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Another day.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Well I am mostly sickness free I think. At least my throat doesn't hurt, now I can swallow.

I was really baby-ing myself too. Sure, you feel bad..go ahead and drink that nice Caramel frappe'. And that chocolate Frosty, yes they feel soooo good going down. *eye roll*

Go ahead you can do it too. *eye roll*. Yesterday I got back on the bike and rode it about 35 minutes. I did not have time this morning, and tomorrow morning isnt looking good.

Got some bad news, my favorite uncle passed away Sunday morning so we are going to go to the visitation tomorrow evening. It is about 75 miles away. Will see family I havent seen in years. Most I dont care to see, some probably don't care if they see me or not.

I was the baby of the family and I came along late in life. All my half brothers and sisters were all married and gone when I came into the picture. Truthfully I dont know a lot of my family.

I am mostly going because I know my dad would have wanted me to go.

I may have to report a gain this week. I really am struggling getting back into the ball game.



  
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NOWINGS2 10/21/2014 8:11PM

    So sorry your favorite uncle passed. Hope your trip will be a nice experience and I'm glad you're on the mend.

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DIASTER 10/21/2014 7:17PM

  You will get back on tr You will be back when you can catch your breath. We are here for yyouyou.as aas you aryou, as you are here encouraging us when we have a pause.

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SEVERINA418 10/21/2014 6:38PM

    I'm sorry for your loss. Struggling is a B, but you've come so far... Just never stop trying and you'll get back into the swing of it. Don't be like me and gain most of your weight back before realizing all the hard work you've undone. (((((HUGS)))))

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USMAWIFE 10/21/2014 6:01PM

    glad you are feeling better but sorry to hear of your uncles passing

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292 or 291, THAT is the question.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ok this sickness is really getting on my nerves. Probably yours also. SO....moving on.

Today I have to put the finishing touches on all the crafts I have ready to go then later today we are going to go set up at the church that the show is being held at. Tomorrow is the big day. Our first craft show this year. I'll post pics!

Last year we did 5 or 6 shows, we just aren't as motivated this year or something. We have another show Nov 1 that is our favorite one and is right here in our little home town. We might squeeze 1 in in between now and then who knows once the bug hits us? lol.

I do enjoy looking at all the crafts people make and just being in among the people. The Christmas atmosphere I guess?

I got up this morning way too early, took my meds, weighed myself and logged it on here so I wouldn't miss it. Im so afraid of missing a day of logging in now that I am well over 100 days in a row. I hope to make it a YEAR! WOO HOO!

I was down to 292, went back to bed for a few hours, back up...and weighed again and squeaked into the 291 spot...hehe. We will see if it's still there tomorrow.

I really wanted a milk shake last night. I ended up eating applesauce. lol.

Having a hard time focusing on my next goal of 275 by Christmas but at least being sick is taking care of that for me...Im just going along with it.

Now I really must head to the garage, I have to stain 2 nativity sets or they wont be ready to go, then I have to stuff some burlap snowman heads and put eyeballs on my snowman fence. :) emoticon emoticon

  
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SEVERINA418 10/17/2014 5:12PM

    Yes, aside from your nasty cold (or whatever it is), you are doing a GREAT job!!! It's like the pounds are melting off of you!

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NOWINGS2 10/17/2014 2:46PM

    Sorry you don't feel 100%. Meanwhile, you are doing so well on your program. Congratulations! Wonderful that you're making creating things to delight and enrich the holidays. Have fun!

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Who woulda thought.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

That Id get up today (at 10 am mind you) and weigh myself and having a 3-4 pound loss? Yep the scale hit 292. I had not been drinking a lot of fluids, so I tried hard yesterday to drink lots of water. I was up 3 times in the night to GO. That and getting much needed sleep in between must have helped. I did rush around at work yesterday but I did not do any extra exercises. I ate regular.

The only meds I am on is amoxicilan. My throat still feels like Im swallowing gravel.

Love this pic, love this girl.

  
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NOWINGS2 10/16/2014 2:19PM

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MONIQUEDVA 10/16/2014 12:19PM

    Wow! Good for you!!! I can't wait to be under the UGLY 3#!!!

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SEVERINA418 10/15/2014 11:58AM

    Great job on the loss! I'm sorry your throat still hurts. That's a really great pic!

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FORZACHANDMATT 10/15/2014 11:17AM

    Congrats!

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TRAVELGO 10/15/2014 10:41AM

  What a great loss for you!!

