Extreme Makeover: Me Edition

I enjoy EM:ME because it makes me focus on the good things I’m doing for myself and the good things I should be doing for myself. And this week, Amber is talking about obstacles. If you want to join some lovely and supportive ladies, just go to Amber’s blog for details.

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This week’s question is:

What is your biggest obstacle right now? How are you making plans to overcome/push forward? 

My biggest obstacle is losing weight. It doesn’t seem as easy today as it did 5 weeks ago or 5 months ago. I had been totally satisfied with my progress until earlier this month when I experienced my first gain. I did lose again the following week, but I’ve been out of town so I couldn’t track my progress at last week’s meeting.

I weigh in tomorrow, and I’m nervous. I exercised a little while I was there, but I did not do as much as I know I should have done. I also said no to myself many, many times when I craved snacks opting, instead, to keep myself busy.

My trip was fantastic, and I know that whatever happens on the scale tomorrow I’ll start from there. Today is always the first day of the rest of my weight loss journey. And I will do my best to eat well and exercise starting now. On that note, I’m off to the gym because I won’t give up.  And I won’t discount all of the work I’ve done up to this point. 

What is your biggest obstacle?  And are you winning the battle against it?

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    Anonymous
    October 1, 2009 at 12:36 am

    I eat all day which helps me lose weight because my body doesn't store.

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    Kelly
    October 1, 2009 at 12:37 am

    It sounds like you are on the right track. I like your blog alot and read it even though I don't post much

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    Trudy
    October 1, 2009 at 1:47 am

    That's a great attitude to have Kenlie! Keep up the awesome work…you are a total inspiration!

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    Connie Weiss
    October 1, 2009 at 10:18 pm

    I know you are on the right track because you have a GREAT attitude! I love that you didn't denie yourself…but only had a bite or a small portion.

    That is the kind of stuff that will make you succeed for the long run!

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