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MARY1964
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My inspirations

Friday, January 18, 2013

In no particular order ...

My friend Annie who has lost over 100 pounds by eating right and exercising.
The way I look in the mirror.
Good health
Good skin and hair
I'm never going to be able to afford to retire so I'd better stay in good shape. :)
My daughter - I need to be around for her and her future children
My parents - I need to be healthy to take care of them

To be continued ....

So far ... so good. I went out to dinner last night with a friend and I ordered clean and healthy. I stayed on the low side of my nutrition goals and I left there feeling satisfied. The chicken wings and french fries my friend ordered looked and smelled good but oddly I wasn't tempted in the least. I just ate a banana. I hate bananas. I have to find another way to get my potassium because I'm practically gagging these things down. I know I can put them into a smoothie but I don't really leave enough time in the morning to throw together a smoothie so that's not an option for me right now.

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  • LEPETITCHIHUA
    Don't eat food you don't like....Their are plenty of choices outthere! emoticon

    Love that you want to be healthy to take care of your parents.

    Thanks for your blog emoticon
    1414 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/18/2013 8:51:42 PM
  • GOPINTOS
    Thanks for sharing!

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    Smile and Enjoy the Rest of Your Day!
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    1414 days ago
  • SNOWMAIDEN
    I've got link to a website you might be interested in but there doesn't seem to be a way to add it here. I'll mail you.
    1414 days ago
  • COOP9002
    Nice list. Thanks for sharing your journey with us.
    1414 days ago
  • MARY1964
    PJBONARRIGO I was surprised also. Do you know the daily recommended is 4700 mg?!?! Geez!

    I'm going to incorporate more sweet potatoes into my diet starting tomorrow. At least until I can stomach bananas again, they really are very convenient.
    1414 days ago
  • PJBONARRIGO
    Great idea to make an inspiration list! I'm stealing that one :-)
    It was a huge surprise to me to find how short we are on getting enough potassium every day. Bananas are a good source, but a baked potato with its skin is even better. A sweet potato with skin is a good source too. Are you as surprised as me? emoticon
    1414 days ago
  • NEWRUNNER2
    I really enjoyed your post! I think it's great to have your inspirations right in front of you. Keep up the good work!
    1414 days ago
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