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3/23/10 8:12 A

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Good Morning,
Tiffany, you are a hero!
Have a great Tuesday.
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MUGWUMPS-Now you have me curious...what do you do with your rice cups? What's in them? I think that it's great that you're inspiring others to find healthy opportunities with their lives. Way to go :)

Been kind of a down week. The funeral was today, but my fiance and I stayed back at his parents house to watch the house in case his cousin (who's renting my fiance's brother's trailler) decided to show up and damage his parents/brother's property somehow. My fiance was ok with missing the funeral as he really doesn't do well at them. So I cleaned while he watched a movie. We stayed for supper as well. Steak and potatoes..mmmmm ;) Anyways, that's about it with me. I'm really tired though. It's been a pretty long week :( Talk to ya's later!

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Good Morning,
It's Monday, and it's dreary, but there is a softness to the air that can only come with Spring. And I have the runny nose to prove it!
Mugwumps, that is so great that you are setting that fantastic example and inspiring other people!
Have a great week!!
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Happy rainy Monday! I've been taking individual brown rice cups for lunch quite often and one of the other teachers, who has commented on my weight loss came up to me the other day and said, "I've got my rice, now what do I do with it?" It's so exciting to have someone think what I am doing is worth copying. I'm spreading the spark!

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Good Evening,
Soooo tired. Need to sleep....
We have Monday on the horizon, rapidly approaching. Still waiting to get my energy back after being ill. Better every day, but I get so worn out so fast.
Here's to a great week!
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It's been a weird weekend but hopefully a good start to the week. Everyone plan now for your last chance workout tomorrow!

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Happy SPRING everyone!!! Headed to a birthday party today. I've been very goodthis morning so I can have a small piece of cake this afternoon. Have a great day and a successful week.

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Good Afternoon,
It's the Vernal Equinox...first day of spring! Finally the daylight will start being longer than the nighttime dark.
Wishing everyone well, and also wishing we could have a real life get together. Until then, this virtual one will have to suffice.
Happy Spring, friends!
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Wow, Rebecca...that's a lot on your plate at the moment. Just focus on one problem at a time and don't forget to breath and take some time for yourself :) Everything will get back to normal soon :) Have faith :)

Today has been a fairly quite day. My fiance hasn't been well since he heard the bad news of his cousin. So I'm trying to make him as comfortable as possible. Even made a big breakfast for him, which he couldn't eat right away as he was feeling sick. But he did get it down eventually :) It's always hard when a loved one passes away. It's even harder when they're so young :(

I'm hoping to get to the gym today for some cardio and ST, but I might not be able to as my fiance needs me right now. Even if it's just to cuddle. I might be able to get out and walk the dog later though :) Please keep my fiance's family in your prayers during this difficult time. Thanks :)

Have a good weekend everyone :)

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Thank you everyone for your encouragement and support. I am slowly getting it back together I think. Missed weigh in this week so I will work hard hoping to get a good one next week.

Most of the problems in my life right now are not of my own doing. They are things going on in those around me. My husband is working the ridiculous hours which means he comes home ready to eat and go to bed. I have the children all day what with homeschooling and they have their own issues not the least of which is the beginning of puberty. At least I guess that has a lot to do with the short tempers, rolling eyes and heavy sighs accompanying the answer of "nothing" to most questions. My mother hasn't been a lot of help with Crohn's flareups making her feel less than stellar.

I did get out last weekend for lunch with friends Saturday and with my mother and neighbor to an antiques sow Sunday. I also went to the St. Patrick's Day parade Wednesday with the boys. My house really needs cleaning again, or just decluttering, or just throwing out half the stuff in here. My stove lost two front burners last week and of course it is too old to get parts anymore. It's a 1973 all in one stove with two ovens. So replacing it will be a headache and require shopping for something I would like. So I am cooking either in the oven or on back burners. Very annoying at best. I don't like microwave cooking so I don't do that. Then yesterday I got rear-ended by a high school senior. At least the damage was minor and superficial. He was very apologetic and we got away without a police report. The worst part was trying to keep my sixth-grader in the car and quiet. Go back to the puberty part about temper flares. But no one was hurt and so it was a blessing.

So that is the basic vent of my life right now. I have only exercised once this week and that's aggravating. I am going find twenty minutes for the run on my schedule and then tomorrow morning I have the long run with the running store.

Hope everyone has a happy Friday.

Rebecca

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"Perfectionism doesn't make you feel perfect. It makes you feel inadequate." - Maria Shriver

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3/19/10 8:11 A

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Good Morning,
Headache. Here comes Spring!
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3/19/10 7:33 A

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You know you are changing when you have a day you can go to work late and your first thought isn't I can sleep later. It's I can work out longer.

