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Spark,MFP, Fitbit=Motivation

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

I have been noticing since I buckled down and made the changes that my success increases with my activity on these sites and the use of these tools. During the summer while I stay active and usually lose some weight I'm not active on these things mostly because I would rather be outside than inside logging stuff. My success is good but moderate during the summer. I probably eat more but I burn off everything and then some. In the Fall there is the lag I haven't gotten back to tracking, my activity stays elevated but as the days get shorter I'm not outside as much and my weight will begin to creep up. It is then that I take notice get back to tracking and being active on the websites and this saves me through the winter months. Spring is probably a bit like Fall I will keep an eye on that, but I know next year to stave off any gain at all I will have to get right back to logging after the last triathlon of the season.

  
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KLAD_COCKERS 12/11/2012 11:36AM

    I just got my Fitbit . . . I haven't even taken it out of the package yet. I can't wait to get started with it!

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EVER-HOPEFUL 12/11/2012 10:02AM

    so is the fitbit any good?. emoticon

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This week's weigh in

Monday, December 10, 2012

This week I will be posting my numbers on Wednesday, I find it important to weigh at the same time daily and since I work during those hours this week it will have to wait. I did get a new scale. My challenge is going well I am keeping myself much more accountable and I am back on my eating less moving more. I have been doing a lot of walking, running, doing my challenge exercises, and playing raquetball. It seems to be paying off, no matter what the scale says I feel much better than when I was down a couple weeks ago. Nutrition has been a bit of a struggle still but I am doing so much better than I was a couple weeks ago. Changing even if it is not much different than what I was doing before has really been wonderful!

  
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EVER-HOPEFUL 12/11/2012 10:02AM

    emoticon on the new scale.hope it is a nice to you one,lol

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KBRADFORD88 12/10/2012 8:25PM

    Glad you got a real scale. Let me know how it goes! Good luck,.

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TCANNO 12/10/2012 6:38PM

    Well done, keep it up.

Remember to have to have time for you as that help keeping on track

Just one point, weighing every day you will see your weight go up one day and down the next and so on.

I had this problem last weekend when I weighed Saturday and then again on Sunday, I normally only weight once a week, just a thought





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JAMBABY0 12/10/2012 1:32PM

    You are getting there, remember YOU ARE WORTH IT!!!

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Broken scale

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Weigh in day was Monday the only problem apparently my scale decided to die, I have tried changing the battery. I looked up a couple other things to try so hopefully I don't have to buy a new one. Measurements stayed the same so that is a good sign, but I do like to have the more immediate gratification that comes from that number on the scale. While measurements are great sometimes the time it takes to see results either direction can be too long.

  
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EVER-HOPEFUL 12/7/2012 9:38AM

    i am changing my tacktics and planning to weigh myself only 1 a month as i was letting it get to me.hope you have your scale fixed now.sorry i am only getting round to this now still playing catch up since coming out of hospital.take care and keep smiling.you are doing great . emoticon

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TCANNO 12/6/2012 3:56AM

    It won't hurt to go without weighing for a week in fact it will level out over two weeks or so.

The tape may tell that you have lost but not always. My tape has not moved since July but I have lost 30lbs.

The trouble with scales are that they are a mind game that always puts you on on the defensive.

Good luck with out your scales.


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CROSSFITKATE 12/5/2012 9:41AM

  Same thing happened to me yesterday - though I haven't tried changing the batteries yet. It wasn't weigh-in day for me (Friday), so I guess that's what I get for trying to get a sneak peek. Don't let the scale get you down though! Keep working towards your goal.

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Tomorrow is weigh in day

Sunday, December 02, 2012

I haven't been great haven't been bad in my first week of change.Monday my fitbride challenge starts on Facebook, I got together some people that want accountability like I do, I put together some mini challenges for the team. If you are on Facebook and want to join send me a private message the more spark positivity on there the better. I have been eating a lot of soup the past couple days so I am not sure what the scale will show, trying to counteract sodium with water right now. ( I make my soups lower sodium but today I had some pre made stuff). Either way tomorrow I will post my weigh in check in. Overall a decent week, I think I can do better but this was a good start.

  
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EVER-HOPEFUL 12/7/2012 9:43AM

    sorry i am not on facebook or i would join you.i know you will have some good challenges going. emoticon

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TCANNO 12/3/2012 4:37AM

    emoticon it is a start, good luck for this week



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KBRADFORD88 12/2/2012 9:41PM

    Way to go. You are putting forth effort. Time reveals all...or in this case it will soon!

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GOODGETNBETR 12/2/2012 12:33PM

    Good luck with the challenge. emoticon

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MELLIE1030 12/2/2012 10:45AM

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Today's tale of the tape

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Tale of the tape Weight 235.4,
Measurements Lower Belly 41.5
Upper Stomach 36.5
Hips 46
Bust 44
Thigh 29.75
Neck 14
Bicep 14
Calf 17.5- yeah they are kind of huge lol!
I am going to be tracking this progress, I am not entirely sure what my goals are at this point for these measurements but I know I want all of them to go down, sadly even the monster calves.

  
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EVER-HOPEFUL 12/7/2012 9:44AM

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TCANNO 11/28/2012 1:03PM

    You have a start that lets you see any improvement for later on.

Go for it

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