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Friday, May 22, 2015

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It's been over a year and a half since I've been on spark. Not much has happened since I've been gone. I tried myfitnesspal for a bit but for the most part I struck out on my own. I'm sure you can guess what a rousing success that way. Not even one bit. My bestie recently restarted SparkPeople so I figures why don't I? Sometimes you just need someone on the journey with you.

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I weighed in for the first time in I don't know how long. I knew I had gained weight but I didn't think it would be as bad as it was. I didn't think it would be a 36 pound gain since my last Spark weigh in. I didn't think I would be one pound away from 275. That is a scary number. That is 50 pounds gained in 10 years. More than that really because there were times when I was actively trying to lose weight and did. I can't even wrap my mind about it. I still can't believe that it is possible, yet I know that it is. I see it when I look in the mirror. I feel it when I walk up the stairs at work. I notice it every time I put on my larger than I remember clothes.

Though I was taken aback by three little numbers, it didn't shake me to the core the way it would have in years past. I didn't hope off the scale depressed or defeated. It is just a number, a guide. It's the starting line not the finish line.

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I'm getting myself organized. If I know anything about myself is that if I don't have a plan in place then it's not going to happen. I'm working on a menu planner. Found this great idea on Pinterest that utilizes post-its. It light my office supply loving heart up. I've been busy writing meal ideas on little post-it note and planning out my meals for the next two week. It's pretty much set up but I wan't to work on filling it up with more ideas. If you're reading this and have some ideas for some clean (non or minimally processed) snacks let me know!

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See you next week!
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  • ELLEMARI
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    1243 days ago
  • MARINGAL
    great plan!
    1244 days ago
  • PUMPKINJACK24
    Welcome back and it's good to see you! I have faith that you can do this and we are all in this together. Please post a blog again and share your successes and your roadblocks. I want to hear them all!
    1244 days ago
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