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April 24 Quote
Sunday, April 24, 2016      7 comments

"The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today." -- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. After you've put your best effort in today, you certainly know what you should expect to reach tomorrow. And, by doing your best tomorrow, you will bui... Read more
April 23 Quote
Saturday, April 23, 2016      5 comments

"The quality of our lives depends not on whether or not we have conflicts, but on how we respond to them." -- Tom Crum Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is often full of conflicts: many small, some large. If you are surrounded with fa... Read more
April 22 Quote
Friday, April 22, 2016      5 comments

"A strong spirit transcends rules." -- Prince We all have the spirit, or we wouldn't be expending the effort to change our lives. We are certainly fulfilling Prince's expectations of where we are: we do everything to go the extra step, di... Read more
April 20 Quote
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      9 comments

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough." -- Oprah Winfrey What you focus on expands. If you focus on the good, you will get more of it. If you... Read more
April 19 Quote
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      6 comments

"Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for." -- Clarence Darrow I'm not truly believing this. I don't think my weight loss effort is a lost cause, but it certainly is worth fighting for. This is likely true for most of us trying to... Read more
April 18 Quote
Monday, April 18, 2016      6 comments

"Anything worth doing is worth overdoing." -- David Letterman So, I've not been doing very well at this for the past week... Vacation in the mountains is my excuse. I'm back, and we'll try to keep this blog rolling again...... Read more
April 9 Quote
Saturday, April 09, 2016      6 comments

"If you stumble, make it part of the dance." So, you're trying a Mediterranean diet. Just can't give up that morning cup of OJ? Don't trash the whole diet and try something new. Figure out how to make a small amount of OJ fit into your d... Read more
April 8 Quote
Friday, April 08, 2016      8 comments

"Don't let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace." -- Dalai Lama We must be our own masters; we must see our way through our conflicts and difficulties. We must not let the opinions and beliefs of others sway us from our goals an... Read more
April 7 Quote
Thursday, April 07, 2016      8 comments

Don't ruin a good today because of a bad yesterday. Stuff happens. Let it go; move on; start anew.... Read more
April 6 Quote
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      2 comments

"Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company." -- Booker T. Washington Certainly follows all the motivational messages that SparkPeople promotes. We're better off with a supportive team ... Read more
April 5 Quote
Tuesday, April 05, 2016      8 comments

If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you will find excuses. We've all started on this healthy journey; we (or someone else) thought it was important. Some of us, self included, have strayed or stopped; obviously, the imp... Read more
April 4 Quote
Monday, April 04, 2016      9 comments

"I'm not telling you it's going to be EASY. I'm telling you it's going to be WORTH it." -- Art Williams That's a key. We can't get discouraged when the battle is difficult; we can't throw in the towel. We must brace ourselves for the task... Read more
April 3 Quote
Sunday, April 03, 2016      6 comments

"Strive for progress not perfection." None of us is Perfect. It's an impossible goal to reach. Rather, make incremental steps towards your goals.... Read more
April 2 Quote
Saturday, April 02, 2016      7 comments

Don't be afraid to give up the good, and go for the great! You're comfortable with your dietary plan; you're comfortable with your workout regimen. Try to bump it up a notch, or two or three. Step out of your routine with some awesome mod... Read more
April 1 Quote
Friday, April 01, 2016      5 comments

"Your body can do anything! It's your brain you have to convince!" -- anonymous Sometimes, your brain can be your own worst enemy. Keep yourself mentally sharp (and thinking positive thoughts) by snacking on nuts, adopting a Mediterranean ... Read more

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