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Wow did I eat that?

Sunday, January 20, 2013



As I sit here poised over my keyboard and feeling just a bit emoticon I have no one to blame but myself. Why did I do it? I mean I had a two pound loss this past week and here I was eating my weight in Little Debbie cakes. So again I have to ask myself why? and of course the ever faithful REALLY?????

Well what is in me is in me and I can only move forward. The only excuse I have is I was bored. And that is a real excuse because at anytime during this weekend I could of gotten off my emoticon and headed outside for a nice long emoticon but nope I ate through the boredom and here I sit litterally feeling sick. So again I have to ask myself.....WHY?????

Well i've been here and done this so many times I should know that I have many "new" days to begin over. But i'm really tired of that crap. I want to just once finish this day and move on to better stronger days ahead. So i'm not going to feel guilty for the way my weekend ended. Nope not this time. I' m going to get out my notebook and make my plan for the next few days and see how that works for me. So never give up on yourself. Just refocus and yes emoticon because we got this.

Michelle. emoticon

  
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BAMAJAM 1/23/2013 12:10PM

  This is a truly great blog! Each day is a new opportunity...
As you say, "just refocus"---- and press onward towards success.
(And avoid those Little Debbie pitfalls) lol Hugs for you!

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CAKAROO 1/21/2013 12:59PM

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 1/21/2013 1:03AM

    Now how many times have I done the same thing???!!!
Keep on going girl, just keep your eyes forward and keep on goin'!!



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-WRKNG2ABTTRME- 1/20/2013 10:13PM

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KENDRACARROLL 1/20/2013 10:05PM

    Boredom - that's my downfall as well.
Next time, take that walk.

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TERESA6262 1/20/2013 8:59PM

    I've been there, done that, 4 days ago, in fact. One step at a time. It's only one day of many. Sometimes you've gotta do it to stay sane!
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SHERYLDS 1/20/2013 7:34PM

    amen to that......

I know people say....when you really want something, just give yourself 1 serving and treat yourself. I can't do that. I have no self control when it comes to certain food and if it comes inside my house, forget it.

Like you said, everyday is a new opportunity to make a fresh start.

p.s. I had a bowl of ice cream just now....your blog tells me to throw the rest in the dumpster.

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KAR815 1/20/2013 6:59PM

    Weve all done it at one point or another? Not to worry your gonna do better tomorrow . Tomorrow is another day... Be happy for what youve done to better yourself so far dont beat yourself up over it. We can do it!!


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WALLAHALLA 1/20/2013 6:58PM

    Spot on!
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Just move forward from here. Success is ahead of you,not behind.

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RFJSJ50 1/20/2013 6:52PM

    I was saying the same thing to myself yesterday as I finished off the Taco Belle drive-thru purchases!
You're right - every day is a new day to strive for success!
Sheila

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KACEYSW 1/20/2013 6:32PM

    What a great blog! Thank you for your motivation!

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TAMMY5707 1/20/2013 6:28PM

    I so identify with this. HANG IN THERE

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Weigh in= YES

Saturday, January 19, 2013



See it, believe it, act on it, achieve it.

This week I did all this. I didn't look back I just kept going forward and i'm emoticon 2 pounds. emoticon If I can do it we can all do it. So don't look at what you haven't done this week, look at all the great things you have done and watch yourself transform.

Michelle. emoticon

  
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IUHRYTR 1/23/2013 11:56PM

    emoticon on the weight loss! -- Lou

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 1/21/2013 1:00AM

    Way to go Michelle!! Woooo!!!

