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Going All The Way!!!

HI!!! I'm Cindy. I'm so bad about having patience with myself. In turn I end up getting frustrated and disappointed and ultimately giving up. This time I am going to remember at all times (especially the really bad ones) that that doesn't work and do something different. I'm going to persevere-no matter how many bad days in a row I have, no matter what throws me off track for the time being-I will get back on and move in the right direction again. It's time to just do it!!

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HI!!! I'm Cindy. I'm so bad about having patience with myself. In turn I end up getting frustrated and disappointed and ultimately giving up. This time I am going to remember at all times (especially the really bad ones) that that doesn't work and do something different. I'm going to persevere-no matter how many bad days in a row I have, no matter what throws me off track for the time being-I will get back on and move in the right direction again. It's time to just do it!!

Weigh Ins:.
NOVEMBER 2010
11/2/2010 - 238.2
11/8/2010 - 235 (-3.2)
11/15/2010 - 230.6 (-4.4) ~ Met 1st mini goal!
11/22/2010 - 230.6 (+/- 0)
11/29/2010 - 232.4 (+1.8)
Total of -5.8 pounds

DECEMBER 2010
12/6/2010 - 231.2 (-1.2)
12/13/2010 - 226.2 (-5)
12/20/2010 - 227.6 (+1.4)
12/27/2010 - 232 (+4.4)
Total of +0.4

***2011***
JANUARY
1/3/2011 - 232 (+/-0)
1/10/2011 - 228.4 (-3.6)
1/17/2011 - 225.4 (-3)
1/24/2011 - 227.4 (+2)
1/31/2011 - 227.4 (+/-0)
Total of -4.6

FEBRUARY
2/7/2011 - 227.6 (+.2)
2/14/2011 - 226.6 (-1)
2/21/2011 - 227 (+.4)
2/28/2011 - 225.2 (-1.8)
Total of -2.2

3/7/2011 - 224.6 (-0.6)
3/14/2011 - 220.4 (-4.2)
3/21/2011 - 220 (-0.4)
3/28/2011 - 218.4 (-1.6)
Total of -6.8

4/4/2011 - 218.2 (-0.2)
4/11/2011 - 219 (+0.8)

8/5-2012 - 257.6

Starting again!! :-)



I started losing weight again in February of 2009 and started back on SP in March. I joined some teams and got involved in some challenges and have lost 58 more for a total of 70 pounds so far. I love the way I feel and I like the way I look (well, in comparison to how I used to look!) ~ I still have a very long way to go. I started this journey hundreds of times since I was a young teenager and have never been what I would consider successful. Being here on SP and making new friends has made this journey not only do-able, but enjoyable!!
I have (had?) PCOS/insulin resistance/pre-diabetes, HAD borderline high blood pressure~although that is starting to get under control, borderline cholesterol readings~also starting to get under control and really I'm probably glad I don't know the myriad of other things plaguing my body.
I have changed the name of my page ( on 10-18-2009) from DOIN' IT THIS TIME!! to GOING ALL THE WAY!!! because I no longer want the reminder of the past failures standing in the way of my future success!!
One of my new favorite quotes ~
"To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail."
- Dorothea Brande
"The difference between try and triumph is a little umph!"
289 - Highest (known) weight!
270 - RE-START (3-2-2009)
GOALS:
256 - DONE! (4-8-2009)
243 - DONE!! (9-12-2009)
231 - DONE! (11-15-2010) (Originally 11-18-2009)
219 - DONE!! (3-15-2011)
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Member Since: 5/16/2006

SparkPoints: 29,493

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My Goals:
Lose a substantial amount of weight and live a much longer, healthier, more fulfilling life than I will if I remain in the condition I am in right now!!!

Wear clothes I have never been able to wear, and have my husband be proud that I am his wife (and my kids be proud that I am their mother as well).

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**Revised 9-30-09** OK, enough beginning! I am eating within my calorie range and working out at least 5 times a week (at least that's the plan).

Original Post - 2006 -
Just beginning again!!! I am trying to learn many things. One of them being the patience that I need to lose a LOT of weight. That has been really hard for me and made it really easy for me to give up each time. So small changes for now. Drinking enough water, cutting out the soda, tracking what I eat and drink, and reading success stories of others - trying to stay motivated.

Personal Information:
I am 5' 6.5" tall
I have 2 inside dogs, lots of cats - both inside and out, 4 goats, 1 horse, 3 bunnies and a few chickens.
I homeschool my 3 kids and we love it - most times :-)

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I love to cook/bake, sing, garden, can, knit, read, ride horses, work outside on our farm and care for our animals...and the obvious-eat-although now I don't eat sugared-to-death foods and a minimal amount of processed foods and I snack on freggies and oh, what a difference it makes!!!

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JUDITH316
7/19/2014 8:38:36 AM

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Dropping by to say hi and wish you a blessed and happy Saturday & Weekend ahead. Sorry for MIA the past several days from your blogs but wanted to say thanks for your kind comments and support on my blogs and your valued prayers especially since I have been battling a severe infection in my body. I am happy to say Iím feeling better today. As always I am supporting you & cheering you on your journey. emoticon emoticon emoticon




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7/6/2014 3:40:56 AM

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Dropping by to say hi and wish you a blessed Sunday ahead, hope you had a great Saturday...Keep up the great work...I cheer you on!

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6/18/2014 4:31:32 PM

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6/14/2014 12:37:34 AM

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Dropping by to say hi and let you know you are being thought of today, I appreciate your ongoing friendship and support on my blogs!

I Said A Prayer For You Today

I said a prayer for you today and know God must have heard.
I felt the answer in my heart although He spoke no word.
I didn't ask for wealth or fame, I knew you wouldn't mind.
I asked Him to send treasurers of a far more lasting kind.
I asked that He'd be near you at the start of each new day.
To grant you health and blessings and friends to share your way.
I asked for happiness for you in all things great and small.
But it was for His loving care I prayed the most of all.

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6/9/2014 7:01:43 AM

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emoticon so much for all your support on my blogs and your kind comments you have left, as always, much appreciated. Also wishing you a successful week ahead, let's keep sparking & pushing on together!

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