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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:55 pm

Sounds like a good plan, Yellowroses! It's great that you're making sure you have choices on hand for your snacks so you don't eat crap out of convenience. I hope you have fun at the barbecue. I usually take a huge, low-cal low-fat salad with me just in case other people have made bad decisions on the ingredients or dressings for the existing salads. At least at barbecues no-one minds if you bring an extra dish!
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby yellowroses » Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:17 pm

I wish I could take a salad! Because it's on the Gold Coast, and I'm flying up there directly after my class on Friday I can't really take a salad with me. Maybe once I get there I can convince them to make up a healthy choice for me and others that are watching their intake. It should be fine though, I hope! I'll just do the best that I can. I'm making sure that I'm saving a point or two every day between now and then just in case!
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Sun Jul 26, 2009 11:47 pm

What's the Gold Coast thing for? Could you ask them to make up a salad in advance? If it's a catered function they're usually pretty cool about special dietary requests if you warn them ahead of time. I don't think asking for a salad would put anyone out. If it's friends or family I'm sure they'd be cool in making you a salad.
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby yellowroses » Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:57 pm

Lol EWQ, it just occurred to me that I hadn't explained the full situation! I'm going to the Gold Coast for my nephew's 2nd birthday party (it's on Saturday). It was kind of a last minute thing. My mum is catering, and she doesn't know that I'm going to be there, it's a surprise for her because she hasn't seen me in a year, and we are going to see each other in Launceston in about 4 weeks. Only my brother and my SIL know that I'm going to be there, and they don't really eat salad, so it would be suss for them to ask my mum to make a healthy salad. Does that make sense? Maybe once I get there and mum knows that I'm there, then I can ask for a salad, coz I'm sure she wouldn't mind making me one. Just for now, I don't know how it's going to pan out. Very confusing eh?
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Mon Jul 27, 2009 2:03 pm

Ahh. Yep. That all makes sense now! You're right, your plan is the best. Just rock up, surprise her, then ask for a salad. :D

I hope you have fun with your family!
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby yellowroses » Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:11 pm

Unfortunately my being prepared did not go according to plan... I ate and drank too much! I did learn some good lessons though, about myself and food. Like that I do know when I'm full, and when I should stop - but I give into 'peer pressure' too easily, and cannot stop eating if others around me are still going. I gained 1kg this week, which I'm hoping will shift off quickly, and I can have a massive loss this week and finally get below 120kg. On the plus side, my family all commented that I had lost heaps of weight.
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:21 pm

It's great that your family noticed your weight loss. It shows you really are achieving something! Good on you for learning from your mistakes this week, and good luck applying that new found knowledge in future situations where you may be tempted to eat too much just because others are still eating. I'm sure that kilo will disappear quickly.

I hope you had a good time in Queensland!
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby yellowroses » Sun Aug 02, 2009 1:34 pm

Thanks EWQ :) I had a great time in Queensland. My mum was SO surprised, she hugged me so hard, like she thought that it was a dream - she also cried and hugged me for about 20 minutes lol :p I bought a kids drum set, guitar and remote control car for my nephew's birthday present - he LOVED the drums. His eyes were huge and he had the biggest grin on his face, and he just sat there for hours banging the drums - and he just kept going back for more. He's such a smart little boy too, knows all his colours and has a great throwing arm. My mum and I spent 6 hours baking him a thomas the tank engine cake... only got 4 hours sleep the entire time I was there - it was nice to get home at 1am this morning and climb into bed with DH :) I have heaps of study to do today though, which I'm happy to do :)
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby yellowroses » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:52 am

Well after a crappy week of the flu, not eating well and completely losing my motivation I have lost 300g. A loss is a loss, even after a gain I suppose. I have found my motivation again though :) And it's here:

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I remember on the day feeling uncomfortable in the dress because my arms are showing. I did have a pashmina, but I couldn't wear it for our 'first dance'. I remember when I got all of our reception photos I was just disgusted - and the photos of our first dance were where I had my 'OMG, I didn't realise I was that BIG - I need to lose weight NOW' moment.

This is what I strive to achieve again:

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This, as I've probably told you all before - was in 2005, when I was 16, after I had lost close to 20kg, and was in the low 70s. I remember feeling confident, happy, sexy even. I lose that weight using Weight Watchers and having little support.

Those are my motivations - me at my largest, and me at my smallest. I want to be smaller than my current smallest picture, but that doesn't matter because what I'm after is that feeling of confidence, happiness - not anxiety and shame.

So today I have found my motivation again, and I feel in control of myself again :) Hopefully I'll have a nice big loss next week!
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Final Goal: 68kgs.
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby yellowroses » Sun Aug 16, 2009 11:56 am

Omg YES! I'm finally back on track! Yesterday I went slightly over my points value because I was up until 2.30am, BUT I said no to PIZZA, CHIPS, VANILLA SLICE and other bad things. I weighed myself this morning - and I was 121.1kg! So I've lost 900g since last week, and 200g since before I left for the Gold Coast! HELL YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I felt like I had an awful week because I had a lot of slip ups, but after every time I know I tried to get back on track. I think this was exactly what I needed to keep me going now. *dances*
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby yellowroses » Mon Aug 24, 2009 2:39 pm

Well unfortunately my 17 week challenge has come to an end :( Although I didn't get to my goal of 10 - 15kg loss, I have lost 6.8kg - which is just fantastic. It's better than putting weight on! In the past 17 weeks a lot has happened, and I'm proud of the fact that I am finally committed to my weight loss and my health. My motto for my journey has come to be: "If you plan, and fall short of the goal, then you are further than if you had never planned at all".

Hrm... what can my next challenge be??
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby ishtiaque.tg » Sun Aug 30, 2009 4:07 pm

Hey hun,

Hows everything going? Its excellent to know that you have finally committed yourself to losing your weight and I hope you go on rocking!!! :)

Good luck on your journey!
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby yellowroses » Mon Aug 31, 2009 12:10 am

Thanks ishi :) I've actually started a 21 week challenge for myself now :) Further down the page - 21 weeks until my 21st birthday!
Goal for 2010: Be at most 99.9kg by 31st December 2010
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Final Goal: 68kgs.
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Re: I'm back to start a 17 week challenge

Postby ishtiaque.tg » Wed Sep 02, 2009 3:22 am

WOOOHOO!!! YOU GO GIRL!!!!

KNOCK ME ANYTIME IF YOU NEED ANYYYYTHING :) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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