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Support from unlikely places and progress pics :) :)

Sunday, April 21, 2013

My older brother who just loves to torment me said that he was really proud of me yesterday-that I was working hard at educating myself on nutrition and fitness and that even though I was still a little nerd(his words)that he was inspired by me -he hadn't eaten his beloved McDonald's in six weeks, and he was eating more fruit and actual vegetables. He asked me what the big deal was about organic fruit(as he was swiping one of my bananas)and after I explained vowed to get some for himself. So that had me smiling a lot yesterday evening emoticon

Then today my father saw me making my weekly chili for my food prep(it is the PERFECT food in my opinion, veggies, beans, spices!)and as I was browning the soy crumbles he asked with a worried face was I cooking ground beef ? He was scared I would be sick because I hadn't eaten it in so long and he knew prisoners of war who got sick when they started eating meat again after eating a sparse diet. So even though he won't eat my food, he was worried about me which I took as positive support for my choices emoticon I am a happy woman!!!

So has my diet and exercise helped me? I think so :

--- One year ago..

Yesterday, one yer later ....

Don't ever let anyone tell you it's not possible--because it is. It won't be easy and it won't be quick--but it is POSSIBLE and DO-ABLE!!!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MISSYGEEN 5/6/2013 3:30PM

    That is awesome, when people follow your lead. It just goes to show that people pay attenteion to what you do not what you say. Your chili recipe sounds yummy to me.

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FITWITHIN 4/25/2013 12:41PM

    Excellent job my friend!

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SIMONEKP 4/25/2013 10:42AM

    inspiring change, awesome!

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DESYACV2 4/25/2013 9:13AM

    you look fantastic :)

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CLPURNELL 4/25/2013 1:00AM

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DRB13_1 4/23/2013 7:56AM

    I like that they are noticing and you are having such a positive influence! emoticon

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MYWALK2FITNESS 4/22/2013 8:55PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon You ROCK!!!!! You are to be happy for all of your accomplishments! Wish I had the same drive as you! I'm slowly getting there! :)

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INTRIGUEDKI 4/22/2013 1:26PM

    Sooo true, "It won't be easy or quick but it will be do-able" LOVE IT!

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MEWHENRYSMAMA 4/22/2013 11:15AM

    Awesome! Wow! Worth all your efforts! You look fab- u-lous!

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LJCANNON 4/22/2013 8:51AM

    emoticon What an Inspiration AND a Blessing for you to have that kind of Support from the people closest to you!! Congratulations!!
emoticon BTW, I agree with you -- If Chili is not The Perfect Food it is Most Certainly in the Top 5!!

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LIZAPO 4/22/2013 5:48AM

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CALVIND 4/21/2013 9:48PM

    Wow! you are truly an inspiration. Someday I hope to have your determination. I have 50lbs to go and hopefully with the nice weather i can be back in the swing of things. Well done on your maintanence.

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GLOW8211 4/21/2013 8:58PM

    MSKIZ69 YOU ARE AMAZING emoticon emoticon emoticon I hope you don't mind I'd like to add you as a friend!!

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FEMISLIM 4/21/2013 8:56PM

    Great going!!!

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FEISTYLIZARD 4/21/2013 7:47PM

    Wow! You look great! And it's awesome to see that you're bringing your family around to healthier dietary choices too.

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