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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.

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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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12/20/2014 12:18:43 PM

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Don't forget to take care of you, while you're running around getting ready for the holidays. Keep your focus and stay strong!!

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4EVERNESS
12/18/2014 11:13:56 PM

Thank you for your wonderful and encouraging comment on my blog. But, there is something missing. Could it be the next installment on your novel? I think so. :)

So we will not take Nena for granite, right?

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MARTYLYNN1
12/18/2014 10:16:55 PM

I told a friend that if I wanted to feel good about myself I could weigh on the new scale & then step on the old. One pound instantly lost!
Hope you are having a good week!
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NHES220
12/18/2014 8:18:04 PM

Gail,
Thanks for stopping by my blog. I do try and keep up with my workouts, I especially did not want to drop off my running after the half marathon. You have been doing well to with bike riding! Hope the knees are hanging in there!
Noreen



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12/18/2014 8:07:53 AM

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“Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.” ~Doug Firebaugh

Too often we set our goals too high, then get overwhelmed and end up quitting. Take it one step at a time, one day at a time. It may be slow, but we will get to our destination and feel wonderful about ourselves........THAT'S WHAT WE WANT!!!!

Hope you have a terrific Thursday, Gail. I'm gonna try to get the rest of my shopping done today, only 2 more gifts to buy. Then get it all wrapped, so I can start on the baking. That's the hardest part for me.....I love baking, but I love eating it too. emoticon So glad that most of it won't be staying in my house.

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