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Today's Inspirational Quote

Monday, June 09, 2014




Have a blessed day, everyone!

On a personal note, which I never put out there...at least RARELY. I want to thank all those of you out there that are so regular at writing your personal blogs. I read a lot of them and had not realized right away just how much they help. Many of you have been talking about changing your goals and it has been nagging at me for some time. I haven't changed mine in awhile. I absolutely HATE the scale and have dh weigh me every so often and NOT tell me what it is. Same for today but I happened to look down at the scale before the number flashed off.

I have been within the same 2-5 pound range for many, many months so thought maybe this should be my "maintenance" weight even though it is just about the healthy BMI number for me. I'm 66 (next month) after all, so thought because I'm "older"...well, that is not true apparently because I decided emoticon . I like the way my clothes fit now and all but I really do want that healthy number. My doctor loves that I stay here but I know he will love it more if it is technically "healthy".

So, all of you that are such an inspiration to me, I want to say a BIG emoticon and give out BIG emoticon your positive attitude and thinking has finally rubbed off on me! emoticon

God bless you all!

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DALID414 6/9/2014 11:39PM

    Seems like we both have commitment on the brain!

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ALICIA363 6/9/2014 7:47PM

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One of my favorite quotes!

I am also trying to figure out what my weight ought to be. I'm at the top of my healthy BMI range, trying to stay in that "healthy" area. I mistakenly thought I'd keep dropping and be mid-range (and out of the Bannockburn challenge) by now!
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ONEKIDSMOM 6/9/2014 7:38PM

    Outstanding new resolution there, Gaye! It's never too late to take care of yourself... and I can envision your doctors' grins... 'cause I've seen mine... they really, really get a charge out of folks who actually *do* what they recommend.

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ALEXSGIRL1 6/9/2014 5:44PM

    don't forget to get a lot of sleep when trying for that extra special number it is the number on thing people forget to succeed you need to rest and restore. hugs have a great week

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JUDY1676 6/9/2014 3:11PM

    emoticon and thanks for all the encouragement and support you give us all.
Blessings to you!

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TEALHAWK1 6/9/2014 12:55PM

    I too have my stuck times and have gotten discouraged but I am going to keep trying and love reading your blogs as well WE Can Do This!

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LKWQUILTER 6/9/2014 12:51PM

    You are doing good Gaye and if you want to change you goal--go for it. I know that you can do it. I am still working on mine. Yes, I read lots of blogs and respond to some. Some I just get encouragement from. I love reading your blogs too. Thanks.

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JOYINKY 6/9/2014 11:56AM

    I definitely believe in a "maintenance range" and only you can decide where you are comfortable, healthy and happy.
I never really expected to be where I am today again; it's a bonus of my deciding to make healthy choices. I too hate the scale, but having the boundaries of a "range", for me 5# over or under goal, allows me some flexibility without getting discouraged. I did have a nemesis (place where I get stuck) weight of 140, so I lowered my goal by a couple of pounds so I wouldn't allow myself to see it. Top of goal range is now 138; it's a silly mind game but it works for me.
I love the quote! This is definitely more than a passing interest. It's my health!

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RSSSLHB 6/9/2014 11:48AM

    emoticon and you will

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GINIEMIE 6/9/2014 11:10AM

    True. I too get an impetus from other's blogs. They usually appear when my spirits or motivation is lagging. Guess I'll look at my goals too.
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MSLZZY 6/9/2014 10:08AM

    No matter what the scale says, you are an inspiration. Congrats on maintaining so well. Chances are your body is content where it is at. Don't let the numbers get you down. Your doctor is right to be pleased. HUGS!

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PUPPIES4ME 6/9/2014 10:06AM

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SPARKFRAN514 6/9/2014 10:04AM

    Thanks it so true some time our bodies just laugh at us as we work to get that magic number on the old scale. I enjoy blog reading and visit your page to check the daily quote. happy Monday

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JESS0107 6/9/2014 10:02AM

    And a big thank you for all the inspiration you spread each day too!! emoticon

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RAINBOWFALLS 6/9/2014 9:12AM

    Best of luck getting to your healthy number! emoticon

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SANDRALEET 6/9/2014 9:08AM

    If we love to do it we will be more connected Find exercises you like A eating plan you can live with you are more likely to succeed

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