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Losing my Spark?

Friday, November 04, 2011

I hope not....but lately if feels like I have. I've lost motivation to stay on track with my meal plan. I still run, but I notice in the past 4 weeks, I'm only managing 2 times a week. Hmm...it felt like I was running the same amount, but I'm really good at entering my exercises and there it is, plain as day...about 2 times a week. I'm doing Bodypump about 2 times a week, even though I set a goal for 3 times a week. The past 4 weeks, nope, 2 times a week.

So there it is...yes, you say, "Well you are exercising at least 4 times a week!" Nope, that's not me...I was always at 6 times or EVEN 7 times a week. I was relentless. The snacking at work has gotten out of hand. I'm not shoving cookies and cakes down my throat, but I haven't been sticking to my plan and I know I'm probably in the 130s because my clothes fit JUST PERFECT when they use to fit a little loose and comfy.

Aside from logging in to spin, log in my exercises, and water intake...I haven't really been "sparking"...and I can blame the new job or just the happiness of it all.

I remember when I met my husband, I was thin! THIN...and then I fell in love and we'd go out to eat..and I was happy and then I got plump...I was in love...LOL

I feel like that is happening again. With my new job, life is good, not so stressful...so I eat from HAPPINESS! LOL It's hard to explain.

I do know I need to buckle down. I need to regain my spark and re-ignite my fire, because the holidays are around the corner. I can't afford a weight gain and don't want one.

Here's to MY SPARK!
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    I'm so glad you're happier and I'll bet that having less stress will carry over to your workouts and eating too...just do it, don't worry about whether you "feel" it or not! Best wishes!!!
    3363 days ago
    You know what, you have always been a big part of my motivation and NOTHING about that has changed!

    I too am struggling with that last 5 pounds and I'm a bit off track from well....life.
    But you know the drill!

    This is a what??


    Ok so you made a pit stop along the way.....pick up camp and get movin' along the path again!

    I too have only been working out 1-2 a week. But this past week I said NO MORE! It's time (before the holidays for sure) to get back to 3-4 times a week. I'm not trying to lose....but I need to maintain what took so much effort to lose to begin with. So what it's just 2-3 pounds and I can still call it maintenance....that's how I justify it anyway....

    But I'm fluffy if not emoticon most days. And my clothes are a bit snug. So I know I'm headed in the wrong direction.

    Check your SparkMail....I have an idea! But I want to run it past you privately first.
    3363 days ago
    YOu are not giving yourself enough credit for what you are doing at this moment. You have not let everything go.

    You are recognizing a pattern Happiness=eating for you. Take some extra steps to plan for it. Go out with co workers but start ordering differently.

    3363 days ago
    emoticon Your still doing great, keep up the good work!! emoticon
    3363 days ago
    Maybe look at changing up your exercise-it can get pretty boring. Could you hire a personal trainer 1x a week or so? I am using one and she really keeps me motivated!
    3363 days ago
    We all have a bad break, but you can get right back on the horse! emoticon
    3364 days ago
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