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Cybermom4 - Friday Jan 01, 2016
(21 day fit diet)
Weight: 194.0

Oh my Oh my.............coffee please.

The kids came over for some card games last night and I had to bring out the wine.  Had one large glass and 2 small glasses.  Kept thinking the whole time of an article I read that said alcohol is just liquid fat - ugg.  But we were having so much fun.  I laughed so hard I cried at one point and only my daughter and I 'got the joke' haha.

I feared the scale this AM but took the plunge - no gain no loss!!  Yippee!!  Now it is all good from here.

I haven't planned my meals yet - but I'll log back in later ...........after a quick cup of coffee and maybe a nap

 

Happy New Year Everyone!! 

 

B - multigrain cheerios and almond milk - coffee - strawberries and a little dip

S - banana and 1/4 C vanilla yogurt

Progress as of today: 0.6 lbs lost so far, only 44 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 01/01/2016:
Happy New Year.

cybermom4 on 01/01/2016:
Happy New year to you as well. May 2016 be fantastical and goal reaching!! to All DD fans everywhere :)


grannyannie on 01/01/2016:
Happy New Year to you! Not gaining is always good!

cybermom4 on 01/01/2016:
Absolutely - I thought for sure the scale was going to say +3. Maybe I laughed some calories away and it all balanced out ! But I'm putting all wine away for at least 1 week!


Horn_Of_Plenty on 01/01/2016:
seems almost everyone feels tired today!



Cybermom4 - Thursday Dec 31, 2015
(21 day fit diet)
Weight: 194.0

Well, I sort of did it.  I caved around 9:00 and had some extra fruit with a little cream cheese dip and a swig of diet pepsi. I also had a 1/2 C vanilla yogurt.  I can't believe I went almost the whole day without my pepsi.  Only about 5 picecs of fruit and about two oz of pepsi - then off to bed.

Hopefully today will be a more successful day.  No weight loss but no weight gain.  I have to admit I do feel better but that is the danger with me.  If I feel good, I usually think "Oh lets have a cup cake - it won't hurt"  I have to retrain my mind that cakes cookies pies and ice cream are not good for me and I can live without them.  I know it really sounds like a big order - but if I'm going to win this I have to think big.

Menu for today: Go Kim Go!!

B. multigrain cheerios and almond milk - banana - low fat yogurt (vanilla)

S. natural peanut butter and 2 strawberries

L. eggs whites and spinach (I know sounds like breakfast) with plain yogurt and 5 strawberries

S. sips of variey beer (went to movies with kids and they wanted to stop for a beer nearby)

D. chicken divan 1/2 C 1 100 cal fiber brownie/ 15 sweet pecans

S. natural p b and fruit

 

Progress as of today: 0.6 lbs lost so far, only 44 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 12/31/2015:
Hi, Mom.

cybermom4 on 12/31/2015:
Hi OR!! Happy New Year to you and all!


grannyannie on 01/01/2016:
Happy New Year!



Cybermom4 - Wednesday Dec 30, 2015
(21 day fit diet)
Weight: 194.0

 Beginning my day with a silent meditation of "I am what I eat"   - I do not want cake , cookies, or pie".  I want to be a fit and attractive mom by May 1. (that is me in the green and black dress with my hubby and kids.)

It is Dec 30 and I am 2 days ahead of the New Year Resolution Day.  That really motivates me.  My goal is to go from a size 16 to a size 12 for my 3 children's graduations.  I want them to be proud of me. My youngest daughter tends to 'check in on me' and my plan is to tell her 'well, I'm working on it" and then surprise her in May.

What I am most looking forward to is dropping belly weight and then having to go to the Thrift store to buy jeans and pants for that 'in -between stage'.

I started the morning with 50 scissor kicks.  That is the perfect exercise for abs and core and very low impact on knees. (I have very bad knees).

 

Day 1 menu

6:00 breakfast - 1/2 c egg beaters

1 pack oatmeal

1 C milk

 * water & coffee - endless

 

9:30 Snack: natural pb and fruit

 

12:00 chicken breast white meat

large salad/  vinagrette - water

 

3:30 - pickle - water - coffee - 

 

5:30 - brown rice - corn - hot sauce - vanilla yogurt

water, coffee

I noticed between 1- 4 I was a terrible grump - I was just not in the mood for talking or doing anything.  My college age daughter left to visit her friends for a few days and I didn' t even care that she was leaving.  I honestly did not know why I was feeling so lousey.

