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Believe in the Power of Baby Steps

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

So many times people told me to quit "You can't do it, you should stop trying"

Maybe they are right, but we take baby steps.

We may take steps backwards then go foward with our baby steps.

How many steps and how long is your choice, not theirs.

When the mean people tell you you can't do it consider the source.

Because I know you can!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LIVINGFREE19 8/31/2012 2:44PM

    This is definitely the way to go. I have done it this way and it really seems to work very well!

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CHERIRIDDELL 8/24/2012 11:48PM

    So true !

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STSCOTT11 8/23/2012 12:22PM

    The little baby feet....AWWWWW!
Yes we can...and WE WILL.
Day by day.
Step by step...we will get there and BEYOND. Woo hoo!

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JUSTBIRDY 8/23/2012 12:19PM


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KLAD_COCKERS 8/23/2012 11:08AM

    This blog post rings so true Victoria . . . . I tend to be the kind of person that goes whole hog for a while, gets overwhelmed and then quits. The fact is that baby steps lead to more success than whole hog does. This time around I've made lifestyle changes in small increments that have made it much easier for me to maintain. Yes, I've lost and put back on some weight, but overall I FEEL better. And in the long run, that's what it's all about.

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HICKOK-HALEY 8/23/2012 3:33AM

    So true!! emoticon

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_LINDA 8/23/2012 1:03AM

    So true!! Before you know it, those baby steps will add up to something special!
You go girl!!

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LYNDALOVES2HIKE 8/22/2012 8:26PM

    This is why I prefer to set small goals and focus on my actions or behaviors rather than the results. Definitely baby steps are the best!!

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WENDYWITKOSKI 8/22/2012 8:03PM

    emoticon So true!

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LAURELSPARK 8/22/2012 6:55PM

    Baby steps.....1000 times better than standing still!

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IUHRYTR 8/22/2012 6:31PM

    This is why I suggest we focus on losing one pound at a time, then when we do to feel proud and work toward the next one pound because small, repeated successes reinforces our motivation and shows we can indeed do this. -- Lou

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LAVENDERLILY 8/22/2012 6:08PM

    emoticon I loved the baby steps photos!

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JEWELMOTI 8/22/2012 3:03PM

    Once I gave myself permission to believe in smaller goals my self esteem rose, and my success followed, Thanks for sharing emoticon
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GETFIT2LIVE 8/22/2012 2:05PM

    It is all about making small, incremental changes, isn't it? Those baby steps really do add up to major advances forward over time.

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TIME4COFFEE 8/22/2012 1:13PM

    We can do far more than we usually think we can!!

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CMCBRIDE37 8/22/2012 1:10PM

    You know I have tried to lose weight many times before and I never really knew that I could...or that I could keep it up for a significant amount of time. But this time I know. This time I am just taking it one baby step at a time. And each baby step adds on to a healthier me. And that is my ultimate goal.


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