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20 week challenge....week 8 weight in and on to week 9

Monday, October 10, 2011

Okay so I m home, I m worn out, I haven't been feeling good since yesterday morning.. Don't know if I'm getting sick, or if its allergy's maybe or what but it just feels like a mix of things.

Its probably just because I wasn't eating, drinking and doing my normal. I will be so glad to get back to the normal everyday routine I know I will feel better.
Don't get me wrong I had lots of fun and it was a Great weekend But I feel the difference in how I feel, how my body feels, From lack of eating good.. I didn't Over eat BUT what I did eat wasn't anything close to my normal. I also didn't drink as much as I normally would. And I think that's another reason I feel drained. And the food I ate I think is why I've been feel.. off and kinda yuckie.

Plus it doesn't help that my neck still sore and has been for almost 4 weeks now... I duno if I strained it or what its not horrible but just hasn't went away.
Anyways so I'm gonna push myself to get things done today and get back in to my routine of things so tomorrow will be a better day.

I also did weight in and it says I m up 1lb & 5oz.. I'm so not worried because I know that's problaly fluid retention and from the added sodium intake. Normally I stay on the lower end but I wasn't the one cooking this weekend and I just didn't want to be rude or anything so I ate small portions of what was cooked all weekend and figured I would just deal with it when I came home.

Okay so there's were I'm at today and here's to a better tomorrow.
And getting back to the normal!!

  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

CHANGING4ME49 10/12/2011 1:13AM

    You had a lot happening last weekend. You are hanging in there though and doing great. Don't fret over the pound, it's most likely sodium like you said. It'll come off. I hope you get to feeling better soon. emoticon

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JPAMPY 10/11/2011 4:14PM

    How is your day today going?

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BBORDEN86 10/10/2011 8:52PM

    Don't you worry about that pound. It'll come off in no time, and the scale lies anyways. Like you said if was probably party food, and by next weigh in there will be no sign of it. Keep up the hard work. Hope you feel better soon!!!

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    I think you did amazing and your weigh in is affected from the party and weekend foods. It will come right off like the vacation weight! Here's to a great week :)

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MENNOLY 10/10/2011 4:18PM

    Given everything going on last weekend, you did great. I agree today;s weigh-in won't be reliable because you can't eat party food and not get an above average dose of sodium. I hope you feel better soon. emoticon

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CAROLYN_ROSE 10/10/2011 2:18PM

    Hope you feel better soon!

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CESAU5679 10/10/2011 1:38PM

    Hang in there! This change of season is really a pain for so many people.

Keep Sparking!

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Busy Busy Busy!

Thursday, October 06, 2011

So I m trying to get everything done..( laundry, clean house, pack bags, get gifts together ect.) Because this weekend I have an out of town wedding to go to and then 3 birthday parties.. Luckily the 3 birthday's are all rolled in to one party lol and one of them being my baby girl.. She's turning 1. And the other two are 2 of my nieces who happened to be born on the same day 6 years apart. So it's going to be lots of fun!!

The Stressful part is trying to get it all done and ready to go down there and then once I get down there which won't be until late friday evening I've got to go buy the stuff for the party ( why wait you ask well normally I Don't but Its not only for my little one its also my niece's so I have to go with my sister so we can match it all up) and pick up the cake's all before the wedding on sat. evening @ 5 then the birthdays are on Sunday. Its going to be crazy! I don't know that I'm gonna have to worry about what I eat I m not sure I m gonna have time to eat lol But I should be getting plenty of exercise lol

Anyways I just wanna wish everyone a wonderful weekend!!!


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CHANGING4ME49 10/7/2011 1:21AM

    My, you are a Busy Bee this week. Hope you have a wonderful weekend. Happy 1st birthday to your little girl too. emoticon

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MENNOLY 10/6/2011 3:49PM

    I think you have enough going on that you don't need to add food stress. This sort of weekend does not happen often so let yourself have permission to enjoy the weekend. Then get back on track next Monday. It will keep you sane and it will not affect your weight loss in the long run. Have a wonderful weekend! emoticon

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NATESMOM1910 10/6/2011 1:58PM

    Have a great time! And Happy 1st Birthday to your daughter!!

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    Happy 1st birthday to your baby! It goes by so quick. Mine will be two in two weeks! Then my oldest baby will be turning sweet 16 in a couple months! It sounds like it will be a great weekend so enjoy it especially the party!

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20 week challenge week 7 weight in and the start of week 8

Monday, October 03, 2011

Okay so this morning I weighted myself and I knew that last time I weighted it said I gained 1 lb 8oz but I was worried because it was TOM and I always get bloated pretty bad so when I weighted this morning I was hoping and expecting it to be a good bit less but what I seen I was like WOW are you sure are you really sure??? SO I weighted 3 more times and yup every time it said the same thing.. I even had my hubby weight, since he's not dieting he kinda of stays at the same weight. lol anyways every time I weighted it said the same thing 328.8lbs and that 7 lbs down from my last weight in... WoooHooo I'll take it! I figure If I broke it down it would be on ave what I lose per week right now and I guess its making up for last week lol Gotta love that Tom lol I also think it helped that I was able to stay on the lower end of the sodium like the past 4 days so I think I m gonna try and do that more often lol

So now on to week 8!!!! Best wishes to everyone on making week 8 a Great one! So let's go make it count my friends!!!!

