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Friday, January 25, 2013

Been a rough week.
have battled IBS symptoms all week. It's my weigh day but the constipation has been so bad I will wait until tomorrow morning. I am not expecting a loss this week since it has been so bad.
4 day work weeks are so long for me. I don't know why but they always have. I do have non weight victories this week. Stayed within calorie range all week, even with that pizza this week. I avoided the glazed doughnuts in the break room yesterday!! That is a huge deal for me. They didn't even call my name. I was so proud of myself by the end of the day. A huge milestone for me. Sweet tooth is huge. I have all but given up the sugar and it has made a big difference in the cravings. I have bought popsicles for those moments. Wonderful treat at 50 calories each. I know there are sugar free ones out there but they are hard to come by in this area. Oklahoma is not one of the healthiest states.

I am making progress in this even if the scales doesn't show it. Small changes, continued baby steps in a forward motion. I will get there. I have a date with a horse come Ocotober. I don't just want to pet him. I want to ride him. Pushing forward. Have a good weekend.
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SLIMMERJESSE 1/25/2013 6:25PM

    Woohoo, good job on no sugar and resisting donuts/cake. Now I have to get rid of caffeine. Even though just a small mug of coffee a day, I don't like how it makes me feel.

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GAILANN48 1/25/2013 9:30AM

    So much here that spoke to me...so thank you for blogging. I'm sorry to hear about the difficulty of your week. You're always there for other people - I hadn't known you were struggling with IBS.

I know you're in this for the long haul, yet it's still nice to see some week to week changes. You're so wise to keep the non-scale victories in the forefront - they're really the ones we're after anyway! We want lifestyle improvement, and it sure sounds as if you're on a great track.

You've intrigued me with the horse comment (you know my icon :)), what's the goal, if you don't mind sharing? You also mentioned living in Oklahoma. We're considering a move, and just yesterday we narrowed our targets...OK is one of the three states we're considering. Any advice?

Have a WONDERFUL day, SparkFriend. I hope you feel better.

:) Gail emoticon



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