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Hi
I am a Mum of 4 beautiful healthy children and wife to an amazingly supportive hubby - except that he always spoils me with all the wrong things. (but we are working on that! lol)
In 2008 I had 4 weeks of sitting on the sofa trying to prevent a miscarriage ( baby Rueben was still born 14 October 2008), and so 4 weeks of time to think about life, where I am at and what I want.
I want to be thinner, healthier and happier with myself.
I want my family to mimick these ...
Hi
I am a Mum of 4 beautiful healthy children and wife to an amazingly supportive hubby - except that he always spoils me with all the wrong things. (but we are working on that! lol)
In 2008 I had 4 weeks of sitting on the sofa trying to prevent a miscarriage ( baby Rueben was still born 14 October 2008), and so 4 weeks of time to think about life, where I am at and what I want.
I want to be thinner, healthier and happier with myself.
I want my family to mimick these good habits and learn from my journey that although things are hard, nothing is impossible. I want them to learn determination, perserverence and love for themselves.
I have learnt that I have to treat myself with the same love and respect that I have for others, and that its not being selfish if I do.
I learned that I spend too much time doing things for too many people, and that if I don't do something for myself now then in a few years time I won't be around to do anything for anybody.

For the last 2 years since March 2009 though I have had several traumatic, worrisome problems - including 3 more miscarriages. and totally lost focus and motivation. I have tried now and then to get back on track ( minus SP) but it hasn't worked. I obviously need the community support here, and need to make the time to log on.

I am just so tired, worried, stressed, unhappy, disappointed....on one hand I love my life. On the other hand i did imagine things going differently. My weight holds me back so much, but as much as i want to be rid of it, i almost think there is a part of me that sees the weight as a safety net/ cuddly/ protection. But that doesn't make sense, does it?

Too tired to think more tonight....just feeling low!
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Member Since: 10/26/2008

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My Goals:
WEEK 1.First goal - Just get started...DONE!
WEEK 2.Buy healthy foods and choose healthy foods. -DONE
WEEK 3. Start exercising 15 minutes a day - mix of cardio and core strengthening exercises


My Program:
By changing 1 little thing each week - and making concious decisions each day to stick to those choices.


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I love babies, reading, being with my family, God. ( Not in that order of course)
I love good food, a nice movie, romantic times with my hubby.
I love fresh flowers and also giving people flowers that I have grown in my garden.

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GLORYB2014
2/2/2014 1:46:30 PM

emoticon Hi, and welcome to the Every-Other-Day team. We are small but awesome at giving support to each other! Come on in and join us on the chat thread, tell us about you and get to know us.

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MODERATION4ME
11/20/2013 2:37:08 PM

Thanks for visiting my SparkPage and giving me the encouragement you did. Why is it so hard to remember to "start small"? I am going to aim for that attitude and effort. I KNOW it will bring success.
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YOYONOMORE1
11/3/2013 3:57:30 PM

I am on the same stomach medicine that you are on, my lung doc put me on it to see if my cough which I've had since last Nov. was caused from acid reflex, which it wasn't and I was diagnosed with asthma at the end of Aug. I am still on that medicine and when I don't take it my acid reflex acts up. Hope you get to feeling better, it's not fun trying to get ourselves healthier when we don't feel good, it really makes it hard to exercise and do the things we need to be doing. I hope Nov. is a great month for you.

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YOYONOMORE1
10/13/2013 8:15:47 PM

Will miss you while you are away, you are one of the faithful ones when it comes to posting. Enjoy your time away.Is DD graduating from collage or University, congratulations to her. I did ok on Sat. but blew it with my calories today, thank goodness tomorrow is a new day.



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BJPENNY70
9/28/2013 7:42:30 PM

Thank you, Diane for the nice comments. I have my times when it is very hard to get weight off. I am going through it right now. So your comments was a boost for me. I hope you jump in with both feet and challenge yourself as much as possible each day. WE CAN DO THIS, YEAH! emoticon emoticon emoticon



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