What do you have to be thankful for in life

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Avid_eva

Joined: Sep 11
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Posted: 18 May 2013, 12:32
My family above all. And my health. Every day I wake up and it's still a buzz to notice I'm still slim ( like overnight I'm going to pop out again like the Nutty Professor!)

Love the journey as well as the results!

Nov '11: 12st 11lb... June '12: 42lb lost while still age 42 (just!)...
April '13: WW Gold Star 1yr award... June '13: WW 50lb award...
Avid_eva

Joined: Sep 11
Posts: 14

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Posted: 18 May 2013, 12:50
...And my ability ( sorry, last post sent before finished!) to be active. When I was 14 I was told I would end up in a wheelchair if I didn't have a big op to straighten my spine. So now ok my body isn't a thing of great beauty, but I'm not in a wheelchair and I can do all sorts of activities. When I'm out walking I just feel so grateful, I'm so lucky. Sure, sometimes I get down vanity-wise and wish I had a beautiful figure and back... but then I remember the alternative and it's not so bad after all!

Love the journey as well as the results!

Nov '11: 12st 11lb... June '12: 42lb lost while still age 42 (just!)...
April '13: WW Gold Star 1yr award... June '13: WW 50lb award...
thinner120

Joined: Sep 11
Posts: 810

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Posted: 18 May 2013, 13:13
Good afternoon! I am thankful for fresh air to breathe, clean , fresh well water to drink, and a pristene landscape to look at every day.
Stay strong, stay focused.



Start weight 259 pounds. Ultimate goal: 120 pounds.
"The food will always be there. Anything I want so badly will still be there tomorrow." Pam Turner

"The only reason you will never lose weight is if you quit trying." Kim Benson
Tamaralynn04...

Joined: May 13
Posts: 63

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Posted: 18 May 2013, 18:59
Thanks! And I agree I have better lung capacity working out. I went insane on arc trainer today at gym. Hard for 15 minutes... I wouldnt have lasted even 5 minutes if I was still smoking.
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,995

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Posted: 18 May 2013, 23:59
Today, I'm thankful for having a good grip on conscious eating. Yesterday, I had allowed myself 3000 calories, and it was my Indulgence Day and I'm on vacation, but ended up having only had 1100 at the end of the day. This is the focus I want and need for the rest of my life. Eat what I want, when I want, eat it consciously, and stay out of trouble. Life is good!

Visit my website: www.tabdig.info

"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

I went from morbidly obese to being the owner of TABDIG - a weight loss coaching service that helps people worldwide losing weight. It's been an amazing journey. From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, living healthy and helping people to reach the very same goals. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier! If you feel that you need help losing weight, don't hesitate to send me an inbox message.
deadcenter

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 187

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Posted: 19 May 2013, 05:03
Today I'm thankful for another Sunday to share with God, Family, and Friends.


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"Maintenance is not a destination"
“Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.”
thinner120

Joined: Sep 11
Posts: 810

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Posted: 19 May 2013, 07:46
Good morning! I am thankful for the inner strength that has taken me through this challenge and has allowed me to shed an astounding amount of weight so far! The impossible is now possible!
Stay strong, stay focused.



Start weight 259 pounds. Ultimate goal: 120 pounds.
"The food will always be there. Anything I want so badly will still be there tomorrow." Pam Turner

"The only reason you will never lose weight is if you quit trying." Kim Benson
Aussjz

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 15

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Posted: 20 May 2013, 07:09
>>Eat what I want, when I want, eat it consciously, and stay out of trouble. Life is good!<< A nice sentiment and a good motto. Thankful today for being able to share in the various perspectives, viewpoints and sentiments that others provide.
"Bad things are like waves. They’re going to happen to you, and there’s nothing you can do about it. They’re a part of life, like waves are a part of the ocean. If you’re standing on the shoreline, you don’t know when the waves are coming. But they’ll come. You gotta make sure you get back to the surface after every wave. That’s all.”

~ Lisa Scottoline, Look Again
deadcenter

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 187

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Posted: 20 May 2013, 08:56
I'm thankful today for Jesus saving me. Yesterday was a bear. I mean life in general not dieting. I thank Jesus that He was there for me and I hope He will always be there for me.

