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Monday, November 03, 2014
I'm quite sure I have written this kind of thing and had these thoughts about commitment and stick-to-it-tive-ness, and how this SparkProgram I've been doing for 7 years would work if I actually DID it, rather than "doing" it. But maybe the fact that I saw myself in someone else will make a difference.
Last night, I got a notification that one of my groups that there was a new message board topic. It was a new person. The person introduced herself, and she said that she was "going to try" to lose weight and "hoped" that this website would help.
I am a member of another site for people who are quitting smoking (I'm over two years quit). Out of habit, my intial response to this post was to say, "You can't 'try' and 'hope.' You have to be committed!"
I am in no way able to show my shining example of success in the SparkPeople system the way I can say I'm two years quit. I am not an example. Yet.
But I can be. I can follow the program. It's not a hard program, and it's worked for lots and lots of people.
So let's get started...