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You know how there are before and after weight loss photos or before and after car restorations?

Well here is a before and after of a necklace full of sweet treats!

Before

After

I can clearly remember enjoying a candy necklace more than once throughout my childhood! And I for one want to be a parent who will share all things that made me smile as a child – but – a candy necklace will not be one of them.

As an aspired fitness advocate, candy necklaces will continue to stay a part of my past and fruit necklaces will be a part of my child(ren)s future.

I am inspired to show them a candy necklace one day to teach a healthy lesson of choice. That is after he/she or they are very comfortable with the habit of making and enjoying fruit necklaces and old enough to pay attention to quality ingredients.

I can’t wait to make this with my child(ren) one day! #GodWilling ❤ ❤ ❤

I am even more excited to make this healthier alternative to popsicles!!

Dark Chocolate Covered Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit – peeled and cut in 1 inch thick rounds, with a popsicle stick in each round. Freeze on a tray in the freezer.

1 cup Chopped dark chocolate and 1/2 cup Coconut oil – melted over a double boiler, then cooled to room temp.

Dip each Kiwi-pop into the chocolate mixture (it will immediately turn crispy) and place on a tray to refreeze or pass around right now.”
Inspired Thought and recipe Thanks to Great Minds Discuss Ideas and  Homesteading/Survialism on facebook ❤ ❤ ❤

~ I wish the best of health and enjoyment to you! ~

~ Inspired Thought of the Day ~

~ Inspired Action ~

I am so amazed by these words. These words of inspiration are what I live for! I am so so grateful!

The old me used to believe you either have courage or you don’t! Now my eyes are wide open and inspired by the thought that courage is just like a muscle! Your courage/muscle may be weak now but with consistent practice and use it can be strengthened! And so I shall!

 Amazing perspective especially now that I am studying health and fitness. This message has clicked into place deep down inside of me and I am so happy and empowered to strengthened the little courage I have bit by bit!

And I am even more in a state of appreciation and empowerment by Oprah’s words below.

I have always been so quick to give up. Fear has always overpowered me when I was younger and I did not understand that there was a way to build it little by little. How I wish I had someone to say to me that Courage is feeling the fear and doing it anyway. How I wish to believe I would of taken action more because of these wise words. I am grateful to have read these words now and understand them. I am grateful to feel more prepared to act even with fear knowing that doing it anyway is an act of courage.

Now I will push forward understanding that my life will expand in proportion to my courage. Because indeed my life is in a place where I believe it has shrunk and it is limited because of the fear that I’ve allowed to take over me. So much of what I envision is only possible when I act with courage! And so I will nurture this muscle of courage use by use so that it is strengthened.

~I pray you are empowered as well~

~ Today’s Inspired Thought ~

With one life to live and that one life to enjoy, can you truly afford to fulfill another person’s dream instead of your own?

Especially if that profession is not part of your passion?

If the profession you have been hired into is not part of your passion, you cannot afford to sacrifice your dream for another’s.

When I speak of affordability, I don’t speak of it financially. I speak of it mentally and spiritually.

We cannot mentally and spiritually afford the growth of regret and the feeling of failure that most likely will hit us when we grow old enough to start looking back and wishing that we could of lived our life a whole lot differently.

Think of all the time and energy you have invested in your job so far that has yet to fulfill what you truly desire but it has helped fulfill the desires of your boss or CEO. (More than one vacation, personal luxuries and financial freedom.)

If you desire the reward of more than one well deserved vacation, unlimited personal luxuries and financial freedom do all you can to start off slowly and work your way up to momentum.

I am so grateful for these motivational words:

“It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.”

If you can’t fulfill your dream Full time, do all you can to at least start fulfilling it part time.

1 hour a day, 3 hours a day or 5 hours a day. At the end of your days you will smile knowing that you did not give in and throughout your lifetime you have fulfilled most if not all that you have set your mind to.

With one life to live, I sincerely hope you achieve All.

