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Assessing April Goals & Setting One for May

Thursday, April 19, 2012

My April goal has been a total success and a lot easier than I imagined it would be. After a lifelong habit of eating at night (any time of night and sometimes another meal), I've managed this 26 day streak of absolutely nothing at night. Thought it would be a lot harder than this. I usually begin the next month's goal about a week ahead of time so that I get a head start.

I think that May will be to curb carbs and cheese. I do okay with carbs (but room for improvement), but tend to have more cheese than I should. I'm still deciding, but this looks like a good double goal for me.

Wishing all a fun day.

  
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LIVINGFREE19 4/20/2012 9:57AM

    I started eating at night about 2 months ago, and then i was able to kick it in the Butt within about a month. it was tough to do though.
I have found that eating walnuts does really curb my appetite.
Maybe if you eat a few walnuts at bedtime, you will see how well this works.
What works for one person though, may not always work for another as far as curbing your appetite enough.


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NANCY- 4/20/2012 8:15AM

    You are making great progress... keep on Sparking.
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DDHEART 4/19/2012 8:46PM

    Good goals and since you have done so well with these last goals I know you will do well with these as well. However.....since I'm from WI, I am thinking how impossible this would be for me!! LOL

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CATLADY52 4/19/2012 8:10PM

    emoticon on getting this far. And good luck with the cheese.

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SHERYLDS 4/19/2012 2:58PM

    emoticon congrats on the streak

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STEVENGO2 4/19/2012 1:49PM

    Way to go on your goal for April emoticon. I wish I could go with you on your cheese goal for May! I love cheese, my Mom hates cheese. I wish good fortune for your May goals. Again congrats on meeting your April goal ~ I hope it showed up on your scale too!

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JULESRULES78 4/19/2012 1:10PM

    Way to go! 26 days is awesome! Cheese is evil, and it goes so well with so many other yummy things. Good luck!

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NATPLUMMER 4/19/2012 9:49AM

    YAY for 26 days!!!
I need to curb my cheese a little myself. Good luck!

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Sing Along with Me...At lasssst...

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

WOOOOOOOHOOOOOO! 4 LBS DOWN! Must be a miracle! Got a new scale and I joked with the cashier yesterday that if it didn't give me the numbers I wanted, I'd bring it back for a refund. (smiling)

After whining yesterday, guess what? 4 lbs down! I even weighed on the old scale and it shows the same loss. Amazing what a difference a day makes.

I have worked hard for those lbs gone, my friends. Very very hard. And I'm hoping that my body is now getting the message that I mean business.

Wishing all a wonderful day.

  
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NANCY- 4/20/2012 8:13AM

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YESCURLYCAN 4/19/2012 7:58AM

  *singing along with you* Congratualtions :)

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JLITT62 4/19/2012 5:05AM

    Congrats! Now stay off the thing for a week!

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EMILYJEN 4/18/2012 11:14PM

    You rock!!!!

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CATLADY52 4/18/2012 6:28PM

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LIVINGFREE19 4/18/2012 5:53PM

    Awesome my friend!
WoooooooooooHooooooooooo
ooo!
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KANSASROSE67 4/18/2012 1:25PM

    Congrats! And thanks for the goodie, btw!

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HEALTHYOTTER 4/18/2012 1:19PM

    Congrats on your hard work, and being patient waiting for the scale to show it. What's your favorite non-scale victory?

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NATPLUMMER 4/18/2012 11:53AM

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FANGFACEKITTY 4/18/2012 11:36AM

    WooHoo!!! Congratulations!

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RAINYFRIDAY 4/18/2012 9:46AM

    Congrats :D

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AFTER DOING EVERYTHING RIGHT...

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

...my weekly weigh-in shows I'm UP A POUND!

This makes absolutely no sense.

  
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EMILYJEN 4/18/2012 11:13PM

    So unfair!!! Hang in there.

