cycling week 5 update
first 3 days: lost 3.4 lb (adjusted due to my preferring Monday reporting )
week 1: lost 1.6 lb
week 2: lost 0.6 lb
week 3: lost 2.4 lb
week 4: lost 0.4 lb
TOTAL: 8.4 lb or 2 lb a week loss
I'm narrowing down what works for me: ... Read more
Seeking cyclers' knowledge, please help
Sigh, another perfect day's plan ruined because I didn't eat enough. This is because I left my snack until late night because I'm not hungry early in the day! And then, late at nite, I forget, or I'm too tired and just want to go to bed... I hav... Read more
Doing homework and learning my lesson! OR... the World's Most Accurate Food Tracker
Yesterday was supposed to be a LCal day. Was it the day before that caused me to relax? I don't know, but I did. I set my parameters to be easier to obtain. I easily ate more calories and less fat than I have in the past on my LCal days. These ... Read more
Cycling: week 4 update
week 1: lost 5 lb
week 2: lost 2 lb
week 3: gained 0.6 lb
week 3.5: lost 2.4 lb
Well, I definitely am finding it easier to figure out WHAT to eat, but I am still finding it hard to actually EAT it all on my HCal day. The better I ... Read more
I believe that I've figured it out:
I've known for a long time that my body has a strong set-point at 180 lb. (which is partly why I haven't been able to get past it for two years). But I wasn't consciously thinking about everything that meant... Read more
cycling: 3-week update
I am tracking calories, protein, total and net carbs, fiber, fat..... and it is a juggle and a struggle to achieve my goals -- primarily because my goals are IMPOSSIBLE to achieve! Let's just say I aim high! My IDEALS have been to:
1. consume... Read more
Beauty Abides in Women!
Now I am all for health. Great human minds have discovered and proclaimed that health is the basis for happiness. I'm just a little bitty mind -- but I know that BEAUTY greatly contributes to a woman's life. Let's celebrate it! You want to work ... Read more
The Mature Woman's Take on Swimsuits (Humor)
Life is harder for some than others, I guess. Since we're beginning our swimsuit season, this is timely.....No pictures necessary...
> When I was a child in the 1950's, the bathing suit for the mature figure was-boned, trussed and rein... Read more
Like Johnny Cash, I walk the Line!
Have you ever stood at a state line, then crossed it? One moment, you are in one state; the next moment with very little effort, you are in another state. And you can't tell -- the line is invisible between the states. A state itself is very big... Read more
Desperate, I tried something new... and I'm thrilled!
This is my analysis of the first 10 days of CYCLING between high-calorie and low-calorie eating while maintaining a very low-carb Atkins Diet. It is my goal to increase carbs gradually under this system to find my maximum OWL.
I've been on... Read more
Still experimenting with cycling....
a) I re-committed myself to breaking my plateau on New Year's Day. I watched my diet more carefully (I thought). I didn't cheat (I thought). Nothing.
b) I started eating less. Not so that I was hungry, but I made conscious choi... Read more
I've been falling & getting back up, falling &...
I've been really trying to push hard for the last 6 weeks to break through the plateau I've been on (180 LB) for 6 months.....
So I started food tracking here on SP as best I can. And I re-did Induction. Both these efforts taught me that ... Read more
I'm not crazy! I'm healthy but losing it!
I remember the last time I did a low-calorie diet. I was successful, but I was hungry ALL the time! I found myself (no exaggeration!) looking for my shoes in the refrigerator and for my briefcase in the oven. I PACED in the kitchen, not letting ... Read more
Will you die, or will you succeed?
Every sunrise in Africa, there is a gazelle that wakes up knowing that it must run faster than the fastest lion, or it will by killed. Every sunrise, there is a lion that knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle or it will starve to de... Read more
You Diet AND achieve health!
I have found a highly informative blog written by a nutritionist. She apparently believes in LC and in being able to treat health problems (headache, arthritis, fibro, high cholesterol, etc.) through the diet. She also has some amazing recipes... Read more
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