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Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Feb 12, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

2250-2270 approximate today. not a great day in my book as i come home, ate, relaxed WAY too much and studdied not enough. oh well, i'm going to sleep. no need to destroy my weekend bc of it.

i've been getting more sleep this week...it feels GREAT.

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breakfast: yogurt 140

no snack...felt alright.

lunch: planned. pretzel mustard/ketchup and coffee 450

large snack: ice cream pop 90, yogurt 120, oatmeal 130...small pizza, another ice cream 440 total: 780 ok.

well...chips 600...two more yogurts 260. DONE. KINDA NEEDED IT.

TOTAL: around 2230. close...not wonderful, but not absolutely terrible either. was on my feet much of the day.

today was a binge. but, a controlled one, sorta. eh. maybe not.

no gym, i need to study and i don't want to be rushing around all night.

i'm doing ok.

i have a 3 day weekend. so i might pay for a small amount of yoga classes and take one on Monday. i also am planning on a haircut on saturday. good stuff...

and i have many, many tests next week.

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

WorkingMom on 02/12/2009:
Controled binge - now that's a concept I should learn! :)


selina on 02/13/2009:
Hang in there, HoP! Hugs to you!


loveray on 02/13/2009:
so glad you are sleeping...it really helps. i hope you have a restful weekend and good luck with studying for all of the tests ahead! xoxo


mcwoo40 on 02/13/2009:
Have a good weekend.Keep strong,Julie



Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Feb 11, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

breakfast: ice cream bar. change of pace! 90

snack: coffee....later yogurt: 170

lunch: wheat bagel plain, tea w. milk/sweet and low: around 450

snack: protein bar 230

total so far: 940 ok.

dinner: lots veggies, some dressing, eggs, ice cream bar :) total: around 400 :)yay.

total: 1340.

very rushed day after school. i was a bit too hungry before dinner.

exercise: 55 minutes elliptical! it was VERY hard throughout. not sure what caused me so much difficulty. i had to rush over to the gym bc i had a dermatologist's appt after that. now it's about 8pm, just finished dinner!

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

YepItsMe~ on 02/11/2009:
You've been doing great these past couple of days~just be careful to not go too low on your calories for very long or your body will rebel and want to binge~at least thats how my body works! Wishing you a wonderful night...

had to smile at the ice cream bar for breakfast! lol


hopinforachange on 02/11/2009:
you can do it! good job today. :)


panda22 on 02/11/2009:
Looks like you had a great day today HOP! Hope tomorrow is just as good for you! Have a nice night!


loveray on 02/12/2009:
awesome awesome day!! so happy for you. xoxo


Jen40 on 02/12/2009:
Great calories!!! You're doing fantastic!


thinnside40 on 02/12/2009:
Another good day for you.... Yep Yep Yep!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Feb 10, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

today was not bad at all. very very pleased.

breakfast at home: yogurt, cinnamon, and pumpkin mixed in: 150

NO SNACK. although it might have been better if i did.

Planned lunch: hot pretzel, coffee: 400

snack: oatmeal w. flax and yogurt/cinnamon/pumpkin again: was good: 280

total: 830 :)

dinner: salad, dressing, lettuce to wrap fried egg whites in yum!350, ice cream bar for dessert 100

total: one more ice cream: 1370 :) great.

will walk maybe 1/2 hour tonight. need to study and stuff. major tests tomorrow...

wednesday i'll do some harder exercise. i do have a dermatologist appt though....so we'll see what i can fit in...

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

thinnside40 on 02/10/2009:
Proud of you for NEVER giving up... I wasn't saying you couldn't do it when I gave out the 0.3/day figure... I shouldn't of done that....... You CAN do what you set your mind to & I know you want it bad enough... Again, Best of wishes are to you!


mama_nurse on 02/10/2009:
GOOD JOB!!!! You are going to reach your goal!!!!! :)


mama_nurse on 02/10/2009:
PS, thanks for your comment....I did get my car (well most of it) cleaned.....Kid's stuff all over the place in there....LOL


mama_nurse on 02/10/2009:
looks like you had an awesome day!!!! kudos to you!


loveray on 02/10/2009:
looks like a great day! i hope that all is well- xoxo


hollybelle on 02/11/2009:
YAY - I'm so happy you had a pleasing day! I've been doing good for 2.5 days now - we been on this site a long time HOP - let's get on a roll and invite WI2 to come with us! We're all due a period of time where we all do well. It's time! Oh, I think this sounds like a challenge or something. Didn't mean it that way - but maybe that's a strategy??? Good thoughts coming your way!


starfish on 02/11/2009:
lookin good!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Monday Feb 09, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

alrighty...time for another one of my crazy  (but i am positive it can work) plans.

i have 50 days from now until April 1st.

in 50 days, i hope to lose approximately 15 pounds. I will weigh about 125. then, after this amount of time, I will probably go on a low carb diet. to hopefully weigh 120 at least by the end of April.

