Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Inspirational Quote

"When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on."
Franklin D. Roosevelt

My sons learned this quote at karate class. When I asked them to explain it they said, "If you get mad you have to tie yourself up and not get mad." Cute.

I'm going to give you a different interpretation. As a lot of us are strength training to lose or maintain weight, it sometimes becomes frustrating because as you know muscle weighs more than fat and until your metabolism kicks in high gear and you start burning more fat you will probably not lose weight and may even gain.

So, when you get to the end of your rope (you feel like quitting because you're short on time, it's just too hard, or you're just plain sick of working so hard and not getting the results you want) tie a knot and hang on. I promise the results of being active and healthy will be worth it. This isn't a temporary fix. This is a lifestyle. If you keep working hard it will be a lifestyle that will benefit you physically, mentally, and emotionally.

I'm so proud of all of you. Keep up the good work,



  1. Hi Cami,

    Love the quote -and such a cute take on by your sons! :)

  2. GREAT quote...I always say people are on "LIVE- it's" not DIEt's! Adpoting healthy eating habits and adding exercise into the routine are a LIFESTYLE change not just for a few weeks or months....
    Keep the pace and we will SEE RESULTS
    Still looking for that book!

  3. Thanks Cami and Roxy for chiming in. You're right Roxy. Love the Live-it. It's got to be something you can live with!
    It is so frustrating to me that the book was released August 1st, but is still trickling into stores. If you call your local B&N or Borders they at least have it in their warehouse and can get one for you. Thanks so much for trying to find it! You can also order on Amazon anytime.
    Take care,