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Starting Week 20 on Nutrisystem


This week started off with an uplifting encounter. A teller at my bank who I hadn't seen in a few months said to me "I want to do whatever it is you're doing". I've had success mentoring others in business, but never have I inspired anyone where my weight is concerned. I wonder if she knows how much her comment inspired me? This is becoming about more than just weight loss. It's as though I'm seeing everything through different eyes. I needed to switch my focus to something healthier and more positive and I'm thankful I found that with Nutrisystem. 



I still love food and always will, but I now find myself researching things like how many calories different exercises burn. Never saw that coming! This article on The Leaf explains it would take nearly 4 hours of biking 22 miles to work off my former go-to meal {cheeseburger, fries and a coke}. Holy cow, what an eye-opener! When you look at food from that perspective, it's just not worth the momentary satisfaction.        

That realization was put to the test as the week went on. A friend who was just 41-years old was killed in a car accident Monday night, a friend of 40 years who always treated me like a daughter passed away Saturday night as did another friend's Dad. Heaven sure has been busy this week! I have always comforted myself with food. I've learned during these past few months though, for me, that only leads to more sadness. I stuck to the plan and tried my best to work off some of the sadness and frustration by jogging in the pool for 10 hours this week. 



Most days I burned more calories than I consumed, but I guess the stress didn't help. Still, I ended the week with a .8 lb. weight loss for a 19-week total of 25.6 lbs. I'm thankful to Nutrisystem for helping me become healthier, stronger, and for giving me the tools to not give up when life throws a punch...or two...or three. Wishing everyone better days and suggesting we all go hug someone we love.


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My Journey Begins ~ Starting Weight ~ 180 
Week 1 ~ Lost 6.2 lbs. ~ Weight 173.8
Week 2 ~ Lost. 1.4 lbs. ~ Weight 172.4 ~ Total Loss 7.6 lbs. 
Week 3 ~ Lost .4 lbs. ~ Weight 172 ~ Total loss 8 lbs.
Week 4 ~ Lost 2.2 lbs. ~ Weight 169.8 ~ Total Loss 10.2 lbs.
Week 5 ~ Lost 1.8 lbs. ~ Weight 168 ~ Total Loss 12 lbs. 
Week 6 ~ Lost .2 lbs. ~ Weight 167.8 ~ Total Loss 12.2 lbs. 
Week 7 ~ Lost 2.2 lbs. ~ Weight 165.6 ~ Total Loss 14.4 lbs. 
Week 8 ~ Lost .6 lbs. ~ Weight 165 ~ Total Loss 15 lbs. 
Week 9 ~  Lost 1.2 lbs. ~ Weight 163.8 ~ Total Loss 16.2 lbs. 
Week 10 ~ Lost .4 lbs. ~ Weight 163.4 ~ Total Loss 16.6 lbs. 
Week 11 ~ Lost 2 lbs. ~ Weight 161.4 ~ Total Loss 18.6 lbs. 
Week 12 ~ Lost .6 lb. ~ Weight 160.8 ~ Total Loss 19.2 lbs. 
Week 13 ~ Lost 1 lb. ~ Weight 159.8 ~ Total Loss 20.2 lbs. 
Week 14 ~ Lost 1.6 lbs. ~ Weight 158.2 ~ Total Loss 21.8 lbs. 
Week 15 ~ Lost .4 lbs. ~ Weight 157.8 ~ Total Loss 22.2 lbs. 
Week 16 ~ Lost 1 lb. ~ Weight 156.8 ~ Total Loss 23.2 lbs.
Week 17 ~ Lost .6 lbs. ~ Weight 156.2 ~ Total Loss 23.8 lbs.
Week 18 ~ Lost 1 lb. ~ Weight 155.2 ~ Total Loss 24.8 lbs. 
Week 19 ~ Lost .8 lbs. ~ Weight 154.4 ~ Total Loss 25.6 lbs. 

Until next week ...
Disclosure: In accordance with FTC regulations, I am disclosing as a Nutrisystem Nation Blogger, I am receiving Nutrisystem food in exchange for writing about my weight loss journey. Affiliate links were not used in this post nor was any other compensation received. All reviews are my own.

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