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biscottibody59 - Saturday Sep 08, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 154.4

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=26.9 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity: Mowing 95 min/Cleanup 10 min

I'm down a little on todays' weigh-in.

It was still in the 100sF when I was mowing yesterday, but I had to get it done. I was not going to leave it for the weekend. A cold front came through overnight so the next couple of days should be spectacular weather-wise.

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::********::9.x::

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout


150 oz Water * 7 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

IndependentEm93 on 09/08/2012:
Have a great day!


Maria7 on 09/09/2012:
Yayyyy for the cold front...it is cooling down here, too. Congrats on your lower number. :-)



biscottibody59 - Friday Sep 07, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 154.6

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.0 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity:
Thur: Walk 60 min
Fri: Walk 61 min
Sat-Tues: Short Walk
Wed: Walk 20 min
Thur: Short Walk; Sawing Limbs 30 min

Down a bit on my last Saturday's weigh-in. Still have the 60 min/day activity goal in mind even if I haven't fulfilled it.

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::********::9.x::

Plan for today: Walk, Yard Work


Thur: 60 oz Water * 5.5 hrs Sleep
Fri: 30 oz Water * 6 hrs Sleep
Sat: 60 oz Water * 6.5 hrs Sleep
Sun: 30 oz Water * 6 hrs Sleep
Mon: 30 oz Water * 7 hrs Sleep
Tues: 60 oz Water * 5.5 hrs Sleep
Wed: 60 oz Water * 4.5 hrs Sleep
Thur: 60 oz Water * 7.5 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

V on 09/07/2012:
Congrats on your loss as well as your activities this week! Have a great weekend Biscotti :)


IndependentEm93 on 09/07/2012:
Have a great weekend!


Maria7 on 09/08/2012:
Congrats on your lower number! :-D Hope you are having a good day. :-)



biscottibody59 - Thursday Aug 30, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 155.0

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.0 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity: Mon-Wed: Short Walk

To do two things at once is to do neither. --Publilius Syrus

Not sure when, but I'll be doing another food challenge. For now my goal is to get at least 60 min activity daily.

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::*******::8.30::

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout


Mon: 90 oz Water * 5 hrs Sleep
Tues: 60 oz Water * 6.5 hrs Sleep
Wed: 60 oz Water * 5.5 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

selina on 08/30/2012:
No multitasking for Publilious then. :)

I'm always amazed to see how little sleep you can go with. I waste a lot of my time sleeping....

Have a great day, Biscotti!


V on 08/30/2012:
Love the quote :) Hey thanks for listening to my rantings the past couple of days..It has def tried my patience, especially when I hear that the law enforcement earned an extra whopping 52 mill for 4 friggin days.. I get it protect the politicians but at who's expense?

Anyhoo thanks once again for just being YOU :) have a good evening Biscotti!


V on 08/30/2012:
Hahahahahaha ;)


grannyannie on 08/31/2012:
Good goal. Have a great day!


liza36 on 08/31/2012:
Your activity goal is a good one. I should follow suit. I've been slacking terribly in that department.


Maria7 on 08/31/2012:
Hope you are having a nice day today. :-)


V on 08/31/2012:
Not sure if you tuned in last night but what were they thinking? Clint Eastwood? Train wreck.. I didn't realize he was 82? Is this correct?


grannyannie on 09/02/2012:
RYC Thanks! I'm glad I stuck around as well!


Maria7 on 09/02/2012:
Hoping you are having a good day and staying cool over there in Texas. :-)


V on 09/02/2012:
RYC perfect? In MR's dreams.LOL Thanks we are def due for a non stressful week here. Have a good week as well :)


selina on 09/02/2012:
Thanks, Biscotti! I hope you are having a great holiday weekend!

I read your comments to V LOL: I also saw the cringe-worthy bit about Clint Eastwood and wondered how a man who has fathered at least seven children with 5 different women and is described as "serial womanizer" could be representing those fundamentalists on the right who want to make such drastic changes in women's rights in the US.... Go figure...


mcwoo40 on 09/04/2012:
just stopping by to say "hello" :-)


thinkpositive on 09/04/2012:
Hope you are well, I'm trying out sleeping pills to get ahead of my jet lag. probably not a good idea for a long period though. You have any luck with sleep aids?


