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Oh, the best is yet to come!!


Friday, March 15, 2013



This is a tough, tough journey. I guess what makes this journey different from many others is that we do still need to eat. It's not like we can quit our "vice" cold turkey, right? We still need to fuel our bodies.

I have learned so much about myself on this journey. I am learning that it's ok to feel hunger pangs. I hadn't felt them in years, now I feel them every day . . . and guess what?!? I didn't die!! I'm still here!!

I've also learned that I'm pretty tough & that I can hang with the big dogs pretty well in the gym. It's an honor to see some of the newbies try to hang with ME for a change. emoticon

Fuel your body with healthy stuff. That nasty sugary stuff just makes you feel terrible anyway. Look how beautiful this is -- all the pretty colors!!



Fruits make a great dessert because if you haven't been eating a bunch of sugary junk, the fruit tastes so much sweeter. I think our taste buds become deadened somehow by eating that processed goop.

Today, work for it!! Work for your dream!!



One other thing I've learned about myself -- I ENJOY going to the gym. Who'd a thunk, right? emoticon I was at work yesterday & I was thinking about going to the gym later in the day & I felt excitement!! I know how great I feel after an awesome workout. I never thought I'd get to that point in my life, but I finally have!



Do three things today that lead to your dream. Just keep pushing . . . the best is yet to come!!

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon
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JULIERAE41 3/16/2013 2:34AM

    Your blogs are such an uplifting experience!

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JOANIE69 3/15/2013 6:54PM

    These are emoticon .
I will have to save 'em ALL! emoticon

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ANHELIC 3/15/2013 3:52PM

    Thanks for the inspiration and encouragement. How true, we can't quit eating like with other additions. We simply have to eat properly. I just had a sandwich and my dessert was an apple. It was sweet and hit the spot. I don't go to the gym as it is expensive so I work out at home. Wishing you a Blessed weekend.
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MATTEROFHEART 3/15/2013 11:22AM

    Thank you for the inspiration and encouragement this morning!
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MICKEYH 3/15/2013 11:19AM

    Great!! Thanks for your encouragement.

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STHAX10 3/15/2013 10:01AM

    You make a very valid point...you cannot quit cold turkey. Another thing, you cannot shut yourself in away from those who eat poorly either. You have to drive past fat food restaurants on your way to the store to buy healthy foods. It is probably the biggest addiction to overcome.

I also believe that Sparkpeople.com has the most wonderful and dedicated people around. I will never leave this group of focused people. It is my bible to health. I have learned so much about food, exercise and friendship here!

Keep fighting the good fight!!!

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GIRLINMOTION 3/15/2013 9:56AM

    Right on!

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NANCYRUBIO 3/15/2013 9:18AM

    All I can think about is there is a multitude of people who can't afford s gym, a TV,or had that great assortment of food. There too many of them out in our world ho we forget.

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GINA180847 3/15/2013 8:59AM

    So nice and upbeat, perfect way to start the day!

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HELEN_BRU 3/15/2013 8:32AM

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COCK-ROBIN 3/15/2013 8:21AM

    Wonderful!

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MFBUTTERFLY 3/15/2013 8:10AM

    emoticon I only dislike this emoticon on the days I'm not. That's telling, don't you think?
emoticon Have a wonderful Friday, sweet friend!

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BIGPAWSUP 3/15/2013 7:20AM

    Thanks for the motivation this am. I'm with you.

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TDEMAIO2 3/15/2013 5:42AM

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SPARKCHANTAL 3/15/2013 4:44AM

    thanks for these words of optimism. they hit the mark.

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