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I gotta cheer for myself!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by vfem, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    Things have been hard lately, as some of you know... and I am trying to keep from getting down.

    When I get too down, I get chocolate junky obsessions to get me through... and I actually broke and had some the other day.

    I've been on a diet or healthy change eating schedule, whatever you want to call it, since September. I seemed to have stalled out before Thanksgiving, and I figured with the holiday I would fail and felt even more down about things then.


    Well today I weighed in anyways, and managed to keep going really well! I have lost 19lbs since Sept. with my goal being 40 lbs by Feb. 17th! So I am a happy 161 today.

    So I want to shout & cheer for all I have managed when it seemed the world has been against me!!!

    ***Thank you for your time, you may return to your regularly scheduled Chicken habit!***

  2. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Attagirl! [​IMG]
  3. twister

    twister Songster

    Sep 12, 2009
    congrats ... it is sooo hard to do!
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

    Feb 2, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    If you can manage that this time of year, you will do OK. I find that this is the hardest time, not just because of the holidays but because I don't have fresh tomatoes, radishes, greens, fruit or whatever to snack on so I eat more things I should not. I don't spend as much time outside working it off either. But if you have the will power to lose 19 pounds this time of year, you can reach your goal. You know we are pulling for you.
  5. Orchid

    Orchid Songster

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Well done! [​IMG]
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    [​IMG] Way to go!
  7. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    Quote:See, you're like me! I want my fresh veggies & fruits to snack on, and when they are gone... what do you do? You go the wrong way!

    This summer I flipped out or something because I put on nearly 6lb in August alone! September I hit 180 and I totally flipped my lid. I usually eat so healthy, and my garden is usually the reason I lose weight then, not gain it?

    But I have a ton of carrots, and cabbage to snack on still... and a few apples left. I am counting my calories when I don't forget... and I quit soda!

    I am going to say, I quit smoking in May 2009, and I gained 15lbs since then. I blame it a lot on that. I haven't weighed less then 160 since I got pregnant over 4 years ago, and now I feel REALLY motivated to keep going after I saw this, this morning.

    With all that is weighing on me right now... at least its not my weight! [​IMG] (dumb pun, I know!)

    Thank you all for letting me toot my horn!

  8. Orchid

    Orchid Songster

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Summer is the worst for me - bbqs and beer are a recipe for weight gain!
  9. ebwy2

    ebwy2 Songster

    Aug 8, 2010
    that's brilliant, well done!
  10. turney31

    turney31 Songster

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas

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