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I Want to Take Better Care of Myself

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    freelyhere freelyhere 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Maybe I Would Feel Better

    I don't drink enough water, I don't eat right and I don't exercise. When I am not at work I am laying in bed all day doing nothing but reading and on the Internet. The only time I get up is to go to the bathroom or to grab something to eat and bring it back in here to...
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Dec 15, 2007

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    I Can Do It!!

    I have finally decided to start weight watchers again. I was so successful last time. losing 42 lbs. But I just got tired of the same thing everyday and started to get into my old habits. But I already know I am capable of doing it. Its just the starting that is hard.
    allyKat allyKat 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2007

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    I Am Trying To

    I have started running again, and am at least trying to eat a bit healthier, so I am trying to take better care of myself aI guess...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M Sep 27, 2011

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    Feeling Beautiful Again!

    After a few years of trauma and grief I emerge a bit worse for the wear. Now is the time to start taking care of myself again. I was taught that wanting to look better is vanity, but in the Bible Esther spent a year fixing herself up for the King. She used lotions and creams and...
    TolstoiFan TolstoiFan 41-45, F Jan 2, 2012

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    Yeah Im Always Up For Improvem...

    yeah im always up for improvement. but more or less i take good care of myself.
    irishwannabeky irishwannabeky 26-30, F Sep 29, 2007

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    Taking Better Care of Me.

    I stopped taking care of myself when the pain got to be so bad I couldnt stand it. then depression started.  I spent yrs not taking care of me.  Now its time to take care of me.  I started walking, I started to eat the right foods. I am trying to do much better, I...
    SouthernGirl08 SouthernGirl08 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 27, 2007

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    Cookme

    I really want to be a good, motivated cook so I can get my body the foods it needs to grow and keep me from being sick. I know I need to plan more, it's just a lot of effort. I think it'll be worth it though...
    Mekk Mekk 19-21, M Oct 11, 2007

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    Not Good

    I don't take very good care of myself. I don't drink enough water and I am almost dehydrated. Also, I don't eat very well because my medicine takes away my appetite. And I also have very low blood sugar and get dizzy a lot.
    killthejill killthejill 16-18, F Jul 3, 2007

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    Strategery #2

    he he, I'm making a plan to make lunch a better meal for me and the hubby.  We generally end up puttering around until it is too late to cook something "real" and end up with junk food everyday for lunch instead of anything even imitating nutrition. ...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    Yes, I Really Should......not ...

    Yes, I really should......not as young as I used to be. Just never been so good at that.
    dmwinchester dmwinchester 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    I Want To Be A Girly Girl

    When I was younger girl, I was the one who put on the makeup and polish my nails. Now I' am 25, single and lazy. When going out with friends to an event I' am not motivated to look my best. Part of me know I don't care to take the time because I' am single. Don't get me wrong I...
    truthfulness truthfulness 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    If Only I Would...(top 10 Things I Do That Harm My Life)

    It's weird to think about how much of a health freak I was last year and now look at me now. I use to eat breakfast alll the time cuz it's suppose to be the most important meal of the day and it is.  But lately I've been skipping it.  Top 10 things I do that could...
    London182 London182 16-18, F Sep 29, 2007

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    Yea...soemtimes I Just Put Mys...

    yea...soemtimes i just put myself down...i really try to be happy...and actually right now i should be happy...but peoples criticism usually makes me think im just not good enough..i feel like a failure and its dumb...i want to bring out all my positive energy and look good and...
    jetblackcat jetblackcat 21-25, F Sep 29, 2007

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    We Are Making a Plan ;-)

    The hubby and i talked a lot about getting ourselves into better shape, eating better and (gasp) at least cutting down on the smoking... It seems reasonable, we want to get it all marked out and planned then in February start going to the gym, eat out less, plan more meals...
    Shierke Shierke 26-30, F Jan 20, 2008

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    You Can Take Care Change Your Live Completly I Did

      I change my life completely when I learn that the only way I was going to change my bad habits was by really believing in myself. I start it by changing from the inside to the outside. I feel great and I look like I did 10 years ago, and this are the words of my VA Dr. who...
    change360 change360 41-45 Dec 28, 2010

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    I Really Need to Take Better C...

    I really need to take better care of myself. It is just hard for me to find the time. I drive and sleep, drive and sleep, go home, sleep, play with the kids, sleep some more and then drive more. I am just not willing to give up what little time I have for sleeping to exercise. I...
    silvertears silvertears 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29, 2007

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    Motivation

    is something I totally lack. From July to September, I lost 20 pounds, and I felt and looked better than I had in 12 years. The past two months, I've put ten of those pounds back on, and I can't seem to get myself back into the routine I was in before. It sucks when you can't...
    sweetpea0614 sweetpea0614 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2007

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    Live In The Now

    Many times it has been so that we worry about the future and the past.Many a times we analyze our actions how it should have been and how it is/was.We wish it was all better and we think that same thing would not happen in the future.This i feel happens mostly we feel guilty of...
    lovelyme03 lovelyme03 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    Seriously I Do

     i really want to work on my Goals  because i want to feel really good about myself and this time for me welli do plan on showing off to Jake ...  but thats just to rub it in his face ...  i plan on having professional pictures taken to when all is said and...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jun 6, 2007

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    Restricted

    Ok i do exercise, especially recently. But i eat poorly, so nothing ever really happens. My options are sadly limited. I go college so the food they serve is all i can have,save whaat my mum gets for me an that is normally chocolate. God help me when I go to Uni. I'm going to be...
    CleoShilu CleoShilu 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2008

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    My Pleasure To Meet All Of Members Here=)

    Hi there, my name is Billy McCord and I’m a newbie here. I've found this forum site is great and I’m looking forward to have a good sharing of discussion and insights with all of you here. Just like the majority of you here, I always want to take better of myself and that's...
    billymcord123 billymcord123 31-35, M Apr 13, 2012

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    I Need To.

