I've been told) - too many bouts of *unemployment* pretty much killed that (along with that thing called ...... sigh ..... *spirit*)........

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All that being said - thank you for sharing these!

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GRAMPIAN 4/27/2013 11:18AM

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NANCYRUBIO 4/26/2013 8:20PM

    Laughter makes the world go round~I am dizzy 'cause I love to laugh.

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TERRIJ7 4/24/2013 11:50PM

    Laughter IS good medicine! Thanks!

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KALEWINE 4/24/2013 12:47PM

    emoticon That was a good chuckle! Enjoy your vacation!

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ILIKETOZUMBA 4/23/2013 1:07AM

    LOL thanks for the chuckles...have fun on vacation!


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BAMAJAM 4/22/2013 1:35PM

  Happy happy vacation to you---pack your sense of humor! Ha

Can't imagine NOT having a sense of humor--- !!!! How SAD....

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IAMAGEMLOVER 4/22/2013 11:27AM

    Enjoy your vacation. I am envious.

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    Enjoy your vacation!

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  I like the past emoticon a diet one!!!

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Enjoyed the chuckles!!!

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ROCKYCPA 4/21/2013 10:27PM

    Thanks for sharing - humor is so important.

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    Love laughing, hope you have a great v emoticon acation.

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DIANNEMT 4/21/2013 8:02PM

    Very cute!!

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KARRENLYNN 4/21/2013 6:25PM

    Laughing is a great thing, I try to do it everyday!

Karen

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GRACE-FUL 4/21/2013 5:50PM

    Happy to share a 'GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR' with you! Those were surely cute and couldn't help but laugh~ especially @ the 1st photo of the cat playing the drums! My kids will get a chuckle out that too! Thanks for sharing a 'FREE' gift! emoticon

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PENOWOK 4/21/2013 5:20PM

    funny stuff!

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    what a great blog! enjoy your vacation!

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JIBBIE49 4/21/2013 2:47PM

    Laugh it up, FuzzBall, "Hans Solo".

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    Enjoy your week.
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    Have a fantastic time! These were so great!

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See, I told you that you are beautiful!!

Friday, April 19, 2013



Your true colors are beautiful like a rainbow. (From the song, True Colors, by Cyndi Lauper).

When I was growing up, I had a wonderful youth leader at church who used to always say, "God don't make no junk!" ~ Anna M. ~ I've never really felt I was beautiful, but I've never really been all that down on myself except for my weight. Maybe it was because she said that to us so often & I really grew to believe it.

My sister sent me this video in my email this morning. It's just over 4 minutes long. If you have the time, please watch it.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai4sTZFRNoU

If you can't watch it, I'll just give a brief explanation here. Dove (the soap company) hired a sketch artist to do sketches of women as they see themselves & then as others see them. He did these sketches from the comments alone -- without seeing the person he was sketching -- they were situated behind a screen. The women were very critical of themselves & their faces often looked misshapen, "pinched" and unhappy in the first sketch. Each of these women met one person who was also asked to describe her features to the sketch artist. This second sketch turned out to be so beautiful & was a true rendering of their features as the other person saw them. One woman cried when she saw the sketch the artist had done from the comments of the other person she had met.

We tend to be so critical of ourselves. We need to just stop it. emoticon God don't make no junk.



Today, go look in the mirror & observe your features. I know you are beautiful & unique. There are no two of us exactly alike -- not even twins. Tell your image in the mirror that you are beautiful. Make note of what you like about your face.

For me, I have beautiful bright green eyes that light up when I smile or laugh. I have a cute little nose that fits so perfectly on my face. I have a crooked little smile that is just so adorable.

Please reply & tell me what you love about your face. I can't wait to hear from you!!

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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MONTREAL12 9/7/2013 9:00PM

  Ageed; God don't make no junk! Right on!

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TERRIJ7 7/4/2013 3:46PM

    Wow--that video really nailed it! While introspection and honest self evaluation is good, our self esteem should not be based on our looks. We women (and possibly men too, but I wouldn't know) tend to look at the mirror with super-critical eyes. We are only looking at the image and all the tiny pieces that contribute to it; whereas, others combine the personality with the features and see much more than we do.

Thanks for the link. I enjoyed watching it.

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MOVEITMARY 4/29/2013 5:36PM

    I love my eyes and my facial bones and my teeth.

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CREE123 4/29/2013 1:57AM

    Thank you...that is go good.
I am beautiful. A powerful statement.
I love my smile and a love my brown eyes. You are absolutely right, some days i look in the mirror and i'm surprised that I'm pretty...and on those days i go out more confident, more open....and on those days other people seem easy to smile at me or even engage in talking. I'll try remember to stop it when I'm critical of myself. emoticon

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BEBOP4ME 4/26/2013 8:37PM

    I love my nose and my hazel eyes! What a great blog!


