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You Can Do It!

Thursday, March 25, 2010

For some on this journey it is entering into unchartered waters, for others it's a return to familiar waters but I believe for all of it's the result of a yearning to be better- we expect better and know we deserve better so we. The question is how to get better. Ask the questions you need to. actively seek out the resources around you to bring positiveness into your life to stay...actually choose what you eat, take those extra steps to get to the next completed mile, read up and take a stand on issues that are important to you and feel the inner smile... emoticon

  


"Wars are won in the will"-The 13th Warrior

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Can you find a more perfect statement as we forge ahead to blaze a new healthier lifestyle...For what is the will, but the passion with which we will reach our goals...Great line, great mantra to add to the others!


NOTE: The movie is based on Michael Crichton's Eaters of the Dead, which I have not read YET, but will definitely go on my MUST READ list.

  
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NANCYLEE46 3/25/2010 7:40AM

    Just what I needed to hear today - Thank You!!
Love having you sharing more in DWD - You are a true inspiration to me!! Few words but powerful impact!!

Nancy

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Plan FOR LIFE!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

This has been a longer journey than I originally thought it would be, and so much for the better. I thought I would just join, have a place where my information would be easier to handle because of the wonderful free tools, do some exercising and modify my eating a little here and there. I've hit against some of the usual walls, i.e., negative talk, injuries, illnesses, too much on the plate at one time, but as I would review my journal I came to realize that my reasons for taking so long is not excuse-driven but I am really learning to really love myself and, while not always easy to get through, I am enjoying the process of learning about myself. I read the articles and the posts, some I have re-read several times and will probably go through again to learn more from it, to help ingrain the info in my mind. I did not come here to go on a diet, whether you like to see it this way or not whatever you eat on a continual basis is your diet, you've literally been on a diet your entire life. I came here to change my lifestyle, my way of thinking and doing things. I am living for today, I am looking forward to tomorrow, but I am planning FOR LIFE!

Take the time you need to suck the marrow out of each step...PLAN FOR LIFE!

  
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MRSBLAK27 3/24/2010 3:14PM

  We are on the same wavelength! I am reflecting on my life, goals, dreams and expectations I have for myself. There's nothing so painful yet healing than to examine oneself and see truths that we have buried from ourselves. I am taking this time to deal with me on all levels .... thanks for the insight


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KATRENIAH 3/24/2010 2:31AM

    How funny - I was thinking the same thing myself yesterday. I realized how much time I'd been investing with sparkpeople and discovered that it has changed how I look at things, how I move through life. It's like it snuck up on me, and I'm all the better for it.

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CURVYELVIE 3/23/2010 8:43PM

    You go girlfriend........well, said I believe also the weight loss journey is not about losing weight but, about learning to love yourself. emoticon

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Take care of yourself!

Monday, March 22, 2010

There's this really neat list outlining how much you want to weigh within a certain time frame following the S.M.A.R.T. definition -- specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely. However, life has a way of interjecting all sorts of things that require the schedule to be flexible; also requires that you are kind to yourself and show some flexibility -- I call it Lifeo Interruptus. I plan to make it to the finish line and I'm sure you do too, so take care of yourself and pamper yourself through the knocks using healthy methods...It can be done! emoticon

  
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KATRENIAH 3/23/2010 9:38AM

    What an inspiring and uplifting blog! I love it!

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ERIECANALGAL 3/23/2010 12:14AM

    You are right. I hope to eventually get to goal. I have a lot of interrupts.
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Always do your best!

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Strip away all the excuses for the day and ask honestly, DID I DO MY BEST TODAY! If you can answer yes, who can ask for anything more!

  
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KORISTA1 3/21/2010 2:26AM

    So true, so true

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