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Life is magnificent!

Fall 5% Exercise Commitment
- Wear my Fitbit daily for six days/week
- Walk for 15 minutes daily - outside or in - no excuses
- Do the plank/glutebridges challenge in September - and whatever comes up in Oktober/November
- The 30 Day Shred (every other day)
- Should backpain or anything else leave me immobile: Yoga for the back and/or chairexercises

Diet:
- Vegetables, vegetables, vegetables. Make half my food vegetables.
- Smoothies (I ...
Fall 5% Exercise Commitment
- Wear my Fitbit daily for six days/week
- Walk for 15 minutes daily - outside or in - no excuses
- Do the plank/glutebridges challenge in September - and whatever comes up in Oktober/November
- The 30 Day Shred (every other day)
- Should backpain or anything else leave me immobile: Yoga for the back and/or chairexercises

Diet:
- Vegetables, vegetables, vegetables. Make half my food vegetables.
- Smoothies (I love smoothies!).
- Muesli (unsweetened).
- No alcohol, no sugar.

~ ~ ~ NO EXCUSES!!! ~ ~ ~

Fall 2014 - after a long break - here I am! And life is magnificient!
Starting over on all parts of my life: Housing, job, next goals and of course health. Some changes already run for months - and now health becomes top priority. Thriving, not merely surviving!

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----------Love your Life - Live your Love!----------
Ok, things I read and learned recently seem to point into one direction. Western civilization, as good as it is, leads to a mindset of getting more and more and that immediately.

We live our life and something is missing, so we buy something or eat something and try to fill the emptiness. Oh yes, we can pay with our creditcards, we can have it all - NOW.

But, what happens?
Our homes become cluttered, our bodies heavy and obese.

What do we want? A simple and instant solutiion. NOW.

But this doesn't work. In most cases there is no instant solution or instant gratification.

We have to work towards our goals, enjoy our rewards, go slow, step by step. Only this way we can be proud of ourselves.

Postponed reward, not because we are poor or can't afford it, but out of choice!

Just a question: Do we really need strawberries in January? What need will be fulfilled? What about waiting till it is their time and we can savor their flavor and know, that we waited for it and waited for the perfect and natural time. What a reward, what a joy!

My overall goals:
Be healthy, fit and flexible.
Make my business thrive.
Live in a pleasant environment.
Own what I need and let everything else go.

Yes, it is a time of cleaning, clearing and acting.
Does the sentence "I have to sort through that pile(s) of paper and have to file them away" sound familiar to you? Welcome to the club! This is the next big personal project, to work on that paper! One piece at a time, one pile at a time!

Why I want to loose weight?
It is more about making some lifestyle changes and making healthy choices.
To be able to walk longer distances and enjoy nature.
To have less pain or even become painfree in my back and my knees.
To feel better.
To move easier.
To honor life.
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MARIE-STRONG : Fighting is not the way to live life! Going with the flow is. - "Rivers know this: There is no hurry!" - Winnie Pooh
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Member Since: 10/3/2011

SparkPoints: 13,123

Fitness Minutes: 8,634

My Goals:


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Starting point:
02.02.2012: 256 lb (116.3 kg)
20.09.2014: 241 lb (109.3 kg)
Goals:
242 lb (110kg) - 04.04.2012 - and again Sept. 2014
231 lb (105 kg)
220 lb (100 kg)
209 lb (95 kg)
198 lb (90 kg)
187 lb (85 kg)
176 lb (80 kg)
169 lb (77kg)

Run a 5K
Make healthy choices in every aspect of my life

My Program:
It's time to learn to eat my vegetables ;-)


Personal Information:
I'm 53 and determined to live a love-filled and fun-filled, creative and healthy life!


Other Information:
"When you follow your bliss doors will open where there have been now doors before." Joseph Campbell

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ROSAMARCELLE
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Thank you for the sparkgoodie. You are most welcome. I am starting to feel better now and the worst of my cold is behind me. Hope all is well with you.



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