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A Little Monday Inspiration and My Week 1 Check In

I finished Week 1 of the Living and Active challenge with Peak 313.  I have been pretty sore this weekend after doing some different exercises and getting out of the “treadmill box”. I’m looking forward to pushing myself forward another week.  This quote really sums up my thoughts from the week…. It’s important to remember…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

source There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Beverly Sills, American Operatic Soprano As I begin Day 1 of my 5 Week Living and Active Challenge,(See Post HERE) this quote reminded me of my focus for this next 5 weeks.  This is exactly what I needed to hear.  No Short Cuts.  Do the…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

source Plans are worthless, but planning is everything. Dwight D Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States Sometimes this is exactly how I feel.  I LIVE off of our schedule.  Everything is on the calendar, I operate from a To Do list each and every day, but some days, I don’t even get to the…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Be positive, ignore the critic, follow your heart, invest in your passions, believe in your dreams, and get busy making them reality. Josh Cox, American record holder of the 50k Source This quote inspired me today.  I was recently excited about something that I had done and unfortunately, rather than be excited with me, the…
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Book Review and Exclusive Excerpt: Mom At Last By Sharon Simons

MOM AT LAST How I Never Gave Up on Becoming a Mother By: Sharon Simons Published:  August 1, 2013 Non-Fiction/Memoir MOM AT LAST is the story of Sharon Simons and her husband Rick, who she met just before the age of forty, and their quest to become parents together.  Rick already had children from a…
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Book Review: Replenish By Lisa Grace Byrne

REPLENISH Experience Radiant Calm and True Vitality in Your Everyday Life By: Lisa Grace Byrne, MPH Published: August 5, 2013 Do you feel like most of your days are spent running on empty? Do you get stressed out or anxious and have trouble focusing on what you need to get done? Are you looking for…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” Edward Stanley, 3rd Earl of Derby When I saw this quote last week, it kind of stopped me in my tracks.  Really, who doesn’t have time for exercise?  Here I am, making excuses again.  Just…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

Source I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end. Larry Bird, former NBA basketball player We are constantly telling our kids…  “Always do your best.  As long as you give your best, all of the time, we will never be disappointed in…
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A Little Monday Inspiration

After my post last week, (find it HERE)  I wanted to find a way to remind myself of that post.   I needed the inspiration for myself and I thought some of you might as well.   So, I asked my son, Patrick, to create this graphic for me and I think he did a…
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A Little Monday Inspiration and An Update

photo courtesy of guidance.fidelity.com “Progress is rarely a straight line.  There are always bumps in the road, but you can make the choice to keep looking ahead. “ Kara Goucher, American long-distance runner In the first 6 months of the year I have ran/walked a total of 64.72 miles.  I know to a great many…
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