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Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Oct 04, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

weight - 131-132 but i am still bloated and PMSing...it will probably drop off soon.

breakfast: large apple 140, hot wheat cereal and milk 200: 340.

weirdest day. i should type about it...but i have got to go to bed NOW. i am overly exhausted, didn't sleep well last night and today was VERY busy.

exercise: NONE. sucks!

calories: 1200...good but i don't really aim to eat this low bc it has a tendency to backfire on me. i tend to binge when i eat too low. but i don't have an appetite and i'm tired. which is good.

goodnight ladies, thanks for your warm comments.  i send you all hugs and love.

aside from the weird day, i worked two hours overtime till 6:30, drove to therapy and 7:30, got home at 9 and now i'm gonna be asleep soon. tomorrow i start work at 7am.. gah!

 

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 10/04/2011:
Have a good one HOP!


grannyannie on 10/04/2011:
Have a great day!


hollybelle on 10/04/2011:
TOM will pass and it will be another good time! SIGH!


V on 10/04/2011:
Have a good one!!


legcramps on 10/04/2011:
Have a good day! How do you manage to go to the gym so late? If I do a workout that late at night, i'm up until well past midnight. Sucks!


hollybelle on 10/05/2011:
Good morning! Hope you are rested and ready to whip this day!


legcramps on 10/05/2011:
Hope you have more time to share the weirdness soon ;)



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Oct 03, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

weighed around 131-132 today. grrr.  my weight chart looks so cool though with the weight slowly decreasing each month! seeing is believing, i've got to continue this....!

6am: fruit: 120.

later breakfast: egg white and tomato on wheat toast

snack: almonds

lunch: same as breakfast, fruit, chips:

total till after work 1200

dinner: toasted bagel with cheese and an egg: 500. and coffee 50.

after exercising: 2 small plums 60, one large plum 60

total: 1870 = pretty good!

exercise: not much, but 3 sets of pushups of 30-35 per set and some cardio on the elliptical.

i had work, overtime two hours, and then had to go to a shiva call (jewish version of a wake) for someone who had passed away. found out today at work. glad that i went though. i went to the gym when i got home at 9pm and returned home around 10pm. late!

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Oct 02, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

weight this AM: 131.

 

7:30 breakfast: 400. fruit, hot wheat cereal w. milk. and greek yogurt with apple butter and cinnamon. 120 more.

10am snacking: big plum 60, 3 bags of 100 cal natural veggie chips (still a potato chip with no fiber lol) 300: 360.

12:00 healthy and TASTY lunch: a couple meatballs and roasted veggies! 300. leftovers that my mom had cooked recently. happy to eat something homecooked...i should really cook later for work this week. i will probably cook tonight.

2:00 snack/more lunch: seaweed snacks 120, salad 30, three more meatballs 150: 300.

3:30: fruit: 100

6:30 dinner: subway sandwich and chips: around 600.

total: 2200 or so. good day.

exercise: weights for an hour, walk for 40 min.

 

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 10/02/2011:
Have a great Sunday!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Saturday Oct 01, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

unfortunately...i do not weigh 129...more like lower 130's....but i will get back there. and when i get to 128, i will record that as my new weight. not willing to record anything above 129 right now bc i just wanna see that weight chart go downwards!

 

fast breakfast before hot bikram yoga at 7:30am this morn! :-D 150 cal BIGGEST banana ever lol...for all you ladies who love to read my banana calorie counts hahaha...

 

HUMUNGOUS lunch after, yum,: 1/2 pound, seriously, nova lox around 300 cal, bran 50, chips 150, milk 80, grilled veggies 30, cucumber salad 40 (not a lot)...ok, that's it! haha. 650 = wow, good job this time, better than in the 900's after yoga. I planned well this time.

total so far: 800...i will be having a big dinner also, chipotle....going to see the hot manager (who is probably like only 21 years old if that lol....he looks so YOUNG!)

after snacking: 950.

after dinner: 1500.

after late night snacking of too many chips 500, fruit and veggies also 250 more: 

total: 2250. not that hot considering not much exercise.

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 10/01/2011:
That is a HUGE banana! Nice lunch! Have a good one.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Sep 30, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

VERY, VERY light (not much fiber and no protein or fat) breakfast of only fruit, got up late, and need to do lots of twisting with yoga: HUGE banana and a plum: I hope i don't have a sugar problem during yoga! 160 cal.

Perfectly HUGE lunch: chips and fruit: 230, butternut squash soufflee 300, microwave butternut squash meal haha 300, pretzels 120: 950 super, not a binge.

total so far: 1110, good!

yoga this AM was great! I was sore from yesterday, but it felt great during the class - I was surprised how easy it was for me, actually, on the second day back. tonight i will probably take just one more class - not two, we'll see...

snack: plum 60

dinner: pretzels and plums: 250, more butternut squash soufflee 300: 550.

total: 1720. success.

exercise: one hour biking, slow but nice one hour walk, 3 hours of hot yoga. success.

 

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Sep 29, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

7am - banana. 110, fiber one and milk, greek yogurt w. two chocolate truffles slightly warmed and mixed in! 550 total yum including banana.

lunch: 3 sorta big plums 150, 910 calories at lunch, very large after 30 min bike ride and hot yoga.

today is kinda a forget and forgive type of eating day. i have a holiday dinner tonight, not a good day to place limits.

total cal so far: arleady 1460. totally ok. i will indulge a bit today for sure.

