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Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Mar 24, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 131.0

Friday morning: strange breakfast: dried seaweed 120, coconut water 40, yogurt 120, bread 90: 350. good.

Thursday entry:

calories are between 2250-2300.

no exercise because i didn't have time today. I worked and taught 3 music lessons (but after tonight there will be NO music lessons and I will have another free night for the gym, thankfully!) I'm gonna miss teaching these students, but i need to also put some care into treating myself right, too.  and sitting all day, plus sitting teaching lessons, is too much if i can't get any exercise in too.

 

Progress as of today: 4 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

V on 03/24/2011:
Have a good one girlie!!!


loveray on 03/25/2011:
awesome days. i love those seaweed snacks, they are so good for you!! hope you have a great weekend.


Umpqua on 03/25/2011:
I tried to give the boys coconut water this morning but no go. Ah well. Have a good one!


moogy on 03/25/2011:
Balance in all things HOP, yes strange breakfast indeed, but whatever you like is great!!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Mar 23, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 131.0

so strange. it's that time of the month, i've been eating a lot, and i'm still staying thinner!  amazing. 

I AM sticking to my weights, back, abs, and pushups. not as much cardio, but i do what i can.

tonight i did at least 6 sets up pushups. 20-30 per set. mostly in the 20's. i was weak tonight.

cardio was only about 15 min.

weights were for 1.5 hours.

calories: 2050.

Progress as of today: 4 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

moogy on 03/23/2011:
Stick with it HOP you are at last getting results for your efforts. Good for you!!:)


Umpqua on 03/24/2011:
Congrats on the loss!


selina on 03/24/2011:
Congrats on the pounds lost!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Mar 22, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 131.0

wed morning: 131 lbs  :-)

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

shooot just deleted this darn entry by accident!

so, keeping it short,

4 mi walk - so glad.

calories were around 2250 - fantastic. not overdone at all.  let's be practical, not impossible with ourselves, right ladies!?

goodnight chicas!

tomorrow will be another cardio day, maybe. i may just decide to wait for weights until Thursday or Friday. I miss cardio! I used to do at least an hour a day. Lately i only get in 30 min sometimes, or nothing.

have a great night! stay well!

Progress as of today: 4 lbs lost so far, only 2 lbs to go!

getmebackto150 on 03/22/2011:
sounds like you are doing great!


moogy on 03/22/2011:
So annoying when that happens! Great walk, great day. Sleep well:)


loveray on 03/22/2011:
sounds like a great day!! i missed cardio too so i have started my beloved elliptical habit again:)


loveray on 03/23/2011:
congrats on your loss!!! thats big news. you will be at 129 in no time. xo


greengirl on 03/23/2011:
Sounds like a good day for you HoP, well done.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Mar 21, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 132.0

30 minutes strenuous cardio.

1 hour weights.

2250 calories. good.

Progress as of today: 3 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

lifestylechange on 03/21/2011:
:) looks like a good day!


KathyBlue on 03/22/2011:
Good! :)


moogy on 03/22/2011:
Excellent work HOP!!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Mar 20, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 132.0

Alright, time for a new entry :-)

I am feeling good right now, ready to go to sleep early and begin this week in the best way possible :-)

I should have more free time this week to get out and exercise and not rush around so much every evening.

Tonight I skipped the weights and gym.  I walked at the park, instead. It was worth it, even though I got home after 8pm. I left my house at 10am to teach lessons so it feels really good to be back home now.

I had another whirlwind weekend. But in the end, no matter how mad I can possibly get about certain things in my life, I do choose to be thankful for what I am given - compared to what I feel I have been denied.  I choose not to write more in detail about everything right now.  Life for me has been a rollercoaster.  Everyone has their challenges.

calories were good today. 1800.

3.5 mi walk.

work for today was teaching 10 music lessons.

goodnight ladies.

Progress as of today: 3 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

loveray on 03/20/2011:
thanks for your sweet thoughts - we hope everything is fine too and we will find out tomorrow. sounds like you had a really long day but so proud that you still got the walk in!! awesome. i hope that you have an awesome week ahead. you are amazing and dont forget it!


legcramps on 03/21/2011:
We can sure get caught up in what we feel we've been denied in life. I know sometimes I feel pretty damn sorry for myself. Good for you for being thankful simply for what you've been given and not giving any thought to those which you've been denied. That's a very unselfish act.

