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Welcome!

I am on the road to health - with fits and starts along the way. My highest weight was 288 and I started Sparkpeople seriously at 280 in April, 2013, determined to lose at least 100 pounds. I've lost 30, gained some back, but I'm on the road.

I'm losing 'from the inside out" -- getting healthy in body, mind, and spirit, with the love and encouragement from so many Sparkfriends in this wonderful community. This, I know, is what I need for long term stable ...
Welcome!

I am on the road to health - with fits and starts along the way. My highest weight was 288 and I started Sparkpeople seriously at 280 in April, 2013, determined to lose at least 100 pounds. I've lost 30, gained some back, but I'm on the road.

I'm losing 'from the inside out" -- getting healthy in body, mind, and spirit, with the love and encouragement from so many Sparkfriends in this wonderful community. This, I know, is what I need for long term stable weight loss.

I've been though major life changes here, and I keep learning to love myself, treat myself well, and thus eat better and move my body.

My nutrition is mostly whole foods, plant based. Some fish when dining out.


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Member Since: 10/23/2009

SparkPoints: 28,487

Fitness Minutes: 8,452

My Goals:
Daily:
Drink 10 glasses of water.
Morning Prayer
Enjoy Eating



Grand Goal: Weigh 150 and be active, healthy, and and to live well in my body.




My Program:
I am 95% Whole Foods Plant Based since April 2014.



Personal Information:
I'm from northwest Illinois and have two adult sons. Chris and Jack, my hounds, share my home. Working full time, in a job that allows me to be flexible and creative.

Other Information:
My new priority is to take care of myself like I have not yet done in my life.


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MONTANAWALKER
2/27/2015 9:56:51 PM

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The subtle secret
to possessing all you want:
blessing all you have.

Haiku. Haiku very much. Haiku. emoticon

Have a great weekend and push to finish out February strong! emoticon




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MONTANAWALKER
2/26/2015 10:53:21 PM

Treating "any old job" as if it were your dream job is the fastest way to spark the kind of life changes that will yield your dream job.

Same for any old house, friend, day, life, or pair of shoes. emoticon



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MONTANAWALKER
2/25/2015 12:22:33 AM

emoticon "Life is like a camera...
FOCUS on what's important, CAPTURE the good times, emoticon DEVELOP from the negatives, and if things don't work out, TAKE ANOTHER SHOT."
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Just keep filming!!
Hope you are having a great week!



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CHERYL_ANNE
2/15/2015 7:43:13 PM

Thanks for stopping by Mindfulness: Feel The Feeling But Don't Become The Emotion and leaving a comment!
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MONTANAWALKER
2/12/2015 4:23:05 PM

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Happy Valentine's Day!

On Valentine's Day we think of those
Who make our lives worthwhile,
Those gracious, friendly people who
We think of with a smile.

I am fortunate to know you,
That's why I want to say,
To a rare and special person:
Happy Valentine's Day!
xxxo
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