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Hi! I'm Renee and i'm a 20 year old developmental psychology student at the University of Maine in Orono. This journey, for me, is more about creating a new perspective on life itself, about realizing that i have this one life and while it may be difficult at times, it's mine to live, and i want to live it being well. It's less about the actual numbers and more about the overall feeling of health, mind, body, and soul.

Positivity is the goal here. This society relishes in people's misfortunes and tragedies. In the news, on the radio, we hear about all the things that went wrong and rarely do reports ever get made about what went right.

I plan to focus on what's good in my life. We all make mistakes and we have have pasts that we could dwell in, but ruminating in our negative history doesn't give us a chance to make positive changes to our present, that can have an outstanding influence on our futures.

We will all be happier and healthier if we look at physical fitness and healthy eating as something we're doing to better ourselves as a whole, rather than thinking of it as a duty, or to conform to what society thinks we should be.

I've struggled myself with weight and eating issues for almost 1/2 my life...and i'm only 20. Over the years i've degraded, battered and really abused my body, the only one i've been given...all to be the unrealistic sized, picture perfect person that doesn't and wont ever exist.

We're all worth good food. We're all worth a good life. I'm worth it and it's time i finally appreciated and loved myself enough to commit to a healthy lifestyle...for me.

"It's not about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself"

Renee


Member Since: 7/18/2009

Fitness Minutes: 290

My Goals:
1. Get at close to 8 hours of sleep as possible
2. drink 8 classes of water a day
3. BE POSITIVE
4. workout regularly
5. eat nutritious foods!
6. No skipping meals
7. Forgo the "old" behaviors that keep me unwell


My Program:
To meet my goals:

1. drinking lots of water
2. getting a reasonable amount of sleep
3. exercising at least 5 times a week (cardio and weights)
4. walking as exercise
5. keeping track of my caloric intake
6. staying away from the whole "i had a bag of skittles and now the whole day is ruined so i might as well have that whole bag of chips as well" kind of attitude...that's one of my biggest problems.
7. healthy mind, healthy body



Personal Information:
I'm originally from Vassalboro, Maine but i moved up to Orono, Maine to attend the university. Right now i live in an apartment with my two roommates in Old Town, Maine.

email: renee.morin@umit.maine.edu


Other Information:
I like the color green, photography, coffee mugs, and colored paper clips. I'm high strung and on the obsessive compulsive side. I'm kind, compassionate and i plan to make a difference in the world someday. I'm a friend, a sister, and a daughter. I matter to people, though i tend to forget that. I'm committed to engaging in healthy behaviors and leaving the negative ones, that i've let rule my life for way to long, far far behind.





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  • v COUNTRYSTRONG21
    I would love another buddy!! I'm at work right now though so I can't leave you a longer comment. And when I say longer I mean longer. I tend to say A LOT, whoops! haha

    I hope you've having a great day!
    4077 days ago
  • v MISS-SAMANTHA
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    Hey, let me know if you need a buddy. And good luck with your goals... If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything!!

    -S
    4078 days ago
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    Hi Friend!

    Great SparkPage!

    Stopping by to WELCOME you to Your Quickfire Challenge Team and to Congratulate you for adding One more tool to your belt!

    You have chosen to be part of a New and Radically different SparkPeople Team Approach. So happy to have you part of this Special Fitness Team to help You Achieve Your Goals!

    Please check in daily for your "Quickfire Challenge Of The Day" found on the QFC Team Front Page under "QuickFire Challenge Of The Day Forum" - listed by date. When you get time, please review the "General Team Discussion Forum." Also, check in on the Announcement Tab for all New and Relevant Team Information.

    Have a GREAT journey... and remember to eliminate excuses that keep you from attaining your goals and you WILL get there, One QuickFire Challenge A Day.


    Keep Sparking! =0) Kelli, Wendy and Mic!


    Nike ~
    "If you went running when you first started thinking about it, you'd be back by now."

    "Others aren't staring at you. They're thinking how they should be running, too."

    "Someone who is busier than you is running right now."

    "The road to hell is paved with couches."

    "It's easier to sleep than run. That's why sleeping isn't an Olympic sport."


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    4080 days ago
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    4080 days ago
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