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TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/25/13 4:49 P

Thursday 4/25/13-- emoticon Slept well ( about 8 hrs. ), took vitamins, didn't eat any starches or white bread at lunch or supper or snacks and oatmeal for breakfast, drunk 72 oz water, emoticon Still need to watch portion sizes at lunch time
emoticon Didn't exercise, -- emoticon -I have made up a decision to work out as soon as I wake up--get my workout clothes on and work out!!! --I have realized that is the only way it will work for me--- emoticon -"Work out when you first wake up, before your mind knows what your body is doing-------- emoticon Ended up eating at night and eating waaayyy too much!!! It was salad and crackers, so it could have been worst--but still I really overdid it!!
emoticon Not giving up!!!! Going to get better than this!!!

Edited by: TCCAGLE at: 4/26/2013 (02:48)
TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/24/13 7:56 P

Wednesday 4/24/13--- emoticon Didn't sleep well last night---Didn't exercise--
emoticon --A little stressed today---
emoticon Took vitamins, tried a new recipe and ate it with supper with my husband, he also liked what I fixed----drunk 64 oz water--
emoticon still ate too much at supper, ate junk food and white bread and drunk two 12 oz beers-(lite)

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/23/13 6:23 P

Tuesday 4/23/13---- emoticon Didn't eat a healthy breakfast, didn't exercise, didn't get enough sleep, didn't take vitamans, ate some junk food, ate too much at lunch ( I need to make portion sizes smaller at meals )--

emoticon Drunk 72 oz of water, ate low carb/ high protein food for nite time snacking--

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/22/13 9:17 P

Monday 4/22/13--- emoticon A real BUGBEAR for me is WEEKENDS--I do love weekends and the time I have to spend with my family but I am making it my goal to stick to a healthy living and eating plan pn weekends as well as on weekdays--and to make better use of my time---

emoticon Ate health breakfast, took vitamins, slept 8 hrs., drunk 96 oz water, high protein/low carb foods for night time meals and snacks,

emoticon ate some junk food today and didn't exercise--

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/21/13 7:41 A

Sunday-4/21/13---Weekends are a challenge for me--I am making it my goal to work on planning weekends better and working towards sticking to my healthy habits on weekends as well as weekdays--- emoticon

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/20/13 8:50 P

I am not waiting till Monday ---" I don't need to start over because I am not quitting---I may have slipped the last couple of days but I will be okay and on my way!!!!

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/20/13 8:48 P

Thank you for your advice and I am doing the best I can---and I will get there--I am not on here to disagree I am on here to encourage and help encourage--

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/20/13 8:46 P

I was just saying today is a new day--I am still taking baby steps but I am confident I will get there----

ELLES26 Posts: 447
4/20/13 1:16 A

Agreed. Why do tomorrow what can be done today?

4/20/13 12:11 A

why wait till Monday? Make tomorrow emoticon

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/19/13 2:27 P

Friday 4/19/13--- emoticon Overdone it today ----A little " off base" today-- emoticon

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/18/13 4:48 P

Thank you--and good advice---

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4/18/13 1:18 P

Keep up the good work. I keep fat free pudding cups on hand for a low cal chocolate fix.

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/18/13 12:34 P

Thursday 4/18/13--- emoticon Today is a brand new day---Thank You, God-Amen--That's all--( for now )--LOL---- emoticon Exercised, ate a healthy breakfast, took vitamins,

Edited by: TCCAGLE at: 4/18/2013 (16:49)
TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/17/13 1:43 P

Wednesday 4/17/13--- emoticon Slept on and off about 7 hrs--( a restless sleep ) --- emoticon Took vitamins-- emoticon emoticon Ate a healthy breakfast-- emoticon Exercised by dancing to music a few minutes--Could have none more but at least I done SOMETHING--and that is better than NOTHING!!! emoticon ----I did indulge in a cheeseburger and fries emoticon emoticon , I let myself get to hunrgy before eating again emoticon emoticon , oh well --taking baby steps and one day at a time- emoticon ----- emoticon emoticon emoticon Uh--Oh--Eating a candy bar with coffee in the afternoon--- emoticon Got angry and stressed about something that happened and gave into emotional eating before going to bed emoticon --but it was a high protein food ( peanuts ) emoticon at least it wasn't chips and sweets----But tomorrow is a new day and I will emoticon on---- emoticon Drunk 96 oz water---

