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My special pet, Bud, passed away 10-16-2014.


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Hello from One-derland! I'm Alice and it has been so long since I was in One-derland that I was beginning to believe that I'd never make it back. However with perseverance and help from my Spark friends, I found myself back down the rabbit hole once again.
I've spent years chasing after the white rabbit. You know, always trying to fit in to a smaller package. I've looked for the magic cake that would make me smaller with just one bite. I kept hearing the tyrant diet queen shout, "Off with the pounds!" Life was a mad tea party where I'd get nothing accomplished...and never truly get a satisfying cup of tea!
Then I found Spark and things began to change. What a great tool it has been! I've made small changes and they've produced big changes. Slow and steady changes!
I'm content with my progress because I've taken some sound advice from my Spark Friends (and the occasional caterpillar). I've asked myself some hard questions. "Who are you?" "Where do you want to be?" "Are you willing to do what it takes to be a beautiful butterfly?"
Absolutely! It's good to be back in One-derland. I still have work to do but won't it he fun? Now, where did I put that flamingo?

Member Since: 7/26/2010

Fitness Minutes: 23,436

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Once again, I'm working on loosing another 10% of my weight. This goal works for me. Why mess with a good thing?

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I found that my weight loss efforts have been a journey that is "my own invention". Which makes me Queen Alice...queen of my own life and expectations which have become more forgiving these past few years. Moderation and acceptance are the corner stones of my program.

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Dreams become reality one choice at at time.

And these quotes keep me focused:

Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful-Annette Funicello

She believed she could, so she did-Suzanne Berry

You're never too old to do goofy stuff-Ward Cleaver

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    Thanks for adding me as a friend. We can cheer each other on!! emoticon
    When the animals pick you, that makes it so special. emoticon
    36 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/15/2016 5:48:31 PM
    Thank you for reading my blog and your supportive comment. It is going to be a great year! I am adding you as a friend.
    45 days ago
  • v SHE_DID
    Added you as a Spark friend! I appreciate you posting on my blog!
    49 days ago
  • v _BABE_
    emoticon its a good reminder to know one is worth the effort! Enjoy the long weekend!
    49 days ago
    Thanks for the apple. I wish I actually could eat it cuz I'm hungry for fruit and apples in particular, but none are in my fridge right now, so have to wait until some of the water for the edges of Hermine drain away. Think we're done with the storm, but it's never gone until it's gone. Sky has to clear first.

    Keep going and Never Every Give up. You can fall down, but you can't just lay there and let the snails run over you. You have to get back up, dust yourself off, and start all over again.
    The Goads made a song about that fact. If you ever get a chance, try to listen to there song. It's very inspiring or motivational.

    Have a great one.
    50 days ago
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