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Horn_of_plenty - Tuesday Jul 25, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

Home: kombucha 100

Work: wrap 80 with spread 200, banana 120, coffee 50

snack: nice almonds 160

lunch: healthy: lots of nice veg i'll tell you that much, with a small chicken sausage 100 cal., and either chips or crackers, more possible that it's potato chips (yes the salt and vinegar variety from vending machine - lately craving more carbs) 600 tops and an orange 90.

snack before GYM wahoo! a probably 100 cal bar, maybe slightly bigger.

after gym: cookie (protein type) and banana 500

2000 today, excellent.

4day average:1940, exellent.

VERY BUSY and not on computer at work as much, i do plan to reply to EVERYONE'S COMMENTS....including you, Ms. Biscotti!


Reading my book at lunch, it's interesting!

Still slightly run down but just trying to relax it out...and just moody. not sure why as i'm def NOT PMSing this week. So i don't know.


Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

happy-1 on 07/25/2017:
What's the book?

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/25/2017:
"Daily Rituals" and maybe the words "How Artists Work" is also part of the title. it's WEIRD!

BearCountryGG on 07/25/2017:
What brand of kombucha do you drink?

Horn_of_plenty on 07/25/2017:
The first and best is GT's kombucha brand. GT's is really, really excellent in flavors and options.

If you want an EXTREMELY powerful one, my next favorite, but it's very strong so only drink half (although i admit to many times drinking full bottle, yeah) - that brand is KEVITA. but for this brand, the powerful drinks are only those that say kombucha, not the tonics or other options with the Kevita brand.

Horn_of_plenty - Monday Jul 24, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

Exhausted this AM at work. Rather go back to sleep. Big time! Ah well.

Home: kombucha 50

8:30am breakfast: banana 120, wrap with a new spread i bought for fun chocolate protein made with stevia and turns into a muffin, i should microwave tomorrow. 280. coffee 50.

Snack: idk...not sure. i just know i'm tired. went to bed midnght. and i forgot my book that i've been reading so i will read it tonight, not at lunch today like i enjoy doing. it's ok... lots of almonds 200 (also reached for an energy drink - went next door to the gym to buy it...ugh!) 

Lunch: very healthy and light: chips 240 (regular lays), lots of sauteed veg 200? (healthy mix) and 1 egg/egg white 100: 55-600

Snack: possibly a homemade cookie from coworker...feeling low energy and like i need a major carb boost.

250 big cookie snack - even falling asleep after a cookie, sh*t.  Yup need more rest.

1550 before dinner and then bed early. Looking to have veggies.

Dinner: not sure but sure i'm sleeping early! light. 400 cal.

1950 max. thankfully.

3day: 1925 average.


Hamster's cage is all clean and beautiful. that's what mostly kept me up last night, lol. but it didn't smell too bad this week bc i was cleaning soiled parts a bit throughout the week, adding fresh bedding to the soiled areas when i removed bits and pieces. worked out better. can't wait to try the new bedding this week that i bought, a much better deal on Amazon. Huge bags and for half the price.

I know i cannot take any days off...so how should i calm myself down? Any tips on relaxation more? Typical i just like my alone time and that works well enough.. 

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 07/24/2017:
Not sure why but Tylenol calms me down....also meditation and yoga. Might try putting on some soft music and just laying down..notice what muscles are tense and relax them...sink into the mattress on that new bedding!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/24/2017:
i keep forgetting to test the tylenol thing...but i was tired which was a major problem reaching for caffeine to pick me up rather than down??

happy-1 on 07/24/2017:
Or pick up free newspapers and shred them... or shred your junk mail... Hamster lining for free!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/24/2017:
i feel bad putting my hammy in with the ink on the newspapers...he gets the royalty treatment!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/24/2017:
he never tries to bite me it's amazing...he always keeps his mouth closed when i put my hands near him! such a cute boy i have!

BearCountryGG on 07/24/2017:
Actually Tylenol makes me sleepy about 15 minutes after I take it...I didn't know it had caffeine in it.

horn_of_plenty on 07/24/2017:
Right so Tylenol can't be good if I am trying to stay awake at work but I see it can calm me down if I need - really just need mood lifters ......

BearCountryGG on 07/24/2017:
oh I see

Horn_of_plenty on 07/25/2017:
but thank you for your tips / tricks and sharing even if they may not work on me! :)

i like to hear feedback no matter what so thank you BCGG!

biscottibody59 on 07/24/2017:
Hi HoP and little "HamHoP" haha!

