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Hi Everyone,

I have completed my studies and submitted my assignments. It was great to get them done. I am now re-assessing where I go from here. I have decided to move on, I feel that I can not contribute further to this team therefore I am leaving. I thank you all for your support and I wish you all well in your endeavors.

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Sandra - Good luck with it all and see you soon.

I am quitting the focus on the goal (although that is the best way I can put it) I want healthy eating and portions sense as well as exercise to just be part of a normal day. Not something that I stress, worry and judge my day on. This has been so hard to let go of but it is coming day by day.



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9/7/12 9:16 P

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Hi Everyone,

I will be taking a partial break until the end of September. I have 2 subjects to complete to finish my studies and I need all the spare time I can find between working full time and looking after a home to put to my studies. Hope you all have a great September and I will see you in October; my how the months just fly by.

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9/6/12 8:05 A

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I quit being skack @$$ed!!!! granted I weigh less than I did last month but because I let myself get lazy I also gained weight there was no stress, no major health problems no reason!!! If I am gonna quit not creing about myself doesn't it mean to get of my but?! I'ma gonna pull a General Paton and wipe the floor with my obsticails!!!!!!

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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8/29/12 4:41 P

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Weighing myself weekly. Monthly is enough

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8/20/12 4:14 P

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This week quitting chocolate

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This is my last week before I head back to work for another school year in the school office. Great news is that it is my last - this time next year I will be retired, moved and exploring new paths.

This summer though I Quit -

I quit the scale (tossed it out with the trash)
I quit being afraid to run
I quit letting someone who really wasn't a friend boss me around

Have a wonderful week.

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8/14/12 3:52 P

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I have been quitting of being behind in things to been ahead. Finally catching up with a few projects and am happy that I have.

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I am back. I was doing really well at quitting being so down on myself and then a really dark period hit and I quit this team and some others because heaven forbid I surround myself with such positive energy right?

Sorry for being away and I am back to stay positive and make this exercise and taking good care of me a part of my every day. Oh, and I quit hiding in really baggy clothes too.



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8/6/12 7:37 A

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Today I'm quitting giving all my attention to working out when my diet needs some serious attention. (see blog Exercise 10 Diet 0)



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8/2/12 4:48 P

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Great idea Eatvegan, I would be wondering the same thing at 69. What is going to be your first 'living' moment?

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I quit waiting to live my life. I'm 69 years old, when am I going to live if not now. I'm quitting saying "never". Never is too long a time.

Janet Pacific Time

I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.

If you think and train like an athlete, you are an athlete.

I want to treat each day as the only day I have to work my plan. If I don't work my plan today, then tomorrow I will be one day behind.


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7/31/12 5:29 P

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Great things to quit! You've come to the right place! You can do anything!

“There will be times when it’s tough going and you’ll question whether you can do it or not. There will be times when it seems fruitless and there’s absolutely no progress whatsoever. That’s when you take a deep breath, dig down deep, and persevere.”―Nancy Sathre-Vogel
"Fiddle Dee Dee. Tomorrow is another day!"Scarlett O'Hara "Never give up! Never Surrender!" Captain Jason Taggart ("GalaxyQuest")


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7/31/12 2:44 P

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You GO Darkchild! What great things to quit!

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7/31/12 1:47 P

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Today I'm quitting"
meeting my needs last
accepting less than I deserve
using food to fill a void in my life emotionally
taking tomorrow for granted

Edited by: DARKCHILD at: 7/31/2012 (13:47)

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7/18/12 9:21 A

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Change "I can't" into "I can", change 'I'm not" into "I am", You are an awesome person and deserve awesome things! (This is for all of us!)
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“There will be times when it’s tough going and you’ll question whether you can do it or not. There will be times when it seems fruitless and there’s absolutely no progress whatsoever. That’s when you take a deep breath, dig down deep, and persevere.”―Nancy Sathre-Vogel
"Fiddle Dee Dee. Tomorrow is another day!"Scarlett O'Hara "Never give up! Never Surrender!" Captain Jason Taggart ("GalaxyQuest")


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7/12/12 7:56 A

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Today I have to figure out how to quit the negative self-talk. emoticon

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I quit eating until I get stomach ache. I must learn that as I lose weight, my stomach is shrinking and can't eat as much. Even if it is carefully portioned out I don't have to clean my plate.

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Today I'm quitting.......just one day at a time............making the excuse "I'm on vacation" and eating like I used to eat. I feel awful physically...............................a
nd emotionally.............and I want to enjoy the rest of my time away!!! emoticon

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7/5/12 8:24 P

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I am quitting smoking & negative self talk!

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not a an act, but a habit - Aristotle

Today is going to be a great day. How do I know? Because I'm going to make it so!

