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Thinking back 4 years ago & the "previous" me....

Monday, November 04, 2013

Howdy! from the DFW area of Texas!

This morning I went for my walk down the street a little ways and I had time to "review" my "previous" self and lifestyle......

It came to me while walking behind my walker and holding on to the leash of our little dog walking beside me.........

It's been 4 years and in my journey to the new me, I've graduated from emoticon to emoticon and I'm still on my journey every day.

I've learned new eating habits... emoticon and emoticon and not so much of emoticon and emoticon .

I've learned that my "portion control" method lets me still be a part of life that goes on around food and I can participate in it.

I've learned that no matter how sick I have been or how long my "time out" has been........I can still move forward and not beat myself up when I slip.

I just thought that I would share a part of me with you........ emoticon

Have a blessed day and wonderful journey to the new you! emoticon

Paula emoticon
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OOLALA53 1/15/2014 9:46AM

    I like the part especially about being able to participate in life around you. That is a central tenet of my plan, too.

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_BABE_ 1/2/2014 6:46PM

    With all the restrictions one sees that people put themselves on in order to lose weight its refreshing to see you did it by portion control and not cutting out any particular food group. emoticon

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SPARKFRAN514 11/17/2013 5:52PM

    Thanks for sharing we some times forget the journey we have completed and get unhappy that things are not going as fast as we want . while quote searching yesterday i found this one took me a second read before i decided I liked it.
Even if I fall on my face I am still moving forward Victor Kiam
this says it all i think
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness Lucius Seneca
we hike a slippery trail and reach great heights a healthy life style.

Comment edited on: 11/17/2013 5:56:36 PM

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LYNNWANNABE 11/15/2013 4:35AM

    Way to Go Paula! Somehow I missed your blog, I love it when my friends blog!!! emoticon

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KATIBUG49 11/13/2013 12:00PM

    You can do it Very proud of you & what you are doing to accomplish your goals!

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KATIEEMMA1 11/5/2013 10:50AM

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GODS_TEMPLE 11/5/2013 2:03AM

    emoticon on all your emoticon accomplishments!

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JANESLOSS 11/4/2013 6:42PM

    Paula, I just love you and your positive attitude! Thanks for sharing the beautiful gift that is you!

Hugs,
Jane

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PENNYSAVER2 11/4/2013 6:33PM

    emoticon my dear Spark Friend !! You are doing GREAT!!

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PGHP31CK 11/4/2013 6:24PM

    Woohoo! Celebrate! Way to go!

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You are doing great!! emoticon

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NO-MAS-2013 11/4/2013 4:30PM

    That is GREAT

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DANCINCAJUN1 11/4/2013 3:25PM

    you are such an inspiration .... Roc
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KIDMIFFY1 11/4/2013 2:53PM

    That was such a positive thing to read...thankyou for sharing!

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KATHYJO56 11/4/2013 2:40PM

    Paula, I am so happy for you! You and I have similar stories. I also, graduated from a wheelchair to a walker after I joined Spark People and started living the healthy lifestyle. Personally, I think that you rock!!!! emoticon

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TATTER3 11/4/2013 2:14PM

    How wonderful!!! Yea you!!! I have to stop and look at the past to see where I am and it is a blessing!!!

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NEWTEXDEBBIE 11/4/2013 1:28PM

    You are doing so good and I am so proud of you!

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GINA180847 11/4/2013 1:14PM

    So proud of you Paula as you should be of yourself. You did this by sheer will and the grace of God. emoticon emoticon

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GRANPATTIE 11/4/2013 12:52PM

    emoticon for you Paula! What a long way you've come. I'm so happy for you! You an inspiration!

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JULIERAE41 11/4/2013 12:22PM

    Paula you are such an amazing inspiration!

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