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Ok today is the day and I mean it!

Monday, January 07, 2013

I started on the right track last Wednesday and created a blog for that as well because I felt motivated and I walked during lunch on Wed, Thurs, and Fri for 30 min each so I am proud of that. I tracked all my food on those 3 days and met my water goal for those 3 days as well...and then the weekend happened! Yes, I know that most of us let the weekend consume us and I did as well but with an open mind. On Saturday I spent my day with my good friend who lost her Grandmother on Tuesday and we visited a spiritual fair so she could speak with a medium and her Grandma came through! It was an amazing experience for her and it made me feel so happy for her - during our day together we were pretty active, took my son to the park and when we went to eat lunch at Denny's we shared and I ordered small portions to share with my son so I was deliberately focused on portion size and stopping before I was full so I thought that was an improvement for sure. On Sunday the hubby and I did a lot of stuff around the house so movement was there but we only had one main meal in the late afternoon and we ended up eating a lot - granted it was only 1 of our 2 meals for the day but I know that can be bad to overload on calories during one meal and not eat anything else later on - I wasn't hungry later on but I should have spread it out better.

So today I had a good breakfast of whole grain and protein and I plan on taking my lunch walk since the rain has stopped and I WILL leave work 10 min early so I can make it to my jazzercise class without excuses!!! Tonight's dinner will have to be simple so spaghetti with turkey meatballs and a BIG salad - it is sure to please everyone!

Small steps will help me get back into it - OH and I found out over the weekend we are going to plan our family vacation to Key West, FL for Late April or early May b/c hubby's brother is getting married down there - they haven't finalized the wedding date yet so I want to lose some lbs before then so I can just feel more confident! Having something to make a goal for really helps me too!!

I think I will shoot for losing 20 lbs by May 1st, 2013 - I will accomplish this by completing 30 min lunch walks 4X per week, cardio exercise 3X per week for 60 mins at a time as well as staying within my calorie range of 1300-1600 per day. Mini goals I think are better for me overall anyways!

What are you working towards?? Something fun coming up? =)
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  • 40_4ME4FAMILY
    I think you did a good job praising yourself for what you did right, and keep building on it! we will be back in the saddle again soon!Nothing big coming up, but we would love to try again, but I won't even consider it unless I lose a chunk of weight and am healthier.
    1961 days ago
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