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Nutrition tracker data not always accurate

Wednesday, May 13, 2009      2 comments

I don't know how many times I've entered an item, then checked the nutrition data against the nutrition label, only to find that the tracker's nutritional information is not always accurate. I found this to be true for cereals, yogurts, many of... Read more

Slammaker's Push Ups

Tuesday, May 12, 2009      3 comments

Only did 58 today, down from my high of 62. My waist, though, is down. 45 3/8 inches. I've lost almost 5 inches from my waist since starting SP in late March.... Read more

Mother's Day Brunch

Sunday, May 10, 2009      1 comments

Well...brunch today was a killer. Had fish, but with the seafood gumbo appetizer, dessert (flourless chocolate cake), and the butter sauce (probably 300 calories alone!) on the fish, the calories exceeded 1000. I'm still good for the day becau... Read more

I'm now at 62 Push Ups

Saturday, May 09, 2009      1 comments

I know that I will reach a plateau at some point, but right now I seem to be able to increase the number of push ups each time I do them. Today, in both my 1st and 2nd sets, I was able to pump out 18 push ups in each set. This is the most I ha... Read more


Friday, May 08, 2009      4 comments

We walked to Zpizza for dinner tonight. I had one slice of pizza...a first for me! I also had the California Salad. Did Pretty well...for me! ... Read more

Push Ups Report

Wednesday, May 06, 2009      1 comments

This morning I belted out a total of regular 58 push ups! The first set is the highest number of reps that I've reached so far, which was 17. Second set totaled 11. Third set I did 16 push ups. The last set, I couldn't do more than 14, althou... Read more

Costco Hot Dog-High Calories

Monday, May 04, 2009      3 comments

I ate a Costco hot dog this afternoon. When I got back to the office, I checked the calories on that hot dog. Over 550 calories! That surprised me. Next time, if I have a Costco hot dog, I'm splitting it!... Read more

Lighter on the Feet

Sunday, May 03, 2009      0 comments

I weighed in this morning and was pleased to see that I am 3 lbs lighter than I was last Monday! emoticon... Read more

Push Ups Report

Friday, May 01, 2009      1 comments

This morning I knocked out 50 push ups! emoticon When I started doing push ups less than a month ago, I c... Read more

One Pound Lighter

Monday, April 27, 2009      2 comments

I moved off center this week and lost a pound. I'll take it! That equates to 4 pounds a month, and 24 pounds after six months! I'll keep at it until I reach my goal. Thanks everyone for your support! Read more

Curious About Weigh-In Tomorrow

Sunday, April 19, 2009      1 comments

I stayed within by calorie range this weekend, but it just seems like I ate more than usual. Maybe it's because I had a big breakfast this morning (big my new SP standard), Read more

Need to do Strength Exercises!

Thursday, April 09, 2009      3 comments

Boy am I weak! I'm introducing strength execises to my moring exercise routine. I did modified pushups yesterday and only was able to do one set of 10! I will try to add to the number of reps and to add another set over the next two weeks.... Read more

No Craving for Diet Coke!

Tuesday, April 07, 2009      0 comments

One benefit I noticed to staying hydrated > emoticon all day is my afternoon craving for a Diet Coke Read more

Love that Nutrition Tracker

Thursday, April 02, 2009      2 comments

SP's nutrition tracker is a blessing! It works for me because the running tally of calories gives me instant feedback on the consequences of my consumption. Now, I hate wasting my daily calorie limit on high calorie junk food because I want en... Read more