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One simple rule, edited version - follow my 5:2 eating plan (5x1500 cal days and 2x800 cal days each week) and use 16:8 eating every day

Note to self: Review my plan twice a day!!!

Make your pain your passion

2020- back again, again...I think I'm finally getting a handle on this weight loss thing...the book "Shrink Yourself" has been a huge eye-opener for me
Dec 31/2019 - 258.8
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started tracking Jan 16 - 252.8
Jan 28 - 250.8
Feb 1 - 248.0
Feb 8 - 245.2
Feb 15 - 242.0 ~~ WooHoo! 10 pounds gone!
Feb 23 - 242.8
Mar 2 - 244.0 ugh - turning this around right away!
Mar 9 - 241.6
Mar 16 - 242.0
Mar 23 - 242,0
Mar 30 - 239.6 -- into the 230s - been a few years since I was here!
18 pounds down total so far! Heading for below 230 now!
Apr 6 - 239.4
Apr 13 - 238.8
Apr 20 - 238.4
Apr 27 - 239.6 ugh, again
May 4 May the Fourth be with me - WooHoo! 237.2
May 11 236.6
May 17 236.8
May 24 236.6
May 31

Goals:
I will eat between 1400-1600 calories 5 days out of 7 - I will do 5:2 eating
I will walk at least 2000 steps 5 days out of 7 (this goal will be increased over time)
I will lose between 1 and 2 pounds per week
I will cut back on junk snacks/evening eating, except for fruit, yogurt or possibly nuts
I will lose 100 pounds overall
I will lose between 16-20 lbs in the next 13 weeks (by April 30/2020)- achieved!

New goal May 1 - I will lose another 50 pounds by the end of the year ! (239 to 189)

I weigh myself every day but I will update my weight here every week.


blogging about my weight issues at:

justanotherfatwoman.blogspot.com/
(not selling anything, just blogging)

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2019 - back again - working to uncover the real reasons why I'm fat , what am I hiding from? and how do I get back to the "real" me?

Originally joined in March 2013 - lost some weight and gained some back.....several times over.... need to stop the roller coaster!

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www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/planner.asp

Mind Over Body articles
https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/min
d_over_body_fat.asp

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Begin where you are
Use what you have
Finish what you start
Take care of what you've got
Do what you can
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Member Since: 9/3/2018

Fitness Minutes: 1,328

My Goals:
2020: eat better, move more, get stronger, live fully and lose 100 pounds - this year!



My Program:
a blend of 5:2 and mindfulness and other things I've learned through the years - mostly it's the stuff in my head that is weighing me down.



Personal Information:
wife, mom, Christian, overweight for half my life, time to change that!


Other Information:
Used to be A_NEW_CHAPTER and A_BIT_AT_A_TIME -
Rejoined SparkPeople with this account on Sept 3/2018




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