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Confessions of a New Mom

In My Progress, Struggles by Tanya1 Comment

I have a confession to make. I used to think tracking/keeping a food journal was easy. I couldn’t understand why people struggled with it. Tracking works. Know the points before you eat it.  Write it down.  Stay within your budget, and you will lose weight. Easy Peasy.  Yeah, I used to be one of THOSE people. And then I had a baby. Boy do I get it now!! It’s not just being busy or being …

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Weekly Weigh In ~ 06/28/16

In Weekly Weigh Ins by Tanya1 Comment

Current Weight: 199.2 This Week: -2.8 Total: -46.6 I was expecting to lose, but I wasn’t sure if it would be enough to break into the 100s. I crushed it!! WHAT I ATE: I didn’t eat as healthy as I would like, but I tracked every day this week! We ate out a few times, but I still stayed within my budget. I even ate pizza twice! I ate 2 pieces and had veggies on …

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I’m Back…Sort-of…

In My Weight Loss Journey by Tanya6 Comments

Hey everybody! I’m so sorry for the long hiatus. I had hoped to keep blogging during my pregnancy, but I was just obsessed with all things baby and wasn’t really in the right frame of mind to do it. I had my son in February! He was 3 1/2 weeks early but otherwise healthy. The first couple months were really hard and stressful, but I managed to get back to Weight Watchers in April. I’ll …

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Weekly Weigh In ~ 06/21/16

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Current Weight: 202.0 This Week: -2.0 Total: -43.8 I didn’t think I would have much of a loss if any this week! It was Father’s Day weekend, and I didn’t track a few days. I guess I’m making better choices even on my not so great days. I’m THRILLED with a 2 pound loss! GOALS FOR THIS WEEK: Complete two C25K workouts. I really want to get back to 3 times a week, but frankly …

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Weekly Weigh In ~ 04/05/16

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Current Weight: 220.6 Since July 2015: +65.8 Total: -25.2 My fear was that I would gain all my weight back since I couldn’t attend Weight Watchers while I was pregnant.  So, at least I didn’t gain back ALL of it.  SIGH.  This was not where I wanted to be after giving birth, but it’s time to face reality!   WHAT I ATE: Carbs and more carbs….bread and bagels and pasta…and burgers and doughnuts… HOW I …