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I figured out why I was feeling so negitive last week.....

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

In 2011 when I decided to try and lose weight again...I didn't focus so much on the number on the scale and I didn't have a goal date in anytime I lost I was just excited about the loss and I went from 240 -215 in 4 months or which point I decided to work on maintaining that weight and that is what I have done for the last 2 I'm ready to lose more weight but, instead of just focusing on losing another 25 pounds I'm obsessing on getting to my goal of 129 by the time I go on my 10 year anniversary cruise....and I need to emoticon other wise if I dont get to that number by then instead of being happy with the progress I did make I will be focusing on the number I didn't get to and I will feel depressed and that is from here on out (not saying I wont have my emotional moments) I am focusing on the long term not a certain number by a certain date..... emoticon

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OVERHAULING-ME 1/31/2013 1:09PM

    I have yo-yo'd dieted SO much. Usually motivated by a special occasion. Once that time came and went my weight has ALWAYS gone back up and some. This time around I am not focusing on a specific event because this is for LIFE! Your post made me remember to stay focused on that thought process (so easy to want a specific number by a specific date)

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THINNYMINNY 1/31/2013 6:33AM

    emoticon You got it, HONEYCOMB!

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WONDERGALE 1/30/2013 4:19PM

    emoticon It definitely takes the pressure off.

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AERWIN77 1/30/2013 11:07AM

    Way to change things to a positive outlook. emoticon

I think I am in the same boat. I just started this journey on 1/8, I lost 2 lbs the first and second weeks, but this week I went up 1.6 lbs.

I am so focused on that emoticon that it is going to drive me nuts. One of my goals is to be at 130 by my wedding in May, but I am afraid that if I don't hit that goal then I won't be in a very healthy state of mind on what should be a happy day.

Instead I have decided to shift my focus to feeling better and let that number come to be whatever it will be at that time in my journey to better health.

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JUNEAU2010 1/30/2013 10:41AM

    Way to turn it around! Negative thinking is so toxic to our emotional health!

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Down another .8

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

emoticon 202.8

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WONDERGALE 1/30/2013 11:04AM


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BATCHICK 1/30/2013 10:27AM

    Congrats on the loss!

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It took 6 days .....

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

but I'm down another -.6 (203.6) .... emoticon

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WONDERGALE 1/30/2013 1:21AM

    emoticon It's going to happen!

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2BEHEALTHY2014 1/29/2013 9:21AM

    Keep working it!

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HM_JACKSON 1/29/2013 8:55AM

    Hey that is great! A loss is a HUGE win in my book. Keep us posted on your continued journey with SparkPeople!
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January 20th - 26th

Sunday, January 27, 2013

2006 Starting Weight 260.0
2013 Starting Weight 215.4
January 19th 205.8
Current Weight 204.2
Goal Weight 130.0

10,2913 steps taken (7 days)
73 floors climbed

Days 100% on Track so far for 2013 = 26
(If I've tracked it and made up for any mistakes during the week, I consider that on track)

Cals In vs Out

Total Burned
19700 cals

Total Eaten

-7803 cals

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FRUITYFUL 1/27/2013 8:55PM

    Yay, you lost 1.6 lbs! Good job! You're getting closer and closer to Onederland!!!!

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WONDERGALE 1/27/2013 5:35PM

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I'm not beating myself up over it

Thursday, January 24, 2013

So I ate WAY over my calories today but, I am not going to let it get to me ...why you ask because I already did it! And because that is the first time I have ever over ate and kept track of everything I ate and tracked it sooooo....I'm actually proud of myself .....Yesterday (according to my fitbit) I ate 700 under my calories and today I ate 1100 over so all I have to do is take 400 out of tomorrow right ...and on Fridays my fitbit always tells me that I have earned over 2000 calories ... so my plan is to stay around 1500 tomorrow and then I will be good...simple math right? (we will see how my scale feels about that on Saturday) emoticon

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WONDERGALE 1/25/2013 12:41AM


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FRUITYFUL 1/24/2013 11:23PM

    It is just simple math. If it all comes out at the end of the week, then you'll be good. And good job tracking it all. I know from experience that's not easy to do when you get off course. Even those numbers out and you'll be just fine...regardless of what your scale says!

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JESSIHOVER2 1/24/2013 10:08PM

    It's hard not to beat yourself up sometimes, but you are right. You already did it, what is beating yourself up going to help? In all reality all is does is make you feel worse. Either way good job for tracking it and owning it. Oh and be careful ice skating tomorrow. emoticon

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MRSHONEYCOMB 1/24/2013 9:48PM

    My calories are logged at 1432 for all I have to do it stick to it! emoticon

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