Edited by: TCCAGLE at: 4/18/2013 (12:27)
TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/16/13 1:58 P

emoticon Tuesday 4/16/13-- emoticon emoticon Slept pretty good last night about 7 hrs. emoticon emoticon ---Worked out----- emoticon A little stressed today about a "small thing" not really worth stressing over emoticon Taking some deep breaths and acknowledging that this could also be getting used to putting good things in my body instead of junk food and sugared drinks-- emoticon --- emoticon Drunk 96oz water-- emoticon Ate high protein meals after 5 pm--- emoticon Didn't eat 4 hrs. before bedtime-

Edited by: TCCAGLE at: 4/17/2013 (13:39)
TCCAGLE Posts: 757
4/15/13 5:58 P

emoticon Monday 4/15/13--11am--Sick and tired of being sick and tired--Time for a change--
Dear God,
Change my thoughts, heal my cells, repair my appetites,
restore my body. Such praise I give, and thanks dear
- emoticon -Chose Roasted chicken at the grocery store for supper instead of high fat or high carb foods--Still want to bring my calorie count down more, but I could have done worst!!!

emoticon : I am indulging in a butter finger candy bar and coffee

emoticon veges and chicken for late night snack
emoticon still ate one hour before bed, emoticon but it was a high protein snack( peanuts) about 2 oz.
emoticon Worked out--
emoticon Drunk 80 oz. water
emoticon Drunk coffee and tea (deit) after 5pm--
emoticon Took vitamans

Edited by: TCCAGLE at: 4/16/2013 (12:27)
TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/25/13 8:24 A

Monday 3/25/13--First thing this morning, I ate a half of a Krispy Kreme doughnut, but at least it was half and not whole!! also up drinking coffee with my husband at 7 am, instead of getting out of bed and hitting the exercise room, but I am not going to let this defeat me and ruin my whole day and my food and exercise plan, just need to make adjustments---no more excuses!!
@12pm--Well--so far today I haven't exercised and I have eaten too large of portions!!Grrrrrrr---
@8pm--At least I have ate pretty much healthy food-(homemade vegetable soup) and the only junk food I have ate has been the doughnut I ate this morning- I did resist the temptation to get a candy bar and a cup of coffee at the store I went by and I resisted the temptation to stop at a fast food restaurant I went by on my way home from downtown today----So I have done a few things right anyway--

Edited by: TCCAGLE at: 3/25/2013 (20:25)
TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/21/13 6:08 P

Woke up with a sinus headache --Trying to get better --Trying to hang in there-didn't go to sleep until 5am and slept till 1 pm today--

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/21/13 2:36 A

Awww Thank you so much JPGRAMMA: You are so sweet Thanks for the encouraging words. I haven't done the best today but I also haven't done the worst so like you said I am not going to be too hard on myself and look towards tomorrow and take one day at a time--

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3/20/13 7:52 P

Just read your entire diary and I am sooo impressed & proud of your determination and you should be too. Whenever you feel down on yourself come back here and read some of these encouraging words. All throughout your comments I sensed all the stress and fatigue your have been under. I know how hard it is to eat right and exercise when feeling like this, but the odd thing is that it's just what is going to make you feel better both physically and emotionally emoticon Don't be so hard on yourself. I think when the weather warms us and the sun shines more often you will feel much better. Hang in there kiddo!!

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/20/13 7:06 P

Thank you Firebug32--

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3/20/13 6:30 P

That is so perfectly said! I wish you all the best and all you deserve! I feel you are determined and you will succeed! emoticon emoticon

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/20/13 12:57 P

Note to Self: ( a good meditation) -----It's not just my right but also my purpose on earth to become the person I long to be. I don't long to be a victim; I long to be good, healthy and creative, I long to feel the fun of a fit body and the joy of being able to run around with my husband and dog. I long to gave a non- obsessive relationship with food, and I long to look in the mirror and like what I see.
No one but me is denying myself these experiences, and I am facing that fact--that I am cruel to myself --that I am holding myself back--that I am harming myself--when I abuse my body and mind by overeating and not exercising---and I face this fact head on and look it square in the eye--and therefore--take action to start following my dreams of a smaller, healthier body and a cleaner, and clearer mind---3/20/13---

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/12/13 11:01 A

Trying to do better this week than I did last week-Planning on one cheat day --a special day for me and my husband --our anniversary-- Getting cake to eat for breakfast that morning but planing on it--so hoping that helps me from "overdoing" it too much--Cheat day March 14- Thursday--

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/9/13 12:04 P

I woke up with a awful headache like I have been waking up with every morning!! Since I had that flu bug, probably from sinus and also all the carbs I have been eating-- You are what you eat are very true words--I feel so much better when I eat healthy and exercise!!

