Monthly Archives: January, 2012

The Moment of Truth

Here goes! Starting Weight (Dec. 4, 2011)-185.6 Last Week (January 24, 2012)-179.2 Today (January 30, 2012)-176.8 This week’s loss (-2.4) Total weight loss (-8.8) Next week, my goal is to hit the 10 pound mark. When I get there, I will only have 50 more to go!!!! And, there will be a celebratory giveaway! So …

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The Strengthening Power of Self-Discipline

I don’t have a lot of self-discipline when it comes to food. After a long day working and taking care of my family, perhaps coming home late and not having planned dinner, my mind turns to pizza, Mexican food (specifically cheese dip and salty tortilla chips),  juicy burgers, cokes, chocolate, stuff like that. Every fiber …

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The Moment of Truth

The truth is, I did not lose a lot of weight last week. The truth is I lost none. Last week I weighed in at 179.2 and this week was the same-179.2. Actually I am glad about it. I had a few days of not logging in to WW, not tracking. I ate some stuff …

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The Moment of Truth

Monday is here and I just weighed in. Here goes: Starting weight       12/4/11     185.6 Last week’s weight  1/9/12      181 Today’s weight         1/16/12   179.2 This week:                   -1.8 Total weight lost:    -6.4 Wow! I am excited! Though it is slow, my efforts are making a difference. I can’t wait until I have lost 10! When I get there, I’m …

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Two Steps Back

Yesterday was a complete bust as far as dieting goes. I didn’t exercise. I ate 49 WW points, and my daily allowance is 26. Why? That is the million dollar question…I was hungry. I was tired. I was emotionally drained. I thought all those mashed potatoes and then those chocolate chips would make me feel …

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The Moment of Truth

Today is weigh-in day, so here’s how things went this morning: Starting Weight 12/4 /11   185.6 Last Week           1/2/12      182.6 Today                 1/9/12        181 I lost 1.4 for the week, and a total of 4.6. Overall, I am good with this pace. I am not starving myself, just slowly but surely changing my eating habits. I went …

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My New Motto-Be Prepared!

Think ahead.  Have a plan. Know in advance how you will handle situations as they come up. Be organized…These things don’t come easily to me by any stretch.  I am pretty much a seat-of-my-pantser. I like organization and plans, but I am not too good at making them or following through on them. I often let …

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The Moment of Truth

Today is Monday-the day each week when I weigh in. Here goes: Starting Weight 12/4/11              185.6 Last Week’s Weight 12/26/11    183.4 Today’s Weight          1/2/12        182.6 This Week’s loss                                .8 lbs. Total Loss:                                           3 lbs.   Well folks, I am THRILLED to have made it through the holiday season down 3 pounds! Hooray ME! Next week, scale, look …

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