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horn_of_plenty - Thursday Apr 25, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5

 around 3am that settled my slight hunger and mind. mostly carbs. :)  150

Kombucha 50

Breakfast: wrap with cured sausage and mustard 250, coffee 50. chocolate 50.

snack: honey roasted almonds 100

650

Lunch: leftovers, from home!! :) forgot the meat portion...darn! i have sardines at work i can eat..i half an avocado and spaghetti squash with me..to be combined with chips and sardines..400 

snack: clementine back at home? fruitand nut butter

small sandwich 200

1500....

rest of the meals i haven't decided.

 

 

 

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I'm off to work for half a day (literally!) and then leaving at 1pm to come home from NYC and finish up my packing.  Then, off to the airport.  it's a good week on the roads with many schools out, so less traffic and it should be alright getting to airport (i'm assuming 30min-45min).  I land Friday 9am Paris time in Orly! ahhhhh! :)

on my way home, i'm thinking to pick up a few more snack bars that i like and baby wipes for simple cleaning especially Friday. 

Progress as of today: -0.5 lbs lost so far, only 1.5 lbs to go!

Donkey on 04/25/2019:
Have a good trip! Bon voyage! So excited for you!

horn_of_plenty on 04/25/2019:
thanks Donkey...it's crazy cool to think that's my plans for later!


legcramps on 04/25/2019:
Have so much fun! Can't wait to hear all about it :) be safe!

Horn_of_plenty on 04/25/2019:
Thanks, Legs!!!! :)


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legcramps - Thursday Apr 25, 2019

Weight: 0.0

THIS WEEK:

MONDAY - Workout 6-7; OFF;

TUESDAY - Work 8-4; Coach 5:30-8:30; REST; 

WEDNESDAY - Workout 6-7; Work 8-4; Workout 6:30-7:30;

THURSDAY - Work 8-4; MASSAGE 4-5; REST;

FRIDAY - Work 8-4; Coach 4:30-7:30; Workout 7:30-8:30?; 

SATURDAY - Coach 8-2; Workout 2-3;

SUNDAY - Swim 1-2; Brick Workout 3-4;


Mar     18-24 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3; average sleep 7 hours, 1 minute

Mar     25-31 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 8 hours, 18 minutes

Apr         1-7 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 7 hours, 52 minutes

Apr       8-14 - RUN 1 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 7 hours, 27 minutes

Apr     15-21 - BIKE 1 / STRENGTH 6; average sleep 6 hours, 41 minutes

Apr     22-28 - RUN 1 / STRENGTH 2;


It felt like forever since i'd been out running, so I looked back to see when I last went - Apr 13th! Just over a week, which isn't as bad as I thought. I did 7km that day. Yesterday I made it to 4.5km and called it a day. To be fair, I was still quite sore from the strength session I had that morning - I guess you could say this run was another 'brain building' workout - training myself to keep going when i'm already tired and sore.

It's a rest day today! I have a massage scheduled at 4pm, and BF is coming for a massage right after I get mine. I'd love to take the afternoon off and go for another run, or a bike ride, before my massage, but I know that's a bad idea. I need to rest. I think I will get the massage therapist to work on my legs and lower back today.

Finishing off this week of workouts, and then it's a nice down-week next week. I might still do a strength session earlier in the week, but everything else will be cut back to prep for the duathlon. My focus will be getting lots of rest, and not burning myself out.

horn_of_plenty on 04/25/2019:
Oh my brain building so so right ! I’m looking forward to the nightmare of cardio brain body I have in store when I get back home from this trip !!!!!! I can’t wait to really work at it !!!


horn_of_plenty on 04/25/2019:
Enjoy your massage ! I am still debating buying the king air massagers


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horn_of_plenty - Wednesday Apr 24, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5

kombucha 50

breakfast: wrap and egg 200, 1/4 avocado 100, coffee 50. chocolate 50

snack: nuts?200

lunch: more food from home AND coworker! Half avo 200, tofu 50, greens 200, cake 250-300. 550

snack: forgot my fruit again :( ..maybe buy at lunch, probably not. 50 and chocolate 

dinner: something healthy, something not to big on volume 250 saag, wrap 150, 400, almond milk too.

1750...

5day: 2040, excellent.

 

Will do small walk home, but not overboard!

That's today's plans! 

Progress as of today: -0.5 lbs lost so far, only 1.5 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 04/24/2019:
I have wraps but I keep forgetting about them....really good cals on those!

Horn_of_plenty on 04/24/2019:
i used to have wraps that were much lower cals but they screwed with my digestion....now i have other wraps that are still good calories and very tasty!


legcramps on 04/24/2019:
I wish I liked cauliflower more, but it's a very gassy food and my stomach revolts when I try to eat it. Though, I haven't tried in awhile...

Have a good one today!

Horn_of_plenty on 04/24/2019:
yes, cauliflower is so filling....it gives me gas too but i deal with it...but i TOTALLY get you!


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legcramps - Wednesday Apr 24, 2019

Weight: 0.0

THIS WEEK:

MONDAY - Workout 6-7; OFF;

TUESDAY - Work 8-4; Coach 5:30-8:30; REST; 

WEDNESDAY - Workout 6-7; Work 8-4; Workout 5-6?

THURSDAY - Work 8-4; MASSAGE 4-5; REST;

FRIDAY - Work 8-4; Coach 4:30-7:30; Workout 7:30-8:30?; 

SATURDAY - Coach 8-2; Workout 2-3;

SUNDAY - Swim 1-2; Brick Workout 3-4;


Mar     18-24 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3; average sleep 7 hours, 1 minute

Mar     25-31 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 8 hours, 18 minutes

Apr         1-7 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 7 hours, 52 minutes

Apr       8-14 - RUN 1 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 7 hours, 27 minutes

Apr     15-21 - BIKE 1 / STRENGTH 6; average sleep 6 hours, 41 minutes

Apr     22-28 - STRENGTH 2;


I got rooked into doing another strength session this morning, so that's two for the week already and now I really need to focus on cardio for the rest of the week. In fact, I might try to get outside for a run after work today, because tomorrow I have a massage scheduled and i'm sure I won't feel like doing anything after that.

