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Way To Lose a Pound!!!

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Hiya Everyone!

I'm down 1.2 lbs for a total of 21.6! emoticon

Let me just say that it's not been easy this week, as I was on the road for 2 days...eating out in restaurants & now staying w/family. As you know, when you're traveling, it's very difficult to remain in control & on track! I'll share what works for me!

*TRACKING everything! & stay in range!
*pack a cooler w/low fat yogurt/fruit/cheese/nuts/water for the road!
*exercise of some form, no matter what! Even just 20-30 mins a day!
*remain mindful of what I'm putting in my mouth! always!

I have to admit that it's been difficult at times when everyone around me is eating desserts & drinking beverages that I'd love to have! Case in point,...we went to a Mexican restaurant & of course, I have my most favorite! Shrimp fajitas! But when everyone ordered margaritas...which I LOVE! I looked up a margarita on WW's before I would order, & I found it's....(wait for it)

...19 points! I mean, really?!!! 19????!!!! So NOT worth it! That was my thought, anyway!

I kept looking things up before I ordered food in restaurants & sometimes it's crazy ridiculous the amount of calories or points some foods are! Many aren't worth it! My thoughts, anyway...

It certainly keeps me on my toes!!! emoticon

Alright guys, I hope you're all well! I'm staying w/family in Ohio & will be heading back to warmer temps & sunshine next Monday! Until then, I'm struggling to keep warm! I'm getting my exercise in, even though it's not my normal 2 hours/daily! I did get to do a SPIN class w/my youngest & I'm gonna do ZUMBA on Wednesday w/her too!

Keep moving forward everyone... & stay healthy!!!

Hugs & love!
Rose
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JUSTA123 10/14/2012 11:02AM

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1935MARY 10/12/2012 7:33AM

    Great job. emoticon

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DFROMTX 10/12/2012 6:50AM

    emoticon on the weight loss!! You rock, Rose.

Enjoy your time with your family & have a safe trip home on Monday.

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DGFOWLER 10/12/2012 5:53AM

    You are doing awesome Rose and I know what you mean about these colder Ohio days.. I'm feeling them too! Have a great visit and enjoy your time! Donna

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BAKER1009 10/10/2012 8:00AM

    Rose, you are emoticon ! Keep up the great efforts lady, I am so proud of you!!

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NORASPAT 10/9/2012 6:00PM

    Rose you are doing great. I have to tell you I too look at calorie charts even in the Golden arches and i do so appreciate they are there.

It is the only way to go for me. It is a chore to have to write things down that you have eaten in the course of a day. Just as hard to write them before but unfortunately that is the only ways to get it done HUGS Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TUFFYBIRD 10/9/2012 5:30PM

    Wow, Rose ... 21.6 pounds. That's great!

I know what you mean about travelling and eating ... although the last couple trips I took I went to visit my sister (who breeds quarter horses) so I did a lot of poop shoveling, hay tossing, saddle swinging and riding. I ate like a farmer but worked like one too ... and I came back 2 pounds lighter. And I think I slept for three days emoticon In case you couldn't tell, I had a wonderful time!

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WINFIELD28 10/9/2012 11:44AM

    You are doing exceptional even with eating while traveling. Your list of what you do and doing it is a major key. You inspire! Enjoy Ohio & family time.

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MEADSBAY 10/9/2012 11:23AM

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on those 21.6 lbs!
That is exactly how I do not gain wt on vacations-
even 9 days in Paris.
19 points!
That's gotta be way over 1000 calories!
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SHARONSPARKLE 10/9/2012 11:23AM

    You are my IDOL and I ADORE you! LOL, remember the beach party movies from years ago? Seriously, you are doing great and you are an inspiration to me!

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GDEDES147 10/9/2012 11:16AM

    way to go! amazing how much alcohol adds to the calorie count

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WILLIAMV3 10/9/2012 11:13AM

    Great job! It is hard to lose while traveling. You rock Rose!

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