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3/5/14 8:44 A

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Day 1 of 100

Going to track water, calories, and steps.

1. 0 oz water
2. 1540 calories
3. 2000 steps



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1/15/14 9:15 A

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A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge. emoticon

~Thomas Carlyle

1. I drank 32oz of water yesterday
2. I didn't dwell on the negative
3. I looked into improving my education




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1/13/14 1:51 P

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For the next week I plan to focus on the positive. This isn't to say that I shall stop after that, but I don't want to ignore problems that I need to address simply because it isn't positive. It's just a goal for this week to remain focused on the positive.
Today is day one of my vacation - which really isn't a vacation in the sense that I'm going some place - only that I won't be at work.
Each day I will post my inspirational quote and list three positive things about that day - this could be just a sense I get, a small action I've completed (or even started), anything really.


emoticon You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result. emoticon

~Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi


1. I decided to do this list.
2. I remained relatively positive throughout my shift.
3. I played with my dogs.

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1/12/14 10:15 A

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I need to change my mindset. It's so negative. I think it's stuck this way. I'm going to try to focus on the positive. I'm going to find inspirational quotes to post here, and try to do that daily. Maybe, just maybe, a little bit of this done repeatedly will seep into my thought process so that I can actually make changes that will result in positive outcomes.

So, first one:
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
~Dale Carnegie
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1/11/14 1:40 P

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Been a whole month since I wrote here... yeah, that's pretty common for me.
I can't keep with anything.
I hate it.
Nothing changes.

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Wow is it hard for me to be consistent in writing things out here. It's not like I don't have the time. I have it. I'm also at my computer enough to reflect upon the days events and what I did or did not do in regards to my health. I choose not to. I just don't do it - it's not a struggle, in that I'm fighting myself to do it. I just don't. Same with everything.
So, I did clean my kitchen - pretty happy about that. I have not, however, walked for the last two days. Today would be day 3 of no exercise. I made it 2 days. 2. I can't improve myself.
I don''t know how to do what I can't. If it isn't a matter of can't - how do I change it so that I do it? I repeatedly don't do it.
Talking it out here should help, right? So far, it hasn't....


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12/9/13 12:07 P

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Day 2
Food wise - not even trying. Not able to take the first step in the category, but am at least aware of it. I'm not sure that that counts as a positive or anything. Just is.
Drank 32oz water - which is better than I have done in awhile for water. I used to be such a good water drinker. Keep writing about it, maybe help change my response.
Plan to do another one mile WATP today - which will be the second day in my new streak of exercise 10 minutes daily. I'm not sure how this will go - I've struggled to get going repeatedly. I'm in a slump and keep sliding back into it.
Plan today is to clean the kitchen. Will report back with results.
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12/8/13 3:04 P

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Day 1 - I did 15 minutes of WATP, but wasn't wearing my fitbit, so not sure total number of steps for the exercise. More than the 200 goal though, that's for sure. 0 oz of water.
so 50%...

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12/6/13 1:51 P

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So, earlier I had planned to increase my steps incrementally, but failed to follow through. Apparently, I need to start smaller. And while I like creating a plan to follow, I don't actually enjoy doing it and I don't have the drive to push myself. But I have to start somewhere...
So, my goal for the coming week will be as follows (work steps do not count):
(starting Sunday 12/8)
I can pick any 5 days out of the next 7 to do these. Meaning 2 free days
Day 1: 200 steps, 10oz water
2: 200 steps, 10oz water, clean 5 minutes
3: 200 steps, 10oz water, clean 5 minutes
4: 200 steps, 10oz water, clean 5 minutes
5: 200 steps, 10oz water, clean 5 minutes

REPORT back daily - did I accomplish these three tasks? If not, why not?

Edited by: HOPE4LOSS1 at: 12/6/2013 (13:53)
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Thank you KeepGoingGirl for the encouragement! It is appreciated.

Hectic night at work - super busy for being so cold. We actually got through a ton of stuff, but never feels like it's enough for my boss...

Food wise = crap. Not even trying. Not sure how to get motivated again. I've lost all drive.

Sleepy time.


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12/5/13 3:50 P

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Don't give up!

I am trying to find an active very very supportive spark team. IT seems like a lot of them are inactive!