So run today, and then a bike ride at the gym on Friday. Then, Saturday and Sunday are open for whatever, as long as there is a swim, a bike, and a run in there somewhere LOL ;)

So, the duathlon on May 4th. There is a long course and a short course. I've done the long course before, so this year I thought as a good lead-in to the summer, I would try the short course instead. The short course starts with a 1.5km run (just under one mile), then transitions into a 10km bike (6.2 miles), and lastly back into a 1.5km run.

My 'A' goal is to finish it in 50 minutes. I will be pushing hard to reach this goal; barring anything extraordinary happening or the weather being really crappy, I am going to goose it for as long as possible and just try to hang on until the end.

BF has changed up his nutrition plan to balance out his macros a little better. Once the duathlon is finished, I will probably join him and change mine up a bit as well. Right now i'm just eating what I want; majority of what I eat is healthy but I definitely indulge. I could be watching this a little better, which will only help me over the long run. I don't usually watch what I eat too much, because it leads me into negative thinking and self-destructive habits, but i'm hoping a little cut back will still be ok. I guess we'll see!

BearCountryGG on 04/24/2019:
I agree...the more I control what i eat the more I crave what I shouldn't. The more I eat what I shouldn't the madder I gt at myself...it seems to be a never ending battle.

legcramps on 04/25/2019:
Right? It's silly, and no way to live!


Horn_of_plenty on 04/25/2019:
Have you noticed that longer sleep leads to better workouts?

Like you, i have noticed it's a real pull for me also each week to do cardio vs strength! and like you, that's exactly my plans moving forward. Cardio & Strength!

I am eager to read more about the duathlon! it's coming up really soon!

i can't wait to hear more on your training,and also any plans for changes in nutrition!

legcramps on 04/25/2019:
Yes, definitely longer sleep equals better workouts!


Donkey on 04/25/2019:
I'm with Horn -- it well be interesting to read the impact, if any, your food changes / choices will make.

legcramps on 04/25/2019:
Yes, especially if I can stick with it longer than a few days at a time LOL.


Donkey on 04/25/2019:
PS your stated observation on my entry was very helpful. I actually hadn't considered that aspect.


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BearCountryGG - Wednesday Apr 24, 2019
(Working on New Habits)
Weight: 0.0

Breakfast = 412 cals

boiled egg, toasted bagel with spray butter and cream cheese, orange, coffee

Finally got the pic up...but not sure how I did it.....LOL

When I let the computer update it enabled Microsoft One Drive which I was happier without...does anyone know if I can delete it without messing the computer up?

Power outage and running on the generator right now...had a big salad for lunch.....There is a big fire in town right now so that may be the cause......

horn_of_plenty on 04/24/2019:
it's nice to see you can quite a bit of food for low cals. was it a smaller bagel?

your breakfast yesterday was impressive so much food and it was definitely a nice amount of cals...i was impressed with the servings and filling breakfast, and yes, calories worked!

BearCountryGG on 04/24/2019:
Yes...definately smaller plain lender bagel.


legcramps on 04/24/2019:
yum, love bagels. Well, any carb really ;)

I don't know anything about One Drive, sorry, but it is just an added software program so it shouldn't mess up your computer.

BearCountryGG on 04/24/2019:
Our power is still out so I will be brief. I removed one drive and it came right back....I wish updating didn't change things so mush, now they are demanding phone numbers and I'm refusing. I get enough spam calls. I LOVE carbs too and the brain needs them...happy food.


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Donkey - Wednesday Apr 24, 2019
(Reduction of processed carbs & wishful exercise)
Weight: 134.5

So... I'm losing my health insurance at the end of May.  The official story is that the premiums have become too expensive for my boss to renew the office plan, but my husband thinks that the real story is that the boss is taking his next step towards retirement. 

I hope to meet with an insurance lady soon to discuss enrolling in Obamacare for myself and possibly my daughter.   I think my husband should stick with his COBRA as long as he can,  even though the monthly payment is quite high,  but that's just my opinion...  because he has a lot of health issues & requires long term care. 

I'm glad that at least,  whatever happens,  I will be able to get in my follow up ultrasound next week and my follow up blood work on May 22nd.

 

Still working on discerning between investing $ on the yoga 10-class card (a temporary commitment) or joining a gym with the intention of getting a trainer to help with weights goals.  The gym membership is a longer term commitment.  

I need to get a handle on our budget.  This is getting out of control. 

Did my pushups last night.  Eating went well too. 

Progress as of today: 52 lbs lost and already at goal!

BearCountryGG on 04/24/2019:
If your boss retires will the company close? Does he plan on selling the business?

Donkey on 04/25/2019:
I'm not sure. Part of the plan was that Associate Attorney would take over the running of the practice... possibly buying it, but I don't think he'll ever have the money to do that.

The law firm is one part of the boss's company. There's a mortgage company and a real estate agent branch. Not sure if those would stay open too or what.

I know that the son in law is being groomed to run the overall company, but he can't run the law firm because he's not an attorney.


legcramps on 04/24/2019:
Oh, that really sucks about losing your health insurance. That is the main reason you stay at this job, isn't it? Does that open up some opportunity to look elsewhere then?

Donkey on 04/25/2019:
Ha ha ha! You are so right!

My husband's comments, when I told him, was, first, "OMG" and the second comment was, "quit".

But you're right. Essentially, this change would release me from feeling obligated to stay. That is definitely something to think about.


Horn_of_plenty on 04/25/2019:
In terms of the health insurance stuff at top of your entry, i have to agree with your husband 100%.

I think you should look into ObamaCare just to see if it could work for your hubby, but i'm sure you are right that the Cobra is a better bet...

Personally if i were you, i'd try the yoga to see what it's about. Then, later when yoga is done, I'd perhaps do the gym with trainer. Get your yoga out of the way.

actually, first try the class free, before you by the yoga card if possible. to make sure you like it and want 10 more classes.

Donkey on 04/25/2019:
Hoping to meet with the insurance lady soon! Calling today for an appointment.

Ok, I will make my first step attending a free yoga session... Oh boy... scary!


horn_of_plenty on 04/25/2019:
NEW EXPERIENCES are so good for you...remember to keep low expectations for yoga and go in there knowing it will be something new!!!! this is good for you!


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horn_of_plenty - Tuesday Apr 23, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5

kombucha 50

breakfast: coffee 50, wrap and egg 200, 1/4 tasty avocado and sea sallt 100. 

