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Vitality Prompt 3 and days 5,6, & 7

Saturday, May 26, 2012



I know I haven't kept up with the daily posting, but the last few days have been very exhausting and I just didn't get around to it.

That said here's the recap:

Nutrition: I haven't tracked. Not even one little bit. I'm a bit torn. I find the nutrition tracker highly beneficial... primarily for the reports you can generate. But on the other hand, I find entering my foods to be tedious and an all around pain in the arse. I read on a friends blog that they were only going to do things that they could/would do for life... not just for a month or two. And how I'm feeling now, I'm fairly certain that requiring tracking forever will only derail me.

That said, I do still have to be accountable for what I eat. So, I'm going to keep a journal of WHAT I ate and drank and whether I went overboard or not. This way I can't say "I didn't realize that I ate three servings of pie." And maybe eventually, I'll be so used to paying attention that a) I don't need to track cals OR b) It becomes less of a chore.

Fitness: emoticon I have completed my extra 10 mins of exercise every day. Though, I do want to modify this a little bit. Right now, I walk to the kids bus stop each week day for .65mi which usually takes me 20 minutes (in 93 degree weather and no shade, I might add), so my goal of 10 extra minutes gives me a total of 30mins on week days and 10 mins each weekend day. This is a weekly total of 170 minutes.

It dawned on me yesterday that with the kids last day of school being June 6, I won't have meeting them as an excuse to get that 20 mins in each day - therefore there won't be any required structure each individual day.

SO....... I am altering this goal to say: get a minimum of 170 minutes of exercise each week.

This will allow for off days, or longer or shorter days depending on what I am doing that day. And with my fiances vacay coming up, I never know what I'll be doing. I LOVE flexibilty.

Self-love: I did not meditate. And I'm finding it quite hard to maintain this goal. I think that going from doing it rarely to daily is quite difficult. I am going to keep doing it, as I need to, not on a schedule. Instead, I have decided that repeating my affirmations daily will provide a much better help to me NOW.

So, yeah, looks like I changed something with all of them lol! If it isn't working, let it go, right? lol

ANYWAY, on to the prompt!!

emoticonWhat hasn't worked?
--- haha, see above!

emoticonWhat caused you to be successful?
---Daily evaluating has DEFINITELY helped me! Instead of waiting until the end of the week -- when I can barely remember what I did and didn't do -- I can easily think back on the day, see what worked and what didn't, modify, and start again the next day.

emoticon What are some things you want to implement from your past experience and some things you want to leave behind? For example, do you want to make an effort to get right back on track when you have a "bad" meal?
---I think that simply doing only a few things at a time is going to make a difference for me. If I do too much, I get overwhelmed and want to quit it all.

emoticonDo you want to aim for 20 minutes of exercise 5x times a week instead of an hour every single day?
---Something like that. See above.

emoticonDo you want to consciously work hard to eliminate negative self-talk?
--- Yes, yes, and YES! I'm really focusing on this. Every time I put on clothes, exercise, and look in the mirror - I remind myself of something good. It is getting easier to do.


Week One OUT!


Oh and I lost a lb this week!

  
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NOLAZYBUTT110 5/28/2012 6:07PM

    I try and do the reverse negative talk..my mantra is... "calling those things that be not as thought they were" Romans 4:17 Believe me it may sound like a lie, but its not wrong to believe and achieve this way. I am seeing myself THIN even though it seems to go slow... I did lose a pound since yesterday, so it must be doing its job; even though I know it takes a long time. I am trying to eat less, and think I am not really hungry as much as I like to chew; because Life seems so sour when you hear other peoples negative chat. (I get angry at negativity from others! ) so I stopped seeing negative people....until I can fully get past my own negative inner voice. It does take time but sometimes it changing how you think ... is easier than you think it is. Begin with, "I can do all things thru Christ who strengthens me, " does help me. Mantras like Bible verses are quite positive in approaching the negative mind speak. Negative Chatter is slowly being replaced with positive verses but does takes time. I started by writing them down and then memorized it. Slowly one can change that negative to positives. Try it, you will like it. Read the Bible verses. They help a lot. Very positive thinking! Susana

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CHRISFROMCT 5/28/2012 11:47AM

    I agree with the essence of what BUTRFLY_FREEDOM said in her May 26th entry about tracking butrition.

