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My journey has begun with simple steps, over and over

I hope that by being relentless here, and keeping myself accountable- to myself! will help me stay on top of bad habits before they go too far...and will encourage me to strengthen the good habits!
I am at a point where despite my many set backs and "slips" I am actually seeing progress in the right direction! I am getting more involved, staying on SP and posting on a more regular basis. I believe being involved here is making a big difference. After a setback in May (poison ivy!) I am determined to pick up my exercise regime, in a way that I enjoy, not a "OMG I HAVE to do WHAT?!?" sort of way- which is entirely possible! I think by being here, and being involved, keeps me closer to staying on track than sheer determination!

Member Since: 6/23/2006

Fitness Minutes: 8,837

My Goals:
My goal right now is to get below 350 by June 6, so I have incentive to renew my gym membership! When that goal is reached, I will set my next goal at 10% of what I weigh.

My Program:
~eat well, local, organic, and moderately clean/unprocessed.
~3xweek strength training
~3xweek aerobic (walk/jog until I can run!)

Personal Information:
I live in Southern Ohio. I have one adult son who has moved back home, and while it is great, it is still an adjustment. I work from home and find it way to easy to sit on my butt all day...I want to be fit, and healthy...I need to be- the best years of my life are still ahead of me!!!~

Other Information:
I stress eat. When I don't, I am finding all these weird and disgruntled emotions come out, and even through my tears I can laugh, because I am FEELING things again!

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  • v FOXYJEN27

    You and I are in the same weight category. Check out my story on my page and add me if you're interested. Let's work together to get these pounds off!!!

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    3342 days ago
    Hi there....
    Being active on this site is a real key to acieving our goals....
    I have been here 18 months now and love being here and meeting new people from all over the world....

    The teams and the message boards keep me motivated 90% of the time to continue to achieve....

    3571 days ago
  • v BBLESSED32
    Noticed your points and your minutes. I love your comment that the best years are still to come. Hoping you have a very good weekend and can stick to your game plan which if you are doing all of that you then that's awesome. For me, it's difficult staying on track from week to week, but I am hanging in there.
    3575 days ago
  • v SYZYGY922
    Syzygy is totally my favorite word and I think you're the first Sparkperson to even know that my screen name was an actual word. People keep thinking my name is Suzy!

    3575 days ago
    Congrats on the weightloss stranger!!
    3587 days ago
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