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biscottibody59 - Sunday Oct 21, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: NordicTrack 51 min/5.7 mi

Day 46: Calorie goal no--water goal no!

4-Day (Sa-Su-Mo-Tu) Challenge with these goals: Activities at least 15%, 1600 cal/day, at least 100 oz water/day

For Saturday, I made only the Activities goal--better than nothing.

I guess my ultimate goal should be to stay below 2000 calories for the foreseeable future, because if I can do that, I'll actually be back on track (considering everything). Since starting this Day Count I've had 21 days >2000 calories and only 1 day >3000 calories.

Plan for today: NTrack, Circuit Workout, Bike Ride, Walk

Have a nice day!

Miss Bee was in her eighties, and much admired for her sweetness and kindness to all.

The Pastor came to call on her one spring afternoon and she welcomed him into her Victorian parlor. She invited him to have a seat while she prepared a little tea for her guest. As he sat facing her old pump organ, the young minister noticed a glass bowl of water sitting on top of it. The bowl was filled with water and floating in it, of all things, was a condom! Imagine the pastor's shock at such a sight, imagine his curiosity! Surely Miss Bee had flipped or something, but he certainly couldn't mention the strange sight in her parlor.

When she returned with tea and cookies, they began to chat and the pastor tried to stifle his curiosity. But the bowl of water and its strange floater soon got the better of him and he could resist any longer. "Miss Bee," he said, "I wonder if you would tell me about this." (pointing to the bowl) "Oh yes," she replied, "Isn't it wonderful? I was walking downtown last fall and found this little package on the sidewalk. It said to put it on the organ and keep it wet, and it would prevent disease.

And you know, I think it's working! I haven't had a cold all winter."


1854 cal * 53g Fat * 28g Fiber * 56 oz Water
878 cal Deficit * 16% Activities

legcramps on 10/21/2007:
LOL, i've heard that joke before, but every time I read it or hear it, it's like hearing it the first time again - so funny! Have a good day today!


greengirl on 10/21/2007:
Hi Biscottibody, thanks for your comment and dont worry Ive not disappeared completely. I think I will set myself a four day challenge like you do. If I think its just for four days it may be easier to stick to it. As to your joke LOL the old ones are the best. Keep up the good work :o)


Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/22/2007:
you still have a positive outlook...that is CERTAINLY what counts. If you lose the mental aspect, all is lost. I truly do believe that. If you're insane...well, that's that. LOL. anyway, have a goodnight and i wish you the very best for these days ahead in your challenge! :)


Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/22/2007:
oh, and good calories today! :)



biscottibody59 - Saturday Oct 20, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Bike Ride 32 min/5.7 mi; Walk 10 min

Day 45: Calorie goal no--water goal no!

Didn't get in all my activity yesterday, but at least I did a little something;-)

Today begins a 4-Day (Sa-Su-Mo-Tu) Challenge with these goals: Activities at least 15%, 1600 cal/day, at least 100 oz water/day

Plan for today: NTrack, Circuit Workout, Bike Ride, Walk

Have a nice day!


2710 cal * 93g Fat * 25g Fiber * 28 oz Water
-268 cal Deficit * 8% Activities

Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/20/2007:
hey!!! would you get back on track already!!!! I love all of your challenges. But, make sure they are not "above you." whenever my aspirations are a bit high, they cease to encourage me. ohhh, do you do better with calories on the weekend? because i see that your challenge is Sa, Su, Mo, Tu. Personally, i do better during the week. However a body can be trained... My body listened today!


fritters on 10/20/2007:
good luck with your 4 day challange. That is a doable length!! You CAN do it:~)


workingit2 on 10/20/2007:
I like your challenge!



biscottibody59 - Friday Oct 19, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Nothing. Again. Period.

Day 44: Calorie goal no--water goal no!

I seem to have acquired a "don't want to exercise" cootie--haha! I hope you don't catch it! So I was having yet another stale day yesterday, so I sort of took the following biorhythm results with a grain of salt--hahaha!