She said "Nutrition: I haven't tracked. Not even one little bit. I'm a bit torn. I find the nutrition tracker highly beneficial... primarily for the reports you can generate. But on the other hand, I find entering my foods to be tedious and an all around pain in the arse. I read on a friends blog that they were only going to do things that they could/would do for life... not just for a month or two. And how I'm feeling now, I'm fairly certain that requiring tracking forever will only derail me."

Tracking can be tedious, altho it can yield helpful information.

I, myself, have not done well with tracking because of the tedious nature of the task .. .. .. I'm not tracking anymore

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AUNTB63 5/27/2012 7:30PM

    This is a very good blog.....when I first started SP I did 10 min exercise every day... tried drinking water daily and added fruits and veggies to my day. For me that was enough to get me going in the right direction. When I fell off the plan and returned I re started the same way....couldn't do everything at once...just the way I am. YOU can do this just keep tweaking the plan until YOU come up with what works best for you and go from there. Have a good weekend. emoticon

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COOKINGGRANNY 5/27/2012 6:01PM

  Your goals are reasonable and measurable. It's great the way you recap them and make changes where needed.

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SEATTLE58 5/27/2012 4:35PM

    Giving yourself a pep-talk is a really good thing and you're doing it, and I know you can! I love your new profile picture, by the way! You look slimmer and more sparkly! Ya, SP is working for you!! emoticon emoticon

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LOSINGLINNDY 5/27/2012 3:48PM

    Affirmations are good to help you start loving and honoring yourself.

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BLUE42DOWN 5/27/2012 2:30AM

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Great evaluation of how things were going and how to make your efforts align better with how you do things and what you want to do.

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EARTHSEAME 5/26/2012 11:17PM

    Congrats on the weight loss!

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MLDELANGEL 5/26/2012 6:59PM

    You're doing EXACTLY what you should. Evaluate your progress and make the adjustments needed so you will be able to commit to the goals and keep going in the direction you want.

One suggestion for using the nutrition tracker. It is a pain in the rear to do it (been doing it for a month and a half and on two sites because I like the tracker on the other site better). On this one I have found that adding your foods to the favorites makes it easier in the long run to add them to future logs. That is, you can look for several foods at a time in the favorites tab and then just add them as a bunch. It has definitely helped me.

Take care and keep up the good work!

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PINKYGALMISH 5/26/2012 6:13PM

    Making your goals fit your life is a totally key step to making this work!!! I'm proud of you for being real and not trying to fit into some box. You're doing awesome, and you're losing, so your plan is definitely working for you!

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TERRIEHICKS 5/26/2012 4:24PM

    I love that you are completely honest about what you did right and wrong. This is a new lifestyle for all of us so we will have to figure out what works and doesn't. You need to find what works and stick with that. Life is always changing so our exercise and nutrition will continue to change with it. We have to be flexible in this new way of life. You are doing an amazing job. Keep up the good work!!

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NOLAZYBUTT110 5/26/2012 4:17PM

    I envy that pound! Wish I could walk that much alone. Kids do have a way of motivating us. Maybe once your kids are out of school you can take them on a walk to the zoo or museum or some nice place they would love to see. and walk when you can with them. Making it fun for both you and the kids. Or just walk to the nearest park and have a picnic date with them once a week. Kids love such outings! That way you all get the exercise and have a fun summer. You can still get that walk in! Just amke sure they have wagon or a choice for walking too. Susana

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123ELAINE456 5/26/2012 2:55PM

  Awesome Blog. Sounds like a winner to me. See how it goes. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week.

