Friday, March 5, 2010

Weight Loss Quotes

Quotes!! I love quotes!!!! The list below is stolen... completely stolen!!! I have been keeping a list of quotes that motivate me in my Fitness/Weightloss journey for quite sometime and I love to share.

Many of them I have found on various sites and blogs, a lot of them are from my friends on WW boards, a very few of the are my own personal sayings.

Do here it is ... motivational sayings for you (and me)!!

  • Losing weight is hard. Being heavy is hard. Choose your hard.
  • Don't let a 'lapse' turn into a 'collapse.'
  • I've often said that food is an addiction, a love affair that is way more painful than the momentary delight it brings.
  • Half @$$ efforts yield half a$$ results and will never get you half your @$$!
  • We don't always have total control of our lives. What we do have control over is our reactions.
  • The day you don't feel like weighing in IS THE DAY YOU NEED TO DO IT THE MOST.
  • Don't be derailed by denial. Take ownership of your situation, forgive yourself and MOVE ON!
  • Positive thoughts for me cause negative results at the scale!
  • Who told you life wasn't worth the fight? They were wrong You will have plateaus and slight gains. It's going to be a bumpy ride. Just grab the rails and hang on! Eventually you'll get to the bottom, even if there are a few loop-the-loops along the way.
  • Make the decision, then do something - no matter how small - toward accomplishing what you want.
  • If you have a spare called Determination, an engine called Perseverance, insurance called Faith, a driver called Almighty God ... you will make it to a place called Success!
  • Some people have a foolish way of not minding, or pretending not to mind, what they eat. For my part, I mind my belly very studiously, and very carefully; for I look upon it, that he who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else. ~ Samuel Johnson
  • Let your head be more than a funnel to your stomach. ~ German Proverb
  • We never repent of having eaten too little. ~Thomas Jefferson
  • There is a call to greatness, Sometime, somewhere, for all - And life's dimensions rest upon Our answer to that call.
  • If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner. ~ Henry Sambrooke Leigh
  • Take twice as long to eat half as much
  • In all your adversities, there lies the seeds of equivalent advantages. In every defeat, there is a lesson showing you how to win the next time.
  • Life is a climb - but look at the view!
  • Your body is the baggage you must carry through life. The more excess the baggage, the shorter the trip. ~ Arnold H Glasgow
  • Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections. ~ Saint Francis de Sales
  • I wake up every day with the realization that this is it, that there's only one shot at this life and I can either enjoy the ride and live it to its fullest and to my highest potential or I can stay the way I am.
  • Never, never, never quit. ~ Winston Churchill
  • Victory belongs to the most persevering. ~ Napoleon
  • The tragedy in life doesn't life in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. ~ Benjamin Mays
  • If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got.
  • I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you belive lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. -Marilyn Monroe
  • Nothing tastes as good and being thin feels
  • If hunger isn't the problem, then food isn't the answer.
  • Nothing in this life worth having comes easy
  • Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." ~ Nora Ephron
  • Even if your heading down the right track, you'll get ran over if you just sit there." Will Rodgers
  • Nothing Changes if NOTHING changes
  • It's never too late to start, but it's always too early to quit.
  • Yesterday is already a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today, well-lived, makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope." –Sanksrit
  • Do you want to EAT anything or WEAR anything?
  • What you eat in private, shows in public.
  • Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." -- Albert Einstein
  • Listen to the MUSTN'TS, child, Listen to the DON'TS, Listen to the SHOULDN'TS The impossibles, the WON'TS Listen to the NEVER HAVES Then listen close to me-- Anything can happen, child, ANYTHING can be.' -Shel Silverstein
  • Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels
  • ''You can tell me that you chose not to. You can tell me that you chose to quit. That you chose to be less than what you are and less than what God intended but don't ever tell me that you can't do it!'' – Jillian Michaels
  • Everything you experience today is the result of choices you have made in the past" - Jack Canfield
  • Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough." - Og Mandino
  • It's not how long it takes to lose the weight, but how long you keep it off."
  • You can't un-fry things, Jerri." – Strangers with Candy
  • Letting go has never been easy, but holding on can be as difficult. Yet strength is measured not by holding on, but by letting go. It's time to start living the life you always imagined. the mind is everything, what you think, you become. we must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
  • People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recomend it daily -- Zig Ziglar
  • Sweat cleanses from the places a shower will never reach - Dr.George Sheehan

And my personal favorite:

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go --
T.S. Elliot


What are some other great motivational sayings???

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