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New Year New Focus

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

I been a little slack in my eating habits lately. I have only gained a couple pounds but I can see old habits creeping in. So I want to begin this year with a new focus on elimiating some of those bad habits.

Stop drinking diet soda. I used to be a real big drinker of regular soda. When I lost weight the first time, I gave it up cold turkey and only drank diet and an occasional basis. I have been drinking alot more diet pop lately. I am vowing to drink water at most meals and go back to drinking soda as being a treat. I think the sweatness of it really is bad for me. And I hate the dependance on caffine.

Stop mindless eating. While I eat pretty healthy food most of the time, there are times I eat when I know I am not hungry. Especially when I am around the house. The kitchen calls my name. I know I am not hungry but I convice myself I should eat. I need to pay attention to what I am putting in my mouth. If I do eat it I will write it and track it now matter what. This will really show me how these little bits add up.

Focus on fitness. I have been attending a boot camp class the last 8 weeks. I really like the feeling I get from it. When this 6 week class is up I want to be able to keep it up at home. I have in the back of my mind that I want to run a half marathon. Last year I did a few 5K's and even a 5 mile race. I know I could do it if I set my mind to it. I guess I just need to do it.

If somewhere in there I can loose the last 10 pounds that would be great to. But I don't want to focus on the weight. If I can nail down those other items the weight should take care of itself.

I thought actually writing this down would make me do it. emoticon


5 mile race

Monday, June 20, 2011

Yesterday I finished a 5 mile race. Key word finished. I ran the whole thing. It took me 57 minutes with only a couple of people finishing behind me I did finish. I have done two 5K's this year and these 5 mile racers are serious people. There was a 2 mile race that started right before us. I overheard one of those racers say maybe next year he will be able to do the 5 mile race but he just isn't able to do it this year. He was probably 10 years younger than me. I guess my 11 minute mile would be failure to him but I ran it unlike him. I am proud I finished no matter how long it took!!!

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MELOSPARKLE 6/20/2011 11:31AM

    Fantastic!!!! Great job!! That's a good pace for 5 miles. Be proud!!! emoticon

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Thursday, May 26, 2011

I just ran across something that showed my weight the summer before my senior year of high school. I weighed 133 pounds. And I thought I was fat. Or was it that I thought everyone else is smaller than me. Now at 133 pounds I would consider myself pretty healthy and actually skinny. Man how your perceptions change. Well my 20 year class reunion is this year and I will see if I still feel fat compared to everyone else.

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FITLIFE16 1/11/2012 8:59AM

    This is a little late in coming but I did attend my 20 year class reunion in August. And what do you know I was thinner than 90% of the girls there. That made me feel like I was somehow doing something right.

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WENDYLEE15 5/26/2011 7:28AM

    I weighed about that when I graduated too and though that I was fat too.I understand what your saying.Now my goal is get get back to that.Good luck and enjoy your reunion this year !!

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