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I'll celebrate 14 years of Maintenance on July 2nd, 2018

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12/12/07 10:44 A

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My favorite is:

"If it is to be, it's up to me."


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12/12/07 9:07 A

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Thanks so much for hsraing these


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12/12/07 8:38 A

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Which one of the following is your favorite ?

1. Your actions speak so loud I can not hear what you say. Ralph Emerson

2. We cannot keep repeating the same behaviors expecting different results.

3. If hunger isn't the problem, than food isn't the answer.

4. One day at a time.

5. Don't just want it. MAKE IT HAPPEN!

6. Success is a journey, not a destination.

7. Quitting is NOT an option!

8. If it's to be, it's up to me.

9. I'm determine to win this battle.

10. Perseverance, Consistency, determination, Commitement, Patience.

11. Nothing compare to feeling healthy and energetic.

12. I'll improve my health and fitness.

13. Motivation is what gets you started, Habit is what keeps you going.

14. Do, or do not. There is no "try".

15. It's a lifestyle, not a diet.

16. The one sure ingredient to success is never, never give up!

17. Just do it!

18. Weight loss begins in the mind, not the mouth.

19. Health and fitness are my goals.

20. Persistence, not Perfection.

21. Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.

22. A change from unhealthy habits to healthy habits will yield extraordinary results.

23. We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence therefore, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle

24. Success is getting up one more time after you have falling down.

25. This program really works if you work it. So work it. YOU'RE WORTH IT!

26. Never underestimate what you are capable of achieving.

27. It's not about my's about my health.

28. Never, Never, Never, Never give up! Winston Chuchill

29. I'll never be overweight again!

30. Never surrender - Every day is another oppotunity to get it right.

31. Dream big. (Lisa)

32. I'm on the road to fitness.

33. I am feeling thinner today.

34. I look and feel lighter today.

35. I'm enjoying how I'm feeling now.

36. I love the feeling of making progress.

37. I love the food that makes me thin.

38. I enjoy being healthy.

39. My body is getting stronger, slimmer, and healthier every day.

40. I want to live a healthy life.

41. I want to respect myself and I want to respect my body.

42. I want to take good care of my body.

43. I appreciate the good way I take care of myself.

44. I enjoy breathing fresh, clean air.

45. I eat healthy, nutritious food.

46. I enjoy eating warm, well-prepared, nourishing food.

47. My food supports, nourishes and heals me.

48.I exercise every day. (or 3-6 times each week)

49. As I exercise, I feel my body strengthening.

50. I am getting stronger every day.

51. I keep trying. I have an optimistic attitude towards life. If I make a mistake, I admit it, I forgive myself, and get right back on track.

52. Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. (contributed by Cecile)

~ Winston Churchill

53. Learn from your good days. If you have an easy day that was healthy, make notes about exactly what you did and why it worked. (contributed by Cecile)

54. The difference between try and triumph is a little umph. (contributed by Cecile)

~ Anonymous

55. For true success, ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? (contributed by Cecile)

~ James Allen

56. Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. (contributed by Cecile)

~ Jim Rohn

57. There are 1440 minutes in the day. Schedule 30 minutes (2%) for exercise. (contributed by Cecile)

58. Contributed by Lisa
This is something I have posted before, that I wrote myself. Remember back when ediets had a *tool box* and you could take little pep classes? I wrote this for that:

As my ideal self, I am confident. I can wear any article of clothing proudly, without trying to hide the fat parts. I have lots of self-discipline and I don't waste time or energy on negative things. As this person, I feel calm and in control of my eating and fitness. I am proud of my accomplishments, and my family is proud of me.

59. If you really want to do something you'll find a way; if not you'll find an excuse!

59. If you really want to do something you'll find a way; if not you'll find an excuse!

60. I did it and I do not want to go back!
Quitting is not an option!

61. A journey of a thousands miles must begin with a single step!

62. Noting tastes as good as being healthy feels.

63. There is no such thing as luck. Success comes from actually doing it.

64. "Knowing is not enough: We must apply.
Willing is not enough: We must do".

65. Each day is a new beginning...

66. Hard work pays off at the end.

67. "Believe in yourself and all is possible".

68. Everytime I close the door on Reality, it comes in through the window. - Ashleigh Brilliant

69. Two steps forward, one step back.

70. Think it, Believe it, Achieve it!

71. "Satisfaction does not come from indulgence it comes from achievement."

