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Took a little detour and will no longer continue to punish myself for not being where I thought I would be if I stayed on track. Reminding myself that this is a journey, and it really doesn't matter how long it takes me to get there as long as I reach the finish line. All of this didn't happen over night. So why not just enjoy the scenery along the way...

Yes, I could continue to allow myself to get frustrated over the fact that my clothes are fitting a little snug, but I'm not going to waste my energy on that. Instead, I will channel it into determination and an honest effort.

Similar to the previous times where I've managed to lose weight, I acknowledge the connection between my past & how my association with food evolved. THIS IS A PROCESS, and I give myself permission NOT TO BE PERFECT all the time. I make my own choices, and for the ones that are not so great, there is nothing that says that I cannot make that choice again.

The "d" word does not exist in my vocabulary; I prefer to LIVE-IT!

Member Since: 4/25/2008

Fitness Minutes: 135,960

My Goals:
Get back to ONEderland! And actually be the weight I've had listed on my driver's license for the past 10-15 years...

-stop biting my fingernails (and not shove more food into my mouth during the process)

My Program:
struggling with thyroid issues, so for now I'm just going back to the basics

Weight Watchers Simply Filling
or Ketogenic (modified)

Water aerobics & Water Zumba
Wii games (Zumba, DDR, Walk it Out)

Personal Information:
Originally from Providence, RI

now living in the Midwest area

Other Information:
OBSESSED with the color purple (that is my color of PEACE!).

FASCINATED by butterflies (perhaps I was one in another life or will be another time around!)

Soft spoken, but the LIONESS' roar can be heard loud and clear when necessary!

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    Hey, thanks for the workout DVD. I would love to be your buddy. Let's do it. Together we can be healthy! If you send me a message I'll give you my email addy, too. emoticon
    4478 days ago
    Welcome to W8W Core lovers group! You are a beautiful woman with a beautiful family. You can slim back down and be the woman you want to be by following core, it works! Best of luck to you on your spark journey.

    4479 days ago
    Welcome to the CoreBuddies team. Now tht tax season is winding down and the weather is warming up, its the perfect time to get back on track. Have you checked out the Woman's Health Challenge - walk across the USA? Starts May 11 - check my homepage and blog for more info. See you on the team boards.
    4479 days ago
    Hi there, I'm new here too and I see that we have a similar amount of weight to lose. Maybe we can encourage each other along the way.
    4482 days ago
    You will get it back!! Stay positive. I just joined but I love it here so far. I think the previous post was great advice, keep on stepping toward your goal.
    4482 days ago
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