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How do you stay motivated and find inspiration to stick with your program?

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Getting My Life Back

I started my journeyof a healthier life style over a year and a half ago. Before I started this journey I was basically a couch potatoe that would just eat whatever I wanted. The Doctor gave me some terrible blood test results. If I didn't change my life around I would probably die at a young age...

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Success and Lacks


The difference between a successful person & others is not a lack of strength, lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
~Vince Lombardi

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time, time, time

Time is the most important thing there is
Since the beginning of time
there never seems to be enough of it
People try to beat time
but time always wins
The greatest fear is running out of time
So if the most valuable thing there is time
why would you waste it?
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time, time, time

Time is the most important thing there is
Since the beginning of time
there never seems to be enough of it
People try to beat time
but time always wins
The greatest fear is running out of time
So if the most valuable thing there is time
why would you waste it?
Get ...

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30 miles to 30 km on 30th birthday

When I was approach my 30th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I had a friend of mine that celebrated his birthday each year with a marathon run with his friends. So, I decided why not celebrate my 30th with a 30 mile to 30 km run. And since my birthday...

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Focus on pounds already gone

I think biggest secret to success for me would be focusing on the pounds that I have already gotten rid of (not lost because I do not ever want to see them again). I find it so motivational to watch that number grow. There has been many times that i felt that I just can't do this or I have eaten...

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Fear and Guilt: What if? and Why?

I don't have any secrets of success because I haven't been particularly successful. Losing weight ... yes, I know how to do that. Keeping it off ... I've never experienced it. I do know fear kills motivation.

Fear of "what if I can't .... lose it or keep it off?" In the moment, there's ...

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BE YOUR OWN CHEERLEADER

You are your biggest competition, and also your own worst enemy. Many times we blame others for holding us back when the truth is that we are responsible for the end results that we get. When you see yourself in the mirror are you satisfied with what you see or are you constantly wondering how you c...

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When I started running

When I started to run, I wanted to set up a goal to help me to run. So, I set a goal to be able to run around the major road in my community on my birthday. My birthday was approximately two and one half months away. When I started, I established a plan that would help me to reach this goal in th...

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50 miles to 500 km on 50th birthday

When I was approach my 50th birthday, I decided that I want to do something extra special to celebrate it. I read about this person that celebrate his birthday each year by running one mile for each year and he had his kids help him by running with him part of the way. So, I decided that I would c...

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