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Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

2am: lots of fruit 140 (really not sleeping well - but I have a good reason it was sooooo windy, soooo loud!)

Breakfast: small piece bread, yogurt, fruit, stevia:around 250

snack 1: roll with pb and a small piece banana 200

snack 2: bar 100. COFFEE

800 = GOOD!

lunch: 500

1300.

around 2200. (big dinner, pretty healthy, mostly lots veggies, some oil, tofu, chips, and a chocolate protein bar.)

exercise: NONE. legs are still not well enough to even walk around after work. went straight home.

 

 

 

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

hollybelle on 11/19/2013:
Sorry your legs are giving you trouble. Take it easy on them. Good plan on post below - weights and other types of exercise. With me - my feet are the issue I have when do too much walking! Hang in there!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Nov 18, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

legs hurt a bit, so not doing any exercise tonight. too tired.

calories are a bit high - ate some pizza roll thing that the boss brought in. it was good, worth it.

2250. no exercise. legs are in too much pain. good overall.

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Nov 17, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

7:30am bigger breakfast: 2 cups cereal 280 with some blackberries 40, almond milk 30, tablespoon pb 100 on small slice bread 40 with jelly 30 = 520, good.

11:30am smallish shake at gym 180

lunch: lots of cooked veggies (teriyaki style & over a pound including nice juice broccoli) 200?, two small whole grain rolls 240, with a little spread 30, 1 egg 1 egg white 100. 570...

1270 so far....ok, plus 600 cal in dessert. lunch was obviously slightly unhealthy (1170 calories)

1870. decent.

snack 40 minutes or so before gym (unhealthy) - iced decaf coffee with lots of milk 80

1950.

dinner: carrot salad 50, strawberries 50...and probably a chicken taco. 200

2050

2250 is a success.

exercise: abs workout in AM (with 3 leg exercises) and upper body workout minus the pushups in PM. my legs hurt & I don't need to put that extra pushup stress on them - yes, pushups will bother my legs if they are already hurting.

 

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

liza36 on 11/18/2013:
Hope you are having a good day!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Saturday Nov 16, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

weird sleeping last night & pretty much up from 4am-9am. but, I got laundry done & didn't screw calories by much at all. a late lunch, but also decent calories. total so far, 3pm, is 1450 cal. pretty darn good I would say, considering my past!...glad I can go out to dinner with my folks & have a good time (and not have to worry about not saving enough calories!)

celebrating mom's 60th tonight!

exercise: lots of walking (like at least 1.5 hours) but.....my legs didn't hurt badly just minor & a lot of it was done on a soft track at the nearby college (20 min walk away) :-D

ended up being too much walking & my legs were hurting badly last night...I have learned that I cannot walk much, anymore, more than the minimum, until I am MUCH MORE HEALED. so, for now on, it's gonna be just walking at lunch...and on weekends, just errands....I will just have to delve more into weights (and included routines for every other day - upper body vs. abs/lower - so that i'm in the gym most days & burning some calories doing that.) cardio is out.

2400 cal, decent, considering it was a bday celebrating with a lil pie at the end! :-D

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Nov 15, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Good Morning :-D Happy Friday. Got to bed a lil late last night, but enjoyed reading a romance novel that I took out of the library. It is one of the better ones that I have read...and incorporates a lot of underlying stories into it. I can't wait to read more tonight!

Breakfast: lots of cooked cranberries - around 50 cal, flax around 50, in greek 2% yogurt 150, tablespoon peanut butter 100: 350 tasty ones! and tea with stevia.

snack: bar??

snack: bar??

lunch: lil bit of salmon with roasted peppers and broccoli rabb (veggies were all bought at Key Food, a small chain supermarket...) maybe a small bagel, maybe an apple.

around 1950, excellent!

workout: upper body weights, excellent workout!

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 11/15/2013:
Happy Friday, Hoppy.


Umpqua on 11/15/2013:
Your lunch sounds super yummy, enjoy!


liza36 on 11/15/2013:
Love the cranberry season, I had not thought of having them for breakfast though. Sounds good.


legcramps on 11/15/2013:
Happy Friday! Enjoy your weekend with that romance novel; I started a new book last night too but mine is pretty morbid and dark. It still sucked me in!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Nov 14, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Calories thru 5:30pm end of the workday: 1350....good...planning on stopping by the gym before heading home, for a quick bout of core work & 4 leg exercises.  (if i remembered my gym clothes, which i believe i did!)....

