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The Happiest Loser


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Monday, January 07, 2013




Today is day 10 of my current streak!

I've given myself a challenge....to workout during commercial breaks of The Biggest Loser! Great way to get a little extra fitness in, huh? I will be doing step ups on my step bench, wall sits, dumbbell curls, squats and whatever else I happen to be in the mood for. The show's season just started last night, so I have a lot of commercial break workouts ahead of me!

You know, I've watched almost every season of the Biggest Loser, and although the show really motivated me, I didn't actually APPLY that motivation. I would sit and watch the show while chowing down on junk food! I would stuff my face and think "I wish I could go on that show", or "I'm going to start getting in shape...tomorrow!"

But the days went by.....the weeks and months and even years went by....and I did nothing to improve my life and health. I was just wishing my life away, instead of actually getting up off my butt and working to make my wishes come true. Each season of the Biggest Loser would come and go, and the only change I made in my life was that I just got heavier and more out of shape.



Well, things are so different now! I no longer sit around stuffing my face and wishing for weight loss and good health. Last March, I started taking control....I began working on a brand new, healthy lifestyle. I eat right and I exercise. I've completely eliminated junk food from my diet (and I rarely eat any processed foods). I move more and sit less.



Last night as I was doing my commercial break exercises, I actually started to cry. They were tears of gratitude and happiness and relief! I'm not the same person I was this time last year. I am healthier, fitter and 71 pounds lighter! I don't need to be on the Biggest Loser, because I'm finally taking control of my life, my health and my weight. I'm no longer a prisoner of my own obesity, trapped in an unhealthy body, unable to move freely and without pain. I'm a new person now, one who loves to workout, one who craves healthy food, one who thanks God every day for helping me to keep pushing forward towards my goals.

I'm still far from where I want to ultimately end up, but I'm also far away from who I used to be! I can't help but think ahead, to where I could be this time next year, watching the Biggest Loser. It amazes me to think that I will be at my goal size by then, as long as I keep on working hard and never give up!

I might not be the Biggest Loser....but I think I'm the happiest one!


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KIMS1972 1/9/2013 2:41PM

    Great Job! I love your positive attitude. Great Motivation :)

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RUNNINGYOGINIRE 1/9/2013 2:41PM

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BUTTERFLYER246 1/9/2013 1:37PM

    I have done this before! I think the best thing about that show is pushing someone to do a little something for themselves to make BIG changes!

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STEPHANIE1273 1/9/2013 12:52PM

    Nicely written. Great job!

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RODRIGUEZ41508 1/9/2013 12:40PM

    Loved your Blog : ) WAY TO GO !!!!!!! emoticon

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ASHPATCH11 1/9/2013 12:29PM

    aww that was a cute blog loved it! you rock

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ALIWVU121 1/9/2013 12:23PM

    I'm glad I'm not the only one that feels like that while watching the new Biggest Loser season. I'm also 70 pounds down and want to reach goal this year. I worked out during Sundays episode, so I'll be joining you in working out for the rest of the season!! So remember you're not alone and neither am I! We WILL do this!

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FIRECOM 1/9/2013 11:57AM

    You have redefined COMMITMENT. Thanks

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MOMLADY1812 1/9/2013 11:21AM

    Great job!!

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SPARKABELLA13 1/9/2013 10:54AM

    You rock! And you inspire the heck out of me!! I'm so proud of you -- and I appreciate the way you share to help others!



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JMOUSE99 1/9/2013 10:35AM

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IMJUSTFLUFFY 1/9/2013 10:12AM

    My best friend wants to be on the biggest loser! She has a dream!
Follow yours!
Good job.
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SRG2012 1/9/2013 9:15AM

  Thank you for sharing your story it was very inspirational to read. I myself I have just recommitted to my weight loss and health care. My rule is if I want to watch something on t.v. during the day I have to do some type of exercise while I am watching it whether it's lifting dumb bells, floor exercises or walking in place. It's nice to know there are others out there who are on the same type of weight loss journey and making it work for them. emoticon

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LEANMEAN2 1/9/2013 9:09AM

    Thanks for sharing

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ANNASGOALS 1/9/2013 8:57AM

    Great blog Pixie, your a inspiration!!! Next episode I'm joining you for commercial health interruptions ;) I love the idea.

