PRIMALMICHAEL   26,051
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I look like I got into the happy pills, but actually, it's just a good day!





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A life long commitment to my health...

Being healthy is not a short term project, but a life long commitment. It makes no difference whether you are trying to overcome leg cramps or cancer, whether you are trying to lose 5 pounds or 500, whether you are 21 or 81 - the length of the journey is the same - the rest of your life. It's a 'lifetime' thing.

You've got to learn to relax and enjoy the ride.
Being healthy is not a short term project, but a life long commitment. It makes no difference whether you are trying to overcome leg cramps or cancer, whether you are trying to lose 5 pounds or 500, whether you are 21 or 81 - the length of the journey is the same - the rest of your life. It's a 'lifetime' thing.

You've got to learn to relax and enjoy the ride.




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Member Since: 6/22/2008

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Fitness Minutes: 9,310

My Goals:
I healed myself of a handful of health issues including GERD, Intracranial Hypertension, high blood pressure, and a pre-diabetic condition by eating only real, organic, unprocessed food.

My goal is to get as healthy as I can be - and to stay that way.

I'm mastering the unicycle and I'm eventually going to be able to do a pull-up.

My Program:
JERF!

Just Eat Real Food


Real food comes from the Earth, not from a factory.




Personal Information:
In 2003 I was blind and in a wheel chair from Intracranial Hypertension (IH). My neurologist misdiagnosed the problem and I was given about 2 weeks to live.

I'm glad that neurologist was wrong!
It was quite a life lesson though.

My IH is in remission now. I want to be as healthy as possible and keep it that way.

I live in Washington state with two kids, a dog, two cats, and three rats.

I am a life coach and
I play the euphonium in the Port Townsend Summer Band, and sometimes in the Sequim City Band.

Other Information:
Remember:

That weight ticker isn't going to change until you do.

Keep in mind that beating yourself up does not burn calories.

From John Bingham, No Need for Speed:

"Until we exorcise the memories that keep us from succeeding, there's no point in exercising the body. It isn't the added weight on our bodies that keeps us locked in inactivity, its the added weight on our spirits."

From Sean Croxton, The Dark Side of Fat Loss:

"We don't lose fat to get healthy, we have to get healthy to lose fat."

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HIPPICHICK1
11/26/2013 10:55:25 AM

I hope you have a lovely holiday!
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CHICKALILLIE
9/12/2013 2:05:54 PM

I have been away a long time. Its good to see how happy and healthy you are looking . Well done Michael. emoticon



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BLUEROSE73
7/28/2013 11:39:16 AM

Happy Sunday. Hope you're summer is going great. Are you still on track to do all you can today to reach your goals tomorrow? If so, great! If not, what can you change today that will help you feel accomplished? One little thing. Drink more water? Cut out soda? Go for a walk? Small changes add up.
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KLUTZY68
5/1/2013 1:50:04 PM

I came across a comment you made and found it so helpful that I read your Sparkpage. You've posted nothing in five months. I hope you're OK!



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PJC19671
4/28/2013 12:00:23 AM

Where are you? Miss your smile emoticon



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