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Old 06-15-2009, 10:42 AM   #1
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Default Changes are good for me!!

Since January, I have made 3 major changes in my life to increase my health

- going gluten-free - I was diagnosed celiac and found I had much more energy eating gluten-free.

- going sugar-free - I am also diabetic and stopped eating sweets and added sugars and I now have even more energy. I still eat fruit, I don't consider than a harmful sugar.

- going to the gym - Guess what??? Even MORE energy. I used to have a pity party when I had to go to the gym. Now I just tell myself I gotta "take care of business". My health is my business.

I've lost 6 pounds in the last month. I view that as a bonus of these changes and as proof that these changes are good for my health.
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Old 06-15-2009, 11:16 AM   #2
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Well good for you! If those changes aren't a big giant leap in the right direction, I don't know what is.

And the best part of it, is of course, you are reaping the wonderful benefits from it.

And I simply adore your signature, it's "it" in a nutshell.
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Old 06-15-2009, 02:24 PM   #3
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It's amazing how much making healthy changes can make you feel better in all aspects of your life.
Goal Met - 10/28/07 - My Progress Picture Collage - My Goal Story - Where Have I Been?

No matter how slow you go, you're still lapping everyone on the couch!

Maintained Oct 2007-Sept 2011, then got pregnant. Our baby boy was born in May, 2012...now to lose the baby weight!!
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Old 06-15-2009, 03:27 PM   #4
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FANTASTIC! I can tell how GOOD you feel, that's wonderful!
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Old 06-15-2009, 04:22 PM   #5
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Congrats! Way to go.

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