This wish goes out to all of you as well who are willing and able to believe and receive Him.



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"Striving to be Better"
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"Remember that a negative look from someone else may be nothing more than him or her being constipated! ;-p"
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"Maintenance is not a destination"
“Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.”
eshny

Joined: Aug 10
Posts: 30

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Posted: 21 May 2013, 01:42
A cup of coffee, toast, and a newspaper every morning, and not having to rush to work, so I can really enjoy them.
deadcenter

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 187

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Posted: 21 May 2013, 04:55
For the spiritual growth I have achieved over the past year.


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"Striving to be Better"
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"Remember that a negative look from someone else may be nothing more than him or her being constipated! ;-p"
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
"Maintenance is not a destination"
“Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.”
Aussjz

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 15

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Posted: 21 May 2013, 07:24
For a job that I actually enjoy and a hobby that keeps me sane.
"Bad things are like waves. They’re going to happen to you, and there’s nothing you can do about it. They’re a part of life, like waves are a part of the ocean. If you’re standing on the shoreline, you don’t know when the waves are coming. But they’ll come. You gotta make sure you get back to the surface after every wave. That’s all.”

~ Lisa Scottoline, Look Again
kkd1125

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 334

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Posted: 21 May 2013, 11:58
I'm grateful for this site. That someone cared enough to create a place like this that is free of charge and sensible and encourages self-motivation and self-reliance for making life changes. I'm especially thankful for all of you who share your wisdom, humor and encouragement. Checking in here with all of you daily keeps me on track. Better than any other approach I've ever taken to weight loss and health. Very Happy
aastreet

Joined: Mar 12
Posts: 1

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Posted: 21 May 2013, 20:04
I am thankful to God for another day in which I can get out and move around and get fit. I am thankful that I am able to make a come back as far as my health is concerned.
I have lost 4lbs. I have 55 to go.
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,995

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Posted: 22 May 2013, 02:40
I'm thankful to come home from 5 days on vacation in Paris, without losing focus on my foods and health, walking everywhere, and coming home weighing a kilo less than when I left. Smile

Visit my website: www.tabdig.info

"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

I went from morbidly obese to being the owner of TABDIG - a weight loss coaching service that helps people worldwide losing weight. It's been an amazing journey. From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, living healthy and helping people to reach the very same goals. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier! If you feel that you need help losing weight, don't hesitate to send me an inbox message.
deadcenter

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 187

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Posted: 22 May 2013, 05:00
For my sister who had surgery this week and is recovering well.


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"Striving to be Better"
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
"Remember that a negative look from someone else may be nothing more than him or her being constipated! ;-p"
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
"Maintenance is not a destination"
“Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.”
Dianem65

Joined: Mar 13
Posts: 93

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Posted: 22 May 2013, 06:37
Today I am thankful for my good health!
Aussjz

Joined: Jul 12
Posts: 15

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Posted: 22 May 2013, 07:36
Thankful for the opportunity to work with a couple of kids that have a rough home life situation and introduce them to a hobby that brings them some joy.
"Bad things are like waves. They’re going to happen to you, and there’s nothing you can do about it. They’re a part of life, like waves are a part of the ocean. If you’re standing on the shoreline, you don’t know when the waves are coming. But they’ll come. You gotta make sure you get back to the surface after every wave. That’s all.”

~ Lisa Scottoline, Look Again
Kevin Green

Joined: May 13
Posts: 17

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Posted: 22 May 2013, 08:49
My cutest and lovely best friend and the time I have spent in my university is what I am thankful to God who gave me this life.
thinner120

Joined: Sep 11
Posts: 810

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Posted: 22 May 2013, 09:52
Good Morning! I am thankful for the roof over my head. I am praying for those poor souls that lost everything in the Oklahoma tornados.
Stay strong, stay focused.



Start weight 259 pounds. Ultimate goal: 120 pounds.
"The food will always be there. Anything I want so badly will still be there tomorrow." Pam Turner

"The only reason you will never lose weight is if you quit trying." Kim Benson



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