~ Here is my sincerest wish for you: ~

~ Today’s Inspired Thought ~

If you think you are WORTHY to achieve, you are RIGHT.

If you think you lack and are NOT WORTHY to achieve, you are RIGHT.

Your success is determined by how you think. Your thoughts determine your actions. Your actions will always be fueled by what you believe. If you think you CAN, you will seek and act with all possibilities. If you think you CAN’T you will do little to nothing.

What are your thoughts on what you wish to achieve right now? Do you THINK you CAN or do you THINK you CAN’T?

~ Inspired Action ~

Each day that I struggle toward the life that I want to live, the more I come to realize that I can’t afford to think “I can’t” anymore.

I have come to think “I MUST”, “I HAVE TO”, “THERE IS NO OTHER OPTION”

I only have one life to achieve all that I desire.

So I MUST practice the wise words to ~ Erase my mind of Can’t. ~

I have indeed found this to be a challenge. Because within the past 20 year of my life, I have repetitively gave up on myself  and my abilities to  achieve small and great tasks that I truly had the potential to achieve. But that was the past, I no longer live there anymore.

I am of a new age and I live in a new day. My tomorrows are a clean slate and so the next 20 years of my life I wish to repetitively achieve all small and great tasks that I have in mind.

~I wish that you encounter all the strength and wisdom necessary to give you the power to Erase Your Mind Of Can’t and ACHIEVE all that you desire. ~

What great visual perspectives! I am so happy and relieved to say that I am not the same person I was years ago where I would rather turn to a can or bottle of soda wherever I could purchase it or request it rather than a bottle of water. The old me adored Orange Soda, Grape soda, Lemon Lime Soda at any time and at any day but the older I got, the more aware I have become that indeed we ARE what we EAT and DRINK!

