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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



biscottibody59 - Thursday Apr 28, 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


The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed. --Richard Brinsley Sheridan

For my activity: NordicTrack 10 min/1.2 mi;
Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min; Messing in a hot attic 20 min

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

Cheers to you all!


2249 cal * 86g Fat * 20g Fiber * 0 oz Water
420 cal Deficit * 15% Activities

Cynthia on 04/28/2005:
Way to stay in the game Biscottibody! You are definitely a champion among champions!!!! xoxo cynt



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Apr 26, 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


Inside every small problem is a large problem struggling to get out. --Second Law of Blissful Ignorance

For my activity:
Tues 4.19: Mowing/Weedeating/Cleanup 2 hrs;
Jog 20 min/Walk 10 min
Wed 4.20: Jog 22 min/Walk 25 min
Thurs 4.21: Jog 24 min/Walk 20 min
Fri 4.22: Jog 30 min/Walk 15 min
Sat 4.23: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne 23 min/5 mi;
Walk 10 min
Sun 4.24: Jog 30 min (7-6-3-4-5-5)/Walk 15 min
Mon 4.25: NordicTrack 45 min/5.6 mi;
Jog 20 min/Walk 20 min
Tues 4.26: Circ Aer Wkt using NordicTrack 38 min/4.4 mi;
Jog 20 min/Walk 40 min

Measured last week--was just about the same. Piggybacking onto yesterday's entry.

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

Okay numbers for last two weeks done!

Cheers to you all!


Averages (4.13 thru 4.26):
1615 cal * 100g Fat * 34g Fiber * 34 oz Water
130 cal Deficit * 16% Activities (437 cal burned/day)

tabbylove74 on 04/26/2005:
Hello stranger, i was wondering where you'd got to. Has everything been alright? Love Paula x


geevee on 04/26/2005:
I LOVED today's comment! and will send it on.



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Apr 19, 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


Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago. --Bernard Berenson

For my activity:
Sun 4.17: Circ Aer Wkt using NordicTrack 40 min/4.7 mi; Clean up yard 40 min; Walk 10 min
Mon 4.18: Trim trees/shrubs 1 hour;
Jog 30 min (17-30)/Walk 20 min

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

Cheers to you all!


Sun 4.17:
2558 cal * 112g Fat * 11g Fiber * 52 oz Water
272 cal Deficit * 20% Activities
Mon 4.18:
2303 cal * 85g Fat * 36g Fiber * 56 oz Water
427 cal Deficit * 16% Activities

cynthia on 04/19/2005:
Hang in there BiscottiBody. Looking forward to your May 3 entry!!!! xoxoxo Cynthia


jolt on 04/19/2005:
Keep up the awsume work! You are doing great!

Hugs

Pat



biscottibody59 - Sunday Apr 17, 2005
(**Exercise/Counting/Weigh Monthly/Measure Weekly**)
Weight: 163.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 5.17.05: 148
Current BMI=28.0; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace. --Thomas Mann

For my activity:
Fri 4.15: NordicTrack 60 min/7.2 mi; Walk 45 min
Sat 4.16: Groc Shop'g: 1 hour; Jog 30 min/Walk 10 min

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

Cheers to you all!


Fri 4.15:
2634 cal * 123g Fat * 38g Fiber * 56 oz Water
312 cal Deficit * 10% Activities
Sat 4.16:
2549 cal * 103g Fat * 35g Fiber * 56 oz Water
118 cal Deficit * 15% Activities

jolt on 04/17/2005:
Keep up the great work! :)

Hugs Pat



biscottibody59 - Friday Apr 15, 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


For my activity:
Circ Aer Wkt using NordicTrack (47 min/5.5 mi);
Jog 30 min/Walk 20 min

Once again I slacked on the weight work for nearly a month. I'm a little sore today, but it's kind of a reinforcement that I need to not wait a month!

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

Cheers to you all!


2530 cal * 93g Fat * 27g Fiber * 84 oz Water
598 cal Deficit * 26% Activities

AussieGirl on 04/15/2005:
Hiyaa... thanks for the reply!

I only asked about the fat because if you aren't wanting to lose weight too rapidly between 50-75g is okay as long as you exercise.. and to have 93g occasionally won't completely undo all your hard work. To halve it might be a bit drastic all at once hahaha.. your body might start that craving thing.. so maybe just say 10g at a time until you get that metabolism going again and then increase it back up until you can be at a stable weight.

For me it is sugar that blows me up like a balloon.. so a little more fat for me is okay.. in fact if I don't have around 65g per day that is when I get hungry and that is BAAAAAD because I live about 3 mins (half a block!) away from a deli that sells jelly snakes!!!! Yum! I can resist them more if I am not hungry!!

On the non fat or diet yogurt thing.. I have looked at a lot of different brands here in Australia and the lower fat ones have almost 25% MORE sugar than the regular ones. So as long as I have one I actually like.. then a small amount of it can't be bad for me!

Keep up the good work.. you are exercising like a trouper!!! Today is my day off exercising and I can also eat what I want (within reason!)!! Yay!

