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is staying positive!is being mindful today.is wishes all my friends near and far Happy Thanksgiving It's the most wonderful time of the year! is still thinking about the wedding last week.enjyed visiting n ALpaca Farm. They are adorableis remembering events of 9/11 and the loss of my husband's cousin, Tom Bowden, Jr.Make today and everyday awesome!is is is is is I had a superfood slaw yesterday that was delicious.the eagles have flown to victory!is choosing joyis dreaming bigToday I am 70 years youngI celebrated my 70th birthday this week. I did not eat any sweets as my birthday gift to myself. (Photo is one of the flowers in my birthday bouquet.)ON my birthday a friend took me to the beach. What a relaxing time. It made me think that I need to take more ME time. How about you?I have to learn to love myself, in all of my uniqueness. NO matter what I weigh. Sometimes we just need to show off what makes us beautiful. SO today let's shake our tail feathers!I wish you a bright, sunshiny, happy day today. A new day to get closer to our goals. Share a smile. Stop and hear the birds sing today! Find a reason to smile. Enjoy this journey, even though it can be very hard. Together we can do this!Even my flowers are feeling the love. Can you see the heart shape? Share some love today - for yourself and for others. It makes this journey a lot easier. Happy Friday!Making a plan to get all of my fruits and veggies in today. How about you?Does anyone else have a hard time believing in yourself and loving yourself, like I do? Today I am going to take steps to think positively about ME! Rise and shine! It is Monday - a chance for new beginnings. Let's not stick our heads in the sand. My goal for today is to get my exercise in early! How about you?Hello October! Where will our journey take us this month? Find the beauty in each day.Yesterday my grand dog found a ball in his yard. It filled him with so much joy. I am going to let small things fill me with joy today. Let's all look for joy!Yesterday my grand dog found a ball in his yard. It filled him with so much joy. I am going to let small things fill me with joy today. Let's all look for joy!I am sharing my bouquet with all of my SP friends. Have a beautiful day! We can do this! Here is a Minnie Mouse smile to start your Friday! No matter what the day throws at us, let's do our best to stay strong and happy! We can do this!MY view this morning. I am taking a deep breath, letting go of anxieties and setting my mind on having a blessed day. My small step today is to get my steps in. What is yours? Have a beautiful Saturday!Happy Sunday. I wish you a day filled with blessings! It is a new week. There are curves ahead! Let's do our best to put our own colorful spin on them and make healthy choices. We can do this!It is a new week. There are curves ahead! Let's do our best to put our own colorful spin on them and make healthy choices. We can do this!I am going to eat the rainbow today and make sure I get enough fruits and veggies in. How about you?I think I will take the Lobster's advice today. My small step will be to eat fish. Each small step adds up to success. Are you taking a small step today?Today let's be our best selves. Stand out in the crowd. Recognize all that we do right. Make healthy choices! Have a beautiful day.NO matter where our path may lead us this weekend, let's take time to enjoy the journey. I took this photo along the canal behind my house. The fall colors inspire me. Trees adapt to the changes in seasons. We can make adjustments when we need to. A bad choice does not have to mean a bad day. Let's do this!As the leafy sign suggests, let get things done this weekend, but have lots of fun doing it! Happy Saturday, Spark friends!This journey is a lot easier when we do not have to hang out alone. One of the many reasons I love SP. SO many friends to inspire and encourage me. Let's hang in there together!Monday is a good day to sparkle and shine! Even nature had its own fireworks. Let's start the week off strong. Together we can make it happen!DO not let anyone get you off track. NO matter how appealing it may look to "Follow the Path". Whether it is sweets, soda, or fast food. We can resist and make healthy choices. Have aa awesome day!Here is my fall pot garden. I love the fall. The colors seem so much brighter. I hope you enjoy this day. Make healthy choices and let your SPARK shine!Here is my fall pot garden. I love the fall. The colors seem so much brighter. I hope you enjoy this day. Make healthy choices and let your SPARK shine!Spending the day exploring in the rain. I will not let it dampen my spirits. Eating out will be a challenge but I can do this. Have a great day and make healthy choice!Heading home this morning. This is one of my fall flower pots. The colors of fall are so inspiring. Do great things today. Enjoy the beauty all around you. Shine bright!I just got back from a few days of chasing fall foliage. This is one of the places we visited. Even though it was rainy, the colors are still gorgeous. SO With this photo, I wish you all a happy Saturday. Let your true colors shine. You are BEAUTIFUL!The first waterfall we visited in Ithaca NY. The fall colors were brilliant. Though I live with back pain, which makes walking any distance painful, during this trip I pushed myself to walk more. It was well worth it for the beauty we encountered. I wish you all a beautiful Sunday. You can do more than you even imagine. Looking ahead to this week what can you do to make it beautiful? Plan meals? Schedule exercise? Find some ME time? I am taking a moment this MOnday morning to plan so my week will be healthy. What about you? (I took this photo last week at the Cornell Arboretum)I love the Fall. The colors are so vibrant. Today as I go through my day I am planning my meals, being mindful of my thoughts and determined to get my exercise in. How about you? Have a beautiful day!A perfect heart shaped leaf! Here's hoping you have a healthy day filled with love all around you! "All You Need Is Love"(The Beatles)IN life, we can see obstacles or we can see opportunities. Instead of focusing on what I should not eat, I am going to focus on the many, many healthy choices I can eat! Have a healthy, happy day today!Happy Friday. I loved how the water drops beaded on this fallen Maple leaf. Find beauty all around you today. Happy Saturday! Sometimes we need something to light our way. Today I give you the lamp to help you shine! Embrace your sparkle! Recently I won a contest. Part of the prize was a special ice cream flavor of which I would get 10 pints. Last night my family came by for an ice cream party to enjoy the