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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Today was a much better day.
On Monday I wrote about how bad and stressed out I felt over the weekend.
I had a bad Friday and things got the best of me.

I was very proud that on Monday I did not turn to sweets chocolate instead I walked on my treadmill. emoticon

Today I got up walked and ate right.
I have my TOPS meeting and I am happy to say I lost .5lbs.
At work I felt good and was energized. I felt better and I am not going to let stress beat me.
I know how to eat and what to eat. I just need to do it.

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MNNSAIDE 12/7/2011 7:49PM

    Glad to hear your spirits up and running!

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DIDMIS 12/7/2011 7:38PM

    Go girl, go.

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FERRETLOVER1 12/7/2011 7:20AM

    Good for you!!! Great job turning to exercise instead of food! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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STORMIWEATHER 12/6/2011 11:20PM

    An important part of becoming healthy and staying in balance is letting go of tension and stress. Exercise is an excellant stress relief. Good for you.

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JASSES 12/6/2011 11:14PM

  Good for you!

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Glad last weekend is over (just venting)

Monday, December 05, 2011

Last weekend was a very hard weekend for me.
At school on Friday we had our Dec. Festival.
Our Asst. Principal was sick at home, the principal had meetings so that left me to get the show going. Needless to say I had 3 classes in the library every period so I could not do much.
I must admit I was stressed. emoticon
Since I could not be in three places at once some things did not get done as quickly as some of the teachers wanted them to get done. I could just not do everything by myself. Really by myself on top of watching my classes. I did not sleep well over the weekend I was so upset at being hung out to dry.
The festival did not have a good turn out again the principal implied that I should have gotten the posters up earlier.
She did not say me but I knew who she meant.
I did not want to go to work this morning I am just tired of the last min. things.

Then on top of the Festival being a bust and not making much money.
My bookfair ended on Friday. Each teacher was given $150 to spend. The teachers were told to get the books and set them aside in bags so I could total up the amounts. Most of the teachers but the books in a bag with their names on the bags.
One teacher said she put her books on the table or on the shelves to be saved she could not remember where she had placed them.
Today the books got load on the truck.
The bookfair was picked up, her books got loaded with the other books.
Again to the office why did I load up the books.
I loaded up all the books.
The teacher did not tell me those books were for her.
She did not label them. How was I to know??????
I have a headache.
I took 1/2 day off. I went to the doctor to get my allergy shots and came home. I did not stop for chocolate. I did not eat ice cream. I took a nap and now I am going to walk on my treadmill.
I am an intelligent person'
I will control my emotions and not let my emotions control me.
Next week will be a better week.


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PAULA2012 12/5/2011 8:49PM

    Awe.. I totally relate! This time of the year is crazy, and with my district going right til the 23rd, I don't think I'll be ready for Christmas, but the good news is that it comes anyway, and I'll be able to celebrate being with my family.
Don't let other's comments get to you, sometimes we read into them too much. I think that it's sad that with education we have to look at ways of fundraising to make ends meet. I live in Alberta, a oil and gas rich province, but still we sell magazines every year to help fund activities not covered in the traditional budget. The days are only so long, and we can only accomplish so much. It is the way it is.
Good for you for avoiding the stress eating. I also love that you're in TOPS. It's totally changed my life and made me reach goals I never thought were possible!
I hope this week goes well for you and that you get to take some comfort in Friday, Saturday, and Sunday!

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DIDMIS 12/5/2011 7:24PM

    Becky I am so sorry for your stressful day when you didn't feel appreciated for what you did do. I am proud of you for not eating emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
They would sure miss you if you were gone.

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MNNSAIDE 12/5/2011 7:13PM

    Hang in there!

Looks like it's time to move on - district?

