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Tips for a better booty.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013



This is so awesome!! I'm so glad I found this. I've always heard about the lunges & squats helping with that area, but I've recently discovered a love of jumping jacks & "fake" jumping rope (I don't have a jump rope, so I have to fake it).

Another great booty exercise:



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You deserve to have great health. The key is that you need to work for it. Don't just settle.



Today's challenge: Do some squats, some lunges & some jumping jacks!

Blessings to you! emoticon emoticon

  
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KALEWINE 5/28/2013 3:49PM

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LISAN0415 5/16/2013 4:34AM

    great blog, my favorite was "getting the booty off the couch"!

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BEAUTY_WITHIN 5/15/2013 6:00PM

    Thanks for sharing!

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ANHELIC 5/15/2013 12:24AM

    Thanks for the inspiration. I will do some. emoticon emoticon

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KARENLEIGH32 5/14/2013 9:25PM

    Nice to know this, I've been doing a lot of jumping jacks lately for a challenge. Now I see exactly what they are doing for me, not just that they are activity and helping me to get fit!

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MICKEYH 5/14/2013 5:57PM

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SUPERTAM 5/14/2013 5:20PM

    emoticon I didn't realize just how beneficial my daily 50+ jumping jacks were!! Combined with plyometric squats, no wonder someone called me "Buns of Steel" today!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DAYSPRING-STAR 5/14/2013 12:19PM

    My booty and I thank you! Jumping jacks? Who knew!

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JESS0107 5/14/2013 10:21AM

    emoticon I need one!!

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GIRLINMOTION 5/14/2013 10:01AM

    and some fake jump rope

Tuesdays are my squat and lunge day

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PROUD-GRANDMA 5/14/2013 8:47AM

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PDSLIM 5/14/2013 8:25AM

    great info

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NANCYRUBIO 5/14/2013 8:18AM

    Thank you, Miss Boa! That illustration is great.

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MATTEROFHEART 5/14/2013 7:52AM

    I didn't know that! Great information! Thank you!!!

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SKEETOR 5/14/2013 7:31AM

    Thanks for sharing!

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DARLY55 5/14/2013 6:53AM

    Good info - now I know why my maximus will never be maximum - darn lunges!

PS: Love the background!

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BIGPAWSUP 5/14/2013 6:35AM

    Terrific! Thanks.

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COCK-ROBIN 5/14/2013 5:51AM

    Thanks for the inspiring post!

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MARYJOANNA 5/14/2013 5:23AM

  Great info!

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111BUTTERFLY111 5/14/2013 5:21AM

    emoticon info! THANKS!!

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ERITAB 5/14/2013 4:46AM

    I hate squats but holy they do their stuff! Squats on a bosu-ball is a killer!
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A new day to start again.

Monday, May 13, 2013



Oh boy!! Yesterday was NOT a good food day for me. Ugh! Let's just say that my fork was out of control. It kept putting food in my mouth. I guess I need a new fork or something -- that one was obviously broken. emoticon That hasn't happened to me in a long time, so in the scheme of things, one bad day won't ruin me.

I need to learn that new kitchen walking exercise:



Soooo, today is a new day. A day to start over.



If you blew it yesterday too, you can have a fresh start today. Don't beat yourself up. Just get a new fork -- one that isn't broken -- & move on. emoticon

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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KALEWINE 5/28/2013 3:46PM

    I've had those days too. What's important is to move on and start fresh.

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MICKEYH 5/13/2013 10:41PM

    emoticon for this encouragement. emoticon

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DRUIDPRINCESS 5/13/2013 6:15PM

    You're such a sweetie! Always positive, always gentle, always encouraging.... thank you! For a change I have actually had a good start to the week, so I look forward to us having awesome days ahead together.

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BAMAJAM 5/13/2013 3:02PM

  My goodness!--- Have I told you that I love your blogs? I should tell you EACH time that you post one!
My taste buds are always working against me. If I could just disconnect them, I'd be slim. My hands also work against me, shoving the wrong food into my mouth. I better sit on my hands!
Happy Monday to all!

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ANHELIC 5/13/2013 1:08PM

    Great blog and inspiration to live by. emoticon emoticon

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GIRLINMOTION 5/13/2013 11:54AM

    Some days the fork does break, good reason to get out of the house and away from the bad fork and go shopping for a new one.



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CIRANDELLA 5/13/2013 10:51AM

    Stomping, screaming, shouting applause! RIGHT ON, NILLA!!

