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A hungry day

Thursday, November 08, 2007

I went a bit over my calories today! I've been really faithful to the suggested range for quite a while now, so I decided to let myself relax a little. It wasn't anything exaggerated: I've ended up at 1,621 calories when my suggested range (pretty standard, I think) is between 1,200 & 1,550. I was still hungry after lunch, so I went down to the cafe at work & bought a big cookie. Then my husband poured beer at supper, & I hadn't drunk any in several weeks so I agreed. No big deal.

It just feels really, really good to be almost well. You know how wearing certain clothes can make you feel good too: I wore my favorite black jeans (without topstitching--they look like fitted slacks) to work today, & whenever I saw myself in the bathroom mirror I felt slim & pretty.

Still have a few pounds to go for my goal, but it's nice to be able to enjoy life NOW.
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PJBOKC 11/9/2007 1:44PM

    Ditto to Mary Lou's comment on 71 calories over. I still like the Weight Watchers plan to have some flex points (calories) that can be used during the week. I think it makes it much easier to stay within calories most days if you know there's flexibility for eating something special occasionally. I usually only used my daily points, and then used a few of the flex points weekly if needed. It was a great "safety net". Maybe we should build something like that into our team support criteria.

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MARYLOUD 11/8/2007 9:45PM

    71 calories. Big deal. When you throw it into the whole week it's not going to make a bit of difference. You had a great day, you were looking good and feeling good. Good for you!

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