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Changing This Blog (Thanks NANCY!)

Saturday, November 24, 2012

I was going to write a blog today about, yes again, the pumpkin pie I overate. I expected myself to know better after 4 years of a healthier lifestyle. I failed to understand how I didn't really want it or enjoy it, but felt compelled to show myself I could have it. And have it again. (smiling)

I do the same thing when I give up coffee. I don't really want it or need it, but there's something deeper that makes me return after I've detoxed for several months.

Then, sparkfriend NANCY's response came into my blog this morning and made me smile. Congrats on being human. Yes, I am. And congrats on the exercise.

Thanks, NANCY. This blog's for you.
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WALLAHALLA 11/25/2012 11:37PM

    embrace the humanity...its what makes you so lovable

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DBELLE39 11/25/2012 7:50PM

    We are are only human & will slip from time to time. The key is to picking ourselves up & moving past the obstacle that we are tripping over. One step at a time. emoticon

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NANCY- 11/25/2012 11:56AM

    Thanks But I know I wasn't on a treadmill watching the parade. :)

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COMPUCATHY 11/24/2012 8:54PM

    It all comes back to that "all things in moderation" theory. Hope you are having a good holiday weekend! Keep up the good work! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 11/24/2012 8:16PM

    It is odd that when you give up something the memory is often actually better than the actually product should you choose to retry it. I am getting into the two bite rule. The first bite is the best and it is downhill from there so there is no need to have more than a couple of bites.

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PHEBESS 11/24/2012 7:41PM

    emoticon

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IDLETYME 11/24/2012 7:41PM

    We're proud of you and know you'll get started again and I'll bet this time you can do it!!! emoticon emoticon

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DEBBY4576 11/24/2012 7:34PM

    Sometimes our bosses at work expect no errors EVER. Maybe if we were machines it would work like that. The same goes for our errors in eating. We are not robots programmed to only intake what is good for us, and only certain things. As your friend Nancy said, we are human!! And thank God for that.

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BATCHICK 11/24/2012 6:27PM

    yep, it's important not to focus on the negatives. we all make mistakes, obsessing over them (ironically) just makes up repeat them.

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CATHYGETSFIT 11/24/2012 5:10PM

    Yep, we are all human and do the best we can. It's good to remember that none of us are perfect! emoticon

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ALEXSGIRL1 11/24/2012 4:12PM

    I like being human no perfection here

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SPARKFRAN514 11/24/2012 3:38PM

    we all need to be reminded that we are human and slip along the way

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NORWOODGIRL 11/24/2012 2:27PM

    Good blog emoticon

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2WHEELEDSHARON 11/24/2012 1:42PM

    Yes you're human, and you're still a pretty delightful human no matter how much or how little pie and coffee:)

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LIVINGFREE19 11/24/2012 12:23PM

    Everybody falls off the wagon, just get back on and resume!

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SAINTBETH 11/24/2012 10:46AM

    We are all human and we can all relate to what you did. We do it, too. I did it for 4 days! But I'm back on track now.

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KANOE10 11/24/2012 10:30AM

    This made me smile also. We are human and are doing the best we can to stay healthy! emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 11/24/2012 10:16AM

    emoticon Yes, human you are....that's why we love you.

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