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Just want to be crabby, ok?!

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

You know that country song that the girl just wants to mad.. well, today I think I just want to be crabby, ok? I am just tired of fighting it!

I still feel kinda bummed about not getting an reply.. I just can't shake it. Grr!

Than I gained weight this morning. The rational part of my head knows that I probably had alot of sodium intake, low fiber intake, and high protein intake so honestly that means I have no BM. Still! I thought for sure I would lose weight but I gained .4# Yes, I know I am being lame.

Than I was going to go for a walk with a friend but she has an upset tummy so we canceled. I know it shouldn't but I am disappointed, I guess.

So, the plan for crabby pants, today?

Get money to do laundry.
Laundry, of course, haha.
Dishes.
Maybe a walk at the Lake Walk or just around here.
Meet Heidi for the first time. emoticon
Maybe workout on the elliptical.
Than who knows what..

  
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SHERYLDS 6/9/2010 11:56AM

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KAS1990 6/9/2010 11:07AM

    I hear ya' ... some days you just need to let the crabby bug take over and get it out of your system or it just grows and grows!!!!!! Tomorrow will certainly be a better day.

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Epic Win!

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Yes, I know this is my second blog for the day but I had to share about my epic win! Seriously, epic!

I did not emoticon like I hoped but.. I worked out on the emoticon for 45 minutes burning around 600 calories. Usually my heart rate is around 140 and consider it pretty good if I got it up to 150. BUT today it got up to 170! I thought that was pretty good. Most days I do not do a cool down but today I thought I better to be safe! And, let me tell you, it took some time to get it back to 150 because every time I moved on the elliptical it seemed it would jump back to 160.

After I got it down to more of a normal rate, I lifted weighted. emoticon Mind you, I would lift like once a week for the last few weeks but the last two weeks I lifted weighted like 4 times at least. WIN!

After I worked out, it was around supper time and was getting super hungry. I didn't feel like eating so I asked a friend if she wanted to go to Grizzly's. Plus, I had like 3 coupons I needed to use up.. one by tomorrow, and two by the 30th!

I am seriously proud that I restrained myself so much!

I ordered water! emoticon

I got a free appetizer according to my scratch-off coupon. Hmm. This was going to be hard because I want to be healthy but I want to use my coupons and when are appetizers ever healthy? Um, never? I choose quesadillas and only ate 3! Boy, was that hard! They were delicious! Just look! The restaurant we went to has no calorie count so I borrowed it off Applebees. For one serving which I guessed to be the whole thing was 600-something. I was proud I only ate half.



If I knew they were so full, I wouldn't have ordered this huge salad. I only ate half. I estimate that to be around 600-some by another restaurant's calories.

Now the real epic thing is that right now I am around 1450 for my 1300-1700 range... and I am comfortably emoticon. WIN!

Even if the ranges are those, I still felt proud that I restrained myself and ordered rather healthy choices.

Now putting that all aside.. I do have one down side which is making me sad which I am trying to forget but.. yeah.

So you remember that boy I talked about in today's first blog.. well.. he hasn't responded to my message. I know it shouldn't but it makes sad. Yes, the message didn't require a reply but I still wanted one. I hope things won't be awkward now.. I guess that is the thing I am nervous about. I haven't seen him yet and well, we live in the same hall. I have been kind of avoiding the hall as much as I can.. haha! Anyhow.. that's that!

Let's just think about tonight's EPIC WIN!!! emoticon

  
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CALCOUNTER4LIFE 6/9/2010 9:55AM

    Super WIN!!! emoticon emoticon
You just focus on what good you are doing!
Everything will happen as God allows.

You are wonderful. Enjoy the day and think of being your joyful self for hr to hr. and all will be fine.

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Hey, do you have a bread maker?

I just learned recently how to make pitas. They are yummy and about 85 cals per pita.. (1/2 circle). They are absolutely great for stuffing with salmon and veggies... and anything! You can control the cals you put in them. They are great for freezing too. Microwave thaw as you need one.

Just thought I peek your interest in something new if you didn't have a bread maker.

-Vanessa emoticon

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Move it, move it, move it!

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Sometimes you gotta have a couple bad days to really appreciate a good one. Today is really starting to be a good one despite it rained, looks gross out and the high is only going to get up to 60`. But, I am going to try my darnest to try to not let it rain on my parade. emoticon

I think it all started yesterday when my mood turned around. What happened yesterday was I was laying on my bed, on SparkPeople of course, feeling all sexy because my tank inched up like an inch exposing my curves in a sexy way. Okay, it may have not been sexy but it doesn't matter because I was in my room alone and felt sexy.

Anyhow, one of the guys around here that has tried to hit on me long time ago was walking across the courtyard and looked up at my window three times. Mind you my bed is right next to the window... so in essence he was looking at me. And, well I watched him as he walked across the courtyard. The first time he did it.. it was like, "Okay he's seeing who is in that room." The two times after that.. I feel he was checking me out. I really felt sexy after that! emoticon Feeling all confident I sent him a FB message saying we should hang out sometime and gave him my number. It was kinda fun to focus on something silly..

To top this off, one of my good guy friends that I dated for 4 months is good friends with this dude. So I asked him how he felt about me dating one of his friends. He told me he'd give me his blessing... and thanked me for asking. I told him who it was and he said, "Go for it." Seriously, how much nicer can you get?! I want to give him a goodie but he's not on here so I settled for a nice, sappy text this morning! Hehe.