Maria7 on 09/06/2012:
Hope you're doing well and having a good day today. :-) Thinking about 'ya! :-)


V on 09/06/2012:
Just stopping by to say hello :) I hope you are having a good week!



biscottibody59 - Monday Aug 27, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 155.0

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.0 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity:
Thur-Sun: Short Walk

Still regathering. Was down a bit on my Saturday weigh-in.

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::***::8.2?::

Plan for today: Walk


Thur: 60 oz Water * 7 hrs Sleep
Fri: 60 oz Water * 7.5 hrs Sleep
Sat: 60 oz Water * 7 hrs Sleep
Sun: 60 oz Water * 8 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

selina on 08/27/2012:
Yay! For the lower weight! I'm still without my scale, but that's ok. Will see how it goes when it arrives.


V on 08/27/2012:
Great job on you loss Biscotti! Hey i have been meaning to thank you for the heads up on the "Forks" doc.. Sorry, I have been a bit of a scatterbrain the past few days..LOL I hope it is still available to view since it looks like I might be off tomorrow(unfortunately) so I will have time to watch it. Have a good evening :)


supercheese on 08/27/2012:
yay for lower weight!!


grannyannie on 08/28/2012:
Congrats on your loss. Have a great day!


Maria7 on 08/28/2012:
Congrats to you!!! Yayyyyyyy!!!!! :-)


V on 08/28/2012:
Not sure if you are following any of the "events" that are going on here so might I share and express my opinion on your page..The members of Westboro(sp?) Bap Church arrived in Tampa today spewing their hate and clashed with a group that formed to protest their presence..Police quickly dispersed both sides and there are a few(the media states that they Ron Paul fanatics that are loudly protesting right on the convention floor. Let us not forget the hecklers that crashed the Marco Rubio private event in Innsbrook..LOL

I am really ticked that I didn't skip town for this, the tourists that are not here for the "event" as well as the locals feel a bit threatened with the overkill of the squad cars that are positioned on every block leading to the beach as well as the beach its self.. Okay sorry for venting but I just had to tell you this..Begone RNC, you are screwing with my livelyhood...


V on 08/29/2012:
RYC, Hahaha! love your sentiments :)


V on 08/29/2012:
Day 3 of this nonsense and WOW just WOW.. The business people of Tampa have spoke and not happy with their restaurants/bars/stores being shut out on making profits let alone breaking even..I guess I really can't complain(but I am going to, LOL) there are so many road blocks/barricades that makes it next to impossible for anyone to get to the local spots in Tampa so they are def feeling it big time..It could have helped if we were aware that all of the Hotels/Resorts that hosted offered all inclusive( B L D and open bar) The event itself was poorly organized says a couple who attended..They said the seen just about all they needed to see, icing on the cake for them when they said they were sent to the wrong door(only 2 exits in the arena, one for people like them that were bussed in, the other for the grand poo bahs that were greeted by Secret Service) Once they exited realized they went through the wrong door they were not allowed to re enter. The "Men In Black" told them "good luck with that" in reference to getting back to their Hotel safely... They seemed like a nice couple so I helped them out with places to go/things to do that were not in Tampa...Maybe soon I will wake up and this nightmare will be over..Hahaha



biscottibody59 - Thursday Aug 23, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 155.6

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.2 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity:
Tues & Wed: Short Walk

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

While the recreational "thing" is a great concept, I'm not quite ready for it. I'm regathering. Again.

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::***::8.23::

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout


Tues: 60 oz Water * 7.5 hrs Sleep
Wed: 60 oz Water * 5.5 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

grannyannie on 08/23/2012:
Good luck and have a great day!

RYC thanks!


selina on 08/23/2012:
Thanks, Biscotti! after a few days, the cats are getting used to the new place. I feel bad for selina because she was an outdoors cat. now she has to be indoors all the time. we live on the 9th and 10th floors.... We have a large terrace but I don't dare letting her out there. If she falls, she is history! i think she'll be ok in this apartment because the place is large and there are lots of places for her to roam and hide.

