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I don't know what happened...

Monday, December 01, 2014

I planned and prepared food for the holidays. I ate within my limits and had limited alcohol. I skipped dessert on Thanksgiving, the day after, and the day after that. Yet, when I weighed in...I was UP to 215.4 lbs.

Oh my goodness...I cannot believe my eyes.

So what do I do now, you ask?

Well, nothing really. I used to spiral out of control and do some pretty crazy things to get the weight back off, but I'm not that girl anymore. As a matter of fact, I didn't have an outward reaction at all this time. I looked at the number. I took a deep breath. I reflected on the things I did, didn't do, and should have done. I accepted it as a challenge.

Today is December 1st. I pushed up my delivery on my exercise equipment and my hubby has gotten everything plugged in and ready to go.

I have decided that I will do the following small things all month and see if it makes a big difference:

1) Increase my water intake...this has always been a challenge, but my solution is simply an eight ounce glass on the sink in the bathroom. The plan is to drink 1 glass of water every time I walk into the bathroom. That includes using the toilet, washing hands, showering, checking hair and make-up, putting linens in the closet, picking up dirty clothes. Whatever the reason for going into the bathroom, I will drink 1 glass of water. I started this 2 days ago and have met my 8 glasses both days.

2) Stay away from the scale...Sunday is the only day I can step on the scale. Honestly, after seeing my last weigh in, I have no desire to see that scale more than once a week.

3) 10/31...Because the weight gain was like a scary Halloween Movie, I decided to that date into a goal. I will do 10 minutes of exercise every day for the entire 31 days of December. Now that I have a gym right at home, I have no excuse.

I will not focus on what I can't do based on my back injury. Instead, I will find things I can do and I will do them.

Watch me knock out this 215.4. I cannot wait to see what I pops up on the scale on 12.31 (which is a Wednesday and the only exception to the Sunday weigh in).

  
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I noticed

Friday, November 21, 2014

It's the week of my cycle and I'm still functioning. Up at 7 and able to work, cook, clean, have family fun, and keep up with the girls' hair.

My jeans fit better too.

  


New blog idea

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Thinking about blogging on a regular basis again.

  


When it comes to exercise...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I'm really good at starting, but I need to improve on sticking with it.

  


I am grateful for...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

I am grateful for the blessing of family. I have a beautiful husband, wonderful children, and sweet grandchildren. These last few weeks I have been more aware of my need to have my family close and the joy I feel when most of them are around.

  
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WIFE49 11/18/2014 11:26AM

    Great blog. Isn't family our most precious gifts?

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