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BLC CHALLENGE GOALS AND STATS.

Sunday, January 06, 2013

MY GOALS: CHALLENGE WILL INCLUDE BODY, MIND AND TEMPLE. AND TO COME A STREAKIER.

BODY - VEGGIES 4-5 DAILY, FRUITS 2-3 DAILY 5-8 GLASSES OF WATER. SORRY BUT I DO STRUGGLE WITH DRINKING PLAIN WATER AND HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO ADD SOME CRYSTAL LIGHT AND INCLUDE HERBAL AND GREENS TEAS TO HELP OUT.
EXERCISE AT LEAST 5 DAYS A WEEK. INCORP SOME STRENGTHENING TWICE A WK.

MIND- PROPER REST AND SLEEP HAVE TO IN BED BEFORE 12:00 THIS INCLUDES NEEDED TEA BREAKS AND TIME FOR RELAXING. AS A MOM OF A SPECIAL NEEDS SWEET HEART I NEED IT AT TIMES.

TEMPLE NOW THIS IS MINE PERSONALLY AND I WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR IT. DEVOTIONALS DAILY READING. READING SCRIPTURES AND STUDYING AND OR MEMORIZING.

MEASUREMENTS:

NECK 14
BREAST 42 1/2
BICEP 14
WAIST 37
WRIST 7
HIP 45
THIGH 26
CALVE 15

  
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LEVELPATHS 1/7/2013 3:11PM

    Good goals! :-)

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RECIPE

Saturday, January 05, 2013

BANANA SHAKE WITH CHIA SEEDS

1/4 BANANA
1 CUP SKIM MILK
2 TSP SPOONS OF CHIA SEEDS
1 TBSP OF SMART BALANCE RICH ROASTED PEANUT BUTTER
1 TSP OF CINNAMON

CALS 200
FAT 10.4
CARBS 21.8
PROT 9.8

For me it was needed for a quick snack in between now and dinner.

  
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LUVSBULLDOGS 1/6/2013 2:29PM

    I bought chia seeds, haven't used them. If I can find them, I'll try your recipe. xoxo, Berta

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LINOVER 1/5/2013 9:35PM

    Sounds interesting. I will have to try it.

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BABY_GIRL69 1/5/2013 5:30PM

    How does it taste? Happy New Year!

God bless,

Dee

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SKIPPED A FEW CHAPTERS WEIGHT LOSS CHALLENGE 38-40 DAYS

Thursday, December 13, 2012

DAY 38 FOOD AS POWER


MAYBE THE HABIT OF EATING WHEN YOU ARE INSECURE IS A ISSUE? MAYBE SOMETHING ELSE....

SOME FOLKS EAT TO PUMP THEIR COURAGE UP BEFORE A MEETING OR STRESSED AND OR ANXIOUS.

IT MAY SEEM EASY TO LET FOOD FOR FILL A EMOTIONAL NEED?? TO FILL THE HOLES IN YOUR LIFE SO YOU DO NOT HAVE TO THINK ABOUT IT.

IT IS BEST TO LEARN TO GAUGE YOURSELF WHEN YOU ARE TEMPTED TO EAT TO FEEL STRONG AND TACKLE THE REAL ISSUE AND TRY AND FIGURE OUT HOW TO BECOME STRONGER EMOTIONAL WITHOUT USING FOOD.




DAY 39 FLAVORS OR TEXTURES


WHATS YOUR FAVORITE.....SWEETS/DESSERTS, SALTY POTATO CHIPS (OH MY) CRUNCHY COOKIES AND GOOEY CARAMEL ROLL. OR IS IT PUNGENT FLAVORS LIKE BLUE CHEESE AND CHILI. OR STILL THE TUG OF A SPICY BOWL OF GREEN CHILI OR BURRITOS.

OFTEN IT IS NOT ABOUT THE FLAVOR BUT THE TEXTURE OF FOOD KEEPS YOU WANTING MORE.??....

IF YOU CAN'T STOP EATING A FAVORITE FOOD YOU MAY LOVE HOT IT FEELS IN YOUR MOUTH.

FLAVOR MAY NOT MATTER.

THINK ABOUT WHICH TEXTURES OR TYPES OF FOOD YOU ENJOY, CHEWY, CRUNCHY, SOFT AND SMOOTH. WHAT ABOUT TINGLY OR SLIPPERY.

