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Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday May 13, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 145.0

i truly was CRAVING veggies after school. i've been eating too much processed shtuff lately!

700 calories throughout day...

snack after school: one pepper, salsa, one tomato: 100. and almonds 250 more. still good

total so far: 1050 :)


Progress as of today: -20 lbs lost so far, only 25 lbs to go!

loveray on 05/13/2009:
yummmmmy! your body knows whats up! xoxo

thinnside40 on 05/14/2009:
"shtuff" ~ I love it!!!!!!!!!!!! Heed your bodies desire for purity in veggies & fruits....

Have a great day!

Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday May 12, 2009
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Weight: 145.0

yesterday was good, today was rocky. tell you all more later probably.  it was just a whirlwind of a day. lots of things on my mind during the day bc of some event i needed to attend today. mintues went by sooo slow as i thought about the evening. now it's all over and i feel better.

35 mintues elliptical (although now it's 10pm and i'm just starting to study!?) ew.

breakfast: yogurt, banana: 170

snack: 220

lunch: 160, 230: 390

snack: 140

snack 2: 200

total so far: 1120....3 servings nuts!? 530 more....(total stress and exhaustion eating!)

1650....plus and yogurt and a light drink 120. total: 1770 which i'm VERY VERY happy about. boy was that close today.


Progress as of today: -20 lbs lost so far, only 25 lbs to go!

CritterMom on 05/13/2009:
Why was it so rocky? Hope today is better for ya!

loveray on 05/13/2009:
yay for the recovery!!! hope you have a better day today. xoxo

Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday May 11, 2009
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Weight: 145.0

dinner: egg white 120 avocado 150 and spinach  20omelette topped with salsa 40 and diced up orange pepper 30. i put some black pepper on top. and a slice of bread 110  470 was great!

before dinner: pretty healthy eating today 1400

total today: 1870 fine!

exercise: 35 minutes elliptical w. some pushups and stretching/abs. i would have done more but i have a couple important things to do tonight that are more important than 30 minutes more of elliptical. busy week ahead.

have a great evening everyone! :)

(yesterday was a good day too!)

Progress as of today: -20 lbs lost so far, only 25 lbs to go!

MoodyMe on 05/11/2009:
Sounds like a terrific couple of days~Yay!!!

loveray on 05/12/2009:
this sounds awesome. your attitude has just turned around! hope you are enjoying life this beautiful day. xoxo

Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday May 10, 2009
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Weight: 145.0

saturday was an overall great day.


breakfast: egg and avocado sandwich: 220 + 150 + 60 = 430 :) so tasty!

late snack: fiber one bar and diet soda 150 or so possibly...

snack again: maybe

out to dinner: 


Progress as of today: -20 lbs lost so far, only 25 lbs to go!

mcwoo40 on 05/10/2009:
Hello HOP,still hangin in there.We are not giving up are we,take care

loveray on 05/11/2009:
looks like a great day! how is everything with the man? hope that all is well. love you mucho!

Maria7 on 05/11/2009:
Hope you're having a good day.

My new blog address is at:


Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday May 08, 2009
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Weight: 145.0

670 calories throughout day.

snack after school: 350 or so. chips and salsa lol. unlike me, but so good! :)

total for now: 1020....

as for florida guy, he said this "are you only friends with me because you find me attractive???" can you believe he texted that....we had another long (1.5 hours or so) texting on and off last night because i wasn't even interested in actual talking with him. i was in a bad mood and i was really congested and sick anyway.  He basically said that after i said that i expect too much out of this (as in our relationship). and that's when he went to ask me that. crazy conversation.

in the past i've told him i find him attractive, so he already knew that. how should i take what he said? i doubt he meant it to be conceded thinking he's all that, but i could be wrong. it's not like i have major experience in all this. he did come to tell me that he finds our conversations (and we do talk on the phone more as of recently) to be good and that's why he continues to talk to me. he also told me i'm one of the only people he talks to besides his brother and one or two coworkers. but he wants that friendship i think. that's it.  it's upsetting to me for sure!

so, although i have finally memorized his phone number, i will have to practice huge self control, unlike last night when i gave in and texted him.  i need to do it for me, like grumpy suggested. i wonder what it is that makes him so anti being intimate with a girl that likes him? why didn't he just act on it in the first place. gosh! 

and it's NOT like i want to marry him!!! i just would love to kiss him. he won't have any part in it. not sure why. but i told him one day i won't be there to be his "texting buddy." damn it, i'm not a boy!

talk to you all soon. time to do laundy and clean up before i head out to enjoy the weather. i'm feeling a bit better! :)

Progress as of today: -20 lbs lost so far, only 25 lbs to go!

thinnside40 on 05/08/2009:
At least you are feeling better..Enjoy nature!!!!!!!!!!!!

Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday May 07, 2009
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Weight: 145.0

still feeling quite sick. went to school after missing the past couple days. and after 3 days of 4000 calorie binging, i ate very little today due to the obviousness of being stuffed up and an actual lack of appetite. i had actually lost my appetite yesterday and was eating just for the thrill of stuffing myself (i couldn't even taste half the stuff i was eating bc i was so stuffed up! and no, it's not actually thrilling to stuff yourself.)

breakfast: nust 160 or so

snack: nuts 160 or so

lunch: DD sandwich that i didn't finish bc the fun ex cop kept me company thank god for that! 250

snack: a green drink i brough with me 100, gum throughout the day....

approx total: 650 or so. i feel sick and i can't go to the gym. i will have dinner. and then i'm going to read this chapter and go to bed. however early that is...i need sleep.

i forgot to mention, i didn't sleep all night. florida guy kept me fully awake. he texted me and was getting drunk with his friends. i kept my phone on and when i finally did fall asleep sorta, he called around 12:30am. i actually called him back (usually i ignore his drunk calls). no idea how long we talked bc i deleted it all from my phone bc i tend to get obsessed with him and he doesn't like me in any way besides a friend, if even that. yeah. so now i just have to wait, and i won't be contacting him. he will have to call me if he wishes...blah blah blah! no more boy talk!

Progress as of today: -20 lbs lost so far, only 25 lbs to go!

grumpy on 05/08/2009:
argh, boys suck. i hope it's not related to the binge? sorry he doesnt like you more than a friend, but he obviously wants to flirt with you, if he's texting and calling late night, while out with his friends. i know a guy like that, i spent a year and a half waiting for him. you know who i am talking about. finally we stopped talking, again. a week ago.. its so hard, but i need to control myself and remember that the only way to get over him is to be away. and also thats the only way of him not taking me for granted and have to deal with his feelings for me. anyway, its too early for all that with your FL boy, but i think its a great idea to delete his number. you can play hard to get. :)

Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday May 06, 2009
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Weight: 145.0

the pie is in a bedroom exactly so i don't see it and eat any of it...but with me my mind starts to manipulate my body and nothing stops me....but that was the past 2 days and today is a new day.

breakfast: egg white/oatmeal w. cinnamon, yogurt: 350

snack: 2 servings nuts 320 and a yogurt 140 total: 460 (yes, obv. too high)

lunch: popcorn??? 160 and an egg white sandwich probably.290 total: 450.

snack: canned peaches and maybe something else...100, THREE servings almonds 480 yup. total: 580

total so far: 1840.  my prospected total will be in the 2200s today....


food still has won over me.  i did walk 3 miles earlier and if i'm up to it, i will try for an hour on the elliptical tonight.  i think i may be finally feeling better (sick-wise)


Progress as of today: -20 lbs lost so far, only 25 lbs to go!

nenak on 05/06/2009:
sounds like your mind is on food at the moment! try to coax it away from the subject by thinking of something else to do. something you dont normally do!

MoodyMe on 05/06/2009:
Good for you for getting the walk in...focus on the positive~focus focus focus!

Do you get much of a break between this semester and Summer??

MoodyMe on 05/06/2009:
Damn those pies and cookies!! Who buys this stuff? I'm just asking because I KNOW if it's in my house, I WILL eat it. I have given up buying ice cream for my son, because it NEVER fails, I will eat it. So, yesterday while grocery shopping..I was walking down the ice cream aisle, eyeballing all the goodies...reminded myself that if it's in the house, I'll be tempted to eat it..So I just kept on walking..

Any way of cleaning out the cupboards and fridge of all the goodies??

Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday May 05, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 145.0

i binged bad yesterday and now i stayed home from school (not feeling that great but not totally at all bc of the binge) and this morning i also ate pretty poorly. the odds are REALLY HIGH i'm skipping school tomorrow too...but hopefully tomorrow (wed) i won't binge....sheesh. no energy today at all.

breakfast: popcorn 160, oatmeal w. egg/cinnamon160, THREE yogurts 450, THREE servings almonds lightly salted: 480: total: 1250 way to NOT be healthy. my mom has pie in her bedroom, i will NOT have ANY.

snacking: hamburger bun 150, with avocado 80. 230 total.

snack: large green pepper 40? i need less salt, more veggies...might have to go out and buy some...

