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refuse to be defeated

Monday, January 27, 2014

Monday Morning.
Well after eating a not so healthy breakfast i decided to weigh myself. when this happened i realized My scale had not been giving me an accurate eight , as i was using it on the bath rug. All along i thought my weight was down it was not.

This hit me quite hard, mostly because i just felt discouraged. I am sore, my legs hurt, I'm winded all the time, i know i need to get serious.

So i go down the list.....
Weight watchers?
Jenny Craig?
Beaumont Hospital, weight program?
Gym Membership?

I've done them all, i paid all the money, i know what to do I just need to do it.!!!
I have been down this road so many times it is just depressing to think about.

So off to the market, all vegs, little fruit, lots lean protein, I have decided to take my combined knowledge of Adkins & Sparks and the gym to work it smart do what I know works and quit making excuses!

I have been tracking on and off with sparks for 3 years!!! I know when i pay attention it works! I have no one to blame but me, as soon as it starts working i slack off, i dont know why!!

Pray for me,
Please give me the motivation and guidance i need to succeed this time. For not only myself but my family. Amen emoticon


Can't quit trying

Monday, April 29, 2013

Good Morning,
Here i am, going into yet another spring horrifide to put a pair of shorts on. I weighted myself this morning and I am at a new high. So yes I got depressed for a moment and then I got mad. Theres no reason for me to do this. I know what i have to do yet i let others control my destiney. time to brush off the gym shoes and get back in the game.

I do this for me, not for a man or to compete with the lady at work, I do it for me.

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FLEURGARDEN 4/29/2013 12:58PM

    I'm with you... At the end of last summer my clothes were baggy and I was looking forward to buying some new summer clothes this spring. But then I fell off the wagon during the winter and regained some weight and everything is tight again. Grr... But I got it off last year, so I can do it again. And then I just need to keep it off! :-)

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GR8BY48 4/29/2013 8:11AM

    I am right there with you! Realizing that one has NO decent clothes to wear for warm weather is quite the shocker, and where I am at this Spring! Let's do this together! We can! I start WW today, and I am so scared to get on the scale, but I will!

Best of luck to you on your journey!


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Who I Am

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Well, i am climbing the scale again. I am so frustrated i want to cry but I wont. I am still determined, i am still starting over, hopefully for the last time.
I did so well right at the beginning of the year, working out every night, eating good, i think my slow weight loss got to me and i slowly started giving up.

My legs and my back hurt daily, and I know it is from my weight. Strange as it sounds if I work out it hurts less. I sit all day at my desk, then I'm depressed and I come home and sit here like a bump. I am struggling to get into a routine to keep myself motivated.
I did start riding my bike more, well then it soared to the upper 90's and that went out the door, it is just too freaking hot!

Out comes the gym bag, heat is no excuse, i either take my bike out or hit the gym. here on out every night! lol i can beat this I know i can , I have all the tools, i just need the focus.

Still haven't quit / quitting!

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SHORELOSER 6/21/2012 8:52PM

    I know, too, sometimes how defeating it can be to be a "Slow and Steady" loser instead of "Fast and Furious!" What you need to do instead of focusing on the numbers, is focus on the changes losing weight makes in your life. They may not be big changes, but if you look hard enough, they are there -- that too loose pair of pants that used to be tight, or how you're able to walk further without getting tired or out of breath, or even noticing that your knees don't hurt as much as they used to. Stop obsessing with HOW MUCH weight you lose each week, start trying to put 2 week's loss together, then 3 weeks, then 4. Soon, the rush you get from just watching those numbers go down each week will out weigh any rush you may be in to get to the end. Even though slow and steady doesn't sound that great -- remember, the turtle did beat the hare! emoticon
Good luck!

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Winter Blahs

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Another Melt down this week, but not as bad as the last one. I am back on track again and refocusing my energy.

I need to learn what sets me off, i felt great, i actually am starting to see significant progress then i melt down. At least they are not lasting as long, I just get so mad at myself because i know how it will make me feel and i do it anyways!

Never giving up trying right!
Bang on my friends were in this together! emoticon

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BLUE42DOWN 1/26/2012 1:10PM


That they're not lasting as long is great progress. Sometimes we have to be willing to gain only a little ground at a time against what seems to be an out-of-control instinctive response.

I don't know if you've ever tried a food journal - not tracking what you eat so much as writing down how you're feeling when you do. Think of something like a small notebook immediately next to the fridge / pantry. Before you take any food, you have to open it and write why you're wanting to eat, what time it is and the emotional mood you're in.

That could give some more insight into what underlies the melt-downs - and if it's not a bad situation, could even snap you from mindless to mindful before you grab the food.

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Can i eat to much seafood?

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

OK so i once again turn to my very wise sparkles.........

I found myself today filling out my log and it dawned on me I eat alot of seafood , like every day! can i eat to much?????

Salmon for dinner, shrimp next day for lunch, then left over salomon for dinner again next day....lol told you lots of seafood.

So what do you think?? emoticon

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JAMIEDKISH 1/11/2012 7:18PM

    lol, your too funny, but thank you I'm just the opposite, i had a steak a few days back and thought i was going to have a heart attache, i hardly ever eat red meat any more .........

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BLUE42DOWN 1/11/2012 7:15PM

    No idea on the health side of things, but you can just say you're eating my portions and I'll eat all your red meat. ^_~

(I really ... REALLY ... do not like seafood. =P )

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