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Old 04-29-2009, 11:09 PM   #1
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Default A new perspective on mini goals

I think every single one of us, just by being here, has made a mini goal. The mini goal of taking that step to say "yes I deserve it, yes it will be hard, but oh....it will be so worth it". That resolve, be it new or recommitted, to be good to ourselves, and swallow that "magic pill" of dedication, fitness, and health. Or maybe its that new piece of exercise equipment you just got - like me. I've wanted an elliptical and I finally got one (now just to get on the darn thing, that will be my next mini goal post lol). Or that renewed hope inside yourself...instead of saying "this is so impossible" we now say "this IS possible!" Every day can be a mini goal, in my book. Every good choice we make, every time we make ourselves get that rump moving instead of rotting on the couch, every time we reach for fruit instead of starbucks, and every time we tell ourselves "you can do it" instead of "man this is going nowhere". And every time we ignore that evil little voice that lies to us and says "just start tomorrow" (I see some eyebrows raising out there) How many tomorrows has it been? And you know what girls... no matter where you are, mini goals are not measured in inches or pounds or even how many steps on our pedometer. They are measured in every moment of our days, because all those moments and mini goals comprise the elation we will all feel when we finally get there. And never have to look back.

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Old 04-30-2009, 12:13 AM   #2
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Well said, sister!
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:14 AM   #3
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Nice pep talk!!

The past is over, now let's get it!
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Old 04-30-2009, 09:09 AM   #4
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YEAH! What an awesome perspective!

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Old 04-30-2009, 11:10 AM   #5
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Thanks for a great pep talk! I really needed to hear that today.
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Old 04-30-2009, 01:51 PM   #6
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right on, honeybear!
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Old 04-30-2009, 02:41 PM   #7
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awesome post...spot on.

BIG GRIN for every 5lbs gone:
mini-goal: 177 by 12/09 - met on 12/4!
163 (50% lost) by 01/01
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Old 04-30-2009, 04:28 PM   #8
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That's amazing. Thank you. I needed to read that.

You're absolutely right, too, of course.
Fit and fabulous forbids one from feeling frumpy!
*Maintaining my weight loss (give or take; this IS a constant journey) from October '07 onward * I could not have done it without all the support from the lovely ladies (AND gentlemen) on this site!

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Old 04-30-2009, 09:57 PM   #9
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Default I agree

Honeybear- you're right! It is possible! Keep the mojo up for us!
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Old 05-02-2009, 08:38 PM   #10
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to that!!
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind donít matter and those who matter donít mind.Ē óDr. Seuss

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, though it may be necessary, from time to time, to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye." - Miss Piggy
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