prize. Yes, I had a small serving. But I had planned my meals so it would not put me over the top. Portion control and planning are keys I am learning over and over. How about you? Have a blessed Sunday.This was at the NY Welcome Station when we recently visited. I hope you all are ready to race into the week and make it healthy. I am planning my meals and I work with my trainer this morning for an hour. DO you have a plan? Make this a marvelous MOnday!I like this goofy faced scarecrow. It reminds me to find the fun today. It is so much easier to get bogged down. SO I challenge us all to find a reason to smile today! We can do it!Going my way today? Together we can do this! Let's have a healthy day, sharing a smile along the way! I hope your Halloween is not too spooky. May all of our treats be healthy! BOO!Let's END our week strong and with a smile! (THis is my grand dog Lucy, she did not want me to take her photo!) We can do this!Happy Saturday. Enjoy a beautiful Fall day. Get some activity in. Oh and remember to turn your clocks back tonight! Whatever you do, have a fabulous day! I believe in YOU.May you have a blessed Sunday. I am up early with the time change. Find some "ME" time today. I have my meals planned and want to enjoy my day. I hope you will enjoy yours too. Keep sparking.SHare a smile today. Happy MOnday. I am going to the gym this morning to start my week off strong. How are you reaching for your goals today?Good morning this rainy morning. The leaves are falling leaving a beautifully colored carpet. I hope you all get some exercise in. Keep moving on this pathway to our goals! Have a beautiful day.I love the fall. I am enjoying the colors. My -plan today is to get to the gym for some cardio and a circuit class. What are your plans to keep moving today? Have a beautiful day.I love the fall. The colors are so vibrant as the leaves begin to fall. My plan today is to be mindful. MIndful of what I eat and as I eat. No distractions. What is your plan for the day towards reaching your goals?May your path to the weekend be filled with beauty. I am heading to the gym to work with my trainer for an hour. Meals are planned. going to make this a great Friday. How about you?Today is the day my ginkgo tree is raining its beautiful yellow leaves, forming a golden carpet beneath it. What a spectacular sight to begin my Saturday. May you all find something magical about this day. We can do this!The fall colors are so vibrant, aren't they? Today I am going to take time to enjoy the beauty all around me and count my blessings. It IS that time of year. I hope you have many blessings in your lives. Have a blessed day!Beautiful morning to enjoy the fall colors. Every small step I take today helps me cross the bridge to better health. Let's make healthy decisions today. For me, I am heading to the gym! What about you?Who want to join me on a beautiful walk? Let's move it today! I plan on finding ways to get exercise in all day, even if for only a few minutes at a time. How about you?It's Wednesday and things are a little blurry this morning. WOke up not feeling my best so have to skip the class at the gym. But I am committed to keep moving during the day, in a different way. I hope you all have a beautiful day.I woke up feeling better this morning. Hoping to spend a little time outdoors today, though it is cold. The fresh air always makes me feel good. My plan today is to do something just for ME. Will you be spending any ME time today? Have a beautiful day!I woke up feeling better this morning. Hoping to spend a little time outdoors today, though it is cold. The fresh air always makes me feel good. My plan today is to do something just for ME. Will you be spending any ME time today? Have a beautiful day!I woke up feeling better this morning. Hoping to spend a little time outdoors today, though it is cold. The fresh air always makes me feel good. My plan today is to do something just for ME. Will you be spending any ME time today? Have a beautiful day!I woke up feeling better this morning. Hoping to spend a little time outdoors today, though it is cold. The fresh air always makes me feel good. My plan today is to do something just for ME. Will you be spending any ME time today? Have a beautiful day!I woke up feeling better this morning. Hoping to spend a little time outdoors today, though it is cold. The fresh air always makes me feel good. My plan today is to do something just for ME. Will you be spending any ME time today? Have a beautiful day!I woke up feeling better this morning. Hoping to spend a little time outdoors today, though it is cold. The fresh air always makes me feel good. My plan today is to do something just for ME. Will you be spending any ME time today? Have a beautiful day!I woke up feeling better this morning. Hoping to spend a little time outdoors today, though it is cold. The fresh air always makes me feel good. My plan today is to do something just for ME. Will you be spending any ME time today? Have a beautiful day!I love the warm light on these autumn plants. My plan for today is work with my trainer then treat myself and get my nails done! A great way to get ready for the weekend. What are you doing today to work towards your goals? Have a beautiful day.Where ever your path may take you today, I hope you have a beautiful day. I plan to get healthy groceries and plan my meals for the week. What steps will you be taking today?I'll share my beautiful bouquet with you today on our 46th wedding anniversary. I hope your day is filled with love! My plan today is to have a rest day. I hope wherever this day takes you, it will be beautiful. My plan today is to work with my trainer this morning for an hour at the gym. I already have my healthy meals planned. What does your day have in store? Good morning. I am making my meal plan for the day and including lots of fresh veggies. I saw this recently at a Farmer's Market and it was a good reminder. Hope you have some healthy plans for today. Have a beautiful day.Here comes the sun! Let's make today a bright and beautiful day. My plan is to spend some time outdoors and to track healthy meals. What small steps can you take today?Enjoying the fall colors, though the leaves are falling. My plan for today is to spend some time outdoors to get my steps in. I also want to try a new recipe today. I hope you have a plan in place. Have a beautiful day.What a peaceful farm scene surrounded by fall colors. I hope your day is peaceful. I work with my trainer at the gym this morning for an hour. Then working on a healthy grocery list. Let's all take healthy steps today! Have a beautiful Friday.Getting a late start this morning. This beautiful tree we planted from