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And it's Monday again...

Monday, September 16, 2013

Well, I don't feel much like I got a weekend - which I was looking forward to. emoticon

Woke up Saturday with crazy ear pain and so dizzy I could barely stand up... so, there went my exercise streak. At least I had worked out the other 6 days of the week, so it was ok. Got in very few steps (just over 3K) for the day and spent most of it on the couch - letting the kids watch movies and eat cereal. emoticon

Sunday was better, though even now I have ear pressure. Had to get normal things done though - like grocery shopping and laundry. My house is still a disaster... and DH comes home in 2 days. Oh well - he's seen it a disaster before and the addition of all of his grimy hunting gear isn't going to make it any cleaner! lol

I did get in my treadmill yesterday and today.

Finished my 24 day challenge - though ate Ramen etc, so my sodium was high. But, I lost 5.2pounds and more than 5 inches. Not fabulous, but better than most 24 day periods, so I won't complain!

Started reading Bob Harpers "The Skinny Rules" today - since that's what my workout buddy has been going by... so far, I like the reasoning and the rules shouldn't be too hard (so far)...

Okay... that's my story today. Nothing exciting - another day... but I'm on plan and, thanks to not eating much for 2 days, don't have much appetite. I mainly want hot liquids (throat hurts a bit too)...

Here's to an improving week!
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SAM_FIT_2014 9/17/2013 12:31PM

    Thanks everyone - I AM happy about the 5 pounds, honestly - and my weight went down again today! YEA. The 24 day challenge is by Advocare (there is a Spark group here too) - including nutritional supplements and an eating/exercise plan. I didn't do the exercise plan, but I did exercise. And I cheated (a lot) on the eating plan... but it was better than "normal", so it made a dent!
Changelife - DH gets home tomorrow (YEA!) and I'll be able to get to the gym again 2 out of 3 days (he works 24 hour shifts, so I'll have to miss those days).

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CHANGELIFE2016 9/17/2013 6:28AM

    5.2 pounds is great!!! Great Job! Can you workout when your husband gets home at the gym again in the mornings?

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KELLIEBEAN 9/16/2013 11:26PM

    Are you kidding me, 5.2 lbs and more than five inches gone not a big deal??? I think that is awesome, I'm very impressed!

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I hope you are feeling better! Take care!

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CATTUTT 9/16/2013 9:35PM

    Aw, it sucks that you're not feeling well! Congrats on the 24 day challenge, though, that's awesome! What kind of challenge was it? Was it something here on SP?

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BLUEJEANS27 9/16/2013 8:03PM

    Love "The Skinny Rules" book. Just no-nonsense "get it done" advice! Some of the rules are hard, but they work if you stick with them on most days. I like what he has to say about sugar throughout his book and I think he's right: the more we keep that sugar taste in our mouth (through whatever -- desserts, diet sodas, sugar in coffee, etc.), the more we want it. I have decreased added sugars in my foods and have found my sugar cravings have greatly decreased too. I NEVER thought I would give up sugar in my coffee but it really wasn't that difficult and now I don't even miss it.

Hope you are feeling better soon!!

Julia

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LALMEIDA 9/16/2013 6:41PM

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