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Wow! It has been a long time.....

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Here is why:
I was hit bad this year with the winter blues after the holidays, a lot of personal issues to deal with and changes that finally all of them piled up on me and got the best of me.
Well after 4 month of feeling sorry for my self, being depress and not able to get a handle on my new healthy life style, gaining 9 lbs of the ones lost by my hard work and dedication I finally took back the rains and I'm sure I'm going in the right direction.
I have been dedicating a lot of time to Spark Coach and to this web site to make sure I did not derail myself completely....I kept eating healthy but I had put my measuring cups, spoons & scale away.....bottom line I was not being completely honest to myself. I bought the Spark Solution book but does not come out until May I had to do it on my own until then so I could regain the motivation and dedication that I had before the Holidays.
I feel a little bad because 3 weeks ago I got a real bad flue that lasted a whole week (very rare for me) and I lost 7 of those 9 lbs. So that was my turning point, beside realizing that by being depress and down I had gotten sick and let my immune system (defense) down. Well for the last 2 weeks I have pulled out my measuring cups, spoons, smaller plates and my scale. I have been eating more fruits and veggies and I also have up my fitness minutes and doing a lot of different things not just cardio exercise.
I can't wait until I get my Spark Solution book but for now I'm just going back to my good behavior.
I will give an update in a couple of weeks and I will let you know about the book when I receive it.
Until next time keep Sparking!
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    1276 days ago
  • KERRYG155
    Sounds like you did a great job in analyzing and fixing the situation. I know the flu helped but I hate being sick and I'm sure you do, too. I never seem to lose when I'm sick-I have this really backward system.
    1277 days ago
  • IS1GAR
    Thank you!!!! It so true we have to be present to get encouragement and motivation from our Spark Friends.
    Love all!
    1277 days ago
    Good to hear from you again. (You were one of my very first spark friends and then you disappeared) I am so glad you are feeling better and are getting back on track. I will be interested to hear what you think of the Spark Solution book. Stay with us for support, encouragement and motivation. I have found this site so helpful for staying on track. emoticon emoticon
    1277 days ago
    emoticon welcome back to the full use of SP. It's an awesome place to be with all the support and encouragement.
    1277 days ago
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