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The BATTLE has begun. I am READY!! BRING it!



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I may not have chosen this fight, but it is a fight that i MUST fight. I am a strong WOMAN, so I embrace this fight with arms wide open. I am sure that this battle will take awhile to completely WIN. I WILL WIN this battle, no matter how long it takes me to. When I win this BATTLE, I know that I will be able to WIN whatever BATTLE that will come my way. I am a strong WOMAN. HEAR ME ROAR!!!!

As a matter of fact, I have been preparing for this BATTLE my whole life. All the battles won and lost have made me the woman I am today. I will not be discouraged. I will stay focused. I will be VICTORIOUS.

I used to be a girl who would back away from the fight. Years later I was weak, torn, brittle and in a dark place. Some spark came within my soul and gae me the strength to climb out of that hole. This spark gave me the strength to look at myself and my life. I didnt like who I had become and I for sure didnt like where my life was heading. To admit that did not like MYSELF and the way that I had been living was the hardest thing that I have ever done. It makes this battle to lose weight feel like a piece of cake.

I am now learning to love myself. This is half the BATTLE. I am learning to put myself FIRST for a change. I deserve that. I deserve to be number one.

For me these changes dont come easy. There is alot of baggage in me that I am trying to deal with. Slowly I am beginning to put my life together again. I would say "put it back together again", but I can't think of a single time when I felt like my life was together. It is time for me to get control of my life. It is time for me to make good decisions for ME. I deserve to be happy. I deserve to be loved. I am stong!!! I can do this!!!




Member Since: 12/13/2008

Fitness Minutes: 6,728

My Goals:
GOAL: Take control of my life and put myself FIRST. Like who I am, and eventually begin to LOVE the complet person I am.



HOW:
-I am going to increase my physical activity.
-I am going to get 8 hours sleep atleast 5 days a week.
- I am going to make healthier choices when it comes to food and eat a well balanced diet.
- I am going to take steps everyday to make myself happy.
-I am going to put myself first and my family second.
-I am going to tell myself DAILY that I love myself, just the way I am.




My Program:
- weight watchers
- water 64-80 oz
- WATP miracle miles




Personal Information:
Can't take the country out THIS country girl. Small town girl he e living in the big bad city of PHILLY.

I am a RN working in a Rehab Hospital in Philly. I have been a nurse for 20 years now. I love it and cannot even begin to imagine doing anything else.

I am engaged to a great guy (TEC I love You). He loves me for who I am, inside and out. He never makes me feel like I need to change to make him happy. He is happy with me just being me.

I also have a Orange Tabby (Simba) and Cockerspaniel (LEO).


Other Information:
Hobbies: photograhy, reading, needlepoints





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  • v ZANYGIRL1
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    “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” ~Wayne Dyer~

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    I've always liked this quote, it's so very true. I had a really relaxing weekend, hope you did too. But today it's back to the grind. Let's don't forget to get our bodies moving. I'm going to try for 15,000 steps today, join me if you dare.

    Hope you have a fantastic Monday, Fran!


    Karen
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    1540 days ago
  • v ZANYGIRL1
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    ¸.•´ Happy Sunday, Fran
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    “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” ~Dr. Denis Waitley~

    No one can do this for us, so today we will accept the responsibility to make the changes in our lives that are necessary to get us to our goals. WE CAN DO THIS!!!!!!!!!

    Hope you're having a wonderful weekend.


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    Karen
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    1548 days ago
  • v ZANYGIRL1
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    “Attitude: It is our best friend or our worst enemy.” ~John C. Maxwell

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    This is so true. I've adjusted my attitude and I'm hoping this will bring me the results that I'm after. One change at a time. NEVER GIVE UP, WE ARE WORTH THIS FIGHT!!
    Fran, I hope you're having a wonderful week.


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    ¸.•´ BE POSITIVE ♥ BE FOCUSED ♥ BE DETERMINED
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    Karen
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    1553 days ago
  • v ZANYGIRL1
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    “Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.~

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    I have faith in us and I know we will reach our goals. Let's do this!!



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    Karen
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    1567 days ago
  • v AGGIEPILZ
    I'm so glad you got the interview :-). I'm feeling like crud myself, I just wish I could sleep
    1574 days ago
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