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Strong End Goals Week 1 Nutrition

Saturday, April 28, 2012

4/25 WEEK 1: NUTRITION
(BACK ON TRACK - START STRONG - STRONG “END”)

Portion control has to be a real focus 24/7. This is my biggest downfall and, I believe, the missing link for me along with tracking.

BLC 19 started on Wednesday. There was a great deal of emotion in this new BLC round beginning as I am on a new team and not in the den. A lot of tears and a heavy heart. I know that the Cougars are in most excellent hands and all is as it is supposed to be. God always has a plan right?

Last night started the weekend with chaos. Isn't that how life always is with a teen? How about finding out at 2:45 that there are a group of 9th graders who for a variety of reasons are not going/haven't been invited to the prom that night and are devastated? I had a short time to pull off an anti-prom event for them that would put smiles on their faces and magical memory making moments for what might have been not so pleasant memories for a variety of reasons. One young lady who is a junior, came along because she isn't going until her Senior Prom. She's "saving" herself. VERY special. In any case, it was frantic but my kind of party and I pulled off a good time for the girls!

Even though we did not stay in and have the meal I had pre-planned to make, I made good choices at the restaurant we ended up eating at when we became chauffeurs for five young teen girls unexpectedly. In the interest of my resolve for total honesty, I did have one glass of excellent chardonay. First alcohol in several weeks. Not having anything to drink hasn't been a big deal at all. I did savor the glass last night and had several glasses of water to go with it as well as a Traverse City Salad and a crab cake appetizer as my meal. PERFECT!

I prevailed and am off to good choices and a strong resolve to work it this round!

I did my meal plan and groceries today for the week and will be trying some new meals. Meatless Monday PLUS a few meals for me that are meatless. My carnivore sweetie won't tolerate that but for me I need to try some new things to see if I can bump up this loss as I go into the finish toward goal.

I am reading up on calorie cycling. I will be sharing more about that as I decide if it is too radical for me or not. I am real more about moderation and being able to cook and feed the entire family the same foods that I eat so it may not be doable.

So far, the road map is in place and I am heading into it with firm resolve, my GPS set and ready to car dance my way to the finish line!

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  • FITNFUNJEN
    You are sooo nice to organize that event for the girls! Way to keep them happy and make some fun memories!

    So glad to see you focusing on your health and making great plans!! Great resolve!
    3230 days ago
  • ALOHAEV1
    How cool of you to create such a fun memory for those young ladies, Prom what prom we had a blast without it.

    So your resolve is in place You'll do just fine, gosh are you going to be busy the next few months!
    3230 days ago
  • JOHNSONZ
    You are so amazing Kali Gurl.
    Tori better realize that.
    Good for you on trying new things - meatless mondays.
    Brian will live - he is Mister Healthy...LOL
    I road my bike just now for the first time since January.
    I want to do 10-15 minutes a day to build up knees & hips.
    Have a Great Sunday!
    Again - nice thing you did for those girls...

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    3231 days ago
  • no profile photo CD11959100
    Anti prom sounds like a blast! It sounds like you're off to a fantastic start, too. Great job on keeping your wits about you while dining out! Now have one of those island mocktails and pat yourself on the back (or get a sexy bartender to do it for you...)
    3232 days ago
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