Monday, January 4, 2010

Mind-Body Challenge 2010!

 Happy New Year!
What a great day to get started on weight loss and fitness! I know, I know… jumping on the bandwagon yet again just like everyone else. But, for some reason, this year feels different. I have much more motivation and reason to make major changes in my life, and feel ready to go.
I have 100 pounds to lose to get healthy and live my long-intended life. I have a host of conditions directly or indirectly related to obesity, which I would like to alter or completely reverse altogether with weight loss, nutrition, and getting to know a part of me that is trapped under 100 pounds of fear, loss, anxiety and hunger.
So I have created the Mind-Body Challenge 2010!

My program will include the following:
  • I will use eating programs that I am familiar with, but will not shut out those I will learn about along the way.
  • I will take incredible care of my body and my mind.
  • I will learn to listen to my inner voice as it speaks of hunger, requests and feelings I may not typically want to know about.
  • I will use an online support system through this blog and others, to reach out to others and accept support along the way.
  • I will learn to support the positive, not focus on my shortcomings or term mistakes as failures.
  • I will find ways to satisfy my social life without needing food to carry me through.
  • I will discover and create new, healthy recipes which will be posted to be shared on this blog.
  • I will explore the fear other intense emotions that cause me to turn to food for comfort, and find other ways to nourish myself.
  • I will not Give Up.

This should be interesting!  Look for regular updating posts to log my progress!  Feel free to join me if you feel you need to jump start your level of mind-body-nurturance.  Just leave me a comment, and I will send you a blog button announcing your participation.  I will also start a list of folks joining me, so we can invite more support and encouragement!
Here's to a Healthy 2010!


Anonymous said...

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Linda said...

Hello Jill,
It is great to see you back in blog land again:) Wishing you a wonderful 2010 and I think it is fantastic that you are going into this year with such a positive mindset.

goldenbird said...

Welcome back, Jill! I was so happy to see a new post from you today. Warm wishes for a happy new year, and I look forward to our ATC exchanges this year. How wonderful that you have committed to your health this year. I have weight/food issues myself and can so relate.

Jill said...

Hi Friends! Thanks for the welcome - nice to know you are keeping tabs on me! I'm glad to be back and excited to share some new things over the next few weeks. I'm excited to get caught up with you all!


Dogwood said...

Good to see you back. Love you crazy quilt banner. I will support and cheer you on with your diet.

Melanie said...

Great blog!

Melanie said...

I will join ya! I'm trying to lose weight again too. We need all the help we can get.