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First steps


Thursday, May 23, 2013



Do you remember your first steps as an infant? No, it is an age where we begin to develop trust in our caregiver. As that trust grows, we try hard to take that first step. Yes, it does take a long time but every time we try, we do it better and better.

Now think of the first time you wanted to lose weight and failed. Did you give up? What if we had given up on walking as an infant? So, if you fail, try taking that step again and again!! We will all prevail as we continue to meet our goals, what ever they are. I have failed several times, but when I found SparkPeople, I learned that is okay to miss a step as long as I start trying the next day. It may take you a long time or a short time but what is so wonderful is we are trying and we will succeed!!

This is what SparkPeople is about! So, hurrah for every day you take that first step!!
(Thank you all for you comments.)
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CINDYWAGNER1 6/16/2013 10:42PM

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SHARONSPARKLE 5/25/2013 9:59AM

    Baby steps! It took a life time to develop bad habits. It probably won't change overnight but each time we take another step towards better health, the closer we get to achieving our goals.

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MJ7DM33 5/24/2013 9:54PM

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IOWAGRAMMA 5/24/2013 4:55PM

    Great blog and I see you have several others posted...now I need to get busy and read them, too. Great job, Eileen! Love, Jeannie

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TXGRANDMA 5/24/2013 8:15AM

    So true! Everytime we "fall off the wagon", we need to forgive ourselves and get right back ON! Perseverance wins the race! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PATTIE441 5/23/2013 11:34PM

    Woo Hoo! Here's to taking those steps, girl! You are awesome! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BARBIEE52 5/23/2013 11:00PM

    That is so true. You couldn't have said it any better. Thanks for a great blog emoticon emoticon emoticon
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PATRICIAAK 5/23/2013 11:00PM

    Step by step, goals are reached.

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