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Anyone who says that you can simply diet and then go back to your old way of life...is either a liar or they have never truly struggled with a weight problem. I am proof of that. I started my journey here at sparkpeople back in november of 2007. I was 314 lbs. I dropped all the way down to 214 lbs. Then, well, I gave up. I began emotional eating again, and it didn't take long before I completely quit all the good lifestyle changes.

What happened then, you may ask? I gained ...
Anyone who says that you can simply diet and then go back to your old way of life...is either a liar or they have never truly struggled with a weight problem. I am proof of that. I started my journey here at sparkpeople back in november of 2007. I was 314 lbs. I dropped all the way down to 214 lbs. Then, well, I gave up. I began emotional eating again, and it didn't take long before I completely quit all the good lifestyle changes.

What happened then, you may ask? I gained everything back and then some. My weight ballooned up to 354 lbs. Now I have gone back to the beginning and then some. You see, old habits have to remain old habits. You must replace the old with new...and not return to the old. I have a long road ahead of me. But I did it before...now it's time to do it again.

"Think about where you have fallen from and then turn back and do as you did at first…” (Revelation 2:4-5)

Courage is not defined by those who fought and did not fall, but by those who fought, fell, and rose again.

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Member Since: 7/9/2007

SparkPoints: 16,434

Fitness Minutes: 14,166

My Goals:
To Be Healthy and Live My Life to Glorify My Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

To Be the Best Wife to My Husband.

To Be a Good Example to My Children.

To Jog For 10 Straight Minutes.

My Program:
Basically what I am doing now is: tracking my nutrition on the food tracker, exercising, drinking water and trying to make healthier choices.

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RICHILA
11/19/2011 11:48:20 PM

emoticon Hey Fellow Belle emoticon
How is the challenge going for you? I am enjoying it, but getting three veggies a day is hard for me. I need to make vegetable soup or something. I wish hummus counted as a veggie.
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Maybe today was just weird food day for Belles.The only thing that tasted really good today to me was lavash chips(Armenian bread) and hummus. I choked down a salad so I wouldn't break my veggie streak. I stayed in my range also, but I dread my nutritional feedback report. emoticon



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GALACTICSPARKLE
11/17/2011 10:01:52 PM

Hey SIS! I am Heather (GalacticSparkle) from your team, Santa's Sleigh Belles! I wanted to stop by and ask how your liking this weeks challenges?!

I read your post today in our support thread, and I am gonna check out Kendell Hogan. I just discovered Fit TV, about a month ago, and I really like it so I'm excited! Sore is GOOD!

You Got This! Let's Go Sleigh Belles!! emoticon

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LUVMYCRAZYKIDS
11/15/2011 9:20:17 PM

Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out."




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LUVMYCRAZYKIDS
11/11/2011 11:58:23 AM

Congratulations on jumping back on the wagon...I fear EVERY DAY that the same thing will happen to me. I start to lose steam and I don't want to let that happen. I think it is extremely easy to return to old habits. I have been on a roller coaster since I was a kid. My lowest weight was 125lbs at 16 yrs old. I stayed around that weight for a few years and began putting it all back on and then some once I started college. Over these years I have managed to eat myself to my highest weight of 325lbs (I'm only 5'4")...I am down ALMOST 30 since July, but right now I am struggling a little.

I admire your bravery to start again!

Best wishes to you on this journey!

Dawn



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11/9/2011 6:05:24 PM

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