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Out of avoidance comes guidance

Friday, December 20, 2013

I am working on small changes to better my health. One that I really struggle with is cutting back on sugar. Today, I am trying my best to avoid all of the holiday sugar in my office. I allowed myself one cookie, but am working hard to leave the rest alone.

In an effort to do anything to take my mine off the cookies, I looked up my horoscope for today. It really hit home with me: You made a promise to yourself quite some time ago. (Yes, years ago and every year since) Since then, you have probably thought a lot about that promise, but you haven't done very much to see it through to fruition. (Not much, just a little here and there) But it's not too late. (Thank goodness!) Don't let yourself down. Your intentions are pure and they are good, and what you intend is meant to improve your life in some way. (It will improve it in many ways) Lately you have been thinking a lot more about that long-ago promise and you are seeing in almost wistfully. ( I think about it all the time) But if you make it more of a reality and a priority now, you can make it happen. (I am working hard to make it a reality and a priority, that's why I'm on Sparkpeople!)

This passage speaks directly to my weight loss/better health goals. It certainly feels like it was meant to be today and on my blog felt like a great place to record it.

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  • no profile photo CD11232210
    You seem to have had a n ah ha moment. Good job.

    If you are interested come to my sparkpage and look for the group Changing my lifestyle is a challenge - we are small in numbers but very active. All members are asked to participate by posting at least once per week. If you are interest and willing to participate regularly then come join us - we would love to be able to cheer you on
    2539 days ago
  • IS1GAR
    Studies have shown sugar being very addictive, (I have this problem too) however I found the longer I stay without touching any sweets the better I feel and when I have a relapse is hard to get back on track.
    This horoscope really hit the spot. Good luck and Happy Holidays! emoticon
    2539 days ago
  • PICKIE98
    Wow!! That really is something!!
    I am proud of you for resisting the fat(I mean cookies)!!!

    Picture that darned zipper getting stuck halfway up on those jeans,, THEN try to scarf down another cookie!! Fitting rooms do not lie..
    Keep it up, blog instead of eating that fat(I mean cookie) just keep on typing,even if you delete it later... it works!!!!!!!
    2539 days ago
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