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It Has Been 3 Years Of Maintenance

Sunday, March 10, 2013

I was so surprised to get so many emails congratulating me on having maintained my new body weight for 3 years as of March 8.

It just doesn't seem like that long ago that I was still struggling to find a balance in what to eat, how much to eat, and how hard I should work out. I am still finding myself caught off guard by looking in a mirror and seeing collar bones and hip bones.

It has been a struggle to keep all the high calorie stuff out of my diet, and every so often I do succumb to the Siren song of cookies or ice cream. I have also figured out, finally, that it is okay to eat those as treats once in a while as long as I spend the majority of my time enjoying the healthier stuff.

I am happy to have helped others in their journey to a healthier body. I am also proud of the fact that I have inspired my kids to be more active as well. Now, if only I could get the hubster off the computer and gaming consoles and outside for a walk or bike ride and it would be perfect.

I just want to say a HUGE emoticon to everyone who helped me to get to maintenance and also to those who have sent me messages congratulating me on maintaining.

Everyone here can do this, I know we can. emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CHEEKYGEEK 3/14/2013 10:59PM

    Congratulations! I needed to read this as a reminder that it's possible not only to achieve goal, but maintain it.


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GOOZLEBEAR 3/11/2013 7:45PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon That is awesome!!!!

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PRUPLEBEAR 3/11/2013 5:42AM

    You Rock!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/11/2013 12:11AM

    Congrats! You have done a great job! Glad you've found your balance.

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4A-HEALTHY-BMI 3/10/2013 8:03PM


One more year down, making it more likely that this life change will stick!!!


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TWEETYKC00 3/10/2013 7:54PM

    Whoohoo, rock on!

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CELIAMINER 3/10/2013 6:15PM

    Happy maintenance emoticon !

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    emoticon Hearing your success put a HUGE smile on my face. Thanks!

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JACKIE542 3/10/2013 3:25PM


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SOSAYSTARA 3/10/2013 2:58PM

    Congrats! 3 years is a huge accomplishment.

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WORKNPROGRESS49 3/10/2013 2:36PM

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PURPLE180 3/10/2013 2:33PM

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RUNNER12COM 3/10/2013 2:24PM

    Congrats on your continued success!

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