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Jillian and me

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Well Jillian came back to our community and it was a better response from the people. The family that Jillian was coaching did really well, and of the 5 of them 4 lost 30 pounds each, now mind you that was in 6 weeks. I am very proud of them and if they can lose the weight and stick to a program then I can too.
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As for I know I've lost 15 total pounds since March 22, so I know I can achieve something if I put my mind and body to it. I thank you all for your support, comments and cheers ya'll are super fabulous Sparkfriends.
Be blessed emoticon

  
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DJS-DEBBIE 6/27/2010 12:26PM

    Great picture!

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CARLY341 6/26/2010 7:14PM

    Oh I am so happy for you after such loss you deserve all the happiness in the world and these opportunities are just the ticket!

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RUN2MYDREAMS 6/26/2010 1:42PM

    I'm so glad you were able to see her a 2nd time! You can do absolutely anything you set your mind to Joe Anne! emoticon

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WINTER20101 6/25/2010 7:45PM

    Congratulations on the wt loss!! I am so jealous .. i wish i could meet Jullian.....she is awesome.....keep up the hard work you are doing....great job..

Linda

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CINDYMCD1 6/24/2010 10:57PM

    I am glad you got to meet Jillian! That's exciting! Congrats on your weight loss!

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HHILDE99 6/24/2010 11:09AM

    Keep up the good work you CAN do it! That is so cool that you got to meet Jillian!

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LOOZINITNOW 6/24/2010 10:23AM

    Congrats on the weight loss and the opportunity to meet Jillian!

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FIGHT2SURVIVE 6/24/2010 3:38AM

    What a great picture. I would blow it up and hang it from my refrigerator. Then I wouldn't be as tempted to open it to eat more.
Erin

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GODLYMOM_5 6/24/2010 12:41AM

    You can do it! Keep up the great work!

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XTINAXGX 6/24/2010 12:27AM

    congrats girly. thats so neat you met Jillian! emoticon

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KAJUNMOMX2 6/23/2010 11:56PM

    That is awesome!

Keep up the good work! emoticon

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WANNABTHIN53 6/23/2010 11:56PM

    YAY you! keep up the great work.

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20 down. . . . .

Monday, June 21, 2010

I finally did it and have lost 20 pounds. My next goal is to lose another 10 before August.
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Although I changed my calorie intake goal, I have yet to be under it, so it's gonna be a little slow but I will reach it. For now I am sticking with the water especially that I have a water cooler from Sparkletts water. I detest my tap water and had constant stomach problems with it. So here I go to finish my 8+ cups for today.
Be blessed sparkfriends, and I'll see you lighter emoticon

  
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RUN2MYDREAMS 6/26/2010 1:41PM

    That's fantastic! I'm so proud of you! You can do this emoticon

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CINDYMCD1 6/21/2010 11:29PM

    Great job! Awesome!

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THREEE 6/21/2010 11:23PM

    E X C E L L E N T ! ! ! emoticon

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GETFIT2LIVE 6/21/2010 6:51PM

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That is a terrific accomplishment--congratulations!!

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So close. . . .

Thursday, June 10, 2010

I weighed today just to see where I am and my scale said 320. It feels so good to see a zero but to see a one in there would be really great. I haven't seen 31? in a long time. I hope this stays or minuses one by Monday.
Ok well I off to get in my 1.5 mile in for today, you all have fabulous Thursday and I'll see you lighter emoticon

  
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THREEE 6/21/2010 4:39PM

    I'LL SEE YOU LIGHTER---that's GREAT...i'm going to start using that...i've told people "weigh" to go, but this is a cute signature sign-off..it makes me smile--and what a great attitude to share emoticon

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RUN2MYDREAMS 6/12/2010 11:37PM

    You CAN do this! Hope you enjoyed your walk & have a great weekend!

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DJS-DEBBIE 6/12/2010 10:56AM

    You are going to do it!

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SNAZZYPS 6/11/2010 12:52AM

    emoticonYou will be there in no time emoticon

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YESITSDEB 6/10/2010 12:09PM

    You're doing great. You'll get there before you know. Keep staying strong. emoticon

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DEEGEE2 6/10/2010 11:32AM

    go girl - keep working and it will happen!

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Breaking even

Monday, June 07, 2010

Well, no movement on the scale for me this week. I knew it was going to be like this I lost track of my food and didn't journal or at least not the whole week. Also It is so hot and humid that I just retain water.
I am going to step up on the exercising by doing more days. I will walk the 1.5 miles on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursdays and then do 20 minutes or a mile of the other 3 days and taking Saturdays as my day off.
Thats it for updates, have a blessed week Sparkfriends

  
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THREEE 6/21/2010 4:33PM

    here on SPARK there was an article that told us that when we are exercising, we can perspire (as women we 'glow', i know) as much as 2 cups/ hour...
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so we need to replenish that within the hour after exercising to not go into dehydration...
i am suggesting 6 cups a day MIGHT be why you retain water--your body holds onto it if it feels like it is not getting ample to survive...in the summer they suggest the recommended 8 cups/day should be increased to 10-12 cups...and there are many camps that suggest for every 10 pounds overweight that we are, we should add a cup of water to our minimum 8 cups...most articles regarding water intake make a point of saying that MOST of us are in a state of partial dehydration...
give it a shot...i suggest try a week of being absolutely sure to get 10 cups in a day and see if that makes a difference--FOR ME...water is about the only liquid i take in...sometimes i'll have a green tea or an iced tea if i get a little hungry (or antsy for food) and it's not really time to eat or ACTUAL hunger, just craving...and a flavored water helps curb that...
i wish you the very best...keep at it(i'm cheering me on while i'm telling you"keep at it") emoticon

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DJS-DEBBIE 6/7/2010 7:29PM

    Sounds like a good plan. I love the profile pic!

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TEDYBEAR2838 6/7/2010 7:01PM

    It sure sounds like a do-able plan. Here for you along this beautiful journey to
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CINDYMCD1 6/7/2010 5:19PM

    Yes, some weeks are like that. Hang in there and keep pushing forward!

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LOOZINITNOW 6/7/2010 4:58PM

    There will be weeks like this. Just keep on swimming!

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RUN2MYDREAMS 6/7/2010 4:46PM

    YOU CAN DO IT JOANNE! One baby step at a time! LOVE your new background pic! emoticon

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Jumping into June :)

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

For June I will:
1. Write in my prayer journal daily
2. Exercise 15+minutes 3X per week
3. Eat 2 fruit and Veggies per day
4. Do my FP4H Bible study
5. Drink min 6 cups water
6. Read GODs word daily (1 yr Bible)

  
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THREEE 6/21/2010 4:10PM

    i am so glad to see you blogging,,,i have considered you one of my pals since biggest loser team...i've certainly been lax for awhile--
BUT i AM back to establishing healthier habits...and i'm trying to not expect things to happen overnite -- THIS is the time that i finish what i start emoticon

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TEDYBEAR2838 6/1/2010 6:25PM

    Worthy Goals!~

YOUR ROCK & emoticon

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RUN2MYDREAMS 6/1/2010 3:57PM

    emoticon Great goals for the month!

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AUNTRACHEL 6/1/2010 3:56PM

    Sounds like some great goals.

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MOMFAN 6/1/2010 3:51PM

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