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Fear is born from our ignorance, from our concepts regarding life, death, being, and nonbeing. If we are able to get rid of all these concepts by touching the reality within ourselves, then nonfear will be there and the greatest relief will become possible.
---Thich Nhat Hanh, True Love

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I maintained ~130 lbs for over two years. Life circumstances (a surfacing schizoaffective disorder, and my subsequently moving back in with the parents) found me having ...
Fear is born from our ignorance, from our concepts regarding life, death, being, and nonbeing. If we are able to get rid of all these concepts by touching the reality within ourselves, then nonfear will be there and the greatest relief will become possible.
---Thich Nhat Hanh, True Love

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I maintained ~130 lbs for over two years. Life circumstances (a surfacing schizoaffective disorder, and my subsequently moving back in with the parents) found me having gained it all back!; so it's back onto spark to tend to business!
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I started making jewelry in 2012: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bracelet-Ch
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Member Since: 5/16/2006

SparkPoints: 50,170

Fitness Minutes: 72,870

My Goals:
+ meditate every day

+ at least a sun salutation

+ walk at least 2 miles/day
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My Program:
+ SWEAT: Burn ~1000 cals/week
walking
hiking
biking
yoga

+ STRENGTH training 3x/week 20 minutes: M,W,F

+ at least am or pm MEDITATION daily

+ make wise lacto-ovo vegetarian choices for my body from ALL FOOD GROUPS; practice moderation, variety, & balance (and GRATITUDE)!

+ drink lemon-WATER, grasshopper....
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Personal Information:
I'm 5'6.5 with a small-medium frame; RECENT MEASUREMENTS:
43.5/35.25/44.75

2007: 195+ lbs; size 16's tight.
(began steadily losing winter '08)

May 2008:
178 lbs
size 14's
waist 37.5" hips 42.5" mom got me a haircut & pedi^^

Sept.2008: 41.5-34-40

October 2008
~163 lbs
size 12's
41.5-33-40
healthy waist-hip ratio; time for yoga pants^^

November 2008:
154lbs
41-32.5-39.25
healthy bmi; begin "source power" yogic arts^^

Winter '09 (1 year since weightloss began):
146 lbs
size 10's
40.5-31-38.25

May 2009:
GWR (133-138)^^
size 6-8's

April 2010:
MWR 128-133
size 4-6
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Feb 2013
205 lbs!!!

178 lbs went by so fast! YAY!

154 lbs

127-133 lbs

Other Information:
~I'm *not* "naturally" flexible--but I'm a yoga teacher.

~I lost 70lbs by gradually making changes I *wanted* to make in my lifestyle (and I'll lose it again the same way).

~I embrace my darkness with my ever new blissful LIGHT.

~I'm proud to be a Yogini-Buddhist-Hindu-Christian-mystery-di
ving-Sponge-for
-Truth (in case there is ever any confusion about that).

~I enjoy beading and jewelry making/repair.

~The surfacing of schizoaffective disorder when I was 30 depressed me into gaining all my weight back--but none of that will stop me.

~I heart kombucha, meditation, hugs, and fire.

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NONIE_C
5/31/2014 12:09:14 AM

Hello emoticon How's it going?
Thanks for the comment on my gratitude. I just wanted to share that, while I am truly grateful for the manifestation of my dreams, and it is indeed exciting, I have to admit that it's also super freakin' terrifying too. I have to work really hard not to mess it up, because fear is so powerful, and mine keeps telling me that I'm not worth it, don't deserve it, and won't be able to pull it off...I guess this is the perfect example of watch what you wish for lol
Still, I'm accepting the fear and moving forward with it.

Sending you some dream manifestation energy too...



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5/30/2014 8:39:04 AM

emoticon I hope you had a great birthday!



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5/29/2014 8:12:47 PM

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GONABFIT
1/2/2014 12:06:45 PM

Happy New Year! Hope this year brings you joy! :-D



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MTRACHEL
10/15/2013 10:52:44 PM

Brought your beautiful bell words to our Sangha tonight. Thanks again! Rachel



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