"You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have."
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My goals is to change my bad habits and start new healthy habits and successfully change my habits in order to work toward my goal to loose 100 pounds.
To get healthy and loose 100 pounds. Change bad habits and get new healthy habits. Get more active and enjoy life God's way.
I walk everyday for one hour. Go to the gym for 1 hour and do weights, cycling and elliptical trainer. Tracking my food and fitness everyday. Eating more fruit and veg.
My name is Mary. I am married to the love of my life Papo for 29 years. I have 4 grown children and 4 beautiful grandchildren. My younger daughter is 21 years old and in college. I love and enjoy time with the family, nature, travel, the beach, mountains, reading, writing, music, poems, country living and worship God.
I want to serve God with everything in my life. Let Him be the beginning and the end of everything that surrounds my life. It's time to clear the stage of my life and worship God in spirit and in truth. It is my prayer to grow every day and achieve the spiritual transformation to be able to worship God in freedom, to delight in Him and all the love He has for me. For ask Him to be my partner on the journey to personal restoration and holistic health. To let Him be Lord of Lord in every area of my life.
"A Strong Woman is one who feels deeply and loves fiercely"
Secrets of Success
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| Pounds lost: 18.0
Hi Mary! So good to hear from you... hope you are doing better... thank you for the goodie and for your comments on my blogs.. I appreciate you so much! Much love and Karen
19 days ago
Comment edited on: 8/9/2016 11:33:09 PM
Fall in Love with Walking and You Can Walk Your Way to a Healthier, Slimmer You!!
36 days ago
stopping by to remind you that when we commit to losing weight, we need to create small realistic goals that are attainable. Small goals could be anything like getting in your daily serving of fruit and vegetables.
Remember when it comes to vegetables, we are just talking your typical tomato, carrot and celery to eat or snack on. When it comes to vegetables then are many to chose from like kale, collard greens, mustard greens and other dark leafy greens. The darker green the leaf the more fiber the vegetable has and the better it is for your digestion.
We also have purple, yellow and orange carrots, purple potatoes, red, green and yellow onions. Then there is whole multitude of other vegetables like summer, butter, winter, pumpkin squashes, radishes can be white or pink, even red. Then look at those beautiful black egg plants they to can come in different colors. The point is don't be afraid to experiment with different types of foods. And let's not forget our fruits, they can be sweet or sour, you can use them for desserts, smoothies, juices, snacks and so much more if you are a creative cook.
If you don't like water, this too can be another small goal, try making a goal to drink at least 5 glasses of water 5 days a week.
And most importantly when you reach your small goal, don't forget to reward yourself with a non-food reward for achieving that goal.
Then it is time to move the goal up a little. Like the water from 5 glasses to 6 per day.
And also you will want to "Fire up your sneakers to get at least 10+minutes of exercise at least 3-5 times a week." I know you can...You are ready to take that first step and commit yourself to a "HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE".... "A HEALTHIER NEW YOU"....
I am here with you......
39 days ago
Our new Mantra~
My body is a marvelous machine and when I take care of it, It meets my every expectation!
49 days ago
As I was visiting working my spark challenges, I read so many comments concerning regaining the weight after reaching goal weight.
This concerns me, my friends, as I too have regained some weight. Even though I hadn't reached my goal weight. I had slipped into depression and had stopped exercising. I do know the reason behind my weight gain.
I would like to point out that this is not a diet, it is a way of life. It is not something you do to fit into that special dress or to look good for your daughter's up coming wedding or your reunion. This has to be a new learned way of eating healthy for the rest of your life and exercising regularly. I cannot stress it enough that this must become a life style for you it YOU WANT to remain at your healthy goal weight.
Once you get to your goal weight, you may want to discuss with your doctor on how best to increase your calories for weight maintenance. Yes, I said increase your calories. You will slowly increase your calories just a little, in order to maintain that new you. But you must continue to exercise in order not to regain weight.
Again, I cannot stress this enough that you need to talk to your doctor or even a dietician. Losing weight and exercising is a great way to get in shape, but there is so much more to maintain that new found health.
I want all of you to be Happy Healthy and Fit.....read, research and talk to fitness experts, doctors and dieticians.
52 days ago