I'm gonna be good to myself: no binging at diner. I did enjoy a rainbow cookie, shortbread cookie, and one other cookie for dessert. all in all, very fair and the actual dinner was healthy to boot. I had briscuit (meat) with some roasted potatoes, carrots, and green beans.

I will be kind to my mind!...by saying i had 2200 calories today. NOT a binge, healthy day. wonderful. I feel good.

 

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!

KayBee on 09/29/2011:
110? That's a huge banana! :)


Umpqua on 09/29/2011:
^^LOL@Kat, dirty Umpqua! I actually entered a medium banana into Myfitnesspal this morning and it came out at 110, which seemed high to me. Oh well.


grannyannie on 09/29/2011:
Sounds high to me as well. I count a medium banana as 95.


nomoreforme on 09/29/2011:
that breakfast sounds delicious!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Sep 28, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

fantastic day. 1250 before gym,

Food after: fruit 100, marinated veggies 100?, soufllee 300: 500

total 1750: great.

exercise: 45 min hard cardio, some pushups and even some weights.

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!

thinkpositive on 09/28/2011:
Great on the exercise. Have a good day.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Sep 27, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

All of my binging lately has given me an excess of around 7500 calories, 2 extra pounds for me. yay! just kidding on the excitement of gaining pounds! lol. I will have to work to get rid of it, but something tells me I'm gonna do it and keep doing it. It is really not that hard for me to lose weight when I keep up with lifting weights because the body burns more calories overall each day....and cardio I am trying to increase. Whenever i do get more cardio in and weights are done, I lose weight almost easily!  Also, on these few days off, I will kick my own A$$ by taking some bikram (hot) yoga classes and double up on them - kinda like bootcamp bikram! it will be VERY TOUGH. but i want the challenge. eating wise, the only thing i will not do is binge. But i can eat, as usual, whatever I want to.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Monday was also terrible binging....

Today started off rocky and got better. 2500 calories =  a much better day than the 5,000 calories per day on Sunday + Monday. I'm gonna be OK. I just needed to get it off my chest. thank you.

exercise: light bike riding for 1/2 hour, weights for 1.5 hardcore hours! :-)

work: 2 hours overtime.

I got to the gym around 8 and stayed until around 9:30.

tomorrow i have work to get up for, but it's the last day for my week so that's why i don't mind getting to bed a little late tonight. :-) tomorrow is like Friday for me!

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!

MMare on 09/28/2011:
Well DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!! iM hORN OF PLENTY INSPIRED :)



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Sep 25, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

This is Monday's entry:

midnight snack: 2 large plums 150.

breakfast: chicken wrap, milk: hungry! 400.

calories till end of work: 1150

early dinner: 2 plums 100, cold chinese hot and sour soup and it was even gross, but i was hungry and it had tons of tofu and filling ingredients. the broth was nasty when cold...gooey and sticky. lots of soup, so, i'd say at least 500.

1650.

not in the mood for exercise - i don't think i will today. i just wanna read right now, maybe, or sleep.

at home: wrap 110, drink 110, chips 280. 500

2150.+ lots of binging...not sure on total cals. 4000-5000.

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!

nomoreforme on 09/26/2011:
have a great week!


V on 09/26/2011:
Have a good work day :)


Umpqua on 09/26/2011:
I hope you have a great week!


~WI~ on 09/26/2011:
One thing for sure HOP..nobody can ever say you don't get your fruits and veggies..i always admired that about your foods for the day!


legcramps on 09/26/2011:
Hope that issue with your Mom was resolved. Moms, huh?!!!!

Have a great day!


~WI~ on 09/27/2011:
cold hot and sour soup..I second your 'gross' and raise you an 'ewwww' LOL have a great day today HOP!


glycrina on 09/27/2011:
I love Hot and Sour when it is HOT and sour. But when I am hungry I would probably lick it off the floor (well not really but you know . . . )



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Sep 25, 2011
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights/bike)
Weight: 129.0

yesterday (last night really) was a really bad day emotionally, still feeling it. i do want to binge, on Checker's fries and i am craving steak/hamburger. I think I'm PMSing as well....

anyway, i may give in and eat fries/hamburger later...we'll see.

off to exercise just  a little, i'm in a deep sweat from eating so much yesterday.

breakfast: large plum, cereal, milk 400, pretzels 250, yogurt 150: 800. coconut water 60.

lunch: peanut butter sandwich: 400. and cocounut water 60.

i'm gonna round it, just say 1320.

snacks: 430

snacks: 110

1860...already a much better day, thank god.

dinner: chips, turkey wrap, some veggies.

2250 total.

my MOM is being a complete b-tch to me and she just got home with dad after an 8 day trip.  The house was left CLEAN, her mail organized, everything ready. She's such a b_tch despite it. freakin b-tch.  at this moment, i can't say i love her. usually, i just say "she's family, my mom, of course i love her." but at this very moment i do not.

Progress as of today: 6 lbs lost so far, only 1 lbs to go!

morbidkitty on 09/25/2011:
sorry about your mom....my mom is one of those too... got a little better when i started having kids cause she knows she'd never see them if she was a b*tch 24/7. just be satisfied knowing you're a better person than her


hollybelle on 09/25/2011:
Oh the mother-daughter relationship - reading your post is so timely - I had just hung up from my mom in "panic mode" and acting as if it was MY fault I called her just when she was coming in from the garage and she "had" to run up the steps - now I ask you - could she have NOT lef the phone RING - it's not like anyone except me ever calls them, anyway!There that said - I feel better too! I like what Morbidkitty said above - try to be satisfied knowing you are a good person and she has "issues". SIGH!!!******



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