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Keeping fit and healthy after 40 has proved to be much harder than I expected. I need to stay focused to keep on the right track.

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." - Will Rogers

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain

"Fall seven times. Stand up eight." - Japanese Proverb

"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet." - James Oppenheim

"Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but follow no one absolutely." - Chinese proverb

"I am only one, but still, I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do what I can." - Edward Everett Hale

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. " - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. - Maria Robinson

"The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own." - Benjamin Disraeli, British statesman

"The fact is that most people with *eating disorders*, for reasons yet obscure, have lost the power of choice in *food*. Our so-called will power becomes practically nonexistent.

We are unable, at certain times, to bring into our consciousness with sufficient force the memory of the suffering and humiliation of even a week or a month ago.

We are WITHOUT DEFENSE against the FIRST BITE of *junk food*."
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind". Dr. Seuss
"One of the hardest things in life is to know which bridge to cross and which bridge to burn."
"Everything will be fine in the end. If it is not fine, it is because is not the end yet"
"You are only as happy as you make up your mind to be" - Abraham Lincoln
"A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse. " - Stephen Dolley Jr.
"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." ~ St. Francis of Assisi
"what is behind us is behind us...and what is in front of us is full of promise" quoted by - GRLTRAVELER
"I am not where I should be. I`m not where I could be. I`m not where I want to be, but thank God I`m not where I used to be." - Vince Lombardi ...
"I ain't settlin', for just getting by. I've had enough so-so
for the rest of my life. Tired of shooting too low
so raise the bar high. Just enough, ain't enough this time. I ain't settlin' for anything less than everything."
~ Sugarland
"Baby steps still get you there... you just aren't too worn out to enjoy yourself along the way."

"If you got a traffic ticket would you break every traffic law the rest of the day? Then why toss the whole day over a slice of pizza?"

"Tea and sympathy, not cake and apathy."

"You don't have to be perfect; you just have to stick with it."

"It is what you do consistently that shows."

"Never treat your body like a garbage disposal for leftovers."

"One slice of pizza is always going to have fewer calories than 2 slices of pizza."

"If your going to think 'I may as well', then you might as well think 'I may as well not.' "

"Life is happening now, not 10 pounds from now."

"Lose, maintain, just don't gain."

"Aim for better every day rather than perfect right away."

"Be the girl who orders small."

"Dress the part. Act the part. Suck it up."
'Our running shoes are really erasers. Every step erases a memory of a past failure. Every mile brings us closer to a clean slate. Each footstrike rubs away a word, a look, or an event that led us to believe that success was beyond our grasp.'
-John Bingham

"Most things in life are easy to get into, but hard to get out of"

"Obsessed us a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated"

"if hunger is not the problem, then food is not the solution" .

"Don't dig your own grave with a fork & knife" .

"You may encounter failure at the thousandth step, yet success hides behind the next bend in the road. You will never know how close success lies unless you turn the corner." Og Mandino

"I've come too far and worked too hard to let a cookie tell me what to do" .

"Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels" Weight Watchers

"Results don't come for free" Jillian Michaels

"If your mind can conceive it, your body can achieve it!"

"Life is not about finding yourself, its about creating yourself"

"Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail"

"If you always do what you've always done, then you'll always be where you've always been."

There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results. Kenneth Blanchard

Be more stubborn than the scale. (if you keep doing the right thing, it will go down) Unknown

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    ......)../....Oooo.......P90X "BRING IT" Team

    .....(....)................. WELCOME!
    .....(_/.....(....)....... Eric
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    2859 days ago
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    Welcome to the P90X Strong Team!
    2862 days ago
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    Hi Friend!

    Great SparkPage!

    Stopping by to WELCOME you to Your Quickfire Challenge Team and to Congratulate you for adding One more tool to your belt!

    You have chosen to be part of a New and Radically different SparkPeople Team Approach. So happy to have you part of this Special Fitness Team to help You Achieve Your Goals!

    Please check in daily for your "Quickfire Challenge Of The Day" found on the QFC Team Front Page under "QuickFire Challenge Of The Day Forum" - listed by date. When you get time, please review the "General Team Discussion Forum." Also, check in on the Announcement Tab for all New and Relevant Team Information.

    Have a GREAT journey... and remember to eliminate excuses that keep you from attaining your goals and you WILL get there, One QuickFire Challenge A Day.

    Keep Sparking! =0) Kelli, Wendy and Mic!

    Nike ~
    "If you went running when you first started thinking about it, you'd be back by now."

    "Others aren't staring at you. They're thinking how they should be running, too."

    "Someone who is busier than you is running right now."

    "The road to hell is paved with couches."

    "It's easier to sleep than run. That's why sleeping isn't an Olympic sport."

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    3084 days ago
    Welcome to the EE team!!

    I’ve belonged to a lot of teams here on spark-- i really do believe that the Emotional Eaters team is one of the very best, it’s a great group of people- very supportive and encouraging-- and it is very refreshing to talk with people who "get" what you're going through!!

    Spark has a lot of great tools, and you will learn which ones work best for you. The best tools are the people tho, always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. That has made a world of difference for me. I hope you have the same success!

    ~~best of luck to you on all of your goals!!!
    3138 days ago
    Hi and welcome to the Emotional Eaters team! It's a great group. You'll find lots of support and encouragement here. I'm so glad you've joined us!
    emoticon Best wishes....Myrna
    3140 days ago
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