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7/31/14 1:49 P

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When your SO with whom you are in a long-distance relationship sees you for the first time in over a month, looks at you, and says "Where did you GO?!" :-)



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7/29/14 9:51 P

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You say "okay, this bad thing that happened is so bad I give myself permission to binge this once." Then you can't bring yourself to do it and you deal with the stress differently...

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7/29/14 9:46 P

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...you can actually get to the top of Yellowstone's Mt Washburn...(10243 ft) and feel good the next day!! emoticon

"Its not the Mountain ahead that wears you out, but the grain of sand in your shoe..."


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7/29/14 3:45 P

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...you can go a little faster, or a little longer, or a little farther than the last time.



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7/29/14 1:53 P

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You set your treadmill to it's highest incline, walk as fast as you can for 20 minutes or more, and don't break a sweat! :)

Now that I've been pushing myself harder, faster, farther...I find I need at least 60 minutes on my treadmill everyday with high inclines & high speeds, just to feel like I'm getting a workout! And I pedal for 30 minutes or more on my exercise bike after that...

Every day. 7 days a week. THAT'S what "being in good shape" means for me! And it feels GREAT!

It Is What It Is.... :)


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7/28/14 10:03 P

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Eating unhealthy food or NOT exercising feel strange to you.



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7/28/14 7:35 P

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you take the stairs and don't wheeze...

Why is one day off diet so bad on your program????


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7/27/14 10:52 A

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everything you do is so much easier than it was before.

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.


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7/27/14 10:45 A

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You reach the palm trees!!!

If it was easy, everyone would be skinny.


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7/27/14 10:41 A

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when I see muscles in the mirror.........

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7/25/14 9:07 A

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The three mile run that you take has become much easier.



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7/24/14 9:42 A

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...sugary drinks you used to love now taste sickeningly sweet to you.

Edited by: SHOTOKIDO at: 7/24/2014 (09:43)

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7/24/14 8:06 A

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You realize that when coworkers bring in donuts you're better off saying no because if you partake, you'll have a tummy ache. When you're body's not accustomed to high fat and high sugar it's just not all that great any more.

**Kathleen
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7/24/14 5:24 A

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You don't jiggle when going over speed bumps in your car.



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7/23/14 10:35 P

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What used to be a workout is now your warm up.



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7/23/14 10:24 P

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You have to purchase a new belt size.

Your pants feel baggy.

Your shoes feel to wide even though you never had wide feet, and your feet were never fat, but absolutely normal looking and hard. It's funny they feel baggy, as weird as that sounds. Lol

Attach a big dream to a small beginning, and it won't be small for too long.


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6/25/14 9:14 A

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People tell you they can start to see the definition in your arms.



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6/25/14 7:31 A

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Your significant other offers to take you shopping because "your clothes are way too big!"!!

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6/25/14 2:59 A

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Today was Housecleaning Day: there's a LOT to do, especially in the kitchen... and the floors... and DH's bathroom. I dread getting started; but on the other hand, there's a LOT of good sweat and calories to be burned.

I was looking for an old T-shirt to wear, and all mine are either in the laundry or buried in the spare room - that's where my clothes are, until I get the house unpacked - so I just grabbed one of DH's. I know I'm able to get his tees on now, and they aren't SO tight that they cut off my breath like before, and it doesn't matter how tight it is because no one's gonna SEE me, right?

So I slipped it over my head and... IT FIT PERFECTLY! I knew I was shrinking, but to feel that difference was amazing...
Now I have a whole new housecleaning wardrobe! emoticon



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"I'm not telling you it's going to be easy.
I'm telling you it's going to be worth it."

"Life isn't about how to survive the storm,
but how to dance in the rain."


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6/23/14 6:58 P

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My progress is so far actually going out and just doing some meaningful exercise, whether it be walking or using a treadmill. I am only a beginner and I had issues with losing, gaining, and overeating.



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6/23/14 3:20 P

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U don't have to have the seat in your car all the way back so your belly can fit in front of the steering wheel! emoticon

U feel like it's a cardinal sin to eat white bread & you like whole grain or wheat much better!
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Dance as if no one is watching, sing as if no one is listening! You only live once - live life to the fullest! Cathy


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3/13/14 2:16 A

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I was putting on shoes and socks for the first time in about a year (I always wear sandals, but was visiting CO from southern CA), and I noticed a difference in my leg muscles:

I have strong, well-defined CALF MUSCLES... emoticon




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"I'm not telling you it's going to be easy.
I'm telling you it's going to be worth it."

"Life isn't about how to survive the storm,
but how to dance in the rain."


