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    Statistics:
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    Weight to Lose: 32lb
    % Lost 9.57%
    Today is Monday: Weekly Home Blessing Hour

    This week we are in Zone 4: The Master Bedroom

    This month's Habit is: Decluttering for 15 Minutes a Day

    * Morning Routine:

    * -Get Dressed to Shoes including Hair/Face, Brush Teeth
    * - Make Bed
    * -Swish & Swipe
    * -Empty Dishwasher
    * -Reboot Laundry (a Load a Day Keeps CHAOS Away)

    * -Check Your Calendar

    * -Check Your Control Journal

    * What's For Dinner?

    * Drink Your Water

    * Declutter for 15 Minutes

    * 15 Minutes of Loving Movement (exercise)

    * Before Bed Routine:
    * -Lay out Your Clothes for tomorrow
    * -Check Your Calendar
    * -Put things needed for tomorrow at the Launch Pad
    * -Where are your Keys?
    * -Spend Two Minutes Clearing off a Hot Spot
    * -Shine Your Sink
    * - Wash face/Brush Teeth
    * -Go to Bed at a Decent Hour

    *************************************

    Zone 4: Mission #1 Monday

    Today spend 15 minutes getting rid of anything that does not belong in your bedroom.
    Things that have gotten thrown in a corner, on a chair or even the floor. The things that you almost
    don't even see because they have just become part of the room, get it out! If it does not belong there
    then out it goes!

    This does not mean that you have to spend three hours in your bedroom, do what you can do for 15 minutes.
    MinnieMel's Silver Diary
    No one put me on a diet, I've put myself on one . . . so, when I cheat, give up, do not do what I should - I'm only failing myself. (Beck Helpful Thought)

    Breaking this into Baby Steps with measurable goals:


    NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
    Show any loss with May 12, 2014 Restart (- 3 lbs, sts )
    5 Dog Walks of a minimum 20 min. (5, 5)
    Start doing Fitness Classes again (Aqua Fit, Zumba, Kettlebells, etc.) (2 AF, 2 AF)
    Be comfy in Hilfinger cropped jeans US12
    Get into US 10 (on door)
    Be comfy in US 10
    Get into Goal Jeans US 8
    Be comfy in US 8 Jeans (and NEVER gain out of them!)
    Lose the Muffin Top!

    Scale Scores
    Lose to be under 12 stone
    Lose to be 165
    Lose to be 160
    Lose to be at my 2013 lowest weight (156)
    Lose to be in the 10s (153)
    Lose to be under 150
    Lose to be at a healthy BMI - 145
    Lose to be at 10 stone (140)
    Lose 2 to be at the top of my target zone (138)
    Lose 3 to be at 135 and ...
    finally Lose 2 to be at Goal! (133)


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    Start Date: ReStart: 12/05/14
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    Current Weight: 170lb
    Goal Weight: 138lb
    Goal Date: ASAP


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 32.3
    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 23.7


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 18lb
    Weight to Lose: 32lb
    % Lost 9.57%
    Today's Flight Plan

    Today is Tuesday: Plan and Play Day

    This week we are in Zone 4: The Master Bedroom

    This month's Habit is: Decluttering for 15 Minutes a Day

    * Morning Routine:

    * -Get Dressed to Shoes including Hair/Face, Brush Teeth
    * - Make Bed
    * -Swish & Swipe
    * -Empty Dishwasher
    * -Reboot Laundry (a Load a Day Keeps CHAOS Away)

    * -Check Your Calendar

    * -Check Your Control Journal

    * What's For Dinner?

    * Drink Your Water

    * Declutter for 15 Minutes

    * 15 Minutes of Loving Movement (exercise)

    * Before Bed Routine:
    * -Lay out Your Clothes for tomorrow
    * -Check Your Calendar
    * -Put things needed for tomorrow at the Launch Pad
    * -Where are your Keys?
    * -Spend Two Minutes Clearing off a Hot Spot
    * -Shine Your Sink
    * - Wash face/Brush Teeth
    * -Go to Bed at a Decent Hour

    *************************************

    Zone 4: Mission #2 Tuesday

    Today is the day to attack the clothes pile. Now you all know what I am talking about. This pile is either on a chair, on top of the hamper, dresser or at the foot of your bed. Set your timer for 15 minutes and grab some hangers or start folding. While you are doing this do not hang up or fold something that you hate! This is the time to let it go!! If you do not love it, send it right out the door!


