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An article that blew my mind and my goals for the next week...

Saturday, May 26, 2012

So as im browsing thru the daily spark tonight it being a friday and i need to stay up all night since i have to work thrid tomorrow i find this article having to do with how much you need to workout to lose weight and have lasting weight loss...they said in studies 250 mins are needed a week to lose weight which is about 35 mins a day...omg i feel like my little amout of 36 mins this week is just insane and this dose not include two or three days of weight lifting a week...this just blew my mind...i closed the tab with the article and now i cant find it to share which sucks but im guessing my butt needs to start walking around the building on my lunch hour and doing watp tapes and maybe try out some zumba or something!

Ok my goal for the week is start on my goal of being a non smoker and at the end of the week mantain my weight loss...everyone who i know who has quit smoking has gained a ton of if i get the urge to munch carrots and low fat rance or apples with peanbutter it is...something to chew my anger and anxiet out on lol...i also will be avoiding heavy meals as i think being too full leads to the desire to have a cig honestly...iv learnt a few things in my other attemps to quit smoking...but i want this so bad if i ever want to start a healthy lifestyle this is the first step and honestly i know in my head i can do this and it not be the end of the world i didnt smoke for 17years iv only been smoking for around 10 so iv not smoked more of my life than i have smoked...I quit for a month before back when i was 2o but my heavy drinking lead me to crave them...i can do it again and just cut out the few times a month i might drink and it not be a big deal i quit cold turkey then and i can do it now...I am woman here me roar type thing i guess lmfao...I must stop making excuesses for myself and start working on things i really want outta my life like not smoking leading a healthy life style finishing school and all that jazz...this summer is the summer for change i can feel it...its going to be epic...
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    You can do it!! And it is so worth it!
    2733 days ago
    You CAN do it! I'm glad you found a site that is going to be a support for you in this as well.
    2734 days ago
    You just need to see it as Giving and getting: you're giving up smoking- you're getting your life back or a fuller wallet lol.
    Both my parents are heavy smokers, and I applaud you for doing what your doing!
    And thanks for sharing the information! I didn't know it was suppose to be 35 minutes daily! I now know I need to beef up my work out, so thank you! emoticon
    2734 days ago
  • NAYLOR1985
    Im telling you what iv been on this whyquit site for like two hours reading up on stuff and i am sucked in iv bookmarked the site and will bring it up for advice at times of weakness its suck a good site! It even recomends fruit juice for the first three days because of blood sugar drops to help you to not over eat! Has a whole section on how not to gain weight or even lose while quiting smoking so far the best site iv seen! I found it thur a spark group i joined for quiting smoking and im so glad i did thank you all for the kind words this will not be easy but im sure this will not be the hardest thing iv ever done or will do either!
    2734 days ago
    You are worth the effort. I am rooting for you. I just had a friend quit and he says he feels so much better now that he doesn't smoke. PLus, you can use the money you save from not smoking to get yourself a nice reward.
    2734 days ago
    I quit smoking just over 9 years ago and I agree with your concern about gaining. Its hard not to replace something that is an addiction with another bad habit (like over eating). Maybe exercise can be your new focus. I admire you for tackling 2 goals at once, you are very focused and I know you will succeed!
    2734 days ago
    BEST WISHES in reaching all of your goals.
    2734 days ago
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