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i'm succeeding

Sunday, November 29, 2009

emoticonas i sit here i have yet to weigh in this morning. i 'm still having coffee and trying to open my eyes fully. i really have decided that no matter what the scales should say i am succeeding. i'm getting ahead in this battle and i intend to stay there. i divided all my leftovers from thanksgiving, i measured out servings and put them in individual bowls and froze, and i bought a new workout suit. spark says if i have a new outfit to workout in i will want to get out there. i'm givng it a try. i have been slowing down on my walks this fall. when the cold hits i stay inside. but i have no excuse today, i bought gloves, ear wraps, and my suit. i promised my babies we would go and now i have to come through if not for me for them. my dogs love the walk and i have short changed my workout buddies as well as myself. so i'm getting up and getting moving. there is always next weeks weigh in and the next. i have to keep looking forward. we can't go back and i have to live for this moment. this moment says to me get up and get moving. so to my spark friends i say......today is a fresh new day, let;s give it heck. emoticon

  
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CINDYHOUGHTON 11/30/2009 10:16AM

    You have the right attitude. Wow I am proud of you for measuring, weighing and freezing. Now that's thinking ahead for you success!

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PVILLELADY 11/29/2009 8:18AM

    Michelle, you're a winner no matter what the scale says! WoooHoooooooo, you GO, girl!!

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JHADZHIA 11/29/2009 8:06AM

    Nothing like those sad doggy eyes staring at you, wanting to go out, to make you move. You owe it to them and yourself to get moving in any way you can! Enjoy your new clothes!
Well done with your turkey day!
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MYSPARKS7 11/29/2009 7:57AM

    You've got me pumped. emoticon

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GABBIE00 11/29/2009 7:32AM

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PONDERINGS

Saturday, November 28, 2009

HERE I SIT WONDERING IF I WILL BE ABLE TO MAKE A LOSS THIS WEEK. WHAT STARTED OUT WONDERFUL HAS VEERED INTO WORRY STATE. THE HOLIDAY CAME WITH NOT MUCH ADO, I ATE, I MOVED ON. THEN COMES THE DAY AFTER. WITH LEFTOVER PIE, WHICH I ASKED MY DAUGHTER TO CARRY HOME AND SHE DIDN'T, AND THEN DRESSING, GRAVY. I COULD GO ON BUT YOU GET MY DRIFT. WORK ISN'T ANY HELP EITHER, DONUTS, PIZZA. WHAT IS THE DEVIL TRYING TO DO TO ME? WELL HE WON THAT ROUND. I ATE THE DONUT, ONE, I ATE THE SLICE OF PIZZA, ONE. BUT I WANT TO GET MYSELF ON TRACK AGAIN. THIS IS HARDER THAN I THOUGHT. I DO FINE, I FALL DOWN, I PICK MYSELF UP, I MOVE ON. IT IS THE SAME OLE SAME OLE ALL THE TIME. SO I HAVE DECIDED TO LET THIS MOMENT PASS. I WILL MOVE ON. THIS IS A NEW DAY WITH NEW POSSIBILITIES.

I WILL PUT THE PIE IN THE FREEZER. THEY THAT WANT IT WILL HAVE TO NUKE IT. I WILL PUT THE DRESSING AND GRAVY IN SMALL CONTAINERS AND DO THE SAME. I CAN WIN THIS BATTLE. THE WAR IS IN PROGRESS AND I HAVE TO HAVE ALL MY WITS ABOUT ME TO SUCCEED. SO TILL NEXT TIME. I WILL GET THERE FROM HERE. IT MAY TAKE A BIT LONGER THEN I HAD FIRST THOUGHT..........BUT THAT IS LIFE. DEVIL STEP BACK, JESUS IS LEADING MY WAY.....

  
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MISTYBLUE23 11/28/2009 8:48PM

    I am in canada so thanksgiving was in october...but christmas partaking and when your single they bring you food so ...the freezer is a great Idea and if every one can keep you busy with support i know you will make it..you keep going girl keep going for the ones like me that haven't begun their journey really. you make it real and that is half the battle not sugar coating the climb is refreshing for a new person to spark. emoticon

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JLGGLASS 11/28/2009 8:45AM

    you can do it

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THE_JULES1 11/28/2009 8:08AM

    It is hard. Leftovers just staring at you. You can do it. Put them out of your line of sight and everytime you feel like you are going to get some, drink a big glass of water. It helps.

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FERRETLOVER1 11/28/2009 7:53AM

    You have the right attitude - you can do it!

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now, back to work

Friday, November 27, 2009

the holiday is over and i must get back on track. i had a bit of pie, ok maybe a bit more than that, but i'm ready to get back to basics today. one day will not undo all my hard work. i hope all had a wonderful day. now on to the next, christmas. man cookies, candies, wow i have some work todo. god bless. michelle.

  
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POLK-A-DOTS 11/27/2009 8:08AM

    I had pie too! And, yes, you are correct, one day will not un-do all the hard work! BUT, one day can lead to another, and yet to another, etc.....So.......NO MORE PIE! LOL! Have a great Holiday Season!

~Embi

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Thursday, November 26, 2009

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticonHAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL MY SPARK FRIENDS.....MAY YOUR TURKEY BE TENDER, YOUR DRESSING NOT TOO DRY, AND YOUR GRAVY WITH NO LUMPS. TOMORROW IS A NEW DAY, ENJOY THIS ONE.

  
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SASKATIA 11/26/2009 5:15AM

  Happy Thanksgiving to you too!

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Thanksgiving eve:

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

I'm off to a wonderful start for tomorrow. I have gotten most of the baking finished and I found time to take the dogs for a walk and get on the nordic trak after. This is going to be a wonderful day, I won't have it any other way.

I want to wish all a very HAPPY THANKSGIVING, this in case i'm too tied up and than tired to get on this thing.

So till we meet again, keep on sparking, it is what is going to get us to the finish line.

  
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THE_JULES1 11/25/2009 12:40PM

    Happy Thanksgiving to you too!

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FURBALLDTH 11/25/2009 10:35AM

    I haven't started! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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JEANNEROBERTSON 11/25/2009 9:34AM

  WOW! You are doing better than I am. I am lucky to have planned the menu and shopped. Will start cooking after work today.

Hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving!! emoticon emoticon

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