I have found that for me both calorie count and portion control combinations matter. If I eat fresh fruit, it should be with low fat cottage cheese. If I eat a half of an English muffin, I ought to have a single egg with that. Enjoy your journey. You'll figure it out.
With grace and self esteem, honor the Passionate Tiger in You. Refresh your personal high regard daily, to live happy, joyous and free!
current weight: 154.5
Fitness Minutes: (2,627) Posts: 6 9/18/12 9:10 P
Thanks for the encouragement. I can use all I can get. The smoking part is getting easier. The eating to much is still very much a challenge. I am actually enjoying the working out part, and having my jeans fit better is a big plus. :)
current weight: 330.0
Fitness Minutes: (90,712) Posts: 6,409 9/18/12 10:29 A
It's only been about 6 1/2 weeks since I quit smoking. I smoked for about 25 years, minus one. When I quit then went back to smoking. The first four weeks was hard core. I gained 10 lbs in 31 days, but I DID NOT SMOKE. Then on September 1st, I decided to not gain any more. I am still having trouble not eating to much, but I am doing Zumba on my Wii for 45 min a day, and in about 2 weeks have already lost about 9 lbs. It may sound cheesy but I feel like I could conquer the world right now. I am on a "finally doing it right" trip, and feeling really good about it.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.