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Ready to FINALLY start on my Journey to becoming a Healthy NEW me!!

Monday, January 02, 2012

It's a new year! I often wonder why people wait till the beginning of a year to start making changes?? I guess it's a good place to start eh? I have been wanting to make changes for a long time, especially in the area of losing weight. I signed up back in Sept but really haven't done much with this site as of yet. My poor lame excuse-- I am too busy! While, it's true I got quite busy with my job and all......it's really a poor excuse to not do the things I really want to do.

Someone really close to me once said to me when I made the reply of I just don't have time: You do have time. You have to make the time to do what it is you really want to do. So HOW bad do I want this?

My doctor told me this summer, he will do his best in helping me in losing weight, by encouraging me and giving me advice, and helping me medically, but that when it came right down to it, it was up to me to lose that weight. I had to decide how I wanted to do it, and when.

So after, months of contemplating, and thinking about it..........I am done thinking. I am ready to do! My goal: To lose 70 lbs. I would love to lose about 50 lbs by July as that is when I see my Doctor again.

My mom found me a treadmill for very cheap, so with winter months coming up-- there is really no excuse not to get my walks in. Lately the weather has been gorgeous-- so good times to go walking-- if it isn't dark when I leave work.

I am ready! So here is to the beginning of my journey to becoming healthy!

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

SURREAL283 1/3/2012 3:03PM

    I am on the exact same boat as you. Good luck. Hopefully this is it!

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ME_THE_REMAKE 1/2/2012 3:22PM

  Like you, I have been using this site for a while but am only now starting to take serious action to reach my goals. This is going to be my year - and I am sure it will be yours too! Mail me if you would like to chat :) emoticon

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NIXY72 1/2/2012 3:19PM

    It's so true. I work between 60-80 hours on average per week and for the last 6 years have done nothing but steadily gain weight. I made a pledge to myself last September to get it off as it was affecting my health, my relationship, and my enjoyment of life. Thanks to the tools and people here, I'm 20 pounds down and motivated to keep going strong! Feel free to drop by for a virtual coffee, a hug, or a pep talk at anytime. I'm happy to help you reach those goals!

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AMY-MIMI77 1/2/2012 2:34PM

    Best of Luck to you on this Journey. this site and all the wonderful people here have helped me tremendously.
Keep on sparking

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