Your general well-being is momentarily quite bad. Tendency: Declining and getting worse promptly. Physical: Today you feel beaten and you'd prefer to lie down all day. If you can arrange it, why not do it? Emotional: You want to hide away in the farthest corner. If you can arrange it, do it because you're going to have a bad day. Intellectual: You spend these days without any plan or aim. Also, your reactions leave much to be desired.

But then you think maybe there's something to it. Because the projection for the next week or so doesn't look so great either. (Hey it's free:-) So with that little gem of wisdom or crap, as the case may be, I'll try to pick up the pieces and move forward!

I'm not completely worried yet, but if I went by the results of the biorhythm and essentially started to stick my head in the sand for the next week or so, the only thing I think I'd accomplish would be a major setback.

I'll be doing a 4-Day (Sa-Su-Mo-Tu) Challenge with these goals: Activities at least 15%, 1600 cal/day, at least 100 oz water/day.

Plan for today: NTrack, Circuit Workout, Bike Ride, Walk

Have a nice day!


2920 cal * 117g Fat * 21g Fiber * 34 oz Water
-601 cal Deficit * 0% Activities

fritters on 10/19/2007:
I think that cootie is contagious!! I am stalling right now, cause I really don't want to go to the gym - I am dressed for it though!!! Happy weekend


Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/19/2007:
GOOD challenge. I like it a lot. I believe its good to ALWAYS mix things up a bit!


Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/20/2007:
haha, good one!!! nice entry on my journal. lol.



biscottibody59 - Thursday Oct 18, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. --Hugh Downs

For my activity: Nothing

Day 43: Calorie goal no--water goal no!

Yesterday is a perfect reason why I usually don't buy S&V Pringles. At least I had the presence of mind to only buy one can haha! Then there was the BMT from Subway--I don't get any other kind of sandwich there--probably one of the highest fat ones they make.

Gotta get back after it--today will be better foodwise, but not perfect!

Plan for today: NTrack, Circuit Workout, Bike Ride, Walk

Have a nice day!


2847 cal * 123g Fat * 10g Fiber * 0 oz Water
-528 cal Deficit * 0% Activities

workingit2 on 10/18/2007:
Oh my goodness....chips are a huge downfall for me, ESPECIALLY Pringles!


fritters on 10/18/2007:
I hope today was better - I can't leave chips alone either!


legcramps on 10/18/2007:
You can do it! Pick right up where you left off.



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Oct 17, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it. --Eliza Tabor

For my activity: NordicTrack 47 min/5.6 mi; Airdyne 11 min/2.3 mi

Day 42: Calorie goal no--water goal yes!

Yesterday was the halfway point to 84 Days, so I've included some numbers below. In the grand scheme I'm pretty happy, though they should improve as I get closer to the end of the 84 Days. I'd like to see averages of 15% activities and calories closer to 1700.

Plan for today: Utterly unmotivated--don't know if I'll do anything.

Have a nice day!


2211 cal * 80g Fat * 33g Fiber * 84 oz Water
433 cal Deficit * 17% Activities

Weekly Goal Report:
Avg Calories: 2326 * Avg Water: 60 oz
Jogged 0 days; All Circ Wkts missed

Averages for 9.5-10.16
2023 cal * 74g Fat * 24g Fiber * 69 oz Water
543 cal Deficit * 11% Activities

fritters on 10/17/2007:
Good job on meeting your water goal. Tomorrow, maybe it will be both calorie and water. Keep up the hard work.


Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/17/2007:
calories are still in moderate range! :) that's great you got the water in! and, as usual, exercise is most important and you met that goal! :)


workingit2 on 10/17/2007:
Very interesting stats!



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Oct 16, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity:
Fri: NordicTrack 15 min/1.5 mi
Sat: Driving 3 hrs; Bike Ride 25 min/4.3 mi; Walk 15 min
Sun: Nothing
Mon: Nothing

Day 38: Calorie goal no (2375)--water goal no!
Day 39: Calorie goal no (1981)--water goal no!
Day 40: Calorie goal no (2603)--water goal yes!
Day 41: Calorie goal no--water goal no!

Weight's the same--on my measurements I'm up an inch overall.

