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Feeling great!

Thursday, February 28, 2013

I ran a report today of my weight loss from Aug to date.
I have lost 88lbs as of today and I am feeling so much better!
I'm almost to goal. My bmi is 26, and once it is 24.9 I will be in the normal range and out of overweight.
So that is in just 6 more lbs off... wow that amazes me!

So much healthier... I would never change having the bypass.
I do not want to ever feel like I did at 230 lbs again.

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KATRINAKRAUT 2/28/2013 6:03PM

    Wow.You should be so proud of your success. Way to go. There must be so many more things you are ale to do now. Awesome! Your best tip for success?

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New jeans...

Sunday, February 17, 2008

So I decided it was time for some new jeans. My other only good pair was a bit loose, and sagged and I was really curious as to what size I could fit now.
I went to Lane Bryant and they have a new jean sizing system that I wasn't all that fond of. The jeans were ok, but I don't like the low rise, and my kids were acting insane so I just left pissed.
Once I got over my attitude, I went into Penney's and found a petite section, and some with the rise at waist, and tried on some 14s, and wow!!! they fit comfortably
So Yay!
Before I started the weight loss journey I was in a tight fitting 18, or elastic LOL A 20 prob would have fit perfectly.
The jeans that are now saggy were so tight they were uncomfortable and I wouldn't wear them often.
So fitting into a 14 was a nice surprise, and made me feel good, and motivated.

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MAXFOCUS 12/25/2008 10:35PM

    emoticon Nice job losing the weight/inches and fitting into a 14!!
Happy Holidays!!


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BARBARA_BOO 2/18/2008 1:35AM

    How wonderful! There's nothing like fitting into a smaller pair of jeans!
Congrats to you!
BSue, a fellow knitter

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This week's reflections

Friday, January 11, 2008

Well I WI this morn, and I'm down 2.8. That was a nice surprise :)
I worked out everyday this week on the treadmill doing more than 1.5mi a day
Drank all my water, ate all my veggies/fruits and the some. Generally just ate healthy and felt great too.
I came to a realization this week... I DO like the treadmill LOL
I found that I actually wanted to get on it and walk/run. It wasn't a hassle, but something I looked forward to. Now that was a weird realization for me because I didn't think I'd ever get to that point. And thought others were weird for liking it.
My calves aren't killing me anymore. They do get a burn, but I'm getting used to the workout.
My calves have muscles again! :D Ones that pop out even hehe
Another realization, I can walk even though I have a headcold, even though I have bad cramps... I didn't let that stop me.
I started to get a headache one morn, and the first thing I thought about was noooo I can't get a headache, I have to walk... I don't want to walk w/a migraine. So I had a little bit of caffeine and at a little, and it went away.
Overall, I'm really proud of myself this week.
I got a wonderful email saying that I motivated them :D Thank you Hillary that was very sweet, and made me feel great!
Well I hear the little one waking up, so I'm off to get her up and fed, and myself fed too!


Fitness Profile Testing

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Took the test and wanted to post my score to remember in future
scored highest in 2

Go Getter Scored:: 5
You have a great deal of drive and self-confidence, and are very focused when working toward a fitness goal. You tend to push yourself very hard to succeed and are achievement oriented in most things. Your actions are deliberate and often planned out ahead of time. Your biggest competitor is often yourself but you thrive in team sports where there is a clear winner. You tend to take control of what you are doing and like to gain a sense of mastery over it if you can. Indeed, for most Goal Getter types fitness is serious business and not just recreation. With that in mind, it will benefit you greatly to monitor and track your nutrition and exercise progress regularly. Things to watch out for: be careful not to lose interest if you stop making progress and become frustrated. Keep trying and take the time to seek the advice of a fitness trainer or professional. Many Goal Getter types believe too much is never enough. This kind of over training can lead to injury so be sure to give your body plenty of rest and time to recover. Great exercises for you are running, weight training, triathlons, biking, swimming, and hiking.

Independent Thinker Scored:: 4
You trust your intuition and value the time you can spend alone. For you there is also a spiritual side to fitness that helps you connect with your mind and body. For the Independent Thinker type, exercise is a great way to reflect and learn more about yourself. For you, exercise is important to help you grow as a person and each new physical experience is meaningful. Many people of this type use meditation and breathing exercises to help them relax, rejuvenate and detoxify from the day’s stresses. You can be a loner, but the bigger factor is the independent streak in you that makes you different. You value efficiency and how this gives you more time to do the things you enjoy. Also important is the balance you bring to most things in life - this holds true for your fitness routine as well. The thing to watch out for is making sure you sufficiently challenge yourself in areas like strength training and anaerobic capacity. Great exercises for you are likely to be Yoga, Tai Chi, using a treadmill, walking, breathing techniques, rowing, swimming and muscle toning.