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It's been 3 weeks...

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Since I started Weight Watchers. I can definitely see a change in how I'm eating. I still have my binging moments but I've been getting much better at it. Since my last WW weigh in I have lost 3 lbs! WOOT WOOT! When I eat I get full easily and I'm listening to my hunger cues more. I actually STOP eating and dont continue to shove food in my face. I snack on fruits and veggies as often as I can and I don't over indulge with sweets. I made a really yummy dinner tonight...stuffed shells... i used ground meat instead of chicken though...didn't have any chicken lol

Hope everyone has a great weekend :]

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DOCLOVER 8/15/2012 11:31AM

    Yum! I love that you say that you really see your eating habits changing - listening to hunger cues is such a big one! It sounds like you're making big progress, and not just physically! emoticon

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LUCINDARW 8/12/2012 3:13PM

    Yeah on your weight loss!! Keep up the good work and read all the motivation and articles on healthy eating they will help. Lucinda

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BELIEVER104 8/11/2012 9:55PM

    Looks soooo good! Yay for all your WW success! Keep up the great work :)

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FITBECKSRN24 8/11/2012 9:45PM

    Yummy!! Your doin good Girly! :)

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Eats for Today...NOM NOM NOM!!

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

B - 2 eggs and a slice of wheat toast
L - 3 oz. cheeseburger wrapped in lettuce instead of hamburger bun
D - Zucchini Lasagna...OMG this is sooo delicious!!

In a little bit I'll be going on my walk/run with Abs and Scruffy :]

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GIRL*IN*MOTION 8/10/2012 3:11PM

  mmmmmm all sounds and looks delish!!

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DOCLOVER 8/10/2012 11:56AM

    Yum-o! I love the "cheeseburger wrapped in a lettuce 'bun'" idea. I get that at In-N-Out sometimes!

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CLHENDY1 8/8/2012 1:34PM

    Looks great! I'm definitely going to have to try that recipe!

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PAPER_WINGS18 8/8/2012 11:42AM

    That lasagna looks awesome !I make a similar 1 in the crock pot with eggplant. yummy!

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ASHESS85 8/8/2012 11:27AM

    Yummy day!

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BELIEVER104 8/7/2012 9:25PM

    Looks deliiiicious!!

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FITBECKSRN24 8/7/2012 8:18PM

    Sounds yummy!

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PARKERB2 8/7/2012 7:22PM


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My Plan for August

Monday, August 06, 2012

emoticon Since starting Weight Watchers I have lost 7 lbs in 2 weeks!! I hope to lose at least 0.5 -1 lb a week. If I stay consistent enough I should be able to get to my goal weight by the end of January so I think I should just say that by my 26th birthday (Feb 10, 2013) I would like to be at my goal weight of 145 lbs. Then from that point on I will have to continue to be consistent and maintain my weight for my wedding on October 12, 2013 and hopefully by then I will finally be able to maintain my healthy lifestyle change.

emoticon I absolutely hate grocery shopping and ever since I've joined WW it seems like I've been going every few days. I'm usually going just to get more fresh fruits and veggies but I still hate it lol I know I have to do it though so looks like I just gotta suck it up and deal with it. I saw a lasagna zuchini I want to try and make so I need to get all the ingredients for that. I have to go on Pinterest and find some recipes (which there are plenty of) and then write down all the ingredients needed and get them at the store so I can actually make the food. I had my tuna peppers again for dinner last night....soooo good :]

emoticon Today starts the day of a challenge I'mdoing on facebook with Tasha's (TASHISNOQUIITER) coworkers. The girl that put the challenge together is a representative for Beach Body (Turbo Jam, Insanity, P90x, the shakes, etc) and she put this 30 day challenge together. I remember doing a FB challenge like this before and I actually lost 5 lbs within that 30 days so I figured what better way to try and get me back into my work out routine. I really need to make my work out calendar for the month so I'll do that this evening or tomorrow morning. So maybe if I keep up with my eating and work out I'll actually start to lose more and tone up!!