Then around 4 I told my husband that I was so grumpy and frustrated that I couldn't stand myself and what he had to say made a lot of sense:  I am going through withdrawl.  I am very used to eating chips and cake and cookies and ice cream.  He said my body doesn't know what to do without these sugars and I am reacting to the lack of sugar.  Thank goodness I have off until the 4th which will give my body good time to adapt.  I think I will be posting a lot here to keep my focus.  I called my daughter right away and told her of my moodiness and she agreed that my withdrawl makes sense to her.  She still loves me :)

Well - I have only 1.5 hours till my next snack and then I can relax and rest for the night.

 

I almost made it through day 1 of my 21 day diet - Yippee!!!  And I am a whole 2 days ahead of schedule!

I know I 'm putting the cart before the horse - but I feel pretty good at the moment and feel sure I will make it till bed time.

One day down and one day closer to my goal!!  

Again, I am so grateful for my days off.  My husband asked me if I wanted to go to yoga in the AM - I told him No Way - but I just might change my mind.  We'll see tomorrow.

Progress as of today: 0.6 lbs lost so far, only 44 lbs to go!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 12/30/2015:
You sound motivated and that's the most important thing. As long as you are motivated & active in pursuing them, you'll reach your goals.

One suggestion, you sound not happy with yourself now? Don't beat yourself down too much. And as for your kids, they sound to love you very much now too. Losing weight is both an inside and outside thing. Many times, we get healthier losing weight. But outside it's only appearance. Your kids love you for you. Losing weight is something you can do for YOU more than anyone else. Your kids will definitely be happy for you...but....

Be proud of YOURSELF now! Because you are making the choice to take care of yourself. This deserves applause too! Good for you!

cybermom4 on 12/30/2015:
You are very perceptive. My self esteem is very low. I hide behind shopping and TV and make every excuse in the book to not use my gym membership. I know the best way to 'beat the blues' is to do something (get up and go); but I just don't. My dr. gave me a month of PT at the pool 2x per week. starting jan 4. I plan to use this time to change my attitude little by little. Pep talk soo appreciated.


Horn_Of_Plenty on 12/30/2015:
It's been a little quiet here during the holidays as many members are not posting, but I am sure they will soon. I love to give advice to all of the folks here and I hope more people start posting again - it does look that way.

I am glad I can inspire and help you in any way I can. I am very thankful for this site because the members here have also helped me more than I could have asked for.

This site is one of a kind - and so are you & all of the folks here.


grannyannie on 12/30/2015:
Good luck! Good plans for today.

cybermom4 on 12/30/2015:
Thank you Grannyannie!


Horn_Of_Plenty on 12/30/2015:
and I didn't see the photo until now....very nice photo of the whole family! you all look great :)


Horn_Of_Plenty on 12/30/2015:
and I didn't see the photo until now....very nice photo of the whole family! you all look great :)



Cybermom4 - Tuesday Dec 29, 2015
(21 day fit diet)
Weight: 194.6

 It is 5:30 on Dec 29, 2015 and I am beginning my journey.  I will close this evening with 3 large glasses of lemon water.

I have printed out the 21 day diet menu and will begin my habit of making meals and eating healthy.

I have a membership at the YMCA and I have a permit to attend aqua therapy for my jKnee oints in the mid morning 2 days per week.

I really want to be fit for the month of May when all 3 of my children graduate college and I have to attend their graduations.  I DO NOT want to be the big woman in the photos.

I have read that beginning the day with visualizing your goals gives you the boost and confidence you need to stick with your eating plans and diet workouts.

I want my kids to be proud of me and happy that I am there with them.  My kids are all so polite and very supportive and they would never say anything negative - but I know that they wish I were more healthy.  That will be my gift to them and to myself.

If I can simply read and re read this message to myself - I think I can manage to take one day at a time and reach my goal.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 44.6 lbs to go!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 12/29/2015:
Yes, you are smart and even smarter in your last line. It's a one day at a time process. Weightloss and maintenance and health all take persistence, dedication & time. It's not a simple fix. The 21 day fix is pretty good though - and good to use on and off or whenever a person feels they need a little extra boost of staying on track every now and again.

