Amy's March Journal

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Amy's March Journal
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Tue, 03-06-2012 - 12:07am

This month I am trying to get back on track.

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Tue, 03-06-2012 - 9:47am
Hey Amy,

Welcome! The holidays are ROUGH on me to so I completely know where you are comming from! Congrats on your current weight loss - that is amazing! Are you following any diets or plans?
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Tue, 03-06-2012 - 1:07pm
Hey Amy, well it's good that you've had success before, but sometimes once you're in that holiday rut it takes a bit to pull yourself out of it! I do find it easier to keep myself motivated as the weather starts to warm up - I don't know if it's thinking of squeezing into summer clothes that does it, but it seems like I'm more enthusiastic in spring and summer! :-)

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Tue, 03-06-2012 - 6:02pm

Thanks for the welcome.

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Wed, 03-07-2012 - 12:12pm
Well that's exciting! I love fitting into smaller sizes! Usually I'll wait to see if the size sticks and then I have a few items that I've gotten tailored because I love them. If you're in between sizes or expect to lose more, second hand stores or consignment stores are a great way to hold you over until you hit your goal weight without breaking the bank!

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Wed, 03-07-2012 - 12:19pm
35 pounds is AWESOME! I'll be looking for your tips on how you do it!


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Wed, 03-07-2012 - 6:35pm
Yea for a new summer wardrobe! I actually saved all my smaller clothes thinking that I would quickly loose the weight and get back into them which obviously didn't happen. It's been very interesting opening those boxes and realizing that while some of the clothes fit now they are not my style anymore. Party clothes and things from college give me the giggles now!
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Thu, 03-08-2012 - 11:54am
Imagine showing up for work one day in some of your old party clothes - imagine the raised eyebrows lol


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Sat, 03-10-2012 - 11:08am

lol!!!

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Mon, 03-12-2012 - 9:56am
Hey Amy,

I'm not that familiar with the South Beach Diet... is it low carb? I probably need to focus on lowering my carbs because they always seem high - I'm suprised by how many carbs fruits and veg have and I"m not sure how that works into a low carb diet!?
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Tue, 03-13-2012 - 3:05pm
That sounds like a good plan! What did you find hardest about South Beach when you were on it before? Is there a big difference between the foods you eat while on South Beach and Weight Watchers?

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