Monday, August 16, 2010

A Simple Decision to Change Your Life

"Once you make the decision to take control of what goes into your body, you're able to harness that power and reclaim yourself." -- Jillian Michaels

I've been asked many times over the past months what my 'secret' is . . . or what 'diet' I'm on. In reality it's rather simple, and it's changed my life completely (and I'm not on a diet).  Jillian hit the nail on the head - it's about making the decision to take control of what you are putting in your body - then believing in these changes in your life so completely that it just becomes your new normal. In doing this, I've transformed how I feel, how I look, where I shop, how I cook, what I enjoy doing and really my entire outlook on life. Believe it or not, it has not been difficult for me to do, because I was ready. So many life changes came together for me in January 2010 to make it the perfect time for a metamorphosis in my life - to become a butterfly.

In transforming my life and putting myself on a path of self-realization, I've decided that I do have a lot to say and share, so here we are at the first entry in my personal blog. I'll be sharing my thoughts, activities, favorite places and recipes - and whatever else seems to fit along the way. I hope you'll join me on my journey!

10 comments:

  1. I'm looking forward to following your journey. I've added you to my google reader.

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  2. I'm so excited. I have added you to my blogs. I need to figure out google reader - LOL

    I can't wait :) Thanks!

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  3. So excited for you Jackie! Can't wait to read more!!

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  4. I can't wait to see what you have in store for us :)

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  5. Blogging is a great idea! I am following you now.

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  6. Oh Jackie...sounds like you are on a wonderful road of transformations! Thanks for inviting me on the journey!

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  7. I'm so happy for you Jackie!

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  8. Beautiful! I look forward to the chance to get to know you as a "normal" person...and not Jackie the previous owner of LM, just JACKIE! Sounds like life has been good for you and that makes me happy for you!

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  9. Clarice - it's nice to be just 'normal' again! :) it had been too long with that kind of stress in my life.

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  10. I can imagine that you have been through some changes in your life. I can see in your pic. that you have changed - you look amazing. Enjoy your journey - i will follow you..

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