But there's no shortcuts is what i'm saying. I do hope that by May, you will have achieved what you have set out to do. And I hope once my ends, that you are still determined to stay HEALTHY. Not to deprive, but to continue on bettering yourself.

Welcome back....I've missed you!

cybermom4 on 12/30/2015:
Bless you!! Your pep talk was just what I needed this morning. You have been a pillar to this group and it is good to see your posts. Thank you again! :)

cybermom4 on 12/30/2015:
Bless you!! Your pep talk was just what I needed this morning. You have been a pillar to this group and it is good to see your posts. Thank you again! :)



Cybermom4 - Thursday Jun 04, 2015

Weight: 187.8

 I bought a cute pink two piece swim suit that I found online.  But at 187, I know I can never wear it in public.  I doubt I will even wear it in my neighbor's pool and they are like family.  This should motivate me to stick with healthy eating. I also bought some stretch bands to help with doing some small exercises.  

 

You know, I see wounded vets with prosthetic legs skiing and running and hiking and I can't even walk around the block because of my bad knees.  I'm sure they were in just as much pain and yet they push though the pain.  I keep thinking "what is my problme?"  "Why am I so lazy and defeated?"  I am only 53 years old - I have a beautiful grandson and I need to be a healthy weight. Some days, when I dress for work and I look in the mirror and I see a professional and say - hey, that is just me!  I'm fine and all is well - my attitude is great - then I step on the scale and weigh more than my son (who is a body builder) and my husband and I get depressed.  Isn't the lady of the house supposed to be tiny and sweet?

I keep thinking- when school is out then I will work out - when school is out then I will have time to really focus on my body and get myself into good shape.  I suppose it is not a bad idea to have a plan in place.  I do have a masssage on the 14th (gift from my daughter) -.  I could make the weekend of the 12th my 'new beginning'

 

I'd love to hear any stories of how you got started on your exercise journey.  I know that is my biggest problem - not moving and not caring to move.  Any words of wisdom would be appreciated.

Breakfast ; coffee - water - vitamines - 

 

 

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 32.8 lbs to go!

ohioraven on 06/04/2015:
Don't worry about what others around you MIGHT think. Be good to YOURSELF .

cybermom4 on 06/04/2015:
Great Advice - Life is too short to be fretting. Just take one day at a time!


grannyannie on 06/04/2015:
Ditto what OR said. Motivation should be good health and fitness. I didn't start working out until I was 40 and I'm now 63. I've had periods of time when I didn't work out a lot, but I've been pretty consistent since turning 50.

cybermom4 on 06/04/2015:
What a motivating post. It does feel good to hear from someone in a similar state. Thank you for sharing - it means a lot.


liza36 on 06/04/2015:
I've had periods of no exercise, it seemed life was just too busy to fit it in. As I've started exercising again, I've found something that I absolutely love (jazzercise) so while it's tough sometimes, I know once I'm there I will enjoy it and feel great afterwards. It is true what they say - find an activity you like and it won't feel like exercise. To get started, you can also just walk - which is great exercise. Find a path close to your home, or the school's track, or even your neighborhood, and just put one foot in front of the other. With tender knees, this may be the best thing for you at the moment. Take the time for you to feel better!

cybermom4 on 06/04/2015:
Thank you for your post. I guess everyone has a journey to follow and I just have to find my way. It is encouraging to hear you had times of no exercise. That really spoke to me. I was a competitive swimmer all through middle school and high school (3 hours /day 6 days week plus exercising) Then I continued my training for about 4 years after school. Then went to college, had a family and then joined the Y and competed in the Keystone state games in 1998. I won 4 out of 5 medals in my events. Then back in 2013 I joined a gym and worked out every day at 5 am in a 12 week program and lost only 13 lbs (dr. said my meds will affect that) Then I just gave up. At first I was depressed b/c my hubby and children are all into weight lifting and training and I am a TV blob -I had to stop feeling guilty and just make decisions for me. I'll think of this as part of my beginning. Wow - thanks for listening.


puddles on 06/04/2015:
I have to admit I do not do exercise but I do play golf and go to the driving range and I do like to go play tennis. If anybody would tell me to exercise I think I would get sick to my stomach but to go play some sport that I love to do I don't consider that exercise because I see it as fun stuff. That is the way I do exercise. You have to learn your own way of doing it.

cybermom4 on 06/08/2015:
I like your attitude - no pressure just do what you enjoy. Somehow I will find what I enjoy. Maybe badminton.


biscottibody59 on 06/04/2015:
It appears you've stopped. Not good especially at 53. I'm 56 and I'd kill to be 53 again. And 43, and 33 and 23. etc:-) Do something. It doesn't matter. When you stop, you're just going to go downhill that much faster. It's true!

