LEB0401: Hurray for low calorie density foods! Not good to be too low on calories, but a nice surprise when you think you're overeating and find out you haven't! I'm feeling frazzled. Work is still busy and shorthanded, I had many things to do this afternoon before heading for choir practice. Already thinking about tomorrow--cleaning the house for the housekeeper (I don't know anyone who doesn't clean before the cleaner comes!) and baking cookies for a recipe exchange party at work. My "secret santa" gave me some cookies today but I was noble enough to bring them home to share!
Had a good day yesterday. Today I started the day with a soothing and relaxing bath, loaded the car with our suitcases and now hanging out with our stuff while dh is on the phone business meeting. I learned how crazy busy his business trips are. I am looking forward to seeing our kiddos tomorrow. No exercise planned for today other than walking around the airports.
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I splurged on treats yesterday but still came within calorie range. Missed the mark on protein and fiber... drats.
I'm getting excited for Christmas, which is unusual. I'm usually bah humbug, grinchy Grinch. We brought a new puppy into the family a few weeks ago and she's giving me energy and revealing things about myself and my family (including the family kitty) that is amazing me.
Great men are said to have four things in common: they speak softly, have a capacity for hard work, a deep conviction for their cause, and a consuming belief in their ability to do it. John D. Hess, Writer
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current weight: 142.0
Fitness Minutes: (48,382) Posts: 5,248 12/12/12 11:20 A
I weighed in one pound below goal this morning too! Had such a sturdy portion of squash with supper last night that I didn't have room for my usual ice cream treat. Have a lot of little things on my agenda after work today- need to cook up a new batch of quinoa, bake more Christmas treats, get to the Y for ST, stock up on a few grocery staples again. I hope I can get everything accomplished that I want to tonight before I want to crash :)
Glad things are looking up for your dad, Barb.
Edited by: MKELLY72 at: 12/12/2012 (11:19)
Highest weight: 248 August 2010 Reached goal weight of 148 Feb 23, 2012 1/29/14-Gained back 20-peeling it off!
Good Morning everyone and a better morning it is. Finally I'm starting to feel better and can get back to exercising a bit harder.. when my arthritis flares, I have to really tone down the exercise to a slower pace, but better slow than none at all, especially with sore joints and body!
Everyone is doing so well and I enjoy reading your daily posts.
Reached goal weight 112 lbs November 23, 2012
current weight: -2.5 under
Fitness Minutes: (51,134) Posts: 1,183 12/12/12 10:33 A
I did a spin class last night and some heavy duty strength training this morning (yes, including hammer curls as well as concentration curls) and will be headed back to do some cardio tonight. Then I have a few things to do around the apartment until bedtime.
The knee is still oozing a bit, though the scab is shrinking. I'm still hoping that it will be completely healed (or at least small enough to cover with a regular band-aid) by the time I head to New York next week, so I can still get my runs in. Fingers crossed!
I'm feeling a bit sluggish today, but hopefully that feeling will go away soon.
Hi everyone, It's been about a month since I've posted. Kind of a rough few weeks. On the plus, I went to record my weight this morning and it's the same weightI recorded on 11/13, so Yay, I'm maintaining! I still haven't reached my "goal" yet, but being 1.4 above it isn't so bad either.
Thinking I'm going to have to make an appointment to talk to a doctor about things, though. I think I've been focusing too much on my weight. I obsess about how I look, because in the mirror, I think I look huge. I was taking daily pictures of myself to see how thin I looked, but I'm not sure that's healthy behavior.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?
What is right is not always easy, and what is easy is not always right.
current weight: 164.5
Fitness Minutes: (49,113) Posts: 2,312 12/12/12 9:24 A
I just got a surprise on my nutrition tracker... I ate a whole pound of jambalaya for dinner last night, thinking I had just enough calories to fit in the second bowlful. Well, I just entered the recipe and tracked my dinner and I was over 500 cals short yesterday! Whoopsie.
O, dear Nutrition Tracker Your wisdom doth keep me thin I shan't sup without your guidance again!
Laura 27 Fredericksburg, VA
September Minutes: 0
Fitness Minutes: (85,412) Posts: 4,322 12/12/12 7:34 A
Good morning to y'all. This is really early for me, but there's a full day on schedule so I needed to get up earlier than usual to get ST done.
Thanks for all the prayers for my Dad. He is doing well for now. The catheterization they did determined that the problem is not a blockage. He is having an atrial flutter issue. He will return to the hospital on Thursday morning when they will do some laser work to help the atrium work better. Your continued prayers are appreciated!
Oh, yes, 12-12-12 - the day some say the world will end. Have a great day anyway. I plan on being here tomorrow.
Ever pressing on to be consistently persistent/persistently consistent *´¨) ¸.´¸.*´¨) ¸.*¨) (¸.* *Barb.*
What feels like a sacrifice now will feel like an investment later on. -Andy Stanley "The Principle of the Path"
Healthy eating and exercise are my refuge, my sacrifice in an investment.
Unless our heart gets a passion for the new lifestyle we have created, it won't change who we are, just what we do. - Judy Brower in Simple Devotion
September Minutes: 859
Fitness Minutes: (98,087) Posts: 3,394 12/12/12 6:23 A
good morning! we didn't arrive where we're spending the night in seattle until it was almost time for me to get to work (midnight here is 9 a.m. in sweden), and i had to grab a couple of hours of sleep first before brain would work, so a late start to my work "day". we took a very short walk with pelle before a looooooong day of errands and car riding. got a LOT done, including an hour of errands done on foot while DH was at the dentist, so i still managed to get in 7000 steps, which is not bad, plus i had done the runner's workout already, so i can be satisfied with that. nutrition - well, if you don't stop to eat and forget to bring snacks, healthy or otherwise, and have lunch at 11:30 and dinner at 8 pm, i think the calories had to be ok.
today will be more errands, but fun - we saw DS#1 yesterday, and will see DD today. haircut, shopping etc.
and making good choices! happy 12 12 12!
live every day so the border collie is happy for a good, active life! "i run because i can" coach nicole! "I AM A RUNNER because I run. Not because I run fast. Not because I run far." john bingham "Right here, right now, right choice" cannie50!
susan WA state PNW time zone +3 hours difference from EST
SW march 25: 123 GOAL met may 15: 111.0 GOAL met june 11: 108 GOAL met august 13, 2012: 103 maintenance goal: 105
Good morning! It's just after midnight. I crashed after my super stressful day at work yesterday; slept from 6:30 to 10:30, but then woke up and couldn't get back to sleep so I just finished writing out some Christmas cards. My weigh in yesterday was on the low side--yaaay! Fitness routine and nutrition on track.
So today at 12 noon, there should be some celebration, right? 12-12-12 at 12:00. Hmmmmm. What are some good ideas? A 12-pack, uh no. A dozen of something--flowers? eggs? jumping jacks? miles?
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