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Slimming Down Sunday -- No Dice

Week 5
Weight Change:  +.8 pounds
Total Difference: -7.2 pounds since post-Thanksgiving
Goal Progress:  3 pounds to go before mini-goal #1 on February 1st.

Notes:  So close, yet so far.  I started out this week needing to lose 2.2 pounds by the 1st of the month and I didn't make it.  Surprisingly I didn't really let it get to me because I know I am so close and it will just be a matter of another week or two.
I struggled with the 3pm snack attacks this week and an am in search of something to curb that.  I also struggled this week when DH and I went out to eat together.  He ate half an entree salad and I feasted on a chicken pasta dish, and no I didn't bring home left overs.  I hadn't really over indued the meal.  It didn't seem like that huge of a portion, but I felt so shameful and guilty for the rest of the meal and night.  Feeling this way was worse than not making my goal.  I have to remember that this journey just isn't about the numbers, but also how I am doing mentally with everything too.
Additionally, my mother had a major health setback that was once again due to her being inactive and overweight.  Her situation has been plaguing me the past few days too.  
So my goal for next week is to work on being more positive and nicer to myself mentally when it comes to food while still tracking calories and trying to workout.  How did you all fair this week?


Blog hop.

Chasing Fireflies and Blissful and Wishful have teamed up for Slimming Down Sunday!

Do you have a post about weight loss tips/tricks/struggles/etc, nutrition, fitness, or related? Link it up!

2 rules:
1. You must be a follower of Chasing Fireflies & Blissful and Wishful via Google Friend Connect.
2. Link directly to any weight loss/nutrition/exercise related blog post. (No weigh-in necessary!)

That's it!

Then feel free to visit as few or as many of the other linked blogs to help find some extra motivation for the week!


  1. Hey you're doing great! Keep up the good work =)

    Sending you sunshine,

    Rachael @ You Me and Natalie


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