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Starting Fresh

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Man, it's been a long time since I've stopped to write a blog entry. The last few months have been rough. I completely fell off track and let myself go AGAIN! When life gets tough, which it has been a struggle lately, I tend to rely on food to get me through. I can't for the life of me figure out why I do that. It's something that I really need to get under control if I ever want to make a go at this weight loss journey. I came across the Fat Smash Diet by Dr. Ian Smith and I instantly felt like it was something that I could do and live with forever. I started it 9 days ago and these 9 days have been hard. It's like a "detox" phase, but I made it and it feels wonderful. I'm proud that I made the commitment and I stuck to it for once in my life. I lost 6 lbs. in those 9 days and am absolutely thrilled. I'm off to Phase 2 feeling confident that I can do this and really lose this weight once and for all. I'm hoping to lose an average of about 2lbs a week give or take and I will meet my goal by the end of the year. If I put my mind to it I know I can make it happen. I made a resolution at the beginning of the year that 2009 would be the last year I would remain overweight and I actually think I am going to accomplish that goal. I can't imagine starting a New Year not making some kind of resolution about weight loss. 2010 just may be the year that I don't! That's just exciting! Such a motivation!!
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SASSYMOMMIE 4/3/2009 2:26AM

    So happy to see yea posting. Yea have been terribly missed. I know life can get us and knowing that is part of the battle toward regaining our lives back. Keep up the great work cause yea are so worth it and so much more!! I am so happy yea found something that yea feel yea can do to help yea on your weight loss journey. Congrats on the 6 pound loss...keep it going!!

Sassy

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SHANSHE 4/2/2009 8:00PM

    YAY!!!!! I have missed you around here! I am thrilled to hear you have found something you think you can live with for the rest of your life, THAT is simply wonderful.... BECAUSE, this is a lifetime thing anyway!

6 pounds lost is GREAT and you have that exercising under control girlfriend!

Hope you can blog again soon!
Shan

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ARIZONAROSE 4/2/2009 11:22AM

    Nice to see a post Kara!! And I totally understand as this is the blog or close to one I need to write as well!! Sounds like you are back on track though and have a plan! I know YOU can do it girl!! And YOU definitely deserve it!!

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LTSOFFN 4/2/2009 11:02AM

    For exercise I've been doing the Biggest Loser Bootcamp video 5 times a week. I also ride my stationary bike at night while I watch TV. I'm going to start jogging/walking outside this week as the weather gets nicer! Thanks for the comment!

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STEVEISAWESOME 4/2/2009 10:59AM

  Blogging helps me ALOT. I find it refreshing to be able to say what I want without being attacked. Good luck with your plan WORK the PLAN! You mentions the food but what are you doing for exercise ...I have finally become addicted to doing something other that eating my stress away.

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