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Harvest Challenge ~ Mighty Peas

Here it is ladies. I have no idea if I'm setting this up correctly. I copied from the other teams. Thanks other teams!! Go post on the week 1 mini challenge thread for more points!!!

Goals
food - Eat more veggies, concentrate on my greens and getting iron and calcium.
weight - Maintain
water - Drink 8 glasses at work and drink nothing but water when I'm home
sleep - In bed by 10pm during the weekdays
support - daily

Oct 14-20
Exercise (1), Water (5), Support (1), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)=13
Exercise (1), Water (5), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)=11
Exercise (3), Water (6), Support (0), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)=15
Exercise (1), Water (5), Support (0), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)=10
Exercise (2), Water (6), Support (0), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)=14
Exercise (6), Water (6), Support (0), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)=19
Exercise (6), Water (6), Support (0), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)=19
Weekly Challenge ~ 10
Total ~101

Oct 21-27
Exercise (3), Water (4), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)=12
Exercise (6), Water (4), Support (0), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)=16
Exercise (0), Water (5), Support (0), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)=10
Exercise (0), Water (4), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (0), Sleep (1)=9
Exercise (0), Water (5), Support (0), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)=11
Exercise (0), Water (6), Support (0), Food (0), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)=8
Exercise (6), Water (8), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)=20
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Total ~86

Oct 28-Nov 3
Exercise (0), Water (6), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)=12
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Nov 4 - 10
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Nov 11- 17
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Nov 18-24

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I'm here!! I'm hoping to really eat better and make some good dinners at home. I need to make a plan!!!
What's everyone having for dinner tonight?

Oct 14-20
Exercise (3), Water (4), Support (1), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)=2
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Weekly Challenge ~ 10
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Goals
food - Cook healthier meals, eat less sugar and white flours!
weight - Lose, 1 lb a week would be great.
water - I'm usually great about water but slacking a little.. so drink 80+ oz like I normally do again.
sleep - Go to bed as early as I can.. I usually try for 10 but sometimes it's after.. so lay down at 9:45.. sleep by 10 lol
support - Will log in daily Biggrin

Oct 14-20
Exercise (), Water (), Support (), Food (), Breakfast (), Sleep ()=0
Exercise (1), Water (7), Support (1), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0)= 15
Exercise (1), Water (6), Support (1), Food (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 15
Exercise (1), Water (7), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 14
Exercise (2), Water (6), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 14
Exercise (0), Water (7), Support (0), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 12
Exercise (1), Water (6), Support (0), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 12
Weekly Challenge ~ 10
Total ~ 82 plus the mini challenge (10) = 92

Oct 21-27
Exercise (1), Water (7), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 14
Exercise (2), Water (7), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (0), Sleep (1)= 14
Exercise (1), Water (8), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 15
Exercise (1), Water (7), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 14
Exercise (1), Water (7), Support (1), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 14
Exercise (2), Water (8), Support (0), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 15
Exercise (1), Water (6), Support (0), Food (3), Breakfast (0), Sleep (1)= 11
Weekly Challenge ~10
Total ~ 107

Oct 28-Nov 3
Exercise (0), Water (7), Support (0), Food (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1)= 12
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Nov 4 - 10
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Nov 11- 17
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Nov 18-24

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Ok, ladies.. how do the points work?

Joan, last night we had chicken divan which I added pasta to instead of rice.. it was more fattening than I wanted to eat.. lol but I was off work yesterday so cooked that knowing today I needed to get back on track!

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I think you just have to use your judgement. I had dunkin donuts yesterday, so I'm definitely NOT taking the points, lol!

Today is good so far, instead of going to the snack bar to get chips, I had a small handful of pistachios! I'm also going to look up a healthier way to cook some meat I had planned to cook this week. Gotta plan for dinner tonight though ... kid's got soccer practice, it makes it a little more complicated.

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Ah, ok Smile Is it from 0-5? Lol

I had whole grain toast with greek cream cheese and natural smuckers fruit spread.. and drinking my water.. but in about an hour, I'm going to eat a greek yogurt. Oh and I'm fighting the urge to order a yummy sandwich from this place that we order food from for a meeting every 3rd Tuesday of the month.. I guess I could always order a salad Blum 3 I brought a frozen meal that just does not appeal to me today lol

What meat do you have? Tonight, we are having baked parmesan tilapia with yellow rice and side salad. I'm skipping the rice and making a big salad and topping it with my tilapia!

