Tomorrow's meal plan...
I love Greek Yogurt for breakfast. I love its clean, tart flavor and the way it holds me over until lunch. Lunch will be 2 hard boiled eggs and split pea soup, with some sort of veggie. I plan almonds for an afternoon snack. I might have bran ce... Read more
13.5 pounds lost on my thyroid diet
I am in my ninth week (I think) of my thyroid diet and have lost 13.5 pounds. Only 1.5 pounds until the 15 pound mark!... Read more
Thyroid Diet: 5 weeks and 9 pounds lighter
I am ending the 5th week of my thyroid diet, and am 9 pounds lighter. I am so grateful for this program...this is the first and only thing that has worked for me for years. The good part is...it works!!! The hard part is...I am still (!) going t... Read more
My next goal...750 fitness minutes per month
Actually, my goal is 1000 fitness minutes per month. But my knees/back are still a bit of a challenge, so I am shooting for 750 fitness minutes per month as an interim goal.
I was kind of discouraged...I was really hungry and snacked a bit... Read more
It is my birthday today - and 8 pounds lost!
It is my birthday today. And, I have lost 7.8 pounds as of today! This is day 27 of my Thyroid Diet, which is working incredibly well. After 3 years of trying everything, I am finally losing weight and that is a great birthday present.
Tha... Read more
So far so good....
I have held steady at my 5 pound weight loss through today. That doesn't surprise me; I was shocked to lose 5 pounds in 2 weeks, and am just glad that it is "sticking"! I am still keeping to my thyroid diet program, and I still am thankful I hav... Read more
Had a great gym workout...but need to use some wisdom
I had a GREAT gym workout, and I really pushed myself...but I need to use some wisdom because I am so sore I've had difficulty with my exercise program. I need to take it slow and steady....... Read more
5 pounds lost today!!!!! A miracle for me!!!
Although I must sound like a broken record, I gained significant weight before my thyroid condition was discovered, then was not able to lose it after I started thyroid medication. A kind SparkPeople coach let me know that often people with hypo... Read more
Day 13 of my Thyroid Diet
It has been almost 2 weeks on this Thyroid Diet, and for the first time in several years I have hope that even I can lose weight, and that I have finally found a food program that works for me. I am really thankful...I had been praying that I co... Read more
Day 12 of my Thyroid Diet - down 3.5 pounds!
I have never lost 3.6 pounds in my life. I did Optifast, and was on a very low calorie liquid diet, and only lost about 1/2 to 1 pound per week. This is amazing and wonderful news for my slow metabolism!!!... Read more
Day 6 of my Thyroid Diet - it seems to be working
I have tried for several years to lose weight. This includes going to my doctor's weight loss clinic every other week and doing everything they said, and submitting my written food journals to them each time. I have tried everything to make the ... Read more
Day 4 of Thyroid Diet - so far, so good
I am on day 4 of my Thyroid Diet. I cannot tell yet if I had a scale bounce (that will bounce back up) or if I have already lost weight. I feel hopeful about this. My biggest challenge right now is that I need to get my carbs and calories low en... Read more
Starting my "Thyroid Diet" tomorrow
I wanted to clear the holidays to start my thyroid diet, from the Thyroid Diet Revolution. I am cautiously hopeful that this may be the approach that can help me lose weight, since simply reducing calories and exercise does not. My biggest conce... Read more
I love Virtual Active fitness DVDs
I love Virtual Active fitness DVDs. Today I did a 30 minute hike through Sidney, Australia (in my living room). I actually did a combination jog/walk to keep my heart rate up. I haven't been able to do anything remotely high impact because of m... Read more
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Tired today..but sticking to my program
It is just one of those days where I am just worn out...didn't sleep well...really tired. But, I exercised, and tracked my food. I was also starving, and seem to do better if I don't get too hungry even if I go a little bit above my calorie rang... Read more