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7 years didn't seem that long

Sunday, May 14, 2017

So I got caught up in life and found myself on the right path. Eating was balanced, easy. Then the usual happened. Did a 180 into the highest stress job I've ever had. Multiple injuries and one disease later, I'm back to where I was around 8 years ago in many ways. But a little worse for wear.

Healthy habits require support. I've got cancer patients and all the rest going on in my life. Its curious how we all gravitated into food as solace. More and more. At every turn a splurge.

But curiously this current state of pain and a back injury made me say "enough!" ... Found that simply flipping the Spark Switch back on was easy. All that I learned here was just waiting in my mind to be used again.

I'm already on track. Even finding tracking food to be painless. Had the habit and 7 plus years of people adding to the food databaset is making it even easier.

Small goals. First is to reduce mass to help me heal my back while I maintain a very physically and stressful job. (I wont say career though ... it remains so much just a job.)

Wanted to dump these thoughts somewhere. Raw formatted. Anyone sees it. Lemme know. I'm curious at how easy or not it is to pick up again on simply being health minded.
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    1246 days ago
    I'm coming back too; restarted in June. Lost 60+ back in 2007, put it back on and took off half and put it back on again. I'm retiring in November and thought I'd wait until then to get serious about this, but I guess done things just shouldn't be put off. I naturally exercise more in the summer so I decided I shouldn't use that as an excuse to stuff my face.

    You're right, the site seems to be better than ever - it's fun to see some of the changes, and others perplex me just a bit.

    Hav a good week and keep up the good work!
    1248 days ago
    What a surprise to see that you had a new blog posted.

    As I'm sure you have noticed, a lot of Spark has changed. However, the trackers are still there, and still give us beck great feedback.

    I'm also notice quite a few Sparkers have been coming back here after several years away. Welcome home!

    1294 days ago
    Old habits are so hard to break, and so easy to run to when we are tramatized. You got this your mind is the most powerful tool you have! Good luck!!
    1294 days ago
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