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BearCountryGG - Monday Oct 16, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 241.4

Busy day...just a quick list


1 egg

1 toasted 15 grain bread with 1 T butter

1 ounce ham

2 cups coffee

Went shopping at walmart...2 hours on the road....30 minutes in the store

steak and cheese chimichangas (2)

deliege wafel




Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 111.4 lbs to go!

horn_of_plenty on 10/17/2017:
great list...i see more indulgent as i read thru! HAHA...i hear that bananas are good for sleeping? not sure, but i thought i heard that somewhere, i should look it up!

also...i'm impressed that you only spend 30 min in walmart...if i spent 2 hours on the road, i'd spend at least that in the store! good for you i guess on not buying more than you need / went in there to buy!

i'm going to comment on all your entries starting from last Thursday, October 12th!

BearCountryGG - Sunday Oct 15, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 241.4

 Put another temporary fix in place...now it's sitting on a computer laptop fan and it's working just fine as long as the fan is running...so I'm going with that for now....just not in the mood to go out and buy another one......really trying to use this one up first....LOL....I'm really in use up mode right now......I'm at the stage in my life where I feel like I have done and bought and experienced so many things in life and now I am ready to use things up and really get even more serious about downsizing......it's really hitting home this tme that the more stuff you have...the more stuff you have to take care of.  We have had 6 computers and 3 Iphones and I'm over it.......this one can just limp along for awhile longer because I'm over it............I'm in a tossing out, decluttering, using up mode....and today its pouring out.......so I'm spending the day cleaning and rearranging the house.  I discovered a bunch of individual different facial mask packets the other day...I'm wondering if they are still good,......so I'm trying one of those today........time to get down to business and use some things up.

42 weely points

30 daily points



16 ounces coffee = 0

1 egg = 2

12 grain toast = 3

butter 1 T = 5

ham 2 ounces = 1


sandwich thin (whole wheat) = 3

schwans philly sliced beef = 3

1T mayo = 3

Schwans mashed cauliflower = 4

schwans mixed roasted vegetables = 4

blueberries = 0

Deliege wafel

cheetos jalapeno

lacroix water


Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 111.4 lbs to go!

innerpeace on 10/16/2017:
I need to declutter too. My husband crams stuff in every nook and cranny he can fine. He will not throw anything away. This bothers me. I like clean and neat and just not getting that lately. If there's no where to put it...we don't need it, he just doesn't seem to understand this.


horn_of_plenty on 10/17/2017:
yes, it's frustrating to replace expensive electronics! i am with you...trying to also use up my car for like double it's current mileage which is around 90k...i want it to last 3 more years.

BearCountryGG - Friday Oct 13, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 241.4

Quickly dropping in to say that my computer is acting up again...getting hot and turning itself off....I recently sent the other one to a son who's computer quit so my back up comp is gone.....will get back when I figure out what we are going to do about this......but this one is a fire hazard right now. 

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 111.4 lbs to go!

Donkey on 10/14/2017:
That's not good! You'll be missed while you figure out what's going on... Computer problems are so frustrating...

BearCountryGG on 10/15/2017:
Got another temporary fix...not in the mood for replacing it yet.

horn_of_plenty on 10/17/2017:
yeah, it sounds like it's on its death bed!

I once had a couple computers that did the same - maybe it has a virus...or it's filled of dust.??????

i have no clue - i'm def not an IT person!

BearCountryGG - Friday Oct 13, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 241.4

Leaves are falling.....seeing lots of bare tree limbs........Denny is busy burning tree stumps ...and the deer are moving around because it's bow season...it's  a busy time here...and we are bracing for the onslaught of hunters to fill the woods this afternoon.  Truck goes in for springs this afternoon and there is plenty to keep me busy.  I actually had a little snack last night and didn't feel good after....lessons here....I kieep seeing 1111 on the clock and other places...for the last year...I see that a lot...I looked it up and it means that the angels are telling me I am on the right track for success.....not sure If I'm a believer...but it's good news......not bad...so why not.  I do definately feel the need to succeed...so I'll go with that.


coffee = 0

1 egg = 2

ham = 1

15 grain toast = 3

butter = 3

 raisin peanut butter = 6

Lunch turned into another breakfast

waffels= 21

lacroix water = 0

bacon  = 5



2 mandarin oranges = 0



Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 111.4 lbs to go!

horn_of_plenty on 10/17/2017:
yes, if you see positive things, take them! if you see 11:11, why not believe it :)

BearCountryGG - Thursday Oct 12, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 241.4

I couldn't get on the site for awhile this morning...Kinda scared me...I don't want to lose you guys!!  I get the best support and help here.  Anyway...it's a beautiful fall day here and I'm ready to get busy........yesterday with 3 meals and no snacks was just what I needed....back in the day (years)....when the only food thoughts were about feeding my family healthy .......and eating when we were all sitting down at the table together came back to me.......no wonder I put on so much weight...I discovered snack foods, I started eating junk in place of meals...I ate all day...I fell for the "eat 6 small meals a day" mentality....that may work for others...but it doesn't work for me.........as I've said before...i like the hungry feeling.......and when I snacked all day I never actually felt hungry and I never stopped eating.  Yesterday and probably the 2 liquid days prior....brought back the old inclinations again......I NEED 3  MEALS A DAY AND NO SNACKING........I NEED TO BE FOOD FREE FOR AT LEAST  12  HOURS.  I need to feel hunger and eat after feeling that...and stuffing myself isn't the plan either....I really don't like the stuffed feeling anymore. 

