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weigh in day and changes needed maybe

Friday, August 01, 2008

So upon waking I know that the drop will not be big if any at all and I was right, I woke up today and am 399 lbs so no loss no gain which is better than a gain but not as good as a loss so I am neither happy nor sad about the weight today. I have to admit that I am a bit confused but I think I know exactly what I need to do as well, I have busted my ass this week exercise wise, 20-40 minutes per day on the bike and went hiking for 3 days this week and all but one was long hikes I ate well and stuck to plan for the most part and yet here I am weighing the same as I did last Friday? what gives? I think that with me stepping up the exercise I need more calories in my day, I only do 1500 calories per day right now but I have done that from day one and am down 134 lbs so I figured why mess with it but the last few weeks have been odd, I will lose 4-6 pounds one week and then stay even the next and this has been the case for about a month and a half so I do believe that its time to start playing with calories to see if I can jump start the losses again. I am a bit weary about doing this at this weight only because I have crossed that 400 pound threshold and I would hate to pop back above it even if only for a minute but I think I at least need to try upping the calories a bit just to see what happens, I guess I could always stop some of the exercise but I don't want to do that because the benefits of the exercise out weigh keeping the calories lower. with that said I will start eating 1700 calories on the days that I exercise and stick to 1500 calories on the days that I do not and see what that does for me.

Intake for Thursday was good coming in at 1425 calories and I found my new favorite treat, Popsicle brand sugar free ice pops, these were bought for my kids but I tried one last night and ended up having 3 because I had the calories, it was weigh in day today and I figured its just liquid, anyways the flavors are Tropical fruit and I can hardly taste that they are sugar free and they are only 15 calories each. over all I am happy with how things are going even though there is not a loss this week, I know that I have done my body some good this week with all of the movement that it has seen and I am getting stronger by the day, meaning my endurance is picking up and I mean way up from where I have been. the combination of losing 134 pounds, putting the right foods into my body and the fact that I actually exercise now is to blame for my current fitness level and it can only get better from here I suspect.

In conclusion I am a bit weary of upping my calories and I am moving into a territory that I have not ventured into since starting this weight loss regimen and that is upping my calories, I have stuck with 1500 calories throughout this entire time and it has worked so far but I think with the additional exercise that I should change things a bit and thats the plan so we shall see where I end up in a couple weeks. My only reservation is that I am 399 pounds and can possibly go back over the 400 mark by changing things around, but then again I can gain however the day goes so with that the new change will start today, I will eat 1700 calories starting now and hopefully the weight will start dropping and the boats will begin to launch again on a regular basis. I will not post a photo this week because I did not lose anything so it would be the same pic as last week, as always I thank you for reading and following along with me and my journey to a smaller fellow.

Editing to add that after looking back at my posts I was 399.8 and 400.0 pounds last week and this week was 399 on the nose this week so it is actually a 1 pound loss for the week.

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JOY2BEMEE 8/2/2008 8:52PM

    That is probably what you need to do with all that added exercise! I hope you have a great week and keep up the awesome job! Can't wait to see you on the cover of some magazine for your amazing weight loss! AS USUAL YOU ROCK! emoticon emoticon

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VEEJAY3 8/2/2008 6:27PM

    Hmmmm. I'm thinking of calorie cycling/changing my intake as well. My weight loss has stalled even though I have (honest!) followed my usual good habits to a "t". I even calculated my daily calorie deficit, and "in theory" should have lost 3 - 4 pounds over the past couple of weeks, but have actually gone up about a pound. Mysterious.

So, based on what everyone says about calorie cycling, I've thought about trying it, too. But, like you, I'm wary. Scared, even. I've stayed at 1300 - 1400 for months and months now and had great success (until recently).

I'd like to say "I'll jump if you'll jump!" but I think I'll just be a coward and watch YOU jump ... and see how YOU do. hahahaha



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MUZIKFRK75 8/2/2008 2:44AM

    If you are at 399.0 this week, then you actually lost almost a pound :-)

Maybe you should pay attention to what you eat before and after you work out. I've seen several articles that say whatever you eat after working out should be mostly carbs, so they can refuel your body.

Overall you're doing an excellent excellent job!

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NEWKIM1 8/1/2008 8:52PM

    Not going up on weigh in day is always a good thing!!! And popsicles...yummy! Always a good thing when you find something that isn't bad for you that you like!!!

