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An Emotional Eater

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Today I realized what a big emotional eater I am. I am only allowed to eat fruits and veggies, healthy foods and I got upset. My first impulse was I will get over it but I want to eat the biggest hamburger around. WOW! I didnt realize how big of an emotional eater I was but it makes sense why I have the weight I do and why I keep gaining and losing my weight.

  


Eating Macronutrients

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

So I have just started reading a lot about fruits and veggies online...I am about to do a two month daniel fast just eating fruits and veggies!
I am going to drink my protein so no worries!
You might call me crazy but I am going to learn so much about the dependence of food :)

  


Since Basic Training

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

So basic training was....tough
I was very stressed and I would eat ALOT! Thank God that I only gained 5 pounds from that time. However, I kept eating like I did after basic trained ended and I ended up gaining 10 more pounds. I need help. I miss my old body. I miss feeling skinny. I miss feeling like a runner. I miss relying on God. I miss looking drop dead sexy in jeans. Usually I am encouraging on this. But, usually I LOSE WEIGHT not gain it.
Thanks!!

  
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CRZANGEL 7/19/2011 9:16AM

    Congrats! I hear you, Basic and Tech were stressful for me too...I was the Red Rope, it was the height of crappiness. I was terrified of putting on weight in Tech like so many people did, so I stayed away from the Pizza Hut and hit the gym every day, even if it was just to do some quick cardio and sit in the sauna. At Tech all I had to worry about was what was going on there, at home it's a lot harder. It's all about what makes you feel good! I biked in to work today, it's all baby steps!

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Encouragement to get Strong

Thursday, May 27, 2010

I love the way my stomach looks, and my legs...but my favorite new part is my arms. I love the way muscles look and I never thought I would be muscular in my life.

For someone that literally got beat up at a party in middle school and did not hit one punch back I feel INCREDIBLE!
If I am ever attacked again I know that I will be able to defend myself.

I highly encourage anyone that is thinking about lifting weights to start doing so, because once you start and see some change you will want to KEEP GOING.

WISH YOU WELL

  
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PERSISTENT_GIRL 5/28/2010 7:26PM

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I have some 20 pounders and 5 pounders but I guess I need some 10 and 15 pounders to start this up! Moving more here i come ;-)


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SKINNYPOWELL1 5/28/2010 7:06AM

    emoticon You're awesome, keep up the good work.

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RIPPEDPAUL1 5/27/2010 9:29PM

    emoticon but I hope you never have to defend yourself maybe get some leotards and a cape and defend overs? emoticon

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Weight Loss Begins with the Mind-My Journey

Saturday, May 22, 2010

I believe overeating is a mind issue...
Let me explain...
When I was younger I wanted to eat whenever I wanted, however I wanted and thought I would not gain weight. I told myself I would rather be fat and HAPPY then worry about my weight or eat healthy. If you noticed I linked eating whatever I wanted to happiness. How many of us have fallen into this trap? If we have a bad day we would rather reward ourselves with a nice piece of chocolate cake then a movie.
However, all those years added up. I spent my time not taking care of myself and gained weight and became overweight. If I kept going and did not change my lifestyle and my thinking I could have ended up fatter then I was.
Eating healthy is important. Not just eating whatever I want whenever I want it but eating what I need. I asked the Lord to help me lose weight and He gave me the peace and the strength that I needed. I felt this week that the Lord kept reminding me do you want to eat this? OR DO YOU NEED THIS?
There were times that I met my calories of the day but I needed carbs after my workout to give me energy. I ate not just because I wanted to or because of an emotional decision but because my body needed it. I ate what my body wanted not what I WANTED.
Eat what your body needs. Eat healthy. You will see the results you want. First though you need to change your mind set. Do not believe the lies of I cant be healthy, I cant be thin! I cant be beautiful! I cant run a 5K!
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF.
Belief is the first step to weight loss success.
Believe that you are beautiful.
Belive that you are healthy.
Believe that you are strong!
BECAUSE I THINK YOU ARE! And so does the GOD I WORSHIP! :) GOD BLESS YOU!

  
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