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Fat and Fatter!

Friday, March 30, 2012

Yesterday I was still in my funk, although I was working on coming out of it. Eating healthy was NOT on the agenda. Since that was the case I had dh pick up hot cocoa and donuts at the store when he went to get fried chicken, jojo's, rolls and potato salad for dinner.

I have to admit, the yummy greasiness of the crispy chicken skin was DELICIOUS! Bad, I know, but oh so good!

My two youngest had been tucked in bed and the next four were all out busy with friends and activities. When my dh went to pick up one of the kiddos I decided to sit down with a mug of hot cocoa and a donut and watch something on TV. As I flipped through the guide the words...Fat and Fatter caught my eye.

I didn't turn it on from the beginning so I'm not completely sure what the set up was but this is what I gathered:

There were two 20-something girls from the UK who came to Mississippi to live with some morbidly obese sisters whom, I think, all had diabetes.. During their week stay they watched their lives. Saw the $6 all-you-can-eat buffet they regularly visited and the plates and plates of food they ate. These sisters had diabetes. All the women on the show looked similar so I'm not sure if everyone they visited were one of the sisters or not but...

One of the UK girls massaged a lady's feet. Since she has diabetes her feet go numb and she needs to get circulation going.

They visited another lady at a clinic where she goes 3 days a week for four hours a time to have her blood cleansed.

The sisters took them to a cemetery where several of their loved ones were buried all dying from complications of diabetes. One of which had nasty gangrene in her leg. The sisters admitted that seeing their aunt in the coffin made them want to change their lives but after a little time passed they forgot all about and continued with their unhealthy lifestyle.

Struggling with their own weight (they both probably had around 100lbs to lose) this adventure had an impact on the two UK girls. The last minute of the show caught up with them about two months after returning home. One girl, they said, did not test positive for diabetes and had not lost any weight. Although the girl, herself, thought she'd lost a tiny bit. When they mentioned she hadn't tested positive for diabetes it made me wonder if she thought, "Oh, all I saw does not pertain to me since I'm not diabetic"

The second girl picked up running as soon as she got home. They said she'd lost 16lbs in those first two months home.

As I watched this show it impacted me! Me, who was in a funk and eating JUNK. As I watched it I was NOT able to finish my donut, it physically made me ill. I only consumed 1/3 of it. This is a HUGE change for me. In years past the old me would sit and watch The Biggest Loser every Tuesday with junk food!

What's scary is that my dh has diabetes. He's not doing anything to change it. His doctor has lectured him, I have pleaded, several of our kids have cried and begged him to eat healthier. I'm not sure why he hasn't wanted to get healthier. On Monday, as we drove to Taco Bell, I was opening up the mail. I mistakenly opened what I thought was a bill but it was results from my husband's latest doctor's appt. All his diabetes numbers were out of whack along with his fats and cholesterol. What will be his turning point? How low does he have to go before he decides to make the change? Hopefully not as far as I saw on the show Fat and Fatter.

As for me, that show helped snap me out of my funk. A reminder of why THIS time is going to be the time I DO get healthy. I even called to schedule an appointment with my doctor. Haven't been in almost 3 years.

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Krista

  
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URMYLF 4/4/2012 7:43PM

    Your comments about your DH could have been written my me. Though my DH isn't diabetic (test results always come back fine), he is borderline borderline, and I can see how quickly it will get worse if he doesn't do something soon. His mom is on insulin, and his dad takes pills. You'd think he'd make some changes, but you can't force someone to wake up. Thing is, I don't want to live with someone like that (it impacts the family as much as the person), so I hope he makes changes before it's too late!



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35ANGELS 4/3/2012 12:55PM

    Great blog! I do all the cooking and shopping, so dh has no choice but to eat what I cook. lol I started using SavingDinner.com's meal planner. I't only $7/month and comes with a shopping list. Check it out. All meals are healthy.

Good on you for putting that donut down. Wish I had that willpower when dh brought a dozen Tim Hortons donuts home the other day. sigh*

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FORTHEBETTERME 4/1/2012 9:25PM

    Congrats on making the doctor appointment! Diabetes is something that seems to be preventable more often than not...I know that fear of developing diabetes certainly keeps me going!

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KARENDEE4 3/31/2012 5:16PM

    So glad that show helped you! I saw a comercial for it but forgot to record. I will go search for it now!

I hope hubby decides to change. I am in the same boat at my house!

For me seeing my numbers at the doctor and her talking to me helped a lot! I also got to see them get better too.


