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February Focus ** Recap

Friday, February 28, 2014

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No Spark T-Shirt for me...

That's okay.

Even though I did not lose 4 lbs, I became more fit and that's always a good thing.

The last week and a half of Feb. has been a difficult one with plenty of distractions that life can bring.

I haven't slept well which in return meant I didn't function well each day.
I was tired, anxious and thrown off.

I personally have not figured out yet how to *keep pushing* through it when things like that come up.

I can work on that for March.

That's "One True Thing" about Fat... It isn't going ANYWHERE until you work it off and evaporate it!
It's still there waiting for you!
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I'm not giving up and that's an accomplishment! emoticon

I will do my best in March to hopefully see my breakthrough!

......Stay Tuned emoticon

  
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WALLAHALLA 2/28/2014 2:13PM

    Seems like February was very successful! emoticon

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February Focus ** Blog 4

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Lost in Inches this week..
I'm thinking I gained muscle bc I can see it! LOL
171.0 lbs still **
Lost 1/2 in. off waist! ... Lost 1/2 in. off mid-section! ...
in some other places it wasn't a 1/2 inch, but it moved down a few marks.. emoticon

Yesterday was "Supposed" to be my *Rest Day*

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Work was a NIGHTMARE! emoticon (Server at Cracker Barrel)

We had 5 Call Ins and we were Super Slammed!

When I clocked in at 5PM I had 6 tables sat all at once!

Once their drink order had been taken/dropped off and I was trying to get their food orders I was sat 5 more times!!

At one point I had 13 tables!

It went on like this for hours!! It never stopped or slowed down until 10PM (We close at 11)

I made $24 an hour last night and it kicked my tail I tell ya!

I'm sooooooo Sore today!

My legs feel like spaghetti noodles so today is my REST DAY!

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ANAMORPHOSIS 2/24/2014 7:49AM

    Congratulations on your progress! emoticon

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WALLAHALLA 2/17/2014 8:02PM

    productive day in more ways than one!

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February Focus ** Blog 3

Sunday, February 09, 2014

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I had a Successful Week 1! LOST 1.6 lbs!

2.4 lbs left to lose: 4 lbs total for the month of Feb. and Reward myself with my First Spark T-Shirt!

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On to Week 2!!

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February Focus ** Blog 2

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

February Focus ** Blog 2

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Saturday thru Today has been going GREAT!

My Spark Calendar was just the "Inspiration/Motivation" I needed!

I'm checking off my goal boxes and using spark stickers to mark my accomplishments and emoticon

One HUGE improvement is I have only had 1 soda in 5 days! emoticon

(I have always "fit my addiction into my calorie range.") emoticon

This has increased my water intake and also brewing tea PLAIN and adding a packet of splenda to my glass. (giving me more water/liquid there as well.)

I have not missed a work out and I'm pushing right ahead!

I'm actually looking forward to my weigh in on Saturday! emoticon

I feel better, my mood is uplifted and "I feel PROUD and Accomplished" which is half the battle to emoticon

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JAWATKINS 2/5/2014 6:36PM

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So proud of you Stacy!! Keep up the good work!
Let us know how your weigh-in goes on Sat so we can rejoice with you!!

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February Focus ** Blog 1

Saturday, February 01, 2014

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February Focus ** Blog 1

I came to SparkPeople a long time ago - broken and searching for answers...

I was 197.7 lbs (my highest weight ever; I'm 5'8) and knowing I was about to hit 200 lbs was devastating!

I was naturally thin (size 0 and 1) and once married and after having our son my weight loss battle began. (gained 65 lbs..Came out of hospital a size 11)

Once finding SparkPeople, I got involved, bought the book and learned how to live a Life Style and said good-bye to dieting!

I lost 24 lbs and many inches!

Donated my size 16 pants and plus sized tops

I'm now a size 12 in pants and wear XL tops.

I'm so glad I have mostly maintained my weight for a while...

I have been gaining and losing the same 6 or 7 lbs.

I lost my focus and my energy.

Life can throw us some very big punches at times and I let that garbage take me over, knock me off track and I came very close to giving up.

I don't want to give up!

I'm going to FIGHT for what I want!

I WANT to be Healthy and Fit...

I WANT to Reach my Goal Weight of 148 lbs and go shopping for new and updated outfits that will show off my hard work and new look/body!

I WANT to Finish what I've Started!

I'm 40-years-old and this will not get easier.. The time is NOW!

It's time to get busy Livin' and Fight For What I Want!

I want to reach that 148 and then truly see what it's like to "Maintain."

For my February Focus I bought the Spark Calendar and I was so excited when it arrived a few days ago!

It Feb. 1st and Day 1!

My calendar is set up with my Goals and I will reach them!

I will work hard to lose 4 lbs this month and when I succeed I will Reward myself with a SparkPeople T-Shirt!

Ready * Set * Spark!!

  
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CHICOMOM54 2/1/2014 9:30PM

    Stacy - you are amazing. I know you will succeed in your goals. I would love to be under 200 pounds and a size 11. By the way I am only 5'3". Hugs. Mary

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MIA-MORSEL 2/1/2014 3:51PM

    loved your blog emoticon


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