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Monday, March 04, 2013

Still going strong now for 18 weeks! I'm getting close to my next SP trophy so I've been on here a lot recently. Some of the info is so good I wish more people would take the time to read it and put it into practice. I recently saw a post by a SP member on FB under the #streakintospring challenge. She was lamenting her lack of motivation and excusing it away for various reasons and said she wants to try and do better...we all know that verbage, and the lame excuses - been in that place before... But to find motivation you need to lose the words like try, hope, wish, want, etc. they are the words of failure! We can't move forward by giving ourselves permission to fail. I knew I on my way back to success when I told a gym friend , who asked where I'd been, that I finally had found my way back for good...I had started to use the word "hopefully, but stopped myself-hope doesn't do it-I was committed to being focused and staying on track-and I let myself know that!

Sometimes I get frustrated by reading some posts because I see how people are still kidding themselves about having changed their lives, but they still use phrases like "it's better than nothing"...change has to happen and be accepted as a forever thing or else we will never reach and stay at our goals-I learned this the hard way!
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BILLYLYNN 3/4/2013 9:19PM

    Thank you. I'm just learning about the vocabulary of change. Could you run that by me a little slower? I'm just beginning to catch on to this idea. A lot of my humor has been self-deprecating and another SP suggested I stop putting myself down.

But the concept of learning a whole new vocabulary really strikes a chord with me. Could you give me a couple hints about how you got to that point of changing your vocabulary? Thanks

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NANCYPAT1 3/4/2013 7:17PM

    Great post and a STRONG reminder that quitting and failures just are NOT options.

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