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Sunday, September 30, 2012

This blog will be short. Odd for me, but it doesn't make sense to ramble on when I really have nothing to say other than - I have failed. Back in June I got so tired of being on a stupid plateau that I finally gave up hope. I didn't know that I had given up, I just did it subconsciously.

I have now gained 10 pounds back and I'm feeling so crummy physically. Depression has set in. I have allowed myself to use many excuses. I keep telling myself I will start over on Monday. But when Monday comes, I have another excuse...

I am so tired of living in this body and in this sabotaging brain. It's really time to get my life back. I will again be following the ideas in Never Say Diet by Chantel Hobbs. I am going for a goal of 30 pounds lost by the end of 2012.

Nothing will get done without a plan so here goes.
- Eat smaller portions at meals.
- Drink 9+ servings of water.
- Eat slowly and don't graze between meals unless hungry in which I will choose a healthy snack such as an apple, cucumbers, a piece of cheese or nuts.
- Workout 5 times a week. No plan - just get to the gym and move.
- Work on the emotional issues that play into my food problem and depression.

Other than that, I don't have much to say until I actually have action to talk about.
Loosely quoting Art Williams, I will, "DO IT, THEN TALK."
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    How are things going on your plan, were you able to follow through on any of it yet?? I know you can!
    2953 days ago
    Good luck!! Hang in there!
    2978 days ago
    I've been having issues too. Stress is a major factor with me. I want to lose so much but have been slowly gaining...
    2978 days ago
    2979 days ago
  • BECCA324
    Never think of yourself as failing, it was just a set back. You realized that and now it seems that you have a good plan in place to achieve your goals. I'm sure that you will reach your goal this year.
    2979 days ago
    Well everyone has rough times in their lives and you shouldn't feel like a failure. The good thing is now that you're ready to start this journey and get your life back. Good luck in your journey and lets kick butts emoticon
    2979 days ago
    You haven't failed. You've gotten back up and back on track. It's a journey and not an easy one. I'm just glad to be sharing it with you.
    2979 days ago
  • OTEN36
    Wow Great plan! I love it.
    I do think you were a little harsh on yourself though.
    Don't get me wrong...it's great you are starting over.
    And I probably have no room to talk because I used to be that harsh on myself.
    But can you picture talking like that to your best friend. Harboring those ill feelings towards her? Probably not.
    I've come to a spot in my life where I really can see where I haven't been a very good friend to myself and I realize if I'm not my own best friend then others probably don't want to be either.
    So I think what your really mean to say is: I am so grateful that I only gained ten pounds. AND that I have commited to a new beginning. AND I am so proud of myself for doing this! Now I even feel good about this...
    LOL okay...stepping off the ole soap box....(we do need to stick together to support one another)
    BEST of Luck!
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    2979 days ago
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