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5:2 Diet Week 7 - Fast 2

Thursday, January 02, 2014      3 comments

When I weighed in this morning I'd gained 2 lbs. Really bummed about that. I'm hoping it is temporary--water weight or something. I'll check again in a couple of days. Lunch: 175 calories Chicken soup with rice (Campbells) Dinner... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 7 - Fast 1

Monday, December 30, 2013      1 comments

Things got a bit erratic over the holidays, but the last time I weighed myself I was holding steady. So now its time to keep focused on my goals. I'd like to be at or under 200 lbs by the end of January. In order to meet that goal I hav... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 6 - Fast 1

Tuesday, December 17, 2013      3 comments

The grim truth is that I have put on a couple of pounds between Thanksgiving, meals out with visiting family, a cookie exchange and potluck. So not happy about this. But I'm not quitting in defeat. Read more

5:2 Diet Week 5 - Fast 1

Monday, December 09, 2013      1 comments

I've pigged out a LOT on my non-fast days the past 2 weeks and really need to rein that in. I was a vender at an art show on Saturday & Sunday and am pleased with my sales, plus I always really enjoy meeting the shoppers and hanging out wit... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 4 - Fast 1 & 2

Wednesday, December 04, 2013      2 comments

I was so busy that I didn't even blog during my first fast this week. But I did fast, so all is well. I fasted today too, but went over my my calorie limit, because of a miscalculation. So my ending calorie count for the day is 622. Toda... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 3 - Fast 2

Tuesday, November 26, 2013      1 comments

There was no good day for my 2nd fast this week. I'm invited to a friend's house this evening and then family is coming for Thanksgiving weekend. So I'm doing the next best thing. I'm fasting today, just through dinnertime and I'll keep my cal... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 3 - Fast 1

Monday, November 25, 2013      3 comments

Fasting today was a little harder than the previous 4 times. I had some hunger pangs, but reminded myself that the hunger doesn't build and build, but rather it comes in waves and then subsides. Yesterday I found some high fiber, low cal t... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 2 - Fast 2

Wednesday, November 20, 2013      4 comments

Weigh-in today: I lost 1 pound! emoticon Its a bummer not to eat with my husband on fast days, so I decid... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 2 - Fast 1

Sunday, November 17, 2013      3 comments

I'm starting my 2nd week on the 5:2 diet and the scale hasn't moved, even an ounce. Hopefully I'll see some progress by the end of this week. I am noticing that I am more energized on fast days and I count that as a bonus that I really lik... Read more

Starting Weight Appearance

Thursday, November 14, 2013      1 comments

I took this picture today to show to a friend who made me this pretty autumn necklace. But then I decided to add the picture here too, so I can compare later to see if my... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 1 - Fast 2

Thursday, November 14, 2013      1 comments

Fasting is easier than I expected it would be, and I feel encouraged that this might work for me. I accidentally went a bit over the 500 cal. that are specified for a fast day. I should have had a half a can of tuna on my lunch salad, rather t... Read more

5:2 Diet Week 1 - Fast 1

Sunday, November 10, 2013      6 comments

I've been reading about the 5:2 Diet and have decided to give it a try. Basically you eat normally, but wisely for 5 days of the week and on 2 days you go on a semi-fast (500 cal. per day). I've added a link to the British TV documentary about ... Read more

Happy Labor Day!

Monday, September 06, 2010      5 comments

I've lost 9 lbs. so far, since July 1st! Whoot! ... Read more

The Pain of the Re-gain

Friday, July 31, 2009      7 comments

What follows is a Spark Blog I just read, about re-gaining weight. I really related to this because after loosing 15 lbs. with Spark People and regaining 10 of it, I've been starting to loose again. But what the f--- was I thinking last nigh... Read more

Squeeze It In

Monday, July 13, 2009      8 comments

I swam laps at the gym today and will walk the dog later this afternoon. Here's a way to "Squeeze In" even more exercise. Check it out. Here's an except from a Woman's Day magazine blog about a cool website : Woman’s Day is “Squeezing It... Read more


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