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Remember This Is A Journey Not A Sprint

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It's so easy to have a winner take all attitude when ou first begin; but it's important to remember that the gaining of the weight didn't happen overnight therefore losing it won't happen overnight. Focus on getting healthier, eating right, moving more, doing more. Set mini-goals such as trying to eat your daily serving of fruits and veggies each day. Drinking more water and less soda. Celebrate each small victory. Believe you can do this, Know you WILL do this.Commit to it.

- Submitted by ALWAYSCHANGING 3/6/2011 in Getting Started | 10 Comments
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MONTE2100 7/6/2011 9:45:00 AM

    thanks for the thoughts... nice reminder! i want too much too soon and fail myself miserably with wanting loss quickly.
19KATHY53 3/23/2011 9:10:00 PM

    That is such good advice. Sometimes I forget that.
YELLOWBIRD01 3/6/2011 1:33:00 PM

    Thank you for the reminder!!!! Nothing worth having is every "easy" . . you have to put some sort of effort or work forward!! Great Secret!!!!!! Thank you!!!!
LBS2LOSE2012 1/11/2012 3:49:00 AM

    Thanks so much for the great advice. Very well said and I will definitely take it to Heart. emoticon
ZOEYBLU 4/19/2011 11:13:00 AM

    well said ...
LINDAMARIEZ1 3/21/2011 8:51:00 AM

    It is a life long adventure!
LARRIBETH 3/19/2011 4:30:00 PM

    AMEN!!! I tell myself this daily.
LARRIBETH 3/19/2011 4:29:00 PM

    AMEN!!! I tell myself this daily.
HARTKITTY 3/16/2011 4:23:00 AM

    emoticon
Because it has helped me put things into perspective about healthy life choices and not a race to loose weight (which has never worked for me)
CJPJHM 3/13/2011 11:13:00 AM

    Fantastic! I would also add tracking/journaling--
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