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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Ok, so I have been working out pretty steadily for the past three to four months. I am following a beginner 5k program...for the second time. While my time has gotten better, my actual stamina has not. I have been losing weight very, VERY, slowly and was happy with that. Well, not anymore! As I said, I have been exercising steady and at a pretty high intensity, but I have not been paying much attention to my food intake. I truly believed that by exercise alone, I would lose the weight I need to for good health. That's how I lost it several years ago, so why not again? I neglected to take into account that I was younger and I just plain cooked healthier back then. My kids were athletes and had demanding physical lives and I wanted to do my utmost best to assist them in their endeavors. Well, now that I only cook for myself and my new husband of two years-I cook crappy food, yes, crappy food. We have eaten turkey hotdogs twice this week with buns, macaroni and cheese, sour cream and onion potato chips, and creamed corn. What am I thinking?? It's more like, I haven't been thinking! All the hard work I am doing with exercise I am just sabotaging myself with every meal. I vow to myself to take better care of myself and my husband. I want to live a long, healthy, active, life with him and that means taking care of us both. I will start planning and tracking meals and snacks from this moment on. It's another piece of the plan that will help me gain the success I want through weight loss. Here's to a happy, healthier, life for us all! I am glad to count you all among my supporters! emoticon emoticon emoticon
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    Hey Patti~ What strength you have in your statement! And what an inspiration for me and many like me! I'm sending you lot's of good thoughts your way and wishing you all the success in the world.
    Have a great weekend~
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