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JANDIDEAN
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Holy Crap!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

I have now lost just over seven pounds in five days. I know it isn't something I can expect to have happen every week. It may all be water weight. But I DO NOT CARE! It has given me the boost I need. My goal seems a bit more possible now.

I have been focusing on eating vegetables at every meal. They always fill up half my plate. I don't care for a lot of vegetables, and the ones I like always seem to be so pricey. Then I started thinking about how much money I plunk down for an order of fries and a shake. Hmmm.... maybe those veggies aren't that expensive!

The large plates in my cabinet are getting lonely. I've quit using them. A full salad plate looks more satisfying than a half full dinner plate. Sometimes I have to trick myself....

Keeping track of my calories on SP has helped a lot. I enter everything in as soon as I can. I feel accountable. And I have found that every day I have a few extra calories for a treat. Those treats make me feel like I've been 'cheating'. I love knowing I won't have to give up my favorite things to be healthier. Moderation is key!
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  • MYSTIC_JADE
    Congrats! That is awesome. The food log feature on this site is such an amazing tool. I'm loving it:0) And thanks for reading my last blog post.
    1870 days ago
  • JETTANALA
    way to go! track track and track some more... honesty will give you energy...

    The secret of your success is written in your daily routine!
    1872 days ago
  • ALICERIEGER
    It's amazing how much we can eat when we concentrate on eating the right foods.
    1872 days ago
  • DUTCHDAVE
    keep up the good work
    1872 days ago
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