Lost all my wieght by Counting Bites (NOT calories) and now Counting Bites in Maintenance Mode!!

started October 14 2013 218.2
reached goal wieght 2-17-2014 149.8 lbs

68.4 lbs lost in 18 weeks

My blog about counting bites as Lifestyle Change to lose and Maintain wieght!
countyourbites.blogspot.com/2013/11/
count-bites-not-calories-doctors-new.html




countyourbites.blogspot.com/2014/02/
where-do-i-start.html


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So, I'm not in the best of mind sets... and I'm bothered that I wasn't asked to participate in a winter challenge on one of the teams I am on. I can understand to a certain extent, because I had the hardest time joining in and doing my part for the autumn term... so, it's not really entirely on them. I'm frustrated that I can't put in more effort and it's a team I enjoy because I like the subject it revolves around. It's creative, but was overwhelming for me at the time. But I wanted to be part of the winter team, so I joined it and was told that current students would be invited and to leave that team. So I did... and no invite. Maybe it was just a mistake, but now it's already started and I feel stupid saying anything, especially given my lack of involvement in the last term.
So, I'm bummed. I'm struggling to do anything regarding my health, money issues continue and nothing ever seems to really get better.
I realize that I am the SAME weight I was when I started Sparkpeople... FOUR YEARS AGO. Nothing changes and I wait...



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12/4/13 6:24 A

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My rut continues... I'm doing nothing to help my situation...


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11/30/13 2:26 P

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And I'm already slipping... it's been four days since I last posted...

So, I'm struggling with money - I just don't make enough at my current job and finding another hasn't worked out so far. The pads on my car are going out and right when rent is due... awesome. So, I'm having someone look at it on Monday and just see what it would cost... Hopefully it's not overwhelming, because if so... I don't have the funds to fix it.

Food wise = pretty bad. Overall calories are fine, but what I am eating is generally junk...
No water intake, instead soda, coffee...
I haven't even kept up on my step goals... I guess I need to make a different chart of what I can expect of myself, because I can't seem to get past 1000 steps (deliberate, not work related steps). My dogs deserve more.

Happy Freakin' Thanksgiving...


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11/26/13 6:25 P

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Super lazy day.

I have accomplished nothing. I almost didn't even come here for my Day 6 journal streak... can't lose this streak before a week...
So, Ididn't do my step goal - I took the dogs out, came right back in... and I don't even have, well it was super cold excuse. I got nothing. I very consciously said, uh no. Went directly back inside.

Steps: 1200 (for entire day)
exercise: 0
Calories: 1300 (peanut noodles, brownies, java monster, etc)
water: 0

Not a good day. Tomorrow can be better...


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11/25/13 11:39 A

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Day 5 of Journal Streak:

Today's goal was to walk 600 deliberate steps (mind you, this is completely separate from work where I routinely walk 7000-9000 steps). I ended up walking 1000, which is good.
Eating is primarily junk, but I did consume some water (32oz). Will work to improve in each of these areas.

Tomorrow's step goal: 900

Edited by: HOPE4LOSS1 at: 11/25/2013 (11:41)
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Edited by: HOPE4LOSS1 at: 11/25/2013 (08:02)
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Edited by: HOPE4LOSS1 at: 11/25/2013 (08:03)
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Day 4 Journal Streak:
Ok, so I did my day 1 step goal (mind you, this is separate from what I walk at work - which today was 7900 steps). My Day 1 goal was to walk 300 steps - yes, not a major amount, but I need to start somewhere... and I've slipped to the point where I am simply taking the dogs outside, letting them do their business and then coming inside.

Total steps: 8490
Exercise minutes: 58
Water: 0
Calories: 2140 (Wendy's cheeseburger, Large fries, hot chocolate)

Tomorrow's Goal: 600 steps



Edited by: HOPE4LOSS1 at: 11/25/2013 (08:31)
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Decided that one way to encourage me to increase my steps (and therefore my exercise minutes) would be to challenge myself incrementally to do so...therefore I will increase the number of steps I would normally not do, by walking 300 more deliberate steps each day until I am regularly walking two miles each day (approx 5200 more steps). I will allow myself two days per week to NOT do this. The idea is that I take the dogs out and go half my required step goal (so, first day 150 steps, then turn around, so would be 300 steps). Next time 600 steps total, then 900, etc. etc. ...
So, Week One:
Day 1: 300 steps (0.114 of a mile) emoticon
Day 2: 600 steps emoticon
Day 3: 900 steps
Day 4: 1200 steps
Day 5: 1500 steps (0.57 of a mile)

