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Tuesday, January 06, 2015

yesterday I re-affirmed my desire and drive to get myself back in shape. Not skinny, not flat-bellied, not perfect... just fit. To be able to run up stairs without getting winded, to fit all my clothes, to just be... fit. I drank water, I logged food, I made smart choices, I meditated, and I got plenty of quality sleep.

Today I put on my favorite pair of jeans, the $7 second-hand Levi's that have raggedy hems and have patches in the inner thighs. I put on one of my TeeFury shirts (but let's be honest here; at this point do I own any shirts that don't come from TeeFury? HAH!), a navy shirt with a design of Baby Groot rocking out with a ginormous pair of headphones. I brushed out my hair, looked in the mirror... and realized I look pretty darn good today. :)

Also, I punched in some updated weights & measurements and, while my measurements have expanded *boo hiss*, I'm happy to say that I did not gain anything over the holidays. I am the same as I was when I last officially weighed myself in September. *lol* It's something!

The only thing marring my image today is the clunky grey brace on my left wrist. It's started to hurt again (the wrist, not the brace, of course). Hopefully sometime this year I can get myself set up with a regular doctor so I can have it looked at. Find out if it's just me needing to baby my overused hands and wrists (I am a crafter, y'know) or if it's something more serious.

I've got a night-brace that I wear that keeps me from curling my wrists funny while I sleep. It keeps my hand and wrist nice and steady, but it makes for very awkward sleep-cuddling. I'm always afraid I'm going to clock Jonathan in the face with it in my sleep.

Thankful Thought of the Day: That I have enough money to afford two different kinds of braces. That I have the creativity and talent to make my day brace not so boring. *lol* That I have a job that offers insurance that I can afford so I can see a doctor when I have the need.

And that's it. :)
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    I'm right there with you about the weight goals. I'm a solid 250 pounds and I have -never- been skinny. That's ok, I don't want to be anyway. The reason I want to lose weight is because I want to be healthy. Like you said, I don't want to get winded climbing up a flight of stairs, even the three steps outside my house. I won't lie, I also want to look in the mirror and love what I see; I want to find & wear clothes that make me feel beautiful. Right now, at 250, that's not happening. But, I know I'll get there one day.

    And you know what? That IS something! Maintaining the same weight since September? Man, I fluctuate so much month to month. I weigh 250 one month, 260 three months later. So, huge kudos to you! Especially during the holiday season, that is a huge achievement!

    What kind of crafting do you do? Crochet, knitting?

    Best of luck on your goals!
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