Hi, I'm Dee! Welcome to my page! I want to be healthy so that I can enjoy my life and live it to the fullest! I have battled my weight my entire life but I refuse to give up!
I love a good quote and here are some of my favorites:
"Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do."~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Your biography is not your destiny, your decisions are."~Tony Robbins
"The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."
~ George Bernard Shaw
"Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, others make it happen."~Michael Jordan
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others."
"Nothing can satisfy one whom God does not satisfy." ~St. Alphonsus Liguori
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."~Aristotle
"Being defeated is often temporary, giving up makes it permanent." ~Marilyn von Savant
"Concern yourself not with what you have tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible to do."
~Pope John XXIII
"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts."~Eleanor Roosevelt
"Our bodies are the baggage we must carry through life.
The more excess the baggage, the shorter the trip."
"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!"
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
1. To weigh less than 200 lbs.
2. To have more energy and less weight related health issues.
1. I am following Weight Watchers. I will track all my food, even when I make poor choices!
2. Drink at least 8 glasses of water.
3. Eat more vegetables & fruits.
4. Get at least 6-8 hrs sleep.
5. To track my steps using my Fit Bit and log a minimum of 7000 steps with a goal of 10,000 steps a daily. You can friend me on FitBit at: www.fitbit.com/user/269384
I have struggled with weight my entire life. I have finally decided to just focus on what I can do today to live a better, more healthier life! I know I won't be perfect, but I will be better!
I am a wife and a mother of two adult children:a daughter and a son. I am also a middle school math teacher from New Jersey. I have struggled with my weight since I was 10 yrs. old. I have tried just about every diet, and I read everything on weight loss and health. Yet in the last fifteen years, I have been unable to stick with a weight loss program for even a week. I have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, arthritis, and I have metabolic syndrome, which causes insulin resistance. I need to act now to avoid becoming diabetic. Most of all, I am just tired of being sick and tired!
I love to watch T.V. & movies. I like to read and listen to music as well. I enjoy playing Scrabble, Ruzzle, Word with Friends, Dice with Buddies and Mexican Train Dominoes. I especially love to Spark! My favorite place is the beach!
Secrets of Success
| current weight: 279.0
Happy Belated Birthday, Done Girl! I hope you had a fabulous day!
269 days ago
Happy Belated Birthday, Done Girl! !! Hope you had a wonderful day and all the best for a fabulous year ahead! Woot woot!!!
270 days ago
Dee! today! Hope you have a wonderful day with family and/or friends!!
272 days ago
Love the quotes on your page!!!!
535 days ago
Happy Birthday, DONE GIRL
As a Taurus, you are likely to be very patient, a hard worker, and one of those people who constantly puts forth much sustained effort. The Taurus girl is born to a mother she can never live up to and she always fears her mother's criticism. She is really stubborn because she wants to have some control over her own life because she mother tries to run it for her from an early age. She rebels. She digs in her heals. She can turn to food for comfort, and thus she can have a weight problem.
Your demeanor is slow and deliberate, and attempts by others to hurry you rarely succeed. You need time to adjust to new ideas and changes. You can be stubborn to the point of becoming rigid, but you are practical and constructive in nearly everything you do. You carefully consider options before starting any action or coming to any conclusion. You function best under conditions where there is predictability, and where you can exercise a degree of control.
Good-natured and friendly, your placid demeanor rarely shows upset or anger. When you are aroused, as suggested by the symbol of the sign, your reactions are very much like those of the angered bull. This anger can be reckless, and often lingers.
There is a certain reluctance in the Taurus nature to try anything new or different. You don't take many chances, and you believe in sticking with the familiar and comfortable. There is not much adventure in your soul, and it is probably fair to label you a conservative individual. The danger with Taurus is the tendency to become too narrow-minded, and to dismiss anything that can't be seen, touched, smelled or tasted.
You are not usually the first to learn a lesson, but when it is mastered, you are not likely ever to forget. Retentive and steadfast, you don't scatter your energies. You may be lazy at times, perhaps not spending any energy at all for extended periods. Yet long term, you are very willing to assume responsibility and shoulder more than your fair share of the load.
You may be materialistic, often showing interests in money, security, and comforts in life. To those you love, you often show your feelings in a material way, and you appreciate the same in return. The Taurus personality is sometimes too concerned with money and possessions. Perhaps a little indulgent and luxury-loving, you relish creature comforts and appreciate beautiful possessions. Because of these interests, you have good taste in clothing and furnishings. You also may have a talent for landscaping and working with plants and flowers to make your surrounding more pleasant and appealing.
You may excel as a cook, but even if you don't have the inclination to prepare it, you certainly enjoy food; perhaps too much. Because of this, you may have a battle with your weight. A slow metabolism and lack of interest in exercise often compound this problem.
A natural interest in art and music often leads to careers or hobby pursuits in some form of art. Taurus is the sign that rules the throat, so you may have a fine singing and speaking voice.
Love relationships are very important to you. Since you don't like being alone, you may settle for a partnership that is less than ideal, instead of accepting loneliness. Once settled in a relationship, you are very steadfast and dependable. You are exceedingly loyal, and make a very faithful friend. The most appealing aspect of Taurus, that sweet and loving temperament, is the often present when the Sun appears in Taurus.
The Taurus woman gets along with Capricorn, Scorpio, Cancer, and Pisces. She can deal with throat problems and thus her thyroid.
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