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You might wonder why I chose "Life's Lint" as my page title. Well, so often we worry about big things we can't fix, can't control. We also find ourselves "waiting" for the right moment or rushing, wishing the week away for a certain event. All along, we do things we think are mundain, eat, take care of pets, family, dishes, laundry, bathe, brush teeth, drive to work, watch TV, exercise, go to church ... routine things that we just "do" or don't do what we think are fillers between big events. That's our "lint" little things that we think allow us to live life.

I was getting ready to go to my Mother's funeral and while getting dressed. I was picking lint off my coat. Blue, "Oh," I thought - "I wore this with that new sweater I bought.." my mind trailed off to a happier time. I found kleenex lint in my pocket (the result of leaving a tissue in the pocket during the laundry process). I thought - "glad that cold is over" appreciative that I had family and friends who checked up on me daily, watching out for me; which reminded me, "I need tissue for today..."

It's interesting how those little nothings turn out to be our "something" in life once they are gone, change or abruptly spiral out of control.

Some of my lint caused me to pile on pounds. It kept me from finding someone special in my life, having a family, truly enjoying my career. So, I am examining my lint better. Seeing what is valued in my life, what I can change, what I can get rid of, or what I need to improve so that all my little nothings will make up the "something" life I want.

MY BIO - Christian, 45 years old, SINGLE, never married, No Kids (except the furry kind), College Educated.
Coming from an overweight family, I've never known "thin". I am a funny, compassionate, smart person. I have goals, a few may think they might be silly, but their MY goals (smile).

Member Since: 1/4/2011

Fitness Minutes: 15,251

My Goals:
I gotta lose 300lbs. 4lbs a week June 2012.

1. Walk 5 miles at one time.
2. Run 1 mile
3. Bend and tie my shoes
4. See my feet standing up
5. Go on a REAL vacation
6. Fall in love
7. Get into a size 18-20
8. Wear high heels again
9. Go dancing
10. Buy a Dress
11. Put on a Swim Suit
12. Not have to use seatbelt extenders
13. Ride a roller coaster
14. Fly somewhere, anywhere w/o having to buy an extra seat
15. Live!

My Program:
Getting my eating habits going in the right direction. Getting up and getting out of the house and not letting my weight determine my socialization.

Personal Information:
Linda - From Northern CA

Single, never married, no kids. Just two crazy dogs that are my 'family'.

Other Information:
TRIVIA- Actually grew up and currently live on an island.

HOBBIES - Photography, flea markets, arts and crafts, cooking, playing piano, taking day trips

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