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Well, that was easy!

Monday, November 19, 2012

Wow... Shock and awe... I mean, I have counted calories and worked out in the past but never have I lost 4 pounds in a week!! That kind of thing just doesn't happen to me!

Even though I am surprised, I know what the difference is. In the past, I would work out really hard, but slack off when it came to my diet... OR I would be very strict as to what I ate and didn't work out hard. I always tried my best to do both and at times, I was physically unable to be active so I can't be blamed for that, BUT - when you put sincere efforts into both eating right and being active... freakin' magic happens!

Also, I was always very anti-scale. I HATE weighing myself with a passion that burns as hot as the core of the earth. However, I have come to accept the number on the scale and it doesn't make me depressed, angry or self-loathing when I see it. Because of this, I weighed myself every day this week. It seemed to motivate me, especially since the number creeped downward every day. I just hope that a creep upwards (which is absolutely inevitable) won't be too discouraging.

So here's to another great week of intense workouts, fabulous & healthy food and even more weight loss!

On a more personal note, I have a date tonight for coffee with a very charming and handsome guy (tall, too!). I am not overly nervous but I'm sincerely hoping it goes well. I feel like most things in my life are in order and it would be nice to have someone to share it with :)
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    Thanks for the lovely comment on my spark page! I think you have a great attitude and your're off to a fantastic start! It sounds like you are starting a better relationship with the scale - just don't let it control you and like you said, try not to beat yourself up if it goes up sometimes throughout your journey. I'm so excited about your date! I want to hear how it goes! Keep it up! Your combined efforts will pay off... which reminds me - I gotta get my nutrition under control! Eek! :P
    1435 days ago
  • EZRIN101
    Great work!!!
    1435 days ago
    Great job! Good luck with your date!
    1435 days ago
  • STODD251
    Awesome! I'm so excited for you, both because of the weight loss and because of the date. Have fun!
    1435 days ago
    Balance is truly the key.

    Keep up the good work!

    Make Today a Great Day!
    1435 days ago
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