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I have been obese for 20 years. 38 years old now. Recently made some changes and am currently 162. thinner than I have ever been. Finding it hard to keep going in the face of tremendous stress and lack of belief in myself. I have no friends or support so am reaching out online for help and advice and to help others as i am doing something right to get this far. I recently completed two 5ks one being a filthy obstacle course. I have never been athletic, so am trying to see myself differently. I ...
I have been obese for 20 years. 38 years old now. Recently made some changes and am currently 162. thinner than I have ever been. Finding it hard to keep going in the face of tremendous stress and lack of belief in myself. I have no friends or support so am reaching out online for help and advice and to help others as i am doing something right to get this far. I recently completed two 5ks one being a filthy obstacle course. I have never been athletic, so am trying to see myself differently. I have some kind of dismorphic body image. I do not see a difference in my body when I look in the mirror but logically know I've had to buy smaller clothes so it must be true. I do yoga 5 times a week and am considering becoming an instructor.


*** finding great friends here. Bouncing up and down those darn 4 pounds....thanks all for support. Been back on track and down more than those 4 pounds since coming here.

Living in an attitude of gratitude

***got the scale moving again, down to 157. Realizing how close I am getting to goal. Blogging helps. Just popping out whatever is on my mind.
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Member Since: 9/20/2012

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My Goals:
To be a normal body weight for my height.

To become a yoga instructor

To compete in a race longer than 5k

To feel good about myself

My Program:
1200 calories a day recorded on ipad.

yoga 5 days a week

20 min cardio 5 days a week

doing occasional 5k races

Added some cardio dance

Personal Information:
I am single and not having much luck in the dating arena. thought losing weight would help that but I have had no more dates at a size 8 than I did a size 20. I am dealing with extreme stress at the moment and looking for a sense of community.

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One moment at a time

I'm have been vegetarian 26 years and vegan 10...except I do eat my eggs from my own chickens. I know it makes me not vegan but its what people understand. Sustainability and ethically I am ok with my own eggs. I a am educational interpreter for the deaf. I love what I do.

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R-U-JELLEN
12/3/2012 9:59:00 AM

Thanks for the encouragement!
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JENIYE707
12/2/2012 10:28:36 PM

Thank you for the comment on my blog.



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ANDY_54
12/2/2012 7:54:23 PM

I think you commented on my blog this morning, at least I got an e-mail about it...but it seems to have disappeared. I double posted the blog entry, so this was my fault. Didn't want you to think I was ignoring you! Take care, hope you had a good Sunday. emoticon



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CRAFTINWIFE
12/2/2012 6:47:16 PM

emoticon for the blog comment!



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LIS193
12/2/2012 1:39:49 PM

Thank you for commenting on my blog. Keep at it and those summer clothes will be too big next year!
Have a great Sunday!



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