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I'm Back! And a Fresh Start.

Monday, July 05, 2010

I've had a lot of changes in my life since my last blog post. I've moved from Seattle, WA to Savannah, GA, and I'm engaged to be married! What hasn't changed is I'm still 10 pounds from my goal weight.

I've come to realize it really is a mental thing. My last physical, my doctor says I am healthy, and healthier than the average American. I've successfully lost 30 pounds, but I can't seem to lose the 'last 10 pounds'. Am I happy enough with 130? Is that good enough?

Perhaps so. However, since moving to the south, I have a new motivation. There are many, many more bikini days than there were in Seattle! We've been going to the beach almost every weekend, so I am finding the desire to tone and tighten up a little more strongly. On the other hand, the temptation to eat poorly is much, much more prevalent in the south. Delicious BBQ is at every turn, and not much in the way of sushi, one of my favorite healthy foods. Farmers market with fresh veggies and fruit is nearly non existant, however, I am finding it easy to grow tomatoes and peppers on my balcony due to the strong days of sun.

I've been holding off on trying on wedding dresses, and I've got to get on that.

So, here's to another fresh start!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
HAPPYNOW26 7/16/2010 3:20AM

    Glad you're back!!!

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TURBOAMIE 7/7/2010 11:31PM

    welcome back!!!

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SLIMMER150 7/5/2010 5:24PM

    How Wonderful your life is right now! Congratulations on everything! Wow! 130 lbs!!! I touched that once when I was in 8th grade.. now 61 yrs old... IF ONLY I had put in the extra effort to just do ALLLLLLL I could to get off those last 10 lbs Maybe I would have work to Stay there..instead of getting up to 230 for MOST of my life and almost 300 for a few years!!! DO IT! Whatever it is Watch all the little extras you put in your mouth...and get out and move even more! I know you CAN do it.. What a Thrill... think of it like climbing Mt Everest.. but a lot warmer! Do ..and hold it... I do think if only???? I mean all this from the bottom of my Heart... I never in my life even went into the 120's even for a second... I made a big mistake... and paided somehow all through life..and now with Health.. really paying for it.. so Go Girl! Do IT!

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-FEMALE- 7/5/2010 8:16AM

    I'm so happy to see you're back. I've missed you! Congratulations on getting engaged!!

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CARRIE1948 7/5/2010 7:29AM

    Those last 10 pounds are the killer. Good luck.

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    emoticon Welcome Back!

and emoticon on your engagement!

Good luck with your weight loss goals!


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