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legcramps - Tuesday Aug 27, 2013

Weight: 168.0

Monday lunch: missed due to work requirements.

Monday snack after work: crackers and cheese. and a nap.

40 minute walk at work.

friend came over and we spent a couple of hours trying to figure out how to order picture mugs; which would have taken half the time had my brain not been completely fried.

Monday evening snack: pb&j, water.

Stayed up late reading. Not enough water.

Tuesday breakfast: Arthur's Smoothie, coffee, water.

Tuesday lunch: spring mix, cucumber, boiled eggs, poppyseed dressing, green onion, water.

not even close to enough.

Tuesday pm snacks (so far): peach, cinammon bun.

gosh! so hungry!

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 08/27/2013:
My pastor once said, "what most Christians really need is a snack and a nap." I'm still not sure what he meant by that.. maybe I should have been paying attention. Have a good day, LC.

legcramps on 08/27/2013:
you sure it wasn't a "smack and a nip"? LOL

biscottibody59 on 08/27/2013:
Hope your on your way to "unfrying" your brain today!

Have a lovely evening!

V on 08/27/2013:
Hoping today was a much better one for ya <3

legcramps - Monday Aug 26, 2013

Weight: 168.0

OK, had I known my morning at work would end up going straight down the toilet, I would have kept my head under the covers and practiced avoidance. Holy Goshdurn, I am ready to lay down a whole lotta pain on somebody. Somebodies. Several persons.

Fifteen minutes to lunch and I am just now having time to eat breakfast. Awesome.

Sunday lunch: salad, tofu, cucumber, green onion, boiled eggs, water.

Long walk on treadmill 55 minutes.

Sunday pm snack: peaches, water, munchies mix.

Sunday mini-binge-after-my-snack: A&W, more munchies mix, two hot dog buns with pb & j.

I pummeled myself with water for the rest of the night and tried my best to keep my nose out of the fridge. Must have been an omen in regards to what today would be like for me.

Monday breakfast: coffee, peach (eaten not at breakfast, but at lunch)

Monday lunch: salad, cucumbers, boiled eggs, green onion. just remembered that I forgot my salad dressing.

Pray we get a power outage and all our electronics go on the blink. So I can go home and cry into my pillow.

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 08/26/2013:
Aww, I hope your day improves!

OhioRaven on 08/26/2013:
Praying for your power outage :v)

V on 08/26/2013:
:( I am so sorry that you had such a tough day <3

hollybelle on 08/26/2013:
Sounds like it could only get better, and I hope it did!

OArecovery on 08/27/2013:
Sorry you are having such a rough time,but well done for keeping it together around food after the mini-binge. I must say that I really struggle with that- stopping once I've started as I just get so obsessive and carry on and on, so really, well done!

legcramps - Sunday Aug 25, 2013

Weight: 168.0

Friday evening snack: greek yogurt, fruit and nuts.

no exercise

Saturday lunch: froyo, fruit and granola. just let me overload on dairy.

brought home my new treadmill and spent some time setting it up before heading to a fundraiser event. got home late. set up the treadmill and took a 15 minute walk. hey, exercise is exercise whenever you can get it in, right?

Saturday pm snack: munchies mix while reading.

Saturday dinner: steak, baked potato, coleslaw and salad. very proud - ate until just barely full so that I could have dessert as well; that meant lots of food left on the plate. I don't know why the cooks thought we could each take on an 8 pound steak anyways. dessert was a chocolate slice and a piece of butter tart.

not enough water.

Sunday breakfast: mocha, water.

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 08/25/2013:
I like my treadmill especially during football, mma, and NASCAR.

OArecovery on 08/26/2013:
That is so awesome that you got a treadmill and go some exercise in! And well done too on your Saturday dinner portion controlling!

liza36 on 08/26/2013:
Yay for a new treadmill.

MrsD on 08/26/2013:
YAY for new exercise equipment! Good for you!!!! And every little bit of exercise counts! Have a great day Legs!!

legcramps - Friday Aug 23, 2013

Weight: 168.0

Thursday dinner: sprouted rice, quinoa, chicken breast, steamed veggies. geez that's boring.

The hummus tortillas got me while I was reading... after a few of those, they start to taste a lot less interesting. Just saying. I did even it out with a lot of water.

Friday breakfast: coffee, water.

Grieving over the loss of best friend's father; why God takes the wonderful ones i'll never understand. Spent some time alone with her, and then with the family. Tough day; they are such strong people.

