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Day 118 - Where did time and that fat go?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013



118 days = 3 months and 26 days = 16 weeks and 6 days….

Time seems to rush past these days. I seem to be losing time and they say it might be a sign that I’m getting old. (Even though these days I feel so much younger)

I love planning and executing the SunnyRaye plan each day. It means that I am always much healthier and fitter than lying on the couch binging, over the same period of time.

So today I can say: 16 weeks and 4 days have flown by since I started this journey but at the same time, I have lost over 21kg/46lb.

Before I would have cried and said: 16 weeks and 4 days has flown by and at the same time I feel like crap. I have gained xxx kg and my life sucks.




That is a pretty good feeling.



Many things have happened since my last blog.

1. I passed 100 days on the SunnyRaye project journey! This beats my last record of 2.5 months.



2. It was my birthday! And what a birthday bash it was! We went away to a beautiful place in the mountains. I was spoilt rotten and loved that I didn’t spend every minute on the couch as I would have done in previous years.



3. These days I like to try new things (and surprise myself and others as well).
Previously when others did an activity I would watch from the sidelines. I would ALWAYS refuse to partake in activities I couldn’t (or thought I couldn’t) do. Because I really did want to take part, I would sit on the sideline and make myself feel like an idiot and beat myself up about why I wasn’t a better person.
I had given up long ago and I wasn’t going to look stupid trying.

Today, I at the minimum will give it a go. It might turn out badly but I tried. The thing I have learnt is that the memory of trying something I’m bad at (read it as... haven’t practiced) is a humourous and really memorable occasion with much laughter.




4. My list of things I have tried recently:
• Played tennis for the first time in over 15 years on 2 consecutive days for at least 2 hours. I couldn’t walk afterwards but I had so much fun.
• Went canoeing and loved it! Fear used to hold me back… what would others think, what if I fall, who is going to be able to catch me at this weight?
• Started learning to do girl pushups. I haven’t ever done a pushup and I’m still too unfit but I’m getting there :0)
• Went hiking on 3 different days for about 2 hours.
• Went on a 5km fun walk each weekend for the past 5 weekends.





5. I was so impressed yesterday. I woke up feeling really crappy and knew it was going to be a BAAAAAD day. But then I decided to do a cardio video and I felt AMAZING. LOL I would NEVER have done that before but it was AWESOME!










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MCFITZ2 11/18/2013 5:45PM

    A new you. emoticon

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CELEST 11/18/2013 4:52AM

    What fabulous news. You are doing so well and in just 16 weeks. Thats dedication for you followed by commitment. Well done!

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WEBEZE 11/13/2013 11:08PM

    You have come a long way in a short time. emoticon

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SONORA4475 11/13/2013 2:33PM

    Thank you for sharing!! Your positivity is contagious!!

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LIZZIE138 11/13/2013 9:46AM

    I love your positive attitude! Your words ensure me that I can do this (get healthy, lose the weight) too. I look forward to following your journey.

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REBELBLITZ 11/13/2013 9:19AM

    Great loss!

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MATTEROFHEART 11/13/2013 9:03AM

    Great job! What a transformation, inside and out!
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144AUTUMN 11/13/2013 1:01AM

  Keep up the good work!!

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ZRIE014 11/13/2013 12:33AM

  do not think about how long you have to go, but think about what you have accomplished

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