    *not quite Flying, but I'm going to get back at it!

    **grocery list made -- planning dinner and will sort the rest of the week's dinners today (I hope).

    *** I sorted through DD's trousers and long sleeved tops when I was helping her pack for our 1/2 term trip. I let one friend sort through them already (and take what she wanted) and I plan to let a coupe of other smaller friend ago through them, then donate the rest to a preferred charity. Some are new with tags! Not going to hold on to "sell them" -- don't need the clutter. Out they go!
    MinnieMel's Silver Diary
    No one put me on a diet, I've put myself on one . . . so, when I cheat, give up, do not do what I should - I'm only failing myself. (Beck Helpful Thought)

    Breaking this into Baby Steps with measurable goals:


    NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
    Show any loss with May 12, 2014 Restart (- 3 lbs, sts )
    5 Dog Walks of a minimum 20 min. (5, 5)
    Start doing Fitness Classes again (Aqua Fit, Zumba, Kettlebells, etc.) (2 AF, 2 AF)
    Be comfy in Hilfinger cropped jeans US12
    Get into US 10 (on door)
    Be comfy in US 10
    Get into Goal Jeans US 8
    Be comfy in US 8 Jeans (and NEVER gain out of them!)
    Lose the Muffin Top!

    Scale Scores
    Lose to be under 12 stone
    Lose to be 165
    Lose to be 160
    Lose to be at my 2013 lowest weight (156)
    Lose to be in the 10s (153)
    Lose to be under 150
    Lose to be at a healthy BMI - 145
    Lose to be at 10 stone (140)
    Lose 2 to be at the top of my target zone (138)
    Lose 3 to be at 135 and ...
    finally Lose 2 to be at Goal! (133)


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    % Lost 2.87%
    I had quite a good day yesterday and so far today. Hadnt seen the flight plan but have been putting clothes away so i must be a natural !!LOL






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    Haven't been well lately but managed a cleaning spree today with the help of my 4 & 2 year olds. We swept all downstairs, cleaned the windows & mirrors downstairs, dusted & polished, cleaned the fire place, emptied & reloaded dishwasher, moved laundry round (folded, in to dryer, new load I washer etc). Basically my kitchen, living room, powder room & entrance hall are all clean & tidy. The kids beds are made too.

    I doubt I'll be doing zone missions for a wee while but its nice to keep on top of things & be company ready. The fact the kids know the routines too is good :-)

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    Can't wait to move to join in.
    I read this thread every time someone posts in it.


    Been maintaining under 9 stone on a Primal diet since Oct 2012.


    Commitment and hard work gets you there.

    You can 'diet' and still have a life if you really,really want to.



    Maintaining is easier than the losing.

    Your weight is not going up for no reason. It's going up because you consume more than you burn.

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    Current Weight: 170lb
    Goal Weight: 138lb
    Goal Date: ASAP


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 32.3
    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 23.7


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 18lb
    Weight to Lose: 32lb
    % Lost 9.57%
    Laundry all dried and most folded. All suitcases emptied and most things put away -- still some laundry in dryer to fluff, fold and put away Also two loads from airing cupboard to fluff, fold and put away. One load drying in the airing cupboard.

    Picked up bits for dinner - plan to get some ironing done tonight.
    Last edited by MinnieMel : 19th February, 2013 at 04:52 PM
    MinnieMel's Silver Diary
    No one put me on a diet, I've put myself on one . . . so, when I cheat, give up, do not do what I should - I'm only failing myself. (Beck Helpful Thought)

    Breaking this into Baby Steps with measurable goals:


    NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
    Show any loss with May 12, 2014 Restart (- 3 lbs, sts )
    5 Dog Walks of a minimum 20 min. (5, 5)
    Start doing Fitness Classes again (Aqua Fit, Zumba, Kettlebells, etc.) (2 AF, 2 AF)
    Be comfy in Hilfinger cropped jeans US12
    Get into US 10 (on door)
    Be comfy in US 10
    Get into Goal Jeans US 8
    Be comfy in US 8 Jeans (and NEVER gain out of them!)
    Lose the Muffin Top!

