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biscottibody59 - Tuesday Jul 12, 2005
(Exercise/Shoot for 2000 cal per day/84 oz Water)
Weight: 165.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004)
Current BMI=28.4; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


This is a placeholder for my weekly weigh-in.


biscottibody59 - Saturday Jun 18, 2005
(Exercise/Shoot for 2000 cal per day/84 oz water)
Weight: 164.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 8.16.05: 145
Current BMI=28.1; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
--George Santayana

For my activity: Nothing

**I have a 12-min test scheduled for 6.27.05**

Cheers to you all!

Soon2BThin on 07/01/2005:
I hope things are okay with you. You are missed here. I'm typing this on Friday, July 1. Are you coming back? And, as I said, I hope everything is okay with you. When people disappear, I tend to worry that something may have happened. Please drop in and let us know.


legcramps on 07/22/2005:
Everything okay?



biscottibody59 - Friday Jun 17, 2005
(Exercise/Shoot for 2000 cal per day/84 oz water)
Weight: 164.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 8.16.05: 145
Current BMI=28.1; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


For my activity lately:
Thurs 6.2: Jog 30 min (11-19)/Walk 20 min
Fri 6.3: Nothing
Sat 6.4: Jog 30 min/Walk 15 min
Sun 6.5: Walk 15 min
Mon 6.6: Jog 4 min/Walk 15 min
Tues 6.7: Jog 20 min (7-13)/Walk 15 min
Wed 6.8: Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min
Thurs 6.9: Jog 20 min (8-12)/Walk 15 min
Fri 6.10: Jog 20 min (11-9)/Walk 20 min
Sat 6.11: Jog 20 min (9-11)/Walk 15 min
Sun 6.12: Jog 20 min/Walk 20 min
Mon 6.13: Nothing
Tues 6.14: Nothing
Wed 6.15: Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min
Thurs 6.16:
Circ Aer Wkt using NordicTrack (21 min/2.1 mi);
Jog 20 min (6-4-3-3-4)/Walk 15 min

I'm down 1.5 pounds on my weigh-in last week. I forgot to weigh last Tuesday, so I did it last Friday morning. I've been keeping my food diary in my little notebook, but not using Fitday. Until this past Tuesday.

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times; I feel much better doing weight training regularly than not! Yesterday's was the first since April 29th. My legs are sore, but I already feel energized. If you're in your 30s and up, I highly recommend regular weight training.

I skipped the 12-min test knowing it would just be worse than the last. So I've rescheduled it.

**I have a 12-min test scheduled for 6.27.05**

Cheers to you all!


biscottibody59 - Thursday Jun 02, 2005
(Exercise/Shoot for 2000 cal per day/84 oz water)
Weight: 165.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 8.16.05: 145
Current BMI=28.4; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


For my activity: Jog 20 min (9-11)/Walk 15 min

**I have a 12-min test scheduled for 6.7.05**

Cheers to you all!


2355 cal * 84g Fat * 39g Fiber * 56 oz Water
118 cal Deficit * 7% Activities

cynthia on 06/02/2005:
You know what Biscottibody ... while I was out walking on my lunch hour, a profound thought entered my beautiful mind. I wondered at the time who it was meant to be shared with. Guess what kid, you're the winner: "Even if you're walking backwards, as long as you're walking in the right direction, you'll get where you're trying to go."

This journey definitely gets tough and we definitely take all kinds of stops and turns along the way but, just keep going. Just keep going. cu


Jennifer68 on 06/02/2005:
I was wondering where ya were! Lol, welcome back to the fold you little lost sheep! Glad you realized you were slipping!~ its so much easier with your sisters helping to move you along the track. When I don't want to budge they get all pushy and make me move my rump. Thank God they do!!! Come on~ lets go. We have bodies to make gorgeous. Jen


Runner on 06/02/2005:
Welcome back! I was wondering where you were! :) Glad to see you posting again!



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Jun 01, 2005
(Exercise/Shoot for 2000 cal per day/84 oz water)
Weight: 165.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 8.16.05: 145
Current BMI=28.4; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. --Will Rogers

For my activity lately:
Thurs 5.19: Jog 30 min (11-19)/Walk 20 min
Fri 5.20: Nothing
Sat 5.21: Jog 30 min/Walk 15 min
Sun 5.22: Walk 15 min
Mon 5.23: Jog 4 min/Walk 15 min
Tues 5.24: Jog 20 min (7-13)/Walk 15 min
Wed 5.25: Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min
Thurs 5.26: Jog 20 min (8-12)/Walk 15 min
Fri 5.27: NordicTrack 56 min/6.6 mi
Walk 30 min
Sat 5.28: Jog 20 min (7-8-5)/Walk 15 min
Sun 5.29: Walk 20 min
Mon 5.30: Jog 20 min/Walk 5 min
Tues 5.31: Walk 15 min

Didja miss me? No, well I wouldn't have been very inspirational anyway. My commitment has been for sh*t lately. I have been cutting back on my jogging--self-imposed. I did have some knee pain (after removing some heel inserts I was trying out) for a couple of days that led up to the cutting back. I just didn't feel so out of it missing a couple days here and there. And my weight is up, so it all adds up.

I want to look forward to weighing less, but the focus has been hard to come by. So I'm going to try once again. It's a good day--June 1st and all that jazz.

So here's to commitment and pushing for the next goal. Once again:-)

**I have a 12-min test scheduled for 6.7.05**

Cheers to you all!

geevee on 06/01/2005:
I wondered what happened to you Biscotti and am glad you're back. Ahhh, it's not easy staying on task all the time and it's SO easy to go astray.

