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Okay, this time I mean it!

I've been here for long enough to have figured out what I need to do...just listen and make one good choice at a time. It's simple, but it's not always easy...but who am I to run away from a challenge!

I'm a survivor of constant dieting since high school (somehow already 50+ years ago!), long distance running, multiple falls from horseback, and weight gain from my own poor habits and "knowing it all." But, despite arthritis, I'm still mobile and active - what a gift!

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I've been here for long enough to have figured out what I need to do...just listen and make one good choice at a time. It's simple, but it's not always easy...but who am I to run away from a challenge!

I'm a survivor of constant dieting since high school (somehow already 50+ years ago!), long distance running, multiple falls from horseback, and weight gain from my own poor habits and "knowing it all." But, despite arthritis, I'm still mobile and active - what a gift!

It's time to quit lurking and start doing...
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Member Since: 11/13/2012

SparkPoints: 52,694

Fitness Minutes: 22,951

My Goals:
For right now:
Weight work three times a week, walking every day, yoga, and tai chi.
Planning meals and snacks before I eat
Seeking daily inspiration
Giving myself some credit

For the longer term:
Feeling comfortable in my own skin
Doing 10 real push-ups,
Taking a mountain hike,
Buying my first bathing suit in 20 years,
Publishing books,

My Program:
Praying, 1200-1550 calories a day, daily exercise, tracking nutrients, learning more, asking for help when I need it (whooboy...) and offering support to others. I want to feel the satisfaction of following through.

Personal Information:
Gail from Maryland, by way of NJ, Iowa, Spain, Massachusetts, and Maine. I'm a Christian mother of one daughter, retired high school biology teacher, hip deep in some writing projects.
http://www.gailawebber.com/

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Time just seems to slip away, and the older we get the faster it seems to go...and I've still got growing to do. I want to be more mindfully grateful. I want to appreciate and make good use of each moment I'm given, give my full attention to whoever is in front of me, and just "be here now."



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SISSIE21
9/1/2014 2:45:58 AM

Hi Gail, It feels good to be back among friends, I have missed you! Starting over is humbling but there is no other way than forward.
Is there something smaller than baby steps? emoticon That's where my journey is at the moment.. Crawling my way back to health. Still getting used to being back and going from non stop caring for a family and grandkids to lots of time on my hands, but I am sure the days will fill with something besides eating..
Hope you are well my friend. Thanks for remembering me! emoticon



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MOMINE
8/30/2014 11:53:32 PM

emoticon for the sweet comment about my new profile pic. What? ! ? !
ME? ! ? be mischievous?? NEVER!!! Hahahahaha

I hope you are doing well! emoticon
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8/30/2014 8:31:03 AM

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I'm so happy that you are part of the "Black Panthers" and I know we're going to "rock" this fall challenge!!!!!!
Hope you have an amazing weekend!


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•.¸♥¸.•*´'STAY STRONG!!!!!!!¸.•*´


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8/29/2014 9:30:08 AM

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Hope you have a wonderful holiday weekend!!!!

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8/27/2014 10:10:50 AM

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