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Day 24 - started with chocolate, but changed to walking with Leslie

Friday, January 20, 2012

I know I shouldn't have bought that chocolate bark with peppermint, but I did..... so last nite and today already I am binging on it. STOP IT right now!!! I mean it!!!! So I tried out my new Walk Away Your Waist workout with Leslie.... It is 3 miles with the waist belt... wore me out, gotta go have some healthy after workout food, I even just read that SP article to the side about what to eat Just being accountable... now off to healthy snacking...

  
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BRATS4 1/23/2012 2:00PM

    we all have to do it sometimes.it makes the world go round

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SWIMLOVER 1/23/2012 8:28AM

  Walking with Leslie is a Good Way To Go!

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MONTY68 1/21/2012 11:47PM

    Hi Lila
I am now able to have small portions of chocolate and it can last me for days. You are doing great, keep it up and you might see an old friend soon.
Enjoy your Sunday

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RIKKI572 1/21/2012 7:57AM

    Chocolate is not our friend!! Way to go on getting it under control.
Have a great day!!

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TERRI289 1/20/2012 9:08PM

    I had some dark chocolate today today too. You stopped the binge so that is good.

We do love our chocolate don't we?? emoticon

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ANNIE924 1/20/2012 9:02PM

    Good for your for stopping your chocolate binge. I did a 3 mile WATP for abs wit the belt this evening also. It felt good.

Have a great weekend and take care. Hope it has warmed up a bit where you are. emoticon

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SCOOTER4263 1/20/2012 6:37PM

    Learning to have a little chocolate (as opposed to three bars) is a *good* thing. Sometimes we need a bite of whatever it is we're craving to make the craving go away. Then you got back on track and exercised. Perfect! emoticon

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NORASPAT 1/20/2012 5:38PM

    Happy you know when to stop.-(((((((HUGS))))))))

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SHARON10002 1/20/2012 5:29PM

    Good for you! emoticon burning off those calories! Unfortunately that is one of my faves, too. Mine's in the pantry. So far so good!

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LAURALOVESSPARK 1/20/2012 5:12PM

    A little chocolate never hurt anyone! Sometimes us girls just need that, but its great that you realized your over doing it and started walking it off!!! WTG! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Day 23 - good news at dr. appt. too

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Well, after yesterday's surprising weight change - could it get any better? Yes, it did. I went ot my nutritionist appt. today and she was able to tell me my result's s for my AIC I had done last week.... it went down to 6.9!!!!!!! YEA!!!! It was at 7.7 in Oct., so big change with exercise.... cuz this WW dieting isn't even really reflected in it yet... So, I am going to make a spinach salad for lunch and make another pot of good homemade soup this time, yesterday's was not great, way too much rice, and no one put it in the fridge, so it's probably quite toxic by now....

Temps are going up.... only -23 today!!!
And today I want to do the new WATP video with the waist belt... I'll keep ya'll posted..... emoticon emoticon

  
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ARMETIS 1/22/2012 11:18AM

    Wow, that's really great! It can be done!
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PRINCESSAA12 1/20/2012 7:14AM

    Wow! That's great! They have a WATP with a waist belt? I want to check it out what's the title?

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BRATS4 1/19/2012 10:21PM

    super news

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NORASPAT 1/19/2012 7:52PM

    Great JOB LILA, A1c is finally in a really good place,

WELL DONE!!!!!! emoticonJOB emoticonKeep it there emoticon emoticonPAT in Maine

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ANNIE924 1/19/2012 7:44PM

    Congratulations, that A1C is great. You are definitely going in the right direction.

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TERRI289 1/19/2012 6:27PM

    You are doing emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Keep doing great!!!

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Day 22 - took power away from scale.....down 7 lb. (in 3 weeks)

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

I remember it used to be easy enough to take off that much in one week at WW. But as they say, each decade of your life it gets harder and harder to get it off. But, I am telling myself that with the exercise this time, I am building muscle at the same time and it weighs more.. So maybe the next trick is to postpone weighing till only every 2-3 weeks. Definitely my body can lose, just proved that....

My reward, I bought some WW cakes last nite. I had one, the carrot one, not really much taste to them, but only 1 pt. on the old plan...

Breakfast - eggbeaters, mushrooms, green peppers and conqueso cheese, apple
Lunch
Supper

back later

  
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SHARON10002 1/20/2012 5:31PM

    Congratulations on your emoticon 7 pound weight loss! I haven't been able to lose more than a couple of pounds in a week so far. emoticon to you!!!!!

