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And this time I mean it!

Well, I still mean it. Two years later, I have regained the weight lost, went back to the old food ways-eating emotionally, whatever suits my mood. Joints aching, belly bloated once again. The new revalation, 8 weeks of gluten-free, sugar free eating and I am down two pant sizes. The hard part of course is maintaining that eating plan. Christmas is behind us now, the sweets are done, damages were minimal, but it's been confirmed. Sugar increases the aches in my joints as well as setting ...
Well, I still mean it. Two years later, I have regained the weight lost, went back to the old food ways-eating emotionally, whatever suits my mood. Joints aching, belly bloated once again. The new revalation, 8 weeks of gluten-free, sugar free eating and I am down two pant sizes. The hard part of course is maintaining that eating plan. Christmas is behind us now, the sweets are done, damages were minimal, but it's been confirmed. Sugar increases the aches in my joints as well as setting me off on eating more of it. The gluten thing just causes me physical pain, eating it bloats me up, creates gastric distress and overall, just really isn't it worth it. So I'm off on doing my journey differently, as much as I possibly can. I'm learning new ways to make food tasty without added sugars and wheat, give myself treats and support this way of eating, not focusing on the weight, but on how food makes my body feel. It's a learning process...
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Member Since: 1/25/2010

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My Goals:
To lose 23 lbs and truly change my behavior with food for good. To exercise daily. This is a lifetime goal, still a good one, but one I am realizing won't go away. To find something joyful in my life every single day.

My Program:
No more computer solitaire. It's like drinking to get numb for me. Track everything I eat. Make my diet whole foods, get my sugar from fruit and not from the box. Walk every day.
No matter what.

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I live in Hollister, a small town in a beautiful valley in Central California. I am an empty nester, my 82 year old mother with dementia lives 3 blocks from me in a nursing home and my adult daughter is a pre-school teacher at a local child development center. My husband and I are rediscovering each other. I am still job/work hunting after a lay-off 11 1/2 mos ago.

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I want you to be happy,
to laugh, smile and rejoice in order that others may be made happy by you.
'Abdu'l-Baha

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ANDI571
4/1/2014 3:27:19 PM

emoticon Just trying to check in. Terry has Andi outside, so I thought I would check and see how you are doing. A new challenge starts today. Hope you will join us. I didn't have a good month last month, but I didn't quit. Hopefully this month will be better. emoticon



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2/8/2014 10:33:26 AM

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Showers here in the land of sunshine today...sending some your way!

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BUGGYS
2/6/2014 10:46:50 AM

I have several friends who live in California and they are screaming for rain. It looks like such a devastating situation there with all the reservoirs drying up and lack of rain for all the crops. I am always afraid of fires and one friend just escaped the fire in LA. I pray for rain...ALOT of rain for you out there!!! emoticon



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ANDI571
12/24/2013 7:28:38 PM

Have a wonderful trip away. Relax and make wonderful memories. I am ready for a new challenge and get back doing what needs to be done. I am tired of being tired all the time. I know it is the diet I have been on lately. All junk!

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THATGIRL07
12/9/2013 9:45:06 AM

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Just popping by to see how you're doing on The Challenge? Sadly I have found it very very challenging this past week :( But I am a pro at Day Ones so here we go again. Nevah evah give up! Great week ahead to you!



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