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Today is a NEW Day...New Beginning....

Saturday, September 13, 2014

For basically the whole summer I have been having a hard time eating good. I think because for so long I told myself I wasn't "allowed" to have "certain" foods and now I feel like I want to just eat them and I do. I can't tell you the last time I had berries. I love berries! I love fruit. Yet I am buying cookies instead of fruit. And as much as I want to workout I have done that in some time. I guess I thought I would wait until the challenge I am starting begins next week. But putting on my pants this morning makes me realize that I have really gained some weight. They are much tighter than they were before. But today is a NEW Day. I am going to make an effort today to not eat any junk food. I also want to workout today as well. I need to get back on track and lose some of this weight. The longer I wait. The longer it will take to lose.

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TXMEMAW6 10/3/2014 10:38AM

    Been there, done that. Congratulations on getting back to a healthier lifestyle. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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WILDXANGELS 10/2/2014 8:25PM

    yes you can emoticon

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SHARON10002 9/17/2014 11:49PM

    Been there, done that, and know exactly what you mean. Time to remember all those healthy foods you like. Unfortunately, I think you missed prime berry season this year. emoticon Why not make it your next week's challenge not to eat any junk food?

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68ANNE 9/14/2014 11:23AM

    You are doing this to better yourself so it shouldn't matter how long you take! You really can do this, I know it

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MAWMAW101 9/13/2014 7:57PM

    So glad you are being honest, it let's all of us know we are not alone! Thank you for sharing your struggle, mine is pretty much the same except I got back to healthy eating a week sooner.
All the best during this challenge Lemon teammate!
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EMMACORY 9/13/2014 2:42PM

    We have all been there. We are a work in progress. emoticon

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JUDITH1654 9/13/2014 10:56AM

    Totally understand. "Life gets in the way", type of thing. I struggle with it daily. BUT, as you indicated, one baby step at a time. I've learned not to look at how I failed unless I fail to get back on that horse.

Keep putting one step in front of the other and don't beat yourself up when you fall off of that horse. Just get back up and start all over...each day. emoticon

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AURORADAWN5 9/13/2014 9:34AM

    I know it's a cliche, but when it comes to getting healthy, "Don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today" really does apply. I've been telling myself all week that I needed to get back to my resistance band exercises - because like you, I haven't done that all summer. Now, you've inspired me (she says as she reaches for the band). Of course, I'll have to start back at the 5 lb, not the 10, but you have to start somewhere emoticon .

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Went to Gym

Saturday, March 01, 2014


Walked on treadmill tonight. I wanted to go earlier today...after work, but got sidetracked. I am proud of myself that I actually did go to the gym today. I know that I need to continue to keep going to the gym aka working out on a very regular basis.

The one thing I need to work on is going to workout prior to supper time as I tend to overeat after my workout when I do it after supper time or near supper time.

So today I was doing good food wise and then went to gym and burned 213 calories on treadmill and then came home and kept eating the French toast yummy but not so good...


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ANDREWMOM 3/10/2014 9:09AM

    Protein and carbs I hear are great after a good workout.

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68ANNE 3/2/2014 9:04PM

    Have you tried using a plan for your after workout meals?

I just started doing one last week and it helps me.
15 of protein and 30 of carbs?

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Back to the drawing board.

Sunday, February 09, 2014

I have not been faithfully on SP for a loooong time. Not for any specific reason. Since January 2013 I have lost about 12 pounds or so. I was down 15 pounds at one point and even won the weight loss challenge at work ($200!) which was amazing. But lately junk food is where I am headed unsure why...It could be that my boyfriend only buys junk food when I repeatedly tell him I am DIETING or COUNTING CALORIES. He doesn't think calorie counting works and I know it does for me as it has in the past. Anyway, I know that I have none if any will power and if junk food is around I will most likely eat it. We were doing good for awhile, no ice cream in house, no chips, no candy but lately that has changed. I bought some fruit a couple days ago so that I can eat that instead of junk food when I am hungry.

Today I want to be held accountable. Friday and Saturday were very bad days for me with food and today is Sunday. A new day, I have a plan to eat good. Eat healthy. Workout out twice...
I wish I could instill it in my head that if I eat horribly then I NEED TO WORKOUT! But I was so tired yesterday after eating so much for breakfast, I didn't eat lunch had small dinner and lots of chocolate oops...and took a nap...

But is a NEW DAY and I intend to eat better, eat healthier and workout at least once today if not more.


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ANDREWMOM 2/11/2014 9:01AM

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CHICA_BORICUA 2/10/2014 9:16AM

  recommendation for you
go online youtube and fitness blender are my two top favorites website for workout!

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RD03875 2/9/2014 3:02PM

    You can do it! Show him you can! We're here to help motivate and support you1

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JUDITH1654 2/9/2014 1:11PM

    I used to do the same thing. My son can eat anything and it doesn't affect him. Unfortunately, it DOES affect me. Because I'm lazy and hate to exercise, the weight kept piling on till I'm now diabetic.

