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FAT!

Friday, August 24, 2012

So.. today is a FAT DAY for me.

I didn't realize it until a few hours ago. But I feel fat today... and I especially feel fat for tomorrow. lol. I know that makes no sense but basically I'm seeing an old friend tomorrow. And by old friend, I mean my college sweetheart who I haven't seen since 2007. TOM is here and I'm so bloated. I know if it was a week before or a week later I'd be feeling fine. I mean, I'm working out just about every day,Trying to eat better, drinking water and yet I realize... no matter how great I look tomorrow, I WON'T be the same size I was in college! :( I'm still at least 20 lbs heavier on a GOOD day and today is a BAD day. SIGH.

How is it that though I am trying every day, there still happen to be events when I'm feeling HUGE at the last minute. Oh well. I've got to make the best of it. Maybe I'll wake up feeling magically thinner tomorrow or at least less bloated. He's seen pictures of me and I feel like I look nice but I guess TOM has me feeling a bit off today.


OK. Just wanted to vent. LATER Sparkers!

  
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GONABFIT 9/4/2012 2:02PM

    Thank you all for the support. TOM= my time of the month . He is gone and im less bloated and emotional! The reunion was great and he was just as handsome as i remembered. He happened to think i looked amazing and had no complaints! :-)

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FITGIRL15 8/26/2012 1:50AM

    I have to laugh at how many people think your friend's name is TOM!
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Girl... if a person TRULY likes you, your weight should not matter! If he's a good quality man, he will like you for the way you make him feel!!!

Go on, be YOURSELF and show him how much FUN you are!!! Good Luck!!!

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123ELAINE456 8/25/2012 12:17PM

  Have a Great Reunion with your Friend Tom. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. This is the WAY TO GO!!!

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SLENDERELLA61 8/25/2012 10:49AM

    Wishing you a great reunion. Go confidently and focus on your areas of mutual interest -- even focus on him. I bet it will be great!! Know you have done a lot of good things for yourself and are getting healthier every day. Wear something you like and stay animated! You will look great, too!! Take care.

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SUNSET09 8/25/2012 5:45AM

  You must still like this guy and if the feelings are mutual, he'll like the new you as well. Don't forget, he's probably gained a few pounds and may be feeling some butterflies too. Show him the beauty inside and all wil be well in your world. We all have our days! Go get em, girl! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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READE2MOVE2012 8/25/2012 2:24AM

  Girl, as the young people say you are Phat!! My generation that meant fly, groovy man, hot.

You are more than the numbers on a scale.Project your other fine attributes. Tell Tom hello. emoticon

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APLUSGURL 8/25/2012 12:54AM

    Oh How I dearly hate TOM sometimes... ok ALL times! TOM will pass though, just remember that you are creating a better and healthier you! You are strong, gorgeous, and beautiful Doll! Just make sure that he HATES to see you go but he LOVES to watch you walk away babe! I hope you feel better soon and kick TOM to the curb! emoticon emoticon
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JOYCECAIN 8/24/2012 11:23PM

    Honey you look beautiful. Now, let us know what HE looks like. I am curious. But you, You Look GOOOOOOOOD!

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DRAGONCHILDE 8/24/2012 11:20PM

    When I have days like that, I really try to make healthier choices. I focus on eating TONS of veggies, and drinking lots of water... it helps counteract the feeling a bit, and leaves me feeling a bit better than if I overdosed on all the things I know will leave me even more bloated than I already do!

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Accountability buddy/Diet coach?

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hy guys,

I'm looking for an accountability buddy for the next 6 weeks (or longer ). I'm doing the beck diet solution and we are supposed to have someone to check in with. I am super busy most days so I won't be writing constantly or bother you with every food decision :) LOL. I think it's just supposed to be someone whom I feel accountable to and of course, I would return the favor.

Just putting it out there. Hope someone is interested! :-D

I'm 5'1 Ultimate goal 120, Acceptable MID-range goal = 140. I'd like to lose ~ 8 lbs a month Until December 2012


  
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GONABFIT 8/17/2012 8:33PM

    I am!!! Ok so Sparkle and Teremka :) Thank you all for considering it and thanks to those two for agreeing!!!!


Let's make it HAPPEN in 2012!!!!!!

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TEREMKA 8/17/2012 8:05PM

    I am looking for exactly the same thing. I would love an accountability buddy who will check in every day with me.