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3/10/14 12:48 A

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its getting easier to get up from bed to move to wheelchair or to commode can stand for longer too broke my femur Jan 19

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1/23/14 3:21 P

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You enter in your fitness to the tracker midweek and you are so beyond the weekly goal that it recommends revisiting your goals to be sure you get enough calories. emoticon

Laurie

As the legend goes, when the Phoenix resurrects from the flames, she is even more beautiful than before.


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1/23/14 2:03 P

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I can do 46 regular pushups without stopping!

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.


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1/23/14 2:02 P

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I can run just 1 minute longer!



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1/22/14 9:16 P

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Your college kids pick out the "healthy" bread even when they do their own shopping.

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1/22/14 7:53 P

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... you grab an old T-shirt in a hurry to wear to do housework, and you realize later it's your DH's and it FITS just fine!




My son Scott's memorial:
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"I'm not telling you it's going to be easy.
I'm telling you it's going to be worth it."

"Life isn't about how to survive the storm,
but how to dance in the rain."


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12/1/13 11:28 A

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find its getting easier to do the exercise

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11/29/13 6:35 A

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the dress you thought you were going to wear to the office year-end function is far too big for you!!!



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11/29/13 12:52 A

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When you have to tie the drawstring on your pajama pants to keep them from falling down!

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.”
--Christian D. Larson


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11/28/13 11:58 P

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you're putting on your body lotion, you notice that your leg muscles are getting pretty solid.

**Kathleen
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11/28/13 4:00 P

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parts don't flap together that's not supposed to flap...I can't wait

prayer is the Wi-Fi to heaven


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11/28/13 3:24 P

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When I put in those tight jeans and I can breathe and sit at the same time!!!

ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN


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11/28/13 11:40 A

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much easier to do High Knees

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11/25/13 7:42 P

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I was able to lug the large box w/ our Christmas tree up from the basement w/ out relying on my hubby to do it!!!

Heather

With my feet on the ground and my heart attuned, I will reach for the stars (Camp Motto from Camp Crestridge for Girls in NC).

The sovereign Lord is my strength. He makes my feet like the feet of the deer and enables me to go on the hike. Hab 3:19


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11/25/13 7:12 P

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when you take 2 totes of clothes that are too big, to the salvation army.



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11/25/13 3:59 P

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When the thighs of my SNUGGEST jeans start loosening up!



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11/25/13 2:31 P

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you picked up a few extra things when you ran to the store for milk and carried everything through the store without having to put them down part way through.

**Kathleen
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11/25/13 10:50 A

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easier to do sqats

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11/20/13 5:57 P

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you go out for a light run and find you threw down your best pace of the month but didn't feel like you were working that hard.

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11/20/13 1:31 P

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U move down the belt loop!

Final weight goal of 140 pounds & maintain my fitness with excellent blood sugar management.


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11/20/13 1:30 P

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When the clothes you bought to replace the too big clothes start getting too big too.

What would you attempt, if you knew you could not fail?


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11/20/13 1:07 P

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need to walk at least 75 minutes every day

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11/19/13 4:24 P

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All your pants are too big!

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.


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11/19/13 3:54 P

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When your energy level goes from less than 0 to 100 without dying for a nap before noon.
When it gets easier and easier to choose water over soda and not feel like you are missing out on anything.

Edited by: MYMYSHERDENE at: 11/19/2013 (15:59)

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You can walk up a flight of stairs without breathing too hard.



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11/12/13 7:32 P

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...when the Dairy Queen ad comes on showing the guy with the Chicken basket, Fries, Bread AND a Blizzard....and your mind immediately says:

"My God, Look at how many Carbs are in that photo!! That's more than I need in a whole day!!"
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"Its not the Mountain ahead that wears you out, but the grain of sand in your shoe..."


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11/12/13 6:56 P

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... you need to tighten your belt past the tightest hole and have to punch a new one to make due.

Edited by: KBEHNKE81 at: 11/12/2013 (18:56)
**Kathleen
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11/12/13 1:24 P

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I get to certain stages in this journey and I feel like I don't know what to do. but I keep sticking to the basics but I feel confused. after a few days I calm down and continue to stick to what works, and as you see right now I am confused. but one step at a time, little by little I know it will lift and it will be okay as long as I stick to what works. and then take my step up.transformation is not hard but sometimes confusing

NO BREAD
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11/11/13 1:13 P

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... I dont see walking as exercise but a reason to get out of the house and enjoy the weather and watching the leaves change.

"We're all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?" ~ Dr. Who


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11/8/13 1:53 A

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can wipe my feet standing up its becoming easier every day

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