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So close to saying goodbye to the 150s...

Monday, November 08, 2010

Today, I weighed 150.04 lbs. It is amazing how time and effort has changed my life. I remember saying goodbye to the 170s, the 160s and now almost the 150s. Wow, I am actually seeing the end of the tunnel. I no longer have to lose 73 lbs, but 40 lbs now. I am just a few pounds away from my mid-point. Do you remember that commercial we used to have "You've come a long way baby!" well, that's how I feel. I am going to see this through. It has been slow but so well worth it...

Hugs to all!

  
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KATHAKU 11/10/2010 9:05PM

    emoticon You've done so great so far!! I'm trying to say good bye to the 180's and gosh you are right it is a long journey, but well worth it!
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KARBRUCE 11/9/2010 11:42AM

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SBW1027 11/9/2010 7:54AM

    Congrats!! Keep up the great work!!

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SHAWNABABY 11/8/2010 4:50PM

    Yes you've come a long way, Congrat's,
You look great too.
Keep smileing .

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 11/8/2010 3:08PM

    It is cool to go back an look at what you weighed at the first of each month when your weight is going down. It's great to see the progress. Congratulations on being almost half way there!

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CHEPRBYTHEDOZN 11/8/2010 1:28PM

    wow!! You are doing a fabulous job!

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CHRISTINA791 11/8/2010 12:53PM

    Congrats, and good luck with the next stretch!

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PLAYBLUES22 11/8/2010 12:39PM

    emoticonSweetie, emoticon

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KAMAPERRY 11/8/2010 12:18PM

    Congrats! emoticon

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NACHOSMAMA 11/8/2010 12:17PM

    Congrats!

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NEW-CAZ 11/8/2010 12:04PM

    emoticon Lise emoticon

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PJMOMMATO3 11/8/2010 12:04PM

    That is great!!! Keep up the good work!

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BELLALUCIA 11/8/2010 11:59AM

    Congratulations hon!

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AEBOCK 11/8/2010 11:56AM

    Getting so close to your final goals is just THRILLING! Best of luck in 140s and beyond!

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November will be a better month for me!

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Although I exercised a lot in October, I also ate a bit more than I usually do. Therefore, starting tomorrow, I will keep within my calorie range and will continue exercising as I've been doing and more... To beat this weight off of me, I need to shake it down and throw it out of the window. November is my month! emoticon emoticon and will also emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

  
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NORDICVALKYRIE 11/5/2010 11:32AM

    emoticon Keep up the great work! You are amazing!

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LORETTA24 11/5/2010 10:15AM

    emoticon I am loving the attitude! How is it working for you now? Keep smiling sunshine. emoticon

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WENDYSPARKS 11/5/2010 8:25AM

    Woo Hoo!!! November I will exercise more too!!!

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DNJEN471 11/2/2010 10:14AM

    You are awesome!

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LATVIAN_SANDY 11/1/2010 12:32AM

    emoticonYou CAN do it!

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 10/31/2010 7:45PM

    You are so right about needing to keep in range with eating even when exercising more. Our plans for November are the same on that score!

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KAMAPERRY 10/31/2010 5:22PM

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NEW-CAZ 10/31/2010 1:54PM

    emoticon Lise! emoticon

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PLAYBLUES22 10/31/2010 1:42PM

    Sweetie, great job emoticon

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CNIANE 10/31/2010 1:38PM

    You can do it! Keep up the great work!

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DOLPHINFAN1334 10/31/2010 12:57PM

    HAVE A GREAT HALLOWEEN TODAY AND KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!! emoticon

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We're invited out tonight!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Although I do enjoy going out, we're going out to dinner tonight and I just found that out!!! Already, I have basically eaten my allotted calories for the day... Well, I will be careful tonight with my food choices (eat grilled, salads without the dressing and no dessert). Tomorrow is another day and I will burn the extra calories eaten, maybe not all tomorrow but throughout the week. I also want to exercise right after my blog so...