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SPARKGIRL32 5/26/2012 2:02PM

    Awesome job girlfriend ! I LOVE that you are re-evaluating your goals and not beating yourself up because you are realizing that they are not working for you...still keeping up with being accountability and that is what matters!!

If calorie tracking drives you nuts, writing down what you eat is a GREAT idea! Good job making that change!!

:)

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I love you guys!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

This blog post tonight was supposed to be a simple run down of day 5 of the Vitality challenge but....


Instead I checked my email to find that all of you lovelies voted me a motivational member.

I don't know what to say other than emoticon!!!!!!!!!!

I can't begin to tell you how much your comments have truly meant to me. So from the bottom of my heart, thank you!

You inspire me more than you know!!!

  
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    Woot woot! YOU GO GIRL!!

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KALISWALKER 5/26/2012 12:41PM

    That's because you are awesome!

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EARTHSEAME 5/25/2012 12:06PM

    emoticon You deserve it!

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JFROGSPYDER 5/25/2012 8:33AM

    You inspire us too!!!! Hugzz ~ Jae emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 5/25/2012 8:02AM

    You inspire me also, thankyou!!

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CELIAMINER 5/25/2012 7:54AM

    Anyone who has fought back against adversity as hard as you have is truly inspirational. Love you, too!
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BERTHAR 5/25/2012 7:43AM

  Congratulation! Enjoy everyday and stay focus. Also thank you for adding me as a friend... emoticon

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CANDOK1260 5/25/2012 6:51AM

    Hey you really deserve it you're very motitivitionL emoticon

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EUEK098 5/25/2012 5:48AM

    You're welcome, and you deserve it

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CEKER9 5/25/2012 3:01AM

    It's only the truth... glad you were recognized!!!

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MLDELANGEL 5/25/2012 1:27AM

    You deserve it, your energy and enthusiasm is a motivation to all of us! emoticon

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TRACYZABELLE 5/25/2012 1:21AM

    Because you are awesome!!

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ANGELWENDYMAMA 5/25/2012 1:12AM

    Awesome!

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RHIANNONTHEWOLF 5/24/2012 11:39PM

    We love you too. I was pretty inspired by your "one year ago" blog when it went out in the spark mail.

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  Right back at ya! Thank you for sharing you. emoticon

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PINKYGALMISH 5/24/2012 11:21PM

    Yeah!!! Great job!!

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AUNTRENEE 5/24/2012 10:21PM

    At least it made you feel better and keeps you going.

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Day 4: I kicked bootay today!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

I just gotta say, today pretty much rocked.

Good breakfast emoticon
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I experimented with my new ab ball and found all sorts of moves to do that aren't just for the abs! I'm sure I'll be feeling it in the morning!

Then on my 3/4mile walk to and from the kids bus stop, I brought along my mp3 player, picked a song with a great fast beat, and matched my steps to it. No small feat considering that this usually makes my Achilles Tendon spasm. But today, did half my walk at a fast tempo, and the other half at an even faster tempo. So yay!

THEN later, I didn't feel like cooking, so we all went out to our local bbq joint. After a bit of confusion with the ordering, I ended up with this HUGE platter of food for only 9 bucks. Yes this was on purpose! On my plate was: 2 small pieces of smoked chicken, 2 smoked ribs, and quite a bit of sliced pork along with a baked sweet potato and grilled corn on the cob.

Massive amounts of food!

But guess what?

I got me a box and split it up! I had dinner today, I'll have lunch tomorrow and probably a snack after that.

Yeah, this isn't exactly a salad full of veggies. But, but, but!

emoticonThe meat was all smoked. BBQ sauce on the side. emoticonMuch better than my usual fried chicken tenders. emoticonThe corn and sweet potato can actually be called veggies....
emoticonWhich can't quite be said for the cheesy ranch covered fries I usually get.
emoticonI stopped when I was full.
emoticonAnd I made it into 2+ meals!

So I feel pretty good about this!

Ha! and I just turned down the ice cream my fiance offered to bring me. emoticon

Take that, fat!

