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August 2008; weight 143, size 8. Wearing a sari for my best friend's wedding....

December 2008; approximately 145lbs, size 8. Wedding of a friend (bride is center)


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I've been away from Spark for about 2 1/2 years. I log in every once in a while when I see an article on Facebook that I want to read.

Things are going fine in my journey - I'm a totally different person than when I left.

My focus has been on healing my relationship with food, and I am happy to say that I have made HUGE healthy progress on this.

I stopped going to the gym, too - didn't stop exercising, but stopped going to the gym. I don't really miss it too much, either.

Focus now is mainly on being healthy and happy, and giving up the temptation to be compulsive about my weight.

I'm never going to have a six pack or a flat tummy, and I am perfectly okay with that. I no longer have the time, energy, or willingness to worry about it, obsess about it, or make it my unofficial job to attain it.

I'm happy, I'm working out my purpose in life - of which having a healthy body is only one part.

I may not be on here every day or even every week like I used to be back in the day, but checking in to help others and constantly reaffirm my health and happiness in positive ways is something I can commit to.

Happy healthing.

Member Since: 1/22/2009

Fitness Minutes: 47,647

My Goals:
to be strong, healthy, and happy.

My Program:
Circuit-style bodyweight training and jogging, being active with dogs in my volunteer work, and eating a healthy diet of whole and unprocessed foods.

Personal Information:
I'm Rachel, from Texas - D/FW metroplex

Other Information:
seriously into essential oils and natural, holistic remedies for health and longevity. I like to read, to discover new cultures and learn new things, love to play volleyball and do my volunteer work

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    Just stopping by to say hi!!! emoticon
    2016 days ago
    "Just gotta shrug 'me off and dpi it anyway" is probably the best advice ever. :)
    2029 days ago
    I'm glad you got a kick out of my status this morning. We moved from a little place with little storage to a larger place with more storage - but somehow there's still so much stuff that just doesn't fit! I've been dreaming about buying more shelves for so long... it is pretty funny actually :P
    2036 days ago
    Thank you for the comment on my blog!

    I think I've lost sight on this weightloss journey and forgotten that like bills/job/grown up dudties, health and fitness are a responsibility. It's my responsibiliy to keep my body healthy and fit because it is important. I think deep down I know its a my job, but I have not made it important.

    Thank you for reminding me.

    2058 days ago
    Have a wonderful weekend!!! emoticon emoticon
    2064 days ago
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