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Monday, October 04, 2010

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Day 3 sunday Oct 3
Started a light snack of Yogurt.
Had Pancakes for lunch and I used syrup.
Walked for 32 mins at grocery store leaning on basket. Cardio! lol emoticon
Dinner was spinach and beef eye of round wheat bread and apple.
Late snack: special dark chocolate 180 cals. \Treat.
Core Work.

Day 4 Monday Oct 4
Yogurt was my snack.
Lunch: Large salad w/red lettuce apples and cucumbers w/ lite vinaigrette dressing.
Small Turkey burger and bread.
Fat Free Browne. Another yogurt
Had a diet peach snapple tea. Water...drip drip drip...running to bathroom. lol emoticon
Dinner: Boneless Skinless Chicken breast small serving boxed stuffing and green salad.l Strength Train upper body. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Overall it was a good two days. I know I had too many carbs on Sun but I was under my calories since I had to lower them because of not being able to exercise 1000 mins as normal. But I'm proud. I guess I don't need dessert everyday.

I'm motivated and encouraged to go forward and cross the line. How about you? emoticon
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TWISTYHAIR 10/6/2010 12:21PM

    Go Ciera - you can do this! You are one powerful woman!

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BABY_GIRL69 10/5/2010 2:49PM

    Eating healthy means you can eat more food. Looks you are getting it done over there. . .God bless! Dee

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GODZDESIGN95 10/5/2010 8:11AM

    Sounds like you had a great plan. I need to follow mine more closely. emoticon

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SLIMMERJESSE 10/5/2010 12:06AM

    Welcome to SP! Best wishes for success!

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Saturday, October 02, 2010

Welcome October and New Goals for me! emoticon

I'm fired up to meet my goal of losing 30 more pounds by Dec 31,2010. emoticon

This is Day 2. Day 1 went great with some strength training and some healthy eating. emoticon

Got my 5 Veggies and Fruits in: Broc/Cauli mix, black grapes, and a red plum. emoticon

Drank my water for the day! emoticon

Had a short walk earlier in the day. emoticon

I am motivated to win especially since I'm wearing those size 14 jeans. emoticon


God Bless Your Saturday!
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GODZDESIGN95 10/2/2010 11:14PM

    emoticonHave an awesome October!!

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MSPROVERBS31 10/2/2010 9:08PM

    Amen! YES today we can begin again!
I hope to lose by Dec. 31st myself. This was just the blog I needed to read.

I even like what CBARRETT10 wrote, " As the leaves fall, so will the lbs!"
I LOVE THAT! Starting Monday is my Day 1. YAY!! I need to start blogging like you!

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CBARRETT10 10/2/2010 6:44PM

  It's going to be an Outstanding October! As the leaves fall, so will the lbs! emoticon

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Thursday, September 30, 2010

I love when Joyce Meyer says if you are entertaining that spirit of fear then...Do It Afraid! emoticon

Go out there...where ever there is and just do what you have to do. Shaking in those boots if need to. I have lived so much of my life afraid to get up in front of people because of being overweight. I know God didn't give me the spirit of fear...but back then I couldn't even think about it. I write poetry and wrote poems to read at church all the time.

When it came time to read them I could almost hear my heart beating in my chest. lol emoticon But I read it with so much Power and Strength and I couldn't hear my heart beating any more. I did it...afraid...but I did it. It was a blessing to be a blessing.

This journey can seem scary and may cause us to even sabotage our steps forward. We must know that fear tolerated is faith contaminated. We must have faith in God that He can get us through to the end and further. We must have faith in ourselves that we are well able to do this. emoticon

We have not been given a spirit of fear but of love power and a sound and stable mind. You may start in fear but continue on in Faith. Without faith we can't please God.

So let's not tolerate fear in our lives for no reason. I have been a little anxious because I have not been able to do my regular cardio since that accident I had. I was almost in fear of not making it to my goal of Dec 31.

I have had a pair of jeans hanging on my door waiting for November to finally fit into them. Yesterday I had on a pair of my skinny jeans that were a bit baggy. So I took these little jeans off the hanger and ...they fit! Size 14! OMG!!! I'm doing it!!!

I started in fear...but I'm going all the way in Faith and even Further!!!

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MRSBERG135 10/1/2010 11:44AM

    I read the first line and immediately had to comment! I listen to Joyce Meyer every day! I really enjoy her!

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CBARRETT10 10/1/2010 12:16AM

  You're doing a great job! Continue to be motivated by the Word. Be blessed. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FITJEANS 9/30/2010 8:48PM

    emoticon that is emoticon started in fear emoticon and came out a winner emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon. emoticon this keep up the great work.

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Friday, September 24, 2010


In this journey, it's up to each one of us to sow into the journey...good order to reap a good harvest.

If you don't sow good seed into this journey you shouldn't expect a good harvest.

What do we sow?

A made up mind that you want too be healthy and fit no matter what.

Daily sowing good seeds of nutrition.

Scheduling workout times according to your desires and keeping them.

Daily speaking your desired harvest from this journey.

Keeping a food journal and writing down everything you eat everyday.

Logging onto SparkPeople daily or as much as you can and participating in the teams and Blogs and reading articles...just being active.

Motivating someone else which will make you feel great. emoticon

Don't give up for you will reap what you sow. You play a very important part in this process and it's NEVER GIVE UP! emoticon

Reaping requires our work. Consistent Work= emoticon

This system can be used in every area of your life for it started when God created the world. emoticon

We start this journey seeing our end from the beginning and keep it in our minds and this helps us stay positive along the way. emoticon

Write the Vision and make it plain and look at it often. This is necessary in every area. You can get to the end. emoticon

Join me in laying hold and reaping our great harvest. emoticon emoticon emoticon

It's a great day to be alive! emoticon

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CBARRETT10 9/26/2010 7:26PM

  I'm on the journey! Thanks for sharing the passage, I love it.
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MSPROVERBS31 9/25/2010 1:08AM

    Habakkuk 2:2, yes, one of my favs!
Thank you for the thought of applying it to my health, my weight loss & exercise. You are indeed a wonderful woman of God!

Oh and I really like the visual and concept of God's vision before/as He made the world. How beautiful! Thanks!

I will join you on this journey!
Luv ya!

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BABY_GIRL69 9/24/2010 1:14PM

    And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make [it] plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it. Habakkuk 2:2 I love this passage Girlfriend! We must sow the seeds that we desire to reap. I am so glad that you shared this with us today!

God bless you & make it so!


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God's Favor is Real...

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

I just wanted to thank God for always causing me to Triumph in every way.

He is so Faithful.

His Love is unconditional!

He is a True Father!

He surrounds me with His Favor as a Shield!

He is my Shepherd...I have everything I need!

When I delight myself in the Lord He Gives me the Desires of my Heart!

God's Favor is Real!

Lord I believe!!! Lord I receive!!!

Praise the Lord for He is Good and His Mercy Endures Forever!

Enjoy this Day that The Lord Made!


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DEBBIEKAY1 9/22/2010 11:06AM

    And also on you my dear friend! You are an inspiration in more ways than one!
be Blessed today!

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GODZDESIGN95 9/22/2010 9:27AM

    You said it!!!!

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SUNSET09 9/21/2010 5:50PM

  Give Him the glory as He is due. As the praises go up, the blessings come down! emoticon

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    Great inspiring post...Something to Cherish!!!! emoticon

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