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biscottibody59 - Friday Oct 13, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 152.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.2 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)

For my activity: Nothing

Day 228 was good.

I'm at a bit of a crossroads today. I was thinking, "I didn't lose 17 pounds (since Feb) overnight, and I won't put it back on that quickly either--haha!" For some reason that thought warmed the cockles of my heart!

Have a lovely day!

2371 cal * 86g Fat * 30g Fiber * 0 oz Water
-83 cal Deficit * 0% Activities

maria777 on 10/13/2006:
<font color=red><b>Wooo-hoooooo!!!! Look at you!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS to you! So happy for you!!!!! BIG SMILE!!!!!

cornucopia982 on 10/13/2006:
somtimes its good to take a break from activity!

Moody on 10/14/2006:
I had never heard the word cockles before; I looked up your bio to see where you are from thinking maybe England or something but you are from Texas! LOL

Have a great weekend!!

smiley2 on 10/15/2006:
Helloooooooo!!! Great job on the losing!!

monet0239 on 10/15/2006:
helloooooooooooooooooooo... your doing awesome as always :O).. big hugs..

biscottibody59 - Thursday Oct 12, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 152.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.2 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)

For my activity lately:
Fri: Mow abt 1 hr/Clean-up 30 min
Sat: Shopping with cart 90 min; Driving 60 min; Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (25 min/5.4 mi)
Sun: Housework abt 3 hrs
Mon: Driving 3 hrs
Tues: Phone call 5 hrs
Wed: Nothing

Days 222-227 were good.

I'm down on my weigh-in and on my measurements as well--1 inch.

Finally got in the Circuit workout a few days late last week, did a little mowing, finally made it to the grocery store and made my milk run. So I treated myself by doing some housework on Sunday:-)

Back to the exercise groove for me, though the break was okay for a few days.

Have a lovely day!

2321 cal * 77g Fat * 32g Fiber * 56 oz Water
16 cal Deficit * 0% Activities

Progress as of today: 36.5 lbs lost so far, only 12.5 lbs to go!

WorkingIt on 10/13/2006:
YAY!!! Congrats on the weight and inch loss!

biscottibody59 - Friday Oct 06, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.4 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)

For my activity: Walk 50 min

Day 221 was good. Didn't get in my circuit workout, but that's just fine assuming I get it in today.

Plan for today: Circuit workout, jog, walk

A man who lived in a block of apartments thought it was raining and put his head out the window to check. As he did so, a glass eye fell into his hand. He looked up to see where it came from, just in time to notice a young woman looking down. "Is this yours?" he asked.

She said, "Yes, could you bring it up?" and the man agreed.

Upon his arrival she was profuse in her thanks and offered the man a drink. Because she was very attractive, he agreed. Shortly afterward she said, "I'm about to have dinner--there's plenty. Would you like to join me?"

He readily accepted her offer and both enjoyed a lovely meal.

As the evening was drawing to a close the lady said, "I've had a marvelous evening. Would you like to stay the night?"

The man hesitated, then said, "Do you act like this with every man you meet?"

"No," she replied. "Only with those who catch my eye."

Have a lovely day!

2070 cal * 96g Fat * 27g Fiber * 56 oz Water
259 cal Deficit * 6% Activities

borntocry on 10/06/2006:

monet0239 on 10/06/2006:
Cute...lol.. get that workout in :O).. hugs

geevee on 10/06/2006:
Very good!

cornucopia982 on 10/06/2006:
what a cute story! did you write that?!

biscottibody59 - Thursday Oct 05, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.4 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)

For my activity: Airdyne 31 min/7.3 mi; DogJog 5 min/Walk 15 min

Day 220 was good.

Plan for today: Circuit workout, walk

Have a lovely day!

1888 cal * 66g Fat * 47g Fiber * 112 oz Water
533 cal Deficit * 10% Activities

maria777 on 10/05/2006:
Looks like you had another good day! Good for you on the workout! Have a wonderful evening!

maria777 on 10/06/2006:
Hope you're having a good day today! BIG SMILE!!!

biscottibody59 - Wednesday Oct 04, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.4 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)

I may not be totally perfect, but parts of me are excellent. --Ashleigh Brilliant

For my activity: Airdyne 22 min/5.2 mi; DogJog 10 min/Walk 15 min

Day 219 was good.

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!

1695 cal * 50g Fat * 35g Fiber * 84 oz Water
780 cal Deficit * 9% Activities

monet0239 on 10/04/2006:
Just a quick hellooooooooooooooooooooo.. hugs

WorkingIt on 10/04/2006:

hollybelle on 10/04/2006:
Love the quote. Keep on keeping on! Holly

biscottibody59 - Tuesday Oct 03, 2006
(<1800 Cal/Day :: Ex Up To 20% Act :: 84 oz Water)
Weight: 154.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=26.4 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)

For my activity:
Sat: Nothing
Sun: Driving 90 min; Talking on phone 3 hrs
Mon: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (22 min/5.2 mi)

Days 216, 217 & 218 were okay. I'm up a half-inch on my measurements overall and down a pound on my weigh-in.