BTW, I have one of my sons subscribing to Real Age now after I sent him a copy of one that was pertinent to him. He reads it diligently.

Regarding being up in weight, the last time I saw my goal of 125 was in Jan. and right after I stopped swimming that month, you know what happened! I haven't seen 125 since! It's insidious how the weight creeps up. Finally it occurred to me that I was regaining a pound a month by not swimming, working out and doing yoga. That's 12 lbs. a year. In no time at all I'd be back where I started, so I'm approaching my "re-entry" into the world of health with a zeal! Maybe that will help.


Soon2BThin on 06/01/2005:
Welcome back! Good to see you here again. We just keep plugging away, don't we? But, at least, we never give up. It looks to me like you were still doing some pretty good exercise though. Well, have a good Thursday!



biscottibody59 - Wednesday May 18, 2005
(Exercise/Shoot for 2000 cal per day/84 oz water)
Weight: 162.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 8.2.05: 145
Current BMI=27.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


For my activity: Walk 1 hour (40-20) min/Jog 20 min

**I have a 12-min test scheduled for 6.7.05**

Cheers to you all!


2264 cal * 76g Fat * 35g Fiber * 56 oz Water
324 cal Deficit * 13% Activities

cynthia on 05/18/2005:
I read your entry at 5 this morning and was still to groggy to comment so here goes .... "you ain't getting older, well then again, I guess that's not true, you ARE getting older, but, at the same time YOU ARE MOST DEFINITELY getting BETTER!!! xoxox Keep up your tremendous efforts ... you still have that goal weight of 145 that's not far away. You are going to get there this year, you know that don't you? OK. Cool. xoxo cynthia



biscottibody59 - Tuesday May 17, 2005
(Exercise/Shoot for 2000 cal per day/84 oz water)
Weight: 162.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 8.2.05: 145
Current BMI=27.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


I was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, "I don't know." --Mark Twain

For my activity:
Fri 5.6: Jog 25 min (8-17)/Walk 15 min
Sat 5.7: Walk 10 min
Sun 5.8: Jog 30 min (11-9-10)/Walk 15 min
Mon 5.9: Jog 20 min/Walk 10 min
NordicTrack 47 min/5.5 mi
Tues 5.10: Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min
Wed 5.11: Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min
Thurs 5.12: Weedeat 1.5 hrs; Jog 30 min/Walk 15 min
Fri 5.13: Mowing/Clean-up 2.5 hrs
Sat 5.14: Jog 20 min (8-12)/Walk 5 min
Sun 5.15: Jog 20 min/Walk 10 min
Mon 5.16: Jog 20 min/Walk 20 min

Okay, my food vacation is just about over. Oh, maybe I said that before--it matters not. I'm not happy about my body and the aging process. Drastic measures may be required to avoid even more drastic increases in adipose tissue:-) Really though, it's not funny anymore.

My weight is down this week and I'm going back to weighing at least once/week. Didn't do measurements today or last week.

**I have a 12-min test scheduled for 6.7.05**

Cheers to you all!

Jennifer68 on 05/17/2005:
You are working hard!! Great job! Jen



biscottibody59 - Friday May 06, 2005
(**Exercise/Counting/Weigh Monthly/Measure Weekly**)
Weight: 165.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 8.2.05: 145
Current BMI=28.3; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


**5.3.05 (as promised):
weigh-in 165 :: 12-min test 1.15 miles**

For my activity:
Fri 4.29: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne 22 min/5.1 mi;
Walk 10 min
Sat 4.30: Jog 30 min (12-9-9)/Walk 20 min
Sun 5.1: NordicTrack 41 min/4.2 mi;
Jog 20 min/Walk 20 min
Mon 5.2: Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min
Tues 5.3: Jog 20 min (3-12-5)/Walk 15 min;
Driving 3 hrs
Wed 5.4: Driving 4 hrs/Walk 10 min
Thurs 5.5: Jog 21 min (4-2-4-2-6-3)/Walk 15 min

I am making a concerted effort to get faster, which will improve my 12-min test. One book I have refrains from using the word jogging--instead it is called "fitness running," which is what I'm in this for. I have no intention of racing, but I would like to get faster and fitter.

As for the eating--it's been a big feast for me. My exercise is good, but my eating is way out of control. I make no promises, but I do have a new goal weight/date.

I didn't measure this week. Will do so on Tuesday. Next weigh-in will be June 7th.

Cheers to you all!


Averages (4.29 thru 5.5):
2979 cal * 129g Fat * 31g Fiber * 28 oz Water
-382 cal Deficit * 12% Activities (308 cal burned/day)

Jennifer68 on 05/08/2005:
Your activity level is awesome! Keep up the good work :O) Jen



biscottibody59 - Tuesday May 03, 2005
(**Exercise/Counting/Weigh Monthly/Measure Weekly**)
Weight: 165.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 8.2.05: 145
Current BMI=28.3; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


This is a placeholder for my weekly weigh-in.


biscottibody59 - Friday Apr 29, 2005
(**Exercise/Counting/Weigh Monthly/Measure Weekly**)
Weight: 163.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight ?.?.?: None
Current BMI=28.0; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


I can't tell you if the use of force in Iraq today will last five days, five weeks or five months, but it won't last any longer than that. --Donald Rumsfeld

For my activity: NordicTrack 56 min/6.5 mi;
Jog 30 min/Walk 30 min;

**I have a weigh-in and a 12-min test scheduled for 5.3.05.**

Cheers to you all!


1954 cal * 70g Fat * 34g Fiber * 56 oz Water
1167 cal Deficit * 25% Activities

Cynthia on 04/29/2005:
Uummph!

Have a great weekend Missy! xoxo cynt



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