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Will "ONEDERLAND" ever be my reality?

Monday, June 06, 2016

My journey has been a long one. One that has had many bumps in the road. The struggle is real. I have been over weight my entire life, and just once I want to prove to myself and everyone else, that I can do this.
It's been a vicious cycle. Either I'm losing or gaining. There is no in between. As soon as I start showing real progress, I lose all momentum and give up completely. The weight gain happens so quickly, that before I know it, I'm right back to square one.

Now that I am 2 years away from 40, I really want this time to be different. I don't want to give up, I want to keep going, I want to reach goals I haven't accomplished in years.

I am putting this out there for all to see, I need some accountability.

My goal is to get to ONEDERLAND, Wish my luck!
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  • JENARUL
    Yes, I believe in you! My highest weight was 220 lbs, that was 9 years ago. The weight fluctuated quite a bit over the years but I never had control over it. Then I learned that this lifestyle demands a plan. An eating plan, an exercise plan, a motivation plan. It's become my spare time activity. I started a year ago at 185 lbs. serious to get into shape and I am now hovering around 165. If I can you can!

    1233 days ago
  • OVERDUECHANGE
    I completely gave up for about 6 years or so on my dream of ever being back under 200.
    Of course, during that giving up, I shot past my previous high weights. If I hadn't done that, I'd be under 200 by now. lol.

    I have been worried about backsliding, especially now that I've got down to a more normal-appearing weight where I don't get the side-eye anymore and can shop off the rack. But, I've been mentally preparing myself for it... still keeping to the habits that have gotten me here so far.

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    1233 days ago
  • no profile photo CD8968576
    I don't come online much due to using the app so apologies for it taking me so long to see your blog. I just had to congratulate you on how well you are doing & to say that as long as you keep trying then you won't fail even if it takes a long time. The main thing you need to do is love yourself along the way and measure your worth by more than the number on the scale (I know it's a bad bad habit that we all acquire and it's so hard to shake!) I believe in you, do you? A new habit that can sometimes take a while to acquire but well worth the hard work along with trying to be your healthiest you.

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    1423 days ago
  • FLORIDAGIRL2945
    You can do this, it's just going to take time. You can do it!
    1486 days ago
  • HOTFLASH416
    Yes you can do this and good luck to you on your journey.
    1490 days ago
  • KAT808
    I feel like I could have written this. The vicious circle. The ups and downs. The desire to get to onederland. And even the two years to 40. You can totally do this!!! I'll do it with you!!
    1491 days ago
  • KAWLIGANZ
    So long as you keep working toward your goal you will achieve it. Having yoyo'd a few times I understand where you're at, but your determination will see you through. Good luck.
    1491 days ago
  • MRSTABER
    I understand completely! I have been there! Keep your chin up! Just think of where you were years ago and how far you have come! Amazing! Keep it up. Take it day by day...hour by hour...or even minute by minute. You can do this!
    1492 days ago
  • BEACHCOMBER16
    I am wishing you much luck! You can do it.
    1492 days ago
  • SNAPDRAGON04
    I'm 38 too. I maintained a healthy weight for a couple years, but it's been mostly ups and downs. Mostly ups.
    1492 days ago
  • LIMOM2TWINS
    you are not alone!! It is a day by day program for me also - but together we can do it!!
    1492 days ago
  • 12BREAKTHECYCLE
    You can do it!
    1492 days ago
  • PAMLARAE
    Good Luck!
    1492 days ago
  • SHANTRA7
    Yes you'll get there because you're going to keep on keeping on !
    1492 days ago
  • LORIENWILSON
    I'm here with you. You can do this! We have new lives ahead of us
    1492 days ago
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