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Monday, November 19, 2012

Last Friday I decided I would start exercising twice daily during the work week. I figure I sit for eight hours or more every day Monday through Friday, a long period of inactivity that cannot be reversed by a mere one hour in the gym after work. I have tried introducing short bursts of activity throughout the day, but I get distracted by phone calls and emails. Honestly its easier to schedule one half hour break than eight five minute ones.

Since I eat lunch at my desk more often than not, I scheduled a run for my lunch break. The zip up jacket I wore the last time I ran in Winter is a size too small, so it rides up to expose my belly every few minutes when I jog. I can't decide if I should break down and buy one that fits or keep wearing this one until my stomach shrinks. It does serve as a constant reminder of why I am doing this!

After work, I headed to the Y for HipHop demo class they were testing out to possibly add to the schedule. It so rocked!!!! I am confident it will make it on the calender next month. For a little extra motivation to keep my energy up in tonight's class, I nabbed a spot behind the crazy Turbo Kick instructor from Wednesday nights! I kept up with all of the high moves this time

I feel good. I feel skinny. I have lost a pound almost every day (for a total of five) since my re-start. I know the momentum on the scale will wear off eventually, but I do hope to keep it up until at least Thursday. I will be making healthy choices for Thanksgiving, but lunch is going to be a high calorie meal. The hubby and I have tickets to the biggest vegan Thanksgiving in the country and it is the anniversary of our first date! I am not going to deprive myself AT ALL. But don't worry, we are packing raw veggies for dinner and are only allowing ourselves one high calorie meal. And we have plans to fit in plenty of cardio ;)

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BOVEY63 11/20/2012 4:33PM

    That jacket is going to fit before you know it!
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GOLFGMA 11/20/2012 3:52PM

    You are doing so good and I am happy for you. Feeling skinny is a good feeling and you should be proud of your efforts. Keep up this great attitude and show us your strength! emoticon

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JMEPAYNE 11/20/2012 10:17AM

    YOU GO!!!!

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LYNNWILK2 11/19/2012 10:32PM

    WOW, congratulations. I hope the scale victories continue to reflect your new found efforts and commitments at least for a few more days or a week... have a great Thanksgiving with all your healthy choices.

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MJ7DM33 11/19/2012 8:55PM

  emoticon Keep up the good work!

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GARDEMON 11/19/2012 8:53PM

  Thanks for sharing. Hope you can reach your goals.

Enjoy

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SPIRALDOWN 11/19/2012 8:50PM

    Sounds like you are on the right track. Have a Happy Thanksgiving

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