    Yesterday, all I ate was a banana and a hot pocket. So far today, I have eaten nothing and I haven't drank anything. I'm dehydrated and hungry, but now I'm getting dizzy and nauseous so I will just lay down some more. I don't drink enough liquids in general. I have...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 17, 2009

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    Eating Better W/no Time For It

    I buy lean pockets and those Lean Quisine paninis (chicken club rocks) for no time at all lunches.  And for quick dinners I buy those Butoni chicken tortolinis and the Lite alfredo sauce.  Dinner is ready in like 15 minutes.  I also make ground beef on the weekend...
    tech327 tech327 36-40, F Feb 20, 2008

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    kiddishguy kiddishguy 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    I am tired of hating myself for being overweight.
    cindymr02 cindymr02 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I was having problems with sleeping. I started sleeping 24 seven and couldn't stay awake. So my doctor put me on medication that wakes me up during the day. The problem is now I...
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    Everyone thinks I'm crazy, or weird, because I don't hold back on my feelings or thoughts very often, I hate the fact that people , generally people you meet online (no afence to...
    sommer02 sommer02 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    I'm gonna change my life so in the future I'll thank myself for it. I'm gonna chase my dreams, follow my heart, and do what's right. Times will get tough, but staying positive is...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jun 28

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    Be the person I want to become!
    deanl deanl 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I love taking pictures of myself in my knickers and thongs. I will be uploading more to my profile in the next few days
    knickersguy knickersguy 22-25, M Jul 9

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    City life bit too often. Few protected or nurtured. The crap yall tolerate or cause bit. Want to be a miner. But body and funds are saying no. Found gold but jerks...
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 3

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    My life at the moment is shite all I want is a good job even though I'm 14 I'd live to have my own flat of something and a guy in my life I've never kissed anyone and all I want I...
    Lolbeansarefun Lolbeansarefun 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    Hi my name is Hailey but I rather be called Angel.I am scared and I don't why.I have lots of friends but I want a connection
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I have been in this odd mood today and I just can't keep these.. Dark.. Thoughts out of my head. I just want someone that will listen to me, and try to help.
    cinomonic cinomonic 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I kind of do, but wat I wanted to say is I'm tired as ****
    baconassassin baconassassin 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    Have spent 25 years working to improve the human condition. Been lied to, stolen from and manipulated by political and economic forces. Lost everything. All I have left is my...
    speedo369 speedo369 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    I am on my way to doing God's will :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    Grammar, punctuation and spelling are important, even for old perverts like me.
    shouldIquestionmark shouldIquestionmark 46-50, M Jul 13

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    My friends are the types who have had nothing bad happen to them. They're the types who their worst. Childhood experience was a nightmare. I've suffered from a mom who I fought...
    naturalnobody naturalnobody 18-21, F Jun 28

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    Ooooh ye that seems so hot
    kieran456 kieran456 13-15, M Jul 9

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    God hate working all time to live *** that lets hope I get into some money so u can retire and do wot I like
    gsejam gsejam 22-25, M Jun 28

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    Only 2 days and a wake up and I get to fly home for my days off! Can't wait!
    Eechay Eechay 31-35, M Jun 28

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    and it's indeed a great way to live. Especially if you're working on online for Fortune 500 companies like me and I can tell you how you can achieve this too
    brianhowson brianhowson 22-25 1 Response Jul 1

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    Here is what i believe my love will be: I am in a wonderful relationship with someone who is spiritually emotionally mentally and physically available. We are sexually compatible...
    1sight 1sight 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I have no passion for anything. A few jobs I thought would be cool to do are way out of my league when it comes to intelligence. I'm average at everything and I feel like there is...
    linkingold linkingold 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Why can't my mother understand! Every night I destroy myself into tears cause I feel like I didn't eat that much food. Now that dad is away and mom is working I'm forced to stay...
    broadwaybabe99 broadwaybabe99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Ok here's the thing I need help with. When I was young I was 95bls and 4'11. Now I am 4'11'' and 172 lbs. I want to about 130 lbs but I have no will power, no want to stop having...
    Surrick Surrick 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel so stiff. So alone. I'm in a lot of pain. I tried talking to my mom and she just says all I want is attention... I have gone to the stupid institutions and they do not help...
    shot4me shot4me 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I really do... if I knew it was this hard to have a baby I would've started trying at 17. I have never had a miscarriage anything. It would be the most beautiful accomplishment to...
    scat9x scat9x 22-25, F 5 days ago