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6/23/12 9:20 A

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i am quitting late night snacking and replacing it with water and crocheting

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I quit negative self-talk ..................... at least today .......... one day at a time!

Linda
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"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."
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"You have to be willing to let go of the life you planned in order to make the life you 're meant to live."
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6/20/12 3:31 P

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I quit I refuse I will NOT let dr. visits scare me any more!!!

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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6/20/12 12:10 P

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last night I said no to an evening snack that is a total habit

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6/18/12 9:32 A

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its ironic that I posted last week that I was going to quit complaining because this week really challenged me on it . I was able to keep a good attitude but I also ate my way thru the week so its time to get back on the horse and quit bing eating this week.

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I quit procrastinating............and making excuses.................

Linda
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"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."
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I quit being scared! I quit letting a bi-polar slide Make me hid! I quit letting my fears dictate who I am!! I QUIT!!!!!!

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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Today I'm trying to quit being discouraged. emoticon

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"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."
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@Talenkarr1 - I think that's a great trade! I never could get myself to like plain popcorn, so go you! emoticon

@Momarow - I think we can all say we've been in a similar situation (I know I definitely have). I think it's okay to vent when you need to. Shoot! Vent here. We're cool with that. But we also %100 support you for wanting to be more positive; that's a massive positive in and of itself!
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6/13/12 8:26 A

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I have had a rough two days I slept wrong on Sunday night and I thought my yogaloties class would help stretch everything in place by Monday night I could hardly move but life must go on and I couldn't let my kids suffer because I had a back ache so after working thru feeling like crap all day yesterday I ate and ate and ate. So to day I am renewing myself and I am going to quit the bitching . My goal was to write on positive thing in each of the groups I belong to.

ps. this is not my positive message for the quitters around here thanks for being here for me team


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I quit giant bags of chips. all they do is add way to many calories fat and heeping does of guilt. I like air popped plain pop corn And I'm gonna stick with that

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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5/31/12 6:27 A

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Today I quit beating myself up for what I perceive as "stupid" mistakes. I am tougher on me than anyone I know.

Linda
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"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."
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I quit:

Negative self talk.
Hating myself
Making excuses
Being lazy
Buying useless "diet drugs"
Blaming other people/circumstances for my poor choices


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Read some of these and I'm sorry about your sister ASHAIXIM, my mother has terminal pancreatic cancer, there is no chance of survival.

But that is OK for me - she's had a longish life and she has seen many grandchildren/great grandchildren. It will be nice for her not to be in pain all the time. Of course I'll grieve for her, but right now I'm strong for her.

So my quitting list:
I'm quitting feeling like I'm not worth that new clothing/better fitting clothing/feel good clothing - just because I'm waiting for a magic number to appear on the scales. (I admit there will be some going down clothes sizes so I'll be sensible).
I quit negative self-talk - because I'm worth it.
I quit looking at the mirror and cringing - because I am changing, and I'm the one driving that change.
I quit feeling powerless, useless, alone, isolated.
I am going to quit my sleep apnoea machine, because I deserve a better healthier lifestyle.
I quit not liking the changes I'm seeing (the flabbier bits are because there is less fat there, doh!)

I am going to attempt to quit my inner fear as my driving need to lose weight. I do need something, maybe I can transform that into "I love myself enough that I am worth losing weight to feel healthy and strong".



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emoticon Alicia, passion - the thing that gets you up in the morning, go for it. Drop in once in a while and let us know what other passions you find beside the camera which you are great with.

Good luck

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AJ,

I think that's great! We'll miss seeing you around as often, but you go do you, and we'll look forward to seeing you when you come by! I'm so glad that you're going to let yourself enjoy yourself. We should all come to that place. You're an inspiration. I know I said it before, but it's true.
Go enjoy yourself! We'll be here. :)

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Good for YOU! I do love that Joyful anticipation and I am sure you will.

I too am putting my I Quit on all my teams so you know why I am not around so much.

Good Morning All -

Just stopping by to let you know that I am not going to be here as often as I am going to finally let go of the diet mind and go and play. No more tracking, dieting or any other such focus. I have thrown away my scale and said that size 10 and medium is perfect for me. No more beating myself up trying to reach a model size that actually looks awful on me.

I am going out and finding my passion for life. I changed my page to reflect this and say that the reason I will be stopping by is because of the wonderful friends like you who have woken up my passion and I don't want to ever lose you as friends.

Dance!


Dance today!


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Here's another thing for me to QUIT. And I am going to do so as soon as I am done "recouperating" from my 6/6 surgery and am back at work... it is a for sure thing I want to and am GOING TO DO!. I am going to quit being my ailments.

