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Yes, I admit it...

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

I'm a scale junkie. A scale-aholic. Addicted to the scale. Why after every work out do I go hop on that scale and hope for a miracle. I know that it's not gonna show me what I want. I'm being far too impatient. I know this weight didn't happen over night so why do I expect it to fall off as fast? But still, after every workout I hop on it... wishing, hoping, praying that it's gone.

I'm expecting far too much too quickly. This isn't hard, I don't mind working out, I'm actually doing a lot better than I expected I would. The healthy eating isn't too hard either, other than I'm still craving pizza. Lots and lots of pizza...

It's just going too slowly for me and I don't want that to discourage me and make me stop. I just started this two weeks ago and it feels like the days are crawling by. I'm looking forward to that next weigh in constantly. I think it may also be the lack of excitement with my job. Its not a horrible job but it's boring and slow...

However, reading blogs from people who have great motivation and enthusiasm are making me want to keep going. They are the reason I got started Sparking and the reason I'm going to keep going. It's going to be for me but because of all of you! :-)

  
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VINTAGEMISS 8/31/2011 10:59PM

    I know this is said to death, but just keep on keeping on and if you hit a brick wall, power right through it. All the sacrifices you are making now won't feel like sacrifices further down the road.

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Starting all over again...

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

So I decided to join SparkPeople after seeing a few peoples blogs on this site. I look for motivation in other peoples journeys and got really sick of seeing people only do it for a few entries on other sites and then never hearing from them again. Its good to see people on here still fighting for their weight loss and not giving up! I decided to step out of the shadows and create an account.

I actually started (ok, restarted) my weight loss journey again two weeks ago yesterday. I started at 337 (my highest ever was 344) and as of yesterday was down to 329. I am enjoying the exercising but having a hard time with the healthy eating. I do really well for breakfast and lunch and then for dinner I'm not always sure what to do. I need to start planning my meals farther ahead for sure.

Three weeks ago I was in Las Vegas. I was there with 5 friends who are all skinny and fit. It was embarrassing getting on the plane with them when I could hardly buckle my seatbelt (I got it, but barely!) or trying to fit in a seat with section dividers on it that didn't lift up. I looked like a sardine! That was the last straw. I decided that when I got home I was going to get healthy. I started working out right away that Monday after we got back and have only missed 3 days since then.

I can't give up this time. I can't and I won't. I will have the support of people who are in the same boat as me and I don't have to worry about being judged. I am ready to stop dreaming and start living.

  
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CHEETARA79 9/2/2011 4:06PM

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It's really hard but I know you CAN do this!

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DOGSTARDADDY 8/30/2011 6:17PM

    Glad to have you with us. There is strength in numbers!

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