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Wednesday, December 02, 2009

What the HECK!

Maybe its the fact that TOM is coming? I dont know??? BUTTTT I have NOT stopped eating today, and NOT CLEAN either :/

It's only 4:15 pm and I'm already at 1430 cals for the day!!! Slipping away from the 170's and it's makin me sad :(

Why?!?! do I do this to myself? emoticon

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TESTACAV 12/3/2009 8:18AM

    Thx CBLING...you sound like me!!! If I had the gummi bears, they would have been gone too!! lol

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CBLING 12/2/2009 4:00PM

    2 days ago, gummie bears, diet coke, chocochip cookies LOTS!, popcorn...ick then the same yesterday and TOM arrived! Today is day 2 of TOM's visit and I seem to be over it. Thank GOD!

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LOTSAKATZ25 12/2/2009 3:52PM

    Boy, do I hear that! I'm doing the exact same thing today and feel the same way. Let's kick this problem now, shall we? emoticon

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TESTACAV 12/2/2009 3:46PM

    Thank you Ladies!! I needed to hear this!! The water part I don't have an issue with, (had 9 glasses) so far today, its the snacks....I have portioned and packaged snacks, 90 cal this, and 100 cal bar that...etc



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GOLIONS 12/2/2009 3:38PM

    Everyone haas had days like that. Don't let it derail you for the rest of the week. I NEVER beat myself up for days like this, I just make it a point to do better tomorrow (and try to work out a little harder to offset the damage:-))

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YOOVIE 12/2/2009 3:27PM

    i did the same exact thing 3 days ago. I stuffed my face with everything I could find- I was hungry every hour on the hour- and THEN SOME! I was panicking but i couldn't stop. My body needed energy- because all of mine was SUCKED OUT!

sure enough- 48 hours later- TOM *BOOM*. I talked to at least 30 people who all said it is normal. I was just lucky enough that everything in my house that I could throw a lip over was healthy.

Now I will make sure to pack the house with individually wrapped healthy things, and finger foods, and easily accessible meals that are all healthy- and get one half pint of chocolate froyo for when it gets just too bad.

I think you are fine. I know EXACTLY what you are talking about. Just think of your calories as a weekly goal this week- instead of a daily opportunity for disaster.

many hugs and much much understanding!!!

Comment edited on: 12/2/2009 3:28:02 PM

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SUGIRL06 12/2/2009 3:23PM

    I have days like that! It will pass. Try just drinking lots of water and avoid the snacks. It will suck and you won't want to do it but it must be done! But also remember, you will get back on track tomorrow!

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ANNAD314 12/2/2009 3:20PM

    It happens to everyone!!! We all have our slip ups... So stay strong and try to do better!! :) Good Luck

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I "HAVE" to do this!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Hello all :)

So sunday morning, fiance and I are sitting at the table having lunch after our ritual run on the beach...and I was jotting down nutrition info to log into spark ...and he says "how long are you going to be logging everything you eat for", "I hope not for long?"

I was lil upset at this...like I know I HAVE to do this...SPARK is a totally different aspect and approach for me in my weight loss journey...one that WORKS and I ENJOY and follow.

I just had to share, get it off my chest...I told this was something I had to do, because it keeps me on track! and something I wanted to do...don't get me wrong, he is 110% supportive of me being more active and health concious etc., just hearing that make me think..."wow, does it really bother you that much?"

Sigh... emoticon emoticon

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TESTACAV 11/25/2009 8:08AM

    Thanks Marcyna, Whitneyfl and Ang!

All valid points, we both eat well, and allow even better food in moderation...so me wanting to know just how much of what I put into my mouth, should be apparent to him.

A healthy and beautiful bride I will be! :) lol

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MARCYNA 11/25/2009 8:04AM

    Don't worry, we're all learners at this stage and need to practice a lot...
I'm sure it's just a period of time, and we'll become professional slimmers....
My dear Boyfriend/Fiance told me the other week
" I can see no sense in practicing in the Gym if you haven't got Talent"
I felt so awful...
My size's going down only if I practice in the Gym, whatever my Talent is....so I understand you completely!!!!
Stay Motivated, gal!!!!!
LOL, Marcyna emoticon

Comment edited on: 11/25/2009 8:08:29 AM

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WHITNEYFL 11/24/2009 9:12PM

    Oh girl.. I so understand this! Just keep your eye on the prize, and once you become more educated on everything you can guesstimate easier. You do what YOU need to do to succeed, and oh well if the fiance is annoyed. It will be worth it when you are a beautiful, healthy bride!

