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  • My Stupid List of Facts and Excuses, aka Are You Kidding Me???

    3 posts, 3 voices, 1740 views, started Jan 27, 2010

    Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2010


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      When I think back over the years of all the reasons I have used for why I gained weight I am amazed! Here is some of my stupid list, I’d love here some of yours....  

      EXCUSE: I don’t have time to exercise.
      FACT: I wasn’t making time to exercise  

      EXCUSE: I’m chained to my desk.
      FACT: This is just a lie!!  

      EXCUSE: I’m big boned
      FACT: Really? I guess my bones grew in the last 12 years because before that I was a size 4/6!  

      EXCUSE: I got fat because I had kids
      FACT: I got fat because I ate too much and didn’t exercise!  

      EXCUSE: I’m over 40, my metabolism is slower
      FACT: You can speed up your metabolism with frequent small meals and exercise.  

      EXCUSE: I must be retaining water
      FACT: The only reason I would retain water is because I’m always dehydrated and never drink enough. Duh!  

      And my all time favorite excuse.... Wow, the dryer is shrinking everything!!
      (This one doesn’t even need to be addressed.)


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          Cynthia Schmidt wrote Jan 27, 2010
        • You and I must have the same brand of dryer! estatic

          Mine shrinks everything too. Funny though how it only seems to shrink my clothes and not my husbands......hmmmmm.

          I glad you posted this over here, Annie. I forgot to click on it on sparkpeople before I logged off this morning.

          And you do know that your “reasons” are very similar to many of us. We’ll all just support one another and together we’ll all reach our goals!

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          Max0125 wrote Jan 27, 2010
        • I agree with all of the above! My dryer also steals my socks! I once read about the weight loss goal of a group of women. One of the goals was to be able to put on her jeans fresh from the dryer.

          Annie and Cynthia, I want to thank you two for posting about your work outs. They are really challenging me to push myself harder! When I don’t feel like working out, I know that you both are so it gives me the need push to get off my behind and get on my eliptical or put in a dvd. there is nothing like peer encouragement!

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