AMIMITO3's Blogs

Scale Down on the Scale
Friday, February 03, 2012      2 comments

How many times have I been on a "diet" over the past 30 years? Too many to count. I can remember the first time I decided to go on a diet. My 2nd child was around 6 years old, and I had gone from my size 10 to a size 12, and the scale had gone ... Read more
Feeling Better Already on My Healthy Eating/Exercise Plan
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      3 comments

I believe I have actually started to crave vegetables. I have never been a big vegetable eater, unless you count McDonald's frenchfries, but I have been eating more vegetables now that I have discovered how to "roast" them. My favorite is butte... Read more
Friday, January 20, 2012      4 comments

Anyone ever tried Nutrisystem? Just wondering. Seems like it would work well for someone who did not cook a lot and was always eating out-----would be a good short term alternative to get started or just to have on hand in a pinch-----but wonder... Read more
Visalus---What Do You Know About It
Monday, December 13, 2010      1 comments

I have several friends who are trying to get me to try Visalus. I am a little concerned about the safety of this. I have always believed that the only way to lose weight is to exercise and eat healthy, but they swear by this product for getting... Read more
I Want To Care Again
Monday, June 28, 2010      1 comments

What happened? I was doing so well, the best I have ever done. How did I get back in this rut? And I feel like I don't even care. I know I have some stressful things in my life right now, but doesn't everyone, so that is not an excuse. I want t... Read more
I Need To Be Motivated Again
Thursday, May 20, 2010      5 comments

I have been at a standstill for a few weeks now, through no fault but my own. I have not adhered to the plan and have fallen off the wagon with my regular exercise. I have not gained, thankfully, but have not lost either. So I am going to try re... Read more
I Don't Have to Be Perfect To Succeed!!
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      3 comments

I have been sitting here reading the stories of different people on the website, and I stopped to ask myself "what is your story"? What would you tell people about yourself? So I decided to write it down. I have been dealing with emotional eatin... Read more
"Sparked" by a Blackbird
Sunday, March 21, 2010      0 comments

My family and I spent 7 nights this past week in Florida, one day which just happened to be my birthday. We took our children and grandchildren to Walt Disney World. I knew I would not stick as closely to my eating plan as I had been doing at h... Read more
Found A Replacement For My Hot Wings---YUMMY!!!
Saturday, March 06, 2010      3 comments

Oh my goodness, I have died and gone to Heaven. I have found a replacement for my hot wings. They are Morning Star Buffalo Wings and have 200 calories for 5---THEY ARE OUT OF THIS WORLD!!!!!! I have missed my hot wings from Wild Wing Cafe sooooo... Read more
Do You Use Protein Powder?? Need Your Input, Please.
Monday, March 01, 2010      1 comments

I have been debating over whether or not to use protein powder. My trainer recommends it, but I am stingy with my calories and did not know if I wanted to blow 100 calories on a scoop of powder. But some days I am not reaching my protein goals, ... Read more
2 days of the Blahs and Feeling Unmotivated
Saturday, February 27, 2010      3 comments

OK, I want my old feelings back. The being on fire feeling I felt last week before I got sick, the feeling of having more energy than I knew what to do with, the feeling of being satisfied and not craving food. I don't know where it went. I got ... Read more
I Love Peanut Butter
Friday, February 26, 2010      9 comments

I love peanut butter. I can eat it right out of the jar. I love it with apples, celery, whole wheat bread---problem is, I like a little apple with my peanut butter rather than a little peanut butter with my apple etc. But maybe I have found som... Read more
A Pleasant Surprise---2 Lb. Loss
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      5 comments

I went for my weigh-in and was pleasantly surprised to have lost 2.2 pounds. Not the 4 lbs. I lost last week, but I am tickled pink nevertheless. I am happy with any loss at all---any loss is not a gain and brings me closer to my goal. That ma... Read more
Week 5 Weigh-In Starts at 10:00
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      1 comments

Tuesday was not dreaded as much this week has it has been in the past 4 weeks. My scale does not show much of anything lost in the way of pounds, but my clothes show much more, so I know I have lost inches. The exercise and strength training is ... Read more
New Low-Cal Finds I Like
Monday, February 15, 2010      2 comments

I tried 2 products today I had never tried before and loved both. One was the House Foods brand Tofu Shirataki Noodles. They come in an 8 oz. bag (2 servings per bag) with each serving being only 20 calories. You rinse, drain, and parboil for 3 ... Read more

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