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SCPeachey 06-19-2013 11:56 PM

Peacheys journey to health and fitness...
 
Here I am again back at start , when I should be working on my big finish ... Well as we all know life happens and sometimes it knocks you down and hard , the only choice I have is to lay down and die or to come out fighting ... I choose to fight... Sooooo here I am after acouple of stints of hcg, larger than I was when I started ... I don't blame hcg, I never stabilized .. I've had a lot of bumps and bruises along the way .. I lost my best friend of 22 years, I talked to her the night before and she assured me that she was coming home .. She never made it .. It hurt and it still hurts today .. Food became the drug of my choice , so here I am .. Starting my journey back at the begining once again but I will win...

SCPeachey 06-20-2013 01:41 AM

What's my game plan? Good old back to the basics Atkins... Induction anyone? Lol One more week on this dreaded night shift :jumpjoy: I'm sooooo happy to start back being able to sleep in my bed every night ... Thank you Jesus! Another reason I think it was easy for my body to gain was because it was off balance, I had my eating all off course .. I haven't worked nights in about 10 years before now... I HATE WORKING NIGHT'S ! Here's to new beginings...:welcome:

Deb294evr 06-20-2013 04:20 AM

AWE DEB!!! So sorry for your loss, I also lost my best friend this year.. it really hurts the soul...:hugs::console:

I am so happy you are back though!!! Found you!!.. :jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

You really cannot go wrong with Atkins.. I love it, I am also doing it my way...:laugh: Working nights is rough!!! I wish you the best with your plan and this time is it hon!.. :clap:

ONE day at a time!!!! or night...;)

SCPeachey 06-20-2013 10:54 AM

Heyyyyy Deb :hiya: ... Thanks for coming by... Yesss its hard losing her, this is someone I talked to almost everyday . I try to move past the hurt and think about our good times ... It's been rough but I know she wouldn't want me to put my health at risk like this... I've gone through a lot this past year up until a few months ago... I've lost 5 people that were close and it really shook me at the core... Today I'm here and I'm ready to live... I'm tired of feeling bad, I'm tired of being sad.... I'm ALIVE ! I WANT TO LIVE ! Thank you for your support.. I need all I can get... Thank you ...:):heart:

Deb294evr 06-20-2013 11:06 AM

OH my, 5 close people.. so very sorry, :console:

I am SO happy you are ready to LIVE though, we have to!.. our loved ones would want that... YOU can do this!.. I am excited for you!! :jumpjoy:

SCPeachey 06-20-2013 11:32 AM

I don't know how to explain this but I felt for a very long while that I had walked outside myself I wasn't even living anymore.. I just existed .. I've prayed and it's been answered.. I've snapped out of it so to speak, I just wish It was many pounds before now .. :laugh:
I'm gonna make it I know that.. I just buckled under pressure... :aprayer: It's a new day ...

SCPeachey 06-20-2013 11:54 AM

I've been watching what I eat but yesterday I was not low carb... I came home from work and went straight to bed ... Didn't prepare my meals or nothing I just wanted to sleep.. I was sooooo tired.. This morning same thing .. This third shift CRAP! Ugggghh! I work 7pm til 7am. Most mornings I get off I sleep all day ... I cant wait until this is over with... One more week of this crap then it's back to day shift .. I need to grocery shop but OMG I'm just tired... This is my weekend off so Friday morning I'm going to get all my low carb supplies... Induction time ... Also I'll have time this weekend to plan out my meals and be better prepared .. I'm not gonna stress, I'm just gonna make the best choices and roll with it until Friday....


Back to SLEEP I go! :lol:

shari 06-20-2013 12:14 PM

Deb, such joy to 'see' you around again. :jumpjoy: Please, NEVER feel like you can't stay and post here...we ALL have gained and if it was that easy to keep weight off, we wouldn't be here ;) I'm so sorry for you loss, my friend. I can't imagine how tough it's been for you. However you are definitely ready...you said the perfect words, if there ever are any to be spoken..."I'm alive. I want to live". I can relate (in a very small comparison given your losses) regarding emotional eating. The past 3 months have been rough for me so I've let weight creep back on too. We're here to support each other so I have to do better on coming back here daily. You all are priceless!! :love:

Deb294evr 06-20-2013 04:38 PM

I agree with Shari, don't ever feel bad enough that you can't post your feelings in your own journal. WE ALL GAIN! We all fall off plan.. it happens and we get back up. NOW SLEEP!! and thank god these shifts will soon be done! :clap:

SCPeachey 06-20-2013 06:46 PM

Thanks to you guys for being AWESOME friends :jumpjoy: ... I really appreciate the support and kindness that I get from you ... I'm sitting here at work with a big smile on my face ... I've missed you guys so much... I kinda feel like I'm back in stride again ... Feels great :D ..

