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Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Goals for the day:

Water 8 cups
Meal Plan
Journaling
Me time
Exercise - steps 3 10 mins sets
Sleep - be in bed by 10pm tonight!

Starting to make those small changes to get back on track which i have been trying. This is a rough time for me emotionally and hit me harder this year so hoping to get through it in better spirits!!

  
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COUPONS0216 12/4/2012 9:17PM

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REXTINE1 12/4/2012 5:18PM

    It sounds like a good plan. Check off each one of the tasks each day, and you will stick with it. Good show.

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TWNOMWE 12/4/2012 1:20PM

    Being aware of what you need will keep helping you push for it. So hang in there and keep pushing. emoticon

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NBARNES 12/4/2012 11:54AM

    Em, as always you're so aware of what you need to be doing. It IS a tough time of year for so many out there. I've been busy working in my studio - I've got three pieces due before December 22nd, so it's been busy - but good. Hang in there and keep reminding us to drink our water emoticon

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DARJR50 12/4/2012 10:22AM

  Taking care of yourself can only have positive benefits.

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Date this afternoon :)

Sunday, November 25, 2012

My husband Byron and I are going to see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert this afternoon. I got free tix for company suite so it will be really nice. He has never been I saw TSO about 8 years ago. He is excited!

  
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REXTINE1 11/28/2012 6:07PM

    I'm glad you enjoyed it as much as you expected. Good show.

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NBARNES 11/26/2012 12:56PM

    emoticon Sounds like a terrific date! Have a great time.

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EBPOOKIE 11/25/2012 9:25PM

    OMG was an awesome show!!!! ROCKED THE HOUSE!! Light show was awesome!!!

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COUPONS0216 11/25/2012 8:30PM

    That is so AWESOME! I love their music! Enjoy your time together and the wonderful music!
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PJBONARRIGO 11/25/2012 1:33PM

    Lucky you! I emoticon t sounds like a great event and an even better date! I hope you have a great time and really enjoy yourselves!

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Holiday Challenge Break 270#

Saturday, November 24, 2012

I have struggled to get under 270 # i have a habit of sabbotoging my efforts of under and staying under. I have had many accomplishments but this one remains elusive to me. I know I must push myself to do this and not be AFRAID of getting past that, once i lose that i know i will break my own mind head game so I am going to try my best to make this by the end of the year.

1. Water
2. Exercise which coincides with my Spring Half training (25 weeks)
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3. Journaling tracking my food and feelings it works just do it and stay consistent! emoticon
4. Its just a number and that number does not define me remember it daily!!
5. Attitude is everything if i say i can't - i might as well just give up now.. so say you can and that you are worth it daily!! & you will!!
6. Keep a daily blog as much as you can on how you did. Accountability.
7. Eat Clean and watch portions
8. Plan you meals and day and don't steer from your goal finish each day!

I know I will!

  
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RD03875 11/25/2012 1:42AM

    Good Luck

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TRISHASPARKLES 11/24/2012 6:46AM

    emoticon emoticon It's a tough monster to conquer, that fear who lives in our head. I believe in you and I'm rooting for you.

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NBARNES 11/24/2012 1:20AM

    You've got it figured out, but how well I know figuring it out and executing don't always go hand in hand emoticon

But you're right to focus on the attitude - because if that's in a good place it makes the struggle all worthwhile.

Best of luck navigating this latest journey friend.

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SAFEHARBOR1111 11/24/2012 12:46AM

    I totally hear you! I can't seem to get past 200. There has been some talk that it may be hormone related because I'm going though menopause. Whatever it is, for you and me both, I wish the scale would reflect the effort that we are putting into becoming healthy!

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COUPONS0216 11/24/2012 12:34AM

    It's good to see that you are back on track and still pushing forward!
Emotional eating is such a tough thing to conquer, you are doing great job! I too play the sabotage game, I let my emotions rule for the last two months and stopped working out and just coasted, but I am back on track as well. Have a happy and healthy holiday season, I know you can get past this hurdle and SHINE as you always do!

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Back on Track

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Still pushing through. Enjoying time with my ladies of Tops. They give me the encouragement I need to continue to succeed. Last year we hiked the mountaint to Mirror Lake, Mt. Hood Oregon. We did it and this year we wanted to repeat the hike but the weather was not cooperating, snow in the higher elevation. We decided we would still hike today. We found another hike to some beautiful falls found obstacles along the way and climbed over them literally (climbed over a log) but got our prized a beautiful ZigZag Falls. Another triumph for us. Tomorrow we will see what the weather will bring. Today we had snow, rain and sunshine... It amazes me that when it was time to do our hike the sun came out almost like God was saying her you go ladies do your magic and we did!! So now it is raining but tomorrow it may not and off we will go to do more adventures!!

I feel strong with the encouragement of my friends and know i can continue my journey!!! My climb continues!!

  
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1HAPPYSPIRIT 10/21/2012 9:31PM

    You hike sounded wonderful! So glad you could enjoy it with your TOPS friends!

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BLESSEDBEING 10/21/2012 8:40PM

    I love how positive and empowered and happy you sound! Women friends, beautiful scenery (I love mountains and waterfalls!), healthy exercise--sounds just heavenly!

Blessed Be, Amanda emoticon

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REXTINE1 10/21/2012 4:43PM

    You make me wish we were living in an RV again - there aren't any mountains around here. Have a good time tomorrow.

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NBARNES 10/21/2012 10:45AM

    There's nothing like a circle of women to give you the strength you need. I envy you this special time emoticon

I am fortunate be surrounded by remarkable women of all ages in my neighborhood - and am thrilled to have discovered a little tribe of remarkable women here as well -- I love my husband, but the power of women is something truly special. Drink in all that feminine love and have a terrific time!

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Loving myself!

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Eating sensibly by eating the right carbs, and clean eating this week plus my marathon i lost 4.2#. Ever since the half marathon i started thinking here i am doing this half i knew i had to start feeding my body better foods!! I realized my body is me and i love me so there i must eat cleaner!!! I have made things from scratch this week and reved up the water!! I am worth it!!!

  
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BORGQUEEN 10/15/2012 9:18PM

    Geesh, I come back after a few months and you up and become a marathoner on me! Woo Woo!!!! I was sincerely very happy to see that you are doing so well, keep up the great work. You've always been an inspiration to me, and I see you are still setting the bar high. Way to Go! emoticon

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EAGLES_WINGS 10/10/2012 7:18PM

    Good job. I wish I could say the same, ~for the past few days I have been on the not clean side. I admire you for doing it!

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 10/7/2012 10:52AM

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REXTINE1 10/4/2012 4:51PM

    emoticon Sounds good. Good show!

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BLESSEDBEING 10/3/2012 11:55PM

    YES! I agree on all counts! You are absolutely lovable and deserve to be treated with tender care and respect in all ways, including the fuel your marvelous body is given to run and walk and play and think and spread your awesome spark!

Blessed Be, Amanda emoticon

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SEWINGMAMACDS 10/3/2012 7:13PM

    emoticon You are worth it!

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RD03875 10/3/2012 3:28PM

    WAy to go

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FLUTTERBY4JC 10/3/2012 3:15PM

    You are doing an amazing job! Keep up the great work!
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NBARNES 10/3/2012 2:23PM

    Whoa - LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the blog title. You ARE worth it and it's nice to see someone viewing eating clean as a reward, rather than a punishment emoticon

Keep up the great work! emoticon

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ALLCHRISSY 10/3/2012 5:32AM

    You sure are worth it! And I'm proud of you.

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DEBORAH-SIMS 10/3/2012 1:50AM

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