Be Fierce!

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SFREY217 1/9/2013 8:50AM

    Great plan and great story. Very inspiring, thanks for sharing it !!

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BUSMOM27 1/9/2013 8:36AM

    The beginning of your story is how i feel now. I'm hoping I'll be where you're at next year. Great job!

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HEIDE69 1/9/2013 8:24AM

    emoticon Keep up all your hard work and it will pay off!

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DEANNAMB33 1/9/2013 7:47AM

  Keep up the great work ... you're an inspiration to us all!! emoticon

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BRASKIN 1/9/2013 7:42AM

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AMANDACOETZER 1/9/2013 7:42AM

    Thanks

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IMAGINE46 1/9/2013 7:10AM

  Great blog and very motivational. Thank you!

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SHIRE33 1/9/2013 6:52AM

    You are so right! I'm looking forward to how far I get during this season. I may not hit my goal, but I'll be closer. It's "just a reality show," but they're real people with real issues at stake. Just like us.

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TEACHEROF4TH 1/9/2013 12:15AM

    Awesome encouragement! Thank you!

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PCASEY7 1/8/2013 11:49PM

    Thanks for all the insights Pixie - you rock!

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JIBBIE49 1/8/2013 11:48PM

    You're a Star.

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WALKINGMAMMA 1/8/2013 11:19PM

    You are doing soooooo amazing! You should be very pleased with yourself! emoticon

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VOLLEYGIRL77 1/8/2013 11:05PM

    Congrats! Keep it up!

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REYNOLDSDJ 1/8/2013 10:48PM

    What an INSPIRATION!
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ROCKYCPA 1/8/2013 9:56PM

    Great blog!!!

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KIRSTENLYNN62 1/8/2013 9:50PM

    Awesome! You are so inspiring!

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JAMER123 1/8/2013 9:45PM

    emoticon and emoticon blog!! Keep it going!!

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KARENLEIGH32 1/8/2013 9:21PM

    Excellent! You seem to have such determination! Keep moving!

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MCAFEE34 1/8/2013 9:11PM

  Great job!

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EASH5M 1/8/2013 8:59PM

    emoticon blog!

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FRANCES-AGAPE 1/8/2013 8:56PM

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YOU are on your way, Girl !

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Keep up the GOOD WORK !




Have a Wonderful Wednesday !

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LOVE and BLESSINGS !

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LIVELYGIRL2 1/8/2013 7:53PM

  so, so awesome and wonderful

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you are causing others to make those changes. CARTWHEELS!!!! How amazing it that ???

I mean by you doing this and blogging and sharing your experience in various ways, so are others.

Do you know how many people I've got to share with as a result of my sister loosing nearly 100 lbs. Just today on the bus, I wrote down the Spark website.This lady had made some New Years goals, but was telling me how many times she had failed.

Because of my sister and I's example, she got charged. She is 60, but looks in her 40's. She said, her husband passed away and she had raises 5 foster kids and her own family.

I can hardly wait to see how beautiful you end up looking at goal, because you already have improved so much. You go girl. I'll be standing at the finish line cheering you on!!!

I think they should sell trophies on Spark. I've given my sis a small token each 5 lbs off. emoticon

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SUSIEMT 1/8/2013 7:26PM

    WooHoo Pixie! I so agree with you. I didn't have the energy to get those extra exercises in however I was sparking at the time. You go girl!

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GARDEMON 1/8/2013 6:41PM

  Thanks for sharing. Very inspiring. Keep moving forward.

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LADYJAY714 1/8/2013 6:39PM

    Wonderful blog. Motivational! Congrats to you and your hard work! :]

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SHERRIJ61 1/8/2013 5:45PM

    Another great blog.. Keep it up you inspire us all.


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KATIBUG49 1/8/2013 5:41PM

    Great talk from within - thank you for sharing!

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IRISHGIRL3 1/8/2013 5:35PM

    Awesome! Great Blog!

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LYNCHD05 1/8/2013 5:11PM

    I lo e reading blogs like this. You are so,full so enthusiasm that it is hard for it not to spur me on too. Congrats on the 71 pound weight loss.

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