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The Lifestyle I was Born to Live - Take Two

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

I took some time to type in a blog about how I'm not "starting over" - again - but how I'm living the lifestyle I was born to - and it got lost! So here goes, again:-)

I don't feel like trying to re-do what I had written, so the bottom line is this: I'm getting more active, eating better, and living life between the many days that I'm sick. (No, I don't want to talk specifics) What if it doesn't get better? I have to live within the confines of what's going on.

So I'm proud of myself is really the bottom line. I rode my bike late this morning, did a set of weights (day 2 - woo hoo!), went to the Wellness Center that I just joined to walk on the treadmill, and plan to have another bike ride later today. None of these has been for very hard or very long - my aim is to create daily habits, not to run a marathon today. After all, I have to start where I am today, which is pretty much at the bottom and then below that:-)

And I'm trying a new approach for eating. No, I won't get into specifics, but we'll see if it produces positive or negative results:-)

I'm thankful for the 5% Challenge that I just started on Saturday - go starfish! I confess, teammates, that I didn't do such a great job this weekend. I met my new grand-nephew on Saturday so we were out of town. Such a cutie!!! And a snuggler! On Sunday, I was sick most of the day in bed.

But that's life. Things happen. I will STILL choose to be as happy and as healthy as I can be. That means learning (at age 50) to take care of myself. I WILL do it - that's the lifestyle I was born to have:-)
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  • PRNCSCUP1-2FULL
    Good for you!! What ever illness you are battling, whatever food plan you choose, you are ultimately choosing to live happier and healthier than you have been! Yay You! You wil do this and small steps lead you in the same direction as large!
    2660 days ago
  • SUSANSLIFE
    "Attitude is Everything" is a famous book title and it is so true! Your attitude is shining through and you're on a good, positive vibe. Keep it up and you'll be an inspiration for so many of us!
    Hugs,
    Susan
    2662 days ago
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    Each day is like having a fresh unmarred sheet of paper to work with. Just put yesterday's sheet off to the side to refer to at a later date.
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    2662 days ago
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