For the month of September I did 8 Circuit Workouts, but only 6 days of jogging (and not all that much walking) and I threw in a couple other workouts on the Airdyne alone. And no NTrk--it's still broken and I'm ordering the (correct, I hope) parts today--I can't stand not having it to use! All in all not a good month for working out. In fact one of the suckiest in a long time. Also the month was a wash for weight loss--no change!

I've done some soul-searching along with the final count of over 2000-calorie days this month--13--ridiculous! I intend to make the most of October, and I intend to be relentless. I looked at my weight graph and over the last year I'm down 15 pounds--not up and down, simply down--woo-hoo! (At least that's how the graph reads!)

I'm ready to live in a different body and for a very long time. Getting old and fat can just go to hell for all I care. I HAVE to get old, but I don't have to be a flabby-assed mess in the process!

Here's a paraphrase of something Rader used to "say," Next month will be here no matter what. How do I want to wake up on that day--November 1st?

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!

2460 cal * 97g Fat * 53g Fiber * 112 oz Water
-5 cal Deficit * 12% Activities

Weekly Averages 9.26-10.2:
2271 cal * 93g Fat * 27g Fiber * 56 oz Water
86 cal Deficit * 6% Activities

Progress as of today: 35 lbs lost so far, only 14 lbs to go!

monet0239 on 10/03/2006:
hey sweetie.. I used to love reading Rader.. wonder where he is now?.. wonder if he has maintained his weight loss.. I thought it cool how he lost weight eating soup hehe,, he should have been on TV like the Subway guy.. :O)..

I like how you evaluated your last month.. and how you want to get things in order !!.. good plan!!..

you'll make it happen !!.. hugs

maria777 on 10/03/2006:
Congratulations on your progress!!! WTG!!!!!

Keep up the good work! BIG SMILE!!!!!

WorkingIt on 10/03/2006:
Great saying! Congrats on the lost pound!

Moody on 10/03/2006:
I had to laugh at your exercise for Sunday! That's my kinda workout! heh

How do you keep everything so organized? Do you do it entirely online and then review it monthly or do you track it on paper as well?? Just curious!

And YAY for no up and down's on the weight graph this year! That's gotta feel great!!

smiley2 on 10/04/2006:
Thats the right attitude to have...we cannot change the fact that we age, but we can change how we approach it! Congrats on that graph, sounds good to me!

rachel_rainbow on 10/04/2006:
I love that quote! I'm going to write it out and put it in my fitness book. Thanks!

biscottibody59 - Saturday Sep 30, 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: Airdyne 41 min/9.5 mi

Day 215 was good. Missed the jog and walk.

I won't ever tell anyone that it's a crime to be hungry. I was hungry so many times yesterday. And the solution was to eat--haha! I made pretty good choices. Although I didn't plan to get hungry so much, it made me think that this is just a little taste of how it's going to be. I had to think of GeeVee of course (Hi GV!). I'm in desperate need of a trip to the grocery store and a run for milk. I've been drinking whole milk (coffee only) for about the last week, because I have to go to another town for my "good" milk.

I was going through a box of old sh*t, and (among other interesting detritus of my life) I came across my really old collection of magazines. I have the very first issue of People with Mia Farrow on the cover, from 1974. I thumbed through it and there was an article about a couple of women getting their jaws wired shut in order to shed the pounds. The headline was "Fatties Get a Different Kind of Lockjaw." It's interesting that a truly major surgery like gastric bypass has replaced this relatively benign, inexpensive (by comparison) and reversible procedure. Hmmmm . . . food for thought:-)

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!

1965 cal * 75g Fat * 26g Fiber * 84 oz Water
517 cal Deficit * 8% Activities

GG on 09/30/2006:
That sounds weird. What people go through just to be thin. Personally I think people just need to lose weight the old fashion way and when they get to a stable weight, except themselves for who they are!

cuba_bound on 09/30/2006:
That's completely crazy. To get your jaw locked to avoid eating, although sometimes it seems like a good idea :P

I am soo excited for cuba. its sucks that you can't go to cuba if you are an american citizen, guess I won't be seeing any out there then :(

hollybelle on 09/30/2006:
Hi Biscottibody - I like your nickname. I loved what you said about being hungry NOT being a crime. One of the things I am definitely finding helpful in aiding me NOT to obsess about food is simply paying attention to my hunger. And when I truly am hungry - a little bit or a lot - I eat. I eat a little when I am a little hungry and a lot when I'm a lot hungry, making good food choices most of the time. Sounds simple doesn't it? Of course I'm very lucky because having obsessed about food most of my life after age 14, I know the calorie, fat, nutritional content of most foods. Yikes. Using that knowledge in a positive way is new, though. Keep us posted on your successes. A few years ago I would have thought the idea of jaws wired shut "interesting". Now it is just plain scary! Have a Blessed Day! Your Diary Buddy - Holly

monet0239 on 09/30/2006:
Now that can't be fun..lol.. I would pass on the wired jaws..lol.. get to the story lady hehe.. hugs

maria777 on 09/30/2006:
Looks like you are still doing fantastic!