    Scale Scores
    Lose to be under 12 stone
    Lose to be 165
    Lose to be 160
    Lose to be at my 2013 lowest weight (156)
    Lose to be in the 10s (153)
    Lose to be under 150
    Lose to be at a healthy BMI - 145
    Lose to be at 10 stone (140)
    Lose 2 to be at the top of my target zone (138)
    Lose 3 to be at 135 and ...
    finally Lose 2 to be at Goal! (133)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mama-bear View Post
    Haven't been well lately but managed a cleaning spree today with the help of my 4 & 2 year olds. We swept all downstairs, cleaned the windows & mirrors downstairs, dusted & polished, cleaned the fire place, emptied & reloaded dishwasher, moved laundry round (folded, in to dryer, new load I washer etc). Basically my kitchen, living room, powder room & entrance hall are all clean & tidy. The kids beds are made too.

    I doubt I'll be doing zone missions for a wee while but its nice to keep on top of things & be company ready. The fact the kids know the routines too is good :-)

    Sent from my new ARCHOS tablet :-)
    Plus main bathroom cleaned. Not bad for one day.

    My to do list though is: empty & reload the dishwasher again, change more laundry over, put it all away, vacuum upstairs landing & bedrooms, strip beds & wash, mop floors. I will have to spread this out though.

    Sent from my new ARCHOS tablet :-)

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    Start Date: ReStart: 12/05/14
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    Current Weight: 170lb
    Goal Weight: 138lb
    Goal Date: ASAP


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 32.3
    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 23.7


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 18lb
    Weight to Lose: 32lb
    % Lost 9.57%
    Still finishing up laundry, need to clean loos and kitchen, ironing still awaits, grocery shopping essential, dinner to sort, vacuuming needs doing... Motivation lacking.


    Today's Flight Plan

    Today is Wednesday: Anti-Procrastination Day

    This week we are in Zone 4: The Master Bedroom

    This month's Habit is: Decluttering for 15 Minutes a Day

    Zone 4: Mission #3 Wednesday

    Wednesday is Anti-procrastination Day. We are going to straighten up the floor of your closet! No more putting this off!!!!

    Do you think you have too many shoes? While you are lining up your shoes; pick two pair to give away or throw away. The next time you are looking for the pair of shoes that match your outfit, you will smile because you will be able to find them without getting down on your hands and knees. This will put another smile on your face and keep your hair from getting messed up!
    MinnieMel's Silver Diary
    No one put me on a diet, I've put myself on one . . . so, when I cheat, give up, do not do what I should - I'm only failing myself. (Beck Helpful Thought)

    Breaking this into Baby Steps with measurable goals:


    NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
    Show any loss with May 12, 2014 Restart (- 3 lbs, sts )
    5 Dog Walks of a minimum 20 min. (5, 5)
    Start doing Fitness Classes again (Aqua Fit, Zumba, Kettlebells, etc.) (2 AF, 2 AF)
    Be comfy in Hilfinger cropped jeans US12
    Get into US 10 (on door)
    Be comfy in US 10
    Get into Goal Jeans US 8
    Be comfy in US 8 Jeans (and NEVER gain out of them!)
    Lose the Muffin Top!

    Scale Scores
    Lose to be under 12 stone
    Lose to be 165
    Lose to be 160
    Lose to be at my 2013 lowest weight (156)
    Lose to be in the 10s (153)
    Lose to be under 150
    Lose to be at a healthy BMI - 145
    Lose to be at 10 stone (140)
    Lose 2 to be at the top of my target zone (138)
    Lose 3 to be at 135 and ...
    finally Lose 2 to be at Goal! (133)


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    Statistics:
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    % Lost 24.8%
    Started sorting stuff back into the bedroom at the weekend and another 2 bin liners filled for the charity shop! The carpet went down on Monday and the bed will arrive tomorrow morning. Still more stuff to get out of storage and we think we may still need to go through the stuff we have already put away again and get rid of more. Lounge still a tip but some of that can't be moved til the bed is here so hopefully I can reclaim the lounge starting from tomorrow!
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    Goal Date: ASAP