a seedling. I love this Japanese Maple tree in my yard. I always feel happy when I see it out my window. Today I am finishing my healthy grocery list. I am making a new recipe. I hope you all have a beautiful and healthy day.I needed something to brighten my day today. It is dark and rainy. ANd the scale was not my friend. Even though I had a good week: tracking all of my food and exercise; being in range; and making healthy choices. Going to count my blessings and not dwell on the gain. Have a blessed SUnday.Monday morning - rise and shine! I have a doctor's appointment this morning and hoping for good news. Let's make this a happy and healthy beautiful day! Sharing an alpaca smile with you this morning. I hope it brightens your day as much as it does mine. I am getting prepared for Thanksgiving. groceries are bought. Meal is planned with some healthy options. I hope you all have a beautiful day.I am feeling very thankful today. As I get ready for hosting the family here tomorrow, I am planning my strategies to have a healthy day. Let's count our blessings.Happy Thanksgiving. I am counting my blessings. I have a plan in place so I do not over eat. HAve a beautiful day.Hope you all had a blessed day yesterday. We enjoyed our time with family. I stick to my plan and did not over eat. I have already beento the gym and worked with my trainer for an hour this morning. Hope you all have a beautiful day.Enjoy this beautiful day. I plan to finish clearing up from Thanksgiving and getting my meals planned for the week. Let's all make healthy choices today! Alpacas always make me smile. My you find things to make you smile today. I am taking it easy today after the busy weekend. I will stay on track with my food and water. Have a beautiful day.Some Mondays I feel like I am just barely hanging on, like this leaf. I am off to the gym to work with my trainer this morning. even though the weather is icy and snowy. I hope you all have a fabulous Monday. Let's reach for our goals.Let the sun shine in! Amazing morning light as the sun rose. My plan is to get in lots of steps as I begin transforming the house into Christmas. I will also be planning melas and making a grocery list. I hope you all have a healthy plan. Have a beautiful day.May your hump day be filled with beauty. My plan for today is to finish planning my meals and my grocery list. To work on my Christmas to do list and to get some extra steps in. Let's make this a healthy day! Hope this gingerbread man makes you smile today. I am busy with my Christmas to do lise. I plan to take time to prepare healthy meals as well as get in lots of steps. Hope you can do the same. Have a beautiful day.I hope you all have a beautiful Friday. I am off to the gym to work with my trainer for an hour. What is your exercise plan door today. Whatever it is, have a great day.I love the flowers of Christmas. This season is so busy, I know I have a hundred things on my To DO list for this weekend. I need to take some time to just breathe and enjoy the moments. I hope you all can take a moment to breathe today and just enjoy. Have a beautiful day.I call this little arrangement, "Leftovers", because it is all that remains from my Thanksgiving bouquet. I want to be as resilient as these flowers today. How about you? Have a beautiful day.I love this time of year. My plan today is to work with my trainer this morning at the gym. My meals are planned. This afternoon I hope to put the ornaments on my tree. Hope you have a great day ahead!One of my baubles. It is a rainy day here. My plan is to get lots of steps in the house today. My meals are planned. I continue working on my Christmas To Do list. I hope you have a happy, healthy day.I awoke to find a dusting of snow this morning. My plan for today is to get some exercise in around the house. My meals are planned. I also hope to make some progress on my Christmas To DO list. Whatever you have planned, I hope you have a healthy and joyful day!ENjoying having the house looking like Christmas. Going to get some cleaning done this morning. Meals are planned. Hoping to get in lots of steps today as I continue to cross things off my Christmas To DO list. Have a beautiful day!Happy Friday. I am off to the gym to work with my trainer this morning. My meals are planned. I hope to get working on my Christmas cards this afternoon. May this little angel watch over you today.I hope you are enjoying the magic of this time of the year. I already have over 4000 steps in. My meals are planned. My To DO list is progressing. Take some time today to just breathe.Listening to some Eric Clapton Christmas music this morning. What is one of your favorite Christmas songs? My meals are planned. I am taking a kind of rest day today to recharge. I hope you all have a beautiful day.Let's all find joy this MOnday morning! My day started with my trainer cancelling my session. SO I already have almost 5000 steps in. My meals are planned and I am going to have a great day. How about you?I hope this little Santa Sock Monkey makes you smile today. It is a cold, rainy day where I love. Though I do not feel like moving, my plan is to get in some steps and healthy meals. Share a smile today. I love this hand painted glass ornament. Having a hard time getting moving today. But the sun is out and my To DO list is calling. Meals are planned and determined to get my exercise in. Hope you have a happy, healthy day.My recycled angel ornament. I am treating myself and getting my hair and nails done today. My meals are planned and I already have over 4000 steps in. I hope you have a day filled with joy.A gift from a friend to hang on my tree. THe sun is out but the temps are cold. I am off to the gym this morning to work with my trainer. I hope you all have a healthy and happy day.I like how this ornament reflects the light. My highlight today is an ugly sweater party at my son's tonight. I have my food strategy planned. I hope you all have a healthy, happy day.Hanging in there. I will not let the holiday temptations get to me. I am planning my meals and my strategies. Wish me success. Have a beautiful happy day.Ringing the bells today! I am off to work with my trainer. Then a special visit this afternoon. MY meals are planned and my TO DO list is finally under control. I hope you all have a beautiful, healthy day.THe reason for the season. I wish you all a Merry Christmas. I already have 5000 steps in and it's not even 7am! Have a blessed day!I hope you all had a wonderful day yesterday. Mine was filled with family and love. I stuck to my plan so I did not eat too much. Today clean up begins. Have a beautiful day, friends.