Friday lunch: forced down sprouted rice, quinoa, chicken breast and steamed veggies, more water.

Friday dinner: had some of this and that with friend's family.

Just got home; I have a headache that won't go away so I think i'll just sit and try to relax for a moment or two. A walk would help, if I could just get myself to go for one.

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

legcramps - Thursday Aug 22, 2013

Weight: 168.0

Wednesday dinner: wild rice, quinoa, veggies and chicken breast.

Wednesday evening snack: greek yogurt, fruit and nuts, water.

went to ball team's wind-up last night; wasn't as entertaining as I thought it might be, so opted out early to head home and read before bed.

NO exercise today - first day in a long, long time :(

Thursday morning breakfast: iced coffee.

Thursday lunch: peaches, hummus tortilla chips, water.

put away the rest of my shopping spree findings; cut the grass (mulched); watered plants and just generally tidied up in the yard. also sprayed the deck with spider repellant - those things look like they're getting bigger and bigger, and I DO NOT want them joining me in my bed. saw one that had a WHITE back. wth? arachnophobia setting in.

Thursday pm snack: hummus tortilla chips, lots of water.

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 08/22/2013:
Spiders are Good ! They eat the Bad bugs.

V on 08/22/2013:
So NOT agreeing with Ohio..Spiders? No mi gusto, I was bit by one and my entire face ballooned up, had to go to the ER..I will leave it at that.. Anyhoo hope you have a good evening friend :)

Umpqua on 08/23/2013:
Not a huge fan of spiders myself, although I generally try to ignore them. You've been doing great with your foods!

legcramps - Wednesday Aug 21, 2013

Weight: 168.0

 posting from my phone:

Wednesday breakfast: a handful of nuts and a mocha.

Drove to the city and missed lunch.

Wednesday pm snack: froyo - nsa vanilla with fruit, granola and a little chocolate again ;)

Bought another treadmill, hopefully ill have it up and running sometime on the weekend. yay!

That is all. heading home soon, after enjoying the froyo been waiting what seems like all my life for. so good.

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 08/21/2013:
Get that treadmill going ! See ya'.

V on 08/21/2013:
Congrats on the new treadmill!! Happy to hear life is good for ya <3

liza36 on 08/22/2013:
Yay for a new treadmill.

legcramps - Tuesday Aug 20, 2013

Weight: 168.0

Tuesday breakfast - woke up late on my day off so had a late breakfast/early lunch of wild rice, quinoa and stir-fried veggies.

Tuesday pm snack - cottage cheese, green onion, peach.

laundry, cleaned house a little, listening to music :)

Tuesday pm not-quite-full-yet-snack - peach.

Tuesday dinner - wild rice, quinoa, veggies and chicken breast.

slo-pitch. we lost; things got a little... aggressive out there tonight! no one got hurt though, just some smart talk from some bozos and even more smart talk from the ump... wtf is up with that?

Tuesday evening snack - frozen greek yogurt, fruit, nuts and a little chocolate :)

walk 30 minutes until the treadmill broke down. really need to buy a new one.

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 08/20/2013:
I hope you're having a fantastic day off!

V on 08/20/2013:
OOOh a day off during the week? Is it a holiday there or you took a "legcramps day"? Either way I hope it was nice and relaxing for you <3

OArecovery on 08/21/2013:
Hope you enjoyed your day off!

OArecovery on 08/21/2013:
Hope you enjoyed your day off!

OArecovery on 08/21/2013:
Hope you enjoyed your day off!

hollybelle on 08/21/2013:
Looks like a great day, except for the treadmill breaking.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 08/21/2013:
love your foods, sounds healthy & tasty

legcramps - Monday Aug 19, 2013

Weight: 168.0

Sunday breakfast: nothing, had some water

Sunday lunch: tortilla chips, more water

swept and mopped floors, coffee with friend

Sunday dinner: nothing, more water

golfed 9 holes; tried to drive off the 10th and lost five balls in the creek

Sunday evening: tofu and spring mix, steamed brussel sprouts

iced knee

Monday breakfast: strawberry / banana smoothie, water, raw fruit

Monday a.m.: slice of white cake from cafeteria, water, walk 20 minutes

Monday lunch: tofu and spring mix, brussel sprouts, walk 20 minutes

Monday p.m.: assorted nuts, 1 serving, water, snacked on pretzels after work

slo-pitch, very warm, good game, off to the semi-finals - wish us luck!

was going to take another walk and then found the couch instead; more water

Monday dinner: wild rice, quinoa, stir-fried vegetables. would have baked chicken breast with that but got lazy.

