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Starting Over in September

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Ok first and of course most important-- check out my little cutie!!! emoticon

Ahhhhh I just love that kid!!! emoticon

Ok back to it--

So I've still be struggling with this whole balance of nursing/eating healthy/working out/losing weight thing. I do pretty good with the working out and nursing thing (ha!) but I clearly SUCK at eating healthy and losing weight. I still haven't found that balance of the perfect amount of calories in.

.....but then again, the cookies, cupcakes, and other terrible for you snacks don't really help that!

But I always feel FAMISHED!!!!! I know that's really common for nursing mommies but JEEZE! I eat more than my husband! (...and almost weigh as much as him too! emoticon )

So since September is a BRAND SPANKIN' NEW Month, I decided I was starting over mentally. I'm letting go of the past few months of bad-for-me things and I'm moving on! Starting fresh.
A clean slate.

In September I WILL:
- Finish my C25K Program (I'm on week 8!! Woot Woot!) and START OVER! (I'm running SUPER slow and really struggling some days)
- Eat more healthy foods-- less processed crap and more fruits and veggies (goal 2-5 servings/day)
- 2-3 Days of strength training/week
- Cut back on the amount of sweet treats I allow myself (1-2 cheats/week....which is much better than the 6-7 I was allowing!)

I'm going to be nicer to myself this month too! It's time to realize that I just had a baby a little over 3 months ago. It's ok that I'm still wearing maternity clothes (for now!). I've got to give myself and my body time to adjust. I didn't gain all the baby weight over night and I can't lose it that quickly either!

I've got to start with baby steps. Little changes lead to big results, right?!

So here's to a new beginning Sparkies! What are your goals for September? What little changes are you making? We've got this!!! Let's make it count!



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MSKRIS7 9/14/2013 10:00AM

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GINAC0 9/4/2013 10:29PM

    Your goals seem pretty reasonable, you can do it! I loved nursing my babies, it was almost like you were forced to stop and take a break and just sit. Well, no,, I guess it wasn't 'almost' like that, it 'was' like that. Precious time that goes so fast.

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    My goal for September is to try to lose another 5 lbs. Five pounds seems SO easy, but anyone who has TRIED to lose 5 lbs. knows that it isn't always a walk in the park, so we'll see what happens!

Good luck on your goals for this month! emoticon

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