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T minus 2 (and an official 4)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Yesterday went pretty well. I started the day off with my sugar-binge hangover but overcame it with a 6.2 mile trail run. I weighed after the run and was 141; though it's a foreign scale and I don't know how accurate it is, it at least showed I overcame the binge.
I indulged later in the day with 2 glasses of wine, a fish n chips dinner (very, very greasy!), and another slice of apple pie with a bit of vanilla ice cream. I also had another serving of peanut M&Ms.

I'm not anticipating too many food challenges today. I started today off with another run/hike in the trail (6.2 miles total, though I only ran half). I was 144 lbs after the run so the grease hit me harder than the sugar did the day before. Today I'll be spending the day with a girlfriend who doesn't eat a whole lot so I don't believe I'll have too many struggles the rest of the day. Hopefully by tomorrow I will have rid myself of the grease hangover. I took digestive enzymes to help me digest it cause I'm not accustomed to eating so heavy!

Highlights: American Eagle is having a sale so I went jeans shopping and I'm officially a size 4! I bought two pairs of jeans.

Lowlights: I'm still really depressed over the family situation. On Thanksgiving day I'll be seeing family members who I haven't spoken with or seen in years. There's a lot of discord in the family so I'm trying to prepare, emotionally and psychologically, for whatever happens on that day. Not looking forward to it:-(
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    The incredible shrinking woman! Whatever you are doing, keep it up! I'm so excited for you, save that size tag!
    1946 days ago
  • ROCKMAN6797
    Those jeans look amazing on you!
    Good luck on the family discord issue, stay above it.

    1946 days ago
    Fantastic job on staying active and accountable during your family visit. The jeans are positively adorable and getting into a size 4 is awesome. Nice job! Sorry to hear about the stress in your family - it sounds a lot like my own. Families are so strange, I swear there is no such thing as a 'normal' family - we all have our own issues to battle. I hope it goes well for you!
    1947 days ago
    Size 4!!! Holy cow! That is amazing. emoticon
    1947 days ago
    Looking great. My prayers are with you on your family struggles.
    1947 days ago
  • MARTY728
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    1947 days ago
    emoticon Great job overcoming the sugar...sugar hits me harder than grease, I think. And it makes me crave it. So I try to avoid sugar...

    emoticon Great job on your running, hiking, walking. Great forms of exercise.

    emoticon I understand about family not talking. I have a lot of division in my family right now. Praying for a miracle for you and for comfort for your during your holiday gathering.

    And the jeans look emoticon
    1947 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/20/2012 1:24:09 PM
    Keep a smile on your face when you go to the family gathering and circulate a lot. Don't stay in one place too long after you say your hello's. Find someone you can chat with and stick with them.

    1947 days ago
    You are looking emoticon in those size 4 Jeans!!

    As for the family stuff - I can so relate... but stay focused on the positives. You are doing emoticon
    1947 days ago
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