If you're a former swimmer and your knees hurt--isn't that sort of a no-brainer? Then again what do I know--you may just hate swimming at this point. Or you don't have access to a pool that you like. (Maybe there's a master's swim group near you to help you on your way.)

ps I could write a book about my journey. I suggest reading my entire diary. Well, not really unless you just have a lot of time on your hands and are bent that way.

Also if you have to start over every day, that's not a crime. I used to think it was awful. It's not, compared to the alternative.

Don't pay attention to others--those are just distractions. Focus on you!


Umpqua on 06/08/2015:
You've gotten great advice above. I'm not a huge fan of working out but I I do like to stay active and busy and so the majority of my exercise involves yard work and home improvement projects, things that I love. Then I "supplement" with walking and workouts with friends and that's a good system for me. Like everyone else said, you just have to find out what works for you and what will make you feel good in the long run. Any kind of movement is a step in the right direction!

cybermom4 on 06/08/2015:
Thank you for posting - all your words are true and I do think once school is done here in a few days - I will be on my way to finding a fun hobby.



Cybermom4 - Wednesday Apr 29, 2015
(7 day liquid diet Record)
Weight: 183.8

 Well, yesterday went really well. 

Drinks  - I had a large V8, coffee, water, and low sugar cranberry / grape juice.

I did give in to a pita and hummus sandwich for lunch and a pita and hummus sandwich for dinner.

I tried a peppermint patty (mini) and it made me feel sick in the stomach.  That just warns me 'no sugary foods'

My daughter gave up sugar and meat about a year ago  - and she feels so much better.  She is 23 and trim.  The difference between her and me is she likes to prepare foods and I don't.  She will make herself a huge plate of salad with tons of veggies and cheese and a piece of toast.   I could not take the time to do that or really - I don't think I could eat all that salad.

Sorry - I'm just pickey I guess.

I'm feeling really good having lost 2 lbs already.  Even though my goal is to just cleans and I think I am doing better and better each day.  

I will have a protien drink today as I missed that yesterday.

Well, have a root canal today so I took 1/2 day off to do that - I'm hoping it will not take too long as I have some errands to run and would like to not have to rush back to work.

My kitty Oliver is calling.  Does anyone know how to add a photo?

Have a wonderful day

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 28.8 lbs to go!

puddles on 04/29/2015:
Congrats on the 2lbs good job. Have a great day.


Umpqua on 04/29/2015:
Yay for a loss! To add images, you'll find a little image button on the top row as you're making your entry. It's right in the middle of that row with all the other formatting stuff like the smiley faces, font sizes, etc. Once you click on that it will prompt you to upload your image and you can do it that way, or link to the image if you have it uploaded someplace else.

cybermom4 on 04/29/2015:
Thank you :)



Cybermom4 - Tuesday Apr 28, 2015
(7 day liquid diet Record)
Weight: 184.6

 OK honesty - that is the only way to come to understand myself is by being honest about my binge no matter how much I want to deny it.

Last night I binged  - I was so good all day on the liquid diet then around 7pm it hit me - I had a glass of wine and a pita and hummus sandwich.  Then I had some V-8.  Then another bite of mac and cheese.  I was possessed by eating.  I always knew I had issues with eating but this binge ws bad. Then about 15 min later I had an upset stomach and had to drink pepto.

What was I thinking when i was binging - "I want this " "This won't hurt"  "This tastes so good" - gobble gobble

I know I have a poor attitude when it comes to eating.  For the longest time I have always had an upset stomach after eating so I eat small portions.  Also, I hate to eat in front of others.  I'm a closet eater - why??? I have no clue.  I think because I am not thin, I feel gulty putting anything in my mouth because my thinking is 'I am this way because of my eating"

I have to be realistic - part of my weight gain is due to medications I am on - but that is no excuse.  There is no reason why I can't do small exercises and eat properly.  Truth is I am lazy and also, part of me doesnt' care.  I want to care - today is a new day!!

