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Surgery Date: October 20, 2009:

Hit my goal weight on December 17, 2010:

Thursday, November 24, 2011

What Are You Thankful For?

It's Thanksgiving day here in the U.S.A.  


A time for me to remind myself of how thankful I am to have such good friends and family in my life.

But of course, there are also many, many weight loss related things to give thanks for:

I am thankful that I have learned:
  • My food choices are never, ever going to fix my deeper problems.
  • Food is not going to make me blissfully happy.
  • Food is not my friend.
  • Food is not going to make me feel less stressed about the business that is life.
  • Food is not going to give me the courage to change things in my life.
  • Food is not meant to be an escape from reality.
I am thankful that I am no longer sick and tired of being sick and tired.
I am thankful that I don't feel like I am dieting just because I am eating less.
I am thankful for my improved sleep quality at night -- no more naps during the day! I am no longer sleeping my life away.
I am thankful that food no longer has as much power over me.
Lastly, I couldn't end this post without a Thanksgiving funny...
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

8 comments:

  1. Is it cheesy to say I'm thankful for your blog? It is great and you are wise and an inspiration. Happy Thanksgiving, and keep being amazing!

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  2. Love this! Happy Thanksgiving!

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  3. Hello, I am thankful for all the darling children in the neighborhood who call me Auntie, love me no matter what size I am, but play a huge part in my weight loss. Spend a day chasing several 4 year olds around at a park and you will understand ;) Take care.

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  4. Great! I love all your kitty pictures. Happy Thanksgiving to you too. :)

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  5. Great answers.

    I'm just thankful to be alive to experience life.

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  6. Like the 'learned' list :)

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