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April 15, 2013

Monday, April 15, 2013

Looking Ahead

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    don't get discouraged. We are definitely just having to learn to deal with set-backs, one at a time. I had an issue with water retention after this weekend myself. Cut the salt, Drink plenty of water, and just be patient with yourself. You are important to ALL OF US!

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MBEHNKEN 4/15/2013 10:47AM

    Thank you for sharing.

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STR458 4/15/2013 9:38AM

    I skip the high carb low fiber meals for a day or two and lower salt favoring fruits, plain foods and the scale will snap back like a rubber band. I know it isn't fair emoticon
I switched up my grain from morning oatmeal to afternoon oil popped corn no salt added to kick up fiber content. Both are whole grains. The oil is canola, and the pop corn generic yellow. Breakfast is low salt mix nuts & coffee the high fat and touch of protein carries me. Plus no dishes to wash for a change this Spring season at breakfast....

anyhow that's not what I focused on viewing your vlog. I love, LOVE that idea of walking back and forth to the school. That's exactly the kind of thing the 10-minute daily fitness challenge proposes for us to do!

emoticon emoticon because it's adding motion to ordinary life beyond the "gym"

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SUPERMOMMY127 4/15/2013 9:11AM

    It's a Monday are being so honest and that's good. You recognize that your efforts are important and sometimes we do things that don't fit with our efforts. Maybe over the weekend you had too much salt in your food choices. That can make me go up and then right back down when I get more water in. Every day is a new opportunity. I love how you are thinking about other ways to get in some walking and sharing that time with your daughter. Have a great week.

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April 12, 2013

Friday, April 12, 2013

I slept pretty darn good last night. I went to bed around 9pm and my baby woke me before 1am because her brother was rocking the bed while sucking his thumb. After I got them back to sleep, I went back and didn't wake back up until 5am. I did exercise yesterday but left the second half of class because I had an appt to get oil changed. I ate okay. I didn't find it necessary to overeat and that's a plus. Well, ALL is well. Do anyone use ankle/wrist weights? I want to know thier benefits.

Have a beautiful day! emoticon OR emoticon

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LADYSMITHC 4/15/2013 5:14PM

    Love your thoughts on oil changes!
..can;t help on ankle weights...
I'm catching up from too many days away...missed my SPeople!

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STR458 4/13/2013 8:22AM

    good morning (it's saturday.... ) I'll have to see what you find out about ankle weights.
have a good morning. I just woke up so I'm not talkative yet emoticon emoticon

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DAWNWATERWOMAN 4/12/2013 10:20PM

    I'm not impressed with ankle & wrist weights but some of the folks at the Y use. Glad that you got some good sleep. I know that you need it. Love ya emoticon

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April 11, 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013

I still don't know anything about what's going on with my son but it's all good. If they did know, what could they do? It is, what it is, I'm going to love him anyway.

I worked out at the Y yesterday. It was a high intensity class that I wont go back to until I'm there. You know, at a higher level of fitness. All is well, I can't complain because there is ALWAYS someone who is worse off than you. I didn't sleep well but I'm alive and well in my right mind. Therefore I have a smile on my face.

Have a great day! emoticon emoticon

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BE-THE-CHANGE 4/11/2013 9:54PM


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    I'm proud of you for trying the high intensity class. You'll get there, one day SOON! Hope that all continues to be well with your sweet boy. Love ya

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STR458 4/11/2013 10:16AM

    If you saw the way I flop around to the exercise videos I do fitness to your eyebrows would lift to your hairline emoticon
I do it anyway- granted I close the curtains so any passer by won't call the medics thinking I'm having fits in here.... .

love your vlog
keep it coming

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LADYSMITHC 4/11/2013 9:56AM

    Cynthia's class sounds tough! But I bet you WILL go back.. You have a challenge ahead of you. Can you set it as a goal?
You know it's there and it's possible, but I agree....we need to build up to these challenges, so we don't end up hating them.
Continued Success to you and your little one!

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ADAMSMOB 4/11/2013 9:45AM

    Hi Bre!

Great video. I enjoyed it!! Stay motivated. I know exactly what you mean about high intensity classes, I took one and had to take a week off from the GYM.(Set back), but I back in there working out once more.

We can do it!!! emoticon

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April 10, 2013

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

I cant sleep and it's frustrating. Got to find a solution. I've gotten up 2/3 times already so at 3am I just got on up and now I'm sitting here drinking coffee. My 9 year old autistic son has the same problem, he is up too. His sleep meds work sometimes but not all. I can remember my mom not sleeping well. Anyway, my son has a genetics appt today because he has an abnormal chromosome. My husband and I was testing and I am the one who has an extra chrome. I was told a lot of people have extra chromes but usually it doesn't cause abnormalities but in some cases it do. My son is 9 and he hasn't reached 4 feet yet. His 6 yrs old sister is taller. But anyway, I don't know what could be done. Hopefully they'll have some answers to some of the questions I've had for a very long time.

Have a great day! LETS emoticon AND KNOW emoticon

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BE-THE-CHANGE 4/10/2013 7:42PM

    I hope the visit went well today.

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STR458 4/10/2013 11:02AM

    I'll keep my fingers crossed for you to find a way to a solution. emoticon
keep posting & you are staying connected

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    You're in my thoughts & Prayers Sabrina. Just know that you are not alone. emoticon

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April 8, 2013, 11:30 pm

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

For those of you who cant watch VLOG, I'm up and cant sleep. I didn't take the meds tonight but still I ate. I eat so much at night, in the day time I'm not even hungry. It was dinner time before I realized I hadn't ate all day. Something has got to give. I'm like the vampires with my days and nights mixed up. If you have any suggestion, they are welcome. I hope you ALL are doing well. Have a great day or rather I hope you are sleeping well. Please sleep enough for me because I cant get any. Love you ALL!

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    Sorry that you're having a hard time sleeping. Have you been tested for Sleep Apnea? I used to have a hard time sleeping... was tested & given a CPAP machine. Now I sleep SOLID 8 hours or more. No drugs!
Congratulations on another pound down! Keep up the good work. emoticon emoticon

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STR458 4/9/2013 10:32AM

    sleeplessness emoticon emoticon
there's absolutely nothing good on tv late which makes it even worse! You would think tv execs would be all over programming good TV for we are hostages to indoors during those sleeplessness hours- and would sit there grateful for something good to watch- anyhow instead starring at ceiling and listening to clocks seems to be the way it is (I got a police scanner which seems to keep me company because its LIVE)

don't worry about it, sometimes we just get to do nothing & so what? It will pass and we will be back to routine soon anyway..... keep vlogging YoU're gREaT emoticon

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BE-THE-CHANGE 4/9/2013 8:09AM

    Congrats on another pound gone!

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BRE2003SB 4/9/2013 7:26AM

    By the way, 1 more pound GONE. emoticon

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1SALMON1 4/9/2013 1:48AM

    Me to - up at night, a lot because I can't sleep. And if I start eating in the evening just forget it - then wake up next day & don't want food at all till evening. I think my body would be happier if I worked nights & slept days but the job won't let me do that. If anyone tells you an answer will you pass it on to me? Anyway I like your vlog and thank you for sharing...

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