My sister was recently diagnosed with stage four metastolic(?) breast cancer. I thought there were 5 or 6 stages... I did not know that stage 4 was terminal. I had a bit of a melt down this weekend when I found out. I've been having melt downs over it since the diagnosis but the more I learn the more of a melt down I have so I'm going to stop researching it which is HUGE for me because our whole family are researchers. So anyway if she's going to survive this (which I have asked God to have a miracle so she can and am waiting in JOYFUL ANTICIPATION for this to occur) she has to live her LIFE, not her death, and I feel I need to do the same thing.

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I quite looking at my walks as a necesry evil today was fun and it is gonna stay that way !

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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They are wonderful I Quits; I think I will take those on as well

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So many wonderful I Quits

Here are a few of mine.

I quit buying baggy clothes
I quit telling myself that pretty stuff is for younger people
I quit making due - I choose to live with passion
I quit denying myself pleasure in life until some day.



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I live by the rule of:

'When I have finished dinner, that is it for me until breakfast'

Oprah also had a similar one: No eating after 7.30pm. Or, not eating 3hrs before bed.
Her bedtime must have been about 10.30pm.

My bedtime is 9.30pm or earlier. I am an early riser - around 4 - 5 in the morning. I work best in the morning.

I'm not quitting this one; this is one rule that has worked well for me for years.

Edited by: KELTIC-CARA at: 5/19/2012 (19:28)
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I quit calling my late night face stiffing as "late night starchy goodness" there is NOTHING good about it damn it! it will know be known as late night life killer because that is what it is. killing me spoon by spoon fork by fork. !

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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The first thing I am going to quit is:

Ignoring the lady in the mirror. emoticon

I was out one day and just by a quirk of the way the glass door was opened, I saw a thinner me looking back at me; straight away I acknowledged her, looked into her eyes and said 'yes I know you are there, I know you are me'.

That was years ago; it is now time to remember her, to REMEMBER HER DAILY; She is there; I am she.

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'It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not' - Anonymous

'Don't let what you cannot do, interfere with what you CAN DO TODAY' - Wooden
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5/18/12 4:50 P

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So excellent, Yvonne!! Some of those I definitely need to add to my list too.

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I was feeling really sorry for myself and the way that other people treated me some years ago and was lamenting to a friend that people treated me like crap, when it seemed to me that I always tried to be sensitive to people and to treat them with respect.
“Why is that?” I wanted to know of my friend who replied with the single most important piece of wisdom I've ever had on this issue.
She said to me that people treated me that way because THAT'S THE WAY I TREATED MYSELF!
What a Revelation...
Much of my list of things I am quitting, start and are based upon this Understanding.

I AM QUITTING:

Treating myself disrespectfully, with contempt, as though I am flawed, as though my only worth is dependent upon how much value I am to what other people are doing.

Putting myself second and taking care of other people's needs ahead of my own or alternately -
Attention seeking/bragging in order to receive praise and to feel valuable.

Feeling anxious and responsible for the way other people are feeling or reacting – as though I must make things right for them so that I can be safe.

Interpreting what happens around me and to me through a faulty lens which confirms that people don't care about me or that I am not worth caring about.

Being too afraid to speak what I'm thinking in case people don't like me or alternately ranting, raging and being antagonistic to people when I think they've wronged me or done wrong.

Woefully neglecting myself when my attempts to manage/manipulate and control fall flat.

Attempting to control or manage/manipulate rather than taking responsiblity for myself and knowing that I am capable and can do 'it' whatever that happens to be!

Pretending to be invincible - not allowing others to see who I truly am or overcompensating to make people feel comfortable.

Believing that 'I can't' based upon past experience or other people's opinions of what I am capable of doing or achieving.

Abusing myself in a variety of ways for making mistakes as though I am stupid or even immoral – as though whatever I do in error, cannot or does not deserve simple forgiveness.

Comparing myself to others in order to feel good about myself – this is a system of winners and losers and although I may feel superior today it's only at someone else's expense and when I feel inferior tomorrow it is likewise based upon a false premise.

Focussing on body weight in the mirror and not looking myself in the eye; taking the time to really see who and how I am today.

Denying myself love.

Believing and Judging that I am less than the perfect creature my Creator designed.

Yvonne
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I modulate the flow
Life echoes to me"

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5/17/12 5:05 P

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I am quitting being so worried about what others think of me - What I think of myself is what is most important! This is no longer going to stop me from doing things I want to do, but worry about what others would say when they see me.

I am also quitting judging people by my first impression of them - I don't want people doing that to me, so I'm going to make more of an effort to NOT to it to others.



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I am so proud of every body!!!!!!

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

Even a catipillar has to work at being a butterfly.