Sage advice :) emoticon

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BIGPAWSUP 5/13/2013 9:57AM

    New fork acquired! Moving forward! You got it!

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COCK-ROBIN 5/13/2013 9:11AM

    Go for it! emoticon

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PROUD-GRANDMA 5/13/2013 8:57AM

    I love the ab exercise! Have a great day!

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NANCYRUBIO 5/13/2013 7:41AM

    Your advice is on target as long as you don't let it happen to often.

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MATTEROFHEART 5/13/2013 7:11AM

    Great attitude!
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CIROHIO 5/13/2013 7:10AM

    emoticon here's to moving forward emoticon

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111BUTTERFLY111 5/13/2013 5:19AM

    emoticon Today IS a new day!! Enjoy!!

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Obstacles or opportunities . . . you choose!

Sunday, May 12, 2013



One of the things I've been learning on my journey is that I can look at things as obstacles or opportunities. I get to choose!!



There may be times when I'm having a bad day & turn it into a pity party, but more often than not, I want to choose to see things as opportunities. Who is with me? emoticon

Obstacles or opportunities . . . you choose!!

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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KALEWINE 5/28/2013 3:44PM

    It's true! It's all up to us! We have to opportunity to choose!

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DRUIDPRINCESS 5/13/2013 6:17PM

    ... and we can only hit obstacles if we're MOVING FORWARD! So be proud and excited about your obstacles, as they make you stronger and more determined!
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MICKEYH 5/12/2013 11:23PM

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NEEDTOLOOSE1 5/12/2013 10:47PM

    As we say at work we have Opportunities

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ANHELIC 5/12/2013 10:39PM

    Great inspiration!!! emoticon emoticon

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KARENLEIGH32 5/12/2013 9:46PM

    Opportunities!

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MARYJOANNA 5/12/2013 2:35PM

  Opportunities are the best choice!

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FELINEBETTER 5/12/2013 2:05PM

    Inspiring and thoughtful blog as usual! I have read that in the Chinese characters, the symbol for
crisis is the same symbol used for "opportunity." Cool eh?

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CIRANDELLA 5/12/2013 11:51AM

    WTG!

There ya go!

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BIGPAWSUP 5/12/2013 11:18AM

    Awesome! And something that we all need to remember.

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PROUD-GRANDMA 5/12/2013 10:13AM

    Opportunity!

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GIRLINMOTION 5/12/2013 9:57AM

    Obstacles are just the doors to opportunities.

“If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door”
― Milton Berle

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”
― Winston Churchill

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MATTEROFHEART 5/12/2013 9:40AM

    I choose opportunities! Thanks for the morning inspiration!

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COCK-ROBIN 5/12/2013 9:34AM

    Wonderful!

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NANCYRUBIO 5/12/2013 8:58AM

    I see it as Obstacles that once overcome become opportunities.

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111BUTTERFLY111 5/12/2013 8:53AM

    emoticon Have a most blessed day, dear friend.

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Worry doesn't fix anything.

Saturday, May 11, 2013



I have found that worrying doesn't do any good. It just stresses me out & ruins my day, week, or month (or longer) . . . IF I let it.

I have found action to be the best combatant against worry.



Exercise in particular helps keep the worrying at bay. Try it!! emoticon

Worry can ruin your life . . . don't let it!!



This really puts things into persepctive:



Wow!!!

I know it's hard, but my advice to you is:



Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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KALEWINE 5/28/2013 3:43PM

    Worry is so bad for our health. We should just give things to God and let go. Thanks, I needed this reminder!

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ANHELIC 5/11/2013 9:43PM

    I'm learning to stop worrying and leave things up to God. Praise Him. He is an awesome God.
Happy Mother's Day.

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GODS_TEMPLE 5/11/2013 8:51PM

    I stopped worrying years ago. If something happens, I just give it to God...His shoulders are much bigger than mine! emoticon = emoticon

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KARENLEIGH32 5/11/2013 3:08PM

    Love the quote by Janis Joplin!

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CIRANDELLA 5/11/2013 11:02AM

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MICKEYH 5/11/2013 10:26AM

    So true. Thanks for sharing. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MLH148 5/11/2013 10:23AM

    Love the worry chart. Worry I won't remember it emoticon

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MATTEROFHEART 5/11/2013 10:06AM

    I spent way too much of my life worrying! I'm over it!!! Most of us don't realize we have a choice, but we do!!! Great blog!