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I have been buying a lot of pork shoulder because it's so cheap, but it's also really fatty. I usually throw it in the crock pot but then it just sits in its own fat, I think I'm going to try to slow roast it in the oven on a raised roasting rack pan thingie. As for the points, the rules say 5 points for eating in your plan, 3 points for small variances.

I'm tempted to ask you about the sandwich, but that's probably a bad idea, lol! Maybe set a goal where if you do good, you can have the sandwich next month ... or maybe get it, but only eat half and save the other half for tomorrow?

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Ok, thanks.. I looked "everywhere" or so I thought hahaha for the rules.

This sandwich shop has so many yummy ones. The ones I love are "turkey in the straw" which is turkey in a pita pocket with coleslaw and sometimes I add a slice of cheddar lol or "camel rider" which is ham in a pita pocket with mayo/mustard and lettuce and tomato and I add cheddar sometimes as well as poppy seed dressing.. so awesome lol. But I ordered a chef salad today.. Smile I was in the mood for a salad.. they make homemade ranch too and I'll eat a little of it with my salad.. I would rather eat that then fat free stuff.. but reduced fat is ok sometimes.. just trying to stay away from fake stuff.

What are you ladies having for lunch??

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Nidia here is how you calculate points..http://www.pregnancy.org/bulletinboards/biggest-loser-challenge-636/rules-how-calculate-points-709073/

We had turkey joes and steamed okra last night. Lunch today includes tortilla soup a banana and a granola bar. Nuts are greatJoan. They usually curb my appetite and I like to snack all day and its perfect for that. They are so darn expensive though.

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Thanks, Elizabeth, after I posted I didn't find them, I found them haha.

I love nuts too.. especially cashews and almonds. I buy a trail mix and it's not so bad. I buy a mountain trail mix and I love the little bits of chocolate in there lol

I had an amazing salad for lunch. I should post a pic of it!

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Sorry I am late ladies. This weekend was crazy! This week I am not going to be super good on points because biggest loser at work for money starts Friday so I am slightly bulking up lol

Food - starting biggest loser at work this Friday so I am hoping to eat less bad carbs and focus on healthy options
Weight - I want to lose 2-3 lbs a week
Water - I drink great at work during the week but weekends and nights I drink none so I want to fix that
Sleep - well I get good sleep in spurts thanks to Rylee.
Support - check in at least once or twice a day!!

Week 1
Monday: Exercise (1), Water (0), Support (0), Diet (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=6
Tuesday: Exercise (0), Water (4), Support (1), Diet (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=10
Wednesday: Exercise (0), Water (6), Support (1), Diet (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=12
Thursday: Exercise (5), Water (5), Support (1), Diet (1), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=14
Friday: Exercise (0), Water (5), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=13
Saturday: Exercise (0), Water (2), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=10
Sunday: Exercise (0), Water (3), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL= 11
Weekly Mini Challenge: (10)
Regular points: (66) + Mini Challenge (10) = WEEKLY TOTAL(76)

Week 2
Monday: Exercise (5), Water (5), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=18
Tuesday: Exercise (5), Water (6), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0), TOTAL=18
Wednesday: Exercise (5), Water (8), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=21
Thursday: Exercise (5), Water (10), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (0), TOTAL=22
Friday: Exercise (0), Water (10), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=18
Saturday: Exercise (0), Water (5), Support (1), Diet (5), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=13
Sunday: Exercise (3), Water (5), Support (1), Diet (3), Breakfast (1), Sleep (1), TOTAL=14
Weekly Mini Challenge: (10)
Regular points: (124) + Mini Challenge (10) = WEEKLY TOTAL(134)

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Joan I started grilling pork this summer and I found the trick was to do it on low heat and flip them often. They came out great and did not dry out which I often find happens.

I love nuts too but I am so worried about them in the house due to DDs allergy. She is only allergic to pistachios and cashews so I try to still have almonds etc. I have been wanting chocolate a ton lately but I think that is from being tired and stressed.

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Joan I started grilling pork this summer and I found the trick was to do it on low heat and flip them often. They came out great and did not dry out which I often find happens.

I love nuts too but I am so worried about them in the house due to DDs allergy. She is only allergic to pistachios and cashews so I try to still have almonds etc. I have been wanting chocolate a ton lately but I think that is from being tired and stressed.

