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A "New" Me in Just 8 Weeks?

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

I'm dusting myself off and trying again. You know what Dad said when you fell of your bike the first few times - "You'll never get it right if you don't keep trying?"?

Well, as always, I've been think a lot and feeling sad, angry depressed, etc. All of the emotions that come with not keeping a promise.

So here we go again! I have a short-term goal that I'm hoping to reach by Christmas 2009 to be down to 200 lbs. Now I don't know what my exact weight is, because I haven't been on the scale in a few days, but I'm estimating that I'm a little over 215 (maybe 217).

That gives me 8 weeks to lose about 17 pounds. That comes out to 2.125 lbs. per week. I think that's quite an obtainable goal - if I can stay on point and keep the massive amount of Halloween candy out of site!! With a little support from my friends & family... Maybe this time I'll get it right!
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    This is so doable! Think food...good food! That will be the key to hitting your target. Eating often, but the right foods...fruits, veggies, reasonable portions of protein.

    Work out everyday, even if its a 30 minute walk. You will see the results
    2958 days ago
    I'm right at the same point here with you - maybe we can keep each other rocking :)!!
    2958 days ago
    You can do it!! Good luck!
    2958 days ago
  • TERRI77
    I believe that's an attainable goal. Good luck!
    2958 days ago
    You can do it! It definately helps to get those temptations out of site, or if you ABSOLUTELY have to have some candy, budget it into your allowed calories for the day, and make sure you only allow yourself a piece or two, that way you know you can still have some, instead of feeling deprived. Most of the time, if you can't have something, it makes you want it even more. :) Just some advice.
    2958 days ago
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