Was supposed to get my wt trng done on Friday--no-go because I really needed a day to recover from all the yardwork. Then Saturday my time wasn't my own for the most part and by the time I had the time--all I wanted to do was to take it easy--so I did. Except for the bike ride and walk.

Missing my circuit for many days wasn't what I had in mind--but if things go the way they should with Mother Nature, I won't have to do any strenuous yardwork for at least a month, so I won't have an excuse. I won't get it in today either, so that's that!

As for a free day--Friday seems to pretty much end up as one--so that's going to be the plan going forward.

I found myself so sleep deprived last week. I'm nearly caught up--about 8 hrs last night and nearly 8 the night before.

Plan for today: NTrack, Bike Ride, Walk

Have a nice day!


1835 cal * 66g Fat * 29g Fiber * 56 oz Water
433 cal Deficit * 0% Activities

maria777 on 10/16/2007:
Hi there! So glad to hear you are resting better and getting caught up on your sleep! Have a nice day!


fritters on 10/16/2007:
I hope you have better luck this week meeting your calorie and water goals. This is very very hard. I am not meeting any of my goals either. It is frustrating to want something so badly and not do what it takes to make it happen.


workingit2 on 10/16/2007:
Sleep, something we need more of!



biscottibody59 - Friday Oct 12, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity:
Vacuum Leaves 30 min; Hedge Trimming/Sawing Limbs/Clean Mess 3 hrs; Mowing/Cleanup 1.5 hrs

Day 36: Calorie goal no (3061)--water goal yes!
Day 37: Calorie goal no--water goal yes!

Yech! Wednesday night I mistakenly got a taste of diet coke--wrong drink order with a hamburger as well--what a diabolical taste and aftertaste and aftertaste and aftertaste! I don't tolerate aspartame in any form, except the occasional piece of gum. It's been years since I tasted a diet drink--luckily I was able to exchange it for a regular one. And the hamburger wasn't really any good either after the first bite, but I was sooo hungry. Not a good choice--but the easy-sleazy one haha! The indigestion from the hamburger finally abated around 5 a.m.

It was the first time since starting this particular day count to record a calorie count much above 2800. Some re-focusing is in order! So much for what started out as my mini "free day," which I was enjoying until it ended in such a disgusting way!

Yesterday I didn't have to mow quite as much as usual--thank goodness! Despite the calories--I ate just enough for what I was up to with all the yard work:-)

Plan for today: Circuit Workout, NTrack, Bike Ride, Walk

Have a nice day!


2217 cal * 103g Fat * 15g Fiber * 84 oz Water
692 cal Deficit * 28% Activities

greengirl on 10/12/2007:
I have been doing some tidying up in the garden too, but not to the extent that you have. Its only a little garden, and doesnt need a lot of work, thank goodness. You must have used up a lot of calories doing that!!!! Have a good weekend :)


Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/12/2007:
umm, today is much improved from wednesday :)

have a good weekend, hold your head up! :)


workingit2 on 10/14/2007:
((((((Biscotti))))))) thank you SO MUCH for being such a great source of support. There is nothing worse than having a mini free day and having your free meal taste poorly..or maybe that is a good thing? I am working hard to getting back to the level of eating right so I can have a 'free' meal once a week. I think it would backfire on me right now. And I agree, Diet Coke is NASTY! ugh

=) thank you again, have a great day!



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Oct 10, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: NordicTrack 57 min/6.7 mi; Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (12 min/2.8 mi); Short Walk

Day 35: Calorie goal no--water goal yes!

I include the jogging (or no jogging as is the case currently) because it was in my original set of goals for this particular day count. I'll probably start back jogging regularly when I get below 155-ish.

To refresh, I'm doing an 84-Day Count with these goals: 1700 cals/day, possibly jog 3 days/week, circuit workout (full body wt trng) 2-3 days/week, drink 80-100 oz water/day. Originally it was to drop 10 pounds, but I'm hoping it will also encourage me to keep consistent with my weight training hereafter!

Plan for today: NTrack, Bike Ride, Walk

Have a nice day!


