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"Bone VS Bone"©

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

This morning, as I do every morning, I am thinking about different ways to set myself up for another successful day.Sometimes my unsuccessful days outnumber the successful days, but, I never stop thinking, plotting, and attempting to do my best to have a great day in my journey.Sometimes if I feel wishy-washy on any particular day, I think about strength and how far I have come and how much further I need to go and it all adds up for me to this:

"To have success in your journey… Use your BACKBONE!
Don't just sit around and use a WISHBONE!"
(© Paula's Thoughts)

My wish for all of us is that we will "stand up" and be strong against bad food choices that tempt us, sad/depressed days that make us feel that our journey is just "too much" to follow, urges that would tell us "it's okay just this one time" or any other negative thoughts that might come to our mind.Let's all remember together that God gave us a backbone for a reason and it can be used for more than one thing!

Have a blessed day and wonderful journey to the new you!

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  • DOLLIE6
    Oh I like this. Thank you for sharing.
    458 days ago
  • HUNGRYWOMAN2
    emoticon Thank you for sharing in such a memorable fashion. A very timely reminder for me!
    959 days ago
  • LIVINGFREE19
    You are so right!
    960 days ago
  • 2HAMSDIET
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    960 days ago
  • NEWSPARKDEBBIE
    Perfectly to the point and right on target too! Great Blog Paula! Thank You.....
    961 days ago
  • MICKEYH
    Thank you for sharing encouraging blog. You are so right about it. Love your quote.
    If I were you, I'll add "funny bone" to get over life's tough time. (Smile))
    961 days ago
  • GODS_TEMPLE
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    961 days ago
  • EDDYMEESE
    Great reminder, thank you!
    961 days ago
  • GINA180847
    This is so true!
    961 days ago
  • SPARKFRAN514
    emoticon emoticon emoticon what food for thought you shared with us we need to come back and re read this on often to get me going on the journey its been rocky the last few days thanks for the push i needed to dust off and March on and finish up April healthy and continue on in May. emoticon emoticon
    961 days ago
  • PENNYSAVER2
    Thanks for sharing!! emoticon
    961 days ago
  • KITT52
    emoticon and so true...

    have a healthy day
    961 days ago
  • LIVINGLOVINLIFE
    So True!!! That inner voice can be a real bummer or your hero. Just depends on which inner voice you listen to. Using our backbone is harder but makes us stronger in the long run, the wishbone is so bendable it won't stand up or support us after all it is only a wishing bone. Ha Ha love it Paula. Another Paula thought to hold on to and use on this journey.
    961 days ago
  • HARVESTER54
    Good morning Paula, Thanks for the insightful blog. I'm taking it to heart!
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    961 days ago
  • PATRICIA-CR
    emoticon Totally agree!! emoticon
    961 days ago
  • JUST-ELIZ
    Oh Paula you are so inspirational!! I needed to read this today! I love you Sweetie! BIG emoticon
    961 days ago
  • 2BDYNAMIC
    emoticon Paula! I love using the 'backbone' instead of 'wishbone.' ........ I am applying this to an issue--past week much pain and swelling etc. in back of my head ......... and OF COURSE the devil told me: 'Brain tumor!" ......... I laughed using my backbone as he ALWAYS lies! ............ Dr. has me scheduled for an MRI later today and I am believing the Lord that it is a simple matter to remove and please leave my hair intact!! .......... emoticon Not wishing but standing on the word of God as in 91st psalm he promised LONG LIFE ............ And mine is going to go at least another chapter or two as I have MORE blogs to write!!! .......... emoticon and WILL DO IT ........ as I have a strong backbone ........ :)
    961 days ago
  • GENRE009
    great comment. I must have gotten a smaller wish bone. I just understood the anatomy of diets, they always fail. I knew everyone out there, knew about disease, new about cures, yet fighting my urges was really hard. I felt like an addict. Not to food but to my habits. I and many of us have the same problems you always talk about. I realized in order to succeed I needed a plan. That if I didn't plan to succeed, I 'd planned to fail. So I actually went to WW, and they have helped a lot. I now realize that I must journal until; I understand things, and do good things out of habit. That's how habits start. Now my eating is learning life style habits. I eat only real food, not processed, fast, or man made. that is because they are made from hidden fats, sugars, and salts. They also don't have any nutrients. I also don't drink any calories, or excessive caffeine's. I watch my salt, caffeine, and sugar intake. I binge on extra vegetables, or protein or fruit. I always have homemade soup around for that, or steam vegetables & dips. I even eat three snacks in between to keep mu blood sugar balanced, and it keeps me from spiking. Just shove vegetables into everything, and your hunger level stays normal. Hope this helps you. emoticon cause we all fall. Just remember it's more important to just keep going, and get up again. lol, eva
    961 days ago
  • THEEXERCISER
    emoticon have a great day emoticon
    961 days ago
  • MPETERSON2311
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    962 days ago
  • RHOOK20047
    I will remember that phrase and will put it on my whiteboard at work to remind myself!
    962 days ago
  • LIVINTODAY
    Love it, love it, love it! "Use your backbone, not your "wishbone"! That will stay with me all day.

    emoticon m emoticon , Paula
    962 days ago
  • GEORGE815
    Use the backbone, eh. Great!
    962 days ago
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