Yolanda9179's Journal, 10 February 2014

I just spent almost a half an hour moving things around in my food diary to make a concha fit in lol. For those of you who don't know a concha is a Mexican baked sweet bread. I saw some at the grocery store and had to buy them. My dad used to buy them for me all the time when I was a little girl, (my tia (aunt) sold them) so it's like a taste of childhood for me. She has since moved to Texas with the majority of that side of my family, so these are now a rarity. So I had one, it was delicious, and I made it fit into my intake. (sorta like cinderella's step-sisters trying to squeeze into that glass slipper) lol

Ate too much everything at my grandmas yesterday. It was delicious though, and that cake I made... I need to stop making yummy cakes lol. It got completely eaten up, so its a clean slate for this week. Hoping I can make It to One-derland Friday... only time will tell!

Lots of great feedback from my family the last couple weeks. My aunt told me I look even thinner than I did at Christmas. I was able to brag that I've lost nine pounds this year, which is a pretty good rate for a girl who wasn't giving it all that much effort. My other aunt and grandmother also both commented on how good I'm looking. I can see it too, but it doesn't click with my brain. As soon as my eyes leave the mirror any changes are forgotten.

So I'm off to the gym today, my buddy already cancelled. There's a shocker, haven't seen her at the gym in like a month. I might go ahead and do a 5K on the treadmill, walk/speed walk combo, just to get a baseline time to work on. Got to get going on that, sooner rather than later. Speaking of getting going... I could sit her and chat with you ALL day, but alas, laundry is calling my name.

I hope everyone has a wonderful day!!

Diet Calendar Entries for 10 February 2014:
1330 kcal Fat: 54.31g | Prot: 90.64g | Carb: 111.52g.   Breakfast: Egg, Coffee-Mate Original Powder Creamer, Conchas. Lunch: Turkey Meat, Sweet Potato. Dinner: Farmland Foods Thick Sliced Hickory Smoked Bacon, Fresh & Easy Colby Jack Cheese Snack Pack, Kraft Light Mayonnaise, Whole Wheat Bread. Snacks/Other: EAS Lean 15 Protein Powder - Vanilla Cream, Crystal Light Crystal Light on the Go Sugar Free packets, Beatrice Skim Milk. more...
2717 kcal Activities & Exercise: Exercise machine (moderate) - 20 minutes, Walking (exercise) - 3.5/mph - 55 minutes, Resting - 14 hours and 45 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
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"One-derland", here WE come! :) 
10 Feb 14 by member: millerm40
Yup Yup!! I updated my profile pic, just FYI lol. It's from today, I wanted to do a side by side before/during but I don't know how. But you guys are smart, I'm sure you'll figure out to compare it to other pictures on my profile. Making progress!!!  
10 Feb 14 by member: Yolanda9179
"Progress"? Doing AWESOME! Nice new pic! Lookin' HOT! :)  
10 Feb 14 by member: millerm40
I look forward to reading your journals because you truly inspire me to keep working on myself. Isn't it kind of weird that your "buddy" never seems to make it to the gym? I find it telling that maybe this person just isn't a competitive spirit. My daughter is a work out everyday creature but I can't seem to get her to want to go to the Y with me. I suppose it doesn't matter because when I'm ready to go I really don't want to wait around for the dragging your feet stuff. Have a great day Yolanda. 
10 Feb 14 by member: LadyBea40
She definitely uses every excuse she can to get out of working out, which is fine with me. She asked me to help her tone up, and I'm more than willing but I can't lose the weight for her. I used to feel guilty bragging about my small losses from week to week but now I don't even care because she should have been there beside me if she wanted to lose lol. When you go alone you don't have to conform to anyone else's schedule or workout preferences, and I kind of prefer it that way. We inspire each other Bea, as I also look forward to your journals. :-) 
10 Feb 14 by member: Yolanda9179
Great picture, you're looking fabulous!! And I totally get the mirror thing too! And then you see your reflection and go 'man I look great!'.  
10 Feb 14 by member: aggie95
Glad things are going so well for you. :) Also, not sure when you changed up your profile pic but you look amazing! 
10 Feb 14 by member: waynem37
Great picture, Yolanda! So cool that your family is noticing and complimenting your amazing progress. You are a great inspiration! 
10 Feb 14 by member: kkd1125
Thank you all!! Wayne the pic was updated today lol. My last pic in the 200's!! And not too shabby if I do say so myself. Thank you kkd, being called an inspiration is the greatest compliment. I speed walked a 5k today, time was 54:30. So thats my starting time. Have a great day everyone! :-) 
10 Feb 14 by member: Yolanda9179
I wish I had you here to get me to the gym! I do at home workouts, but still even then it would be nice to have someone to workout with and keep me accountable. Your buddy dosen't know what they're missing! You look great! On the days like today that I'm feeling kind of frumpy, reading your journals is a pick me up, so I'm glad you're here!! :) 
10 Feb 14 by member: mars2kids
good picture! I think you must be my youngest's mother...because she doesn't match socks either! She even had me buy socks that don't match so she could have them and not worry about matching! You are looking awesome! No wonder your family was commenting!!! Keep it up! 
10 Feb 14 by member: kmunson
good picture! I think you must be my youngest's mother...because she doesn't match socks either! She even had me buy socks that don't match so she could have them and not worry about matching! You are looking awesome! No wonder your family was commenting!!! Keep it up! 
10 Feb 14 by member: kmunson
Thank you K! As a teeny bobber I was very much the "refuse to conform to societal standards" type. As a mature responsible adult my mismatched neon socks are whats left of my rebellion. Besides, no matter how serious things get my feet are always ready to party :-) 
10 Feb 14 by member: Yolanda9179

     
 

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