Deb294evr 06-21-2013 07:09 AM

So happy for you my friend!! :jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

SCPeachey 06-21-2013 01:26 PM

I worked last night so I'm tired today and not feeling my best ... I was awakened from my sleep with a call from my niece and then another from my oldest niece saying my sister is not doing too well ... I knew she was in the hospital because she told me she wasn't feeling well and later she texted she was being admitted ... I found out later It was a blood clot in her lungs ... She has gone through that before and she takes coumadin, so it didn't really alarm me... Well now after a couple calls I find out they had to put her on dialysis her lungs and kidneys are distressed and her blood cells are fighting against one another ... My sister is 12 hours away... OMG! I CAN'T GO OFF AGAIN! My stress level is almost through the roof... I got this sick feeling in my gut ! Can I just get a little break? I just want to scream! :help: SICK AND TIRED OF BEING SICK AND TIRED AND SAD!


Sorry .... I'm just venting!

SCPeachey 06-22-2013 06:52 AM

Today is a new day
 
Day 1

Breakfast ; 2 boiled eggs
3 pieces turkey bacon
16 ozs water




Don't have a whole lot to say, just gotta get it done!

Deb294evr 06-23-2013 01:59 PM

oh DEB!! I am so sorry about your sister and the stress you feel about it.. totally not fair sometimes.. :hugs: I hope and pray they get this worked out and she has a speedy recovery. It is so hard when you are far away.. :aprayer:

Good for you that you are able to continue to know you HAVE to do this for you.. You need to take care of your health also. :hugs:

SCPeachey 06-24-2013 07:37 AM

Another Monday
 
Trying to push through... Im ready to get this weightloss ball rolling AGAIN... My sister is doing a little better :clap:... I did well Saturday, but Sunday I went out to eat with an ole friend and I wasnt on plan... Had a ribeye and baked potato :o... It was good and spending time with my friend was great, it gave me a chance to ease my mind a bit... I dont car if I have to stat over a hundred times I will do it until it sticks :stars:... :jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy: Last week of the night shift... Im soooo happy...

Jenmay78 06-24-2013 07:45 AM

Hi Deb! You are an inspiration and feel so sad for your losses. I am here to cheer you on! I know you can do this!! Have a wonderful Monday :)

Deb294evr 06-24-2013 07:53 AM

YAY on the night shift ending!!! :jumpjoy: Of course you can start over as many times as it takes.. and you WILL do it!! :clap:

Happy to hear your sister is improving Deb, have a great day! :hugs:

SCPeachey 06-24-2013 07:56 AM

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Originally Posted by Jenmay78 (Post 16484571)
Hi Deb! You are an inspiration and feel so sad for your losses. I am here to cheer you on! I know you can do this!! Have a wonderful Monday :)







Thanks Jenmay :shake:... Ive been reading your journal and I see that we have lots in common.... Lets cheer each other on :shake:... Lets do this :high5:...

Jenmay78 06-24-2013 08:18 AM

Yes, let's definitely cheer each other on! We are pretty close in weight...let me know you menus and I'll do the same. I probably won't weigh this week since I packed my scale :) I plan on weighing weekly and following a WOE. I just feel like if I decide then I have to stick with it...i'm not good with commitment :(

SCPeachey 06-24-2013 08:28 AM

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Originally Posted by Jenmay78 (Post 16484633)
Yes, let's definitely cheer each other on! We are pretty close in weight...let me know you menus and I'll do the same. I probably won't weigh this week since I packed my scale :) I plan on weighing weekly and following a WOE. I just feel like if I decide then I have to stick with it...i'm not good with commitment :(




Right now im doing meat and eggs to get into deep ketosis started, then im gonna go straight to induction... Low carb works for me really well when I work it... Once im in ketosis its a lot easier for me to stick to plan...

