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80% Diet - 20% Exercise?

Wednesday, July 30, 2008      0 comments

A lot of people say losing weight is 80% diet and 20% exercise. I used to work out consisently, but never lost weight. Ever since tracking my calories, I've realized how important the diet part is to the overall picture. That said, I stil... Read more

Ideas for Rewards?

Tuesday, July 29, 2008      0 comments

I stayed within my calorie limits for the day and I even had dessert (baked peaches and low-fat ice cream...YUMMY)! However, when I looked back at my daily nutrition, I realized that I fell below my goals in protein and fat intake...not good. ... Read more

Looking on the bright side.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008      0 comments

So my weight has been 'stuck' at 131 for the past month or so. It has gone up and down a little bit, but generally has floated around the same number. On the bright side - it hasn't gone UP! Also, despite my weight loss rut, I am still gainin... Read more

It's Amazing What a Good Workout Can Do for You...

Monday, July 28, 2008      0 comments

After a week of over-eating and barely maintaining my weight, I think I finally broke through the slump. Yesterday I went to the gym and ran a full 5K, plus did 20 minutes on the elliptical. It felt so good to work out that hard! It had been ... Read more

PMS and Caloric Intake...Help!

Thursday, July 24, 2008      0 comments

After a few months of tracking calories, I finally realized something very interesting...My caloric intake skyrockets the week before my period starts. I'm not talking 100-200 extra calories, it's more like 500 - PER DAY. I'm just starving and... Read more

The Numbers Game

Tuesday, July 22, 2008      0 comments

I gained a few pounds on vacation and have spent the last couple of weeks struggling to get back to my pre-vacation weight. This has de-railed me more than I anticipated. It had been so rewarding to see the scale consistently moving down... Read more

WATER!

Tuesday, July 15, 2008      1 comments

Why is it so hard to drink enough water? I know that I need to drink more water -for a number of reasons- but I can't seem to make it a daily habit! Any suggestions?... Read more

Gained 2 Pounds on Vacation

Monday, July 14, 2008      0 comments

I just returned from a family reunion and I am sad to say I gained two pounds in one week. Large family dinners, too many desserts, and a few too many glasses of wine definitely contributed to the gain. It could have been a lot worse, actually... Read more

Eating Out

Wednesday, July 02, 2008      0 comments

I have cut down on eating out since I started watching my weight. Surprisingly, I don't miss it that much! I have discovered that dinners out aren't actually that much more enjoyable than dinners in. I actually prefer eating at home because I... Read more


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