Congratulations! Thank you so much for sharing! Much as we all struggle together it it important to also see the positive.
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Me too, it starts in your mind and my mind changed in May 2011 and I said I want this fat off my body more then I want to eat, since then I have lost 40 pounds and have 20 to go. It starts in your mind, I still can't believe I was able to do this at age 61. But glory to God, He enabled me.
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9/1/11 6:21 A
Congratulations! I am just beginning so I can't wait until I get to this point in my life. I am so ready!!!
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9/1/11 6:17 A
You GO Girl!!
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if I don't start, I cant finish.
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9/1/11 6:01 A
Great job I know battling cupcakes isn't for the faint of heart. those and others like them have been my achiles heel for years, I still have a tough time with emotional eating sweets, but as long as I recognize it and make a healthier choice I won't feel ant worse. Good job and keep up the good work
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progress on your journey to a healthy lifestyle. I know we all struggle with something and just knowing that staying the course and fighting those internal urges or voices to quit can get better gives me hope. for giving me a boost in confidence today
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9/1/11 5:40 A
That's great!, keep going!!!
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Good for you one has to keep at it & thanks
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9/1/11 5:27 A
THAANKS FOR THE ENCOURAGEMENT, mY SACLES HAVEN'T CHANGED FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS AND i NEEDED TO HEAR SOMETHING POSITIVE.
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5 9/1/11 5:12 A
Wondeful!! Keep up the great work!
9/1/11 5:10 A
May I just say.....
I feel that feeling all the time, it took me to the age of 42 to turn my life around...I know they say 'better late then never' but I do wish I had realized it sooner because I feel incredible as well!
That is SO great - and something I need to really work on - getting to the point where it is second nature to me!
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How awesome are you! And wildly inspiring too!
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9/1/11 4:26 A
. Keep it up.
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9/1/11 4:23 A
Thanks for your words and congratulations! It sounds that you are doing great!
It has been inspiring!
9/1/11 4:12 A
Congratulations! Here's wishing you many smooth and happy days to come! Thank you for sharing with us :).
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Good for you. Lunch sounds delicious!
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9/1/11 3:57 A
That is so awesome and I am anticipating the day when I can be where you are! Thank you for writing this post. You are very inspiring. ;)
It will happen!
9/1/11 3:56 A
I'll admit I'm totally envious - I wish I could say the healthy lifestyle is getting easier for me, but meh, no at all ;). Now I feel inspired by you to fight the good fight :). So thanks for posting and congratulations! Your treat sounds so yummy!
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good on you keep it up
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3 9/1/11 3:09 A
the first thing I read this morning - keep up the healthy lifestyle - well done
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you are doing it!! thanks for the motivation!
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Fantastic! Spark really does work for us!
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Sounds wonderful! Congratulations!
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1 9/1/11 12:58 A
That is so awesome!!! Keep up the great work!!
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Woohoo -- congrats and thanks for sharing your excitement to motivate others!
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I just wanted to quickly get on this forum and say...I am amazed! Amazed that for the first time in my whole life, I have managed to stick with a healthy lifestyle. The internal fighting (most of the battles involve myself and a cupcake) has mostly diminished and I have gone from working really really hard to change my mindset to not really having to think a out it. Every day this lifestyle feels more natural to me. Every time that it occurs to me that this is getting smoother (never actually easy, but smoother) I sort if shake my head, and sometimes get a little teary. I am so happy that I have come this far! Today two clients cancelled in a row, leaving me with a four hour break downtown. Normally I would "treat" myself with a good book, and good food, full of calories. Today was a good book, and good food, but it was tea and a green salad with grilled shrimp! My how times have changed.
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