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This Could be HUGE!!
Is it possible?? Can I eat enough to feel good, energetic, not cranky/hungry, and STILL lose weight??? I was actually up to almost 1,600 yesterday due to an unplanned Bacardi and diet Coke (oops :) ) but this morning I weighed 139.8!!!!!! And ... Read more
1,500 Challenge Results So Far
Day 1: 140.6
Day 2: 142.8
Day 3: 142.4
Day 4: 141.4
Day 5: 141.2 (today)
So....if my starting weight were only Day 2 instead of Day 1, I'd be doing really well so far! I have to admit that TOM may have had something to do with the bum... Read more
Day 3 of Challenge
I need to record what's happening with my weight so I can be "scientific" about this. I finally have the patience, control, and willpower to systematically figure out what works best for me, so I am starting to dream up a rather long-term plan ... Read more
Today's my second day of eating about 1,490 calories. My weight jumped up to 142.8 today, but I'd like to see what happens over the course of a week.
I am getting REALLY sick of "being good." How badly do I want to just pop down on the co... Read more
1,475-1,525 Calorie Per Day, One-Week Challenge!
Yesterday: 140.8, today: 140.6. Had a talk with Jess about goal range and he wants it to be 135-139.9. I'm not sure, I'd like to be a little lighter.
No time to really write what I wanted to write about right now - going to Newport for th... Read more
First of all an update on my repair of the damage done last weekend on the Cape. Just a recap...I weighed about 139.5 last Thursday, ate well all day Thursday and left for the Cape that night. So I actually probably weighed even less than that... Read more
So apparently I have the ability to not only gain, but also lose 5 pounds in a single DAY. As shocking and painful as it is to admit, I weighed in at 154.2 yesterday after my weekend of eating TRASH foods on the Cape for 3 days. (Keep in mind ... Read more
Weighed in this morning after 3 days on the Cape and found I'd gained 15 pounds. Yes, fifteen pounds. In three days. That shouldn't even be physically possible!?! But it happened. I blew it on my eating. And my drinking. The one area I di... Read more
Grrrr....just wrote a long blog entry and it disappeared with a note, "No html please." I guess I entered some symbols that looked like code or something.
Here's a summary of what I'd written: I weigh in the 130s again finally!!!
This... Read more
Pat on My Own Back
I just wanted to take a moment out to give myself a little praise. I really think I am getting there...working my way toward the ultimate goal of a permanent healthy lifestyle and healthy body. I have been learning all about myself and putting... Read more
Tips to Self
1. Make it simple, easy, and pain-free to follow the plan, and the plan will be followed. That means skipping the tedious extras like calculating points, tracking water, tracking exercise. I need to count calories, but I will drink and exerci... Read more
I'm on Day 5 of my challenge (which I'd been referring to as an 8-day challenge but now realize it's actually 9 days - duh). I'm at 140.2 today, which is down 1 from yesterday, but on a different scale so hard to compare for sure. Very very cl... Read more
Addendum to Last Blog - An Idea
That list I wrote for ways to thrill myself that don't involve either losing weight or having food binges? I have another, really good idea for that list. I was thinking to myself, "What about SparkPeople? I will need to stay actively involve... Read more
Day 1: 148.0
Day 2: 145.8 (loss of 2.2 lbs)
Day 3: 142.6 (loss of 3.2 lbs)
Day 4: 141.2!! (loss of 1.4 lbs)
I am looking much better and feeling much better. Do you know how cool it is to not have to suck it in and still not have it ... Read more
Do This Exercise While You Web Surf
Do This Exercise While You Web Surf
Wouldn't it be nice to have the washboard abs you saw in that online diet ad?
You can start by squeezing. No, not your abdomi... Read more