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KALEWINE 4/24/2013 12:45PM

    We are so hard on ourselves about our appearances, especially women. We need to stop comparing ourselves to others and realize that we are all beautiful masterpieces created by the great Artist Himself. Thank you for this reminder!

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KAB7801 4/24/2013 11:12AM

    That's so true. I am very hard on myself

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MARYJEANSL 4/24/2013 12:15AM

  Here is a blog with a different perspective, also worth considering:
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I hope the link works. I tend to mess up such things.

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CHARTHESTAR 4/22/2013 8:38PM

    Thanks!
it is true we are our own worst critics. Thank you for pointing out that others see us so much more in a flattering and realistic way.

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SMALLERSHEEP 4/22/2013 1:42PM

    Love this! emoticon

I have blue eyes with gold flecks in them. I had a student (a third grade boy) who once told me that my eyes look like a star exploded in them. Ever since then, I've loved my eyes. :)

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BKNOCK 4/22/2013 1:16PM

    Wow, what a great video! Thanks for sharing.

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LJR4HEALTH 4/21/2013 4:54PM

    Wow Thanks for sharing that link

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MOMMY445 4/21/2013 3:33PM

    way to go! woo hoo!

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SHANNONY84 4/21/2013 1:03PM

    Great blog! Thank you!

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NEWCHINELO 4/21/2013 12:10PM

    Yeah!God makes no junk . . . I am wonderfully and fearfully made!

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DISCIPLINE_DOES 4/21/2013 3:10AM

    When I look in the mirror, what I love most about my face is that it's mine. It's honest and sympathetic and (usually) kind. Thanks for the reminder to reinforce the good! :)

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JAMER123 4/21/2013 12:26AM

    High cheekbones that slenderize my face topped off with deep brown eyes!!
Thanks for making me think about my outer beauty!!
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SUSIEMT 4/20/2013 10:07PM

    I have nice green eyes that light up people I like come into the room. I also have a very warm smile.

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KARRENLYNN 4/20/2013 9:17PM

    Thanks for sharing. I watched that video. People often don't see themselves, physically or nonphysically as others see them. Often we laser focus on things others don't see as a bad thing.

Have a great weekend!

karen

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SIMONEKP 4/20/2013 5:06PM

    great blog

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CICELY360 4/20/2013 4:26PM

  Good blog

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JOANNHUNT 4/20/2013 2:21PM

    MY MAN TELLS ME EVERYDAY THAT I AM BEAUTIFUL AND HE LOVES ME. HE TELLS ME MY BEAUTY EMINATES FROM DEEP INSIDE ME. I LOVE HIM.

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WE ARE BEAUTIFUL. WE ARE WOMAN HEAR US ROAR!

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LIVELYGIRL2 4/20/2013 1:43PM

  I wasn't able to watch this video, it was freezing.

But I really liked what you said, and sharing the insight of this video. emoticon

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FAVORITEAUNT84 4/20/2013 1:16PM

    LOVE IT!!!

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PATRICIAANN46 4/20/2013 1:14PM

  What a wonderful video!!!!! emoticon
I have always been told that I have beautiful eyes and a wonderful smile, so I will go with that.

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    emoticon I'd rather be handsome emoticon I'll leave beautiful to you ladies. Old school! emoticon

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DIANNEMT 4/20/2013 12:47PM

    I love my cheek bones, my eyes (even hidden behind glasses), and my smile. I wish my teeth were better--but not enough to get braces again at my age!

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ROIETMOM 4/20/2013 12:43PM

  I had heard about this ad and finally watched it today. Some people have criticized it for focusing on appearance, but I think it's true that most of us women think of ourselves as less attractive than others find us. I also suspect that the same is often true of how we look at our inner selves; we underestimate the beauty and strength of our character and our abilities.

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GRIZ1GIRL 4/20/2013 11:17AM

    Beautiful! :)

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IAMAGEMLOVER 4/20/2013 11:16AM

    I posted this video about a week ago. It is very powerful.

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JUDYAASH 4/20/2013 10:34AM

    Sorry but I can't find anything that I love about my face. Babies and toddlers run screaming when I come into the room. I do love my mind and brain. God was good to me in that department.

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A_BIT_AT_A_TIME 4/20/2013 10:17AM

    oh wow - pass the kleenex - sniff

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JACKIE542 4/20/2013 10:07AM

    Beautiful. Thank you.

