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Pauline Nordin's Butt Bible Workout

Monday, September 12, 2011

I've been wanting to do Pauline Nordin's Butt Bible workout since I started seeing the ads on ExerciseTV. But today was the first time I actually did one. I started off with Butt Bible Lower Level 1. I have to say that I really enjoyed it and she DEFINITELY works your butt! I'm okay right now, but I'll probably be feeling it's affects tomorrow, for sure.

And interlaced within her 20 minute workout she says (in her cute little accent) stuff like:

"Be sure you crack a nut between your cheeks."

"You feel that? This is just the warm up."

"Keep it coming."

"Somewhere deep down you love the pain like I do."

"To get rid of that cottage cheese do these."

"The only place you should find cottage cheese is in your refrigerator."

"I want you to have a good butt; it's like a human right."

"Make love to the butt."

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And when she starts off with, "If you feel it burning too much...." and "If it hurts too much..." you think she's gonna give you a modification of some sort. But no.... she finishes both statements off with "...just ignore it." LOL You just have to laugh and keep going. LOL

If you get a chance, check out the 3 levels of her workouts on ExerciseTV and MAKE LOVE TO THE BUTT! "...It's like a human right."

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EYES_ON_THEPRAZ 9/13/2011 11:42AM

    Thanks for the suggestion - will have to give it a try!

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TEMPEST272002 9/13/2011 9:25AM

    At least you're laughing while feeling that burn.

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SHERR513 9/13/2011 9:20AM

    Lol! emoticon

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ABETTERSOUL 9/13/2011 7:59AM

    At least she makes it fun! Some of the videos out there... emoticon

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PINKBEANBOO 9/13/2011 6:24AM

    Oh, my! That is hilarious! I have never heard of this. How do you concentrate on the butt moves while laughing!
Too funny!
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JOYSONG50 9/12/2011 11:37PM

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 9/12/2011 9:27PM

    Cool, she sounds really funny. emoticon

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KISSYTINA 9/12/2011 9:08PM

    Haha! This sounds like a fun one! I may have to look into it. Are you going to keep doing it? If so, let us know how it goes!

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My Fun-filled Day Puppysitting (Warning: adorable pics attached)

Saturday, August 06, 2011

As many of you know from my status updates, I spent the day puppysitting for my friend. I have attempted to doggysit for a woman from my church before which ended abruptly when said dog proceeded to go directly to my houseplant and pee in it. So, that wasn't exactly a positive experience. I said to myself that I would never do it again unless I was doggysitting in the owner's home.

BUT...... here I go again!

But, look at this face....



She's a miniature Yorkie so she will never get bigger than the size she is right now. Isn't she cute?? Oh my goodness!! HOW COULD I RESIST???!!! Absolutely powerless!! Sooooooooooooo adorable!!

My friend spent the entire day at the beach celebrating her aunt's birthday so she asked me and my daughter (who has been begging to...) to puppysit. I was more than willing and had resolved myself to the fact that it's an 11-week old puppy so accidents are going to happen.

BUT, there were NO accidents. And I am absolutely THRILLED!!! We spent the majority of the day outside.

We sat on the porch...we walked around my neighborhood... we walked up to the elementary school... we ran in the grass... we came back to the house to have water and then we walked some more...

My friend dropped Lexie (that's the puppy's name) off at about 6:45 a.m. and we had been outside from that time until noon. It was a gorgeous morning, which I am soooo thankful for... Nice cool breezes.

When we came in the house, I put Lexie in her crate so that we could fix ourselves some lunch, and also because by that time she hadn't pooped yet. I was trying my hardest to prevent that from happening. So, she stayed in the crate from noon till 2pm, sleeping, and then it was back up and out the door.

We took a ride to the local park



It was here that she had her first poop!! Hooray!!! Then we stayed to play for a while.



Then we headed to my mother's house for a visit.



Then it was back home for dinner and more walking and running and playing and POOPING. Yay Lexie!!! Good girl!!

And now.... it's bedtime if you ask me. I need to shower and time for Lexie to head to sleep with my daughter.

I'll need to wake up between 4:30a - 5am to take her out and then feed her and then her mommy will be here to pick her up so that we all can get ready for church! And then it's alllll over.

