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Change is a part of the process..

Saturday, June 07, 2014

I knew last Spring that my fat loss, health, fitness and physique goals would take time. Possibly 1 - 1.5 years.. and I was prepared for that. It wasn't going to happen in 12 weeks like on tv.. but I knew with all my heart that with determination, planning and focus I would get there.

So far I'm down 84.5 and had you told me last year that I could do this after one failed attempt after another.. I would have dismissed it quickly. Who me? Lose over 100 pounds without a trainer.. personal chef... private gym and the best doctors in the world? LOL.. apparently many believe you need all that .. "sure I can lose all that weight if I had three trainers and a chef as well as a 24/7 gym.." .. is what I've heard. But you don't need all that.. although I do recommend working with your doctor. You don't need a gym.. but .. if you can afford it AND get good use out of it.. by all means.


This month I'm aiming to drop another 15ish pounds to make it a 100 pound fat loss in 12 months.. still will have 47 more to go.. but reaching that would be an amazing milestone.

Loving how my physique is coming along.. building strength and muscle and as i continue to lean out my body will look better and better!

I'm excited! :)


Took this today...

  
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CHRISTINEDWYER 6/9/2014 2:18PM

    Making it happen! Awesome job! It's so important to stay focused on the cumulative efforts that will show

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MARTHAFOCUSED2 6/8/2014 4:46PM

    thank you guys! you too.. are my inspiration. :)

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LINDA7668 6/7/2014 12:22PM

    Wow! What an inspiration for the rest of us! emoticon

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-BLESSINGS- 6/7/2014 11:11AM

    emoticon WOW.... You have done GREAT.... emoticon

I sooo agree... I realized... it took me a long time to get to the large body...
it would take me a long time to get back to a healthier size... along with
it will take time to learn a healthier lifestyle I could live with...


~Wishing you an AWEsome weekend~
~BLESSings ALLways~ Deby


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EVIE4NOW 6/7/2014 10:25AM

  You have done a great job! Keep pushing and you will be at your goal before you know it.

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JLAMING263 6/7/2014 10:04AM

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ONTHEPATH2 6/7/2014 9:59AM

    Awesome job!!! You are right, it doesn't happen overnight. A little inspiration, a little motivation, a little determination will carry you a long way! Keep up the great work. 100 lbs is right around the corner!
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Greek yogurt, pumpkin and banana parfait

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Sugar free banana pudding in between a bottom layer of 100% pure organic pumpkin puree, and topped with plain greek yogurt with 1/2 serving of grape nuts cereal for added flavor, texture and fiber!

  
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MARTHAFOCUSED2 5/3/2014 9:28PM

    no prob!

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MVKNET 5/3/2014 3:42PM

  Very interesting combination banana pudding and pumpkin. Then Greek Yogurt. I have been looking for recipes that use pumpkin. This really peaked my curiosity. Thanks for sharing this. emoticon

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Edging my way to those 100's..

Saturday, May 03, 2014

So I haven't blogged in a little while.. but certainly stayed on track. Weight has been up and down like crazy!

Today I'm at 210 pounds.. so far 82 pound lost AND I'm a few pounds away from officially dropping 100 pounds in a year.. and from there I'll be less than 50 lbs away from my overall goal!


A huge difference from what I looked like last Spring..


To my most recent shots from earlier today.. I .. see.. obliques coming in... I figure the next 35-40 lbs I drop.. abs should start peeking out!

  


Finally getting closer to 190's.....

Saturday, March 08, 2014

Starting off this blog with a question.

How are you doing?

Great I hope!


February was a weird month for me.. from work to working out. March however has started out on a better note with a 2 pound fat loss so far.. and with my new meal/workout plans I'm sure this month I'll get very close to getting in the 190's.


Yogurt, fruit, nuts with shaved coconut oil that solidifies when cold. (above)

Meals have changed slightly here and there. Not as much chicken consumption as I'm still working on my digestion challenges. Its getting better though. I noticed when I ate little to no meat in my meals I felt a lot better. I also know that slow cooked proteins like in a crock pot can be healthier and easier on the belly than say pan cooked on high heat.

Leaning out more and more and focused on overall fat loss with a lot of attention to reducing belly fat.


Attending, and excited, about this years Health & Fitness Expo. Keep in mind that when I went last year I was close to 300 lbs .. bloated and so unhealthy. Its in July which is roughly 5 months away. Returning after losing all this weight is going to feel amazing. Lots of stares last year.. maybe they thought fat people shouldn't attend such events. LOL

With my current 70 pound fat loss under my belt, I'm confident I'll be at the 100 pound fat loss mark come July... who knows.. might just drop 50 more lbs before the event which will put me around 170ish.. not bad. Not bad at all!! ;)


  
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POSITIVE41 3/9/2014 7:48AM

    Great job - you can do it!

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BABY_GIRL69 3/8/2014 8:42PM

    emoticon God bless!

Dee

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DIGIT00 3/8/2014 4:48PM

  Congrats on your weight loss so far! Keep up the good work!

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226 ... so far down 66 pounds.. 81 more to go! :)

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

.. nearly passed out from yesterdays workout.. but managed to push through. Feel like I'm holding in a lot of water... hoping that resolves itself with my new diet.



.. the results are coming in nicely...

Down to 226 ... so far lost 66 pounds.

I'm not done yet! ;)

  
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IAMSODONE 2/4/2014 3:53PM

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MIZZFIT2 2/4/2014 1:53PM

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Congrats!

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MARTHAFOCUSED2 2/4/2014 10:09AM

    Thank you SUNSHINE99999, ANDREAG89, BMAN419 and GOOSIEMOON!!!

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SUNSHINE99999 2/4/2014 9:48AM

  that deserves some recognition. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ANDREAG89 2/4/2014 9:45AM

    FANTASTIC!!!!
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Keep up the great work! You've come such a long way!

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BMAN419 2/4/2014 9:39AM

  awesome keep plugging away..

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GOOSIEMOON 2/4/2014 9:37AM

    Impressive! Keep up the good work!

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