ROOSTER72   26,757
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Before shot Nov 2010 - approx 71kg (or 156lbs)





Nov 2011 - approx 61kg (approx 135lb) . 10 kg (22lbs) down!



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If it is to be, it is up to me!

Updated 14 February 2013

15 months maintaining - and I have decided to step away from spark people. Whilst SP has taught me so much, I know it is time to get off the computer and start living my real life more fully.
I might check in from time to time - but certainly not every week.
Thanks for all my spark buddies - and everyone in the spark community who helped me get to this point.

Updated 15 October 2012

Intuitive Eating
After tracking ...
Updated 14 February 2013

15 months maintaining - and I have decided to step away from spark people. Whilst SP has taught me so much, I know it is time to get off the computer and start living my real life more fully.
I might check in from time to time - but certainly not every week.
Thanks for all my spark buddies - and everyone in the spark community who helped me get to this point.

Updated 15 October 2012

Intuitive Eating
After tracking fairly religiously for almost 17 months, and maintaining for 11 months (Since Nov 16 2011) I have decided to stop tracking my food.
Tracking helped me learn so much - but I also forgot much. Forgot to trust my body to determine what it needs. Forgot that I know what a healthy diet is. I now know about portions and calories - so I feel well armed to try a freer approach to food.

"eat food, not too much, mostly plants" Michael Pollan
& aim for 1200 exercise minutes per month

From now on, my goal is to shine.
Exercise and healthy eating has improved my energy levels, and the mild depression I suffered has quietened down. So there is nothing to hold me back!

"Be who you are and say what you feel,
because those who mind don't matter,
and those who matter don't mind."
Dr. Seuss
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Member Since: 5/31/2011

SparkPoints: 26,757

Fitness Minutes: 24,072

My Goals:
* To be healthy & happy

*To keep depression away

*To challenge myself to act more confidently

*Exercise 1000+ mins/month

* To maintain my weight (within reason)

My Program:
Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.

Smaller serves
Half the plate is vegetables or fruit

Nurture my body with foods that are good for me

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HM_JACKSON
1/30/2013 9:56:10 AM

You are so sweet taking time to comment on my most recent blog. Yes, I am extremely happy with my food choices at my parents. After I thought about it more I just need to spread the spark to them. That is my goal!



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A*L*P*
1/29/2013 7:39:50 AM

Would you have any interest in taking over the IE team? I just don't have the time to dedicate to it...



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HM_JACKSON
1/22/2013 12:08:14 AM

It means alot that you commented on my blog "Why or Why Do I Sabotage Myself on the Weekends?" I will take all your thoughts and ideas and figure out a way to make this work. So, thank you very much!
I just took a look at your pics and you look like you have had a great spark journey and I look forward to seeing how your journey continues.
Take care!



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DAISYBELL6
1/8/2013 9:51:45 AM

I've come to the same place in my healthy journey as your have and have begun practicing the principles of mindful eating since the beginning of the year. I have stopped tracking and am using the nutrition notes to log what food I eat, when and what my hunger level was before eating and satiety after eating. So far so good!



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IGOSSELS
1/8/2013 12:29:58 AM

Thanks for commenting on my blog. It really helps to remember that it's the little ones, friends and family that make us happy.




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