So, that was my day. A lot of fun!! ... but also a lot of work! I can imagine that when they're potty trained it's MUCH better. It's a full time job being on poopy watch!! LOL But, they are so special...dogs. And Lexie, was just a dream.... really a lap dog until you get her outside.. She sat on my lap while I typed my blog. :-)

  
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SUMMERGIRLTASHA 8/10/2011 12:20AM

    ahh so cute!

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EYES_ON_THEPRAZ 8/8/2011 6:33PM

    What a cutie!!!

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ALLIB22 8/8/2011 2:34PM

    totally making me want one!!

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BETSEY_G 8/8/2011 1:14PM

    So cute!

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PINKBEANBOO 8/8/2011 12:43PM

    SHE IS SO CUTE! I want one! I want one!

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PURPLESPEDCOW 8/7/2011 6:51PM

    I love small dogs. She is cute and glad you had fun with her!

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CHAR1970 8/7/2011 6:34PM

    She is so sweet!

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HOPE2011 8/7/2011 1:19PM

    So Cute!!! Thanks for sharing!!

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SANDERSON83 8/7/2011 11:49AM

    Awwww too sweet! Plus it sounds like you definitely got your exercise in! LOL.

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 8/7/2011 11:24AM

    Adorable!

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TEMPEST272002 8/7/2011 9:25AM

    OK, I"m a dog lover anyhow, but this puppy really is exceptionally cute! Of course your DD - who is also adorable - was begging you to puppy sit. Glad you had a great day with the kids & puppy... maybe a puppy of your own is in your future?

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GOURMETLOSER 8/7/2011 5:36AM

    SO cute

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WORDLILY 8/6/2011 10:14PM

    Yeah, they're not quite so much work when they're fully potty trained. :) Sounds like this wasn't such a horrible experience, though, yay!

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JATHUENER 8/6/2011 10:09PM

    no way who could resist those eyes she is so cute

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HALLELUL 8/6/2011 9:48PM

    Aww. Lexie is to cute and so is your little twin. Was that your son? Oh and your ending was too precious. Sounds like you all had fun.

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Hallelujah!

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MRS420 8/6/2011 9:32PM

    What an adorable dog!

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AGRLNKY 8/6/2011 9:31PM

    Puppies are the best! I love that face!

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We Need One Another

Saturday, July 30, 2011



Today, I was simply pondering how interdependent and interconnected we all are.... how much we need support from one another.

This song, "(Right Now) We Need One Another" came to mind. It's by BeBe and CeCe Winans, with Vince Gill and Wynona Judd. (I hope I'm sharing the link correctly... it's my first try.
http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/BeBe-Wina
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The lyrics state:

It makes no difference where you come from
Cuz I believe that who you are is not where you're born
We're alike in so many ways
Oh yes we are
Can't you see we're all just the same

That's why we need one another
You and I come together
We need one another right now
We need one another
Take my hand come whatever
We need one another right now

So who am I to sit here and judge
When what I know everything God made is beautiful
Celebrate the people we are
And I'll be there whenever, near or far

People we need one another
You and I come together
We need one another right now
We need one another take my hand come whatever
We need one another right now

Don't take me for granted
Say what you need to say
Don't let time slip away

Hold on, we need one another
You and I come together
We need one another right now
That's right we need one another
Take my hand come whatever
We need one another right now

We need one another right now
We need one another
We need one another right now
We need one another
Right now

I know we all came to SparkPeople for different reasons, but I would think the core reason is for support or to be a support. If you didn't need support or you didn't feel that you could offer support then you would simply keep your page private, not friend anyone, not join any groups and just use the tools for tracking and read all the immensely helpful articles.

But the fact that you have done those things means one of two things.... you realize that there is strength in numbers and that the support of others will help you to reach your individual goals OR that you have reached your goals and you want to share your insights, journey and support with others who are possibly struggling.

My point? You need me as much as I need you. We are MUTUALLY dependent on one another. And it's okay. It's actually pretty awesome! We were not created to walk this life on earth alone without any support, help or assistance. If that were the case we would surely FAIL. But, because we need one another, and we rely on one another...we SUCCEED and we are STRONGER!

So, today, I just want to THANK YOU for being here for me and reiterate that I AM HERE FOR YOU!!!

WE NEED ONE ANOTHER...RIGHT NOW!!

  
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SUMMERGIRLTASHA 8/6/2011 9:17AM

    Your blog reminded me of this passage: Romans 12:4-5 "Just as our bodies have many parts and each part has a special function, so it is with Christís body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other."

