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Sunday, May 08, 2011

So.... Last year, I was down about 15 pounds when I found out a family member had been seriously assaulted. We had to go through police investigations and get the individual therapy. I ended up taking the person on a trip at the end of the investigation in order to "get away" and forget the trauma for a time. --I also gained back all of the 15 pounds back!!

Today, I am determined to not have that happen!! And so... When I got stressed out today, I ended up weed whacking for 4 to 5 hours!! I ate properly and did the yard work with my 15 year old son doing the mowing, also.

I prayed and prayed and prayed as I kept doing the weed whacking!! I am going to totally keep working out my stress! That is my plan.

I know if I keep eating right and keep experiencing all the stressors in my life, I will feel the stress more and more and more. And so........ I am going to work out and work through my stress!!

Thank you so much for your encouragement!! I definitely need encouragement these days!!

PLUS ---- I LOST 2 pounds!!!!

Thanks for listening!
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  • DUSTYGIRL25
    So sorry about all the stress in your life. But, so glad you are eating better and taking care of yourself. Stress is so hard on the body, counteracting it with good food and exercise will help your body through it much easier.
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    3698 days ago
  • KENDRACARROLL
    Great job, weed-whacking through your stress. Sounds like you found a constructive way to cope.
    3698 days ago
  • REDDIRTRUNNER
    It's STUCK! You have learned something new! I love that feeling. Keep on doing what you are doing because it's working! emoticon
    3698 days ago
  • MARVEEME
    AWESOME! I think you're on to something!
    3698 days ago
  • FITMARY
    That sounds like a fabulous plan. Hang on to your goals and to your most important values. You'll get through this!
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    3698 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5563494
    emoticon Happy Mother's Day too!!
    3699 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5563494
    Awesome on the weight loss!! Great plan on working out that stress! I too, have to abstain from "emotional" eating. I love the working it out system.. burns calories and relieves stress,, totally great!
    3699 days ago
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