Congrats on the running! I know this is a huge deal for you!

If you're taking a benzo, not taking it could give you a rebound effect. I swear by chelated magnesium (Country Life--not the mins--just the 250mg), but you could try another.

Tylenol on its own is just a pain killer. What people generally do is start taking the Tylenol (or generic) PM, which has Benadryl/diphenhydramine and that's what knocks you out. Sleepinal is just plain Benadryl/diphenhydramine. Using Tylenol when you don't have pain isn't good. Too much Tylenol is bad for the liver.

Herbert Benson and his Relaxation Response (pretty famous):


This is getting long, but I saw an entry where you mentioned cutting back caffeine. Good to figure out your limits, what time to cut it off during the day, etc. Unless you can just never use it at all.

Horn_of_plenty on 07/26/2017:
Hiya biscotti lady!

Thank you soooo very much as always for the genuine and helpful as well as smart comments here!

i do take an anxiety medicine but i don't want to get up to read the bottle name...I'm not sure it's a benzo but it could be similar substance. will have to look later when i'm not on a time constraint getting ready for work. drinking kombucha now on couch.... anyways, i forgot to take it one day on the weekend, and maybe that's the reason i was feeling out of sorts on Monday. i don't know....could have been a rebound.

So you are saying that chelated magnesium makes you feel better when you feel low?

I do love Sleepinal as it's quite powerful and has a pretty high dose of drug to it. i have realized that compared to other brands, sleepinal is sometimes double the strength (25mg in other brands vs i believe 50mg in sleepinal!). eh, at least i don't take it all the time!

As i cut the caffeine, my skin clears. this is really why i do it - and i get better sleep....especially when i cut the energy drinks with all those extra chemicals (sf monster drinks are gone from my diet). i had some of an energy drink for the first time in a couple weeks at least on Monday...it did affect my skin already.

i'll look up the Herbert Benson Relaxation Response. TY!

I hope you are feeling better....I wonder when you will write an entry again! So good to hear from you, BB!

Horn_of_plenty on 07/26/2017:
I requested the book you recommend from my library, so i'll be reading it sometime August / September. It looks up my ally.

happy-1 on 07/25/2017:
Aaaw he sounds like a sweetie.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/25/2017:
YES i got very, very lucky!

Horn_of_plenty - Sunday Jul 23, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0




1st breakfast 9am - Fiber 1 cereal 200 tops and almond milk 30 and boy have my tastes changed....i didn't even finish it. oh, added cinnamon to the cereal. i'm glad i no longer have the same tastes. def becoming a bit healthier.  and a little kevita probiotic drink 30. total here around 250.

2nd breakfast 10am: wrap 80 with pb 200 and sf jelly: 280...say 300.

1:30pm light meal and snacks after the massage - light snacks after add up to no more than 500 cal total throughout afternoon! and some caffeine, a natural (moreso) drink zero cal...now off to jog at the college track by me!

1050 so far today = going to be another nice and moderate day, equaling out to a very nice & moderate weekend (just what the dr ordered).  I'll prob have a rest day Monday...

early dinner: tons of veg / mushrooms mostly 250, rice crisps 3 servings 330, egg and egg white 100, ..... + fruit 800 tops.

1850, success




I will comment on all your entries later...!!!!! just been out a lot of the weekend doing my personal things :-)


My massage with a female massage therapist ended up being 1.5 hours of HEAVEN so great! I'll go back to her, for sure! she's gooood & experienced. Just what i was hoping for....AND MORE - i didn't expect someone as good as her.

Got lucky, again, at Massage Envy (i've been to many locations and have names of great massage therapists at each one...some are not as good, but i know of good ones all around me! - individual therapists, i mean!) .

Lots of good therapists there, in general, at ME (massage envy) but you've got to be willing to try them all out in order to find the best of the best!!!! 


laundry is almost done by 10am...then going to ANOTHER massage since i have many prepaids i didn't use bc i usually skip many months and then go very often ;-) when i finally find the time i want to spend there and with the therapist i want...but...today i'm seeing a woman therapist bc that was all that was available but i hope she'll do a good job (i prefer male therapists!). 

picking up most of the food for the week at a store i don't usually go to after the massage since i'll be in an area i don't usually go to it'll be nice to have slightly different mix of food this week!

and i will be jogging today back close to home :-)

day will be almost done by the time my jog is over....and i'm enjoying reading a new book.

nice, quiet weekend at home...wish it could have gone on longer because i needed this!


Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 07/23/2017:
Its that kind of day for me too.....doing lots of reading and relaxing........

Horn_of_plenty on 07/23/2017:
yeah, i must get into this book finally...it's now 7:15pm! and i haven't gotten very much past the intro!

Donkey on 07/23/2017:
Sounds like a wonderful weekend --- I feel the same way, I need a longer weekend!

Horn_of_plenty on 07/23/2017:
Yep, would be nice to call in sick tomorrow but i do not fall into the temptation bc i know my days are limited and i have to conserve them! I might later in the summer take a sick day - to sleep in after seeing a broadway show the night before, yeah...a friend is coming in from FRANCE and invited me to go with her to see a broaadway show that her sister is IN! really! and instead of the plan being on a sunday, she said she's now going on a thursday eve, so i might just take a sick day the next day rather than wake up for work and be full out tired, again, before the weekend after a full week of work. i know my limits and what's important is to enjoy the summer a bit...and also to accomplish the training. if i have to take a day here or there for mental health / rest, i'll do it.

Horn_of_plenty on 07/23/2017:
,,,just not yet that's all! haha.

Horn_of_plenty on 07/23/2017:
or maybe i'll try to come in LATE that friday...i keep forgetting this can be an option!

BearCountryGG on 07/23/2017:
Broadway shows...what a wonderful thing to be able to do.

Horn_of_plenty on 07/23/2017:
yes, i'm local enough that it can actually be a semi-regular activity! depending on funds lol!

and they always amaze me!

Horn_of_plenty - Saturday Jul 22, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

Happy Saturday !

7:30am breakfast: oatmeal w. almond milk 200, banana and honey 200, stevia and cinnamon, peanut butter 150. 550 & yum! And kombucha 50 600.

Big lunch from 1:30-2pm: out to eat at a fast food mexican place called Moe's loved it - salad with to s of veggies (onions, peppers, salsa, mushrooms) 350?, pulled pork 250?, small amount rice 100, guacamole at least 100 Had a lot very filling and healthy aside from too many calories 800. 1400 of healthy goodness craving caffeine but not doing that and hoping to get in a jog later in evening.

Going home now at 2pm to relax and read for some of the afternoon.


Chips and cookie 320

1720 ....tasty man. And a very natural bar 230.

Total today is 1950 at 4pm. I am going to bed as soon as this pill kicks in and until then I am reading. Was a relaxing day! And my decision is jogging tomorrow !

Just chilling today. Really tired maybe bed by 7:30pm even.

Got an awesome massage oh yes. Shopped at some discount stores but spent a lot lol around $100 but it's a LOT of stuff for that $100.

I was thinking I needed to jog today but I did it 2x already last week ! And gym was also done twice last week! Taking a rest day for the rest of today and I am very glad I didn't drink caffeine bc now I'll take a sleeping pill and go to bed early. Tomorrow another massage as I have 6 HOURS of prep aids to use up bc I skip many months at a time ! So tomorrow is a massage and then Jogging for this week starts tomorrow & on Monday I'll prob have a rest day.:). I enjoy my rest days after jogging!

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

Donkey on 07/22/2017:
Happy Saturday!

horn_of_plenty on 07/22/2017:
You too, lady!!

BearCountryGG on 07/22/2017:
Happy Saturday to you too.

horn_of_plenty on 07/22/2017:
It was wonderful !!!!!

Horn_of_plenty - Friday Jul 21, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

550 with usual drink and breakfast, candies

snack: ? almonds 200

750 before lunch...

Lunch: 650

snack at work baby shower 2 chocolate covered strawberries 100

snack before gym: big chocolate chip cookie :-) made by my boss' 20 year old son! LOL...it looks too good! 200.

1700 before gym

after gym: trying to keep it light :)

2200 today and weekly average I am happy with 2080 per day!


i am actually anxious today…I am feeling tired bc it’s Friday and I just wanna be home but I have the gym….I guess I’m trying to store up some energy to go to gym and finish work – it’s actually pretty easy.  I reached for caffeine for the first time in a LONG time (probably 2 weeks since last energy drink?).  It does no good for me…and thankfully my skin is MUCH improved to do my decreased consumption. I reached for the caffeine bc I feel like it’ll improve mymood….do you think it will?


Gym after work which I'm happy about. Starting a new book at lunch - another motivational / growth book.

