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Well, that makes sense

Sunday, April 01, 2012

So, I was kinda beating myself up for being lazy and sleeping the weekend away. I mean, I should have been more productive, right? Well, the reason for my lazy weekend became very clear when I woke up at 3am, started vomiting and didn't stop until 7am. Yep. Luckily I had some recorded shows (Revenge...Addicting!) to keep me company for a couple of hours!

I haven't been able to keep anything down all morning. I was snacking on dry cherrios and some water, but that didn't work for long :(

I have been to the doctor and he thinks I have a bad case of food poisoning. I am on doctors orders to do nothing for 3 days; No work, no exercise, no 'diet'. All I am to do is stay in bed (or on the couch) and eat bland foods and drink juice. I have some fun pills to stop the vomiting and some antibiotics, just incase it is a gastro infection instead of food poisoning.


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TWINSMOMMY607 4/2/2012 6:05PM

    Oh boy, I hope you feel better soon!

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CARLA-216 4/1/2012 8:03PM

    Well drats...I hope you're well soon!

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BE_FREE 4/1/2012 6:44PM

    Oh noo that's no fun at all...

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ANAJAK 4/1/2012 6:14PM

    Ugh. Oh dear... Hope you get better soon Miss B. xxx

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 4/1/2012 6:05PM

    Feel Better soon! I remember my first year of teaching I caught every germ possible.

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Not as planned

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Today did not go as planned. It started great, with a good weigh in and plans to go to the gym.

Then I had a fight with my mum. The cliff notes version is: She said if she was rich she would hire a chef and a trainer and lose weight. I, very bluntly, told her that she doesn't have time for that. She is 5'3" and 105kg. That is nearly twice her ideal weight (60kg). In addition she smokes and drinks. This all adds up to a very unhealthy woman who is at risk of a heart attack, cancer and who knows what else. I told her this morning that it scares me how unhealthy she is, and that at the rate she is going, she might have another 10 years left. I also told her that I was scared that I would have to bury my mother before I turn 30. This all probably sounds very harsh, but after years of being subtle, it had to be said. I offered to help her lose weight, since all she can talk about is how she wishes she could lose weght like me. She flipped her lid, and since she has mental illness issues, she is good at flipping her lid. I left the house and called my Nana to go and calm her down. Nana, FYI, thinks I did the right thing by being blunt with mum. Once she calmed down she realised that I was only telling her that because I love her, and I was coming from a good place.

That threw my day. I had to be out of my house for a few hours and once I got back I was so tired I went back to bed for the rest of the day. To me, going back to bed and being in bed is lazy and I would have gotten up and gone to the gym. However I actually slept, so I figured I needed the rest and decided to take today off. No biggie! Bag is all packed for boxing tomorrow. BUT because I ran instead of doing weights on Friday, and I took today off, I haven't done weights in nearly a week. Gah.

Tomorrow will be better. I have packed my lunch and it is yummy! I have pretzels, cherrios, dumpings, 2 carrots, an orange and a pear. I have packed my gym bag and I am going to hit up the 5pm boxing class!

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MRE1956 4/1/2012 8:28AM

    Ah, yes - family spats ....... gotta HATE 'em!


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ADZY86 4/1/2012 7:50AM

    Sometimes tough love is the only option. I know sometimes people don't want to hear it, and all they think is that we are preaching at them as if we are the experts, but once they realise we are only saying it because we love them they have no choice but to come around. So well done you for having the courage to speak to her honestly.
Good luck with reaching your goals. You are doing amazingly well emoticon

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 4/1/2012 7:38AM

    Hoping your talk with your mom opened her ears and heart to what you had to share. You were right for telling her she could change and needs to.

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    BEST WISHES in reaching all of your goals.

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6.6kg lost! Plus April goals

Saturday, March 31, 2012

My scale decided to get its A into G this morning and MOVE! Downwards!

I have gone back as far as I can on my spark weight tracker and I have not weighed this little in over 3 years (when I first started with spark!) In fact, I think it is closer to 5 years ago that I weighed this little (I got down to 68kg when I was 18, I'm 23 now).

Lets all dance and celebrate! Whoop whoop!!!

And now for the serious side, April goals!

Right, onwards and downwards!

Weight goal: Break 80kg. That means losing 700g! I CAN AND WILL DO THAT, even if it means losing a limb. Iím serious people.

Nutrition: I am sticking with the goal of having 5 servings of fruit and veggies a day. I am also adding 1 treat per day. Treats are my downfall! I am going to try to track 1 day per week so I can check I am in range.

Water: Still fine! Lots of hydration happening up in here. I even got myself a pretty purple and green drink bottle so I can stop reusing those plastic bottles. It holds 1L and if I can drink 2 of those a day I will be happy :)

Exercise: I will try and make 1000 fitness minutes again this month. I will continue with 3 days of weights and 2-3 days of cardio.