Keep up the GREAT work!

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MESACHICK 8/1/2008 7:36PM

  I too am a Popsicle fan! So refreshing in the summer!

You will never see the 400's again. I have faith.

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SHOOTIN4STARS 8/1/2008 7:10PM

    I can soooo relate to everything you are saying here. I just dropped below the 200 mark a couple of weeks ago. Now that I am in ONEDERLAND, I don't want to go back to 200land. I'm going through the same thing with my weight loss. Every third or forth week or so, I maintain, or lose very little. Case in point, I only lost .5 of a pound this week. I'm grateful I didn't gain, but I want this weight off NOW! Hang in there. A change sounds good. I cut back on white flour my last lag period, and that seemed to help.

Thanks for welcoming me to the Big Man's Club; I'm so glad girls are welcome-- seems like a very cool team! Kudos to all the weight you have lost so far!
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ZIRCADIA 8/1/2008 3:24PM

    Exactly -- you DID lose. It's not the kind of loss you've grown accustomed to, but a loss is a loss and a step in the right direction nonetheless. :D You're still doing great!!! I think playing with the calorie intake is a good idea. It sounds like your excercise was REALLY stepped up so that could definitely make a difference in your intake. AND YES. That picture REALLY WAS ME. It's pretty shocking, eh? I'm a completely different person now. My likes and interests are the same -- except I've added a huge interest in fitness and nutrition -- but my lifestyle is SO completely different. It's amazing. Thanks for the comment! :D And good luck with your new calorie approach!

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ILOVESNAXXX 8/1/2008 3:21PM

    I think it's a good idea to up your calories, even if you calorie cycled and ate a certain amount one day, added 200 to the next day, etc. Especially since you are adding in extra exercise. Back in 2003, I lost almost 80 pounds in about 6 months. I exercised a lot and I ate Wendy's --- A LOT (bad food I know!). I have an addiction to their food! I have one by my house so it's really hard but now I'm stronger and can have it every so often. I STILL lost weight eating there and it's a bit high on the calorie side.

Another thing that might work is adding a protein drink after you exercise. I dig Muscle Milk... 220 calories for the ready-to-drink ones... and they taste like chocolate milk!

Just my two cents... Christen

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DONEPAT 8/1/2008 11:38AM

    I'm so glad I read your blog. Not only do I learn about new food that is out there. (sugar free popsicles)- I can watch you handle your difficulties, and in turn, it helps me, and I'm sure others.

Oddly, I have found, when I up my exercise, walking 3 miles a day, swimming, video, I stay the same. On days, (like this week) when I had some um, mobility issues- I didn't exercise much but I managed to lose 2 pounds, even tho I didn't make it to my meeting. Like you, I guess I have to start playing with calories (points) and all that.

You're doing so well. I know how hard it must feel at the edge of 399- balancing close to 400. Sadly sometimes, it is a numbers game, but if anyone can do this, you can, and we are all with you.

Have a wonderful weekend.

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PEACHYCYN 8/1/2008 11:38AM

    Congrats on the one lb loss and not gaining anything! I know you wanted a bigger loss but sometimes that just doesn't happen and staying the same or only lossing one lb is much better then a gain right? Keep it up, adjust your calories as needed and you'll meet your goal in no time. Keep up the hard work.

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ZELCAT7 8/1/2008 10:59AM

    I think its a good idea to shake up your caloric intake from time to time. You've been loosing weight for a long time and I think our bodies kind of get used to things and need a little bumps sometimes. Good luck with the new plan and I'm celebrating your net loss for the week! WTG!

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SWEETZMIX 8/1/2008 10:32AM

    I GOT SOME ADVICE...LOL I know you are like, Eb always got something to say. But you have to admit some of it is good!!

Well I was having a little trouble with my calories and weight loss the beginning July, so what I did was start calorie cycling. I used some website I googled to give me an idea, and I ran with it. Basically the goal is to eat the same amount of calories per week, but everyday you eat a different amount. The point is to trick your body into not getting used to the same thing, and help ur metabolism. Not sure how true it is, but it has worked for me. So for example, ur goal is 10,500 calories a week, or 1,500 a day. So maybe ur week will look like this...
Sunday-1,600
Monday-1
,450
Tuesday-1,600
Wednes
day-1,500
Thursday-1,400

Friday-1,500
Saturday-1,450

So everyday ur eating a different amount of calories but in the end of the week it's the same amount of calories as aiming for 1,500 each day. Also Dana (Zircadia) emailed me to help me figure out my BMR plus my sedentary lifestyle rate (the movement we do everyday like cook, clean..yadda yadda yadda) and to work out my calorie deficit for the week. It was helpful to her and helpful to me, I have only been using it for almost 2 weeks. But last week I had a big week. I think for to see my calorie deficit
everyday helps a lot so then I know to work out a lil more to meet my goal deficit. I can forward that to you because I still have it. I set it up on excel and it makes life really helpful because I can see what exactly I am doing.

