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My Summer at a Healthy Weight

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Ok, so maybe I don't LOOK buff and fit - but I am at a healthy weight, I am extremely active, and I look better than I ever did in my 20s. Of course, I did spend my 20's having children, so I'm sure that has something to do with it.

It has been so nice putting on a bathing suit and feeling pretty good. There are pieces of me that I'd like to change, but I know that after having children - it's probably just not going to happen without plastic surgery or starving myself completely. I'm turning a few head again, even of younger guys. That is weird, but it's kind of fun too. I got invited to go on a party bus by a bunch of young people the other day, while leaving a grocery store. I guess they couldn't tell how old I was, or didn't care. Of course, did not go, but that was definately a first!

Ok, so this is all sounding really superfacial. Looks aren't everything, but it is nice to feel like this. I can't help it, it's just nice. My friends are being super complimentary of me too. They say that they don't even recognize me. Other than a tan and lighter hair from sunshine, I haven't changed THAT much. I think it's how I feel inside that is showing through. I can't help but be happy and excited about being healthy.

I think what makes this all so great is that I spent the last 3 years visualizing this version of myself. The me I was afraid wasn't going to happen. I visualized this summer, these feelings - and they are here! Now losing a few more pounds is more exciting.

I'm looking forward to the fall, and being a better Sparker with more time on my hands. This website has been such an amazing life changer! I never would have thought about breaking free from so many self imposed limits without Sparkpeople.com. KEEP ON SPARKING EVERYONE!
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LOJOLARSEN 7/26/2011 2:04AM

    Not superficial at all to enjoy the attention of others! When you look good, you feel good and others notice! Congrats!

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