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Its the break time on the 2020 Fall 5% Challenge. At the start of 2020 I wanted to be at 145 to 150 at this time of the year.

Well COVID happened, I lost my job (well it's changed so much in that I am not able to be in the classroom with the kids (this year 1st graders as a foster grandmother, much like an assistance to the teacher) so I've gotten an old job back (need the income for a new car a friend and i are sharing it's YELLOW!! WOOHOO) working at a grocery store. Keep in mind the picture to the left at 288 I was severely depressed mostly in a power chair. So I've come a LONGGG WAYS AWAY FROM THAT!! I can now bag groceries quite fast , and cashering as I learn more codes, etc, my speed has picked up there also. Oh I could of gotten any other type of job, but I thrive in a very busy atmosphere and it IS BUSY!!

So I've not lost the weight I wanted, but yet I am able to do WAY MORE THAN I EVER THOUGHT I'd be able to so I am GOOD AT THAT!!

Member Since: 7/7/2011

Fitness Minutes: 205,193

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Exercise 60 to 90 mins a day once the 2020 Fall 5% Challenge starts I'll up the weekends to 120 to help the SUD ---DAWGGIE Team out!! WOOHOOO GOOOOO DAWGGIES!!

Stay in my calorie range using SPARKS guidelines, which I've reset.

Remembering my weight may go up for a few days, but it'll go back down again. NO NEED to throw a spoon into ice cream!

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My reasons for losing weight
I have SIBO (Small intesines bacteria overgrowth) which has me so tired more so in the AM. The better I take care of myself,, the better I'll feel.

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  • v DBEAU57
    Hi, Diane

    Leslie said you wanted me to call you, but it's hard to talk right now. I went to the chiropractor and he moved the rib back in place, but I still have a lot of pain from the bruising and the muscle damage from the rib. I have to go back to him on Wednesday morning to make sure the rib has stayed where it belongs and that there are no other issues. He used the laser on me this morning to get heat deep into the muscle. That should help. And I have to spend 30 minutes at a time on the heating pad today and 30 minutes off.
    7 hours ago
    I had the most amazing dream! Someone gave me an unlimited credit card and said to charge anything I wanted -- so in my dream, I bought tickets for every member of the Spirited Under Dawgs team a plane ticket to an Hawaian spa. All expenses included for healthy meals, fun exercise, massages, and calorie-free, non-addictive, alcoholic exotic drinks.
    Thanks for your inspiration!!!
    1 day ago
    Remember I told you that I took a rest day on Sunday because I was so sore?? I should've taken another day because I totally overdid it! I worked out on Monday and then was limping horribly on Tuesday! I did a light recovery/flexibility workout today though and feel much better, so hopefully I can ease back in. I've been really working hard on my eating habits in the meantime!
    4 days ago
  • v JILLIAN0216
    Yes, the bar code scanner for tracking was on my list to help make it easier. I love that feature!
    4 days ago
    Sending you some warm weather up there from down here. Language is ever changing! I googled your expression with no direct results. Now, I know emoticon plus I know a new one, 'wicked' good! Yeah!

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    RISE AND SHINE, my friend! “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” — Helen Keller. Have an extraordinary week wherever you are. Hugs to Izzy too.

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    6 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/19/2021 10:15:32 AM
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