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MADAMEJEANNE
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Where I am on my weight loss journey
Saturday, September 17, 2016      6 comments

I have been stuck at the same weight up and down about 2 lbs for a year, so am feeling rather mundane. However, when I coworker asked me how much weight I had lost and I said 54 lbs. - I realized I should not be discouraged about that!!! Even i... Read more
Changing my work outs
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      2 comments

I have been stuck at a Plateau for a while. Recently I have been more consistent about my strength training and Pilates, but I see the need to change. I am going to begin doing a second set of all my strength training exercises, and put a few mo... Read more
An area I am going to practice moderation in-sweets
Friday, September 02, 2016      5 comments

Eating more sweets: cake, cookies,muffins, and ice cream are what keep me from losing weight more than anything else. So I am taking a fresh look at my patterns and ways to eat them in moderation. First of all ice cream-plan eat it once a week... Read more
Learning from my mistakes
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      2 comments

When celebrating at a family get together I made some poor food choices and was horrified at my calorie count at the end of the day. What I can learn from this: skip buns for burgers and hot dogs. Limit myself to only 1 desert. Focus on visiting... Read more
Weight loss stress
Saturday, August 27, 2016      2 comments

I have had great anxiety in the past over the number on the scale. I would get so discouraged I would eat more because I felt the battle was hopeless. Somewhere along the way that a 5lb gain for me often happened if I went out to eat and had mor... Read more
Fitness goal-get rid of my muffin top
Thursday, August 25, 2016      3 comments

I need to lose 7 inches from my upper hip and abdomen, 7 inches from my waist and 7 inches from my midriff. My fitness plan- cardio daily, Pilates 3x a week, and strength training 3x a week walking when babysitting, or bicycling Pilates ... Read more
Being healthy
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      3 comments

Being on a challenge team has helped me exercise when I didn't want to. It also has opened my eyes to the fact that although I put it on paper and put it in my schedule I really was not doing my Pilates or weight training. What I need to do most... Read more
Today was a step in the right direction
Saturday, August 20, 2016      3 comments

Today I was a little stressed by a co-workers attitude toward me BUT I prayed about it, and thought about the facts: her attitude is not necessarily true about me, if she wants to put me down I don't have to stress about it. My Lord loves me jus... Read more
MY plan to deal with diet saboteurs
Friday, August 19, 2016      2 comments

My biggest diet saboteur is my husband. I did ask him if he would not order chocolate sundaes and eat in front of me. It is little things like bringing a free treat home from the free table of the apartment to our apartment, or something like th... Read more
Triggers to my emotional overeating
Friday, August 19, 2016      2 comments

The biggest trigger to my emotional overeating is stress related to people. Being a musician I have a sensitive nature that helps me hear nuances of sound when playing my own instrument or in an orchestra. It is a very important quality to have... Read more
Thinking only 1 thought at a time
Thursday, August 18, 2016      4 comments

I have heard this many times. I have used scripture songs in the past when overwhelmed and it helps. With the Lords help I am consciously going to give the negatives to him, pray about hard things and rejoice in Him.... Read more
Thinking only 1 thought at a time
Thursday, August 18, 2016      1 comments

I have heard this many times. I have used scripture songs in the past when overwhelmed and it helps. With the Lords help I am consciously going to give the negatives to him, pray about hard things and rejoice I. Him... Read more
What is my true motivation to reach my weight and fitness goals?
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      3 comments

Tonight I am really thinking hard about this. For a long time I believed if I looked better people would like me better: my family, my friends, acquaintenances and also that I would not condemn myself so much. I finally realized that my father ... Read more
Exercise excuses and exercise motivators
Sunday, August 07, 2016      3 comments

My biggest excuse is lack of time to fit in the strength training or pilates. My other excuse is being tired. 10 exercise motivators 1. I want to do what I can to avoid getting type 2 diabetes 2. I want to be able to keep playing with my g... Read more
Goals for future
Sunday, August 07, 2016      3 comments

Lose 25 lbs- by January 1/2017 Smaller goals 8/6-9/6 lose 10 lbs Cardio 6 days a week Pilates 3 days a week Strength training 3 days a week Daily meditate on Ephesians 5 Listen to good music daily for 30 min Daily tracking Bike when I can 9/6-10... Read more

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