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Why am I losing this weight? Let me list the ways!
To look better
To feel better, emotionally, physically and mentally
To live longer
To have better sex
To do more outdoor activities with my family
To see my daughter grow up
To see her children grow up
To see her grandchildren grow up
To be a good example for my daughter and future children
To be healthy for having more children
To be better at my job
To fulfill God’s will in my life
To avoid health problems
And many more!

"The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what we want most for what we want now."
They can because they think they can.

I can't change the past, I am simply working on the present.

"Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.”

"The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before." (Steve Young)

Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again."~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people." ~ Zig Ziglar

Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness. ~Edward Stanley

Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. ~Plato

There is a necessity for a regulating discipline of exercise that, whilst evoking the human energies, will not suffer them to be wasted. ~Thomas de Quincey

The only exercise some people get is jumping to conclusions, running down their friends, side-stepping responsibility, and pushing their luck! ~Author Unknown

Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional, and mental states. ~Carol Welch

A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs. ~Joan Welsh

The word aerobics came about when the gym instructors got together and said, "If we're going to charge $10 an hour, we can't call it jumping up and down." ~Rita Rudner

I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing. ~Marsha Doble

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise. ~A.A. Milne

Commit to be fit. ~Author Unknown

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

I consider exercise vulgar. It makes people smell. ~Alec Yuill Thornton

Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought,
Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught,
The wise, for cure, on exercise depend;
God never made his work for man to mend.
~John Dryden

If your dog is fat, you're not getting enough exercise. ~Author Unknown

Member Since: 7/11/2008

Fitness Minutes: 11,741

My Goals:
-Be a good example for my daughter and future children
-Become healthier before I have more children
-Help others to become the people they were created to be
-Continually serve God in all I do
-Be a healthier person so I can accomplish all the above goals.

My Program:
-Walk 3x a week
-Strength 3x a week
-Swimming 2x a week
-Eating whole foods from scratch

Personal Information:
-Live in Oregon
-4 year old daughter
-Married to amazing man
-Two kitties
-One beaglador
-A faith in God

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  • v NIXY72
    Hey Rock It Girl:

    “The only limits to the possibilities in your life tomorrow are the buts you use today.”~ Les Brown

    Now go and kick some but(t) :)

    From your friendly neighbourhood Sparkler...
    3295 days ago
  • v NIXY72
    Today is the unofficial "take happiness into your own hands" day. It's unofficial because I just made it up! (*grin*) But it seems like a great idea, right? Today, try not to be controlled by others... decide to be happy, decide to be great. Move forward as if all your dreams could come true today with no barriers standing in your way. Smile, laugh, and be amazing...

    emoticon emoticon Because you ARE. emoticon emoticon

    “I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it.” - Groucho Marx
    3306 days ago
    emoticon For stopping by my page. Yes lets ROCK out this challenge!!! emoticon emoticon
    3309 days ago
  • v NIXY72
    Hey Rock It Girl, just a couple more days and we're done week one! Hope you've had a fantastic week so far and that you haven't melted into a puddle yet from the heat... If you've had any rain, please send it my way!

    I'm sending you a virtual calorie-free & good-for-you frozen treat and a couple glasses of ice water for you to enjoy as you work your challenges. emoticon emoticon Heaven knows we can use a blast of refreshment these days... maybe we just need to run through the sprinklers again, jump in the lake/pool, or have a good old fashioned water fight like we did when we were kids...

    Have a great weekend -- keep sane and keep cool!
    ~ From your friendly neighbourhood Sparkler, Michelle :)

    People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
    - Zig Ziglar
    3309 days ago
  • v NIXY72
    Hey girl! Just wanted to wish you all the best of luck, motivation, success, and stamina over the new Rock It Challenge. I look forward to sharing this challenge with you (even though we're on different teams... nothing wrong with a little friendly competition, right?? LOL)!

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    ROCK IT, Done Girl!
    3313 days ago
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