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At the Lotus temple in India

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Me in the serengeti..Dont you know those Lions wanted a piece of me.


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  • v EBOSTON421
    Congratulations on getting that big run done today!!!! Don't you feel like you've scaled a mountain!!! I know I do! And yes, I'm sore today too. emoticon
    4677 days ago
    Hi! Welcome to the Couch to 5K Team!! I think you will love it! I'm on week 6...and I'm loving every minute of it. When I started I could BARELY run one minute without stopping and now I'm up to 20 minutes. It's great! Let me know if you have any questions!
    Keep up the great work!
    4693 days ago
  • v no profile image PAPMAN29
    Thanks for letting me know about the group!
    4694 days ago
  • v JIM459
    Hey Lance... thanks for the comment...! I haven't been as diligent with keeping up with people as I was in the past - so from time to time a good slap on the side of the head seems to work out nicely for me...!

    My program overall is still on track - I'm happy with where I'm at... still a pretty long way to go - but today (Tuesday) is my weigh in day... I'm at 79.6 lbs total lost...

    With losing that much weight - I have a lot of people asking me 'how'd you do it' as you could imagine - so that helps keep me motivated - talking with people about sparkpeople and keeping myself accountable to my pages here!
    Today I had one of the upper managers in my company approach me - when nobody else was around... to talk to me about how I've done it so far... so that was neat for me.

    All in all - my attitude has really, really changed... when you have 100+ lbs to lose - I no longer have a 'goal' weight really - I no longer think about a certain event down the road... I'm just going to take it one day at a time.. today is a new day... with its own issues and problems at work - so I'm going to do everything I can to eat right - and maybe exercise a bit... I've had this mindset now for a few months - and its really helped...
    I can't help yesterday - I can't manage tomorrow...but I sure can conquer today...!

    Even my Dr. was impressed... he's halved my bloodpressure medication 2x now.... (50% cuts twice now) - so that has been a REAL neat thing...

    What about you.... you have less weight to lose than I do... what's up in your diet world?
    4703 days ago
  • v JIBBIE49
    Yes, we can make improvements that don't have to be horrible sacrifices and lose the weight. I've gotten rid of 35# in 8 months which doesn't seem like much, but the previous year I lost SQUAWK. emoticon My Number One Sparkpeople goal has always been to NEVER EVER GAIN BACK A SINGLE POUND ONCE I HAVE LOST IT. So, I did that with each pound and MAINTAINED as I went down the scale, telling myself like now "I WILL NEVER WEIGH IN THE 180's EVER AGAIN IN MY LIFE." I mean that. It has been so hard to lose, but I don't care how long it takes, I will get it off and I will NOT gain it back. That comes from signing in every single day and logging EVERYTHING I eat. The Saturday before my dd, Maggie came back from Spain, I ate 5200 calories from grazing. BUT, I logged every one of them, and KNEW what I was doing. I even wrote about it in my BLOG. So, it wasn't something I kept up, so that I'll gain back 20 Pounds. I'm back on track now and she's home safely.
    4736 days ago
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