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For today.....

Saturday, August 29, 2009

For today....
I will write in my prayer journal, I will eat 2 fruits, and drink 4 (16oz) bottles of water.

For today,...
I am done with 25 minutes of exercise. I am done procrastinating for today.

  
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HUMMINGBIRDFLY 8/30/2009 8:47AM

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Keep up the great work!
Myrna

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SAMIAM130 8/30/2009 3:47AM

    This is awesome!
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DIFROMWYOMING 8/29/2009 6:22PM

    Good for you!

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GODSCLAY47 8/29/2009 4:12PM

    excellent goals! I always helps me when I blog about my goals for everyone to see,,,,then I really feel obligated to do them!

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SUSAN134 8/29/2009 3:32PM

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You are having a great day, your goals are being met.....wonderful!!! Pat yourself on the back!

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CHERN009 8/29/2009 2:52PM

    I like having my exercise done early as well because then I feel like I will not be able to make some excuse later. I also feel like I get the energy to do the other things I have to get done for that day. God Bless, Chern

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SUNBEAMJANEAL 8/29/2009 2:27PM

    I think your goals for today are totally doable. Good job on getting your workout out of the way. I'm fixing to go to the gym for mine. Keep up the good work and let us know how today goes.

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TERIE93 8/29/2009 2:25PM

    Way to go, already done exercising. I need to follow your lead. : ) teri

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Again, and again, again..........

Monday, August 24, 2009

I know I'm bad, I just can't seem to get things going. Most times I start out good but then I start slacking, or gettin lazy and then I start again. Oh well, I'm not ready to give up so I'll start again.

  
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TRACYZABELLE 8/26/2009 7:00AM

    as long as you keep strarting instead of throwing in the towel that is all that matters

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SUSAN134 8/25/2009 10:46PM

    You slipped, that does not make you bad (human maybe, but not bad). You are not giving up and that makes you great!!! You can do this.....we are all fighting this
weight battle together and we will overcome the power that food seems to have on us. Baby steps, my friend. Never give up!!!

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NELLIEC 8/25/2009 4:42PM

    You've heard the saying, "one step back and two steps forward." Well, sometimes I suspect the saying should be: "two steps back and fall forward on your face!"

Just keep plugging. Old habit die hard!

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MAMAT08 8/25/2009 10:27AM

    you know what they say ..."if at first you don't succeed, try try again". As long as you don't give up you always have the chance of winning the battle.
Good luck
Tina

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MS24GAL 8/25/2009 8:27AM

    You can do it! You've done an awesome job so far!

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SENKYOUSHI 8/25/2009 5:06AM

    You are a member of the CAD team. Do you have a book for the plan? My suggestion would be to read a few pages each day. As you read and learn, it will help you to keep your focus. Don't quit!

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TERIE93 8/24/2009 9:26PM

    It is a journey, we can't quit, but sometimes we do take the wrong road and have to find our way back. Welcome back, friend. : ) teri

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PEPPERLEAH 8/24/2009 8:01PM

    You'll get there! Just keep going. One step at a time. It will come off. And remember, God loves you just as you are. He isn't condemning you; so don't condemn yourself.

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SUSIEW51 8/24/2009 2:59PM

    This is more a comment than a question to you: WHO put this idea in our heads that, if we don't follow a certain path, we are "bad"? Who tells us that if we "slip up" along that path that we are "bad"? WE are not "bad". You know God loves you. Yes, life is a struggle. Yes, some struggle over weight and health issues. Does that make us "bad"? No, it does NOT.

YOU are struggling with weight issues but you are LOVED by God and by your sisters here on SP.

Every morning when you wake up, remind yourself of this.

Susie

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MOTHER-NATURE 8/24/2009 2:52PM

    Good girl ... never never give up, you can do this .. YES YOU CAN !!

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JANEENV1 8/24/2009 1:52PM

    these old habits die hard--there is always healing that needs to take place..seek the Lord on your pain-past and present--dig into his word--what is blocking yo r healing process

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YJKARIES 8/24/2009 1:50PM

    Listen, I've been there. Started and then quit or ate something bad and then felt guilty.

You need to really psych yourself into truly wanting this. For me, all I had to do is look in my full length mirror and just my clothes not fitting. When I had to go up a size when I went pant shopping recently I said "That's It!".

I've been back on the wagon now and lost 3 lbs and at least 1/2 pant size already because I psyched myself and know that losing weight and inches is what I want.

Don't you want that too? I'm here if you need support!

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IM-SO-WORTH-IT 8/24/2009 1:44PM

    For God did not give us the spirit of timidity, but a spirit of POWER, of LOVE, and of SELF-DISCIPLINE, 2Timothy 1:7

I hang onto this verse when I feel weak and want to give into the urge to eat when I should not or the desire to skip the exercise. He has given me the POWER to conquer my weaknesses, and the SELF-DISCIPLINE to conquer my weakness and the ability to LOVE doing it! (And love myself while I am at it.)

Grab hold to the verse - Notice that the verse says "US" not me. This gift has been given to you too!

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KEEKEE1ST 8/24/2009 12:48PM

    I go through the same thing also. The important this is we never give up. Just take it one day, one hour, one minute, one second at a time. We can do this. I just know we can. Hang in there...
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SPARK-KELLI 8/24/2009 12:40PM

    I go through the same thing... most days are a struggle to reach my goals, but I KEEP TRYING! That's the key, right? I seem to "start over" A LOT.

Let's start over again today! Right now, ok?



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PEBBLES32165 8/24/2009 12:39PM

    You can never give up! Just keep putting one foot in front of the other. Focus on one thing you can change today. One bad habit that you can get rid of. And if you need me you know where to find me. Marco!

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Dear...

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Dear Lord GOD, you are compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. Thank You that my soul can praise You, for You have been good to me. Amens

  
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MS24GAL 8/18/2009 8:26AM

    Amen! Nice!

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ORANGESERBERT 8/16/2009 3:42PM

    What a pleasant surprise, I repeated your prayer 3 times.

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Dear...

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Dear Lord GOD, you are compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. Thank You that my soul can praise You, for You have been good to me. Amens

  
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WANDAC2013 8/16/2009 4:22PM

    Short, sweet, and true. Amen.

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"trouble goal"

Saturday, August 15, 2009

The spark strategy "trouble goal" defines this as a goal that just seems to not get done, no matter how many times you plan it, or tried it. At least thats what I got about it, but to me my trouble goal is that I often write my goal and yet I don't follow through with it.
Daily exercise - 15 minutes+
Every day I plan this and yet something comes up each time. No, I mean I let things get in the way. I really want to exercise in the morning but everytime I want to go, I have no babysitter for my grandson, and when there is someone it's already after 9 am and I've lost my motivation by then.
BUT, tomorrow I have no excuse to not go. I will make it through this time, I will get past this trouble goal.

  
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MS24GAL 8/18/2009 8:27AM

    Thanks! You always know what to say :-)

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REMEMBER_MYSELF 8/16/2009 9:54AM

    Way to own that trouble goal! Going from "something comes up every time" to "I let things get in the way" is a huge step. Here's to taking control of your life and not letting it control you. Good job!

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TERIE93 8/15/2009 10:49PM

    I crank up the tunes and dance while I am cleaning, try to get my heart beat up and work up a sweat while I do my chores. I work full time and really have trouble getting all the exercise time in that I would like to, so this works well, 2 birds with one stone. : ) teri

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LOOZNIT4GOOD 8/15/2009 9:35PM

  Good luck with your trouble goal. Keep in mind that heavy cleaning counts as exercise and if you are like me--a heavy laundry day can squeak in a little strehgth training:)

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