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Day 108 Check In.../4th of July Parade! (pictures!)

Friday, July 05, 2013

Day 108 Check In...

Weight - 180.5

Exercise - lots of walking, dancing, and kettlebells

Calories - 1263

Fiber - 33

Freggies - 6 - much better today!!!

Water - I lost track, but much more than 8!

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Happy 4th y'all!!!!

We had a wonderful, super busy day!!! Started with a fun parade! Here are a few pictures!


Waiting for the parade to start!


Here it comes!



Itty Bitty with her 2 little cousins!


After the parade, the Community House had fun games on the front lawn! It is always a blast!

Here is the front of the Community House.



3 legged race with Itty Bitty!


Egg Toss (I know, such form - lol!)

Tonight was family night at the Community House! We did line dances, chicken dance, hokey pokey, crab races, and hula hoop contests! Itty Bitty won the hula hoop contest for her age group, but they didn't let old ladies do it, so I didn't get a chance to show my stuff - lol!) Even DS participated in the crab walk and came in 2nd! He didn't fare so well in the hooping contest, though! We even got to see a proposal! One of the young men who had been coming to the community house since he was a little kid proposed to his girlfriend in front of the whole place! It was so sweet!!!

After family night, DS and I came home and did Week 2, Day 2 of our Kettlebell workouts. I can really tell that I am getting stronger, although I think starting the strength training might have something to do with my weight loss stalling! The trainer on the dvd said that weight gain is common when starting the program, but assures us that it will start going down after the first 2 weeks! I haven't gained any, but I just hate that I might not make my 5% challenge final weigh in goal on Saturday! I am still 1.5 pounds short.

Hope you all have had a spectacular 4th of July today! We are trying to squeeze in all the fun we can while we are here! The weather could not be more perfect! It's been high in the 70s and this morning the low was in the 30s! We're lovin' it!

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Dachelle
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AUTUMNHOPE 7/10/2013 7:01AM

    Thanks for sharing the pictures . What fun !!
Itty Bitty has Mommies pretty hair.
Glad to see you were able to have fun & stay active at the same time.

You have taken off weight , so don't be discouraged.Your body is MUCH slimmer & stronger now & it probably won't drop in the same way as when you were 200's.
Keep up your plan & listening to your bodies signals. it'll come off

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MSHEL7 7/10/2013 5:39AM

    Wow, you are just so photogenic, you look absolutely fabulous. Sounds like a wonderful time and a wonderful place to be. Don't worry about the stall, it will start coming off again real soon. So glad to be able to hear all about your trip.

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SKATER787 7/6/2013 3:36PM

    Congrats. Nicely done and you weren't just being a spectator!

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DARLY55 7/5/2013 9:54PM

    Looks like so much fun! Thanks for sharing the photos.

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OCEANMISTCALI 7/5/2013 1:35PM

    you look amazing! congrats!

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ROCKPORT9 7/5/2013 9:06AM

    You are amazing! In the midst of vacation and family fun, you are tracking food and exercise! emoticon emoticon emoticon Have you realized how much more moving you have done than the last time you were at your vacation place? Again, you are amazing! Hugs, Laurel

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NILLAPEPSI 7/5/2013 9:01AM

    Such a fun time!! Thanks for sharing some photos.

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NEWCHINELO 7/5/2013 4:47AM

    So much fun . . .lovely!

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BONNIEMARGAY 7/5/2013 4:02AM

    Fun!

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GAILANN48 7/5/2013 3:57AM

    What a beautiful picture of wholesome family fun! You and your husband are giving those children something truly amazing, something they likely won't appreciate fully until they have children of their own. Wonderful, Dachelle.

As for your 5% challenge and the stalling due to weight training, I understand your hating it. But seeing as how what you're getting is muscle that burns more calories even sitting still, then the NEXT challenge will be a breeze! (I know, I know, sounds like both my first AND last names are "Pollyanna"...)

Glad you're having such a great time on your vacation. I'm SOOOO happy for you.


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TIGER_LILY_613 7/5/2013 3:50AM

    Looks like you had a great time ! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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4RASCALS 7/5/2013 3:08AM

    What an awesome vacation. Glad your having fun. Great pictures

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STAY39 7/5/2013 1:44AM

    Sounds like you had a perfect 4th of July! Great pictures! They must've heard how good you were with a hula hoop- bunch of chickens! You would've been there all night! emoticon

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