Today is my daughter's 40th birthday. Where have the years gone? I am ready to go work with my trainer for an hour this morning. I hope you have some healthy plans for today. Make this an awesome day! Still enjoying the Festive decorations everywhere.
I worked with my trainer yesterday. Today I have a big To Do list. My meals are planned. I hope you all have a healthy and happy day.As I reflect back on this year, and start to plan for 2020, I want to think positive and stay strong. Today, we are celebrating my daughter's 40th birthday, which was on Friday. Family time is always the best. Have a fabulous day.Poinsettia to brighten up MOnday morning. I am heading to the gym to work with my trainer. My meals are planned. I hope you all have a beautiful MOnday. We can do this!Saying goodbye to 2019. Lots to do getting everything wound down. I hope you all have a wonderful last day of the year.Happy 2020! May it be filled with hope. A new year and a new start. May we all find success in this journey starting today. This is my ginkgo tree this morning. I love the shape against that blue sky. I am getting some exercise in here at home today. A walk around the yard in the cold got my blood pumping. I hope you all have a beautiful, healthy day.No matter where the path may lead us in 2020, let's do our best to follow it towards health, kindness and joy! Have a beautiful day, friends.I felt kind of like that fog on the river this morning. Slow moving and kind of groggy. But once I got moving, I perked right up! Have a heathy, happy day!Winter landscape. Good SUnday morning! Holiday decorations are all put away. Got in over 4000 steps already. Meals are planned. Scale showed a loss. Great start to my week. Hope yours is fabulous too.Woke up this morning to a dusting of snow. My trainer is sick so I am getting lots done around the house. I already have in over 5000 steps. Meals are planned. Looking for some new healthy recipes. Hope you all have a happy, healthy day.Share a smile today. 9000 steps in. Meals planned. SMiling all day. Have a healthy day, friends.I CAN do this. Even when I do not want to. Even when I do not feel like it. Even when it is hard. My mantra for today. Have a healthy day!Lately I have not been sleeping well. I am tired. But I AM determined to keep moving today SO far 5000 steps. Meals areplanned. We can do this!!!I took this a few years ago. I just love this sweet little deer. Today is training day for me. I am hoping it gets me back in gear. Have a healthy day!I needed this today. I have so much to be happy about. I am going to do my best today. Hurt my ankle so walking is a bit hard. But I will get my exercise in. Let's all share a smile today.I call this The Secret Garden. I took this one at Longwood Gardens. A secret garden can be my happy place today. My ankle is a bit better so hope to get in more steps today. My meals are planned. Have a happy, healthy day.I need to look up today. ONly 8am and already I've had lots of bad news. Hello MOnday. Heading to the gym for training to work out the stress. Have a healthy day.Squirrel acrobatics trying to get the bird seed. Maybe I should try some o his moves. I now I need to keep moving today. Let's all take at least one step towards our goals. Have a happy healthy day.DON't get stuck in the middle on hump day. My meals are planned, I already have over 4000 steps in (at 7am). It is a good day to have a good day! We can do this!Good motivation. I already have over 10000 steps at 9am. Meals are in the planning. It is a good day to have a good day. Let's keep pushing. Even when it is hard. SNow squall at sunset yesterday. Today is much colder. Heading to the gym for training. Planning meals carefully because we are invited to go out to dinner. Have a happy, healthy day.Predictions of snow today. My meals are planned. I am getting up every 20 minutes to walk around the house so I can keep moving all day. I hope your Saturday is a healthy and happy one. SUnday is church day for me. Meals are planned. Though today is my rest day, I plan on getting my steps in. I am also looking for some new recipes. Hope you all have a blessed day.Taking a peek at the week this MOnday morning. Training at the gym this morning. Meals are planned. Let's Make MOnday funday!A morning when a lot of things went wrong. Trying to look beyond those things and focus on positives. I can do this. We can do this! Happy Hump Day. Face it with a big smile. Healthy groceries today. Planning healthy meals. Going to keep moving all day. We have got this!DO't you love covered bridges? I have my healthy groceries and good meals planned for today. Though it is cold, I am exercising indoors, as well as getting in lots of steps. I hoe you all have a happy healthy day.Hello! It is Friday! I am going to be like this beautiful cardinal today and sing! I am off to the gym for training. Hope you all have a beautiful and healthy day!Looking forward to the weekend? This is my grand dog looking out the window. The weather is rainy and cold today so my exercise will be SP videos and lots of indoor steps. Have a happy, healthy day.It is SUnday. Look up! I hope you all have a blessed day. It is my rest day and my meals are all planned. Hang in there. It is MOnday. I am off to the gym to work with my trainer for an hour this morning. Let's make this MOnday marvelous!A winter view. Happy Tuesday, SP friends! I am working on a healthy grocery list. I already have in over 6000 steps. Hoe you have a happy and healthy day!HappyHump Day! Let's smile and make this a healthy, happy day!Let's stick out our necks today and try something new. I am trying a new recipe. How about a new exercise, or a new food? We can do this and have fun at the same time. Have a healthy , happy day.It's Friday. Time to sail into the weekend. I am off to work with my trainer this morning. I hope you all have smooth sailing today! Happy Saturday, friends! Let's work hard to make our dreams come true! I commit to making healthy choices today. How about you?Floating into a new week. Let's do our best to make it a healthy one! I am planning my meals today. May you have a blessed day.Ready, Set GO!!! Here we are racing into a new week, in a new month! I plan on making this week a good one. I am heading to the gym to work with my trainer. Let's all take at least one healthy step today! Have a beautiful day.How about a walk with a friend today? Whatever we do, we have to just keep moving. It is worth it! WE are worth it. Have a happy, healthy day!Happy Hump Day! I have my day planned to include lots of moving and healthy meals. Let's jump over that hump and make it a healthy, active day! DON't worry. It is almost the weekend! Let's all give it our best effort today. We can do this! Have a healthy day.It's