CONSIDER HOW THE FOOD FEELS IN YOUR MOUTH.

EMOTIONS BEHIND THE TEXTURE.

IF YOU FEEL YOU EAT FOR TEXTURES.... IDENTIFY WHAT YOU MIGHT NED EMOTIONALLY. FIND A SOLUTION IN ANOTHER WAY INSTEAD OF USING FOOD.

REMEMBER THE PURPOSE OF FOOD IS TO FUEL YOUR BODY AND APPRECIATE FLAVORS.



DAY 40 HAVING AN EATING EXPERIENCE AT TIMES.


THE JOY OF EATING ISN'T ABOUT FOOD AS MUCH AS IT IS ABOUT FAMILY OR GET TOGETHER(S) OR OTHER GATHERINGS. ITS ABOUT HAVING FUN EATING WITH OTHERS.

BY SEPARATING THE AMOUNT AND TASTES OF FOOD FROM THE SITUATION YOU EAT THEM IN YOU CAN LEARN TO MANAGE THE AMOUNTS YOU EAT DIFFERENTLY.

NOTICING THE TASTES

SOMETIMES YOU DON'T WANT FOOD AT ALL. LOOK FOR OTHER WAYS TO USE FOOD OR HAVE AN EATING EXPERIENCE. SHOP FOR FOOD, COOK IT AND ARRANGE IT. WHEN COOKING MAKE AN EFFORT TO APPRECIATE THE TASTES OF NEW SPIES, GAUGE FLAVORS SEASONINGS AND TEMPERATURES OF FOODS..

IN THE SOCIAL ASPECT OF EATING.

CREATE YOUR OWN EATING EXPERIENCES. CREATE AN ATMOSPHERE THAT MEETS YOUR NEED WITHOUT DEPENDING ON FOOD TO MAKE THE EVENT ENJOYABLE. LET FOOD BECOME THE MINOR PART OF THE EVENT. MAYBE HAVE A SOUP AND SALAD. IF EATING OUT IN A RESTAURANT SELECT ONE BASED ON THE EXPERIENCE YOU WANT TO HAVE. AT HOME FOR A ROMANTIC DINNER USE CANDLE LIGHTS, PRETTY TABLE CLOTH, YOUR SPECIAL SILVER WEAR AND PLACE SETTINGS. ADD MUSIC.

THIS SOUNDS LIKE A WINNER BUT I AM NOT SURE HOW TO APPLY THIS AT AUNT TO FUFU HOUSE. emoticon AUNT FUFU WILL EXPECT YOU TO EAT?? PERHAPS EAT A LITTLE AND CHOOSE YOUR DISHES WISELY.

  
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GETSALONG 12/17/2012 2:46PM

  emoticon emoticon emoticon wow, you have been working it here! sorry I've been MIA with life... terribly busy. I find these last chapters really hit a spot with me, i do all that... especially seems holiday stuff is so all around food... trying to sort out & just do the special... i can't wait for Jan, normal eating and a rest, i hope! LOL Merry Christmas Gracie :)

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DAY 33 FULLNESS SCALE LISTENING TO YOUR BODY.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

LEARNING TO RECOGNIZE HUNGRY.

RECOGNIZING WHEN YOU ARE FULL OR YOU HAVE ATE ENOUGH.

YOU HAVE TO LISTEN TO YOUR STOMACH INSTEAD OF LOOKING AT YOUR PLATE. WHEN EATING FOOD YOUR STOMACH MUSCLES BEGIN TO EXPAND TO ACCOMMODATE FOOD. IF YOU PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO HOW YOUR BELLY AREA FEELS YOU WILL DETERMINE THE AMOUNT OF FOOD YOU BODY REQUIRES.


THE THREE POINT FULLNESS SCALE (RECOGNIZING FULLNESS)


0 NEUTRAL, NOT HUNGER, NOT FULL.
+ 1 SATISFIED, COMFORTABLE, JUST RIGHT.
+ 2 TOO FULL, A LITTLE UNCOMFORTABLE .
+ 3 STUFFED MISERABLE.


