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Friday, June 18, 2010

I have a love-hate relationship with the scale. I go down a pound or two, I LOVE it. Go up or stay the same, I LOATHE it. I have to make sure that I keep the positive relationship going with my scale because, lets face it, it's not the SCALE'S fault I messed up.

I really paid attention to my eating this week. I stayed, on average, around 2000 calories a day. It doesn't sound like much to some people, but I weigh 290 - oops, sorry, that's 289 now! That's a LOT of extra weight, and it's going to take baby steps in order to lose it. The 2000 calories is the first baby step for me. The second is drinking water. I haven't quite gotten up to 8 cups yet, but I'm doing better. My third step, which will start next week, will be weighing and measuring my food. I have a scale and a wonderful set of measuring cups for just that purpose.

I am proud of what I've accomplished. Yes, it's only a pound. But that one pound is HUGE in my book!
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  • JEN-TINK1
    Ok Jen,
    First: good girl!
    second: welcome buddy
    Third:can we be friends? and
    fourth:pay attention now,Did you still
    my name? Only kidding!

    On the cearice side.Get those dancing shoes on
    and lets take a walk!!
    you think I'm kidding! captian Jack put it best
    when he said only a little.
    your friend Jen
    3813 days ago
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