For me it's my health. I am diabetic and I have to lose the weight. I also have young kids and I want to be around for them. It was also a good stiff kick in the rear end from my best friend. I hated the way she talked to me about it but it was what I needed to hear.
Let's make it a healthy day!
Team Leader, Diabetes - Diabetics Winning the Battle
"You can't change the wind but you can adjust your sails."
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - Thomas A. Edison
It's been a time-to-pay-the-fiddler kind of thing for me. Doc told me I was pre-diabetic and that really scared me. I knew I had to stop my destructive bingeing habits and laxative abuse or it was going to kill me. I have been off laxatives now for 9 months and I have only binged 3 times in that time. Unfortunately, yesterday was one of them.
In His Strength and Grace,
Proverbs 16:24 Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
Speak pleasantly to yourself and others.
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The most motivating thing has been a real good look in the mirror.
"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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