THE RATING 0 IS THE SENSATION YOU FEEL AFTER A MEAL OR WHEN YOU ARE NOT THINKING ABOUT FOOD.

IF YOU USE THIS TECHNIQUE YOU WILL BEGIN TO NOTICE CHANGES WITH YOUR STOMACH LIKE SLIGHT PRESSURE. AFTER A FEW PRACTICE RUNS YOU WILL BE ABLE TO REACH A LEVEL WHERE YOU ARE SATISFIED AND YOUR STOMACH FEELS COMFORTABLE OF JUST RIGHT.

IF YOU CHOOSE TO KEEP EATING AFTER THIS LEVEL YOU BECOME PUFFY AND MISERABLE.

STOP EATING AT THE PLUS + 1 HUNGER SCALE, REGARDLESS OF WHATS LEFT ON YOUR PLATE. emoticon emoticon emoticon NO THANKS I'VE HAD ENOUGH.

  
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LUVSBULLDOGS 11/28/2012 11:22PM

    Hey, gf. Hope all this sticks with us. Great for the holiday season.

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NANCYPAT1 11/28/2012 6:34PM

    I like this idea. I had not seen the scale and I think it might be really useful. Here, I thought I KNEW everything!! Seriously though, I have more than half a century of dieting and trying to lose weight and never saw this before. Thanks for sharing it.

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DAY 32 LISTENING TO YOUR BODIES SERIES FROM 100 DAY OF WEIGHT LOSS (CHALLENGE) day 32

Monday, November 26, 2012

WHEN YOU FEE LIKE YOUR ARE STARVING YOU ARE MORE APT TO OVER EAT EVEN THOUGHT YOUR BODY WOULD OK WITH A LOT LESS FOOD.

emoticon emoticon EAT EVERY 3-5 HOURS.

FOR SOME GETTING TO THE HUNGRY LEADS TO MORE EATING PROBLEMS. RAISES HAND!! emoticon . YOU ALSO ARE PRONE NOT TO MAKE THE BEST FOOD CHOICES.

GOING OVER 5 HOURS AND NOT EATING INCREASES THE RISK OF OVER EATING.

THE AUTHOR OF THE 3 HOUR DIET JORGE CRUISE SUGGESTS IN HIS BOOK TO EAT EVERY 3 HOURS. THIS INCLUDES MEAL A AND SNACK AROUND THE CLOCK. KEEP A HEALTHY STASH OF HEALTHY SNACKS TO CARRY WITH YOU WHILE SHOPPING, IN MEETINGS OR ON AIRPLANES. (NOTE I DO NOT KNOW HOW THIS WORK SINCE THE THINGS THAT HAPPENED ON AIRPLANES. TAKING YOUR SHOES OFF ETC. PAT DOWNS SOMEONE WHO KNOWS ABOUT THAT CAN COMMENT ABOUT THAT ONE. I HAVE NOT FLOWN SINCE I WAS A GIRL

USE HUNGER AND CLOCKS


SOMETIMES HUNGER ALONE DOES NOT PROVIDE A SIGNAL FOR WHEN TO EAT IF YOU DELAY EATING OR DON'T GET HUNGER SIGNALS. YOU MAY NEED A DIFFERENT APPROACH.

PLAN YOUR MEAL TIME IN ADVANCE REGARDLESS OF HUNGER LEVELS.

emoticon NO PROBLEM I'M REQUIRED TO EAT EVERY 4-5 HOURS. GOING LONGER BETWEEN MEALS COULD SPELL T R O U B L E! MEDS I TAKE WORK WITH FOOD INTAKE. MOVING FORWARD! emoticon emoticon

  
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BABY_GIRL69 11/26/2012 6:44PM

    I ATE & ATE over the last few days & now I'm trying get back to me...

God bless & we can do it!!

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LEVELPATHS 11/26/2012 4:01PM

    I usually eat 3 meals a day and an evening snack. The meals are usually about 5 hours apart, and I usually eat about the same amount each day at those meal times (so usually more in the evening than at lunchtime). I find I am usually hungry up to an hour before meals and hungry for an evening snack too. I have learnt that nothing bad will happen to me just because I am hungry for a while! And I feel good when I'm hungry because i know that I'm eating right. I have enough fat reserves to last more than the hour I have to wait til lunchtime. :-)

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