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How to eat
Monday, January 25, 2016      1 comments

I think I learned that when I return to maintenance eating - how I am supposed to eat is pretty much how I eat now when dieting. I think I learned that healthy eating means not over eating, and making sure to eat fruits and vegetables, th... Read more
Second cheat day
Saturday, January 23, 2016      1 comments

On January 5th I ate more calories than I realized at a restaurant. I learned not to order pie next time ... Read more
Returned to my martial arts class
Saturday, January 16, 2016      2 comments

Tonight I went back to my martial arts class and had fun! I'm glad I'm lighter because I was having a hard time with some movements back in September. We have a movement where your knees are bent 90 degrees and you place your palm flat on the ... Read more
Feeling uneasy
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      0 comments

This temptation to eat more than I need is tough. It's always been there. Feeling uneasy about how much I've eaten - worrying that it's not enough. These are challenges. I also worry that I won't be eating enough when I get to my goal we... Read more
Calories are staying up
Sunday, January 10, 2016      5 comments

Calories are staying up. It seems that I'm trending that way. I'm aware of it. I'll see how today goes. I'm concerned, but still following the food plan for the core of what I'm eating. I seem to be eating too many sweets and snacks. ... Read more
My calories have gone up
Saturday, January 09, 2016      0 comments

My calories have gone up this week compared to November and December. I know the reason. I was initially visiting a naturopath and getting weighed in, and paying for vitamin shots. I stopped visiting him after the first week of December, I ex... Read more
Saving Money by following the food plan
Thursday, January 07, 2016      3 comments

I believe the food plan saves me money. I'm buying less treats. I'm eating less. I'm shopping at the grocery store, eating out less. I haven't been paying for a weight loss plan. I think it all adds up to savings. To verify ... Read more
Going to drop Stevia - return to sugar
Thursday, January 07, 2016      6 comments

I've been feeling headachy. I don't have a period coming up. I've been sensitive to artificial sweeteners in the past. I'm going to drop this stevia that I'm currently using - Wholesome Brand - and return to measured teaspoons of sugar to see... Read more
Overate at a restaurant
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      3 comments

I had a good breakfast. I knew I was going to meet my aunt and might overeat. We went to the Cactus Club. I ordered a seared tuna sandwich - tuna on a ciabatta bun, with caesar salad, dressing and toppings on the side. That would have be... Read more
Cooked a roast
Sunday, January 03, 2016      4 comments

I cooked a roast! Roast beef :) I've never done that before. The indicator to me is that this food plan was good guidance. It has me focussing on meat, vegetables and fruit more than I have in the past. Another thing that's new to... Read more
I have a food plan
Saturday, January 02, 2016      0 comments

I was given a food plan of what to eat on November 13th. I have been following that plan. My diversions from the plan are I eat treats - chocolate, candy. I snack on pickles. I have a few olives here and there. I eat salmon. The food ... Read more
Doing good!
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      1 comments

Doing good! I've been eating sweets but, regardless, keeping within my calorie limit. I am back to craving and enjoying vegetables! That's always a good sign. My new favourite drink is matcha thanks to the sparkpeople article. I had m... Read more