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I Want to Take Better Care of Myself

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    freelyhere freelyhere 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F Sep 29, 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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    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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    My grandmother always said

    that my room reflects my state of mind. So, if your room is a mess then your life is too. I am not saying I am a hoarder but I do have a lot of stuff that are constant triggers/reminders that I either need to throw away or correctly store them. I think I am ready to do that and...
    GuiltBear GuiltBear 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 9

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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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    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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    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 Aug 20, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, F Jul 3, 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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    Ever since I was a child,

    I never really took very good care of myself. Physical appearance - my own or that of others - never phased me. I never quite saw the point of it all. Who gives a ****, right? I used to laugh at other women for going through so much effort just to look good. Spending needless...
    Lullacus Lullacus 22-25, F Sep 11, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, M Oct 11, 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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    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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    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 18-21, F Sep 29, 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 26-30, M Sep 27, 2011

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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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    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 can't sleep tonight Wide awake and so confused Everything's in line But I am bruised I need a voice to echo I need a light to take me home I kinda need a hero Is it you? I never...
    TiredOfBeingHurt TiredOfBeingHurt 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    Walking around in nature. I could walk forever. In this national park that I find myself in, like so many hikes I've done before but, this one is different. I'm alone as I walk and...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I feel like I will never be able to live my dreams. There's too many people in the world stopping me. I am an only child. I was so very lonely. I grew up in a home without love...
    wishtobefree wishtobefree 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I finally made that first call. All I have to do now is trust and hope and follow through with it as much as I possibly can.
    QuietKitten QuietKitten 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I like the way my *** looks in a thong. this is me at work on my break.
    82739cjz 82739cjz 36-40, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    How we see ourselves isn't necessarily the truth.I am not perfect nor trying to achieve that to save my ego.i just want to better myself as a human being.
    Duckygirl2 Duckygirl2 46-50, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    my plan is to become more modest. more cultural. stress free. I want to find my inner self and spend more time sorting my life out and planning for the future. I'm going to look...
    candlejack21 candlejack21 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's so exciting. Pm me your underwear pics if you dare! ;) lets play!
    Elliepanties20 Elliepanties20 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I remember in grade school hearing about how everyone over the internet are dangerous. Of course, that's not true at all, but I eventually became too carefree and that really...
    SomethingPink SomethingPink 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I will not be a passive, unhappy, person anymore. I refuse to lose anymore of my life to my eating disorder or any other experiences that have prevented me from being the best...
    TheWhimsicalHeart TheWhimsicalHeart 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It isn't that I would kill myself, but I would like this to be over. Sometimes when I hear on the news that someone has been shot and died instantly, I think: "lucky". I have...
    TiredCaretaker TiredCaretaker 61-65, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to feel better about myself. With everything I've gone through in my life I owe it to myself.
    foreveralone22 foreveralone22 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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