Like i've been saying on and off, I have a wedding to attend in mid April.  It'll be like a reunion. I will not be stick thin, but I can at least be average if I can stick to this. So, I'm trying again.

I did good today. I'm happy with EVERY decision I made. now, i must keep it up. not give up or give in when i feel i'm not progressing. because i totally can. i keep looking at old pics of myself and can't believe how great i looked.

so i'm making an effort to go back. because i want to be in a bathing suit at the beach this summer... :)

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edit: late dinner: egg whites and lettuce: 200 (i almost had a microwavable pizza after! thank god i didn't! ... this is crunch time. i'm doing a countdown....will update...

total: 1750! great day for me! aside from no exercise. need to study now!

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florida guy and i have been getting along well... :)

breakfast: apple 70

snack: coffee but mostly milk 100

snack: yogurt and another coffee....eesh didn't bring much to school. 170

lunch: croissant, tea w. milk: 460 or so.

snack: dunkin donuts flatbread eggwhite 300

snack: fiber and protein drink from nutrition store 270

snack which i didn't need: jello/yogurt 180

total: 1550...i might have dinner...but i just ate that last snack and its already 6:30...

i'm doing better with eating i think. it's important to me to lose some weight in the next couple months. no promises. just honest trying.

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

loveray on 02/09/2009:
florida guy?? do share;) looks like you had a great day. xoxo


thinnside40 on 02/09/2009:
O.K. my dear..... your @ 137.... Your day was good and don't look back..Just full speed ahead to steer clear of the 140's....

Glad you had a good day today! Really am!!!!!!!!1


starfish on 02/09/2009:
Good luck! You can do it!


mama_nurse on 02/09/2009:
GOOOOOOD JOB!!!!!! HUGS


panda22 on 02/10/2009:
Have a great Tuesday and keep striving towards your goal!


omahagrl on 02/10/2009:
Great job on the food and I love your goal for the next 50 days!


legcramps on 02/10/2009:
Yeah! You can do it!


petaldew on 02/10/2009:
you can do it!


thinnside40 on 02/10/2009:
0.3 #'s per day (if I did my math right).... Best of wishes for you to succeed H_O_P!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Sunday Feb 08, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

breaskfast 1600 cal.

...going to bed early tonight...

total cal: 2400. ugh.

ok, after seeing all these older pictures of me i realize that i am at the turning point. i must go back....

i'm ready now.

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

Donkey on 02/08/2009:
Horn, honey, what's bothering you (today)? I wish I could be there for you right now....


haha_love2laugh on 02/08/2009:
awh hun, what did you eat, keep us posted, at least your blogging it, need any more support comment me, okay?


mama_nurse on 02/08/2009:
HUGS!! You can do this!!! :)


legcramps on 02/09/2009:
What are you going back to / turning point... ??? I hope you're okay... ???

I read through the entry in which you had a bad texting experience with the boy you wanted to talk to. I'm sorry that I suggested you call him :( because if I would have known you would be met with that kind of response I certainly would NOT have suggested it!

Hope your days get much better soon!!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Saturday Feb 07, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

good day all day.

MAJOR BINGING AGAIN AT NIGHT.

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!


Horn_Of_Plenty - Friday Feb 06, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

total binge today. but of course, it's not too late to change my ways and reverse this cycle!

so tomorrow i have fun plans. last minute which i made tonight. going into the city for a day of sledding...although the weather says it'll be in the 40s! so i hope sledding is still possible! it should be a good time with a good friend! :)

texting/phone conversation went bad last night with the guy....he made me feel very insecure about wanting to talk to him on the phone (which we didn't end up doing) because he would rather go to sleep than talk for 5 minutes. i don't really want to go too much into detail bc its not too important ... or i don't want to make this that important in my life right now....