100 in the most lovely dark chocoalte omg!, later honey roasted almonds 150

lunch: all from home good and healthy and 1/4 avocado to clean up my skin 100 / help me feel good with healthy fats, sauteed kale 100, tofu 100, chips 200, tomatoes 50.  550.

snacks: clementines, more nuts 100

preworkout: strawberries 100 / iced coffee 30, bulletproof lemon cookie bar 220. 350.

during strength workout: coconut water / aminos / chocolate 150-200

after workout: bar? 200

2050, tops, excellent.

4day: 2110, good.

exercise was pretty good, situps were weak though and i may have to fix that by adjusting my exercises again, but not right now.

 

Progress as of today: -0.5 lbs lost so far, only 1.5 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
Lots of fruit!!!! GOOD!!

horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
yes, i've been including veggies and nice amounts of fruit especially at home, more fruit lately! :)


Donkey on 04/24/2019:
Well done day! May I ask what brand of dark chocolate was so yummy? Asking for a friend...

horn_of_plenty on 04/24/2019:
I HAVE a couple brands i've been enjoying.

one brand is called Nib Mor and the flavor is extreme dark chocolate with chocolate nibs. i had just tried it and liked it, sorta pricey but you know me with food ;) ... link below to show you the package: https://www.instacart.com/shopping/products/19489673-nibmor-organic-dark-chocolate-with-cocoa-nibs-candy-3.55-oz?rid=649&utm_source=instacart_google&utm_medium=sem_shopping&utm_campaign=ad_demand_prospecting_shopping&device_id=Cj0KCQjwkoDmBRCcARIsAG3xzl8-Zhb002rdII1PkM5ARl2ZOu782jGhHgGrtVLkUs3ztatpAxUYrfUaAsnAEALw_wcB&utm_source=instacart_google&utm_medium=paid_search_nonbrand&utm_campaign=ad_demand_shopping_food_ny_nyc_newengen?ko_click_id=ko_7feb5cc059b19728a&utm_medium=paid_search&utm_source=instacart_google&utm_campaign=ad_demand_prospecting&utm_term=&gclid=Cj0KCQjwkoDmBRCcARIsAG3xzl8-Zhb002rdII1PkM5ARl2ZOu782jGhHgGrtVLkUs3ztatpAxUYrfUaAsnAEALw_wcB

other brand i like is Lily's Dark Chocolate, i've been trynig their bars and the calories are rather low compared to other chocolate bc Lily's is sugar free / no sugar added. There's a lot of fiber in them, but they aren't causing problems like the old horrible sugar free malitol used to...they have better things in them - stevia lol, not that you'd like it.

i like other chocolates too, but the one above has a sweet and bittery taste, which leaves you more satisfied and not wanting more.

i like a little bitter taste in my chocolate, as it prevents me from eating the whole thing....

PS - i have a drink after it / with it or iced coffee or tea, so i can have a bit of chocolate, then fill my stomach with something else.

horn_of_plenty on 04/24/2019:
BRINGING my own lunch and more veggies has helped with calories. also less snacking in the afternoon at work...


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happy-1 - Tuesday Apr 23, 2019
(Slow Carb + Yoga. Track fasting sugar.)
Weight: 216.3

Binged again today. Ate taco chips because:

Ironically, I am wearing my skinny jeans today... and my arms look way better. I also signed up for a gym I really like so I can do yoga there every day to strengthen my neck, reduce headaches and get back to work. Farewell Classpass. I also mostly ate healthy.

How I am getting my head out of my butt and back to “normal”:

  1. I took a Flexeril to kill the headache 
  2. I changed out of my street clothes and into comfy pjs
  3. I did a quick pickup of all the junk on my floor. I don’t know why but I create a mess in 2 min flat.
  4. I logged here. 
  5. I decided to go to bed early... like 8ish if I can. 

 

 

Progress as of today: 100.7 lbs lost so far, only 56.3 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
Great job losing 100.7! It's easy to overeat when we are stressed...I had a mini stress/ food episode today too.......It does make me wonder why food is a stress reliever...when we already know it will stress us out even more....Wish it wasn't all so difficult.

happy-1 on 04/23/2019:
“Food is complicated” as my nutritionist says... We’re dealing with the lizard brain.


BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
P.S. spent Sunday with a brother in law with chemo brain....it is a "thing"...he brings it up often and so does D's sister...she looks pained.....i swear it is as hard on the immediate family as it is the sick one.....Hang in there.

happy-1 on 04/23/2019:
This is why shows like “90 day fiancé” and others exist... get your mind off the horror


Horn_of_plenty on 04/24/2019:
you are doing great picking yourself back up. try to see about buyinng a few more healthy snacks / seltzers low cal things so when you get that munchy feeling, you don't have to eat chips only ;) despite it all, you are being very proactive and doing a good job, Happy!


Donkey on 04/24/2019:
Although it may not feel like it, I see you doing a remarkable job with coping with an extremely difficult situation.

(((hugs))(


BearCountryGG on 04/24/2019:
I like 90 day fiancee too.....it appears that for the most part they are self destructing though. Culture differences are a bear!


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BearCountryGG - Tuesday Apr 23, 2019
(Working on New Habits)
Weight: 0.0

Looking through the fridge this morning I was reminded of the fact that I let a lot of food go bad in the last couple of weeks.......I ended up tossing out things that should have been used up...instead of thrown out.  For me it is just so much easier to grab a bar or a bowl of cereal and that is how I get into bad habits again.........so I decided to eat  out of the fridge today.  So it will be a picture day......There is several days worth of ham to be used and plenty of fruit and veg..........I think I will also count cals today.......That 115 goal is calling my name and I will never reach it unless I tighten my belt some more, require a little more of myself and get back to enjoying the feeling of being hungry......I'm noticing I'm eating so frequently that I'm not feeling hungry very often...funny thing is I like the feeling of hunger ( always have)....it's natures cue that you should eat.....but to often for me...grazing prevents me from ever feeling that.  Sooo....today is going to be a little different............

