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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Well it doesn't seem like almost a month ago I started back at this. Holy Moly I'm really letting time slip on by. I've been so focused on trying to find a new job and all of my time and hard work finally paid off.

My 25th birthday is tomorrow (9/23) and I start my job on the 24th. Talk about an awesome birthday present. This is something that I really needed to change in my life and I'm so glad it finally happened. Not only is the job changing but other things will change in my life as well. I live in a major metropolitan city and my job is right in center city so all I have to do is hop on a bus and BAM I'm at work. Of course I do have to walk a few blocks and I'm actually excited for that (of course I say this now, but I'm sure when winter rolls around I will be saying otherwise) This forces me to get exercise I would otherwise not get.

I have become sedentary and lazy lately. I have a lack of motivation and I feel somewhat trapped by myself. I'm the only one holding me back and I need to change that. I feel like this job change is me showing myself that I can do it. I can get back to exercising and losing the weight I want to lose.

I'm currently 5'10'' and 176lbs. I would really like to be somewhere around 145-150. A lot of people think I'm crazy when I tell them I want to lose weight. I am comfortable with my body but there are changes that I would like to make. I feel as though I am out of shape and I want to change that along with shedding some pounds. Am I crazy to want to be around 145-150 for a 5'10'' girl? I'm not by any means built small either.

This job change has sparked a lot of interest in wanting to change my habits and one of those habits is smoking. I occasionally smoke and it's usually when I'm drinking or when my bf (who smokes) is around. I used to smoke a lot more than I do now. I was smoking at least a pack a week and now I smoke a few on the weekend when I see my bf. The habit has changed substantially however I really want to stop all together when temptation is around aka my bf.

Change is hard and I'm excited to see what I can learn along the way and how I myself will change physically emotionally and mentally. Thanks Everyone! Glad to be back on Spark People again :)

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    Congrats on the new job and Happy Birthday.
    1704 days ago
    My husband has been smoke free for almost 6 months. He took up vaping (an electronic cigarette) instead.
    1705 days ago
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