(Closed) Sick and tired of my weight issues!!!

posted 7 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

Special K also has some great on the go snacks!

always eat breakfast! and try not to eat late at night, drink lots of water (this one is hard for me) and excersize – these things in itself should really help!

 

Post # 4
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767 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I had that decision three weeks ago – it’s time to get fit!

For me, it’s sensible eating (do I need cookies at 10:00 pm?  Nope!) combined with yoga (for calming myself down during this crazy process) and spinning (burn the calories and zap the fat!) and I feel great!

Best of luck!!!!

Post # 5
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6998 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

Also a workout buddy?

my husband and i (try) and workout together, not actually work out together but go together, this really helps because if one of us is feeling unmotivated the other one will push to go get it done.

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I currently trying to focus hard on eating right since I can not exercise for at least the next month or so.

I always used exercise to help when I “cheated” on my eating, but now I’m in a “no cheat” zone.

This weekend was pretty bad (5 year college reunion in NC), there was lots of beer and fried food. But I started today off right again, so we’ll see how it all goes.

Post # 8
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I know how you feel.  Keep trying to tell myself the same things too.  I joined myfitnesspal last week.  Let me know your screenname and we can be friends and help motivate each other.  

Post # 9
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6998 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

Med700 gave me another idea.

switch up your workouts so you dont get bored – getting on an eliptical everyday is boring!

try yoga or pilates at your local Y – i really noticed a change in my body from pilates. its not too strenuous while doing it but you really feel the effects after!

Post # 10
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1545 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

GOOD LUCK!!! Try to cut back on carbs and you will lose the weight quick!

I cut out carbs from Mon-Friday and ate very little on the weekends and I lose 12 pounds in 2 weeks. YOU CAN DO IT!!!!!

Post # 12
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Sugar bee

I’m trying to lose 10 lbs and its SO hard!

I’m 120 give or take and would love to get down to 110 or even 105. 

I really scared I will get stretch marks on my ‘girls’ losing that much weight though. 

And I have a horrible ice cream/cake/candy addiction!

Post # 13
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6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

I’m also starting to get frustrated with myself since I’ve officially gained 4 lbs since my wedding (on my small frame that’s actually very noticeable) and my sister this weekend seriously asked if I was pregnant. Now, my sister is unusually good at noticing if people have gained even an ounce of weight, so I know I don’t look too different to the average acquaintence, but still she was serious when she asked.

I don’t work out at all. I’ve probably excersized about 4 times in the past 9 months. Without the stress of my upcoming wedding, it is really hard to avoid gaining weight when just eating anything I want. And also I don’t cut back on portions as much as I used to since I”m not afraid of gaining weight, at least the fear isn’t as scary as it used to be since I don’t have a wedding dress to fit into.

My clothes still all fit, but they definitely don’t have as much room as before. I”m pretty much at the same point you are, at a breaking point where i either stop this now and work towards my goal or accept the fact that I’m getting bigger.

Post # 14
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158 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Something snapped in me last week and I decided I am finally going to lose the weight and keep it off!

I worked out 5 days last week and am determined to keep this up!  

I am also doing weight watchers. This really helps because you have to write everything down so it puts things into perspective for me. 

My last trick is that I have also been drinking 16oz of water before every meal.  It makes me feel full faster. 

Good luck! Here’s to being healthy and happy!

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@Mrs.MedinaJr: Why didn’t I think of this? I would hate to cut out carbs completely because then it would feel like complete deprivation, but I could certainly limit it to the weekends!

Post # 16
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I’ve been doing weight watchers for the past two weeks and have lost 5.8 lbs! I work out for 30min at leat 5 times a week right now and stay within my points.

I’m not interested in a short term fix so I decided to go for a lifestyle change and it’s working perfectly.

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