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I'm important too

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Too often I focus all of my time and energy on that is my special needs child. He gets all of my extra time and I push aside what I need. I have to start giving myself permission to do what I need to better myself physically and emotionally. I am so great at offerings other people advice and support to improve their lives. I deserve that same attention. So today, I take back my health. I am making better food choices, drinking my water and getting my butt up of my desk chair and moving more, even if it's just a walk down the hall. I will no longer allowed the crumby February Ohio weather decide does new that I cannot work out because I cannot walk outside. I don't need a workout DVD to get me moving. I have the exercise mats sudden, I'm going to make up my own routine, something I can do with a bad knee. Something that won't take up too much of my mornings (if I don't work out in the mornings it isn't happening) and that I can stick to. Today I am reminding myself that if I don't take care is new, there will be nothing left to take care of my child. I AM IMPORTANT TOO!!!
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    Welcome to SparkPeople. We are all here for the same reason, no matter what our personal story is. We are here to help each other to get to that healthy point we want to be in our lives. It is not going to be easy, but it is attainable. Make small goals and they will lead to big successes. You have to make you #1 and tell yourself that you are worth it. And remember you didn't gain the weight overnight and you won't lose it overnight. It takes time, determination, motivation and support. You can get it all right here! If you don't take care of yourself you can't take care of anyone else. If I can help in anyway, feel free to reach out to me! You can do it! We are here to help! Welcome and get active on this site. emoticon
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  • READY201811
    I know how draining it is! My daughter is a 8 year old in a 34 year old body. We are on the road 4-5 days a week because of her appointments, needs etc. being retired we have the time but she has become our retirement and it gets old really fast. I tell people I live eat breathe sleep her and I need a break!
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