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JMRUDY24 3/31/2012 11:40AM

    Great blog Krista! Thanks for sharing. Perhaps your continued success will help your husband make the shift.
I went to the doc for a physical recently after not going for 4 years. A mixed bag with my numbers but i know if i don't release the weight and keep exercising diabetes can be on my horizon. There is power in knowing your numbers and moving out of fear and taking control. I had a rough eating week too but back on track today. Have great weekend! emoticon

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HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE 3/31/2012 8:03AM

    Im sorry to hear about hubby... I'm glad you've decided to change YOUR lief. Hopefully, he will see how well you[re doing and he will decide he needs to make some changes. *HUGS

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JCDUBEA63 3/31/2012 12:04AM

    Krista u are gonna do this!! Its not easy but nothing is easy that is worth fighting for!! We are fighting for our Lives!! I know u want ur husband to eat healthier but until he is ready he won't make the change! Its a mindsrt and u have to want to do it for urself!! My son was the same way and look at him now!! He passed me up and is eating veggies I never thought he would eat!! Keep on praying for ur husband there is power in prayer get ur children to pray too!! It will happen!!Keep on pushing!!

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SHOES17 3/30/2012 10:55PM

    My husband weighs 114 in clothes Soaking wet... He eats things that I don't even need to see. Just looking at them and I start popping buttons. I have just had to decide what I can and cant do. There are days I am good and days I am bad. Wait that is wrong... Some days I have good behaviors and some days bad behaviors. Hang in there ...do what is best for you and the world will follow! emoticon

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JRZG8R 3/30/2012 9:37PM

    you can change and do this. Everyone else can only change themselves. good for you on making the efforts. DH will change in is time.

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NOTABOUTHEFACE 3/30/2012 8:11PM

    Never heard of it but might see if I can find it since my aunt has diabetes was doing well and has gotten off track. I'm glad it helped you and as we all know, you can't force someone if they're not ready. All you can do is lead by example and not make it easy for him to have access to crap in the house. I hope his results are the kick in the butt he needs.

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SYZYGY922 3/30/2012 7:57PM

    I watched some of this show (this episode, actually) while I was on the elliptical at the gym. I had to change the channel because looking at the food turned my stomach! I stopped watching during the foot massaging scene. My mom died from diabetes and had to do dialysis and all of that, so I'm extremely paranoid about it. That show made me SO uncomfortable! I'm glad you snapped out of your funk!

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MSKIZ69 3/30/2012 7:32PM

    Extreme kudos for making those choices, especially seeing your doctor--wishing you blessings on your journey!! emoticon emoticon

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LTMURPHY7 3/30/2012 7:32PM

 

Keep trying

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FITMARY 3/30/2012 7:25PM

    You have been working really hard on getting healthier and so the show came just at the right time. Congratulations on throwing the rest of that doughnut away!!! I once threw a half-eaten box of my favorite candy away so I know how good (and unusual!) that is! Unfortunately, you can't change your dh. He has to want it himself. But you CAN continue to offer a great example. It will get through to him eventually. And the more you do to cook healthy foods and show how hard you're working on the exercise, the better! Hang in there!!!
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Faking It Until I MAKE IT!

Thursday, March 29, 2012

UGH, I hate feeling the way I'm feeling! In the past decade I can point exactly to what threw me off track of my healthy journeys. There are two things. 1. A vacation OR 2. A non-structured time for my kids (summer break)

This time around it's been both! Our whirlwind trip to Boise AND then boom, Spring Break! The two combined has thrown be in a downward spin out of control.

I've acknowledged this struggle and have received a lot of support to get over it.

Mentally I have no desire to break the downward spiral but in my soul I want it, want it badly! I decided I need to fake it until my mind,soul and body are inline with the same desire.

Today was baby steps, somewhat. I woke up at 6:30 and did an hour on the treadmill. 6:30 isn't super early for me. Typically to get my workouts in before my day begins I have to wake up at 4:30. With my kids' crazy spring break schedule that is NOT happening. The next thing I focused on was water. When I'm not trying to be healthy I can go days, even weeks without even one oz of water. I didn't get my normal 9 or 10 cups in but I did get 5. That's 5 more since Sunday.

My eating has been completely off. I told myself I wasn't going to stress about it. Today was just workout and water. Tomorrow I'll focus on workout, water and getting 5 fruits and veggies in!

