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Imagine what your ideal healthy person would live like, and make steps towards becoming that person.

From the brilliant blog Canyoustayfordinner, Andie writes: "There will be a point for you, if you’re in need of losing weight, when you will realize that there is no need to carry around a backpack of self-defeating prophecies."

Being negative takes way more energy than being positive AND it saps your strength. There's nothing to gain from being negative and everything to gain from being positive.
I choose the easy option: being positive.

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."
Thomas Edison (with thanks to Nillapepsi)

I'm a mama of four kids, happily married to my best friend.
We live for Jesus, home educate, attachment parent, do lots of crafts and I love creating items by sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking...basically anything creative!
I put on a lt of weight the past 7 years while growing and feeding my babies and now the time has come to address that issue and get back to a sensible weight.

Member Since: 9/23/2012

Fitness Minutes: 3,084

My Goals:
To find peace.
To be the mum I hoped I'd be.

To eat sensibly and get back to a more practical size so I can shop for clothes in charity shops again.

My Program:
To eat between 2000-2300 while I'm exclusively breastfeeding
control my stress levels by exercising every day (currently loving TurboJam, Pilates, The Firm)

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  • v D-ABBY
    For I have come to have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you ~ Philemon 1:7.

    I rejoice over you. As I prepare to close out my account with Spark People on the 12th, I want you to know that God has used you to refresh my heart and I have found much joy and comfort in your loving ways and caring presence. You will be in my heart and in my prayers as I take up my cross daily to follow Jesus. Keep up the good work, beloved. God bless you on your way.

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    1813 days ago
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    Start now. Stay focused. FINISH STRONG! That is my goal for this month and all to come. I find that I start the month strong, then I let life get in the way and lose momentum and commitment toward the last half. That habit has lost more than one race. Starting now I am pacing myself, so as to not tax my bod and throw myself into this cycle again this month, saving some energy for that final thrust. If I fall, “NOW” is when I start back, for tomorrow may never come. I am maintaining focus, for as my friend and FlyLady say, “Focus makes us FABULOUS”. And I have my eye fixed on the target before me to make every step a strong one so I FINISH STRONG in February with an ultimate goal sighted for 2013.

    “Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may win” ~ 1 Corinthians 9:24, NASB.

    Our race on this journey is our own, and we are our only opponent. Bettering self is the race we run. I don’t know about you, but I find that it is more difficult to run against self than anyone else, for I am overly gracious and give excuse too easily for my falls. So, NOW, “I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as not beating the air; but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified” ~ vs. 26-27. Making myself accountable with hope of encouraging others of you who struggle as I do, this is my prayer for us as we run our race this month.
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    1936 days ago
    emoticon You're welcome (saw your comment on my page)! We got to stick together:) emoticon
    1937 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/30/2013 7:35:16 PM
    That's what friends are for! I'm glad you joined us on Spark! I hope you are having a better week.
    Thanks about my kiddos...I love 'em & they are my everything.

    Keep making those good choices(One stinkin choice at a time) lol!

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    1946 days ago
    Thank you so much for your supportive and kind words left in my comments! Good luck with your journey!
    1959 days ago
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