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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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    What an awesome blog! TRULY inspirational!
    2529 days ago
    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!
    2532 days ago
    Great job
    How did you jump into a cake?
    2533 days ago
    Ever try white water rafting???? Skiing??? Would you be interested??? New things to add to your list......

    Congrats on your new jean size!!!!!!!
    2533 days ago
    Dittos what Spunk3 said! You are making it a lifestyle now!! emoticon

    I really enjoyed reading this! Thanks! emoticon

    Cindy emoticon
    2533 days ago
  • SPUNK3
    Congratulations! Not just for the smaller jean size but for the new & improved self awareness!
    2533 days ago
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