Let me know if you want to try it, I think u like looking at stuff in number like me..lol I think u use excel too!! Also I think we need to switch it up a lil not only with the workouts we do, also with how we are eating. Our bodies are amazing and have a way to adapting to situations quickly, so aiming everyday for a different amount of calories helped me a lot cuz I was in a rut the begining of July and couldn't figure out why I was not losing more than a pound a week.

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LILLIAN364 8/1/2008 10:29AM

    Wow! You're doing great!

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Update photo...yes that is a jaw line!

Thursday, July 31, 2008

check it out on my blogspot, I might upload the pic on spark but for now I want to leave it on my blogspot.

and yes that is a jaw line in the 3rd pic :)

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MISSHOLLYDAE 8/4/2008 6:14PM

    Wow that's great! When you compare the first and last the thing that hits me is how much better you can see you eyes too! Or maybe that's just the lighting? Well either way, good stuff!

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JOY2BEMEE 8/1/2008 6:52AM

    Amazing What a man! emoticon

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EVELYNOJEDADIAZ 7/31/2008 11:50PM

    What an amazing transformation, you look like a new man. emoticon

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SLIMMER150 7/31/2008 6:53PM

    CONGRATULATIONS! What an accomplishment you have made so far! All the pictures sure tell the story! You are a fantastic example to all, and the men have a good example of what they can do. Way to Go! I also am amazed at all the hiking you are doing now. That is neat! Will be keeping track of your future progress! emoticon

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BABY_GIRL69 7/31/2008 5:51PM

    emoticon you look incredible!! emoticon

Blessings!

Dee

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ZIRCADIA 7/31/2008 4:46PM

    NO no no, you've got it all wrong -- the 5.15 miles made me feel like I'm NOT a slacker. ;) hehehe But to be honest, I shouldn't feel like a slacker every week I don't run 5 miles at least once. I did other cardio. :P Thanks for the comment, though! :D I actually did some reading based on someone else's comment that I need sodium now cause I'm a "distance" runner -- and while I wouldn't necessarily qualify myself as such, I did find articles that mentioned most runners eat between 3000-5000mg of sodium daily and another that suggested up to 3000mg was perfectly fine for a runner. So I'm thinking of changing my expectation to be closer to 2300-2500 and not worrying if it's up to 3000. Whereas before I was aiming for between 1300-2300 daily.

ENOUGH ABOUT ME. WOW WOW WOW. From photo 1 to photo 3 you look like an entirely different person! The only things recognizable - your nose, eyebrows... ok your lips are the same shape. But seriously -- that's it. I remember my DH recently looking at one of my before photos and commenting that my eyes were the same... but that's it. Hehehe. :D CONGRATULATIONS!!! You are making the most amazing change in yourself!

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TELERIE 7/31/2008 4:15PM

    You're working so hard, and it's WORKING! Wow, look at those eyes! And jaw line! You need to put this up on your page, really! It's a HUGE inspiration!
- Marit

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AWORKNPROGRESS1 7/31/2008 2:58PM

    You look amazing!!!! Looking forward to future update pictures. emoticon

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KMEKATE 7/31/2008 2:53PM

    Love it and you! WOW Them eyes...beautiful. There all along hiding out in the back. So proud of you.

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CECE0330 7/31/2008 1:39PM

    Un huh. Notice how many ladies came out of the woodwork for this post? lol.

(make sure the wifey is looking the other way) Looking hot, sir!

So what's planned for the rest of the day, now that you've gotten all the ladies hot & bothered?


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MESACHICK 7/31/2008 1:30PM

  Lookin' good, sir...lookin' GOOD!!

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NEWKIM1 7/31/2008 1:17PM

    OMG, hard to notice the jaw line when I couldn't get past your eyes! Amazing! Damn....so need to put that picture on your page...or mine...whatever works for you :) Damn...looking great!!!! Did I mention your eyes...wow! But I did see your jaw line...looks great!!

