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Hello, everyone! This is my first post on here since joining a couple of days ago, but I wanted to get in on the action since connecting with people like this on a daily basis seems like a really good way to keep on track to maintaining my weight loss. I've been getting back into working out after almost a month of being sick. I worked out this morning, and good grief! I was sore by the time I went to work. I couldn't believe how much my body got weak in that time. What used to be fairly easy workouts for me are now making me sore. I can definitely see a difference in my body already from not working out (losing some definition), but I won't let that deter me. I am determined to be fit. I got a stressful project at work pretty much out of the way today and am looking forward to a wedding tomorrow evening. My friend Chelsea and I are going to get all dolled up, which will be the highlight of our weekend since neither one of us ever does. Our plan is to eat before the wedding to avoid the buffet and dance our booties off! It should be a lot of fun, which I definitely need. I hope everyone has a fun weekend, too!
There is only one of you in the world, so take care of yourself in all matters.
Did a lil' shopping, a lil' local candidate campaign research at home, picked up Gianna for a sleepover then DSSECRETS, G, & I went to dinner in Downtown Dunedin. Now, it's to bed early so we can get up early for the Aids Walk in St Petersburg in the morning. This could be the first 5K our granddaughter walks with D. I will run it for the second time in two years for those who can't run or walk. I'm sure there will be stories to tell after the day is done tomorrow!
Monty, Team Leader
*SparkPeople's Official 5K Your Way Running Program
*Spark Triathlon Team
*Spark Florida - The Official Team
*Spark Florida - Dunedin
*SP Class of June 3-9, 2012
Say No To Drugs Holiday Classic
Santa & Suds 5K
Belleair Sunset 5K
Belleair Beach 012415
Chilly Willy Duathlon
Ft DeSoto 020115
Best Damn Race Challenge
Safety Harbor 020715
TGIF! Bloat seems to be on the downswing for the week. My high weight this week was lower than my high weight last week, so that's something. Was surprised to see I logged 18 "moderate minutes" on my pedometer yesterday just running around doing what I needed to do. I'm doing all kinds of self-maintenance this week--eye exam, scheduled a mammogram, made an appointment to see my rheumatologist. Still have to schedule with my dentist and a check back with the vet at the end of the month for the kitten This weekend I've got a potluck to attend which is always hazardous. I hope to enjoy the sun while it lasts--clouds are moving in by Sunday.
Edited by: ONEWEIGH at: 9/7/2012 (18:16)
75 min Bootcamp done, 1/2 hr speedwalk done, club work done, healthy meals eaten, so far so good except I weigh 117, which is under my minimum goal weight of 118. My range is 118-125. May take an advanced step class this evening if time permits.
When one door closes, I simply kick down another one!! Never Give up!
Stand Tall, Walk Proud -Dani W, Fitness Instructor
Do or do not. There is no try- Yoda
Rock bottom became the solid foundation of my life -J.K. Rowling
Good workout this morning. Tried a new DVD: Cathe Turbo Barre. Was a really good one for the legs and butt muscles!
Gorgeous weather here & got out of the office for a walk with friends at lunchtime.
On track with my nutrition tracker too, so all is well.
Have a great day!
"Everyone must believe in something. I believe I will go canoeing." Henry David Thoreau.
Goal weight: 31 August 2012
Had a great day yesterday! Crazy workout day - 5 mile run AND a centergy class. Decent nutrition all day. My splurge was a homemade whole wheat pumpkin muffin with my low-fat cheese stick in the afternoon instead of a piece of fruit with the cheese. I was down 0.8 pounds this AM even though it is CD1. I'm thinking the extra pound I am carrying may be toast when my bloating abates!
So far so good today. Very reasonable nutrition. Challenging strength training workout. Shopping with a friend (mental health is important too!). Healthy dinner planned but I'm popping into a purse party at a friend's house and plan to treat myself to some sangria.
Nothing planned for the weekend. That could be dangerous!
There is no secret. Eat less. Move more. Love yourself. benchedbiologist.wordpress.com/
Have done well with my first week of mixing up my exercise. My ST workout today went well. I am hoping for a good weigh in tomorrow.
"Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of." anonymous
Carpe Diem! Seize the Day!
"Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another." John Dewey
Going to the driving range with DH this morning (if work will stop calling him on his day off), dinner at Chili's with friends and then a Southern Gospel Quartet concert. Love Southern Gospel! This should be a great day.
What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's.
1 Corinthians 6:19-20
All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient : all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
I am preparing for the weekend. I have a report to write and to present on Saturday morning at a meeting and then hop in the car and drive 200 miles to my husband's 50th high school reunion Saturday evening. Sunday visit with family and friends and return home.
Next week, I need to get back to a consistent and more in depth exercise program.
Earnie - Monteagle, TN
“I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” -John O'Donohue
If something is holding us back, today is the day to begin to push back. Today is always the best day to end the fears and begin being the best you.
At the end of every road there is something worth seeing.
Did okay yesterday - lower in cals than the previous day but less walking - however, fitted pants are looser so either they stretched a bit, I'm less bloated, or maybe, just maybe, I lost a bit with all the walking the prior two days.
"Dance as if no one is watching."
For a short week, it has seemed long. Really need a break. Have a great weekend, all!
Maintaining since May 19, 2012
TGIF for sure and that says it all. Have a Dr's appointment and I am leaving work at 11:00. Foot continues to heal but slowly and I am so bored with the entire thing.
Weather is warm and it will get warmer this weekend.
Have a healthy day
Every day I am on the verge of making slight changes that would make all the difference in my life.
Don't make todays choices be tomorrows regret
Southern CA - Pacific time zone
The Beck Deck Crew co-leader
I've been doing really well eating and exercising. 1 lb gained? Not sure where that came from. I have 2 lbs to lose and they are being stubborn. I lost 1 and then it decided to come back. Need to change things up a bit around here I guess. Not sure what yet, but hopefully by the end of next week, these last 2 will be gone. Fingers crossed!
I have gained 10#. No, it wasn't overnight. But, I am not sure if I really care. I think I am going to go running and reflect on this...
Nothing worth having is easy!
Good morning, losers! =)
Yesterday was pretty good all the way around. I really didn't want to drink those last 4 cups of water, but I did it.... 12 total! Got in a short, but effective ST workout. Also, got lots of freggies.
Weekends have become a problem for me, so I am really committed to staying on track this one. Less eating out and more working out is the plan. =)
Have a good one, my friends!
~Christie in NC
Highest weight: 251
Maintenance weight: 138
Over 110 pounds gone for good!