Wow! Middle of July already!

Monday, July 15, 2013

I know I been away for a while... not a lot to say but I was thinking-- how many are going to post today about the reveal of the new Twinkie (or return of)... How many will feel obligated to buy one?

I don't like to gear my blogs around food but cakes/cookies/sweets have been minimal since my surgery 15 months ago.. I feel wonderful and would never go back to who I was before.

My eating is geared towards protein first then veggies and fruits and then if I am still hungry, carbs.

My hurdle now is getting into an exercise routine..taking baby steps here!
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  • no profile photo CD14247454
    No twinkies for me either! If I start on the sugar/carbs I go out of control. So when are you going to post pictures of the new you?? And, could you let me know, what kind of fruits do you eat? Some are high in carbs and sugar. As for me, it's usually berries. Take care, my friend..

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    2480 days ago
  • THOMS1
    Hi Tracey! I have been wondering about you lately and of how you are doing. Hadn't heard anything from you for awhile on team 300+. I happened to see that you commented on someones blog on my friend feed so thought I would stop in and say hi. I am proud of you for continuing your lifestyle change after the devastation of Sandy. I saw a segment on television about hurricanes and it showed Sandy. I think that people that do not live in those areas have no idea what you went through. I live in Wisconsin and after I hear about what happens in other parts of the world I have come to believe that Wisconsin is just about the safest place on earth. So I am proud of you my dear friend and I hope to hear a lot more about you and your journey in the future. Becky. emoticon
    2740 days ago
    Great to hear from you. Love that you are showing the mindset of someone who has made a lifestyle change, not doing something for a quick fix. Good for you!
    2844 days ago
  • JUDITH316
    Good seeing you here, Keep up the great work, I cheer you on... emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2846 days ago
    Not a twinkie fan HOWEVER saw adorable cupcakes that look like the minions from Despicable ME and they each use a half twinkie. (go ahead, google them). Now I want twinkies to make cute little cupcakes. I'm sure once I did I would need to eat them of course. Best to try to put it out of my mind.
    2852 days ago
    Good to hear from you! I never was a Twinkie fan, and I'm also on a specialized diet now. The thought of a Twinkie wouldn't even cross my mind!
    I work in a convenience store and my vendor told me they probably won't be very good anyway. The company that's making them ships them frozen, and they will have a stale taste.
    2854 days ago
    Twinkies? Who cares?? Not me! Not you!
    If you think about it, refraining from buying foods that support companies that don't really care about our health and only their profits means you are spending money far more ethically.
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    2856 days ago
  • no profile photo CD1046693
    Great to hear things are going so well. I don't have much of an urge for any cakes or cookies anymore. I think I've finished carb detox. Just thinking about the amount of junk in a Twinkie makes me cringe!
    2858 days ago
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  • no profile photo CD8054794

    emoticon Trust me.... it won't taste as good as you remember. I haven't gotten one, and I don't intend on it. But I know from the past, that when I have broke down and eaten one, it wasn't nearly as good as it was when I was a kid. Our taste-buds get old, just like we do, and things taste different to us now, than when we were kids.

    I just think of it as, I'm a grown up now, so I eat grown up food... that simple.

    Congrats on your weightloss. Keep it up, and you'll be at goal before you know it!

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    2858 days ago
    You've got quite a following here Tracy , no twinkles for me either( I hate standing in long lines, LOL!) glad to see you active on here again
    2859 days ago
  • KNH771
    It was so wonderful to see you in the inbox! Glad to hear that you're doing well. I saw the return of the Twinkie, but didn't care enough to blog about it. emoticon
    2859 days ago
    Wonderful to have you back.No Twinkies for me ,I am down 63 pounds now !
    2860 days ago
    No Twinkies for me---never did like those spongy things.
    2860 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2560890

    Great to see you Tracy. We don't have Twinkiess up here so I didn't really miss what I never had. LOL Have a great week and keep in touch.

    2860 days ago
    I didn't know that Twinkies were returning. I never liked Twinkies so I won't be purchasing these. I need to start exercising too. It's a real hurdle for me. It is so hot and humid here. I get fatigued going outside and back in the house right away. We will have to motivate each other.
    2860 days ago
    I will NOT be trying the new twinkies. I am glad to see you posting. When do we get to see new pictures of you my friend. I'm so proud of how far you've come! Love ya emoticon
    2860 days ago
  • .DUSTY.
    No, I won't be trying them. "One is too many and a thousand is never enough." That goes for a lot of other foods too, LOL!

    Always great to hear from you!
    2860 days ago
    Baby steps ate fine, just remember to take them every day. Do you wear a pedometer? I do, 24/7. you just keep it in your pocket and it registers your steps accurately! Mine is made by Omron. It has a handy tether that you can connect to your clothing, to prevent loss!

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    2860 days ago
    Long time no see! I'm glad to hear that you're doing well.

    I never really liked twinkies in the first place so I don't feel the need to try them now that they're back.
    2860 days ago
    Glad to see you Tracy! You look wonderful BTW! Keep up the good work! I just heard about the twinkie yesterday. I never tried one before so I think I won't again! My downfall is meat and potatoes!
    2860 days ago
  • TEDYBEAR2838
    Great to see you posting Tracy. How are you doing
    otherwise? You know emoticon
    Doubt I can get to NJ this year. real bummer!
    But hopefully next year.
    Take care
    2860 days ago
    You are doing really well Tracy, good on you. emoticon
    With exercise slowly is good. Listen to your body and do what
    it tells you. You might start off with five minutes one day and bit by bit you just build it up. Walking is great, and that is good to do what you are able to do. The more you do it the longer you will be able to walk for. and the easier it will be.
    I don't think we have twinkees in NZ. But we have plenty of foods that we should not have too much off. We have great fruit too and vegetables. And good fresh drinking water. Even though I don't drink much water in this cold weather.
    Keep up the amazing work Tracy emoticon emoticon
    2860 days ago
  • CARMEL_466
    Great to read your blog this morning and happy to hear you are feeling great. emoticon
    2860 days ago
  • no profile photo RIDLEYRIDER
    Keep up the good work!
    2860 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5645667
    Hi Tracey!.
    So glad to hear you are doing well .. Keep it up my friend .. Hugs Susie emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2860 days ago
    You can do this
    2860 days ago
  • ROX525
    Middle of the year...I had to look up at the calendar when you said that. Glad I never cared for Twinkies too. Have a great and successful day.
    2860 days ago
    Glad you are back and on the right track! emoticon
    2860 days ago
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