The heat and humidity is still hanging around. Good, but if this sinus headache doesn't go away, warm weather won't do me much good.

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 08/19/2013:
Wonderful clean eating over the weekend. I hope you have a good one today!

legcramps on 08/19/2013:
thanks :)

OhioRaven on 08/19/2013:
Hope your knee feels better.

legcramps on 08/19/2013:
yes, after I iced it :) thanks OR

grannyannie on 08/19/2013:
Good job over the weekend. Hope your knee feels better soon.

legcramps on 08/19/2013:
thanks! it does :)

V on 08/19/2013:
Man I wish you could come over to help with my chores..I blew most of them off today..Hahahaha Oh well.. Sounds like you had a low key weekend, I hope it was a nice relaxing one for ya <3

legcramps on 08/19/2013:
I would make an awesome housekeeper ;) I've been trying to manipulate people into doing my yardwork by offering my house cleaning services. I don't know why it isn't working.

legcramps on 08/19/2013:
probably because they've seen my yard and cleaning a house just doesn't compare in effort required ;)

hollybelle on 08/19/2013:
Looks like a good weekend - maximum power on the food, cleaning and hanging in there!

legcramps on 08/19/2013:
thanks! it was :)

legcramps - Saturday Aug 17, 2013

Weight: 168.0

I was kind of pooped after work yesterday.

Friday: 40 minute walk, dinner was baked tofu and salad - delicious - and tried some dairy-free ice cream - not delicious. Got snacky in the evening, likely because I was bored, and had some nuts, fruit, and wild rice.

Went to the city this morning to look for a new treadmill, but didn't find anything in my price range :( got an iced coffee instead, which actually went quite well with my strawberry/banana smoothie for breakfast. Had to have a burger for lunch before heading out to the golf course, did 18 holes, and now am back at home snacking on some sort of munchies mix from bulk barn whose ingredients I should have looked more closely at. Dinner will be tofu and salad once again because it was so darn good the night before.

Just A Note that has nothing to do with Healthy Living (or maybe it does in a roundabout way):

Slightly annoyed, with both myself and others. I would like to be a more approachable person as I've been told I can be intimidating and hard to approach on a social basis. Not sure how to do this. Gets frustrating sometimes, putting extra effort in when i'm just not feeling it. Wish I could be better at this, but I'm not! 

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

legcramps - Friday Aug 16, 2013

Weight: 168.0

 I wish my coffee looked like this; instead I had to pour creamer into my coffee at work because the stuff is so dark that I cringed just looking at it. And yes, the first sip confirmed my suspicions - too strong!

Thursday: 20 minute walk, homemade veggie pizza for dinner, sunflower seeds at the baseball game. I was tuckered by the time I got home after picking up water and groceries and hefting them into the house. It was very warm and I broke a sweat just standing on the deck. So I decided that yardwork might spell trouble with a capital SUNSTROKE and opted instead to cut up and divide all my groceries, and cook a nice dinner before the ball game.

Which took long enough; I purchased a whack of food. I bagged chicken breast, cut up tofu and added a marinade, cut up and bagged green onion, yellow onion, bell peppers and a host of other veggies, separated fruit into water and vinegar, and tasked myself with making oatmeal for breakfast this morning.

Local ball team took home the trophy last night by becoming the champions of the WMBL league! Very exciting :)

And then I watched my guilty pleasure, Glee, and went to bed.

Plan today is oatmeal and fruit, leftover veggie pizza, nuts, cottage cheese and green onion. When I get home I want to cook the tofu and make a spring mix salad to go with it.

Progress as of today: 17 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

OhioRaven on 08/16/2013:
Hooray for the Home Team ! Did I read this right...you can marinate tofu ? Is this legal ?

Umpqua on 08/16/2013:
Yummy foods yesterday and you were wise to avoid the sun and heat. Yay for your team winning!

biscottibody59 on 08/16/2013:
Congrats to your team!

Sounds like your part of Canada gets the worst of the cold AND the heat. We're in a lull of cool right now--weird!

Have a lovely weekend!

V on 08/16/2013:
Once again Yayyy for the home team!!

RYC the "zombie look" is not a good one for me, Hahahahaha Have a great weekend friend :)

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