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
Have you ever wondered how there are so many on Spark People struggling to lose weight, for years and years? Sure, some have physical problems or side effects from medications and need someplace to vent. people who will give them support (becau... Read more
Am so out of shape that doing the basic digging and such to make a garden bed is hard! All the more reason to at least get into shape. Am going to start dealing with my eating from a psychological POV, try to understand my compulsive eating. I'l... Read more
Life is moving forward at top speed and I'm struggling to keep up. Have been squeezing in some WATP time each morning. Plus, the extremely mild weather has me working in the garden already - doing the heavier duty stuff. Plus work busy busy b... Read more
and what else can you do? At least I ate less butter yesterday . . and did my WATP both yesterday and today. Noticed how swollen my feet and ankles were last night. That is new.
Calling the doctor today to find out about updating our meas... Read more
changes changes changes
So here we are, the beginning of February and if anything I've gained, not lost. Not only am I eating too much, but my exercise has fallen off the map!
Years ago I'd do an easy 10,000+ steps a day with dog walks and other activities. Th... Read more
fell off the wagon and got crushed under its wheels! No one's fault but my own. Have not weighed myself lately, but know I've gained my loss and more! DH has agreed we need to lose for 2015 for several reasons. Hopefully, he will stay with t... Read more
have you noticed?
right under the food tracker it says
"you have used --- calories today. The more you use, the more you can eat"
shouldn't it be more like," the more you use, the more you can lose!"
ah ha moment
make awesome plain yogurt. thick, rich, not too tangy, organic, no artificial anything. But sometimes we get tired of yogurt! and when you make it, you tend to end up with a lot all at once.
A while back found some yogurt strainers at a g... Read more
According to my food/exercise journal, have used 3500 calories more than I consumed this week.
That should equal a ONE pound weight loss. and under most circumstances, that would be just fine, equaling 4 lbs a month.
The scal... Read more
what a day it has been
Woke up this morning at 3am in pain cause my right hip was out of joint. Endured until everyone else was up and then took anti-inflammatory to get inflammation down so I could work on putting it back. That nixed cardio exercise!
Then, fina... Read more
what was happening with the food tracker?
had posted breakfast and lunch. When I went to post dinner, lunch had disappeared! Reposted it. Then found the tuna I'd posted for dinner didn't show up so reposted it.
Tonight, went to finish off my postings and find this HUGE # of calo... Read more
So last night was the second day of watching the Biggest Loser (on demand - allows for pausing and stopping). How do these folks do it?!?! I was bushed after a 45 minute workout!
This morning watched the second half of the show and exerci... Read more
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