MAURIZIA
300,000-349,999 SparkPoints 313,653
SparkPoints
 
Photos
See this image larger
Lucy joined us on September 11, 2020 & has quickly become social vs the "cat that hides" she was.



See this image larger
Katie graced my life for 15 years. She left for kitty heaven on July 11, 2020.



See this image larger
Grace brought us joy for 9 years before she got her kitty angel wings in December 2013.


SparkGoodies
go to goodies page
Two Thumbs Up
From:
KOALA1949
go to goodies page
Thank You Note
From:
KOALA1949
go to goodies page
Apple Cider
From:
KURTZIE1998
Awards

MAURIZIA is a SparkPeople Motivator!

See All SparkPeople Motivators
 
Interact with MAURIZIA
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment


Part 1 - My 2020 Word of the Year is NO.

My 2019 word of the year was "self-care." If I were scoring me, I'd give myself a B-. One thing that did become apparent is that I hardly ever say no to anyone or anything. It's what has me overextending, putting me at the bottom of my list, & causes anger or resentment. So this year the word is NO.

“We must say "no" to what, in our heart, we don't want. We must say "no" to doing things out of obligation, thereby cheating those important to us of the purest expression of our love. We must say "no" to treating ourselves, our health, our needs as not as important as someone else's. We must say “no.” -- Suzette R. Hinton
*******************************
For the 2020 Fall 5% Challenge, my plan is a simple one. I need to focus on one thing because it feels like my brain has turned to mush in this pandemic. When weighing in on the first day of this challenge, I accepted that I have gained a few+ lbs. My goal is to lose what I've gained. It's about 3% increase.

Daily:
1. Quiet time daily.
2. Keep carbs at or below SP recommendation.
3. Keep fats at or below SP recommendation.
4. Track nutrition daily.
5. Plan meals for the day.

Schedule will be adjusted for each week’s LTGL.

*******************************
“Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” —Saint Francis de Sales


Member Since: 7/24/2007

Fitness Minutes: 90,065

My Goals:
*SPARK RESTART* Plan:
1. Quiet time.
2. Eat healthy.
3. Track nutrition daily.
4. Exercise daily..
5. Track exercise daily
7. Acknowledge blessings daily.


My Program:
No
Self-care
Peace
Believe
Time
Affection
DO
quiet
conciously
balance!
connection
mindfulness
truth

(These are my words of the year for 2008-2019.)

"The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear."~~ FB page of "Paying It Forward - One Day at a Time"



Personal Information:


Other Information:
Books are my transport out of my little world into the universe! Nothing better than curling up with my cat Lucy, book & a cup of tea...or glass of water! Love theater and movies, too!

“Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” —Saint Francis de Sales

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." - St. Francis of Assisi

"Lost time is never found again." - Benjamin Franklin

"Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going." ~ Chantal Sutherland




Read More About MAURIZIA - Profile Information moved here. (Updated October 18)




Shown if member clicks "Read More"








(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
My Ticker:
 Pounds lost: 38.5 
0
17.5
35
52.5
70
Login to Leave Comment
Comments
Member Comments (1492):  << First< Previous23456Next >Last >>