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Monday, May 12, 2014


Tomorrow moring I leave for a week long business trip with my boss. I will be bringing with me some "healthier" car snacks, as we are driving. My boss loves to eat. He loves delicious, if not healthy, food. I will need to make my own choices here. I will need to be able to "order" healthier options. Repeat after me...I'd like a double portion of steamed veggies, please." and "could you bake and not sautee that fish in that delicious butter?" But I have two weeks - 8 days of being on the road with him. In addition, I am looking at how to get my exercise in. Some of it, I will be able to do because I have found my bands and will be able to strength train or even the Monday FuNDAY we did today. That was fantastic.

I'll be in a hotels with gyms. Gotta use em. And pack enough workout clothes and socks and tennies. It all adds up but its worth it to buy smaller clothes, right?


BLC 25 - WEC - What to do when I stumble and get off track

Monday, May 12, 2014

I wrote this a few days ago on my printed out guide to the weekend challenge. Just now getting it blogged. After reading a few others, I'm more determined than EVER to succeed at this.

My alarm says when it goes off, "Every day is a new day." It will take months and months to achieve the overall results of losing over 100#'s, but EVERY DAY I can celebrate my small, moment to moment, day to day, week to week achievements. I hereby give myself permission to be happy and to celebrate my successes. I do not give myself permission to punish myself with food or for making a small mistake. I'm human. I will fall, but I will get up because every day is a new day.

Power to the Mochas!

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FUSIONFITNESS3 5/13/2014 2:34AM

    emoticon What a great idea to tell yourself to celebrate the successes. And there will be many besides the scale. Here's to you celebrating. emoticon emoticon

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Monday, March 10, 2014

1st day back at the gym. They have this fancy machine like a bicycle. :) HAHAHAHA It has a screen attached to it and the handle bars move like its a real bike and a program attached that takes me to a park or down a trail. I LOVE IT. I will do it every single day. There are a lot of them too.

I feel great that I did 35 mins of cardio today. I was hoping for some odd camaraderie at the gym - maybe some encouragement or something but I'm sure that once they see I am committed and I'm friendly towards folks, maybe I will make some gym bunny friends. haha

Ok. Also I've decided that for both accountability and incentives - I will earn $1 day/ $10/week if I do my entire workout (5-6 times a week). My roommate will be given the money on the first of every month and I will get to get paid weekly, monthly, or save it up for a big purchase. I'm so excited. She will love this because she will get to help me. She wants me to be healthy (she's all of 20 and a skinny minny - not judging here.)

So, here begins my new life. (Again...and every day)

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EDDYMEESE 3/11/2014 10:34PM

    Great job! It sounds like you have a good support system :)
I understand your comment about the gym - I always wish I could find a work out buddy, but I don't seem to ever be able to do that!
You're doing great....steady, small steps and you'll get to your goal!

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DS9KIE 3/10/2014 2:24PM

    that is soooo emoticon that you road a emoticon (with a tv)

and you have support from your roommate emoticon emoticon

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Down 3 pounds...

Thursday, May 02, 2013

I am so thrilled right now. After watching every single bite I ate SUnday - Wed, I am down 3 pounds. Imagine if I could keep this up. I think you are all correct, if I just take it one meal at a time or one day at a time, then I won't be overwhelmed. Iso just want to lose 50 lbs. It's BIG goal number 1. And i can do it. I'm just 51 away, hahah!

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May Goals

Monday, April 29, 2013

I've been streaking with my exercise with gazell intensity. However, I haven't lost any weight. After taking the portion distortion quiz, the answer may have been revealed. I only got 6 of 16 questions correct.

So, now I know to watch my portions. And stop when full. And I am only have healthy food in the house right now.

This is good - right? I hope this works because if I do not lose a significant amount of weight by the end of this year, I'm going to have surgery. I will not be fat for the rest of my life. And I'm working very diligently with losing the fat.

Grumpy about being fat.

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DS9KIE 4/30/2013 9:38PM

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WILLOW49 4/29/2013 3:40PM

    Oops, sorry commented on wrong blog! Good luck to you!

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CHERIJ16 4/29/2013 1:56PM

    I weigh and measure everything right now because I had a problem with portion size too. I was amazed after using the nutrition tracker to see how many calories were really in certain foods and realized that I was way overboard on what I thought were healthy portions.
My biggest problem now is getting in enough cardio and strength training but I'm working on it.
Don't beat up on yourself. Take it a day at a time. emoticon emoticon

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SPARTAN40 4/29/2013 1:46PM

    You have to be more healthy now than before you started streaking your exercise. Adjusting your portions is sure to bring some results.

May sure you're measuring more than just the number of the scale. When you're exercising a lot you can gain muscle to offset some weight loss and it seems like you're making less progress than you really are.

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FITWITHIN 4/29/2013 12:36PM

    Just be patient with yourself and keep making small changes the results will happen. emoticon

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