Breakfast = 1 boiled egg, 1 apple, 2 ounces baked ham, 1 cup coffee = 266 cals

Even though I didn't plan to order the Built bars yet....I had an opportunity to order wirh a code (Lisa)......so went ahead and placed the order....I hear they are even better when you keep them in the fridge......looking forward to getting those....( but still have an array of bars around here....need to keep on those too)

Lunch was ham, potato salad, green beans, lettuce with glazed walnuts and dressing = 755 cals

Total for day so far = 1,021

Didn't get a pic of dinner but it was a sandwich 2 mini bags of chips and chocolate.....

More calories I'm sure than will be helpful...so it ended up being a maintain day instead of a lose day....which is okay...but not optimal.

 

 

 

legcramps on 04/23/2019:
Yummy breakfast! I have lots of bars around my house too; I buy them up when they go on sale. They are protein bars - is that what built bars are as well?

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
Yes...they are protein...deal right now through the company...buy a box of the banana/chocolate and get 2 bars free...I went ahead and ordered a box of the mixed also and got free shipping. Use (Lisa) as a code for the deal. They do cost $2.00 a bar though...but I have been buying Atkins at around that.


legcramps on 04/23/2019:
Yeah, the ones I buy even on sale are just over $2 each. You'll have to let us know how you like them! The ones I have now taste like rice crispy treats, so they are pretty much my go-to for treats!

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
Rice crispy treats are good.....


horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
i'm loving the food photos because they are colorful and tasty with lots of different parts. my lunch at work is always like this - not just a salad, but lots of sides and an assortment.

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
My computer updated and now somehow the cloud is doing things...I need to figure that out now...in the past I avoided the cloud...but I guess it finally caught up with me.....I will figure it out hopefully tonight....i want to post pics tomorrow....but how quickly the frustration got to me....and instead of stopping at the sandwich which would have been fine...I moved right on to 2 mini snack bags of chip type things and chocolate.....I guess I eat out of stress still....not always but it got me this time.


Horn_of_plenty on 04/24/2019:
i find the bars really convenient and nice when i don't want a lot of volume and just a quick "hit" of satisfaction. they're always helpful late at night after a workout.

BearCountryGG on 04/24/2019:
The bar type things have always been a problem for me...I think if I ever had to eat only one thing for the rest of my life...it would be bars...any kind.....now on the other hand if they are fiber bars...LOL....That would stop me at 1.


Horn_of_plenty on 04/24/2019:
also a nice thing i saw about those built bars is the ingredients are rather natural and i like their use of sweeteners like erythritol.

BearCountryGG on 04/24/2019:
Yes...erythritol is what D's dr told him was fine to keep his blood sugar good....although I do have the opposite problem and need the sugar sometimes......I'm looking forward to getting them.


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legcramps - Tuesday Apr 23, 2019

Weight: 0.0

THIS WEEK:

MONDAY - Workout 6-7; OFF;

TUESDAY - Work 8-4; Coach 5:30-8:30; REST; 

WEDNESDAY - Workout 6-7?; Work 8-4;

THURSDAY - Work 8-4; MASSAGE 4-5; REST;

FRIDAY - Work 8-4; Coach 4:30-7:30; Workout 7:30-8:30; 

SATURDAY - Coach 8-2; Workout 2-3;

SUNDAY - Workout;


Mar     18-24 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3; average sleep 7 hours, 1 minute

Mar     25-31 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 8 hours, 18 minutes

Apr         1-7 - RUN 2 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 7 hours, 52 minutes

Apr       8-14 - RUN 1 / BIKE 2 / STRENGTH 3 / SWIM 1; average sleep 7 hours, 27 minutes

Apr     15-21 - STRENGTH 6 / BIKE 1; average sleep 6 hours, 41 minutes

Apr     22-28 - STRENGTH 1;


Well, that was a crazy weekend. As you can see from my workout summary, I didn't do much cardio. That might hurt me in a couple of weeks from now, but it is what it is. I still did a lot of working out! Like, A LOT. OUCH.

I spent the weekend at BF's, and whenever I lead with that in a sentence, you know it's going to mean there was a lot of things packed into each day, but here are just the work outs:

Friday - we met up with a group of gym friends and pushed out a two hour workout that was probably meant for marines.

Saturday - started with a group session at the gym, proceeded by tire flips and tire pulls out at a friend's place. She had the tire that we flipped weighed - 340 lbs. So that was fun. After those two hours of working out, BF and I finished the day with another hour and a half of mountain biking through the local trail system. I had to push my bike up a lot of hills. I was not happy about that, so new goal for the summer is to work my way up to not having to get off the bike at all through those hills. It's a lofty goal.

Sunday - another sweaty strength session at the gym, but I only managed an hour before waving a white flag.

Monday - yet another one hour strength session in the early morning before BF left for work. Then I napped three times. Pretty much gonzo for the rest of the day, and it was a beautiful day - but this girl was way too overdone to get outside to enjoy it! BF landed a three hour bike ride today. I was half-thrilled and also half-overcome-with-envy at his levels of energy. Oh well. We can't all be superstars.

Tuesday - nothing. LOL. seriously though.

It was a pretty fantastic four days away from work. I can't say i'm coming back all refreshed from getting lots of rest and relaxation, because that didn't happen (see above), but I will say that i'm much more mentally and emotionally rested than I was when I left. And that is a good thing, so as not to go postal on anyone here at work. And even though there was only one cardio session completed in the whole week, I bet I made some incredible muscle gains in the last four days.

Now. Get through this week with as many cardio workouts as I can possibly get in, and then it's a week mainly of rest next week, leading up to the duathlon. I've so got this. Please don't get sick.

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
Some serious exercise there!!!!


horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
GOOD SLEEP!, VERY NICE!

sometimes a break from cardio is ok, assuming you worked out in another way.

love a marine workout, those men are hard core!

oh, now i see why you slept - many days off!

i want updates on the duathlon!


Donkey on 04/24/2019:
Wow, what a weekend!!! I really enjoyed reading about it. Sounds fun, exciting, challenging!

I am getting excited about the duathalon!!!


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horn_of_plenty - Monday Apr 22, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5

Kombucha 50

Breakfast: wrap 130, egg 70, 1/4 avocado 80. coffee 50. 

Snack: either honey almonds 220

lunch: totally from home! cooked kale and a little garlic and oil, tofu 100, 1/2 avo BIG 200, and either chips or some kinda snack crackers 150, tomatoes 50. 500 so nice and filling.

snack: accidentally forgot fruit so we'll see...100

dinner: Snacks - tasty 450

exercise: shorter walk, but including a walk indeed!

