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Getting down to business.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Well I had my celebration weekend and it was fun, but now it's time to refocus and reformulate my plan. So here is my focus this week.

1. Drink 8 cups of water per day. (I am really bad at this and sometimes I think I eat- when I am actually thirsty)

2. No more fast food. ( I slipped and had mc donalds fries on Sunday-felt like crap afterward)

3. No more eating after 7pm. ( just need to stay out of the kitchen)

4. hit the gym atleast 4 days this week ( I need the endorphins- I'm a junkie:)

5. keep more connected to sparkpeople, nutrition log, fitness log, friends(especially friends)

I have kinda slacked off (OK really slacked off) lately. I have only lost .8 lbs this month - which sucks. I just need to get back on the plan. I'm setting a new mini goal of losing 75 lbs by Christmas that's 14.6lbs by then, that's about 1/2 lb. per day.

Begging my sparkfriends to hold me accountable!!!!! I'll post my progress on th 5 goals this week, every night in my status.

  
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LJRW170 11/23/2009 5:19PM

    Awesome! Great plan!

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BLONDEDOG 11/23/2009 2:19PM

    You can do it and I will always have my hand out for you! I did really really bad at the movies....I'll have to blog about it if I ever get a moment....so busy!

YOU ROCK!!!

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JAKEANDNELLIE 11/23/2009 1:14PM

    Your plan sounds great!
The more time I spend at Spark, the better I do... spend more time here and see if it helps.

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MSMAKEOVER 11/23/2009 1:01PM

    Congrats on having a plan...best wishes in reaching all of your goals...you can do it!!!!

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TRIPLE_EMME 11/23/2009 12:50PM

    You have a GREAT plan!

You can ROCK this!

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KEEPGOING87 11/23/2009 12:47PM

    YOU CAN DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

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Had such a great time!!!!

Friday, November 20, 2009

I had a great time last night. The food was great and the we had so much fun, Loved the movie, taking off a day to "recover" then back to the gym and meal plan. Eclipse is only 7 months away and I have 36 lbs. to lose by then to make it an even 100. Loving life today. I'll post pics soon, I left my camera at the restaurant. (that is so me:)

  
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TRIPLE_EMME 11/23/2009 9:53AM

    I'm so glad that you had a GREAT time!!!

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BLONDEDOG 11/20/2009 11:20PM

    IT WAS FREAKIN AWESOME! LOVED IT!

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Getting ready to celebrate!!!!!!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Well, tomorrow is the big day. It is the day that I reward my self for all the hard work I have done to lose 63 lbs. in 6 months. So I will paint my toes, put on some fabulous clothes, eat a great dinner and then watch the movie I have been dying to see for what seems like forever. I hit my goal plus 13 extra pounds off. I feel like a different person!!!! So tomorrow I celebrate, friends, life, love, and proving to myself once and for all that "nothing is impossible" . I hope all my twi-sparkfriends have a blast at the premier tomorrow. I 'll be thinking about all of you. And to all my dorkville teammates tommorow will be a "party in the USA"!!!! I'll post pics. as soon as I can!!!!

  
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ROBEAR31 11/20/2009 3:57PM

    emoticonSO HAPPY FOR YOU!! emoticon emoticon

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CINDEELOU 11/19/2009 2:02PM

    Congratulations. You are awesome. Please take every moment to enjoy this. I am so happy for you.

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LJRW170 11/19/2009 11:37AM

    Great job on meeting your goal! You've done an amazing job!

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TRIPLE_EMME 11/19/2009 9:28AM

    Way to go!!!

Enjoy every minute of your celebration.


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BLONDEDOG 11/18/2009 9:42PM

    Fabulous blog as always! Glad you're rewarding yourself...I'm practically vibrating I'm so excited!!!!!

PARTY IN THE USA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

YOU ROCK!!!

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JJTONIC75 11/18/2009 5:30PM

    I am also going to a Midnight showing tomorrow nite. I am really excited to see it as well. I agree it seems like it took forever to come out.
Have a great time tomorrow nite.

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CARRJW2001 11/18/2009 5:24PM

    GOOD JOB emoticon

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STUPIDLAMB 11/18/2009 5:19PM

    This entire blog was awesome! YOU GO GIRL! emoticon emoticon

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my body.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

today while I was weighing in my 9 year old said "what happened to your stomach ?" I was wearing short tank top and he could see my stretch marks. I'm 5'1" tall and my kids weighed over 9lb.s ( that's what I get for mating with a giant:) so to say the least my stretchmarks are many. I am very self conscious about them. So I told him " being pregnant with you guys really stretched my stomach" . Then I was thinking back to my post a couple days ago where i said " I love my new body" and it really made me think about the fact that you know what, i have alot of stretch marks because my body can do amazing things. My body gave birth to 3 baby's naturally - that is bound to leave a mark. Yeah my stomach has stretchmarks and yes my breasts are a little droopy and my feet are now a size 8 instead of a size 7, but my body has been through alot and I'm starting to see that those stretch marks that I hate so much are like battle scars- proof that my body is strong and can survive a lot. Yes I will never be able to wear a bikini again (Never much of a bikini girl anyway- very conservative upbringing) but I will make an effort to remind my self, when I see those stretch marks that , I earned those stripes. and my body is amazing.

  
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TRIPLE_EMME 11/15/2009 11:51AM

    Good attitude!

Embrace those stretch marks. (I'm trying to do the same.)

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stepping out of my usual style.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

my clothing style is what I like to call romantic casual. simple classics with a hint of romance. So yesterday I went shopping for the premier and started by looking at the usual suspects, lacy tunic tops, buttondowns with a little rouching. But then I walked to the juniors section (I know, the junior section, just the thought made me smile) and I saw this shirt hanging on the rack - not my usual style- a little too rocker chic for me but I thought - what the heck and added it to my pile. When I got to the dessing room , I tried a bunch of stuff on ( which all fit by the way- how cool is that) I almost didn't try it on again( not really my style) but my 4 yr old son said" you forgot to try on that one" SO I put it on and I loved it. Usually I follow the rule "fat neck = v-neck" but my neck looked good , guess I no longer have a fat neck, huh. since the blouse is see through and black I paired it with a red tank top ( with just a hint it lace on the straps- I had to sneak a little me in there:) some awsome low rise dirty washed jeans and the coolest long necklaces with these cool key charms and these adorable shoes. Anywho.... When I got home and tried them on my hubby walked in and said "wow- you look hot ". ( which earned him some major brownie points) and I looked in the mirror and thought - I kinda do.

So there's a little rocker chic inside the casual romantic - who'd have thunk it....

  
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TRIPLE_EMME 11/15/2009 11:22AM

    ROCK ON!!!

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BLONDEDOG 11/14/2009 10:28PM

    This is so great to hear....and once again...disturbing how similar we are...although to be honest I am very rockermantic as I like to call it. :)

YOU ROCK!!!

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RMREEVESOLIS 11/14/2009 3:02PM

    it is great to try something on that isn't your usual. you never know if you will like it or not, and it worked for you! how fun!

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JESSYVIRGINY 11/14/2009 1:29PM

    that is great that you tried something new.you will look hot for the new moon emoticon

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LIQUEURLADY 11/14/2009 10:45AM

    What fun! Enjoy!

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MICHCLEARY 11/14/2009 9:57AM

    How fun is that! You sound like you're doing awesome! Keep up the good work. It's fun to buy new clothes in a smaller size isn't it?

Can't wait to see your post after the movie!

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