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Simple formula

Monday, April 23, 2012

Scanning the web today for information on weight loss over 50, looking for some helpful tips, I came across an interesting article. Move more, eat less! It seems like such a simple formula. When I lost 46 pounds three years ago, people would always come up to me and ask how I was doing it. My answer: Eating very little and working out alot. This is hard to maintain over time. As my joints age, it seems I am always trying to find a balance between exercise and injury. I manage my diet well during the day while I am at work, but when I am home in the evenings, it is more difficult. I just know I need to keep trying. Increasing exercise when I am able and eating less in the evenings. There is no other answer!

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    Agreed. I have put back 12 pounds since I reached my goal weight....and I exercise nearly every day (except when injured). That isn't enough. Eating less is the ticket. True words spoken...

    I have a 57 year old friend who is a slim athlete, but she eats around 1200 calories a day. I eat closer to 1800 (give or take).

    I know what I need to do. And I am figuring out how to do it. It starts, actually, with tiny steps: instead of eating that banana for breakfast, have a cup of strawberries (less calories). Instead of my soy milk, use non sweetened almond milk (less calories). Now if I could just find calorie-less chocolate I'd be set!!!

    All the best to you.
    2521 days ago
    I too am in this struggle. Glad I'm not alone. emoticon emoticon
    2521 days ago
  • GIGIX068
    I am working hard on curbing my nighttime snacking habit. It is so hard!! Good luck!
    2521 days ago
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