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graindart - Saturday Nov 13, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 221.8

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 221.8 200 180 252
Body Fat % 34.1 <30 <20 41

30 days until cruise.

Well, it's been a few days of cheating and eating carbs, a little pop, and a little candy. I need to get back on the horse starting tomorrow.


graindart - Tuesday Nov 09, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 221.8

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 221.8 200 180 252
Body Fat % 34.1 <30 <20 41

34 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 100 ounces of water down and I'm working on the final 25 ounces. Low carb Slim Fast for breakfast. Applebees for lunch. I ordered riblets dry (no sauce) and coleslaw instead of the french fries. I also had a bowl of chilli and 2 tortilla chips with some spinach / artichoke dip.

I'm fine with watching what I'm eating, but am now thinking about what I could've had. What I'd really rather of had: appetizer of boneless buffalo chicken tenders and spinach / artichoke dip; main course of ribs with bbq sauce, baked beans, coleslaw, and mashed potatoes; then for desert the apple chimi-cheesecake with ice cream; all washed down with a few cherry colas. Oh, the good ol' days.


graindart - Monday Nov 08, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 221.2

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 221.2 200 180 252
Body Fat % 37.2 <30 <20 41

35 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, about 15o ounces of water. I finally got enough water in today. I usually do when I'm on the road a lot. There's nothing else to do than listen to the radio and drink water.


graindart - Saturday Nov 06, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 223.0

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 223.0 200 180 252
Body Fat % 34.1 <30 <20 41

36 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, about 100 ounces of water. Low carb sandwich wrap for breakfast. Salad w/ blue cheese dressing and 1/2 lb hamburger patty with sauteed onions and mushrooms for lunch. Nothing for dinner.


graindart - Friday Nov 05, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 224.0

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 224.0 200 180 252
Body Fat % 34.6 <30 <20 41

37 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm. About 125 ounces of water. Hardees low carb breakfast bowl for breakfast. Lunch was a salad with blue cheese dressing, ground hamburger patty with cheese / onions / tomatoes / green peppers / ketchup.


graindart - Thursday Nov 04, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 223.6

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 223.6 200 180 252
Body Fat % 35.6 <30 <20 41

38 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm. Only about 75 ounces of water today. Low carb Slim Fast for breakfast. AYCE salad bar for lunch.

I've done pretty well at staying on diet, except for Tuesday night. I went to an election party and did pretty well for awhile. Then I decided that 1 chocolate chip cookie wouldn't hurt. Then I decided another 1 wouldn't hurt. Then a piece of cake, then another cookie. By this time I just decided to have a cheat night, so on my way home I stopped and bought a 32 ounce fountain Mt Dew. While I was standing in line, a Reese's Peanut Butter cups was begging to be purchased, so I abliged. I ate the peanut butter cups on the way home and had a few sips of the Mt Dew. After not having pop for the past 6-7 weeks, it didn't taste all that great, so I dumped the rest out when I got home.


graindart - Friday Oct 29, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 225.8

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 225.8 200 180 252
Body Fat % 37.7 <30 <20 41

42 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, over 125 ounces of water today. Low carb yogurt for breakfast. Lunch was just some meat. I was out of town and remembered that there was a new BBQ restaurant near where I was going. I've been wanting some good BBQ for awhile, so I stopped in. I knew I had to get it dry, without sauce. They had quite a few different available sides, unfortunately they all were high carb styles. So, I just ended up eating a bunch of pulled pork and some pork ribs. The ribs were good, but the pulled pork was subpar.


graindart - Thursday Oct 28, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 226.8

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 226.8 200 180 252
Body Fat % 37.7 <30 <20 41

43 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, only about 80 ounces of water today. Low carb peach yogurt for breakfast. Lunch was AYCE buffet. I ate green salad with blue cheese dressing, multiple bean salad, coleslaw, 3 pieces of fried chicken, and a couple of meatballs. Nothing for dinner.


graindart - Wednesday Oct 27, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 228.8

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 228.8 200 180 252
Body Fat % 36.4 <30 <20 41

44 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, about 150 ounces of water intake. Low carb Slim Fast for breakfast. A very large hamburger patty (about 3/4 lb) with sauteed onions, garlic, cheddar, and other seasonings. I ate it with low carb ketchup. For whatever reason I was really craving hamburger today. Nothing for dinner.

Thanks for the feedback. I know it's not the most healthy way to lose weight. Unfortunately I need to see results to keep my interest. I'll be honest, I fully respect a lot of people on DD that are able to stay focussed for months with slower losses. I just don't seem to have the patience. When it comes to dieting, as long as I'm not feeling hungry and still seeing weekly results, I'm happy. I'm still eating for 2 meals a day, the same as usual, just instead of eating dinner, I'm eating breakfast. I've never been a big breakfast person, but I'm kind of getting used to it.

I don't have a clue how accurate my scale is concerning the bodyfat percentage. My wife stepped on it today and it said that her bodyfat percentage was 8%. It must be off, she's trim, but not skinny. I guess I don't know what the typical fat percentage is for a fit person.


graindart - Wednesday Oct 27, 2004
(no pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, 125 oz water)
Weight: 230.2

Current

DIET 2004 take 3 Current 1st Goal Final Goal 9/25/2004
Weight (lbs.) 230.2 200 180 252
Body Fat % 37.5 <30 <20 41

45 days until cruise.

No pop, no snacks, nothing after 7pm, about 125 ounces of water. Low carb yogurt for breakfast. Lunch was Mongolian BBQ - mainly meat and vegetables. Nothing for supper.

After 5 days, my weight dropped a lb. I'm happy for that, but still wish weight loss went faster. (like everyone who's ever been overweight wishes)

legcramps on 10/27/2004:
Make sure you're still eating enough so that your metabolism doesn't crash on you! If you're going low-carb, you should try to eat more chicken and fish, more green or leafy veggies and less fruit and starch. Hey, one pound in five days is one pound in five days! That's a great accomplishment, don't sell yourself short!



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