Welchmom2

Start Weight:(09 May 12) 222.0 lb
Current Weight:(10 Dec 12) 180.0 lb
Goal Weight:168.0 lb
following: Welchmom2's own diet
performance: losing 5.0 lb a week

It seems like Groundhog day..here I am again, trying to once again change my body, mind and soul to allow the "real" me to be free and look and feel the way I deserve to be.It has been a few years since I have taken this journey and now that I have gained most of my weight loss back, plus some (ok... alot),I find myself trying to figure out how I let it get this far again.I am a very proud mother of 2 children, 9 and 14.I have spent all my free time when not working doting on them, spending precious time making wonderful memories. They are now at the age that I can start spending a little time everyday on ME.Something I have not allowed myself to do in years.I am usually my worst enemy when it comes to making me time.I have finally reached this point once again that I have to do for me, in order to continue to do for everyone around me.This will once again be a very long journey, but I am ready to take it on, day by day.Really, my goal is not a weight, but just a size and the way I feel.I will only challenge myself today and not worry about tomorrow, or next week. That is the only way I can take this journey or I always somehow sabatoge myself. So, for today, I will excercise, even for only 30 minutes and I will eat healthier. Tomorrow is no concern..just today.There is a skinnier me in here and she wants out.I long to welcome her :)





FatSecret member since: 14 Jan 08

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  4th of July
status: Completed
ended: 04 Jul 12
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Welchmom2's Buddies

MalibuBaby
last weighin: gaining 0.5 lb a week Up
 
drmcdougaller
last weighin: losing 0.2 lb a week Down
cindylynnwho
on diet Vegan Diet
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snapjak
last weighin: losing 0.7 lb a week Down



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"AROUND THE WORLD" (in 42 Days)
I sure do miss being on here everyday!!!! Work has taken over my life, it feel that way anyways
GO TRAILBLAZERS...

Saturday
Went to Curves - 30 min
15 min of abs

Sunday
30 min on Treadmill

Monday (today)
Already went to Curves - 30 min

New Challenge-
To curve the munchies, which is at least 1/2 to blame for my bigg butt, I ALWAYS carry on me daily the following:
* snack size bags of carrots (not mini's, the big ones cut up, doc told me more nutrients in the big ones)
* Always have 90 cal yogurt in the fidge at home/work)
* Always have an apple home/work as when I eat it, it bloats in the belly and fills me up

I have found that my "new" routine of buying carrots in bulk (I have to have some crunch) and peeling/cutting/bagging enough for the week on Sunday truly helps. I just grab the baggie out of fridage and go, no excuses about time.

Labels-
I have never before Jan of this yr paid much attention. It is amazing how sodium effects my weight. Even the lean cuisines are LOADED w/ sodium. I used to live on those and think I was doing good, not realizing that it made me retain enough to make the scale go up. I also pay attention to the Satuarted fat, even if it claims to be low fat. So, basically, I pay total attention to the sodium/sat fat more than I do the calories....
posted 31 Mar 2008, 08:43
"AROUND THE WORLD" (in 42 Days)
Go Trailblazers.....

Today, I have:

30 min. at Curves
15 min ab crunches

24 hours-hurting in places I don't remember ever having muscles.... Embarassed

Going to try to do something additional tonight as this soreness has got to stop.
posted 25 Mar 2008, 12:57
"AROUND THE WORLD" (in 42 Days)
TRAILBLAZERS

I do not log on weekends Sad, so here is 3 days worth...

My goal is to exercise (not just my stupid treadmill) every day I come to work, which is Mon-Fri. At least 5 times a week, on my lunch hour, I will go to Curves and sweat it out. I just joined Friday, so this is perfecto... I started Sat though as I used to always say I would "start Monday" and never did.

Sat - 30 min at gym + 15 min ab crunches
Sun - 30 min at gym + 15 min ab crunches
Mon - 30 min at gym + 15 min ab crunches

Yeah baby..... Cool
posted 24 Mar 2008, 13:28
"AROUND THE WORLD" (in 42 Days)
Yeah baby... count this skinny girl (it will be true someday again...) in...

I am packing my bags as we speak... rushing because I signed up late, but have been "approved" to travel with everyone.... yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
posted 20 Mar 2008, 10:18
NEW CHALLENGE?????
Thank you so much. I finally found it on the post and begged to be let in.
posted 20 Mar 2008, 08:10
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03 December 2012

HCG works 100%, but I am struggling in the late evenings to stay on track. Loss should have been closer to 7lbs this week. Still greatful for the 4lb loss ...
on diet Welchmom2's own diet  losing 4.7 lb a week

14 November 2012

So today is day 2 of load days and the last. I have fully committed to the vlcd for the next 6 weeks along with the hcg shots. I have done very well on ...
on diet Welchmom2's own diet  losing 0.8 lb a week

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