emoticon This Wednesday I hope to go to a possible venue site with my best friends (the bridesmaids) so cross your fingers for me!! My friend from work is getting married the end of August and she told me to swing my her venue the week of her wedding because its a privately owned area and they dont advertise it. I've seen pictures and it's beautiful there. I'll just have to see if it's cheaper cause I'd have to rent the table and chairs for that place. I really want to try on wedding dresses too so we'll see when I actually want to go do that.

emoticon School is about to start back up!! My daughter starts 3rd grade in 2 weeks (so hard to believe) and then I start school back up in 3 weeks. I'm so NOT ready to go back but the classes I'm taking aren't as hard core as my nursing classes. I'll get a little break but not much. And then hopefully January 2013 I'll be back in the nursing program and finish up my last semester of nursing school AGAIN and FINALLY graduate and get my big girl job.

emoticon Hope everyone has a great month and keep up the great work!! WE CAN DO THIS!!!!

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ASHESS85 8/7/2012 10:59AM

    So excited for you! You are going to hit your goals and be a beautiful bride. emoticon

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BELIEVER104 8/6/2012 7:21PM

    Awesome August plan! Congrats on your success with WW so far-- keep up the amazing work!! Hope you and your daughter have a happy school year-- I taught third grade last year, and that age is just awesome! :)

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FITBECKSRN24 8/6/2012 11:20AM

    awesome job girly! you can do it!!! =)

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TRACYMT2NY 8/6/2012 10:48AM

    Great job! Keep up the good work! You are doing great! You should be feeling really happy of your progress! I have two kids also - my daughter will be starting 2nd grade in just 3 more weeks.

My bithday is also February 10! Although, I'm nowhere close to 26!

Keep up the great job! You can do it!

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WW Weigh In #1

Monday, July 30, 2012

Today was my first weigh in and I'm down 5.4 lbs! The bestie is down 7!! WOOT WOOT!! GO US GO!! I did do good eating wise this week besides yesterday. My soon to be father in law had a company picnic...I actually ate good there. I just kept eating watermelon lol. But then we had a family picnic pool party and thats where I went down hill. I was doing good until I saw all of the desserts and I have a HUGE sweet tooth. I wanted to go back for seconds but I was at that satisfied point and I was like, "No, Ashley, you're satisified. You don't need to eat anymore, you had your share. Member you're trying to lose weight." So, I made myself drink water...lots of it lol After the party I made myself go for a walk though. I need to get back into running and Zumba. I need to look up some WW receipes to switch my meals up before I start getting bored with the same stuff. Hope everyone has a great week :]

this was breakfast the other morning :]

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EXCUSELESS 7/30/2012 8:14PM

    Congrats! So proud of you. Pinterest has a lot of WW recipes posted.

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ASHIKIME 7/30/2012 3:58PM

    WOW! Go you! That's fantastic that you're doing so well! Seeing such great results really does give you some good momentum! Keep it up!

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DOCLOVER 7/30/2012 2:12PM

    Way to go, girl! I'm proud of you!

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BOOKWORM27S 7/30/2012 12:46PM

    Cool breakfast!

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STACOLEE 7/30/2012 12:40PM

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Preparing Meals

Friday, July 27, 2012

I learned very quickly that planning meals ahead of time is going to help me out a lot with my success in losing weight. I knew this before but I guess it didn't sink in as much as it has now since I joined Weight Watchers. When I didn't have a meal plan I kinda freaked and I was worried about my points. So to avoid me from freaking out, I have been preparing meals as far in advance as I can. Just gotta stay consistent with my system!!

*premade salads that are easy to grab so i dont make the excuse that it takes too long to make a salad hahaha*

*Grace has a ton of amazing recipes!!*

And I got a little crafty and turned my old shirts into new workout tanks, thanks to Pinterest :]

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KRICKET231 8/6/2012 10:57AM

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FITBECKSRN24 7/28/2012 10:28AM

    awesome job girly!! =)

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ASHIKIME 7/28/2012 9:50AM

    Looks like you got this thing under control now! I love the transformed tee, that's pretty cute!

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