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The Absurd Extent

"I want life in every word to the extent that it's absurd."
Postal Service

This has been a journey of ups and downs since 2010. Losing 40 lbs, then gaining it back over the past 4 years has really taught me a lot. What it's mostly taught me is that my value and worth does not lie in my weight or size--which has been incredibly freeing!

I'm learning to love myself, like myself, and be kinder to myself. I'm hoping that the next step in this journey leads to long ...
"I want life in every word to the extent that it's absurd."
Postal Service

This has been a journey of ups and downs since 2010. Losing 40 lbs, then gaining it back over the past 4 years has really taught me a lot. What it's mostly taught me is that my value and worth does not lie in my weight or size--which has been incredibly freeing!

I'm learning to love myself, like myself, and be kinder to myself. I'm hoping that the next step in this journey leads to long term successful weight loss and better healthy mentally, physically, and emotionally.
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Member Since: 1/8/2010

SparkPoints: 4,454

Fitness Minutes: 5,578

My Goals:
run a 5k (accomplished)
run a 10k (accomplished)
run a half-marathon
be out of the 200s
be a one digit size
sleep 7 hours a night (accomplished)

Races I want to complete
this year:
Jingle Bell Run 5k-Dec 9th
Some 10k in January :)
Love Em or Leave em 5k-Feb 9th
Hot Chocolate 5k or 15k-March 3rd
Bridge to Brews or Race for the Roses 10k in Portland in April 14/15th
Seattle's Best 15k--May 17th
Rock n' Roll Half--June 22nd

My weight goal for the rest of 2012 is to get under 200 lbs--and preferably, to more than get under 200 lbs and get to 184--which gets me out of the obese category and into the overweight category :)

243 Current Weight
235 (8): 3%
230 (13): 5%
225 (18): 7%
220 (23): 9.5%
215 (28): 11.5%
210 (33): 13.5%
205 (38): 15.6%
200 (43): 17.6%
195 (48): 19.7%
190 (53): 21.8%
185 (58): 23.8%
180 (63): 25.9%
175 (68): 27.9%
170 (73): 30%
165 (7

My Program:
Tracking calories
Exercising--
JM & BLWLY Videos, running, bicycling, walking
Keeping spiritual life in tact
Sleeping at least 7 hours

Other Information:
"Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live"
Dorothy Thompson.

"the aim of life is to live and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware"
henry miller

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PRETTYPITHY
6/2/2014 6:09:01 PM

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4/9/2013 9:17:15 PM

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SAMBIDEXTROUS
11/7/2012 2:15:39 PM

It was *going* to be a Dance Party Day...
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but then I found this:

"Rebellion against your handicaps gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world, making the most of one's best."
~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

Perhaps a bit too long for a tattoo, but one worth remembering!!





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10/27/2012 4:03:35 PM

"Dreaming is wonderful, goal setting is crucial, but action is supreme.
To make something great happen you must get busy and make it happen.
Take that action step today that will put you on your path to achievement."
-Greg Werner
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Just stopping by to wish you a healthy and Spark-o-licious weekend, Sparkfriend! Do your best to stay on track...I know you can do it!
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Pixie



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10/26/2012 11:39:00 AM

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Top 10 Signs You Are Too Old to Be Trick or Treating:

10. You get winded from knocking on the door.
9. You have to have a kid chew the candy for you.
8. You ask for high fiber candy only.
7. When someone drops a candy bar in your bag, you lose your balance and fall over.
6. People say, "Great Keith Richard's mask!" and you're not wearing a mask.
5. When the door opens you yell, "Trick or ..." and can't remember the rest.
4. By the end of the night, you have a bag full of restraining orders.
3. You have to carefully choose a costume that won't dislodge your hairpiece.
2. You're the only Power Ranger in the neighborhood with a walker.
1. You avoid going to houses where your ex-wives/ex-husbands live.

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