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Friday, December 27, 2013





In 2014 I want to break the 200 barrier and get out of the 210-220 range that I've been in since 2012. I want to be fearless and get into the a better lifestyle than I have now. Yes, I am better than I was at 460 pounds, but I have rested on my laurels long enough. It is time for a new beginning.

Time to hit the gym! I bought a YMCA membership- FEE FREE! Specials all over are going on now! Check your local gym!

Time to redefine food! What is food really? Is it the processed chemical concoctions we buy or the fruits, vegies, grains, and proteins? Is it both? I tend to get a bit of both. Time to QUALITY UP with the natural stuff and PORTION DOWN with the processed stuff.

Protein! A crucial component of any weight loss program. If you aren't getting 65 grams, start. I don't mean go low carb, I mean get more protein. That goes for me too!

I'm starting a new habit of drinking a variety of teas rather than eating when I feel snackish. Shall I say I've been drinking like a fish? LOL! It's working, however.

Supplements up, Medicines down- a new goal.

De Clutter and Simplify. Well, that's pretty straight forward.

I also want to strengthen my knowledge base this year.

Finances, well, I think I want what everyone wants... to save some, to afford a comfortable life, to be giving, and personally to go back to school.

I got involved with a new Church this last year and I hope to get more involved and grow spiritually.

Those are plenty of beginnings for now. Much to work on this year, but baby step by baby step, choice by choice is the way to do it. Never overwhelm yourself with your new lifestyle choices.


Me at the Y this morning taking a break. Whoa this stuff is hard, but choice by choice we make our way to our desired lifestyle.

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TERRIJ7 5/15/2014 7:58AM

    So proud of you, Beth!

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LORIVIOLA 4/27/2014 7:57AM

    emoticon this is a emoticon blog.
many good ideas.

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you look beautiful.

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GRAMPIAN 3/12/2014 4:57PM

  Hope it's going well for you. emoticon

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ELIZABETH5268 2/19/2014 3:22PM

    Great goals for this year!!

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GEORGE815 1/18/2014 12:34PM

    Glad your back Indie. Missed you. Great stuff!

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CELEST 1/13/2014 2:27AM

    As the saying goes....a girls gotta do what a girls gotta do. And its obvious you've been doing what you had to for a long while. Congrats and keep going.

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SANDY473 1/9/2014 9:20AM

  What wonderful goals! You can do it - and you are an inspiration to me! I too, need to keep going to lose the rest of the weight I want to lose this year. I will look forward to reading about your progress in 2014. You go, girl!!! emoticon emoticon

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HHB4181 1/8/2014 9:57AM

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2014TODAY 1/8/2014 5:15AM

    Great goals. You're an inspiration.

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KATD13 1/6/2014 12:45PM

    Always an inspiration!
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WALLPER26 1/6/2014 9:58AM

    You look so wonderful! Keep on keepin' on! emoticon

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OFGREENGABLES 1/5/2014 5:57AM

    amazing

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SBARGANZ 1/4/2014 9:26AM

    Look at you! Wow!

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LEANMEAN2 1/4/2014 6:09AM

    Thanks for sharing

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LEANMEAN2 1/4/2014 6:07AM

    Thanks for sharing

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ADVENTURE-GIRL 1/3/2014 10:57PM

    You're beautiful! How funny with the doctors, lol.

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OHMEMEME 1/3/2014 10:25PM

    I am encouraged to hear that you have maintained such a great weightloss and yet ready to move on. I am trying to regain some momentum to finish what I started 2 1/2 years ago. At first I just worked on losing and maintaining small amounts then the total grew to 50 lbs down but I have become complacent even somewhat satisfied, I know that I never reached my original goal and have lost and gained 10-15 lbs for a year. I want to move forward and you have just inspired me to do so! emoticon

Thanks for sharing. Keep Sparking!

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LYNAND62 1/3/2014 11:51AM

    Good advice and guidelines that any of us can grab hold of and follow. Thanks for sharing!! emoticon

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JERICHO1991 1/3/2014 9:20AM

    Great goals and attitude. Looking forward to hearing of your successes.

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KKTODAY 1/2/2014 9:51PM

    emoticon Great goals!! Here's to a bright and beautiful 2014!!

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HONEECOCO 1/2/2014 12:51PM

  Good for you. You will do it. I have been at the 185-190 range for a few months. So I am stepping it up a notch.

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PATTYSPENCER 1/1/2014 8:33AM

    Beautiful pictures of yourself!! Wishing you all the best in this new year in achieving your goals! Happy New Year!!!!

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FLUTTER-BY)L( 1/1/2014 12:32AM

    Happy New Year Beth. Love the goals.

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BEATLETOT 12/31/2013 12:41PM

    Love the pic at the end! You look great! Keep it up!

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WRITINGDIVA1 12/30/2013 5:08PM

    Good for you!

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ONTHEPATH2 12/30/2013 11:01AM

    Beautiful! You go girl!!! emoticon

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SIZE8NOTSOMUCH 12/30/2013 9:32AM

    Way to go Beth!!! Happy New Year!
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RUDITUDI2000 12/29/2013 11:39PM

    Its going to be amazing meeting those goals! emoticon emoticon

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OHMEMEME 12/29/2013 10:25PM

    Thanks for Sparking! emoticon

Focus, focus, focus...
ENJOY THE GYM! emoticon

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DEE797 12/29/2013 10:07PM

    Love your idea of the different teas instead of snacking. YOU GO GIRL!! emoticon

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MEWHENRYSMAMA 12/29/2013 10:04PM

    Thank you for sharing! I love the tea idea and just got six new boxes with new flavors!
Much success in the new year where I want to break 200, too...see you there!
Love & Hugs,
Mary

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PENOWOK 12/29/2013 9:14PM

    Those are awesome plans!!! Keep up the great thinking and doing!

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LIVINGLOVINLIFE 12/29/2013 6:32PM

    Always you inspire me. I am trying to do more low impact exercises. Trying to do them daily. Together we can do this. So glad you are here on spark people. You keep me going. Hugs Pat

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WOOFERCOALBOY 12/29/2013 6:24PM

    Yay, you!

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FUNZ81 12/29/2013 4:46PM

    With great goals like you have, you are sure to live a successful 2014. Good luck and keep us posted. By the way, you look fantastic!

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CUDDLYPOLARBEAR 12/29/2013 4:41PM

    You look fantastic

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SAMMI-SAM 12/29/2013 4:33PM

    u look beautiful!

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MAKBABE 12/29/2013 4:17PM

    You deserved to rest on your laurels for a while what you have accomplished is amazing!!! It awesome to see not only setting weight goals but goals that help us grow and find balance in all areas of life:)

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KIPPER15 12/29/2013 4:08PM

    Great goals! emoticon

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