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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

My first week was a success: I shrank by 0.8 lb!

Refinement--something I've done in the past: Sunday is my day of rest. I need not track anything that day. Knowing that I'll have this break makes it easier to keep up with tracking on the other days.

It felt super-good to deposit $25 in my online savings account at week's end!

Something new: I baked a spaghetti squash on Sunday & combined Trader Joe's marinara sauce with tofu cubes & extra thyme & oregano to go over it. I know some folks love pasta so much that they can't bear to substitute stringy squash for it. But I really enjoy the slightly crisp squash texture--& I love recording that I ate a whole cup of it & seeing just 42 calories on the tracker!
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SASSACAIA 1/18/2013 9:45AM

    Me too - I LOVE squash instead of pasta... it's one of my favorite fall and winter dishes. And yours sound super healthy with the tofu! I haven't made any tofu successfully thus far.. I need to keep trying.

How you doing, by the way? The new year treating you all right??

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BEATLETOT 1/18/2013 9:28AM

    So great! Good job!!! I have never tried spaghetti squash, because I'm not much of a cook, but it sounds lovely!

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CARLYG8 1/17/2013 7:01AM

    Yum...love me some spaghetti squash!

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KAREN_NY 1/16/2013 1:08PM

    Congrats!! Absolutely with you on the spaghetti squash, though I admit I don't "expect" it taste it like pasta. I expect it to be a yummy alternative.


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FRUITNVEGGIEGRL 1/15/2013 7:34PM

    Sounds good! I like using my spirolizer and making noodles out of Zucchin, carrots, etc.

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EYES_ON_THEPRAZ 1/15/2013 2:19PM

    Awesome! plus i love your idea of just having a total day off. I love spaghetti squash! it's def not spaghetti but i still think it's awesome!

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CASEYTALK 1/15/2013 2:12PM

    Congratulations! You can do this and it feels great, doesn't it? This feeling is SO much better than any poor quality food could ever tast.

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