It is 5:50 am - I have my coffee and a glass of water and now that I know that my binge time is between 4 and 7 -= if  I go into the kitchen - eager to eat and binge - I will set the timer and walk away.  When the bell goes off - I will drink a big glass of water or V8 and then set the timer again.  If I am still 'binging thinking' I will have another pita and hummus sandwich or an orange.  Maybe by making an allowance for a small food I will stop the 'binge' mentality.

Now that I have a plan in place - perhaps I will do better today.

Finally, on the bright side - I did lose 1 lb!!  Go Me....

 

Progress as of today: 1.2 lbs lost so far, only 29.6 lbs to go!

puddles on 04/28/2015:
I understand Binges. My solution was not to keep anything in the house that where my trigger foods and therefore nothing looked good to binge on. I still do that to this day. Good luck with that have a great day.

cybermom4 on 04/29/2015:
Good Idea!


Umpqua on 04/28/2015:
This is just my opinion based on my own experience and many years observing others on this site, but extremely restrictive diets only backfire in the end. I've never done a liquid fast and I know people choose to do it for a limited time to cleanse and rid the body of toxins. But if it's leading you to want to binge or have constant thoughts of food because you're hungry then I'm not sure what good it could do. I've had the best results by allowing myself a range of foods and just trying to keep them as clean and healthy as possible, but if I'm hungry I eat - especially when I'm exercising since the body needs fuel to burn calories. Just my 2 cents.

cybermom4 on 04/29/2015:
I can see what you mean and I do agree with you. My goal is to basically get on a good eating path. I have to journal today about last night, but I drank lots and had a pita and hummus sandwich for lunch and one for dinner. I had a mini peppermint patty and it made me sick - just upset stomach - so no more of that. I told my self "see sugar foods aren't for you!! I really didn't think of food too much.


InnerPeace on 04/28/2015:
I agree with umpqua. The good thing is you weren't binging on cookies or chips or candy, and I hardly call a bite of mac & cheese a binge, now the whole pot is another thing. I totally understand about knowing what to do and doing something totally different...and it is hard to care. I want to care too. Good luck I hope today turns out like you want.

cybermom4 on 04/29/2015:
Thank you InnerPeace - your name is exactly what I want about food and eating. Inner peace :)



Cybermom4 - Monday Apr 27, 2015
(7 day liquid diet Record)
Weight: 185.8

I have been reading about liquid fasts and the importance of journaling yoour thoughts and emotions during the day to avoid temptations.  I will use Diet Diary as my journal.

5:30 am - coffee

6:00 am - protien drink

At this time I am feeling motivated and I am being a bit proactive by making a plan to prepare for the times during the day where I feel tempted to eat a piece of chocolate or go out for lunch.  Any time I feel the urge to cheat - I will log my emotions and remind myself in print why I am doing this 7 day liquid diet.  

This is not a fast per se - but a liquid diet with water, coffee (of course) milk/protien powder and maybe some diet pepsi in small amounts to curb cravings.  My goal is to be only on water and protine drink as much as possible (not overdoing it on the protien drink.

I would like to do some yoga stretches or exercises with the stretchie bands.

Also, as a note to self - if I am feeling tempted - I will go to the internet and read up on the benefits of carefully following a liquid diet and refresh my mind as to why I am doing this.

I know it will not be easy - but it is simply a jump start for me to get control over my eating and to cleanse.  I'm not concerned about the 'weight loss' at this time.  I have found that when I focus on the scale, I just get discouraged.  I am going to focus my energy on this cleanse and preparing a plan to a better way of eating and living.

5:30 update

Made all day at work with water and diet soda.

Arrived home at 3:30 - baked stuffed chicken and mac and cheese for family.

Smells of food causing me to hunger.  told self to have water.  Craving took over:

4:45 - ate less than 1/4 C of mac and cheese - had a sliver (about 1 inch square) of chicken breast and 1 inch square of a vanilla coconut cupcake. 

Washed down with water and extra water and a little bit of milk.

As long as I stay clear of the kitchen - I should be good for the evening.  Telling myself 'water only' and I do think I will stick with it.

Almost done with day 1 of 7.  I'm thinking this will get easier as the days go on.

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 30.8 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 04/27/2015:
Good Luck, Mom.


puddles on 04/27/2015:
Good luck and have a great day.



