Sunday, July 29, 2012
Our challenge this week for the Red Hot Heartbreakers challenge is to post why we are on this journey and why we want this lifestyle.
1. For me it is about health! I want to be able to breathe! I have issues that can not be improved. Scarring from an illness and paralyzed vocal cords. I can do vocal exercises to help the vocal cords and avoid situations that trigger breathlessness like too much activity for too long a time but weight loss will be the best thing as it will give my lungs more room to expand so that my breathing is more relaxed and I can possibly maintain what ability I have to bring in and out fresh air.
2. Friendships! I have so much support and encouragement here that I have not had in so many years in my regular life. My Spark Friend have been the light in my life on dark days and the
of Spring in the dead of Winter. Yo keep me centered and
3. OK, I admit I want to lose weight for me and how I want to look. I don't expect to be
or be able to
no matter how much I want to but I am thrilled to
and live without many
. I look forward to getting back into some
I have in my closet and now I enjoy shopping so I want to keep stocking that closet.
The second part of this weekends challenge is to eat the rainbow this weekend. I prepared my favorite Overnight Coleslaw with
and olives and a vinegar base. I have picked beets and peaches. Dinner will be a pink salmon fillet. I also have No Sugar added Fudgesicles to celebrate Milk Chocolate Day yesterday. Asst. Berries for an afternoon snack should round out my weekend.