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Day 272: Can You See It?


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Yesterday as part of my rejuvenation plan I put Saturday's goal up everywhere..
On the fridge..

On the computer..

And on the full length mirror in the bathroom..

This way I will see it, picture it, and determine to BE it.
I am determined not to get down or depressed about being up but to take action and go down!! It is not my fault (totally) that my knee and leg is giving me a hard time, but I have to deal with it. And it is not an excuse to slack on the eating right part of my new(ish) lifestyle. I still need to eat healthy and mindfully. I CAN DO THIS. I WILL DO THIS. My one year anniversary of TOTAL commitment to a lifestyle change is coming up on December 12th and I want to make sure I am still living it when it gets here. NO EXCUSES!! I'm still not doing Zumba. I MAY try and go on Saturday. We'll see. I really want my leg feeling better before I chance going back to square one. I still have not done the treadmill either. I think I am ready for slow walking. I guess I am just scared a bit at this point too. I'll get there. No stress. It will happen when it happens. I'm not going to push too hard on it until I know I'm ready to be pushed. :) Until then I will continue to eat right and get things done around here to get ready for the holidays. :)

emoticon emoticon emoticon HOME RUN WEEKLY WEIGH IN!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
emoticonStarting Weight: 147.8
emoticon TODAY'S Weight: 146.8
emoticon November 17th Goal Weight: 147
emoticonNovember 24th Goal Weight: 146.5
emoticonDecember 1st Goal Weight: 145.5
emoticonDecember 8th Goal Weight: 145
emoticonDecember 15th Goal Weight: 144
emoticonDecember 22nd Goal Weight: 143.5
emoticonDecember 29th Goal Weight: 142.5
January 5th Goal Weight: 142
January 12th Goal Weight: 141
January 19th Goal Weight: 140.5
January 26th Goal Weight: 139.5
February 2nd Goal Weight: 139
February 9th Goal Weight: 138
February 16th Goal Weight: 137.5
February 23rd Goal Weight: 136.5
March 2nd Goal Weight: 136
March 9th Goal Weight: 135
March 16th Goal Weight: 134.5
March 23rd Goal Weight: 134
emoticonGoal Weight: 134 emoticon
We'll see after that.. :)
emoticon emoticon emoticon I CAN DO THIS! I WILL DO THIS! emoticon emoticon emoticon

emoticon emoticon emoticon FOOD BLOG!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
BREAKFAST: Tomato and Hummus Sandwich with Balsamic Vinegar

SNACK: Granola Bar (and no I shouldn't be eating this. It does have gluten, but I wanted to be honest about it and post it. It was a gotta have it for some reason thing. :/)

LUNCH: Big Salad, and Raisins and Almonds


SNACK: Broccoli and Hummus
DINNER: Peas, Red Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, and Onion
SNACK: Popcorn
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NEVER FORGET HOW FAR I'VE COME!!!
December 12th HW- 205
January 12th GW- 195 DONE!
February 12th GW- 187 DONE!
March 12th GW- 180 DONE!
April 12th GW- 172 DONE!
May 12th GW- 165 DONE!
June 12th GW- 157 DONE!
July 12th GW- 150 DONE!
August 12th GW- 145 NOT DONE. REEVALUATION!!
September 12th GW- 145 DONE!!
October 12th GW- 142 DONE!
and NEVER EVER EVER GIVE UP!!!
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I am thankful for Ellie and this opportunity to watch her. Not only does it help us financially but we just love having her. :)
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LITTOGREENWITCH 11/17/2012 7:30AM

    YOU MADE IT! Congrats! You are so awesome!!

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MJ7DM33 11/14/2012 8:08PM

  Really good idea!!! Take care!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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RUNNER12COM 11/14/2012 8:01PM

    You are SO going to make your goal!

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JCARDINAL 11/14/2012 1:48PM

    I love the idea of putting up the reminders! Hope your leg feels better soon.

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RYDERB 11/14/2012 11:48AM

    Way to go! Your tomato and hummus sandwich looks emoticon Hope your knee and leg feel better soon. emoticon

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REFFIE1 11/14/2012 10:23AM

    Do see a doctor about your leg. I had pain in my knee and my groin and was quite surprised to find I had osteoarthritis of the right hip. Not that you have this but the point is sometimes the pain is referred and the problem can be something else. Smart idea to put your goals up especially on the fridge. Can't miss that one! The doctor may recommend some physical therapy which can help too or maybe a support bandage of some sort. I see people at the gym with them and they seem to do some exercise. Get better soon. emoticon

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AGK3112 11/14/2012 9:17AM

    emoticon Reminders every where..I love the Idea. Hope your leg feel better..It is better to consult a doctor if it is more then few days pain. I am agree with SRBROWN. I hope you feel better soon and get back to your goals. You are doing great so far. I can tell by reading your blog

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CHANGINGSAM 11/14/2012 8:57AM

    First of all, I love the idea of posting your weekly goal every where. That's a great way to remained focused!

Secondly, have you seen a doctor about your leg? If not, it might be something you might want to do. Also, I think it's a great idea to start slow. Maybe light walking and stretching? Also, SP has a few videos for seated exercise - cardio and ST, so you might want to look into those. You might even want to do a Google search for seated exercises. Hope it heals soon! emoticon

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