This time, I want to lose the weight for good. Last year I lost 63 pounds, but regained more than 50. At the moment, I feel discouraged and afraid! But I tell myself fear is good--it can help me get serious. I also want to do better by my children. When I eat well and exercise, they do too. And when I don't, they inevitably follow suit. So I'm not only gambling with my health--I'm gambling with theirs, which is unacceptable.
To lose 83 pounds, to run a full marathon, and to participate in a beginner's triathlon.
I'm using SparkPeople, I'm weight training twice a week, I'm taking various exercise classes at the Y, I'm swimming, I'm running, and I'm walking. (I love to exercise!)
“You are not a victim. No matter what you have been through, you're still here. You may have been challenged, hurt, betrayed, beaten, and discouraged, but nothing has defeated you. You are still here! You have been delayed but not denied. You are not a victim, you are a victor. You have a history of victory.”
¯ Steve Maraboli
Secrets of Success
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| current weight: 223.0
Thanks for stopping by my blog "Just a few thoughts..." and for your kind words. With my Spark friends like you. all around me I know I will continue to get any support I need. Hope you are having a good day and let's stay healthy together....
1716 days ago
Thanks for the support on my blog!
1722 days ago
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Thanks for the reminder of: " If I tell myself no or start thinking "This is my last chance to eat this food EVER," I will eat like there's no tomorrow."
SO, SO true for me also!!
and: Just remember-- your mom will surely make lasagna again."
YES! You are right!
Thanks so much for your kind words and support on my page. I'll keep your advice in mind, I will enjoy myself and let you know how I do.
May I add you as a friend?
1728 days ago
Thanks for stopping by my blog "what size plate...". Some people haven't heard about this little "trick", but I agree it is very helpful while taking this journey to a healthier lifestyle. Have a great Sunday and let's make healthy choices together this week.
1733 days ago
Thanks Cindy for the friend add....I am doing the same so we can work this journey together. Have a wonderful day.
1737 days ago