I felt that way after I lost 40 pounds and could see my collar bones...it was nice to see them again!

Thanks for sharing! You are a huge inspiration!

Keep up the great work!

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BIGGIRL2082010 7/31/2008 1:12PM

    What a difference! You noticed the jawline - yes, very nice. What I noticed was that you have fabulous eyes, that weren't really noticeable in the first 2 pics - no fair, hiding those peepers from your wife. :)

Sad news, though: everytime you flash your old ID, people are going to look at you funny! :) Which is GOOD news, too, but what a pain having to change all your ID just to get your pics looking like the current you!

Way to go, Botzzz-man!

Cheers,
Maya<
BR>

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SWEETZMIX 7/31/2008 1:08PM

    sO now I can say it, "it's about damn time we see a recent pic" LOL I knew that u had to look way different...and u do! I never seen the pic from Dec. 2007....dude, I ain't got to say a word u know u looking crazy slim. I see the jaw line. Honestly you look like a different person.

Well if the vain stuff isn't enough to motivate u, I don't know what is, because to have a major transformation is enough. I still look the same man!! LOL Still rocking the same clothes...imma lil' jealous.

**I AM OVER IT** I am HAPPY for you!! So when ur gonna put it on ur page??????????? That's def. motivation for anyone who thinks they can't do it!

OH yeah, u got some nice eyes **checking u out**..nothing like my dark eyes, but we all can't be like me.

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SEAOFRED 7/31/2008 1:05PM

    WOWZA, you look great! Keep up the great work and thanks for always being a huge motivator!

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MRYKYLDY2 7/31/2008 1:04PM

  WOW!!!! A truely amazing difference. Your eyes are stunning.

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TRACY368 7/31/2008 1:01PM

    You have done amazing! Your face looks longer and leaner, but what I can't get over is how big your eyes look. They really stand out!

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RNNRGRL 7/31/2008 12:55PM

    Congrats. You look great. That's very inspirational to me, b/c my husband has just started out on his weight-loss journey. And i'm not used to thinking about guys needing to lose weight, b/c my family is full of naturally skinny men. But to have this with him, now it's a new journey for him as well as for me. So thank you for doing such an amazing job on your weightloss journey.

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More Hiking for Wednesday

Wednesday, July 30, 2008


This is where I hiked today.

I missed a post for yesterday because I got too busy and never really made it to the computer for long enough to post but here I am and a Wednesday post. the intake has been good for the past 2 days besides the Dairy queen vanilla cone I had on Monday, hey a guy needs his treats right? but otherwise right on track, and I have been going hiking all week, Monday Tuesday and Wednesday we went with the hike today being the closest to a real hike, its kind of hard when ya bring the kiddos along BUT with that said today was a lot of uphill, it was through the woods and then into a bird sanctuary where the path sort of wound up the top of a hill ending in a field of wild flowers and tall grass, it was a very pleasant sight. by the time we made it almost to the top my son had had enough and wanted to rest but we pushed him to keep on going and I said to him "you are not going to let your old fat dad out hike ya are you?" while carrying my daughter on my shoulders, he just looked up at me with a very tired look and said "well I can't keep up so..." then he smiled. he also made a reference to Frodo from LOTR he said "I don't know how Frodo did that, I would have just died" he did make it all of the way but we did have to stop for about 5 minutes to let him rest on the way back down. it was a good hike and wify got to join us this time as she got out of work early today so that was nice, we also talked about making "dates" to go hiking just the two of us so I am looking forward to that. I think I am going to attempt to make hiking my main source of exercise as it is very much a cardio workout all while keeping muscles conditioned and lets not forget the views and sights are worth the hikes alone even if there was no health benefit, we started this one at 2:00PM and got back to the car at 2:56PM so just about an hour and it was non stop unlike the previous hike that I posted about and called a "walk" and I carried my daughter on my shoulders much of the way today. here is a look at what was on the menu for Tuesday, it was not the best in the world but it did the trick and that soup is insanely good to me.

