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Being Honest With Myself

Thursday, March 29, 2012

In 2011 I lost 60 pounds. WooHoo! Since October 2011 I gained back 35 pounds. BooHoo! Anyhow, today I actually recorded my actual current weight in the weight tracker. It was difficult to see the weight change to 35 pounds lost instead of 60 pounds lost... Honesty is the first step right???? Got to face the facts and stop being in denial if I am going to move forward and tackle this again.

Good news is that since Sunday I have actually lost 11 pounds. I'm sure a lot of that was water retention. We just got back from Spring Break in the Wisconsin Dells. Drove two days to get there and two days to get home. At the end of the second day I could feel this swelling and tightness in the bottom of my legs from driving with my feet down under me, increased water and sodium intake, loads of bad eating including some delicious battered deep fried cheese curds. (It was Wisconsin!) Anyhow, I have made a promise to my body to cherish and take care of it. I have also committed to God to get back on the journey and trust Him to give me the strength. Thank You Lord I can't do this on my own...
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    As Dr. Oz puts just made a "YOU" turn. Woo hoo for you!!! I too let some pounds creep back and I have 101 excuses why. Now it's back to putting me and my health first.
    I know emoticon . Wow 11lbs. That's great. Keep up the healthy journey! We're traveling with you!
    3254 days ago
    Welcome back!! You've taken the first step of being honest with yourself to make changes and get back on the right track. emoticon Hoped you had fun in Wisconsin Dells : ) This Wisconsin girls knows all about the cheese curds lol

    Anyway, I'm here, cheering you on! emoticon
    3257 days ago
    Just keep trusting GOD will help!

    3257 days ago
    Hey Tasha! Welcome back. Sorry about your setback, but that's all it is. You can do it!
    3258 days ago
    Great way to get back into the journey. When we realize that it is not a diet, but a lifestyle change,then we have a new perspective. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3258 days ago
  • WIJEN72
    I stumbled on your blog, and I loved your post. One thing that made me wonder, though... You do know that those of us in Wisconsin go warmer places for spring break, right?
    It is a beautiful area, though, and the (indoor) water parks are fun this time of year.
    3259 days ago
    keep leaning on him girl!
    3259 days ago
    Good for you - yes, being honest is the first step to turning things back in the right direction. I lost 100 and then gained back about 35 and it seemed to take forever before I faced the scale and got back to making the healthy choices. And once you re-lose that lost weight (grrrr...), I think that really helps because you don't want to EVER have to do it again.

    3259 days ago
    You can do it! It takes courage to get up and start again when you fall down, but you are worth it!
    3259 days ago
    You are on the right track, still here and still working. I am in the same boat except I gained back over 50 pounds. Then I found out I am expecting emoticon . I always lost weight when pregnant and have lost 15 pounds so far (not sick, just not hungry and get full with 2 bites).

    Keep at it, keep working! I'll cheer you on from the sidelines!
    3259 days ago
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