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Excuses don't exist without U in the middle!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

"Any excuse U make will work", sometimes we're our own worse enemy when it comes to achieving a healthy lifestyle, for when U make an excuse, guess what it comes to pass.....

1. I don't have time to exercise - translation, I don't want to make it a priority to schedule it into my day, or to find hidden opportunities to squeeze in 10 minutes here or 10 minutes there. Remember, it doesn't have to be a formal affair, marching in place works too.

2. I don't like many healthy foods - translation, I'm off the hook for trying new recipes and ways of cooking healthy foods to see if I can find a way I do like them.

3. My schedule is so busy I often am grabbing whatever I can in whatever time I have - translation, I don't want to take the time to pre plan my days worth of meals, making sure I take convenient grab and go items to stay on track or throw items in a slow cooker to be ready for dinner when I get home.

4. It costs too much to eat healthy - translation, it's just easier to go through drive thru or do take out, compare the cost of a meal at the golden arches to one made at home and the math doesn't compute (not to mention the additional health costs associated with being overweight or obese).

So you see, if you take U out of the middle U will never again have an excuse! Today is no excuse day....ok I just made it up, but who's with me....today I will not let a head cold be my excuse!
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  • OMELYN
    Are you livng in my head?
    4574 days ago
  • GIRLINMOTION
    AMEN
    4574 days ago
  • KEHWIE
    I think you've "quit preaching and gone to meddling." ;) No, seriously, these are great reminders. I need to keep them in mind!

    Hmm, I did put supper in the crockpot, so maybe you're inspiring me! ;)
    4576 days ago
  • CRBEDELL
    You are the voice of my conscience, Tracy... you're like some kind of guru. LOL Needless to say, I have used all of those excuses and then some!
    4576 days ago
  • SQUIRRELMOM
    Love your blog today! Hope you feel better soon! emoticon
    4577 days ago
  • JENNYFAYE01
    Awesome blog!!! If we just give up those four excuses and follow your alternative recommendations, we're there!

    This is one of the best blogs I've read so far. Hope a lot of people read it and take it to heart.

    You're a wise L.I.L.Mommy!!!

    -Jenny emoticon
    4577 days ago
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