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Doing it for real this time

Monday, May 27, 2013

Yesterday was my 24th birthday. I realized this morning that I have spent the last ten years of my life hating my body. I've decided that this year, I'm making a change, a real change. I want to get healthy for me this time. In the past I focused on my looks, wanting to lose the weight for a guy, to look good on vacation, or to get ready for the summer. But after I got over the guy, the vacation happened, or fall rolled around, I was still overweight and had no more external motivation. I realized I need to do it for me. Everything else in life will come and go, but I will be me, in whatever body I have, for the rest of my life. I know now that I have to get healthy, not to impress someone or to get ready for something, but because I have to love and protect the only body I have. For my birthday this year, I'm going to give myself the gift of self-love, internal motivation, and the drive to succeed because I deserve it. emoticon

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CHEROKEE_ROSE 6/5/2013 2:07AM

    You will do it, especially if you keep your positive attitude and resolve, and keep coming back here for mutual support. Giving it, and getting it is really an excellent kind of glue to keep you going.

Your ID name caught my It's an little town in WI that I use to live in. Long story there.

Hang in there! You can do it!!

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DWROBERGE 5/27/2013 2:09PM

    Keep focused for success. You can do it too. Go for it.

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FRAZZLEPOP 5/27/2013 11:38AM

    24 is a great year to do it! Rock out! emoticon

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