07/30/08

Breakfast
9:15 AM
2 cups honey comb cereal 173
1 cup 1% milk 110

Lunch
1:00 PM
2 multi-grain english muffins 200
2oz low fat mozz cheese 160
2 T pizza sauce 40
1 serving of Turkey pepperoni 70
Parmesan cheese 15

5:15 PM
1 peanut butter cookie 104

Dinner
6:45 PM
3 cups home made soup 450
1oz tortillas 140

Grand total of 1462 calories for Tuesday, and thats the post for the day, I had a few minutes and thought I would hop on and leave some words on my little spot in the vast internet, I wanted to thank you for reading once again and I want you to know that the support is greatly appreciated. so Until next time....Keep on keepin on!

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MESACHICK 7/31/2008 4:00AM

  Gorgeous view! I love that hiking connects us with nature and makes us feel like we are conquering something. I have hiking envy right now...I am in AZ and it is WAY too hot to hike here...I'm dreaming of the winter months right now... :-)

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JOY2BEMEE 7/30/2008 10:32PM

    Great Job! keep on keeping on! emoticon

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ZIRCADIA 7/30/2008 8:06PM

    Oooh I wanna start hiking one of these days. A hiking date sounds so nice -- I might have to see if I can convince my DH to be into that. Maybe once it starts getting cooler here in stupid humid ALABAMA. :P yeesh.

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Monday morning and thinking about things.

Monday, July 28, 2008



Today will be a good day, I don't know how to describe the feeling I have as I awake today but it will be a good day where my diet and exercise are concerned. its cool outside yet cloudy and were expecting rain today but I feel like I am energized and I cannot explain why. things have been going good and since I have started riding daily on my bike I feel like there is a new fire under me, since hitting 399 pounds it feels like I have made some real ground in tearing away all of this extra weight that has been holding me back for the last years of my life. to be back in the 300's is an amazing feeling, imagine that, almost 400 lbs feeling great?! the fact that I can say "almost" before the 400 lbs is the part that makes me feel like I made real ground with this weight loss. I cannot honestly remember the last time I weighed this much or should I say this little, in fact I do believe I weigh less today than when I met my wife 9 years ago, and if not less than I am very close to being less than when we met. My wedding band falls off of my finger and my jeans slide off of my arse, I found My tuxedo shirt that I wore at my wedding and it is too big for me, so I am definitely smaller than when I got married, all of this just floors me and I caught myself wondering if I really accomplished all that I have or if it was a joke on me some how. which of course it is not, it boils down to a lot of hard work and determination and making ground is bound to happen when you have those two things.

I plan on riding the bike today and I plan on adding a few push ups into the mix again as well because my back is feeling a bit better this week. I also have this feeling that I have made it, that I am done with the weight loss and I think its coming from the fact that I weigh the same as when I was 100% happy in life so it feels like I have crossed an imaginary finish line and that I am slowly jogging past the crowd with the blue tape on my chest flapping behind me, and the truth is that I have a very long way to go to get to a healthy weight and to hit that goal of 275 pounds that I set for myself, so I do know even though I have this feeling of accomplishment that there is a ways to go until I am actually at that finish line that I feel like I have reached.

This post just sort of flowed into how I am feeling this morning and lately so I will leave it at that. it is what it is and I am where I am in the way that I feel and its a good place. since I have reached the major goal of getting under 400 lbs I need a new goal to shoot for, I am shooting for 350 lbs but a shorter term goal is needed to keep it interesting and I am sure I will post it when I think of one. as always I thank you for reading along with my trip to the half and I will see ya at 350 lbs soon enough.

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MISSHOLLYDAE 7/30/2008 12:43PM

    Can I just say that I love your writing. You just have a great way of wording things. Thanks for blogging!

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GIANT123 7/29/2008 8:33PM

    thank you .You are an inspiration to us all fighting the battle

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CECE0330 7/29/2008 5:47PM

    Wouldn't it be great to bottle up that good feeling & take a little swig on the days that aren't so great? I'm back in the saddle after one of those bad falls, and feeling pretty darn good today.

Good job getting back to that "happy" weight place! Just imagine how terrific you're going to feel when you hit that next goal of 350!
174 is that weight for me-the weight from before my infertility struggle that shot me up past 200.

As always, thanks for being an inspiration!




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MESACHICK 7/29/2008 12:23AM

  I LOVE the visualization!! You so rock!

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ZIRCADIA 7/28/2008 10:32PM

    You are doing SO GREAT!!! :D Your attitude and commitment to success are so inspiring!!! :D I can't wait to see you reaching each goal along the way -- it's so exciting!!! :D Today IS a great day. I LOVE PB COOKIES. I don't think I could risk making a batch because it's just me and the DH. Unless we planned to give most of them to someone in particular or something. hehehe.

