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Rohvannyn

Joined: 04/29/2011
My Story:
I live in a hot place (Southern Arizona) and used to live up in the Pacific NorthWet. I had to give up my home and 99% of my possessions to do that but at this point I have very few regrets. A few months of being hungry and homeless really teaches you what is important in life. I've had my 'nest' burned out from under me more than once but like the phoenix (or the Mary Ellen Carter), have risen up again each time with the help of friends and family.

At one point I was a pilot and may be again someday. I draw and paint and write when I find enough time. I love to read. I also do silly things like free online games. I'm very serious about championing the cause of liberty for all human beings, as well as overturning a lot of old and bad ideas about the proper diet to eat.

I have a life-partner who is very special to me as well as a very sweet floofy calico cat named Mouse. Her picture is on my profile. I have another cat, a rapidly growing catten, named Shadow who we call the "Tortoiseshell Retriever" because she avidly fetches toy mice.

Lately, I have been taking most of my empty calorie budget and using it to buy art materials. It feels good to finally be getting back to what I used to enjoy so much, and begin improving again instead of just coasting. It's my firm belief that if you are going to change your lifestyle, you have to replace bad habits with good ones, and that can mean revisiting hobbies you used to love, or passions you've always meant to pursue, but never had the time. The extra energy you get as a result of eating better will help with that.

Curious parties can see my art at http://desertquest.webs.com/

"Courage is the price that Life exacts itself for granting peace. The soul that knows it not knows no release from little things..." --Amelia Earhart

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I had an uptick for a while, there, but my jicama stick obsession is paying off by my...More
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'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 195.6 Goal: 140
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Reply: Finally
It almost takes away potato chip cravings.... I'm trying to keep my intake mostly to...More
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 195.6 Goal: 140
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Reply: It's My Birthday!
Hapy Hemicentennial! Seriously, though, I hope you have a really wonderful day. I like...More
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 195.6 Goal: 140
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Reply: Rainbow Challenge Friday July 25 2014
Really cool to see a real life friendship growing out of an online only one! Ha ha ha, I...More
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 197.8 Goal: 140
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Reply: Craving Crushers
Jicama sticks, squeeze of lime, and tajin seasoning. Available in four spice intensities...More
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 197.8 Goal: 140
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Reply: Biggest WINNER Grand Finale 07/14/2014
our weight loss buddy encouraging all to lose thank you oh so much!More
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 197.8 Goal: 140
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Reply: Biggest WINNER Grand Finale 07/14/2014
Keet, you started at 257.8, and you are now 248.0. That's 9.8 pounds! Michelle, you...More
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 197.8 Goal: 140
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Reply: Rainbow Challenge Sunday July 20 2014
Yakisoba is good, isn't it? I love Japanese food. Careful of the calorie content though,...More
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 197.8 Goal: 140
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Reply: Biggest WINNER Grand Finale 07/14/2014
Okay... only two have reported in... anybody else?
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 197.8 Goal: 140
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Reply: Hi all
We'll be missing you, Keet! Feel better soon.
Roh

'Your focus determines your reality.' -QGJ

'Try not. Only do.' - Y

Post reboot starting weight: 201.8 Current weight: 197.8 Goal: 140
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