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Joined a new gym, but now I'm sick

Thursday, August 09, 2012

After enjoying working out at the gym with a trainer in NH, I came home to NJ to join a new gym and to cancel my membership at Golds. Golds was fine, but I thought it'd be good to get a new start and potentially to work out with a trainer who has better certifications. I went through the whole sign-up process, though I didn't schedule my session with a nurse or personal trainer (both required at my gym, which is great). I didn't do it because I got sick as soon as I got back from NH. Just the sniffles, but I'm down for the count. I really shouldn't have gone into the gym at all and felt crappy the whole time I was there, but I kept it together because I wanted to take that step quickly before I lost momentum.


Now I haven't been to the gym since last Friday or maybe Thursday, and all I've done is take Spigot out for his walks. We did go on a long walk yesterday.

In the meantime, I need to make sure I'm eating well, in a way that would support my losing weight. I made a big pot of beans and ate it for three days, but now I'm sick of it and should probably just toss it so I don't feel guilty about not eating it and then eating out on less healthful options. I should make smaller portions or freeze things. I'll get the hang of this.

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TEAGUE1612 8/13/2012 2:24AM

    the food planning and prep is SO hard! i struggle with getting sick of things too. since i hate to cook just small batches...

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DABLUECAT 8/9/2012 12:19PM

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KRYS210 8/9/2012 11:45AM

    Hope you are feeling better soon! Take care of yourself - try some chicken soup. Yes, variety is most helpful. If you haven't tried the Spark Recipe site, you are in for a wonderful surprise.

Krys (TTL leader)

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SPARKFRAN514 8/9/2012 11:28AM

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MANILUS 8/9/2012 11:07AM

    Hope you get back to the gym soon! Use portions of your meals for sure and variety is key to weight loss!

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