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Crazy Day!

Friday, November 13, 2009

I have been going non-stop today. Worked today and never got my morning snack (not good for me, it's 150 of my high protein, low fat calories). Came right home and started cleaning for company, so no late afternoon snack (I'm actually still in my work clothes at 7:30-unheard of for me!). Then had to rush to get dinner on the table and ended up having nowhere near enough calories. I ended up making myself a slice of garlic bread just to up my carbs and I'm still low! I'm still debating having a beer tonight, but I have plenty of wiggle room for one tonight. I actually might need more food instead. Still apprehensive about what tomorrow will bring, but I know I'll prevail!

Goals for tomorrow:
Cardio Max and Yoga (at some point)
Stay in nutritional goals

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DDOORN 11/13/2009 9:32PM

    Sounds like you could have used a helping hand tonight!

I think you're anticipating tomorrow with enough options and flexibility that you'll do fine!


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Prepping for the weekend

Thursday, November 12, 2009

I had a really good day today. For the first time since I've been tracking food, my dinner was not my biggest meal. In fact, I ate less than I planned because I just wasn't that hungry. It feels really good to know that my body is reacting so positively to my new way of life.

I am, however, starting to worry a bit about this weekend. I just agreed to let some friends stay for the weekend, which will challenge both my eating and my Saturday/Sunday workouts. I am still really self-conscious about working out in front of others (even my husband) and my company are early risers. On top of that, we all like to eat, a lot. So it will be a challenge to make food that we will all eat and enjoy (and have enough of-it can't cost too much!) and stay within my goals. I think I am up to the challenge though, we'll see.

Goals for tomorrow:
5am 30DS and Yoga
Eat more at during daytime meals (B-fast/Snack/Lunch) than at dinner

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HOLLIE7896 11/12/2009 11:53PM

  you can do it! you have been doing so great:)

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MYRTLY 11/12/2009 7:58PM

    I'm with you girl! Stay focused. You can't let ANYTHING or BODY get in you way. PLEASE yourself not others. You know what to do now do it!
Spark it Up!

Comment edited on: 11/12/2009 7:59:37 PM

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Veteran's Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

I had today off of work, ah, the joys of being a teacher. Days off always seem to be harder for me, nutrition-wise. I just don't seem to eat as well. Today I ended up going to the Discovery Center with some friends, which was great, but they all brought lunch and I only brought snacks. We ended up being there a lot longer than I had intended and I never really got a good afternoon meal. Then I was watching my friend's kids tonight and fed them mac and cheese and fish sticks; I couldn't resist the mac and cheese even though I had my own dinner all planned out. I still made it work, but it wasn't as easy as it should have been. I did get my exercise in this morning though. Overall a positive day.

Goals for tomorrow:
5am CardioMax and Yoga
Pack a healthy lunch for work
Walk to the playground after school
Stay with-in calorie guidelines (having steak for dinner)


Looking forward to tomorrow

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Had another really good day today. I got to teach yesterday and today, it was a tough class but really rewarding. It's amazing the difference I noted in myself since I joined SP. Even though I knew this could be a really bad 2 days, I put a smile on my face, talked much more positive than I felt and made the best of it. At the end of today, i was sad that I won't see these kids again. Not only can I feel myself getting healthier physically, but also mentally. I'm starting to get the old "Early to bed, early to rise..." thing.

I found myself again way below where I needed to be for my nutritional goals today, so I had an extra snack before dinner and that got me leveled out. It's almost like I'm trying to be too healthy. (Is that even possible?) I'm also almost at my calories burned goal for the week already and it's only Tuesday! I hoping for another strong week this week, especially as I start planning my T-give dinner.

Goals for tomorrow:
Sleep in until 6 or even 7 (no school tomorrow means no work!)
AM 30DS and Yoga
Go grocery shopping so I can plan meals for a week instead of day by day.

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MOMMAROLEMODEL 11/11/2009 9:00AM

    Sounds like you have a great plan of attack! Looks like you are off to a great start for the week and on your journey here at sp. Keep it up-

Thanks for the kind comment on my blog.


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DDOORN 11/10/2009 11:16PM

    Sounds like some good plans...being a state worker I'm also off tomorrow. While I have lots to do indoors, I'm seriously thinking of getting up at 7 and hitting the road with my bike for maybe sneaking in one last ride for the season...? We'll see...! :-)


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On a roll

Monday, November 09, 2009

Weigh in day today-down another 5 lbs (10 total in 3 weeks) and it feels great! I've really gotten into a good rhythm with my morning workouts and eating less has gotten easier. I now find myself needing to eat more than I intended in order to get enough nutrients.

Goals for tomorrow:
AM Cardio and Yoga (60 min)
Eat well
Keep this feeling of healthy motivation going for the week.
Maintain the good and positive mood I had for most of today.

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DDOORN 11/9/2009 9:39PM

    Keep 'er rolling...!

Spark ON! :-)


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HOLLIE7896 11/9/2009 9:36PM

  that is wonderful, i am proud of you :)

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    Way to go!!! Keep going STRONG!

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