Weekly anytime points = 42

Daily points = 30



16 ounces coffee = 0

1 egg = 2

3 slices bacon = 5

1 slice 15 grain bread toasted = 3

1 t. butter = 2


Shredded beef = 3

whole wheat sandwich thin = 3

1 T mayo =3

 Schwans Roasted broccoli, greeen beans, potatoes, onion and red peppers = 6

Blueberries = 0


2 mandarin oranges (tiny)

2 cups 5 grain rice and veggie pilaf = 8

Lacroix water = 0

used all of my daily points and 5 of my anytime points

Good day....did have a little snack in evening...now for my 12 hour fat burning fast.


Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 111.4 lbs to go!

Donkey on 10/14/2017:
I agree with the 12-hour fast overnight. I think that's what makes my morning cardio so effective this time around losing weight.

horn_of_plenty on 10/17/2017:
I know exactly what you mean....i do like, just like you & donkey, the feeling of being able to fast 12 hours but i can only do it when like i'm on vacation - not when i'm working and go to bed late and still have to get up early. when i'm well rested and not tired, i'm better and being able to wait a longer time till breakfast bc i've slept in a little...

also, i know what you mean by hating the stuffed feeling - i still enjoy it bc i usually make myself that way with veggies and know that it will not cause weight gain....usually. i still have to watch myself bc like anyone i love the taste of carbs (breads and stuff) so i still rely on veggies for the full feeling and eat less of them...duh...you know i love my veggies!

horn_of_plenty on 10/17/2017:
oh, i love this site too for the support and love to be on fb with you guys too...if i don't comment on your page it's bc i didn't see your fb post...bc i have so many things on my page, i sometimes do not see friend's posts...! anyways, back to reality here lol no more vacation!

BearCountryGG - Wednesday Oct 11, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 241.4

Happy day for me.....todays trial was cancelled...only one more to go in November so I get a reprieve for awhile.......I'm hoping that I never get scheduled for jury duty again....I can only hope.  I'm still at 242 pounds this morning...so I'm thinking since I have seen this number for too long and too many times...that it is a plateau or set point for me...so I know what I need to do...I Have to do something different to get past it....today is the day.  Actually realized that I weighed in this morning in pajamas.....undressed I was 241.4.......that's a new number....that I haven't seen for at least a year........I'm feeling better about that now.

Back to Weight Watchers

Weekly points available =  42

Daily Points available = 30


2 scrambled eggs = 4

7 ounces ham = 4

16 ounces coffee = 0


Schwans supreme individual pizza = 16

radishes =0

celery sticks = 0

6 points left for dinner


3 ounces ham =2

1 cup schwans 5 grain and veggie pilaf = 4

2 mini mandarin oranges= 0


 30 daily points used...no weekly anytime points used

No more eating for the day....working on that overnight fat burning fast now!

Progress as of today: 14 lbs lost so far, only 111.4 lbs to go!

Donkey on 10/11/2017:
Oh YEAH!!!! WOOT! So happy for you! I like your plan of attack and I look forward to reading your menus :-) Donkey is cheering you on!

BearCountryGG on 10/11/2017:
Thank you.....!!!

horn_of_plenty on 10/11/2017:
wow cheeers to the GREAT CANCELLATIONS (instead of Great Expectations!) hahaha.....

good, i like resuming of the points....

to break plateau you said it right...you have to make a change, no matter how small, you have to change something about your diet.

BearCountryGG on 10/11/2017:
Thank You.....Skipping all snacks today and eating small.

innerpeace on 10/11/2017:
Glad to hear the dreaded jury duty was canceled. I hope you break your plateau. Good luck.

BearCountryGG on 10/11/2017:
Thank you.....Doing well so far.

legcramps on 10/11/2017:
Way to go!

BearCountryGG on 10/11/2017:
Thank you!

BearCountryGG - Tuesday Oct 10, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 242.0

Second verse, same as the first.....Hope it's cancelled.

