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Getting back on track

Monday, November 26, 2012

This month has been ridiculous! Three surprise milestone birthday parties and Thanksgiving. I need to re-focus and get back on track with meal planning and exercise. I will be trying very hard to stay on track from now until Christmas. Except for a few holiday parties things should be more on the quiet side and make it easier for me to follow my plan. Even though I had all of those events this month I am still proud of the work I did do with exercise and diet. I keep reminding myself that this is a lifestyle change and you can't bee 100% regimented all of the time. The difference with this plan for me verses other diets it's is that it is lifestyle oriented and is a program of positive reinforcement and as long as I follow those thoughts I can stay motivated.

  
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ELRIDDICK 11/26/2012 8:33PM

  Thanks for sharing

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CHLOEAGH 11/26/2012 8:28PM

    Great attitude! emoticon

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why I want to loose weight

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

When I first started this journey my main catalyst was an upcoming trip to Vegas for my daughters 21st birthday in March. I also want to be healthy and fit in my life. Now thinking more specifically it is also about the things I used to be able to do and the life style I lived when I was thinner, fit, and healthy. It's about getting my confidence and feeling of self worth back. It's about not being ashamed to see people that I haven't seen in 10 years because of the way I look. Mostly it's about how much I want to have the energy to do things again. I hate huffing and puffing up the steps, or feeling tired all of the time. The worst is not doing the things I used to love to do because I can't physically manage it. I am into my 7th week of this and even though the scale hasn't moved much the last few weeks ( something that would've had me quitting before ) I see positive changes in myself, and through the help her at Sparkpeople am learning to use these changes as motivation to keep going. I deserve to get the life I want if I am willing to work for it and so I'll keep on going to achieve all that I know I can be.

  
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WAREAGLEGIRL 11/14/2012 9:33PM

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KATRINAKRAUT 11/14/2012 9:33PM

    It is all about health!! Glad you are noticing the positive changes. Way to go!

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Embracing positive change

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Sooo... this week after 2 great weeks the scale only goes down 1 lb and I'm glad it's a loss but I wanted more. We always want more don't we. I mean when I look in the mirror I see differences, when I put on my clothes they fit looser, and I find myself looking forward to exercise ( who would've thunk it ). So why doesn't the scale show it and why does it frustrate me so much. I have to relearn how to see positive changes in myself and my lifestyle like I have to relearn proper diet and exercise. I guess I am just starting to realize all the changes and learning I have to do and I mean that in a good way. After all this is a learning process, life is a learning process, and in order to keep growing as a person I need to keep learning and most of all stay positive. Sooo, this week I will be happy for the changes I see in the mirror, the changes I feel in my clothes, and embrace the huge milestone that it is that I might actually like to exercise and forget about the scale. emoticon

  
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WAY2GOCAT 10/31/2012 6:11AM

    emoticon non-scale victories. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SLIMINDOWN31 10/30/2012 9:54PM

    You should be proud of yourself! Thanks for the reminder about the scale.

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Eating the right way and starting Exercise program

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

It seems like something so small but today was the first time in years that I actually sat down to eat breakfast. It was just a bowl of cereal but other than the occaisional protien shake on the way to work I didn't eat breakfast and hardly any lunch for that matter. I don't know how it happened but sometime over the last 7 years I stopped eating 3 meals a day and just had dinner and some evening snacks. No wonder my metabolisim is almost non existant. I hope I can contiue to increase the times that I eat(choosing healthy foods) so I can get my metabolisim working better. I also made an appointment to check out the Curves exercise program. Hopefully it will be a good fit for me and get me moving

  
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ARUSHING2 10/17/2012 12:08AM

 
Well, it seems that you are now thinking mighty well and you are moving in the right direction to make the changes that you want to accomplish.

Great going . . . best wishes for many successes!

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KATRINAKRAUT 10/16/2012 11:07PM

    Way to go! need I say more?!

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Got "The Spark" book

Monday, October 15, 2012

I ordered the spark book from amazon and got it yesterday. I have been reading it and finding very helpful. It is giving me a lot of information on goal setting and the overview of the program really is really helping me to see that this is a life style change and not a quick fix. It is also making realize that the small steps are just as important as the big ones. I am hoping that this will help keep me motivated. Oh, if anyone has ideas on how to incorporate more fruits and veggies into my diet, I would really appriciate it. Trying to keep it real one day at a time. emoticon

  
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POSEY440 10/16/2012 12:01PM

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SELTZER111 10/16/2012 12:00AM

    Great steps on your fitness journey !! You CAN do it !!

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USMAWIFE 10/15/2012 10:19PM

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FORMERFATGUY777 10/15/2012 8:49PM

    I found a copy at a thrift store. I'm going through it now. It has a lot of great advice.

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