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Postby slimmindown » Thu Oct 11, 2007 12:47 pm

well, here I am again at yet another attempt to get back to my lowest weight loss point of 89 kg and keep going down.

I have been up and down like a yo yo the last four months and probably have lost 20 kg on and off, but here I am 5 kg heavier and trying again.

this weight loss thing is so hard, and I cant believe how i'm struggling. When I was at my peak of losing weight I couldnt believe I would ever fall off the wagon, I felt great and was so focused ,nothing could stop me.

somewhere along the line, old demons crept back in and comfort eating won over ,and the weight has gone back up. A symptom I know, but now I feel blah blah blah again.

BUT the difference is ,before my weight loss journey I would of just kept eating, but now it doesnt feel normal to do that. My newer habits of exercise and healthy eating are calling me back into the fold. I am trying so hard to get back to that place in my head where I dont need junk food to make me happy. My mind says its no good for me, my emotions say another thing at times:cry:

So, I have drawn up an exercise chart for the next four weeks, commiting myself to 5 days a week at least. I went for my first swim yesterday since May. I swam for an hour and it wasnt as bad as I thought it would be. Then off to curves today and that felt pretty good too.

I'll take it a day at a time and hopefully by my birthday on the 28th of next month I will be back to 89kg and ready to loose some more by xmas to be at my lowest ever..

thanks for reading my ramble. only positive thinking from here on in.
Like, into my size 14 roxy shorts by the new year :D :D :D
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Postby tanya » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:14 pm

Good luck! you can do it!

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Postby soon2bayummymummy » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:43 pm

Goodluck with ur next 4wks.
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Postby Tummygirl » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:50 pm

GoodLuck!!! Lots of support here!!!!
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Postby kate_turner2000 » Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:05 pm

hey deb great to see you back on the forum and welcome to the new section too!

i can understand how hard it is. second time around for me this has been tough, but we have some great friends on this forum new and old who will be there every step of the way to kick our butts if need be! and to praise each other when the going gets tough but we come out on top :)

the exercise plan sounds great, im sure you will stick to it with the nice weather coming along now and also having those roxy shorts to motivate you even further. please keep in touch!!
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Postby chubba momma » Thu Oct 11, 2007 8:53 pm

looking forward to sharing in your new start :D Good luck with the exercise :D
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Postby zeedeveelgirl » Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:40 pm

HEYYY Deb mate, welcome back :D Great to see you back here :) Looking forward to hearing about your successes :D
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Postby slimmindown » Thu Oct 11, 2007 11:20 pm

thanks guys had a good day today, its good to go to bed knowing you've done your best. now for tomorrow :lol: :lol:
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Postby kate_turner2000 » Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:24 am

hey deb as kristals ticker above says 'taking each day at a time' thats the only way to go :) yay for doing well i am sure today you will do great too :)
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Postby Ally » Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:41 am

Hey Deb welcome back matey!!! I have missed you around here for sure!!

I know you are going to lose that weight mate, there is no doubt!! We are all here to support you matey!! :D
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Postby milkyway » Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:39 am

Hi Deb and welcome back to the forum. You sound really focussed and I'm sure you'll hit your mini-goal of 5kg in no time. Great to see you posting again :)
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Postby stormchaser » Fri Oct 12, 2007 11:54 am

Goodluck! You have done so well before you will do great this time. Just think your giving yourself a kick in the butt long before you got back to where you were. Congratulations!
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Postby lng86 » Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:25 pm

You've come so far! Congratulations! Keep up the great work.

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Postby Mandie » Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:17 pm

Good to see you back Deb!

You're so inspirational to so many of us here at the forum.. I know you will lose the weight and be into your Roxy shorts in no time!

Best of luck!
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Postby slimmindown » Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:44 pm

its so great to have you guys to turn to when I need it. Had another good day today(3 in a row :shock: :lol: )
went to curves after work, and cooked pork capsicum stirfry for tea..

taking one day at a time is certainly fantastic advice :D :D :D :D
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