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What’s Up With MissB8604? – Weeks 174 & 175


Friday, July 25, 2014

Nutrition: Not good, but not because of depression. I've been eating what I want and haven't been paying attention to my portions. I've relaxed a bit too much and need to reel it in quite a bit. My veggie intake has been terrible as well, so that's something I'll definitely be focusing on in the next few weeks. While I normally don't drink a lot, the last month or so I've had quite a few cocktails and I can feel it. It has been fun, but I cannot make alcohol consumption a weekly thing as it has been. My liver would definitely appreciate it I'm sure.

Water Intake: Excellent.

Exercise: Dancing rehearsals. Once my show opens I'll be able to go back to my Zumba and Musical Theatre dance classes.

Show Biz News:
We open in 8 days and I can't even begin to describe how excited I am! Every time we do a run of the show, all of our characters grown in diversity which is so fun to watch. All this week the cast has had a theme for the day, which means we dress up according to said theme. I'm having a blast and the cast has bonded so beautifully.

Our "Pick an Era" theme (I was a 1940s secretary, this is a good chunk of our cast but not everyone):


Original Starting Weight (2011): 285lbs
New Starting Weight (2014): 250lbs
Week 169 Weight: 246.5
Week 170 Weight: 245.0
Week 171 Weight: 243.0
Week 172 Weight: 242.0
Week 173 Weight: 244.0
Week 174 Weight: TOM
Week 175 Weight: 247.5

Final Comments:
I'm almost back up to my 2014 starting weight which isn't good, but I know why and can nip it in the bud so that it doesn't get any higher. I have no doubt that I can do this and that I'll be successful. I'm emotionally in a better place, and the last few days have been very happy. All in all, I feel blessed and am grateful that my depression isn't taking over my life. *knocks on wood*

Happy Friday SparkBuddies, love you all. I haven't been on much because I haven't been focusing on weight loss and because rehearsals get out SO late (usually around 11:30pm or later).

Romans 8: 7 "I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us."

Mark 5:36 "Don't be afraid, just believe."




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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
DEWILL2 10/17/2014 10:18PM

    I know you got this and will get back on track. You did it once and you will do it again. Many blessings to you.

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JITZUROE 7/29/2014 11:15AM

    Yes my dear, choose happiness!!!!!
You must already be well into a very successful week by now. I can feel it!

Sending you massive hugs of support, and holding up a giant sign for you (from my sofa), that says, 'You can crush it today!'

Bren

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BEACHCALSIX 7/28/2014 4:43PM

    those rehearsals can be brutal!! Great job, tom always messes with my weight so don't be too stressed about a fluctuation. Alcohol always gets me in the summer too!

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GEMINIGEM6 7/28/2014 1:30PM

    We've all been there. I'm dealing with gaining most of what I lost last year back myself. We can do this! :)

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TENNISJIM 7/26/2014 6:09AM

    You can do it

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ILOVEMALI 7/26/2014 3:59AM

    Break a leg, Girl -- keep moving forward, too! xoxoxo

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SUGAR0814 7/25/2014 11:37PM

    emoticon This journey is a rough one. Take one day at a time & make smart choices for YOU!! emoticon emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 7/25/2014 9:52PM

    Best wishes. You're trying so hard!

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IMUSTLOSEIT1 7/25/2014 2:10PM

    Just this last week I have found out my mood controls my weight. If I am in a bad mood I tend to gain, but if I stay in a happy mood I tend to lose, so I plan on staying a happy gal., So let be HAPPY together. Laugh when you can even if you are alone.

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DDOORN 7/25/2014 1:34PM

    I find it helps me tremendously to have oodles of quick & easy fresh veggie choices around me...baby carrots, red bell pepper strips are my favs as they are sweet and satisfy my sweet tooth.

Keep the SPARK! :-)

Don

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