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NANCYPAT1 Posts: 50,479
4/23/13 6:20 P

God isn't finished with me yet (obviously because I am still here) and so I gotta do my best with what is left of my life.

NANADEE23 SparkPoints: (2,302)
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Posts: 41
4/23/13 5:57 P

The desire to live this wonderful life that God has given me with as much health and energy as is in my control.

PDAN04 SparkPoints: (21,212)
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Posts: 502
4/23/13 5:36 P

My desire to serve God to the best of my abilities keeps me going. He is my motivation!

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 50,479
4/23/13 5:35 P

I am in this for the LONG HAUL - I keep going because to stop would mean I have died.

MISSMEL1982 Posts: 1,189
4/23/13 9:40 A

knowing how great I'm doing and how much better I feel! I almost need to buy all new clothes, mine are all too big on me!

ARLENEGOBERT SparkPoints: (3,889)
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Posts: 88
4/23/13 9:17 A

The Scale and the love of my life. I got to lose to win. Win the battle of temptation and stay on this lifestyle journey to a new and fit me.

DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
4/23/13 9:07 A

I don't make excuses to myself. My BIG WHY is more important than sitting on my butt and making the wrong choices.

JAMIEBOYD328 SparkPoints: (9,077)
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Posts: 293
4/23/13 7:30 A

The mirror.

CBLENS SparkPoints: (47,463)
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Posts: 1,220
4/23/13 5:54 A

clothes are getting to be to big

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 50,479
4/21/13 10:16 P

Feeling better and seeing progress

SUZE1960 SparkPoints: (48,345)
Fitness Minutes: (62,482)
Posts: 185
4/21/13 9:32 P

seeing the progress how ever slow it may be - how I feel better every day

JOYFUL452003 SparkPoints: (62,373)
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Posts: 920
4/21/13 9:01 P

my progress and my family

MELJONES3478 SparkPoints: (15,754)
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Posts: 505
4/21/13 8:35 P

The progress that I've made so far keeps me going. I had a bad weekend...but it didnt throw me off track. I will continue to work hard and reach my goals.

LADYSTARWIND SparkPoints: (37,214)
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4/21/13 4:59 P

the knowledge that if I don't work at this, I'm likely to be another "diabetes statistic". And I have too much to enjoy with my partner to let that happen!!

SHANNONY84 SparkPoints: (23,666)
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Posts: 2,536
4/21/13 4:30 P

the need to be well

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 50,479
4/21/13 2:45 P

The progress I have made already and the vision of even greater progress down the road

MARCIEMCGOWAN Posts: 2,352
4/21/13 11:11 A

a few different things keep me motivated. I like logging in here and getting my points. I like watching the videos and reading the encouraging statements posted here. I like the way I feel after I complete a good workout. I like tracking my food and seeing success in keeping my calories below my limit. As my mom always told me Success breeds more success.

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DGRIFFITH51 SparkPoints: (105,254)
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Posts: 2,298
4/21/13 10:34 A

Educating myself about the foods I eat has really helped me. I am now a member of the "Clean Eating" group.

My journey has been slow as I am not on "a diet" I am changing my life from the inside out. It has taken me 6 months to lose 20 pounds and that is ok because I am learning healthy habits that will sustain me.

I visit Spark Coach everyday which also keeps me focused and motivated and encourages me to write down my thoughts and feelings.

JOLETA1003 SparkPoints: (4,626)
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Posts: 13
4/21/13 9:51 A

I remember every day I wake up that I have control of this. I'm not a victim, I'm not helpless, I make mistakes but I turn right around and keep going. I'm doing this on my schedule and its ok that I'm slow. I'm making progress and that's what matters. :)

POEMFUL78 SparkPoints: (1,540)
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Posts: 17
4/21/13 9:41 A

knowing the end results and i also told myself that monday was my absolute last DAY ONE! i refuse to lie to myself so i keep going

LINEBACKER1968 Posts: 393
4/21/13 8:42 A

Me just wanting to finish what I started.

NANCIER Posts: 77
4/21/13 8:33 A

How good I feel after a sweaty workout, an awareness of an increasing stamina, fitting into clothes I haven't been able to wear for a long time. The money I'm saving by bringing my lunch to work.

NANCYPAT1 Posts: 50,479
4/20/13 9:11 P

The pain reduction and the reduction in meds - oh yeah, and the reduction in my SIZE

KRALLEN1 Posts: 257
4/19/13 2:07 P

Wanting to be healthy and not another statistic.

MBEHNKEN Posts: 610
4/19/13 1:50 P

Wanting to be the best I can be.

JENSTRESS Posts: 3,169
4/17/13 4:17 P

Totally the right way to look at it. I try to make myself every day that I don't feel like it. I succeed. I'm pretty happy with my progress...

RENESEY Posts: 371
4/17/13 3:55 P

I'm back after a long absence due to a death in the family but I agree with you, You DO feel so much better after you keep a promise you made to YOURSELF!

Good Luck. emoticon

RAYNORX5 SparkPoints: (291)
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4/17/13 3:03 P

When you just don't feel like it today? Me I MAKE myself do it. I feel so much better after.

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