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biscottibody59 - Thursday Aug 31, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Airdyne 45 min/11 mi; DogJog 5 min; Walk 30 min

Day 185 was good.

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!


1999 cal * 77g Fat * 30g Fiber * 84 oz Water
617 cal Deficit * 15% Activities

cornucopia982 on 08/31/2006:
Looks like another good day...1999, I like that number, not 2000! haha


monet0239 on 08/31/2006:
just a quick helloooooooooooooo.,.. hugs


maria777 on 08/31/2006:
You sure are right in what you commented!!! I see you're still holding on to your 154.5!!! Good for you! Congrats again! Have a wonderful evening!



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Aug 30, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (23 min/5.3 mi); Walk 55 min

Day 184 was good.

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!


1382 cal * 45g Fat * 22g Fiber * 84 oz Water
1194 cal Deficit * 17% Activities

monet0239 on 08/30/2006:
I agree.. no loss is way better then a gain..lol.. I will just keep on keepin on..:)..thanks hun


geevee on 08/30/2006:
Biscotti,you have no idea about how difficult it is/has been to get a roofer. Wilma came at the end of Oct.In Nov. and Dec. EVERY reputable roofing compnay was incomunicado. The recorded message was that the company was not taking any new customers and to call after the first of the year. That was the message from EVERY COMPANY.

Somhow I felt extremely fortunate that when this company decided to put me on their waiting list, I was THRILLED! No other company would even talk to me. Now at the tail end and so close to having a new roof I feel like a beggar who is going to pay thousands of dollars just for normal protection of my property..



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Aug 29, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Airdyne 27 min/6.5 mi; DogJog 5 min/Walk 20 min

Day 183 was good.

On my weigh-in I'm the same. On my measurements I'm up a little over a half-inch overall. But I'm down in my calf, wrist and waist.

Below is my Fitday graph for my weight for the last 6 months--sure beats the alternative!

Plan for today: Circuit workout, walk

Have a lovely day!


1810 cal * 75g Fat * 30g Fiber * 84 oz Water
640 cal Deficit * 10% Activities

Progress as of today: 34.5 lbs lost so far, only 14.5 lbs to go!

cornucopia982 on 08/29/2006:
That graph is sooo cool! Looking great!


mattscat3295 on 08/29/2006:
Wow, you have been doing great, keep up the good work.


WorkingIt on 08/29/2006:
Great job! Very cool graph!


geevee on 08/30/2006:
That graph is SO encouraging! Do you have it on your fridge?



biscottibody59 - Monday Aug 28, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity:
Fri: Airdyne 31 min/7.2 mi; Jog 21 min/Walk 55 min
Sat: Walk 20 min
Sun: Walk 15 min

Days 180, 181 & 182 were kinda so-so overall--I've taken quite the break from exercise--something I tend to do from time to time. Didn't really go overboard on the eating, but could have made better choices.

My NordicTrack is a little on the poopy side, and I had to order some parts that aren't in stock. I've no idea when they'll get here. I guess I'll be doing a little more Airdyne than usual. There is a small fitness center close by that I have never accessed--so if the back order thing lingers too long I may check that out.

I'm quite overdue for a new pair of running shoes, so I've gotta get that done too. It's about time for the new model of what I've been wearing to come out (probably), so if I hesitate I may be out of luck to get this tried and true model. The one thing consumers can always count on is planned obsolescence!

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!


6-Day Avg:
2149 cal * 82g Fat * 26g Fiber * 79 oz Water
362 cal Deficit * 11% Activities

maria777 on 08/28/2006:
Wow! You are doing fantastic on your exercise!


monet0239 on 08/28/2006:
Hope you dont have to wait tooo long for your parts.. have a great Tuesday :)


cornucopia982 on 08/28/2006:
Isn't fun to buy new exercise equipment and clothes!? Rather, isn't it fun to use them!



biscottibody59 - Friday Aug 25, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity:
Tues: Driving abt 1 hour; NordicTrack 31 min/3.5 mi; Jog 21 min/Walk 55 min
Wed: A short walk
Thurs: Circ Aer Wkt using NordicTrack (22 min/2.2 mi); Walk 50 min

Days 177, 178 & 179 were good.

I'm down another half-pound today--something I didn't expect! I haven't updated my numbers below yet.

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!


cal * g Fat * g Fiber * oz Water
cal Deficit * % Activities

Moody on 08/26/2006:
Just wanted to say thanks for you kind words..they mean so much to me. =)

Congrats on the 1/2 pound loss..it's nice when the scale surprises you in a good way huh? As always you are an inspiration..keep it up!


WorkingIt on 08/26/2006:
Hooray! Congrats!


monet0239 on 08/27/2006:
yeehaaaww on the half pound.. great job !!... hope your having a great day!!.. hugs


maria777 on 08/27/2006:
Oh, WOW!!!!! <font color=red><b>CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!


WorkingIt on 08/28/2006:
Yay congratulations!



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Aug 22, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 155.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.6 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Walk 50 min

Day 176 was good.

I'm down a half-pound on my weigh-in. On my measurements I'm down a little less than 1.5 inches.

I just realized how far I've come in relation to my BMI. I started at the 9th point in the "overweight" range--50 total points--and I'm now at the 34th point--still "overweight," but closer to getting out of that range than I was the last day of February.

My highest BMI was 32.4 (189 and "obese") and I'm now at 26.6 and working toward 24 (140, which is at the higher end of "normal").

Plan for today: NTrk, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!


1471 cal * 51g Fat * 27g Fiber * 84 oz Water
894 cal Deficit * 6% Activities

Progress as of today: 34 lbs lost so far, only 15 lbs to go!