Friday. Let's shake our tail feathers into the weekend! I am odd to the gym to work with my trainer. I hope you have a healthy day. Happy Saturday. I am taking a little me time today and having a rest day. I hope you all have a happy and healthy day.I hope you all have a blessed day today. Today I am focusing on being grateful. What are you focusing on today?Heading to the gym this morning to work with my trainer. Let's make our Monday exercise fun today! I he you all have a happy and healthy day.It has been said, we are what we eat. SO let's be healthy and full of veggies today. We are worth the effort! Have a wonderful day.My early morning view. Blue skies after days of rain. Makes me feel happy. Let's all share a smile today. Have a beautiful day.Taken a few years ago. These sweet deer were hungry. I gave them some veggies and apples. I need to give myself the same when I am hungry and not go for the junk. Have a happy and healthy day.I wish you all a Happy Valentine's Day. May your day be filled with heart healthy love.WHatever path you are on, today make it the healthiest one. Have a beautiful Saturday, friends. I march to the beat of a different drum. Instead of trying to hide it, I am trying to embrace it. How about you? Today let's be ourselves in all of our beautifulness! Have a happy and healthy day.Happy Monday. I am wanting to stay focused this week. Planning meals and scheduling fitness. Today I am off to the gym for an hour with my trainer. Have a great week, friends.I hope you are finding your direction to success today. I see my cardiologist this morning and am hoping for another good report. I am determined to make healthy choices and to keep moving. How about you? Have a happy and healthy day.Wouldn't you like to fly in my beautiful balloon? I am flying high today. Healthy grocery shopping done and out away. Now to plan some healthy meals. Have a happy and healthy day.Dreaming of Spring on this cold day. I already have over 8,000 steps in at 9am! I hope you all have a beautiful day!Ready for the weekend! (One of my grand dogs in this photo) It has been a busy week and I am looking forward to some down time. WOrking with my trainer for an hour this morning. Have a healthy day!WHo shall I be today? ALthough it is a rest day, I plan on getting in my steps. Healthy meals are planned. I hope you all have a healthy day! Having a relaxing SUnday, starting with church. I hope you all have a very blessed day.Having a relaxing SUnday, starting with church. I hope you all have a very blessed day.COme on Friends! It is Monday! Let's get moving! I am heading to the gym to work with my trainer!.. Have a healthy day!To brighten your Tuesday! It is a rainy, gloomy day here. I am going to let my smile light up the day. I am going to make healthy choices. I know you will too. Have a beautiful day!What do you mean it is only Wednesday??? I got up running today. I have accomplished so much and walked 7,000 steps with 35 minutes of fitness and not even 10 am! Have a wonderful Wednesday, friends!Almost...the weekend! Today my goal is to make sure I get enough water in. SOme days I forget as the day goes on. What one healthy step are you taking today? Have a beautiful day, friends.Hang in there, it is Friday! I am heading to the gym to work with my trainer. I hope you all have a happy and healthy day, friends!Here is my grand dog, Fletcher, helping me greet you this first day of MArch. Let''s all make healthy decisions this month. Have a beautiful day!Start the week of right - stay hydrated! I am heading to the gym to work with my trainer. The sun is shining. Let's all have a healthy day!Let's take a ride through Hump Day. We have got this! Going to do my best today to make healthy choices! Have a beautiful and healthy day.WOndering when winter will finally be over! I am still catching up with my family in Tennessee to see how they are after the tornado. Feeling grateful that they are all safe. Let's all be thankful for our many blessings today. Have a healthy day.Heading into the weekend! I am getting ready to head to the gym to work with my trainer. Let's all have a healthy and happy Friday!Reminder to change the clocks tonight! Enjoy your Saturday. Make healthy choices. You are worth it! To brighten your day. The time change is hard to get used to. I am going to dream about SPring and flowers blooming. Meals are planned. Have a beautiful and healthy day, friends.Sailing into a new week. Let's make this a week full of healthy choices. We can do this! Have a beautiful day, friends. Did you see that moon last night? It lit up the sky. Let's light up our day with healthy choices. WHo will you share a smile with today? Getting ready for SPring at the farm. I am looking forward to getting outdoors more. I got groceries this morning so am ready for healthy meals! What is your lan for today? I hop you all have a beautiful day!Reach for the stars today. Believe in yourself. We have got this! Have a hapyp and healthy daySailing into the weekend. I am heading to the gym to work with my trainer. Going to take safety precautions. Healthy meals for the day are planned. Stay safe and healthy, friends.A peaceful sunset to calm your day. Things are turned upside down at the moment. Let's all continue to make health our priority. We can do this. Are you practicing social distancing, like these birds? I am using this as an opportunity to clean somethings out, work on my closets and drawers and be healthy as I can. How about you? Stay safe and heathy, my friends.I feel like we are sailing onto uncharted territory. Although I will not be going tot he gym today, I have a plan to get outdoors and doing exercises at home. Stay safe and healthy, friends.Seeking a haven in this topsy turvy world. ON this rainy day I have already taken over 10000 steps. Waiting for groceries to be delivered. Healthy meals are being planned. Stay safe a healthy, dear friends.My 100 year old Ginkgo tree. Yesterday I walked around the yard several times to get some fresh air and exercise. Let's all do everything we can to make positive, healthy choices. We can do this.A baby snow leopard to make you smie this morning. WHen he was born, he could not use his back legs. But with hard work and physical therapy, he can walk normally. Let's all work hard today at being healthy. Stay safe, my friends. I think we all can feel a bit uncertain these days. I am getting more sleep and drinking more water these days. NOw I need to up my exercise. How about you?Lighting out way. Life has taken on a new path. Each day we need to get up and decide to do our best to remain healthy. I am getting outdoors today - to breathe in fresh air and to keep myself moving. HOw about you?From