ALWAYSSTARTING's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ALWAYSSTARTING ALWAYSSTARTING's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ The Old Tooth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5511602 I've always been a little annoyed reading when someone says: "The weight just FELL OFF." Just the concept that someone could do SO effortlessly what for me is a major effort, galled me a little. I have to confess it. <BR> <BR> Then yesterday I was listening to an inspirational podcast; the speaker talked about old beliefs being like an old tooth that is ready to come out and let the new, strong white one under it come up. <BR> <BR> It just hit me so strongly that all my old weight was ... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 14:37:23 EST Thoughts from Geneen Roth http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5293540 We want to wake up thin tomorrow. We want to be successful now. Me too. I wanted those too. And then I realized that it takes great effort--and great effort begins with love. Loving my life, wanting to be here while I was here. When I realized I really wanted that, when I realized I was missing out on what I loved, I became willing to make an effort. At eating when I was hungry, at stopping when I'd had enough, at being present when I was with my husband. At seeing what I saw and feeling what... Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:29:32 EST