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/9/13 11:59 A

I swear--I just can't seem to snap out of this "no energy " zone--Seems like I am not wanting to eat to healthy foods I have here, but I am still wanting to eat creamy foods or salty foods, and not motivated at all to exercise. I was all excited about getting back into exercise and eating right Thursday and I did mean it- but I ended up once again messing up, and eating all the wrong foods and not exercising I am praying extra hard for God's help in getting back and staying on track this coming week- I am still going to be tracking my food even though it may not be pretty- and as much as I dread it, I am still going to weigh Monday morning, Good news or bad news I am still going to weigh- I am going to hang in there with this thing until I get it right, I am determined not to give up!!!

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/7/13 10:14 A

Okay --I'm back!! I have been in a bad place physically and mentality, for a few days, but, enough of that! It's time to move on--(btw--the job I had, well let's just say--it has went from seven days a week to zero days a week--short time--no work, right now--I do have a little job on the side lined up -I hope, for a week or so-maybe longer, I don't know--And this, on top of recovering from the flu bug I had last week end, has gotten me a little down,but I don't stay down long and it's time to get over it!! If I keep trying and keep praying, I know I will find something, somewhere, that I will like and will be able to have steady, and reliable hours. I just have to have faith in God, that everything will be okay and will work out in time--And in the meantime it is time to get myself together---

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/5/13 12:17 A

Thank you Firebug32

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3/4/13 8:04 P

Oh yes.. put this week behind you.. look ahead and plan for a great week! So sorry you have not been feeling well. emoticon

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
3/4/13 1:57 P

I lost only one pound this week and that probably happened because I was so sick yesterday, I got a flu bug and was really sick Saturday evening and all day Sunday-- finally better today-- last week was---well let's just say --"I have seen better weeks" but it is over now and time to move on----

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/27/13 4:59 P

Thank you Firebug---

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2/27/13 10:41 A

Glad to hear you got some well needed time off.. we do need to rest too. :-)

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/27/13 8:01 A

Finally got some days off of work after 3 weeks of 7 days a week-- and I have took full advantage of these lazy days the last couple of days-- I am back to being active, and eating healthy and eating less today--

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/25/13 9:08 A

must be doing something right--I lost 2 pounds this week!!!

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/24/13 9:53 P

I have fell off the last couple of days--I have eaten sooooo much and I haven't track my food--At a really stressful time the last couple of days---but now I may be out of work for a while I don't know yet--but if I am-- I am going to look at it as a time to regroup and get back in the swing of things--after working 7 days a week for the last three weeks---

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/22/13 7:00 P

I have done pretty bad today--Had a sinus headache, had to deal with some really ill people and before the day was over I was ill also and my head still hurt, it may have had something to do with the cold rainy dreary day it was-- but thank God it is over and I made it-- just have done really bad on my eating plan-- Not tracking today ---will be back tomorrow--Today is just one day not my whole future--

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/21/13 5:00 A

Hello Spark Friends,
I want to thank everyone for the encouragement, and I hope everyone is doing okay. This is my fourth day of starting over and the first day I did good--- the second and third, could've been better, but not too bad, One day at a time-- Write me back Spark Friends--Let me know how you are getting along--

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/21/13 4:55 A

Thank LUVS2WIN, I am hanging in there---and I hope you are----

LUVS2WIN67 Posts: 1,060
2/18/13 2:19 P

Good for you for coming back. I am doing the same. I think it's all our mindset that determines our success and this time mine is different. More positive, more forward thinking and definitely more of a "I can do it" attitude. Good luck to you as you move forward on your journey.

JIBBIE49 Posts: 73,586
2/16/13 8:30 A

Glad u won't stop.
I've been reading Richard Bernstein MD's "THE DIABETES DIET" and learning about my Metabolic Syndrome/Insulin Resistance. He has lectures on youtube that are so worth listening to since he has had Type 1 diabetes since age 12 and he is 78 now.

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/16/13 5:30 A

thank you-for the encouragement---

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2/15/13 7:02 P

Good for you! You can do it!!

TCCAGLE Posts: 757
2/15/13 3:04 A

This is my third time at starting a weight loss journey dairy--and I am determined to make a third time be a charm--Starting Monday February 18th, I am trying something a little different, than what I have been doing-- and yes ---starting over again so I will be back on Monday--with a somewhat different approach, and a determination that just won't stop!!!

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