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How I'm Doing Day By Day

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

I haven't been doing very good worth tracking everything. Saturday we went
It for breakfast and I didn't attempt to track it. Sunday I tracked almost everything and was way over on my calories. Yesterday I tracked until dinner. My daughter took me to dinner for my birthday.we had Chinese and I wasn't sure how to estimate what I ate. Today I measured my food for breakfast, lunch and snacks so I will be able to track it all.
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HEALTHYGRAMMY49 3/6/2013 12:39AM

    Glad you got back on track...Tracking. emoticon

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KISHU1 3/5/2013 11:24PM

    Don't be too hard on yourself Nancy....its hard to track at the best of times and it was your birthday ! Today is a brand new day and you have already taken charge...so pat yourself on your back and move forward...you can do thus !!! emoticon

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KISHU1 3/5/2013 11:23PM

    Don't be too hard on yourself Nanc....its hard to track at the best of times and it was your birthday ! Today is a brand new day and you have already taken charge...so pat yourself on your back and move forward...you can do this !!! emoticon i

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PEACEHOPE1 3/5/2013 9:27PM

    Tracking really is a challenge, but so worth it. Keep trying your best to get as close as you can. Even if it's imperfect, it's still better than not tracking at all. emoticon

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HI-NRG 3/5/2013 4:21PM

    I try to track everyday. Doesn't always happen though. But even if I know I'm over or under I like to see how I am doing and compare it to how I feel or what the scale is telling me. I have to remind myself that tracking is for my benefit, not for others to scrutinize. It is just a tool not a report card.


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GALSMILEY7 3/5/2013 4:07PM

    Great job! I say do all that you can and keep striving for more.

Happy Birthday by the way! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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STEVIEBEE569 3/5/2013 3:42PM

    Tracking food takes time! You'll get it! Hang in there! emoticon emoticon

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PATTISTAMPS 3/5/2013 1:27PM

    I hear you about the tracking... roy's for dinner last night, and I have no idea how to track that except to say "Bad Patti" LOL... Just keep trying.. and I usually assume if I can't track it, I was over my counts... because if it was plain, I could probably find a similar food...

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HAVEFUN247 3/5/2013 12:13PM

    Tracking is tough. We also went out to eat last night, and I overate. I came home and was so uncomfortable. Today, so far, I've just eaten fruit to hopefully counter react all the carbs I ate yesterday. Just gotta keep on plugging away at it.
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2WHEELEDSHARON 3/5/2013 11:32AM

    I think you're off the hook since it was your birthday weekend:) Great job getting back on track today.

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NOTHN4ME 3/5/2013 10:39AM

    Oh boy, I understand that feeling... not being able to track when you eat out!

One of the reasons why I love these challenges is the accountability factor. When I eat out and am unable to track it, it makes me more conscious about just how damaging my eating out habit can be (especially since I have more meals out than at home). For this challenge, I am really trying to change that. I want to be accountable and start new, healthier habits!

When I do eat out, I try to choose places ahead of time. Many restaurants now have all of their nutritional information online.

NO WORRIES... remember it is day by day! You have already done better on this day!

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