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Back on the Wagon?


Sunday, May 12, 2013

I guess I'm just lazy. Example? A couple weeks ago I weighed myself and found that I've gained 10 pounds in the last 6 months...I was supposed to be losing! The lazy part is that in the first place, I hadn't bothered to weigh in for so long and also, I quit doing my daily yoga. I mean, the yoga I do is the easy flow kind so it's about the easiest and most relaxing thing you can do and still call it a workout emoticon
So, I immediately signed up for the 2 week free trial of Weight Watchers online, I mean, if Jessica Simpson can do it, so can I, right?
But, in my humble opinion, it was a pain in the butt. Their food database is really limited and they don't have much in the way of support (online). So I quit it. I couldn't bear to pay $20 per month for way less than I can get here for free.
I don't want to bash WW though - I actually loved the program in the past. Even though it's basically counting calories eaten vs calories burned, there's a certain amount of "fun" in translating it to points.
So the moral of the story - I'm back to SP. And I'm so happy! It's like coming home, especially when you realize how much you missed it.
In other news, I was cleaning out my closet today to send a box full of clothes to the Disabled American Veterans and was surprised at all the things I've been saving for the last couple years, in case I actually lost weight.
I have my prom dress - I was seriously 40 pounds lighter then. What was really shocking was some of my pants. I held them up and the waistbands are so much smaller than I wear now. Yet, they are only 2 sizes smaller...evidence of how manufacturers are changing the sizes of women's clothing. No wonder women are so confused. Men's clothes are measured in inches - Women's are sized based on the brand's whim. boo.
Double boo that I'm totally comfortable getting rid of them now because I have failed for so long to lose that 40 pounds...like, 7 years! I guess I feel like I'll never accomplish it and even if I do, who knows how long it will take?
At least I keep trying, right?
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GETULLY 5/13/2013 12:30PM

    Much better to have them out and away! Sizing for women is a crock. Every manufacturer is different and they are all starting to do "vanity sizing" so that everyone will be a 12 or less! Stupid.

Keep doing and you will get there. emoticon

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CHARMED34 5/13/2013 8:57AM

    Welcome Back! I missed seeing you :) I tried for so long to lose weight I gave up for years so I know what you mean. You can do this emoticon

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SUSANBEAMON 5/13/2013 1:07AM

  now that you have cleaned out your closet, you'll lose the weight that made those out-of-style clothes too small and you'll have to go shopping.

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