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jjrudd 02-18-2013 02:00 PM

7-Day Motivational Thread for 2/18/13
 
Good morning everyone. Time to make goals again.

Goals for week
1. Keep carbs to 120 grams
2. Drink 6 glasses of water
3. 4 servings fruits/veggies
4. Exercise 5x 30min

Personal goals
1. Clean kitchen (again or is it still??):eek:
2. LET IT GO!

Jenn

Robingen 02-18-2013 02:22 PM

Good morning Jenn. Happy to report that I have a snowed in day and am not going to work.

Ok and time to be serious about goals:

1. Cals 1200-1400
2. At least 1 green tea per day.
3. Bring healthy lunch to work.
4. Re-up water.
5. Gently re-introduce some exercise.

01gt4.6 02-18-2013 02:59 PM

Starting weight 195.4

1) lose 2 pounds
2) drink a lot of water

wildbeanerz 02-18-2013 03:24 PM

Back after the weekend. I didn't fall off the bus. I just didn't have time to post. No workouts on Saturday but lots of lugging furniture and cement board and boxes of laminate flooring to and fro ought to count for something ;)
Did an awesome 40 minute cardio/kickboxing with abs workout last evening. Man was I sweating! Made a very light strawberry pie yesterday for last nights snack and it is awesome. It is so light that I could have had two pieces and not felt bad but I only had one.

Lost 4.2lbs last week and it's TOTM since Friday. It was more than that but I went up with bloating. I'm not going to compain though. Any loss on that week is a win for me. I can easily gain 6-8 lbs while eating lettuce & water that week.

Goals for this week. Not going to be what they used to be but I'm getting there. I'm off work this Thursday & Friday to help with some of the family room renovations and just to hang out with my hubby for a while. So I know after Wednesday my posting will be limited. 4 day weekend though!! Woohoo!

1. 80-100 oz water daily
2. eat what you brought to work
3. workout 4 times during M-F
4. Walk twice during M-W
5. snack wisely
6. laundry
7. mend work socks for hubby (his steel toes kill them)

Robingen 02-18-2013 03:40 PM

April awesome job on your weightloss! Congrats to you! The pie smells yummy from here lol.

Jezzie8 02-18-2013 04:09 PM

Good morning
 
Get to work from home today as it's Family Day - still working but that's all good! Have to do my arm exercises at least 4 times a day before Wed. session which I'm not looking forward to :(
Scale said 203.6 this morning
Try to keep calories to 1200 - 1300 per day & even out carbs & protein
NEED TO DRINK MORE WATER!!
Embarassing question: does anyone have issues being "plugged up"?
I can't seem to get it going?? Tried Inulin fiber, Metamucil, Senokot.....
Maybe the question is too personal but I'm getting desperate :(

Good job on weight loss & exercise April!! Keep up the good work :)

cjohnson728 02-18-2013 04:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jezzie8 (Post 95832)
Get to work from home today as it's Family Day - still working but that's all good! Have to do my arm exercises at least 4 times a day before Wed. session which I'm not looking forward to :(
Scale said 203.6 this morning
Try to keep calories to 1200 - 1300 per day & even out carbs & protein
NEED TO DRINK MORE WATER!!
Embarassing question: does anyone have issues being "plugged up"?
I can't seem to get it going?? Tried Inulin fiber, Metamucil, Senokot.....
Maybe the question is too personal but I'm getting desperate :(

Good job on weight loss & exercise April!! Keep up the good work :)

Hi Jezzie! Try lots of water, lots of fiber in your diet (try for 25g per day), and take a magnesium supplement; that should help.

April, can you share your recipe? Our store had strawberries on sale; I just did some jam this weekend but pie sounds wonderful. My strawberry pie recipe has a heavy custard base and it's a calorie bomb!

Robin, yay for unplanned snow day! That's one of the best feelings in the world.

Good goals, everyone! Wishing you all a great week...will be back with goals later.

canary52 02-18-2013 05:28 PM

Jenn, thanks for starting us out.

Man, I have a food hangover. Grilled oysters, gumbo and split two shrimp dishes at Draos, a restaurant Mike recommended, so I blame him. Of course, he did not make me eat the truffle oil popcorn and zebra corn (caramel popcorn with white and milk chocolate) in the movies, that was me. IN THE MOVIES!!! This is a tough town to try to stay thin in. But try I will.

Jezzie, I suffer all the time from this. Water is crucial. Change of diet can cause or cure this. For me, the other night coffee and a bit of ice cream (which surprisingly I don't like) helped. Also dried fruit; sometimes if we go too low on carbs and our bodies are not used to that, this happens. If it get's too bad try (in white) a lemon juice enema, a little fresh lemon juice squeezed into warm water. If not, Ex Lax also helps.

April, look at you, you are a woman on a mission.

canary52 02-18-2013 05:33 PM

Goals:
1) 6 glasses H2O
2) stretch
3) plan food (inasmuch as possible)
4) try to stick to plan
5) meditate
6) write
7) think before I speak

Plan:
Ezkiel English muffin with soy cream cheese
1/2 tuna sandwich
roast chicken and veg, maybe a little cous cous
Snacks:
apple
pickles (they settle the tummy,if you don't eat too many, believe it or not.)
pretzels, if needed (tummy)

Jezzie8 02-18-2013 05:37 PM

TY
 
Thanks Cassie & Hope for the suggestions :o

I also just bought a book & CD on meditation Hope. Have you used meditation very long?


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