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Life is the journey. Wellness is just part of the daily routine. Thanks, FlyLady!

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 beer than I should, though I am ...
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 beer 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 32 pounds 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
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Member Since: 4/27/2010

SparkPoints: 96,951

Fitness Minutes: 18,114

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.

Personal Information:
57, happily married, two terrific sons and two adorable cats. Love me some video games!

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For the Alliance!

"The perfect is the enemy of the good."

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

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SHALEENROCKS
8/27/2015 3:51:30 PM

Hey there I just joined up with Sparkpeople today and I am starting on Low Carb living today so I came across your page in the group. Now I am a FOR THE HORDE!!! Person myself but was a plesant suprise to see a fellow WoW player on here!

Have a great day!



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SANDY1380
8/23/2015 2:30:04 PM

Hi wanted to say thanks for the advice you made on my blog. Hope it okay I sent you a friend request.



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CINDYT63
8/22/2015 7:59:15 PM

Thanks for your comment on my blog. I admire you so much and your ability to take things as they come and not be in any urgent compulsive mania. I just really like you. Thank you for taking the time o comment on my journey. Your input is always relevant and appreciated. I'd give you a spark goodie but I can't decide between a garden gnome and a fruit and chees platter. I'm on a budget. " _



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-SPIRITSEEKER2-
8/21/2015 8:12:44 PM

sparks needs to stop them........ but adblock- blocks other things I do.. can not use it



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MSUNDASTOOD
8/21/2015 12:28:08 PM

Tracphones are a good idea

and I'm going to invest in one TODAY

Thanks for stopping by and giving me a great idea Woubbie

I sooo appreciate it

Have a great weekend! emoticon



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