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what about that 2,000 calorie average diet?
Saturday, July 20, 2013      4 comments

Even when I go "way over" calorie count, I'm at somewhere between 1700 and 1800 calories (should be closer to 1550). And yes, I stay at or above my initial weight -- zero weight loss in years. Are those folks who are eating 2,000 calories a da... Read more
same food, different calorie counts!
Thursday, November 15, 2012      4 comments

I find that it is SO easy to count the same foods and wind up with wildly different calorie counts! How many calories in a slice of cheese pizza? One answer is 120; another is 450! On the same day, I realize, I could reasonably count my... Read more
Any moderate eaters, exercisers, out there?
Sunday, November 04, 2012      3 comments

I've realized that weight loss and exercise sites seem to attract a lot of people who are absolute about their opinions. You MUST eat this, you MUST exercise in that way, etc. But of course SparkPeople isn't really about musts, it's about supp... Read more
how low do I need to go?
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      1 comments

just lowered my calorie intake by 100 cal per day; hoping it will be enough to make a difference to my weight. So far, after several weeks of sticking to the assigned calorie range, I've lost only about 1/2 lb...... Read more
one day at a time...?
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      0 comments

OK, I'm gonna give this one day at a time concept a try. JUST FOR TODAY I will avoid eating any sweets EXCEPT 2 Dove Promises after dinner... and JUST FOR TODAY I will keep my calorie intake to no more than 1300.... Read more
Tired, sore, overwhelmed
Friday, September 07, 2012      1 comments

Is it just time of year? I am so busy I go to bed late, get up early, have a sore back, an ankle injury... Cooking lots of food so husband and kids can eat even if we don't have time to sit down to a proper family meal each evening. Wish I ha... Read more
Can't Plan Food!
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      0 comments

I'm so busy these days that when I attempt to plan what I'll eat, I forget to eat it... then get hungry and eat something completely different!... Read more
Cravings vs. Hunger vs....
Monday, September 03, 2012      0 comments

I think I understand that cravings are a desire to eat a particular food or a great deal of food without necessarily feeling physical hunger. And I'm pretty sure that cravings are USUALLY emotional (except under special circumstances, such as d... Read more