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Feeling good about things now.


Monday, May 06, 2013

Thank you to all who helped me put things into proper perspective.

I took advice: I looked at how far I've come.... I've lost 20 lbs!
I broke up the goals into 4 chunks... I am really close to meeting the first one, that will be 25% of my excess weight GONE!

I'm looking and finding motivation in all sorts of places... quotes, pics, music, success stories, sparkfriends... I am on my way!

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HEALTHYSLIM2 5/9/2013 4:08AM

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So excited for you! 20 lbs gone is an awesome milestone.
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SLIMMERJESSE 5/8/2013 6:20PM

    Way to go!

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GMO_JEN 5/7/2013 11:19PM

    I'm glad your feeling better-20 lbs is huge! One chunk at a time is far more do-able.

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LJR4HEALTH 5/7/2013 9:01PM

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JUSTME29 5/7/2013 8:47AM

    I'm glad you're feeling better. 20 pounds is nothing to sneeze at so make sure that you celebrate your accomplishment. Right now I'm focusing on the first 7 pounds I have to lose.

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CHARLIE-B 5/7/2013 6:20AM

    I am proud of you Renee`and proud for you! I know how hard you have worked and everyone you know is on your side and pulling for and with you.

Wow, 20 lbs is a lot, if you sat a big container on your kitchen counter or floor (so you would have to walk around it) and filled it with 20 lbs of fat or sugar and added a pound each time you lost one you would have a visual of your Accomplishments. Or maybe buy 1 lb cans of Crisco and line or stack them up some were.

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Charlie

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TWEETYKC00 5/7/2013 4:43AM

    Wonderful! I know you can do this!

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PHEBESS 5/7/2013 12:42AM

    YAY for 25% off!!!!!!!!!

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1STATEOFDENIAL 5/7/2013 12:38AM

    You could also try focusing on small measures you can actually control. You can control what you eat, what you drink, how much you move, and your positive/negative self-talk. Your body controls your weight changes, and only partially based upon on those factors.

Ask yourself: Did I eat healthy foods in good portions today? Did I drink lots of water and little caloric beverages? Did I exercise and move more than I sat sedentary? If you meet these healthy goals daily and weekly, and had more successful days each month than less successful days, then you're doing a good job. Then it's your body's choice about the weight changes. This means putting less emphasis on the scale and more on the parts of your life you can control.

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MICHELLEPHANT 5/7/2013 12:35AM

    HUGS....yep, sometimes tha "big picture" gets in tha way of all tha great things we've done so far!

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LIVING4HIM_INWI 5/6/2013 11:30PM

    That is AWESOME!!! Congrats! 20 is something to celebrate, not with food of course, but a reward of some sort! Woo Hoo! I'm so proud of you!!!

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SEASONS_CHANGE_ 5/6/2013 7:50PM

    Keep up the momentum my friend

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BIGPAWSUP 5/6/2013 7:01PM

    Awesome! You are going to get all this done. One chunk at a time.

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CKSCARBERRY1 5/6/2013 6:34PM

  Awesome

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