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Week 2 PUSH Challenge

Monday, January 10, 2011

Ok so I did the Presidents Challenge and I'm a little sad at the results.. I'm mostly sad because I let myself get this way... So I am completing the bonus part and here are my positive self talk/affirmations:

I believe in myself

I can and will do this

I am beautiful

I deserve this

Lets Do This Sunnies!!
And all my other friends on Sparkpeople!!!

WE ARE ALL WORTH IT!!!!!!!


ps.. for those who don't know my weigh in went good!!

  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

OFFDREA 1/13/2011 10:55AM

    Stick with it and you will be so amazed with your results next time!!!!! It doesn't take long to build of strength and endurance and it doesn't take long to lose it either!!!!!

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AMBER281 1/12/2011 12:49PM

    You are worth it!!!
One day you will rock that challenge!!

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BARBARACT 1/11/2011 12:20PM

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POSITIVE-FORCE 1/11/2011 11:39AM

    Just think in no time that fitness test is going to get better! Good Job on your postivies! YOU ROCK!! Congrats once again for geting out of 300-ville! SO excited for you!

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RACEMOM576900 1/10/2011 9:32PM

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STARTFRESH359 1/10/2011 8:26PM

    Thanks for the reminder about the President's Fitness Challenge. I did it a few years ago and I had forgotten about it.

Keep up the good work!

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tomorrows weigh in

Saturday, January 08, 2011

tomorrows weigh in is making me a little nervous..... I'm hoping to see something.. I have a really hard time with my sodium intake and I know that that can cause issues on the scale.

I really need to stay away from pizza.. I have thought about making my own sauce and putting it on whole wheat tortillas with major veggies and minor cheese, like 1/4 cup part skim mozzarella... hmmmm.. I need to just do it!... sodium sucks

sorry just kinda babbling... just got done doing a mile on the treadmill to see where I'm at for next weeks PUSH challenge.. extra blood flow..whew

  
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AMBER281 1/10/2011 10:52AM

    Hope your weigh in went well.
I have really been struggling with sodium too.
If I find any good ideas to reduce sodium without reducing taste I will pass them along.

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MARYC830 1/8/2011 2:55PM

    Good luck with your weigh in!

In my experience, homemade pizza is the BEST! Tastes great with out all the grease and sodium! emoticon

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UNICORN212 1/8/2011 12:25PM

    I managed to lose .3 - not too bad considering that I can not exercise! You will do fine. Drink lots of water and green tea.

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STARLIGHT615 1/8/2011 12:22PM

    Great job!

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POSITIVE-FORCE 1/8/2011 10:47AM

    No Worries! Just remember whatever happens this week look back and fix for the next week. I struggle with too much sodium as well. IT sucks!

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RACEMOM576900 1/8/2011 10:00AM

    Sodium intake is very difficult. It seems salt is added to everything you buy these days. I added sodium to my tracker just recently and it has really opened my eyes to how much salt is in the foods I have been eating. Good luck on reducing your levels and your journey! You can do it!

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JUDITH316 1/8/2011 2:17AM

    Keep up the great work, you can do it, congrats on the great workout on the treadmill today, wow, 1 mile, now that's great!I'm standing with you cheering you on...God Bless you always..

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wow it's really been that long

Friday, January 07, 2011

wow I haven't posted a blog in a long time.....

I started the 28 day bootcamp.. I like it and I hope that I can stay with it.

I took a picture of myself today.. a full body.. and I asked my daughter if that was how I really looked, she said yeah mommy why.... ok it was gross. I'm going to post it on here as my PUSH pic..yuck! but I need this to kick my but into gear.. I have lost 2 1/2 inches in my stomach since October so I'm doing something right!

  
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RACEMOM576900 1/7/2011 8:40PM

    Pictures are worth a thousand words! You will get a thousand between your current pic and the one that comes! That is a great thing! Keep it up! You can do this!

