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Losing weight to live longer

I am a widow, aged 73, with health challenges. Joining to find a group of caring people with the same goal.
I am a widow, aged 73, with health challenges. Joining to find a group of caring people with the same goal.



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Member Since: 11/10/2006

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My Goals:
Just got notified that I have been here for 60 days. Don't feel so isolated with such a number of people offering support, understanding, friendship, and companionship.
I have two granddaughters and hope to live long enough to see them both walk down the aisle.

My Program:
I feel that I am not doing enough to reach my goals. I get very depressed and have great difficulty with exercise due to my medical challenges but keep on trying within my limitations.

Personal Information:
I was born and raised in Chicago, IL. I live near Lake Michigan in my own condo. I have been here a year and have still not been able to walk to the lake. My name is Rhoda.

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Just wanted to say that anyone can achieve what they want if they want it enough. I began working on my Masters degree at age 64 and graduated with a 3.57 average. The impossible just takes a little longer.

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8/8/2015 7:16:37 AM

Abraham Lincoln once said." We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses. Do we see the glass half full or half empty.

There are ten benefits of positive thinking.

1. A positive mind attracts postive events ....imagine how many great things you will experience in your life.

2. Postiive thinking promotes great and harmonious relationships because you notice the positive qualities in a person instead of dwelling on their defaults.

3. You make a better first impression because people are attracted to
a kind and friendly person.

4. Postiive thinkers experience birant health and are less prone to
depression and are less prone to illness.

5. Positive thinking is the key to success because it allows success to
become doable and easier.

6. Positive people overcome stress more easily.

7. Positive thinkers see problems as opportunities for growth.

8. Positive thinkers notice the abundance of good things in their lives because they develop an attitude of gratitude.

9. Positive thinking motivates us to achieve our goals.

10. Beauty shines from within a positive thinker because friendly and
happy people are extremely attractive and the inner beauty is able to be seen by others.

Make positive thinking you daily habit!

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3/25/2015 9:42:46 AM

Hi -- I am new to the fellowship about about to celebrate 3 months ... thanks for the inspiration. It is hard to take life on life's terms, and for me it is the people who just don't get me. Knowing there are folks like you that do, helps. I will be 66 in July and 'want to be slim' by the time I am your age.

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3/25/2015 8:05:06 AM

Congratulations on your Soberversary,Rhoda......on the 23rd of March! 29 years.....you have inspired me today! I feel so blessed to know you. I visited Chicago to attend a Math Convention when I was still working.
I am so happy you are on our Recovering Alcoholics team! Blessings to you today and always! emoticon 29 years rocks!!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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2/10/2015 5:27:32 PM

I am so happy to see you.
Sending you blessings and warm hugs.

You have made my day seeing your post.

Love Wispy.

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10/19/2014 12:32:29 AM

You are in my prayers. God will be with you on the 24th and have His loving arms wrapped around you to guide and protect you.

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