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Pull out your road map...

Monday, August 12, 2013

I sometimes get my blog ideas when I am responding to another Sparker's comment or blog. This is one. The Sparker said she is "Starting Over".

Try not to think of "starting over". Think of it as "picking up where I left off".

Getting healthy is a life-long journey. You start out, go the right direction for a while then you take a wrong turn. When you take a wrong turn on a trip, do you go back to the beginning of your trip? Or, do you get out the map to see where you are and get back to the right road? I get out the map. See your journey to better health as a life-long journey. When you slide off the route, get out your map and get going again.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
NAN71486 10/30/2013 12:11PM

    I like your BLOG too! I took a huge detour but I'm back on track! emoticon

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CAROLJ35 8/21/2013 8:55PM

    This is nicely said, Julie! I like the idea and wonder if my GPS might head me in the right direction. LOL
Maybe GPS could stand for "Get Program Straight".

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MRS_TOAD 8/14/2013 6:54AM

    Great analogy! Thanks for sharing it with all of us.

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CELEST 8/12/2013 11:14AM

    I agree with you. I took a leaf out of Indygirls blog who says you don't do this till *insert a date* you do it till you have achieved your goal. I know that most talk about having a starting date and an ending date...but truly I dont know too many people who have won their battle on that. Since I gave up setting dates, I am doing so much better, because ultimately I am making over my life one good choice at a time rather than for the next x-amount of months.

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LANEMAHNKE 8/12/2013 11:04AM

    That's a great way of looking at it. I'm going to think of this the next time I slip up and get down about it.

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