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biscottibody59 - Friday Nov 07, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

I guess if it takes baby (embryonic even--haha) steps, I will commit to wt training again. If I fall off, I'll try to get back on again quickly rather than putting it out of my mind. If all I can do is a minimal workout, well I'll just have to accept that. That's that. Not doing anything for weeks is just about as bad for me as never doing anything.

Exercise: Nothing

Sleep: 6.5 hrs

Water: 34 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Some Wt Trng

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/07/2014:
Baby steps is the best way to start sometimes. Good Luck Have a great evening.


museumgirl on 11/07/2014:
Anything is better than nothing. Good luck!



biscottibody59 - Thursday Nov 06, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

Sunny, but a bit too cool for my taste--but yeah--sunny for a change of pace!

Exercise: Airdyne 11 min; Partial Mini Boot Camp

Sleep: 6.5 hrs

Water: 32 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

Maria7 on 11/06/2014:
Wow! 151! You are doing FANTASTIC!!! :-)


puddles on 11/06/2014:
It is cool - will have to dig up some heavier clothes soon. I seem to be refusing to go there yet. Have a great evening.


museumgirl on 11/07/2014:
You are an inspiration to me :) You're doing great.



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Nov 05, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

Happy Wednesday!

Exercise: Shopping with cart abt 60 min; Housework 45 min

Sleep: 7 hrs

Water: 40 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Mini Boot Camp

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/05/2014:
Sounds like you are having a good day.



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Nov 04, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 151.0

I'm down 2# on my weigh-in today.

Hmm--there's this liquidy stuff falling from the sky--been falling for quite awhile now--not sure what to make of it--haha!

Exercise: Housework 1.5 hrs

Sleep: 7 hrs

Water: 48 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Mini Boot Camp

BMI: 26.3 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

Progress as of today: 38 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

Jezebel on 11/04/2014:
Congratulations on your 2 pound loss.


puddles on 11/04/2014:
Congrats you are certainly working your program well. Have a great rainy day. I call it liquid sunshine.


museumgirl on 11/04/2014:
Congrats on the weight loss!


Soon2BThin on 11/05/2014:
It looks like you're doing great. Good to "see" you.



biscottibody59 - Monday Nov 03, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

Happy Monday!

I updated the challenge results in the previous entry. Enjoy your day all!

Exercise: Some Housework

Sleep: 5 hrs

Water: 30 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Mini Boot Camp

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/03/2014:
Happy Monday to you also.


OhioRaven on 11/03/2014:
Have a Happy Day.



biscottibody59 - Sunday Nov 02, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

My 5-Day Challenge (W-Th-F-Sa-Su): 1) No-added-fat veg only, including blackeyed peas, beans and greens and up to three fruit svgs and no more than .5 oz nuts or seeds per day; 2) Water--at least 68 oz; 3) At least 45 min purposeful cardio daily.

Day 1: Made all goals. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 2: I did well--didn't quite hit the cardio goal or the water goal. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 3: No goals met. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 4 & 5: All goals died on the vine, though today is still Day 5, so I may be able to pull something out worth counting as a win:-) I didn't do too badly on water yesterday. *** UPDATE 11.3 *** Nothing to write home about--no goals met for Day 5.

These short challenges always yield some lessons for me. I know I'm on the right track with the challenge goal food. The one thing I badly need is some wt trng--I won't go on about it, but if you read me, you know how I feel about it. My age 55 body (such as it is) bears no resemblance to me at any age of the last 40 years ending in a "5." I better stop before I begin to whine any more than that.

I had another entry prepared, but it kinda goes off on a couple of my pet tangents, so this will have to suffice for now:-)

Like a friend's outgoing VM msg used to say simply, "You know what to do!"

Exercise: Nothing

Sleep: 8 hrs

Water: 52 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/02/2014:
Tomorrow is another day. Have a good evening.



biscottibody59 - Saturday Nov 01, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

My 5-Day Challenge (W-Th-F-Sa-Su): 1) No-added-fat veg only, including blackeyed peas, beans and greens and up to three fruit svgs and no more than .5 oz nuts or seeds per day; 2) Water--at least 68 oz; 3) At least 45 min purposeful cardio daily.

Day 1: Made all goals. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 2: I did well--didn't quite hit the cardio goal or the water goal. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 3: No goals met. I did well on my food--apple, oats, a little peanut butter (just nuts, nothing added) on the apple, quinoa, tomatoes, onions, beets--until I had a chance to go out for pizza. I haven't had pizza in forever, so I indulged. It can be a big trigger for giving up on it all for me, but I don't anticipate that happening today. I need to see the walls of a grocery store pretty badly, so I'll get some fruits (for one) that I hope can help derail any thought of going off track again today.