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LIVINGFREE19 4/18/2012 5:52PM

    Keep hanging in there, that sucks when that happens though.
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JUDI_CUTIE 4/18/2012 12:50AM

    Boy, I have had that happen many times! It can be frustrating. The most important thing is the actions you have taken, not what the scale says. It sounds like you are doing very well. I like to say: "The scale owes you!"

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SHERYLDS 4/17/2012 7:49PM

    I say ....it's the REVENGE OF THE HULA HOOP
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KANSASROSE67 4/17/2012 5:32PM

    This has been my life since January! Hang in there!

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LUXITTA 4/17/2012 3:10PM

    Could be water weight, do you watch your sodium intake?

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JULESRULES78 4/17/2012 1:28PM

    It'll go down next week. Drink water! I'm with Nat emoticon

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JULESRULES78 4/17/2012 1:19PM

    It'll go down next week. Drink water!

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NATPLUMMER 4/17/2012 12:12PM

    That's why I don't weigh myself.

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41SUSAN14 4/17/2012 12:03PM

    I stopped weighing myself - ever. (OK, at the doctor's office for normal checkups).

Your body has normal ups and downs. Water weight is evil and often!

If you eat right, and stay active, you'll be svelt in no time!


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AMARILYNH 4/17/2012 10:51AM

    I'm with Dee - stay patient!! I've had the same experience but if you keep doing what you are doing the weight WILL come off!! Plus don't just look at the scale - do you have a pair of pants that are just a little snug? More than once when I had that pair of pants, I'd try them on the week I had no loss and they would fit MUCH better!! For some weird reason it seems my body retains water when I'm really losing inches!! So for me having a pair of too tight pants to try on was a real sanity saver!!

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IFDEEVARUNS2 4/17/2012 10:00AM

    Trust the process. In the long run, it works!

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KDMAMA2 4/17/2012 9:53AM

  Sometimes it doesn't make sense. Just keep doing the right things and it will work out in the end. emoticon

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JLITT62 4/17/2012 9:45AM

    I know the frustration - don't let it get to you!

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Sunshine Makes Me Happy

Monday, April 16, 2012

That's why I moved to a sunny city decades ago. I knew, even as a child, that sunshine had a direct effect on my well being. Cost of living is high, but the sun is shining brightly so who's complaining?

Wishing all a good day.

  
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TLCFME 4/16/2012 6:18PM

   
Sunshine makes ME Happy too!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SHERYLDS 4/16/2012 5:19PM

    AND you have a special way of sharing your sunshine with the rest of us.
thanks

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NATPLUMMER 4/16/2012 4:45PM

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D_K455 4/16/2012 10:39AM

    it is sunny here for the first time in several days and it feels so nice.

P.S. Love your cats

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BAMBI31311 4/16/2012 10:29AM

  Absolutely, sunshine is life !

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LOSE4LIFE47 4/16/2012 10:29AM

    Sunshine is important when there is sunshine so we caqn get vitamin d.

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Hula Hoop Update

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Since my hoop arrived a couple of weeks ago, I've only had a few chances to use it as I've been preoccupied with this dang water main leak that they can't locate. (smiling) Now that it's rained, it's going to be awhile for the ground to dry and see where the water remains.

So far, my best exercise with the hula hoop has been picking it off the ground and trying again. I used to do it all the time as a kid, so I want to get it going on.

Wishing all a fun weekend.

  
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NATPLUMMER 4/15/2012 9:00AM

    I could never keep the hula hoop up as a kid...good luck!!

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LIVINGFREE19 4/15/2012 7:27AM

    I hope you get the water situation under control.
that sucks!
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NANCY- 4/15/2012 7:16AM

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I never could hula hoop... all I ever did was pick it up off the ground .
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MNNICE 4/14/2012 11:57PM

    I have visions of doing the same when I finally remember to pick up a hoop when I get out of town shopping! Can't wait to try it, though.

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