ZigZag Calorie Cycling-Anyone heard of it?
Saturday, March 30, 2019 0 comments
This was a new one for me! I had not heard of this before. The theory is that to avoid hitting plateaus and to avoid your body getting used to a specific amount of calories per day, you vary your calories each day but over the entire week they... Read more
What If I Had It All Wrong For All of These Years?
Thursday, March 28, 2019 2 comments
St. Patrick's Day was the last day I logged into Sparkpeople and tracked anything despite my espoused commitment to "do it this time!" What exactly is the struggle? Someone told me once that being overweight and unfit means you don't know how ... Read more
Day 29/231 to go/week 5 - Wakeup Call
Sunday, March 17, 2019 2 comments
Oh dear. I was doing so well and then fell off the wagon. Eating and checking in with SparkPeople. On Friday I had some preventive health screenings done and everything was good except my weight (which I expected AND MY BLOOD GLUCOSE! I neve... Read more
Day 15/245 Days to go -starting Week e after a tough Week 2
Sunday, March 03, 2019 1 comments
I have not been online since Monday. Monday night I came down with an earache. Well a throbbing in my right ear. Stayed home Tuesday but at work Thursday got hammered. Not sure it was the full-blown flu but it certainly felt like it! Today ... Read more
Day 9/251 to go - Uh-oh..too much confidence?
Monday, February 25, 2019 4 comments
I was so happy yesterday! Lost 6 lbs in my first week. I ate really well all day and did 30 mins on the treadmill and 30 mins strength training. Today they though I got too confident and went way over my calorie allowance. I didn't eat all d... Read more
Day 8/252 to go - Week 1 down; 6 lbs GONE!
Sunday, February 24, 2019 2 comments
Despite my ups and downs during my first week, I actually did well enough by regrouping the day after my bad days! I lost 6 lbs!!!! Now I know that is probably a lot of water weigh,t and I shouldn't get too excited, but to see the number on my... Read more
Day 7/253 to go - almost one week down
Saturday, February 23, 2019 5 comments
So today is my 7th day on my quest to lose 74 lbs. I weigh in tomorrow to start week 2. I’ve been much more conscious of what’s going in my mouth and how much I’m moving but this week has had its ups and downs. I’m hoping this first week was ... Read more
Day 5/255 to go - Still Struggling to Really Commit
Thursday, February 21, 2019 2 comments
Yesterday was perfect! Until after midnight. I got up with a terrible sweet tooth and proceeded to eat 750 caloies of Giradelli chocolate caramel hearts left over from. Valentine’s Day. I was going to throw them out on Sunday when I started a... Read more
Day4/256 to go - trouble already!
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 0 comments
Day 4 and yesterday I had another bad day. I said I would tame my wine drinking and I haven’t. I’ve Easter a lot of my calories on it. Today though I’ve done well. No wine! And ate well. If I concentrate and commit, I can get back on track... Read more
Day 2/258 to go - The Wine Demon!
Monday, February 18, 2019 0 comments
On to Day 2..... I am very proud of myself that I got through Day 1 very well. I stayed within my calorie range. My old downfall was my craving during the night. I struggle with that all the time and I got up at 2 am and ate 2 breaded eg... Read more
Frustrated but Determined!
Sunday, February 17, 2019 5 comments
How did I get here? 73.8 pounds to lose. I have never been that overweight. Being so frustrated leads to being very unhappy that I can't control my choices or rather haven't controlled the choices I've made. My weight has been a center of my ... Read more