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In 2006, these words inspired me to lose 86 pounds;

"Think about how different life could be if you stopped emphasizing the end, the fix or getting there, and began enjoying each step of the way. If one moment was as good as the next. If the goal in life was not to fix yourself but to transform yourself. Here, after all, is a miracle; you are already on the journey. You already know and already have everything you need to continue. Relax, breathe, be kind to yourself and everyone else. Oh, there's one more thing; enjoy the ride!"
(Geneen Roth)

It has been over ten years since those words inspired me to lose 86 pounds, and a lot has happened in that time. I gained back the weight, plus an extra 14 pounds.. Then I lost 72 pounds, only to gain them back within a few months. It has been one weight loss attempt after another, followed by one re-gain each time.

I'm back again for another attempt. I still believe that I'm worth the effort, and with God's help (and the support of my Spark friends) I will reach a healthy weight and find the strength to maintain it this time.

"An undivided heart. That's what my whole journey in conquering my cravings was about. When it comes to my body, I can't live with divided loyalties. I can either be loyal to honoring the Lord with my body or loyal to my cravings, desires, and many excuses for not exercising. The apostle Paul taught the Corinthians about this two thousand years ago when he wrote: "Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body."
(1 Corinthians 6:19).
-Lysa TerKeurst

Member Since: 1/24/2011

Fitness Minutes: 89,290

My Goals:
To be as healthy and strong as possible, through a healthy diet and plenty of exercise. I do not have a weight goal, I just want to feel better and take care of my body.

My Program:
Trying to eat healthy, real food, around 1500 calories a day. Fighting the battle against sodas and junk food.
My goal is to exercise three to five days a week.

Personal Information:
I am a born again Christian and mom to two awesome sons. I am 58 years old. MAGA!

Other Information:
I workout at home with DVD's. I love DDP Yoga the best!

"Exercise is like an addiction. Once you're in it, you feel like your body needs it."
-Elsa Pataky

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    2 days ago
    Fridays Food For Thought.....

    Your body will be around a lot longer then that expensive handbag.
    INVEST IN YOUR SELF. ~~Unknown

    But yes Invest in your Health. Buy the food that is good for you. Get a knew pair of walking shoes. Join a gym. Keep up with your yearly physical. I think you get the picture.
    Invest in you. Take care of you! There is only one you,so why not be your own good INVESTMENT?
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    16 days ago

    Joel Osteen wrote that, “Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.”
    19 days ago
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    Always remember to set goals, exercise often, love yourself, make healthy food choices, focus on positive thinking, and believing in yourself.
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    31 days ago
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