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LKWQUILTER 12/5/2011 7:12PM

    Sorry you had such a bad day. I do know what you mean--been in that kind of situation too. As long as you know you did the best that you could, try not to let them bother you. They have to blame someone without blaming themselves. You did great not eating everything in sight and doing your exercise. ((HUGS))

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Really I could not walk in the morning

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tues. Day 2 was very hard for me to walk in the morning. I go up early but so did the baby girl

So instead of walking on the treadmill I ran around the house chasing her and trying to catch her for about 15 mins. She also helped me with the stretching.
Tues wrote in the journal and ate within the calories. Yea a good day.
I did go to the weigh in gained 2.5lbs. I am not worried that will be off next week and more.

Wedsday 3
Got up in the morning did my walking.
Drink my water, wrote in the journal and ate in the calories.
Still on track.

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MNNSAIDE 12/1/2011 5:02AM

    Good job! Chasing a toy with a pet is hard work!!!!

Can't crawl between furniture!

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FIREBALL_V 12/1/2011 3:16AM

    Great job tracking your eating and activities! Keep up the great work and it will come off!

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DIDMIS 11/30/2011 10:37PM

    I read this on your post and commented on your unusual exercise there.

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EMMALEIGHB 11/30/2011 9:36PM

    I have a hard time working in the morning too! Good job moving forward today!!!

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Day 1 (again)

Monday, November 28, 2011

OK so again I have fallen down along the journey of weight loss.
I had a gain over Thanksgiving but I am starting over again.
I am going to be focused during Dec.
Day 1
got up and walked on the treadmill 2.5 miles
eat a healthy breakfast, lunch and supper (in my calorie goal)
wrote down everything I ate in my journal.

These are the things that went right.
It was a Monday for me.
My hair straighter broke, I could not find my car keys or my school keys. Late to work.
The rest of the day was not much better. Right now I could go for some chocolate but I am not. I had mole for lunch and I think it satisfied my coco craving. (mole is a mexican dish made with unsweetened chocolate and chicken)
I think Tuesday will be much better
Day 1 again

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DDCLEADER 12/2/2011 6:58AM

You can do it Becky

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YJNANA 12/1/2011 12:57PM

I too had a gain over TG, but as of Wed it was off, woohoo
Vicki has started a December Fitness Thread, or Topic as they call it, come post your Day ONE done :)
It will be fun to see how many days we can Commit to for December.
Go out of 2011 with a Hooooray :)
Yvonne emoticon

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FERRETLOVER1 11/29/2011 7:29AM

    Congratulations on starting over again - that takes real courage! I know you can do this!!

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Thanksgiving Vacation

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Sorry I have not been as active as I used to be.
During the summer time seemed endless.
When school started I was back in the fastlane time flew by.
I was glad to have Thanksgiving Vacation to relax.
My husband and I went to Falcon State Park camping.
The park in about 90 mins from our house.
I spent the week kayaking and trying to fish.
Some may remember that a young couple had some problems with border bandits at Falcon lake. I am happy to say that it was in a town north of the State park. Also we stayed close to the shore on the American side of the lake.
It is very hard to kayak, balance and fish at the same time.
I did not catch any fish but I had lots of fun.
We drove home for Thanksgiving then we went back to the park.
My 2 daughters just wanted to stay home and be with their cousins.
I saw some beautiful birds. Ospery catching fish, roadrunners, and javalines.
I think for Christmas I am going to look for a water proof camera because I would love to show you some of the pictures.
Just being 90 mins away with no tv, no phones and no computers I felt like I was in another world.

So dear friends I need to get back on track. The end of the year is almost here and I am going to lose weight sensibly.

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FERRETLOVER1 11/28/2011 7:00AM

    Welcome back! Take yourself in hand and get going again! You can do it!!

Looking forward to seeing those pictures once you buy a waterproof camera!

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DIDMIS 11/27/2011 11:10PM

    Glad you had a good safe time. Now back to the grind at school.
Take care of you and be careful where you go.

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MNNSAIDE 11/27/2011 10:05PM

    Glad you back as I mentioned earlier!

Glad you safe - gosh not a safe place to be at....

Next Christmas Vacations!!! lol emoticon

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