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BETSEY_T
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Changing my focus after almost 2 years on SP

Friday, May 18, 2012

It seems as if the battle to lose weight is never ending. I lost a few lbs, then gained one back, just from two days of not-so-great food (could have been worse). I'm one of those people that has to weigh myself almost every day. It helps keep me motivated. But when I saw the scale go up this week, I decided I need to change my focus. I'm going to not weigh myself for the rest of this month, and instead focusing on increasing my workouts. Right now I do 50-70 mins five days a week. I work a desk job, so that makes it a challenge to be more active throughout the day. I do little things like take the long way to check the mail (it's about a half block away), jog in place a few times for a minute or two throughout the day, stretch frequently, etc. There are 14 days left in this month. I'm challenging myself to get another 825 fitness minutes in this month, and this will put me at 1,500 for the month! I've never reached more than 1,000. We'll see if it works! I'll weigh myself on June 1st and hopefully see that number go down just a little.
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  • v BETSEY_T
    Update: I reached 1,500 minutes and lost 5 lbs!!!
    1549 days ago
  • v MARLINDA5
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    That is a great plan - I also have a habit of geting on the scale - twice a day - I will focus on my workouts and get on the scale on Friday.


    1561 days ago
  • v BLUE42DOWN
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    1500 minutes is a great goal and definitely doable if you keep it in mind!
    1563 days ago
  • v TRUE-NESS
    Sounds like a good plan. Good luck on not looking at the scale. I think that's awesome if you can do it AND stay focused. You're SURE to show a loss. Just STAY FOCUSED. emoticon
    1563 days ago
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