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Week 4 - I Get It Now

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

I know what it is going to take to get me to goal by April. I may not like it but if I want to hit my goal weight I have to do it. I have to stick to about 1500 calories a day and not go over. I'm finding out based on my exercise level that this is what works.

My goal for this week is to stick to 1500 calories 5 days of the week. The other 2 days I'm going to allow myself to an extra 300 calories. Why 300 because that is my high calorie limit on sparks. I have to just do it and be faithful no matter what. Sounds easy right but some days I know it really will be hard to stick to. So I have to come up with strategies to deal. One that seems to work is hot-hot herbal tea. Yes it has to be piping hot because it will take me a while to drink it and then usually when I'm done, the urge to snack is gone. I also think that I'm going back to closing the kitchen. I'm thinking either 8 or 9 pm. Sometimes I don't come back from the gym until after 8pm. As long as I have preplanned a snack and I'm within my calorie range, I'm fine with eating after 8pm. I just need to stop the, yep you guessed it, mindless snacking.

I have all the tools I need to make it happen. How badly do I want this?
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    I hear ya! Good luck!
    1371 days ago
    Great plan! You can do it!!!
    1371 days ago
  • BLH507
    You want it BAD!!!
    1371 days ago
    Snacking is rough for me too, I would snack here and there, I wouldn't track it either and wouldnt' you know it, I would either not lose weight or gain lol.

    You can do it, you have a plan, stick to it, your plan will help you. :)
    1371 days ago
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