Happy plans for the weekend by myself not with the guy this weekend. Looking for a slower weekend to catch up on my personal needs - gym / jogging 

Can't wait to sleep early tonight....and can't wait to sleep in LATE on SUNDAY!

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 07/21/2017:
I do drink coffee and it can energize me...but not always...if I drin too much I do get jittery..I DO NOT like that feeling. I will say that there is a little trick I have learned in my old age....not sure if it would work for anyone younger or not....but when I find myself feeling down and I don't know why...or if I dwell too long on sad things..I have found that taking a dose of Tylenol seems to snap me out of it within minutes....for some reason....I'm not a pill pusher...and I would not want to encourage anyone to take something that may not be good for them...but if you are not on other meds that may not mix well....and you can safely take it...it may be worth a try....I just take the regular dosage.

thinnside40 on 07/21/2017:
Sounds like a good start to a good weekend.

Maria7 on 07/21/2017:
I like caffeinated iced tea. Coffee, too. Hope you have a nice weekend.

Horn_of_plenty on 07/22/2017:
I plan to....to do the things i've not done in awhile. more cooking...more me time...watch a movie :)

Horn_of_plenty - Thursday Jul 20, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

Home: kombucha 60

Breakfast: small banana and wrap 200, pb 200, sf jelly, coffee 50. 450.

Big snck of almonds lol 210, few candies also 30

750 before late HEALTHY lunch....lately my mood is bad, maybe i need more carbs? 500 all healthy.

1250 after nice lunch...

dinner with dad tonight...then putting up the rest of my blinds starting around 7pm with my dad and his friend...hopefully done by 8pm...hopefully! :-P

1350 after sunflower granola bar snack @ 4pm feeling sluggish and so i reached for something to pick me up!

Dinner tonight with dad and planning on I really don't know - maybe soup and lots of veggies ..

2150 total.

2060 6-day average :-P Happy about that!



need to get waxed today during lunch break as well as finish my book...got just a few pages left :)

dinner with dad tonight and then his friend is coming over also bc finally i'm putting up my blinds after living in an apt with practically no blinds up for 1.5 MONTHS! because it was hard to plan that and also had to wait for walls to be fixed after the window guys accidentally destroyed the wall plastering.  many people in my apt bldg had this happen so i had to wait a few weeks for them to fix that...and that was mid june....and now i waited an extra month for the blinds lol bc i had to plan it with me, my dad & his friend and a FREE NIGHT during the weeknights lol when i didn't have any gym or other important plans. LOL.

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

Maria7 on 07/20/2017:
I love almonds...I've learned to like the unsalted ones...

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/20/2017:
I enjoy the lightly salted ones...in the light blue top by Blue Diamond :)

BearCountryGG on 07/20/2017:
YEAH for blinds...always a good idea.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/21/2017:
thank gosh...it was annoying to schedule and it's so wonderful they are now up! keeps the sun out in the afternoons too lol! wonderful....i will not like ever need to use my air conditioning now...bc the sun will not be shining thru the glass.

happy-1 on 07/20/2017:
Hugs. Was thinking today how grateful I am for your positive-mindset comments and on the brightside perspective. You have been a big influence on me making healthier choices and I am grateful.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/21/2017:
awwww, thank you Happy...that's how i work on myself....trying to look at the brighter perspective. I have just started learning this in the later years (last 2 years or so) of my life...it's helped me also and i'm soooo HAPPY to hear that i have influenced you! xoxoxo It makes me feel good!

thinnside40 on 07/20/2017:
Oh... To be able to have dinner with dad again. ENJOY yourselves!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/21/2017:
It was nice....he was tired i feel so bad...but he was happy too to be with me! xoxoxo thanks!

BearCountryGG on 07/21/2017:
Love your parents while you have them....once they are gone you will be glad you did. I know there can be tough times with them, there were some with mine too..but there were also plenty of good times...and as a parent...I can say that parents mean well...they really do want to help you....It makes parents feel good when they can help.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/21/2017:
My dad wants to help so badly it's nuts....he loves me so much it shows....thank you BCGG....i'm so lucky to have a man like my dad...so capable. So giving, loving & helpful!

And my mom always wants the best for me...for that i am grateful too. And she is very giving although she is not very capable of showing love due to her own difficult life as a child.

Horn_of_plenty - Wednesday Jul 19, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

650 with all my usuals meals / snacks leading up to healthy lunch.

1pm lunch:600

snacking cookies 160

dinner: wrap 80, avocado 160, stir fried wheat gluten / seitan 250? 480 oh and some potato 100. 600.

