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Being healthy does pay off!

Hey everyone!

I'm so excited about the progress we've made in our house. Bryan and I have both lost over 10 lbs now. I am 3 lbs away from hitting my first mini goal. I learned a long time ago it's easier for me to set a small goal and hit it and then set a new goal. I do have my main goal in mind, but it's nice to hit those mini goals.

It's hard to believe how much better I have been feeling lately. The amount of energy I have is fantastic! I caught myself starting to skip down the hallway at work the other day. At my moms last night she said I look a lot better. Not that I looked bad but just getting my blood sugar under control has helped my complexion. Plus I am not nearly as swollen as I have been in the past.

I really couldn't be doing this without a strong support unit behind me. I feel so blessed to have family that is so supportive of my decision to live a healthy life. When I first started I asked Bryan to please work on it with me, and he has gone above and beyond what I ever imagined. Trying new foods, exercising with me, and cheering me on! I'm so lucky to have such an amazing husband. Even Alex has been encouraging and asking lots of questions about being healthy. He already does a good job at eating a variety of fruits, vegetables, and protein. He doesn't even drink pop.

Well, I'd like to keep this one short today. If I have one takeaway for this it's in the title, hard work and eating healthy does pay off. Get your whole family involved and just live an active healthy lifestyle. You won't regret it! It's totally worth it already, and I know it's only going to get better from here. With that have a happy weekend!

*~*Totally Jen*~*


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