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    HOUNDOGLOVER76   1,642
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August goal

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

So I know if I ever want to reach my weight loss goals I need to stop the almost daily alcohol drinks that I let myself have...even two or three beers/ glasses of wine is an extra at least 300-500 calories and then I lose my resolve, then I'm not motivated to workout in the morning, vicious cycle. I'm not saying I won't drink again, but it needs to be on special occasions and I'm not going to keep it in the house. I know two events in August that I will plan to have drinks: this weekend's camping trip and at an annual friends party August 15th and 16th. I start back to work August 18th so I will busy, busy and back on a schedule which will help. I hope this will jump start my motivation, get me on a healthy streak again. I'm still going to track my foods and go to WW meetings but my main focus will be giving up this bad habit and making new ones!
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BECOMEFEARLESS 8/1/2014 11:15PM

    I totally understand this one. Best of luck.

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WOUBBIE 7/30/2014 7:06PM

    My trick has been to consistently switch to lower and lower alcohol beers. I know it won't work for everyone, but I don't feel as deprived when I know I can have a few Bud Select 55's without paying a penalty. Over time I drink less and less.

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PINKEUROGIRL 7/30/2014 11:00AM

    I used to have wine almost daily. Save for weekend!

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AMBERNICHOLE3 7/30/2014 10:56AM

    This sound like me writing this blog! Alcohol is my down fall, not only is it empty calories but I eat everything in sight after a few drinks, I am going to try and start the 21 day fix Monday and want to be alcohol free for that 21 days. Its hard, I know how you feel!

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BRAINBENTT 7/30/2014 10:55AM

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2DAWN4 7/30/2014 10:54AM

    It sounds like you are on the right track! Good luck on meeting your goal! you can do it!

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