Excellent Blog!

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DIREXTOR 8/2/2011 12:48PM

    Great Blog! Sometimes we give and give and give but are not receptive to receiving. A wise old man (Daddy) said you can't receive anything with your fist balled up. Opening up (my hand/heart) to receive anything from anyone has been the bane of my existence for a long time. But I am so ready and the realization that we need each other is profound (yeah, I'm a little late to class but I'm here LOL!)

Keep Sparking!

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MAMADWARF 8/2/2011 10:56AM

    So true! I was never able to do it before but now with all my sparkies, I am rocking it!!

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LESLIES537 8/2/2011 10:02AM

    Awesome, awesome blog! I needed to hear this today. My independent self keeps telling me to keep my struggles bottled inside and for a second i thought I could do this on my own. But you're right. I can't. I need you like you need me! Why else would I be here?! emoticon

XOXOXO,

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R>p.s. To make your link work, there are options like, "add a picture", "add an emoticon", or "add a link". Copy and paste the address after you click the "add link" option. Hope this helps! :)

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KTTAYLOR21 8/2/2011 8:07AM

    You are absolutely correct. I have met some great and motivating people here. This was a great blog and your page design is really really nice. Thanks Honey for all the support you have shown me on this journey.
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CELLO23 8/1/2011 7:19AM

    emoticon Lovely true-ness! Yep, I've learned so much from people in here. And we move through different stages and can hopefully pass it on. We're all in this together - whether SP, life or planet! Have a great August! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CAROL5250 7/31/2011 11:58PM

    Great blog. I really like this website and the cyber friends I've made here. It feels like I know the people on the team even though I've never met anyone in person. You are right, we all need each other. We learn from each others posts and experiences. Thank you for this blog, and for your comments on my page. Have a great week.

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TAMARA6905 7/31/2011 9:35PM

    What a great blog, especially since there is no EPIC running this month. The team page seems empty without people trying to fulfill their requirements. Thanks for posting this, I hope it encourages people to stay active!

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SCHENPOSSIBLE 7/31/2011 8:15PM

    We all need to lean on each other for support. Wonderful blog. Thanks for posting.

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NEWATTITUDE2010 7/31/2011 3:19AM

  Also, I love your latest spark page design. Awesome!

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NEWATTITUDE2010 7/31/2011 3:18AM

  What an answer to prayer. I was just thinking how alone I feel in my weight loss journey. I am thankful for the cyber connect. God Bless You!

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PINKBEANBOO 7/30/2011 9:06PM

    Awe, I just love being your Sparkfriend. You've always got great advice & are uplifting & supportive.
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TEMPEST272002 7/30/2011 1:40PM

    I really do get a lot from the spark community & I hope I give it back too. Inspiration, support, advice, information - all of that & more I get from my sparkfriends. Glad we're on this journey together!

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Ahhhh Look at All the Lonely Suits! (PICS)

Friday, June 24, 2011

In my basement, I have a spare closet (portable). In that closet, I keep my suits that I can't wear. Every now and then I take a trip down to the basement and I just try to slip on the bottom of a suit just to see if it'll come up over my thighs and butt. (I can always fit the top portion without a problem.) Today was such a day, so I thought I'd share my discoveries...

SUIT #1
This is a size 10 suit... straight skirt. I haven't worn it in about 3 years. I was surprised to find that it came up without much of a problem. The last time I tried it on I thought I was going to bust the seams as I wiggled and pulled it over my butt... Zipping up was out of the question. But, today this is what it looked like:



Not too bad, BUT doesn't fit the way I like for suits to fit. It's a little tight on my bum but I could get away with it NOW if I needed to because the jacket portion is a little long (hits a little below the butt) but God help me if I had to raise my arms .... which I do often. LOL So, I can't have a suit hindering my praise. LOL But, honestly, I should be able to wear this suit in another 10 lbs.

SUIT #2
Another size 10 suit. Really, that's the size suit I wear comfortably when I'm at about 140 lbs. It's a comfortable weight for me. I can't remember the last time I wore this suit. When I tried it on today, I thought... another 15-20 lbs maybe. It's a little... UM a LOT... tight right now. LOL



SUIT #3
Another size 10 suit. But, this one is a A-line skirt....the most flattering skirt for my body shape. Also the type of skirt that I should be able to fit in a 6 or 8. I have a smaller waist and the only issue for me with suits is the hip/but area. A month ago it was hugging around the hip area. But today...



