Early Fall Self portrait

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedSeptember 8, 2018
TakenSeptember 8, 2018
MakeNikon
ModelCOOLPIX P900
Exposure1/50 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length15.2 mm
ISO400
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I know fall won't be for two weeks yet but it is feeling like fall weather now and the humidity is gone.

My husband and I are on a low carb diet and we have stopped eating anything with sugar. So far I have lost 6 pounds and he has lost 4 pounds. We've cut down to eating two meals a day, breakfast and supper without snacks..I shot this self portrait as a way of keeping track of my weight loss. As of today I weigh 132 lbs. I also have been walking twice a day. My goal is to get down to 125 pounds or less. My husband wants to get down from 170 to 160 and his goal is to lose 10 lbs. I don't miss desserts at all and at this age it is more important to keep healthy.

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  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (8 Sep 2018):

    A true inspiration...walking, no sugar and my philosophy is nothing 'white'...all will keep you in good health, you look great!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (8 Sep 2018):

    Thank you Lynn...I am determined to stay away from sugar and I know I can do it. We went
    to the grocery store this evening and wasn't tempted at all by the cookies, pies or cakes in
    the bakery department or the greasy smell!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (8 Sep 2018):

    a wonderful image!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (8 Sep 2018):

    don't torture yourself too much!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (9 Sep 2018):

    Hi Tiia, Your second comment made me smile:)..At the age I am now at 75 I need to stay on track That means breaking old habits and taking charge of my own health even though it means working harder to reach those goals..and I know I can do it.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (13 Sep 2018):

    Such a beautiful portrait, Andrea! I love your outfit and jewellery, too. I seldom eat sweets, usually only fresh fruit for dessert but once in awhile I get a craving for chocolate.. my downfall :) Your determination is very inspiring, keep up the good work!

  • teresa B

    teresa B   gave props (15 Sep 2018):

    Beautiful self portrait!

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