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|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Feb 11 2014
good morning all,
just wanted to say hi
haven't weighed in a few days - kind of in a slump right now
I might leave CC for a while...maybe
I'm not giving up - I never will. I'm just not "feelin it" right now
Have a good day : )
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Feb 06 2014
did well yesterday - 142 again this morning
going out for lunch today with my friends - will make good choices
rancho - *high five*
satyr - good job on the exercising - keep checking in :)
des - I'll help you *pulls des back onto the wagon*
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Feb 05 2014
142 today - that's better
pj - thanks for the kick. I did okay yesterday and hope to will do well today
Fifty - welcome to CC and to our group : )
rancho - look at you go!
ambly - keep it up
have a great day friends
|Motivation||Wagon Jumpers: Feb 2-8 Topic: How have you changed your lifestyle||Feb 04 2014
1) Have you changed your lifestyle so far, and what result(s) have you seen at this time?
Some good habits that are part of my life now:
I have some bad habits that keep me from my goal. I am working on changing them.
2) Explain how you might apply changes in the following habits:
a) setting appropriate food portion size
By repeatedly measuring portions, you learn what one cup/three ounces/fifty grams etc looks like. Over time you can forgo the measuring but it's good to revisit it occasionally.
b) finding satisfying/enjoyable exercise activities
There are many ways to challenge your body. If you can't find something you like, in terms of traditional exercise, look for other ways to use your body - i.e. gardening, cleaning, moving around while watching T.V.
c) finding something to affect your mood that will take your focus away from food and give you a positive orientation.
To distract myself from munching I try to keep busy. I like to be productive so I have to remind myself that I need to get _____ done and that I'll be happier when it's done.
3) Mini Challenge: If possible, make a few small changes in your daily lifestyle this week. List them and keep them for at least three days. Report back.
Okaaaayyy - I will:
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Feb 04 2014
uugghhh - havent been doing very well lately. I'm keeping up with my exercise but am having a hard time controlling my munching.
weight is up - 143.6 -
gotta get back on track
I need a kick in the butt - anyone willing to help me out? please...
|Motivation||Wagon Jumpers: Jan 26-Feb1: New Topic: Mistakes we all have made.||Jan 29 2014
Good morning, I finally have a few minutes to post. Okay...
1. Looking back, what is a significant mistake that you have made in the past.
I wish my mistakes were in the past. I know where my downfalls are but I continue to do them all the time:
I think I've humiliated myself enough - on to the next question.
2. How are you dealing with those feeling, cravings now?
These are die-hard bad habits for me and I really struggle with them. Being aware of them helps me realize what I'm doing and sometimes I'm able to stop and talk myself through it but...sometimes not...
My main plan of attack is distraction. I try to keep busy. It's good cuz I don't think of food and I get a lot done. It's a win-win situation.
3. What have you learned about yourself in the process.
That I'm a real thick-head - ha ha
Actually...I've done a lot of introspection and learned it's deeply ingrained in me that food fixes things. I hate to blame my upbringing but that's where it comes from. Denying myself food causes me subconscious stress and unhappiness. I try to combat those feelings by finding fulfillment elsewhere i.e. doing crafts, spending time with my family, etc.
4. What is your favourite food and how do you work it into your plan?
I don't have one particular food that is a weakness for me. I love a variety of foods. If there's something really tempting around, I will have a small piece. I'm happier if I let myself have a little rather than none.
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 29 2014
well...curiosity got the best of me - 142.4 today - meh, not bad. I will keep at it
nss - your patience paid off - woot!
rancho - good job exceeding all your goals
pj - you're absolutely right, this is a journey - and it's nice to have CC friends for company : )
happy Wednesday all
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 28 2014
had a really good day yesterday
still dont want to weigh - I know I need to face reality but I'm feeling kind of blue and I don't want to make it worse
I'm not giving up - I will keep exercising and try to control my eating
hang in there friends : )
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 27 2014
well...I didnt do a very good job resisting the goodies this weekend so I didn't weigh this morning. I'm having a hard time controlling my eating lately so I may not weigh for a while. I think it's just the winter blahs. I'm trying to stay upbeat and hope to get my head back into the game soon. I will keep checking in.