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Krista

  
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URMYLF 4/4/2012 7:45PM

    Being out of a routine is so hard! I have to keep myself busy with morning activities with my kids, friends, or errands, or I won't get out of bed until I have to on days I don't work. Eating well can be a routine, too. I'm glad you're IN a routine and are noticing when you're not. Step one!! :)

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BLONDEMUSE1970 3/30/2012 8:42PM

    I can think of a few things that always throw me off track too - I am trying to figure out what to do in order to stay strong instead of faltering this time. Thanks for posting this - and just keep taking those baby steps!

Sherry

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MISSG180 3/30/2012 6:47PM

    Keeping on the road when you don't feel like it is exactly what is needed to make this really work. We can't only do it when we're in the mood. You are inspiring me!

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NANCYSINATRA 3/30/2012 11:13AM

    Krista, you inspire me. Even when you're not feeling it, you still get on the treadmill? Really. That's when I take a day off, that usually turns into two or three until I finally realize this is not helping me. All I can say is look back on how far you've come. Think how much more you can do now. You are inspiring others,even in your "downward spiral"! Thank you for sharing your struggles. I KNOW you will get through this and be stronger for it.

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CHOOSE2BELIEVE 3/30/2012 10:06AM

    Thank you for posting this! There are so many times that we all feel like this! So know your not alone!! YOU CAN DO THIS! BUT....it all has to be done in baby steps! We can't get up one day and say NO MORE CANDY, COOKIES, FRIED FOODS or JUNK! We can't say NO MORE SODA's OR SWEET TEA...each day stride to do better then yesterday and before you know it your gonna be back on track! My kids have their spring break next week and yes my life is gonna be CRAZY! But, I have a plan to still go to Curves and get in some walks and out side time with the kids. Don't beat yourself up over a crazy out of control life...your doing this, every step you take towards YOU is special and worth ever lesson learned! Keep up the GREAT work, I know you can do it!!

HUGS!!

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THE_NEW_MELISSA 3/30/2012 9:35AM

    I'm so proud of you for blogging about this and coming to terms with it. You know yourself, you know your patterns and you're trying to change them. Big huge kudos to you! Great plan, remember we're all in this together.

*hugs*

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FITFORMYFAMILY 3/30/2012 9:32AM

    It's wonderful that you are not allowing yourself to cave completely. An hour on the treadmill sounds like quite a bit of determination to me! You can do this!!

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KARENDEE4 3/30/2012 8:53AM

    Good for you! You can do it

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FITMARY 3/30/2012 7:50AM

    You are doing it!!! I agree with everyone else: an hour on the treadmill during spring break is a pretty darn good fake!!! Keep those fruits and vegetables coming---that always helps me get back to eating better!
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FLAMINGOMAMA66 3/30/2012 7:11AM

    I wish I could fake it well enough to do an hour on the treadmill! Keep faking it! I am thrilled when I finish 3 minutes on the recumbent!! You are such a motivation - though I am sure you aren't feeling it right now! emoticon

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FORBANDE 3/30/2012 6:47AM

    I have to laugh because I posted a similar blog awhile ago with just about the same title. I pretty much said the same thing - I ate a good dinner and exercised instead of laying on the couch and having pizza. I wanted to do the latter but decided I'd fake being a healthy person until I became one.

One of my great friends (JEN_BACK2BASICS) left me a comment that changed my thinking. She said something like when she pictures someone faking it, they are dressed in their exercise clothes sitting around. And then when someone comes by, they pop-up and start stretching and say something like "Whew. That was a tough few miles". I am paraphrasing but I think I explained well enough.

So, you are not faking it. You are making it!!! Whether it feels like it or not, you are getting up and doing it. I have to agree with my Spark Friend, you've MADE it girlie!

Keep it up! Consider this a practice run for the summer break. You are doing GREAT!!



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BLUE42DOWN 3/30/2012 4:19AM

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Baby steps indeed. That's a great way to fake it for now.

It might also be worth making a mental (or written) note to yourself to think about ways you could improve future vacations or school breaks - ways to make the healthy habits more workable under less predictable schedules and situations. They'll be a part of your life (and thus your lifestyle) at least until the kids are all grown for the breaks - and as long as you take vacations - so long-term your healthy lifestyle needs to include plans for them.

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First Time in a Swimsuit This Year!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

It's a good thing I committed to my kids and my daycare mom that I was taking the kids to the pool today or else I WOULDN'T have done it!!!

I dug out my swimsuit, shaved off the winter growth from my legs and DID IT!

