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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Instead of being bombarded and overwhelmed by challenges and events that might sidetrack my progress, I decided to make a list of times when I feel most likely to fail. I included things like Thanksgiving dinner, a business lunch, a stressful workday where I didn't pack a lunch and run out of time to choose a healthy restaurant, etc. Next I wrote out a valid plan for each situation like what healthy choices I could make at a family gathering and what healthy snacks can I keep handy in case of emergency. I feel better already now that I have a plan. It has taken some of the stress that I feel when I think about how long and hard this journey will be. Anything in your future that you fear or fret may set you back? Now's the time make a plan instead of looking back and thinking coulda, shoulda, woulda!

Good luck, everyone!
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CINDYRINAL 11/16/2012 12:28PM

    Wow! What a great idea. I am going to try this. We go to Callaway Gardens for Thanksgiving and I have the menu, so I will choose my dinner selections before we go.

Thanks for the idea.

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MISSG180 11/16/2012 12:10PM

    That's a great approach to dealing with challenges! Good job!

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WAREAGLEGIRL 11/14/2012 9:34PM

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MIDROAD 11/14/2012 10:52AM

    Love your blog! Wish everyone on SP could read it.

Rock on!

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