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There are many possibilities for rewards in the universe. Reprogramming my brain to receive things through senses other than taste as a celebration of accomplishment wasn’t easy.

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Finishing my first marathon in November 2014...YES!
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I am not about to say that the first 152 pounds simply fell off without effort. That would be crazy talk. But I will say that I truly feel that I put more effort, struggle, work and literal perspiration into the last 20 than the first 152 combined.

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Me at 25-30 pounds from goal weight.
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I’ll admit it…I was size hungry in a big way as I headed towards my goal weight. I was with my sister in law the first time I pulled a pair of size 6 pants on and actually cried in the dressing room.

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When I was 44 and just a handful of weeks away from 45, I felt old. Much older than I believed a 45-year-old should feel. And so I took a financial plunge and went to an anti-aging doctor who ran so many tests, you’d have thought I was in some sort of Olympic doping scandal.

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Bullshit Story Art Print by Rachel Caldwell via Pinterest
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The word I have come to include in the cadre of words I have long eschewed—absolutes—now includes just.

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Shameless selfie taken in late 2014.
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The ability to see myself, to cut my head off, to observe and study the truth is tremendously helpful for me to reel myself in or propel myself forward.

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