Exercise: Airdyne 16 min; Jog in Place abt 2 min

Sleep: 7 hrs

Water: 48 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Yard Work; Housework

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 11/01/2014:
Pizza is a big one for me also. Better days ahead. Have a great day.


museumgirl on 11/01/2014:
Oh, pizza sounds so good! We had some 2 or 3 weeks ago and it was amazing. Glad you enjoyed the indulgence :)



biscottibody59 - Friday Oct 31, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

My 5-Day Challenge (W-Th-F-Sa-Su): 1) No-added-fat veg only, including blackeyed peas, beans and greens and up to three fruit svgs and no more than .5 oz nuts or seeds per day; 2) Water--at least 68 oz; 3) At least 45 min purposeful cardio daily.

Day 1: Made all goals. (Particulars on previous entry.)

Day 2: I did well--didn't quite hit the cardio goal or the water goal. I've been nursing a kinky shoulder, so it's just as well. Had red quinoa, oats, beets, tomatoes, onions, apple and some raspberry jam (no HFCS--only sugar). The jam's not ideal, but it hit the spot with a little red quinoa. I had some sunflower seeds--still have some left from the 1 oz I measured out on Day 1. As for the water--I didn't feel any more was necessary with the amount of water in what I'm already eating.

Exercise: Airdyne 20 min

Sleep: 9 hrs

Water: 38 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

puddles on 10/31/2014:
Such dedication to your plan. Have a great day. Thank you for your comment.


museumgirl on 10/31/2014:
Food sounds so good! Good luck with the challenge :)


shams on 10/31/2014:
Have a good day,



biscottibody59 - Thursday Oct 30, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

My 5-Day Challenge (W-Th-F-Sa-Su): 1) No-added-fat veg only, including blackeyed peas, beans and greens and up to three fruit svgs and no more than .5 oz nuts or seeds per day; 2) Water--at least 68 oz; 3) At least 45 min purposeful cardio daily.

Day 1: Made all goals. Had plain sunflower seeds--no hulls--maybe 2T. Tomatoes, WW pasta, sweetpotato, broccoli. Also some oats, a few whole beets (canned) for snack, a little sauerkraut, half of an apple. Not necessarily in that order--haha!

I used to write down my food for a number of years. I have quite a few little notebooks with it all. I counted calories/activity on fitday.com--a free site. I would transfer bits of that info to my diary here.

I haven't done any of that for years. I don't see me going back to counting calories for any length of time. Writing my food down, however, is very instructional for me. There are studies that show that just that simple act can help someone lose weight. I just find it interesting to review a little of it from time to time:-)

Exercise: Airdyne 43 min; Jog in Place 3 min

Sleep: 8.5 hrs

Water: 68 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

skinnygrlwithin on 10/30/2014:
It definitely helps you to see what you're eating... I think it prevents you from over eating when you have to start writing everything down.

biscottibody59 on 10/30/2014:
Actually for me it was just the writing it down. I might or might not review what I actually ate. I'm not one who thinks they can count calories accurately in my head, so fitday came in handy for me.


OhioRaven on 10/30/2014:
I make a food journal every day, on my phone app. And then transfer that to the DD.


puddles on 10/30/2014:
I have also all my food entries from past years. I find some good information in there. I always noted in the side margins things that did not work and things that did work. They now prove to be very useful. Have a great day.



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Oct 29, 2014
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 153.0

Revised the nut limit to .5 oz.

My 5-Day Challenge (W-Th-F-Sa-Su) begins today. It consists of 1) No-added-fat veg only, including blackeyed peas, beans and greens and up to three fruit svgs and no more than .5 oz nuts/day 2) Water--at least 68 oz 3) At least 45 min purposeful cardio daily.

The diarist was Princess_Teacup--didn't read back through her diary, but I did check out her bio. "What is the best thing about you?" was interesting. Fun blast from the past, courtesy of a random memory--haha!

I appreciated all your comments from yesterday's post. After 14ish years on here for me, there are just too many diarists gone by, seemingly never to return. But some do return--the beauty of DDs!

The best thing about DDs is that it's still here, and it keeps me in check like nothing else! I'm still not where I'd like to be, but I haven't gained back to above about 169# (that happened a couple of times). Menopause changed everything for me, so I probably should have started a new diary somewhere in there. Come to think of it, I did have a different diary for awhile, but abandoned it and came back to this one.

Exercise: Nothing

Sleep: 7.5 hrs

Water: 34 oz

Activity Plan: Airdyne; Wts Routine + some other moves

BMI: 26.7 (Still Overweight) :: 24.9--143# = Normal Weight

Body Fat %:
8.12.14 :: 33.8%; 9.8.14 :: 33.9% :: 11.18 tbd
(first goal = 30%; second goal = 24%)

OhioRaven on 10/29/2014:
You one of the true veterans on here biscuit.


puddles on 10/29/2014:
I was not aware that this site has been going on so long. Have a great day and a successful first day of your challenge.



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