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3/18/10 10:24 P

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Rebecca, I do hope that your life gets easier soon :) It sucks to always be so stressed out all the time. I hear ya on that one! Stress is evil lol :P Don't worry on posting the new thread, we're all doing pretty good posting on this one for now :) Try not to let the stress of your life ruin your exercise and healthy eating opportunities. I let that happen to me earlier on in the year and it wasn't a pretty sight :( Good luck and we're all here for you! :)

So...my day started off ok. I was all pumped to be heading to Step and when I got to the gym the girl behind the desk said "Call home. It's important!" My heart automatically went into my chest and my fiance's brother has been having a hard time getting his tenant (which happens to be their younger cousin) out due to not paying rent and damages to the trailer...so I thought that the police had to get re-involved. Nope...worse! A member of their family passed away :( So I rushed home to be with my fiance. They're all pretty shocked as the guy passed away in his sleep and was only in his early 40's. So this is going to be a difficult time, even more so now, for my fiance's family :( Please keep them in your prayers.

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3/18/10 2:39 P

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Hello,
Sun is shining! It's Thursday! Spring starts Sunday! I haven't lost anything this week but I haven't gained it either! I went on my last class visit for the month today! Someone brought in doughnuts and I DIDN'T EAT ONE! I love my new kitten! My jeans are slightly loose! My friends empower me!
That is my positive tirade for the day.
Rebecca, it is not nonsense, but I hate to see you dragged down when you are so wonderful.
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Ok I am sorry to have fallen down onthe job here. I will get threads done soon and try to be here. My life at home is falling apart and I just can't seem to get anything done here. My exercise isn't happening, my husband is working 12 hour days, and my children are fighting over garbage. Just when I think things are going well, then they aren't and here I am feeling like a total failure. So poor pitiful me I suppose. What a load of nonsense.

Love all of you and hope your lives are better. I just figured I should be real. Isn't that what it's all about?

Rebecca

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"You know the saying winners never quit. It isn't true. Winners quit all the time. They just quit doing things that don't work and start doing things that do work." - Dave Ramsey


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Oh, and way to go MUGWUMPS on the big loss! :)

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Hey Everyone! Thanks for the well wishes! I didn't get much sleep last night due to the head and neck ache...woke up still feeling miserable...but sometime during the day I got back to my normal self :) I was even able to do my ST at the gym and take the dog for a walk :) I'm down 2lbs btw! YAY!!! So, all in all...GREAT DAY!

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Hope everyone had a wonderful St. Patty's day. I was having a rough week and needed the luck of the irish, today.

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Top o' the morning to ya. It's a beautiful, sunny, warm day! I lost 2.6 lbs this week. All is well with the world.


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Happy St Pattys Day All! Dreary day here today. Makes you just want to stay in bed but I cant. Numbers are very slowly going in the right direction. Good Luck to everyone.

Tiff, Hope you feel better!

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Happy St Patrick's Day!
Tiffany, sorry you are achey. Once it gets springy I hope you feel better.
Off to a school today. Hopefully they'll remember I'm coming...
Have a wonderful day, everyone!
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Sorry, my head and neck have been aching all day. Still not feeling well. Will check in tomorrow though :)

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I'm having a good week so far. Now that I've broken through my plateau, the scale seems to be going in the right direction. I'm actually looking forward to the weigh-in tomorrow. Yeah! The rain has stopped and the sun is out!

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Rebecca,
I couldn't agree more. Why is this "spring forward" so hard to deal with?
Headache. And I got all the way out to a school, and they forgot I was coming so I just turned around and came back.
Augh. Time for some tea, a peanut butter cracker, something funny on the internet, and maybe my day will turn around.
I'm going for a walk, too. The days do feel like spring, which is nice, but it's so dark in the mornings, coming to work.
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My day got away from me. Not looking forward to the scale tomorrow or Wednesday. Still trying to deal with the new time. Annoying as all get out.

Rebecca

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"Save your indignation for something that really matters!" - Me

"Perfectionism doesn't make you feel perfect. It makes you feel inadequate." - Maria Shriver

"You know the saying winners never quit. It isn't true. Winners quit all the time. They just quit doing things that don't work and start doing things that do work." - Dave Ramsey


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Glad to hear that you're feeling well Mary Ann :)

Well, wasn't able to train with my trainer tonight as her husband's father passed away this morning :( I feel horrible for them. It's always hard when a loved one passes :(

I did go to the gym though to mimick her workout schedule for me :) Happy Monday everyone!

