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10/26/12 9:09 P

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THANKS for sharing. GREAT post!


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Great post - it is true that making our own opportunities can make a BIG difference especially compared to waiting for them to drop in our laps.

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There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.
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maintenance is a lifelong plateau, so a bit of "rehearsal" for maintenance isn't the worst thing in the world
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When you are given an opportunity, do you take it?

When it comes to making decisions regarding your lifestyle change do you let things just"Happen" or do you make your own opportunities? I make my own opportunities for the most part. I put reminders on the fridge and calendar. like "Make salad your "Big" meal" or "think before you eat!" I also post reminders to weigh myself, book on to Spark People or Planning of daily meals.

You need to make your own opportunities if you want to be successful!. Success is something you have to pursue, it's not something you can wait for. Your destiny isn't a matter of chance, it's a matter of choice.

The choices you make about the food that you eat, the exercise that you do, the planning or the logging that you do is directly proportional to the success that you'll have. Don't wait for a good opportunity. Make every opportunity a good opportunity. Seize common occasions and make them great. Your greatest opportunities will often come disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.

There's no magic involved, there's no diet pills, magic formula or genie in the lamp... there's just you! Every decision that you make will affect the outcome! Always remember... you have complete control over what food passes over your lips or how much exercise that you do! You are in total control of your destiny!

Start where you are. Act on your dreams and you can live them. There are golden opportunities all around you.

Seize the moment! Do something great in your life and live your life to the fullest!

I know you can do it!

These are the goals that I pursue... because I want to live!

Until next time...


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