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CHANGING4ME49 10/5/2011 12:48AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Keep up the fantastic work!! emoticon

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BBORDEN86 10/3/2011 12:11PM

    Wow!!! Awesome job on the 7 lbs!!!! I think you made up for my lack of a weight loss this time, but I think mine is because of TOM too. Hopefulle I have a good weigh in next week or I'll be pissy! Lol. I might even throw a tantrum too!

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    I love those moments where you look at the scale like ... HEY are you messing with my head....re-weigh, nope you are not messing with me! WOOOT! Great job!

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NATESMOM1910 10/3/2011 11:10AM

    Awesome!! emoticon emoticon

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October Goals and update on Sept. goals

Friday, September 30, 2011

My Goal's For September ( UPDATE )

Drink Atleast 9 glasses of water day making it 270 for the month ( as of yesterday 285)

work out Atleast 1,000 minutes this month! ( As of yesterday I have 1340 minutes )

once a week... Monday's ( did that except one time)

once a month on or around the 15th ( did that)

try to eat on the plan ( for the most part I did)

watch my sodium intake and try to lower it ( Can do better )

try to get 8 hours a night ( Check)

Do my best to stay on track & lose the weight! ( I think I did my best )


Okay so after looking over my sept. goals, I am going to try and step it up alittle and do even better than last month.

I am going to shoot for:

Drink 300 cups of water
workout for 1500 minutes
try harder to stick to the meal plan
do better with staying under on my sodium in take under 2300
cont. to weight in on Monday's
cont. to measure once a month
all in all try to better myself.. with working out and eating and drinking right.
I figure from here it can only getter better.
I have the I WANT TOO, and the will Power!
And I m even getting to really like my healthier choice food and have found that I miss it when I don't get it. I look forward to it!! I am feeling more energized and sleeping better. I feel better! So I know I am right track! & I plan on staying on the right track!!!

And a BIG HUGE THANK YOU too All my Spark Friends for all the inspiration, encouragement, comments for everything you are all so awesome!!! You all have made it so much easier and have kept me going. So Thank you all so very much!!!!!! emoticon

And to Sparkpeople for this awesome web site! It makes things so much easier without it I would be Lost!!


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BBORDEN86 10/3/2011 12:12PM

    You can do this!!! You have really great goals set up for the month. Let's have a GREAT week 8!!! Hard to believe we are almost to the half way MARK! CRAZY!!!

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LITTLEKIM4 9/30/2011 10:43PM

    Excellent progress toward your goals! Way to hold yourself accountable, too! Rock on!

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CHANGING4ME49 9/30/2011 8:03PM

    emoticon I am so proud of you. Keep up the effort and you will see FABULOUS results. emoticon Great job on September's goals. Best wishes on weigh in and your October goals too. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MENNOLY 9/30/2011 4:37PM

    emoticon Great Job! Your attitude is fantastic! emoticon

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    WOOHOO Tara you had an awesome month! You have much to be proud of. I think my favorite thing about setting monthly goals is not just achieving them but also being able.to take the ones that were not as easy and tweak them to fit our lives. Way to go. Thanks for keeping me motivated and inspires!

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20 week challenge week 6 weight in.. 2 days late..on to week 7

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Okay so its says I gained 1lb and 8 oz, and okay its not the end of the world.. I know I didn't do my best to drink tons of water and I did eat alittle off the meal plan, mostly on the Sodium... between that and Aunt will be here early Friday morning and she's already sending the cramps, bloating, moody swing and fatigue I guess just to let me know she'll be here soon. So its okay I m not going to have a melt down or anything like that, I am just so thankful I was able to have a good time and all before aunt flo made it here, and I know you ladies now what I mean. lol I would have been so miserable.. altho I have to say there were times when I was alittle crankie and snappy with my poor hubby & now I guess I know why. I'll make it up to him later,,, he knows I love him. lol But now I m back home and will be eating like I should and back to my lower sodium and regular work outs. So its all good. Just ignore me if I seem alittle crankie or overly emotional it tends to happen right bout now lol

So gonna do my best to get in gear and finish out week 7 on a high note.. weight ins back on Mondays for me.
I hope everyone is doing good and I am going to do my best and catch up with you all, I sure I have missed a good bit in the past 4 days so sorry if I don't get caught up on it all.

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DANA48131 9/29/2011 4:27PM

    I'll tell you... a lot of times I know I gain 3-5 pounds before the monthly arrival... so maybe you did actually lose some.

Regardless... glad that you are staying positive! Keep it up!

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CHANGING4ME49 9/29/2011 7:59AM

    emoticon I have faith in you. Finish out the week strong and you will be just fine.

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FLMOMX2 9/28/2011 4:56PM

    emoticon Baby steps to the goal.

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