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The numbers are going the WRONG WAY!


Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Haven't been on in a long time, and totally fell off the wagon over the holidays. Had a lot of fun, but ate a lot of food I didn't need or really want. The result, one pound away from 300. Went back to the pool last night. Took it easy, really happy that my hamstring injury has healed and I can swim using my legs again! Gained back the 7 pounds that I lost in Florida now that I am back in the real world. Kids home, adult kids home, husband home, 50th birthday for my hubby celebrated...money and car drama...Calgon, take me away!

I have a stove again and am cooking a roast and roast vegetables...then it hit me, why am I continuing to do what doesn't work? A big huge meal, right before bedtime? I already have plans to hit the pool at 9:00, but working out after a meat feast is not pleasant.

So....I told the hubby to buy the juicer on the way home from the Health Club. We have wanted to juice for a long time, but didn't plunk down the cash for the juicer. I am not getting the ideal one, but a good one per Consumer's Reports, and a lot cheaper.

I am going to juice for 5 days and see how I feel. It can work this week as I am off this weekend. My kids are clamoring for "real food", i.e. junk food and fast food. I really feel like I am pushing the rock up the hill dealing with teens and pre-teens with huge appetites for junk food.

I will let you know how it goes!

Happy New Year!



Suzanne
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TRAVELGRRL 1/6/2012 8:09PM

    Your picture is beautiful! I hope the juicing gets you refocused for the work ahead. You can do it!

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BERGIE8771 1/5/2012 8:11PM

    Guilty confession here, my teenager doesn't like junk food as much as me! Except for pizza. Not to guilt you, just sharing here, this is MY 2012 motto:

Everyone has to come to that place in their life and only then can they MAKE THE COMMITMENT to change !

So, I am making that commitment and everyone here will probably get sick of reading this wherever and whenever I make that comment. I am carrying that statement with me on a piece of paper, and I have a copy on my dining room table, well you get the picture.

I am hoping YOU can find that Spark somewhere here in Sparkland to get YOU back on track! Happy New Year!

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APIRLRAIN888 1/4/2012 11:06PM

    U look great and yes u are more accountable when u were here daily ;)
But I knew u had a ton going on last yr

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DIANNEMT 1/4/2012 9:11PM

    Good luck to YOU! It is hard to be the mom who has to feed everyone else--hard to cook for yourself AND for them. Do your best to encourage THEIR healthy eating as well--or they will have medical issues and be too heavy, too... But do take care of yourself!!

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