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This time is the last time!!!!

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Well, I am home and dealing with my loss. I am finding out who "Oona" really is now. For 22 1/2 years I was half of a whole and now I have to be whole on my own. So, one of the things I would really like to do is feel comfortable in my own body. To do that, I need to start exercising, eating better and living.
The past 2 weeks, I have been tracking food, exercising and doing different things that I wanted to do in the past. For instance, last night I took my 13 year old nephew to the District Championship Football game because the local team was playing. It was cold, rainy, packed full of people but I HAD A GREAT TIME!!!! We ran into his mother's cousin and her husband there and some other people that I knew from the area. I thought that I'd feel like I didn't belong but I was yelling and cheering with everyone else. (BTW, They won!!!) I did alot of walking during the game instead of just sitting. (I volunteered to get hot chocolate and snacks at halftime, used the bathroom on the opposite side of the stadium to get extra steps in. ) I have lost 4.7 lbs in the past two weeks.
I have the tools needed to do this available to me. Sparkpeople, exercise equipment, time and above all, dedication!!! I can and will succeed at doing this! Join me and we will do this!!!!
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RASPBERRY56 11/25/2013 3:54AM

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FISHER011 11/25/2013 2:22AM

    Hi Oona,
Good to see you back on SP, & losing weight too! emoticon You are doing an awesome job! Baby steps, my friend-10 minutes at a time!
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debbie

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ISTRALOUISE 11/24/2013 12:46AM

    Wonderful, Oona!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm so glad to see you active again! Hope to see you around more!

Blessings,
Theresa (IstraLouise)

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LARISSA238 11/23/2013 8:59PM

    Great job, Oona! I can't imagine what it's going to be like when Geo dies. I wish he would take better care of himself. *sigh* I'm glad you got out and had a good time! keep up the good work!

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JUNEAU2010 11/23/2013 12:11PM

    Smart choices! So glad it turned out to be a fun event! I know what you mean about not being comfortable, not fitting in. I feel that way all the time!

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MCCC75 11/23/2013 11:23AM

    Great Job! Take one day at a time and don't give up. We are all on this long and interesting journey to be our healthiest! emoticon

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LJOYCE55 11/23/2013 9:33AM

  Wow, you really used that stadium to your advantage. How clever of you. Congrats on the weight loss and on your new-found self identify. Keep it up.

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