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My FIRST weight loss NOTICE!

Friday, February 18, 2011


I got my FIRST weight loss notice/compliment today. hahahaha it was not really a compliment and it came from someone who would not likely notice nor mention if I lost weight. They said "you sick?" I said, "huh", they said" are you sick? you look like you are losing weight..." I smiled and said, nope. not sick.

Weird compliment, sure... but THEY noticed the weight loss and I'll take what I can get!

YAYYYYYYYYYYY people are noticing! hahahhahhah I'm so silly sometimes

oh and on another note.... less than ONE month until I find out where I'm going for residency and 13 weeks until GRADUATION from medical school! YAAAAAAAAAAAYY!

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    Way to go!!! I can't wait until I lose enough for somebody, anybody to notice...Lol.

Good for you!! Keep it up!

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ROJAKHAN 2/28/2011 10:41AM


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SWEETLIPS 2/22/2011 10:54AM

    Sounds good to me. I also stopped by because I am sending you a greeting from the Joyce Meyer's team. Yesterday, I be came the new Leader and all that means for me is that I will be accountable, but this is a member, inspired and member led team. I do hope you will continue to be active, share your journey, ask for support and give support, and share your love. I would really appreciate that interaction. Hope to Hear from you soon! In His Service - emoticon


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DIVA14K 2/19/2011 10:05PM

    If it sounds like a compliment it is a compliment. Yay for you!

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SPARKLE1908 2/19/2011 4:25PM

    That is wonderful girl...and we are surely counting down with you towards your graduation!!!!!

You rock!

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BABY_GIRL69 2/19/2011 10:35AM

    Great!! It was weird but when we work hard like we do its good when it pays off. God bless & continued success! Dee

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GENKI_WARRIOR 2/19/2011 7:39AM

    YAHOOO--13 weeks! Congrats on all your dedication paying off!

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MISSY0356 2/19/2011 7:11AM

    How awesome, it always feels good when someone notices!! emoticon

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LHLADY517 2/19/2011 12:53AM


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CYNTHIAMINUS40 2/19/2011 12:22AM

    I'm with you, I'll take the compliment no matter how it's packaged emoticon

Congratulations on that scale going down!

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TACONES 2/18/2011 11:41PM


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OLLYBIRD 2/18/2011 11:12PM

    Gotta love a compliment, even a weird one! Congrats on the weight loss! Keep up the good work!!

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AJOY1332 2/18/2011 10:38PM

    haha nice! emoticon

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KATROSADO5 2/18/2011 10:35PM

    You go girl. I'll take a sideways compliment or weird comment that I can twist around as positive about my weight loss any day of the week. I haven't gotten one yet. I've lost 17 pounds and not one person has said a word HAH.

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FLAMENM 2/18/2011 10:27PM

    Some people give weird compliments. My sister thought I was sick because I lost weight. And 95% of teh folks at work only noticed when someone told them how much weight I had lost. I had one coworker say, "Oh. you'll just gain it all back."

Congrats on the weight loss. You will be rocking at graduation!

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NICKIEBH 2/18/2011 9:59PM

    Congrats on the weightloss notice, I know other noticing my hard work always gives me a boost! emoticon

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Happy Valentine's Day!

Monday, February 14, 2011

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This is just a short before work blog... Happy Valentine's day to everyone! Those who have someone to love and those who are practicing SELF-LOVE (and really both groups should make an effort to show SELF love on a DAILY basis) I hope you have an amazing day filled with many miracles of love!

I started my Valentine's day celebration yesterday! I am single again for the first time in a long time, after an engagement, etc... So, I decided that I still want to be excited about Valentine's day and my happiness depends on me! I don't have to sulk around feeling lonely allllllll day. Sometimes you can celebrate the fact that you have EXPERIENCED love before! So yesterday, I decided to treat myself to a movie , "Just Go with it" It was such a cute goofy movie! I really enjoyed it!

My plans for today include, making myself a delicious dinner (Gonna try a new recipe) and I'll post a pic later! :-D I'm also going to paint my toes and re-paint my nails and maybe squeeze in a TV love movie just for kicks... depending on when I get off of school/work! :-D

Hope your life is filled with love, if not... go out and create some LOVE for yourself! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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EVASTEPHEN 2/15/2011 8:34AM

    I hope your day was spectacular!

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GENKI_WARRIOR 2/14/2011 3:24PM

    I love your attitude about the day; love is worth celebrating, whether or not we may have a partner! Have a lovely day!

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MISHY19050 2/14/2011 10:03AM

    Happy V-day also. Your day sounds sooo lovely, ENJOY!!! I wish I had the time to do all that. Dinner with kids and hubby is all I can muster.
ENJOY YOU emoticon

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JACRBUNCH 2/14/2011 8:01AM

    Sounds like you have a great day planned. Enjoy,

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Little Lessons: 2

Monday, January 31, 2011

Hey everyone!

I've missed writing you all, but life has left me a little busy. Not to busy to stay on track, but too busy to write long posts... so this one will be quick too.

My little lesson for the day is this, SMALL ADJUSTMENTS EQUAL BIG RESULTS!

Here's the story:

I had all the right intentions. Go to bed early, wake up workout, carry my lean cuisine to school, eat 1/2 a bagel with peanut butter for breakfast, and have a great day.

Then, life happened.

I went to bed later than I wanted. Well, I went to bed on time but took a long time to fall asleep. Which resulted in me snoozing one too many times. BUT, and this but is important, I made a few small adjustments and I'm glad to say I still consider this day a success!

