for what ever reason, my DH isn't eating fruit. He used to love fruit salad, but it is a pain to make all the time and it could only be fresh fruit in season. He was a big ice cream eater. Then he heard about these machines that turn frozen b... Read more
So in the last three weeks I've averaged 1000 calories a day negative balance - in other words, my calorie use has been about 1000 calories more than my calories in. That's 7000 calories a week - that should be 2 lbs a week.
I'd be happy w... Read more
I'm really not struggling with my diet - at least as far as the amount of food I'm eating, recording it, and getting my daily exercise.
Following the Beck Solution we're asked to weigh ourselves every day, as well as record the above.
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I can't tell you how long its been since I've eaten cake.
I've made Gluten Free cake a few times in the 6 years I've been living gluten free, but it was just a single layer cake with simple frosting. And I certainly haven't made any in at ... Read more
There is always some new information for those of us trying to improve our lives and health. And while it is all interesting, my personal experience has been, it is all right for somebody, just not necessarily for me or you.
Each of us i... Read more
Once or twice a week, usually the weekend, I try to make something a little special for breakfast, as it is the only time we sit down together for this meal.
This morning it was going to be corned beef hash, refried beans, and scrambled egg... Read more
10 lbs down
And a whole bunch still to go!!
I'm working my way through the Beck Solution and reading her suggestions for a meal, particularly when going out.
roasted protein (meat,fish, poultry) no fats, no gravy
steamed veggies, no fat... Read more
although the days are longer, there is still only so much time in the AM for exercise. as I've decided to put Yoga in 3 days a week, its walk 6 days, Yoga on 3. The day off walking is a big yoga session, the other 2 are only 15 minutes, and th... Read more
No, not a drinking binge, an eating binge! After weeks and weeks of being "good", yesterday let it all hang out and was I miserable last night!!
Needless to say, I won't be doing that any time again soon... Read more
fallacy of calories
Today got my Fitbit weekly totals for the week
82,597 steps for 37.12 miles
56 floors climbed
24,083 total calories burned
and according to my spark people food tracker, during that same period I ate 12180 calories.
That's a deficit... Read more
using the SP journal plus
Am using SP to track my nutrition. Also my fitness, esp calories OUT vs calories IN. Do not find on SP a place to track exactly that, so now have as part of my Beck Solution journal (she has her own form that becomes repetitious - but necessar... Read more
Still working with the Beck Diet Solution. after almost 4 weeks with stage 1 have lost 5 lbs, but found myself back sliding and starting to nibble again. But by increasing my exercise, have managed to maintain this 5 lb loss.
So now its o... Read more
back sliding already
Having lost my 5lbs, and reached my first goal, I've started eating again. Oh, it was all done consciously and with great excuses . . but the bottom line is, I'm eating again. Even while looking at my too big gut every day. Eating again. So f... Read more
Beck Diet Solution
This has, so far, been the defining "diet" for me. I'm only in Step One, which has nothing to do with what you eat, or how much you eat. Its all about being aware of what and when you eat. Its Behavior Modification.
As with most things, i... Read more
how time flies
still have not gotten back to a regular exercise program, although have been doing better in relation to my eating. Managed to lose my SP activity tracker the other day, so just had to purchase a new one. Going back to the FitBit. Did lose ab... Read more
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