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Don't panic, don't panic, don't panic!

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

I did the carnal sin and got on the scale again today...NOOOOOO!

Sunday was my check in day. I was at 170. This morning, the scale said 171. Ok. I've been on point with my food and my exercises (just a small bump on Saturday, when I went about 1500 calories for the day), but I'm in the zone.

First, I know that I cannot go by that number right now. I must stop depending on that scale. It has been DEDICATED for just two weeks and am down 4 lbs. I'm not going to count this "faux" pound increase unless I see it on the scale on Sunday. DON'T PANIC!!!

Ok. Just needed to breathe and put things in perspective. Carry on!

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KOSHKALET 3/22/2012 2:09AM

    There are other ways of measuring other than the scale!!!

How do you feel? How many workouts did you do this week?

You've been on track, *reward* yourself for that (mani/pedi, massage, book, magazine, music, what ever makes you happy!) and forget that scale thing for a bit :)

Keep Up The Great Work!

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CARRKM 3/21/2012 2:05PM

  It is SO hard not to look at the scale! But, you will only drive yourself crazy if you watch every little blip. Shake it off, stick to your plan, and weigh in again on Sunday - I'll bet you're down! emoticon

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171 and feeling sparky!

Monday, March 12, 2012

I weighed in this morning after my AM bout on the spin cycle. Very proud of myself for getting out of bed since I really wasn't sleeping anymore.

I had a cup of yogurt for breakfast this morning knowing that I'd be up against a catered lunch during training. But I was good! I choose the chicken wrap (that was suprisingly not obscene in size), and only ate half at lunch. I skipped the chips in the box and the pasta salad. Instead, I did finish the small cup of cantelope. I drank water all day.

Driving out the parking lot, I finished the other half of the wrap. I ate some grapes as a snack when I got home.

For dinner, Tacos! Deboned rotisserie chicken and small old cut up meatballs out the freezer that no one will ever eat, if I don't disguise them in other food.

Saving room for a fruity snack this eve.

I have this urge to do more push ups...Is that wierd?

I know, rambling completely.


Sunday's are tough!

Sunday, March 11, 2012

It's hard to be at home on the weekends with what seems to be an endless pantry. I think I'm through the worst of it, even after too much popcorn.

So I did get up and work out, even though I didn't want to. The new treadmill was delivered, but it doesn't work, so NordicTrack has to come out and fix it. Geez. Instead, I did some spinning to some high energy music on my bike.

I juiced for breakfast, with a breakfast sandwich, and some yogurt. Figured, I'd start out with some bulk, so I wouldn't graze all day. I did have healthy snack, with coconut water, grapes, and seaweed snack, even a little masage with just a few crackers. Dinner? Baked salmon and some pea sprouts for dinner.

Then I wanted to snack like crazy!!!! I had some flavored popcorn that I chowed down on.

I'm just going to move on now and not dwell on it. I think I will have some tea later, if I feel the need to put something in my mouth.


173.8 - Just breathe it in...don't panic

Friday, March 09, 2012

Stepped on the scale this morning and read the results. It's been 2 days since I started watching my calories. Don't panic, just breathe it in. Realize that nothing happens overnight and you're on the right track.

Starting weight: 174
Today's weight: 173.8

It's going to be OK.

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SUCCESSN2014 3/9/2012 2:32PM

    I always tell myself: "A loss is a loss no matter how small" Keep going! :)

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I know what I need to do; it's just hard not to beat myself up

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Everyone around me thinks I'm so healthy and so in shape. Little do they know; I can be the worlds greatest slacker. No I'm not a big girl, but I am carrying at least 20 more pounds than I need to be.

I've done CrossFit (which I love, but the cost is so high in these times), I've done P90X (loved the results), and I like working out. My problem is the food. Food always drives me back to this weight, the mid 170s, and I beat myself up over and over again.

I know how to eat healthy, I just binge. I go off on these tangents that end up in a plate of waffles, and donuts. These binges turn into stretches of no carb diets that make me gain even more when I get through them.

I've been contemplating WW or Nutrisystem, and others, but then I think, "why?". I know how to diet; I know how to exercise. The issue is changing my lifestyle WHILE allowing myself to enjoy the sweets and goodies that I like, but in moderation.

In my early 20s, I lost 24 lbs, the old fashioned way, eating right and moving as often as possible. It was a slow crawl from late August to early December. I keep thinking how do I get back to that? I have to remember.

It was being ok in my skin, while I was losing. The angst of my size now, sends me on tizzies that are counter productive. I need to not remove the things I like, but reserve them for treats, the same way I treat myself to a shopping slurge, only now and again.

Slow and steady wins the race. I don't need to spend a lot of money and no one needs to send me any special foods. In time, the rolls of fat will be gone. In TIME. That is the key.

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JORTAY99 3/7/2012 1:44PM

    You have the right took us a while to get this will take a while to reverse the process. Be patient and forgiving with yourself and you will make more and more correct choices for yourself and your body. Good luck!!

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