PIGSDONTSING

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Me with my nephews and niece (this is my before photo...in the after photo, I'm gonna be on top!)




That's me clog dancing. Clogging is one of my favorite things to do...but the weight keeps me down.


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I am learning how my body gets to be the boss all the time and if I don't learn to tell it who is in charge, I will never get this weight off and save my knees, heart and overall health. What my body doesn't seem to realize is how much happier it is going to be when it learns that instant gratification is not best in the long run!

That is my quest, that is why I am joining a public weight loss forum and why I hope to meet others on this journey to grow (and shrink) with!!!

Pigsdontsing is not a reference to a heavy person...What it means to me comes from the quote, "Never try to teach a pig to sing, it will only waste your time and annoy the pig." Meaning, don't run ragged trying to make things what they aren't, accept things and people, including yourself, as they are right now. This doesn't mean we can't strive for better, but the only better we have control of, is to better ourselves.


Member Since: 12/16/2009

Fitness Minutes: 135

My Goals:
I have many goals for becoming a healthy, balanced and spiritual person. In regards to my weight, my overall goal is to lose 100 pounds, celebrating each 5 pound increment with my aerobics class on a chart I have there (I am the biggest person in my class.) 100 pounds might not be enough, but is a better than good start. I have a planned start date of Dec 27th. I will be spiritually preparing myself and planning my goals and strategy over the next couple weeks.


My Program:
I am creating a program for myself now. My biggest challenge is sugar and limited income.



Personal Information:
I'm in Salem, Oregon...I'm looking for a buddy to share this journey with. Online buddies are great as I enjoy writing...but I would also love a buddy right here in Oregon's capital city!!


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I'm a clog dancer, writer and and art student. I have a new lease on life at 31 years old and want to not just think about following my dreams, but actually pursue them!

Pigsdontsing is not a reference to a heavy person...What it means to me comes from the quote, "Never try to teach a pig to sing, it will only waste your time and annoy the pig." Meaning, don't run ragged trying to make things what they aren't, accept things and people, including yourself, as they are right now. This doesn't mean we can't strive for better, but the only better we have control of, is to better ourselves.




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