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Saturday, May 11, 2013

I've ALWAYS WANTED TO FEEL healthy and have a bounce in my step going out to visit the sick and shut in, volunteering in the community and the weight I am now is not where I want to be. I admire those whose weight don't affect them, but mine does and this year 2013 I don't want to be at this point ANYMORE! my DOCTOR SAID my cholesterol was border line and she is giving me a few months to get my weight under control AND I REALLY DON'T WANT TO BE ON ANY Medications if I can help it. The fact I've been feeling light headed and dizzy tells me I'm not doing to well... but I don't want to call the Dr. because I know I need to change what I'm eating -- It's so funny I've know all my life I'm at my BEST SELF when I eat fish, chicken, turkey, fresh fruits and vegetables -- WHY I DON'T STICK TO IT emoticon --- giving up is not an option for me any more -- I'm here to change who I am and learn portion control, etc. a few years ago I wouldn't have written a blog - but it's funny now -- it feels good to let it out emoticon
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ALAINEBUG 6/17/2013 1:30AM

    Don't forget to come back to these motivational blogs often. Rereading the words that come from such depth in your heart are the most inspirational on this whole sight. Your strength and courage inspires me. I hope it inspires you too.

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IACTA_ALEA_EST 5/15/2013 12:15PM

    portion control! It funny with juicing I feel like Im eating to gain...so Im not learning portion control BUT, its the good stuff and you have to eat lots to meet your calorie needs. Hope you find some good recipes that help you meet your goal

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LILSHINE 5/13/2013 1:03PM

    Good for you for moving forward and I'm sure you'll find blogging just like going to a group meeting. Sparkers often comment, help and make suggestions. I'm fighting the borderline chlestorol and pre-diabetic diagnosis as well. Sometimes we need that swift kick to make us get more focus. I wish you much success with kicking it to the curb without medication

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IKACEY 5/12/2013 4:27AM

    emoticon you know the proper foods that need to be the mainstay of your dietary style. But it will only happen if you are ready to work at it and make the proper choices , not once but continually every day as those little eat me demons come a calling Best Wishes for success in this emoticon emoticon
IKacey co-leader of the Chair Exercise Team

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SPARKLE1908 5/11/2013 9:51PM

    Having an "aha" moment is what can jump start someone on the right path...you will do what you must do to keep your health in tact!!!! emoticon

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MARILYNROBERT 5/11/2013 7:11PM

    If you are able to make changes to those good foods, you WILL feel better and be healthier. Sending good vibes your way, that you can move yourself towards the healthy foods and portions. emoticon

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LIVELYGIRL2 5/11/2013 3:49PM

  Several years ago I read an article in a ladies magazine about a diet called, " Show Me Diet" by a Dr. Gabe Merkin. I hope I have his name spelled correctly. Anyhow, it claimed one could lose 10 ls in 2 weeks.

This Dr. Developed this diet for diabetes ( and I'm thinking also heart problems if I recall properly. )

His wife is a dietitian. On the web, they also had some good recipes.

If this is of interest, let me know, and I will locate the website.

Evidently, this diet also caused people to lose weight too. I guess it was a side effect.

I had been 27 lbs over. I should. I have been so for 8 years.

I lost the rest of my extra weight in 3 1/2 weeks doing this program and exercising. I have kept it off. emoticon

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EDITOR 5/11/2013 3:21PM

    Well, I am glad you blogged about it. The foods you mentioned are what needs to be eaten. I have confidence that you are serious enough to get started and stick with it. When health is involved, it becomes very personal.

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ONLYTEMPORARY 5/11/2013 3:20PM

    Way to go, that is a very important decision you have made and with baby steps emoticon and will see the new you.

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