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my trip around town

Sunday, November 15, 2009

I am trying to find ways to reward myself instead of using food. I went to a craft show at a local church. It was not what I expected but was nice to look around.
THEN!!!! Then I decided that I needed to purchase jeans. I have my huge pants (thankfully too big to wear) and then the one other pair that has a zipper situation. After one embarrassing situation I decided I will no longer wear those.
I am thrifty and popped into the Goodwill. Brace yourselves............
I am now able to fit comfortably into a size 14. I never thought in a bizillion years I would ever say that I was happy to be in a size 14. Then again, I never thought that I would gain as much weight as I did. So I started thinking about things that I have done that I never even thought of.....
train for a 5 k
run more than a mile
wear spandex like workout pants in public
lift weights
jump into a cake
be comfortable in a gym
forgive myself for not participating in OA
go to the store without makeup or worrying what I look like
read inspirational religious literature
be ok with being alone
say, "No, I am not going to be able to_____" and not feel guilty forever
be ok without dating or going out socially
The list could go on and on.
Sp has opened up a whole new world for me. I am so thankful that I can come here and get information, support, and encouragement!
You are wonderful- Thank You!!!!
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MOMIDAZED 11/18/2009 1:44PM

    What an awesome blog! TRULY inspirational!

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WEITMARE 11/15/2009 4:06PM

    I'm so excited for you!!! You are amazing! :D I almost cried reading this, I'm really so happy for you. I can't wait to see the "new you" in a few weeks, I'm sure you look great!

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PEGGYO 11/15/2009 11:19AM

    Great job
How did you jump into a cake?

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KRAEZYKITKAT 11/15/2009 9:14AM

    Ever try white water rafting???? Skiing??? Would you be interested??? New things to add to your list......

Congrats on your new jean size!!!!!!!

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DAYHIKER 11/15/2009 8:28AM

    Dittos what Spunk3 said! You are making it a lifestyle now!! emoticon

I really enjoyed reading this! Thanks! emoticon

Cindy emoticon

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SPUNK3 11/15/2009 7:47AM

    Congratulations! Not just for the smaller jean size but for the new & improved self awareness!

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