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Can you live with it!


Monday, January 14, 2013

Any title of articles with " diet" in has be interested instantly ! Maybe there's a new diet now that works wonders? That's wishful thinking of course, but often there is some advice in an article that is useful.
I read one on wheat, maybe if I cut all wheat from my diet I would lose weight! But following it was an article saying wheat is ok..?
So what's a girl to do? When I first started on the lose weight trail it was cut out bread and potatoes. Now we are told its ok to eat them! I will not bore you with all the other fancy theories that have come my way over the years. I am doing it my way now sensible eating and exercise.
I read yet another article today. The last paragraph caught my eye.
It says "acceptance is the key. Acceptance, tolerance and understanding , but above all , not letting anyone tell you how to live your life".
Now that is a mantra I can live with, can you?


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SPARKFRAN514 2/13/2013 12:14AM

    Just found your blog and its so true you can find something new every day the saying / Advice i also like is Everyone of us is on a diet it just some diets are healthier and better for us than others . we were talking at dinner tonight about the Cabbage soup diet you boil cabbage carrots and onions celery and have it three times a day and a piece of fruit for two weeks then go back to eating a low calorie diet for a week and back to the cabbage soup she was planning on trying it out count me out !!! I will spark along and lose slowly thanks for great blog

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KPETSCHE 1/23/2013 4:50AM

    So true because we are the only ones living OUR lives! Keep working towards your own goals.

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HAPPYMOM8 1/19/2013 3:23PM

    Very well said, Irene! The only "diet" that works is the one you believe in.
Please, express your opinions on NEVER TOO LATE TO GET FIT just as I do.
That is what SPARK Blogs, and Huddles and Chats are all about.
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ANIHAKA 1/19/2013 8:29AM

    Not listening to others telling you how to live you life - nice one and one for me to remember. Everything in moderation is something I've discovered on this journey.

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TRESSWANN 1/15/2013 5:01AM

    I like acceptance

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8HABIT 1/14/2013 5:22PM

    I agree with you! We all need to take responsibility for our choices, our lives.

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DSJB9999 1/14/2013 2:36PM

    I agree Ree, healthy eating and moving more are far more important.

However people get thousands of pounds to research the other 'crazy' options or to sell those 'diet plans' - all down to money.

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POPSY190 1/14/2013 1:31PM

    Yes, healthy eating isn't a "one size fits all" business. Finding out what works for them is the way forward for each of us. emoticon

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BOHEMIANCAT 1/14/2013 10:24AM

    I like that mantra! I have discovered that eating everything is acceptable, but only a little bite of some things. I don't go by the fad of the moment, but eat in a balanced way and trying to get the veggies in as much as I can.


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100LBLIGHTER 1/14/2013 9:59AM

    Thanks for the blog and the morning chuckle . . I needed that. It does have your head spinning if you listen to all the diet hype. I am with you on the new mantra.

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GGMFAY 1/14/2013 9:52AM

    I have found you to be a sensible person and your blog emphazises this. emoticon

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GABY1948 1/14/2013 7:49AM

    emoticon one! It's true not EVERYTHING works for EVERYONE! I still believe the key is moderation....EVERYTHING, but in MODERATION! Have a great week!

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