We had a great time!

The pool has various depths and activities. I kept the three youngest (4,3,1) in the one foot area with slides, dumping buckets and other fun things. I got my workout in! The one year old didn't want to walk in the water so I ended up carrying him most of the time for the first hour. His sister, the 3yo, was all OVER the place! I felt like I spent most of my time chasing her down.

Normally when I go to a pool I can hurry from the changing room and get into the pool where I can hide my largeness and fat. Well at this pool it was all out for everyone to see. Standing in one foot of water doesn't hide much. But I didn't allow myself to dwell on it. I told myself I was there to have fun and I deserved to be there and have fun as much as the skinny bikini clad moms did.

I'm hoping that taking that step will help me come out of my funk. I can feel the desire to make a full comeback cracking open. I think it's still something I'll have to force open with my actions. I think right now the action will have to come before the desire!

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FITFORMYFAMILY 3/29/2012 11:37PM

    Good for you! I think your attitude is going to help you tremendously on this journey! emoticon

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JCDUBEA63 3/29/2012 10:34PM

    Krista Keep pushing forward!! U are worth it!! emoticon emoticon

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LOOZINITNOW 3/29/2012 5:57PM

    Good for you! I have not yet broken past that barrier. emoticon

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FORBANDE 3/29/2012 12:37PM

    This is a wonderful accomplishment!!! How many times have you avoided the pool because you don't like what you look like in a suit?? YAY for you!!

You are coming out of your funk. Even if it doesn't feel like it. Posting, reading, swimming - all look like sure signs to me!

*high five* and *really big hug*

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SIMPLE_IS_BEST 3/29/2012 12:01PM

    Good for you! I used to love swimming when I was younger. But now I'm too embarrassed. Maybe I just need to get over it and go back to doing something that I enjoy regardless of how I look doing it. I'm glad you had a good time. :-)

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MARATHON_MOM 3/29/2012 10:08AM

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SCOUTMOM715 3/29/2012 9:42AM

    emoticon emoticonon having a great time with the kids! You have the right attitude! You are doing awesome : )

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THE_NEW_MELISSA 3/29/2012 9:35AM

    So proud of you for doing it! No need to wait to start living. I feel the same way when I take my kids to the pool. By the time we leave I'm usually over it and more comfortable in my skin. Rock On Swimmin Sista!

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MISSG180 3/29/2012 9:14AM

    Good for you, getting out there and having fun!

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KARENDEE4 3/29/2012 9:04AM

    Awesome!!!

Good for you having fun. We all need to be like this! Who cares what others think right?

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KOBER9999 3/29/2012 7:15AM

    That was a great step forward.
Woo Hoo for you! You deserve that!
You just keep tell yourself that...
YOU CAN DO IT!
GRRRRR! :)

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HELENTORTOISE 3/29/2012 6:12AM

    Well done Krista! Putting other people first, too, especially little children, is a great feeling. I'm glad you had fun at the pool.

As Pam says, keep going and you will keep moving forward and we are all here to cheer you on! emoticon emoticon

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BLUE42DOWN 3/29/2012 1:25AM

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That took courage. Well done!

Not to mention, so often we close doors of opportunity to ourselves because of where we are weight-wise, and then wonder how our life becomes so limited. Better to go around opening a few of those doors now than wait.

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FLUTTER-BY)L( 3/29/2012 12:01AM

    It shows faith to do the thing before you have testimony. I think that applies here as well. It is brave of you to do it. I have done it before and I know it is not easy. But, you are doing it anyway. If you are going to imagine what people are thinking imagine good things. Keep moving forward you are doing awesome. emoticon

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Out of Control!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Don't really know what to call this post. But I know I need to post something. I want my blogs to be an accurate accounting of my journey. Right now I'm completely off track!

Did so well on my drive to Boise! Ate healthy the whole drive. Got in around 8pm and still stayed focused. Got up early and walked the neighborhood. For some reason I felt like I was going to faint. Almost called my sister-in-law to let her know which direction I went in case I didn't come home. Made it back to their house without fainting and had a yummy oatmeal with peaches.

We hurried off to the first of 3 bball games that day. I was still feeling shaky and light headed. Still not sure why. I ate almonds, then had a greek yogurt, and drank lots of water! Still feeling shaky I found some left over movie candy in my purse. Ate it. After the second game we headed back to my brother's for some YUMMY pulled pork. He worked on it for over 16 hours. I had pulled pork and veggies! Then left of the third game of the day.