Week Two:
Day 1: 1800 steps (0.68 of a mile)
Day 2: 2100 steps
Day 3: 2400 steps
Day 4: 2700 steps
Day 5: 3000 steps (1.136 miles)

Week Three:
Day 1: 3300 steps (1.25 miles)
Day 2: 3600 steps
Day 3: 3900 steps
Day 4: 4200 steps
Day 5: 4500 steps (1.70 miles)

Week Four:
Day 1: 4800 steps (1.81 miles)
Day 2: 5100 steps
Day 3: 5400 steps
Day 4: 5700 steps
Day 5: 6000 steps (2.27 miles)

Will report back with days this week I complete this and adjust as necessary. I have previously found, that once I get regularly into exercise, it's easy to increase amounts faster than I have scheduled here. But I want to start really basically.

Peace.

Edited by: HOPE4LOSS1 at: 11/25/2013 (11:42)
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11/23/13 1:56 P

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Day 3

Steps: 8513
Exercise minutes: 55
Calories: 1900 (coffee with cream and sugar, java monster, tacos, peanut m&ms)
Water: 0

Still struggling with water... it's not that I'm opposed to having water, I just don't. I find myself drinking other things instead... I like that I suggest that "I find myself..." as if I'm not making the decision to drink other things, I'm just stumbling into a cup of coffee... really not my fault. Ha. I'm choosing not to drink more water... like right now. I'm choosing to drink this Java Monster (tofffee flavor) - this very minute. Not water. Need to work on a way to change that...
My exercise minutes are just what is reported on my FitBit - all at work. I've probably done 1000 steps outside of work (which includes me taking the dogs out) - they deserve more than 1000 steps. They need more... I'm failing here. Failing them. I'm not super down on myself over it, but it's not fair to them. They're happy regardless... that's why I like my dogs. Happy no matter what. Probably why I enjoy them so much... my feeling fluctuate from content to miserable, more often the latter... but however I'm feeling, however negative... they're cool, they're good, they're up to go out and play.
That's all for now... Until tomorrow? I'd like to do a whole year of this journal. Going to check a challenge I'm on to earn some emoticon (not real gingerbread men, just the emoticons...probably healthier this way).




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Day 2

Weight 308.1 (will likely re-weigh on Monday, but wanted to put this down on here since I'm re-starting).
Steps: 6880
Exercise minutes: 32
Calories: 1200 (cereal w/ 2% milk, coffee with cream and sugar, some artisan chips)
Water: 32oz


Edited by: HOPE4LOSS1 at: 11/22/2013 (12:43)
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11/21/13 1:34 P

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Way to go FORTYPLUS56!

~~Starting over Day One:

Steps: 7450
Exercise minutes: 62
Water: 0
Calories: 1700 (green smoothie, stir fry, coffee with cream and sugar, mixed nuts)


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Not losing as fast as I gained. :) Lost 2 lbs last week. Total loss is 6 need at least 5 more to reach my short term goal by 12/17/13. emoticon

"NO ONE CAN WALK BACKWARDS INTO THE FUTURE"



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Decided to come back and post again here... kind of slipping. Can't seem to start doing anything health wise...except come to SP and get points... but I really don't think that's contributing to changing my non-existent habits... Maybe it's just keeping me thinking about it and that's the level of focus I have...
My depression still here... just a fog that never goes away.
Thank you, Debbie for the suggestions... they're really good. I can't say that I'll do any of them... but I do appreciate it.
Today I ate like crap, drank 0 water, did no exercise... cleaned nothing... So, it's been a regular day.... sigh...


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Hi Maggie - I am pretty new to SP. I completely understand your dilemma and patterns. I was there too! I use to wake in the morning - drink coffee with a lot of creamer (yum) - and then eat a huge supper. Maybe a few snacks (chips & brownies are my favorite)! Then in June - I cut back on the junk food and tried to eat breakfast and started running again! It took me 10 weeks to lose 6 lbs and was soooo discouraged. I stopped running and was just kind of sad!

