DiamondOfEmerald




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  1. 1. Walk For Weight Loss
    4 entries . 2 cheers
    2 people
  2. 2. Lose a lot of weight
    1 entry
    270 people
  3. 3. lose 100 pounds
    45 entries . 9 cheers
    1,945 people
  4. 4. Get more sleep
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    4,451 people
  5. 5. Have Faith In God
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    8 people
  6. 6. pray more
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    3,207 people
  7. 7. appreciate every day
    1 entry . 2 cheers
    27 people
  8. 8. Have a totally different life by this time next year
    1 entry . 3 cheers
    916 people
  9. 9. be good to myself
    1 entry . 5 cheers
    73 people
  10. 10. learn to love myself
    1 entry . 3 cheers
    1,571 people
  11. 11. Deepen my faith
    1 entry . 3 cheers
    53 people
  12. 12. read for pleasure more (all I read now is books for school)
    4 entries
    18 people
  13. 13. learn pilates
    3 entries . 2 cheers
    272 people
  14. 14. learn to speak french
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    1,809 people
  15. 15. expand my vocabulary
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    2,666 people
  16. 16. treat my body better
    7 entries . 3 cheers
    16 people
  17. 17. grow an organic garden
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    71 people
  18. 18. stop snoring
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    44 people
  19. 19. fast for 21 days
    1 entry
    155 people
  20. 20. Move Out
    2 entries
    3,460 people
  21. 21. find a good job
    2 entries
    539 people
  22. 22. lose weight
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    41,976 people
  23. 23. Make a financial plan
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    16 people
  24. 24. Be successful
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    2,628 people
  25. 25. Replace my wardrobe
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    11 people
  26. 26. Do at least 50 crunches every single day
    5 entries . 1 cheer
    1 person
  27. 27. Go through all of my clothes and sort them into the things I wear, the things I will eventually be able to wear, and the things that need to be gotten rid of
    1 entry . 1 cheer
    3 people
  28. 28. Get too small for my favorite jeans, cut them up, and make a bag out of them
    2 entries
    2 people
  29. 29. Go to the gym every day for 28 days
    11 entries . 1 cheer
    2 people
  30. 30. go raw
    196 people

How I did it
How to defeat depression
It took me
2 weeks
It made me


Recent entries
fast for 21 days
Day 5

Greetings from Day 5! I’m actually doing a juice fast. I thought it would be so much easier but I’m having a really hard time drinking juice. I might just finish up the fruits and veggies I have now and then switch to water. I’m actually only doing 10 days right now because I want to water fast through Lent. 45 days…yikes. But I’m going to Borders tonight to look for a good book or two to help me through it spiritually. I love the concept of fasting through Lent and breaking the fast the day we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord.

Physically I’m good. On nights 1, 2, and 3 I had bad headaches at night and when I sat and stood too fast. I feel like I’m coming off of my food addiction slowly but surely. I’ll only have 2 weeks to eat before my Lenten fast which isn’t enough time to go back to pizza and burgers daily coming off of a 10 day fast. I feel clear-headed. I don’t need anywhere near as much sleep as I did last week.



go back to school (read all 2 entries…)
I'm Late

I actually did this last August and it’s been rough. I kinda get into the swing of it and then I don’t and then I do and then I don’t again. I’m pretty sure next semester I’ll be working full-time and going to school part-time. It’s what’s best for me.



lose 100 pounds (read all 45 entries…)
Here I am...

It’s been a year now I think and I think I’ve lost 40 something pounds, but we don’t worry about things like that. I finally have the courage to do it. I am going to work towards a raw/vegan lifestyle. I’m going to be successful this time because I’m not going to put my body into total shock and make myself feel deprived.
I went to the store yesterday and I didn’t stock up. I bought about $20 dollars or so worth of stuff. This is about how much I spend on pizza twice per week. The goal is to TRANSITION into 100% raw/vegan. I’m not giving myself a timeline because it’s simply unneccessary. Last year I added salad twice per day to what I already ate. This is salad with ranch dressing, full fat. I lost weight just because I was adding raw fruits and vegetables to my diet. It’s working this way because eating food that isn’t raw isn’t a failure. Its about getting lots of good raw fruits and veggies into my body. It’s about acquiring new tastes ( I hate tomatoes, but I’m on a mission to eat them daily) and no longer needed the old ones.



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