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ANNIE924 1/18/2012 6:23PM

    That is great Lila. You are really hitting your stride now. I'm on my 2nd day of basically following Core, I feel great so I'm glad I'm trying it this way. I'm still filling in my tracker because I want to keep track of my calories and carbs and see how they line up with my glucose readings.

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GOOD for you LILA 7 pounds is fantastic


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Day 21 - 3 weeks complete today

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Breakfast - Poached eggs, toast,bananas
Lunch - Grapefruit, Minnestrone soup
Supper - homemade barley soup, imitation crab

I didn't die, but I just about did the whole 55 min. Billy Blanks Boot Camp (my dd said I could do it!!)
What a workout! But, instead of feeling defeated, I felt challenged, for the few things I couldn't do, I used the time to catch my breath and drink more water..

well, sil got my car going, so I can go to my appt and pick up some meds later.... Still ~ -30C
Back later...Well, the appt was tomorrow, not today, so I made a silly mistake and drove a half hour each way for nothing... Well, then I went shopping. I bought myself some bright new red mitts and socks. Now I gotta go gas up so car doesn't freeze again.. -47C with the windchill in a.m.

So tonite dd made chocolate chip muffins and I had one.. She only used 1/2 cup sugar for 2 doz. muffins...It's the end of my WW week and I still had 5 pts. left, so I don't think the muffin is a problem...

Still debating whether to weigh in tomorrow or wait till I finish a whole month...

  
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TERRI289 1/18/2012 8:25AM

    You had a great day(even with the extra drive)!! I love that you finished that workout. His workouts are tought-good for you!!

Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog!! Maybe I will start singing in the shower too!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MONTY68 1/17/2012 10:25PM

    Lila
I feel that you are really trying hard to get things back in balance. Keep up your great work taking 1 day at a time.
Thanks for sharing and stay warm emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Day 20 - still on track, almost 3 weeks, will I weigh-in?

Monday, January 16, 2012

So puppy wanted to go to Pee at 8am this a.m. So, I let her out and seriously thought about getting up for the day, thought about it for almost an hour, and then fell back to sleep till 12:15. My body must realize how deprived of sleep it's been.

Then I pan-fried potatoes and onions for breakfast. Then dd, sil, and g.d. and I went o Value Village. No matter how often I go there, I always find something. It's great for baby clothes - most of them are worn so seldom, it's good to get a deal on them and to know that money is supposed to be supporting charities. I got a Guess knockoff purse for $5. Id never have known, but dd is into those brandnames... it's nice though... black just seems more suitable for winter than pink...I also got about 6 tops and sweaters, and only spent $30 .. so entertainment, new outfit, and contributing to charity.

Then I made some frozen chicken, noodles and edamame for supper and a spinach smoothie and a pomegranate for snack. Been watching ET's response to the Golden Globes...

Quiet day, my car still won't go and neither will sil's... supposed to be almost -40C when we wake up....

  
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CHUBRUB3 1/17/2012 12:59PM

    Stay warm! Feeling it down here too!
Hugs,
Angela

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TERRI289 1/17/2012 7:45AM

    Hope it warms up a bit!! Time for the bike for me!!
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PATTYKLAVER 1/17/2012 7:33AM

    I give you a lot of credit for going out when it's so cold outside. I know how much fun it is to go shopping at thrift stores, though. Did a little of that myself last week. Hope you have a good week.

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ANNIE924 1/17/2012 7:04AM

    Good for you for staying on track. It has been cold here but not that cold. My car did start every day and it is warming up today, we will probably have more freezing rain.

I blogged today about my 8 week plan, check it out. I'm a little disappointed, but on the whole it was a good experience. I'm trying to follow Core starting this week, I've been eating too much bread, it is just so convenient to take a sandwich for lunch. Well I made some soup for this week and core snacks are ready.

Have a great day and I hope it warms up soon.



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FRAN0426 1/16/2012 11:59PM

    Super for staying on track, it sure helps when you can get the nutrition and exercising in, makes you feel great for putting forth the effort.
We have a little problem with our almost 13 year old Sheltie. She needed dental surgery and the Vet, told us to put her on canned dog food to let her heal . Well, Princess has taken to the food with great gusto----wakes us up anytime after 6:30 AM to be fed. She doesn't even want to go out until she eats that darn food. Boy they can be spoiled quickly, have been mushing up some of the dry with the canned as hopefully she will eventually go back on the dry food.

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