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Total Disappointment February 2, 2009

Posted by reddlissa in Weight Loss/Fitness.
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I just completed week 3 of my training for the Avon Walk.  This past week I walked a total of 20 miles.  My back and legs are so sore and stiff that I can barely walk.  Everyone says, “Wow!  You must be dropping weight like crazy!”  WRONG!!  I have gained 2 pounds.

I am so frustrated with this whole weight loss thing.  I hate being this overweight and I know what I need to do to fix the problem — I just can’t seem to find the will power to actually control my eating.  I am disappointed in myself….which makes me want to eat more.  Yay 😦

I had the chance to talk with a friend over the weekend; she is a fitness instructor and she has offered her help.  I am starting a new eating plan tomorrow (no time to grocery shop yesterday).  I am going to focus on eating the bulk of my calories for breakfast and lunch instead of in the evening.  This will be a complete break from my normal routine but I am willing to try something totally different — I want to get rid of this extra weight!

Day 1 is Under My Belt January 12, 2009

Posted by reddlissa in Weight Loss/Fitness.
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I started the training for the Avon Walk today.  I plan to follow the 12 week training plan as closely as possible.  This will be a huge challenge, yet I am determined to see this thing through to completion.  I’m sure I’ll be moaning soon about my decision but for today I feel great 🙂