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what was i thinking- i will never give up

Monday, March 25, 2013

i dont care how many times it takes for me to learn these lessons--

I AM NOT GIVING UP

i am taking my focus off of food. i think on some diet programs, you are thinking of food all the time. what will i eat next, what will i eat tmr, what will my snack be before bed/

well, i have been reading a lot lateley. i am gonna take the focus off of food. spark people has been telling me this for as long as i have been using it. i guess i am a slow learner..

i have been playing arround with c25k. i guess i am not real dedicated tho. i dont have that passion cause there are some weeks that i dont even do it.

well, i am gonna up the ante on my running. that will take my focus off food. of course, i have to eat the proper foods, but i will be eating to help fuel my body for a good run. this is my passion. i did this once before years ago. it felt great.

i rented a running book from library, i joined 4 running spark teams and i am gonna do spark people rookie running program instead of c25k.

i am excited that i have another purpose for eating right.

before i was eating to lose weight. getting aggravated cause the scale would not go down fast enough. now, i am eating and fueling my body for a good run which has a ton of other benefits.

here is to a great start to my running passion






  
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DEBBYFROMMT 3/26/2013 12:35PM

    Great! I did the C25K several times before I was able to go a fair distance. YOU CAN DO IT!

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MONAKIN314 3/26/2013 7:58AM

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BLUEFISH1881 3/26/2013 12:15AM

    Have fun with your running. Maybe you can find a local running group or some friends to run with to make your goals easier.

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CATHYGETSFIT 3/25/2013 4:38PM

    Good luck! emoticon emoticon

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MIRAGE727 3/25/2013 4:09PM

    Be prepared to tweak your nutrition towards your training. And focus on that fueling. It's a good thing. I'm team leader for SP 5K running program so when you're ready feel free to join us. Stay strong.
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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/25/2013 2:14PM

    WOOHOO! Glad to hear you are just changing strategies. Sometimes that is all that's needed to reignite the spark! Good luck on your new running program!

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SLENDERELLA61 3/25/2013 1:26PM

    Running is so cool! Run Happy!! You can do it!!!

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BIGPAWSUP 3/25/2013 1:09PM

    Woo Hoo - you'll be leaving me in the dust in no time!!!

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AMALIA8 3/25/2013 11:38AM

    Glad to hear you're not giving up! I think focusing on something else besides food can be a good thing! I know you can do it! Keep up the awesome work!

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AMBERNICHOLE3 3/25/2013 11:32AM

    You got this!!!

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a reality check

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

saturday i had a huge reality check.

i was tired of not having anything nice to wear. i have 1 pair of jeans that fit me. i just keep waiting for the others to fit me. since i was going to a birthday party, i thought this would be the perfect opportunity to get something.

REALITY CHECK i have graduated to plus sizes.

that was a tough one. i managed to get in a size 14 pants and a 1x shirt. this is embarrassing. i didnt want my husband to know. somehow, he found out. i was really embarrassed by it. he just made a funny face like wow he couldnt believe it.

so now, that is my incentive. i want to buy cute little clothes. not big clothes.

i sucked it up, bought the clothes, but this is only temporary. the next time i shop, it will be smaller sizes



  
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CATHYGETSFIT 3/20/2013 3:56PM

    emoticon You now have the fuel though to turn it into a fire and burn off those calories! Make this your motivation to lose the weight!! emoticon emoticon

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JUSTLLAMA 3/20/2013 2:59AM

    You can do this! I have faith in you!

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BLUEFISH1881 3/20/2013 12:15AM

    Sometimes those reality checks can really get you motivated.

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NEWCHINELO 3/19/2013 12:31PM

    please keep pushing . . . you will get there!

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SWANATOPIA 3/19/2013 12:14PM

    Clothing manufacturers differ in sizes! I learned this the hard way. Try on different clothes from different stores and you will see. Don't let a size bring you down....you are doing so fantastic! Go you!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/19/2013 11:48AM

    I had a similar reality check when I first started my journey. I graduated into Lane Bryant clothes for the first (and last) time. Congrats on sucking it up and getting on with it. I know you can do it!
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BEATLETOT 3/19/2013 9:45AM

    Oh, I'm sorry! That hurts. We'll do it together! I pledged 45 minutes of fitness today on the Daily Pledge. Do you want to join me?

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BIGPAWSUP 3/19/2013 8:53AM

    Yikes! I know you are disappointed but turn that into fuel for your fire. I have an old sweatshirt that I keep as a reminder of where I came from. When I start slacking, some how I always run into it. Then I get "mad" and say No Way.

Turn this into motivation! You can do it.

