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5/20/10 5:08 P

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Hi everyone, thanks for the warm welcome, I'm new and this question really hits home.
How do I see myself? At this moment, hopeful is the first word that comes to mind. Tired of being obese, eating out of control, out of boredom, just because, never feeling satisfied~always in search of whatever I am craving. Sick and tired of being sick and tired. Needing encouragement, support, belief that I can do this one thing that is holding me back from enjoying my life.
I am and always have been a caregiver. I give my family all they need, but I can't seem to be equally as good to myself. Why? That is the question, why don't I think I'm worth it.
I hope in dealing with these emotions for the first time I can move past this roadblock and live the life I was destine to have.
thank you for letting me share. It truly comes from my heart.
Debra

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5/20/10 3:27 P

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5/19/10 10:01 P

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Today I am powerful.

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5/19/10 10:54 A

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I see myself as a productive woman who is self-motivated and who loves to encourage others along their journeys! emoticon

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today I wish i could give you all the magic things you wish . the abitly to see yourself as others see you . the power to change the way you see you. be all you can be . the army phrase .It can help us also . we are trying to change our idea of YOU &ME. we have to look at yourself with a different eye . If you think you are a couch pototoe . get up off the bottom of your butt and move a wee bit more . play with the kids . dont have them then play with the dog . if all else fails engage your mate . do something totally not you . something to surprise everyone even you . good luck .

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5/18/10 1:50 A

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I wish I had the answer to that question Vaporgirl2! Maybe we need to work on this together and get the answers we need.. Are you ready? I sure am!

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5/17/10 11:46 P

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Pam... You and I must be cut from the same cloth. I do the exact same thing. My husband and I own a gym. He is so fit and he is always having be talk to other women who are frustrated. I get them on track and they have success and meanwhile I am stuck at the same place. Why don't we follow our own advice?

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5/17/10 11:42 P

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frustrated, embarrassed, hopeful

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5/17/10 3:16 A

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At this moment I can honestly say I see myself as negative as one can be.I am very frustrated with myself. I know what to do but dont seem to do it. I give good advise to others but when it comes to doing it myself I just dont. I know I have work to do on myself.

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5/16/10 8:54 P

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I'M getting stronger.


"You never know just how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have"
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5/16/10 8:05 P

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giddy, hopeful, improving

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5/15/10 11:59 A

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Well at the moment hopeful, calm, determined.

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5/15/10 6:45 A

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I saw the side view of myself sitting at the doctor's office yesterday. The budda belly looked terrible!

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5/14/10 8:07 P

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I see myself as happy.

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5/14/10 5:56 P

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I see myself motivated today.

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5/14/10 8:50 A

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I am a good friend!

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5/14/10 8:36 A

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Healthier this month than I was last month! emoticon

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5/13/10 9:00 P

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Capable of more than I ever thought possible.

Faith is believing in what you can't see.


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5/13/10 12:50 P

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hmmm. sweet kind and caring! emoticon

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5/12/10 6:15 P

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I am looking much better in my future. Not how I see me at this present .



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5/12/10 12:37 P

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I'm making positive teps towards my goals.


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5/12/10 10:32 A

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The past few days, when I look in the mirror, I am closer to what I see in my head. While I'm not there yet, it's motivating to see even a spark of what I used to be, and what I hope to be again.

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5/11/10 9:39 P

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I second motivated!

I'm determind to be destined for success!
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5/11/10 9:26 A

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emoticon Motivated

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emoticon ... probably due to lousy weather in GA again, 'cause I'm sooooooooo emoticon and not feeling up to par emoticon physically and mentally... so tired of it!!! Have a great week all.

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ONE DAY, ONE STEP AT A TIME IS ALL I CAN ASK FOR...AND IN RETURN, BE ETERNALLY GRATEFUL FOR THE HEALTH & HAPPINESS I AM ENJOYING AT THIS TIME IN MY LIFE. IT IS SO PRECIOUS!!! THANK YOU LORD!


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5/10/10 3:17 P

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Just saw a picture of myself from a Lifewalk this weekend to benefit a womens organization. Thank goodness I lost weight this week because the pic is depressing. I'm trying to make it motivational but I'm still processing the OMG! That's me?!