Progress as of today: 13.4 lbs lost so far, only 112 lbs to go!

horn_of_plenty on 10/10/2017:
oh...and it's ok you had to explain liquid diet to sister...at least she understands! many people have special requirements like you...it's good you can adjust and learn to work with it :)

fingers crossed!

was your snapple / tea yesterday a regular snapple or diet?

and is your almond milk the 30 cal per cup type? just curious!

have a good day, BCGG!!!!!

bearcountrygg on 10/10/2017:
Snapple was a k cup...and I think it was regular...and the almond milk is the low cal unflavored one...Judye was very understanding...I knew she would be...she is so anxious to show off that new granddaughter....and we want to see her too....but we will do that next month now..and that's ok.

innerpeace on 10/10/2017:
Good luck; I hope it's cancelled too so you can eat again.

BearCountryGG on 10/11/2017:
It was!

bearcountrygg on 10/10/2017:
Thank you......I'm thinking about what I will eat tonight.LOL..I hope it's cancelled too>>LOL......oh well...it won't kill me to fast for another day if necessary...my husband had a thought...what if I have to go tomorrow and the trial takes several days>>>>UGH

Donkey on 10/10/2017:
I've been hoping all day you'd post that it's been canceled. Good luck!

bearcountrygg on 10/11/2017:
I'm sorry...I didn't get on the computer last night....It was cancelled!!!!! Yippee!

BearCountryGG - Monday Oct 09, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 242.0

Its a liquid day today and tomorrow...

so this 2 day menu will include



almond milk

orange juice

grapefruit juice

Snapple / tea

Apple berry juice boxes

chicken broth

v 8 vegetable juice

la Croix water

No counting points until at least wednesday or Thursday

Just getting some odds and ends done around here I think.

Progress as of today: 13.4 lbs lost so far, only 112 lbs to go!

innerpeace on 10/09/2017:
Hope your liquid day helps with your jury duty. Good luck.

bearcountrygg on 10/09/2017:
Thank you!

Horn_of_plenty on 10/10/2017:
agreed, no need to count points if you are in the midst of other challenges...and you know the points will not be reached anyways ;) ...good luck with the future jury duty dates :) hoping you get it your way!

bearcountrygg on 10/10/2017:
Will know tonight

BearCountryGG - Sunday Oct 08, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 242.0

Beautiful fall day here........spent most of it on the phone....sister in law wanted us to come to their house for dinner tomorrow...and had to explain the liquid diet...LOL.....they have a new 2 week old granddaughter......we decided I wouldn't be mush fun...LOL....we will get together next month instead.  Found out other sister in law has breast cancer...just heard that cousin has it too a few days ago...is it just me or does it seem like more and more women are being diagnosed with that...maybe its just my age group.....old age stinks.

breakfast was homemade breakfast sandwich

Lunch was hot dog, sauerkraut, carrots and rice

snack was waffle and chocolate

Quaker breakfast bar and a pkg of swedish fish

Progress as of today: 13.4 lbs lost so far, only 112 lbs to go!

innerpeace on 10/09/2017:
I think it's more as well. They say 1 in 8 women will get it now. That's why I didn't want to miss my mammogram appointment, though no close relative of mine has had breast cancer, one never knows.

bearcountrygg on 10/09/2017:
Wonder if it's something we eat.

BearCountryGG - Saturday Oct 07, 2017
(Weight Watchers)
Weight: 242.0

Rained all night and it looks like a weekend thing...so planning to get some things done inside this weekend and watch some tv too.  Since I only have 2 days of solid food then 2 days of liquids...I'm working on a variety..........my calf is still sore from the muscle cramps night before last...and I know that after 2 liquid days I was actually dehydrated.  I know how that works....apparently I was holding water before...then all the liquid went in and my system started letting go of what it was holding on to...and just didn't stop...that has happened before.............my system doesn't always do what is expected....the one and only time I took a water pill ( aqua ban over the counter)...I had a reverse reaction....................so....for the next 2 days I will eat a big variety of foods.........and liquids....to prep for Monday.................3 court days down, 2 to go....I seriously want this to be over

homemade breakfast sandwich  made with English muffin, 1 egg, ham, butter and 2 cups coffee

Blood sugar drop...so ate some sweet stuff to raise it...good now

pickled assorted veggies, green beans hamburger on whole wheat bun, chips


Progress as of today: 13.4 lbs lost so far, only 112 lbs to go!

Donkey on 10/07/2017:
I'm sorry that this jury duty stuff is causing you so much inconvenience. I will continue to hope that you'll get through the next 2 calls without obligation. I know it's a civic duty, but what a personal pain for you.

Probably a good idea to put the WW points on hold for now. I still enjoy reading your menus!

bearcountrygg on 10/07/2017:
Thanx....I'm one of 29...it just doesn't seem right to tie people up for 3 months....in one way I'm one of the lucky ones though...the courthouse is only 15 minutes from me...others are having to come from other areas of the county...that are much further away and some are staying in motels overnight the night before...that can be quite an expense for those people who only get $18 for showing up...anyway...this coming Wednesday and then the last one is nov 8th.....so there will be a break. And I'm not worrying about ww now...ater wed will be soon enough to get going on that again.

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