I know the difficulty in walking away from this lifestyle, and am currently experiencing the challenges that come with this territory of walking into a new phase of life

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But what do I make of it? I’m getting through it and I’m determined to help other transitioning veterans get through it too. I stopped listening to the people who told me that I was crazy for walking away and started connecting with those who supported me in my decision. I stopped waiting for opportunity to show up and started creating my own.

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That Thing You Call Life, Use It

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ptitbites

Every now and then, we forget.

We play, we study, we graduate into maturity, and then we choose to settle. We tell ourselves that we’re not as fortunate as others to be able to let ourselves go and live a little because of what we have in our hands – a job, a family, etc. We start to believe in those lies we tell ourselves.

I don’t have time. I can’t take time off from work. I have to find a career job in this point in my life. It’s not a good time in my life to go. I have kids to take care of and taking them with me would cost me a fortune. It’s too complicated. I have no money. 

These are just a few of the lies we tell ourselves. The lies we start to believe in so much that we lose sight of any possibility…

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The Fuck It Diet Book and Why It’s the Last Time I’ll Talk About Losing Weight

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jennadianescott

I guess I’ve always had an issue with my weight but I never really thought about it until reading The F*ck It Diet. Unlike most people, I was not an overweight kid who grew up to be an overweight adult. I actually was disgustingly UNDERweight as a kid. I was 98lbs until I got pregnant with our son; when I had him I tipped the scales at 124. I never thought much of it either.

Most of my childhood I spent under oversized clothes because I hated being so thin. Similar to those that struggled being overweight and they seemed to never be able to shed the weight and keep it off. I was never able to gain the weight. I ate like crap, certainly did not work out yet I stayed at 98lbs.

After I had my son I was not concerned either because I could actually shop…

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