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My inner child still looks like this! With patent leather shoes!




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I've been making small lifestyle improvements over a period of more than 10 years. Looking back over my life I realize that I can thank good genes for getting me as far as I am! I don’t think I’ve EVER really lived a healthy lifestyle. Even when I was thinner or in better shape or both I got there by some really sketchy means. No, I was never bulimic, just never ate healthily when I was getting thin or staying thin. I smoked for many years. I still drink more alcohol than I should, though I am MUCH improved over my past.

I am a realist. I’m not interested in temporary “fixes”; however, I will only make permanent changes that are convenient and relatively painless. Great habits and routines have to be doable or they don't get done.
My progress so far:
~ Quit smoking
~ Cut alcohol consumption by 90%
~ Upped my water intake from almost none to just about enough
~ Cut my stress levels enormously
~ Found the healthiest food lifestyle and will follow it for life
~ Improved the quality of the food I buy
~ Lost 35 pounds pretty easily
~ Worked many small fitness routines into my lifestyle
~ Improved my thyroid health
What's left?
~ Better managing stress and anxiety
~ Getting enough sleep more regularly
~ Creating a better work/life balance
~ Losing 30 pounds of fat


Member Since: 4/27/2010

Fitness Minutes: 23,230

My Goals:
I've never liked making goals, because once you reach them you just have to make new ones. Therefore I now have Intentions, rather than Goals. I mean, you can have Goals and never, ever work towards them. Intentions, on the other hand, imply a little more action, though not necessarily in any specific timeframe. Suits me to a T! My intention is to Be Happy and Live Long and Well.


My Program:
I'm permanently low carb. I am well nourished without much of the empty calories of grains, starches, or sugars. I feel better in most ways than I ever had in the past!

I am trying to be more active, as opposed to being an "exerciser". Exercise for its own sake bores me, therefore I won't do much of it. A few minutes a week of light weights, a lot of walking and running stairs while at work, and household upkeep will have to do me.



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58, happily married, two terrific sons and two adorable cats. Love me some video games!

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"The perfect is the enemy of the good."

"Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien." Voltaire




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  • v ANACORAZON
    Woubbie,

    Thanks for all your support and answering my comments! I didn't know that I have to answer in here or by sparkmail to you to see. Your words on my blog when I published for the first time my picture in swimsuit, were very sweet. Thanks a lot!
    I'm very happy with this low-carb way of living. May God Bless the pioneers in this field and people who, like you, support us, the beginners!

    Anacorazón
    7 days ago
  • v BOSS61
    Another season upon us, of gout sufferers adrift without our fearless leader!

    Hope all is well and thanks for the kind words and goodies. Re-read your profile page too - incongruous that a person as healthful as you was a self-described smoker for many years. Them again, back in the day, cigarettes were quintessentially cool (as you were/are). How times change!
    9 days ago
  • v TWEETIBEAR
    Ohmygoodness! Your struggle with the clock alarm had me rolling on the floor! The visualization I had! The math?!!! Baahaha!
    11 days ago
  • v PASTORKRAFT
    Thanks for the glycogen explanation. It was very very helpful. It explains a whole lot. I like when things make sense which is rare in weight loss :)
    16 days ago
  • v -POOKIE-
    My husband is vegetarian, he wouldn't eat a fish product. Thats why we wanted an omega supplement to begin with! :)
    18 days ago
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