I've started writing columns over at secondhelpingonline.com, that will look at the scientific articles regarding management of weight post-loss.
With RUSSLANE's help the writing over there is much more polished and concise than the raw unc... Read more
In my last blog I outlined my meal plan for Friday. CHANGEDIN09 asked why I chose a whey shake for dinner rather than a more typical meal.
The short answer is that I find it convenient to have a shaker bottle made up with everything I need... Read more
Since I don't use the tracker here on SP anymore because I switched to Lean Me on my iPod, ( www.leanme.net ) I thought it might be fun to share what I eat in a typical day now. I definitely eat more than I used to a month ago, an... Read more
While Spark People is a fantastic site for LOSING weight, it has some way to go before it's equally good at supporting MAINTAINING weight.
Here's an example:
Here's a graph of my weight for the past week:
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Travel while managing weight is tough for me. My fitness and food routines are disrupted, colleagues always want to meet over food, and conference food options are usually very unhealthy, at best.
Fitness is particularly a problem while tr... Read more
Met up with Deb (S318830) and her kids at the Wild Animal Park this morning, saw a giraffe tussling with a big antelope from the tram, watched gibbons, watched human children, and finally took a photo at the "park" her kids like.
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My initial goal has been 150 lbs or 25% body fat, whichever came first.
My Tanita scale has been indicating anywhere from 22% to 26% body fat for the past week or so.
www.amazon.com/Tanita-BC 533-Innerscan-Composition- Moni... Read more
My sisters and I met with Deb (S318830) for lunch today at the Soup Plantation near the hotel. So, since there were three SparkPeople (TM) there, we're calling it a "Spark Rally" LOL.
Here are the photos afterward, taken by the one sister... Read more
1. Dixie diners crunchy apple soy rocks protein bars
I've written about protein and mentioned protein bars before.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=2536501
This is my new go-... Read more
Wow. This place is AMAZING.
With the help of the nutrition tracker, the motivational tools, and most especially THE PEOPLE, I've managed to remove 166.8 lbs since last December. (176.2 total)
What I wanted most of all for Christmas t... Read more
I would like to reopen the issue of expanding support for maintainers here at Spark People.
I've already lost over 100 lbs and gained it back once in my life, and this time I am playing for keeps. Twice in one lifetime is ENOUGH.
I w... Read more
On December 2, 2008 I weighed 326.2 lbs. My body fat was 54.2%. My BMI was 51.09 (super morbid obesity). I'd gained back 30 of the 40 lbs I'd lost since May 2007 and had given up.
This morning I weighed 166.8 lbs. My body fat was 34.8%.... Read more
I rely heavily on the nutrition tracker for this weight management project. Logging my food is the only method that has EVER worked for me in losing and maintaining weight.
But the tracker is only as accurate as your measuring is; if you... Read more
1) Herb Tea
Last week I mentioned hot chocolate. That’s a treat. But my everyday mainstay to keep me drinking water in the chilly seasons is herb tea. To facilitate this I went to the grocery store a few weeks ago and got selected flavor... Read more
DDOORN on here has an amusing tradition. Each year on his birthday he goes to realage.com to calculate how much YOUNGER he's getting, biologically, due to the improvements he's made in his health and fitness.
www.spar... Read more