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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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Glad the tip helped! I really hate leg cramps.
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: Night leg cramps
Gentle stretching before bed can help. Lots of water does help, so does your potassium as...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: this is getting weird
Looks like the formatting was fixed. I hope you stay here, Judy, because I'd miss you!
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: Optifast
Welcome, Bluefever! It really can be tough. One thing is to find really low calorie...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: Anyone else here never posting phoitos of themselv...
I applaud your desire to become more comfortable with yourself. It was a long time before...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 Tuesday August 5 2014
Those nectarines are great, aren't they? We're having some similar plumbing issues in my...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: Hi Everyone it's me.
And we are still here for you. Later when the pain is a little less raw, you can tell...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: OTC Weight Loss assistance
Very true. There is hope though! I can tell you from experience that while cravings may...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: Finally
It doesn't take away chip cravings, for sure, but it's nice to have instead. Hummus can...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: Working On It
Welcome! Sounds like you are off to a great start. Don't forget to include a few healthy...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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