  
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D7TOHIM 5/26/2012 8:10PM

    emoticon Gotta keep our butterfly wings goin'! You go girl!

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VALYNN26 5/25/2012 9:09AM

    Days like that are GREAT!! Way to go!!

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You are an inspiration! Thank you for sharing!

Love and many Blessings,
Mary Brochu

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You are off to a GREAT start!!!! Keep making healthy choices!!!!
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ANGELWENDYMAMA 5/24/2012 2:10AM

    Congrats on all those terrific NSVs!

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SEATTLE58 5/23/2012 11:36PM

    WooHoo, you're doing it Tiger! Take that, fat, is so right! In fact it's so right, that it doesn't even deserve a capital F! ha! Another day to add to the Right side! Yay! You rock, Girl!!

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Resisting Fear

Tuesday, May 22, 2012



Ahhh fear. The other four-letter-word.

Today, I read the SP article "Be Ready When Opportunity Knocks" www.sparkpeople.com/resource/wellnes
s_articles.asp?id=1754
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It's a great article, but what spoke to me the most was the part about resisting change due to fear.

"No. 1 thing that stands in the way of goal attainment is fear. Fear of failure, fear of success, fear of the unknown, fear of making the wrong decision, looking foolish, being embarrassed and so on."

I'm not really scared of failure. At least not where weightloss is concerned. I've given up so many times and started again, I'm used to it. I'm not scare of starting again. I'm not scared of continuing.

But what surprised the snot out of me is that I finally realized what I was scared of........ SUCCEEDING.

Seems silly right? How could I be scared of actually doing what I'm here to do?

I'm scared of extra skin. Terrified really. I'm scared of losing all this weight, but looking hideous without clothes on. I'm scared of this effort feeling like a complete waste of time because I'll HATE what I see in the mirror (right now, I'm just annoyed with my reflection).

But I keep reminding myself every day, that it's not all that bad. Yes, I'm sure I'll have some loose skin, but if I really think about it, it CAN'T be as bad as my mind imagines it. For one, I'm only a little over 200lbs. While that's definitely too much to weigh, it's not like I have to lose 200lbs or more. My point is that I am POSITIVE that my mind is making it worse than it really is. So why be afraid? No LOGICAL reason, that's for sure.



Anyway, my point here is that a lot of times we worry about something so much that it becomes this monster blown way out of proportion. Every single time you fear something, take a step back, and really think. Is this rational? Is this realistic? If the answer is no, you really gotta look harder at this fear. If there is no REAL BASIS for it, TOSS IT! Don't fret over it, just ditch it!

  
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MOPPET4 5/27/2012 9:55AM

  wow--this came at a time I needed it most. We are about to sell our home of 35 yrs.due to finances. Alot of memories there--raised our 2 girls. I am definetly sad and afraid to sell. And I worry that we won't find a nice safe place to live.I am constantly emotional and worried. Your blog and comments are a help.
Thanks, and keep writing your blogs!

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NOLAZYBUTT110 5/25/2012 10:38AM

    Fear is " False Evidence Appearing Real or False Evidence Arent R" and generally when we are at our lowest point.,,, fear tries to take a hold of our minds. But I have a better saying.... Perfect love Cast out Fear! No Fear with Faith in G*D! Its my mantra and when I learned to love myself as G*d loved me, fear is wiped out! I can do all things thru Christ, who strengthens me. I also love reading the whole chapter of Phillipains 4. It helps em thin better when I focus on those things! Think on these things.... whatsoever is... lovely, a good report etc , think on these ". It has gotten me thru many a fearful nights! Its not that I am afraid of dying as much as I was afraid of living also, in the here and now. But I tell myself life is what I make it, but is better when I allow G*d to create it for me. Better! I can then choose NOT to be afraid or I can choose not to allow fear to dominate or control my thinking! Its what it does try to do, but it can only do it, if I allow it to. Try and not being negative thru right thinking. so I stay positive. maybe easier said than done, but I find gardening helped me stay focused on the positive. and breaking down even the big jobs into sectionals, helps too, for in the beginning even garden got me afraid... fear of bugs, poisons, weeds, etc or the sun, it was so overwhelming . And the biggest one for me, was taking on too much, and too soon, but I am slowly conquering all those fears! Hope you do too!