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This 9pm eastern check in time is hard. I just got off work and the moment I go home baby needed to be nursed. Today was busy so didn't have time to cook dinner. Eating lasagna...hey it veggies and dairy right? Jk. Tomorrow I have healthy meals planned. And if it stop s raining I will go on a walk during my lunch break. The temperatures will be perfect.

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I made a chicken currey on rice. It was awesome. I dug through my fridge to get rid of any veggies about to turn which I might not have thought to do if I weren't for this. I have leftovers for my lunch too. All of my snacking was healthy yesterday too, which is really what gets me.

Elizabeth, yes, nuts ARE expensive!! Aimee, I keep my stash at work.

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Elizabeth getting home at 9 is so hard. During basketball season when I get home late everything is thrown off for me. I am going to try and pack a salad on away games to have on the bus home and then not be tempted to eat crap on the way home. I started my period today too which now it makes sense why I was dying for chocolate the last two days lol.

Anyone else trying to get their DH on the healthy track. I am struggling big time and I know he wants to and needs to but the tiredness and stuff is making it hard for him.

I am making a healthy version of meatloaf tonight... I have hamburg to make so I figure why not and I am hoping DH will eat it too!!

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Elizabeth, maybe you can just e-mail Missy the numbers on Tues vs. having to log in to preg.org. Also, I'm thinking you're supposed to turn in the numbers for the previous week ending on Sunday, no? I would think you can turn them in early if that's easier.

Aimee, my DH will eat what I cook, but I do wish he would be more open to a few meatless meals a week. Also, he's willing to cook, but it's gotta be something on the grill otherwise, he's going to do processed boxed foods. I'm not complaining because he's always willing to help, but I really want to get completely off the processed junk, especially since my oldest has ADHD.

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Joan, my hubby usually only grills too and I loveeeeeeeeeee grilled food lol

I was a little off plan on lunch today.. Chinese.. had green beans, broccoli and then I went for a little of some sesame chicken.. oops haha Dinner will be a colorful salad!

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Trouble with my DH is that he doesn't eat any fruits or veggies. He is super picky and plain!!! I am trying to decide what to eat tomorrow for my day before biggest loser starts.... AF joined me today and I feel like I could eat chocolate for eternity!!!

Joan I know what you mean about the processed stuff. I feel like it is so hard because it is so easy especially with working and the baby to just make something processed

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Anyone here understand how this challenge works? Who do we report points to and when do we post points for the first week? Next Tuesday? So confusing.

I ate decent today. I did not have any sweets so I gave myself a 5. Oatmeal and banana for breakfast. Turkey sandwich, steamed leftover okra and pear for lunch. Carrots for afternoon snack. And teriyaki chicken with mushrooms and rice for dinner. Problem is dh is cooking this week so he picked the food out. And his dinners are only pseudo healthy. Not terrible but could use some more greens.

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Anyone here understand how this challenge works? Who do we report points to and when do we post points for the first week? Next Tuesday? So confusing.

I ate decent today. I did not have any sweets so I gave myself a 5. Oatmeal and banana for breakfast. Turkey sandwich, steamed leftover okra and pear for lunch. Carrots for afternoon snack. And teriyaki chicken with mushrooms and rice for dinner. Problem is dh is cooking this week so he picked the food out. And his dinners are only pseudo healthy. Not terrible but could use some more greens.

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Not sure on how it all works. I joined one before years ago and then it just stopped and was not helping me.

Today is my BAD day before weighing in! I had a pumpkin muffin for breakfast, a sandwich and sweet potato chips for lunch and then a sub for dinner from this local place with fried chicken bites and this gooey yummy sweet BBQ sauce! After this I am full on eating good haha. Had to bulk for this week because people are nuts on this competition at work and will drink gallon of water before they weigh in etc. so there are 10 people doing it so I can win $400. I have a good shot except one person did it before and starves herself and eats just pickles for two days before weigh in on Friday. I am hoping she doesn't do that this time. I lost like 25 lbs after DD when work did this so I just want to do it for me regardless of the money!

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Aimee, really? Only pickles.. wow.. that is terrible with sodium though!! GL though and I hope you win Smile

Never participated in this before so I have no idea how that works, Elizabeth.

What are your goals for this weekend? Mine are to eat better than I have fort he past 3 weekends!

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Aimee, really? Only pickles.. wow.. that is terrible with sodium though!! GL though and I hope you win Smile

Never participated in this before so I have no idea how that works, Elizabeth.

What are your goals for this weekend? Mine are to eat better than I have fort he past 3 weekends!

