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2011 was a year filled with far too many physical and emotional challenges. I spent more than half of the year recovering from foot surgeries, which meant I was immobile more than I was mobile. Years ago that would have broken me - now, I accept it for the challenge it truly is. You don't discover what you're truly made of by tackling the feast-beast and overcoming the battle of the scale and achieving physical fitness once. To truly learn what drives you once (or in my case several times) you ...
2011 was a year filled with far too many physical and emotional challenges. I spent more than half of the year recovering from foot surgeries, which meant I was immobile more than I was mobile. Years ago that would have broken me - now, I accept it for the challenge it truly is. You don't discover what you're truly made of by tackling the feast-beast and overcoming the battle of the scale and achieving physical fitness once. To truly learn what drives you once (or in my case several times) you have to rise again like a phoenix from the ashes to achieve the goal again. That's the point at a which you know with every fiber of your being that you want to be healthy and whole whatever the cost.

So, I'm back - to prove to myself that this is real and this is what is necessary for my best physical self. I worked out this morning for the first time post-op and though my foot is sore - this is the worst it will be on this leg of the journey.
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Member Since: 3/30/2006

SparkPoints: 76,474

Fitness Minutes: 59,562

My Goals:
1) Glorifying Father God in everything I do in and through this physical temple I have on loan from Him while I'm on this earth...

2) Getting stronger and healthier as each year passes...

3) Steering clear of old patterns and habits of compulsive eating, dieting, and exercising...

4) Encouraging and empowering others on this wellness journey one day at a time...

My Program:
All things in moderation...since I'm just 3 months post-op and my left foot controls everything. I'm starting 2012 with the January SP Jumpstart Challenge and just 2 12 minute exercise sessions each day. I'm eating a clean vegetarian diet with lots of soups and plenty of fresh fruits and veggies.

Personal Information:
My name is Anita, and I'm from Columbus, Ohio. Over the past decade, I have maintained a 100+ pound weight reduction, earned both a Master's and Bachelor's degree and managed to continue aging gracefully. I am honestly excited about what my 40's will bring into my life.

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I love to read, particularly anything related to spirituality, health, fitness, and nutrition.

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TRAVELNISTA
6/25/2012 10:29:42 PM

emoticon to the Green Smoothie Lovers Team!
Drinking green smoothies is the quickest, easiest way to obtain incredible health results. Simply by adding one Green Smoothie to your diet every day will start to bring about amazing positive change in the body. When the body gets the foods it needs, it can heal itself. Green Smoothies are fast and extremely easy to make. No matter what your schedule is, you can manage making a Green Smoothie. From start to finish, it takes less than 5 to 10 minutes depending on the smoothie you make, and that includes cleaning up!



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WILD4STARS
6/16/2012 11:19:27 AM

Thanks for the gold star! One can never have too many stars. Hope you're doing well. I've been really busy, not much time for Sparking. When you're a Realtor busy is a VERY good thing !



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DIVEGODDESS
6/13/2012 10:12:35 AM

Yes, isn't it amazing how much we hold in our colons for years? Think of how much disease that causes!! I guess in Middle America not many people would do this, lol. Not many people in Guam have experienced it either, we don't have any therapists that do it. I had to go to Bali. A lot of Europeans are into doing it, especially in places like Thailand and Bali. They have retreat packages for colonics, detox, treatments, etc and much much cheaper than Spas in the US and Europe. It's easier to do it at a Spa setting of course when juices are brought to you!



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SHRINK_U
6/10/2012 12:39:49 PM

Super congrats on your weight loss!! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. I am sorry that you had to go on the paxil roller coaster, too. I hope you don't mind if I add you as a spark friend!



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LINDAMARIEZ1
6/8/2012 10:12:46 AM

My walking stix didn't really have a brand! I got them at a campground store! They are carved out of wood! emoticon



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