Will be getting a LOT of rest, or at least trying to, before this trip as i am choosing not to take thursday off but go to work as not to blow so many vacation days at once. Thursday my flight is at 7:30pm so i'll be leaving work early, but coming in, so as to save that vacation day for future use! 

1700 tops.

3day: 2130, good.

Progress as of today: -0.5 lbs lost so far, only 1.5 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 04/22/2019:
Those Atkins bars are amazing....so pricey though...I get them for D......I hear that there is another bar called build...or built ( not the cliff bar)...is just like a 3 muskateers)bar and 100 cals...I will look it up and be back.

horn_of_plenty on 04/22/2019:
100 cals sounds good and they are tasting like the coconut ones? i may have to give these a try!


BearCountryGG on 04/22/2019:
They are Built bars...and they come in several flavors...but they are $2.00 each through amazon...so no $ savings I guess but I hear they are amazing too.

horn_of_plenty on 04/22/2019:
i'll look at the 100 cal flavors. ty!


Donkey on 04/23/2019:
Isn't kale wonderful?

I admire you for going into work on Thursday. I also completely understand why you are doing so. Actually, it's probably a good thing to do, to keep you busy while you wait.

horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
I am leaving work really early around 1:30pm that day I’m lucky I can do this. Sleep on flight ;)

horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
with sleeping pill bc i really do want to sleep, but i do also know that i'll be groggy the next day....grrr. but it's worth the sleep, i think. i just want to sleep thru the entire flight.

horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
bc then i wont be up eating, etc, after being up early for work. for real lol, i want to be knocked out. !


legcramps on 04/23/2019:
Good plan for the week! How long is your flight going to be? Depending on who is sitting next to me, I have no problems sleeping during flights - my Mother trained me well LOL to leave her alone during car trips she would tell me to go to sleep LOL. So now I am a really good sleeper during trips :) :) :)

horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
it's around 7 hours but i don't want to waste time awake, lol. so, i will have to take a sleeping pill and right now i know there's two strengths so i'm going to make sure i have the lower strength one at home...or i'll be buying it.


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happy-1 - Tuesday Apr 23, 2019
(Slow Carb + Yoga. Track fasting sugar.)
Weight: 216.3

I binged yesterday... I had a giant chocolate chip cookie. Later I had chocolate almonds. Then before bed I had a trader joe’s frozen dinner.

I was at the cafe below my gym when I had the cookie. I ate the cookie because:

  1. I had already had second breakfast... coffee, half a wrap, quinoa, water, 16oz lentil soup... and I was still HUNGRY HUNGRY after a 2.5 hour workout. 
  2. I was going through mail and loose papers and getting anxious.
  3. I really, really wanted a fresh bakery cookie.
  4. My whole body hurts. That spill in the parking lot really banged me up.
  5. I am sad because I am so bruised up I look like mid-90s Courtney Love.
  6. I wanted to be in a pool in sunshine swimming, not a hospital cafeteria.
  7. I am having a hard time planning life goals and progress towards them right now because everything is sooooo complicated.

At least eating the cookie made it possible to go through paperwork and bust my hump till they closed at 2:30. That place is awesome. They have a takeaway fridge full of meals I can actually have and in quantities I can have them. Except nothing like 2 cups of broccoli to round out a meal so I ate the cookie because my stretch receptors weren’t happy.

I ate the chocolate almonds because I got home at about 4 and I was just exhausted. Like a dead fish. Plus the amount of work that drowns me the minute i pull into the driveway is enormous and overwhelming.

I ate the frozen dinner because I was still hungry after dinner. I made up what I had bought for Easter dinner... Salmon, green beans and sweet potatoes. I had a single serving but it didn’t “hold” and make me feel like I could go to sleep.

 

Progress as of today: 100.7 lbs lost so far, only 56.3 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
That spill in the parking lot sounds really painful! ((HUGS))

happy-1 on 04/23/2019:
It was. I cried and had a freak out on my guy. He took it all in stride.


legcramps on 04/23/2019:
I hope you are healing from your fall.

We all have our days where the cookie thing is just going to happen and THAT'S OK. We shouldn't make ourselves feel bad for having a treat no matter what the reason is. Yesterday, I was so overdone from the weekend that I took three naps and ate whatever I wanted. That's how it goes. I'm not going to worry about it, instead i'll just move forward and do my best today. Just like every day!

happy-1 on 04/23/2019:
Hugs. It’s a good attitude to have. I tipped from pre diabetic to diabetic though so those kinds of splurges need to wait for big hikes or days at Disneyland.

I got a cliff builder bar in peanut butter/chocolate instead of the cookie today though!


horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
despite everything (and i hope you feel better after parking lot accident), you had a nice balanced dinner..keep on, you can do this.

maybe drink more water.


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Donkey - Tuesday Apr 23, 2019
(Reduction of processed carbs & wishful exercise)
Weight: 134.5

Sleep was not good Sunday night, so Monday morning was definitely a challenge.   In spite of the lack of sleep,  I did well - very well - with eating.   

I found a yoga studio that has what I think I'm looking for.  The first class would be free,  so I can try it out.  Then,  I can buy a 10- Class ticket for $70.  (Ouch)  The classes I can attend are all a variation of "Let Go", which is stretching and relaxing and decompressing from tension and stress.  Weeknight and weekend classes.  

Keeping up with pushups.  Last night was weights.  Used lighter weights,  higher reps,  and slow.  

Work was not very busy because of the holiday weekend.  Not good for business,  I know,  but good for me, at least in the short run. 

Progress as of today: 52 lbs lost and already at goal!

