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How many times?

Friday, November 22, 2013

So how many times am I going to come back to SP swearing that THIS time it's DIFFERENT?

It's not different this time. I totally lost motivation over the summer and gained back everything I lost and then some. Part of it was because I was on progesterone for about a month in a failed bid to get pregnant, but I just kept gaining after that. It's been 100% emotional eating and total lack of exercise that's done me in.

On the personal front, new job is going great, kids are 2 now (!!), and life is generally good. I've outgrown some of my clothes, though, and I am just generally Not Fit (TM). I went to the gym with a coworker and a 20-minute HIIT routine nearly killed me. My body can't do the things it used to, and that bums me out. I know I can get back there, though.

I've started tracking, but I'm not limiting. Like, I'm not trying to eat within the range, I just want to see where my calories are going and see where I can make little changes. My big goals now are fitness.

So, HIIT 3x a week and mindful eating. And SP.
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NETGYRL 1/17/2014 1:33PM

    Thanks for the comment on my blog. I had to page back thru yours and check out what you wrote yourself. Its nice to know I am not alone. :)

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DRUIDPRINCESS 11/23/2013 3:20AM

    Welcome back! We're all looking forward to working alongside you to realise our goals. Little steps! It's better to do exercise you can manage than overdoing it and being unable to walk for days!! (Hmmm... does that sound like I'm talking from experience??!!)

Looking forward to hearing your news in your future blogs!
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SEEKNG_RIDERS10 11/22/2013 5:50PM

  I struggled starting back up again...I returned in august and only a week ago, really put my mind to it. all the best on your goals..you'll reach it and then some!! have a great weekend emoticon

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QUERISTCHIUN 11/22/2013 4:11PM

    I think tracking and seeing where you're at is a good start. And I haaaaate when I realize I can no longer do things like...walk very far or climb stairs without huffing and puffing. It's sad. But motivating in the most unmotivating way possible? if that makes sense. You can do this!

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THINFITFEMINIST 11/22/2013 11:06AM

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USMAWIFE 11/22/2013 10:35AM

    With all the falures I have had, mostly due to medical issues, keep hanging in there, knowing that one day everything is going to fall into place

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PERUSER918 11/22/2013 9:29AM

    How many times? However many it takes to work for you. Some people (few) get it the first time and some of us have to practice at it. Good for you to not give up. Be proud of your own determination.

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