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Believing that I could have an inspirational story

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Right now, my story is not inspirational in the least. I have actually gained since joining spark people. I'm taking this as a (very) slow learning curve and don't think it's a waste of time. I've learned that I don't have anything wrong with me (thyroid, hormones, etc); I simply eat too much. If I want to lose weight, tracking my food intake is essential. I exercise a lot, but not as much when I eat poorly. Tracking my exercise minutes has shown me this. It's the beginning of the year and the cycle of kooky diets begins, I'm very tempted, but I want to learn how to cook and eat healthy for life. Believing that each step is a learning process will hopefully assist me in having an inspirational story to blog about...stay tuned.
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COURTNEYANNEMT 1/2/2013 7:22AM

  Wow, thanks for all the comments. This support is something new and surprising for me. I got teary reading the responses. Thank you.

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MT-MOONCHASER 12/30/2012 10:02AM

    I disagree that your story is "not inspirational in the least".

Just the fact that you are STILL HERE and have been assessing your strengths and weaknesses is inspirational.

Now that you know what things need working on, you can get a plan in place to do it.

I think that everyone who takes the Spark message to heart is inspirational.

Now swap out that dinner plate for something smaller!!!

Personally, I like the idea of "mindful eating" and try to practice it by paying attention to the eating and not be playing computer games or reading Spark blogs or watching tv, etc. while I am eating.

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MIATIA1 12/30/2012 12:07AM

    You can do it, I know you can and will...

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LJOYCE55 12/29/2012 10:59PM

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ITSABOUTME2407 12/29/2012 10:06AM

    it sounds like my story but you have been honest with yourself and have seen it as a challenge and have kept going this is usually where i run out on myself thanks for sharing im gonna try one more time emoticon

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DARJR50 12/29/2012 7:38AM

  You have a great attitude. You realize that obtaining a healthy lifestyle is a PROCESS not an event. If you follow the steps you have laid out and use the tools offered by SP you will be successful.

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