    BMI Information:
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    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 23.7


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 18lb
    Weight to Lose: 32lb
    % Lost 9.57%
    Quote Originally Posted by Taz View Post
    Started sorting stuff back into the bedroom at the weekend and another 2 bin liners filled for the charity shop! The carpet went down on Monday and the bed will arrive tomorrow morning. Still more stuff to get out of storage and we think we may still need to go through the stuff we have already put away again and get rid of more. Lounge still a tip but some of that can't be moved til the bed is here so hopefully I can reclaim the lounge starting from tomorrow!
    Sounds like it's coming together!
    MinnieMel's Silver Diary
    No one put me on a diet, I've put myself on one . . . so, when I cheat, give up, do not do what I should - I'm only failing myself. (Beck Helpful Thought)

    Breaking this into Baby Steps with measurable goals:


    NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
    Show any loss with May 12, 2014 Restart (- 3 lbs, sts )
    5 Dog Walks of a minimum 20 min. (5, 5)
    Start doing Fitness Classes again (Aqua Fit, Zumba, Kettlebells, etc.) (2 AF, 2 AF)
    Be comfy in Hilfinger cropped jeans US12
    Get into US 10 (on door)
    Be comfy in US 10
    Get into Goal Jeans US 8
    Be comfy in US 8 Jeans (and NEVER gain out of them!)
    Lose the Muffin Top!

    Scale Scores
    Lose to be under 12 stone
    Lose to be 165
    Lose to be 160
    Lose to be at my 2013 lowest weight (156)
    Lose to be in the 10s (153)
    Lose to be under 150
    Lose to be at a healthy BMI - 145
    Lose to be at 10 stone (140)
    Lose 2 to be at the top of my target zone (138)
    Lose 3 to be at 135 and ...
    finally Lose 2 to be at Goal! (133)


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    Goal Date: ASAP


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 32.3
    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 23.7


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 18lb
    Weight to Lose: 32lb
    % Lost 9.57%
    Quote Originally Posted by MinnieMel View Post
    Still finishing up laundry, need to clean loos and kitchen, ironing still awaits, grocery shopping essential, dinner to sort, vacuuming needs doing... Motivation lacking.

    Today's Flight Plan

    Today is Wednesday: Anti-Procrastination Day

    This week we are in Zone 4: The Master Bedroom

    This month's Habit is: Decluttering for 15 Minutes a Day

    Zone 4: Mission #3 Wednesday

    Wednesday is Anti-procrastination Day. We are going to straighten up the floor of your closet! No more putting this off!!!!

    Do you think you have too many shoes? While you are lining up your shoes; pick two pair to give away or throw away. The next time you are looking for the pair of shoes that match your outfit, you will smile because you will be able to find them without getting down on your hands and knees. This will put another smile on your face and keep your hair from getting messed up!
    All folded laundry put away! . Still more to be sorted - but I see the light the avalanche from Mount Washmore is decreasing! (Of course, the ironing basket is overflowing!)

    DD's trundle bed sorted and tucked away! Duvet cover back on. Room vacuumed.
    All upstairs waste baskets emptied.
    All upstairs vacuumed.
    En suite cleaned.
    My sheets changed and room tidied.
    Mirrored wardrobe doors, jewelry armoire and dresser mirror cleaned.

    Anti-procrastination items so far: broken hook from bedroom door replaced. Batteries replaced in exercise bike and two clocks. Now watching borrowed DVD that I've had for ages whilst I have my first S & S product of the day.

    I've decided that whilst I'm trying to lose -- I'm waiting until afternoon for my first product. Ive noticed that if I followed "The Skinny Rules" and have breakfast within one hour of getting up -- I eat more through the day. I'm hoping to SKINNY RULES, PRIMAL, SOUTH BEACH (all overlap) for maintenance.