satyr - I hear ya - hang in there (with me)
nss - don't get discouraged - stay on track and keep positive - the number will reflect your efforts soon enough
rancho - *waves*
long - staying active is good but don't hurt yourself, k?
melissa - here you go *passes tissue box* hope you feel better soon
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 24 2014
got up the nerve to weigh today - 141 - not as bad as I thought
gonna try to be good this weekend - might be hard because I'm volunteering at a 24-hour, cancer-research fundraising event and there's always a lot of goodies around - moderation is the key
well...have a great day friends and a good weekend too (I may not be checking in) : )
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 23 2014
good morning all,
I haven't weighed in a couple days cuz I know I'm up. It could be because I've started back doing resistance training and my body's retaining fluid...I dunno. I've been good calorie-wise so I'm not going to get discouraged. I'm going to stay on track and hang in there.
rancho - doing great
nss - don't quit! you can't let the fluctuations on the scale affect you too much. Keep doing the right thing and soon the number will drop
rtn - good job on the green flags - keep eating healthy : )
pj - I'm feeling the same and I'm not giving up either - let's do this!
long - how are you doing?
gotta get back to work now - have a good day!
|Motivation||Wagon Jumpers Jan 12-18: Coping with stress||Jan 22 2014
Jolanda - yay for good decisions that turned our right for you!
Chantal - wowwww! I can't believe that. What a jerk that guy was. The worst part is the experience will stay in that woman's mind forever. I feel bad for her - that's too bad : (
Alexis - welcome to the group. Healthy eating can be easy. Keep your meals simple and fresh and you'll be more inclined to cook at home more often. It's better for you and cheaper too ; )
Debbie - BFA is Bachelor of Fashion Arts?
Tierra - me too, I "go with the flow"
Nenke, Tricia, Lawrence - I'm glad to hear you're all feeling better. There have been a lot of sick people around me lately. I've been okay so far *knocks on head*
Si - you are incredibly down-to-earth and real. You see what needs to be done and you do it - no ifs, ands or buts. I admire that. You WILL reach your goal
John - do you like puzzles? sudokus? word games? I really get into them and find they help me escape reality for a few minutes
Gail - yes, very important to keep things in perspective...always
Lawrence - are those other projects "labours of love" for you? we need those too - maybe it's okay that they're not financially rewarding - just a thought
Omi - welcome, and good luck in your future ambitions.
Okay...on to This week’s topic:
I'm similar to Tierra in the way I deal with stress. I tend to just ride it out and do what I need to do at the time to get through it. I sometimes seek solace in food and am usually fully aware that I'm doing so (but can't seem to stop myself nonetheless). I'm not blaming my upbringing but food was a big thing in my family and, in my mind, I equate it with comfort...my bad
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 21 2014
back at work after a long weekend
doing well - 141.4 today - gonna keep at it
long - too bad about that stone - ouch! nice number : )
rtnarang - welcome to the group
rancho - slow and steady wins, right?
sts - good job - you are so consistent - keep it up
have a nice day
|Motivation||Wagon Jumpers Jan 12-18: Getting to know you||Jan 17 2014
Sorry I haven't had a chance to post. I've had a really busy week. I don't have time to respond right now but I just wanted to check in.
I will try to get back before the end of the week.
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 17 2014
heading back down...
141.6 - this is okay
can't talk today, sorry - have a great weekend friends!
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 14 2014
good morning all,
eating has been out of control lately and it shows - 143 this morning
That's okay *wipes slate clean*
I'm starting over:
Day one - 01/14 - 143
Have a great day my friends
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 10 2014
up a bit today - that's ok, will keep at it
I usually don't have time to check in on the weekends - but I always mean to - so have a great weekend all!
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 09 2014
forgot to weigh before drinking my water
sarah, rancho - awesome! keep up the good work
nss83, sts623 - going in the right direction - good job!
long - how was that walk?
pj - you got this - I'm not worried
satyr - beat you again ; )
|Motivation||Wagon Jumpers (Jan 5-Jan11) Let's have a party!!!!||Jan 08 2014
|Motivation||everyday weigh in group!||Jan 08 2014
Happy hump day,
same today as yesterday:
have a great day friends!