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BLUEBELLGIRLS Posts: 838
7/6/12 3:24 A

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thank you!

A long way to go but keep plodding along, day by day.


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7/5/12 5:42 P

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7/5/12 3:52 A

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Just restarting myself and have reset my tracker to zero after putting on weight. Today is a new day!!

A long way to go but keep plodding along, day by day.


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6/15/12 11:41 A

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hey howdy and welcome aboard (sorry so late--grad school was murder) and all the best. hope the past few weeks have been going strong

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6/11/12 3:18 A

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6/8/12 8:44 P

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Hi, can anyone tell me how to change my profile picture? I seem to have forgotten. Thanks!


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6/8/12 8:19 P

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Hi. I have started over this week also. Have had a great week so far. One of my struggles is also with getting the water in but I have been doing it so far. Keep up the good work!
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6/8/12 9:35 A

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I think the thing to take away here is the importance of goal setting and then working consistently toward that goal .... whether it's drinking 8 glasses of water or whatever.

I also believe that viewing each day as a "fresh start" helps to not be mean to yourself when you have an off day nutritionally or physically or both. The only danger to that is if you have too many "fresh starts" to where you're not actually making any progress at all.

By progress, I'm not necessarily referring to end results such as #s on a scale or a tape measure but rather, the process itself ~ the things you do that, when combined together over time, contribute to your success.

Best of luck to you because .....

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6/6/12 8:53 A

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Thanks for the info.

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6/4/12 9:33 A

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I don't want to rain on your fresh start parade but the 8 full glasses of water a day thing is a myth. The idea behind it was people, on average, need about that amount of liquid a day. But that's not every person and it also includes all liquids you are consuming like soup, milk, tea, juice etc.

Drinking water is great and if you're substituting water for soft drinks or juice it'll be a huge help diet wise. But don't force yourself to drink the last few glasses if you're not thirsty.

I keep a jug of water in the fridge and slice a lemon into it. Sometimes I put some frozen berries into it instead.

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6/3/12 4:01 P

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Thanks for your encouragement. One thing that helps me to drink water is to use a simple inexpensive water goblet. I put 1 ice cube in the goblet & then add 8 oz. of water. For me this creates a sense of elegance & I enjoy drinking the water.

Thanks again & I wish you the best on your journey.

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6/3/12 3:46 P

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6/3/12 3:05 P

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Great news! It's the little steps which sometimes get the biggest results! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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6/3/12 12:17 P

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emoticon Every day is a fresh start. good luck!

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6/3/12 11:14 A

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That's wonderful. I do agree with Gina - every day feels like a fresh start to me.

“Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles…. it empties today of its strength.”


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6/3/12 11:10 A

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Every day feels like a fresh start to me.

"The world is one country and mankind its citizens" one of the many truths spoken by Baha'u'llah and "Love is the light that guideth in darkness, the living link that uniteth God with man, that assureth the progress of every illumined soul."


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6/3/12 10:15 A

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emoticon emoticon emoticon may God bless your positive efforts

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i also love einsteen and the way he got his ideas I love to travel on the spur of the moment and i love portland oregon, hawaii. I enjoy all forms of art and the galleries


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6/3/12 12:52 A

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go you....we have to make fresh starts and set our selves goals and then focus ourselves to reach them....
Woohoo...you can do this

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6/2/12 10:58 P

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Good for you . I struggle to get the water in also.

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Wow, 8 is ambitious. I struggle to get 6...rarely more. Good for you and best of luck on this endeavor.

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6/2/12 9:59 P

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Hi! I made a fresh start today. For today & the week ahead my primary goal is to drink 8 glasses of water each day. I've just reached this goal for today! I wish all of you the best on this journey.

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