Jenmay78 06-24-2013 09:16 AM

Just wondering Deb...how much did you lose before and how did you do it? I've lost a lot in so many ways...unfortunately I get bored easily...Diet ADD i guess...sounds like LC is the way to go with you...How much did you lose before?
KUTGW!!! You've got this :)

SCPeachey 06-25-2013 07:06 AM

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Originally Posted by Jenmay78 (Post 16484743)
Just wondering Deb...how much did you lose before and how did you do it? I've lost a lot in so many ways...unfortunately I get bored easily...Diet ADD i guess...sounds like LC is the way to go with you...How much did you lose before?
KUTGW!!! You've got this :)



Ive lost on lots of things incuding hcg, but low carb is what I do best when I can stay focussed... My weight hasnt been this high since I was pregnant with my son :o... The most ive lost on low carb was like 73 pounds... Ive gotten as small as a 7/8 low carbing... 12/14 Hcg I want to get down a few pounds and then im gonna try Chris Powells plan carb cycling... Right now I gotta get this appetite under control... So thats meat and eggs to get me into deep ketosis then it gets easier...

SCPeachey 06-25-2013 07:09 AM

Im soooo happy the scale was good to me this morning... I wasnt supposed to look until Monday but I had to peek ;)... Im down 5 pounds to 266 :up:... Ill take it :jumpjoy:...

Deb294evr 06-25-2013 07:18 AM

WHOOO HOOOOOOOOO!!! Go Deb!!! love those surprise weigh ins with good news! :jumpjoy::hugs:

Jenmay78 06-25-2013 07:29 AM

:jumpjoy: OMG!!! That is awesome regarding your loss!! I cannot wait to look at mine when I'm finished with the move. Something has got to give here ;)
KUTGW darling! You are doing awesome :clap:

Jenmay78 06-25-2013 07:30 AM

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Originally Posted by SCPeachey (Post 16486074)
Ive lost on lots of things incuding hcg, but low carb is what I do best when I can stay focussed... My weight hasnt been this high since I was pregnant with my son :o... The most ive lost on low carb was like 73 pounds... Ive gotten as small as a 7/8 low carbing... 12/14 Hcg I want to get down a few pounds and then im gonna try Chris Powells plan carb cycling... Right now I gotta get this appetite under control... So thats meat and eggs to get me into deep ketosis then it gets easier...

Deb that is so inspiring. I don't remember the last time i've been a size 7/8. I must have skipped that straight to 14. The smallest I can remember being was a 10. I was around 140 then. I would like to get there again.

SCPeachey 06-25-2013 03:05 PM

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Originally Posted by Deb294evr (Post 16486098)
WHOOO HOOOOOOOOO!!! Go Deb!!! love those surprise weigh ins with good news! :jumpjoy::hugs:

Deb it just feels great not to go up in pounds... I love the downward trend.. :laugh: Deb you are my diet shero... Youve kept that weight off pretty good KUDOS to you:high5:..

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Originally Posted by Jenmay78 (Post 16486122)
:jumpjoy: OMG!!! That is awesome regarding your loss!! I cannot wait to look at mine when I'm finished with the move. Something has got to give here ;)
KUTGW darling! You are doing awesome :clap:

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Originally Posted by Jenmay78 (Post 16486127)
Deb that is so inspiring. I don't remember the last time i've been a size 7/8. I must have skipped that straight to 14. The smallest I can remember being was a 10. I was around 140 then. I would like to get there again.

Yes ive got down to a 7/8 and I stayed there a little while but I stayed around the 9/10 area longer... right now im in a 22 and danngit I hate it :down:...Im ready to move back into the teens and fast...

Jen, youre gonna have a great weigh in also... We gonna do this:shake:...

Deb294evr 06-26-2013 04:04 AM

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Originally Posted by SCPeachey (Post 16486845)
Deb it just feels great not to go up in pounds... I love the downward trend.. :laugh: Deb you are my diet shero... Youve kept that weight off pretty good KUDOS to you:high5:..

Thanks Deb, but I have been around the same weight for 2 YEARS!!! UGH.. Yes, I didn't go all the way back up but only because I stayed here and forced myself to do some kind of plan... not always smart, but up and down and up and down the same 20 pounds.

I know that you can do it Deb, it is all about the mind!!! Any plan we choose will work, if our heads are in the right place. Still working on mine too!..:laugh:

shari 06-26-2013 05:19 AM

Congrats Deb on the losses!!! :jumpjoy: I agree with the other Deb, you can start over as many times as it takes...at least you're not giving up. And it's paying off. :D I remember briefly being a size 7/8 in the 7th and 8th grade...I wore the same sizes I was in grades LOL. I was a 9/10 in 9th grade and that's the smallest I've been in my adult life. We will get to our goals, great support system here!! :shake: Yay for last week of night shift!! :jumpjoy:

SCPeachey 06-26-2013 05:37 AM

Good morning ladies... Had another good day and the scale was my friend again this morning I'm down a couple more pounds. I was 263.2 this morning :jumpjoy:.... I want out of the 260s:eek ...


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