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Finding my power.

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Incredible! I set a goal and achieved it - well several goals actually.

It all started with the 10 minutes of exercise a day. That blossomed seamlessly to being active on a regular basis. Then came the 5% Fall Challenge which seemed like both a big and long term goal. But, one step at a time, one bite at a time, I DID it.

Now I am 23 pounds closer to my 70 pound goal. I can't tell you how many times that I have quit on myself and tried to come to terms with living the rest of my life as a fat lady.

My body is changing, my energy and spirits are up, and I look younger. I am moving mountains (of fat) and starting to find the little woman who is hiding under there. The most important thing is that I feel powerful instead of powerless.

Thank you to all of my Spark Friends who support me every day. I could not make this journey without you.
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  • FREES1
    congratulations!! you've come a long way and as they say the rest of your journey begins with that single step... enjoy the feeling of being empowered, of taking charge and know that you can continue to grow in that power and strength!
    2010 days ago
    I really loved reading this blog. It never ceases to surprise me when a Sparkie is positive and powerful, how it eggs others on to experience the same great feelings.

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    2014 days ago
    WOW!!! You're doing amazing!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2014 days ago
  • DEBBY4576
    I love that you feel powerful now and not powerless. Good for you. You deserve to feel that, with what you've accomplished already. You go girl!
    2014 days ago
    Woo Hoo! Congrats on meeting your goals; amazing, powerful and wonderful you!
    2014 days ago
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