The Journey Don’t Stop

This is a JumpStart, but it’s progress and I’m happy with it.

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I did the 10-day Green Smoothie Cleanse from February 12-21, 2015. I admit that I cheated on a couple of days due to calorie intake. I still have to watch my sodium intake as well. I don’t have the heavy numbing sensation I had in my pinky finger on my left hand. I reach for the healthier snacks like unsalted pistachios or baby carrots. I’m drinking more water and I enjoy my detox tea. I’ve lost five pounds. The journey doesn’t stop here. I’ll continue to have my smoothies and eat light and healthy foods; definitely get my workout in as well.

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Let me get moving. Onward and upward
On a side note: Congratulations to Common and John Legend for winning an Oscar for Best Song: “Glory” from the movie Selma. The acceptance speech was just as powerful!

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John Legend and Common Performing ‘Glory from Selma’ 2015 Oscars | 87th …: http://youtu.be/ZWE2Yb_jMZg

Common & John Legend Acceptance Speech: http://youtu.be/7lz-THXCwi8

Know Your Health Status ALL The Time

Most times, you would hear the phrase “Know Your Status” when it refers to testing for specific diseases and disorders. When it comes to your overall health, you need to know what’s going on with your body and listen to it very carefully.

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Several weeks ago, I shared with you that I had a follow-up appointment with my doctor after my ‘scare’ with high blood pressure–something I’ve NEVER had before! Well, I had a full physical with blood work and my blood pressure has gone down. The diastolic number I have to watch closely. I’ll make an appointment with my podiatrist about my foot; the infection in one of my toes can only be treated with oral medication. I’ll have some other annual exams done which are important as well.

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I began the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse on February 12, 2015—same day as my doctor’s appointment. I’ve been eating healthier selections of food and snacks. As of today, I’m down from 191lbs to 185lbs. You can’t tell me anything right now LOL! My last day of the cleanse is February 22, 2015. My journey doesn’t stop there.

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I’m looking forward to bigger and better results on this journey!

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Jennifer Lopez – Feelin’ So Good ft. Fat Joe, Big Pun: http://youtu.be/VArPPSt5vso

Believe It CAN Be Done!

Pursuing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is no quick fix. The pounds were put on gradually, so will the weight loss. I hear more and more each day to take care of yourself. In order to do the things you wish to accomplish, eating properly along with exercise and doctor visits are important.

This week, I have a physical and a follow-up with the doctor. In addition, I look forward to shopping at my favorite grocery store that has cut my bill almost in half, looking for fresh fruit and vegetables.

I’ve done some walking this past week and finally got my phone. However, I had to change phone numbers, so I have to inform a LOT of people!

After my share of food, I’ll begin my 10-day cleanse on February 12. With motivation, consistency, and faith, I expect a change and will continue the journey.

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I’m looking forward to this and a couple more projects. I’ll see where this journey will take me.

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This week’s blog post is in prayer for Ms. Bobbi Kristina Brown and all those who are impacted with different journeys in their lives.

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I Didn’t Know My Own Strength – Whitney Houston   [HD COVER + AUDIO]: http://youtu.be/4CbEotFOnP0