When we got home everyone bought pizza and Krispy Kreme donuts. I caved. I had 1 donut and three slices of pizza.

The next day my girls and I loaded up and headed home (there were still two more games but I can't drive for hours if I get started in the evening and have to drive in the dark. My intentions were to eat healthy on the drive but this time around I didn't. I felt anxious, bored and know that my eating was due to those emotions.

Monday morning I had all my kids home for Spring break and daycare kids here. I didn't wake up early since I was exhausted from the drive home. I never did get any workouts in yesterday and ATE all the wrong stuff. Today, I've done the same. I feel like I really could care less but that's not accurate. I do care. I don't want to slip completely off like I have so many other times. But for some reason I stuffing food in until I feel almost sick. Candy, chicken nuggets, snickerdoodle cookies, lots of Milk, pancake and eggs....and some strawberries and grapes.

I'm feeling emotionally and mentally drained! I need to snap out of it! Maybe my trip, right before spring break, was TOO MUCH of a whirlwind trip, throwing me TOO off balance. It's only day two of spring break and I want to pull my hair out, climb into a hole and come out when it's all over!

It's 6:20. Haven't made dinner yet but I have several kids asking "What's for dinner?" ARGH, I don't know!!!!!!!

Tomorrow I promised the kids I'd take them to a fun indoor pool place. Taking a 13, 12, 8, 4, 3 and 1 year old is going to take work. I want to let my 13 and 12 yo be in charge of the little kids so I don't have to put a bathing suit on. SIGH, I know that won't really work or be fair.

Okay, some how I need to snap out of this. I missed a weigh-in for two of my groups (Sunday and Monday) and my BL challenge weigh-in is tomorrow. I know there will be a HUGE gain. I've got to brush it off and start everything fresh tomorrow. I know with the crazy spring break schedule I won't be able to wake up at my normal early workout time. I'll have to find little 15 minute segments.

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P.S. My son's team WON the bball tournament. One player on the team fell hard onto the court, when he picked his head up he was covered in blood. Split his forhead open and got a concussion. Didn't play the third game but, surprisingly, he did play the last two games the next day. His dream college is Boise State University. The coach happened to be at the tournament and this kid played phenomenal even injured and dazed! How fun for him!

  
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FITFORMYFAMILY 3/29/2012 4:53PM

    I know I'm a few days behind, but I still feel the need to let you know my first reaction ~ You were exhausted and it's really tough to make good decisions when you're exhausted... especially when you're out of your normal routine and having all kinds of temptations thrown at you. Even if the scale is up for a few weigh-ins, please, please don't let it get you down. You've established some really good patterns and once you are able to catch up on rest a little bit, you'll be able to turn things back around.

I hope the rest of the week has gotten better!

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THE_NEW_MELISSA 3/28/2012 12:12PM

    Just a little glitch in the matrix. Starting now...I've chained your butt to the fitness wagon and I'm going to drag you until you decide to get up and walk :) Tomorrow morning, no excuses. You and me...i need you to give at least 30 minutes before the day starts. It's YOU time. Your time to find you, to define you, to complete you. Thank me later :)

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NANCYSINATRA 3/28/2012 10:21AM

    You can do this Krista. Right now you are just going through some of that self sabotage we all go through at one time or another. Look at the last few weeks. You just did a 5K!!! Woo Hoo!! And if I'm not mistaken, weren't you the biggest loser on your team last week??? (I'm purple team) Your weight loss has been phenomenal!!! Your journey inspiring!!! This is just a hiccup. Forgive yourself for being human and letting life get in the way, and then get back with the program. You CAN do this!!

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DEBLYNN323 3/28/2012 8:58AM

    emoticon...you are more powerful than you think. Shake it off and get back on track! And don't let that silly 'ole scale get the best of you!

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KARENDEE4 3/28/2012 8:02AM

    This happens to all of us. It is great you looked at the reasons why you ate.

Forget it and move on!! Count it as a calorie reset and finish the week strong.

The scale may surprise you.


YOU CAN DO IT!

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MISSG180 3/28/2012 7:47AM

    Life occasionally crashes down on us in a way that throws us out of control. It happens. The trick is to right yourself and move forward. Beating yourself up over what happened isn't going to help. You had two bad days. But you have hundreds more ahead of you, and in another month those two bad days will barely be a memory, as long of you don't let them turn into more.

You are strong, and you inspire me. You have what it takes to get recentered and move forward. I have faith in you.

