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September 20

beforeandafterweightloss:

 submitted:

7-12-14: 226 lbs

9-14-14: 215 lbs

Ht: 5’10”

SW: 242

GW: 195

My first transformation Tuesday! I’m so proud of how far I’ve come.  This is about a 10 pound difference.  Totally I’ve lost about 25 lbs over 5 months (started at the end of April).  I started with just eating healthy and going for walks/jogs, then I began drinking Shakeology in the morning and did the 60 day PiYo challenge.  I’ve still got a ways to go.  my goal is to lose over 40 pounds.

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September 18

You need someone who goes out of their way to make it obvious that they want you in their life. ″

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September 17

takemetoneverland050592:

Sometimes I need motivation, as does everyone. And here it is. Man. 245 to 182, in a little over a year. My advice to you? Don’t. QUIT.

Fitness advice, please ask away (:

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September 17

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September 17

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September 17

The Buddhists say if you meet somebody and your heart pounds, your hands shake, your knees go weak, that’s not the one. When you meet your ‘soul mate’ you’ll feel calm. No anxiety, no agitation ″

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September 17

Everything is going to be alright, maybe not today, but eventually. ″

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September 16

Some days I feel like a princess. Some days, I’ll feel beautiful and other days, I don’t. I remember when I bought the dress I’m wearing in the picture it was too small at the time and now, it’s waay to big. I’m a work in progress.

September 15

Huzzah for being under the influence of alcohol and allergy tablet.s Who’s tipsy too?! tipsy may not even be a good work to describe my current condition. Drunk

September 13

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September 13

livelovelaughwellness:

Quinoa Vs. Rice! Quinoa is the winner! Amazing food!

Read about the benefits of Quinoa below:

Health Benefits of Quinoa 1 – Quinoa for Weight Loss
Quinoa has more protein than all other grains and the protein in quinoa contains all essential amino acids making it a complete protein. According to a study, in comparison to wheat and rice, quinoa was found to provide greater satiety, making it an excellent alternative for weight loss and management.

Health Benefits of Quinoa 2 – Quinoa for Celiac Disease
Quinoa is an important source of nutrients for individuals having celiac disease. Celiac disease is brought on by dietary gluten present in wheat, rye and barley. A strict gluten free diet is the current treatment for celiac disease. Quinoa is highly nutritious, with low prolamin concentrations, which has been advised as part of a gluten free diet for celiac disease.

Nutrients in Quinoa
Quinoa is a great source of manganese  and magnesium. It’s a very good source of protein source as well as vitamins E and B2, and dietary fiber. It’s a good source of iron, copper, phosphorus and zinc. Quinoa has been considered as a crop for NASA’s Controlled Ecological Life Support System due to its high protein values and unique composition of amino acids. One serving of quinoa has the following amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, lysine, tyrosine, phenylalanine, methionine, cysteine,  histidine, threonine, tryptophan and valine. The exact amounts of these amino acids varies slightly, but a serving of quinoa always has significant amounts of each. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Our bodies require amino acids to make structural proteins as well as produce hormones and neurotransmitters. Although our bodies use a multitude of amino acids, we only need nine essential amino acids in our diet.

History of Quinoa
Quinoa was for the South American Native Americans a dietary staple. A mixture of fat and quinoa known as “war balls” was used to sustain the Incan armies that usually marched days at a time. In an effort to wipe out the South American natives as well as their culture, the Spanish conquistadors just about eradicated the existence of quinoa.

The majority of quinoa is brought in from South American countries like Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador, though it’s also being grown in the Colorado Rockies in the U.S.

Thanks to AboutNutritionfacts.com for this amazing graphic.

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September 10

You tried to change, didn’t you? Closed your mouth more, tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake…You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. ″

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September 10

I didn’t want to have to make this journey alone. I wanted to have someone that I could talk to and share my enthusiasm and feeling scared. I wanted someone I could workout with and train with. I will be doing this alone. I won’t have my own personal cheerleader or someone by my side. It sucks being single when you want someone to share your life with.  

September 10

I cared once. Fucked me up. ″

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September 10

Be happy with what you have while working for what you want. ″

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