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A life of Balance and Moderation.....

Balance and moderation are not synonymous but they are harmonious.

Balance is defined:
: the state of having your weight spread equally so that you do not fall

: the ability to move or to remain in a position without losing control or falling

: a state in which different things occur in equal or proper amounts or have an equal or proper amount of importance

Moderation is defined:
: average in size or amount : neither too much nor too little

: neither very good nor very bad

: not expensive : not too high in price
(Miriam Webster)

I see balance and moderation as going hand in hand. They compliment and complete each other. I truly see that balance is a constant changing force. It is perpetuated by external forces but to feel balanced I have to feel right inside. The Yin and Yang of life. Moderation is something that I have worked hard to be at peace with in my life. Coming from a background of fairly extreme restriction BOTH in calories AND in food types, moderation has been a continuing work in progress. I worked very hard to find peace with food and being able to eat ALL kinds of foods making the emotional connotation the same with all kids of foods. I can now eat a wide variety of foods and have zero guilt and zero remorse for anything that passes my lips.

Member Since: 8/21/2014

Fitness Minutes: 48,393

My Goals:
To feel at peace with who and what I am. To live a full life with balance and moderation being the driving forces.

My Program:
For fitness I simply lift the things. Walk. Enjoy forms of movement that feel good.

I am currently doing a 12 week lifting program and walking daily.

Spinning and walking for primary forms of cardio

Yoga whenever possible

For nutrition, I am working on Georgie Fear's Lean Habits.

Personal Information:
I am a Wyoming girl pure and simple. I love my little corner of the world :)

I am a SAHM of 4 wonderful kids and married for 21 years.

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    1193 days ago
    I saw you on the motivational members list this morning. I really like your outlook on Balance and Moderation!
    1198 days ago
    Congrats on being SK lovers team member of the week!!!
    1245 days ago
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    Whoohoo, look at you go girl! Congrats on being the SK Lovers Member Of The Week!
    1246 days ago
    Hey ALP,
    I've been hitting the coffee for sure (half caff)!
    Suggest you google "second sleep" as FULLERFARMS suggested to me in her comments on my blog.
    Very interesting !!
    Have a great day.
    1257 days ago
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