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DJSHIP46 4/20/2013 9:43AM

    There was someone in our town a while back who used "You are beautiful!" post-it notes on public restroom mirrors and I library books. I'm betting that ALL the ladies that found them smiled and probably passed them on... It was a very good thing:)

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OFGREENGABLES 4/20/2013 9:24AM

    I like parts of the dove commercial, but it still seems to emphasize that women are only worth something based on their beauty, and this is problematic.

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REGILIEH 4/20/2013 9:15AM

    emoticon and YES, YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL! emoticon

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FELINA 4/20/2013 9:14AM

    Thank you ! That was eye opening !

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CARTERSGRANDMA 4/20/2013 9:00AM

  I LOVE the dove video---if only we could see in ourselves what other people see in us. I think there would be much happier people in the world. My best facial feature would have to be my big dark brown eyes which are very expressive. GREAT BLOG!

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If I have one flat tire, should I slash the other three?

Thursday, April 18, 2013



In the past, that is how I dieted. One slip & I would scrap the rest of the day, the week or even the month. I'm so glad SparkPeople is not about a "diet." It's about living a healthy lifestyle for the rest of my life. It's about learning coping mechanisms, other than emotional eating, when I'm having a bad day. It's about reaching my goals, one step at a time & one healthy choice at a time. I can do that!!

Be persistent.



You are capable of so much more than you can imagine, you just need to push yourself a little -- I need to push myself a little.



Find your one reason why this WILL work & stick to it!!



Willpower is a muscle that just needs a bit of exercise. emoticon The more you use it, the easier it will get.



Today, if you mess up, don't scrap the rest of the day, the week, or the month. Get back on track right away. I know you can do it & so can I.

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CATNCAG 2/15/2014 6:58AM

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TERRIJ7 7/4/2013 3:15PM

    I love the "...willpower is a muscle..." quote! I need to post that where I'm going to see it often!

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NASFKAB 6/19/2013 9:18AM

  what an inspiration about the flat tyre awesome thanks

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    emoticon Love the quote!

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HEALTHY-SPARK 4/29/2013 5:36PM

    Love it!

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MOVEITMARY 4/29/2013 5:34PM

    AWESOME BLOG. I hope it makes the front page of SP.
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RX_2_RV 4/23/2013 11:44AM

    Look at how many people you have inspired!

Thanks for sharing. We all need a jump start now and then.

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HEATHER3477 4/23/2013 10:18AM

    Very inspirational!!!!!!! Great way to put things into perspective, never thought about it like that. :) emoticon

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MOONANDSTARS77 4/22/2013 10:44AM

  Loved this blog!!!!!!

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CJYOUCANDOIT 4/22/2013 10:21AM

    Yesterday I slashed all 4 tires and dumped the rest of the paint out of the can.

Today I am with you. Ever Vigilant...

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KAB7801 4/21/2013 10:28PM

    Fabulous
Thank you

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RENATA144 4/21/2013 7:27PM

  Thank you for the Awesome Inspiration !

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FLIPPINFIT08 4/21/2013 3:26PM

    No words to explain how inspiring this blog was I absolutely loved it.

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FIRECOM 4/21/2013 12:23PM

    What a fantastic metaphor. Thanks for this one. It is a keeper.

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PEACEHOPE1 4/21/2013 10:10AM

    Thanks for the great reminders!

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NUOVAELLE 4/20/2013 2:50AM

    So what if we have a flat tire? There's always the spare one!
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What if we slipped on one meal or a whole day? There's always the next one where we can get back on track again.
Motivational blog and right to the point!
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MARYJEANSL 4/20/2013 12:06AM

  Couldn't agree more!

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2BDYNAMIC 4/19/2013 11:43PM

    emoticon I absolutely love the analogy about the tires! ......... That brings it right home and is so sensible! .................... emoticon for a great blog!! ........ Now have a WONDERFUL vacation! ............. emoticon

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PENOWOK 4/19/2013 6:57PM

    I wanna be stronger!!

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KARRENLYNN 4/19/2013 6:47PM

    Great post, thanks for sharing!

Karen

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JIBBIE49 4/19/2013 5:24PM

    emoticon Great to see your blog featured in the Spark Mail. What an honor.

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DIANNEMT 4/19/2013 5:00PM

    Good advice. You can do it--so can I.

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DESERTJULZ 4/19/2013 4:05PM

    Love the flat tire analogy!

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KD7IEM 4/19/2013 2:37PM

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CHARTHESTAR 4/19/2013 2:30PM

    great tire analogy!
really puts how stupid it is to give in for the whole day or week.

Luckily I am now past that but so many people at the beginning of the journey often do this. I know I did for YEARS.

