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12/2/18 5:11 P

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12/2/18 10:50 A

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I never diet.. just eat healthily! I usually lose weight during holidays since I'm so busy.


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12/2/18 10:48 A

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Maintaining is my goal.



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12/2/18 10:44 A

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12/2/18 10:21 A

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12/2/18 10:03 A

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I am staying on my health plan. I like what it is and dont see it ending. I have to keep doing this or will slip back to what I was



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12/2/18 9:39 A

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absolutely!

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12/2/18 9:35 A

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Trying

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**Maintain** "OR" set new Goal! 170's maybe??


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KATTHOMAS2 Posts: 2,048
12/2/18 8:57 A

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With Christmas coming up, I am not planning to bake cookies etc. because I know I can eat them straight out of the freezer. Will make a Christmas Pudding and mincemeat pie closer to the day & I will send the leftovers home with my kids!



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12/1/18 12:59 P

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12/1/18 11:12 A

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I never really did "diet" so I won't' be doing it during the holidays. I will pay attention to what I'm eating and drinking and make healthy ( or healthier) choices every chance I get. Make sure I get in my exercise.
And if I overdo it once in a while it'll all balance out.

This is the 8th year for me going into a holiday season and the first one was when I was losing weight and was able to lose I little between Thanksgiving and New Year's. Every other year I basically maintained and was back at goal very quickly.

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12/1/18 6:13 A

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I will enjoy my Christmas fare within reason, in moderation.

But I will try my best to make healthy choices.

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EEJAA70 Posts: 12,995
12/1/18 12:52 A

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Eating healthy everyday

Edited by: EEJAA70 at: 12/1/2018 (00:53)
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11/30/18 11:11 P

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Staying on track for the most part.

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11/30/18 6:18 P

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I have a physical on Dec 18th. My first in three years. I would like to weigh less than I did three years ago.



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11/27/18 9:58 P

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I will track what I eat and keep it within range yet still enjoy



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11/23/18 2:35 A

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i am changing my whole life, not only "dieting"



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11/23/18 2:30 A

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Heckyeah! :D

But it's just the immediate family, so it's low carb: turkey and gravy, cranberry sauce with artificial sweetener, and ground pork and almond flour stuffing with vegetables from the Instant Pot.

Saturday back to ruining the diet with the friends. Twenty-five cent subsidized candy bars and a $6 box at Carl's Jr.! :D

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11/23/18 1:30 A

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yes, not a diet to lose weight but one for my kidney health

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11/17/18 6:27 A

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I am going to try and not very much

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11/17/18 12:44 A

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stop dieting folks



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11/16/18 7:08 A

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I will be careful with my choices, but won't deprive myself of my favorites. Diets don't work... I eat in a way that I can stick to for life, and sometimes that means splurging.

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11/16/18 7:02 A

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11/13/18 3:26 P

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I have my careful decisions about what I eat and drink during this time. Plan to eat and drink in moderation, also maintain excercising.



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11/13/18 12:42 P

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I will make sure that I am conscious of what I eat and how much. I will allow myself treats now and then



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11/13/18 10:41 A

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I plan on preparing delicious healthy food items, eat in moderation and exercise.

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11/13/18 1:59 A

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Dietitian says to just maintain.....

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11/12/18 2:00 P

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I'm trying to just hold the line. Halloween's already got me tripped up. I'm slightly glad I have no Thanksgiving plans.



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11/12/18 12:56 P

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Some



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11/12/18 11:18 A

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Trying really hard to not think of this as dieting, but more as a way of life. If I happen to have an extra piece of pie it isn't the end of the world. So far it seems to be working.



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10/27/18 2:01 P

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no more than normal



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10/27/18 12:47 P

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Not really



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10/27/18 12:27 P

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no, it's hard

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10/27/18 11:23 A

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Going to try.

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10/27/18 11:21 A

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I just am careful about keeping portions reasonably sized. I rarely have gained weight during the holidays.. it's the quiet times that get me!

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10/27/18 9:13 A

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No,I choose to enjoy the holidays and to portion what I eat.

In God my heart trusts. ----Proverbs 28:7

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

KNOW that the LORD is GOD.It is HE who made us,And we are HIS;
We are HIS people,
The sheep of HIS pasture.
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10/27/18 8:58 A

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Diet simply means what one eats. Everyone has a diet and it automatically includes everything that passes their lips.
I think one of the important things to remember during the holidays is that there are very few foods that you can't find during the rest of the year. So you don't have to eat a whole year's worth of turkey and stuffing and cranberry sauce at the end of November. If you really wanted to you could have Turkey in May, cranberry sauce in June and stuffing in July. Focus on the people and activities and don't treat the food as if it is your last opportunity to eat it for the next year. Have some of what you want, but make sure it's within a reasonable margin of error for how many calories you actually burn. In other words it's okay to have a 2500 cal day here and there if you burn 2000 cals a day (and especially if you are eating 1800 cals a day the other days), but consistently eating 3000 cals a day will cause issues. You have to find the balance for you.

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10/27/18 8:29 A

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No, I don't diet at all. Try to make smart choices too.



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10/27/18 7:09 A

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I don't diet either. I try to make wise choices 24/7/365. If anything, I am the one who brings a veggie tray to have some healthy options.

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10/27/18 5:12 A

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No. We will continue to make smart choices, plan our meals, enjoy a treat or two without over indulging



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10/26/18 11:40 P

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In God my heart trusts. ----Proverbs 28:7

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

KNOW that the LORD is GOD.It is HE who made us,And we are HIS;
We are HIS people,
The sheep of HIS pasture.
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10/26/18 9:03 P

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No, I’m maintaining my lifestyle changes.

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10/26/18 8:22 P

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I agree with Luann



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10/26/18 7:27 P

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definitely not, it's called a life style change

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10/26/18 4:10 P

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Ditto LUANN!!

The "Holidays" will have a few more special (aka higher calorie) meals...but I don't get obsessive about calorie counting for those. I will use the plate method, making sure I'm checking in on serving sizes of Protein, Fat, Carbs and fiber. And those special casseroles, etc, I will limit my serving size and enjoy them totally!!
Happy Holidays! Remember, Life is short...
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LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 29,188
10/26/18 1:48 P

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I don't "diet" any more.
I WILL maintain my healthy lifestyle through the holidays... just as I do any other time.
I also WILL allow for treats...just as I do any other time.

"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand."
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
~ Art Turock

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10/26/18 12:57 P

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Yes

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