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This Is My Year To Reach My Goals!

I'm originally from the south, but I've lived in CT for the past sixteen years, so this is home for me and my husband. I've gained a lot of weight over the past ten years, and I'm tired of making excuses (mostly to myself) for not eating right, exercising, etc. I am determined that this will be the year that I finally do something about that!
I'm originally from the south, but I've lived in CT for the past sixteen years, so this is home for me and my husband. I've gained a lot of weight over the past ten years, and I'm tired of making excuses (mostly to myself) for not eating right, exercising, etc. I am determined that this will be the year that I finally do something about that!




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Member Since: 1/8/2012

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My Goals:
I hope to lose weight so that I will feel healthier and have more energy. My short-term goal is to lose about 20 lbs. by my next birthday this May, and my longer term goal is to lose a total of 43 lbs. by the end of this year.

My Program:
I am trying to cut out sugar (except for natural sugars) and unhealthy fats from my meals, eat smaller portions, more fruits & veggies. My exercise (to begin with) will be primarily walking, then I'll add some strength training to the mix.

Personal Information:
I live in Connecticut and am happily married to a great guy, Steve.
I love to garden, and some of my other interests/hobbies include cooking, crocheting, reading, photography, decorating, and scrapbooking.

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One of my favorite quotes...
"Courage doesn't always roar; sometimes courage is the voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow"
-Unknown

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MRSCLARK
4/15/2012 11:49:03 PM

we sounds so much alike.I'm robyn,51,born in the south ,LA,but raised here in southern ca,i'M ABOUT THE SAME WEIGHT TOO.I STARTED OFF AT 216 LBSand about 176 lbs.i stuggle with binge/compulsive eating.Right now i'm doing good with my food,but not sure how long it will last.If you want to buddy up to friend me



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SHAMROCKY2K
3/19/2012 5:31:50 PM

Checking in to see how you are doing.. or to give you a kickstart.
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TRULYVISIBLE
2/19/2012 11:38:11 AM

Thank you for leaving a comment on my blog and sharing your story. I agree with your analysis of the situations. Even if I didn't agree, I know you are the type of person that would allow me to have my own opinion which I think makes you an awesome person.



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WENDYSPARKS
2/3/2012 1:20:45 PM

Did you go to the potluck dinner? If so...how was it?

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BODI153
2/1/2012 11:23:56 AM

Hi, and welcome to fighting fibro, Good luck with your weight goal, I know you can do it! Sometimes it's harder to lose the weight with fibro., due to the face that sometimes we can't be as active as we like, and often the meds we take can cause weight gain. We need to find the secret that works for us and use it, then we can do it! I see you love to garden, I do too and this is a great tool when the weather breaks! just don't over do it, or you'll pay for it the next day! emoticon Take care and again emoticon Gentle Hugs ! emoticon

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