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Changing Your Attitude Will Change Your Life

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

When I was heavier, I remember always telling myself that I was destined to be fat. Practically every adult in my family is fat, and I just have to live with it. Many have diabetes, and eventually I will, too. It seemed pointless to really attempt any significant weight loss program. Why change my path? Why go into uncharted territory?

I realized in very late 2011 that that thought process would get me nowhere. Why should I accept that? I can only blame so much of who I am and what I look like on my genetics and family history. Sure, I was raised eating larger portions and not exercising much. But hey, now I'm an adult. I can't keep allowing my past to dictate my future. Just because I used to eat that much doesn't mean I need to continue to eat that much.

I'm the boss of me now!

I can read.
I needed to start reading the nutrition facts on grocery items.

I can see.
I needed to see that I have something valuable to offer this world. And myself.

I can smell.
Just because it smelled good, didn't mean I needed to taste it, too.

I can think.
I needed to think of the consequences of my actions. Not only towards others, which is what we're taught from a young age. I needed to be accountable to myself as well.

I can imagine.
I imagined hitting my goal and realizing that nothing tastes as good as how accomplishing this goal will feel. It's a goal that I may not have totally believed in the beginning.

I believe it now.

Imagine your strength. Imagine your drive. Imagine your willpower. Imagine that little goal line on your SparkPage inching closer and closer to completion.

Change your attitude from 'I Can't' to 'I Will'. It'll change everything else.

I'll leave you now with one of my favorite quotes:



Make this week count, my Lovelies!!
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KALEWINE 4/23/2013 2:41PM

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TANYA602 4/18/2013 8:36PM

    I love your determination, and the inspiration that you spread like wildflower seeds to all of us here on SP. You can certainly be proud of the choices that you've made!

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CHSHULER89 4/18/2013 8:13PM

    Awesome! Well said and done! Keep rocking on!:-)

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ELIZABETH5268 4/18/2013 2:23PM

    That is a great message. I know some people who feel the way you used to and I've seen others who believe what you have and it really is just that difference that makes or breaks them.

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CATLADY52 4/18/2013 2:14PM

    Great blog for motivating. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GINGERHAWK 4/18/2013 8:30AM

    I'm imagining now and I've got a big smile on my face. Thanks for the reminders!

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CWHEATLEY12 4/18/2013 8:28AM

    This is an awesome blog! Thanks so much for sharing!

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JAIMESIZED 4/18/2013 8:22AM

    I LOVE your blogs. Always motivating :)

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K-AUSTIN 4/18/2013 12:33AM

    Great blog! Just the encouragement I needed. emoticon emoticon

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NIKONDEMON 4/18/2013 12:30AM

    Great blog, I needed this today.

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RUNNERRACHEL 4/17/2013 11:00PM

    Change can be hard at first but you realized that you don't have to stay the same. Great work! I just read Who Moved My Cheese? So simple and yet so true. Once we learn to embrace change life becomes an adventure.

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ANGIEN9 4/17/2013 10:02PM

    Great Blog!! You made some very good points that help me, too!! I am accountable for me.

Congratulations on the attitude change!

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LRSILVER 4/17/2013 9:21PM

    Great blog!

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CHARTHESTAR 4/17/2013 8:22PM

    ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING!

sometimes- it takes a little while to get the right positive attitude.
Glad you found yours! emoticon

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CHARTHESTAR 4/17/2013 8:22PM

    ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING!

sometimes- it takes a little while to get the right positive attitude.
Glad you found yours! emoticon

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NEWSGIRL2177 4/17/2013 7:41PM

    Great message of personal responsibility! Love it.

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JUST_PEACHYY 4/17/2013 7:30PM

    Great Blog, I love this!!

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WORLDSERIES11 4/17/2013 7:05PM

    Great way of looking at things!! Thanks for the reminder & love the quote!! emoticon

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MANLEYSANDY 4/17/2013 6:59PM

    Great blog!

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ARUNNINGKAT 4/17/2013 6:53PM

    Very well written! Thanks for sharing!

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MOM-MOM8 4/17/2013 6:48PM

    emoticon Very well stated!!

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PRETTYPITHY 4/17/2013 6:04PM

    Very inspiring emoticon

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JORDAN1019 4/17/2013 5:59PM

    emoticon Great positive outlook...

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LADYJ6942 4/17/2013 5:56PM

    Very Very true!

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    emoticon blog post!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MELROSE13 4/17/2013 5:55PM

    emoticon Needed a little shot of inspiration this morning. thanks!!!

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