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I found spark people in september 2009 and I am totally fascinated - there are not many days that I have not logged in so far.

I have found that support from people who are struggling with the same issues as me, really helps.

In new year 2014 I am struggling and taking two step forwards, one step back and making great plans for 2014...

I had the recommendation to put up some meaningful quotes and here goes:
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If you spend all your time looking for Him,
you might miss Her when She shows up.

Neale Donald Walsch

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"I had the blues because I had no shoes
until upon the street I met a man who had no feet.

Denis Waitely"
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"The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur
when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort,
that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers."

M. Scott Peck
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"Destiny is not a matter of chance;
it is a matter of choice.
It is not a thing to be waited for;
it is a thing to be achieved."

William Jennings Bryan
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"When we honestly ask ourselves which persons in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share
our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand."

Henri Nouwen, Out of Solitude
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'Come to the edge', he said.
"They said, 'We are afraid.'
"'Come to the edge,'" he said.
They came. He pushed them.
....and they flew."

Guillaume Apollinaire
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When I look into the future, it's so
bright it burns my eyes.

Oprah Winfrey
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A life lacking the emotional upheavals
of depression and despair, fear and
anxiety, grief and sadness, anger and
the agony of forgiving, confusion and
doubt, criticism and rejection, will not
only be useless to ourselves, it will be
useless to others.

Scott Peck
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Member Since: 9/12/2009

Fitness Minutes: 70,842

My Goals:
i want to live in recovery from compulsive overeating. I want to develope as a person into being everything I am supposed to be

My Program:
To attend 12-step meetings at least one time a week
To plan and follow a healthy mealplan - three meals a day and nothing in between
30 minutes of activity aty least three times a weeik
To plan my day and prevent failure by being proactive to things that experience has shown leads to failure.

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    emoticon Blessings today and always! I just want to share some thoughts about life.\ from Mother Teresa who has truly inspired me and continues to motivate me to become a better person.

    Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
    Life is a beauty, admire it.
    Life is a dream, realize it.
    Life is a challenge, meet it.
    Life is a duty, complete it.
    Life is a game, play it.
    Life is a promise, fulfill it. '
    Life is sorrow, overcome it.
    Life is a song, sing it.
    Life is a struggle, accept it.
    Life is a tragedy, confront it.
    Life is an adventure, dare it.
    Life is luck, make it.
    Life is life, fight for it.

    I will continue living each day with an attitude of gratitude. So many opportunities await us if we only choose to become involved by truly living life fully one day at a time.

    emoticon So blessed and happy to be your friend
    333 days ago
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    During my morning mediation and prayer time, I realized something very important......ATTITUDE. Do I truly have an Attitude of Gratitude? It's time for me to realize that my ATTITUDE toward the life I'm living and the people in it can have a tangible,. measurable and profound effect on what happens to me day by day. If I expect good, then surely good will come to me. If I try to each day to base my attitude and point of view on a spiritual foundation, I know it will change all the circumstances of my life for the better. Through daily communion with God my spirituality will be maintained.

    During this month of November which celebrates THANKSGIVING may you and I remember to have an Attitude of Gratitude.......and may we continue to have it 365 days a year!

    I am so thankful you are my emoticon emoticon
    343 days ago
    emoticon This day is mine. It is unique. Nobody in the world has one exactly like it. It holds the sum of all my past experience and all my future potential. It belongs to me to do with whatever I like. I can fill it with joyous moments or ruin it with fruitless worry. If painful recollections of the past come into my mind, or frightening thoughts of the future, I will put them away. They cannot spoil today for me.

    Today is my special gift from God. How will I use it? The less I let others affect it , the more serene and satisfying it will be for me.

    emoticon Have a serene and satisfying day!
    363 days ago
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    Good luck with your new plan. Hope it works for you and keeps you healthy too.
    370 days ago
    I also go to CR for compulsive eating/weight.Feel free to friend me.I'm f,54.i stuggle too emoticon
    373 days ago
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