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Keep Moving Forward!!

Thursday, January 10, 2013

In an effort to keep moving forward and not get mad or sad or just want to puke at the thought of how much I ate yesterday I am just going to continue looking for the solutions. On one of the Spark Teams I just joined I saw they have a thread of Hour Commitments. A few of them post on there their commitments of an hour or so to not eat. Example: If they just ate lunch they may put, I will not eat again until dinner. I like the idea and I think I'll try it even with just myself at first. Maybe put a message on the fridge. Do Not Eat Until {insert time}!
Also, something else I'm going to do is paint our bedroom. I NEED a project. Not sure how I'm going to do that with the baby but I'll have to figure it out. I have to do SOMETHING!
Another thing I just read was the importance of visualizing your body the way you want it to look. I've heard this before and have done this before but kinda like shaving my legs, it comes and goes on how often, and apparently in the winter not too often. :) It said to even get a picture which to be honest I never really liked the thought because I just want to be the best me, not to look like someone else, but maybe I can find something/someone that is realistic enough. I'm definitely not expecting a six pack or anything.
So, that is my to do list today. Prepare for painting, Commit to NOT eat an hour at a time, and to visualize! Maybe find that picture! :) Also keep working on drinking my water, getting my steps in, taking my vitamins, etc. Keep up on the things I'm doing good on and keep working on the things I need to improve on. I WILL GET THERE!! I CAN DO THIS!!! This is not something I can or will give in on or give up on. This is not a dead end. This is not a black hole for me. I am meant to get to MY ideal healthy feel good body and get my eating under control and I WILL!!

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"Every day in every way I am growing stronger and stronger."
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"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." Lao Tzu
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emoticon 164 Days Until our Disney Cruise!
emoticon 10th Blog of 2013!
emoticon GOAL WEIGHT:132 | TODAY'S WEIGHT: 153.4
emoticon GOAL STEPS 15,000 | YESTERDAY'S ACTUAL STEPS: 10,864
emoticon TAKE YOUR VITAMINS!! | Yesterday? YES! emoticon
emoticon How was your eating yesterday? HORRIBLE! :(
emoticon GOAL: 8-10 GLASSES A DAY!! | ACTUAL: 7
emoticon Cardio Session? Slow treadmill walking and didn't get to my 15,000 steps. :(
emoticon 10-minute Toning Video? No.
emoticon Tracking? How are you doing with tracking? Not.
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WEEKLY ACCOUNTABILITY LOG
emoticon RAW WEDNESDAY! Did you have a day of only RAW foods?
emoticon Random Act of Kindness? Starting with sending at least one Spark Goodie a day.
emoticon Saturday Weigh-In Goal: 146
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MONTHLY ACCOUNTABILITY LOG
emoticon Did you write your letter?
emoticon FEBRUARY 1ST GW: 146
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emoticon emoticon emoticon MONTHLY GOAL WEIGHTS!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
emoticon emoticon emoticon HW: 205 | CW: 153.4 | GW: 132 emoticon emoticon emoticon
emoticon JANUARY 1ST 2013 SW: 147.2
FEBRUARY 1ST GW: 146
MARCH 1ST GW: 143
APRIL 1ST GW: 140
MAY 1ST GW: 136
JUNE 1ST GW: 134
JULY 1ST GW: 132
AUGUST 1ST:
SEPTEMBER 1ST:
OCTOBER 1ST:
NOVEMBER 1ST:
DECEMBER 1ST:
emoticon emoticon emoticon 57.4 DOWN!! 15.6 TO GO!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
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THIS YEARS RESOLUTIONS
Resolution #1: NEVER GIVE UP!!!!
Resolution #2: BE PROUD!!! BE POSITIVE!!!
Resolution #3: COUNT DOWN TO CRUISE!
Resolution #4: Do SOME sort of exercise everyday. Wether a few crunches, 10 minutes or an hour of cardio or an hour of yoga. DO something to benefit your health (mind, body, and spirit) Start TODAY!!! And EVERYDAY!!!
Resolution #5: TAKE YOUR VITAMINS!!!
Resolution #6: STOP CHEATING!! Gain Self Control and Willpower
Resolution #7: Continue BLOGging! (#7 & #3 go together like 2 birds of a feather) :)
Resolution #8: 15,000 FITNESS MINUTES IN 2013!!
Resolution #9: AVERAGE 15,000 STEPS A DAY!!
Resolution #10: Keep working on Tracking EVERYTHING!! Food and water and weight and fitness. EVERYTHING!! I CAN DO THIS!!!
Resolution #11: RAW WEDNESDAYS!!!
Resolution #12: Complain less, Compliment more.
Resolution #13: Regular Random Acts of Kindness
Resolution #14: Write more letters! Start actually handwriting and mailing out a letter at least once a month!
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  • v BEAUTIFUL_REINA
    (((HUGS))))
    1262 days ago
  • v DSJB9999
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    Lots of good plans here and lots of good sense ideas

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    1262 days ago
  • v CHANGINGSAM
    I definitely think the hour challenge might be a good idea or make a schedule. For example:

    Breakfast 9:00-10:00
    Lunch 12:00-1:00
    Snack 3:00-4:00
    Dinner 6:00-7:00

    I've done this in the past, and it's helped me. Just be determined to better than you did yesterday. You're body was made to eat healthy, good foods. By refueling it with clean foods, you will heal quicker (your knee/leg), and you will feel better (more energy). I know you can do this, Sara! Now's the time to truly believe that you can and begin the process! emoticon
    1262 days ago
  • v CAROLIAN
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  • v JCARDINAL
    Very doable goals!! Good Luck! emoticon
    1262 days ago
  • v REFFIE1
    Is there a way you could work in a non-food type of reward for sticking with your food plan? I find stickers work with me but it could be an activity - like taking a long bubble bath while your husband watches the baby. That would put a positive spin on not doing something. emoticon
    1262 days ago
  • v WILDFLOWERMA
    All great ideas...I know what you mean about the pictures for visualization. Definitely want to be the best version of me. I thought about putting up a picture from when I last really felt great in my skin (without thinking I can also turn back the clock :)).
    1263 days ago
  • v LEANJEAN6
    Very good goals----Lynda emoticon
    1263 days ago
  • v MAGGIE101857
    Have a great first day at your hour commitments! emoticon emoticon
    I beat myself up a bit this morning as well, binging yesterday on baked potato chips and a few other "not good for me" items. Today is a new day and starting my streak all over again! The good thing is realizing that yesterday was an off track day, recognizing that my body did not respond well to it, and remembering that today I can be successful!
    1263 days ago
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