Gandhi said: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." When you are positive and happy it changes the people around you. I need to try to be more positive.
That is my next goal: be positive or at the very least don't be such a downer. I told her that I behave better when she is around. She asked me if I meant food or exercise.... I said both.
It is true, if you have a partner in the fitness / health thing you are better about it. Cynthia Breazeal did an experiment where she gave people on a diet either a computer, a robot, or a pen and paper to record their diet. The people with the robot had the best out come because they felt like they had someone to report to. They had a connection to their robot and did not want to let it down. Here is a photo of said Robot, from Dr Breazeal's website:
I personally would rather report to this one: