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Jul 24, 2009 - 7 comments
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Due to some very wonderful friends on MedHelp, my lovely daughter, a dear friends in London, Costa Rica and Washington state ... and an unexpected and most sincere heartfelt message from a beautiful woman in California ... I am back on track ... emotionally, physically, life-plan-wise, food-wise ... and I am happy and smiling.  

There have been a few burdens eased, but the truth of the matter is the unending, caring, loving and unconditional support has truly meant the world to me and sustained me when I stumbled badly.

I believe in being positive and continued positive affirmations and counting my blessings throughout ... but I still needed and received the support of these people and this wonderful WL&D community .. and MedHelp in general.  I am forever grateful for this chapter in my life.

Using my Food Diary, Weight Tracker, Mood Tracker and Exercise Tracker .. and being brutally honest with myself and everyone else with what was happening ... signaled I was in trouble.  It did to me .. it did to others.  That is why these tools are so useful and critical for our own awareness and to allow others to assist us in our journeys.

Thank you each and every one ... you are truly one of the greatest joys of my life and I am blessed with untold riches in the friendship and caring you so willingly extend to me ...

I'll do my best to pay your kindness forward ..

Love you and GREAT BIG HUGSSSS to you ...

Ranae

Ranae's Weight Tracker
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by TrudieC, Jul 24, 2009
Bravo!  We are so happy to have you  back!

Love and hugs, Trudie

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by twehner5, Jul 24, 2009
I always look forward to your journals, even if they bring me to tears at times.  You are a good example of transparency and honesty.  You lead by example.  Thanks, Ranae.  Welcome back!    Catch this:  ((((HUGS))))   How was my aim?

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by Ranaesheart, Jul 24, 2009
Thank you ladies .. I am feeling so much better and have much love and many hugs for you!!!  

Trudie - Are you having a better Friday?  “It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.”  John Ruskin

twehner - Absolutely caught those ((((HUGS)))) and putting you in for pitcher of the year!  As the catcher .. am throwing ((((HUGS)))) right back at you!

We have more than 150 people using the Food Diary that I've caught off the side bar .. hopefully we'll be getting them to start participating in the group.  Any and all ideas, humor, etc .. are most welcome!  You both are Awesome and Integral Members of the community.  Thank YOU for all the work you do in helping to support others; you are angels.

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by Lucey12, Jul 24, 2009
Love you Ranae! Im glad to have you in my life and my weightloss journey as well. You make my day brighter in every way.

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by TrudieC, Jul 24, 2009
Yes, my Friday was a bit better.  I managed to step away from a family feud and I was feeling a bit better physically today.  Thanks so much for asking.  So tell us what you bought at the market!

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by sunshine1976, Jul 24, 2009
We all love you Ranae!  You are an awesome inspiration to us all.  Not just in weight loss but living.

Sunshine

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by peekawho, Jul 25, 2009
I'm so happy to see you back, heading in the right direction again.  

Keep moving forward.  Great distances are covered by only taking a single step at a time.  (and don't I know it--ouch, my feet!)

Best,
Peek

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