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Memory Lane

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

When I started this journey, I was 260 and lost 30 pounds that first summer. I am not sure if I have the ability to shock my body like that again. But, I think I want to try. This got me thinking of what did I do that summer that worked. Here is what I have come up with...

Committed to 60 minutes of cardio everyday.
Walked alot - sometimes 3 or 4 walks a day.
Tracked my food.
Strength trained three times a week.
Never gave up on myself.
Drank tons of water.

What about you? What things did you do in the beginning that helped you be successful in your journey?
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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    tracked nutrition

    menu planned

    synched that w/making the grocery list so no excuses -- "I don't have ___".

    tracked exercise

    weigh and measure to get proper portion sizes

    walk, walk, walk

    journal
    867 days ago
  • v PATRICIAANN46
    Tracking was always my best way to guarantee that I stick to the plan.
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    867 days ago
  • v NATPLUMMER
    Solids plan.
    867 days ago
  • v MAMADWARF
    Tracked my food. Faithfully. Every bite. I told myself all I would do was get my eating under control THEN I would add exercise. Which I did. I lost 50. Pounds the first year. I was proud, felt fantastic and was happy.

    Then, the next year, I lost 20 more. Then year 3 and 4. Ugh. I quit doing those things and have gained back 40 pounds. Seems stupid doesn't it?

    867 days ago
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