Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Why do I keep doing this? I’m not a masochist nor do I have a strong need for exhibitionism. So, cross those reasons out! I do it for several reasons. The two most important:

First, I do it for me. It is a way to keep my head in the game, so to speak. I want to continue living my life to the fullest – and the surest way to sink back into somnolence is to stop paying attention. I know I am ok no matter what the scale says.  That said, when I am experiencing forward momentum or maintaining I can be sure that I am making good and conscious choices.  But when there is backsliding, I know it is time to put my attention back on my daily choices.

Second, I do it for those who struggle with their own weight or eating issues. There is no need for shame, no need for secrets. Self-acceptance isn’t an easy path for many of us, and it can be a long as well as difficult trek. But it is a path worth taking if we want to fully realize the people we are meant to be. I want that for all of us.

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2 thoughts on “Thursday, September 19, 2013

  1. Well….I think you do it because you’re amazing! I appreciate your honesty, your resilience, your bravery, and that fact that you keep putting it out there every week. It helps me to keep focus as well. So, thank you. Thank you for your posts and thank you for putting it out there every week! Love you and miss you!

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