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Hi,
Checking in at the end of my work day instead of the beginning. I can really feel my energy level increasing, the farther I get from that awful bronchitis. So nice to feel well!
Enjoy the "longer" evening, everyone. I'm going for a walk later!
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Dropping by for a quick morning hello. Off to run some errands. Hope everyone has a successful day!

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3/14/10 7:00 P

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Hi Everyone!

Took my dog for a walk this evening. It was beautiful out! We both loved every min of it :) Well, that's about it for now. Now to have a late supper lol :P Take care!

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3/14/10 2:09 P

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Happy Sunday, although it's not very sunny around here. I've done my workout, gone grocery shopping and will head to choir rehearsal soon. Forgot to set the clocks back and missed church this morning. Oh, well.

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Good Afternoon,
I can't say I hate daylight saving time, but from now until we "fall back" I will be a little off kilter. And it doesn't help knowing that! I just can't seem to catch up with myself.
My daughter and her boyfriend will be leaving today. I'll miss them like crazy! but spring break is over tomorrow, and it's back to class.
So happy to be feeling better. Almost back to myself, but gee whiz, I get winded walking from the basement to the 2nd floor. I guess I need to get back into the exercise gradually, judging by that.
You are all doing so well. There are setbacks, and then there are little victories. Working with special needs kids has taught me to celebrate little victories, and we have plenty of those on our team. We are a great team!
Have a wonderful Sunday,
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Stopping by for a quick hello. My daughter needs the computer. Plus I'm not feeling that well.

Rebecca, I hate DLT also. Throws me all off.

Sue, So glad that your shoulder is doing better.

Alicia, No you shouldnt force the water. Some people just cant drink a lot of it or just dont like it. How about drinking teas, or Crystal Light?

Hope everyone has a relaxing Sunday!





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Hello everyone. Happy Saturday evening, or should I say Sunday morning? I LOVE daylight savings time! I like longer days, but wasn't there some talk about keeping that a permanent setting instead of putting them back again in the Fall? What ever happened to that?

Anyway, I'm not doing great with my water again. I just can't seem to suck that stuff down anymore. I do really well for only so long, and then it's like I just get sick of it. Surely it can't be healthy for you to force it down can it???? It just makes me feel sick when I have to force it.

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I do not like Daylight Savings Time. Period.

Ok, done now.

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Sue- Glad to hear that your shoulder is feeling better :)

MUGWUMPS-Way to go on breaking through your plateau too! It sure is a great feeling!

So I didn't do very much today. I did, however, wash some of the walls of my father's living room. Whew! That sure was a workout! My thighs are hurting from Step on Thursday and from my workout on Friday. So I'm not trying to do anything strenuous today with them, so no walking outside :( But oh well, hopefully they bounce back soon! :)

Have a great weekend everyone!

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Happy Saturday!
Skayt, glad to hear your shoulder is feeling better!
Tiify - Congats on the plateau. I just broke through mine too, so I know how good that feels.
Gotta kick my kid off the TV soon so I can get in my workout. Meanwhile getting some housework done. The usual Sat. routine.

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Thanks for all the well wishes on my shoulder. It is feeling a little better, we'll see how it is after work. I just keep stretching it out to try to keep it limber.

Tiffy congrats! Plateaus are hard and it is always great to see that number start dropping again!

Suz your doctor is right.. get the negative thinking out of your mind. Looking at the positive always shows that you are making progress!

Have a great day all!

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Hi Everyone!

So I wasn't able to meet with my personal trainer tonight as her little boy was sick. So I went to the gym and mimicked the workout as best as I could. I think I did pretty darn good :P lol And, on a really exciting note, I think I'm breaking through my plateau! I got on the scales and it said 192!!! Now, If I can just hold that till the next WI... I'm still super excited about it!!!

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Mary Ann;
That certainly is a boost to the moitvation. Changes don't always show up when we want them to but uplifting surprises are a great feeling.

Tiffy, Butter Krackle eggs are toasted coconut cream eggs with dark chocolate. Thie Zitner's make all kinds, cream, cocoonut, peanut butter, for Easter but the Krackle is my favorite. I can easily find favorites all year round but most of the time now the candy doesn't bother me so much. Now cheesecake.. that's a different story. LOL

Suz, your absolutely headed in the right direction. Little steps. Taking on the whole enchilada can be disasterous. I agree, take stock in the fact that your simple new changes will be ones you can live with. It's all about changes that will stick, one by one.

