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2013: I will not be very active on SP; I want to avoid the diet mentality and to learn to eat normally, trusting my body's cues.
2012: Followed WW, then low carb, then dieting 2 days a week (sometimes known as 5:2 diet), lost approx. 50 lbs
2010: In spite of being obese, my intent at this time is not to lose weight quickly, but rather to have a more normal relationship to food, to learn to recognise and honour the hunger and satiety signals my body gives me and thereby stop yo-yoing.

Member Since: 5/1/2010

Fitness Minutes: 346

My Goals:
2013 - Learn normal eating (eat when I am hungry, stop when I am full). I am not trying to lose weight, but if I am successful, I expect my weight to go down again slowly.

2012 - Initially lose 10% of my weight, compared to my peak 2011 weight. Done.
Weigh less than 300 lbs. Done.
Lose 15% of 2011 peak weight (291 lbs) and 52 pounds in 52 weeks (290.5 lbs) by December 8, 2012.
Not done yet.

Monitor my food intake using Weight Watchers Points Plus.
Gradually increase the amount of exercise in my life; I dream of one day being able to do yoga again and to walk outside daily as I was able to do in my youth.

2010 -To cut my calorie intake by an average of 300 calories per day and possibly lose up to 31 pounds by the end of the first year. Once the weight is lost, to never, ever gain it back. To eat only when hungry, and to stop eating when full.

My Program:
2013- Apply principles of Eating Competence.
2012 - Weight Watchers Points Plus
- Exercise at home: Stott Pilates matwork (easiest prep versions), exercise balls and Dyna-bands; armchair exercise.

Personal Information:
I am French Canadian and I live in Ottawa, Ontario.

I have fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and am housebound almost all the time.

I love almost all healthy foods (yes, even tofu, flax seed oil and dark leafy green vegetables, I'm weird that way). I don't really like foods commonly known as junk food, I almost never eat them.

I am very interested in the traditional diets of the people of the islands of Crete (Grece) and Okinawa (Japan), where very many people become healthy and vigorous centenarians. They hold the secret to a truly healthy way of living.

Other Information:
I am an avid reader and greatly appreciate my public library's delivery service for homebound members.

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  • v KIYOSHI04
    eavesdrop away!!
    i went low carb as well..... doing it on and off since july 29th.
    ive stayed in the induction phase when i am on plan. [a week when my nephew came down to visit was off as well as this past weekend because company came down..] so the cauliflower crust pizza works out great for me as well.
    hope you're well.
    2022 days ago
    Thanks for the links. I'll be checking them out.
    2023 days ago
    Hello, thanks for visiting my blog and your encouraging words. What have you learned recently?

    I heard a story about a teacher that gave all his students an 'A', right from the first day of class. The only requirement was that the students write a letter, in the first month, addressed to themselves as they would be at the end of the semester. They needed to describe the thoughts, actions, and feelings that went along with their 'A' rating. In the end of the sememester, the kids lived up to grade.

    It got me thinking; It seems we all live up (or down) to the grade we give ourselves.

    Let's give ourselves an 'A'. emoticon
    2024 days ago
  • v GGMOM06
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    2024 days ago
  • v ERIN1957
    Thanks for your continued support, it does not go unnoticed!
    Have a great day!! And an excellent week end!! emoticon
    2026 days ago
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