So, what's the recreational thing, if I may ask?

Have a great day!


V on 08/23/2012:
Well at least you gave it a go! Hope that you have a good evening :)


V on 08/23/2012:
I just watched the clip and THANK YOU :) I love how Tony skated out of who he would vote for :) Side not on Tony H, he always voices his opinion about the lack if clean options while traveling so much..Quite a few people turned on him when he turned in his "vegan" card..WTH people? He is caffeine/sugar/chocolate(his admitted weakness) free, give him some slack. LOL ;)


thinnside40 on 08/23/2012:
Good evening to you!....Hope your day has been a good one...


nita51 on 08/23/2012:
Hello again Biscotti,,,,Just saw your last comment. Thanks again for making me feel so welcomed. but again, you were always a sweetie pie. :) :) :) love ya xoxo


liza36 on 08/24/2012:
RE: recreational thing - you definitely have to be ready otherwise you are just torturing yourself. Might as well enjoy it in moderation if you're not ready to give it up completely.


grannyannie on 08/24/2012:
Good luck in your plans. Do what's best for you. Have a great weekend.

In the highland games there's throwing a hammer, tossing a caber, shot putting a big stone, etc.


Maria7 on 08/24/2012:
Hope you've been having a good day today. :-)


thenewmle on 08/24/2012:
Thanks for the comment to track the wine, chocolate and sleep. I did totally give those up at the beginning ( which is when I was sleeping the best!) Maybe that needs to be a weekend afternoon treat! I hope Isaac diminishes too. Katrina was definetly the most disastrous event I have ever experienced and I don't doubt for a minute that some of my problems are post traumatic stress. But I thank God everyday for sparing the lives of my family and I use it as an awakening for true priorities. I pray that it will not bring dispare to any of Florida either. They have had their share of damage too! Have a great weekend Biscotti!


thinkpositive on 08/25/2012:
Thanks for the comments & I did read the article in gen discussions about sleep apnea. I don't think I have it but don't discount the idea. Wouldn't I be aware- or my husband- that I stop breathing in my sleep?


thinkpositive on 08/25/2012:
Thanks Biscotti! I think I'm going down the right path re: the sleep problem. I had been thinking that I had a medical problem as I was just fatigued every day until my Dr here said he thought I was just not getting enough sleep and then I felt kind of stupid because I am constantly feeling sleep deprived with 5 hours of sleep.Now I have to see if they have sleep clinics in Singapore. Thank You for your concern!


V on 08/25/2012:
Well i was supposed to go after the RNC for a few days but it has been the worse August ever and besides the random State Trooper escorts for a bigwig or 3 from the RNC that chose to stay on the beach it is like a friggin ghost town here.. Isaac has def ruined my plans to take over the world ;) Hahaha Okay a little dramatic..To answer your question I was hoping to go home before Xmas but it is not looking promising..i am just bummed that I don't get to celebrate my Nana's birthday with her in person :(



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Aug 21, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 155.6

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.2 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity: Short Walk 

It's been a bit rainy and cool of late. It's supposed to dry out after today, and the 100s are supposed to return next week.

Phyllis Diller died at 95 yesterday. I saw her live show back in the early 80s and you cannot imagine how funny it was. As a kid I had watched her on TV on specials/movies, etc but this was completely over-the-top funny. She never worked dirty/blue (even though it was the norm for that time).

Her show was just too much, almost more laughs than I could stand. She had to be 60 (possibly pushing 70) standing up on stage for a good long time in heels no less. Man was it great--the only time I ever saw her. I know she continued to appear in dinner theatre and possibly stand-up in later years.

She appeared on a double bill with Julie Budd--sort of known for sounding a little (or a lot) like Barbra Streisand.

