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I want this and I want that.....but ......
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      9 comments

I will not cry or make a fuss over not getting it.....Believe me, I have my list of wants and wishes just as everyone else, but I have learned that I can be content right where I am and with what I Have now......I am so thankful that I am lucky... Read more
Gratitude...Day 8
Monday, November 08, 2010      9 comments

"Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all." ~William Faulkner I love this quote....we got to produce that quality of thankfulness for it to ever exist. If... Read more
Thankfulness in Everything...day 7
Sunday, November 07, 2010      6 comments

"For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, for love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson The world is filled with wondrous things, and so many... Read more
How can we not say Thank You every day we live?..Day 6(check out the pics)
Saturday, November 06, 2010      13 comments

"As each day comes to us refreshed and anew, so does my gratitude renew itself daily. The breaking of the sun over the horizon is my grateful heart dawning upon a blessed world. " ~Terri Guillemets This quote really spoke to me this mornin... Read more
Say Thank You....*grin* :)
Friday, November 05, 2010      13 comments

"God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?" ~William A. Ward How wisely do we use all those precious seconds.......? and how many of us actually use any of them to say 'thank you' on a daily basis..... Read more
Being Thankful-day 4
Thursday, November 04, 2010      12 comments

We are so blessed and there are so many things to be thankful for.....Just being able to breathe and have our bodies function as well as they do, without any conscious prodding from us..... is totally amazing to me and I am so very thankful....... Read more
I am Thankful.......days 2 & 3
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      8 comments

I know.....I know...as usual, I am behind ....but not too badly ... emoticon 11/2: " Gratitude is the memory ... Read more
Starting Over
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      18 comments

No, I never quit tracking or went for weeks on end without checking in with SparkPeople, but in the past week, and even in the past month, I came to realize it is time to start over... I had finished with the onsite program some time ago, and fe... Read more
~~~~thought for the day.....Gratitude~~~
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      10 comments

On the Emotional Eaters Team, one of the goals is to be thankful daily for at least one thing......such a great idea, especially now during the month of Thanksgiving. Can I think of 31 things to be thankful for and not repeat myself during the ... Read more
A RENEWED COMMITTMENT FOR NOVEMBER
Monday, November 01, 2010      7 comments

***Note: this s from my Goals Journal from today and I thought it bore repeating, if only to remind myself of my renewed commitment to stay the course, to keep on losing and to keep doing what is working in my goal of a healthier life. ... Read more
New PIctures........check out my new cherry red caddy.....*grin* ;0
Friday, October 29, 2010      23 comments

I'm getting uptown...... Read more
~~Patience!!! Patience?? Where are you this morning?
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      13 comments

Every morning I have the intention of waking up with gratitude, joy in my heart, and a song on my lips. Most mornings I manage all right, but this morning, I woke up cranky, tired and not a bit thankful.........well, that is not true. I know it... Read more
~~~Thought for the Day~~~
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      13 comments

Affirmations for me can take several different forms, but mainly there is a single thought that I focus on first thing in the morning. Of course, there are the nasty betraying ones that we usually feed our psyche, such as very negative feedba... Read more
~~~Thought for the Day~~~
Monday, October 25, 2010      14 comments

I love the affimrations of Louise Hay but I have also thought up a few of my own over the years, which she encourages you to do... One that I have found particularly helpful is "I am a strong woman; i meet challenges head on. I love life ... Read more
~~~Thought for the day~~~
Sunday, October 24, 2010      18 comments

Here is another affirmation from Louse Hay's book, I CAN DO IT, which I have found to be so true: "Limitations are merely opportunities to grow. I use them as steppig stones to success." I certainly know that my limitations have spar... Read more

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