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Getting rid of the “yoke of slavery” means getting rid of all that enslaves me, including the F.A.T.!!

Posted on : 16-06-2009 | By : The Wife | In : Away with the FAT

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Oh yeah, that is a huge thing.  First and foremost, it’s not healthy.  I don’t care WHAT anyone is trying to promote: “loving the fat” is just plain bad bad bad.  Any extra weight on your body is bad for your body – all over.

So, instead of actually “going on a diet & exercise regime”, I’ve decided to train for a 1/2 marathon.  Now, it’s 11 months away, but my first step is a 5K in September.  What’s great is that I’m training with one of my sons and, my sis is training with me as well.

Goal? To run the 1/2 marathon in ?? time.  Why ??, because I have no clue what I should be running it at.  Right now, the idea of just finishing it is a goal in and of itself, but, as I train more and accomplish more, I’ll fine tune this particular area of the goal.

Benefit? Losing fat, getting fit!  Extra benefits? Being able to keep up with my kids, being able to do more things, having the energy to go on long hikes, having the energy to go camping more often, having the energy to work in my yard without being in pain, etc. etc. etc.

In other words, I no longer will allow my body to enslave me.  I will enjoy my freedom!

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