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5/17/12 10:58 A

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Oooh. I love that one, Linda!

And Talen, me too. I would skip showers for days one end, not brush my hair or my teeth... Just basically walked around looking like I was homeless. But I quit doing that too! Today I even put make up on to come to work. I usually don't but I decided that I need to start looking my best, not matter how much I weigh. You know how jewelers use special lighting to make the diamonds sparkle & shine their brightest, that's what I'm doing, showcasing the merchanise ;o)
It just makes me feel better to know I'm looking my best.
Good on ya, Talen! Love it! You rock, girl!

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Today, I quit procrastinating. "Tomorrow" is now.

Linda
Newark, Ohio


"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."
-Mother Teresa


"You have to be willing to let go of the life you planned in order to make the life you 're meant to live."
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5/16/12 6:33 P

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I qit ot taking care of my self beacuse of "what's the point" I feel this one need a explantion


Since I gained all this weight, I stopped doing my hair. Wearing make up. Makeing myself look nice. I would think what would be the point I am fat except for my eyes their is nothing pretty about me. I would go days with out showering. Being bi-polor didn't help ether.
Even when I got a compliment I would think. Well they picked out on thing but they must think the rest is crap. I have to stop this. I quit being the ugly but funny girl I am both damnit!


I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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Oh my. I have a lot of things to quit.

Negative self talk.
Beating myself up when I do something no "right".
perfectionism (OMG I DIDN'T CAPITALIZE IT!)
being perfect all the time
expecting myself to be perfect al lthe time
feeling like everything is always my fault
feeling like a loser
feeling like a fat, ugly, worthless human being
feeling icky
feeling sorry for myself
feeling like i can't do anything because I can't do everything
feeling like a failure if i have to ask for help
feeling like i'm never ever ever good enough no matter how much i try
needing other people to validate me
needing other people to tell me that I'm okay
refusing to let people help me because I was taught that i have to do everything myself and take care of every one else.
is that enough for right now?? There may be more later :)

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5/16/12 12:23 P

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I quit saying I am "just pretty" I am a beautyful person


I am sooo proud of everybody and there quiting

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

Even a catipillar has to work at being a butterfly.


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5/16/12 9:18 A

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Way to go to all of us! Cheering everyone on as we all quit the negative crap and become the healthy people we are meant to be. emoticon

Linda
Newark, Ohio


"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."
-Mother Teresa


"You have to be willing to let go of the life you planned in order to make the life you 're meant to live."
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5/16/12 9:09 A

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Amen, LD! You have reason to feel -good- about that! Be proud of yourself! I'm proud of you. Don't let that voice tell you otherwise! You'll get there.

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I'm quitting taking my health for granted.

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I'm quitting talking to myself like I'm worthless and lazy. I quit feeling like I'm not good enough. I quit making excuses for not working out. I quit kicking myself when I'm down!

“There will be times when it’s tough going and you’ll question whether you can do it or not. There will be times when it seems fruitless and there’s absolutely no progress whatsoever. That’s when you take a deep breath, dig down deep, and persevere.”―Nancy Sathre-Vogel
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I quit feeling sorry for myself when I screw up. I do it to myself. Time to take back control.

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I'm quitting negative self-talk. I will not call myself ugly or get upset when I look in the mirror. I am doing everything I can to be healthy and my body will take all the time it needs to get with the program. But, as long as I'm doing what is right, I have no reason to feel bad about myself.

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I quit defeating the lady in the mirror. I don't quite like all parts of her yet, but I've been kinder to her. All the negative things I used to say to her ("You'll never do this." "Well, you did it but look at you now. You've gained back at least 30 of those 80 lbs you lost. Why can't you do anything right?" ) are now replaced with more positive, uplifting things. I quit allowing her to make excuses back to me and have encouraged her to move on to much more positive ways of doing things.

It's a very slow process. That lady in the mirror can be stubborn, and I can be pretty hurtful to her still. But..............I'm trying and so is she.

Linda
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"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."
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5/15/12 1:23 P

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I quit calling myself fat. I am not fat, I am Kelley. I -have- fat, much more of it than I like, but fat is neither who I am, nor what I am, so I quit calling myself fat!

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5/15/12 12:46 P

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I quite;

1. The excuses that make me not exersize ( It's to hot. i hurt, later mabye etc.)
2. Not looking in the mirror
3. Alway's being the the idiot that say's one more bite won't hurt
4. finailly those damn late night starch craving!!!!!!!


I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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5/15/12 12:40 P

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What are you quitting. Are you quitting baggy clothes? are you quitting hiding? tell Us what your quiting

I OVERCOME THE ODDS. THE ODDS DO NOT OVERCOME ME.

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