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Saturday, April 07, 2012

i blew it. met the exercise goal. caught up on the strength exercises. but the calories? oops. should have been adding them up... first time the scale went back up again. could be salt, but still. i should have known better. back on the horse...
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SWEDE_SU 4/7/2012 8:53AM

    sounds like me. on wednesday (our day) i remembered a job i was supposed to have delivered during your day; i sent it off (client never asked for it), and client said thank you the next morning. and just now i remembered a job i was supposed to have delivered on friday. oops. i wonder if the client was even there yesterday...

at any rate, you are right - i am having an awful time keeping within the fat range (i exceed it most days) and above the protein limit - yet staying within the calories. i exceed the calories by a tiny bit most days, but i exceed the exercise considerably, so that has worked out. but i see what you mean, it really is important to see just what you are eating. and think twice about what i add when i have to write it down.

i gave up my evening glass (or two) of wine last week, after a slightly elevated liver test, which has certainly aided the calorie cutting process. i have always envied those who have something like soda to give up, because it is such easy calories - never did like the stuff myself...

thank you both for your support - i'm going to do it...

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STRIVER57 4/7/2012 8:39AM

    what Liz said. but yes, recording what i eat is a major part in my continued success, imo. it also helps me get reasonably close to the protein goals and not exceed the fat range. now if i were only as good about recording incoming work ... just caught up on stuff since feb 22 ... and the worst is that the 3 i just missed, and wrote apologetically to clients saying, right away if you still want it (all revisions) ... all wrote back to say yes :-(
(sometimes i think i must be awfully good because i myself would have fired myself long ago ... maybe my clients know more about the quality of the competition than i do?)

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LIZALOT 4/7/2012 6:33AM

    Hey, minor setback, you're exercising really well. Don't be too hard on yourself!

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