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can you say awesome

Thursday, March 14, 2013

a really quick blog cause i have to leave in 5 min.

i am so proud pof myself. today, i got up late but didnt want to skip my workout. i figured i wld just be sitting watching tv anyway so i went downstairs and did 30 day shred. my mom visited for a short time and when she left, i thought, i dont want all this adreniline going to waste. so i went back downstairs and did c25k wk 6 day 1.


i am off to a great start today

  
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ONESTRONGSIREN 3/16/2013 10:59PM

    WOOHOO!! =)

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MIRAGE727 3/15/2013 7:43AM

    Outstanding effort! Embracing the lifestyle!
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    Wonderful, keep it up. emoticon
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WESTERNSAGE 3/14/2013 10:06PM

    Great job - keep up the goodd work!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/14/2013 4:45PM

    WOOHOO! Sounds like a great start to your day.

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BIGPAWSUP 3/14/2013 2:29PM

    absolutely awesome!!!

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    emoticon and ((HIGH FIVE))

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TKAYSMILES 3/14/2013 2:10PM

    great job!!!

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    Great for you.

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    awesome


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a great excercise and diet plan

Wednesday, March 13, 2013


Wednesday, March 13, 2013
i started off the day on a positive note.

i did couch to 5 k week 5 day 3. i really didnt think i could do it. a 20 min jog without stopping. i let the music take over and it was great. i am really excited to keep running. i think i found a new passion.

tmr is jillian michael's day. 30 day shred day 2. she has to have her own day. i cannot combine it with c25k. i am not sure i could survive both.

i made a healthy dinner. dashing dish squash chicken parmesan. it is really good.

i swept and mopped all my floors and made dinner for my husband and son. they will know way eat what i make for me.

anyway, i am off to work. lets hope for an easy day. but hey, if it is a hard day, i just consider it more calories burned

  
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BLUEFISH1881 3/14/2013 1:04AM

    Way to go on your 20 minute run.

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DALID414 3/13/2013 11:22PM

    I started off positive too and lets just skip to the end: I napped. emoticon

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/13/2013 5:00PM

    WOOHOO! Congrats on having a great jog/run. Glad you are finding a passion for fitness with running. Sounds like you had a really productive day. I agree Jillian needs her own day.

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NEWCHINELO 3/13/2013 4:57PM

    Way to go,sis!

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    Awesome job! You are doing WONDERFUL!

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    WOW! Inspiring blog!!
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AKATHLEEN54 3/13/2013 1:20PM

    Hi,
I'm looking for more people who have done the C25K training. I am not a runner at all but have been feeling the urge to run and want to try this. Were you ever a runner before? What do you think of the training? I do have a little arthritis in my knees so I'm not sure how they will handle the running. Give me a shout if you have a chance just to let me know what you think of the program overall.

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what can i improve upon and do i need any help or advice

Friday, March 08, 2013

my challenge was to not snack so much at night.

i am actually making great strides in this probelm. someone had suggested to have a string cheese before bed. so right before bed, i have a string cheese and i lay a bag of grapes out. last night, i came in the kitchen several times, and acually snacked on the grapes. and do you know what my husband had the nerve to do? he layed out half bag of girl scout peanut butter cookies. he layed them right by my grapes. was he trying to help or doing it as a joke? i dont know, but it really ticked me off and gave me more determination to not eat them.. i actually wanted to prove a point to him. i did not eat one single cookie

do i need more advice or motivation? i can always use extra motivation and help.

good evening to everyone.

  
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AMYBELLES 3/9/2013 11:51PM

    emoticon on not being eating those cookies your dh laid out! You showed him!!! I like the idea of having string cheese and grapes for an evening snack. I used to have that, too! Thanks for the reminder!

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BIGPAWSUP 3/9/2013 9:25PM

    Terrific!!d You are AWESOME!!!

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SWDESERTLOVER 3/9/2013 10:18AM

    emoticon Good for you on staying away from the cookies. Not sure why men do that, but Tommy will also buy bags and boxes of sweets knowing this is my weakness and then offers it to me. It's so irritating sometimes. You're doing great, so just keep it up!



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LH-CRYSTALSTAIR 3/9/2013 7:49AM

    Good for you! You know that you can resist the temptation of cookies. You are strong! You are getting stronger!!
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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/9/2013 1:38AM

    Loving sabotage. That's what it is sometimes. My husband has done that type of thing to me. He knows I like the cookies so he made them readily accessible. I think it was fear on his part that if I got healthy I'd leave him. Now he's more comfortable and actually helping me stay away from that type of stuff.

Good for you staying away from the cookies! Hooray!

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DALID414 3/9/2013 1:20AM

    The boyfriend does things like that sometimes too, I think they're trying to help make us stronger. emoticon

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JUSTLLAMA 3/9/2013 12:41AM

    Great job - keep it up!

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GEORGI1832 3/8/2013 11:36PM

    Good for you. Evening snacking is and always has been my biggest challenge and I have a husband who will sit with a bowl of ice cream....drives me crazy. I have found that if I plan a cup of tea and a small snack like grapes, a couple of crackers or a piece of cheese it leaves me not feeling deprived and still stays with my program. Keep working, sounds like you are doing great.

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WALLAHALLA 3/8/2013 11:35PM

    great job of snacking on your cheese & grapes...keep it up

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