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SUGIRL06 11/24/2009 8:45PM

    I agree, he'll probably stop noticing. And, you probably won't have to track as much in the future (I mean, writing it down. You will be able to figure it out in your head and log later). It might also make him feel bad when you are watching everything that you eat when maybe he is eating with complete abandon? It might make him feel like he should be counting calories too. Good luck with this!

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DEVOTEEOFISET 11/24/2009 3:55PM

    1st Belated Happy Birthday!!!! I love everyone's comments. They seem to hit the nail on the head. I was thinking maybe he said that for you. As if he thinks it sucks to have to track your food all the time and he hopes you won't have to do it because he knows it is a pain.

I have a bunch of friends who want to lose weight and they bash logging calories. One said to me this weekend, oh I am just going to exercise, I am not going to worry about logging.

But once you log, it becomes second nature, something you can easily do. Choices seem to be the hardest not tracking. But he doesn't realize that.

I hope you have an awesome day. I am glad I stumbled across your blog. KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!

Keep up the great work! emoticon

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TESTACAV 11/24/2009 3:52PM

    Thanks Yoovie!! and you are right Stayfocusedash!! :)

I am a strong and determined individual with the finish line in mind!

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_DASH_ 11/24/2009 3:50PM

    think about it as something you GET TO do. how lucky we are to have the motivation and space available in our lives, in whatever capacity that differs for each of us, to want to make our own lives and health better :D you are clearly a dedicated, intelligent and optimistic about the future kind of person to be so proactive about your life and the fact that you are welcoming and open about what you are doing in front of your boyfriend speaks volumes to your self confidence and positivity. maybe he is slightly intimidated :D more power to you!!

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YOOVIE 11/24/2009 3:43PM

    let him know that once it becomes routine for you, he probably won't notice it as much. It's not as if you are going to turn into one of those women that pushes a limp salad around on a plate instead of eating! Let him know that you still really enjoy food, have a healthy apetite and tracking makes sure that you can still enjoy your favorite things, but with some extra common sense. You are approaching weight loss as a science, and you are going to make sure to do your part! He will come to admire your determination, and beforeyou know it- he'll be bragging!

You are doing awesome.


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TESTACAV 11/24/2009 3:40PM

    So true and what a great way to look at it! :) Thanks!

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1BIGDREAM 11/24/2009 3:35PM

    When you first start, it seems a little unnatural, and my hubby still doesn't "get" it. But when you really think about it, tracking makes sense even if you're not on a diet. I track my daughter's nutrition, maybe not calories, but I make sure her portions are appropriate, make sure she is getting a wide variety of nutrients and plenty of liquids, etc. Eventually, I came to realize that it's a bit unnatural NOT to track food, even if it's just on a basic level. It's just good for your health, whether you are on a diet or not. Serving size, count of fruits and veggies, water, dairy, protein, fiber, limit sodium & fat--EVERYONE should do this!

Ask him when he plans to START tracking food!

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Friday, October 23, 2009

Ok so, Im in this rut...it usually happens when I start something new....

I do well first week or so, and then all hell breaks loose, and I cave...like today with lunch....almost 900 calories for lunch :(...and then snacking on candy.

I don't know why I do this?? If I am seeing results, then why am I caving in??


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TESTACAV 10/23/2009 5:14PM

    Thanks everyone!!! Your right I do feel better...drank water rest of afternoon! and then came home and went for a 10 minute run...feeling great!

Now to finish off with a fresh cut salad with TONS of veggies :) mmm

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KATURTLES 10/23/2009 4:30PM

    ALLYBUG couldn't have said it better. We all slip up. You just gotta put it behind you and keep going! You can do it! I'm here to support you!

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ALLYBUG007 10/23/2009 3:10PM

    Stop doing it NOW and make the change. Don't focus on what you've done wrong. It's done. Work on fixing it. It's okay to see results. You are going to feel so good when the results start adding up.

It's like we're programmed to think we're destined to failure. You're not. Eating like that is NOT your destiny. Obviously, it's not making you feel good. Have a piece and put it away. Allow it, but don't overdo it. You can have anything in moderation!! Now you just either have a light dinner or do something to burn off half of that lunch and break even!!

You CAN do this. It's great that you posted here about it. Pick yourself up, take the lesson learned, and get back on track. Old habits are hard to change and it will happen eventually if you keep trying. So keep going. You're worth it! emoticon

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WE_PA_FIT 10/23/2009 1:35PM

    Then get back up! U TURN NOW! why are you doing it? Remove the triggers. YOU CAN DO THIS!! YOU DESERVE THIS! Just focus a little and get back..starting small. Keep tracking food and exercise.
Fall down 7, get up 8!!!!!

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