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20 week Challenge.. week 9 results

Monday, October 17, 2011

Good Morning to all!

Okay so I weighted in this morning didn't really have high hopes or anything because last week wasn't my best for starters I didn't do ST last week because of my neck.. I let it rest and all I can say is its still alittle sore but I m kinda tired of waiting for it to get over it so ST back on first thing in the morning!
Also some how I had hurt my right hip, thigh and knee sometime last Wed/ Thus. so I did finish out the week's workout but took it easy and didn't do hardly anything this past weekend by the time Friday evening came around my leg was hurting like crazy.. I had some pain/inflammatory meds left over from my c-section so took a few over a 3 day spain and Feel so much better now and plan on getting back in the game!!! I plan on stepping it up alittle this week play catch up for last week! I also was able to well for the most part stay away from all the cakes, cup cakes and party foods this past weekend. I had 1 strawberry cup cake and that's it!!! But I did eat chips and dip and the sandwiches my Mom inlaw bought a Large sandwich tray for the party.
The dip was spinage, and the chips were On the Border tortilla chips.. lower in sodium and in calories.

Later this evening, when hubby gets home I'm gonna have him do my monthly measurements.. If I don't forget again lol Other than that all is good.. this week should go smooth then this Sat is my hubby's Birthday so were planning on going out to eat and maybe take the kiddos to the zoo! So I m looking forward to that!
So to all Best Wishes for a Great week!!! emoticon

weight in - 1lbs 1 oz

  
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CHANGING4ME49 10/20/2011 10:47PM

    Congrats on the loss!! Woohoo!! Glad your neck feels better too.

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MENNOLY 10/17/2011 3:15PM

    I glanced at your previous blog and saw you have a one year old. When my two oldest children were between 1 and 2, I had terrible bursitis in my shoulder. It was so bad that I could not turn my neck. It was due to carrying my kids. Now I had very large kids (its genetic) My son was 12 pounds at birth and by the time he was one he weighed almost 30 pounds. My daughter was 10 pounds at birth and around 25 pounds at one. They were tall kids. My son was a little pudgy but my daughter was normal for her height. However they were heavy and caused my bursa to inflame. My orthopaedic Dr. started me on physical therapy and advised me to take ibuprophen before the bursa inflamed. When I had my last child I was proactive and took the ibuprophen prophylactically and had no problems. My youngest also weighed in at over 10 pounds at birth. This might be why you are having your neck issues.

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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!!

  
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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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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 10/10/2011 8:12PM

    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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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 10/6/2011 1:48PM

    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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DANA48131 10/3/2011 10:07PM

    FANTASTIC!
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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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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 10/3/2011 11:44AM

    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 )

OCTOBER GOALS....

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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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 9/30/2011 1:55PM

    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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