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  • Fixing negative emotions

    1/23/2017 12:47:16 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Tony Robins posted a YouTube story about a man who was in such a serious accident that he became a quadriplegic. Even so he had such a marvelous... Read more

  • Change

    1/18/2017 9:29:24 AM, by LEATON1900

    Last week while running, I was listening to a podcast. The guest was someone who had broken their alcohol addiction, lost over 100 pounds, and b... Read more

  • Ice Storms and Excercise

    1/13/2017 1:45:37 PM, by LEATON1900

    We will be having an ice storm this weekend where I live. I'm not sure how much or how bad or really when, but at some point this weekend we wil... Read more

  • Healing and Wholeness

    1/11/2017 1:40:16 PM, by LEATON1900

    There is more to being healthy than just the biometric numbers. Last October, I got confirmation that my "health numbers" were finally in the no... Read more

  • Self-Care

    1/9/2017 4:46:45 PM, by LEATON1900

    Yes, that's really the name of the game. Self-care. What I do everyday, which includes what I put into my body and how much activity I get, det... Read more

  • Help me write a book (you will gain much more)

    1/9/2017 4:04:24 PM, by OLDEROWL

    First I felt I should share this link because it is practical advice for those who might feel their New Years Goals may have been set too high or... Read more

  • Starting New Year's on the Right Foot

    1/5/2017 12:44:05 PM, by LEATON1900

    So far, 5 days into 2017, I'm off to a great start. Last week, I officially starting training for the March 10k. Although each run is shorter, ... Read more

  • Finding me again

    1/2/2017 3:57:36 PM, by CELLOSONG

    So, I've been away from SP for a while. I was focused first on getting myself moved to Kenya, then I was focused on adjusting to life on the oth... Read more

  • Self Love

    1/2/2017 1:15:49 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Self Love is an important pillar to success. That's why I added it as a six Pillar on my team Create Your Perfect Days. With self love, whenever ... Read more

  • My most important 2017 Commitment

    1/1/2017 12:52:37 PM, by OLDEROWL

    The following are the 13 Topics of 4 Week Focus (T4WF) for 2017 in the CYPD team. I commit to posting each week on the current (T4WF) and encour... Read more

  • Low Calorie Foods that are Most Filling

    12/16/2016 7:59:18 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I got this from www.everydayhealth.com/d
    these-delicious-choices.aspx Read more

  • Complete Principles (Not Mere Goals) for Living

    12/14/2016 6:43:09 PM, by OLDEROWL

    As the New Year approaches it is common for the media to talk of making New Years Resolutions. More important, however is to do a self-reflectio... Read more

  • Official Maintenance Begins

    12/14/2016 2:22:05 PM, by LEATON1900

    You know the saying "Close enough for government work" I've decided to apply that saying to my mental focus that the results of my health style ... Read more

  • Purpose of our group

    12/8/2016 5:31:50 AM, by OLDEROWL

    Our group is about giving life more structure to free yourself from confusion and chaos, to set boundaries and rules for living to make healthy d... Read more

  • Decisions

    12/7/2016 10:25:50 AM, by LEATON1900

    I got a call last night from my dad. A childhood friend lost her full term baby a few days ago. While I haven't been in touch with her for year... Read more

  • Workout for Functional Fitness not Weight Loss

    12/5/2016 11:39:13 AM, by LEATON1900

    A few weeks ago I took my sons to the library since they were having a special hands on engineering display. The youngest son has been on crutc... Read more

  • I need help!!

    12/4/2016 3:48:14 PM, by OLDEROWL

    I need help spreading an important message! Perfect Days do not come without delayed gratification. Too many seek the quick route to gratificat... Read more

  • Update on "Create Your Perfect Days" Spark Team

    12/2/2016 8:19:05 AM, by OLDEROWL

    Last November 14th, I decided to change the focus of my group from building healthy relationships to "Create your 'Perfect' Days" (don't mean a... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Blahs

    11/23/2016 9:37:17 AM, by LEATON1900

    This is my first Thanksgiving as a vegetarian. I do not regret making that lifestyle change, but I am a bit apprehensive about the upcoming holi... Read more

  • On creating your 'perfect' days

    11/14/2016 10:03:34 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I got Craig Ballantyne's book and program titled "The Perfect Day Formula -- How to Own the Day and Control Your Life. It's about giving your li... Read more