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-WRKNG2ABTTRME- 1/20/2013 10:14PM

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WALLAHALLA 1/19/2013 8:22PM

    great advice

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SHERYLDS 1/19/2013 6:49PM

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that's the kind of new I love to hear
go for it

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FITANDFOCUSED 1/19/2013 2:38PM

    Great Job!!! It's hard work but so worthwhile. emoticon Hope you have another great week. emoticon

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KENDRACARROLL 1/19/2013 11:26AM

    Awesome, Michelle! Congratulations!
Keep looking and moving forward.
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Much better day

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Today was so much better than yesterday work wise. Now i'm still holding strong on track, work wasn't quite so crazy, I brought home roaster chicken, had a small salad, and now i'm just finishing up and then i'm heading to bed to finish a pretty good book. So all in all i'm emoticon

I want to thank you all for your prayers for my daughter. She miscarried this evening. So now is the healing process. that can sometimes be the hardest part. The tears are cleansing at this time for us both and I again want to thank you for your prayers and good thoughts. I think this is why after four years i'm still on spark. The fellowship is awesome here and I love my "coffee clutch" in the mornings.

So as I close for this evening I want to wish you all a blessed evening.

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 1/18/2013 12:46AM

    I'm so sorry Michelle! I'll be keeping you and your daughter in my prayers.

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CAKAROO 1/17/2013 6:18AM

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SHERYLDS 1/16/2013 10:01AM

    very sorry for your loss emoticon

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MIDROAD 1/16/2013 8:36AM

    Sending much love and prayers your way!
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Jeannie

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TERESA6262 1/16/2013 5:35AM

    I am so saddened and am very sorry for your loss.
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KENTUCKYWOMAN 1/16/2013 4:08AM

    emoticon emoticon For you both.

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KENDRACARROLL 1/15/2013 10:07PM

    I'm so sorry.
Sending hugs to both your daughter and you.
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Really?????

Monday, January 14, 2013

emoticon I get to work and a coworker calls in sick, Not just that but we have one out on vacation and another is off. It is Monday and the flu has hit. Yup it was a day that I just have to say REALLY??? We had a fill in Pharmacist as ours is on vacation also, so that puts us back already, then that. And she brings donuts, combos, and candy....again I have to say.....REALLY!!! I had none!!!! emoticon When I got up this morning I knew that I was going to knock this day out of the ball park. Ok, I didn't know that the day would fall apart early on but I rocked it and had NO NOT ONE NATTA donuts, combos, or candy. Me the donut queen didn't even care. I had my breakfast before I left for work and that gave me the push or should I say the resistance I needed to get past it.

Then emoticon My daughter calls and she has her first OB appointment today, she has begun to spot...by the time she got to the doctors she was really in trouble. Yup they believe she will lose it. She should be measuring nine weeks but she is only measureing six weeks, and she goes back wednesday to check her levels and if they are down well....we all know what that means. My heart broke for her. I know that pain and I know the questions and worries. Been through that only alot later in the process. So please pray for her healing. emoticon I'm sure she would appreciate it.

So today was Monday all day long. I got through it and I didn't have a melt down, I didn't head for food to comfort me. I Took care of me and my duties and I didn't fail me today in anyway.

Michelle. emoticon

  
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IUHRYTR 1/23/2013 11:59PM

    On days like that all we can sometimes do is yell, "Give me your best shot!" Then when problems occur, we're expecting them and don't get so overwhelmed or frustrated by them. Hope things work out for your daughter. -- Lou

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 1/18/2013 12:45AM

    Praying for your daughter, Michelle! Let us know how she is doing.
To you I say congratulations for not giving in to the power of the donut Stay strong...I'll be thinking of you and your family.

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TERESA6262 1/15/2013 6:48PM

    I am sending lots of love to you, and sending up many, many prayers for your daughter and yet unmet grandbaby! If you can stand strong though a day like that, you're Wonder Woman!
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SWEETROSIE2 1/15/2013 7:27AM

    My heart goes out to your daughter and my prayers.
I am also so proud of you staying strong on such a tuff day. emoticon

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KEEPITSIMPLE_ 1/15/2013 6:56AM

    Great job on such a challenging day! Way to go!!

My prayers are with your daughter.

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ARW715 1/15/2013 5:29AM

    I am so sorry to hear about your daughter. It is so very rough. Good luck. Good job staying away from the crap!

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KENTUCKYWOMAN 1/15/2013 4:25AM

   
sending prayers up for your daughter. But....I am so darn proud of you Michele. This day would have been the perfect excuse to have dived right in to all those treats. You had a plan, and you stuck with it. WAY TO GO MY FRIEND.

