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Weight Loss Week 1

Sunday, March 24, 2013

This was my first week on SparkPeople and I feel I have pretty much been married to this site all week. I have been inspired and educated by so many of the stories here. I never could have imagined the outpouring of support I have received in such a short amount of time. This really has been the medicine I needed to pull me out of the depression cycle I was in. I actually lost 5 pounds this week and I don't even miss the TV. I have been up and moving around and I can feel my self-esteem already starting to lift. I am praying now to get through the second week, because while I am still motivated, my body is so SORE! I did some squatting exercises with a medicine ball that seemed so easy at the time and now I can barely walk. Stairs are tough, but I've been trying to push through and use them anyway. I took it easier today and did all my workouts as walking and cycling and stayed far away from the squats!
Don't these look so innocent all stacked up in a neat little pile. Don't let them fool you!

My biggest accomplishment this week is that I worked through my emotions and I didn't let disappointment or negative energy from others keep me from what was good for me.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MRSP90X 3/26/2013 5:45PM

    emoticon I know what you mean about being on here a lot!! Great job for your first week!! That delayed onset muscle soreness will sneak up on you!! No pain, no gain. emoticon emoticon

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WALLAHALLA 3/25/2013 3:25PM

    emoticon emoticon on the weight loss and the beginning of new and healthier habits. Don't forget to S-T-R-E-T-C-H after your workouts, or you will pay for it later!

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LOOKINGUP2012 3/25/2013 8:59AM

    Big congratulations on a very successful first week. emoticon

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BEANIES_MOM 3/25/2013 8:19AM

    emoticon Great job on staying motivated and congrats on the weightloss!!

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KELCOT 3/24/2013 11:43PM

    Congrats on your success this week!

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AKATHLEEN54 3/24/2013 11:31PM

    Glad you are liking this web site.... it really is so amazing with so much information and support from so many people. Awesome that such a great first week, just be careful not to over do when you are sore. You certainly don't want to risk injuring yourself. Maybe continue your exercise but go a little easier on your body until the soreness goes away. Best of luck to you in your continuing journey!! emoticon

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PENNYLYNN73 3/24/2013 11:10PM

    Way to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!! I knew you could do it. Keep it up!

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STAREYES723 3/24/2013 11:02PM

    Keeping motivated is great and keeping the negativity at bay is awesome. Keep up the good work and try not to overdo so much.

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