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~~ March 2013 ~~

Spider webs.

That's what this place reminds me of.

Thin, glistening strands, delicately connected.

On their own they're not very strong.

But joined together?

They bear the force of just about anything thrown at them.

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My username is A BIT AT A TIME but truthfullly, I WANT IT NOW! lol

I sabotage my own success frequently. ...
~~ March 2013 ~~

Spider webs.

That's what this place reminds me of.

Thin, glistening strands, delicately connected.

On their own they're not very strong.

But joined together?

They bear the force of just about anything thrown at them.

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My username is A BIT AT A TIME but truthfullly, I WANT IT NOW! lol

I sabotage my own success frequently. I get excited about starting a new meal plan/fitness program/other motivational plan but after a day or two I forget all about it (literally).

I've started over at least a dozen times but have little to show for it (yet).

I know I can do this - I KNOW I can do this. Something is holding me back. I used to be skinny. Am I afraid to be skinny again? Am I using my weight to protect me from something?

I know how to lose weight. I could explain to anyone the steps they would need to take to create a program for weight loss for themselves.

I know how to eat healthfully. I know what my trigger foods are and that I must limit them by not having them in the house.

I know how to exercise within my capabilities, I just don't.

I have my list of ten reasons why I want to...have to...lose weight. I know I'd feel better, be able to move without pain, be able to sleep, be able to buy nice clothes instead of the fat people's clothes that only come in black.

And I still don't.

I don't know the "why" of why I'm fat. I think it matters that I figure it out.

And at the same time, I'm committing to doing the things that I know I need to do:
15 minutes of exercise at least 5 days a week.
Eating within calorie range of 1600-2000.
Tracking.
Staying engaged in the conversations here on SP.

I've gotta do this.


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 current weight: 259.4 
 
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Member Since: 3/15/2013

SparkPoints: 57,228

Fitness Minutes: 24,168

My Goals:
Commit yourself to being the person you want to be.

My Program:
Starting weight: Dec 31, 2014 -268

getting to 196.8 would put me into the Overweight category on the BMI chart
164 gets me into Healthy
146 would put me smack in the middle of Healthy

Personal Information:
5'9" tall

SW 274.4 / BMI 40.5

GW 146/21.6


Sparking in Ontario, Canada

Married to my handsome hubby 25 years; one son (22); 1 lumpy cat and a blind miniature dachshund.

Goal: by end of 2015 to lose between 50 and 100 pounds -- to weigh somewhere between 218 and 168

Dec 31- Jan 7 week 1 *gained* 4 pounds 272.2...ugh

Jan 8 - 270.8
Jan 15 -270.2
Jan 22- 267.0
Jan 27 - 267.2 ** 5 pounds for the month **

Feb 5 - 266.2
Feb 13 - 263.0
Feb 19 - 261.8
Feb 25 - 259.4


Other Information:
link to spark planner for my convenience

bit.ly/1qkBOag



Currently Reading:
The Bible
The Slight Edge -Jeff Olson
Trickle-down Mindset - Michal Stawicki
Body Clutter - Marla Cilley, Leanne Ely
Eat to Live - Joel Fuhrman
The Emotional Eater's Repair Manual - Julie Simon
The Emotional Eating Rescue Plan - Melissa McCreary
Multiple Sclerosis Manifesto - Julie Stachowiak

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Member Comments:
IMLOCOLINDA
3/1/2015 10:05:50 PM

emoticon Let's MARCH into the new month with an enthusiastic "We CAN Do It" commitment, dedication and perseverance towards our combined health, nutrition, fitness and inner well-being goals! emoticon We CAN turn our March Goals into Extraordinary Results! Have a beautiful and blessed week! emoticon

emoticon M = Maintain focus on each goal with commitment and follow-through!
emoticon A = Always strive for a combined mind, body and soul balance!
emoticon R = Relax and have fun! Enjoy your journey of being a healthier you!
emoticon C = Challenge yourself to become better from the day before!
emoticon H = Have a HAPPY and HEALTHY month!

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IMLOCOLINDA
2/27/2015 9:59:36 PM

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The subtle secret
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blessing all you have.

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Have a great weekend and push to finish out February strong! emoticon




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4RASCALS
2/25/2015 12:37:28 PM

Thank you for the goodie, & your support. I appreciate it. Yes, only 7 more pounds & I will need to change my ticker. It is the hardest seven pounds to lose so far. I've added you as a friend. Thanks again for your support

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NEWCREATION2015
2/25/2015 11:52:53 AM

Thanks for commenting on my status about ordering the Beck Diet for Life book. I just joined the Bible Reading with prayer team too! So I friended you. :-)

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2/25/2015 11:20:36 AM

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THanks for that Sunshine! it has made this Artic air bearable!

I hope you have the same where you are..Sun emoticon i mean! i dont want to send you this cold o degree air Blessings,BONNIE

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