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8/20/14

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Went to work today, was supposed to work 5 hours 45 mins and come home at 2. They asked me to stay over, which means I get a lunch. Problem is, I did not pack a lunch. I ended up eating at Subway. Way too much. 12 inch spicy italian on wheat. SO that means maybe just a yogurt for supper tonight.

I got in over 10,000 steps at work which was great. I did not make it out of bed early this morning. We had a storm come thru at 2am and made the electric flicker and the lights all come on in the bedroom waking us up. After that I just dozed off and on and not very deeply. The plan was to get up at 5:30. Didn't happen.

But I came home tonight and I did walk my 1.5 miles. Thats my goal for every day this week. Next week I might increase it by a quarter mile, probably every other day, then more the next week until I eventually get up to a 5K which is 3.somethin somethin miles. lol





  
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EVIE4NOW 8/20/2014 8:03PM

  (Gosh, I hate it when I typo lol.)

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EVIE4NOW 8/20/2014 8:01PM

  Subway does have some low cal sandwiches and you could always order a 6" instead of 12" which would definitely help the calorie count. or wrap half for dinner.

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boo ha ha on that scale anyways

Monday, August 18, 2014

Even though the scale says I gained a pound-pound and a half Im not gonna stress it, my clothes feel looser than ever. My t-shirts are starting to not gather at my hips but keep on going.

I know that when I came home from work today I walked a mile on my treadmill, granted a long boring mile but it was still a mile, in 25 minutes. My endurance is growing, I am getting stronger. Last night I walked a mile and a half at one time, to reach my 10,000 steps a day, today I have in almost 15,000. I might get on the treadmill yet again...who knows? :)

I want to see 312 or lower by Friday but I am realistic enough to know what I want and what I get are 2 different things. What I do know is this...if I dont work for it I wont get it. SO, how bad do I want it?

Bad enough to get on the treadmill again.

  
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COASTAL6 8/20/2014 7:44AM

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Rooting for you, and cheering you on!

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DTHOR6 8/19/2014 7:05PM

    Just remember the scale is just one tool! Sounds as though you are loosing inches and gaining muscle. (I know it's frustrating to see gain on the scale believe me)!
So congrats!!!

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SEVERINA418 8/18/2014 7:30PM

    You're doing GREAT! Keep up the GREAT habits!

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SUPERKARA36 8/18/2014 7:17PM

    Awesome job, don't let the scale define you - look for all the great changes your body is making.
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Rough waters

Sunday, August 17, 2014

I knew when I got out of bed today it wasn't going to be pretty. For one thing, I got up about 8. That's late for me. For another, my husband was up first and messing in the computer/exercise room so I just went right for the shower as I knew he wanted to go look at phones today.

So no exercise this morning, and then I made him stop at the Dollar store and I went in to get a Mountain Dew. I havent had one in weeks. I have had tea and diet soda, very rarely. I just dont know what came over me.

Well I bought potato chips too. UGGG Confession time. We had lunch at Wendy's where I had a Jr cheeseburger deluxe, chicken nuggets and half a large Frosty. After Breakfast, Lunch and a none existent dinner I am about 300 calories over for the day. We are talking in the 2000 range.

We went and got new phones. This is the first time I have had a smart phone believe it or not. The APPS OMG! lol I am in overload. I already have fitbit and sparkpeople loaded. It also has a heart rate monitor, which I then had to try out. Which lead to walking over 2.5 miles on the treadmill and 35 minutes on the bike. I am about 500 steps away from my 10,000 step/day goal. It's been tough sailing today let me tell ya.

I did not even weigh myself this morning that's how off I am today. Back to work tomorrow and more structured days all next week.

500 more steps...499...498 Got to go.


  
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STILLMENEWBODY 8/18/2014 4:57PM

    I agree with the others! A day off plan once in awhile is called REAL LIFE! You can do all sorts of things to offset some of the extra calories throughout the week if you are disturbed by the indulgence...OR NOT! Have a wonderful day! emoticon emoticon

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MILPAM3 8/18/2014 9:10AM

  So you took a day off. At least you know to get back on track tomorrow.
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CAKAROO 8/18/2014 6:08AM

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COASTAL6 8/17/2014 11:11PM

    We all have days like this!
Don't give up!
Your doing great!
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SEVERINA418 8/17/2014 9:37PM

    I love your honesty! And Smart phones are fun! If I still had one, I would be on it 24/7. So pathetic I can be, LOL!

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Friday, but first day of a new week.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Yesterday I ended up having a pretty high calorie day for me. About 1800-2000 all told. Needless to day I did not hit 314, so I have to be content with today's 315. Today is weigh in day.

Today is the first day to try again. I have tried to remain active all morning and push myself. I have a fit bit zip that counts my steps. I think I was becoming falsely secure in steps = calorie burn. Not so much. This morning I amped it up. I did my own little circuit training. Bike, treadmill, stairs, kettlebell, jog, bike, and some weird modified jumping jack thingies. lol

I have a weird work schedule tonight, 4pm-9pm. Yay Friday night. Im off all weekend though. I hope to get in a little crafting/picking this weekend. Oh yeah, and burning this body fat DOWN! :)

Have a fantastic weekend.

  
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DTHOR6 8/15/2014 7:40PM

    I agree with Severina, I don't think you went crazy on the calories. And please try to remember that the scale is just one tool in your weight loss journey. (easier said then done I know believe me. )

I hope you have a fabulous weekend!

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SEVERINA418 8/15/2014 1:32PM

    Hey, I don't think you went too overboard with the calories, and your fitness looks great! I wish I could get revved up to move like that! I am, however, picking up a bike this evening, so I'll be able to ride bikes with my boyfriend. Keep up the good work, doll!

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315-314

Thursday, August 14, 2014

I want I want I want!!! 1 MORE POUND!

Do you see how close that is to 14??? Ive been trying to get there allllllll week. lol

  


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