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The roller coaster

Sunday, May 06, 2012

I have been up and down the roller coaster lately - mostly down (the easy side, right?).

I finally went back to the gym, which is AMAZING. Anyone who knows me will agree with that statement. My son and I joined together and trust me, having a workout partner makes all the difference. We don't do the same workout when we're there but the important thing is getting there, and for that, we help each other.
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Since I started going to the gym 2-3 times a week, I have so much more energy! My weight hasn't changed yet but who cares? My strength is coming back and at this point, that's the important thing.

Also, I started two direct-selling businesses - financial analysis and education in January and this astounding skin care time in May. Both businesses are in their infancy and are slow to get started (one of those "up" rides on the roller coaster) but both are extremely lucrative opportunities. emoticon

So now, I'm becoming more disciplined in so many areas of my life: I make to-do lists and actually do them ( emoticon) I watch less TV (but still some). I listen to motivational CDs and DVDs. I read business books, not just fiction stories. I go to the gym.

Sure there are areas that I still have more work to do, of course. However, since I'm becoming so much more disciplined, I'm going to start being more disciplined in getting healthy NOW. emoticon

I shared before about wanting to get healthy before going for reconstruction surgery in a year or so. Well, if I don't start getting serious NOW, I won't be any healthier a year from now than I am today. Time to get serious.

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  • JIBBIE49
    Read Eckhart Tolle's THE POWER OF NOW for motivation and Louise Hay's "YOU CAN HEAL YOUR LIFE."
    2119 days ago
    emoticon emoticon i like the fact you are back to the gym its so easy to get out of the habit I know because i have been unable to go for a while due to injury a sprained ankle in April but i am slowly get back in to it and just finished a 12 K walk on Sunday and used i needed to recover from that I can sure find the excuse no to go go but today is the day back i go . I also like the fact that you are happy with feeling better and stronger even when the scales don't move down have a great week end
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    emoticon You are focused and moving forward!
    2147 days ago
  • THOMS1
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  • XRSIZE18
    Isn't it awesome to feel like you're gaining energy by expending it? Great blog!
    2147 days ago
    It's good to see you blogging again. YOu have been busy! You have been in my thoughts. Keep at what you are doing emoticon

    Irene in BC
    2147 days ago
  • EDWARDS1411
    Bravo Karen - you indeed are getting serious - and are such an inspiration to the rest of us!! Keep up the good work!!!
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