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Spring into Action challenge 1


Tuesday, February 19, 2013



Well as part of this week challenge I will tell you a little about myself. My name is Christine and I have been married to my wonderful husband 24 years. We live in the western part of KY and love our families and lives. We never had children but I helped to raise two of my nieces and have several great nieces and nephews.
I have battled my weight pretty much my entire adult life. I have done nearly every diet possible at one time or another. This is the longest I have ever "stuck" with anything and for
the first time in years and years I have............. HOPE! Yes that beautiful word..... hope ! Hope of a better life, a more fit life, a more content life. I want to be a better wife , daughter and child of God. I can already see a light at the end of the tunnel and my excitement is currently spurring me on to better things I hope. I have been a diet soda, potato chip junkie for years and now I have one diet soda a day and eat chips only occasionally. WOW....... did I just really say that ??? I have now eaten an apple a day for over 6 months ! Yippee for me!

I am very excited to be planning a wonderful trip to Alaska in July. It will be an early 25th wedding anniversary celebration with the Hubs ! I really want to be closer to a overweight BMI instead of obese BMI by then but we'll see ! I will be smaller and that's a good thing !!
That's my motivation besides my actual anniversary which is in Sept this year !

So hold me back because I am off and running to reach MORE goals and a better life!!



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TONYTHETSANGEL 2/28/2013 10:36PM

    Hi Christine - looks like you have some exciting things coming! Great goals too!

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ADVENTURE-GIRL 2/22/2013 10:07PM

    Woohoo congrats on kicking some bad habits. I had a serious soda addiction, gave it up for 2 years and just recently have been letting it creep back. Keep up the good work.

How fun that you are going to Alaska!

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RYDERB 2/22/2013 11:32AM

    emoticon Congratulations on your upcoming wedding anniversary! 25 years is AMAZING! and Congratulations on the apple a day streak! That's VERY impressive too!
Sounds like you're at a fabulous place in this journey and Springing will bring you more success and even closer to all of your goals.
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CHERYLANDERICA 2/21/2013 10:02AM

    Sounds like this year will be a good one! The trips sounds great. My husband and I were married in Sept as well, except this year will only be 6 years for us. What date is your anniversary? Ours is Sept 15. Anyway, it is nice to meet you and I look forward to a great challenge with you!!

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DEZZIEJAMES 2/20/2013 8:18AM

    Your Alaska trip sounds like such fun!! I'm excited for you!! We also have something in common as I am currently raising my own nieces. Funny how life works out huh?

Have a fantastic day!!

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FUZZIEBEAR3 2/19/2013 5:54PM

    Alaska is beautiful, and we went there for our 20th.
We are considering Hawaii for our 25th next year. Bikini here I come!


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JCARDINAL 2/19/2013 4:09PM

    Great motivation! I would love to go to Alaska! We are going to rock this challenge! emoticon

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MRSGOAT9699 2/19/2013 9:33AM

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