Have a great Monday!


lifestylechange on 03/21/2011:
way to go on that walk:)

nope, not a teacher.... a nurse:)


moogy on 03/21/2011:
It was a good day HOP, thank you for your comment on my diary the other day. I appreciate that you want the best for me, my husband and I will never get back together but neither will we divorce. It is a very complicated situation and I deal with it in a way that causes the least amount of pain. I hope you have another good day tomorrow. Consistency is always a slippery little sucker isn't it?



Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Mar 18, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 132.0

Sunday entry: breakfast: cereal 140, milk 100, banana 100, chocolate gross yogurt 160: 500 calories.

Saturday entry:  had a big dinner tonight. pizza party/girls night. calories around 3000. but that's OK. it was a party and tomorrow is back to normal.  I'm not upset - at all, actually!  lots of veggies today, as well.

good morning ladies. i'm up early because my body wants to accomplish everything, even though i was thinking i'd want more sleep. but i'm up and ready to go and get things done, then maybe come back and take a nap...maybe not! :-)

off to have some breakfast, catch up with all of you later!

exercise: 4 mile stroll at park :-)

Breakfast: coconut water 60, rice cake 40, oatmeal 200, 2% greek yogurt 130: 430.

total after snacks/lunch: 1150....good day so far.

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Friday entry:

First and foremost, I want to thank all of you ladies for continuing to comment on my diary. I love all of your comments, even when you don't necessarily support everything I write! :-)

I am just getting home and it's almost 11pm. I left my house for work at 6:30 this morning! It's been a very long day.  For that reason, I like to get on here in order to hold myself accountable. I love this diary site, even if there were nobody on it but me----BUT, YOU LADIES DO MAKE THIS SITE THE MOST AMAZING SUPPORT GROUP THAT IT IS!

It's tough to log on, 11pm, after waking up at 5am and also do comments right now...I like to comment when i'm relaxed and NOT tired. usually the weekend is fantastic.

i remember the days i'd be one of the biggest commentors on here, but it's just not possible.  I'm pretty sure my schedule will change come April and I will have a little bit more time during the week...

Calories today are around 2200. I'm VERY happy with this.  I've learned to accept a binge and forget about it...move on.  Wednesday night I binged, but Thursday and Friday were normal days in my book - not restrictive or recovery days....just normal. this is what works for me and i will lose weight that way.

in terms of my massage, it's been put on hold....i cancelled my future appt. I'll make the appointment once i've reached 129.  i think i was getting anxious, placing the appointment before being 129...and holding so much of a challenge above my head.

It's better for me to get to 129 on my terms, not in a rush, and then schedule a massage. I can't wait! It may take 3 weeks or more. we'll see. :-) no rush.

tomorrow i will try to sleep in a bit. then, i have to go to the tailor, bank, and post office! yuck, yuck, and yuck!

I will take a walk tomorrow, too.  Then, i'll be visiting my grandma during her dinner and, after that!, driving to meet two of my girlfriends for dinner back near home.

BUSY day i've just come to realize. The walk is ultra important to me, but i need to get those errands done, too. I've put those errands (bank, tailor, post office) off for about 3 weeks. I tried last weekend, but the tailor and bank were closed and the post office had no more stamps in the machine!...it was after hours at the post office, but you can still go in and get stamps....

Progress as of today: 3 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

lifestylechange on 03/19/2011:
LOL, you are too cute..... No I definitely don't live in Australia, I live in MT haha (in the US)


loveray on 03/19/2011:
thanks so much for your comments. i should be proud that i lost at all, but i guess im used to seeing results really fast when i try something that is prescribed to me. at least a 1/2 pound a week, but im trying not to let that get me down. seems like what you are doing is reasonable with your eating and im glad you seem to be at peace with everything that's happening in your life:) i hope you get some rest this weekend and enjoy this weather!! xo


shadetree on 03/19/2011:
HoP, glad to see that you have come to terms with the binges and that you don't let one lead to a series anymore. That's definitely progress! Hope you get that walk in today!


greengirl on 03/19/2011:
You are doing good HoP. Do what suits you, and what works for you :-)


geevee on 03/19/2011:
Zigzagging does work for you! Your method of going back to normal after a one day binge works for me too, but my problem is NOT to extend the binge which is what I did in Dec./Jan and am now paying the price.