WorkingIt on 09/30/2006:
OMG I forgot about the jaw wiring! There was a lady in our neighborhood that had it done and she lost a bunch of weight, gained it back once she could eat solid food again. :(

Moody on 10/01/2006:
There was only one person I've known to have her jaw wired and she was freaking skinny to begin with!! Crazy!!

Looks like you are doing great! Keep it up!!!!!

smiley2 on 10/01/2006:
I believe the whole diet industry is one big money making business. Yes some products does have some effects, but at the end of the day healthy eating and regular exercise are the key ingredients to keep the weight off. Its amazing how much people will spend to get information they already know...how ironic lol

biscottibody59 - Friday Sep 29, 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: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (17 min/4.2 mi); DogJog 5 min/Walk 10 min

Day 214 was good. I got in all my planned exercise and enough water!

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!

1627 cal * 66g Fat * 35g Fiber * 112 oz Water
940 cal Deficit * 13% Activities

geevee on 09/29/2006:
What a good day you had! Low calories, lots of water and oodles of fiber. Plus exercise. Couldn't ask for more than that! Oh, if only everyday were like yours!

monet0239 on 09/29/2006:
Looks great!!,, hugs

biscottibody59 - Thursday Sep 28, 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:
Tues & Wed: Nothing

Days 212 & 213 were good. Two fairly high calorie days and virtually no activity. None to bother with counting anyway. I think I've had enough of a break from exercise. These are the 10th and 11th 2000 calorie days, since I'm keeping score:-)

Plan for today: Circuit workout, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!

2292 cal * 86g Fat * 13g Fiber * 28 oz Water
-36 cal Deficit * 0% Activities

2444 cal * 117g Fat * 28g Fiber * 28 oz Water
-238 cal Deficit * 10% Activities

monet0239 on 09/28/2006:
hey sweetie.. hope you get some exercise in today.. :)hugss

Moody on 09/29/2006:
Thanks SO much for the comment you left for me. Means alot to me and I mean that.

Let us know if you got your workout in today!

biscottibody59 - Tuesday Sep 26, 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)

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. --Harriet Beecher Stowe

For my activity: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (17 min/3.9 mi)

Day 211 was good. My weight's up today *sigh*--but I'm down 1/8th inch overall on my measurements. That goofy bust measurement is up a half-inch, but my abdomen is down 5/8ths inch. I was thinking my pants were just a little bit looser lately!

I just looked back and I'm down 3 inches in my abdomen over the last year--that feels really good. Pounds lost are good, but 3 inches of flab gone just feels great!

I'm not really surprised by the weight gain/fluctuation, whichever it is. I will be baking more in the coming days, weeks and months and I just have to learn some control this time. It's that or deprive others of my goodies:-) I admit that four scones the other day was a bit much, but one time I made them I literally ate them all and then didn't eat anything else all day--I paced myself:-) That was a few years ago, and I'm still enthralled with them--haha!

I started my circuit workout yesterday and immediately wanted to give up, but I persevered. I was glad to get it done. I always feel that way, but I always have varying levels of motivation. It was particularly bad yesterday. I didn't get in either the jog or the walk.

On the exrx.net site was a "sit up" test--the kind where you either have someone hold your feet or put your feet under something to immobilize them and your knees are bent. I was able to do 22, rated good for my age group. They're really hard on the lower back--probably why I haven't been doing them--I was thinking maybe I could do 100 before I started. I do bicycle crunches and leg lifts wherein my lower back is flat on the floor.

Plan for today: Airdyne, jog, walk

Have a lovely day!

1964 cal * 60g Fat * 37g Fiber * 56 oz Water
510 cal Deficit * 10% Activities

smiley2 on 09/26/2006:
I go on measurements only, if i weigh myself each day i will become a chronically depressed person. Congrats on losing the measurements and way to go on the bust meaurement, wish i was you hehehe!

And thanks for sharing the quote, im gonna follow that outcry ;)

Have a great day!

PS The baking devil has started to tempt me as well...i have seen this flourless whiskey chocolate cake that i want to bake for my B-day next week, but dont know if i will actually go through with it hehehe!

maria777 on 09/26/2006:
I really think that the tape measure is what we should ALL go by, NOT the scale!!! Being heavier but smaller with the tape measure usually means added muscle which is fantastic! I'm so happy for you!

As for me, I'm up 1 and 3/4 inches in waist and up in other areas as well...so my increased weight is FAT weight.

You're doing so well...keep up the good work!

PS...you're not the only one that's been craving to do some baking...I even invited a couple over for supper one day this week and plan to bake homemade biscuits!

borntocry on 09/27/2006:
This is too funny - I've been wanting to start baking again too. Must be the onset of cooler weather... if that's even the case where you are, hehe.

WorkingIt on 09/27/2006:
LOVE the quote! So very true! And I agree with you about the doctors LOL I was not impressed with his approach, just kind of shocked and then pleased with myself LOL

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