Twelve Day Streak and a Great Week

Thursday, October 18, 2012

This week has been great. I'm on a 12 day streak of exercising, I lost 1.6 lbs and I tied for Biggest Loser of the Week with my boyfriend at our TOPS meeting and won $1 for it. We both lost the same amount of weight this week. Isn't that cute? lol!

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My exercise consists of walking with short jogging intervals. My body is still weak from being sedentary for so many years. My shins are always very sore by the time I am done walking. On the nights I add in jogging, my shins hurt sooner and I find I'm not able to go as long as I do on the nights I just walk.

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There have been days when I just don't feel like doing anything. I force myself to get outside and walk no matter what. My goals are too important to me to take a day off just because I'm feeling lazy. When I start making excuses, I change my thinking. I bring myself right back down to Earth. Excuses are what got me to 233 lbs in the first place.

To help keep myself accountable, I post a picture on Facebook of myself during my walk everyday. Tonight, someone commented on my Facebook photo and told me I am an inspiration to them. Me, an inspiration? I never thought someone would say that to me. That comment will keep the fire inside me burning for awhile.

Here is today's picture:
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