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I am a married 42 years young, Part time working Mom of A girl and a boy, Girl in High school, Boy in middle school.I have been struggling with my weight since my son was born 13 years ago. I want to not only lose weight, but have a positive healthy outlook /Mindset about my body, and in my life.And of course look as great as I Did in my early twenties ,but that would be just a bonus!
Like to share some quotes here that I find relevant to my purpose here, and in ...
I am a married 42 years young, Part time working Mom of A girl and a boy, Girl in High school, Boy in middle school.I have been struggling with my weight since my son was born 13 years ago. I want to not only lose weight, but have a positive healthy outlook /Mindset about my body, and in my life.And of course look as great as I Did in my early twenties ,but that would be just a bonus!
Like to share some quotes here that I find relevant to my purpose here, and in my life in general;
Hope they speak to you as they did me.
You can not find your soul with your mind,
You must find it with your heart,
You must know what you're feeling,
If you don't know what you're feeling,
You will create Unconsciously,
If you are unconscious of an aspect of yourself,
If it operates outside your field of awareness,
That aspect has power over you...

-Gary Zukav

This(above) was shared on the Adults with ADD/ ADHD TEAM.
by I-AM - DEBY.Thanks Deby!

Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another,
Forming new wishes and seeing them Gratified,

- Samuel Johnson

This one I found on my daily inspirations from Belief.net:
Ride on! Rough Shod if need be,
Smooth shod if that will do,
But ride on!and win over ALL obstacles,And win the race!

-Charles Dickens

"You have to believe it to achieve it!"

"When you have a great and difficult task, perhaps something almost Impossible, if you only work a little at a time ,every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself".
- Isak Dinesen


"If we don't change , we don't grow, If we don't grow, we really aren't living.Growth demands a temporary surrender of Security". - Gail Sheehy

What is harder than rock, or softer than water?Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. PERSEVERE! - Ovid
Life is not knowing,Having to change, Taking the moment and making the best of it,without Knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity! - Gilda Radner



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Member Since: 12/21/2006

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My Goals:
Revised goal:I would like to get to about 160.(about 20lbs to go (Gained back about 10lb. over last year and a 1/2 ). but also in the same respect, gain a clearer mind and and brighter spirit, so the results will be permanent, and pass it on to my family and we WILL be the healthiest/ happiest we can be!

My Program:
1) Eat more fruits and veggies 2)Eat less sweets/processed foods. (3). Exercise most days of the week (still hard)4) Find better ways to deal with stress than eat or yell.. Learning to write and TALK IT OUT! get myself and my home more organized!(7) learn to be more patient, with myself and others.(these 3 still work in progress)8) Want to go back to school, and finish degree in sciences.Work as medical assistant, or even nutritionist!Don't have timeline but it WILL be done!9) Want to be about 155lbs. which I HAVEN'T seen since mid-twenties (after first child)

Personal Information:
I am Tamara B. I live in Berkshire County , MA.I have a daughter and a son, in that order, and Husband.(so REALLY I have 3 kids ) :)Hee Hee ! Been married since 1996.

Other Information:
I enjoy spending time with my kids, playing with them, AND they keep me BUSY! I also enjoy keeping up on health and fitness issues , concerning my family and myself.I also like to journal, and write stories or poems.Am looking to try new and different ways to prepare my favorite foods healthier, and so my kids will eat them, too.And I am always looking for new and diferent ways to exercise, because, I need to mix it up to keep things INTERSESTING,and keep my body guessing!

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FERRETLOVER1
9/6/2014 7:43:58 AM

Keep up the great work and you will definitely achieve your end of month goal!

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8/18/2014 8:30:06 AM

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RAYLINSTEPHENS
8/1/2014 9:36:48 AM

Thank YOU!

In my journey I have learned and accepted that I can only live ONE day at a time.

Some days I go nutzo and that is ok too. Slow progress is still progress!

YOU are doing great! I started higher than you and was only hoping to reach your current weight - but then I just kept on going!

Huggers,
linda



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KABOOPER
8/1/2014 8:41:03 AM

I love spegetti squash!! I just bought one of those peeler thingys that turns zuccini into noodles. I sauted them with garlic and a can of crushed tomatoes. it was awesome.

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Have a FANTASTIC WEEK!!



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PATRICIA-CR
7/31/2014 9:55:04 AM

Tamara, thank you for adding me as your SP friend.

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