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I may not have chosen this fight, but it is a fight that i MUST fight. I am a strong WOMAN, so I embrace this fight with arms wide open. I am sure that this battle will take awhile to completely WIN. I WILL WIN this battle, no matter how long it takes me to. When I win this BATTLE, I know that I will be able to WIN whatever BATTLE that will come my way. I am a strong WOMAN. HEAR ME ROAR!!!!

As a matter of fact, I have been preparing for this BATTLE my whole life. All the battles won and lost have made me the woman I am today. I will not be discouraged. I will stay focused. I will be VICTORIOUS.

I used to be a girl who would back away from the fight. Years later I was weak, torn, brittle and in a dark place. Some spark came within my soul and gae me the strength to climb out of that hole. This spark gave me the strength to look at myself and my life. I didnt like who I had become and I for sure didnt like where my life was heading. To admit that did not like MYSELF and the way that I had been living was the hardest thing that I have ever done. It makes this battle to lose weight feel like a piece of cake.

I am now learning to love myself. This is half the BATTLE. I am learning to put myself FIRST for a change. I deserve that. I deserve to be number one.

For me these changes dont come easy. There is alot of baggage in me that I am trying to deal with. Slowly I am beginning to put my life together again. I would say "put it back together again", but I can't think of a single time when I felt like my life was together. It is time for me to get control of my life. It is time for me to make good decisions for ME. I deserve to be happy. I deserve to be loved. I am stong!!! I can do this!!!

Member Since: 12/13/2008

Fitness Minutes: 6,728

My Goals:
GOAL: Take control of my life and put myself FIRST. Like who I am, and eventually begin to LOVE the complet person I am.

-I am going to increase my physical activity.
-I am going to get 8 hours sleep atleast 5 days a week.
- I am going to make healthier choices when it comes to food and eat a well balanced diet.
- I am going to take steps everyday to make myself happy.
-I am going to put myself first and my family second.
-I am going to tell myself DAILY that I love myself, just the way I am.

My Program:
- weight watchers
- water 64-80 oz
- WATP miracle miles

Personal Information:
Can't take the country out THIS country girl. Small town girl he e living in the big bad city of PHILLY.

I am a RN working in a Rehab Hospital in Philly. I have been a nurse for 20 years now. I love it and cannot even begin to imagine doing anything else.

I am engaged to a great guy (TEC I love You). He loves me for who I am, inside and out. He never makes me feel like I need to change to make him happy. He is happy with me just being me.

I also have a Orange Tabby (Simba) and Cockerspaniel (LEO).

Other Information:
Hobbies: photograhy, reading, needlepoints

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    MEMORIAL DAY.......

    is the day that's set aside to remember with gratitude and pride, all those who served and died, for our country and our freedom. May your day be filled with memories and peace.

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    1893 days ago
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    Just peekin' in on see how you are doing. May is almost over, have you accomplished what you set out to do this month? For me, no. I'm still learning how to not let life get in my way for a healthier me. It's a slow process, but I'm getting there.

    Hope you've had a great week. Enjoy your weekend, Fran!

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    1895 days ago
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    “How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.” ~Stephen Covey~

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    We know this journey is an important one, let's not lose focus on what we're working for!

    Have a great week and good luck with your goals.

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    1905 days ago

    ¸.•´ Happy Thursday, my friend!
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    “Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.” ~Vince Lombardi~

    Let's commit today to get our bodies healthy and fit!
    How are you doing? Have you reached your goal? I'm still on this roller coaster. One day I do really well, then mess it up the next. I don't have a problem with fitness, it's the food I have a hard time dealing with, I LOVE TO EAT!! Lol. Why does everything have to taste so good?????????????? Stop by my page some time, I'd love to hear from you.

    Have a terrific Thursday.

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    1917 days ago
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    “Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.” ~H. L. Hunt~

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    We can do this, we just have to want it bad enough! Stay positive, stay focused, and stay determined, we will get there.
    Hope you're having a good week!

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    1925 days ago
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