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Disappointed in the scale but NOT in me!


Monday, June 09, 2014

Well I'm officially at my highest weight in 2 years. Scale my not tell the whole story but it doesn't lie either. So what's the deal?

I love, Love, LOVE to exercise. That's great. Problem- I love dogs, good food, "fun" food (I don't like the term bad food), and the richer the better. I had my eating under control for a little over a year. Then things started sneaking back. Lately. I've just been buying (and eating)anything I want.

Well, no more. I bought no fun foods. No cookie, no chips, no cheesecake. No wine! I have looked back at my trackers to when I was eating healthy and I'm going start modeling after those days. I'm sick of sucking in the gut or having to stand certain ways in pictures to look presentable.

But I am still very proud of myself. I have maintain a 50 pound weight loss for 2 years. I can run 3 miles when doctors told me I should be able to walk one (granted I'm no speedy Gonzales, but I beat the turtles). And I actually miss my elliptical. These are great victories in my life that a number on the scale can't touch.

So day one today- let's rock it.
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CASEYSAUER 6/12/2014 12:35PM

    Fantastic!

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CAT-IN-CJ 6/11/2014 2:49PM

    You are such an inspiration . . . one ROCKIN' Kitty!!! Woohoo!

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_JODI404 6/10/2014 8:06PM

    CHEERS to the victories!!! They mean so much more than the number on the scale!!

emoticon You have so much of what it takes already fully integrated.... get your food tracker back to how you want it and emoticon you will be totally on track again.

Maintaining your loss is no small deal. I'm glad you are celebrating all that you have accomplished!!
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NEWFLABULESS 6/10/2014 3:09PM

    Great attitude and great inspiration!

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FLORIDASUN 6/10/2014 8:26AM

    I think you are totally REMARKABLE my dear friend! The things you do for your loved ones and your doggie children are amazing.

All of the runs you participate in are AMAZING! The friendship and encouragement you give to your fellow sparkers is AMAZING!

I always say it's just as easy to fill up on healthy than it is to fill up on junk. Our bodies deserve the best we can possibly give them and to honor ourselves by doing so is AMAZING!

Hugs To you and keep on keepin' on! emoticon

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 6/10/2014 4:57AM

    You can do it:) Start a streak!!

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CATHYGETSFIT 6/10/2014 3:13AM

    You really have come a long ways! It's so easy to let little things sneak into your eating and then before you know it you have let too many little things sneak back into your eating. The scale ins't necessarily a liar but it doesn't tell the whole truth either. Good for you for not buying the things you know you shouldn't be eating or drinking. emoticon on that and emoticon for keeping 50 pounds off! emoticon emoticon

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DOGLADY13 6/10/2014 1:29AM

    We are right there with you, Kitty.

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JUMPINJULIE 6/9/2014 9:53PM

    We can do it.

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2BDYNAMIC 6/9/2014 9:05PM

    Ok ....... Lets' shake on this one ,.......... You hit the elliptical tomorrow (Tues) and I WILL too ............... Deal? ................... lemmme know ........... emoticon

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WARRIORGIRL121 6/9/2014 8:29PM

    No worries.. you'll get back to where you want to be! emoticon

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CIPHER1971 6/9/2014 6:15PM

    Yep - LETS ROCK IT

Have an awesome day

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BONNIEMARGAY 6/9/2014 2:38PM

    You are already a magnificent success!

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OHANAMAMA 6/9/2014 2:34PM

    It's my day 1, too. We got this!

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LESLIELENORE 6/9/2014 2:27PM

    emoticon You are a strong, determined woman. You have got this.

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1CRAZYDOG 6/9/2014 2:22PM

    Scales definitely don't tell the whole story!

((((HUGS))))

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BEAUTY_WITHIN 6/9/2014 2:13PM

    You've come so far, and made alot of great changes. I'm proud of you! Email me when you're having a rough time and we'll talk each other through it! :)

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MISSUSRIVERRAT 6/9/2014 1:58PM

    You really have come a long way and have not lost that progress.
You can tweak things and handle the food!

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STARTINGINLIMBO 6/9/2014 1:52PM

    Sounds great. :)

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JUSTME29 6/9/2014 1:16PM

    You have come so far, and the scale is only one tiny piece of all of it.

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EVER-HOPEFUL 6/9/2014 12:27PM

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LAILATN 6/9/2014 11:30AM

    I love your realism and your attitude.

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TWEETYKC00 6/9/2014 11:13AM

    Yes, Go hit the elliptical and go strong!

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LOSER05 6/9/2014 10:26AM

    we have some cheesecake and I looked at the calories and its 450 calories for one stinking piece, I really didn't know it was that much emoticon
you know them scales aren't always right either so emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MAVERICKDR 6/9/2014 9:11AM

    I have been where you are with respect to doing the "right" things while going right of my goal weight. Twas a time I looked at numbers on SparkPeople...fitness minutes that were recorded by FitBit walking around, making the bed/walking out to the kitchen from my office to look in the refrigerator, looking up answers to trivia questions in order to get a higher score, and all time worst for me...filling the nutrition tracker to get SparkPoints.

My Goal Board says, "I will be honest with myself." "I am responsible for my own happiness."

You have much for which to be proud. You do things I have not been able to do. You have been an inspiration to me and many other people who you have helped cross the line to victory. I am very proud of you.

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NILLAPEPSI 6/9/2014 8:53AM

    Faster than a herd of turtles is A-ok!!! emoticon

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emoticon You'll get there!! emoticon

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MICHELLE_391 6/9/2014 8:50AM

    And that's what it's all about . Attitude! emoticon

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OMARIA1999 6/9/2014 8:48AM

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VICKI-B-N-FLA 6/9/2014 8:45AM

  You're doing great and I know you'll get back on track. We both will. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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