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I finally may have figured it out.

Saturday, February 02, 2013

I've been stuck at around 230 lbs for the last year and a half. And I've been trying to figure out WHY. Today I was thinking, and thinking, and thinking some more. What have I been doing differently than others? Well, I isolated a few key behaviors that may make a difference.
1. I don't exercise on a daily basis.
2. I rarely lift weights, despite having a set of dumbbells and resistance band set.
3. My sleep schedule is off by a few hours (I go to bed past midnight and wake around noon).
4. I eat pretty much what I want. I do watch how much of what I eat and figure out my daily calories, but often it's not what it could/should be.
5. I don't have a set schedule/commitment for healthy behaviors.

Mostly my sleep and no weights seem to be the largest difference between weight lost or weight maintenance.
Also, 105 days - or 15 weeks - until my first running 5k, the Warrior Dash! And I still haven't even started training. T_T
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    Looks like you and I both climbed into the same boat. Now let's just keep it afloat!!
    1905 days ago
    You are so honest! Keep Sparkin'!!! I believe in you!
    1906 days ago
    Alright!!! I was reading a blog that quoted the Nike slogan: Just do it!

    Problem solved. You got this! emoticon
    1906 days ago
  • KMM1123
    Great job at figuring out what's holding you back! emoticon
    1906 days ago
    emoticon The first step in any process is to examine the facts... you just did that. Next step is to set up a plan to put into place. Good Luck, hope to soon see things are progressing!!!!
    1907 days ago
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