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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

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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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1SURFWALKER
4/26/2015 3:17:53 PM

I used to love that song ...good morning sunshine! Keep going with the weight loss and taking care of those knees. I think I will have to make an appointment with my orthopedic Dr. soon...overdue for a checkup. I fear what he will say. I have insurance but the copays and deductible are so high. Oh, well we got to do what we got to do. You showed me that!! Have a good day and week ahead. emoticon



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4/22/2015 9:58:26 AM

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Just peekin' in on you...to see how you are doing. Keep up the great work! Have a wildly wonderful Wednesday!!!!!!!


Karen
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4/19/2015 5:41:44 PM

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This journey may not be an easy one, but together, I know we can make it. NEVER GIVE UP!!
Haven't heard from you in awhile, hope everything is going good for you.


Karen
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4/15/2015 10:05:34 AM

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NHES220
4/14/2015 3:00:44 PM

Gail,
Thanks for stopping by my blog about my parents and my Mom is doing better. I think she is just a little frustrated, but making do. I really do try and focus on staying healthy for the long haul and hope it pays off! Hope all goes well with your upcoming surgery!
Noreen



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