ABBY_G   31,310
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December 2009 (about 155 pounds)





April 2008 (about 240 pounds and no sense of fashion at all!)





Here's a pre-2007 (damaged) photo of me at 288 pounds. I've come a long way since then!



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Hello. I am going to do whatever it takes (and for however long it takes) to become physically fit and stay that way. --Abby G
Hello. I am going to do whatever it takes (and for however long it takes) to become physically fit and stay that way. --Abby G




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Member Since: 1/21/2007

My Goals:
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Main Goal
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I will maintain a calm, happy, and aware state of equilibrium. When I get into a different state, I will become aware of it as soon as possible and will consistently choose to access non-food resources rather than using food to change my state.

Resources to choose:
a. exercise
b. friends
c. music
c. time outdoors
d. relaxation
e. play
f. taking care of what needs to get done
g. being grateful
h. do something for someone else
i. meditation
j. mindfulness
k. deep breathing
l. SparkPeople
j. organize something for 10 minutes (ByHisSpirit: thanks for this one!)



My Program:
- Plan and track food and exercise every day.
- Stay in daily contact with my diet partner.




Other Information:
For weight loss and maintenance, I'm finding it helpful to be:

o-- persistent
o-- determined
o-- resilient
o-- resourceful
o-- aware
o-- future oriented
o-- deliberate


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MORTICIAADDAMS
12/10/2014 10:16:29 AM

I'm very relieved to have that problem out of the way. I have GERD so the night grazing not only wrecked my diet but also made me ill so I really needed to get control of that. The fasting is meant to reset some of my biological functions which got out of whack for people like me. It works great too to get rid of the cravings, constant feelings of starvation, wanting to eat even when one isn't hungry.



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MORTICIAADDAMS
11/15/2014 8:06:36 PM

Thanks, he still has to get the stent out next week and get the other stone broken up with ultrasound but hopefully this was the worst of it.



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KAREN-IS-HERE
11/11/2014 9:52:08 AM

emoticon I searched yoga + pose + print & there's tons routines to print out. I like youtube follow along practices too sometimes, but mostly I like to just hear quiet while I'm on my yoga mat.



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9/24/2014 9:22:35 AM

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Be Grateful for All of Life


With gratitude, all life appears as a blessing - without gratitude, all of life is perceived as a burden. Avoid the tendency to compare your life with the lives of others, with your idealized hopes for life, and with your own life when you were younger. Every moment of your life is a gift -- not something you are "entitled to" or something you "deserve." Practice zero-based gratitude. Zero-based gratitude is being grateful for everything in your life -- grateful that you woke up this morning, grateful that you have enough food to eat, grateful that you can walk and breathe and see.
Thank you so much for reading my blog,have a wonderful and awesome day.

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ALICEART2010
9/21/2014 11:28:00 AM

Thanks Abby! Nice to meet you! I added you back!



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