I would like to track 2 goals:

- Did I exercise at least 30 min today?
- Did I eat 1600-1800 calories with a good balance of fat/carbs/protein?

If not, why not?
What are possible solutions to my reason(s)?
How can I do better tomorrow?

That's it. Anyone interested?

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GONABFIT 8/14/2012 3:30PM

    YAY! Thanks Ladies! Fair warning today is not going to be the most superb day! I am eating fried fish, mac and cheese, and string beans/cabbage. And I'm loving it. But I will try to stay within my caloric goals! +/- workout!

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SPARKLE1908 8/14/2012 1:42PM

    Ok...I will be looking for your check in here and/or on Twitter...LOL

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BEFIT014 8/14/2012 8:36AM

    You can count on me, too! I'd be happy to emoticon when needed!

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GONABFIT 8/13/2012 11:54PM

    Nope you don't have to be doing the diet OR dieting at all! :-) Just have to be open to me seeing " MAN, I ate the whole kitchen today!!!" Or, "What do you think I could have done differently today, I only ate 1000 cals" emoticon which is QUITE unlikely! LOL

I'm going to try to keep my goals on the FOREFRONT of my mind which potentially could be difficult because I am so busy!

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SPARKLE1908 8/13/2012 10:57PM

    Does the other person need to be doing the diet as well? If not, you know you can count on me!!!!

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GONABFIT 8/13/2012 9:47PM

    Thank you so much! I hope so too. If not, I can do it on my own but it's a necessary part of the program so I have to at least give it an honest try!!

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LHLADY517 8/13/2012 9:32PM

    Really hope you find someone. If you don't I could try.

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My FAVORITEST Saturday so far! Pics!

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Yes I know Favoritest is not a word.

But... Guess what guys!!!?!?!

I bought my treadmill today! I got a T10.0 Livestrong Treadmill. It has an ipod player with speakers, goes up to 12 mph and 12% incline and a fan and other cool gizmos. I can even get preplanned workouts online and stuff! haha I'm super excited!



It took maybe 1.5 hours to build. My first workout on it burned 700+ calories and I am so glad I bought this treadmill!


You guys, get ready for some amazing calorie burn! I don't even have to go all the way to the gym anymore. I'll still go for my dance class, weights, and maybe Zumba.

Oh and I made the most amazing Taco Salad yesterday and today! YUM!

  
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KAYATLANTA2010 1/29/2013 6:32AM

    I really like your new treadmill! So cool!
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GONABFIT 1/28/2013 8:48PM

    hey! YEP I still love the treadmill... in fact, I am going to get on it tonight :) It has really made life easier and it makes it possible to workout whenever I feel like it even if it's cold or rainy or whatever outside.

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CTOWNSKINNYB 1/28/2013 3:14PM

    I was just wWndering if your are still loving your treadmill? It looks like it is well made.

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KJOHNSON011 8/26/2012 9:38PM

    Wow im jealous! congrats lol

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PIAKETZ 8/13/2012 3:30AM

    Woohoo! That is one sweet treadmill!

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IACTA_ALEA_EST 8/6/2012 12:14AM

    Great pics! Way to go on the treadmill...I never regretted my ski machine - it pays for the floor space in so many ways :)

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GONABFIT 8/5/2012 7:47PM

    Thanks ladies!!! I am excited to have the treadmill. Hope you all have a great week!

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RHEYNKLW 8/5/2012 5:58PM

    New fitness toys rock!

Rheyn (Love Your Body teammate)

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NELLIEC 8/5/2012 4:32PM

    I suspect the time to build it also burned some calories, though I don't know how they would be classified on the tracker!

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MJ7DM33 8/5/2012 2:43PM

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TAFODIL24 8/5/2012 10:16AM

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Taco salad looks yummy, too!

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123ELAINE456 8/5/2012 5:36AM

  Awesome!!! God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Take Care and Stay Cool. Have Fun on your New Play Toy.

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RUN_BAKE_BLOG 8/4/2012 11:52PM

    That is awesome...
I wish you lots of miles and burned up calories on your new treadmill!!

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SOKKERNUT 8/4/2012 10:08PM

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That salad looks so yummy!!!

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Just wanted to say...

Friday, August 03, 2012

Still here

Still dedicated.

That's all.

  
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SUNONMAPLES 8/4/2012 1:07PM

  Good to hear it! Happy to be here with you, too!!