Mugwumps..Congratulations on your milestone.

Hi Lee.. Glad to see your moving in the right direction. Slow is good and definately a way to keep it off ofr good. Get out the umbrella or head to the mall and walk cause it's gonna rain all weekend.

Sue, Take care of the shoulder. ice and heat. I am nursing a pain in my hip this week. Actually may have started in my groin and has but several muscles out of whack. I think it may have been from crunches last week. Stinky little muscles under there that haven't been worked in years. At least I am hoping thats all it is.

Off to work, have a great day and a fabulous weekend!

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Good morning..man did that week fly by and to think the clocks get turned ahead this weekend. That's all quite exciting in preparation of the spring weather. A little damper on our weekend here, storms coming in today and alot of rain. Well thats what they make umbrellas for. LOL Just gonna have to make the best out of it.



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Good Morning,
Feeling better and better, and after being stuck at 194 FOREVER it seems like something is happening. Last night, after dinner, after a loooong day, the scale told me 191. Wow. 191. At the end of the day. It looks good!
Tiffany, I have sooooooo been there. I can't explain plateaus. But I agree, the frustration is very real. I can only send you encouragement, because you are indeed doing everything right!
Off on another round of classroom visits.
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Rebecca- Glad you're feeling better :)

THUNDERCAT-Butter crackle eggs? Is that like a butterfingers or something? It does sound tasty though lol. I'm very proud of the way that you keep passing it up! That's some good willpower you got going on there :) Go you! It's also good that you're going to allow yourself a treat :) It's always good to treat yourself :) I don't know what my fav treat is...probably cheesecake though lol :P

Mary Ann - Awwww! That was really sweet of that class to sing you Happy B-Day and to make you cards. Too cute!

MUGWUMPS-Wow, that's awesome on breaking past the 180's! Congrats!!!

Suz-Take your doctor's advice and give yourself a pat on the back :) We're always so hard on ourselves, so it's good that others are there to make us realize how hard we actually are working towards something :) He's right though, the healthy eating will come in time. It's definitely something that takes awhile to become routine but we can do it! :)

Alicia-I find it hard to get online too, but with me it's just making excuses lol. But it's understandable that you're busy. Try not to be so hard on yourself :P I think that you're actually doing a great job at trying to get online :) And good job on the losing streak :) It's better to lose it slow than all at once as you tend to gain it back doing the latter :S

Sue- I hope that your right shoulder feels better soon. It always sucks to be hurt :( Have you tried a muscle relaxant?

Thanks everyone for being so supportive to me :) It means a lot :) I guess it's just frustrating to know that I've been making progress but that the numbers on the scale just aren't moving. I have changed up my program a lot in the past couple of months though, and I just got over my TOM last week...but still. It's even more especially frustrating looking at the numbers of my WI's for every week this challenge. I've been stuck in between 193 and 193.8. When will it end?!? I'm hoping that this is the week that perseverance pays off! But I did just start with my trainer on Monday and her program is different from what I'm used to...it better not be a gain though! Anyways, enough of that! I will lose weight this week! lol! Oh, and had a great time at Step tonight :D

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Dropping by for a quick hello.

Sue, Thanks for the pep talk! "Hugs" @ the shoulder. I hope it feels better quickly.

Mary Ann, That great the kids did that for you. Happy Birthday!

Rebecca, Glad you are feeling better.

Mugwumps, WooHoo & Congrats @ leaving the 180s!

Alicia, I have been having troubles getting those 5 posts in also. The warm weather was here for a little bit and then the rain came. It does make me want to be outside also.

Tiff, I agree with everyone else, i think your body is just re-adjusting to the new routine. You will get there!

Tina, WTG @ only going to have one of those eggs.

As for me, doing the exercise, still struggling with the sugar. My doctor told me the other day to stop being so negative and applaud myself for doing the exercise, then he clapped and then said the healthy eating will come. Its a matter of the mind. So i will keep pushing forward and pray I get there.

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So Happy!! I finally broke through the elusive 10 lb. mark! And I'm out of the 180's for good!

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Hi everyone! Stopping in for a quick hello. I've been very bad at going postal lately, actually, I've been very bad a posting, period! Just busy, I guess. I'm going to work on that this week and try to go postal. Even if I don't make the five days, striving to go postal will at least get me here more often!

I'm struggling with getting my water in, but the scale is still moving in the right direction, thank God! It's coming off slowly, but hopefully that means it's gone for good, right? The warmer weather has me wanting to go outside a bit, so there just might be a nice afternoon walk in my weekend plans if it doesn't rain. Keep your fingers crossed!

