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Day 20.............

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Bummer summer! DH had knee replacement & complications. I stopped exercising to care for him. I returned to old eating habits to comfort...me! Then he had an injury on the same leg......I made more bad choices in food & fitness! (What's wrong with THIS picture??!!)

Guess what happened? Yep, regained almost all the weight I'd lost through 4 years w/ SP. No words to describe my disappointment & frustration.

3 weeks ago I finally got a grip and started over again. Decided not to weigh in. After increasing exercise, I always weigh more and I'm always depressed and cantankerous! So why go through that again? Phoeey on the scale! Just going to do what I'm supposed to do...SP. Period.

New plan: Examine each food choice carefully and do the very best I can. Start a streak of a minimum of 30 min. of exercise 6 days/week. Take 1 day/wk from fitness off unless I'm dying to exercise (believe it or not...I have exercised on my day off!! (Bonkers...I'm goin' bonkers!)

So it's Day 20 of the streak. Clothes are slightly looser. Mood is significantly BETTER!! Food choices are decidedly easier. Cravings for soda and chocolate significantly diminished and I can be satisfied w/ a small taste if I'm really desperate.

What do I weigh? I haven't a clue! I'm doing the best I can every hour and that's what matters. It'll work; it's already working! Thanks to my SP friends for never letting me q-u-i-t! No way, Jose!
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  • v MUSICALLYMINDED
    Your plan is great. If the scale brings you down, forget about it! You can tell more about how your fitness/eating plan is going by how your clothes fit anyway! emoticon
    1269 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/4/2013 2:07:20 PM
  • v MEADSBAY
    You have been through a lot-
    sounds like you have a good plan henceforth, though!
    emoticon
    1276 days ago
  • v VAMANOS
    Good for you! Unfortunately, I got on the scale. Can't believe I've re-gained almost half of what I lost, and I keep sliding. Time to re-group, so I joined a Spring Challenge, with a three-week run-up of re-creating healthy habits.

    One thing that got me was that I stopped hiking except occasionally. emoticon I've got to find a way to get out, but this snow isn't helping!
    1277 days ago
  • v CRAZYGYMGIRL
    I like your plan. The no weighing sounds good because I hate getting on that scale and seeing a big number. I'm going to try that too. I'm going to try and stay on track for 30 days and only then weigh myself. I will track calories and activity daily.

    Let's keep each other honest!
    1277 days ago
  • v VISUALLYRICS
    LOVE your picture! emoticon You have a PLAN!
    ...::thought I just saw you streakin' by:::...... emoticon emoticon
    emoticon goodbye scale! Hello muscle for Nancy! emoticon
    1277 days ago
  • v SHILOHPIP
    Hi! You go girl! NEVER give up! You have stopped the ball from rolling in the wrong direction..good for you! I myself have been where I have lost weight then gained it ALL back(and more) and had to pick myself up and tell myself that "I did it once,and I'll do it AGAIN!"Keep up the good work!
    1277 days ago
  • v CANNIE50
    Nice attitude, great approach. I regained 20 of 30 lbs I lost so I can totally relate. I am hoping your husband is on the mend and I am glad you have recommitted to treating yourself well.
    1277 days ago
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