Me & Paulie. One of these years, he'll be Dr. Paulie.
MICKEYMAX is a SparkPeople Motivator!
Going down 10 pounds at a time!
Reinventing myself requires a fresh perspective, the ability to overcome obstacles and dogged determination.
I am building up all of these things in myself.
I am dedicating myself to being the healthy, vibrant, caring, compassionate, amazing woman that I am and that I was meant to be.
I am exactly the person I choose to be.
Changing myself is absolutely up to me.
NO matter what curveballs life throws at me, I am worth every single effort to take care of myself. I am a keeper.
SPARKPEOPLE is a gift I give myself! The energy and inspiration abounds and overflows!
I AM D-O-N-E being the fat girl! I am done seeing myself this way also! WOO HOO!
To remember I am a great person.
To believe in myself.
To not panic when I sit in a chair, worrying that it is not going to hold me.
To stop holding myself back from social situations.
To wear a dress (and feel comfortable in it)
GET DOWN TO A SIZE I am happy to wear
BE CONFIDENT 100% of the time --- NOT JUST PERIODICALLY...
To be agile and limber
To FEEL GOOD!
To look hot. :)
Low fat, low sugar lifestyle! Building stamina to become more able to work out again!
Focusing on losing 10 lbs at a time.
Very happily married to Rick. We are two peas in our pod.
Jersey girl roots, live in PA - just outside of Philly.
I laugh a lot and I enjoy life and people!
Things I Love
Reading books and blogs, flea mkts, yard sales, beads, friends, asking lots of questions, recycling old jewelry into new things, craft blogs, writing, making new friends from random strangers, laughing.
Secrets of Success
| Pounds lost: 46.8
As I was visiting working my spark challenges, I read so many comments concerning regaining the weight after reaching goal weight.
This concerns me, my friends, as I too have regained some weight. Even though I hadn't reached my goal weight. I had slipped into depression and had stopped exercising. I do know the reason behind my weight gain.
I would like to point out that this is not a diet, it is a way of life. It is not something you do to fit into that special dress or to look good for your daughter's up coming wedding or your reunion. This has to be a new learned way of eating healthy for the rest of your life and exercising regularly. I cannot stress it enough that this must become a life style for you it YOU WANT to remain at your healthy goal weight.
Once you get to your goal weight, you may want to discuss with your doctor on how best to increase your calories for weight maintenance. Yes, I said increase your calories. You will slowly increase your calories just a little, in order to maintain that new you. But you must continue to exercise in order not to regain weight.
Again, I cannot stress this enough that you need to talk to your doctor or even a dietician. Losing weight and exercising is a great way to get in shape, but there is so much more to maintain that new found health.
I want all of you to be Happy Healthy and Fit.....read, research and talk to fitness experts, doctors and dieticians.
83 days ago
Hi Mar.. good to hear from you. I'm glad you are still at it :) I think about you a lot. I'm back being more active also. Maybe 2 or 3 weeks now. We can do this. Keep in touch.
92 days ago
Hoping your Thursday will be as nice as you are. Which is very nice indeed! Hugs to you. ðŸ˜ƒ
97 days ago
Here is a New Daily Mantra!! Post it Where you Can see it....
Pound by pound, inch by inch, choice by choice We will become healthy and fit!
We struggle, but we grow. We fall, We will get up. Even amid adversity, We keep moving towards our goal weight.
Today our portion size is shrinking and so is our waistlines.
Today we are beautiful, We are fit, We are healthy; and more so every day!
Today We are making the right choices and the right changes to have the body We want!
Thanks for stopping by!!
108 days ago
Just wanted to come by and say HI!
111 days ago