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Charlie, my 2 yr old Golden, and walking partner. (Pic taken July 2010)



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A New Beginning...AGAIN!

After a rude awakening in late 2009, I had begun a journey that I later abandoned after losing 75 pounds! You could say I lost my mojo...or my WHY. (That's a whole other story!) Without it, there was no more drive, no more discipline. Without that, there is nothing stopping the cookie here, the cake there...AND there is nothing to make me force myself to walk. (Needless to say, my dog has also suffered.)

I've "restarted" several times since then, getting started...and then not ...
After a rude awakening in late 2009, I had begun a journey that I later abandoned after losing 75 pounds! You could say I lost my mojo...or my WHY. (That's a whole other story!) Without it, there was no more drive, no more discipline. Without that, there is nothing stopping the cookie here, the cake there...AND there is nothing to make me force myself to walk. (Needless to say, my dog has also suffered.)

I've "restarted" several times since then, getting started...and then not continuing. Well, this time is different! This time hubby is working, SERIOUSLY working too. He was recently diagnosed with a health condition that he is correcting working with a Naturopathic Doctor - and controlling diet.

Seeing what he has accomplished, how can I not jump right back in...feet first!!! This time, we're working together. This time, it's going to stick...for good!!! THERE IS NO GOING BACK!!!
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CONNIESUIT
7/18/2011 6:55:51 PM

Lydia,

Sorry to hear you had a rough couple of weeks. I hope things are better now, and you have been able to get in some walks with your dog. I wish we could take ours on walks; but one barks at everything and they both have to compete for lead dog, so they end up almost choking themselves. I think we could take the more calm dog, but the barker would go crazy at home without her.

I am doing better with my exercise. I usually workout on the elliptical a couple of days each week, and my husband and I either work on our 5k training or go for a bike ride a few days. We are enjoying our new city!

I look forward to hearing how you have been doing.

God Bless,

Connie



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CONNIESUIT
7/2/2011 7:03:43 PM

How was your week? I worked out twice this week, but I plan to get back to more exercise this coming week. We finally closed on our new home yesterday. There is a tennis court about a half block away and my husband and I want to start our 5k training again. I will check in with you about mid week to see how you are doing. Have a great 4th of July!

Connie



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LINDA!
6/28/2011 8:37:26 PM

I hope you have plans to do something fun for the 4th of July weekend!!!

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MGOLLADAY1
6/26/2011 11:50:51 AM

I have had the same problems over the last 6 months. I took a promotion in November last year and I gradually quit working out and a couple months into it I stopped caring so much about what I ate. I'm back up about 15 pounds and boy is it hard to get back on track! Taking baby steps....I'm chugging water and trying to remember to log my food and be honest with myself. The sparkpeople app is really helpful with that, because every time I have to pick my phone up it's right there on my front screen reminding me! Well, hope you have a great week! I'll be seeing you around if I behave myself. emoticon



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LINDA!
6/18/2011 8:12:37 PM

Have a great weekend!!! emoticon



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