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biscottibody59 - Thursday Jul 24, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Activities, Water, Deficit: Temporary Hiatus!

I took a break from exercise except to walk and train the dog a bit--maybe a 30 min walk in all.

Someone mentioned that they get sideaches when running. I don't get those, but I had the same feeling in the upper part of my ribs after eating Mexican food last night. I thought it was gas and so I drank some Pepsi, but it just kept on for about 4 hours. I've had it before, but not for such a long time. Don't really have a history of GI problems, but I guess the aging process will do that to you.

Hope you all have a good day!


biscottibody59 - Wednesday Jul 23, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Activities, Water, Deficit: Temporary Hiatus!

Happy Wednesday Diet Diary People!

My measurements (except abdomen--down .25 inch) were up or unchanged. I'm still not counting calories, etc, but I'm thinking of something to start for a short challenge.

For Monday, I did a 25 min jog--no stopping--woo-hoo! What a feeling of accomplishment, empowerment, and strength of self! Do I sound like a nutcase yet? I feel great, no kidding:-)

For yesterday, I did a 20 min jog--hotter than hell--no breeze--sucked, but I got it done and even took one big hill and two small ones. The good thing about a hill is there's always a downside eventually--yippee!

The heat is breaking a bit today--even a couple degrees and less humidity makes a difference.

This site's list has Nabisco Heyday Bars and Sunshine Yum-Yums and those are the two I'm thinking of from a previous entry. Anyone remember them and know of something similar? Garlic mentioned something called "Yes-Yes"--but that doesn't ring a bell with me.

Boy They Were Good, But . . .

Hope you're all having a good one!


biscottibody59 - Monday Jul 21, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Activities, Water, Deficit: Temporary Hiatus!

Happy Monday One and All!

For Saturday I did a 38 min jog (16-6-9-7) and yesterday a 20 min jog (11-3-6). The new shoes are making a huge difference. I could tell I was getting close to needing new ones because my Rt calf would get tight toward the end of my session.

Thanks to Garlic for the feedback about the "Yum-Yums"--I went to a couple of websites to see if I couldn't find someone who remembered them or if maybe a regional company might still make them--no real luck. Also, I think the Girl Scout version is/was called "Samoa"--haven't had them in a few years but they are very much the same. I guess they don't make "Dinkie Twinkies" anymore either:-(

My weight is holding at about 158 since giving a break to all the counting sh*t that I've been so used to doing.

Have a good day!

garlic on 07/21/2003:
Hey there!! I'm sitting here thinking about those cookies. Why am I thinking those cookies were called "Yes Yes", not Yum Yum? I'm either losing my mind or I have a great memory. Ring any bells?



biscottibody59 - Saturday Jul 19, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Activities, Water, Deficit: Temporary Hiatus!

I did about 1 hour/7.0 mi on the NordicTrack yesterday.

Have a good day!


biscottibody59 - Friday Jul 18, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Activities, Water, Deficit: Temporary Hiatus!

I did a 25 min jog (14-11)--it was just too hot for sensible people (haha!), and I was out after 8:30 p.m for crying out loud. Also, I had eaten a ton of chocolate chip cookies in the afternoon--probably didn't help my endurance!

Does anyone remember a cookie called "Yum-Yums?" Seems there was also one similar to it called Bavarian something or other??? It was more like a candy bar. I remember it had like the cookie part of a waffle-type cream cookie then some coconut, caramel, and chocolate drizzled on top. Do they still make them and what are they called--anyone who knows this, please respond--Thanks!

garlic on 07/18/2003:
I remember Yum Yums!!!!!! Very clearly. Back in the 60s. They were unbelieveable. I haven't seen them in years but I know there are girl scout cookies that are very similar. I forget what they are called but they have the cookie, carmel, coconut and chocolate. Boy, are those good!!!!



biscottibody59 - Thursday Jul 17, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Activities, Water, Deficit: Temporary Hiatus!

Hello All--hope you're having a good day!

I did a 20 min jog yesterday evening. Got new shoes--had to get the new model of the previous ones--so far, so good! Also, shelling out what I have to for a decent pair of running shoes is a bargain considering that I don't belong to a gym at this point in my life.

Have a good exercise day!


biscottibody59 - Wednesday Jul 16, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Activities, Water, Deficit: Temporary Hiatus!

Happy Wednesday!

I did a 35 min jog (28-7) yesterday. Hope to get in a shorter one this evening.

Hope your food choices are good today!

BellaK on 07/17/2003:
Way to go on the exercising!! Keep up the good work!!! Have a great day! Bella :o)



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Jul 15, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Activities, Water, Deficit: Temporary Hiatus!

I pooped out on the calorie counting for the last couple days of the challenge. The goals were probably slightly ambitious. So I'm going to take today (at least) and figure out something I can live with and actually accomplish.

BTW, I got into, buttoned and zipped up those size 8 acid-washed jeans from awhile ago--of course I had to lie down to zip the last couple inches, but what a rush! I had tried on some other really old pants from years ago the other day and got into them easily--they'll make good shorts!

As for weigh-in and measurements, both are up a bit except for calf and wrist measurements, they're the same. I did no exercise yesterday. I so needed the break.

Oh, I almost forgot to include this. I was doing the NY Times Crossword from the paper yesterday (Monday's the easiest). I had surprisingly little trouble completing it. I don't normally read my horoscope, but yesterday's was truly apropos:

You want change but don't want to compromise. You're jogging along in a semi-comfortable way, which will hardly lead to improvement.


biscottibody59 - Monday Jul 14, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


Sat 7.12: 8% Activities; >80 oz Water; Deficit=674
Sun 7.13: n% Activities; >110 oz Water; Deficit=n


For my exercise on Friday--the "free" day--I did a ton of mowing and other yard cleanup (sawing tree limbs, getting them in bundles, and tying them up). Then I got in my jog for the day--30 min (27-3). Thought it would be harder, but I had plenty of water during the heat of the day (190 oz total for the day--outrageous!) and was really looking forward to something for me!

For Saturday I took a little over an hour's walk. The last couple days it's still around 90 deg F at 8 p.m. For Sunday, I did a 40 min jog (23-10-7).

Didn't make the goals for the challenge so far--one more day to go.

Hope you have a good Monday!

Soon2BThin on 07/14/2003:
Wow, you're doing great!! I'm ashamed to say I'm still struggling here. You sure do provide me with some inspiration though. Keep up the good work.



biscottibody59 - Friday Jul 11, 2003
(Activities >10%; 100oz water; 1100 cal deficit/day)
Weight: 156.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 156.5 (July 2003)
My Current Goal: 145 by August 19
Current BMI=26.9; My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8


0% Activities; >10 oz Water; Deficit=929

No goals met for the last day of challenge and no exercise either.

Today's a sort of free day and then I'm going to jump back in with a Sat-Sun-Mon Challenge. Goals will be >120 oz water, >15% activities, and at least a 1000-cal deficit.

Have a fine food choice day and I'll see ya' later!


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