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::***::8.22::

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout


90 oz Water * 6 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

V on 08/21/2012:
Loved her one liners about "Fang" :) RYC although the shirts( it took me 3 times not to spell it like the cuss word, LOL) are durable, I don't think I could stomach taking pics with all the hot wind that is blowing into town ;) Have a good night Biscotti!


grannyannie on 08/22/2012:
That's great you go to see her 'live'! I remember her well. Have a great day!


thenewMLE on 08/22/2012:
I really liked Phyliss too! I find it interesting that we could laugh so hard and it was REALLY funny stuff! The things people find funny today, I don't see the humor. Yesterday was our first day in a long time with no measurable rain. I am ready to dry out, but I am not ready for the 100 plus temps again. I guess I am getting older and really enjoy Fall and football!! Have a great week Biscotti!


Maria7 on 08/22/2012:
I remember watching her on tv when I was growing up also. Man, she was a very funny comedianne! :-D


selina on 08/22/2012:
I loved her! Because of my travels, moving a news blackouts, I had no idea! Sounds like she had a long lovely life!


V on 08/23/2012:
Thanks for the clip, i will check it out after work(running a little behind schedule) have a good one :)


V on 08/23/2012:
P.S. Thanks for the helpful tips about dealing with the foggy windows :)


liza36 on 08/23/2012:
Biscotti, you crack me up! A rabbit's foot is right. She's going to need it!



biscottibody59 - Monday Aug 20, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 155.6

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.2 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity:
Sat: Walk 15 min
Sun: Walk 20 min

I saw an impromptu air show on Saturday. (Well, one plane and probably one flier. ) If there was anyone in the cockpit with him/her they had to have had a death wish or something. I've seen this plane around before, but this time it was really close and was  going higher and doing more death spirals in a row than the other handful of times I've seen it. I stopped in front of someone's house to watch for about 10 minutes.

Did well with the recreational weekend coffee thing. I'm going to try it again this coming Saturday. I'll keep all interested parties posted:-)

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::***::8.20::

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout


Sat: 60 oz Water * 5.5 hrs Sleep
Sun: 60 oz Water * 7 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

liza36 on 08/20/2012:
The recreational coffee thing is interesting. It's funny because I thought about the same thing this weekend. I had a strong desire for diet coke (I was around my niece who drinks it all day long), and thought...could I drink just one and have it be an occasional thing? I did not indulge. I came to the conclusion that I should be off caffeine permanently. Let me know how it goes with you.


grannyannie on 08/20/2012:
Well done on the coffee.

RYC yes, we are very lucky to be in the position we are in. So we travel often as we're not guaranteed good health and fitness forever.


Maria7 on 08/20/2012:
Ugh! I've never even flown in a plane before (and have NO DESIRE to)! :-D


V on 08/20/2012:
That sounds like the guys on their"ultra lights" that make near misses hitting our building at work.It is scary to watch. Good job of the caffeine intake/lack there of. Oh RYC the "event" hasn't begun yet but we have a a few trickling in early and YES regardless of my opinion of them, I WILL take their money ;) Hahahahahah I am not sure how much extra biz we will get from it since most of the activities are Tampa based, but during their stay, all of the beach resorts are booked..They are shuttling them via coach busses from the beach, if I am not mistaken, most of the events are in the evening so I am sure hope they come spend money my way..Our managers have encouraged all to purchase new shirts so we are "camera ready" just in case a photo opp comes along..Now that's where I draw the line..LOL have a great evening Biscotti :)


nita51 on 08/20/2012:
So nice of you to say hello,,,,That means the world to me. Miss ya & keep up the good works xoxo


thinnside40 on 08/21/2012:
Howdy.... Have a good week!



biscottibody59 - Saturday Aug 18, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 155.6

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.2 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity:
Thur: Short Walk
Fri: Walk 40 min

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

I'm trying something else to free me:-) Here's the deal--the no caffeine thing has really been fairly easy. Take yesterday--I had no interest in having regular coffee after having my token decaf + SoDelicious Coconut Creamer first thing. But . . . as the day wore on I was craving chocolate like crazy. I don't keep ANY in the house. No chocolate chips for baking. Nothing.