    Held off on grocery shopping -- in order to take DD with me. She needs to write down the prices of ingredients for her cupcake project -- then calculate how much each one cost to produce. We need to do this, make the evaluation form, make our "tweaked" product -- and get people to evaluate the three prototypes. Then, write it all up. We've got a good start.
    MinnieMel's Silver Diary
    No one put me on a diet, I've put myself on one . . . so, when I cheat, give up, do not do what I should - I'm only failing myself. (Beck Helpful Thought)

    Breaking this into Baby Steps with measurable goals:


    NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
    Show any loss with May 12, 2014 Restart (- 3 lbs, sts )
    5 Dog Walks of a minimum 20 min. (5, 5)
    Start doing Fitness Classes again (Aqua Fit, Zumba, Kettlebells, etc.) (2 AF, 2 AF)
    Be comfy in Hilfinger cropped jeans US12
    Get into US 10 (on door)
    Be comfy in US 10
    Get into Goal Jeans US 8
    Be comfy in US 8 Jeans (and NEVER gain out of them!)
    Lose the Muffin Top!

    Scale Scores
    Lose to be under 12 stone
    Lose to be 165
    Lose to be 160
    Lose to be at my 2013 lowest weight (156)
    Lose to be in the 10s (153)
    Lose to be under 150
    Lose to be at a healthy BMI - 145
    Lose to be at 10 stone (140)
    Lose 2 to be at the top of my target zone (138)
    Lose 3 to be at 135 and ...
    finally Lose 2 to be at Goal! (133)


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    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 34.4
    Current BMI: 24.5
    Goal BMI: 23.2


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 4st2lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st7.5lb
    % Lost 28.93%
    Oh dear i seem to break into a sweat at just doing laundry and a quick run round with the hoover.You all seem like domestic goddesses LOL i can never decide weather im to busy or to lazy to do much housework.I am still recovering from the cleaning the oven episode .

    I will need to do a big clean soon because the scaffold will be removed from the outside of the house in the next few days and i will NEED to clean all the windows and doors,Then i suppose i will see all the cobwebs and dust for the first time in months .There is a lot to be said for being in the dark

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    BMI Information:
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    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 23.7


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 18lb
    Weight to Lose: 32lb
    % Lost 9.57%
    Quote Originally Posted by skinnybodyc View Post
    Oh dear i seem to break into a sweat at just doing laundry and a quick run round with the hoover.You all seem like domestic goddesses LOL i can never decide weather im to busy or to lazy to do much housework.I am still recovering from the cleaning the oven episode .

    I will need to do a big clean soon because the scaffold will be removed from the outside of the house in the next few days and i will NEED to clean all the windows and doors,Then i suppose i will see all the cobwebs and dust for the first time in months .There is a lot to be said for being in the dark
    Sounds like motivation! I have a window cleaner who does the outside (but he's not been for ages). I used to go around and do ALL inside after he'd been. I might try doing that -- but not the inside ones that hadn't been done done the previous visit. For example - today I'll clean my kitchen floor and do the inside window. I'll do the downstairs loo, too. I try to do the windows in most rooms at least once a month -- but there are four rooms I seem to never do. I need to get them on the "rota".
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    MinnieMel's Silver Diary
    No one put me on a diet, I've put myself on one . . . so, when I cheat, give up, do not do what I should - I'm only failing myself. (Beck Helpful Thought)

    Breaking this into Baby Steps with measurable goals:


    NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
    Show any loss with May 12, 2014 Restart (- 3 lbs, sts )
    5 Dog Walks of a minimum 20 min. (5, 5)
    Start doing Fitness Classes again (Aqua Fit, Zumba, Kettlebells, etc.) (2 AF, 2 AF)
    Be comfy in Hilfinger cropped jeans US12
    Get into US 10 (on door)
    Be comfy in US 10
    Get into Goal Jeans US 8
    Be comfy in US 8 Jeans (and NEVER gain out of them!)
    Lose the Muffin Top!