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Well today I did good. I feel like crap with head cold and AF so that's making me miserable! I ate healthy all day and today is my relax day for working out so I am hanging low. I did line dancing at my gym last night. Omg so much fun!!! And what a sweat we worked up!

I am hungry right now though hitch I have to fight through for first few days.
Goals for the weekend are to plan my meals for next week to I can succeed and do well. Also get my workout started good. I have spin on sat and sun morning!

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I would have to say I am proud of myself today. We went the circus and I behaved. I had some Of DDs popcorn but then only had plain salad for lunch. I logged it in and am under my calories too. I find tracking helps so much. I stole one roll from DD too and I logged it in so I am still under today. I am bummed I didn't go to spin today but this head cold is wiping me out! I cancelled for tomorrow too because I need to be healthy and not miss work so I figure if I feel better by later in the day I can always do the elliptical at home.

Hope you ladies are having a healthy weekend!

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Well I am posting for support points but no one is chatting this weekend so it is kinda hard....

I prepped so much for this week today. My breakfasts (Greek yogurt with almonds) are in the fridge set, my salads for the week are ready and made with just the final addings either tuna or chic text each day. Dinners are planned and now just to stick with it! Been great all weekend so I know I can do it. Now need my exercise. Being sick this weekend killed me. I start TRX and insanity classes at my gym this week so that will get me there since I paid extra for it!

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Man, Aimee you're awesome!! Smile Way to go, somehow I always forget to get on here on the weekends.. so my goal for this weekend is to get on here and log!! I did ok.. I have finally said it's enough though. I want to start losing again. So, I need to plan my meals like I used to. Cook healthier at home so I can eat leftovers for lunch and save some money also. For breakfast, I am going to have greek yogurt and granola.. not hungry just yet but once it hits, I will get it. Lunch, not sure yet.. didn't bring anything bc I didn't cook last night. So will have to pick up something.. or eat a healthy choice meal that's in the freezer!

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I just logged on for the points haha.. Once I commit to something I usually am gung ho and the weighing in at work really makes me follow through on it. I am feeling better today so I am going to do a workout before I take DD to gymnastics in our gym here at school.

I am doing greek yogurt for breakfast too. I usually add almonds but I am trying to hold off and use those as a snack later. So I am feeling hungry but not as bad as I was the other day. I brought a salad today and have buffalo chicken on it. I am going to try and vary the meat I put on it based on leftovers and mix some dry tuna in also. I need my dinners to be consistent which is a huge challenge for us lately! DH is on board to getting himself better at this stuff which I think will make a HUGE difference in how successful I am!

Right now I am "hungry" and thinking snack but I eat lunch this week at 10:43 so that is an hour so I am drinking water and trying to hold off...

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That's such a specific time, why at 10:43? Lol

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Don't forget to add your weekly totals and include points for the mini challenge if you did it Smile

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It is when one of our class periods ends and it is the first of 5 lunch periods that are like 20 minutes each lol.

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Sorry I have been absent! Sorry Aimee that you have a cold! Yay for great meal planning. We cook 6 nights a week. Plan our meals on sunday and eat the fresh stuff mon-wed or thurs and frozen stuff thursday and friday. Lunch is where I do my bad eating usually. We also have lots of lunch and learns at work. Today we had one...Jason's deli. Sandwiches aren't too unhealthy but it's hard to pass up cookies and brownies. Especially when everyone else is eating them. Its also hard when my boss brings in fancy chocolates from the chocolate store. She does it often....chocolate is my weakness. But I'm giving it up again along with other dairy. Seeing if it helps henry some. He's just so fussy and I can't help but think its something I'm eating.

I ate good and bad on Sunday...Lil smokies (bad) and kale salad with other veggies (good) and then fish and rice for dinner. Its hard not to snack badly on game days. BTW...whoohooo red Sox!

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I am having a hard time with the meals when I work out at night. Like tonight I am working out from 5-6:15 taking classes and DH will feed DD and himself but then when I get home is the pain. Like tonight he is making pizza so I think that I will just eat salad with some meat or something. I hate these nights but I need to take the classes. I am nervous because I am taking a new class with a great teacher but I think she is going to work me hard! I am hoping that I lose 4 lbs this week. I need a good spark to start but I just don't know. I worked out yesterday and felt so much better with it!

Yeah woo hoo Sox EXCEPT I am sooooo tired from staying awake lol!!!