I wish that Dove would make the individual "Promises" in a mint dark chocolate version, but they don't. My fave of that combo is Green & Black's Mint Chocolate bar--I end up eating the whole thing in a day. They don't make individual drops of chocolate. I don't like Hershey's. It's just as well--I made it without going to drastic means to have SOME chocolate. The craving is gone.

So back to my new thing. I'm going to try being a recreational caffeine user. I've never been a "recreational" user of anything. When I was drinking--I drank regularly. Day in, day out. It "helped" (haha) that practically everyone around me was drinking in massive and frequent amounts like I was. Eventually that all came to a screeching halt and I successfully relegated it to weekends. Now I'd have to be forced at gunpoint to drink anywhere near that much on a daily basis.

I'm not an alcoholic--I've never had a compulsion to drink. Social pressure yes--back in the day. But at some point it becomes a choice and not pressure. I feel lucky because I have friends for whom alcohol is a total scourge on the entire family. One kid has multiple failed marriages and DWIs. However they're all pretty high-functioning alcoholics. Out of four kids only one can take it or leave it. And now one kid is dead--not necessarily from alcohol.

It's inconclusive whether it had any bearing on her death because her husband refused to have her body autopsied. One kid drinks from very near wake-up to bedtime (I know this because she's an ex-friend) and is extremely high-functioning and very driven and "successful." She's my age and she simply has no personality anymore--alcohol is her personality. I have to think she lives life on extreme autopilot.

So back to my plan, recreational caffeine use. The plan is to have one cup of outside-the-house coffee on Saturdays--already did it. (You can't talk me down from the ledge--I already jumped--haha!) If I get up tomorrow and am back on the NEED to have that coffee. I'll rethink this.

On another maybe more scintillating subject. I had a series of dreams last night that were interesting. In one there were people on really long bungee cords suspended from planes or helicopters. The aircraft were above the clouds so the bungee people were going up and down from way up there all the way to their toes touching the ground. There were about four or five of them.

Then another one about an old HS friend who normally has all gray hair, but he looked like he'd dipped only the top of his head in a pool of crude oil or something. Half nice gray color and half all black on top--I pretended like it was great--haha! The interesting thing was the venue--it was like the house where my paternal grandparents lived had grown to about ten times its size and that's where we unexpectedly met up. It was a really cool place--I loved that house and I don't even know if it's still standing.

In the next one I went to some restaurant with my mother. It was a regular lunch in a sort of fancy place--very crowded. She recognized a man who was sitting down with his family, but he sort of acted like she wasn't there. She moved on and didn't think anything of it. They happened to be sitting at a table behind us. There was an empty chair next to me. (We were all seated next to a wall.) Before our food arrived, this man all of a sudden got up and sat down next to me and started chatting with my mom. That was it.

So that's my dream life OFF of caffeine--I have a tendency to have sort vivid but vague dreams that usually don't amount to anything but a couple of remembered images. For instance I had a dream awhile ago where I was taking care of someone's adult bear. I was walking it around the street like a dog. It was even acting like a dog--very obedient.

I think what the interpretation of all this is, "Girl you better get your wt trng done or there's going to be lots and lots of hell to pay!"

So that's it for my Saturday saga--have a lovely one!

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::***::8.18::

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout


Thur: 30 oz Water * 7 hrs Sleep
Fri: 60 oz Water * 7 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

grannyannie on 08/18/2012:
I could drink tea & cola all day long, but if I have more than one cup of coffee I'm bouncing off the walls. Weird because tea and cola have caffeine.

If beer and wine were very low cal I'd drink a lot more of it. It's totally a calorie issue for me. I did consume a LOT of beer when we lived in Uganda though.

Have a great weekend!


