Still here

Monday, January 29, 2007

So, I’ve been away from sparkpeople for a little while, but still sticking with my goals and slowly getting there. I’ve been on holidays from work for a week, while I just veged out, tried to relax and get ready for the new school year and give myself a break. I relaxed the exercise while on holidays, and found myself eating a little more, but still stuck with it and managed a meagre .1kg loss. I also upped my cals to 1360 a day, as recommended on the calorieking.com.au webpage. I think this didn't help with the loss, so I've reduced my basic cals to 1200 a day, but allow myself to go over that by about 100 or so if I've been exercising hard.
I bought some new scales, but will be returning them this week. They are just really crappy! I wanted some that measured body fat, which this one did, but the buttons kept getting stuck, and didn’t respond to pressing. Not good for a brand new unit, so back to the shop it goes. I’ll try and get another set at a similar price, but hopefully a better brand. I haven’t really researched it, I thought they’d all be about the same. Unfortunately I’ve lost the receipt! So I’ll see how I go with just my visa statement and the price sticker on the box. I’m still using my old scales for the time being, which are a bit temperamental, but seem to be showing the numbers on a downward slide, so that’s ok.
I’m going to do some poking around the SP site now and see what I’ve missed. I find all the forums a little too hard to follow with the time that I have, but like to see how others are going.
I hope that anyone else that’s reading this and trying to lose weight is going great.
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  • FLOWER94
    hey! i was wondering where you were! :o) i missed reading your blog entries! it's good to vegg out a little bit every once in awhile! i think it's required to be sane. i took friday and saturday off from exercising..it was nice to get a break, but I found that my body wanted to do something exercise wise by Saturday night...haha..i guess that's a good thing.

    That is awful about your new scales! I hope you find the receipt or at least get the info from your visa statement! I need to get something that measures body fat as well.

    Anyway, glad to know you are still here! :o)
    4103 days ago
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