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2/1/11 7:54 A

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Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
- Carol Burnett

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/31/11 9:58 P

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"I believe life is to be lived, not worked, enjoyed, not agonized, loved, not hated."

~Leland Bartlett

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/27/11 7:32 A

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Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
- Benjamin Disraeli

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/26/11 11:20 P

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"Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory."

~ Ghandi

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/26/11 7:14 A

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Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
- Robert Schuller

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/25/11 11:23 P

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"Dreams are extremely important. You can?t do it unless you imagine it."

~ George Lucas

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/24/11 6:16 A

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Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.
- Confucius

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/23/11 9:56 P

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"The control center of your life is your attitude."

~ Anonymous

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/23/11 7:36 A

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It is easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow.
- Anonymous

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
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1/21/11 1:59 P

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“A friend is one who knows who you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still gently allows you to grow.”

~ Thomas Hood

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/21/11 7:32 A

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To live for results would be to sentence myself to continuous frustration. My only sure reward is in my actions and not from them.
- Hugh Prather

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/20/11 10:52 P

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"Warriors take chances. Like everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them."

~ Ancient Samurai saying

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/17/11 5:40 P

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Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
- Ambrose Redmoon

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/17/11 2:00 P

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"You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can."

~Jimmy Carter

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/15/11 8:10 A

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A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.
–William Shedd

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/14/11 11:11 P

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"Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen."

~ Phillip Adams

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/14/11 6:22 A

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I have learned that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
–Henry David Thoreau

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/13/11 11:14 P

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"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect It's successful outcome."

-William James

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
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"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/13/11 7:50 A

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Hell is the knowledge of opportunity lost; the place where the man I am comes face to face with the man I might have been.
- Anonymous

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/10/11 8:08 A

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Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/9/11 8:20 P

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Quotes to get us motivated and to strive for success

We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. ~
share this Determination saying Sonia Johnson


The difference between the impossible and possible lies in a person's determination. - Thomas Charles Lasorda


If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you. - Les Brown

"Determination gives us the resolve to keep exercising and eating healthy foods in spite of the temptations that lay before us." ~ Felicity Luckey

"The path to weight loss success is to take massive, determined action." ~ Felicity Luckey


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March 2010
Weight; 223
Waist: 45"
Abdomen: 50.50 "
Hips: 56"
Thighs X2 45"
Arms X 2 26"

Oct. 2011
Weight; 183
Waist: 39.50"
Abdomen: 42.50 "
Hips: 49.50"
Thighs X2 44"
Arms X 2 25"

Dec 2011
Weight; 176.4
Waist: 38"
Abdomen: 42.50 "
Hips: 48"
Thighs X2 43 "
Arms X 2 23"

June 2012
Weight 165.8
Waist 37.5
Abdomen 41
Hips 47
thighs x2 43
Arms x2


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1/9/11 8:03 A

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If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.

Walt Disney

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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1/8/11 6:10 P

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"I yam what I yam and that's all that I yam": Popeye.
"Above all, to thine own self be true." William Shakespeare's Hamlet. I guess good advice is timeless no matter where it comes from. Be kind to yourself, and kindness to others will come easily.

smile..you never know whose day it will make and it really confounds your enemies.



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1/8/11 7:01 A

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Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

Og Mandino

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1/7/11 10:53 P

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"Fall down 7 times, get up 8". old Japanese proverb.

smile..you never know whose day it will make and it really confounds your enemies.



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1/7/11 7:14 P

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"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win."

~Roger Bannister

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"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light."
~Helen Keller

"How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar." ~Trina Paulus
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1/7/11 10:41 A

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Accept challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
-George S. Patton

---Jen , Maryland

“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
― Vivian Greene


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