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I知 Not Perfect, But That Might Be A Good Thing


Friday, November 05, 2010

Ok, so today I weight myself and I知 up a bit. The Wii Fit has all kinds of helpful pokes as me. First, it asks why I gained. Then, it says I might be eating more because it is cold out. Hmmmmcould be that I知 surrounded by chocolate and I have the sweet tooth of Mr. Willy Wonka himself. The other thing that got me was just how much I could eat because I worked out an extra 100 calories over my goal. I would snack on this and snack on that. I would tell myself, I worked out extra hard today, so I can eat. Hahaha. Yeah, sounds good in theory.

Realistically, I do need to cut down my calorie burn goals for the week. Burning 1000 calories a day was a lot easier when I was 40 pounds heavier. Don稚 get me wrong here. Running 4 miles is a lot easier now than when I was 40 pounds heavier. However, the calorie burn was a lot higher. It seemed if I walked a block, it burned 500 calories. Maybe not quite, but that is what it seemed. Now, I have to work for about an hour more to get that same burn. So, no wonder I知 always hungry. I知 always moving. Might sound like a good thing, but I know my body needs rest too.

So this post is just to let you all know I知 not perfect, which I think is helpful. If you are like me, I hate perfect people. Good for them, yeah, but doesn稚 do much for me. So now, I知 admitting to my imperfections so you all can love me, just the way I am.

What am I going to do now? Well, lower my calorie burn goals and see if that makes me less hungry. I知 also going to go over my portion controls. I am thinking that I致e been a little liberal with those scoops. Again, thinking that my extra 100 calorie burn is going to cover every BLT (bite, lick, taste) that I do while cooking or prepping food.

On a side note, I got a new fitness buddy last night. It is a three-eyed robot with four ears. I値l let you all kick that around for a bit. Hopefully I値l be back on tomorrow or Sunday to update you on what I知 referring to.

Until then, happy Sparking everyone!

Ryan
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ZIPLOCK 11/8/2010 2:08PM

    Rest is definitely a good thing from time to time too!!! You may not be perfect, but you are still quite the success!!

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LILYSMOM08 11/7/2010 9:07AM

    You're doing a fine job, oh great leader......Even after three years of maintaining weight loss, I don't always get it right......I've been spending the past three weeks losing those extra few pounds that crept up on me during all the activities and celebrating that surrounded my recent wedding.....And I should know better, but alas, I'm not perfecr either. (What a relief). Thanks to Sparkpeople, it's easier to get back on track than if I was out here alone........

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DHSPARK 11/6/2010 7:56AM

    It's not about perfection, it's about progress and persistence. The BLT comment was inventive.

It's good to reassess and adjust your goals. As our bodies change, so should our goals.

Love reading your blogs...

Spark On!
Deb :)

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MEANCARLEEN 11/6/2010 6:22AM

    Your not perfect? emoticon ...I'm CRUSHED! lol

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MISSMITSY 11/6/2010 6:22AM

    Good to know no one is perfect! Funny how those little tastes add up to so much more then we realise isn't it!

Have a wonderful week, you'll kick it next WI, I hate when the wii fit gets snotty with me for gaining so I set my goal at like lose 20lbs in a year, now it just shuts up when I gain and has me reset it when I hit the goal...

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ABRANNEWME2014 11/5/2010 6:10PM

    I know but I'm not telling....

Tema


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SKYRUNHER 11/5/2010 4:45PM

    You are evil!! That's all I can say!! EVIL!! hehe

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