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Back from the Holidays

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Where you challenged by the Holidays? I sure was. Though I do feel confident that I didn't oversplurge. Though I enjoyed some holiday foods, I was healthier than I've ever been keeping up with fruit and veggie intake. That is it wasn't as bad as in the past. Things like date and walnut cakes substituted for candy and the one time we bought cookies, they were the exceptional ones from the Italian bakery. Any "splurge" was strongly of the foodie variety.

Not that I'm jumping on the scale for any official weigh in--that comes Sunday. But my sneak peaks show I haven't gained more than 2 pounds. My resumption of effort should mean I'll be back losing soon.

  


Potassium

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Discovered I was low on that heart healthy nutrient. Realizing I didn't want to eat 5 bananas a day, I used my nutrition calculator to help. It appears crunchy vegetables like broccoli and carrots in reasonable servings will go a long way in the direction. So now, I'm looking forward to some crunchy snacks--maybe dipped in that tasty Trader Joe's Parmesan Ranch or some Bolthouse Farm Blue Cheese dressing. Both of those are low cal without being sour from too much vinegar.

  
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JTREMBATH 11/27/2012 1:21PM

    Potassium is something most people have the same problem, because I only have 1 kidney I have to take tablets to help mine.

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CREEKLADY1 11/27/2012 12:00PM

  Hope you get that potassium back up quickly!

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MAGGIEVAN 11/27/2012 11:59AM

    Potassium is very much needed for a health heart. Congrats on taking the steps to achieve your goals. Remember to eat lots of greens!

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Phase I starts strong

Monday, November 26, 2012

Phase I of my healthy lifestyle change is going deceptively easy. My goals are modest--track my food and get my eating into line, lose 10% of my body weight and regain enough strength so I can do my yoga along with the DVD.

Not bad really. And I'm already 1/4 of the way to this goal. and it is only week three! This is also when I usually start messing up. Hopefully not this time. Plus I'm making better losses on the weight side compared to gains on the strength side. But then, weight loss will be slow from now on, giving me plenty of time to get strong.

  
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WATERDIAMONDS 11/27/2012 8:11AM

    Well done! You're seriously off to a great start.

Now just emoticon , because emoticon and it is SO worth it!
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GRATEFUL_BEING 11/26/2012 4:37PM

    emoticon Your doing great! Good for you! emoticon

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JOHNMARTINMILES 11/26/2012 10:13AM

    Stronger, lighter, if you could work in faster and smarter you could become a six million dollar person LOL!

Make Today a Great day!

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