  • 317 Days - A look back

    11/10/2016 9:57:22 AM, by LEATON1900

    It's always around this time of year that I start looking forward to the first of the year. I am the ultimate planner, what new years resolution... Read more

  • 5 pounds down and nervous

    11/7/2016 11:52:38 AM, by LEATON1900

    I've lost 5 of my additional 10 pounds that I thought I should lose since I reached my original goal. And the best way to describe how I'm feeli... Read more

  • My New Love - Yoga

    10/25/2016 9:53:02 AM, by LEATON1900

    Last night was my second basic yoga class after "graduating" from the absolute beginning yoga class. I do believe that I have found a new love. ... Read more

  • Back on Plan

    10/24/2016 12:09:14 PM, by LEATON1900

    I am finally feeling like I'm back on plan. Back on plan for me means I'm back on a training plan, ready to start putting in the time to train f... Read more

  • From Failures you can gain Happiness

    10/22/2016 9:22:53 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Happiness does not come from comparing your failures or successes with the successes of others, but from looking within yourself. See if the t... Read more

  • Absolute Beginner Yoga Graduate!

    10/17/2016 12:23:58 PM, by LEATON1900

    Yes, that's me. I have completed all the requirements to move from Absolute Beginner to beginner. In Tae Kwon Do terms, I earned my yellow belt... Read more

  • Biometric Screening

    10/13/2016 8:00:27 AM, by LEATON1900

    I was totally pumped to have my biometrics screening at work yesterday. Finally, I had done "all the things right" this year, and was expecting ... Read more

  • Goal?

    10/11/2016 7:37:15 AM, by LEATON1900

    I know, goal should not be followed by a question mark when you reach it. I have officially reached my original goal weight. I have lost more t... Read more

  • I will not give up my dream

    9/28/2016 6:20:57 PM, by OLDEROWL

    My motivation to eat healthy is my dream. My dream is to run a 10K without breaking out of running stride. I decided to keep track of my progre... Read more

  • I'm too busy

    9/23/2016 10:06:17 AM, by LEATON1900

    I've succumbed to the "I'm too busy" trap. That's right, I took a week off from working out hard, and I've been working on a huge project for wo... Read more

  • Post-Race Goals

    9/14/2016 8:49:34 AM, by LEATON1900

    I've been thinking a lot the last few days about what is "next". I don't have let down from the race, in fact, I am energized of being able to s... Read more

  • Race Report #OMCTRI2016

    9/12/2016 10:53:52 AM, by LEATON1900

    Race report - I finished! And was smiling at the end. That's probably all I really need to say. But for full documentation purposes I will... Read more

  • Finding time and Starting an exercise Routine

    8/30/2016 11:10:00 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I read this somewhere and put it in my Journal 1/22/16: "Is it even possible to be too busy to exercise? Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group... Read more

  • Swirling Mind

    8/29/2016 1:49:39 PM, by LEATON1900

    My mind is swirling right now, trying to piece together the last 8 months. It is first hard to figure out what has happened to the first 8 month... Read more

  • Normal BMI

    8/12/2016 4:57:37 PM, by LEATON1900

    I realize that has my "new" habits become just habits or lifestyle, that my blogging has taken a back seat. I wonder if it is because I no longe... Read more

  • Persistence Pays Off

    8/3/2016 12:05:42 PM, by LEATON1900

    31 weeks, 31 pounds gone. BMI - from bottom of obese range to knocking on the door of normal weight (30 to 25.1) Size 16 to buying size 10 pa... Read more

  • Quick Update

    7/26/2016 1:25:34 PM, by LEATON1900

    With all the ups and downs in life, I'm still basically on track. I am down 28 pounds in about 29 weeks. My exercise, while not as consistent a... Read more

  • One day at a time

    7/22/2016 2:12:17 PM, by GODWITHINME

    Just taking it day by day, meal by meal. It is so much easier to take on small goals & make better food choices when I don't look too far ahead.... Read more

  • First day back!

    7/21/2016 8:02:01 PM, by GODWITHINME

    Something has clicked in my eating habits & I knew that coming back to SP was the best thing I could do for myself. Love the community & all the ... Read more

  • 6 months! 4 miles!

    7/1/2016 5:44:24 PM, by LEATON1900

    6 months ago, I finally decided I had enough. Well, I'm going to rephrase that. 6 months I finally found the courage to change myself. I had k... Read more

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