my backyard yesterday. We are all seeking isolation these days to be safe. Today let's count our blessings and focus on the positives. For me, the scale finally moved in the right direction. WOOHOO!!! Stay healthy, friends.Every day I have been walking laps around my back yard. I love finding new flowers blooming. I never noticed how nature changes daily so much before. Find ways to keep moving during these days of staying home. We can do this!Forsythia in bloom. Find beauty all around you where ever you live. FOcus on positives each day. If you can get some fresh air. These are what is keeping me going these days. We are not isolated from our SP friends! We can do this.My grand dog Lucy came to visit yesterday. She brought lots of love and happiness. We walked lots of laps around the yard. What a blessing to breathe the fresh air. Remember to do one positive thing today. Stay safe, dear friends.Purple Pansy in my garden. Look for the beauty all around today. Find joy in the simple things. I have found myself drinking a lot more water these days. Every time I wash my hands I also take a drink. Are you staying hydrated? Have a safe and healthy day, dear friends.I have been in self isolation for two weeks. I am remaining positive. Every day I do at least one happy thing. Yesterday it was walking laps around my back yard in the sunshine, looking at the flowers starting to bloom. We can do this my friends.A little ray of sunshine in my yard. Stayed in bed late this rainy morning. Looking for motivation to get my exercise in. Let's do our best today to stay healthy. Happy Virtual Palm Sunday! Today is a rest day for me. ANother gloomy rainy day here. But inside is safe and warm. I hope you all have a happy and healthy day. Happy Sunday. Today is a rest day for me. Outside is dreary and rainy. But inside it is warm and safe. Have a happy healthy day, friends.Good Monday Morning! Time to get these pots filled with plants! My plan for today is to get outdoors. It was raining all weekend. Let's do everything we can to make this a happy, healthy day. We CAN do it!My cherry tree is starting to bloom. ANother dreary looking day here. Got the news that my brother and his wife have tested positive for this terrible virus. trying to remain upbeat but it is hard. We could all use your prayers.Rain kissed cherry blossoms from my tree yesterday. Today we finally have a little peek of sunshine behind the clouds. I am feeling good about the healthy foods I am eating and the exercise outdoors. I hope you are all doing your best to remain healthy! THis is one corner of my backyard where l walk laps every day. Many days I do not want to do it, but I make myself get out there to keep moving and breathe fresh air, I hope you are all taking good care.This is my cherry tree yesterday afternoon. We actually had a little bit of blue sky yesterday. I made my exercise and food goals yesterday. I hope you did too. We can do this together.A few cherry blossoms with the rive in the background. Waiting on grocery delivery. Half my order is out of stock. But I am thankful for anything I will get. Spend your day looking for the good things. Happy Palm SUnday. Waving my palms virtually this year. I hope you all have a healthy and peaceful day. To brighten you Monday! Fresh from the garden. Looking forward to walking in the yard in the sunshine today. Let's all take at least one step towards our healthy goals today. Stay safe!My cherry tree is still blooming! It is those little things that bring a smile to my face these days. Look for things of beauty all around. My food is planned, my exercise is planned. Now to stick to my plan! Have a healthy day, friends.Can you spy with your little eye the bird in the bush I spotted yesterday as I walked my laps in the backyard? Yesterday I did not feel much like getting outside to walk. But I am glad I did. It brightened my day to see this little bird. Find something to brighten your day today. Stay healthy and safe, dear friends.Look what I saw yesterday! What a beautiful reminder that we are not alone, even when in isolation. find the beauty around you today. take a small step towards your goals. We have got this!I am still enjoying my cherry tree in bloom. SOme days are easier than others. I am determined to make this an easy one. Meals are planned. I need to motivate myself to keep moving. HOw about you? Stay safe, dear friends.MY calming view from my window. WHenever I start to feel anxious, I just look at that comforting river flowing. Find things that bring you peace and comfort during these days. HAve a healthy and safe day.I know I posted this photo already but to me it is a reminder of God's love and promises. He is Risen! Happy Easter. FOund these on my porch yesterday. A neighbor was spreading some cheer! We can still be kind during isolation. Let's make this an awesome start to the week! Stay safe, dear friendsAs I walk in my yard each day I notice all of the beauty and changes happening. Take time to find something lovely to refresh you today. Stay safe, dear friends. Happy Wednesday! Another dreary cold day here. I am looking for my motivation to keep moving today. We can do this! Let's give our best effort to staying on track today. Stay safe, dear friends.I call this tulip shadows. It is cold here today. But the sun is shining. Let's make healthy choices and have a beautiful day! We have got this, friends. My son made the front page of the newspaper. SO proud. See my blog for link to article. Have a great day friends.Happy Saturday! It is raining here again. I am waiting for a grocery delivery. I will plan my healthy meals after I see what groceries I actually get from my order. Let's all do our best to make this a healthy day. We have got this! Happy Sunday. Sharing my Spring Pot garden with you today. The sun is shining but it is still cool. I will have to bundle up a bit to get my yard laps in this afternoon. FInd something to be thankful for today. Stay safe, friends.Happy Sunday! I am sharing my Spring Pot Garden with you today. The sun is shining but it is still cold. I will have to bundle up a little when I walk my laps around the yard. Find something to be thankful for today. Stay safe, friends.FLowers in my garden. I love purple. Let's make this Monday marvelous. Do one thing today that makes you happy and one thing that makes you healthy. Stay safe, dear friends.I enjoy sharing my flowers with you. I hope my garden brings you some joy each day. My meals are planned. WHat is one thing we can do today to be healthy? I am going to limit my snacking. Stay safe, dear friends.MY Japanese Maple tree is starting to sprout leaves. Everyday as I walk laps around my yard, I notice the