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Five years already!

It has been five years that I stopped smoking, and decided to work on my excess weight.

I have been very successful with the no smoking part, but not so much with the losing weight... I keep losing, then gaining back. And the cycle starts again.

It is time now to re-evaluate what I am doing wrong. I think I stay on a diet that is too restrictive, and when I allow myself a little "break", this turns into several months of over eating.

Raising a ...
It has been five years that I stopped smoking, and decided to work on my excess weight.

I have been very successful with the no smoking part, but not so much with the losing weight... I keep losing, then gaining back. And the cycle starts again.

It is time now to re-evaluate what I am doing wrong. I think I stay on a diet that is too restrictive, and when I allow myself a little "break", this turns into several months of over eating.

Raising a handicapped son all by my myself is stressful, but I tend to use this as an excuse to over eat.

So, let's pick up the momentum and see what we can do to get back on track, shall we?
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Member Since: 1/18/2009

SparkPoints: 161,290

Fitness Minutes: 115,897

My Goals:
Lose weight s-l-o-w-l-y while continuing to stay smoke-free (N.O.P.E = Not One Puff Ever).

Rewarding myself:
-10 pounds:
-20 pounds:
-30 pounds:
-40 pounds:
-50 pounds:

My Program:
- Eat balanced meals, not too restrictive calorie-wise.
- Increase my vegetable and fruit consumption.
- Exercise every day, even if this is only 10 minutes a day. I need to keep moving because of arthritis that is getting worse when I am inactive.

Personal Information:
I am originally from France, but now live in Virginia. We go every year on vacation on Lake Superior (in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan) and we love it there!

Other Information:
I recently joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and it has brought wonderful changes in my life.
I love to read (theology and history books) and I listen to classical music (J.S. Bach is my favorite composer).

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SHARON10002
11/23/2014 9:29:14 PM

emoticon T for time to be together, Turkey, talk and tangy weather.

emoticon H for harvest stored away, Home, and hearth and holiday.

emoticon A for autumn’s frosty art, And abundance in the heart.

emoticon N for neighbors and November, Nice things, new things to remember.

emoticon K for kitchen, kettle’s croon. Kith and kin expected soon.

emoticon S for sizzles, sights and sounds, And something special that abounds.

emoticon That spells THANKS – for joy in living

And happy and good Thanksgiving! emoticon
Have a GREAT week!



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TRANSFORM-ABBY
11/23/2014 2:48:23 PM

I give thanks to God, the Father, for you as I pray for you today. May you know by experience God’s grace, spiritual favor and BLESSing today and every day, having heart peace from God the Eternal Father – that peaceful state of trust in Him to which He calls us; that soul harmony with Him that umpires life choices, heart desires, and questions of the mind. May He settle us with faith to trust Him. Have a BLESSed Thanksgiving, rested in Father. Loving you in Christ, Darlene.



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CINDYCHARLENE
11/22/2014 12:01:46 PM

Good Saturday Morning my dear Veronique. Praying all is well with you and that the pain in your neck and shoulders is gone. Have a great day.
Love, Charlene emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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SHARON10002
11/16/2014 11:21:32 PM

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NANFACEMIRE1
11/7/2014 8:51:20 AM

Veronique, we are missing you.....is everything okay?



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