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Living Well in the Moment

Not going to focus on:
- overweight since age 6
- years of dieting
- gastroplasty in 1987 losing 125 lbs from 250 lbs
- gaining it all back
- years of up and down scale numbers
- years of on & off exercise
- years of excuses for overeating/binging

Instead, I am focusing on:
- loving the wonderful woman and imperfect human being I am
- being well
- setting short-term do-able goals
- recognizing that baby steps are ...
Not going to focus on:
- overweight since age 6
- years of dieting
- gastroplasty in 1987 losing 125 lbs from 250 lbs
- gaining it all back
- years of up and down scale numbers
- years of on & off exercise
- years of excuses for overeating/binging

Instead, I am focusing on:
- loving the wonderful woman and imperfect human being I am
- being well
- setting short-term do-able goals
- recognizing that baby steps are actually big steps in disguise
- breathing in and out.....deeply
- yoga, meditation, 10+ mins of fitness, mindful food planning, mindful eating, mindful living
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ARDISSA Day 5 ......Yay!
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Member Since: 3/6/2008

SparkPoints: 12,388

Fitness Minutes: 2,010

My Goals:
Long-term goals:
by July 2014
(not in any order)

1. 320-170=150
2. Be off all meds
3. Healthy cholesterol
4. Healthy BP
5. Be in breath
6. Feel healthy
7. Look healthy
8. Be fit

Med Term Goals

1. Reach 299 lbs by December 31, 2012
2, Ride bike in August

Short Term Goals:
For April 2011
1. Plan/log foods
2. Exercise daily 10 mins
3. Bedtime 10 pm



My Program:
Body:
1. Elliptical
2. XRide by Octane
3. Resistance Bands
4. Free-weights
Mind:
1. Law of Attraction
2. Sparkpeople
3. SParkCoach
4. The Spark
5. Clean Eating
6. Biggest Loser

Spirit:
1. Yoga & QiGong
2. Meditation
3. Law of Attraction
4. OA
5. A Course in Weight-Loss



Personal Information:
My name is Ardissa. I live outside Sudbury, Ontario Canada (Wahnapitae/Markstay)

I have been overweight since the age of 5.

I had gastric bypass in 1987, losing 125 lbs. maintained for 4 years.

Years later lost 85 lbs attending Overeater's Anonymous, but there is no group near me now.

I am an empty nester.

I run a small home "spa" business as a reflexologist and a massage practitioner.

My husband is retired from mining for 34 years and has been a DJ for 35 years. I am his DJ assistant.

Other Information:
Love:
time with hubby, and kids, and other family, reading, computer time/games, dancing, shopping, camping, hiking, food/eating (duh!), walking, snowshoeing, decorating, PS3 Move,

T.V Time:
Oprah, used to be DPhil, The Doctors, Dr. Oz, Love It or List It, Decorating shows

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SONFLOWERGAMMY
4/28/2014 2:55:36 PM

Thank you for adding me as a friend and getting back with me so quickly with the update on your team. emoticon



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ROSE_626
2/25/2014 7:23:35 AM

Good morning! emoticon How are you doing? Have a wonderful day! emoticon emoticon



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ROSE_626
2/18/2014 5:34:17 AM

Good morning! I just wanted to wish you a great Tuesday!
I hope you have a sunny one! emoticon We have another snowstorm in progress. Spring, where are you? emoticon
Stay warm and be healthy! emoticon



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ROSE_626
2/16/2014 8:37:28 AM

Thank you so much for adding me as a friend too! I wasn't sure whether I should have asked you first. Have a lovely Sunday! emoticon



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SCRAPPINPOLLY
5/12/2013 12:05:56 PM

Hi and welcome to Spark People!! This is the best place for inspiration and support. Jump right in and make yourself at home!! Keep your chin up and take it one day at a time!



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