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DAY 4 OF 100/GOALS FOR THE WEEK OF 3/9/14/RE-FOCUSING ON WHAT WORKS FOR ME...

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Here I go again. I don't know why I put myself through this. When something works and I start losing weight I change things up and then BAM...I don't recall what worked. I had to dig deep and figure it out AGAIN. MY old plan, which is simple and easy works. I am going to get back to it.

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Day 4 of 100 was okay...need to fine tune some things. Moving on to day 5...working on my plan and trying to get and keep it together. emoticon

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This is a part of a blog that I posted in 2011.. I have done this OFF and ON throughout the years....I need to stick to it.

(I did this the and just recently did it again... and I found myself right back here!.I took a time out to do some soul searching about my weightloss and other things I was thinking that I did't know what "worked for ME". Well, I was wrong. I actually do know what works for me and I am going to get back to doing just that!

HERE IS WHAT WORKS FOR ME.....

THE THREE Ps......

PLANNING---my meals and workouts ahead of time...no not the same day, but a few days to a week ahead of time. I used to write out my meals and workouts for the week. Once I planned my food I made a grocery list and went shopping. I also put my workouts in order next to my dvd player.

PREPARING AHEAD----cooking my meals ahead of time and having my snacks prepared. I like to cook enough for lunch/dinner for 3 to 7 days at a time. So, when I get hungry everything is ready and I am not grabbing the first thing I see. Packing my lunch and snacks ahead of time really worked. For instance I would buy a large container of raw cashews and raisins in the small boxes. I would put enough for one serving in separate baggies to make up 7 snacks (1 per day). And good thing for me my breakfast is usually the same thing every day.

PORTION CONTROL---reading labels to make sure that I conscious of exactly what ONE serving is. Then, measuring, weighing and counting EVERYTHING I eat.....snacks included. I have a scale and measuring cups & spoons and I am going to put them to use again. No more "eye-balling". That does not always work!

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None of this is hard at all. For me, doing it ahead of time is surely less stress than trying to figure it all out and put it together at the last minute.

Practice makes perfect and I will keep practicing......

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Now, on to my goals for this week...

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My goals for this week are to...

-get out of the 240s

-exercise everyday

-follow my 3 Ps

-eat at least 4 times everyday....got to work on this...

-eat at least 6 fruggies daily

-drink at least 80oz water daily

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THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT. It means more to me than I can say. Wishing you all a great week!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BEAR128 3/19/2014 6:51AM

    You have my continue support and emoticon

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STEVENK87 3/14/2014 12:10PM

    I am happy that you are going back to what works for you :) Thanks for sharing your 3- P's plan. Have a great day :) emoticon

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BEAR128 3/11/2014 7:12AM

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THIN133 3/10/2014 6:14PM

    Good for you for going back to what works for you ! I like your 3- P's plan ! It is so smart & helpful when you make meals & snacks ahead of time. It really saves time in the long run & it is much more efficient. You can do this ! You are on a great track !! Keep up the great motivation!

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DEBBIE_C 3/9/2014 11:47PM

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BUBBALOOGA123 3/9/2014 6:27PM

    You are way ahead of the game compared to most. Of course, it's all about digging deep inside and buckling down. You can do it! Rooting for you.

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KWILLI43 3/9/2014 4:50PM

    I agree with Ginilee4, if it works for you, then stick to it. This is a journey, there will always be bumps in the road. Just keep going and never give up. I absolutely love your 3 Ps. This is sooooo true. When everything is prepared and right there and all you have to do is grab it, that will eliminate the need to stray off course with eating. Used to happen to me every time. Since dinner wasn't prepared and I didn't want to cook, I'd grab the first and easy thing-take out on the way home from work. Keep up your good work!! emoticon emoticon

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FORMYDARLINGS 3/9/2014 4:37PM

    If it works for you, stick with it. SLow and steady, so they say, will win the race. I, like you, when things are going well, think, hey I could do better if I just do this too and then Crash bam boom, I am sitting by the side of the road, covered in dust and not knowing what hit me. Hey, I bet many of us do that. Your 3 Ps are also PERFECT!!!. Stick with it. I'll be checking to see how you are doing with your new/old plan and cheering you on. Let's go , my friend. emoticon

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