I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... Read more
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When Ann (AGILLASPIE60) was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in July, 2010, she knew she had to change her lifestyle and get her health under control. A few months later, she was struggling with motivation when she found SparkPeople.com. Since then, An... Read more
I love that my boyfriend is so supportive and he's changed his diet with mine and doesn't really drink soda anymore. He told me he's gonna have to kick his butt in to overtime if I keep losing weight like I do! I'm down 15lbs!!!!... Read more
I tend to drink plain flat water, but hubby loves to use our SodaStream machine. They have some good caffeine-free diet flavors. Even if you make a "regular" soda, it's a lot less calories than a bottle of Coke or Pepsi product!... Read more
my gym is full of seniors and I love it! They either make me feel good about being young and able, or they put me to shame and make me feel extra fat and out of shape. Lol but then that motivates me! But some really put me to shame! Lol... Read more
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