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
The yoga classes sound great!!! Maybe a little pricey in the short run but you may just be able to do them on your own when they are done. My daughter in law has a couple of serious debilitating problems and she takes water aerobics and loves it...they are $6.00 a session and she feels they are totally worth it because of how good she feels......it is nice that you have the option...sounds promising.


horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
all sounds fabulous ms. donkey!!!!

the 10 class card doesn't sound too bad when you break it down to $7 per class!

and class times and days sound reasonable too!

your weights style is good with the slower and lighter but more reps. as long as you do it, you'll grow lean muscle. just the reps...the pattern....the commitment...the practice will only cause good things for you! (in support of your actions)

like you, i'm looking for reasonable routines that i can do and stick with. i have a plan set up to put in place for June starting with 2-3x per week cardio routine. it will be about 30min and i want to be able to do it an very close playground outside my bldg. i'm gonig to a friend, reserve Marine, who will give me a 30min or so routine to practice. i'll do it for one month 2-3x per week, then head back to him for a slightly new routine. i will offer him $100 per hour to work with me each month. ;)


legcramps on 04/23/2019:
$70 for 10 classes is a deal around here; a lot of the times they charge $100-$120 for the same ten classes! I think you will really enjoy the yoga if you open yourself up to it.

I agree that it would likely be beneficial for you to seek the advice of a personal trainer with regards to your weights routine. I have coached people who did not think they were capable of pressing more than 10 lb dumbbells. They would shake their head at me if I suggested trying 15 lbs, and tell me they 'can't lift that weight'. Lots of times, it's all in our minds - we limit ourselves based on what we think we cannot do.

Example - I recently tried to flip a tire that was probably well over 400 lbs. The first time I tried, I walked up to it thinking 'no way', and barely moved the tire at all. That happened about a dozen times. BF started talking me through it, telling me I could do it whether I thought I could or not. He showed me how he squatted, how he drove the weight up through his legs, and how he used his upper body to flip the tire over. I tried again - a dozen more times I was able to lift the tire slightly up above the ground, maybe three inches, using BF's advice and listening to him tell me I could do it. Finally, I started to believe him. And then, on something like my 30th try, I did it. I flipped a tire that weighs over 400 lbs. And then I did it again. And a third time. And that third time? I was like 'huh, now that I know I can do it, it's a lot easier'.

The moral of my long story is that, with a personal trainer, you can be pushed to another level. You will break through the barriers you've placed in your head, telling you 'I can't lift anything heavier, it's too hard'. HERE is where you'll see those results you're looking for. It's about constantly showing up, letting someone that KNOWS tell you that you can do it, and then just DOING IT because you believe it too.

Sorry about the long story, but i'm pretty passionate about that stuff :) :)


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BearCountryGG - Monday Apr 22, 2019
(Working on New Habits)
Weight: 0.0

Beautiful day and the deer were feeding at the bird feeder in the dark this morning. 

Repairman coming to give an estimate for barn roof repairs today and a package arriving so will probably be sticking close to home today but there is always plenty to do here. 

Plenty of leftovers from the weekend so very little cooking needed and that makes me happy.  Tick and flea season begins here so back to more frequent laundry duty........my tick bite from 10 months ago still itches sometimes and I never want to have to deal with that again.

So I guess it will be a laundry and sorting bins day.

OKAY...the whole house smells like bleach...could be worse...but it reminds me of the gal that pours some bleach in the sink just  before her husband get home so he thinks she's been cleaning..>LOL

Laundry still percolating away.......sorted all of the CD's and found a bunch to donate.......D gave a large tractor attachment away to a neighbor and that was picked up today......still waiting on delivery and barn roof guy.......hauled a bunch of books upstairs......and put in book case......found several bottles of wine in the basement...been there since the move...LOL...never been a drinker but they looked real cute in the wine rack at the old house...LOL....sorting loose papers that keep multiplying like rabbits. 

So far today I have been eating Easter leftovers......ham, salads and cake....it's not a diet cake but it is crazy simple.......I will give you the recipe just in case you ever need to take a cake to a event.

1 box angel food cake mix

1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple

1 13x 9 cake pan

DO NOT GREASE PAN

Pour mix and pineapple into pan and stir to mix

Bake at 350 for 30 minutes

It comes out a beautiful golden color, not overly sweet....we ate it plain...but it would be even better with a whipped topping.

The only dirty item you end up with is a spoon.......can not be any easier.

D found a bagpipe CD....Oh Lord...give me patience!

Went through all of the old computer games too...and threw out most of them because they won't install...mostly 95/98....back in the day.

 

horn_of_plenty on 04/22/2019:
Ticks are BRUTAL!

BearCountryGG on 04/22/2019:
They are and the weird thing as while they are imbedded you don't feel them...you have to actually see them....but once they are removed they itch...FOR MONTHS!!!


horn_of_plenty on 04/22/2019:
Do you need to raise the bird feeder up?

BearCountryGG on 04/22/2019:
The birds and squirrels knock so much out of the feeders most deer just eat it off the ground so they actually clean it up.......I like basically all wildlife other than mice, rats and snakes so I don't mind really who eats it...


Horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
that's good! i was worried you may not want deer so close to your house! haha, but they must be everywhere in your "country"

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
We love to see them....


Horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
yes, the built bars look good!

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
They do......when we use up more of what we already have here...I want to try those.


horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
same here, waiting to buy them but know i will try them!

BearCountryGG on 04/23/2019:
I pulled the trigger and ordered today...I had a code ( Lisa) on a box of the banana/chocolate...not sure about D but I will be fine with them...and then ordered him a box of the mixed ones...code gives 2 free of the banana ones while supplies last. I hear they are good cold and are more like a candy bar than ever before.


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innerpeace - Monday Apr 22, 2019

Weight: 333.1

Friday I stayed home and worked around the house, it was rainy all day and couldn't get much done. DH got the girl at noon and they ran around town, once back home we went to dinner - was not impressed but the salad bar was great (except they didn't have croutons out), I ate two sliders and a few fries - DH finished my fries. We went to the concert and I thought it started at 7:00...nope 8:00, but it didn't actually get started until 8:30, so it was a long sit. We had great seats and we were close to the stage so it was a great time.

Saturday I was laying around and my sister-in-law and her husband stop by, we take them to dinner. It was also a nice time they wanted to go to a Slo and Lo BBQ place that just opened. It was ok too. I had a pulled pork sandwich with a small mac and cheese. They were gone by 3:30 and then I went home and DH and the girl left again looking for something. She asked me to do her laundry because she was leaving early on Sunday. Well, OK I guess I can do you laundry for you to take to your mother's house because I don't know why she can't do it for you at her house...but I did it anyway.

DH bought a honey baked ham and we nibbled on that most of the day Sunday and the girl left at 2:30 with her clean laundry.

