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Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Feb 17, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Saturday: excellent upper body workout, but legs started hurting after and were hurting even more after I did a few errands for the day. 2400 cal. decent (glad it wasn't higher, but still too high for my activity levels)

Sunday: abs workout & upper legs. legs were in slight pain all day.  around 2200 cal (hopefully not much more!)...decent calories but too high for low activity.

Monday: total was 2250. Happy President's Day!  Today I have a dental cleaning, I hope to do weights at the gym (upper body), and I have my first appointment for physical therapy at the new place.  Too busy really!  I was going to also drive to return a bone stimulator to a dr office about a half hour away, but I don't think i'll be fitting it into the mix.  They haven't called saying they want it back - so - I will hold on to it & plan to return it on a different weekday down the road that I have off....probably in a couple months from now, if not longer.

I have already done laundry today, and it's only 7:30am :-)  It's good to go to bed early when you have a busy day ahead!

Monday Breakfast: wrap with pumpkin 100, and pumpkin butter 20, 1 egg and 2 egg whites 110, stevia, strawberries 80, cashew milk 70: 380, good!

In some ways, I pray that I have chronic "Compartment Syndrome" so that I can have the fasciatomy surgery and recover completely.  I will definitely be taking the test for it, a pressure type test, as soon as I can get it....as soon as I get another appointment with the next doctor.  Unfortunately, I have to also rely on my dad for this, good and bad, because he has the connection to the other doctor...it's been a year, so every bit more of waiting frustrates me because I want this under control ASAP.

snack: pb on wrap 250

snack: shake 200 at most.

around 850, perfecto.

lunch: big, lots of veggies and salads: around 600-650.

snack: fruit

dinner: too big, but good. veggies with some oil 200 at least, turkey on small wrap 150, pb on wrap 250: 650 or so forgot about the soy chips. make this 750

2250 or so. at least I did upper body today (strong workout).   

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


Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Feb 14, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

best part about today is i've only had 1,000 calories up to leaving work = wonderful because i'm gonna have a nice, big, tasty full of veggies dinner :-)

exercise: only 15 min of upper leg work.

total cal 1850, success.

dinner was massive....a Chinese soup dish, tons of veggies (cups and cups)....followed by an egg white omelette wrap and greek yogurt with stevia, cinnamon & pumpkin butter for dessert.

2am strawberries middle of the night into Saturday = around 50 more.

total is 1900, still good.  (I knew I'd probably be waking up because I was doing that these past few days)

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


Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Feb 14, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

I went to work Thursday despite the storm & did very well calorie-wise. around 2050.

lately, as long as I have healthy choices, I meet my calorie goals.

exercise: abs at home in my apartment.  I wasn't in the mood to go to the gym at 5pm and get home later after that.  so instead I did some laundry so now I don't have to think about it again until Monday :-) because I am off that day for President's Day! yay!

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


Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

1300 calories. plan is for full upper body weights tonight.

total was around 1850.

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

OhioRaven on 02/12/2014:
Hey, Horny. I see you're doing Great as usual. Keep up the good work.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Healthy Breakfast, Snacks, & Lunch (today included coffee).

exercise will be abs & leg strengthening.

total cal so far: 1200

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


Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Feb 10, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Breakfast: fruit / pumpkin / egg whites: 100. followed by wrap with some oil, turkey / egg - 250 = 350, maybe 400 :-)

snack: coffee if offered, otherwise, just tea. bar. 150, chocolate 50

600...maybe i should try to keep cals low...and make today a lower cal day...

Lunch: 550 at most...

maybe 1950 at most, def decent and probably good enough for weight loss because I did upper body weights today.  Taking the day off again from leg exercises.  Also did upper leg exercises at the gym.  Tomorrow I wake up early because I have to pick something up at the radiology office to bring to my appointment on Wednesday.  I will try to be there to pick it up early....7am early....tomorrow.

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


Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Feb 09, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Good Morning!

7am Sunday Breakfast: mix of 3 cereals 310, almond milk 40, strawberries 50, wrap with peanut butter and pumpkin spread 250 = 650 :-D

10:15am snack: tofu 100, cooked daikon in teriyaki sauce maybe around 100?, strawberries 50, and also a plain flax wrap with a little sesame oil, cinnamon, and stevia 100: 350, decent.

1,000, a little high but good. and tasty....doing laundry & cooking lots of veggies for the week :)

12pm snack: bar, strawberries, veggies: around 250.

1250, decent.

snacking: veggies, diet orange soda - at most around 200.

calories today: probably around 2050-2100. excellent.

exercise: abs only. no cardio, no legs, no leg strengthening on Saturday or Sunday.

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


Horn_Of_Plenty - Saturday Feb 08, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

Tasty Breakfast: fruit 100, egg whites 50, English muffin 100, with peanut butter 150, pumpkin spread 20, and 1/2 small banana 50: 470, and almond milk 80, 550, good....

11am  snack: protein shake 250 or so.

big lunch: tons of cooked veggies around 450, wrap with turkey 200: 650 :-)

snack: iced coffee 50

huge but healthy choice(s) dinner: salad, cooked veggies 400 at least (includes sauce, that's why), tofu 100: 500, good!

2000, great!!!! I did good! 

exercise: full upper body weights. no cardio except running a couple errands.  legs bothered me, so I'm glad I'm home & relaxing :-)

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


Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Feb 07, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

1250 cal before the end of the day.

Doctor called to tell me the results of my MRI's:  he said i have a tear in my minicus, torn ligaments, and sprained ligmants...!

around 2050-2100 cal. 

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


Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Feb 06, 2014
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 127.0

1250 cal before dinner.

BIG A$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ dinner: sautéed mushrooms (pretty sure this takeout Italian place does there sautéing in butter, not olive oil)  / broccoli but so, so, so much. (about 2-3 cups mushrooms, 4-6 cups broccoli), bag of lettuce. 400? dessert: pb and jelly on a wrap and almond milk - 350. total here: 750, maybe even 800.  was worth it :-D

total: decent 2050. wanted less, but, dinner was what I wanted & craved since this morning.  if you're gonna binge, at least binge on the healthier stuff... ;)

exercise: only upper legs for about 10-20 minutes.  and leg exercises. Day 41.  i'll do abs at lunch tomorrow :-D

I can actually feel myself losing about 1/2 pound maybe.  I should keep at this & by spring i'll be feeling good.

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


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