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Been a while

I haven’t been on here in a couple weeks. I’ve been feeling a bit better, although I have had my days. I’m planning on getting back into the gym this week with a couple friends, and by myself. I want to lose this baby weight and get back to my old self. I want to have energy again and to feel confident and happy. My boyfriend tells me I put myself down to much even if it is “jokingly” calling myself a whale. I suppose saying things like that doesn’t help me feel better. I guess I just have a hard time saying anything positive about myself. I don’t have any idea why, or where it came from,but it’s a bit of a problem. I can understand his frustration because it would bug me too. My main issue is self esteem. I think that’s what fuels my depression and anxiety.

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Well done for feeling like you are able to do this, going to the gym is my aim. It has so many benefits the main being the endorphin boost it gives, it’s also a focus shift and gives up lots of positive energy. I hope one day soon I will be there too. Good on you girl.

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You can do it. It’s amazing how easy it gets once you push yourself to do it. I’ve been actually cleaning the house and keeping up on everything with the kids and family. I honestly didn’t think I could get back to my old self, but I did! It’s possible!

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I am glad to hear your doing better, and envy you being able to join a gym...not in the cards for me at this stage of my life...but I am at least getting out into the garden...and now especially when our six year old wanted to know what cellular division was, and I explained how things in life usually start out from one cell, and then they divide and divide. And she says..'well, you don't need any more cellular division'....thought I'd wet myself laughing...kids are so great...they just say it like it is.

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I’m my that’s adorable! Lol I love the things kids say

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if you ever want a clear vision of life...ask a kid...you'll get the truth...

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That’s so true! My kids are so brutally honest and have such an amazing outlook on life. Sometimes I wish I were a kid again lol

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