Well, I decided in September that enough was enough! No excuses and No half a program. Obviously just running doesn't work (I was running between 2 - 5 miles a day). I started doing a lot of research....a lot! I found Sparkpeople and well....it's going great! This is what I found:

#1 - Eat 3 to 4 times a day - the right food. (I eat now more than I ever have and am consistently losing between 1 - 3 lbs a week) BREAKFAST is important - and trust me....I have literally had to choke it down for the first 6 weeks - gagging the entire time. Now - I enjoy breakfast (it's typically a small bowl of oatmeal with any type of fruit - quick, easy and tastes pretty good) ALSO - I track all my food. I didn't understand the importance of Carbs/Fat/Protein and overall calories! I thought by eating once a day - under 1000 calories - there should be NO WAY I could continue to gain weight but I did....30 #'s in two years. I was starving myself, I destroyed my metabolism and therefore - everything I ate or drank - my body just stored and stored! I believe I have restored my metabolism and am starting to see some real changes.

#2 - Started running again (almost daily) - your daily walking is great!

#3 - I walk daily (doesn't feel like exercise but it is and it is great 'activity'. Going on a two hour hike burns more calories than running 5 miles!!!! So your walks with your dog are AWESOME! Make them a little longer each day, take them off road if you can and walk a little faster - and you have 30 minutes of exercise a day made easy by the support of your puppy! Thank you puppy!

#4 - H20 is important - another thing I had to choke down and still do sometimes.....water! Ugh! But now that I am getting 64 oz's a day on most days....my skin is beautiful. People notice. I don't have acne anymore!!! I have a big 32 oz cup....I fill it up twice a day - and make sure I finish it daily!

#5 - Strength training - I hate it but in October - started doing it 1 - 3 times a week. I would like to get this up to 6 times a week and am working on this!

I LOVE your cleaning apartment goal!!!!! I too need to add every day LIFE goals because these type of goals gives us the immediate gratification that we sometimes need! So if we don't lose weight as fast as we want (and let's face it - it is never fast enough) at least we see results in other aspects of our life! GREAT idea! Keep up the great work of tracking your daily steps! This is awesome too! Keep posting your progress!

Peace!
Debbie

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Steps: 6984
Calories: 1600 (pizza, coffee with creamer)

Need to start making some goals:
Water: 32oz daily
Continue to track all food
Walk one three times a week.
Do 20 min ST three times a week
Rest one day a week
Clean apartment for 15 min daily


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Don't quit. This is all about YOUR health.



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I wanted to start this journal - as a way to just update my progress and be honest about what I am doing, what my focus is, and where I am struggling. Currently on a month long struggle of everything.
I have not focused on anything health wise... my food is probably the worst it has been for awhile... eating randomly, nothing healthy... lacking in water and exercise as well. But I must begin again.
My goal is to update daily with what I am eating, exercise, water consumption, etc. Nothing fancy, but just stating what I am doing. Writing it out.

So, today, I drank two cups of coffee, cream/sugar. I ate 12, yes 12, beef taquitos which = 960 calories. Now, I'm in the unfortunate routine of only eating about once a day. So, that 960 calories, plus 300-400 from the coffee consumption throughout the day is all that I'll have. It would be much better if I were to break that amount of and eat some healthy meals - no crap like taquitos... but I can't seem to break away from this once a day eating. I work graveyards... so I wake up at 9:00pm - take dogs out and then get ready for work. Work from 10/11 - 8am... take dogs out, eat at like 10am and then go to sleep around 2/3pm. I have an incredibly hard time getting up, so by the time I do - I don't have time to eat and I'm not really hungry anyway. It's not a big deal for me, physically to just eat once a day. I don't eat at work. But for my metabolism and health long term I can't imagine this is good for me. I'll never speed up my metabolism eating just once a day.
Exercise = only the small strolls with the dogs now and then what I do at work (I'm on my feet the entire time - walking a fair amount through out) - I have a fitbit and regularly walk 2.5-4.5 miles during work. So that's something, but I'm not really exercising. I'm active, but it's just work. It's not focused or really exerting for any period of time.
My water consumption is 0. I used to be super good at this. I need to drink less coffee/diet soda.
I'll work on setting some goals tomorrow. Feel free to reply if you'd like, being a public journal and all.


Maggie
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Weight tracker reflects a short term goal

If you eat it - TRACK IT!




 current weight: 315.0 
 
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