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“Fit and Lean in 2014! Mind, Body, Spirit”

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Merry 2014! We have arrived at that season when everyone becomes reflective and introspective about their life and making resolutions to change. It is a New Year and people are excited to have a new beginning for their lives. Some people want to start a business, write a book, go back to school, start a new career, find a mate, get married, have a baby, start saving money and the list goes on and on. 

One of the biggest things that many people resolve to do is lose weight and get in shape. The struggle to shed pounds is a major issue that torments and is a constant battle. Losing weight and embracing the notion of getting in shape is one of my crosses to bear. Back  in November, I heard from two different doctors that I needed to lose the “muffin top“.  This was not a surprise to me, I was carrying the pounds around and needed to get a plan for  dropping the weight and getting in shape.

At first, I was mad at myself because over the summer I took a leap of faith and participated in the popular the Daniel Fast”—that involved eating only fruits, vegetables, and whole grains for 21 days along with other members of my church. I lost 10 pounds and I felt better and it  was a healthy way to eat better, lose weight and get in shape. All of my efforts went out the window as I traded my fruits, veggies and smoothies for greasy junk and sweet treats. The weight came back with a vengeance.

A friend saw my distress and decided that we could get up and start walking in the mornings or evenings to get moving and leave the weight behind. So the week before Thanksgiving we met in the wee hours of the morning and began walking on the road to changing and losing weight. It is never easy to get your body in shape, you have to do the work to  gain maximum results. My friend has been a great source of encouragement and inspiration, she has me jogging and walking.

We set a few goals: Walk/jog three times or more a week. We would go for an hour and we wanted to get up to 4 miles. Our weight loss goal is 15 pounds by Thursday,February 27th (the return of our favorite show SCANDAL). I am have not been boiling over about  jogging and I give my friend the”side eye” when I want to quit, then I remember no pain, no gain! I will not be defeated, this is my season for favor and blessings.

As I walk/jog into this new beginning it helped me to develop my updated tagline “Fit and Lean in 2014! Mind, Body, and Spirit”. I vow to get in shape this year and stay on a track with a lifestyle improvement.  As I get in shape it has to be a total effort of my Mind (it is where everything starts in our thinking), Body ( our temple has to be honored and kept in order), Spirit ( our soul must be in agreement with the body and mind for optimum results).

Let me encourage you to join me as I get “Fit and Lean in 2014! Mind,Body, Spirit”.

Yolanda Clay Triplett “YoTrip”
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YoTrip Presents The Word of The Day: Wait or Weight

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Weight Limit (Photo credit: fatedsnowfox)

English: Friction due to surface microstructur...

English: Friction due to surface microstructure imperfections (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

wait  (wt)

v. wait·edwait·ingwaits



a. To remain or rest in expectation: waiting for the guests to arrive. See Synonyms at stay1.
b. To tarry until another catches up.
2. To remain or be in readiness: lunch waiting on the table.
3. To remain temporarily neglected, unattended to, or postponed: The trip will have to wait.





the amount or quantity of heaviness or mass; amount a thing weighs.


Physics. the force that gravitation exerts upon a body, equal to the mass of the body times the local acceleration of gravity: commonly taken, in a region of constant gravitational acceleration, as a measure of mass.


a system of units for expressing heaviness or mass: avoirdupois weight.


a unit of heaviness or mass: The pound is a common weight in English-speaking countries.


a body of determinate mass, as of metal, for using on a balance or scale in weighing objects,substances, etc.


a specific quantity of a substance that is determined by weighing or that weighs a fixed amount: a half-ounce weight of gold dust.


any heavy load, mass, or object: Put down that weight and rest your arms.


an object used or useful solely because of its heaviness: the weights of a clock.


a mental or moral burden, as of care, sorrow, or responsibility: Knowing you are safe takes a weight off my mind.


importance, moment, consequence, or effective influence: an opinion of great weight.

Wait or Weight

Have you ever  had to WAIT  on some people. place or possession to become available?

Did you fee like while you were in the mist of your WAIT you were carrying WEIGHT

The time that you were in your period of WAIT made you really focus on the WEIGHT of all your concerns

It is funny that as you WAIT (expecting something to occur) that you find that WEIGHT feels like it’s coming down on your world

Have you ever looked at why you WAIT and wonder how the WEIGHT gets so heavy

You have  heard the phrases: “It is worth the WAIT” or “WAIT on the Lord and be of good cheer” or “You are worth your WEIGHT in gold” or “If you want to get things done you may have to push your WEIGHT around”. The WAIT and the WEIGHT can be active and things take place or passive and actions occurs.

When you WAIT while watching your WEIGHT, you will see the patient hope from what was the WAIT or WEIGHT to what you can become! There is power in the WAIT and the WEIGHT in your life.

What are you doing during the WAIT? What WEIGHT is holding you back?

Who makes you WAIT? Who works with you regarding your WEIGHT?

When is it hard to WAIT? When does WEIGHT get in the way?

Where is the best place to WAIT? Where is the worst place for WEIGHT to form?

WAIT OR WEIGHT both can be heavy and light



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