So Over Weight & Cleva (Narcolepsy Poem) by Shelly Bell

Shelly and I follow each other on Twitter.  When she shared this poem with me, I knew I had to share it with the rest of the community. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRn5HnfyTVc Thank you, Shelly, for writing this powerful message that so many of us can relate to in one way or another.   “Sometimes ya gotta get alright […]

Monday Motivation: Are you the master of your fate?

Last week, I shared a short poem from The Grey that I found motivating. One of my readers responded with another thought-provoking poem. I liked it so much that I thought I’d share it with all of you. INVICTUS by William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from […]

Monday Motivation: Once More Into the Fray

Once more into the fray Into the last good fight I’ll ever know Live and die on this day Live and die on this day This little four-line poem was in a movie called The Grey with Liam Neeson. I saw the movie in theaters, and when these four lines were spoken, I got goosebumps. […]

Monday Motivation: Focus

This week’s Monday Motivation is something I am working on – focusing on the possibilities instead of on the problems.  Within each problem lies an opportunity to make a change for the better.  Don’t like your weight?  Time to start exercising and eating clean.  Not enjoying your current routine?  Change it up.  Try a new […]

Monday Motivation

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Monday Motivation

Source: Uploaded by user via Heather on Pinterest     I’ve always believed that destiny isn’t something that just exists. You must create it. I am hard at work these days, trying to create mine.

Monday Motivation: Strength Times Two

Last week’s theme was strength. Because I feel it’s THAT important, I’m making it this week’s theme as well. Plus, it’s what I really need right now as I battle some tough waters in the sea of medication side-effects and trying to get back into running again. Source: fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net via Heather on Pinterest This is […]

Monday Motivation…on Tuesday

Beautiful persistence captured by National Geographic

I apologize for the late post. Yesterday kicked my rear end. Work was really busy, and by the time I had a few minutes to myself once I got home, fed the kiddo, and spent time with her, I was too exhausted to think straight. Source: hotmessprincess.com via Heather on Pinterest   Dictionary.com defines persistence […]

Monday Motivation: Finding the Positive Amongst the Negative

Whew, what a day! Sorry this post is so late. Source: hotmessprincess.com via Heather on Pinterest   I love this! A friend of mine pinned this on Pinterest. I ended up going to the blog it came from – Hot Mess Princess – and I LOVE this lady. I’m diggin’ her blog about her weight […]

Monday Motivation: Focus

Source: iheartinspiration.com via Amber on Pinterest   I love this! It’s a great reminder to focus on working towards a specific goal instead of worrying about how fast you’re getting there.