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Time for change...

I have always been a "big girl" and have finally decided that it's time to make some changes in my life. I have never been an emotional eater but I LOVE food and am always thinking about what I would like to have next. I am tracking my food and making better choices now.

I am a workaholic with an office job which doesn't allow me much movement through the day so I have vowed to stop sitting on the couch watching TV when I get home at night. I am going out walking for at least a ...
I have always been a "big girl" and have finally decided that it's time to make some changes in my life. I have never been an emotional eater but I LOVE food and am always thinking about what I would like to have next. I am tracking my food and making better choices now.

I am a workaholic with an office job which doesn't allow me much movement through the day so I have vowed to stop sitting on the couch watching TV when I get home at night. I am going out walking for at least a half an hour every evening instead (my original goal was 3 nights/week). I know I didn't put all of my weight on overnight and I don't expect to lose it overnight. This is going to take some time but I am committed to making it happen.

High blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes run in my family so my goal is to lower my blood pressure and to avoid developing diabetes. I want to be much healthier in general and look forward to having more energy.

A co-worker turned me on to SP and I haven't looked back! I've logged on everyday since.

I hope I can make a go of this and look forward to my journey towards a healthier life!
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Member Since: 6/3/2010

SparkPoints: 37,421

Fitness Minutes: 41,215

My Goals:
* Lose 50 lbs by May 2011 (to start)
* Improve my overall health
* Achieve better work/life balance
* Feel comfortable enough to join a gym
* Be able to cross my legs nicely
* Be more comfortable on a plane - no more "will i need a seatbelt extender?" anxiety!

My Program:
* Tracking all of the food that I eat and meeting my nutrition goals - DAILY
* Eating healthier - more fruits/vegetables and PROTEIN
*Walking EVERY day - minimum 30 minutes (even when I don't want to)

Personal Information:
My name is Gayle and I live in Ontario, Canada. I'm married to a wonderful man who is my best friend and I have a job that I absolutely love. Unfortunately that job is an office job so I need to be vigilant to ensure I'm eating healthy snacks and I have to make the effort to carve out time to exercise.

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GALWAY_GIRL
9/16/2013 5:50:41 AM

Thinking of you my friend! I hope you have a wonderful week!! emoticon



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GALWAY_GIRL
8/11/2013 7:01:33 PM

Alright my friend.....I'm finding my way back and I hope to find you here. We know this works and we know how this works.

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MOOMOO40
2/28/2013 4:54:04 PM

Hey G,
Thinking of you!! Hope you are having a great week!! talk to you soon!!

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T :)



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THECRAZYMANGO
2/10/2013 2:58:07 PM

Thank you for your condolences. I am trying to take it one day at a time. It just can be surprising at times to think I am fine than a moment later to find I am not. emoticon



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PASTORMIKE7
2/10/2013 2:06:32 PM

Gayle,

Thank you dear sister for your comment on my blog!!

You have been missed!!!!

Have a blessed and wonderful Sunday!!
Pastor Mike

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