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ANAJAK 3/31/2012 6:24PM

    Woohoo!!! That all sounds great! We have so got this!! I am trying to break through 70kg and I reckon I'm (after TOM) around the same away from doing it.

Lets give it our all this month!!

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 3/31/2012 6:19PM

    Great goals, I know you can reach them! How wonderful to be at your lowest weight!

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CARLA-216 3/31/2012 4:56PM

    GREAT job!

Nice goals....go get 'em!

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My delish dinner and NSV

Saturday, March 31, 2012

First, delish dinner.

I made some tofu as per this recipe - www.dailygarnish.com/2012/03/crispy-

It was yummy. There was only juuuuuust enough of the spice mix to cover my tofu, so I would make more next time.

The tofu was cut up and served over brown rice. To that I added bokchoy microwaved with some teriyaki sauce. THEN I added my secret weapon.

Sesame sauce

It comes in a bottle that looks like this. And it is amazing! It added so much flavour to my dinner. I had to put the bottle down and walk away, coz I was having it off the spoon.

Anyways, it was amazing, however I am aware you probably had to be there.

NSV time!

I've been doing some more shrinking. These jeans didn't button when I got them a few weeks ago. They were $15, I took a risk and got the only size left, which was a 14 (usually a 16)). While I don't believe in buying clothes to shrink into, I do believe in bargin shopping! Today I was feeling low about my less than stunning weigh in for the month and thought I would see if these jeans fit yet. I certainly couldn't feel any worse! AND THEY BUTTONED! Not only that, but I can SIT DOWN IN THEM!

Suck on that, scale!

There is still a little cake shelf (it is bigger than a muffin top, and it's where I keep my cake! Name that comedian!) but they fit! Hopefully they will look better in the coming weeks.

Edited to add this side by side. 5kg lost and 6.3kg lost

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CARLA-216 3/31/2012 4:22PM

    Yayyyyyy! So happy for your totally awesome NSV!!!

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SUGARSMOM2 3/31/2012 11:58AM

  hi . Recipe sounds very good . will give it a shot . have to get some of that sauce . good job on the jeans .

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 3/31/2012 7:45AM

    YAY for NSV's! LOVE it when clothes fit, when they didn't before. Feels so much better than the scale moving.

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ANAJAK 3/31/2012 5:37AM

    HAha too weird. Not your NSV and yummo dinner blog but the fact I have just taken photos of my dinner to post a blog about - log on to SP and there you are bloggin about your delish dindins :) Great minds aye??

Dinner sounds great!! And your jeans??? Whoopwhoop!! Great job lady - I'm proud of ya (for the bargain shopping AND the buttoning and sitting action!!)


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    Always good to hear a r4ecipe from a fellow sparker

Make it a great weekend

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March Recap

Friday, March 30, 2012

Weight lost Ė 600g Ė I canít believe I have worked so hard and only lost just over a pound! (This morning I weighed in at 81.1)

Total weight lost: 6.3kg

Lowest weight: 81.0

Exercise minutes - 1010 minutes Ė Goal met!!

Days exercised - 19-20/31

Average workout time - 52 minutes

5+ a day: Most days I met this goal. I forgot to track some days, but it looks like I got 3-5 servings almost everyday, and some days I got 6 servings! I like this goal and am going to continue it next month!

My weight goal was to break 80kg. Well, didnít do that! That is now my goal for next month.

I would be lying if I said I wasnít disappointed at my lack of weight loss. 600g is not much at all. My clothes are fitting better, which is nice, but we all like that pretty number on a scale! Also, if I see another board post about ONLY losing 1lb in a week I'ma punch someone. Try losing a pound a month, then talk to me about how unmotivating your results are. Seriously.

April goals tomorrow!

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CARLA-216 3/31/2012 4:24PM

    I know what you mean...I'd like to jack the jaws of the people I hear whining that they *only* lost xxx this week. In my book, "only" and "lost this week" do not belong in the same sentence.

You made great progress in other ways other than what the scale says, so be proud of your March accomplishments!

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MRS.PRINCIPAL 3/30/2012 8:17PM

    You had a great month, and should be very proud! Keep track of your Non-Scale victories to keep you motivated (you've had many this month and last!) Slow weight loss is ok, it helps it stay off and builds consistency. Are you taking in enough calories for the workouts you are doing? emoticon Great MONTH! WAY TO ROCK!

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ANAJAK 3/30/2012 5:17PM

    Yep am hearing ya!!! I just did my March recap too and had pretty much the same result!

I find TOM is really screwing with my stats too. It's like a freaking rollercoaster on the scale each month with the end result only barely a loss and I am working HARD!!!

Could it be the change in season?? Oh well lets not give up!! I am going for a swim now and I'm gonna cycle there. 30 mins lane swimming, 30 mins aqua-jogging. Then better get home and do some serious study!!! How bout you???

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