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08 Oct, 2010

Over Weight As A Metaphor for Life

Posted by: delitaagain In: Introspection

Okay, Eileen got me. She wasn’t even trying. Her post of today: Sluggard! brought up everything I’ve been trying not to face.
Yes, I need to move more. Yes, I qualify on the wrong side of a lot of Bible standards. Yes, I proclaim out loud, over and over that I want my life to be… [...]

18 Feb, 2010

BMI - In Pictures!

Posted by: delitaagain In: Motivation

This is a re-post from December 2008, based on a great post on body image by Gracie789 on Fat to Fabulous. The post is: Miss Perceptions.
Be sure to click also to see pictures of *real people*  with height, weight and BMI measure.
BMI is a wake-up call for many but has fallen from grace as a marker. Mainly, [...]

29 Dec, 2008

Take Your Life Back

Posted by: delitaagain In: Motivation

There are some things that rob us of our life.
Laziness. Fear. Bad habits like procrastination and problems with punctuality. Being undisciplined. Being fat is one of them.
I choose to lose the overweight. Any weight I carry over what I need to be happy and healthy is a burden, is slowing me down, robbing me.
Not only [...]

13 Nov, 2008

I WANT MY LIFE BACK!

Posted by: delitaagain In: Motivation

Susan, over at Happy Hag got me thinking with this question, quoting Patty, at Sistah Pat: at what age can you say the hell with it and slip gradually into the “Grandmotherly Figure”?
Well, I’d say I’ve accomplished the grandmotherly figure and surpassed it!
Now that I’m fast approaching GREAT-grandchildren (Lord willing), I am fighting to ditch [...]

21 Sep, 2008

The Top Two “Leading Health Indicators” are…

Posted by: delitaagain In: Motivation

1) Physical Activity
2) Overweight and Obesity 
From Healthy People 2010, a U.S. government initiative that challenges “individuals, communities, and professionals indeed, all of us to take specific steps to ensure that good health, as well as long life, are enjoyed by all.”
Apparently this is an upper level thing that  may or may not be trickling down [...]


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