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playing like a skinny kid

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Hi Sparkpeople,

I ran my scale over with a John Deer and so I have no idea how much I weigh and don't care. (just kidding) I don't own a scale. I am wishing that I was thin, but playing like I am. I am able to play with my kids more and that is what I want. I want to be the best mom that I can be and enjoy my children. They are such a blessing!

I hear people say Rome wasn t built in a day and I didn't get this way in a day either. I had a rough beginning in my life and it didn't make me stronger. It made me fatter. I have heard some of you eat emotionally and I think that is what I was doing. Food was my friend and then it turned against me. LOL. I was a foster kid. I somewhat grew up and made many, many mistakes. I gravitated toward the familiar and that wasn't good and I walked around with my head up my behind and my behind grew too big and started knocking things off shelves when I wasn't paying attention. Well now I am paying attention and I haven't knocked any plants over with my rear in awhile.
I am so excited to tell you all that I have continued to move. No, I haven't run a 5k, but I am moving every day. YEAH! yesterday I walked three miles at a good pace, the day before I did intervals of walking and jogging and the day before that I walked four miles.( you get the pic.) I haven't stopped moving since I hooked up with a buddy in early June.
Let me clarify what I mean by playing like a skinny kid. I have been taking my kids to parks and avoiding the benches. I am looking for special rocks with my skinny kids and picking flowers, trying to climb trees, and swing from a rope into the river. I love playing frisbee and try to run when I can. I went to a park where children were running through a sprinkler and the adults were walking around all hot and I ran through like a skinny kid. LOL
Thank you all for your encouraging words. I am working on being my friend and treating myself kindly.
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  • BETRME100
    You're enjoying the journey, that's what counts!! Go climb those trees, pick flowers and run thru the sprinklers...we all need to play like skinny kids!!
    3722 days ago
  • LILPAT3
    The journey is all about you. You may have many reasons for taking the journey...but it is your journey. Keep up the good work. emoticon (((Sending SKINNY Vibes))) your way! emoticon
    3722 days ago
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