Wheat grass. Doesn’t sound like it taste’s good at all. But when I think about the good it does for my body, who cares about the taste? And thanks to Shakeology, wheat grass tastes like coffee because it is one of the many super foods in my Cafe Latte flavored Shakeology. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard or unpleasant. You can get wheatgrass, ashwaganda, and other powerful super foods in one shake. Interested in trying it? Ask me how you can get a sample pack. #bestrongerthanyourexcuses #healthiestmealoftheday #putYOUfirst #healthafterthyroidcancer #thyroidcancersurvivor #youarewhatyoueat #investinyourself #Aug7ShakeologyChallenge
As I take time to reflect on the fact that 2016 is half over, I get a little discouraged. All those things I set out to do at the beginning of the year…well most of them still remain undone and I feel like my time is running out. The enthusiasm I had in January is no more. Then I ran across an article that characterized July as the new January. Wait…I like that!
July is the new January in the sense that it is the perfect time to reassess, reevaluate and regroup on my goals. I don’t have to dread the fact that the year is half over. Instead I can view it as I still have more time to accomplish what I set out to do in 2016. So instead of dreading July, I welcome it. Hello, July! Let’s begin again!
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When I turn XX I am going to….. When I save $$ I plan to….. When I find Mr. Right I know I will…. When my kids get older I’ll finally be able to….. When I find out he is acting up I will… When my boss calls me in to her office I will… When I get back from vacation I will… When Monday get’s here I will…
Everything is “when” as if there is some perfect moment to make a move, make change and be better. Like we must continue to cope with, put up with, deal with other people’s mess, fears, let downs limitations, expectations and make them our own. As if tomorrow presents a more favorable season than today.
Workout complete!!! It took everything I had but I’m glad I got it in first thing! #bestrongerthanyourexcuses #21dayfix #cardiofix #21daystoanewme
How long are you going to let your past mistakes dictate your future? We all have done things we are not proud of. I’ll be the first to admit that I have made a number of missteps in my life and will continue to do so. I’m human and there is nothing wrong with that. The issues lies in never getting past those mistakes and never applying forgiveness to oneself.
Failing to forgive oneself manifests itself in a number of ways in our lives. For some if manifests through the choices of life partners they make. For others is manifests through the treatment they accept from others. For some it manifests in the way they handle their finances. Yet for others it manifests in the effort, or lack thereof, they put into their mental, emotional and physical well-being.
The point is you cannot heal if you cannot first forgive yourself. If you don’t you will feel held back and you won’t understand why. Mistakes bruise our minds and hearts but time and forgiveness heals. Just like you wouldn’t continue to pick at or repeatedly hit a bruised area on your physical body, you shouldn’t keep re-bruising your mind and your heart lamenting over things you did wrong in the past. Learn from your missteps and move on. And if you’re not willing to do this, then be willing to accept that what you have in this moment is likely all you will ever get.
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I am almost afraid to say it…but why not? I FEEL GOOD!!!! Not the “fairy-tale nothing in the world can bring me down” good.The realistic today will have it’s challenges but I feel better than I did yesterday” kind of good. This last week has been challenging physically, mentally, and emotionally. Routine is my everything and I haven’t one because I have been at the mercy of my body. And while I am still far from 100% and can’t fully immerse myself back into my full routine…there are pieces of it that are fulfilling and that today, I actually feel like picking back up. So that’s why I am posting today’s quote. Because living is a process that begins again each day with one small thing – we open our eyes. With the right perspective, everything after that what we make of it. Here’s to taking it slow, finding joy in the small things and appreciating EVERYTHING.
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