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Almost to first mini-goal!


Thursday, July 11, 2013

So about a month ago I was 188 and for a few weeks I've been fluctuating 184-183. Today I stepped on the scale...182! I know it's not much but I can't help but celebrate. It has been weeks since I had seen a number other than the 184-183 scale and I hope that means I'm back on a weight-loss track!

One of my mini-goals is to hit 180 and to be honest, I may cry from joy for hitting that mark. I have been this size for months and to finally be saying goodbye to this weight is such a relief. But not time to celebrate too much just yet, I have two more pounds to go before I hit my goal and I want to stay motivated to reach all my goals.

Since I couldn't make it to the gym yesterday, I spent about half an hour doing some exercises with my dumbbells and then finished with trying the plank for the first time. Even though it wasn't a full gym workout, I felt refreshed and proud for spending that time for myself. Being a stay at home mom, I spend most of my time with my toddler, Iris, and when I can take half an hour to myself, it is a much welcome respite.

Anyway, today is a new day and a gym trip will be in order a little later on. Maybe this time next week, I may be even less than 180! Wouldn't that be awesome?!
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LOISJOHN14VS6 7/12/2013 9:15AM

    Way to go. You are a very determined person and an inspiration. Keep up the great job! emoticon

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LALATIDAH 7/11/2013 5:25PM

    Hey! A loss is a loss!!! emoticon emoticon
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ROGUEIVY 7/11/2013 4:45PM

    Sandy,
I know, right! When I started getting into fitness I was so depressed that I wasn't just melting off everything like you see or hear in fitness ads or tv!

Thank you for the support!! You will be, we're in this together!

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JOYOFMYLIFE 7/11/2013 4:39PM

    These weight loss shows on TV make you think that it is easy to lose 8, 10, 15 pounds a week. In reality, 1 to 2 pounds a week is great! That is my goal and that is an average. One week I lose, one week I stay the same....as long as you average out with a loss, you are doing great!
If you feel good.....that is half the battle! Stay strong!
I would love to be down in the 180's....I will be some day soon.
Sandy

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