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Worth every minute!

Friday, February 01, 2008

As I did my cardio last night...I had the fleeting thought "geez this is hard. Is it worth it?" Instantly, I banished the thought because I know YES, it IS worth it.

Well this a.m., it was worth every sweaty minute...I am wearing pants I've never worn! Jodie got me a pair of pants MONTHS ago...and they have never fit. I could not come close to even zipping them, much less buttoning them.

I'm wearing them! It was a fluke I even tried them on - I was simply out of clean pants, lol. There they hung....and I thought oh they are not going to fit (cause I tried them as recently as a few weeks ago and it was definitely a no go)....and when I pulled them on I could FEEL the difference...they just slid right up...and I thought...yeah, but will you zip for me you rotten pants???

Easy as you please as a matter of fact! AND buttoned - and no pain, lol. Ever FORCED a pair of pants to button and zip? Hurts doesn't it? not these...they fit. They really fit!

Yep, worth every minute. :) Happy Friday Spark Friends!

  
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DEANERS82 2/2/2008 9:08AM

    Awesome! Good for you!

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HUSKY_HANK 2/1/2008 9:25PM

    Way to go!!!

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AMIYESIAM 2/1/2008 2:21PM

    That has to feel so GOOD! Congratulations on achieving this!

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GODDESS_WORSHIP 2/1/2008 11:40AM

    Hurray for new pants! What a great feeling. Keep up the great work. Here's to happy and healthy!

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It's a rockin' Tuesday!

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Do I sound happy? Upbeat?

That would be due to weighing in this a.m. at (drumroll pleeeeeese) ......

240. Lowest weight since May 2007, and as I've said before, that lasted about a day or two.

That makes 7 pounds since New Years. My challenge goal is to lose 20 pounds by June 15. I'm getting excited...not only is that a very real possibility to me right now...I can even imagine...more.

Definitely has me motivated!!

  
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JUST_TONE 1/29/2008 10:05AM

    OH Yeah!!! Congrats to you!!

Peace
Tone

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HERESHECOMES 1/29/2008 9:47AM

    That's terrific news! Congratulations!

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STARRTWINKLES 1/29/2008 9:35AM

    Good for you. You are so motivated and that makes me more motivated I can do it to. Keep going Starr

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Just another Manic Monday....

Monday, January 28, 2008

Hmm, guess I'm dating myself with that title aren't I?? LOL

I'm ready to take on the world this Monday! Woo hoo!

I'm a little nervous that I didn't get my 2.5 hours teaching dance class in last night - I had to cancel due to weather. I'm tellimg myself that just means I need to take it up a notch this week and make sure I get my cardio in every single day and try for a little extra here and there.....

Also found having Jodie home during the weekend meant more food than I'm used to on a daily basis...But again, I'm just going forward. Today is a new day...the weekend is over and I can beat myself up over what I ate and the exercise I didn't get, but that's not going to help or change anything. Boy does that perfectionism raise it's ugly head..."not perfect, not good enough, just give up"

I don't THINK so!!!! So, here's to Monday Morning Motivation!

Today's Plan: Take the stairs at work as often as possible, keep to my food plan, do my 30 min cardio DVD.

  
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JUST_TONE 1/28/2008 11:26AM

    Now there you go! I like that kind of motivation!

Hey your title is perfect I think...but then again people know I am a sucker to song lyrics...

You go girl!!!

Peace
Tone

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Five pounds down...

Friday, January 25, 2008

As of this a.m., I'm down 5 pounds from the first of the year. I am two pounds from the lowest weight I have been in over a year.

I weighed 240 in May, 2007. That was for like...a day. Maybe two. I haven't been UNDER 240 in a really long time. A year? Maybe more....

Those two pounds are going! To get under 240 would be amazing to me after last year...

I fully credit cutting the sugar and the BL cardio dvd. I hate doing the dvd. I mean I simply DESPISE every minute of it. But it is obviously making a difference. My stars on my calender show me I put in 4 hours of cardio last week, in 30 minute increments. That is huge progress for me!

Yay! Go me! LOL...that is so typically not me - self praise - but I'm telling myself, dammit, I worked hard, be proud of it!

  
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NANDINI/PATTI 1/25/2008 2:03PM

    Yes, absolutely GO YOU!

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HOWEDELITEFUL 1/25/2008 1:04PM

    WooHoo!! Fantastic! Good for you!

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DEEDLEBUG64 1/25/2008 12:37PM

    WAY TO GO! Keep it up you will be below 240lbs before you know it. Have a great week!

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HUSKY_HANK 1/25/2008 11:22AM

    Way to go!

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HERESHECOMES 1/25/2008 10:45AM

    Good, good! Praise yourself all you want!

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STARRTWINKLES 1/25/2008 10:42AM

    Hi there Congrats on your weight loss. You can do it Keep exercising it really works I've lost 17 lbs in 8 weeks and you can do it to. I owe it all to my food tracking and exercising 2 hours a day. You go girl. Good luck

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Those elusive goals...

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

The LC challenge is in full swing...and we are to list a long-term goal and medium and short-term goals on how we will get there.

I've been decidedly sucky at setting and reaching goals. I procrastinate a lot...a LOT. I set ridiculously unattainable goals, then I get discouraged and fall off.

Story of my life.

So, I've been contemplating. I have a bit more time......but I'll be frank...I've been overweight a long time, I posted at the end of 2007 how I'd lost the SAME 5 pounds about 10 times last year...and that has been how it's been. I'm afraid of failing - AGAIN. So I want to take my time and make a goal I can ATTAIN and then figure out how to get there.

Stay tuned...same bat time...same bat channel....

  
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HUSKY_HANK 1/22/2008 12:13PM

    You can do it. One day at a time.

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HERESHECOMES 1/22/2008 10:53AM

    Great! Go do it!

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