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DAYSPRING-STAR 8/3/2012 2:32PM

    What more needs to be said? Nothing! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MELLYBEANS0919 8/3/2012 12:52PM

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BELIEVER104 8/3/2012 10:49AM

    Never had a doubt! Your status messages are always motivating me to do a little more! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SOKKERNUT 8/3/2012 9:08AM

    GOOD FOR YOU! emoticon

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CROWLEY123 8/3/2012 7:59AM

    Glad to hear it.

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SLENDERELLA61 8/3/2012 7:25AM

    Good to hear from you. Keep it up!!

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123ELAINE456 8/3/2012 5:18AM

  You Can Do It!!! God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week. Keep Pushing!!!

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TAMPATINK67 8/3/2012 1:41AM

    We can do this!

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Happy Birthday to MEEEEEE: 27th year of Bombshell!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Yesterday was my birthday 7/23/12. I'm a LIONESS (LEO), can't you tell?? I will upload some pictures later, but it was a fabulous day. I had to work the (entire) 24 hours before my birthday but decided to skip a much needed nap and make the most of the day. I had a delicious brunch prepared by my neighbors because they knew I had to work all night... HOW AMAZING WAS THAT? Then picked up my pup from the doggy hotel- he was happy to see me! I took a quick hour nap then headed to a baseball game. After the game we got a delicious dinner and I ate it ALL because I was starving and hadn't eaten since brunch! They even gave me a FREE brownie sundae (my favorite dessert... and I don't even really like sweets) and I shared it with my friend. Over all, this was an amazing birthday even though I was exhausted, had to change my plans at the last minute, and didn't go out of town.

Today I was surprised with an edible bouquet AT WORK! How sweet!! :-) I only ate ONE chocolate covered strawberry and left the rest in the fridge to enjoy tomorrow. I'm gonna spread this celebration out! :-)

I was exhausted at 7 pm so I decided to lay down and go to sleep. Then, I figured it was too early. So I pulled out a book I wanted to finish and guess what, I read for 3 hours and FINISHED the book. I read the last hour on the spin bike so I got a WORKOUT (630+ cals) and finished my book. Double bomb.com for that! :-D LOL

And now, I am going to takea bath and drink some tea before bed. I am feeling amazing and starting my 27th year off with a bang. I finally see my beauty and worth and it's an amazing feeling to be able to celebrate yourself. Thank God he took the time to make me! :-)

Here's to a healthy happy year and reaching my fitness/nutrition goals!

Later,
Gonabfit

  
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HEALTHYOTTER 7/27/2012 9:23PM

    Happy Birthday!So thoughtful with the edible bouquet! Hope the rest of your 27th year is as wonderful!

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FITGIRL15 7/26/2012 11:51AM

    Awe!!! emoticon

Sounds like you had an amazing day!!! Birthday's ROCKKKK!

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ANDROMEDA1967 7/25/2012 9:53PM

    Happy birthday!

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KAREN42BOYS 7/25/2012 7:01PM

    Sounds like you had a lovely mix of social and independent on your birthday!

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LILSHINE 7/25/2012 2:27PM

    Happy Birthday

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MSLADYBUG3 7/25/2012 10:47AM

    Glad your birthday was amazing and wonderful.....

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CHICA_BORICUA 7/25/2012 7:23AM

  I hope you had a nice one!

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PLAYFULLKITTY 7/25/2012 4:43AM

    Happy birthday :)

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123ELAINE456 7/25/2012 4:41AM

  Awesome!!! Happy Birthday and May You have Many More. Sounds like you had a Wonderful Day Celebrating. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week.

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POETICJUSTUS 7/25/2012 4:08AM

    Happy "B" day Miss Lioness, and many more!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SUNSET09 7/25/2012 2:06AM

  Happy birthday to you and many happy returns of the day, month and year! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon.gif" alt="emoticon" width="42" height="42" border="0"> emoticon

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PRAIRIECROCUS 7/25/2012 1:43AM

    Happy Birthday ! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
Many Happy Returns !

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JIBBIE49 7/25/2012 12:05AM

    emoticonFantastic.

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DIDMIS 7/24/2012 11:48PM

    What a nice birthday you young thing you. God bless you and give you many more years.


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SHAUNTEMC 7/24/2012 11:41PM

    Happy birthday!! Sounds like you had a great time!!

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MELLYBEANS0919 7/24/2012 11:30PM

    Sounds like a really awesome celebration!

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LHLADY517 7/24/2012 11:28PM

    Happy birthday and it sounds like an absolutely great day.

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