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The quest for a pound

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

I've been up and down like a yo-yo lately. I made it to 223 last week and maintained this week. I'm one away from 90 pounds and it always seems to be hardest to lose the one pound that will take you down another 10 pound step.
I know it has nothing to do with plateaus or anything like that. Its because I seem to have a mental block. I get close to another 10 pound loss and something in me starts self-sabotaging. Its almost every time too! Maybe I need to stop looking for a new workout and start looking for a shrink. lol
Anyway, other than my mental struggles, I'm doing good. Not getting quite as much exercise as I'd like and I've had a few instances of poor eating, but in the grand scheme of things, I'm still doing alright.
I have tomorrow off, so I'll be downstairs on the elliptical, attempting to go at least 4 miles tonight. Then tomorrow I'll spend as much time as I can on cardio and strength.
Have a great day everyone!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
RIVADERCHI 5/11/2012 12:40AM

    Hi Amy! Congrats on your accomplishments: hard, or rather, consistent work equals weight loss! You've lost almost 100 lbs... even if it is a plateau, just keep on keeping on, one day at a time! You look great--your face is thin! I hope you're feeling proud of yourself! You are doing it! Go, girl!

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MCJEN2010 5/2/2012 10:50AM

    You are doing such an amazing job, Amy! I am always impressed with your progress and commitment!!!! emoticon

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ILIKECACTI 5/1/2012 4:15PM

    Wow... almost down 90!!!! that's awesome!! that 1 lb will come ;)

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TRACYZABELLE 5/1/2012 3:53PM

    That one stinking pound can make us crazy -- persevere-- push and you will get there and beyond!

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JENJESS48 5/1/2012 12:55PM

    I always seem to hit a mental block around milestones, too. Funny how effective we can be about sabotaging ourselves. [sigh] Maybe try ignoring the milestone; sometimes that works for me.

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