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I am sure you can do 4 lb Aimee Smile Sounds like you're doing great! I haven't had very much motivation to exercise a lot but I will get there Smile This weather (gloomy and rainy) isn't helping and neither is upcoming time change and it getting darker later. All I can think about is zzZzz..

Oh and I am bummed my Rangers didn't make it.. hehehe.. or the Braves.

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Last night I was in bed and just could not fall asleep. It was horrible. I hate when that happens. I went to spin tonight but the insanity class doesn't start until next tues. prob a good thing since I am sooo sore haha.

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Aimee, have you done Insanity before?

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I did the video at school with my ball team a couple times but not with like a real teacher at a gym. I am nervous lol. And super excited for TRX tomorrow because I have heard great things!

I am down 3.5 lbs as of this morning so maybe 5 by Friday?? I have spin at 5:30 tonight. I am not in super mood but know I need to go so I am! I am dreading watching the sox tonight then TRX at 4:30 am. Yikes!!

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Great job!! That's awesome Biggrin When is weigh in, on Friday??

Let me know how TRX went!

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Well.... TRX didn't go... The teacher got there late cuz her son has had a 106 fever and now with kids I get the unexpected happens. So I took spin at 5 and that was it today. Weigh in is fri morning. I know I am down but how much is the trick. I will keep you guys posted...

Oh and I have been screwing myself on water points!!! I drank and watched today and have been doing more than I thought. Oops!

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Oh Insanity is tough. I nearly died. Ladies I just can't find the time for real exercise...its a good thing that I have a lot of projects in construction right now so I'm counting the hours I'm walking there. It can be a work out sometimes. I'm also feeling kind of sick so I haven't been eating good. Aimee sounds like you are on track with your exercise...that is awesome.

What's everyone eating for lunch tomorrow? I'm going to have to go out. Since I'm trying to eat healthier I will have to do a lunch run to whole foods. Everything else near my work is crap.

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GL Aimee, let me know how today went!

Elizabeth, I can't find the time to exercise either.. I have so much going on when I get home. I am sure we all do. Cooking dinner, feeding Lucas and Noah.. eating dinner.. clean up.. getting baths started and done.. bed time routines.. a shower myself.. by that time I get 30 mins to lay down and relax lol and then it's bed time! I know it'll get better.

Lunch today.. I have NO idea! I want a yummy salad though..

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I was down 3. I am bummed I wanted more but I know that is still a great start. Another girl is down 7 but she drank a lot of water before weigh in last week for the initial one to be up high to lose. Whatever!

I am buying a salad today in our culinary dept. Probably nothing great but I didn't feel like making it last night at all!

Finding the time to exercise only happens for me thanks to DH having a great schedule like me so he is home and I can go take these classes. I found that using a video at home too is something good but lately I have not done that!

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Ugh I feel like crap today. So tired and just gross. I haven't felt tired with dieting until today but maybe the week just caught up to me!

Having friends over for pumpkin carving and dinner tomorrow and trying to keep it healthy. Some people just eat and drink crap and don't get it. I want to make a fun festive drink that is low calories so off to Pinterest search I go!

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The weekends are ghost towns over here... Not the best day diet wise but still under my calories. I had half of a cake boss cupcake that was AMAZING but I feel so guilty.

Back at it tomorrow!

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ok ladies.. I am thinking that I probably am going to stop on this thing. I hate that I keep taking the time to come and look and nothing is happening... I TOTALLY understand we are all busy but if I am not doing it I won't take the time.

Sorry Sad

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Sorry yeah I have kind of dropped off the face of the earth. Got sick this weekend. Ate like crap because I felt like crap and didnt want to cook. I will keep posting when I can. But I underatand if you want to stop. Its hard to login all these points. I wish there was an app we could sign into that would count it all for us. I bet more people would participate. Time is precious around here and I could be going for a walk rather than logging in and posting my points. Haha.

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Totally understand, sorry Sad I forget too.. but congrats on a 3 lb loss, that's still great!!

Lucas was sick Sunday, yesterday and still has a mild fever today but he's at the sitters. I hope I don't get called.. anyway, that's why I didn't get on much.. at work at least I have a little time.

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Ladies I am not even sure I am doing this all correctly. I tgink I was supposed to be checking our points into another thread. Sorry This whole process is very confusing which is why I think we lost some interest along the way.

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:/ Is it just us 3 anyway.. well, Elizabeth and I? Can we even keep participating with just 2? Lol