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Is this journey painful or adventurous?

Monday, March 11, 2013

That is the question! Well, I would have to say perhaps a little of both. It's painful in that I have had to deal with emotions that are causing me to overeat. A few weeks back, I crashed with sadness and feelings of just being upset. However, I did not resort to gorging food to medicate myself. I just felt the pain. It passed and I was back to feeling fairly normal. I have been pretty even keeled for a while now as I thrive on veggies, fruits, chicken .....bok
Bok bok bok.... Lots of chicken. And some fish too !
Adventurous? Yes! I have met new people on this site who are very interesting and enjoyable to spark mail with and exchange ideas with. I read their stories and realize there are so many people like me out there. Thank God! I love the walking just about everyday and I find people to chat with sometimes. I enjoyed my birthday party that my children held for me and I realized how fortunate I am to have a family! And all of you are a special family to me!
Thank you! What an adventure!
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    Wonderful blog that I can really relate to -- if there isn't just a bit of pain in making changes, then we probably aren't doing it right! But the adventure is there too, and it's exciting to see the numbers getting smaller on the scale!

    Looking forward to more blogs by you!
    2872 days ago
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    I found it to be both while I was losing weight. Maintenance is a little easier, but I still track what I eat every day...otherwise, I'd do what I've done, oh, about 2,307,382 times before! You have a wonderfully positive attitude and yet you're also very realistic - if that isn't an absolutely winning combination, I don't know what is! All the best - Susan
    2876 days ago
    thanks for sharing and the love
    2877 days ago
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    It is somewhat both for me. The pain I feel is more sore muscles that I forgot I had.
    2878 days ago
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    Very honest and insightful post. Life is definitely an adventure for me! Sometimes painful, hopefully not too much. It can be so difficult to just feel the feelings and then let them dissipate. I need to work on that, thanks for the reminder! WooHoo for Spark Friends!
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    2878 days ago
    I think the journey is a little of both, at least for me!
    2879 days ago
    I loved your post. Very real. It's hard to just feel what you are feeling without trying to mask it with something else, and you sound like you really discovered a way to just get through it.

    2879 days ago
    Both for me also, but the adventure greatly outweighs the pain!
    2879 days ago
    Totally both. Adventure comes with pain, but it's good pain.
    2879 days ago
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    Here is to enjoying the adventure called life. emoticon emoticon
    2879 days ago
    I wanted crackers and cheese for a comfort food earlier today. Lots of cheese. emoticon

    But logging the food keeps me on track. I relate to going through emotions.
    2879 days ago
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