Than yesterday I walked over 8 miles and so I slept in until 10 am today. It felt wonderful. I sure could have used a massage this morning..

As I was being lazy this morning, I checked my messages. I had a couple saying how great of a job I am doing. That is always nice to hear. emoticon

Than, I got a message from my counselor asking if I thought I needed the appointment today. And, you know what I really think I am doing well. Later, I thought about it and I thought, I really am doing alright. Sure, little life annoyances.. okay people.. pop up but I think I have been handling them alright. It is a great feeling to know this. To know you are going to be okay.

Feeling lucky today.. and okay to be honest, I worked hard yesterday, I decided to weigh myself today.. and I am at 202.4! Yup! Eek! So I guess it was water weight. Maybe by Thursday's weigh in I can weigh 201.4. How awesome would that be?!!!

So, I think I am going to take SHERYLDS's advice and move it, move it, move it. I think I might even go for a run as I can only run in a good mood.

Madagascar's "I like to move it, move it."
www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoNkfOHBzQk

  
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TURTLELOT2 6/8/2010 6:25PM

    Excellent....Keep up the momentum. You will reach and surpass your goals with this type of sexy, postive additude. emoticon

You can be an inspiration for so many.

And GREAT JOB on the 8 mile walk. I usually do 4, I can only imagine doubling it.

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SHERYLDS 6/8/2010 2:20PM

    Sexy is a state of mind...Here's looking at you my friend. and
You'll be saying au revoir to the 200s in a few days.

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HEIDISO 6/8/2010 1:24PM

    Dance like nobody's watching; emoticon
Love like you've never been hurt. emoticon
Sing like nobody's listening; emoticon
Live like it's heaven on Earth. emoticon

~Mark Twain

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Damage Control.. again.

Monday, June 07, 2010

So I evaluated the situation and yes, I have gained weight. This morning I weighed in at 204.4. I knew it wouldn't be pretty but still you hope it isn't true. So I can look at it that I gained 3# from Friday's WI of 201.4 or 1.4# from 203. I don't think it is so much that I gained weight but rather that I was so close to leaving the 200s behind. If losing more than 4# wasn't insane, I would shoot for that but let's be rational. So my goal for Thursday's weigh in to get below 203. I can do it..

Putting that aside, I know that walks have been losing their "spark" pe se. So, I think it is time I mix things up a bit with more running, swimming, working out on the elliptical, doing stairs from time to time and yes, with walking.

My first 5K I walked was for CASDA in October last year. I am going to try to run it this year. So far.. I can run about half a mile consistently than I walk two blocks than I can do another half mile. I really think I can do it. I am thinking maybe if I have a deadline it will help. The CASDA 5K is September 25th so that is the goal.

So.. from this point on I will be training for two things:
Run CASDA's 5K Run/Walk
Walk 18-mile walk

I can do this.. just need to focus on my goal.. not chips, cake, or donuts. They cannot comfort me but running can. Haha.

  
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SHERYLDS 6/7/2010 12:24PM

    I just keep picturing how well you've been doing. and I know you're going to get there. Go for it Savannah. emoticon

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HEIDISO 6/7/2010 12:18PM

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CREATINGAMANDA 6/7/2010 10:41AM

    You are STILL so close to leaving the 200s behind - you can do this! You have the right attitude ... acknowledge what went wrong and take steps to correct it. It's just like anything else in life, right? You can do it, girl - I'm with you!

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Recap - Bad Eating Weekend

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Honestly, I wasn't at my best this weekend.

Friday - I weighed in at 201.4... hoping to break into 199-ville by Thursday, my official weigh in.

Saturday - Overate. I ate too much food at supper, two slices of cake, and TONS of Doritos with melted cheese on top.

It was like I just did not care anymore. Everyone else was eating chips with cheese, ice cream, cake.. and darn it, I wanted to... so I threw caution to the wind, and did it. I binged.. which I haven't done seriously for months. I guess that is progress.. kinda? I felt so gross afterwards.. so drugged down and just.. gross. After feeling gross, I didn't even go for my walk. *sigh* I feel fat!

Sunday - Slept in. Had oatmeal and crepes for breakfast. Homemade pizza for supper. Walked 2 miles. And sprinted a little bit but undies kept falling down. (I wasn't planning to run.) I felt good about running until my walking companion said, "Fat people really aren't supposed to run." After some discussion, "because they jiggle and stuff." I suppose.. but I felt proud for running fast. Also, the more I run, I won't jiggle as much. Mind you, when I usually go running I go at a slower pace and I am sure I jiggle.. but I am running. Yay for that. Anyhow, today was not perfect.. but it could be way worse.. (see Saturday)

The Plan - Having a plan always helps to feel more in control.
Weigh-in tomorrow morning and re-evaluate.
I am going to try to lose 2-3# by doing my strength training, walking, elliptical and hopefully, swimming. I can do this. It will be hard on my body..

And, if I do not succeed.. there is always next week! emoticon

  
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SHERYLDS 6/7/2010 8:18AM

    Next time, I want you to visualize a fire drill going off in your head. You've come too far to let a weekend binge eating ruin your progress. I'm sure you want to 'knosh' with the rest, but play it smart. Salsa and chips. Crudite. You're a smart lady. improvise. Let's do this. emoticon

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MYSHARONA6 6/6/2010 10:06PM

    Just regroup!!! Pick yourself up and start again. Everyone has bad days...don't beat yourself up. You can do it. You are sooooooo very close. Go over the hump and you will feel great! emoticon Sharon

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