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Thursday, August 22, 2013

"consistent ... 1 [Rare] holding together; firm; solid [consistent will] 2 in agreement or harmony; in accord; compatible [deeds not consistent with his words] 3 agreement with what has already been done or expressed; conformity with previous practice"

In my quest to kick Polly Perfectionist to the curb, my strongest tool is to be and to prize being consistent in my training, my nutrition, and my motivational reminders.

Even following a lapse (as we all encounter)... the return to consistent behavior (conformity with previous practice)... is key. Not a swing to an extreme. A return to the consistent.

Today's task, each day's task, is to be consistent: actions and decisions in agreement with our stated purpose, to live healthy, to hold firm. For by the little things we do today, a consistent pattern is built. Consistent nutrition. Consistent training. Consistent self-care.

And from that consistent action comes the strength and healthy life that we desire, building one day at a time!

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WATERMELLEN 8/22/2013 9:13PM

    Consistent doesn't have the emotional sweep of alternating self-abnegation and self-aggrandizement: but yeah, it's what works for the long run. Just resetting to normal, that's all. Every time. Sounds somewhat easier than it is, right? But we're doing it.

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DOGLADY13 8/22/2013 8:37PM

    Consistency... it is a trait that I am learning.

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LESLIELENORE 8/22/2013 5:42PM

    Consistency is one of my strengths.

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DLDMIL 8/22/2013 5:21PM

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GABY1948 8/22/2013 5:10PM

    GREAT blog, and life IS good! emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 8/22/2013 3:38PM

    consistency is the key to success for sure emoticon blog!

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KELLIEBEAN 8/22/2013 12:42PM

    The Spark August Back On Track challenge has really helped me with my conisistency.

Every day is a building block. Thanks for the great blog!

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MSLZZY 8/22/2013 11:52AM

    Consistent and one day at a time. Priceless!

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MIRAGE727 8/22/2013 9:14AM

    Consistency is a key word in the equation for a healthy lifestyle at so many levels. I love it and it has been a key to my success! Great blog as always, Barb!
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1CRAZYDOG 8/22/2013 8:56AM

    Fabulous blog. Just what I needed today. Felt myself faltering and your CONSISTENCY blog pops up! Awesome.

HUGS

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DEBRITA01 8/22/2013 8:29AM

    Consistency is something I've been working on...thanks for the pep talk! emoticon

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BLUENOSE63 8/22/2013 8:29AM

  Consistency turns into habit which turns into life!

Have a good one my friend!

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KALIGIRL 8/22/2013 8:18AM

    Here's to holding firm in our quest even though our paths and techniques may vary!
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LKS2GAB2 8/22/2013 7:40AM

    Good advice. emoticon

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