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TUBJUMPER Posts: 1,181
2/9/12 8:28 P


VASPIAN1 SparkPoints: (44,471)
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2/9/12 3:38 P

Congrats to your weight loss! And your post is very inspiring. :D

ELISELOVE1 Posts: 6,342
2/9/12 1:19 P


ROBINSKV SparkPoints: (0)
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2/9/12 10:35 A

So well put! When I see it plainly like that, it seems so clear- why would I choose otherwise? Very inspiring and congrats for your lifestyle change!

TONISTRELEC Posts: 2,738
2/9/12 9:30 A

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CNTRYANGEL824 Posts: 406
2/9/12 8:19 A

Love it! You are truly an inspiration. emoticon

HONESTGRL Posts: 238
2/8/12 9:54 P


JASHANTI SparkPoints: (0)
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2/8/12 9:34 P


IVYLASS SparkPoints: (201,332)
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2/8/12 2:00 P

Good job! Now, list how much you gained.

NONA-UK Posts: 245
2/8/12 12:53 P

This is a brilliant post, thank you, you are very inspirational.

What a difference in your pics!

MI-ELLKAYBEE SparkPoints: (228,256)
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2/8/12 12:50 P

emoticon So inspiring! You are on the right track, your goal is within your line of vision now. emoticon May God continue to bless your success on this journey we all share.

TAMPATINK67 Posts: 3,800
2/8/12 12:44 P


WooHoo! Honestly, you may have 'lost' some things - but others you kicked to the curb!!!


KM1116 SparkPoints: (27,165)
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2/8/12 12:28 P

Love this!!! How inspiring!

ON2VICTORY SparkPoints: (47,763)
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2/8/12 11:44 A

I had to give up feeling like crap all the time
I had to give up hating myself when i looked in the mirror
I had to give up feeling like I was going to have a heart attack after climbing stairs
I had to give up wondering if i was going to live to see 50
I had to give up self doubt
I had to give up high cholesterol and triglycerides
I had to give up buying expensive, ugly clothes because they were the only ones in my size.
I had to give up hiding behind something when getting my picture taken.
I had to give up getting sick alot.
I had to give up shortness of breath just tying my shoes.
I had to give up sleep apnea.
I had to give up not having much of a future

and most of all.....

I had to give up giving up.

yup, I lost alot in this journey... poor me :(

I look at what an unhealthy lifestyle did to me and how much i was robbed of my life, it looks like I lost the bad and adopted the best thing going.

Quit...and do what? go back to "normal"? Normal is what got me to where I was.

That kind of living is totally abnormal to me now and there is no going back. I love my new life.

It may seem like a sacrifice now, but the payoff is huge. After a while, you will look back and laugh at what you thought was such a big thing that you had to give up and it really wasn't a loss at all.

You have everything to gain and nothing to lose on this Sparkjourney..

Go for it.

Edited by: ON2VICTORY at: 2/8/2012 (11:49)
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