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Moving forward.

“My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there” ~Charles F. Kettering. It seemed like turning 50 a few years back unleashed a barrage of introspection - replaying past failures and analyzing why I've made the choices I've made, especially in regards to my health. When my mom suddenly passed away this fall (after years of dealing with high cholesterol and unhealthy eating and exercising habits), the fact that physically I am quite like her really hit home. ...
“My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there” ~Charles F. Kettering. It seemed like turning 50 a few years back unleashed a barrage of introspection - replaying past failures and analyzing why I've made the choices I've made, especially in regards to my health. When my mom suddenly passed away this fall (after years of dealing with high cholesterol and unhealthy eating and exercising habits), the fact that physically I am quite like her really hit home. I've decided to make the choice to not follow in her footsteps, and to live a healthy lifestyle instead. It really comes down to that, doesn't it? The choices we make.




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Member Since: 6/21/2011

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My Goals:
Get healthy and feel better so that I can focus on enjoying life instead of stressing about being out-of-shape!

My Program:
Utilizing both the nutrition and fitness trackers every day, cutting down on sugar, drinking lots of water, walking every day.

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Live in northern Minnesota, married to my best friend, have a son and daughter-in-law, and a daughter, two cats and a dog. Work two part-time administrative jobs, and also am a watercolorist.

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I'm a Christian. I love to read, especially mysteries (favorites are the classic authors like Agatha Christie, Rex Stout, Dorothy Sayers, etc, etc, etc!). Am still amazed by the Lord of the Rings movies (need to re-read the books). Love to spend time with my family.

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TJSELLERS
8/2/2012 10:31:27 AM

You said it right, one day at a time. My goodness! It's so hard. I think back had I not stopped back in April, I would be where I want to be by now. I'm trying to stay positive.



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ZACEVETOB
8/1/2012 10:10:19 AM

Your welcome and ofcourse emoticon If you believe in the words .. I CAN ... and you have the willpower , we will get through this to the end



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7/31/2012 7:29:44 PM

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.´*.¸.•´♥ Have a nice day, Greetings Jessica



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ARAMAR80
7/30/2012 11:22:32 PM

LOL ya we do...my dogs name is Sasha. She is very spoiled and does not know she is a dog. Have a great walk and I hope we can motivate each other through all of this.



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ARAMAR80
7/30/2012 4:25:55 PM

GOOD LUCK ON YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY! emoticon



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