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Me in May 2013, one year in and 63 pounds gone!


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    I LOVE when I read a comment and it literally makes me laugh out loud. emoticon

    I can picture our "selves" getting lost in the Amazon and getting eaten by a snake because you wished them there. emoticon

    449 days ago
    Thanks for your comments on my blog. I think I feel bad enough about my dad's alcoholism that I don't want to go see a bunch of people emulate that, and then, when they're sloshed enough, to do a tribute to my mom and dad. I think they've gotten the wrong message. Glenn
    462 days ago
    We haven't spent a lot of time in Eastern Kentucky, but what I've seen is truly beautiful! I hope you're having a great week!
    463 days ago
    I just want to thank you very much for your inspiring comment that you made to my message board post!! What a fantastic accomplishment, to completely eliminate the need for weight loss surgery! That makes me feel like I CAN achieve my goals through walking and healthy eating!! It gave me the confidence and motivation that I was needing so badly! Thank you so much for that! emoticon emoticon
    482 days ago
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    Since I live in a suburb of Chicago, I can find pretty much anything I need, and I have choices. When I was in my late 20's, I was able to talk to mental health social workers. The cost was based on a sliding scale, and I paid $7 a session. The social worker were employed by either the state or the county, and the office was a 10 minute drive from home. Of course, the trade off is killer property taxes. Mine are gross.

    I applaud you for taking 2 years to gain 20 pounds. Just recently, I managed to do that in less than 6 months. If I wasn't spending hours and hours in the gym, it frightens me to think how much I would weigh right now. I've been back in control for a total of 4 1/2 days. Being "this" close to 200 pounds scared me to death. Even so, on Monday, I wanted to give up and give into a life of junk food. Thankfully, those thoughts fled pretty quickly. I'm getting too old to be this fat.

    If you can't do everything, try to do a little of something. Get a streak going on something as simple as wall push ups. It helps and keeps you moving in the right direction. Being committed to the gym has been, literally, a life saver. Don't wait until you're almost 67 to make permanent changes in your life. If you did it before, you can do it again.


    537 days ago
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