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Two Weeks

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The last two weeks have been AWFUL!

I gained back every pound I lost in June. I've been doing so awful that the weight gain isn't even my biggest worry. My eating was out of control... I took another "break" from being vegan (side note: I'm going to read Sistah Vegan & Eating Animals so that I finally have the ethics to stick to it), which always leads to be pretty much eating dessert 3 meals a day. So. Much. Candy.

And all my exercise progress... Ugh. I had run a 10k at the end of June. Yesterday, I went for a 1 mile jog and it was excruciating. ONE MILE! I also couldn't swim more than 20 minutes the other day.

But, I'm back. Re-dedicated. Re-focused. I joined the reddit DietBet competition (I recommend the website to everyone! You pretty much put money on the line to lose 4% of your body weight! If you're like me, external motivators make a big difference!) and have about 3.5 weeks left. I worked out this morning, 45 minutes walking/jogging on the treadmill & an hour in the pool.

Usually, I save all running for my days off work, but that isn't going to work anymore if I want to reach my goal of the half-marathon. Especially since I only have 2 days off in the next two weeks! If it's too hot to run by the time I get off of work, I'm going on that treadmill, baby. I can do it!
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MANDIETERRIER1 7/18/2013 5:24PM

    Glad you are back

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BLKLILY 7/18/2013 9:42AM

    YES emoticon emoticon

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ONUTHIN125 7/17/2013 7:39PM

    emoticon You sound like me. June was good, July not so much. I must get back on track. Thanks for the blog-you have really helped me. It is good to realize that I am not in this boat alone. Spark On and good luck! emoticon

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CLESHER 7/17/2013 6:33PM

    So glad you are back...had me wondering.....

You can do it and you will do it......

We are all human don't beat yourself up, especially since you are back on the horse....so to speak.....

The weight you gained will come back off in no time....

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