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ANGELICSOUL64
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11/17/11 12:59 P

Wow! What great feedback! I can honestly say, I can identify with each and every one of you. I get into a place where I keep wanting to lose, so I say to myself.. hmm maybe I can fit in a little more cardio.... a little less calories..... a few more days a week.

I also struggle with feeling overweight for the bmi index. They don't take muscle into consideration, though. I think someone needs to update this!

I'm tryin to ease up and follow sparkpeople rather than weight watcher points. But in the end, when it's time for me to weigh in at weight watchers, I hope I can make it to goal weight.

I checked up on the Weight Watcher Points Plus data. According to some researchers, the diet is like a daily intake under 1000/day unless you eat some of your extra points.

So, with working out, building muscle. I only dance around my goal weight for like a minute. Only after using wrestler cutting tactics. (which, I know is terrible).

Yeah, I'm always dancing, or double dutching over the line....


Hope everyone has a great day.

Thanks again for the input and by all means, share again!

Sincerely,

Bev



AILEBBELIA
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11/16/11 5:19 P


My fine line is set up by my treatment team. I can only exercise for 1 hour a day (walking), I have to eat a certain number of calories and I can maintain but not lose weight.

Yeah, so I don't get to decide my fine line. (I think it's for the best for now.)


I think the difference between people with eating disorders (like me) and people without disorders is that we cross the line and keep extending the line -pushing ourselves to do more and eat less. Until we lose sight and it becomes obsessive.






SUSAN_FOSTER
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11/16/11 12:02 P

I'm wondering recently if I'm getting close to that line. It's not deliberate, but when I exercise a lot I lose my appetite. So recently I've been feeling like I'm close to my limits. I don't exercise to lose weight, I just love it, so I'm trying to make sure that I fuel well to keep going!



TACDGB
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11/16/11 11:51 A

my hypogylcemia is my fine line. it lets me know when I have crossed it.



STARTINGOVER-11
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11/16/11 11:48 A

I have been there so many times I get so competitive with myself when it comes to exercise that I have actually decided that I'm not ready to start again right now. I am not ready to approach exercise in a healthy way. So far I have been losing weight steadily with just diet eating around 1300 / day.

I think if you track your exercise on spark and make sure that you are eating at least your minimum calories (which should adjust according to you entered exercise) that you should be okay.

I've tried hard to not do anything I can't keep up long term.



RALLEN75
Posts: 280
11/16/11 10:06 A

My fine line is 1500 calories. If I don't eat at least this much I wake up feeling weak and tired the next day and often don't sleep well. Another fine line for me is 132 lbs. That's where by body wants me but I REALLY want to be in the 120's which is still in the middle of my BMI range. At 135 I feel huge but the few times I do get down in the 120's I'm starving. I know, I know....listen to my body. I am happy at 132, just not 100% satisfied with how I look. Funny what just a few pounds can do.



BUDIES31771
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11/16/11 9:28 A

I went over the fine line a few weeks ago, working out why to much, not eating enough, not drinking enough water, ended up passing out in my livingroom floor. So since then, I have really listened to my body, I take a break when I'm not up to my potential, when I feel I'm just going through the motions. I know excerise should be increasing my energy not reducing it, and when I feel drained and tired I take a break and make sure I hydrate! Then get right back at it!



ANGELICSOUL64
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11/16/11 9:21 A



Would love to hear where other people find that fine line to be.

You know, the one where ya exercise too much and eat too little?





 
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