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biscottibody59 - Thursday Aug 06, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 167.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: NordicTrack 15 min/1.4 mi; Walk 10 min 

I skipped out on the bike ride--wasn't really into it anyway.

Today's Circuit will make six in a row--two days skipped between scheduled full body wt trng. I also increase my dumbbells to 15# each.

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout, Bike Ride

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


1953 cal * 62g Fat * 24g Fiber * 56 oz Water
176 cal Deficit * 6% Activities

halley on 08/07/2009:
You are really staying on track. Enjoy your bike ride!


Donkey on 08/07/2009:
Hope you have a pleasant Friday!


Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/07/2009:
enjoy your exercise!



biscottibody59 - Wednesday Aug 05, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 167.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity:
Walk 32 min; NordicTrack 11 min/1.1 mi; Bike Ride 19 min/2.8 mi

I did turn over 300 mi on my bicycle odometer the other day--just a little milestone that I was expecting to hit many months ago. I credit the wt trng for boosting my overall strength so that I don't feel like a blob of out-of-breath, 50 y/o jelly trying to get up a hill.

A little wt trng goes a long way! (And I'm just getting started!)

Plan for today: Walk, NTrack, Bike Ride

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


1524 cal * 38g Fat * 35g Fiber * 84 oz Water
732 cal Deficit * 11% Activities
 

Donkey on 08/05/2009:
Congratulations on the fitness achievement!!! Do you feel that you get adequate cardio with bike riding?


halley on 08/05/2009:
That's a great accomplishment. I'm glad you're feeling good.


Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/06/2009:
*Love* weight training. i'm looking to delve into that myself this schoolyear.



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Aug 04, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 167.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.7 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal. --Napoleon Hill

For my activity:
Walk 45 min; Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (21 min/4.1 mi);
Bike Ride 17 min/2.5 mi

I'm up 1.5 pounds on my weigh-in today. On measurements I'm up overall one-eighth inch. My waist was up .25 inch--so I nearly held my own this week. If I continue to be able to be as active and start watching the calories (cut a couple hundred a day on average)--I think I'll be in good shape!

Five in a row--two days skipped between scheduled full body wt trng.

Plan for today: Walk, NTrack, Bike Ride

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


2291 cal * 74g Fat * 42g Fiber * 140 oz Water
134 cal Deficit * 22% Activities * RMR = 1361
 

Progress as of today: 21.5 lbs lost so far, only 7.5 lbs to go!

Donkey on 08/04/2009:
Yes, today will be a good day, God willing. I too think you will be A-OK if you continue what you are doing. What you had today, the 1.5 -- that's just a glitch of the body. It happens to all of us.


halley on 08/04/2009:
Just keep doing the right things - there is no way you won't lose weight if you do!


thinnside40 on 08/04/2009:
I'm alive!...Barely (ha!)



biscottibody59 - Monday Aug 03, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 166.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity:
Walk 10 min; NordicTrack 24 min/2.5 mi; Bike Ride 14 min/2.2 mi

Patience and focus are running neck-and-neck for me today--both are at a decent and reasonable level!

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout, Bike Ride

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


1839 cal * 66g Fat * 28g Fiber * 84 oz Water
428 cal Deficit * 11% Activities

hollybelle on 08/04/2009:
Good day!


h82bfat on 08/04/2009:
Excellent! Keep that frame of mind going!



biscottibody59 - Sunday Aug 02, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 166.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Nothing

Tomorrow's Circuit will make five in a row--two days skipped between scheduled full body wt trng.

Didn't get in my planned workout, but to be realistic I needed that break. When I'm on a bit of a roll like I have been, it can be hard to schedule in a complete rest day:-)

Plan for today: Walk, NTrack, Bike Ride

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


2232 cal * 87g Fat * 18g Fiber * 56 oz Water
-144 cal Deficit * 0% Activities

h82bfat on 08/03/2009:
Great job! You ARE on a roll, so make sure you give yourself some "down time". You don't want to burn yourself out - that's what always happens to me - or I push to hard to soon & end up pulling this or straining that!.


halley on 08/03/2009:
Rest days are essential as workout days. You're doing great.


Donkey on 08/03/2009:
Nothing wrong at all with rest days. I found out that I needed some time away from the gym, this weekend, too.



biscottibody59 - Saturday Aug 01, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 166.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: 
Circ Aer Wkt using NordicTrack (17 min/1.5 mi); Walk 10 min

Four in a row--two days skipped between scheduled full body wt trng.

