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In Grandma Heaven and a change of mindset

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Here I am in Seattle again. I left the middle of May when the twins were 7 weeks old. They are now 4 1/2 months old and, I must say, absolutely adorable! Loving the time with their older sisters as well, ages 3 and 4. It's crazy but it is a bit of heaven for this grandma!

I started my streak to check in with SP about 3 weeks before I left here last May. I typically struggle when I can't stay on a routine, and I would easily slide into a downward spiral. In taking care of my then 2 and 4 year old grand daughters while my daughter had to stay on modified bed rest, I had gotten to the point that my size 14 pants did not zip up. Big problem.... I was miserable! It was time to turn it around. So that started my streak to check in with SP. Today I made it today 134. I have donated all my size 14 pants and I now fit nicely into my size 10 capri pants.... blows me away to think about it.

What really blows me away is my mindset change. I feel great! I can't even remembering ever feeling this good. Not just the weight and fitness change, but not struggling with food. I was so tired of that "food fight" and the relief of not being in that battle is indescribable. Am I perfect? NO! Do I slip up? YES! But it's just not the same as before. I know what works for me, and I just keep putting one foot in front of the other, and I'm not going backwards anymore!

I have so very much to be grateful for. I have many reasons to take care of myself, and here in Grandma Heaven I have four reasons that I hug and love on each day that need a healthy grandma to set a good example for them.


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    emoticon Go Judy! I'm happy for you. emoticon
    1305 days ago
    Darling little babies, and love that you are winning the food struggle. Fitting into your size 10s is just the outward manifestation of the good work you've done on the inside. Way to go!!! Enjoy your grandma time; when your family is spread out it becomes doubly precious!
    1307 days ago
    Judy, your joy is contagious! Those are two CUTE babies! Looks like they have red hair and blue eyes! So adorable, it just melts my heart. (And you're cute, too, by the way.) Keep having fun in Grandma Heaven, and good for you for maintaining all your healthy habits!
    1307 days ago
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