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Wednesday, January 30, 2013



Ok so I have been failing miserably. Every attempt I make anymore just doesn't last. Is it because I have become to comfortable where I am at? Not sure. I do good for a week then binge eat for four days. It is awful.

So as of yesterday I have cut out sugar. I'm "planning" on 2 weeks on then a cheat meal. Meal not cheat day. Probably a Friday because that's when Jeff likes to eat out at a restaurant . Not to mention my CARDIOLOGIST told me to eat low carb. This surprised me.

Thank you to those who continue to support me and follow my Facebook page!
12,000 strong baby!

Here are some random pics since I haven't been on in a while..









Have a great Wednesday everyone!
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  • BABBINA
    Hey... Don't be hard on yrself. Yr body needed a break from all that discipline and that u did... Listen you'll be back on track b4 u know it. I know this cuz the same exact just happened to me...
    1329 days ago
  • FRANCES-AGAPE
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    Oh, MICHELLE !
    You are NOT Alone !

    Early Dec, I got sick &
    totally went WILD with food
    & NO EXERCISE !

    And I FEEL like CRAP !
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    Getting back on track
    has been HARDER than
    the beginning of Spark

    BUT

    It is NEVER too late
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    Tomorrow is another day
    to try to do a little better



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    LOVE and BLESSINGS !

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    1335 days ago
  • CARRILU
    Yay! Good to see you again!
    1338 days ago
  • TANYA602
    You're looking pretty fabulous!
    We do the Friday cheat meal, as well. It gives you something different to look forward to at the end of the week, and you've certainly earned it!
    1338 days ago
  • KAREN2LOSE55
    I'm glad to hear that I'm not the only one! I've been struggling off and on since the holidays, and I hear that alot of people have been struggling that long. I think alot has to do with the colder weather too. We crave the comfort foods! Nice and warm and filling! Challenges are so good for us and that's what I've been trying to do and have been having better luck. You will too, with your sugar cut-back, etc. Good for you! It's the little things we do that add up to big thing! emoticon emoticon

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    1338 days ago
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    1339 days ago
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  • HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE
    It seems that a LOT of us have been struggling, you are SOOO not alone. I'm really proud of you for coming back and getting back to it, I know you're gonna finish this. You look fantastic! Love yo = )
    1339 days ago
  • WALLAHALLA
    You are looking good! emoticon emoticon
    1339 days ago
  • ILOVEMALI
    you can do this! We are here to support you!
    1339 days ago
  • BARBARAROSE54
    I love the new colour and do. emoticon emoticon
    1339 days ago
  • KARENCRANER
    It's so good to hear from you, Sparksister! Remember, every positive step is a TRIUMPH! emoticon A poor choice later doesn't take it away or turn it into a failure.
    1339 days ago
  • ROSE-GARDEN
    I know exactly how you feel! I'm struggling to take those next steps into low/healthy carb. I know it can really help cholesterol levels, etc but for some reason I keep wobbling back and forth. I'm encouraged that your cardiologist told you to do it though. emoticon emoticon
    1339 days ago
  • EVER-HOPEFUL
    love the short bob on you love.shame i canīt follow you on facebook as i am not on it but i will always follow you on here love.no what you mean about not getting your head round it i seem to be in the same place but am trying to get out of it by being nice to myself and not taking myself for granted.it seems to be working i have been doing my hair and putting on makeup and today even brought new clothes,hoping that by feeling better in myself i will want to eat better.lost two lbs last week so doing something right.give it a try love you might surprize yourself when you take the emphasis of the food emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1339 days ago
  • ADVENTURESEEKER
    Yeah, after a while of cutting out the sugar even a grapefruit/raspberry tastes sweet, and a strawberry is like candy. I think it only took me a couple of weeks before I really started to notice how sweet foods really were.

    As for the carb thing- it's surprising how little I notice just cutting out the toast with my egg in the morning, and doing lettuce wraps instead of tortilla wraps. Just baby steps for me.

    I know a 'cheat meal' for me may lead to a binge day/couple of days, so I have to tell myself the date meal out is no excuse not to eat well every other meal. Therefor, I don't call it a cheat meal, just a meal out. It's all psychological I'm sure.

    Great to see you around again!
    1340 days ago
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  • PAULKNUTH
    I am on track again - 1 month - thanks mostly to my Lose 2 Win team. I was unable to do anything longer than a few days for over a year. Will this never end. I hate when people say make lifestyle changes - I will always like the foods I like and my brain seems to have a will of its own.

    January a winner - will lose 7 to 10 pounds this month. First big losing month in a real long time.
    1340 days ago
  • PYNETREE
    As long as the Good days outnumber the Bad, you will be successful! emoticon

    Thanks for Sharing emoticon . They are your incentive to get it right most of the time!
    Cute, cute kids!
    1340 days ago
  • JASI27
    Sounds like you are getting it figured out. Progress is progress, don't beat yourself up! Good luck to you girl.
    1340 days ago
  • MOMMYOF2RN
    You have come so far, you can accomplish anything! emoticon
    1340 days ago
  • BLUENOSE63
    I know it is upsetting but this too will pass. Take one day at a time and don't stress as that will just produce cortisol and could lead to weight gain.

    Eat more protein in your diet and everytime you eat a protein, eat a carb
    1340 days ago
  • SASSYLJB
    Wow love the short hair! You have come so far and I truly believe it is just has hard at the end of the journey and the beginning of the new journey to maintenance as it was in the beginning!
    1340 days ago
  • MAGGIE101857
    I'm in the same place as you - just sitting here giving myself a pep talk and reading blogs! Trying to find that motivation while eating a healthy breakfast and planning the day!
    1340 days ago
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  • DMEYER4
    you can do it after a while you won't even enjoy the sweets. it took me a long time but now if I drink soda it does not even taste good. I drank a six pack a day and now I do not even like it.It shows your body can get used to anything.Also never liked sweetners instead of sugar but now I do not like sugar. Keep pushing and don't give up
    1340 days ago
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