1520 so far...

late snack: microwave meal 360, 2 yogurts 300 blah. ... PIE i'm a wreck. 250?, chips 4  servings 560 more chips 140

4pm: lots of ice cream with hot fudge...from mcdonalds and baskin robbins.

i feel like DEATH!...maybe i should go to the gym and just get on the elliptical for like a half hour....because if i don't i think i may just get even worse...mentally, emotionally, physically...

Progress as of today: -20 lbs lost so far, only 25 lbs to go!

nenak on 05/05/2009:
i know those days well! keep looking forward tomorrows another day!

Maria7 on 05/05/2009:
Pie in her bedroom??????

mama_nurse on 05/05/2009:
Have a great day!

MoodyMe on 05/05/2009:
Wish I knew what to say~I have binged plenty of times in my life and know the feeling, both emotionally and physically, you get during and after...It's a vicious cycle.

All I can say is hang in there~tomorrow is a brand new day..hope you start feeling better...

Donkey on 05/05/2009:
What you should do is go to bed. You're not feeling well to begin with. Take care of yourself!

Yeah, what is your mom doing with pie in the bedroom?

I still love ya though. And I love reading your entries. Keep trying!

thinnside40 on 05/05/2009:
Pie in the bedroom?!?!?!?!?!?

H_O_P ~ I haven' been around faithfully for a bit, but I see the up up up up up in numbers when all our goals are to go down down down down.... I am not excusing myself either...I have went UP for sure, but hopefully on the way back to only down..... Health has to come into play and not just the numbers... Pretend we can see our insides as we abuse them by doing the hidious eating patterns we do from time to time... What else does it expect of us, but to confuse it and eventual revolt.... I don't want that to happen to any of us..... I say to take a good look at the BIG picture of healthy living to feed the need and not think we need the food to get us through rough patches, etc..... Fill the need, not voids...

REST IS BEST right now for sure..... Too much junk is going on in this world to fool around getting any sicker..

selina on 05/06/2009:
Thanks for message, Hop! I hope you are feeling better... DO NOT GIVE UP! You are worth every effort... Hugs

Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday May 04, 2009
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Weight: 140.0

i was feeling really sick today. but i think it was all allergies, even though i did take some medicine. it culminated in me coming home early (we were all let out about 1.5 hours early) and i binged.

first binge in awhile. i don't feel better. and i can't say i felt great during it. at least i've stopped now....i will probably take tomorrow off. i feel miserable, not just from the binge but my nose, etc.

calories before the binge: 1450

total calories: i actually didn't count everything while binging. i'm guessing total calories today are around 4000.   not feeling so hot. i don't have energy for the gym.

Progress as of today: -15 lbs lost so far, only 20 lbs to go!

thinnside40 on 05/04/2009:
Even if you did have energy for the gym, best to not go with not feeling well....Too much junk going around!

I have been hit/miss with entries/comment, but hopefully today on will be more like it used to be....

Rest & feel better for sure!

Maria7 on 05/04/2009:
Hope you feel better.

Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday May 03, 2009
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Weight: 140.0

good morning. this morning i will do some laundry, to be put away later this evening. haha.

i want to get some good exercise in, even though my body is a little tired from yesterday's awesome exercise i think. but that is the thing - i must keep moving more. or i'll continue to be flabby and out of shape - i especially need to work on toning my legs/lower body.

really, really tasty breakfast: 2 slices bread 220, 2 slices cheese (220), a little olive oil spray, and 1/4 avocado 80, side of strawberries 50, 2 drink packets 50. total: 620 approx. good!

snack: yogurt 130, strawberries later 50

lunch: too much, a bit late, at grandma's. 930  or something after a few cookies too many ha.

dinner: salad 80, microwave lasagna 290, fruit 120 total here: around 500

not great eating in terms of sodium/sugar or health. ehh, some things were really healthy but all the cheese definitely wasn't.  i had cheese at breakfast, lunch, and dinner! 

total cal: around 2250 or so. blah. but definitely within a sorta healthy range...

overall, i'm content with this weekend!


Progress as of today: -15 lbs lost so far, only 20 lbs to go!

selina on 05/04/2009:
Thanks! You did very well, yourself!

liza36 on 05/04/2009:
There is nothing better than cheese! I would have it for all three meals if I could. Love the stuff.

I loved your description of "awesome exercise". I have never been to that point where exercise is awesome. I hope to work up to that.

Have a great week.

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