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Wanna Move/Looking Ahead!

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

I can see my desires changing. Tonight, I had planned to leave work at 5. However, a last-minute assignment kept me there until 7:15. ...kind of disappointing. As I was working on the project and feeling some frustration, I knew I was getting to the end of the project and would go home soon. I'm very pleased that my desire and vision of going home and recovering from the frustration was not of me having a binge and comforting myself with food. My vision was me going home, firing up the Wii and having the boxing match of my life...probably using that pent up frustration to score a new high score in boxing! Sweet!

I'm watching Biggest Loser now...and it's all I can do to sit here and blog. I want to fire up the Wii, doing free walking during the show and some other cardio during the commercials...and that's what I'm going to do as soon as I finish this.

I'm really happy about this. Getting myself out of "sedentary mode" is a major accomplishment. I'm so glad that my desires are starting to line up with my needs for movement. Woo hoo!

I'm hoping that following along on these new movement desires will spark my weight loss onward.

I was doing some analyzing of my journey on the way home. My next mini goal is one pound away...190. I'll be 53 lbs down. Then another 1-lb mini goal...189...being in the 180's. Then a 4-lb mini goal...to hit 185. Then a 2-lb mini goal...to hit 183...60 lbs down. Then a 1.5-lb mini goal...181.5..my half-way point! Then a 1.5-lb mini goal...180. 180 is a big goal...that's where my BMI switches from Obese to Overweight. I'm really looking forward to that one.

From 243 to 180 is 63 lbs...it takes me over half-way there. It moves me from Obese to Overweight. The next BMI move is from 180 to 150...30 lbs...where I become "normal." Then the next 30 lbs takes me to goal. So, this initial 63 lbs is the biggest part of my journey...and I'm getting there...11 lbs to go to get there...ahhh...it's happening.

Hope you all are having a great week! Spark on! emoticon
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    3769 days ago
    You are doing emoticon ! The new you has overtaken the old you!!
    3769 days ago
    emoticon You're gonna do it! emoticon One pound at a time!
    3770 days ago
  • no profile photo CD1621936
    You are right! It is happening! Good for you with all your goals and finding new and inventive ways to keep moving!

    That is huge that you didn't turn to food for your frustration at work! Good for you!


    I know that is when I used to eat a lot too, now it seems I went reverse and don't want to eat. Which I am happy about it!!!

    I am really excited for you! Keep up the awesome job, you are such an inspiration!

    3770 days ago
    I like your mini goals!!! They're so motivating!

    My mini-goal is 1lb. I want to be under 220 again.
    3770 days ago
    I need to get me a wii!!! You are doing great!!
    3771 days ago
    I predict that those 11 pounds are gone by June 1. (or sooner!) Don't you love that feeling of being compelled to exercise instead of eat? Awesome!
    3771 days ago
  • L1LL1AN_M
    I love that you have set mini-goals. I really need to do that so I guess I'll make that my goal today.
    3771 days ago
    Gotta love the mini goals they make it so much easier to stay motivated don't they! Instead of looking at the big number you can look at the 1lb you need to get to the next big achievement, that overweight BMI is getting so close, I'm looking forward to that one too! We can celebrate it together it's going to be awesome, just think how much we'll have done for our hearts just by moving into that overweight category!!

    3771 days ago
    I love this post because it is such a perfect meld of the new "I-Gotta-Move" Cathy and the original "We'll-Get-There-One-State-At-A-Tim
    e" Cathy. You certainly are taking charge and change of your life -- keeping what's good and helpful and bringing in all the new important things. Congratulations, my Friend! You are doing this!
    3771 days ago
  • CHEVY63
    I'm so excited to read how you have taken charge of your life and have created such a healthy lifestyle. You are building one success on top of another. Way to go - and thanks for sharing your journey!
    3771 days ago
    You're doing so well. That's awesome that you didn't turn to food during your frustration. And I love your mini-goals. My goals are all in five pound increments, so I know where you're coming from. Keep up the great work. emoticon
    3771 days ago
  • no profile photo CD8911862
    Wonderful! It is great to read that! This positive change in your body and mind is a great motivation! Keep up the fabulous movement forward...SPARK ON :)
    3771 days ago
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