changes. Let's all do something today that will make a small change in us. Stay safe, dear frieds.A view of my yard, where I walk my laps. I am up to 45 minutes of walking. I hope you are all doing something to keep moving these days of isolation. Have a safe and healthy day.Bringing a little sunshine on this rainy day. I have to get my exercise indoors today. Trying to get up and walk around every 20 minutes. WHat is your indoor exercise routine? Have a safe and healthy day, dear friends.Love my purple pansies. I am waiting for a grocery delivery. Then I will plan my healthy meals. Thankful that fresh produce is not out of stock. Have you tried any new recipes during isolation. I have become creative at using whatever I food I actually get. Have a healthy and safe day.TUlip in my garden. Today is a gloomy rainy day here. I hope this photo will cheer you. My meals for the day are planned. I find this helps me stay on track, and not eat mindlessly all day. I hope you have a healthy plan for today. Stay safe, dear friends.Even on a gloomy day, my view is calming. My day has had a rough start. But I am not allowing it to sabotage my from having a healthy one. I will not eat my way through the difficulties. We are worth the effort to make healthy choices. Stay safe, dear friends.Pretty yellow flowers for you today. ANother night of little sleep and I am dragging. But the sun is shining and I will get outside for my walk to help energize myself. I hope you have a plan to keep moving today. Stay safe, friends.MY purple pansies are still blooming! I love purple. THe sun is shining. I had a good sleep for a change. I am ready for a healthy and happy day. How about you? Even on a gloomy, rainy day, my view is beautiful. ANother night without much sleep. The pouring rain will keep me inside. Meals are planned. NOw to figure out which exercise video to tackle. I hope you all have a healthy plan for today. Stay safe, dear friends.This plant has no flower but aren't the leaves pretty? It rained all day yesterday/ It rained all night. It is going to rain all day today. I am not going to let it dampen my spirits. Let's all have a fabulous Friday!My lilacs are starting to bloom! I love how they smell. the sun is out and I am ready to go. Will walk my yard laps and plan my meals. Make a healthy plan for today! You are worth it. I wish you all a beautiful Sunday. Find the blessings all around you. Stay safe and healthy. We can do this!Hello MOnday! I needed something pretty to get me going today. The sun is shining and I am telling my self, "I can do this". And so can YOU! Let's all choose healthy today. MY ferns are unfurling! Everyday on my walks around the yard I see something new. I am letting nature speak positivity into my life. FInd the blessings around you today. Stay safe.I never get tired of my view. The weather is cold again! I need to get myself in gear and get some exercise in to warm up! Let's keep moving, friends! My Lily of the Valley are starting to bloom. How sweet they smell. I am planning my meals for the day. I always wait until after breakfast, so I am not hungry when I plan. DO you plan your meals? By the day, the week? Have a healthy day, friends.Saw this pretty robin when resting from my walk in my backyard. What a joy. My meals are planned and I am going to have a healthy day. I know you can too! A beautiful day in the neighborhood today. Though the temps are cold and the wind is blowing. I hope to be able to bundle up and get my walk in. Find the good things around you today. Stay safe, dear friends.One of the purple tulips I got for MOther's Day. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Let's start this week off strong. We have got this! SUch a graceful plant, Lilly of the valley. Especially with raindrops adorning it. I hope you find something to bring you joy today. I am going to be kind to myself and find reasons to smile. Have a lovely day.SHaring one of my Mother's Day bouquets with you this morning. It is a beautiful day, though still a chill in the air. Let's all spread some kindness today. Stay safe.My red Japanese Maple tree. I love looking out my kitchen window and seeing that rich color. The sun is shining and I am going to have a great day. How about you?A close up of the leaves on the Japanese Maple from yesterday's photo. I love how elegant they look. Today is rainy, hot and humid. NOt the best for walking outside. I will have to get my exercise indoors today. I hope you are all staying healthy! A little bright flower to cheer you today. I am having a hard time getting going this morning. Need to put on some music and get myself in gear. Have a beautiful day, friends!I found this little purple flower growing among the hostas. I thought of determination. I am determined to make this a healthy week, no matter what comes my way! I hope you will too.This is a serviceberry tree leaf. This little tree was almost dead from the deer using it to sharpen their antlers. What an inspiration to see it coming to life this spring. Let's keep coming to life daily in our healthy living. We can do this.WIsh I knew the name of this plant. I like the shape and color patterns on the leaves. As I wait for my grocery delivery, I am planning my day. SPending time outdoors is a must because it is a beautiful day. Let's keep moving, friends.My iris are starting to bloom. I am looking forward to my yard laps today. the weather is cooler. New flowers bloom every day. LIfe is good. Make today awesome! SOme of my Iris are blooming. Can you tell I like purple? It is cool this morning and I will get my yard laps in before it gets too warm. Meals are planned and it is going to be an awesome day! Let's give it our best today! Happy Friday from me and my alpaca friend. Met him at a farm a while ago. I hope we can all keep moving today and make this an awesome day! My azaleas are blooming. SInce today is raining, I have already done my exercises indoors. Let's make this a fabulous day. We have got this!My pansies are still blooming. ANother gloomy looking day here. At least it is not raining. Going to get my yard laps in then church online. Have aa awesome day, friends.I love my irises! Happy Monday. Let's keep moving today and make it an awesome day. How about a peony to brighten your day? ANother gloomy looking day here. Temperatures are heating up. Doing my exercises indoor this morning. Let's make this a fabulous day!SUch a deep purple it is almost black. I woke up to fog this morning. I am hoping the humidity lessens so I can gt my yard laps in. How are you going to keep moving today? We can do thisPart of one of my garden beds. SOme days I just need something bright to cheer me up. I need to get moving. But first