Surprise! Surprise!! This one fits NOW! Awesome! I'll be able to wear this one to church before the summer is out. Next month, I'm totally wearing it! WhooHooo!

SUIT #4
A size 8 suit!! Yikes! I've NEVER worn it! I purchased it about three or four years ago when I was about 5 lbs than I am right now. I figured I'd fit it nicely after another 10 lbs. But, I didn't lose that additional 10 lbs. Instead I steadily put on weight and my suit remained in the closet, never worn, with the tags still on it. BUT, here I am again... In about 15 lbs I should be able to wear this suit and have it fit decently. And at goal, it'll fit perfectly. I don't believe I'll be wearing it before this summer is out, but... we'll see. I mean it fits, just not the way it's supposed to. LOL



See that front split pleat... I think it's supposed to be closed. LOL

SUIT #5
This is a size 6!! Please don't ask me what in the world I was thinking. Please don't even ask me. I've NEVER worn a size 6 suit... EVER! LOL But, this is a size 6 misses, so it's more of a size 8. I GUESS that's what I was thinking at the time. I can't remember when I purchased it. But, needless to say, it's never been worn. LOL I was able to put it on... which is more than I was able to do a few months ago. But, with all my badonkadonk.... it aint happening! So, my goal for this suit is NEXT Fall/Winter.



SUIT #6
This is my standard size 10 suit. It's a straight skirt. It fits, but again, the bum is a little restricted. LOL But, it has a long jacket too, so there is coverage. But, I'm thinking by winter this year I should be able to fit it. BUT, I'm not sure if it'll be loose enough for my comfort or not. We'll see...



Well now that I look at that badonkadonk again in this picture, I'm thinking... NEXT winter! Yeah, NEXT winter. There is a little too much going on back there right now. LOL

So.... that's the tale of the suits! They are so lonely down in the basment and I know they are screaming for my attention. I intend to give them some lovin soon.

I'm comin my preciouses... Momma will be wearing you soon.. Keep holding on. LOL
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HALLELUL 7/4/2011 7:44PM

    I laughed out loud about the jacket covering but don't raise your hands. I too have the back end issues and just pitched several skirt that did nothing but highlighted that particular area. You have nice taste in suits and they have to be motivating for you.

Also love your hair...had to say that.

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NEWATTITUDE2010 7/2/2011 12:01PM

  I haven't been on SP in a while, but I always enjoy your blogs because they are refreshingly honest. I admire your willingness to share the good and the bad. This blog sounds so much like me, however, I haven't had the nerve to try any of the old suits on. I just look at them in my closet and convince myself to keep them. My favorite is a Size 10 that my hubby bought me back in 1995...How long ago was that. It was one of those classic suits that do not age and I only "squeezed" into it one time...Oh well, since he bought it, I still have it in my closet...LOL! Take care and happy "suiting" to you!!

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HEALTHYAMS 6/28/2011 9:10AM

    You'll be in those babies in no time flat! emoticon

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BET212 6/24/2011 11:04PM

    Those are all great suits and I just know you will be feeling comfortable in them soon.

I have a few size 8s in my closet that I keep checking on. They're lonely too but still just a little too tight for my comfort.



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TEMPEST272002 6/24/2011 12:17PM

    Good thing you went down to check because it won't be long at all for you to be wearing these! Good for you! I think it's time you moved 1 & 3 upstairs.

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URBBACHELORETTE 6/24/2011 11:28AM

  Wow those are some awesome suits! I'm kind of jealous! You'll fit into them in no time at all, and look smashing when you do. I have a few pairs of pants that are in my 'when I drop some inches pile' but nothing quite as nice as this. Congrats on being able to at least slip them up even if they're not quite fitting perfectly!

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PINKBEANBOO 6/24/2011 11:12AM

    I love #3! On my screen it looks like a light lavender. The belt is so cute!
These pictures will be great to have around after you lose 10#s. You'll have another set of before & afters!