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JOY2BEMEE 7/28/2008 2:40PM

    Great Job! "Shinedown"......What a Shame......YOU Have earned your wings my friend! keep up the amazing work! p.s. Shinedown is one of my favorite bands! :) emoticon emoticon

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SWEETZMIX 7/28/2008 2:36PM

    Hey slim....

I think ur gonna be at 350 before my birthday on November 7th. LOL That day we will both be partying...I also plan on being 50lbs lighter than when I first started spark.

I know how it is to wake up and feel pumped and energized!!! Just like I am going to have a damn good week. LOL One day I will feel like that every single day.

Lata

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PEACHYCYN 7/28/2008 9:52AM

    WOW you are amazing and your doing so great! I wish I had that fire under me like you do, I have been having way too many issues loosing weight and I just can't get motivated. Keep up the hard work, your an inspiration to us all.

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GMWAITE 7/28/2008 8:32AM

    WOW!! You GO!! I just looked at your Spark page. What a great job you have done so far!! Amazing. You must be so proud, and 'Wifey" must be thrilled. Keep up the GREAT work! Gina

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A Sunday evening post, peanut butter cookies and lots of walking.

Sunday, July 27, 2008


104 calories each for these home made peanut butter cookies, there were more than pictured but the kids kind of attacked them.

I just wanted to pop on for a quick Sunday evening post, it has been a busy weekend for me and lots of movement into the days with almost no exercise. I did ride the bike yesterday but today I went to the mall with wify to run a few errands and we needed to buy a new food scale because ours had an interaction with me chasing a fly around the kitchen, swat! and bamn! and welp we needed a new scale, we needed a new one anyways, the old one was a cheap mechanical scale that was bought for about $6 a couple months before I started this eating better thing and we have been wanting to get a salters scale, so thats what we did. It was not terribly expensive at $50 but we had a store coupon for 40% off or something like that so we got a good deal on it.

My daughter has been asking me for peanut butter cookies for a few days now so we got what was needed and put a batch together, I have to admit they came out very good and I had 2 of them as I had calories to spare today. I used splenda in place of the sugar to save a few calories but they came out to 104 calories per cookie after all was into the batter which I guess is not too bad. I also ate vegetarian all day today and I think I am going to try to do that once or twice per week from here in out, it may not happen but I will try. tonight to stick within the veggie menu I made English muffin pizzas with fresh, onions, peppers, mushrooms, and garlic on it with some black olives crumbled on it all, and I have to admit they did not taste like english muffin pizzas at all, they were awesome. I am at 1443 calories for Sunday which is perfectly within my range and I will count the almost 3 hours of laps in the mall as exercise for the day, all in all it was a good day where my weight loss is concerned. think about this next thing that I say only for long enough to have the mere simplicity of the answer sink in, If I were to tell you that You could have Pizza for dinner and home made peanut butter cookies for desert and still drop weight at the rate of 134 pounds in less than seven months would you believe it? I know that seven months ago I wouldn't have yet this is how I eat daily and how I have eaten daily for the last seven months and have consistently dropped weight, I believe that moderation and exercise is key to a successful weight loss regimen, I just wish I had come to that conclusion many years earlier than I did, and with that this post has come to it end, Thanks for reading.

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MISSHOLLYDAE 7/30/2008 12:30PM

    Wow it is amazing that such a simple plan leads to such amazing results. The key there is that simple does not always mean easy! I am just hoping that once I get a scale that it will reflect what I have been doing these past couple of weeks. I can't imagine not having a loss, just knowing how differently my body is operating these days. I actually feel hungry now regularly throughout the day. For so long I have just eaten when I was supposed to or when I wanted to, now my body actually tells me when its time. Crazy! Great job Botzzz, if you keep doing what you're doing you will motivate so many to accomplish so much!

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MESACHICK 7/29/2008 8:57PM

  I also believe in working in the occasional treat...and these look GOOD!!

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JOY2BEMEE 7/28/2008 2:34PM

    You have shown moderation & exercise is key to weight loss. Great Job! As usual YOU ROCK! "Shinedown" "What a Shame" You have earned your wings!

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AROMATHERAPY1 7/27/2008 10:25PM

    Love peanut butter cookies - where's the recipe??

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