2249 cal * 61g Fat * 32g Fiber * 112 oz Water
802 cal Deficit * 25% Activities

Weekly Goal Report:
Avg Calories: 2285 * Avg Water: 60 oz
Jogged 0 days; No Circ Wkts missed

Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/10/2007:
well, yay for reaching your water goal. that's good. Be happy you met one thing. tomorrow you can aim to get both! That's life: try harder the next time around and learn from your mistakes! (LOL, I'm learning and trying at the pace of a snail...)


Patstime on 10/10/2007:
Thanks for the comment! I have alot to learn and it is great to see how everyone else is doing it. I need to have specific goals too! Good job!


Donkey on 10/10/2007:
Thank you for going over your 84 Day Count goals with us again. I had lost track of the specifics. You are almost halfway there!


workingit2 on 10/10/2007:
Whew once I get better I am going to get into my exercise again like nobody's business! You GO girl!


greengirl on 10/11/2007:
Keep up the good work Biscottibody. You are doing well with the exercise :o)


greengirl on 10/11/2007:
Biscottibody, when I read your comment to me about not feeling so hot, it gave me quite a giggle, but I knew what you meant. Thanks, by the way. It means a lot to get a response, and you always talk sense !! Well usually LOL :0)



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Oct 09, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 161.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: NordicTrack 21 min/2.3 mi

Day 34: Calorie goal no--water goal no! Missed out on my walk--that's my first actual missed "planned exercise" in awhile--when I've done at least ONE of my planned activities. In other words if I blow off planned exercise--it's normally the whole thing!

I'm down 2.5 pounds on my weigh-in. On my measurements I'm down almost 1.5 inches overall!

Yes Donkey, I'm aware of the concept you mentioned--and I'm really good at it--sometimes--at least the upper limit--hahaha! Really though (for the moment) as long as I don't overeat (which to me is eating beyond fullness), I feel pretty successful. That and not eating well over 2500 calories day in/day out.

My exercise and weight training is the focus for me at the moment while I'm healthy. The counting is just a way for me to make somewhat consistent entries.

Plan for today: Circuit Workout, NTrack, Walk

Have a nice day!


2478 cal * 90g Fat * 22g Fiber * 56 oz Water
4 cal Deficit * 7% Activities

mcwoo40 on 10/09/2007:
Hi,well done on your weightloss.I've started to 'buck my ideas up' as we say here,and i feel better already.Keep at it,Julie


greengirl on 10/09/2007:
Good results biscotti. Well done !


jon'smom on 10/09/2007:
Great job! Keep up the great work!


Donkey on 10/09/2007:
Congratulations on the loss! :-)


Horn_Of_Plenty on 10/09/2007:
still not too bad eating. Congrats on all of the losses!


hollybelle on 10/10/2007:
YAY!



biscottibody59 - Monday Oct 08, 2007
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 164.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.1 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity:
Fri: Nothing
Sat: Shopping with cart 2.5 hrs; Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (12 min/2.4 mi)
Sun: NordicTrack 56 min/6.7 mi

Day 31: Calorie goal no (2767)--water goal no!
Day 32: Calorie goal no (1889)--water goal no!
Day 33: Calorie goal no--water goal no!

Plan for today: NTrack, Walk

Hope you get some good exercise today!


2209 cal * 71g Fat * 22g Fiber * 56 oz Water
513 cal Deficit * 18% Activities

workingit2 on 10/08/2007:
Thank you for your entry in my diary. So much to do and think about over here. *sigh*

I am going to do what Donkey suggested to McWoo and try to hit my calorie, exercise and water goals for three days straight and hopefully pull myself out of this calorie failure! =)


Donkey on 10/08/2007:
3 days of not meeting goals... BUT I am pleased to see that you got in your exercise. And it does seem that you got quite a bit of water, even if you did not meet your goal. This sounds a lot like a day that I would have. I do not think that your calories were very excessive. OK, Day 31 was a little high but not by as much as you might think, but that's only my opinion. It is good that you do not keep your calories lower at the same level all the time. This is called calorie cycling and I've heard great things about it because it keeps your metabolism "guessing" and it also allows you to eat more than usual occassionally.

Try to work on the water goal tomorrow! :-) I will think of you every time I reach for my water bottle :-)



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