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JOYSONG50 6/24/2011 11:04AM

    I'd like to place an order, please!!! I'd like suit #2, 3, 4 and 6. Thank you.
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Anyhoo... With all the time you're putting in to be able to fit those suits, you'll be back comfortably in them before you know it. Just don't lose hope along the way. Pay day is coming after a while!
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WORDLILY 6/24/2011 10:51AM

    You're doing great! These are all *so* close ó and you'll have a whole new wardrobe without spending any money! I'm sure it won't be long at all until you're wearing these with ease! Excellent motivators. :)

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POOKASLUAGH 6/24/2011 10:43AM

    Isn't it absolutely wonderful to go shopping in our old cloths, even when they don't QUITE fit. I keep mine in a container under the bed, then when they almost fit, within 10 lbs, I put them in my closet just to keep me motivated!! You're going to fit into all those perfectly soon Vanessa! I believe in you!

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SUPPORT: What Have You Done for Me Lately?

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Lately...

I've been thinking about my SparkFriends. I think about the time that I invest in holding on to them, trying to encourage them, visiting their pages, liking their statuses, commenting on their blogs, trying to reach out when I feel they might be struggling... I cheer them on... I'm genuinely interested.

I've been thinking about my team memberships... my involvement in challenges... my activity on my team pages... my welcoming of new members... trying to get to know the members and maintain some kind of relationship with them... being a leader (in actions) without needing a title...

I've been thinking about a pattern that I see in real life and here on Spark: I seem to give more than I get in return. People get placed in my life who I encourage and support. I listen. I offer my shoulder. I pray. I offer advice or a different way of thinking/looking at their situation. In short, I'm THERE. I'm just THERE. BUT, in general, I don't feel this same kind of support when I need it. It can be kind of discouraging because it's time consuming. But, as I give out in real life, God replenishes me so that I'm not run down and overwhelmed and exhausted and disgruntled. But, that doesn't happen in cyberspace. At least it hasn't happened to me yet.

So, I've been thinking about the Mark Twain quote:

"Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option."

I've been genuinely interested in your journeys. I've been genuinely interested in YOU. I've tried to be the best spark friend I can be. I have made some of you priorities in my Spark world. But, if I'm not any of those things to you... If you really don't have an interest in ME... If you really don't even want to know ME... If you really could care less about my journey... If you don't have the time for me. Then, guess what? I'm not gonna spend my time on you. I have too many great, supportive Spark friends who need and want my time and attention and who give it back in return. So....

It's time to trim the fat!

  
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KWADHAMS 6/23/2011 7:28PM

    I so like your blog. It is so true. You try to be supportive to others but in return it's almost like they only care about themselves and not you. Like you said, If you can't spend time with me I won't spend time with you. Just remove them as a spark friend because apparently there not interested in you.

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PINKBEANBOO 6/22/2011 3:01PM

    I don't know how you are with others, but you have been a supportive Spark friend to me. I hope I've been there for you. I'm sorry if I haven't. Sometimes I worry that I'm not putting enough into supporting others. I have a ton of Spark friends but most of them don't seem to want to be involved with me.
I am sorry if I've ever let you down. Like I said, you are one of the best on here & you derserve to be treated as such.
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KIMMYLOU2012 6/22/2011 12:55PM

    I know how you are feeling. It was for this reason that I almost quit Spark altogether. I got tired of sending messages out and not hearing anything back and no responses to my posts when I out them out there. Then I found the SA team!

I am sorry you are feeling so down, just know we all, I know I do, appreciate your input and thoughts you send out. I missed your daily encouraging quotes, but though maybe you were taking time off due to your uncles death.

Just focus on yourself right now and write for yourself, that's what I started out doing when I joined this team and then it made me feel better and sometimes effected others that made me feel better. Take time and think about you and what you need. It is all about you! If t makes you feel go to share with other people then keep doing but if it upsets you that most people read and disregard, then by all means change things up.

Either way good luck and keep on going it is worth it!




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MJ-SHE-BEAST 6/22/2011 12:11PM

    You are definitely one of the most consistent and positive encouragers I've come across on spark. From notes on pages, thread replies, and encouragement on blogs I have seen you work to be a motivator. I'm sorry if you feel that you have been given less than you received. If I am guilty of this, I'm truly sorry. I tend to let the super-supporters slide a little on my reply list and focus more on those I feel are in more need. I guess that even while I know that I truly NEED lots of encouragement and support, I forget that others who give lots and show a positive attitude need it just as much.

You do need to do what feels right for you on this journey. I hope you find the balance and the support never lacking again. emoticon

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62NVON 6/22/2011 11:59AM

    What a beautiful person you are! I am ashamed that I haven't been as good at giving support as you have. Things get busy, life interrupts, etc.... all excuses for the inexcusable.

