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  Week of 9/17/2009 - Featured Board Post

I'm Free!

It still blows my mind sometimes when I look in the mirror. I know intellectually I did the work and it was quite a long time...but its like in my mind all that is forgotten and when I see myself sometimes...I'm just struck dumb...Is that really me?

But it is, and I'm thrilled! People keep asking me around town "Heather what did you do to lose all that weight?" I'm so happy to share the how, the where, and let them know...Hey...this really can be done...I tried and failed a zillion times, but once I started focusing on a lifestyle rather than a quick fix it all fell into place and before I knew it...I was looking like I do now.

The best thing about this year is I got "FREE". Free of the kind of fatalistic thinking that kept me overweight the last 20 years. This is as good as it gets, might as well turn on the TV and eat another cookie, try to live with it, try to accept yourself in this body you don't like, just get comfy and don't dream toooo big. Thats no way to live....and being trapped in that fat suit...makes that lie seem like reality. But that's it...its a big Fat Lie! You can be healthy, fit and strong no matter your age, you can be the one doing the fun things, the adventurous things, rather than watching on the sidelines. It really can be you...So get free of that lie...and by taking small little baby steps, the weight will come off...you will get more fit, and as you do this...suddenly the opportunities of life, the adventures of life...will start appearing as something you can actually do. You can do whatever you decide you want to do. Don't let one more day pass you by...get out there and live it to the fullest. You get one life...it goes by fast...so make the most of it.

Wooo Hoooo I'm freeeeeeeeeeee!

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