2050 healthy calories :-D

exercise: like 20 min at lunch. then, good legs and abs routine... :-D  this is new for me & I like it. (splitting up upper body workouts and having separate days for abs/legs)....I may keep this!

plus, on weekends, if not busy, I can get to the gym 2x :-D with the new approach of breaking up workouts. PLUS, I am not in the gym as long & have time at home to relax after....MUCH BETTER!!!!

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Breakfast: pb on bread with a lil pumpkin spread & yogurt 200. and yogurt with pb and cooked cranberries 240: 440, good.

total cal: 1850 or so. :-) that's great...and fruit at 2:30am...gosh....so around 1950.

exercise: upper body weights (and tomorrow will be abs/little bit of legs).  doing this was good, because I had physical therapy first & was still able to go to the gym - but for an hour rather than a crazy amount....I may start to do this more :-D (splitting up workout routines)...

my current weight is correct. (it may even be lower by a couple pounds - since I was weighed partially clothed & at the end of the day).

for the past 2 weeks, I've been having interrupted sleep, waking up hungry or just with an appetite, not sleeping through the night.

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 11/13/2013:
Hey, I'm putting PB and whole cranberrys in my yogurt too.


OhioRaven on 11/14/2013:
I've been pouring a handful, raw, cranberrys from a bag, into my yogurt cup. I'm going to YouTube right now to see about cooking them.


liza36 on 11/14/2013:
For hunger during the night, have you tried eating right before going to sleep, like 1/2 cup of cottage cheese, some yogurt, something like that? It may help so you don't wake up. That can be so annoying!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Nov 12, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

healthy tasty breakfast: 1/2 of a frozen butternut squash soufflé 100, with cooked cranberries (did it in microwave) 50, egg 70, yogurt 30:250 success!

snack: ??? yogurt?

snack: bar 200

lunch: very healthy other half of soufflé with grilled salmon, apple.

1300 with snack after lunch,

lots of cooked veggies: 400??

1700, good.

dinner: roll 100, yogurt with cooked cranberries 200: 300. good!

total: a nice 2000. 1am fruit. 2050 total.

exercise: some walking during day, 20 minutes swimming.

 

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Nov 11, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

7am: tasty breakfast: fiber one 120 and special k 180, almond milk 30 (330) AND 2 smallish pb & j sandwiches: 160, 200, 80 (440) = 770.

10am bigger snack: yogurt 100, jelly 100, roll with some spread and little bit of horrible tasting old lox 200.  400.

1150 or so.

1:00pm snack before pool half hour with breaks: 100 calorie-all sugar-slimfast peanut butter bar...it did fuel me...

3-4pm lots of veggies after (pint of cooked kale 100?, quart of steamed (with some oil) carrots, squash, peppers, broccoli (150), followed by some roasted almonds 150 = 400, goooood.

total so far:1650. but really, not satisfied. maybe a yogurt. (this is really my dinner (the 3-4pm) and I plan for weights tonight but we shall see..

thankfully, only 2250, thank god...too bad I used yesterday to binge like crazy. glad at least Monday / Saturday were decent :-D

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

biscottibody59 on 11/11/2013:
RYC: Interesting about your skin clearing up without coffee. You never know what food may be causing something 'til you eliminate it.

Have a great week!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Nov 10, 2013
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Happy Sunday :) Especially bc we have off for Veteran's Day tomorrow! yeah!

Yesterday was super successful: laundry in AM, followed by quick waxing, stopped off at the flower shop to complete an order for a coworker recovering from a knee replacement at home, massage, got both a car inspection & oil change, 3 hour walk at park, fast dinner near park, weights at gym (around 7pm) & home around 9pm.  So glad to get it all done.

...this morning just gonna relax & read, before Physical Therapy. :-)  Meeting up with a friend in the afternoon & hoping to get to the pool, even though it's not looking exciting with it being so cold outside lol.....but I need to get back into the pool because it's good cardio & gives me a break from walking!

Breakfast: pear 70, cereal (mix of special K with protein & fiber one) 180, almond milk 30: around 300 here.

snacking: more pear (it was actually huge!!!) 100, peanut butter 100.

11am: big spluge for lunch & then dessert: roasted (with lots of oil) brussel sprouts & eggplant 350?, sardines 160, cabbage slaw 100?, chips 150, and then dessert: yogurt and lots of peanut butter 350: 1100 or so. fine.

1600...

banana 100, bread 160, jelly x 10 = 300 cal, peanut butter x 4 = 400 uggghhh. around 950, yeah.

3500 total calories. glad this day is DONE.

1600 + 950 = 2550 already, 2pm, not a good day.

 

Progress as of today: -2 lbs lost so far, only 9 lbs to go!

supercheese on 11/10/2013:
Hey! have a good sunday hop!



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