It was a pretty good weekend. I did get into a little tit arguing with the AT&T guy as to why I had a $3.00 charge on my bill for an international call. I told him I didn't make an international call. He said I must have misdialed. I told him No I didn't make the call. When was it, he told me 3/19/19 at 5:58 a.m.. I laughed at him then. I told him sir, you are sorely mistaken, at 5:58 a.m. every morning I am lying butt naked across my bed playing candy crush and listening to the radio before I decide to get dressed at 6:15 to go to work, and I assure you I did not make this call.

He kept telling me his system said I did and I DI D NOT. I of course started cursing and he told me to calm down because he was trying to address this professionally. I told him sir, I have been a customer for almost 15 years and never in those 15 years have I made an international call and I assure you on 3/19/19 at 5:58 a.m. I did not just start calling Barbados on a whim to talk for 1 minute and I kindly request you take this off my bill. He would not and I cussed some more and hung up. I did call again this morning and talked to someone else and though it is on $3.00, it is my $3:00 and I don't/didn't want AT&T to have it for something they say i did, but didn't do. A$$holes!

and then I had to come to work today!! Not a fan of the work.

And so yard work begins too.

Have a great Monday!

IP

Progress as of today: -11.5 lbs lost so far, only 123.1 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 04/22/2019:
OHHH...the convo with the AT and T guy!!! LOL


Horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
What kind of concert was is that you attended? Live music is the BEST!

yummmm pulled pork!

yummmm honey ham! good eats!

nice job calling AT&T....wow, over $3 that's a big deal! but i get you - it's your $3! :)

Keep on InnerP!


Donkey on 04/23/2019:
Oh don't even get me started in ATT... never again.


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happy-1 - Monday Apr 22, 2019
(Slow Carb + Yoga. Track fasting sugar.)
Weight: 216.3

Weight 223.8 (down another pound!), bodyfat 37%... down a whole percentage point! But the shocker was that even though I am heavier, I lost a whole inch from neck to calves... like I peeled off a rubber suit. It certainly explains why I am moderately less dying of heat all the time. Still too hot all the time, but I’m not gasping.

Yesterday I binged on 73% dark chocolate almonds... but was exhausted and didn’t write down why. Will get another chance to today I am sure, lol.

Stronger and stronger one brick at a time.

Today’s motivational pin...

 

 

Progress as of today: 100.7 lbs lost so far, only 56.3 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 04/22/2019:
So nice to be cooler in the california heat.....Good for you!!! Love the sign!!!


horn_of_plenty on 04/22/2019:
I LOVE THOSE GYMAHOLIC POSTS, I FOLLOW IT TOO!

nice job on moderately keeping on...stronger and stronger the more you keep at it! keep at it!


Donkey on 04/23/2019:
Chocolate covered nuts are 100% my weakness. Cannot have them anywhere near me.

On the other hand, there are worse foods to binge on. If you gave to go over the top, at least it had done nutritional value... so, not a defeat. Today is a new day.


horn_of_plenty on 04/23/2019:
i can't do choc covered nuts either.


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Horn_of_plenty - Sunday Apr 21, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5

Donkey - you hit it on the head - the running goal is definitely a practicality and not a passion. if i can pass the test, i will go back to walking / biking. i def will not continue running past when i need to as i'd rather just live life and not schedule runs in - and yes, i'll go back to weights mostly.  perahps get a dog ;)  there's more to life for me than runs ;)...but for now, it is life!

I slept well and starting in a relaxed way at home this morning. 

8am Breakfast: 2 cups shredded wheat onyxorgum 400, few craisins 70, almond milk 30, stevia and a little cinnamon. 500, kombucha 80.  

snacks: nut butter, some chocolate 200

Noon healthy lunch: leftovers small bit of tomato and cucumber salad and sauteed eggplant 100, half avocado 150,and from coworker really tasty breaded and some parm cheese chicken breast larger piece 300? 550...maybe some popcorn 100

2pm dark chocolate 50, mostly done packing, might take a nap

3pm chocolate and coffee 150

6pm-6:30 before workout: few cookies and aminos 150, coconut water and more chcolate - i like it lately) 100

After exercise thinking veggis would be good, but don't want too high volume, so, we'll seee!!350

2250, good!

2day: 2350

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I will start packing after i relax a bit more this morning - read some of my book, just relax, then i'll pack for upcoming trip

also decided on an extra load of laundry so it's not waiting for me when i get home from the trip in May!!!!! May is coming!

Later, i'll do my weights routine....i should also take a short walk but my legs are not really in the mood?.....a little walk doesn't hurt anyone, will check weather and see what i can do!

i think i have enough food to last thru this trip and may not need to stop by the supermarket today! i have a spaghetti squash i'm cooking and if my kale is still good, i'll be sauteeing it up! and i have enough meat to last...i have kombucha (already bought a ton in advance 2 weeks ago!), i have iced coffee....the only thing i'm short on is bread / wraps which i think i'll walk to pick up later - otherwise i'll buy it tomorrow on my way home as wraps will last till when i come back so i'll be prepared when i'm home and hungry after the trip! -i go right back to work for a Friday when i come back...so just get thru that day and it's the weekend again ;)

 

Progress as of today: -0.5 lbs lost so far, only 1.5 lbs to go!

Donkey on 04/21/2019:
So excited for your upcoming trip!!!! Oh my!

I'm glad that you have found my input about running to be constructive. Let's see how it goes. Usually, I would say that goals can be flexible and changeable, depending on where one's journey takes them. However, this is a different experience, because you have a specific time/date/objective goal to reach (passing that test!). So rather than a winding path, this will be more of a straight line journey for you. I'm so excited to read what happens!

Freeze - or at least refrigerate - or throw out anything you don't eat before you leave. If it has enough salt or fat, it might be OK when you get back. But nobody wants to come back to a mold garden in one's kitchen ;) (or worse - creepy crawlies!)

horn_of_plenty on 04/22/2019:
OMG YOUR SUGGESTION TO FREEZE SOME BRISKET MY MOM MADE WAS TAKEN! THANK YOU!


happy-1 on 04/21/2019:
Goals feel good!

Horn_of_plenty on 04/21/2019:
oh yeah ;)


BearCountryGG on 04/21/2019:
It sounds like a nice day, I'm sure you are really getting excited for your trip.

horn_of_plenty on 04/22/2019:
YES, very excited to make my way to Europe!


