Tagged: end of cruise

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Day 63: No Breakfast For Raynee

November 8, 2021: No breakfast for Raynee, ever! I just can’t do it! I have to be up for at least five hours before I even want to eat or get hungry! I’ve heard it said a million times that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, but is it? Is it really…. I googled searched the words “how important is eating breakfast for weight loss” and here is an article on the subject: https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/eat-breakfast-lose-weight One of the points made in the article was that people who ate breakfast ate less at lunch and throughout the day, but,...

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Day 62: Feeling Great Looking Great

November 7, 2021: I’m feeling great and looking great! I wondered about the appropriateness of this title because it sure sounds prideful! But then I remembered…. I didn’t make me, God made me so I’m just appreciating His workmanship is all! And…. Making His creation the size He meant for me to be lol Good morning! I am spiritually strong, mentally healthy and getting, more physical fit! I don’t cringe when I see pictures of myself anymore and I’ve even started taking selfies! (That’s proof that I’m feeling great and looking great right there!) I’m trusting in God to do...

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Day 61: Shopping and Laundry

November 6, 2021: Today is a day of shopping and doing laundry! Husband and I went shopping for my lean and green meals. (It’s more fun than it sounds lol.) This is what I got: And this is what I paid for it: I really enjoy shopping for my lean and green meals, especially when my shopping companion is as handsome as my husband is! Kisses in aisle four! And…. At the laundry mat: I have to mention that both of our kids absolutely hate that we go to the laundry mat every week! They don’t understand why we don’t...

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Day 60: Reflections

November 5, 2021: Reflections: looking back over the past SIXTY days (can’t believe it’s been that long!) I’m seeing myself differently! Picture taken Nov. 4th I can really tell a difference in my face! And… I can now see my collarbone! My lower “pouch” (part of my tummy) isn’t as big either! What? That’s so….cool! My aerobic fitness is back, and it didn’t take me as long as I thought it would to get back! I’m in smaller sizes of shirts, jeans are still fitting though-dang my thunder thighs! lol I’m feeling so much better! More energetic, more in control...

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Day 59: Lost Optavia Order

November 4, 2021: Update on my lost Optavia order: It has been found! Update on my lost Otavia order: Part 1 Update video on my Optavia order: Part 2 So, to reiterate…my lost Optavia order has been found! Yeahhhhh! Today’s weigh in picture: Tonight my oldest grandbaby is coming to spend the night with me! I’m so excited! Every minute spent with her is a blessing! (Yes, she really is that awesome! lol) I took her to dinner at Red Lobster because I felt comfortable I could find some type of grilled fish on the menu! And… Sure enough, I...

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Day 40: Deboarding Day

October 16, 2021: Today we are deboarding the Panorama 🙁 (Yes, deboarding is a word, I googled it lol) Here’s a great picture of husband and I consoling one another: We requested the latest “debarktating” time, so we’re playing cards while we wait to be called: We “debarktatated” and had some time to spare before we check in at our airbnb so we (you guessed it) took more pictures and videos! And pictures… We had some time to kill so husband and I walked over to the grassy area. We layed in the grass and looked up at the sky....

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Day 58: Is Optavia a Good Weight Loss Program?

November 3, 2021: In answering the question; “Is Optavia a good weight loss program?” I feel I should explain why it took until day 58 for me to ask that question lol. I was also losing a pound a day for nearly three weeks! Hey, I just realized I’ve been on Optavia for two months and one day! How about that! Well, I guess it really is high time I asked that question huh? lol Remember in one of my earlier posts (I went back and looked, it’s on Day 2) I listed my doctor’s support of Optavia because it’s...

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Day 57: Gym Break

November 2, 2021: Gym break, not for one week, but for three! Did a three- week “break” from the gym sabotage my aerobic fitness level? I say “Heck yeah it did” and I can say that because I was the one gasping on the treadmill! But, what does livestrong have to say on the matter? https://www.livestrong.com/article/494863-how-to-take-a-week-off-from-working-out/ I knew it! It says: “According to a December 2013 study in the journal Medicina Sportiva, muscle mass does not deteriorate until two to three weeks post-training and cardio reductions are most significant in the three- to the eight-week range.” See, three-week range, I should’ve...

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Day 56: Getting My Butt Back to Where it Belongs

November 1, 2021: Guess who got her butt back to the gym where it belongs? Yep, this girl! I’m not going six days a week like I did pre-cruise though. I’ve decided three days a week is good. Or is it? https://www.hussle.com/blog/how-often-should-you-go-to-the-gym/ Most of the articles I researched concentrated on weight lifting, which I’m not even doing lol. This article started out the same way, but did have a paragraph that addressed just focusing on cardiovascular exercise: “If you’re mainly doing cardiovascular exercise, you can go to the gym more often. Your aerobic system doesn’t need as much time to...

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Day 55: Halloween

October 31, 2021: Halloween one of my most favorite holidays! Here are some fun pictures from a Halloween party husband and I attended last night: I would like to point out that the party we attended had food, lots and lots of food! I knew that going in, so I made a chunch of pork loin part of my costume (supposed to look like a chunk of human flesh!) part of my costume and ate it instead of all the other unhealthy food offerings lol I’d also like you to note how round my face looks with the wig on!...