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Grounded in 20/13

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

What I plan on doing to keep me “Grounded” in 20/13.

I’m a fighter and I believe there are no limits to where I can go in 20/13. I’m keeping my eyes on the prize, and the prize is healthy and personal overall wealth. Wealth doesn’t mean “money” in the bank, what I’m referring to is personal health as my wealth. Wealthy in the spirit along other things, but the spirit is my “key” connection to getting to where I want & need to be in 20/13.

I’ve come a mighty long way, and I am not going to give up on myself.
If you hear me talking about the “scale” in my blogs, then so be it. Please! Do not tell me I’m obsessed with the scale; because I am not. I read in Woman’s World that it’s okay to weight yourself daily. It helps you keep your eyes on the prize and if that prize is weight loss along with your overall health, then you’re not doing anything wrong.

So, I stepped once again today, and I will share a record of my steps.

Sunday, I stepped and saw 178.0 below my feet.
Monday, I stepped and saw 177.6 below my feet.
Tuesday, I stepped and saw 176.6 below my feet.
Wednesday until my next off day I will not step, but doing this helps me stay mindful, and it’s also part of my accountability on eating right.

So, in the morning I’m going to carry to work with me a loaded smoothie. I call them loaded, because it will be loaded in protein and all the things I need for my body. I work long and hard, I like to think that my work has a lot to do with the shift in the numbers. Not only that, but my grapefruit rule I carry out before I go to bed at night. I eat 1 pink grapefruit before I go to bed. Really after dinner I’ll eat my grapefruit and call it a night, and this helps out a whole lot. I like to say, I’m very mindful of what goes into my body, but I do still enjoy going out to eat. I wasn’t going to set any unrealistic measures for 20/13 or aim too high; because my family does like to go out to eat, and this caused a lot of problems for me last year. Not knowing how to balance and pushing my husband off, but giving in with the kids on pizza all you can eat dates. My husband hates that, but I do give in to them and eat out, and we had a few outting as well.

So, becoming more mindful, and eating slowly when I do eat out have been my big deal, and eating slowly at home. Enjoying my meal and not rushing it down. I feel pretty good. My body looks pretty good, and I’m dressing more –even wearing the makeup. I’ve been making up my face for the past few days, and my husband likes it a lot, and I do care about how I dress these days.

Looking forward to that big shopping day that my husband and I talked about, and getting some new clothes, but that will only come when I reach my goal of 160. I told him just a few pieces will do, and he agreed since I plan to be 140 in 20/13. I do hope to be 135, but let’s get to all the other weights first; before I write 135 in stone. 170/160/150/140 that’s 38lbs away to see 140 below my feet, and I know I can do it.

My eyes are locked in on the prize, and I can only do great things in 2013.
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    As always you are motivating. I am glad to read that you are beating the face - I know you are feeling better about yourself than ever and that is great!! Balance/Balance. I am learning that as well.
    1865 days ago
    Lynn, you're doing all the right things! I also weigh every single day. It keeps me focused on what to do if the weight creeps up a pound or two. If it gets up FIVE pounds or more, I feel overwhelmed and it's a lot easier to just keep eating than to stop in my tracks and get my eating where it needs to be.

    I like the way you're looking at the weight goals as they go down GRADUALLY. That's how it works and you're ready for it. Good for you!
    1866 days ago
    I'm so proud of your perseverance Lynn. So blessed to see how far God has brought you since I first meet you online. You have always been strong but you are stronger. You are growing in leaps and bounds. And healing, aww beautiful healing. emoticon
    1867 days ago
    I can't wait until I see 176 below my feet. You're doing wonderful, Lynn! Go for it.
    1867 days ago
    I can't wait until I see 176 below my feet. You're doing wonderful, Lynn! Go for it.
    1867 days ago
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