Your boyfriend may not think calories count but let him know that if he really cares about you, he'll want to do want is best for you. You don't want to become diabetic, too.

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AURORADAWN5 2/9/2014 11:53AM

    Every day is a new one. Stay focused and take it one day at a time ... and have a chat with the boyriend. If he' sabotaging your diet with junk food, maybe it's because he doesn't really want you to lose weight. Let him know why it's important to you.

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So, I'm sitting here...debating if I should get out the PB I've been craving...

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

It's awful..usually I will not "think" about it and I will just get a spoon out and go to town. But I thought since I am already online I would post a blog about it so I can make myself accountable and if I keep talking about it here, maybe just maybe I WON'T get the peanut butter out. I love peanut butter, but have not control over how much goes in my mouth or should I rephrase that and say..I don't care how much goes in until later in the day when I am trying to eat good! LOL.

Another good reason to not get the PB out is that I have a dentist appt today and why not just brush my teeth so I can stop eating anything ...LOL..

Thanks SP for keeping me honest. I think I need to make more choices like this. Come on here and post something to keep me from eating foods I shouldn't be eating.

We went to Chilis yesterday and after all that happened, I realized we really shouldn't have gone...I had to take my daughter to drs yesterday as she is unable to walk on her right foot and they gave her a boot/cast which is so much easier for her than the crutches! She can't do any physical activity for 1 week! Which bums her out as she has dance and gym and she signed up for he relay for life this weekend and she is unable to participate. Poor kid...she isn't have the greatest of years...I keep telling her she is turning into me. I was accident prone from the 6th grade when I dislocated my right knee!

So...the PB is still in cupboard...which is a very good thing! I just need to keep my distance..

Going to brush my teeth!

have a great day!
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JUDITH1654 5/13/2011 9:04AM

    Actually, you CAN get single serving peanut butter sizes now for a better portion control. I know - it probably costs more, but it would be a temporary solution till either you get your cravings under control or get closer to your goal weight.

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SUZIEW27 5/10/2011 8:50PM

    Here's an idea for when you are craving peanut butter. I like to add pb to my smoothies because it adds protein. So, take some frozen fruit (about 1/2 a cup), add a little milk (this can be determined by how thick you would like the smoothie to be) and add 1 to 2 tbsp peanut butter. You get the peanut butter taste but maybe making the smoothie and drinking that will help you stay away from it for the rest of the evening. Also, here's another secret to a smoothie that one of my friends told me about. You can add fresh spinach to it and you don't taste it at all!!! I would start with maybe 1/2 cup if you want to do that.

Hope you were able to stay out this afternoon :)


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HIKETOHEIGHTS 5/10/2011 11:05AM

    I am no nutritionist! BUT... If you have a cracker or some bread, with peanut butter, it is suppose to be good for you. you could even have some almond butter which is better. I like those whole wheat sandwich thins toasted with some peanut butter & a tad of apple butter. I would not consider that cheating at all. the results in the food tracker are impressive.

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RICEOWL86 5/10/2011 9:54AM

    If I open the jar of peanut butter, I have no control over the number of spoonfuls that go into my mouth. They should start making little squeeze packets of peanut butter for portion control, then I'd have a shot of getting just a single serving!

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What a crazy day!!!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

I woke up this morning to find a tick on my upper leg..yuck! Of course, I googled tick bites to find out what to I "google" anything I don't know LOL...

Then, I took my daughter to school and I went to the gym. I just joined the gym last week and I am so very happy! I was a member of this gym a couple yrs ago and quit due to no job...even though I still am not working...I figured I could afford it as I don't have as many bills as I did then...Plus, I just love going and everything so it is worth it for me.

So, I did 3.5 miles the first time I went to the gym today and I did one minute intervals of jogging at 4.8 / 4.9 mph and then I went home and ate way too much CHOClate...ugh! I didn't have any on Easter ha ha...

So, I told myself that I had to go back to the gym and do another workout. So, I went back right before BL came on and I did another 30 min...which was a mile and half and also did some jogging intervals...but one was 5.3 mph as the 4.8 seemed too slow! Love that! I just want to keep building it each day.

So, I am proud that I did a second /last chance workout...but nervous about the scale tomorrow morning...I was doing soo good...

I think my biggest challenge is the food intake...I always eat more somehow...I am trying to eat real food and not processed that it is better for me. I just need to find more recipes on here that I I am a picky eater LOL...

If you have any suggestions...feel free to post them!

Also, I took some pics of me I am going to try to post some of them on here soon..I know, I know..I've been saying this for months LOL

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GZELLEFRO 4/26/2011 10:54PM

    Hey! I haven't spoken to ya in a while. How are you? Are you journaling all of your food? That really helped me cut back on my food? I've also started buying more fresh veggies and fruits. That gives me something healthy to eat, and it isn't processed!!

Good job on your exercising! Stick with it, girl. God bless you!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MAMADELIGHT 4/26/2011 10:52PM

    Food is my issue, too. I love working out, but I am having a hard time shutting down the intake after dinner. Have fun at the gym!

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