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I reached my first goal of losing 20 pounds in 2020. After weighing in today, I kept repeating my weight as 174 when in reality it is 194. Maybe I'm visualizing my next goal. Now to make it so!

My goal for 2020 is to lose 20 pounds. In 2019, I lost 30 pounds before falling off the wagon. I gained back 11 pounds, but that means I had a 19 pound loss for the year. That's a Win. Imagine where I could be in 5 years if I lost 20 pounds a year. I'd be at my goal of losing 100 pounds. Would I like to lose all the weight sooner? Of course, but if it takes me 5 years, I'd still have all the weight gone. So, I'm going to focus on losing that first 20 pounds.

"I will not feel deprived when I turn down junk food. I will feel empowered that I made the healthy choice." ~Unknown

"The more consistent you are, the quicker you will lose weight." ~Linda Spangle

"When done correctly, healthy meals can taste even better than full-fat restaurant meals." I've always known this... now it's time to get cooking and find healthy recipes.

Remember the opening song on the Mary Tyler Moor show (1999)? "You can have the town, why don't you take it. You're going to make it after all." Hat thrown in the air. That's my theme song for 2017.

Focusing on good habits: Fresh and healthy food, accompanied by vigorous exercise, water, sleep, fresh air, and FUN!!

"Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Make your life a mission, not an intermission."
~Arnold Glasgow

Member Since: 8/9/2008

My Goals:
Embrace who I am and enjoy how I look.

"Eat lighter to be lighter." ~Randy

Create a healthy lifestyle that includes fresh food, vigorous exercise, water, sleep, fresh air, and FUN!

My Program:
Eat Less than I normally would.

Keep my eating close to the earth with fruits, veggies, grains and lean meats.

Self control is my antidote to temptation.

Personal Information:
Walking in the Sprinkles of life.

"Participate in your dreams today."
~Steve Maraboli

Other Information:
I have W.I.T.
(Whatever It Takes)

I will be my own PAL
(Plan ~ Act ~ Log)

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. ~C.S. Lewis

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    Hi Dee! Laura just posted a thread for the 12 weeks of Christmas challenge. I didn't post you want to be my partner?🎃🤶
    17 hours ago
    Yum... I love apple crisp! It counts as a "fruit", right??🍎😁 I hope we both have a good weigh in tomorrow. I'm trying to get some of this mess off of me! How's school going? Did you end up getting rain? Friday Fun Day!🙃
    1 day ago
    Remodeling is still in progress but we're happy with what we've done. The goal was to get everything done this year but you know...Covid.

    I could say I tossed a lot of stuff but I don't think I did. I moved it into storage and then slowly brought it home, as I unpacked boxes it was easy to look at things and decide it was not something we needed. I donated boxes and boxes to the hospital auxiliary. Last week I gave over 200 movies and my bluray player to a single mom.

    Baby Gray is still in the hospital, we're really hoping she gets to come home tomorrow. But not likely until the weekend.
    1 day ago
    Hi Snow Queen! It's still in the 70's but in the low 50's at night, so we'll probably just use the jacuzzi. It's hard to keep the temp up when it's cool at night. We're supposed to get "rain" on Sun, but we'll see! How are you doing with eating?
    2 days ago
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    Oopsie, no more ruffles for you. I can do the same thing with Lays. Terrible but true.

    Yep I am off for the week. Except a few hours on Monday, I have to do payroll.

    Hang in there my dear you got this I have not a doubt at all!!!
    7 days ago
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