One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident


Weekend Quote: So What.

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I love this quote becuase it just tells it like it is…

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”
-Mark Victor Hansen

My favorite part of the quote is "So what"

You gained a little weight? So what.
Clothes getting tight? So what.
Don’t look like the airbrushed models in magazines? So what.
Used to weigh less? So what.
Had a slice of cake at an office party? So what.

Do I need to continue?

Nothing will ever be perfect. All you can do is move forward.

Here’s my food journal today. I started using eTools. It took me until now to figure out my monthly pass account. I actually had to call them to work it out. Other than that I’ve been hanging out with my parents. They came to visit the baby. Oh! which reminds me I posted "Never wake a sleeping baby" vs. Breast Feeding on Babble this afternoon.

Morning Weigh In: Didn’t get on today.
1 Whole Grain Pancake 2
Sweet Potato Scramble 8
an apple with 2 tbsp of peanut butter 5
can of vegetable soup 3
pop corners (review coming soon) 4
Out to Japenese Steakhoue – ate half my plate of salmon, rice noodles and vegetables (estimated using eTools) 21
Total (right on target)
Conscious Activity: just a stroll after dinner with my parents

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    April 2, 2011

    love those whole grain pancakes!


    April 2, 2011

    Great quote. I am so in the “so what” game of life.
    I just read your first babble, I didn’t know you “changed your mind”, although I remember reading a long time ago when you wrote about your tummy tuck that you said if you have another baby, basically “so what”. Now it all makes sense. Have I mentioned how cute he is? and that I love babies? will he be at Fitbloggin? I am sure there will be plenty of people to help hold him……yummy babies!


    April 2, 2011

    Excellent quote! I’ve got to get on the ball and start cooking more. Sigh. Not sure why I’m going to start now, I’ll be out of commission for a bit starting a week from Monday. I hope you’re having an enjoyable, relaxing weekend with your parents :)


    April 2, 2011

    I use the ‘so what’ but in a little different context.

    I don’t want to exercise – so what?
    I’m too tired – so what?
    It would just be so much easier to go get a pizza – so what?

    You get the idea. :)


    April 3, 2011

    What an awesome quote. :)

    I love e-tools. It’s seriously my life-line. How are you liking it so far?


    April 3, 2011

    I’m having the same problem with signing up for E-Tools today! Can you or anyone else help me get logged on????? I only have a user name that starts with an “M” and it won’t accept it.


    April 3, 2011

    Sheri – try using the reset password link, see if that works!


    April 3, 2011

    Love that quote. Going to have to borrow that. And you are right. So what! :)


    April 3, 2011

    Sheri – Call the 800 number. You are suppose to have a password on your weight tracker but my receptionist stuck the wrong sticker on so I didn’t know what it was. When I called WW they gave me the password (all numbers–no M) over the phone. It let me right in when I put it in the password field.


    April 3, 2011

    What a great quote, I think I’m going to have to write it down and stick it on my fridge :)


    April 3, 2011

    living my life on WW changing my mindset. SO What I had a slice of cake it’s o.k. once I plan for it. Thanks for the Quote LOVE IT!


    April 3, 2011

    So what I’m still a rock star! Loving the babble so far. Have fun with the rents!


    April 3, 2011

    I love your outlook on things, I screw up and then think I can never get back on track and then I see you screw up and you get back on the horse per say.That is the attitude that will get you where you want to be, mine will keep you where you are. thanks roni . I check your site daily for about two years now and I am just as excited to read your post as I was in the beginning.


    April 3, 2011

    THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!! I loved that quote! Having moments of downness lately, WITH everything; me, life, job, family, and the man! – What a pick me up! You just made me have a senstional Sunday thanks Roni! Congrats on the baby!


    April 3, 2011

    Don’t you just love the extra points you get for nursing :)


    April 3, 2011

    Dee – It’s ok. I find it glitchy though. Use it more as a tool and keep my points in my own file.


    April 3, 2011

    Thanks, Roni. Your So What is just what I needed. My weight loss and my commitment to it are not what I wish it would be, but so what? I’m doing more than I used to do, and maybe I need to take it slow like this so I keep going. I’m not as commited as others…so what???


    April 4, 2011

    Wise words! We all just need to get over ourselves and MOVE ON if something it not going exactly the way we *think* it should!


    April 4, 2011

    Love it! And you are 100% correct. Do not wait. Do it now and so what if it isn’t perfect?