Your blog has given me the motivation to be more Sparklie!

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SCHENPOSSIBLE 6/22/2011 11:46AM

    I totally feel you on this and it's something that I've been thinking about for a few months. Every week I go through my friends list and comment on people's blogs, status updates, or page. And I get support from the same group of people on my page, status updates, and blogs. But I support people because it helps to support me. And i felt like I wasn't being gracious by having these thoughts. But I agree with you. Do what you gotta do. I'm still gonna support you and check in on you because we're gonna do this together.

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THEMIGHTYLILLIE 6/22/2011 11:34AM

    I completely understand! Here on Spark, you can give until you are blue in the face without getting half of it back............. but the bright side is the inner satisfaction that comes from being a giver. I may not always get the support I need from all my friends, but it does help me to realize that I am helping others with my constant support.

That all said, when I reach my goal and go into maintenance, I don't plan on being on Spark nearly as much... and when I am on Spark, I will be spending my time supporting those people who really need the support from me and who have earned my time. So, I completely understand your position here. I think it is important that you do what feels right for you here on Spark--- this is your journey and only you know what would be best.

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX10 6/22/2011 11:18AM

    I completely understand. emoticon

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BECKYBEFIT 6/22/2011 11:13AM

    I love this attitude and think it should be applied in all aspects of life, not just SP.

I am finally starting to get more active on SP and am gaining ten fold from it. Why it took me so long to get this active, I have no clue!! I went through my Sparkteams and left some of the ones I wasn't active in, or were inactive in themselves. I want to be active in all my groups and really connect with and support people, instead of being someone who joins a ton of groups but does nothing significant with any of them.

Thanks for sharing and keep on keepin on!!

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TEMPEST272002 6/22/2011 10:13AM

    I love sparkpeople. I give it lots of time & love & attention... and I mostly get it back. Even still, there have been times that I've thought about the balance between what I give out & what I get back.

Whenever I find myself feeling resentful, I know that it's time to do 2 things:

1. Re-focus on myself.
2. Scale back.

The truth of the matter is that we are here for ourselves. To meet our own goals. Resentment never helps us. If we are resentful, we are giving away too much. It's as simple as that. It's good to periodically review & discard all of our sparking activities that do not directly support our goals. It's a healthy thing to do!



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HEALTHYAMS 6/22/2011 10:02AM

    My my my! Trim that fat sister! emoticon

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WORDLILY 6/22/2011 9:25AM

    You are so very encouraging! A help and support to so many (including me). Thank you!!!

One-way friendships can be so very draining, and aren't generally sustainable; do what you have to do, don't feel guilty about it, and take care of yourself!

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WELLNESSME09 6/22/2011 9:16AM

    Well put and I agree with you.
Wishing you the very best and continuous support from your true Spark friends.
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TAMARA6905 6/22/2011 9:04AM

    That is one of my favorite quotes. I heard it from my mommy and I try and pass it on to everyone I know. We often give more than we get, especially as women, and it can take a toll on you. I know how it feels to think no one cares. And I'm sure that there are people here who don't, but I do! I care about everyone who has ever taken time out of their busy schedule to comment on a blog I wrote or on my page. So I want to take the time to thank you for supporting me and the sweet and encouraging comments you leave for me. I hope that I have been able to support you a fraction of the amount you've supported me! Keep up the good work, which I know you will, and don't let anyone get you down!

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DEBTEVELDAHL 6/22/2011 8:37AM

  Great quote. I hope that your day gets better from here. There are lots of us out here who appreciate the time that our leaders and members share together. It is a wonderful gift that you have the ability to care and share with so many others. I guess that we should say something more often. Just remember there is only one you and you are emoticon. emoticonand God Bless, Debi T.

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POOKASLUAGH 6/22/2011 8:31AM

    Wow I'm so glad you posted this! I've been thinking about this a lot lately as well and you took the words right out of my brain and made them better than I ever could have said them! There are a lot of people on here that I'm constantly out supporting and who never bother to come by my page at all, and I admit I do get frustrated with the one-way street at times. Not that I mind supporting people, not at all! But I do want it to be mutual. I definitely need support on my journey too.

I want to thank YOU for all you've done to support ME on this journey. I'm very glad to get to know you, and I hope I've been able to support you as well. :)

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