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Old 01-10-2014, 05:52 PM
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Hey there everyone! I am officially starting my transformation today. I will be recording my progress in a personal journal, but will share here too. A little background. I was raised in Texas on a southern diet. I never really struggled with my weight much though. I think because we rarely ate out and I was and still am an outdoorsy type. Fast forward..23 years old, married and expecting my first child. This is when my yo-yo weight started. I've taken weight off and on for the last 18 years. I was in sight of my goal this time last year. We moved back to TX after being gone for 20 years. I was overwhelmed by tex-mex! My personal physical goals for the next 12 weeks are: 1.Reduce my current weight(138.6) by 13 lbs. Reduce the size of my waist and upper thighs and get rid of the jiggle in my arms. 2.Have more energy 3. Increase my flexibility
My personal goals are: 1.Record at least one different thing each day for which I'm thankful 2. Read 6 pieces of quality literature 3. Complete training to work with human trafficking victims in Houston 4.Start the process to go back to school
I don't know how much sharing of my personal goals will be appropriate for this forum, but I did want to get them recorded!
I'm really looking forward to the mutual encouragement!
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:16 PM
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I wanted to also record a few of my nutrition weaknesses. Might as well let it all hang out!
So my food weakness are:
1.cheese...if you give me cheese, I'm gonna want chips and if you give me chips, I'll need guacamole. If I have guacamole, I'll need some more chips. You get the picture.
2. Sugar..sugar is only an issue for me when i have it! If I don't eat it, I rarely crave it. When I do eat it though, a switch flips on and it takes herculean effort to flip it off.
3.Wine..red wine in particular..I like it a lot. I've tried to create an "only 2 glasses a few time a week" rule...I know I will have a headache if I break the rule and I know that I will likely say something unkind trying to be funny if I break the rule. I still break the rule.(fyi..this is not up there with cheese, but it's enough of a problem to make me want to fix it). I also think it stalls my weight loss and fitness goals. Cause who wants to think about exercise or wise food choices with a headache man!
That's it. I can do a lot of damage with those three!

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Old 01-10-2014, 08:14 PM
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Hi Leslie, I've recently instituted a 2-drink maximum as well. For me, it's Black Russians. So far I've been good with it, and tonight I avoided all booze...even though I'm surrounded by amazing restaurants in Miami.

Stay strong.

You might also want to check out www.SugarFreedom.com by CTT, Catherine Gordon (Pageboy9). It's quality literature!

And the more you share, the better. In past contests, people have gotten quite open, and it helps.

Keep up the great work. One last thing to check out, my Gratitude Journal here: http://www.earlytorise.com/journal/

In that journal, you create your own quality piece of literature!
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Old 01-10-2014, 09:15 PM
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Wow! Friday night, Miami and no liquor? You're a rock! Thank you for the links. I'll check those out.
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:27 PM
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Okay so per something I read on here somewhere,(feeling a bit of information overload) I took measurements for the contest. I measured:bust,waist,abdomen,hips,upper thighs and upper arms. Did I miss anything? Okay, nighty-night fat loss warriors!
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Old 01-11-2014, 01:03 AM
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Wine is my nemesis as well. Red especially also.

Speaking of which I'm off to the bottle shop!

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