Seeing these photos reinforces and validates my reasons to avoid drinking Soda 7 days a week! Now I am done to once a month or none at all until the next family occasion. And I am even smacking my head saying DOH! (like Homer Simpson!) for slipping on two occasions; giving in to the option of soda pop at a barbeque and children’s party. But I am proud to say that Soda is no longer a natural option for me at home or when I am out and about on my own; and these photos above only help seal my reasons why. And that is to avoid living a Diabetic Lifestyle because my grandmother suffered from the complications of it and my mother is working on controlling it and I am not interested in following suit.

~~~ I wish you and your loved ones the best of Health! ~~~

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~Today’s Inspired Thought~

This is the reason why I am getting more comfortable living life as a single woman right now ♥

Because I love myself enough to see that “being single doesn’t mean that [I] know nothing about love. [But that] sometimes, being solo is wiser than being in a false relationship.

For the past 10 years I have placed myself in one false relationship to another. Due to my own false definitions of love. I was so in love with love that I blinded myself from the truth!

Just because he finds you physically attractive and you find him physically attractive does not guarantee that it is love. Just because you talk or text everyday does not guarantee that it is love. 

You “love” the fact that he is attractive and you “love” the fact that you can talk everyday but that doesn’t mean it’s True Love!

 It is the experience that I loved! The experience that he looks better, talks better, and acts better than the last guy or men you’ve dated in the past but that does NOT guarantee that it is True LOVE.

I can’t afford another false relationship anymore. I have cried enough tears and suffered enough from low esteem and doubts of my own abilities. I take full responsible for putting my soul in so much emotional turmoil because I kept choosing Mr. Wrong.  I’ve spent too much time with Mr. Wrong  and hindered possibly many opportunities for me to cross paths with Mr. Right.

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~ Inspired Action ~

Thank you God, for the person who has shared both of these wise words today because I needed them today, yesterday and the day before that especially! I have been fighting temptation the past few days. I have visited his facebook page playing tug of war with the thought To write?! or Not to write?! 

These words were God Sent! I am grateful to my facebook friend for sharing both of these quotes! I’ve deleted my ex’s phone number month’s ago and the only thing that is keeping me from writing to him on facebook is considering the fact that he could be Mr. Wrong and if I go back to him I will never find Mr. Right.

And with one life to live, I can’t afford that!

I fully recognize that my desire to write to him is fueled by the disappoinment and regret that our relationship did not work just like the ones before him.  And my heart is sinking right now after writing those words ….just like the ones before him…I hate how I have to add him to my talli of failed relationships!

But once again I can’t afford to never find Mr. Right if I can’t let go of Mr. Wrong!

I have found strength today to continue to learn to live in love with myself and allow Mr. Right to come on God’s Time. I believe that as long as I keep my steps aligned with God and stay aligned to my line of positive purpose we will cross paths. ~♥~ ♥~ It is inevitable ~♥~ ♥~

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~May True Love find you when you least expect it. May True Love find you as such a pleasant surprise.~

~ Many Blessings ~

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“Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live” – Jim Rohn

“Those who do not find time to exercise,sooner or later will have to find time for illness.” -Earl of Derby, Edward Stanley

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~*~*~ The Best of Health to you and loved ones! ~*~*~

Wise words in this text

“It is better to prepare for an opportunity and not have one then to have an opportunity and not be prepared” – Les Brown

“Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance” – unknown

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“It is better to prepare for an opportunity and not have one then to have an opportunity and not be prepared” – Les Brown

Les Brown’s wise words supports the saying:

“Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.”

It will always be better to prepare for an opportunity in ADVANCE than to find one knocking at your door and not be prepared! It would save us all from kicking ourselves and saying “I woulda coulda shoulda!”

These quotes supports the reason why we should always continue our education or even to simply have extra business cards handy!

It has become so much more clearer now that I should do whatever it is needed and more to stay a few steps ahead of opportunity because it doesn’t always come on my watch. There is a high chance that it will come when we least expect it!

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How has proper preparation prevents poor performance worked for you in your life? I’d love to hear your story and be REinspired!

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Wise words in this text:

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.” – Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby 1873

“Don’t put off for tomorrow what you could do today” – Thomas Jefferson (1700s)

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139 years ago, in 1873, Edward Stanley, the earl of Derby wrote

“Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.”

Wow. Can these words be anymore clearer?

What will it take for us all to heed of those words?

It’s been over a hundred and thirty years since these words were expressed yet many of us continue to wait until it hurts; many us continue to wait until we’ve been diagnosed with a disease; in order for us to start exercising consistently.

Many of us are waiting until someone embarrasses us or waiting until we embarrass ourselves. (please understand this is not to offend)

Waiting until we try 10 different outfits  in the fitting room only to find nothing.

Waiting until your doctor diagnoses you with diabetes or high blood pressure and prescribes prescription pills.

Waiting until your knees and back aches because of the added weight.

Waiting until you feel extremely lonely and can’t find love because of low self esteem…
The truth is inevitable.

If we do not find time for exericise it is inevitable that we will have to make time for bodily illness.

You have a choice to make right now.

Would you rather suffer from the time it takes to exercise consistently for at least 30 minutes 3 to 5x a week or put it off for 20 years later when you finally suffer from a preventable illness?

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“Don’t put off for tomorrow what you could do today” – Thomas Jefferson (1700s)

Choose Fitness First!

The time is NOW to take heed of Edward Stanley’s words and exercise.

If you are sitting here with 15-30 mins to spare after this

Plug in your Fitness DVD and do a light workout NOW.

Search for a 15-30 workout through your cable network NOW.

Schedule a workout with your personal trainer NOW.

Go to the gym in your hotel or condo NOW.

Your life, 10-20 years from now, depends on it. I wouldn’t want you to hear these words from your doctor: “You need to exercise.”

Words expressed after discovering signs of diabetes and high blood pressure which all can lead to heart disease.

My Grandmother died due to complications from obesity and if I can help  in any way; I hope this helps motivate you to prevent the preventable right NOW.

~~ With Love ~~

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~ Positively Positive! ~