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2011 Summer 5% Challenge 6 assignment - Day 4

Monday, July 11, 2011

I took a look at the diet plan, clean the fridge, made a grocery list and shop.

My DH has his stuff I am placing his food in his office. A way from the pantry.

I feel the commitment and motivation with my teamates here and it feels good.

I am a little tired and I am going to bed early.

Have a great evening

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OLLYBIRD 7/12/2011 1:31PM

    Nice! That's good thinking keeping his food out of your eyes when you are looking for a healthy snack. You are really Sparking!

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    Now who's the woman with the plan? :)

Excellent job planning ahead and removing some unnecessary temptations from your presence!

Hope the 5k Your Way training started off great for you, Janet!


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NPA4LOSS 7/12/2011 12:16AM

    We are ready my friend for the new challenge. emoticon

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    I think it's a smart move to get DH's food to a place where only he is likely to get to it. Good for you!

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2011 Summer 5% Challenge 5th assignment - Day 3

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Current Weight: 233 pounds
Target Weight: 221 pounds
By When: September 10, 2011

5%= 12 pounds

Calories Eaten: Eat between 1820 and 2170 calories per day
Calories Burned: Burn 800 calories per week
Weight Progress: Go from 233 to 221 by 9/10/11

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TWNOMWE 7/11/2011 3:59PM

    Hi Janet ( Can you defect to my team: the butterflies?).
Go Girl, you can do it and thanks for the support.
I will cheering on as well. emoticon

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OLLYBIRD 7/11/2011 1:12PM

    You can do this! You have made so much progress so far just on changing your outlook. You want it and I know you are willing to work to get it. I can't wait to hear all about your successes!

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NPA4LOSS 7/10/2011 10:45PM

    We can do this! Go A team!

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2011 Summer 5% Challenge 4th assignment - Day 2

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Lately I do not know I have a trigger food until I have ate my planned amount and then I want more. This can be with anything. As I think about it lately when this happens. I throw the food away, give it away not eating it for 6 months. I do not crave the food once I have made up my mind not to have it for 6 months.

I also realize if I don't have a protein and good carb in the AM. Some foods will appear to be a trigger more often.

Binge happen more often when I don't stay with the recommends food choices to keep me satisfied during my day. I eat from shear greed. I want what I want.
It has not been about emotions(it use to be) situations. Now I trust myself so when I make a decision I stay with that decision. If for some chance I do not stay with my choices it is ok and it is usually within Spark Nutrition so when I track I am good.

This has built my confidance up so much and I am less fearful of failing.

My strategy will be to record my food in Spark Nutrition I will be mindful of what I am eating. Make sure my food plan includes a protein and a good carb for breakfast. I will have a planned sweet snack. Lately this has been peanut butter and saltines or graham crackers and cream cheese.

I learned I have made great improvements. I am not as bad as I was 3-4 years ago. Four years ago I weight 269.5. This has been slow however I have made a lot of lifestyle changes.

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Have a great weekend!!!!

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TWNOMWE 7/11/2011 4:53PM

    Bottle that self control and send me some.
Once I crave something the feeling won't go away until I have given in. Then I go work it off with an extra cardio session.
emoticon and keep it up you will your goals very soon.

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NPA4LOSS 7/10/2011 10:48PM

    You have a great plans. I wish I had your control. I can't bring my trigger foods into the house as they have such relationships to my emotions. Best wishes for a successful challenge! emoticon

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DRB13_1 7/10/2011 12:36PM

    I need to get going on these assignments, great insight.

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I.M.MAGIC 7/9/2011 9:24PM

    I'm always glad to see my friends making good progress! emoticonyou've come a long way girl, and there are more good choices and growth heading your way--

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2011 Summer 5% Challenge 3rd assignment - Day 1

Friday, July 08, 2011

I would like to lose weight because I believe this will extend my life and prepare me for aging. I see people who age with grace are within there BMI. That is what I want.

I want to be as fit as a woman can be entering into the finial passage of her life.

What does this mean??

Gail Sheeney wrote a book about the passages we woman go thur. My passage is I am not a teenager I am a post menopause woman. In my senior year. This is the resting stage not the nesting stage. This is all positive and real for me. This reminds me to .....Handle With Care LOL

I do not want to feel my age. I want to feel like I am a teenager, at times I feel like that now. I hope as I include more fitness in my life I can feel this way more often.

I would also like to run a 5K at least once a year until ..............

My hope is to go back to school when I reach my weight goal.

I have done so much damage to my body that this is a full time job and take most of my day to prepare and change these habits that I have had for all my life. This takes my full attention.

I am blessed I can apply this time to just me.

I will not give up on myself. I am the

only one that can make it happen for

me with God's help . I have the power

to succeed or fail.

Choose to succeed.


Have a great evening All!!!

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NPA4LOSS 7/8/2011 10:08PM

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AMP1940 7/8/2011 6:53PM

    You have set some very high standards for yourself...don't forget to be kind to your self as you strive to meet them...I am sure you
will get there w/ your determination & smile! emoticon

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I.M.MAGIC 7/8/2011 5:08PM


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Stay present This is my goal for the Week - Day 6

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Today is my wedding anniversary. I went to work for 4 hours. We are going out to dinner. I choose a Buffet because I can take little samples of different foods. I do very good at buffets.

I also sign up for the gym down the street from me. I am so excited. I now am going to sign up for walk plan and I will start with the treadmill at the gym.

I going to buy sneakers. Believe this or not I do not own a pair of sneakers. I am going to buy a sports bra and workout clothes. I have a busy weekend taking care of Janet.

I parked in the far parking lot and walk to the building this is about a 3 minute walk and then back to my car.

I spoke words of gratitude to myself and others this includes my husband

I have honestly put in a Adult day today.

I choose to succeed.
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NPA4LOSS 7/7/2011 8:00PM

    Fantastic day! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Happy Anniversary!

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