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Re 100 Pushups update and new schedule
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      6 comments

Re 100 Pushups update and new schedule Tuesday, June 25, 2019 This is my ongoing attempt to do 100 push-ups in one set, There is a program out there for achieving 100 pushups from scratch in 6 weeks, where you do pushups on Monday, Wednesd... Read more
Tribute to Medger Evers on Fox News
Wednesday, June 12, 2019      4 comments

Fox News paid tribute to civil rights icon Medger Evers, who was assassinated by a white supremacist on this date in 1963 at age 37. For background on Evers see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Me
dgar_Evers I am glad that Fox News tho... Read more
Re 100 Pushups update and new schedule
Wednesday, June 12, 2019      5 comments

This is my ongoing attempt to do 100 push-ups in one set by New Years Eve. There is a program out there for achieving 100 pushups from scratch in 6 weeks, where you do pushups on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday but I found that I needed at least... Read more
Day 148 "Encouraging the Heart" (especially for all Spark team leaders)
Tuesday, May 28, 2019      6 comments

Because team leaders are special, I have just set up a new team for all who ever felt inspired to encourage a friend or acquaintance, especially Spark team leaders who help others on their teams better themselves. Leaders are encourage to fulfi... Read more
Day 141 "pain is inevitable"
Tuesday, May 21, 2019      5 comments

"Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional" Budda We all experience pain in our lives but for maybe 99 percent of the population, it seems clear to me that suffering is optional. One can endure the pain and act as through the pain is und... Read more
Day 138 "Making the days count"
Saturday, May 18, 2019      2 comments

To make the days count more I found that keeping a journal is a key tool. 1. You are forced to reflect when you keep a journal; self reflect... Read more
Day 134 "Hunger and emotional eating"
Tuesday, May 14, 2019      4 comments

We are hungry. We are hungry for approval, attention, affection. We are hungry for the freedom to embrace life and to really know and be ourselves. Eger, Edith Eva. The Choice: Embrace the Possible (p. 7). Scribner. Kindle Edition. To... Read more
Day 130: "Most important thing"
Friday, May 10, 2019      3 comments

The most important thing is to enjoy your life—to be happy---that’s all that matters. ~ Audrey Hepburn My real happiness in life has always been the fact that so many respect me for the values that I share and the friendships that I make. ... Read more
Day 129 "Jokes"
Thursday, May 09, 2019      4 comments

There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious. It is too good to waste on jokes. ~ C.S. Lewis True but if you can joke about your bad luck and yet carry on with peace of mind that all will work out fine, then the jokes are... Read more
Day 128 "Smile"
Thursday, May 09, 2019      2 comments

Day 128: What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. ~ Joseph Addison There is an adage that says "Smile" and the world smil... Read more
How I Live a Successful Life
Wednesday, May 08, 2019      2 comments

I am Bob, I am 72 years old. I was a crouch potato and out of shape when I was 67, but joining Sparkpeople 2 days after my 67th birthday in 2013 was the best health decision I ever made. Another good decision was to join one of the seasonal 5%... Read more
Day 126: "A broken heart"
Monday, May 06, 2019      3 comments

Sometimes you break your heart in the right way, if you know what I mean. ~ Gregory David Roberts I am an emotional man and can get tearful at times just reading a sad story. But if I help others I feel better. With Love - Bob ... Read more
Day 125 "Reduce the clutter"
Monday, May 06, 2019      5 comments

Day 125: Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking. ~ Marcus Aurelius I am living with too much clutter. Need to take time to clear out. Less is more room for what is important. .What a... Read more
Re 100 Pushups
Saturday, May 04, 2019      5 comments

This is my ongoing attempt to do 100 push-ups in one set by New Years Eve. There is a program out there for achieving 100 pushups from scratch in 6 weeks, where you do pushups on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday but I found that I needed at leas... Read more
Day 124: "Success should not be a struggle"
Saturday, May 04, 2019      6 comments

Don't aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side effect of one's personal dedication t... Read more

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