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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

I'm sitting here at work over thinking and analyzing everything (I'm very good at that) and it all starts with a facebook posts from a fellow friend. her status: "Size 4 baby!" Yes, it's awesome for her, and I'm very happy for her, but I'm pissed at myself! Why is it so easy for some people to go from a size 12 to a size 4 in a matter of months and all I do is keep going up and down on the scale, compromising my goals with the help of the refrigerator and sabotaging myself for not getting enough exercise?? Why can't I just DO what I need to do, to get what I want?

We're going to Cancun in October and my (very skinny) friend texts me last night "1/2 price swimsuits at Target!" What!?!? A swimsuit?? I was supposed to be toned and fit by the time swimsuit season came around ...ugh, I'm so not ready.

I am aware that this is not a very productive blog. I sat here contemplating and even printed out a full meal plan equipped with a grocery list that is about as long as a giraffe's neck and realized that I'm doing what I ALWAYS do. I'm obsessing over it ... when it's really not that big of a deal, I just need to DO it.
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    you can go ahead and whine I am with you at all phases. Here I am weighing myself daily and am so not happy with weight. nighttime I am like a rabbid dog looking for sweets. Last night was pretty good but usually I eat my hubbys crum coffeee cake then cry.
    3500 days ago
    Man, who cares about that size 4 friend? YOU'RE GOING TO CANCUN! That's something to be jealous about. :)
    3503 days ago
  • BET212
    It may not have been easy for your friend. She may or may not be losing in a healthy way but LOSIN4LISH is right....it's not a good idea to compare ourselves to others (but so easy to do).

    Be happy for her and then focus on you and what you have accomplished so far. It isn't always easy to change those habits that are bad for us into good, healthy habits but it can be done. Keep focusing on your goals and if you have a slip, get back up and keep going.

    Some people do buy a smaller size piece of 'motivation' clothing and put it in a prominent place so when you see it it is a visual reminder of what you are working toward. Or put up a motivation board with pictures that inspire you if you haven't already. Remind yourself that you may not be at goal yet but YOU WILL GET THERE! emoticon
    3503 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9065446
    Hey there, sounds like you need a hug emoticon . I was just informed by a very wise SP friend that we should never compare ourselves to others. Be happy for your friend, but more importantly, be happy for yourself! You won't be going on your trip until October - there's plenty of time to lose and get into shape. Making a grocery list is a great start - it's always good to have a plan (but you're right, don't obsess). You'll do great! emoticon
    3504 days ago
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