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a new outlook


Sunday, February 24, 2013

So! Since Lent started, I gave up bread, pasta and sweets which has given me a bit of motivation to eat just a little healthier. I had become SO SO addicted to cookies that I gained 8lbs in the last 2 and a half months. The first few days were tough. But since it is now out of my system, I could care less that I have 3 boxes of girl scout cookies in the pantry.

I actually gave some to my kids yesterday for a snack and didn't even have an ounce of temptation to eat one! =o0 I know, WICKED! =D

I am going to give myself ONE goal for the week: log onto SP at least 4 times per week. I miss SP. I miss my spark friends. I especially miss SP Live meetings. -=( Since they were cancelled I pretty much stopped sparking. I appreciate everyone who kept checking in with me. I love all of the goodies you have left me in my absence. =) Means so much.

A lot has changed over the last year. Some things were hard to adjust to. Some were for the best. I have turned to my faith to strengthen me. So far, it has been very humbling. I know that it will help me both spiritually and physically so I can overcome the obstacles of weight loss that are to come.
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RYDERB 3/3/2013 2:56PM

    Stay strong Hana! emoticon
I'm so glad you're back. I've missed you!
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1STEELERLADY 2/25/2013 7:12PM

    Great to see you back Hana...I too have been struggling...I feel just awful. I gained back the 25 lbs I lost last spring emoticon

I'm desperately trying to find my mojo again.

Never give up!!

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ANCILLADOMINI 2/25/2013 2:25PM

  I've been doing the SparkCoach thing. It's not very interactive, but it does help me keep Sparking. Awesome about the Girl Scout cookies!!!!

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JCARDINAL 2/25/2013 11:28AM

    No girl scout cookies??? You are really committed!! emoticon

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IRP1114 2/25/2013 9:51AM

    Hey girl : )!!! So happy to see you here again. MISSED YOU! I hope you are loving school. I know you had been wanting to go back for a while! Bet it feels good to be doing that for yourself?
I love that you decided to leave out breads and sweets for lent. That will really help you get yourself detached from over doing carbs. I know how hard that is! You can get back to your old self. Just take it one step at a time and before you know it you will be doing all of the positive healthy things you use to do for yourself and more!
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ADVENTURESEEKER 2/25/2013 8:42AM

    Since Lent started and I gave up sugar, desserts and wheat products I feel so much better and my weight is sliding down again, too!

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CYWSMILEY 2/25/2013 4:16AM

    I agree and I used to eat 10 - 12 cookies at a setting. Now i eat a few cookies and a package of cookies can last me almost a month. So, not so, many months ago. Keep up the great work and I can certainly relate.

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CKENSINGTON 2/25/2013 12:24AM

    Hana! Hello! Good for you on your Lent commitments. I am strengthening my resolve this month as well.

I would love to stay in touch and make great progress!

Have you seen the ads for the Fitbit? I absolutely love mine. If you get one we will need to track together!

Talk SOON! Suzy

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