I Did What I Said I’d Do!

In my last post I said I would exercise hard, and I did. It’s almost laughable (except that it’s really not) that it took me so long to remember how good I feel after a good workout. And I do feel good. My body needed to feel the burn, and just as I imagined, I’m ready to face the new day with a renewed energy.

Stretching after doing way too many bicycle crunches. šŸ™‚


Yesterday was a struggle. I forced myself to do what I didn’t want to do, and I am so glad I did because one good choice often leads to another good choice. I exercised, ate well and now it’s time to do it again.

Dinner tonight was a turkey burger, baked sweet potato fries and steamed zucchini. It was relatively low in sodium, high in protein and fiber and delicious!


I may not like what the scale says Thursday because we get what we give. But I know that if I’m diligent I’ll like what I see a week from now. We can spend our entire lives wallowing in regret, or we can do our best to make today better than yesterday. The choice is clear even when it isn’t easy. Yesterday I made the choice to be better, and I’m going to do it again today.

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    Shane G.
    September 15, 2010 at 10:02 am

    And that is how you get to there from here Kenz! Start with step 1 and keep putting one foot in front of the other.

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    Marisa @ Loser for Life
    September 15, 2010 at 10:24 am

    "one good choice often leads to another" – I love that! I used to think if I had a good day but then veered off track with oversnacking that the whole day was blown! However, I've since changed my mindset to "every good choice counts". You are making lots of them! Way to go! Good luck on Thurs!

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    Miz
    September 15, 2010 at 10:34 am

    GO YOU!
    no matter the arena when I DO WHAT I PLAN and what I tell myself I will do—–I feel great.

    hope you do as well.

    here's to a justasgreat wednesday for us all.

    MizFit

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    kristi
    September 15, 2010 at 11:07 am

    Yep, not sure if you read my blog, but I had a pretty crappy day yesterday but I didn't let it stop me from eating right and exercising.

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    PrettyWoman
    September 15, 2010 at 11:17 am

    I need to do better, too :). damn lattes šŸ™‚

    Keep it up Kenz!

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    Slimming Down for the Gown
    September 15, 2010 at 11:54 am

    Awesome!! And that's for being inspiring for the rest of us who needed that extra encouragement to head back to the gym!

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    Stephanie
    September 15, 2010 at 11:57 am

    Way to go, Kenz!! Keep it up!

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    Shawn
    September 15, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    Awesome, way to go!

    Look at your face, your glowing and it's not from the sweat!

    Your dinner looks delish! Those fries look incredible and is that burger on an everything bagel bun? Yum!

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    maranda
    September 15, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    What kind of bun did you use for the burger? You supper looks delicious.

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    Tammy
    September 15, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    Good for you girl…proud of ya'! šŸ™‚

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    Genie @ Diet of 51
    September 15, 2010 at 2:54 pm

    Get in that groove, Girl! Show me the way!

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    Melissa
    September 15, 2010 at 5:55 pm

    sweet potato fries are the bomb!

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    Christina
    September 15, 2010 at 7:48 pm

    Good for you, just keeping putting one step in front of the other and making improvements each day and you will get to where you are wanting to go. I'm crossing my fingers for your weigh in tomorrow. Good luck.

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    shortmama
    September 15, 2010 at 8:16 pm

    Great job on the exercise!

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    Rhonda
    September 15, 2010 at 9:50 pm

    That's awesome Kenz…I need to get by booty in gear in the exercise department again!! No excuses. I'm hoping I get to see you soon. ;o)

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    Jessica
    September 15, 2010 at 10:57 pm

    Just wanted to say HI & that I enjoy your blog! =0)

    You can check us out at:
    http://www.helpmewalkawaythepounds.blogspot.com

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    Annie
    September 16, 2010 at 1:42 am

    Way to go, Kenz! šŸ™‚

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    A. Sparkle
    September 16, 2010 at 2:23 am

    I applaud you! You make me want to do better. This just reminds me that there's nothing to it, but to do the things you need to do even tho you dont always feel like it.

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    SeattleRunnerGirl
    September 16, 2010 at 6:06 pm

    AMEN to following through on the plan! And to good choices begetting good choices. And to remembering how good those choices make us feel. (That's me, regurgitating your whole post.)

    Hope Thursday is just as good! (Yes, I'm late to the party.)

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