Talk soon Kim xxx



biscottibody59 - Thursday Apr 14, 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


If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once. --Walter Scott

For my activity: Jog 20 min/Walk 30 min

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

Cheers to you all!


2509 cal * 93g Fat * 38g Fiber * 28 oz Water
39 cal Deficit * 9% Activities

AussieGirl on 04/14/2005:
Thanks for the welcome.

Can't say that movie rings a bell though!! Interesting .. in a strange way hahaha!

I love the way you put a quote in.. something different!

Can I ask you about your stats though?? when you talk about the fat.. eg 93g.. is that for the day?? or week?? or am I just stupid *smiles)

Oh and by the way.. my goal is to be able to jog on the treadmill for 10 minutes.. so you are doing brilliantly.. keep it up!

Bye for now Kim xxx


borntocry on 04/15/2005:
Hi biscottibody,

Thanks for your comment. I am married, actually - I got married in August but it took me a while to get used to referring to my significant other as "my husband" instead of "my boyfriend". It makes me feel so much older, somehow!

I don't think my boss is hitting on me... it is quite a likely scenario considering how chauvinistic French society is but in this case I don't think so. I honestly think it's just that he hasn't really learnt the ropes yet and doesn't know not to hound us with all sorts of trivial problems when we're trying to get work done. So hopefully that will get better in time.



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Apr 13, 2005
(Exercise/Shoot for 1800 cal per day/84 oz Water)
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


To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
--Kahlil Gibran

For my activity:
Sat 4.9: Walk 15 min
Sun 4.10: Jog 30 min (8-9-13)/Walk 20 min
Mon 4.11: NordicTrack 47 min/5.4 mi;
Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min
Tues 4.12: NordicTrack 45 min/5.6 mi;
Jog 20 min/Walk 20 min

Just wanted to check in. Gotta clean up the old act. Still doing well on the exercise. I skipped my measurements this week.

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

Cheers to you all!


Averages (4.9 thru 4.12):
2497 cal * 103g Fat * 29g Fiber * 21 oz Water
265 cal Deficit * 13% Activities (373 cal burned/day)

jolt on 04/13/2005:
Keep up the awsume work!

Hugs

Pat


inmorning on 04/13/2005:
Heya,glad to see you. There wasn't anything to really comment on but I wanted you to know I was thinking of ya.



biscottibody59 - Saturday Apr 09, 2005
(**Exercise/Counting/Weigh Monthly/Measure Weekly**)
Weight: 163.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150.5 (Jan 2004) Goal Weight 5.17.05: 148
Current BMI=28.0; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


In grasping at uncertainties we lost that which is certain.
--Titus Maccius Plautus

For my activity:
Thur 4.7: Jog 30 min/Walk 15 min
Fri 4.8: NordicTrack 60 min/6.6 mi; Jog 20 min/Walk 15 min

I'm going to weigh in only once a month for the time being. For a couple of reasons. I'm tired of living and dying by the scale--it isn't a reflection of how I feel. I'm fortunate to be very active at the age of 46 now, and I've been thinking about how I felt physically when I started this journey.

I felt extremely sh*tty! My feet would go numb and I was probably on my way to becoming a diabetic. When I walked up the street for 5 minutes I was winded and my knees were hurting.

I have come a very long way! I need a break from hopping on the scale so often. I may end up gaining after the monthlong break, but I need the break nevertheless! (I'm still going to continue my mildly obsessive keeping track of my food and activity in my little notebook and on Fitday. Ah, obsession!)

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

Cheers to you all!


Thur 4.7:
2685 cal * 104g Fat * 24g Fiber * 28 oz Water
-97 cal Deficit * 10% Activities
Fri 4.8:
3083 cal * 108g Fat * 29g Fiber * 56 oz Water
-147 cal Deficit * 24% Activities

geevee on 04/09/2005:
Obsessions, yes! They do keep us on track though.


inmorning on 04/09/2005:
I love reading your enteries. You are so inspiring. You stick to the journal. I want to be you when I grow up!!!! :~)


borntocry on 04/10/2005:
Well, I think that's a great idea. I only weigh myself about once a month, but I keep track of what I eat every day and I think that's more important than what the scale says.

One of my co-workers is trying to lose weight for her wedding this summer, and I remember one Monday she said she had spent the weekend gorging herself on chocolates and cake, but that it didn't matter because she weighed herself and hadn't gained anything since the week before. That just seemed ridiculous to me! What kind of an attitude is that?

I think your dedication to exercise is very commendable, and it has certainly been an inspiration to me. I often think of you when I go running, because like you, I want to make running a part of my life, and not just a means to lose weight. Just a year ago, I was also in terrible shape. I lived on a diet of white bread, cheese and chocolate, and I had no stamina whatsoever. Living in a European city, I had to be able to walk and climb stairs but let's put it this way, I couldn't quicken my pace to save my life. If I was fifty yards from the bus stop and saw the bus pull in, I resigned myself to missing it. So I feel like I've come a long way too, and I'm proud of that, and you should be proud of yourself too!



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