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Good Morning,
Oh my goodness, I just returned from a visit to a school and they took all my energy. We had fun, and one classroom greeted me with singing Happy Birthday and they all made me cards.
I love my job.
Stay strong, everyone...Easter Candy is in the stores, as Tina pointed out, but we can resist. We can.
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Tina it is good that your favorite sweet treat is only seasonal, and it's great that you have been able to pass them by! My favorite is peanutbutter cups, but I do not buy them very often. One is never enough so it is better not to have any in the house. Glad your cable is working properly!

Tiffany working with a trainer should help, but as Tina pointed out it does take the body a little time to adjust. Keep at it and the work will show!

Rebecca glad you are feeling better. Seems there has been some bug going around again.

Suz hang in there. Somehow we will figure out what we need to do to get everything under control. It gets really annoying seeing the scale stuck around the same number.. but after having problems with gaining I'll take a stuck number for a bit! lol.. hugs my friend.

I am having issues with my right shoulder. I think it is muscle related but not sure. It hurts to raise my arm up, but depends on which direction I am raising it. Did stretching and yoga last night and stretching it again this morning. Just trying to make the pain go away.

Have a great day everyone.

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Good morning..Finally, my cable is running again. It's been one really messed up week. I am beginning to wonder if weigh-in stress isn't keeping my weight up. I weighed this morning and I am down 2 lbs from yesterday. Go figure. Now, just to hold that til next Wednesday.
I feel the same way Tiffy, just when you think you are making headway, that scale just doesn't want to budge. We all know that the scale isn't the only measurement of progress but it bursts that motivation bubble when you don't see it progressing on the scale.
The only suggestion I can make is keep up the activity and just recheck your calories against your activity. We should actually look at that every few weeks, especially if we have changed activity signifiantly. I would only change it if there has been a steady change for two weeks. The body needs time to compensate.

So, just to make myself accountable.. Zitner's butter krackle eggs are on the shelf at the stores now and they are amy absolute favorite candy and I have passed them by everytime. I will treat myself to one come Easter but thats it. It's a good thing they area only around for a few weeks. I used to buy boxes of them and freeze them or even sit and eat them until I was sick. It's good feel that some bad habits have changed.

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Better from tummy bug but still tired. Will get back in the groove tomorrow I hope. Walked around the yard today and that was it for exercise.

Rebecca

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Hi Everyone :)

So I gained 0.2 this week. I'm really getting tired of fluxuating anywhere's between 193 and 194 :S Especially when I'm really trying to lose this weight. I've changed my eating habits completely and am doing weights and cardio. I even started with a personal trainer on Monday whom I'm to see at least twice a week. Maybe that's the reason as I switched up my weights, but last week I thought that I gained due to adding more weight to what I was lifting. It always seems to be one thing after another. I feel that if I don't have a significant loss for the next WI that I might just cry! Argh! Sorry, I just need to vent. Anyways, hope everyone else's WI went well :)

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Good Evening,
Checking in quickly as I am beat...it's late for me, at 10:00. I posted yesterday on the last thread, doggone it.
Beautiful weather here!
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Hey All! Finally going in the right direction. Lets hope I can keep it going.

Sue, Yay @ your turn around!

Rebecca, Hope you feel better quickly. Thats going around my sons school.

Congrats to those who loss, Hugs to those who need them!

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Hope you feel better soon Rebecca!

Tina you would think they would have routers in stock. I hope they are giving you a discount on your bill for the lost time!

I am losing the weight that I have gained so I think having a job and moving more is just what I needed. Now to keep it going down.

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Good morning...
Having router issues since Thursday. You would think the local cable company would have routers but no, gotta wait for them to send it. Hoepfully it will be here today. It stinks typing up a whole post to have it lose connection.
Anyway, I working diligently on posting daily and having a loss next weigh in too. A feat I have yet to accomplish.

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Good morning everyone!

It's beautiful weather outside - finally - so I'm going to take advantage of that and take a nice walk.

Hope you're feeling better Rebecca.

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I hope that you feel better soon Rebecca! It's not fun being sick :(

Well, I got nothing done today that I needed to accomplish. I was dealing with the phone company for my dad ever since we got home from groccery shopping :S I'm still waiting for a phone call back. Why me? :P Oh well! Tomorrow is a new day :)

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Sorry to be so late with a new thread. Have a tummy bug and am thoroughly miserable.

Rebecca

Edited by: LESSISMORE4ME at: 3/20/2010 (11:51)
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