so i'm ignoring this guy...he did text me tonight twice...and i responded...but then i didn't respond to his other texts. and if he contacts me tomorrow i may get back to him but otherwise he can wait till sunday for my response. bc, even though it sounds that way to you guys lol, he's apparently NOT on the top of my list. or rather i don't want him to think that i think about him that much. bc it went to his head and he's not treating me the way i would even want a friend to treat me.

lol, this isn't very detailed. i think i just wrote it more for me so i can remember how i felt today.

this guy isn't a boyfriend, he's a friend i've had for like 6 years, living a distance away in another state....

ok, today was NO exercise. BINGE.

tomorrow's a new day. and i'll take it as such. exercise will simply be going to the city and walking around. that's exercise enough for me. and tomorrow night i'll be home....bc i want to be. i need to catch up on some things before next week.

goodnight all.

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

mama_nurse on 02/06/2009:
have fun sledding!!!!!!


loveray on 02/07/2009:
hi honey- i hope you had an ok friday night- i am excited to hear how your "fun plans" went. just stopped by to remind you what a beautiful soul you are- i am fortunate to have crossed paths with you. xoxo


Maria* on 02/07/2009:
Sledding sounds like FUN!!! Hope you are having a real nice day!


YepItsMe~ on 02/07/2009:
Hope you have fun sledding!!! Sounds like a great time!


Donkey on 02/07/2009:
I hope you had a better day today (Saturday). Forget the guy, move on.



Horn_Of_Plenty - Thursday Feb 05, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

BREAKFAST YOGURT  150

SNACK 100

LUNCH: 400

SNACKS: PIZZA 450, ICE CREAM 600, ICE CREAM 400...

ROLL 280, FRIES 500, cookies 300.

CAKE 1000?

GREAT day. just kidding. but i am happy bc the week actually went pretty well. i'm taking it one day at a time. that's it.

around 4150 or so.

no exercise. did it yesterday. need to study. was gonna call this guy that i talk with on and off but now i'm just feeling full.

will go for a shower...and see what happens.

 

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

thinnside40 on 02/05/2009:
Have a good evening!


mama_nurse on 02/05/2009:
oh no! not expecting them to taste like a smoothie....lol i ordered pomegranate and citrus vanilla....haha so pretty much the two you don't drink...ahhh oh well.... :) have a wonderful night and thanks for the info....I really went between tropical fruits and pomegranate too....oh well... :) hugs


thinnside40 on 02/05/2009:
RE: Putting up with you~ This IS for you first & foremost.... Like you said.... Just always know that I'm here in the good, bad, ugly, unbareable and my ear is always open......


loveray on 02/06/2009:
did you go out with the boy?! yea, my school was amazing...i still sometimes dont believe i was lucky enough to be able to attend. it was fabulous. i hope you have a wonderful weekend and thanks for all of the positive comments...i am just feeling so "blah" lately. xoxo


legcramps on 02/06/2009:
I say you should still call that guy.

Have a good one!


mcwoo40 on 02/06/2009:
Have a good weekend HOP,Julie



Horn_Of_Plenty - Wednesday Feb 04, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

breakfast: protein bar (bad choice, left me without energy) 200

snacks: drinks: 170

lunch: subway: 500

snacks: protein bar 240, ice cream 600, jello 60, celery 40

total so far: 1810

after gym food: egg whites prepared like an omelette, veggies. 300 or so.

total: around 2150. good day.

i kinda planned to have all the ice cream and other stuff too. not counting it as a binge.

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

Donkey on 02/04/2009:
What's with the ice cream, Horn? Who do you think you are -- Donkey?


mama_nurse on 02/04/2009:
Yummmm, ice cream! Which cell-nique flavors are your favorite??? I'm going to busy some but wondering what you like best.....let me know if you get a chance, thanks! have a good day!



Horn_Of_Plenty - Tuesday Feb 03, 2009
(count calories/exercise/relaxing thoughts!)
Weight: 137.0

breakfast: apple 80

snacks: 230

lunch: lg coffee, pretzel: 450

SNACKING: edamame 300, ice cream 600, popcorn 250, soup 300, celery 40, strawberries 50.

total: 2300.  maybe 30 minute stroll on treadmill.

running low on sleep.

Progress as of today: -12 lbs lost so far, only 22 lbs to go!

WI3 on 02/03/2009:
awww GET SOME REST!!! hope you are doing ok =)


Genesis on 02/03/2009:
HOpe you get caught up on sleep and that things are going okay for you!!



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