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BearCountryGG - Sunday Apr 21, 2019
(Working on New Habits)
Weight: 0.0

Doing lots of food prep...some in the fridge and some in the oven.......still need a bath and hair washing......leaving in 1 hr and 45 min......but for now...waiting for the oven timer.  Looking forward to spending the day with D's sisters and families.  Their second home is about an hour north of us...so need to be out of here by noon.  Not going to give calories a thought today....just going to enjoy the company and the food......then we will be eating leftovers for days......

HAPPY EASTER TO EVERYONE!!!!

We had a great visit with some of D's family.......Brother in law that spent the last 19 months fighting cancer looked good and doing well....will still have a port in his chest for 3 more years that they use monthly but he is so far cancer free.  D's 67 year old sister is obviously going blind quicker than she has been telling me on the phone, I don't think she ever really looked at either one of us in the face...and they were leading her around ( she is an amputee)...diabetes is a nasty disease.....both of their parents had it and now 3 of them do ( including D).  Everyone else seemed happy and healthy....especially little 19 month old Sami.....her antics kept everyone laughing and that family seriously needs to laugh....,.D's sick sister told him quietly that she doesn't expect to live out the next year.......note to myself.....call "C" a lot more often....she is so sad and lonely...and lost her husband to cancer 2 years ago.  So many of our classmates are passing...we are old and it definately is not pretty.  I need to keep reminding myself to live every day to the fullest........keep the wt off and continue to lose the remainder.......time sure flies.

Horn_of_plenty on 04/21/2019:
Have a good time with your family, Happy Easter!

BearCountryGG on 04/21/2019:
It was very nice...Thank you HOP, I hope you had a nice holiday as well.


Donkey on 04/21/2019:
Happy Easter

BearCountryGG on 04/21/2019:
Happy Easter Donkey!


happy-1 on 04/21/2019:
Happy Easter!

BearCountryGG on 04/21/2019:
Happy Easter Happy!


happy-1 on 04/21/2019:
Post pics of your creations!!!! Happy Easter!

BearCountryGG on 04/21/2019:
OOPS....read this after the fact.....the remnants aren't too pretty now...LOL.....


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Donkey - Sunday Apr 21, 2019
(Reduction of processed carbs & wishful exercise)
Weight: 134.5

Happy Easter - may peace be with you!  And it's a beautiful day here (FINALLY) in Chicagoland.  Wow, this has been a long time coming!  I'm actually wearing shorts today, it got to be so warm.  No worries, though, we will have cooler temperatures and rain starting Tuesday.  Back to typical Chicago blah.

We went to Male Co-Worker's church.  It was very interesting.  A nice building that was not too small, and yet still had an intimate feeling, which I liked.  Lots of music at the beginning - 4 songs!  The sound system was a little too loud, so that was rather painful, but with my fingers covering my ears, then I could enjoy the music much more.  Loved songs 3 and 1.  Song 2 was good, song 4 was a good thing it was the last song.  The sermon was good.  I would say it was a B+ sermon with some A+ points.  It felt a little rushed, but I wonder if that's because we were short on time (had to finish so that there could be some time before 2nd service started) or if because he was so worked up that it just poured forward.  What really made my day was when it was announced that this was the first time that they were able to have a 2nd service, so there was a service at 9:30a - which we went to - and then one at 11am.  

I was way out of my comfort zone with the fellowship though.  As soon as we got out of the car, there were 4 people right on top of us, welcoming us, happy Easter, what a beautiful day... yeah, can we just get into the building, please?  And then lots of people stopping by, wanting to shake my hand (gross) and welcoming us AGAIN.  And touching my husband!  Do NOT touch my husband!  He is inflamed and in pain!  Do not touch his shoulder, do not touch his back, do not try to shake his hands -- they are sore!  That whole part made me feel VERY uncomfortable.  

I liked the experience enough to maybe check out what a regular service was like, but if that fellowship stuff is typical - which I think it is, because most Bible / evangelical  churches that I've been to are like that - then I'm gonna have to pass.  I wonder if they even realize how off-putting that is to people.

Then we went to brunch.  I had a 3-egg omlette with vegetables and feta cheese and fresh fruit.  I ate the whole thing, as by 11:30a, we were all hungry.

Came home, finished laundry, did some computer stuff, and then went for a walk with my daughter.  Lovely!   

Progress as of today: 52 lbs lost and already at goal!

BearCountryGG on 04/21/2019:
Attending new churches is usually quite interesting...they are so alike yet so different. I also am not into touching strangers.....family is enough....LOL


Horn_of_plenty on 04/21/2019:
wowwww shorts huh!? we had a nice day here as well and sunny :) 60's :)

Well, i'm glad you experienced a different service and at a new church. I am sorry that they were so touchy-feely!

i am sure they don't realize how off-putting it is or they wouldn't do it? or maybe it was due to Easter and more crowds and more people around? but moreso, it's probably how they always are?

your day sounds really good! i am especially glad to hear that you were able to enjoy some sunshine with your daughter! it is so healthy to get outside and move. i even did the same myself today :) keep on, i'm proud of you!


innerpeace on 04/22/2019:
Shorts...jealous! Yes, I agree with you. Hands off! I don't like that either. It is always nice to experience new churches.


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happy-1 - Sunday Apr 21, 2019
(Slow Carb + Yoga. Track fasting sugar.)
Weight: 216.3

224.8! down a lb and only 8 lbs up from plateau weight!!!! I was rewarded for logging instead of binging! What a great discovery for a holiday about rebirth. 

Progress as of today: 100.7 lbs lost so far, only 56.3 lbs to go!

Horn_of_plenty on 04/21/2019:
Happy Easter to Happy! very happy to hear you are doing well now!!!!

This is definitely a rebirth for you!

happy-1 on 04/21/2019:
Ty! Happy Passover and Easter to you!


Donkey on 04/21/2019:
Happy Easter! Even in the darkness, there is hope.

I'm so proud of you for last night!!!!!!!

happy-1 on 04/21/2019:
Happy Easter!


BearCountryGG on 04/21/2019:
Great way top stop a potential binge...Happy Easter happy!

happy-1 on 04/22/2019:
Ty!!!! One mountain at a time


Horn_of_plenty on 04/21/2019:
ty Happy xoxo


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