Thursday, February 11, 2010

In The Closet…

I have an addiction..I do it at least once a day and sometimes even 2 to 3 times. It is the first thing I do in the morning and sometimes the last thing I do right before I go to sleep. I have become a slave to this and it is time to stop the madness….what IS this addiction??? Weighing myself! Hi, my name is Mariette and I am addicted to the scale….(((((HI MARIETTE))))

I decided to stop the addiction and only weigh myself twice a month so for now the scale is in my closet until the 15th of the month. I think this will be good for me =) How many times do you weigh yourself? Are you also addicted to the scale?

Eats and Workouts

I have been consuming a lot of this…Theraflu

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Since my dad forgot that I live alone and overdid it with the produce, I have to put everything to good use before it spoils. I decided to make a fruit salad ayer with Honey Oikos, Honey, Vanilla Extract, Apple, Tangerine, Pear, and Grapes…

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Note to self: Tangerines have seeds in them! lol. This tasted pretty good but I have to play around with the ingredients. I think next time I will make it with Cool Whip and Cream Cheese….or sweet condensed milk. Do you have any creamy fruit salad recipes????

For din din I had Mexican Salad with Lettuce, Homemade Beans and Guacamole, Reduced Fat Sour Cream, Salsa, and 2% Mexican Blend Cheese.

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And Fruit Salad for dessert

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This morning I woke up congested and weak but still wanted to workout so I did Jillian’s Wii Game and burned 301 Calories in 44 minutes.

I then went downstairs to meet my sister and niece and clean off my car. Even though my dad cleaned it ayer, I was greeted with this…

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It took me over an hour to clean and shovel all around it; I wore my HR Monitor and I burned 395 Calories! Score.

Homefries took some pictures while I shoveled…

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This is my fave pic that she took…do you see me hard at work? (she took a picture of herself, facing the lobby of the building)DSCN5076

One hour later…

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All I wanted to do after that was warm up with a (warm) Yogurt Mess and Coffee…

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I need a nap…I just have to find a way to make my niece fall asleep too lol…we are two sick chicas…

My niece is too cute, she just wrote this on my dry erase board:

“I love my titi because she is the strongest girl in the world and she is healthy. I love her so much”

haha I love it!

Have a great day!

Namaste…

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27 comments :

  1. I am opposite with the scale. I hate weighing myself because I get really depressed when it goes up. Your fruit salad looks so good! usually just make it with greek yogurt too haha.

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  2. I used to weigh myself everyday, but decided that this was just a futile act. Now, I only weigh myself when I really think I'm overindulging and might need to get my diet back in check. TOns of snow here as well!

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  3. i think the fruit salad looks yummy!
    at least your sidewalk is shoveled..mine isnt. and good job on the car!
    and please feel better!

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  4. Holy SNOW!!

    And your niece is too...SMART !!!!

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  5. Holy SNOW!!

    And your niece is too...SMART !!!!

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  6. yeah i do not love the scale-i used to be a slave to it but its so much better just judging by the way your clothes fit! im glad you realized that-before you know it, it will suck the life out of you!

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  7. I'm sick too! Crazy- it's a connection, I tell ya! (End stalker rant)

    I am sporadic in weighing myself. I do it at the gym maybe once a week- I have to mentally adjust since it's usually at night and I have at least a pound or two of fruit/veggies/almond butter/water/chocolate in me!
    We have a scale at home that doesn't really work, but I can tell when it goes up. It used to really mess with my mood, etc., so I stopped doing it daily.

    Little lady is simply adorable. You are a great tia!

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  8. That fruit salad looks delish! I've never had a creamy one, but I bet sweetened condensed milk or pudding mix made with extra liquid (so it's more like a coating/sauce) would be bomb-diggity (does anyone use that phrase anymore? LOL).

    I weigh myself every day :/

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  9. Do you love me titi?

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  10. I'm so glad you put that darn thing in the closet!

    I've gone back and forth with weighing myself weekly, monthly, etc. (never more than once a day though).

    I only do it once a week now and I don't stress out if the numbers go up anymore. Actually I'm going to stop weighing at home after this week because I'm starting a challenge at work :) So I will be doing it there instead!

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  11. the only time I go on teh scale is at my DR office! I have NO idea how much I weigh!

    love the pics of the little one :)
    that fruit salad looks awesomeeee

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  12. YAY! I have snow too now. I used to be a slave to the scale. I had Chris hide it from me. I can't make myself throw it out, but I don't want it to control my day.

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  13. yummy fruit salad, sorry you are sick, and that we couldn't have lunche :(

    hey homefries, love her hat, she is so cute!

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  14. I'm afraid of the scale. It only makes me sad. I avoid sad things.

    Sweet car cleaning skills.

    Throw that fruit in some Greek yogurt girl!

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  15. I used to be addicted to the scale.. but then I realized that the number on the scale was dictating how I felt.. if I was up a pound or two, I would be in a terrible mood, and if I was a pound less, I would be so happy. It was no way to live! Now I just focus on eating clean and healthy and don't worry about the scale at all!

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  16. omg Mari. I weigh myself three...maybe four times a day. (Plus I get weighed in at WW once a week!)

    I am so obsessed!

    That fruit salad looks great! I love it! Go you burning those calories by shoveling.

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  17. Jillian Michaels plus snow clearing was my exercise for yesterday too. Well, more like observing snow clearing!

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  18. sometimes I get addicted to weighing myself too!! Not good.

    waita be on shovelling all that snow! Crazy!!

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  19. Beautiful snow!! I HATE the scale. Never leaves ya feeling good! No matter what, ditch ittt :)

    Delish looking food!
    <3 jess
    xoxo

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  20. I am a scale addicted as well, so I can join you in your club :)

    I hope you feel better soon. Tis the season for the sickies.

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  21. I too am addicted to the scales but only once (or twice) every morning.

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  22. After reading the first few lines I was wondering what on earth it was going to be. lol.

    WOW that much Snow would paralyze the UK for weeks. We call 2 inches EXTREME weather, even the eurostar trains which run in tunnels were somehow affected by the Snow. lol.
    Do your cars have special snow tyres?

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  23. Your niece is adorable!! I used to be the same way with the scale, but I've made my hubby hide it until I want to weigh in.

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  24. i used to be such a scale addict! now i just weigh myself maybe twice a month when i'm at the gym at the place i work. mainly because i like to see my body fat % and water weight (its one of those cool tanita scales) but i refuse to buy one for my house. if my jeans start feeling tight i know its time to cut back on the cereal munchies haha

    love your hardwork outside!!

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  25. When I was trying to lose weight I weighed every day. It kept me accountable. Now, I weigh a couple of times a week.

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  26. Mari, your neice is too cute! Sounds like you are feeling better which is good - and glad you are able to use all the loot your dad brought you!

    Just as my dad always said "too much is just enough!"

    Happy Friday!

    p.s. I am glad you kicked the scale to the curb!

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