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KAMAPERRY 10/31/2010 11:27AM

    Hope you had fun!

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CARRIE1948 10/31/2010 8:28AM

    Hey, sometimes you've got to splurge. And, you can burn off the extra calories.

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CNIANE 10/31/2010 4:28AM

    Hope you had a great time! It's okay to eat over every once in a while.

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NEW-CAZ 10/30/2010 3:16PM

    I think once in a while you can enjoy a night out, sure make healthy choices but it's an evening out Lise

Have a good time.....then back on track, no knee jerk reaction and over exercising, any minute gain will be temporary

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DAWNDMOORE40 10/30/2010 1:21PM

    I agree with one of the other comments, you could easily go out and eat that grilled salad with some dressing, if you maybe were going out for dancing afterwards? That would definitely be a way to burn off some of what you have eaten! I say go out and enjoy yourself. It really does take a lot to gain weight from one night of going out! I have done that off and on for the whole year I have been on Spark People, and I can honestly say, that as long as you get back on track the next day, I have never gained any weight from doing that. It's when you continue to stay off track after your night out of fun! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FATROCKSTAR 10/30/2010 1:18PM

    Have a blast-you deserve it! Normandy emoticon

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JWOURMS 10/30/2010 1:03PM

    Hope you enjoy the company and the conversation. Is dancing or going for an after dinner walk a possibility? Hope you have fun.

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ROZELL99 10/30/2010 12:57PM

  Have a good time.

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Be Who You Are

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Here's another excerpt which is another gentle reminder for us all...

BE WHO YOU ARE

Let the true spirit of who you are
shine through in all that you do.
Let your hopes and dreams
always guide you in the direction
that you definitely believe in.
Let the love that is within your heart
never stop being the most important
and beautiful part of your life.
Travel through time not as one alone,
but as one among the many;
reach out to those who need your
gentle spirit and caring ways.
Make your passage through time
an endless journey of love.

  
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NORDICVALKYRIE 11/5/2010 11:32AM

    Beautiful! emoticon for sharing this!

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CNIANE 10/30/2010 10:40AM

    Very nice! Thanks for sharing!

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LATVIAN_SANDY 10/29/2010 1:57AM

    emoticonfor sharing!

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NEW-CAZ 10/27/2010 3:11PM

    that was great to read Lise emoticon

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MOLLIEMAC 10/27/2010 3:07PM

    Thanks. I hope Michele reads this- she needs these words right now...MJ

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KAMAPERRY 10/27/2010 1:41PM

    emoticon needed this.

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We Each Have the Power to Choose...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

I have taken the following excerpt from a book entitled "Is It Time to Make a Change?" by Deanna Beisser.

We Each Have the Power to Choose

The wind changes directions a hundred times or more a day.
It has no goal or focus to be anything more than itself.
The wind is free to come and go as it pleases.
But people, on the other hand, have an inner desire to accomplish,
to achieve, to be productive.
It is a human quality that enables people to select
which way they want to go and to determine how fast or how
slow their journey will be.
People have the power to choose the roads they will travel.
They must never forget that they are in control of their lives.

So let the wind blow in your face and circle around you
as you live day to day, but know in your heart
that you are the one, the only one, who really knows which
way the wind blows for you.

  
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CNIANE 10/25/2010 5:33AM

    If it's to be, it's up to me! Very wise words indeed!

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LATVIAN_SANDY 10/20/2010 11:50PM

    emoticonThanks for sharing!

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KAMAPERRY 10/20/2010 11:00AM

    Amen!!!!! Love this! emoticon

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KALISWALKER 10/20/2010 10:41AM

    Thanks for these inspiring words, they are so true, each day we can choose what kind of day we are going to have.

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NEW-CAZ 10/20/2010 10:32AM

    wonderful words Lise, very powerful!
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KATHRYNLP 10/20/2010 8:51AM

    Absolutely!! No excuses, is always a good follow up....

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