72. "Those who wish to sing, always find a song." -Swedish Proverb

73. Weight loss and Maintenance of a healthy weight is a life-long process.

74. Commitment, Presistence, perseverance, and patience.

75. Commiting to change forever.

76. This time I AM doing it!

77. Cinderella is proof that a new pair of shoes can change your life.

78. I only do today what I'm willing to do forever.

79. Losing weight is not only about getting rid of those pounds. It's also about changing those habits that have taken us to where we are now.

80. Commit to yourself and be consistent with it. In anything you do in life you need to make the decision to commit& Consider your weight and health goals like an INVESTMENT in the stock market  do not freak out about the day to day changes, look at the trends and make adjustments based upon the long haul - be a smart investor in your body, and it will pay off with BIG DIVIDENDS! (contributed by Jerri, from nutrition support)

81. Remember, if we look at people who have been successful at losing weight, and maintaining that loss, there are some things that become very apparent:
1. They stick to their good habits.
2. They never, ever give up!
3. They make subtle changes.
4. They make activity a priority.
(Contributed by Jerri, from Nutrition support)

82. "to keep repeating the same behaviors and expecting different results is the definition of insanity" (Contributed by Debi)

83. If you think you can, you can. If you think you can't, you can't.

84. I can maintain my ideal body weight successfully.

85. I am beautiful.

86. I deserve to be disease free.

87. I am energetic. I deserve to be filled with energy.

88. I am in control of my health.

89. I love and respect my body.

90. I respect my body for what it is.

91. My body is beautiful.

92. Being fit and healthy will reduce my risk of illness and increase my energy levels. If I do this, I will look and feel better than ever.

93. I deserve to eat healthy meals every day.

94. I deserve to be healthy.

95. I want to eat meals that support my life and my health.

96. Always look ahead, but never forget where you have been!

97. Today is a new day with new opportunties.

98. Think it, Believe it, Achieve it!

99. "It's choice - not chance - that determines your destiny." - Jean Nidet

100. Yesterday is history,
Tomorrow is a mystery,
Today is a gift.
That's why it is called the "present".

101. I'm not giving up this time!

102. I'm not aiming for perfection, just improvement.

103. If not now, WHEN?

104. it is easier not to start than it is easier to stop.

105.Don't just want it. MAKE IT HAPPEN!

106. Don't give up what you want most for what you want at the moment.

107. It's all about commitment!

108. Keeping it off this time!

109. Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.- Ralph Aldo Emerson.

110. This is the first day of the rest of my life.

111. Babe Ruth struck out 1330 times.

112. You can't win if you don't play.

113. Im ready to be thin again

114. It feels so good to have toned arms and legs

115. I create an abundance of energy when I work out

116. Exercise gives me a good feeling about myself

117. I will soon see results and that motivates me to get up every morning

118. My health is extremely important to me

119. Taking care of my body gives me great confidence

120. I am willing and committed to doing what it takes

121. I deserve healthy food and a healthy body

122. I will succeed at creating the body I've always wanted

123. I can see myself fitting into my smallest size clothes again.

124. It will feel so nice to show off my sexy body again

125. My body is to be kept beautiful, healthy, and sexy

126. I have fun and enjoy life when I am in good shape

127. Water feels so refreshing and satisfying

128. Water satisfies my food cravings

129. I feel so good when I eat healthy

130. I enjoy wearing skinny clothes that show off my incredible body

131. Every time I exercise I enjoy it more

132. Every day I notice positive changes in my mind and my body

133. I prefer to have a positive attitude

134. Its time to be happy

135. I am grateful for the ability to be active

136. I nurture myself by living a healthy lifestyle

137. My sleeping habits are improving.

138. Quality sleep is important to my overall health.

139. My body looks better when its lean, firm, and strong

140. As I strengthen my body, I strengthen my confidence and self-esteem.

141. Getting in shape makes life so much easier

142. I can be an inspiration to others

143. Getting in great shape is a worthy goal

144. The success I achieve in my health will rub off on the rest of my life

145. I am getting my whole life into balance

146. Im serious about my fitness routine and goals

147. My body is my best friend

Edited by: PERSISTENCEMIMI at: 12/12/2007 (08:39)
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