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Self-Motivation - It's Amazing!

Monday, August 23, 2010      3 comments

If someone would have told me 10 or 15 years ago, that I could make myself happy, I would have probably cried in disgust and pity that I had let myself down because I wasn't happy and it was all my fault. I would have blamed me for not being hap... Read more


Friday, July 02, 2010      2 comments

Friday's are one of my favorite days. The anticipation of the weekend and possibly getting some things done, relaxing a little and spending time with family and friends really excites me. Even better is the fact that I am off next week. We are g... Read more

What is the definition of a set back?

Wednesday, June 30, 2010      5 comments

How do we define set backs? I am not sure I want to call surgery a set back but it definitely poses issues when you are out of your normal routine where you can't exercise like you have been doing and can't eat the same foods for a while. It's b... Read more

Weathering the Storms

Monday, June 07, 2010      4 comments

Discipline is something that some people have a difficult time with. Call it willpower, determination, stick-to-it-ness or whatever, it doesn't seem to be a constant thing and it doesn't come naturally for many people. If one decides to be disci... Read more

Don't wait

Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

Are you waiting on something or someone to make you happy? Are you tired and down because you don't believe that life is going your way? Do you drag out of bed, go to work looking forward to going home and then just let the days and nights just ... Read more

Taking time to regroup

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      2 comments

It has been a hectic day but fortunately I have been able to eat right so far. However, I knew that I needed to take a second to log into Spark so I could get my daily motivation. And it worked! I was getting overwhelmed with work and hunger pai... Read more

One Nation Under God

Monday, May 31, 2010      1 comments

We all canít serve our country by going off to war. However, there are many other ways to serve. Each of us have unique and special talents. Each of us have strengths we can use to help others in our country and to keep our freedoms we have. ... Read more

The weekend is getting closer...

Thursday, May 27, 2010      1 comments

So it's another weekend. Well, not really. It's a long weekend for some. People will be cooking, traveling and paying tribute for those who have served for our great country. What will do you do this weekend? Make plans now to spend time with fa... Read more

A Chance To Be Better

Wednesday, May 26, 2010      2 comments

Mornings are awesome! It's like having another chance to improve. To do things better than the day before. Yesterday was a hard one for me. I am on medication and believe I am having a reaction to it. I had to go home and stay in the bed which w... Read more

These are the best of times, these are the worst of times

Wednesday, May 19, 2010      2 comments

Which is it? A little of both? These are the best of times because we do have so a variety of ways to get fit. We have many types of foods, exercise plans, motivating websites (SPARK is my favorite!) and we have information everywhere about gett... Read more

Feeling Good!

Friday, May 14, 2010      1 comments

That's what I keep telling myself, anyway. It is one of those weekends that I will be busy helping others but I selfishly want to spend time with myself. I am tired from the week....feeling a little bloated...totally broke, want a large burger a... Read more

Stepping Up

Wednesday, May 12, 2010      4 comments

I have always found it hard to work out after work because I am so drained but managed to fit it in earlier this year. Because it was so hard to fit in to my schedule I quickly found excuses to stop. Just recently I have been taking the stairs..... Read more

Bumps in the Road

Monday, May 03, 2010      4 comments

It's amazing that in an instant, life can change. You are going along the path of life and something happens that puts you in a new direction. There may be an illness, an accident, a new job, or whatever but life is full of changes. How we handl... Read more

Continuous Improvement

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      1 comments

You hear about continuous improvement a lot at work. What about your personal life? I know is sounds like work to say I will continuously improve, but think about it. You are saying I will be better today than I was yesterday. I will be better t... Read more

Energy and Excitement - IT WILL HAPPEN!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010      0 comments

These are exciting times. Spring is here. We are moving into the middle of the year. We have goals set to become healthier and we are sharing with one another. My hope is that you are motivated to continue your goals through spring and summer. G... Read more

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