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5/10/10 1:38 P

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Determined

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5/9/10 2:38 P

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emoticon and sick of failing at this weightloss journey!!

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5/8/10 9:59 P

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A little cranky from being confined inside today.

Faith is believing in what you can't see.


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Thoughtful, ambitious, anxious.

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5/7/10 10:23 P

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Hopeful

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5/7/10 9:48 P

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Messy and running wild.

Faith is believing in what you can't see.


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5/7/10 9:22 P

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I see myself in a new lifestyle now! I think I really see this time, that it's not a specific period of time that I will "diet", but a new way of eating...always.

Sandy

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5/7/10 9:22 A

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ready for the weekend

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Positive

Edited by: CAROL3SAN at: 5/7/2010 (08:06)

"You never know just how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have"
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LPHILIPPS Posts: 181
5/6/10 10:02 P

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I did 30 minutes of low impact aerobics today.

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I rode a horse on a trail ride today which was more challenging than usual for me, and I completed it despite my fears at some obstacles. I feel victorious over anxiety today! Woo Hoo!

Faith is believing in what you can't see.


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5/5/10 9:58 P

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I see myself as willing..yet am I able?
I have been willing to lose weight since I was 13
Yet here I am AGAIN

So I'll take it step by step...
I'm willing to admit that I need help...I need support

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5/5/10 8:19 P

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I usually see myself as someone who has potential but doesn't tap into it. Im usually berating myself internally for job NOT well done in my relationships, my eating and exercise choices and my appearance. I strive to remember- even a couple times a week that I am truly beautiful because God says so and not because I abide by so many false and encumbering rules perfectly. Its hard

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5/5/10 5:14 P

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I can totally relate to this. I still remember all of the cruel words from my classmates. It's also why I'm so shy and reserved around most people. On the good side, it's why I became a school counselor so I could help deal with bullying in schools. Remember that you aren't what someone else says, you are who you believe you are. If you see yourself as a beautiful and wonderful being, you can be that beautiful wonderful being. emoticon

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Can't believe I spent over 300 points on that tasteless subway sandwich....ugh. Oh well, I'll have something yummy for dinner.

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Sadly, at the age of 61, I still see myself as that little girl who was always the object of cruel remarks from other kids--and I probably remember every one of them. I wasn't fat until I was in my mid-teens, but I got told often enough how ugly I was, and the bullying in junior high, high school, and college have left their mark. Now I see myself as a fat, ugly adult who has no friends and who doesn't fit in anywhere.

~Deborah
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I woke up feeling slobby this morning, so I put on my husband's shirt instead of my own. I was hoping to hide in it somehow. I don't understand why I'm feeling depressed. Maybe tomorrow will be different.

Faith is believing in what you can't see.


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emoticon much better and less stressful than prior few days... still determined to be motivated and determined to succeed, though need help at times along the way.

Barb
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O Lord, Thank You For Peace and Serenity and True Love, Love of You, and Knowing You Love and Care For Me So Much More in Return. Amen.

"Sometimes it's a mistake to think your will is God's will!!!"

ONE DAY, ONE STEP AT A TIME IS ALL I CAN ASK FOR...AND IN RETURN, BE ETERNALLY GRATEFUL FOR THE HEALTH & HAPPINESS I AM ENJOYING AT THIS TIME IN MY LIFE. IT IS SO PRECIOUS!!! THANK YOU LORD!


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Determined to do good things for myself and others.


"You never know just how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have"
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sincere and loving.

Indian standard Time!Now 54 yrs old.Had a Sleeve Gastrectomy and like most of us who have had this survey-it is a welcome surgery and ,howeer a radical lifestyle change-in diet,exercise,evrything.Weight is down by 20 kilos.That is a whole new me but I need to lose a couple of 5 more kilose hopefully due to newly diagnosed psoriatic arthritis.Well here's to all of us ,everybody!I am on a new challenge that
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5/3/10 3:54 P

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On her way to something bigger than anything I could of imagined!

I'm determind to be destined for success!
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5/3/10 1:12 P

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determined and motivated

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5/3/10 12:22 P

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I see myself as back on track. Last week was bad because first I hurt my leg and couldn't exercise, then I was sick with the flu. Now I'm ready to go again. emoticon

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MOTIVATED - I AM GOING TO DO THIS

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