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The Joy of Cooking
Sunday, September 10, 2006      0 comments

The joy of cooking started with my mom in her kitchen bringing in vegetables that we grew in our very large garden and fruit that we picked from either our own trees or got from different local farmer's markets. Our meat was from chickens that ... Read more
Nothing is guaranteed in life, so make the most of each day and persevere.
Saturday, September 09, 2006      0 comments

Nothing is guaranteed in life, so make the most of each day and persevere. Nothing is guaranteed in life, so make the most of each day and persevere.... Read more
By no means hold in your feelings, but remember that no one likes to be surrounded by constant pessi
Friday, September 08, 2006      0 comments

I'm learning that I should not hold in my feelings;and at the same time remember that no one likes to be surrounded by constant pessimism. This is a difficult balance to learn and maintain. Recently I learned to THINK; where T~~stands for, is wh... Read more
Many times a healthy level of assertiveness can go a long way in showing people what I'm made of.
Wednesday, September 06, 2006      0 comments

Many times a healthy level of assertiveness can go a long way in showing people what I'm made of. Last year I was in an meeting where I didn't get what I needed, and later I asked a veteran collegue what happened. After some hesitation until th... Read more
It is very important that we nourish our bodies with adequate amounts of the right foods, condition
Tuesday, September 05, 2006      0 comments

--generally adhere to a healthy regimen if I expect to feel positive emotions. The healthy regime that I'm embarking on is to do the sparks points and other things on this website, improve my routine of exercise and daily tasks about my apartmen... Read more
long-term impressions are the ones where you win against yourself.
Monday, September 04, 2006      0 comments

Long-term impressions are the ones where I win against myself. Long-term impressions are the ones where I win against myself. Others have been impressed that I stayed in school, and while I was there, I couldn't compete against the others,... Read more
Take a moment to think about the luxurious and privileged life you live
Sunday, September 03, 2006      0 comments

Take a moment to think about the luxurious and privileged life I live. The computer has brought SparksPeople into my life and the journaling with a sense of being autonomous has helped me through some tough moments of a new lifestyle. At my che... Read more
Even the way you talk to yourself can be hurtful. Instead of saying "I can't," replace it with "I w
Saturday, September 02, 2006      0 comments

Even the way you talk to yourself can be hurtful. Instead of saying "I can't," replace it with "I wish." Swap "I'm a failure" with "I didn't succeed this time." I've noticed since joining SparksPeople that how I speak to myself is hurtful.... Read more
take responsibility for your life and actions. You are the only person responsible for your attitude
Friday, September 01, 2006      0 comments

take responsibility for your life and actions. You are the only person responsible for your attitude-and your life. Today's article suggests that I am responsible for my attitude and my life and to take responsibility for it. How does this ... Read more
Instead of bragging about your accomplishments, discuss how you got there or the people that helped
Thursday, August 31, 2006      0 comments

Instead of bragging about your accomplishments, discuss how you got there or the people that helped you along the way.So, who has helped me? The other members of SparksPeople. Thought journaling and posts, I have looked for people who weigh the... Read more
If the situation is unavoidable, you've got to force yourself to accept it and move past it.
Tuesday, August 29, 2006      0 comments

If the situation is unavoidable, you've got to force yourself to accept it and move past it. Well if the situation is weight gain, then I need to force myself to accept it. Surprisingly, I didn't realize how heavy I have gotten until I came to ... Read more
So endure the hardships of life, knowing that time will eventually heal your wounds and you will mak
Monday, August 28, 2006      0 comments

So endure the hardships of life, knowing that time will eventually heal your wounds and you will make it through. Starting a weight management program with Sparks People, it's hard to realize that if I stick with the program and that this is the... Read more
Don't give advice to people unless it is asked for, lest you belittle them and come off looking lik
Sunday, August 27, 2006      0 comments

Don't give advice to people unless it is asked for, lest you belittle them and come off looking like a know-it-all. This is a big concept, and one that I'm trying to work at. Sometimes it just doesn't make sense. Rather than giving advice, I've ... Read more
Don't dodge the smaller tasks in an effort to hold out for the glamorous, important jobs.
Sunday, August 27, 2006      0 comments

Don't dodge the smaller tasks in an effort to hold out for the glamorous, important jobs. This relates to the weight loss. Daily wins the race. Use the food tracker and menu planner and count each calorie, then look at the percentages of fat, pr... Read more
Experience
Thursday, August 24, 2006      0 comments

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him. - Aldous Huxley, writer --Experience of eating out, can lead to disasterous results. Yes, this could have happened to me, today even......since I'... Read more

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