A New Year, A New Beginning

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

I've decided to add blogging to my Spark journey. This picture was taken while I visited an exhibit of photographer Annie Liebovitz's work. It was a forty year respective, a master set of many of her famous and not-so-famous photos. It made me think about what my master set might be. I've had so many dramatic changes in my life in the past few years. Many of the things that I thought defined me and my life are no longer part of it.

At first this was terrifying. Now I feel a sense of space and a sense of possibility. I think the extra weight I carry keeps me from completely fulfilling those possibilities. So I am committing to gradual, healthy change. I do well with exercise but I think I am deluding myself about how much I actually eat. Food is my comfort when I am anxious and I think perhaps I eat more from habit than need.

So I am going to learn about nutrition and begin to use the food tracker. I'm going to explore eliminating some foods from my diet that I think I might have a sensitivity to, like wheat. And I am going to pay attention to when and what I eat. I plan to be very gentle with myself as I do this.

Oh, and I bought myself a new SLR-D camera for Christmas so I'll be taking some photographs of my own!

Happy New Year to you all and best wishes for a happy, healthy, fit 2013!
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    You are So worth this effort. You are like a fall daylily bud. The first, in spring, is expected, welcomed and enjoyed. But the second is a surprise - unexpected and full of possibilities! You can do ANYTHING you put your mind to! Do not let anything or anybody stand in your way. emoticon
    1995 days ago
    Sounds like a good plan!
    1995 days ago
    Keep focused for success. YOu can do it. Go for it.
    1996 days ago
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