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If you never try, you'll never know.
Monday, June 24, 2013 23 comments
I'm in a quiet mood today, so my blog will be mostly pictures. Pictures can be worth a thousand words. ...
Would you use old bricks . . .
Sunday, June 23, 2013 22 comments
to build a new building?
Of course not!!! The building wouldn't look very nice but it also wouldn't be very strong. If a big storm came through, it might not withst...
Saturday, June 22, 2013 76 comments
We all need a pep-talk from time to time. I need them a lot, so I give them to myself. Here are some great pep-talks I use on a regular basis: ...
Friday is for fun!!
Friday, June 21, 2013 65 comments
It's been a tough week for me. I haven't slept well all week & I'm absolutely exhausted. I didn't even go to the gym last night because I just didn't have the energy. I...
The possibilities are endless!!
Thursday, June 20, 2013 18 comments
Think of it as an adventure. Whenever we have a family get-together at my parents' house, my nephew Evan (6 years old), always wants to go on an "adventure." That usuall...
The past is a nice place to visit . . .
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 20 comments
We all have a past, or we wouldn't be here. ...
Hmmm . . . doughnuts good for shinsplints?
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 22 comments
Oh rationalization . . . don't you just love it? It can be your demise though, right? Have you said these things to yourself? "Oh, just one won't hurt." Or how about: "I...
Give it a try!!
Monday, June 17, 2013 77 comments
You have nothing to lose, right? Except maybe weight, poor health, high blood pressure. Those are good things to lose. ...
No excuses, just keep fighting!
Sunday, June 16, 2013 20 comments
I used to have an excuse for everything eating & exercise related. "I don't have time." "I'm too tired." "I don't feel like it." "It's the winter time & it's dark, I ju...
Bye bye obesity, hello just overweight
Saturday, June 15, 2013 89 comments
I didn't realize until after I blogged yesterday that my new weight put me in the "just overweight" category & that I was no longer considered obese. ...
Friday, June 14, 2013 22 comments
I like that SparkPeople is about a healthy lifestyle rather than a diet. I have tried nearly every diet under the sun, & none of them worked for me. I couldn't handle th...
Don't be afraid to start over.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 27 comments
After you've been on this journey for a while, you may get to a point where you're stuck. It's ok to go back to the basics. Sometimes we need that structure. The go...
Start where you are . . .
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 26 comments
You don't have to be a gym member to follow this journey. You can work out at home or outside. I am so blessed that I can afford to go to the gym because I know me & I k...
Opportunity . . .
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 25 comments
Every day is an opportunity to start fresh. Learn the lessons you need to learn from yesterday's success & mistakes & move on. Today, you can start your new ending. ...
What took you so long?
Monday, June 10, 2013 28 comments
I ask my future self this question a lot. It helps me stay focused & on track. If you're struggling each day, you may need to sit down & have a heart to heart talk with ...
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