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Back in my younger days, I played tennis, ran around and ate and drank w/o a care. When I started having fertility issues, I also started gaining weight. One day though I woke up to realize that that my actions had taken me to an unhealthy place. I want to be health again. I want to be (mostly) soda free. I want to walk up even just one flight of stairs w/o feeling winded. I want to play w/my kids more. I want my healthy life back!

In year 2017,I'm taking my life back, one day at a time. I'm going to start exercising again and trying to eat more healthy, and especially drink more water. I would love for my children to see that people can turn around and that healthy living is thousands times better than not.

I've read these quotes below and wanted them on my own page:
"Think about how different life could be if you stopped emphasizing the end, the fix or getting there, and began enjoying each step of the way. If one moment was as good as the next. If the goal in life was not to fix yourself but to transform yourself. Here, after all, is a miracle; you are already on the journey. You already know and already have everything you need to continue. Relax, breathe, be kind to yourself and everyone else. Oh, there's one more thing; enjoy the ride!"
(Geneen Roth)

Apostle Paul to the Corinthians: "Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body." (1 Corinthians 6:19).


Member Since: 11/10/2011

Fitness Minutes: 17,240

My Goals:
I want to run a 5k w/o walking part of it.

I'd like to have less cushion.

I want to be active with my son and daughter and teach them that incorporating fitness and activity as well as eating a nutritional diet in your own life is a must.

I want my sweet babies to think of the word diet not as a weight loss plan but as the way you eat.

I WILL cut sodas out.


My Program:
Forget about yesterday, walk and do core strengthing today. Eventually, I want to jog regularly again because I actually enjoy it the last time. So I'm going to enter in a couple of running events this year. On top of that since water is the only thing that doesn't make me want to gag after any kind of work out, I will eventually cut sodas out of my daily diet.



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I'm a homegrown-cradle Texas Catholic Lady minus being any kind of southern conservative.




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  • v KKRAVIG1975
    How are the stairs going? They are pretty tough for me but I've been doing it for a cpl months now. Thank goodness I'm only on the 3rd floor. The first day I tried, I got to the second floor then took the elevator. Felt ridiculous. Next day I just pushed myself. Couldn't breathe when I got my desk but I did it. And it has gotten easier. You can do it!!!
    15 days ago
  • v SYLPHINPROGRESS
    I never would have thought about not carrying coins lest vending machines lurk around every corner. Smart tip that is. Smart of you to stick to places where you can have tea as you like it.
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    64 days ago
  • v NANHBH
    Hi,

    Thanks for your comment on my Fitbit stats posting today. I have a Fitbit Blaze. It's not a GPS, but it acts as a GPS when I carry my cell phone with me. It syncs to the cell phone and then is able to track the route that I run, walk, or bike. I really like it. It does everything I would want in a tracker - except count my swim strokes. But that's ok. I'm not an avid swimmer, although I am a triathlete. I just don't wear it during the swim portion of the race. The Blaze is $199.

    I'm glad I didn't get the Fitbit Surge - the one that is a GPS in and of itself - because the watch is much larger to accommodate the GPS device.

    Happy tracking!
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    64 days ago
  • v SOAPNUT
    Hey, Thanks for keeping in touch. So good to hear good news. I'm trying to get back into a better routine and adjusting since the passing of my Dad. Mostly enjoying our grandson who soon will turn 5. Hope you have a wonderful summer.
    64 days ago
  • v SYLPHINPROGRESS
    Don't know if you'll this in one of today's SP emails. Thought of you.
    www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_a
    rticles.asp?id=2245

    If copying the url doesn't work, the title of the article is "How to Say Sayonara to Soda in Just 28 Days."
    71 days ago
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