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My Evolution

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Every now and then, our lives are affected by a deep personal challenge. It could be loss of a job, death of a family member, or some situation that just seems to suck the life out of you. That's what my life has been like the past couple of months. When I feel like I have just cleared a hurdle, there is yet another to jump over. I am a strong Christian, and there is not a day that goes by that I don't know that in the end, everything will be ok, and yet lately, I always feel tired, even when I know I have gotten plenty of rest. How do you motivate your body to exercise, when taking care of your daily responsibilities is overwhelming? You don't.

This month I have completed 241 minutes of cardio. In the past, I've done that in 1 week. The fact that we are into the fourth week of the month is sad. But I have a silver lining. This morning, after battling myself to get on the scale, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I have not gained a single pound. I have evolved, and that's good. It means that I am not emotional eating. It means that I make good, conscious choices about what I put into my body.I have not been tracking most days either, so it means that my diet is healthy, and well-balanced. This is a very big victory. Thank you, Lord for every little blessing.
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    Awesome, always look for the silver lining because it is there - you just got to find it sometimes! emoticon
    1087 days ago

    I just joined this site in order to leave you a message. Somehow (through googling a random question to getting to this page) I have been inspired by your story ... And pictures. I am currently the blob in the bathing suit sitting by the pool and can't wait to be the "after " pic of you too! I'm 50 and like you live in Fl., have teen kids and a husband who wants me to be happy. He also knows that losing weight would do just that. I noticed you're at your goal weight - congratulations - and hope that you continue to post how you're doing on here.
    1213 days ago
    Sending good vibes, thoughts and prayers your way! emoticon
    1278 days ago
    Congratulations on your insight of success - wishing you brighter days soon. Hugsss
    1278 days ago
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