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Mary's Journey

My starting weight many years ago was 308. I have to remember how far I have come. I am in this for the long-haul.

The problem most of us- especially women, is that we look at our imperfect bodies and find all the things we wish were better. I have come to the realization that we become our own worst enemy in the battle to lose weight. How many times have I let a few days of overendulgence cause me to totally lose my courage to go on?

Not any more. I am ...
My starting weight many years ago was 308. I have to remember how far I have come. I am in this for the long-haul.

The problem most of us- especially women, is that we look at our imperfect bodies and find all the things we wish were better. I have come to the realization that we become our own worst enemy in the battle to lose weight. How many times have I let a few days of overendulgence cause me to totally lose my courage to go on?

Not any more. I am determined to keep going, even when I have less than perfect days or weeks or months. This is a lifestyle, not a diet. This is a fitness program, not a contest.

God is for me, so who can be against me?
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Member Since: 1/21/2008

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Fitness Minutes: 27,467

My Goals:
1. To get back to a healthy routine of smaller portions and working out.

2. To reach smaller reasonable goals.

3. Make my spiritual life a priority. Being spiritually fit helps with my overall health.

4. Exercise 4-5 days a week.

My Program:
1. Not to skip meals.

2. Keep it simple...if I have a bad day...keep on keeping on.

3. At least 30 minutes of cardio 4-5 days a week.

Personal Information:
I have lived in Tanzania as a missionary since 1999.

I love Jesus and want to please Him in everything I do including my body.

My main job is that of an accountant. I am also the office manager and a really good Bible College teacher for New Life Outreach.

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I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.

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JUDITH316
10/3/2014 2:29:07 AM

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Hi Mary

Dropping by to say hi and wish you a blessed Friday ahead, also wanted to say thanks for all your support on my blogs. I so appreciate your friendship. God Bless you always.. emoticon

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9/29/2014 1:48:06 PM

Good Morning Mary

Dropping by to wish you a great week ahead and let you know I'm back today, I missed sparking yesterday as I felt ill Sunday later in the day. Today I feel great so am here catching up. Thanks for your support on my Blogs, appreciate your kind comments shared...

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9/21/2014 1:11:05 AM

Evening emoticon Mary

Dropping by to wish you a great weekend, also saying thanks for your visits and support on my blogs!

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9/5/2014 7:27:00 AM

Good Morning emoticon Mary

Dropping by to say hi & wish you a great Weekend ahead & say thanks for your support & friendship...

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8/30/2014 6:16:51 PM

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Just dropping in to say hi & wish you a great weekend ahead...

From my Home to Yours, Happy Labor Day Weekend...

emoticon for your continued support and friendship...

Haven't seen you around of late, hope all is well, you are missed but always thought of, please keep in touch.. emoticon




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