meal planning for the day. Let's do this.A wild geranium from my garden. It is yet another gloomy day here. WIth high humidity. Not my favorite weather to get outdoors. But I will do my best to get my yard laps in. WHat will you do today to keep moving? Got some herbs and veggies planted. I have healthy meals planned. NOw to get outside for my walk. Have a fabulous Saturday.ISn't the light on my Dutch Iris lovely? Today may the beautiful light in each of us shine. Close up of one of my Dutch Irises. Ready to start the week out strong. Heading out for my hour walk. Meal planning is next. What is your plan for a healthy week?Good morning! Healthy groceries are put away. NOw to plan my meals. Keep on moving, friends. We got this.I like how the light is shining on my tiny Japanese Maple tree. This is the area I walk in my yard each day. Let's all keep moving. We have got this.I showed you the flower bud the other day. Here is the dahlia! Let's all show our colors today and move it, move it , movie it! A rainy day view. Yes, another rainy day here. I have already taken over 8,000 steps indoors. SOme days we just have to go with Plan B. As long as we keep moving it will be a good day! Can you guess what this is? ANother humid day here, but I am going to get outside and walk for a while. I hope you all have a plan for today. We can do this! (I'll tell you tomorrow what it is)Yesterday's photo, as many of your guessed, was a ceiling fan! This is my sweet gum magnolia beginning to bloom. I am heading out in a few minutes to do my yard laps. Yesterday was hard with the high humidity, but I did it. We are worth the effort! Have a beautiful SUndaySPirea in bloom. Every day is some new beauty to behold. Find it all around you today and have a wonderful, healthy day.Saw this little catbird on my walk. SOmetimes it is those little things that bring such joy. I hope you all have a healthy and joyful day! My little Kousa Dogwood tree in bloom. Today is already hot and 96% humidity. I am going to do my best to get my yard laps in this morning. Let's all do our best today to make it a healthy one. My pot garden. Thunderstorms today. I already have half of my steps indoors. Today is cleaning day. Let's all make healthy choices and have a great day. Lily is now in bloom. I hope this brightens your Friday. Let's finish the week strong. Every small step makes a difference. We have got this.CLose up CLematis. It is a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Can't wait to get outside for my walk and to see what new sights await. Let's set our minds on having an awesome day! Rain kissed leaves. Happy SUnday, friends. It is a beautiful day here. I will enjoy my walk this morning. Let's make this a happy and healthy day! Red Yarrow bouquet for you today. It is another beautiful day here. I will get my walk in soon. Believe in yourself. We can do this! My first rudbekia bud. Healthy groceries put away. Now I can plan some healthy meals for the week. How are your plans coming? Have an awesome day.Rudbekia bloom, from the bud I posted. Today is a rainy, humid, gray day. Looks like exercise indoors. I will not let the gray skies get me down. Let's focus on the positives. We have got this.My Lamb's Ear blooming. ALthough thunderstorms are on their way, right now it is sunny. I am going to get my walk in right away. Let's all take a step towards healthy living today. Happy Saturday, friends. Let's make today a fabulous day, full of healthy meals and full of exercise! Happy Father's Day! My Dad has been gone for many years. But I still take time to treasure memories on this day. Share the love today.I had a walking companion. ALl week is going to be HOOT and humid. WIll have to get my walks in early. How will you keep moving today?I call this photo - Too much time on my hands. I hope you have a whimsical day filled with joy and healthy!I found this on my yard walk. Never saw one like this before. Today is a take it slow day for me. Groceries are put away and I am planning my healthy meals. Let's do this!My Lacecap Hydrangea is starting to bloom. I am putting on my big girl pants and getting out for my walk, heat and humidity watch out! How are you moving toward your goals today?More from my garden. AIr quality today is not good. Debating indoor or outdoor exercise. WHichever it is, I will get it done. How about you?Let' do this!!!Let's keep moving today! Happy SUnday!This is my barberry bush in the rain. ANother hot, humid day. I am heading out soon to get my walk in before it really gets awful out there. Let's start the week off strong! A natural bouquet in my garden. Heading out for my walk. Meals are planned. Let's all make a small step towards health today. My tomato plants are growing. Today is grocery day. I am anxious to see what is delivered so I can plan my meals. Let's make healthy choices today! Four years ago our youngest was married at our house. Taken by the photographer on our dock at sunset. SUch beautiful memories. I hope you all hav a beautiful day!Crocosmia starting to bloom. Having a rough start this morning. Doing some self care. Need to slow down a bit today. How do you self care? Happy 4th of July. A very different celebration this year. No parades, no guests. But the healthy meals re planned. I hope you
all have a grand day.
Artsy elegance in my garden. Happy SUnday. I hope you all have a healthy and happy day!COlor my garden world. Happy MOnday, friends. Let's make today awesome! We can do this!Pretty in purple in my garden. Heading out early for my walk before the storms. Air is thick but I have to keep moving. What are you doing to get yourself moving today?What my Clematis looks like without its petals! Grocery day. They are washed and put away. Now on to plan my healthy meals. Have an awesome day!Today is my AUnt Beulahs' 100th birthday! I wish I knew her secret. Probably her happy disposition. Let's all make this an awesome day! Crocosmia in bloom in my garden. Today is a rainy, humid, dark day. My plan is to keep moving indoors today. I will not let the weather dampen my spirits. Have a wonderful Friday!Crocosmia in bloom in my garden. Today is a rainy, humid, dark day. My plan is to keep moving indoors today. I will not let the weather dampen my spirits. Have a wonderful Friday!My hostas are in bloom. Remember you are worth all of the effort to make healthy choices. You are awesome! Have a wonderful day! We are having a girl grandbaby! We are thrilled. I hope you all have a beautiful SUnday!peaceful waters in the Smoky Mtns, TNSara and ZackMy two sonsHandsome hubbyMe, Easter, 2010At the beginning of my journey, 03/08In front of my cherry tree 04/11
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