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Trash Head

Wednesday, September 17, 2014



So today is the official start to Round 26 of the BLC.

My name is Jennifer, and I am a Trash Head.

Thank goodness the round is starting!

On August 13th, I weighed 215.8 lbs. Today, I weigh 220.6 lbs.

I know exactly what happened: I ate away emotions as I'm going through some major transitions currently. I didn't exercise, because I mean, why do something healthy and fun when you can just stuff your face instead?



There was always, "I'll think about it tomorrow"



Well, those days are OVER!

Through this amazing "learning journey" I've been taking through the Mycelium School www.mycelium.is I've learned that "asking for help is kind".

So, I'm going to be kind to all of you.



Tell you what... I'll help YOU if you help ME!

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  • ZELLAZM
    Jen, you'll be off Trash in no time, I just know it. Have a great round!
    1884 days ago
  • NEW-CAZ
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  • ALP1976
    Oh all the profile pics of people replying to your blog sidetracked me for a second. HELLO Hugh Jackman!! ;)

    Jen, you know i am always here for you! Just don't beat yourself up, dust yourself off and move forward from where you stand today. I luv ya my friend! You're so awesome!!!
    1886 days ago
  • EMSSBEARS
    You know that I am here for you whatever you need because I know that you have always been there for me. emoticon

    Beth
    1886 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/17/2014 11:50:55 PM
  • ZANNACHAN
    I started a lot of rounds on Azure on Trash Island... so I can sympathize!

    The others have some good questions to ask yourself about what you want and what you need to do to get there. I would suggest that you also ask yourself what you are getting from the unhealthy habits and how you can get what you need (such as stress relief or feelings of comfort/happiness from eating, for example) in ways that don't undermine your healthy lifestyle goals.

    You CAN DO THIS! And the upside of Trash Island... you don't have to be stuck there for long. You can DO THIS and GET OFF THE ISLAND for a better place!
    1886 days ago
  • LADYHYJINX
    Sounds like you know what happened and why. You are now armed to fight the next battle. This is a journey, not a race. It is also a learning experience and sometimes I find I learn faster when I stumble.

    We are by your side.....we can catch each other when we stumble.

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    1886 days ago
  • SUSANELAINE1956
    You have a deal. I will help you and you will help me. We have done in before and we can do it again! emoticon
    1886 days ago
  • CHOCOHOLIC2276
    You've come to the right place- the team is ALL about helping each other!! All you've got to do is give a shout out about what kind of help you need and you'll have plenty of helping hands reaching out:) Including mine!!!
    1886 days ago
  • WINDYCITYCYNDEE
    Oh well, climb out of the Slough of Despair! emoticon You will. emoticon
    1886 days ago
  • COOLMAMA11
    Jen I'm here for you, I gained 2 lbs over the break, I am really going to try and wake up each day with a positive attitude, and say to myself ,"Just Do It!" Wish this journey was a bit easier lol!

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    1886 days ago
  • PURPOSEPOWER95
    I hear you loud and clear. You got this. I went thur something similar with drama and gained a few pounds. But i decided I would not let drama stop mr and I am back down to what I weighted when the last challenge stopped. emoticon emoticon
    1886 days ago
  • JAIZWAYS
    Think of it as a small bump in the road!

    I have 4 questions for you

    1. What would you like to achieve this round?
    2. What steps are you willing to take to achieve these goals?
    3. Can you do this?
    4. WILL YOU?

    We are all here to help and support you just like you always do for us. Feel free to contact me at ANY time if you are struggling , or heading for the cookie jar!! I mean it!


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    Jane
    1886 days ago
  • JAIZWAYS
    Double posted - disappeared into cyber space then re-appeared . Must be the monkeys !!
    1886 days ago

    Comment edited on: 9/17/2014 8:19:32 PM
  • CIPHER1971
    You are always there for us Jen, so reach out any time you need help, and I know you will be helping me stay accountable.

    Have a great day
    1886 days ago
  • KATELJM
    emoticon What do you mean? Do you need to track and to make good choices? Could exercise be at all as good for us as they say? If you can easily make up for your gain, my hat (if I wore one) is tipped to you. As for me, it takes so much work I dare not take my focus off my goal!
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    1886 days ago
  • BA5454
    Amen, sister. We can do this! Great blog and a great start to the BLC!
    1886 days ago
  • GEORGE815
    Good luck!
    1886 days ago
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