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What will you do today to reach your dreams of Tomorrow?

Weight loss is one goal that I have not been able to achieve up to this point. I know I have the ability to achieve anything I want, but this has been an elusive goal for years. Now I need to focus on it - not brush it off as unimportant, or less important than any of my other goals.
During my journey so far, I have discovered so much more that I thought I would. I have had to face the fact that my weight is a security blanket for me. By loosing the weight, I need to trust I can ...
Weight loss is one goal that I have not been able to achieve up to this point. I know I have the ability to achieve anything I want, but this has been an elusive goal for years. Now I need to focus on it - not brush it off as unimportant, or less important than any of my other goals.
During my journey so far, I have discovered so much more that I thought I would. I have had to face the fact that my weight is a security blanket for me. By loosing the weight, I need to trust I can survive without my "blankie". Journalling has been key for me to do this.
Forget about the mountain right now. I can do what I need to do today. I can make it through today. I can loose those next two pounds, without a diet. I can make this lifestyle change. I know I can.

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I have started a new journey at the same time. It was not a planned change, but I believe that through tracking my foods, and being very mindful of how my body is feeling, I had to make a change. As of April 24, 2009 I am gluten free. This is still recent for me, and I am struggling. I have found gluten free pastas, cereals, and other items to replace some of my favorites. The only replacement I haven't found yet has been my bread. I love fresh hot bread from the oven, not that I make it ever. I guess I will have to start baking my own if I want it now.

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Today I am finding my personal quote. I think I know what I will choose. I just need to find the right words. You can not change yesterday. You can only dream about tomorrow. The only day you have any control over is today. What will you do today to reach your dreams of tomorrow?
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My Goals:
Regardless of what the scale says at the end, I want to look good. I want to look like my virtual model. Because of my height and overall build, 120lbs or less is not possible. In fact, I have been at the "ideal" weight before. I am not healthy at that weight either. I know when I am healthy, and it is not tied to a magic "number".

My Program:
I am going to do this, two pounds at a time. Whenever I come up to a block of some sort, I have been using this one encouragement, and it has been working wonders for me.

The only thing standing between me and those two pounds is this. Am I going to let it win, or am I going to fight through for those two pounds?

I have amazed myself by what I am able to do when I tell myself this.

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My name is Katrina. Keena is a name my little brother called me when he could not say my name when he was little. I live in Calgary, AB. I am sick of not being happy with how I look. I have all the right building blocks. It's time to use them.

I am worth it.

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I have a collection of quotes that help me. You can find them on my blog titled Motivational Quotes. Feel free to browse.

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11/12/2014 3:38:46 PM

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Learn from yesterday... live for today... hope for tomorrow... The important thing is not to stop Learning... and to not give up... Keep Going... Go... Go

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Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear... If we believe that tomorrow will be better... we can bear a hardship today...

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You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.

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Let your hopes... not your hurts... shape your future...

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11/12/2014 2:50:23 AM

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Feel a Little Good... awhile eating something you shouldn't...
Feel A lot Bad Later... with eating something you shouldn't...

Feel a Little Bad... before or during work out...
Feel a lot Good Later... After working out...

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Why not focus on what youíre doing right instead? If you take a step back, learn from it and take two steps forward...

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Persistence is key. Accept the fact that you might not make it ~on the first try. In a recent study, only 40% of people who successfully followed New Year's resolutions did it on the first try; 17% of resolution achievers took six or more tries before they got it right Ė but they did get it right...

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DO leave room for failure. DONíT expect perfection....

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11/10/2014 5:04:24 PM


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The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them....

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To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise...

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I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes...

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No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things...

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11/8/2014 11:40:10 PM

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How to Master Anything... at any Age...

#1. Value the Process...

#2. Don't shy away from losses...

#3. Have a Beginner's Enthusiasm...

#4. Rethink adversity...

#5. Stay Present and engaged...

#6. Shift between stress and recovery...

#7. Navigate the middle road...

#8. Master the fundamentals...

#9. Distinguish the macro from the micro...

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10/20/2014 10:16:35 AM

"Allow yourself to dream and fantasize about your ideal life; what it would look like, and what it would feel like. Then do something every day to make it a reality!"
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