    Scale Scores
    Lose to be under 12 stone
    Lose to be 165
    Lose to be 160
    Lose to be at my 2013 lowest weight (156)
    Lose to be in the 10s (153)
    Lose to be under 150
    Lose to be at a healthy BMI - 145
    Lose to be at 10 stone (140)
    Lose 2 to be at the top of my target zone (138)
    Lose 3 to be at 135 and ...
    finally Lose 2 to be at Goal! (133)


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    Diet: S & S (like CD800 or 1000)
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    Start Date: ReStart: 12/05/14
    Start Weight: 188lb
    Current Weight: 170lb
    Goal Weight: 138lb
    Goal Date: ASAP


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 32.3
    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 23.7


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 18lb
    Weight to Lose: 32lb
    % Lost 9.57%
    Today is Thursday: Errand Day

    This week we are in Zone 4: The Master Bedroom

    This month's Habit is: Decluttering for 15 Minutes a Day

    Zone 4: Mission #4 Thursday

    This week, we have been tackling clutter in our bedrooms. So, today we are going to clean off the nightstands!! Get the tissues, cups and stuff that has piled up, toss and put away. The grab a feather duster or dust rag and dust the surface. Place a pretty candle or picture there. Something that is new to that spot that you love to see.

    Waking up and not seeing a pile of things on the nightstand and a pile of clothes will make your morning a little brighter!


    ******* BEDROOM *******

    I'm going to wash and oil the wood in my bedroom. Clean the window (I did the mirrored wardrobe yesterday). I also vacuumed yesterday and changed the bed. Plus, put away the laundry (but there's always more of that). There is a small clothing pile -- but it's new jeans to be hemmed for DD. I need to measure, cut and pin -- so, those may have to wait until Saturday. I replaced the broken door hook yesterday. Our closets, drawers, shelves are in good order. I have a thimble box I've taken down -- that I need to decide where to place (maybe in DD's room, but she has little wall space). I have a little hook thing -- for jewelry that was a gift from a friend -- I might put that up today. I also have a project in my room that has been in there for ages. I think I'll try to finish that today. It's a bulletin board for DD's room.

    ****** ERRAND DAY ******

    I MUST grocery shop. There other things -- but they may have to wait. I'm out tomorrow, so I might sort them then.

    ****** MY FLIGHT PLAN *****

    Monday was an American holiday so DH was home. I need to earn to get on with my scheduled work when the boys are underfoot, but I don't. I have been trying to catch up ever since. So, I'll give the kitchen a tidy, the floor a mop, and do the best I can (the plumber is coming next Monday, so that'll throw me off again).
    MinnieMel's Silver Diary
    No one put me on a diet, I've put myself on one . . . so, when I cheat, give up, do not do what I should - I'm only failing myself. (Beck Helpful Thought)

    Breaking this into Baby Steps with measurable goals:


    NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
    Show any loss with May 12, 2014 Restart (- 3 lbs, sts )
    5 Dog Walks of a minimum 20 min. (5, 5)
    Start doing Fitness Classes again (Aqua Fit, Zumba, Kettlebells, etc.) (2 AF, 2 AF)
    Be comfy in Hilfinger cropped jeans US12
    Get into US 10 (on door)
    Be comfy in US 10
    Get into Goal Jeans US 8
    Be comfy in US 8 Jeans (and NEVER gain out of them!)
    Lose the Muffin Top!

    Scale Scores
    Lose to be under 12 stone
    Lose to be 165
    Lose to be 160
    Lose to be at my 2013 lowest weight (156)
    Lose to be in the 10s (153)
    Lose to be under 150
    Lose to be at a healthy BMI - 145
    Lose to be at 10 stone (140)
    Lose 2 to be at the top of my target zone (138)
    Lose 3 to be at 135 and ...
    finally Lose 2 to be at Goal! (133)


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    Diet: HGB
    Height: 5ft7.3in
    Start Date: 10/04/2013
    Start Weight: 17st12lb
    Current Weight: 13st6lb
    Goal Weight: 10st10lb
    Goal Date: 24/12/2014


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    Current BMI: 29.2
    Goal BMI: 23.3


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    Weight to Lose: 2st10lb
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    The bed arrived nice and early this morning so that's the bedroom complete! We still have stuff in storage to sort back in (or throw out) which will be done at the weekend. We also have a car load of stuff to take to the tip on Saturday. The serious sorting out will begin then
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