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POSITIVE-FORCE 1/7/2011 4:21PM

    Just think one day there is going to be a photo that you can put next to that one and realize how far you have come. Good Luck with the bootcamp!

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ROBYNROSE26 1/7/2011 1:57PM

    Awesome job losing inches! I am going to start the bootcamp today! I have taken a lot of full body shots and deleted them, guess its time to face the music and post them!

Way to Go, you got this!

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OFFDREA 1/7/2011 1:21PM

    Right on for losing those inches!! Good luck with the bootcamp this month!!!

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SGTSUNNY 1/7/2011 9:58AM

    Great job on losing inches

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STARLIGHT615 1/7/2011 9:16AM

    Yes you are doing something right !! just keep doing what you are doing and you will get there!!! Woohoo!!

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RACHGLAZE 1/7/2011 5:31AM

    emoticon on the inches lost!



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CAMILLEMANS 1/7/2011 1:14AM

    Congrats and good luck!

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LIZARDREAMING 1/7/2011 12:19AM

    Its just one day at a time. Good luck with boot camp, know you can do it!

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so I've kinda...

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

not been doing too well.. I've ben dealing with a medical issue and I finally got an answer to what it is but I'm a little depressed about one of the things I need to do to reverse it. The other thing that I need to do to reverse it I have already started... that's losing weight. My doctor told me that she wants me to go on a low carb diet! Now, I hate the word diet. All I really want is to be healthy and I don't want to gain everything back if I start eating carbs again?! Maybe I'm just going a little overboard? I need some motivation and some friends to help kick my butt into gear........... I can't do this alone anymore.

  
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RACEMOM576900 12/16/2010 10:16PM

    Low carb is not so bad...well okay maybe at first. But you can do this. You will feel so much better!! Come on now!! It is your life...make it last.

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AMBER281 12/16/2010 4:17PM

    Good luck!!
Hopefully you can change it from a diet to a lifestyle that you can stick with.

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VEACHXCL 12/16/2010 8:43AM

    My husband did the whole "limit the carb thing". It worked great, but what is your fear was reality for him. Once he incorporated them back into his diet he gained the weight back. I know that isn't the case for everybody, but it is definitely a real fear. I really hope you can find what works for you....to take it off and keep it off!! Good Luck!! emoticon

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JRZG8R 12/15/2010 11:39PM

    Diet only means that which one eats. I hope that you can build a diet that you can live with. I like the low carb but have the same fears. Hang in there.

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GRANPATTIE 12/15/2010 11:34PM

    yeah, I hear ya. I never think "low carb" is the answer. Maybe just change your carbs. Have more whole grains, brown rice, and sweet potatoes. If you don't like whole wheat pasta, try the Ronzoni brand, Smart Taste (I think that's the name) It's a good blend I can't tell from regular, but it's high fiber. You'll find good support everywhere on Spark. YOU CAN DO THIS! emoticon emoticon

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ASHUPE1 12/15/2010 11:07PM

    Maybe just limit some of your breads and sweets rather than all carbs. You might try seeking a second opinion from another doctor or a registered dietician. In any case, you've come to the right place to get support. Best of luck!

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WIN challenge... 3rd thing I like about me...

Friday, December 10, 2010

I'm a mom... I have 5 children and I am with them 24/7.. I'm a stay at home mom in the summer and I volunteer at their school during the school year.

I think that it's the most rewarding thing I have ever done!

  
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RACEMOM576900 12/12/2010 10:59AM

    THis is wonderful!! You are doing fantastic and such a wonderful group of kids!! They must be lots of fun1! Good luck on your journey. SP is here for you no matter what time of day or night.

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BARBARACT 12/11/2010 9:24AM

    I think that is great! I stayed home with my son the first few years and then had to go back to work. I went to work 3rd shift so I could still take care of him during the day.

It is wonderful when you can home with your children and raise them. It is really rewarding and nothing like it.

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