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eh.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Last blog I asked you to kick my butt. In answer, yes I did get on my bike that day although I dont think I got on the treadmill.

I havent lost anything in the last couple of weeks, but I have been holding pretty steady. Yesterday I did dip down to 295 so I am claiming it even though today I was at 296. I will get there again!

I have been sick, right now my tonsils as the size of grapes. ICK! Just very run down too. Money worries, job stress. I'll come around, just not today!

Still wearing my step counter. Getting in 8,000-13,000 steps a day or thereabouts.

  
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DIASTER 10/15/2014 10:38AM

  Come on Sandy give yourself a break, look at the step count- that is fantastic. One day at a time girl, you are headed in the right direction maybe just not as fast as you wanted but it is going down rejoice! Maybe hide the scale for a few weeks and then get a nice surprise. Anyway we are here to support each other, keep up the good work.

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DTHOR6 10/14/2014 8:45PM

    You sound like me I have hit a plateau. It's driving me insane. But I will get it moving eventually and so will you I am sure of that.

Sorry to hear that you aren't feeling well. That just stinks.
I hope that your stresses ease up soon. It's no fun being
stressed out all the time believe me I know exactly how
that is.

Hugs,
Kim


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SEVERINA418 10/14/2014 7:37PM

    Are you taking any cold medicines? When I used to be a Weight Watchers member, my leader told me that cold medicines can hinder weight loss and even cause weight gains. I think you're doing a fantastic job at losing weight! Just remember that as long as you keep doing what you should be doing, the weight has to come off! This might just be a little, yucky plateau. I'm cheering for you and I hope your stress eases up and that you feel better asap!

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I need someone to kick me in the seat of my pants.

Thursday, October 09, 2014

This week I am dragging. My mood is horrible. Had a fight with the husband, it seems to be on the mend but my motivation is almost non existent. Sitting here with my sneakers on trying to will myself to ride the bike and walk the treadmill. Making up the sorry excuse for a blog even, to keep from doing it. UGGGHH!!!! I just want to go back to bed. Work at 11 today, till 7:30 tonight. Off tomorrow. The scale has not moved all week. The first time in months. NADA.

OK I ran out of things to gripe about so I guess I could...maybe...go get on my bike.

UGGGGGGGGGGHHHH!

  
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ZELLAZM 10/13/2014 5:03AM

    Did you? Or more importantly...are you going to today?! I need to get out and WALK, so let's do it!

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DIASTER 10/9/2014 7:20PM

  OK girl I am kicking. Hey you earned those new shoes by being under 300#. So OK take today off and since you do not have to work tomorrow give those new shoes a workout.

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NOWINGS2 10/9/2014 2:29PM

    Hoping you made it to your bike. You've been riding the reward train of all the work and effort you're been putting in and it's easy to get bummed when the ride slows or stops--doubly frustrating when you're still paying shoveling coal! Like all things in life, it won't last--there's an inevitability to this (and to most things). You've been doing this and, obviously, you can do this!

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SEVERINA418 10/9/2014 9:52AM

    You're doing a great job so far! Just force yourself to get up and start moving and you will be fine after you get started. I hope your day gets better for you! ((((HUGS))))

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MAMAMACK44 10/9/2014 9:51AM

    emoticon Sandy! You have come so far and owe this to yourself! I hope you got that workout in. Getting that exercise in will make you feel so much better.

Kristyn

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MAMAMACK44 10/9/2014 9:51AM

    emoticon Sandy! You have come so far and owe this to yourself! I hope you got that workout in. Getting that exercise in will make you feel so much better.

Kristyn

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MAMAMACK44 10/9/2014 9:51AM

    emoticon Sandy! You have come so far and owe this to yourself! I hope you got that workout in. Getting that exercise in will make you feel so much better.

Kristyn

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MAMAMACK44 10/9/2014 9:48AM

    emoticon Sandy! You have come so far and owe this to yourself! I hope you got that workout in. Getting that exercise in will make you feel so much better.
Consider your butt kicked! emoticon

Kristyn

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DAVIS_6311 10/9/2014 8:45AM

    You know why the scale hasn't moved...Because you're NOT in the game. In the words of Taylor Swift "Shake It Off" and keep on trucking! No one can make you do anything, you need to remember why you started and push hard than ever! You don't slow down near the finish you sprint with everything you've got to finish STRONG! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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GHOSTFLAMES 10/9/2014 8:16AM

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