WorkingIt on 08/22/2006:
Hooray on your losses! You inspired me to update my BMI and it put a smile on MY face, thank you!


shellybelly on 08/22/2006:
Woohoo!! Good job!


borntocry on 08/23/2006:
My goodness, you are really disappearing!


mattscat3295 on 08/26/2006:
Congratulations on your weightloss, you just proved to me that this may be my start but what a wonderful feeling it will be when I get close to my goal. Thank you and WAY TO GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!



biscottibody59 - Monday Aug 21, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 155.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity:
Fri: NordicTrack 22 min/2.3 mi; Ab work 6 min; Jog 21 min/Walk 65 min
Sat: Walk 20 min; Shopping with cart 1.5 hrs
Sun: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne 15 min/3.3 mi; Walk 45 min

Days 173, 174 & 175 were good.

Plan for today: Walk

Have a lovely day!


Fri: 1428 cal * 54g Fat * 22g Fiber * 140 oz Water
1246 cal Deficit * 21% Activities

Sat: 2488 cal * 104g Fat * 18g Fiber * 56 oz Water
59 cal Deficit * 11% Activities

Sun: 2032 cal * 75g Fat * 11g Fiber * 84 oz Water
639 cal Deficit * 13% Activities

monet0239 on 08/21/2006:
Just a small hellooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo.. ok.. a big one hehe


shellybelly on 08/21/2006:
Hey!! Good work out!


Becca27 on 08/22/2006:
Shopping with cart for an hour and a half??? I hope you got some good stuff!!!! You are a very active girl!


Moody on 08/22/2006:
Keep it up!! You're doing great!!!



biscottibody59 - Friday Aug 18, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 155.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (17 min/4.5 mi); DogJog 5 min/Walk 55 min

Day 172 was good.

Plan for today: NTrk, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!


1894 cal * 71g Fat * 24g Fiber * 84 oz Water
686 cal Deficit * 17% Activities

monet0239 on 08/18/2006:
Thanks for the good advice :).. some day I just may do it.. who knows.. hehe..

have a great weekend hun.. hugs


smiley2 on 08/20/2006:
Hi there!

Hope you are doing well! Just wanted to say HI!

Wx



biscottibody59 - Thursday Aug 17, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 155.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Airdyne 10 min/2 mi; Walk 10 min

Day 171 was good.

I'm glad I didn't completely shun my exercise yesterday. As for the book, I think when we get past a certain age or reach certain milestones, we all have at least one compelling book in us. It would at least be a little cathartic to sit down and write it!

Plan for today: Circuit workout, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!


1827 cal * 65g Fat * 9g Fiber * 56 oz Water
475 cal Deficit * 2% Activities

RareDiamond on 08/17/2006:
Just wanted to stop in and say hello. Enjoy the rest of your day!


monet0239 on 08/17/2006:
I have though more then once about writing a book.. but I have terrible grammer..lol. I need someone to type it up for me..lol.. but if you can do it.. I say.. do it !!.. what would it be about?.. or did you mention this and I am not rememebering? or missed it?? anywho.. you have a great day hun.. hugsss



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Aug 16, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 155.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: NordicTrack 15 min/1.5 mi; DogJog 5 min/Walk 10 min

Day 170 was good. My calories were entirely too low. I just tallied them and I knew they would be low, but not that low. I was led astray by stress and extreme anxiety. Anxiety is one thing that can absolutely shut my appetite down. It can also jack it up--depends on the cause of the anxiety. I'm not going to go into specifics here.

People suck and life sucks and the control one needs is elusive--sometimes. Letting go and getting a good night's rest is helpful. It was very helpful to me, though the anxiety-causing situation is still over my head. You can't get blood from a turnip!

*** . . . Newsflash . . . ***
The situation is much better. If I were just a person who took NO for an answer, my life would be easier. Thanks to my mother I'm not that person. But by the same token with the lifting of the stress comes personal responsibility, which I can handle much better than non-control. In other words I don't have total control, BUT I have been vindicated. Is that clear as mud to everyone? Carry on . . . and maybe one day I'll write a book about the last 8 years of my life.

Plan for today: Jog, walk or maybe nothing

Have a lovely day!


934 cal * 34g Fat * 22g Fiber * 84 oz Water
1599 cal Deficit * 8% Activities

monet0239 on 08/16/2006:
big hugs for you today hun.. :)


maria777 on 08/16/2006:
I like that you are writing more than you used to in your entries. I'm glad your situation has improved!!! As for anxiety, usually makes me crave sweets, hehehe! Congrats on not giving in to overeating!!! Have a happy evening!!!


borntocry on 08/17/2006:
It was pretty vague to me, but very intriguing. Let me know when that book comes out!

I am also the kind of person who can't say no. Oh wait, you actually said that you can't take "no" for an answer, not that you can't say "no". Whoops, sorry. In that case I have no advice for you! Being the type of person who gives in to others far too easily, I often feel like there is a lot to be gained from refusing to take "no" for an answer!

Thanks for the comment you left me. My running shoes are new - so no solution there for my knee pain. I think I just added on the miles too quickly when I decided to train for this next half-marathon.

Anyway, hope you work out whatever is causing you all this stress. In the meantime perhaps you can simply take advantage of the reduced appetite. Man, I wish stress had that effect on me!


becca27 on 08/17/2006:
I will buy the book!

Congrats on the weight loss! You are doing so well! Perseverance!


geevee on 08/17/2006:
Wonderful! An under 1000 calorie day. They're so few and far between.

When I'm under stress is the time my house gets real clean! Such a positive use of energy!



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