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I Want to Take Better Care of Myself

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I must say that a bit malnourished.

    I don't do my nails much, and I'm lazy and hate having to do this natural hair. I can go a day without washing or brushing. (I'm so freaking lazy). I wanna be a healthy person. I even have a healthy food board on Pinterest. I wanna go running and biking. Even taking walks around...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    freelyhere freelyhere 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I need to take better care of myself, I look horrible lol
    AlexSaysHi AlexSaysHi 13-15, M Aug 8

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    I've been not eating, not sleeping, not taking care of myself. I had a good friend tell me today that he is worried about me and to please be sure to focus on my health because...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40 1 Response Aug 8

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    Currently have a very high needs baby - screams pretty much all day. I'm skipping countless meals and hygiene in general has taken a back seat as I'm too tired most of the time and...
    xlxSpiraxlx xlxSpiraxlx 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    Somehow I eat healthy & exercise. I don't drink , I don't smoke. I need to cut down on coffee. I have 6 cups a day & sometimes decaf at night. I'm terrible for snacking @ night. I...
    baraccio baraccio 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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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...
    Britt25 Britt25 41-45, F Jul 23

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    Will try AGAIN to lose weight. My dad will help me and yeah, he really doesnt like how big i am getting.. Dont get me wrong i wanna lose the extra weight too.. You know, to feel...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I'm always pressured to be better. I always think of pleasing anyone, even guys and it can seriously be a blow to my self-esteem. Especially when it goes unnoticed. But not even...
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    My self esteem is non-existent. I feel so horrible about myself almost all the time. (I'm bipolar and I sometimes have an inflated self esteem during manic episodes) but other than...
    becxboo becxboo 16-17, F Aug 6

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    I want to be surrounded by people who have the same interests and goals as me. I want to move to a different area but I am not quite financially stable to move out on my own. I am...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Stop playing the victim and take responsibility.
    drbreezzy drbreezzy 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I feel as though life IS getting better and I feel happy right now...something I hadn't felt in a LONG time..I never thought I'd be saying this a few months back when I was at my...
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F Aug 8

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    I'm going to teach myself algebra. I could barely pass high school algebra in college, but I really need to increase my math skills if I want to be a machinist. Eventually I'll...
    Eechay Eechay 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Something special, but who knows ;:) I really want 1 mil.$ , or Euro, is good also Ch Francs :) , Pm. I`m also a special person.
    akumda2014 akumda2014 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    The guy I've been dating on and off for over a year now is avoiding me and lying to me. I'm in a very low place in my life and all I want is him to be there for me.
    i1612 i1612 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My neighbor came over to ask if we could sit on the patio while he sucks my toes
    tamgraham tamgraham 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Sometimes I feel like life kicks me in the nuts and then screams at me get up. I'm like.. But the pain, but then it says..so .. walk it off. My day has been rough.
    Octavius24 Octavius24 26-30, M Aug 4

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    Hi guys, I bought this vitex thingy to lower my libido! I'm so happy I bought this.
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M Aug 5

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    The weirdest thing just happened to me. The guy that is always alone gets invited out by a girl and a beautiful girl at that
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I dislike people with big egos at work... 😑
    jeyy90 jeyy90 22-25, F Jul 26

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    I'm gonna be an entrepreneur! Yeah... :)
    emilesfault emilesfault 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Hand Up NOT Hand Out!(or how I learned to take charge of myself)-A typical day when I was 10 or 11 at the children's home.The cool mud felt good under my barefeet(didn't normally...
    Selah94 Selah94 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    Once again Facebook asking me What's on my mind. Dearest, you know?... I haven't words to tell or explain that mess inside of my head. But... Today I want to try. Try to start talk...
    WhineWolfe WhineWolfe 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    And then almost immediately breaking them :) I want to use my time and my resources and my energy better I want to take reasonable care of myself I want to be as OK as possible to...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    Yes indeed I want to change some aspect of my life. My outlook on life,the person I aspire to be,the way I live my life. I am realizing some things I thought I love is harming me...
    temptedtotouch temptedtotouch 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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