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Moving right along

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Sixteen days binge free and 9 lbs lighter!! Yah me~! 160 here I come.

The new gym is working out. I got a routine going that I just love. Met with Jason, my PT for the next few months, for the first time on Friday. Let's just say I haven't been that sore from exercise in 20 years.

Felt great!!

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PARKERB2 5/24/2012 10:36AM

    emoticon Having a PT is a great thing for you. You have someone cheering you on and helping you get to where you want to go. Have a great day.

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TAMPATINK67 5/24/2012 12:18AM

    Sounds like you are on a good track... Be good to yourself!

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Still here.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Feb Mar and Apr have been really tough. I'd been gaining and losing the same 6 lbs for weeks. But, for the past two weeks, I'm down to gaining and losing 2 lbs which I consider an improvement.

Also, I've been bored with my exercise routine. Curves - getting there three times a week has been a real chore. So I decided to shake it up. Sat I joined a 'real' gym and have been having a great time trying all the cardio classes. I was totally shocked and pleased yesterday to make it through a whole hour of Zumba.

So, things are looking up, in spite of the fact Thurs is my 60th birthday. May WILL be a good month.


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PARKERB2 5/9/2012 11:49AM

    My birthday was Tuesday, yesterday. I still have 2 lunches to go and then I won't have to celebrate any more and I can get back to following my healthy plan. Happy Birthday to you. Enjoy your day. Any plans?

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PAULALALALA 5/9/2012 8:47AM

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J0ETTE 5/8/2012 3:22PM

    WooHoo to getting through the Zumba! And finding a "real"gym that you like. :) happy birthday too!

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Sigh. I made it to 15 days and I'm back to day one.

Monday, May 07, 2012

The closest I can come to figuring out what gets me started is boredom. I also noticed, if I eat a light breakfast, like a protein shake, I eat more often and more food. Those early dinners are doing me in.

So, I have a plan. I promise myself to:

1. Visit the Living Binge Free Team more often.
2. Blog at least three times a week.
3. Go to the gym in the evening, instead of watching TV, even if it's just to walk the treadmill.
4. Remember to have a decent breakfast every morning and stop relying on the shakes because I forgot to eat.
4. Remind myself to have a healthy, satisfying snack in the afternoon so I'm not starving by dinnertime.
5. Eat a salad with every meal to feel more satisfied.

That's probably enough for now. My new commitment starts today.

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LJCANNON 5/7/2012 11:33PM

    emoticonI agree with JoEtte.
You are No Where Near Day One!! You have made Progress because you have examined your Path, Learned From It, and Created a Plan to continue moving Forward. Sounds to me like you are well on your way to a Lifestyle Change!!

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BEENHEREB4 5/7/2012 3:27PM

    Attitude is everything and yours is great. emoticon

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MI-ELLKAYBEE 5/7/2012 1:56PM

    emoticon May God bless your success on this journey we all share.

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J0ETTE 5/7/2012 1:43PM

    Hmmmm I am not seeing it "back to day one" ... I see a new day in the journey that lasts a lifetime. I also see knowledge! You are learning your triggers, what works and what doesn't... That makes the willpower muscle get stronger. Each new day, you are better than you were the day before.

You learned you need to exercise in the evening, eat a better breakfast... And to not let yourself get bored. ;) sounds like you are doing fantastic to me! :)

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MMHELGESON5 5/7/2012 12:39PM

    Good for you! Each day is new.

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I am a terrible blogger

Friday, April 27, 2012

If only because of how easily I can put it off.

I've had a very good week :) ate on target every day except for a couple larger portions. To top it off, it looks like I lost four lbs in the last 7 days. emoticon can't beat that!!

My brain is turning to mush, though. I had an incredible insight yesterday and, for the life of me, can't remember it today. LOL I'm going to chalk that up to age and not getting enough sleep. Hopefully, my subconscious is keeping it safe so I can pull it out again when I need it.

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_JULEE_ 4/28/2012 4:53PM

    emoticon on those 4lbs!

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BEENHEREB4 4/27/2012 10:07AM

    You're not a terrible blogger, just a busy person. But it sounds like you've been busy being healthy. Great weight loss! emoticon

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JCDROLSHAGEN 4/27/2012 9:10AM

    At least you blog!
That subconscious thing happens to all of us. When I was taking lit classes, I would get the most interesting ideas while I was sleeping. I started to keep a pad near my bed so I could jot them down. I actually used a few in papers for class!

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JERSYGRL 4/27/2012 6:34AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon You had a healthy week for sure! Carol

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LITTLEBO 4/27/2012 4:56AM

    LOL! I'm a terrible blogger to. For a while, I carried a piece of paper with me to jot down my thoughts....but I can't seem to remember to do this anymore!

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I'm back

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Well, I missed a couple days' posting, mostly for lack of time to think. I'm back on track today.

Friday's McDouble really did me in. Later that night, I found my daughter's stash and started in on the cheesecake. Fortunately, I came to my senses before finishing half the pie. I tossed it in the trash. She threw a tantrum, of course, but I refuse to feel guilty.

I've always felt guilty about asking her not to bring that stuff here, and embarrassed that I can't resist a binge when she does. No more. This is my health and my house.

I really appreciate a new Spark Team I just found, Live Binge Free, for giving me the courage to stand up for myself.


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