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GIRLINMOTION 5/11/2013 9:55AM

    Great advice!


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COCK-ROBIN 5/11/2013 9:52AM

    Great! Thanks for posting!

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NANCYRUBIO 5/11/2013 9:32AM

    Ah, if only we could learn to live worry free. Would make life a lot of easier.

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111BUTTERFLY111 5/11/2013 9:22AM

    Have a very HAPPY day, my friend!!

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MESEATURTLE 5/11/2013 9:14AM

    thank u!!!

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HELEN_BRU 5/11/2013 8:52AM

    Good advice! emoticon

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BIGPAWSUP 5/11/2013 8:42AM

    Awesome. This is so very true.

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NANCYPAT1 5/11/2013 8:24AM

    Great blog - thanks for sharing it with us.

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CONCHA77 5/11/2013 8:09AM

    Nice blog, I have always been known as the worrier. Still trying to work on that! You are right, worry doesn't get you anywhere.

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GOLFGMA 5/11/2013 7:57AM

    I was once told by a friend that to worry was against God's command . If we truly believe, we know that He is in control and will look after us just as He does the lillies of the field and the sparrows and I believe. Human nature will kick in sometimes and I remember this scripture and my friend's advice. Thanks for the quotes! emoticon

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JAVAJENN 5/11/2013 7:49AM

  wonderful! I loved reading this blog! Thank you. emoticon emoticon

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Find a way, or make one . . .

Friday, May 10, 2013



I have always heard that:



It's true, isn't it? It's so easy to find an excuse if it's really something you don't want to do, right? I've been there & done that & even gotten the t-shirt! emoticon emoticon

Think about your healthy lifestyle a minute. How badly do you really want that? How badly do you want to feel better & look better? How badly do you want a healthy body? Unfortunately for me it took a pretty big health scare to get my attention. I could have done something about my weight many years ago, but it wasn't important to me & I put it off until later. Later just happened to have the "cancer" word attached to it. Yikes!! Wake-up call!! Ring Ring!!!

I beg you . . . don't wait until a health scare to do this healthy lifestyle thing. Please learn from my mistakes & start now . . . TODAY!! Don't wait another second longer!!

Yes, we're going to meet up with some obstacles:



But:



If it’s important to you, you’ll find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse. ~Frank Banks~

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

  
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KALEWINE 5/28/2013 3:41PM

    So true!

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HELEN_BRU 5/10/2013 11:59PM

    Those excuses will kill you!

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ANHELIC 5/10/2013 4:22PM

    Great inspiration emoticon

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FELINEBETTER 5/10/2013 3:18PM

    Excellent blog and advice! I'm sorry you had the wake-up call you did, but glad that you answered it. How else would we have met otherwise? hehehe Seriously though -- I'm glad you are doing so well and are open to sharing your wisdom and experience. emoticon

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MICKEYH 5/10/2013 12:58PM

    Thank you for your push! emoticon

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GIRLINMOTION 5/10/2013 9:43AM

    Excuses are easier, we need to challenge ourselves to outsmart the excuses.

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REMEMBER2BME 5/10/2013 8:51AM

    Killer blog. thank you!

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111BUTTERFLY111 5/10/2013 8:40AM

    Inspirational!!! emoticon

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CIRANDELLA 5/10/2013 8:15AM

    Words of wisdom, NILLA! First 'n' foremost, I wishyou an abundance of good health - now and forever. I've had health scares and health crises, and I've been overweight and normal-weight when they happened. There's much less stress to cope with, it seems, when the anxiety of worrying about my weight is no longer there. That frees up my energy to deal with what's on the table, so to speak... emoticon

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NANCYRUBIO 5/10/2013 7:43AM

    We all live like tomorrow is never going to come and then one day life has passed us by and it is late. Live in the now, make each day count.

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BIGPAWSUP 5/10/2013 7:34AM

    Awesome! Thank you for posting this.

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MATTEROFHEART 5/10/2013 7:17AM

    It took a health scare for me too! Great blog! Thank you for sharing!

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FLUFFYWONKENOBE 5/10/2013 6:55AM

    Needed this today, thanks for sharing! I "borrowed" the Frank Banks quote for my FB wall!

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COCK-ROBIN 5/10/2013 6:19AM

    Good for you!

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    It's never too late, today is new emoticon emoticon

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    emoticon blog..thanks for the inspiration! emoticon

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