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BLUE42DOWN 5/24/2012 3:26PM

    Hehe, reminds me of a comic I saw once of a little kid on his bed terrified of the monster in the closet or under the bed. But when he got up the gumption to step down and face his fear, the monster was both tiny and just as scared of him.

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TAICHIDANCER 5/24/2012 10:34AM

    Congrats on facing your fears.

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WSHAYES1 5/24/2012 9:42AM

    Wow I think you've been inside my head. At my age I shouldn't be worried about what I look like out of my clothes but I do. Cancer was my eye opener.

Good luck on your journey of life.

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WOUBBIE 5/24/2012 9:18AM

    I love how you're learning to face your fears!

Sometimes we wear our fat like armor, insulating us from other hurts. When someone gives us grief we can feel angry with them for being so shallow - being mean to us just because we're fat! When you're thin that same grief gets awfully personal.

I've been thin and I've been fat and people didn't treat me any better when I looked better. That's a lesson I've taken with me through life and it's done wonders for my self-esteem.

Loose skin is possible, but time frequently heals it. If it doesn't, try bone broth and/or plain unflavored gelatine. And, as someone else said, surgery is an option if it's just unbearable.


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WONDERFUL2BME 5/24/2012 8:22AM

    I understand this fear. I also have a fear of succeeding. What I have decided lately though is I have more fear of being old and fat. It is so uncomfortable to carry all this extra weight around.


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MEAG9686 5/23/2012 8:28PM

    Awesome entry! I think many of us are scared as well. I think I'm scared of losing the weight only to gain it back. I think that's possibly worse than never losing it at all. But, we are all in this together and if we encourage each other and realize WE ARE WORTH IT, then we will all reach our goals. Keep up the good work! emoticon

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PEACOCK15 5/23/2012 3:07PM

    I want to commend you as this is such a real blog about a truly real feeling. So many of us struggle with this and are afraid to even call it out as such. I am doing my best to live in the moment and living in the past or living with fear is NOT living at all. Forget about the appearance thing that is such a hang up for me at least, I am trying to keep it in the forefront of my mind how much better I will feel without the excess weight and that alone can keep me going!!!

I look forward to hearing about how you're tackling these fears and growing into a beautiful butterfly after shedding this cocoon.... emoticon emoticon

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IDAHOFLOWER 5/23/2012 10:45AM

    I will live with the loose skin. Just let
me be thin, it will tighten up. What we
fear usually doesn't happen (so it's a
lot of wasted time). Love today and God
take care of tomorrow.

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SUNRISE14 5/23/2012 6:36AM

    JUST WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW DH LOST 80 LBS AND AT FIRST THE SKIN HUNG ON THIS BELLY BUT IN ABOUT A YEAR IT TIGHTENED UP AND YOU CAN'T EVEN TELL IT NOW ! JUST THE CHAIR EXERCISES WILL FIRM YOU UP ! emoticon emoticon I HAVE ALWAYS HAD A FEAR OF BEING LEFT ALONE ! I LIVED AT HOME TILL I WAS 20 GOT MARRIED AND HAVE BEEN MARRIED 40 YEARS HAVE NEVER BEEN ALONE AND DH IS 15 YEARS OLDER THAN ME BUT WE ENJOY TODAY AND I WON'T LET THE FEAR TAKE AWAY WHAT WE ENJOY TODAY I ALSO FEAR HIM BEING LEFT ALONE . I COULD COPE BETTER THAN HIM I KNOW ! HAVE A GREAT DAY ! emoticon

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CEKER9 5/23/2012 2:54AM

    Great information!!! My take on fear is...

