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You Can Do It

Sunday, March 03, 2013

You are the best and you can do any thing you want. Look at what you have done, gone from a size 20 to a size 10 in jeans. You did not do that by telling your self you could not do it. You did it by getting up off that couch and exercising. Yes at first it was not much exercise but it was some thing. You started small just doing 10 minutes on the exercise bike. You took short little walks to the drug store and thought that was really some thing. Well you know what it was, a start in the right direction. And now look at you, you exercise everyday doing 30 minutes on the exercise bike, walking every day at least 30 minutes some times more, doing strength training most days and doing 2 to 3 exercise videos every week.

You are doing wonderful things to get yourself healthier. You make streaks to not binge for 21 days and have even done that. Some times you fall but that is not what is important what is is that you have the courage to get right back up and try again. You are a strong willed women and you will do what you want.

You eat a lot healthier then you did before joining Spark People. You are smart enough to read articles and learn more about nutrition. You use what you learn when you pick out food to buy at the supermarket. You read labels on every thing that has one. You are making wise choices in eating whole wheat, more fruits and vegetables and dairy. You are smart enough to know that grilled chicken breast is a healthier choice to eat then a hot dog and you eat the chicken.

You are growing stronger, healthier and smarter every day. You know you can do it and you do.

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HAWTGRANNY2014 3/9/2013 2:44AM

    Turtle you are smart enough to do anything and brave enough to keep on going.
Thanks for being a co-leader. You go girl! emoticon

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HAWTGRANNY2014 3/4/2013 4:45PM

    Good job and just look at the progress you are making. Keep on going and getting stronger. You are woman...hear you roar. emoticon

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JULIERAE41 3/4/2013 1:32PM

    What a lovely letter to yourself. This brought misty to my eyes. Good Job!

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NESARIAN 3/4/2013 11:49AM

    yay you! You sweet lady, have grown tremendously since we met to walk. Now, you are a beacon of hope for others! Keep spreading the spark! You rock!

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JIGGILY 3/3/2013 3:54PM

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So true xoxox

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PENNYSAVER2 3/3/2013 3:11PM

    Wow, YOU have made a lot of healthy changes!! emoticon
Thanks for sharing. This is so encouraging for the rest of us on this journey.

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COCK-ROBIN 3/3/2013 3:07PM

    You're wonderful!

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CVRONEK 3/3/2013 3:05PM

    You are living proof! I love this blog and I am so proud of all your accomplishments! emoticon Keep up the awesome job and thank you for a great blog. emoticon

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111BUTTERFLY111 3/3/2013 3:02PM

    emoticon You ARE doing it!!! emoticon

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SPSPSP1 3/3/2013 2:55PM

    Right on!!!

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