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NCSUE0514 4/19/2013 2:18PM

    Way to go!!!

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BAMAJAM 4/19/2013 2:06PM

  Really do love this--- especially about the "flat tire"... GREAT!!

Thanks for the inspiration you provide!

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SHANNONY84 4/19/2013 1:09PM

    Great blog! Thank you!

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PATRICIAANN46 4/19/2013 12:59PM

  What a wonderful blog!!!!! emoticon

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JACKIE542 4/19/2013 12:29PM

    Love this and so true, thank you for all the great quotes. emoticon

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BECKYANNE1 4/19/2013 12:17PM

    emoticon There has been days when I feel like just blowing the whole day when
I've started out bad, but something always makes me stop.

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    I really needed to hear that today. Thanks. emoticon

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IAMAGEMLOVER 4/19/2013 10:57AM

    emoticon motivational quotes.

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SWINKIE57 4/19/2013 10:54AM

    Love it! emoticon

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    Very inspirational! emoticon

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GRIZ1GIRL 4/19/2013 10:42AM

    Great quotes! :)

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Confidence is beautiful . . . or handsome.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013



Do you have confidence in yourself? If not, why not? If so, emoticon

On this journey, whether it's weight loss, running a race, or some other goal, you're going to need to have confidence in yourself. If you don't, it's going to be very tough to reach your goal.

Confidence needs to be built over time. Start slowly & each day while you're doing what it is you need to do to reach your goal, your confidence is constantly building. Every step toward your goal should help to give you confidence.

Along the journey, you need to remember you are only competing against yourself.



Confidence building, as with life, can be as easy or as hard as you make it.



You will gain experience as you go.



Turn up your sleeves. We have work to do!!!



Hey beautiful!! Hey handsome!! Do something today to build your confidence!!

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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SIMONEKP 4/21/2013 8:46AM

    Great blog

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    Great Blog emoticon emoticon

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KARENLEIGH32 4/17/2013 9:48PM

    I feel that a little competition is good but I'm in this for me!

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LJR4HEALTH 4/17/2013 7:45PM

    emoticon post I am confident. I love your statement about " remember you are only competing against yourself." Sometimes I forget that very important point


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    Thank you for the inspiration.!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MOVEITMARY 4/17/2013 4:32PM

    Thank you. I love this kind of stuff. :D
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CINDYAST 4/17/2013 4:28PM

    The last poster on your page is AWESOME! Thanks for another great blog!
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MARILYNROBERT 4/17/2013 1:44PM

    Yes! emoticon

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JULIERAE41 4/17/2013 12:44PM

    Today is the day for continuing to move forward toward my goals! Thanks for sharing!

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TERRIH8118 4/17/2013 12:20PM

    emoticon Great post. It's true we need to have the confidence that we can do and it doesn't always come easy emoticon

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1EMMA2011 4/17/2013 11:06AM

    Nice!! Thank you!!

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LISBETHSALANDER 4/17/2013 10:57AM

    Loved this! Thanks for the inspiration today. Forward!

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SEEINGCLEARLY53 4/17/2013 10:55AM

    emoticon , I am confident!

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SAINTBETH 4/17/2013 10:49AM

    yep!

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BAMAJAM 4/17/2013 10:48AM

  Reading your blog---- A great way to start my day! Thanks so much . . .

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GIRLINMOTION 4/17/2013 9:51AM

    Right on!

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KJELLYBEAN15 4/17/2013 9:02AM

    Great post. Thanks for the motivation.

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CIRANDELLA 4/17/2013 8:56AM

    Ahhh! Wonderful words...

One day, one step at a time, NILLA. And I've always been my most meaningful competitor; I make the best progress when I compete with my past performance :) emoticon

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MICKEYH 4/17/2013 8:12AM

    This was so encouraging!! Thanks for sharing !! emoticon

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FELINEBETTER 4/17/2013 7:52AM

    Wow! I've never quite thought about it like this before - but you are right -- confidence, just like a smile makes people very attractive! You are such a breath of fresh air! Thank you! Your blogs are a pleasure and so inspiring to read!

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BIGPAWSUP 4/17/2013 6:43AM

    That's a get up and get it done blog! Thanks

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COCK-ROBIN 4/17/2013 5:52AM

    Wonderful blog!

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MARYJOANNA 4/17/2013 5:10AM

  We should have confidence in ourselves because our Heavenly Father loves us. We are His!

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MFBUTTERFLY 4/17/2013 5:09AM

    Beautiful blog! So encouraging! emoticon

Have a most blessed day, dear friend. emoticon

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DUBLINROSE 4/17/2013 4:41AM

    Great quotes, thanks for sharing

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