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BUNNYKICKS Posts: 2,358
9/6/13 3:27 P

Definitely it's all about how i FEEL.

It's about being able to move around without feeling tired, sore, awkward, bulky.slow.
It's about being able to eat a delicious meal and walk away satisfied, no heartburn, no bloating.
It's about feeling like I want to do things I used to enjoy, but had given up on.

Overall, it's feeling like i've lost "ten years of age" that is more important than dropping any particular amount of pounds.



Goal 1 - break 200 (46 pounds lost)**DONE**
Goal 2 - leave obesity behind (BMI 29.9, at 185#) **DONE**
Goal 3 - BMI = Normal (154# or less)
AZULVIOLETA6 SparkPoints: (66,733)
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9/6/13 3:15 P

Feeling good and being happy. Worrying less about health would be great too!

Edited by: AZULVIOLETA6 at: 9/6/2013 (15:17)
Dances: salsa (standard/LA), casino, rueda de casino, cumbia Colombiana, cumba Mexicana, bachata, mambo, cha-cha-chá, merengue, reggaetón.

Dances to Learn in the future: flamenco, tango Argentino, samba, belly dancing, bhangra, danzón, Cuban rumba, ballroom rumba
-THENA- SparkPoints: (20,367)
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9/6/13 2:55 P

How I feel (it's so much easier on my joints and bones when I'm not carrying the extra weight), how I look, I my clothes fit, the sense of accomplishment.

"Never compare your beginning to someone else's middle. Comparison is poison." --Jon Acuff

EXERCISE BECAUSE YOU LOVE YOUR BODY,
NOT BECAUSE YOU HATE IT.

Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.
~Chinese Proverb

When the world says, "Give up,"
Hope whispers, "Try it one more time."
~Author Unknown

You are not fat.
You have fat.
You also have fingernails,
But you are not fingernails.
CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (85,028)
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9/6/13 2:45 P

Contentment


~ Do what good you can, and go in peace ~

NEPTUNE1939 SparkPoints: (157,288)
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9/6/13 9:51 A

Retirement emoticon

TIG123GER SparkPoints: (76,906)
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Posts: 2,116
9/6/13 9:48 A

Feeling the satisfaction that comes from completing a task successfully.

Lay aside life-harming heaviness and entertain a cheerful disposition.
DEANNAMB33 SparkPoints: (20,643)
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9/6/13 9:25 A

Feeling good about myself.

Deanna :)

RENATA144 SparkPoints: (108,927)
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9/6/13 9:24 A

Happiness

I Love to collect SPARKPOINTS !!!
RENATA144 SparkPoints: (108,927)
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9/6/13 9:23 A

Satisfaction

I Love to collect SPARKPOINTS !!!
TCANNO SparkPoints: (141,283)
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Posts: 24,214
9/6/13 9:21 A

looking really great


Trev, Kent Southeast UK

How can you know that you can't unless you have tried and failed.
Join the 10 minute exercising challenge and get exercising.
See what you are made of by joining the 10k steps day challenge.

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (223,963)
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9/6/13 8:37 A

I value how great I feel and I can't wait to do my next blood workup, I'm sure it will show improvement.

Karen
SLASALLE SparkPoints: (181,620)
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9/5/13 6:05 P

The biggest success factor for me is how I feel. I simply feel better when I eat right and exercise regularly. At the opposite end, when I do NOT eat right or exercise regularly, I get really crabby.

Second, I value medical numbers. We have such a diabetes epidemic going on that I think it's really important to monitor the important numbers and do what we can to control them. Obviously, some of us have a family history and that is an uncontrollable risk factor, but there are a number of things we CAN control.



TACDGB Posts: 6,136
9/5/13 4:51 P

the small victories in life. I wanted junk food yesterday as I was coming home and I stopped at the store and got an apple and a no sugar ice tea....... I was getting dressed today and saw muscles in my biceps and shoulders......weight lifting is paying off.

Terri
SHERYLDS Posts: 12,704
9/5/13 4:14 P

What do you do you personally Value MOST from your Healthy Lifestyle success...
how you feel,
how you look,
the scale,
the tape measure,
the medical numbers,
learning how to eat correctly,
other....?

Sheryl from New Jersey, EST...2015 start wt. 231
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