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Vizzini, you told me to go back to the beginning. So I have. - Inigo Montoya

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

What do you do when you are looking at yourself in the mirror and wonder how the hell you got here? When your body looks like crap and your work is fallingapart and the world seems destined to spin out of orbit, what do you do.

Go back. To the beginning.

In 2013, I was here. I was fat and unhappy. Stressed. Then person close to me had a serious problem that caused me to look at myself. I resolved to change. I committed to Sparkpeople, among other things - and I changed for the better. Dramatically.

Then I slid back.

It started so innocently - an October meeting in a Waterbury, VT at a brewpub. Thanksgiving with the inlaws. A job loss.

At first I didn't acknowledge the problems. My weight went up a little, not a lot. My habits, though sloppier weren't affecting me, I thought. I took the family on a cruise and soon thereafter started a new job...(to be continued)
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  • IM-SO-WORTH-IT
    Been there, done that.... In fact just restarting on here again now myself. So easy we fall back onto bad habits. Stay strong! You know that you can if you try.
    47 days ago
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