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I'm Melting!

Thursday, June 06, 2013

That's what a co-worker told me yesterday. All of a sudden people are noticing I'm smaller than I used to be. It's funny but I think my body has finally decided to let go of the weight and the numbers are consistently moving downward. For a long time it was being very stubborn in spite of my calorie intake and output being essentially the same as now. I do walk for longer periods of time and at a faster pace, but I've been building up to that very gradually. Who knows? I'm just happy that body is cooperating with mind.

I keep reading blogs about people who begin to run. This intrigues me. I never ran, even when I was young. I would run in gym class if whatever we were doing called for it, but I never ran just to run or for the pleasure of it. I'm pondering throwing in a few running steps here and there just to see how it goes. My stamina pretty much sucks and I would really like to improve my staying power. I'll keep exploring and thinking and maybe one day I'll just do it. Like Nike says...

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BESSHAILE 6/14/2013 7:39AM

    Doncha love it when the body finally decides to play nicely?

Inspiration - that's the best thing about SparkPeople. someone is always sparking our inspiration. Give running a step or two and see how you like it.

hooray for you!

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JLPEASE 6/6/2013 4:21PM

Way to keep going and blasting through that plateau!!

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CHANY009 6/6/2013 10:53AM

    Awesome! Good job getting past the plateau and sticking to it! emoticon

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JACKIE542 6/6/2013 10:28AM

    Congrats to you. emoticon

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PATTYR81 6/6/2013 9:08AM

    YAY for you! I love your positive attitude! emoticon

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AKATHLEEN54 6/6/2013 8:26AM

    It's an awesome high when people actually start to notice and you feel like all of your hard work and effort is finally paying off!!
Go ahead.... try the running if your mind is nudging you in that direction. I have had the same feeling and when I am on my walks I through in some running in between. That may also trick your body a little more a far as mixing up your exercise. Just listen to your body it; it will tell you when you've gone far enough and you will be able to increase your distance at your own pace, just like your walking.
Congratulations!! Great job!! emoticon emoticon

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AUNTB63 6/6/2013 8:19AM

    emoticon that's how we feel when others notice our efforts. You are doing great, I applaud you. Keep pushing forward; you are on a roll filled with motivation. Have a wonderful day. emoticon

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NELLJONES 6/6/2013 8:09AM

    Congrats on having others see what your scale has been telling you.

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JANET552 6/6/2013 8:04AM

    emoticon Congratulations for getting past that plateau and for getting positive comments from people. Good luck on the running steps. A gradual intro sounds good -- I think you'll get there!

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