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Friday, March 08, 2013      1 comments

News flash! Crumpets - 60 calories each. Good deal!... Read more
BMI - Not in This Lifetime
Thursday, March 07, 2013      1 comments

There is no was on this earth I will ever hit 149. I start to look emaciated about 155 and this site indicates a "healthy" BMI for me is achieved at a weight of 110-149. Ain't gonna happen. "There are some drawbacks to using BMI. It is ... Read more
Chocolate Rice Cakes
Saturday, February 23, 2013      0 comments

Quaker Crunch Chocolate Rice Cakes - if you haven't tried 'em, do. I'm not a big sweets person, but when the mood hits I can inhale a cheesecake! These have really worked for me and, if the calories for the day are too low, I add some Nu... Read more
Roasted Cauliflower
Thursday, February 14, 2013      7 comments

This is my latest addiction. Take a whole cauliflower and remove the leaves. Spray some EVO on a cookie sheet, a little on the cauliflower and bake at 400 for about half an hour until it's brown and crunchy on top. I like mine almost bu... Read more
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      0 comments

I took a day off yesterday. Retinologist day (shot in the eye) was reason A and reason B was it was time. Soooooo - back on a modified Plan A and allowing myself 1,000 calories a day. Not "allowing" but will make that number!... Read more
I surrender
Monday, February 11, 2013      2 comments

Alrighty then. My body is revolting to this eat less plan and is holding on to everything, so it's time ease up. Phooey. Not fair. I should be able to lose it as fast as I gained it! Today is retinologist day, so my treat for being a ... Read more
Macaroni and cheese
Sunday, February 10, 2013      2 comments

pizza. With extra cheese. And maybe deep fry some of it. A ton of whipped cream and chocolate and a little ice cream to make it acceptable. Why is that? Why can't we just have a bowl of whipped cream and chocolate? I know I can't keep ... Read more
Sunday, February 10, 2013      2 comments

Lost 7 pounds in 8 days. That's probably a lot, but it doesn't feel that way. I really want a "cheat" day, but need to give it a few more days. ... Read more
Saturday, February 09, 2013      2 comments

I have been drinking my water like a good chubby camper and noticed something today. "Eight *cups* of water" . . . hmmmmm . . . cups as in a measurement, not a utensil. Got out the measuring cup and the glass I was using is *3* cups! Three! ... Read more
Friday, February 08, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I weighed 193.5 and consumed 956 calories - am alloted 1,200 to 1,550. Today I weighed 194.2. My sodium was 2,315, only 15 over but still high. Hoping that was it. Crap. ... Read more
Wrong Info - Again
Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

OK. So it isn't a *cup* of Eggbeaters, it's either 1/4 cup with 30 calories, 3 TBS for 30 or 3 TBS for 160. That's it. I input my own food. Still can't exercise, but curtailing movement because of the fall has helped the knee. Sheesh. ... Read more
Progress! A little.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      2 comments

Alrighty! Progress! Cholesterol from 749 yesterday to 80 today. The rest is the pits, but I am getting there. ... Read more
Cholersterol Issue
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      2 comments

Darned near had a heart attack (suppose that would be literally, too) when I saw my cholesterol numbers yesterday. Needs to be 0-300 and I hit 749 with 864 calories. Eggs. Just too easy when I can walk out and get 'em. Egg white is 17 ca... Read more
Day 2
Monday, February 04, 2013      4 comments

Found a page that tracked vitamin/mineral consumption vs MDR. I knew I would be below the suggested amounts, but I am *way* below; not good. Will get multi-vitamins tomorrow and try to remember to take them with food. Might work better t... Read more