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My 100 Days of Why - Day 35
Monday, October 08, 2018      10 comments

I wake up with a more pleasant taste in my mouth when I've been eating smart. That might seem like a little thing, but it seems to me that when I wake up with an unpleasant taste in my mouth (and brushing doesn't totally get rid of it eithe... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 34
Sunday, October 07, 2018      15 comments

I don't mind eating with people or letting people see me eat. When I was obese I was self-conscious about eating in front of people. I always felt like they were judging me. Now I eat whatever I want in a group setting, usually moderately, ... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 33
Saturday, October 06, 2018      11 comments

I meet inspiring, active people through group running. And I wouldn't be running if I was eating like I used to. This is the group I ran with this morning, an easy 13.1 miles in right at 3 hours using :30/:30 run/walk. We had quite a few de... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 32
Friday, October 05, 2018      18 comments

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My 100 Days of Why - Day 31
Thursday, October 04, 2018      7 comments

Indigestion is a thing of the past! When I make smart food choices in sensible portions I can almost guarantee I won't suffer any indigestion.... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 30
Wednesday, October 03, 2018      13 comments

I can wear a belt! Back when I was 180-200+ pounds I worked for United Way of Central Florida. We frequently had celebrations and events that involved matching tee shirts. Most everyone tucked the shirts into their khakis and wore a belt. M... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 29
Tuesday, October 02, 2018      16 comments

I am pleased that I have made progress toward overcoming a major, ongoing challenge in my life. I may not have it down perfectly, but I've lost and kept off right at 80 pounds for over 9.5 years now. That is an accomplishment.... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 28
Monday, October 01, 2018      12 comments

I no longer dread getting weighed at the doctor's office. I confidently jump right on those scales. (I still like to take my shoes off.) Today starts the Beck Diet Solution SparkTeam group reading of The Beck Diet Solution (pink book) by Ju... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 27
Sunday, September 30, 2018      12 comments

My blood sugar tests normal. Despite the fact type 2 diabetes runs in my family, I don't have it. I believe that my healthy weight and my efforts to live a healthy lifestyle are the reason why. My paternal grandfather, who died at age 60 w... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 26
Saturday, September 29, 2018      9 comments

I am proud of my "athlete's" resting heart rate! ... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 25
Friday, September 28, 2018      8 comments

I can tie my shoes right in the middle! When I was obese it was difficult to bend over or stretch my leg up. I'd sit and cross my legs with difficulty. When I tied shoes, the bow would end up on the extreme inside. Now bending or stretching... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 24
Thursday, September 27, 2018      7 comments

I enjoy clothes shopping more! I used to dread shopping for clothing, knowing that nothing would look like I wanted to present myself. Now it is fun to try on things and select something I like. 6. c.... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 23
Wednesday, September 26, 2018      7 comments

Even now, I can't help but smile every time I hang a pair of my shorts, and I almost giggle when I fold my panties! My hips and butt are so much smaller than when I was overweight/obese. I am still amazed at the size of clothes I wear. ... Read more
Bonus: My "Why" Framework or Outline
Tuesday, September 25, 2018      7 comments

My "why"s (reasons) for living a healthy lifestyle can fit into several categories, although there is definitely overlap and some reasons could fit into more than one category. That said, I think it is still valuable to arrange them into major t... Read more
My 100 Days of Why - Day 22
Tuesday, September 25, 2018      9 comments

I am happier when I eat right and exercise regularly! No, living at a healthy weight does not make life perfect. You still have to stand in lines at the bank. Wasps still make nests on the front porch. Loved ones still get sick. Decisions a... Read more

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