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Master of my plate. . .Captain of my goal

In the brilliant Clint Eastwood movie titled Invictus, Nelson Mandela tells how he recited the English poem of the same name to other South African prisoners and was empowered by its message of self mastery. The last two stanzas are probably familiar to most as they read: "I am the master of my fate and the captain of my soul." With apologies to William Henley, the poem's author, I have take "poetic license" with his words to create a title for my page that reflects my detrmination to finally ...
In the brilliant Clint Eastwood movie titled Invictus, Nelson Mandela tells how he recited the English poem of the same name to other South African prisoners and was empowered by its message of self mastery. The last two stanzas are probably familiar to most as they read: "I am the master of my fate and the captain of my soul." With apologies to William Henley, the poem's author, I have take "poetic license" with his words to create a title for my page that reflects my detrmination to finally gain mastery over my health. (Check the poem out, it's awesome!)
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Member Since: 1/6/2012

SparkPoints: 5,693

Fitness Minutes: 2,047

My Goals:
To look less like the Pillsbury Dough Girl and more like a super model (but are there any super models out there who are short, snort when they laugh and have chin hairs??).

Oh, and, of course, I want to gain control of my health

My Program:
Developing a sensible food plan, getting recommended excercise each day, drinking more water, eating more PROTIEN and fewer carbs and tracking my progress

Personal Information:
I am 67 years old and live in San Diego County.

I have a wonderful Husband who does all the cooking but, unfortunately equates food with "love".
I am a "staff" member to an adorable cat named Ebbie

Other Information:
I love to be outdoors.

My hobbies are writing, making jewelry, travel and anything involving the "arts".

Politically I am a libertarian

Religion: Quaker

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NANA-B-FITZ
6/10/2015 4:16:49 PM

Thank you for lilting and committing on my blog emoticon



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SHORTCAKE48
6/9/2015 5:11:30 PM

Thanks for commenting on my blog. I slipped too and will probably do so again. 19 pounds is great! I have added you as a friend.



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SASSYSAX
6/9/2015 4:12:40 PM

Danielle, Thanks for reading my blog. We are in this together! We can do this. I have added you to my friends list. All the best to you.

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RRHARTMAN61
6/9/2015 12:36:12 AM

Thank you for your support it always helps to know you are not alone.

Sorry to hear about your diagnosis, here is to better health through taking care of yourself.

Congratulations on your weight loss keep up the good work.

I appreciated your tips I plan to refer to them when I need a boost.





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PIXIE-LICIOUS
5/16/2015 3:39:22 PM

"How do you build up your bank account? By putting something in it everyday.
Your health account is no different. What I do today, I am wearing tomorrow.
If I put inferior foods in my body today, I'm going to be inferior tomorrow, it's that simple."
-Jack Lalanne
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Thanks a bunch for the flower bouquet goodie and encouragement to keep going. I will never give up, no matter how many times I fall down. I've added you as a friend and I hope you'll add me too. Have a great weekend!
Hugs,
Pixie



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