* I didn't wake up in time for my FULL workout, but I did have enough time to do 15 mins and work up a pretty good sweat.
* I bought breakfast at the cafeteria because I ran out of the house without making my planned breakfast - but tried to eat healthy. apples, sausage, eggs. Did the best I could and recorded my food
* Lunch was chick fil a... and I got the FRIED version. BUT I did not get a drink [ so that saved me a few calories] just a small cup of water!
* Because I knew I had a big lunch, I decided to let that be my MAIN meal and eat light for dinner.
*I ate a handful of craisins and 100 cal popcorn for a snack and grilled chicken ~ 3.5 oz and string beans for dinner. and get this... I even had DESSERT! It was frozen fruit with splenda sprinkled on top... but it was Delish AND I have no guilt! best of both worlds!

So, NOT a perfect day, but NOT bad considering how it could have gone! And that leads me to the conclusion that small adjustments lead to big results!

On a side note: Despite traveling for 9 days straight with little sleep and little access to healthy foods, I not only maintained but LOST a pound. I am really proud guys. This time feels different, because, well.... it IS different. In case you are wondering why it's different, the answer is simple.

I FINALLY BELIEVE it is possible.

Therefore, it is.

Love you all.

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JUDITH316 2/4/2011 2:16AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon good job, congrats on the weight loss, in spite of everything you just proved to us all it can be done, keep up the great work! emoticon emoticon

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GONABFIT 2/1/2011 12:19AM

    don't PLAY sis... you know it was GREEEEEEEEEEEEEEN!!!! LOL! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DRTAMM 1/31/2011 11:03PM

    You just amaze me Sis. So proud I have known you my whole life. Though today could have been red you made it a yellow! Go girl! :) Love ya!

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MY_HEALTH_BABY 1/31/2011 10:24PM

    emoticon Yes, yes, it is so very possible!!! Congratulations on your weight loss after traveling.

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LYCABEL 1/31/2011 10:22PM

    Wow. This is neat. It makes sens too. I'm very impressed.. you do actually work out in the morning. That is wonderful. I tried, unsuccesfully for a whole week.. Couldn't bring myself to do something.. felt too exhausting!

Anyway.. you believe it's possible.. than it is. That is just perfect. Continue to inform us, I found out it was the best way to keep me going.. it might just work for you!

Keep Going! =)

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Just checking in.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

I will write more later or tomorrow. Today was a rough day for me. Not food wise... and not exercise wise either. I just have been feeling sick and isolated (because I don't want to get others sick. ) :) The "Doctor-ly" thing to do I guess... instead of spreading germs. PLUS it's COLD out there! LOL

Anyway, the day has a pleasant ending and I re-discovered my love of dancing and burned 580+ cals dancing to music in my living room and making up routines. I never feel more alive than when I'm moving and actually using my creativity.

So I am going to do it more.

and that's what the next blog will be about. Time for some introspection. I have some things to work out in my personal life... but I guess that is why the joy is in the journey and not the destination. Always something new to learn.

Night sparkies. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JIBBIE49 1/31/2011 10:13PM


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NELLIEC 1/15/2011 11:52PM

    Well, it is good to not pass your germs around, but yes, it is lonely!

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SLENDERELLA61 1/15/2011 10:20PM

    Congrats on all that great dancing. Sure hope you feel 100% soon! Congrats on wise eating during your time of feeling not so great. -Marsha

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Insight and Inspiration: 1

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Found this on the internet randomly... :-) Thought it could serve as inspiration to us all!

Don't Quit -

When you've eaten too much and you can't write it down
And you feel like the biggest failure in town;
When you want to give up just because you gave in
And forget all about being healthy and thin;
So What! You went over your points a bit;
It's your next move that counts...So don't you quit!

It's a moment of truth, It's an attitude change;
It's learning the skills to get back in your range;
It's telling yourself "You've done great up till now;
You can take on this challenge and beat it somehow."
It's part of your journey toward reaching your goal;
You're still gonna make it, just stay in control.

To stumble and fall is not a disgrace
If you summon the will to get back in the race;
But, often the struggler's when losing their grip
Just throw in the towel and continues to slip
And learn too late when the damage is done
That the race wasn't over and they still could of won.

Life-style change can be awkward and slow
But facing each challenge will help you to grow;
Success is failure turned inside out
The silver tint in the cloud of doubt.
When you're pushing to the brink, just refuse to submit;
If you bite it you write it... But Don't you quit!

Author Unknown - Adapted by R.W. Brown

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JIBBIE49 1/31/2011 10:13PM


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MOZDADDY 1/16/2011 10:12AM

    Thanks for sharing this!

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SLENDERELLA61 1/12/2011 8:09PM

    Great! Love it!! It's the key to the WHOLE thing.

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SPARKLE1908 1/12/2011 6:26PM

    Thanks for this! I needed it!

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GONABFIT 1/12/2011 4:15PM

    yay!! Glad you guys can use this as much as I plan to! I'm feeling pretty good right now about my progress, but if you do this journey long enough, you'll know that there are bound to be some down times! Let's be proactive! :-D

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360NOMORE 1/12/2011 10:36AM

    SWEET Post, thanks!

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QUEENCREOLE 1/12/2011 6:27AM

    Thanks so much for this post! I love it. I think I may even post it where I can see it! Awesome!

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MYRNACARRIER 1/12/2011 2:02AM

    How encouraging.
Thanks so much.
I did just this today.
I was in my range and then I went and ate half a muffin and I am sure it took me 250 calories over.
Oh well tommorrow is another day.
I will try, try, try again. emoticon

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BRAINYBLONDE5 1/11/2011 10:27PM

    this was amazing! thank you so much for sharing it! :)

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RAINTHIEF 1/11/2011 9:53PM

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2BEATIT1 1/11/2011 9:43PM

    Thanks for sharing this. It is helpful for all of us at sometime in our lives.
Merci boucoup, thank you

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BROWNSUGADIVA 1/11/2011 9:43PM

  very nice... loved it!! emoticon

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