Love,
Joan

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WALLAHALLA 1/14/2013 10:05PM

    So sorry for you and your daughter. Will keep you in my prayers.

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SHERYLDS 1/14/2013 9:31PM

    hang in there my friend
your family is in my thoughts

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KENDRACARROLL 1/14/2013 9:17PM

    Keeping your daughter in my prayers.

Kudos to you - you did awesome today!!!

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TOPCAT93 1/14/2013 9:16PM

    keep up good work

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Another wonderful Walk

Sunday, January 13, 2013


Sport: Walking
Distance: 2.35 mi
Duration: 43 minutes 6 seconds
At: 13.01.13 08:37

Harley (my walking buddy) and I took a differnt route with a hill non the less steep than yesterday's. We didn't go quite three miles today but I can honestly tell ya my calves are screaming this afternoon. I did also put my butt in motion and ran a bit. Wow that was wonderful. Now mind you I have a long way to go before i'm a runner but I did it for about a minute or two. I felt good but my legs where screaming. So still much work to do there.

I have the Runtastic on my phone and it is awesome for keeping track of the walk. Each mile it tells you how far, long, and how many calories burned. I love it.

I envy a friend of mine that hikes on the weekends....but one day I too will be doing something that I enjoy on the weekends also. Right now i'm just glad I could get out and move and I got to let myself "pretend" I was a runner for a brief moment. I borrowed a quote this morning for my journal and it said "Pretend you are already the person you want to become. If you were already the fitter you with a toned, healthy body and at your goal weight, what would be different about your day? What would your meals look like? How would you feel about exercise and what type of exercise would you do?

Take these actions NOW." So today I did just that. You know what??? I felt good today. I didn't fell like I didn't measure up to anyone. Heck I was that anyone today. I feel pretty darn good. I got my groceries, new hand weights, and i'm ready to keep this week going. I will see a change this week on the scales and even if I don't i'm already seeing a change in ME.

Michelle.

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MOUNTAINS2CLIMB 1/14/2013 6:25PM

    Awesome Michelle!! Thanks for giving me a bit of inspiration today!

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WALLAHALLA 1/14/2013 6:08PM

    Kudos for doing something different!

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MIDROAD 1/14/2013 10:13AM

    Michelle it is so inspiring to see you "taking charge" and making the changes you have made this year!

I love the pretend you are the person you want to become, thank you for sharing that!

Jeannie

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CAKAROO 1/14/2013 6:25AM

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KENTUCKYWOMAN 1/14/2013 4:16AM

    Michele, you are totally emoticon

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ARW715 1/13/2013 10:06PM

    This was a very inspirational message. I always love reading your blogs. Thanks for writing!

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SLIMPAM23 1/13/2013 9:08PM

    Good job Michelle!! I went walking on Thursday where Kristi and I go sometimes...Anyway - if I'd stopped at 1.75 miles I would have been fine...but NO - I just HAD to get in two miles. Well - just as I pass the 2 mile mark it started to rain!! At the park there is a creek that runs through the walking trail. Once you cross the bridge you either have to cross the one on the other end or turn back. Anyway - the reason I'm sharing that is because I had to RUN to get out of the rain. And let me tell you....I SUCK at running!!! I made it 2 tenths of a mile and I was DYING!! So you go girl -I'm proud of you!! Glad you have an app you like. I have both map my run and map my walk-----And I really do like them though there is no good reason for me to keep the running one!!!!
Good job my friend and keep up the good work!!
Pam

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IUHRYTR 1/13/2013 8:04PM

    If you ran, you are a runner; many people can't or won't. emoticon -- Lou

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TERESA6262 1/13/2013 7:46PM

    I love it! You're right. You see the change w/o getting on the scale. YOU are the change! Great thinking! I'm getting there! I'm getting there!

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KENDRACARROLL 1/13/2013 6:10PM

    Your friend who hikes on weekends just became your friend who walks on weekends...
But, puppy and I did about 9 miles today.
Glad you're getting out there with your walking buddy too :)

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SHERYLDS 1/13/2013 5:45PM

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Bet you feel like a champion.

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