• Today I am grateful:

    That my boss called me last night and asked for me to commit coming back to the clinic in the fall (yeah, they really want me)

    To everyone who posts on GB: thanks for getting my head back into the game.

    That work is quiet so I've had time to read GB

    That I have a battery back up so I'm not losing my post as the power went out.

    That I am me and have a wonderful life. Thanks for listening.

    live, laugh, love

  • I am grateful for:

    my faith

    my family and friends especially my husband he is very supportive

    my BFL family and friends (y'all are the GREATEST)

    regained health

    fewer headaches

    the possibility that one day I will be able to wear perfume


    Bill Phillips

    Abbott Laboratories

    the knowledge I have gained about fitness and why it should be a priority

    Jessica for starting this forum, I will do my best to post here every day to help you meet your goals :o)

    Love you guys!!!

  • Legs is grateful for DENTISTS!!!  How sweet is that???

    And Jessica has to get her wisdom teeth out.  I promise you will be just as wise without them.

    I'm grateful for being in my final week of C2.

    Laurie, 2010 Body-for-Life Champion 46+

    Never underestimate your power to change.

  • Hi Jessica, I saw your post in the List of Commitment thread I am here ot help you get to 100% participation :-).

    I am most thankful for:

    1.My kids and their health.

    2.My best friend who gave me the BFL book 3 years ago.

    3.The awesome supportive and positive people in these forums.

    4.The internet that can be used for such a great purpose of brining together of people with a common goal.

    5.That I have a such a great job in this challenging economy.

    Hope everyone is having a terrifc day!


  • Good morning grateful BFL people! :D

    Today I am grateful for:

    God and the creative ways he works, both seen & unseen, to bring people together!

    My sweet, patient husband and my vivacious, healthy, hilarious children.

    Jessica-Mighty Max, for reminding us of how beneficial gratitude is.

    BFL for truly changing my life.

    Michelle/Champster/Yoda, AussieDebs, DebbieMO, Legs, Liesl, Faithful Renee, Miriam-Frances, Scott Houston, Sharon-Wonder Woman, Aly, BFLMike and soooo many others who have set the example, fought the fight, shared their widsom, given encouragement, advice, kicks in the pants and comic guys are the best!!!

  • I am grateful for the followig:

    Being ALIVE and Well!!!

    BFL Family.

    Having 6 loads of laundry washed and put away.

    That this post was short b/c 1st time I hit post the site went bonkers, so I re-typed and was about to hit post and my computer died on my.  third times a charm.

  • Today I am thankful for:

    Jessica - because she makes me think every day to be thankful for something, and there always is if I look for it.


    My humble friends Scott and DebbieMo who have now shrunk big time.

    Memories of muscle cars, speed and no regrets.

    Another day to try be the me I want to be.

    ChristinaB - for remembering that she is just as important as the ones she loves so dearly. To believe to love others as she is/will love herself.

    For all the BFL family that generously contribute to these threads to reach out to strangers and make us all feel better about ourselves, our goals - our future.

  • Today I'm grateful for:

    Easter school til Wednesday!

    having probably the most AMAZING workout this morning (on 4 hrs. sleep!)

    that I get to see all of my BFL friends in 26 weeks (thanks, Jess for that!)

    that I figured out how to post my pics by myself (thanks, Sharon for your help!)

    Meeting up with Renee yesterday, what a GREAT person and FRIEND!!

    Legs-who keeps me laughing, smiling and ALWAYS is encouraging!

    Aly-who makes me smile!

    Ceiling fans-cause it's supposed to be 85 here today and I don't want to turn on the air!

    Luke wanting to go ice skating again after yesterday's outing!

    The possibility of Jerry getting a less stressful job.

    For all of YOU who are encouraging and inspiring! Keep it comin' folks! :0)

    DebMO :0)           Blessed to be a Blessing...

  • Today I am grateful for:

    Scott - He's funny and sweet and with those qualities together you can't go wrong. 

    That I got to talk to Debs last night.  Friends that we have never physically met and across the world are a beautiful thing.

    Thanks to the GB for the one above. 

    My Aunt Robin - She's just so kind and thoughtful.

    A great LBWO and the need to move up all my weights next time. 

    Protein shakes - They make 6 meals possible and will be my salvation over the next few days when I can't eat solid food. 

    That so many of you wonderful people posted to the gratitude thread yesterday.  Thanks so much for helping me reach my 100% participation goal!

    Jessica Mighty Max ~ 2013 Body-for-LIFE Champion ~ Champion is a VERB!

  • Today I am thankful for:

    My God who meets each one of us where we are at.

    I had the opportunity to hug DebbieMO yesterday and meet 2 of her lovely children.

    The sun is shining!!!

    I am fit and healthy!

    I am blessed with a great family and fabulous and old

    A job that I love

    Keep the faith!

    Faithful Renee :0)

  • I am grateful for:

    My faith

    my family and friends

    my BFL friends

    my parents are reasonably healthy

    my kids are happy

    my health--I'll have energy to play with my grandkids when they come


  • Today I'm Grateful for:

    My health!

    My strong body!

    I'm so blessed to live only 2 blocks from the bike path next to the river. I woke up and went running, it was beautiful!  The full moon reflecting off the river, the sun chasing away the moon.  It was really an awwww moment.  I'm so proud of myself!!!  

    All you BFL'ers Rock!!!!  We are our own heros!!!!  


  • Today I am grateful for:

    The good life we have in this country.

    Good friends from all over the world.

    Gym buddies that will not allow me to slack.


    Love and patience.

    I'm gratefully off tomorrow.

    The sun is shining.

    I MAKE the choice everyday to follow this program, I don't "have" to ,  "I get to".

    Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right ~ Henry Ford

    Michelle Simpson ~2009 Body-for-LIFE Champion 46+ Catagory

  • I love that Michelle!!!  We don't have to, we get to!!!!   Love it!

  • Michelle it's so true...we get to.  :-)

    Love you some you...PERSEVERE!