V on 08/18/2012:
LOL..Love the dream analysis ;) I think that I have shared my most craziest dreams with you girls her but my recurring ones of falling off a cliff,rollerblading in the hub of Interstates/ Freeways without being able to exit are super freaky.. As far as the caffeine goes, just take it one day at a time..Had it not been for my incident, I would have NEVER given up on it.. Congrats on your loss Biscotti :)


Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/19/2012:
Hello again! The tomato spreads I buy...I don't do much cooking anymore bc i'd rather be outside and I feel my time is always split, not shared between activities. anyways, I forget the brand, but it's HEALTHY, low calorie, and they actually taste good. I will get back to you on the name...


greengirl on 08/19/2012:
Hi Biscotti, good for you on cutting back on the caffeine. I've been drinking de-caf tea and coffee for a while now and it has helped me get off to sleep at night. I still wake after a few hours but I think that as I get older I just need less sleep. Sometimes though I can't keep my eyes open until I get into bed when I'm suddenly wide awake!! Your dreams sound interesting! Someone told me once tat every face you see in a dream is one you have seen in real life, even if you dont remember it consciously ! Weird! Have a great week :-)


Maria7 on 08/19/2012:
Wow....I ENJOYED reading about your dream-cations. How entertaining! :-D Congrats on how well you are doing, too, btw. :-)



biscottibody59 - Thursday Aug 16, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 155.8

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.2 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity: Short Walk

I had the world's smallest cup of regular coffee this morning. That's that--I hope. I did get in an allotment of caffeine/theobromine with a slice of chocolate cake. I had it rather late and so it completely screwed with my sleep. One of those things--just have to move forward. I did enjoy the cake.

I did buy one more container of SoDelicious Coconut Creamer--so I'm in for one cup of decaf first thing for a week or so.

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::**::8.16::

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout


60 oz Water * 5 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

liza36 on 08/16/2012:
Did you savor every sip of that coffee? Does the coconut creamer taste like coconut? If so, that would be good in hot chocolate too.

I loved the forumula you have for me. Ah...peace of mind is right!


grannyannie on 08/16/2012:
Oh dear, serious caffeine before bed! Hope you have a great day!


V on 08/16/2012:
Nice choco buzz huh?? Hopefully you will get a decent night's sleep this evening :)


V on 08/16/2012:
RYC..Thanks, a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do ;) LOL


V on 08/17/2012:
Thank you :)


Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/18/2012:
hi! I've been drinking decaf coffee often too. it's great bc it's low calorie, fills you, and tastes the same (in my opinion!). also, you don't get the caffeine high or jitters...and regular coffee does it to me. those creamers are addictive, but if you only use one, i don't see a problem.



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Aug 15, 2012
(Short Challenges :: Wt Trng :: Pre-Bkfst Cardio)
Weight: 155.8

Body Fat: 35.6%::6.2.2012
BF History: 33.8%::3.8.11; . . . up up up all year . . . 39.0%::4.21.12

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=27.2 (23.0 = 130#) ::
Goal Weight (149#)


For my activity: Short Walk

I'm almost to the end of the coffee. Today my allotment of reg was a little less than a third of a cup--estimating--with about a half-teaspoon of sugar. Tomorrow's will be a little less than a quarter-cup (no sugar) and then that's it. All gone.

No headache so far. I feel very confident about it this time around. I've got enough of the coconut creamer for another cup of decaf. I don't know if I'll get one more container and just have decaf for another few days or not--we'll see about that.

Didn't get my wt trng done yesterday.

Circuit Workouts/Wt Trng Scheduled/Done: ::10.22::******::11.14::***67 Missed***::6.4::***19 Missed***::8.2::8.6::**::8.16::

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout


30 oz Water * 7 hrs Sleep

Goals (12.15.11) . . .
1: Better Blood Vessel Health 2: Wt Loss to Mid-Range of Healthy BMI 3: Peace of Mind

grannyannie on 08/15/2012:
Have a great day!


V on 08/15/2012:
That is awesome that you are not experiencing headaches.I hope this continues :) Have a good evening Biscotti!


V on 08/15/2012:
P.S. Never gets old ;) hahaha


liza36 on 08/16/2012:
So glad you're not having headaches. Mine were brutal this time around. You're probably getting in more water than me, which helps too. I think I was pretty dehydrated and didn't address it soon enough. I'm still lacking in the water dept., but trying to step it up. Have a good one.


hollybelle on 08/16/2012:
Thanks for the comment - Oh S___ is exactly what I said last night!



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