Sunday, September 16, 2007

Dealing the Weight Loss Hand {Week 5}

Wow, I can't believe we have been at this for five weeks now! Time sure does go by fast especially when you are "happily scrapping" and creating a new you! I know many of you told me you have your cards done but haven't posted them yet. We are all anxiously waiting to see them. The cards I have seen inspire me, and I know they inspire you too. Keep up the great work everyone! Jane did get several of hers posted on 2Peas this week. They are wonderful. Here is a sampling of what she posted:

And now for this week's prompt I thought we would talk about avoiding failure. I know too many times I have started this journey only to fail. I have finally figured out that I try to do too much. I want to exercise five days a week, I avoid anything sweet, I try to be perfect. Well, it ends up being too much of a change then I fail and give up. This time, I have decided not to go "whole hog." I do eat ice cream every night. And believe me, it is NOT the low-fat stuff! It is my reward for eating great each day. I look forward to it. It keeps me from over-indulging each day. I also gave up trying to exercise 5 days a week. I only did that when I was a certified aerobics instructor! Now I only make myself workout 3 days a week. If I do more, great. If I don't, I don't stress about it or feel like a failure. It has been a great change in my successful journey. I hope you will take a moment to look at your journey this week. So, here is your challenge:

The 11th card prompt: How are you going to avoid failure doing your journey? What fun things can you keep doing that will help you avoid failure? Here are the cards I did for this fun prompt:

Have a fun and successful week, and let's see those cards girls!

8 comments:

Stephanie said...

Great challenge for this week Patter.

I finally posted my cards to my blog. Here's the link: http://stephsscraphappenings.blogspot.com/

CircesMagic said...

Great cards!!! I really should hop on the weightloss wagon...are those real playing cards covered with paper?

Aimeslee said...

Great idea for these cards and so creative. I'm adding you to my inspiration best-health blogroll.

hugs,
aimeslee xoxo

Kate said...

I'm happy to say I'm dropping again! 185! 37 pounds from my goal weight 148 (the with in normal limits for my height) I've now lost more than I need to lose! 44 pounds gone!

Those cards are lovely!!!

Stephanie said...

I posted this week's card on my blog too.

the real ~Roxann~ said...

HI EVERYONE!!!

Well, I played major "catch-up" and I have posted Challenges 5 thru 10 on my blog!!!

Woo Hoo!

http://therealroxann.blogspot.com
/2007/09/scrapbooking-show-n-tell.
html

mum on the run said...

Great cards, and what great inspiration for you!!

Barb said...

I played catch up and posted my cards on my blog today. :)

http://barbshrinks.blogspot.com/2007/09/dealing-myself-weight-loss-hand.html

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