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Begin Again........

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Begin again is my personal mantra ever since attending a yoga retreat last year. We played this seemingly silly game as a group, where we had to start over fifty times at least to get it right. However, in the end we reached our goal. Something that seemed impossible was possible! I think about this daily and am ready to begin again [yet again emoticon ].

I, like many women, have been on the weight loss/gain ride most of my life. When I was eleven, a boy in my class called me fat and ugly. And so begins the emotional rollercoaster of being a woman. It seemed like I was always thinking about food....enjoying it on moment, then feeling guilty the next.

Through self-discovery, I have made peace with food. It nourishes my body, gives me delight, and brings people together. I love food, but at the same time, it is not my everything like it once was.

I'm trying to lose my last ten pounds, and so I begin again........
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KWADHAMS 6/29/2011 10:33PM

    Well at least your starting over, some people never make it back. Good job.


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TATTER3 6/21/2011 1:44PM

    Keep Sparkin'!! I start over every day!

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