Plan for today: Walk, NTrack

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


1804 cal * 101g Fat * 15g Fiber * 84 oz Water
597 cal Deficit * 17% Activities

halley on 08/01/2009:
It looks like you drink a lot of water. I need to work on that.


jon'smom on 08/01/2009:
Keep up the good work!


Soon2BThin on 08/02/2009:
Hey, biscotti, good to see you still here. I've missed the DD. But I'm back now. Wish me luck. You're doing great!



biscottibody59 - Friday Jul 31, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 166.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


Let your working ideas go for a picnic--sometimes the fresh air and ant bites are just what they need. Many great ideas were bitten a little at the beginning. --Carrie Latet

For my activity:
Tues: Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (21 min/4.1 mi)
Wed: NordicTrack 32 min/3.4 mi; Airdyne 27 min/5.8 mi; Walk 10 min
Thur: NordicTrack 33 min/3.2 mi; Walk 10 min

Today I'm shooting for four in a row--two days skipped between scheduled full body wt trng.

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


Tues:
1798 cal * 58g Fat * 26g Fiber * 112 oz Water
592 cal Deficit * 14% Activities

Wed:
1951 cal * 79g Fat * 15g Fiber * 84 oz Water
362 cal Deficit * 16% Activities

Thur:
1756 cal * 62g Fat * 13g Fiber * 28 oz Water
482 cal Deficit * 12% Activities

halley on 07/31/2009:
I'm always confused by what you mean "four in a row"? Do you mean four circuits?


Donkey on 07/31/2009:
Thank you always for your encouragement and pushes forward. You seem to be doing quite well lately :-)



biscottibody59 - Tuesday Jul 28, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 166.0

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=28.5 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


The only thing that has to be finished by next Tuesday is next Monday. --Jennifer Yane

For my activity: NordicTrack 21 min/2.3 mi

I'm down 3.5 pounds on my weigh-in today--as for measurements, since my last check 3 weeks ago, I'm down nearly 1.5 inches overall (and 1 inch down on my waist alone--wowowow!) I didn't get in the walk yesterday.

Today I'm shooting for three in a row--two days skipped between scheduled full body wt trng.

Plan for today: Walk, Circuit Workout

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


1609 cal * 56g Fat * 11g Fiber * 56 oz Water
526 cal Deficit * 7% Activities * RMR = 1352
 

halley on 07/28/2009:
YEA!!!!!! Way to go. That's a really big drop.


Donkey on 07/29/2009:
Oh YEAH!!!!!! Not just water weight either -- INCHES!


hollybelle on 07/29/2009:
Cute quote. Well done. Keep it up.


h82bfat on 07/31/2009:
Wow!! 3.5 pounds AND 1.5 inches!!! Great job! Almost there!!



biscottibody59 - Monday Jul 27, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 169.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=29.1 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all --Rita Mae Brown

For my activity: Nothing

I'm replacing about 60% of my protein intake with beans, sardines, eggs/whites--anything but the usual chicken and beef. It's a matter of taste and habit. (Truly I could eat sardines every day!)

Tomorrow I'm shooting for three in a row--two days skipped between scheduled full body wt trng.

Plan for today: NTrack, Walk

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


1971 cal * 61g Fat * 19g Fiber * 56 oz Water
184 cal Deficit * 0% Activities * RMR = 1370
 

halley on 07/27/2009:
I get tired of chicken too, but I'm not a fan of sardines - at all! It is good to shake things up from time to time.


Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/27/2009:
i am doing the same thing with my proteins. i've been eating much more plant based things. it helps keep calories down, for sure!



biscottibody59 - Sunday Jul 26, 2009
(Challenges::Water::Logging Food::Fitday)
Weight: 169.5

Start: 189 (June 2001)
Low: 150 (Nov 2006)
Current BMI=29.1 My Realistic BMI Goal=22.8 (133)


For my activity: Walk 12 min; Circ Aer Wkt using Airdyne (27 min/5.7 mi)

Two in a row--two days skipped between scheduled full body wt trng.

Plan for today: Nothing

Eat! Exercise! Focus! Enjoy!


2234 cal * 60g Fat * 19g Fiber * 56 oz Water
39 cal Deficit * 13% Activities * RMR = 1370

halley on 07/27/2009:
How are you feeling these days? It's hard to tell from your entry how you are are doing.



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