Cybermom4 - Sunday Nov 02, 2014
(nutribullet meals along with left over medifast)
Weight: 185.8

 Well, It has been almost one year to the month at least since I have posted.  I had some successes and some failures but unfortunately I have never reached my goal.  I have a mental block about going to the gym and my membership is up May 31.  I don't even go there to tan any more and I am a sun worshipper.  I don't know what is wrong with me.  I dread the thoguht of taking time to change my clotes and hit the gym and come back home etc...  All I want to do is be a couch potatoe.  I know in my head ' you don't have to go hard, just go"  but I just don't.  


Today is my first grandbaby's dedication.  Maybe I should make this day my day of dedication to the gym.  Baby Asher is worth it!!  But more importantly, I am worth it.  


Where has my spark gone.  I was so motivated a year ago and dropped 20 lbs..  Even two years ago, I participated in a biggest loser evernt and lost 13 lbs.  Something has to hit me.

 

OK - I am going to focus on my gaal of being healthy Today.  Let Nov 2 be the day I go to the gym.  Today is Sunday and I have the whole afternoon free.  I have the whole women's section of the gym to myself.  I can't keep making excuses like, I am too busy with work, or family or TV.

 

I don't have to make a goal of going every day - If I start with going just 'today' for now and see how it goes.

 

I think someitmes I make big plans then do notheing - so I will start small - go today for 30 minutes  stretch for 10, bike for 10 and weights for 10, then tan and go home and see how I feel. I will not worry about tomorrow.

 

It is 7am now.  May I have prayers that I follow through with today's plan of action and not be distracted or discouraged from reaching today's goal.

Can someone tell me which diet diary facebook page is for us?.

 

 

Progress as of today: 0 lbs lost so far, only 30.8 lbs to go!

puddles on 11/02/2014:
Welcome back and wishing you a great day.



Cybermom4 - Thursday Nov 28, 2013
(medifast diet)
Weight: 186.2

Happy Turkey Day!!!

 

I am so excited.  I have been on Medifast for one month and lost a total of 11lbs as of today.  I finally broke 187 by one lb. and I am delighted.  I even cheated as my daughter made 'almond snow ball cookies' which are my favorite.  But - because I have finally broken my 187 - I am determined to stick with the medifast plan today and not be tempted by all the wonderful food that will be put out on the table today.  I will eat my 'lean and green' and I will eat it slowly and enjoy every bite and accept this as my meal.  If I am going to have a life style change, I have to change.  I can't let a holiday sagatage my progress thus far.  

I will be in a room full of people who LOVE food and will even be observing my plate - but I must politely say "everything looks lovely - but I will pass this on to you...next person.  I will only allow myself a small dessert and will only eat a tablespoon and ask to save the rest for later.  If I at least accept the host's dessert, I think she will be accepting of my new change.

For those of you who pray - please pray that I will go to the gym.  I have a mental block about getting dressed and driving there and it just makes it easy to say 'skip it'.  I must add the gym to my day as I know this would help my progress so much.  I don't know why I am so anti - after all I am already paid up until the end of May and I know if I don't start using it, I will regret it.  

I need some motivator - can anyone give me a slogan or a pep talk that will break though this negative thought process I have against going to the gym?

My daughter has a good one which I love "You don't have to go hard - just go!"  I love that but again, I can't get past getting changed into my gym clothes.  It seems like a bother.  Open to suggestions.

Again Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!

Progress as of today: 15.8 lbs lost so far, only 36.2 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 11/28/2013:
HAPPY THANKSGIVING, Mom. I am praying that you take that first of many steps into that gym. I don't know if you've seen the poster of the fat guy jogging, but the caption says " it doesn't matter how fast you go. You're still lapping everyone on the couch ". I posted it on the Diet Diary Facebook. Pray for me to have a little control today. Take Care.

cybermom4 on 11/28/2013:
Absolutely praying - this has got to be the worst day of the year before Christmas. So many goodies! Stay on track and tomorrow you'll say "I did it!"


biscottibody59 on 11/28/2013:
Maybe you have a little inner voice that says you're going to fail once you get into that gym. If you think that's it, then take that step inside and give yourself permission to turn around and go back home. It just means that today wasn't the day.

However, your anxiety may disappear (and quickly) once you get in and see that everyone is there for the same reason you are.

I hope you find your way--Cheers!



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