F alse
E vidence
A ppearing
R eal

There are some days that is my mantra... thanx for adding fuel to the fire of destroying the fear in my life!

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SEATTLE58 5/22/2012 10:15PM

    We all can have alot of fears. I know that I sure have. To calm my fear about loose skin, especially on my arms, I keep trying to think of what I've heard, that with time, it'll shrink with you. Say, once we reach goal, it could take even up to 2 years or more. Well, that's a good answer for me! When I have a fear of something, my husband has always asked me how many others have done the same thing and have lived through it??!! Actually too, if we're so much more healthy because of losing weight, it's worth all the loose skin that will be with us. I'll cross that bridge when I get there, so it's not going to stop me and I know it won't stop you either. The younger you are the better chance too, of not having so much and you're so young, so you're a perfect candidate for good health!!

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THINNYGINNY 5/22/2012 6:04PM

    I have been living with the same fear of loose skin - particularily on my upper arms - I really want to feel good wearing sleeveless things after all the work I am putting in. But I have realized that if after I reach goal weight, the skin is there and is awful....I can have it removed. I really could. it would be painful and expensive - but if it was important - I could do it. So I press on to lose the weight!

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Vitality Prompt 2 and Days 2 & 3

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Days 1 and 2 down!

Day 2 went well.

Summary:
Nutrition: Tracked part of the day.
Fitness: emoticon10 mins completed!
Self-love: emoticonMeditation completed!

I will come back later and update this post for day 3 (today).

On to the prompt.



emoticonHow are you going to resist expecting perfection in your plan while still honoring the commitment you have made to yourself?How has expecting yourself to stick 100% to your plan all the time hindered your weight loss progress? What compromises are you going to make to be kind to yourself and not always expect perfection? How are you going to change the way you react when you don't make your goals so you are kinder to yourself (keeping you on track longer!)? How will your life be different if you aren't beating yourself up for getting "off track"?




emoticonI am going to resist expecting perfection by trying my best, and reminding myself at the end of the day, I did exactly that: my best - for that day, for those circumstances. Tomorrow is a new day - a new start.

Expecting perfection in the past has caused me to give up. While I haven't felt that "all or nothing: mentality in a long time, I have felt a similar feeling from a "cumulative effect". Meaning that if I miss one thing one day, and one thing the next, and the next... I eventually tell myself that I haven't done enough and that I'm wasting my time. Of course this happens so gradually that I don't realize it's happening. I never actually MAKE the decision to quit.

I have to counteract this gradual change with a preemptive strike! Get the bad guy before the bad guy knows I'm hunting him down! So, like I said earlier, I'm going to keep telling myself how good what I DID was, and what I didn't do, will be like I never planned to do it. It's forgotten. Concentrate only on WHAT I DID DO.

Oh my, life not talking negative? Heaven lol. I think that, our ATTITUDE is the secret to happiness. Not money, not being thin, not being strong. I think that attitude is the key. Good attitude will make us happy, not to mention making it so much easier to get money/thin/strong/etc. I've made enormous progress in this area, but there is always room for improvement!

  
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CEKER9 5/23/2012 2:51AM

    Good attitude! You will go far and with that attitude if we keep sticking with you you'll drag us with you kicking and screaming all the way! Most days I would willingly follow you, but there are some days that I my attitude has no altitude at all! Thanx for being there with the encouragement!!!

Love the t-shirt!!!

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MEAG9686 5/22/2012 10:20PM

    Awesome response! Maybe I will have to put some more thought into mine and update it later.... emoticon

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SPARKGIRL32 5/22/2012 6:08PM

    Woot woot!! You got this girlfriend!! It's so funny, I always say that it boggles my mind after the fact that I expected myself to be "perfect" on something like a diet and exercise plan!! Where's the fun in that?! It just makes life miserable!! haha :) Great blog! !! You're doing amazing!!

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MRSBEDAVIS 5/22/2012 3:04PM

    Way to go!! It's so cool your already sensing a change in yourself!!

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