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BLUE42DOWN 3/28/2012 2:30AM

    When I'm feeling out of control, I usually try to find one little thing right now that I can control. Could be as simple as pouring an 8 ounce glass of water and drinking it. Bang! I've done something good for myself. Now what else can I do?

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SUSUSUZZZIE 3/28/2012 12:04AM

    Sounds like you are having a great time. Being out of the normal routine is very hard for me too. And I swear it is so hard to stop once I start eating things I'd normally pass.

Have a wonderful day tomorrow and good luck getting back on track or as close as possible until you get back to your regular routine!
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FLUTTER-BY)L( 3/27/2012 11:57PM

    Krista, Hugs, look at what is manageable? What feels doable? what do you want to do? what will make you feel good? Enjoy the spring break. Dance or do something that you enjoy. I hope you can snap out of it. If not try to just plan some things that seem doable.

You are so inspirational and can continue the journey.

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OVERHAULING-ME 3/27/2012 11:49PM

    emoticon you two! I'm in my room, tucked in my bed, crying over how wonderful you guys are. Myspark friends are the best! Tried to explain to my dh how I'm feeling. He gave me a hug and installed a TV I. My bedroom so I could enjoy Biggest Lower in peace. Unfortunately my town thinks an NBA game is more important than BLACK and my sanity

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MAPLECANDY3 3/27/2012 9:59PM

    Im with Jenn, start over NOW. Take some deep breaths and then go grab a glass of water and do 2 minutes of stretching. Thats all. Anything that is little and manageable. Tomorrow you have a great opportunity to get some exercise with your kids - take it! You'll be spending quality time with your kids AND getting a workout in.

You can do this!!!!!!!

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FITFABJENN 3/27/2012 9:40PM

    Congrats on the win!

Press your internal reset button right NOW! Do not think about starting over tomorrow. Pick up with those healthy choices at this moment. There may seem like no difference, but mentally it is everything.

So you slipped. We all do and it is okay. You seem to be working at getting at the root of the reasons why, and that is to be celebrated.

When these moments come up and you are tempted to go a little bonkers, try hanging on to all of the reasons you want to get to your goal. Maybe even carry around a physical momento you can look at and hold in your hand. That should help.

Take care,

Jenn.

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Whirlwind Trip and Trying to Stay on Plan

Saturday, March 24, 2012

I know this is going to say it's Saturday but truly it's Friday night, 11:00.

It's been a CRAZY day. Stood in line for the movie. Thank goodness we were the first showing and we got to get into the theater at 9:00 out of the cold! But the weight was SO LONG! Movie was great! Did a good job following the book. With any great book made into a movie they did have to delete some things and tweak it a bit so they could get the main gist of the book across in the 2hour + time frame. A couple of those "tweaks" bothered me but not enough to take away from the greatness! I recommend it but not for younger kids!

We got home and into bed at 3:00 am Back up at 8:30, finished packing and loaded the cars (we have to take two) and headed on the road for our 8hr drive to Boise! Thank goodness the weather was great and AMAZINGLY I did fine with the drive. Normally a 2hr drive with me driving is my limit. I was a bit worried but extremely thankful I made it!

I made GREAT food choices on the drive. Our family's routine on a trip is LOTS of junk! I did pack a few for the cars but also packed yogurt, string cheese, carrots, broccoli, apples, little cuties, strawberries and almonds (protein shakes for me). No exercise in today. I wanted to go for a walk when I got to my brother's home but we did't arrive until 8:30pm and didn't feel I could ignore him and his family. Tomorrow I'll be waking up early and heading outdoors. I plan on getting two or three smaller workouts in between the 3 games that we have.

Goal for the trip...Have FUN and maintain!

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FLUTTER-BY)L( 3/26/2012 9:59PM

    Great job getting the healthy foods packed. Good job with the planning. I hope it went well.

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JCDUBEA63 3/24/2012 11:32PM

    Krista Packing healthy food is always good for a trip so u don't get tempted and protein shakes help too!! Hope u had an awesome time and got to maintain !! U are doing so awesome!!

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KARENDEE4 3/24/2012 4:39PM

    Good job packing healthy food!

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DEBLYNN323 3/24/2012 2:00PM

    emoticon....great job staying focused! Enjoy your trip!

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MISSG180 3/24/2012 11:14AM

    You are doing great! I'm very impressed. You're inspiring me to stay away from the snack table at the party tonight!

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FITMARY 3/24/2012 6:49AM

    Great job!

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