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Choosing to Live a Healthy Life

Join me as I celebrate my successes and blog my thoughts on this journey to better health. I hope I can encourage you on your journey :)

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." ~Thomas Jefferson

Attitude makes the difference!

Join me as I celebrate my successes and blog my thoughts on this journey to better health. I hope I can encourage you on your journey :)

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." ~Thomas Jefferson

Attitude makes the difference!



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Member Since: 6/18/2014

SparkPoints: 29,402

Fitness Minutes: 9,868

My Goals:
Starting weight: 224

My weight goals:

1st - get below 200 - DONE!
2nd - get to 180
3rd - get to 150

My other goal is to ultimately get my diabetes under control with diet and exercise, as much as possible, and get off my medications completely.

My Program:
I don't follow one specific type of diet, I choose to avoid processed foods, fast foods, sodas, etc. The foods I eat are whole foods, natural and fresh. I also follow a low-carb diet. I avoid grains and sugars as much as possible most of the time since those tend to cause my blood sugar to spike.

I guess you could say that I'm more of a Paleo/whole/clean food eater with a dash of Trim Healthy Mama thrown in.

I avoid processed/prepackaged food as much as possible and go with real food.

I go to the gym before work almost every weekday and usually focus on the weight machines. I alternate between upper body machines one day and lower body machines the next. I often stop at the gym on my way home and walk on the treadmill, then reward myself with the hydromassage bed and/or the total body therapy machine.

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Member Comments:
BLONDEE53
3/19/2015 12:09:28 PM

Oh oh! I have that ONE down really well ..."sleep lots"!

I love your page Kimberly. You are SO creative with it and I enjoy scoping it out on a regular basis. Wishing you joy for the journey and great success in our spring challenge. Have a blessed time of it~



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DAWNWATERWOMAN
3/17/2015 9:15:16 PM

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone. Here's hoping that you've had a happy, healthy & LUCKY day!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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3/17/2015 8:47:35 PM

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Kimberly, I'm back on SP after many months of being without a computer and recovering from my car accident. Are you ready to embrace this week? Join me as we journey together igniting sparks of confidence, making healthy choices and challenging our bodies! Let's convert our flaming thoughts into positive action! Let's fill our minds with infectious enthusiasm! Let's feel the powerful-charged energy releasing from our bodies! GET READY to fully immerse ourselves from the tip of our heads to the bottom of our toes! GET SET by converting our individualized goals into extraordinary results! GO because TOGETHER, We CAN and WILL Do It!! Have a wonderful St. Patrick's Day!

~ Monika ~ emoticon



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JENSTRESS
3/17/2015 9:39:50 AM

Thank you so much for the blog comments! I agree, when you choose your love, it does get a little easier, but there isn't much easy about this journey we are all on. I have good days and bad days, and I'm sure I will for the rest of my life. The best lesson I've learned is to keep getting RIGHT back up. Don't lay there and feel sorry for myself (for a year and gain all the weight back!) but get RIGHT back up. Not having a loss one week isn't that bad. But gaining back all of my progress is NEVER something I want to happen!



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DAKARISAH430
3/5/2015 9:32:49 PM

Just touching base with you, hoping that all is well.



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