Donkey on 03/19/2011:
I love reading your entries :-)


loveray on 03/20/2011:
why was your choco yogurt gross?? was it wallaby?


lifestylechange on 03/20/2011:
Have a great day:)


Umpqua on 03/20/2011:
It sounds like you have come up with a really good system for dealing with those binge days. I'm adopting the same attitude, my weight was up after low carbing and I'm just not going to beat myself up over it. I like food too much and I'm losing weight at a healthy, steady pace and that's what is most important. Have a good one!


nemogirl on 03/20/2011:
I agree,too! I love this site, and your diary is really motivating me to just keep at my goal, come what may food wise.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Mar 17, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 132.0

it was a very bloated day...but i got through it very well.  what i did was NOT STARVE MYSELF.  through lots of learning and understanding my body, i know from MANY past binge experiences, not to try to cut calories the day after a binge. as well, i have found that eating more sugar/fat on the next day helps.

calories are still low compared to what i thought...1850-1900 calories today.

no exercise because i was teaching lessons after work. BUT, starting next month, Thursdays will be free to do as I want. :-)  which is good, because i still teach music on Fridays and all day Sundays. that's enough...when combined with a full time job and 45 minute commutes.  yeah, i'm good....no more working after work, except Friday evenings, like I mentioned.

I will miss some of my kids :-(

since i was in public, being gassy wasn't easy. especially when people watch how many times you go to the bathroom/outside (being that i'm new...i can't just get up a thousand times a day...you understand, right!?)

i also think i binged yesterday because of drinking too many drinks with artificial sugar. today i limited the artificial stuff to my coffee only and a drink i had before bed. but during the day, it was ALL WATER/coffee and no other fake stuff. my body felt good.

Progress as of today: 3 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

legcramps on 03/18/2011:
Have a great day today!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Mar 16, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 132.0

was still very overtired today.

first time in a long time, i completely binged tonight. lots of cookies/cake after dinner.

calories approx. 4000 calories. i just needed to write it, get it off my chest.

exercise was 30 minutes cardio, 1 hour weights.

i plan to get back on track. i also canceled the massage...i need to be 129.  i am not going to break down and get it earlier. i will reach my goal first.

Progress as of today: 3 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

moogy on 03/16/2011:
I has been a really long time since you had one of those nights HOP. I wonder what caused it. I hope you get back on track like you want to. Good determination there as well!!


legcramps on 03/17/2011:
Hope you're able to get back on track; i'm pumped for you to get to your goal :)



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Mar 15, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 132.0

another very tired day. hopefully it's just the time change that's screwing with me. and my appetite up until like 1pm is out of control. and yes, i do eat snacks all morning. this morning, i had milk, 2 rice crackers, a croissant with egg, huge coffee, and a zone bar. all before noon.

total calories today: around 2050. i was aiming for 1750-1850 but splurged on popcorn flavored rice cakes.

still a good today.

exercise: easy walking, 45 min or so.

tooo tired, gnite.

....tomorrow is weights at the gym...i am PUMPED FOR THIS.  i will also be doing 5-6 sets of pushups, including at least a couple sets of 35 per set. oh yeah, baby! now, if i could only increase my cardio, my legs are turing to mush :-(  (and they were mushy to begin with haha!!!)

Progress as of today: 3 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 03/15/2011:
I hear you on being tired. It sounds like today was a good one, have a good night!


moogy on 03/15/2011:
Sounds like it is the time change is playing with you. I hope that you have a great day tomorrow!!


loveray on 03/15/2011:
sounds like a great day!! im so tired from the time change too - who knew an hour could make such a difference!! xo


liza36 on 03/16/2011:
I'm impressed with your splurge - rice cakes would not have been my splurge! I didn't think the time change would have affected me, but I am pretty tired myself, so it must be that. Have a great day!


lifestylechange on 03/16/2011:
did you look into the vibrosaun bed?



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Mar 14, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 132.0

VERY hungry day today. tomorrow i'm going to do better. i'm gonnna have the majority of my breakfast at work...i think.

around 2150 calories today. yes, there were veggies. it was decently healthy.

exercise i was sooo dead tired at the gym. i did 30 min elliptical, 10 min bike, and 5 sets of pushups of 30.

Progress as of today: 3 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

moogy on 03/14/2011:
I think that is a good idea. Having a good breakfast really help stave off the hunger later in the day. I hope you have another good day tomorrow!


legcramps on 03/15/2011:
Good! Good, good, good! Three more pounds ;)


greengirl on 03/15/2011:
Go HoP !!!



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