2200...will have some chips now too...and an orange. :-P

5day average:EXCELLENT at 2040 per day.


During lunch - it will include nice reading outside on the steps of a church by work where there is shade! as it's close to 90F today but the shade will be comfortable on the steps of the church.  It's a few short blocks from work, perfect place to go and sit...I'm not the only one and sometimes there's company by me. Not too many folks, but decent and it's nice over there on a busy road but not loud and traffic going by...it's relaxing to be outside in that location during lunch!


Jogging at Queens College today on their track after work - I'm changing in the work bathroom so that i do NOT have to stop home or anywhere before driving DIRECT to the park. SAVES TIME & is MORE CONVENIENT. And decreases my appetite from actually being in my apt full of temptations when i already have good snacks with me & do NOT need anymore before the jog :) better to change at work (after work) but here in the bathroom and leave for the track straight away! :-P

did a 2 mi walk / jog....first half was tons of jogging, 2mi was really, really sucky. mostly walking.

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

thinnside40 on 07/19/2017:
Enjoy your reading and jogging. I'll be glad when the temps get back down in that low 80's and I can do more outside.

Horn_of_plenty on 07/19/2017:
me too....but lately the 90's don't bother me...weird.

80's are def preferred tho! but after sitting in a freezing office, i love going out in the heat for lunch!

happy-1 on 07/19/2017:
You know, my old boss is muscle bound and all he does is bodyweight and resistance exercises. Maybe you should try that to build muscle at home?

Horn_of_plenty on 07/19/2017:
yes that's what i prefer to do....but i have an important goal of becoming a better jogger this summer so there's no more time left to better myself on weights now..i'll prob go back to them more around November.

BearCountryGG on 07/19/2017:
Having a plan is half the battle if not more.

Horn_of_plenty on 07/19/2017:
oh yeah :-P and i did stop home...but it felt good to at least be changed...i was nervous it may have been too hot for my hamster..but it wasn't! :)

Horn_of_plenty - Tuesday Jul 18, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

6:30am: kombucha and sparkling probiotic 60

Breakfast: bananana 120, coffee 80, wrap 80 with pb and sf jelly 160: 440

lunch: white potato with curry baked 200?, half turkey burger and half chicken sausage 150, over a cup sauteed bean sprouts 100-150, over a cup of red slaw salad with a light dressing 100. total here: 600, healthy.

during work now - 30 more for little candies.

5pm snack before gym: few of my coworkers nice biscotti 120 and sf drink to fill stomach and energy levels! but no caffine.!!!

1250 healthy and good before gym.

total today is great...1600!


lately it's easier to play with my hamster. he enjoys walking from hand to hand quickly...not only running on floor and me catching him lol before he finds his way under the fridge or couch which would be a little disaster trying to get him back! :-) he also has a ball to run in when i get tired of playing and he's still wide awake i put him in the ball before placing him back in the cage! :) extra time outside cage is good for my GB Boy!

I now clean the cage with a mix of white distilled vinegar and water (which is chemical free and best for my hamster)! not even any more baby wipes...i can use them on me...after the gym or something!


1650 today :)

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

BearCountryGG on 07/18/2017:
Sounds like you have a lot of fun with that little guy. Do you live in Manhattan? Apartment?

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/19/2017:
i live in one of the 5 boroughs of NYC....but not Manhattan...it's called Queens and some parts of queens are only like 5-10 min from the city...I'm approx 30min with not much traffic. I do live in an apt and one of the tallest in my particular area of queens...it's 23 floors. In Manhattan of course that would be considered not too large but most of the area surrounding my neighborhood in Queens is lower apts up to 6 floors only and homes. So i have a nice view and can see the whole city skyline...i'm on the 9th floor!

happy-1 on 07/18/2017:
Are you going to build him a hamster city? You could probably do it DIY with some gorilla tape and plastic water bottles... a couple of clear plastic boxes for little rooms... Make it run around your entire apartment.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/19/2017:
Yes my cage is already a DIY...and maybe when i have some free time in a year i'd expand it...but for now i like it how it is....lol....it does enjoy walking / jogging around the apt in it's ball and also walking on my hands :)

BearCountryGG on 07/19/2017:
You live in my dream city.....the views must be amazing. You have so many things available to you there. We were in the world trade center taking pictures a couple of years before the attack............we have pictures that we will treasure forever and souvenir shirts that we are keeping for grandkids

Horn_of_plenty on 07/19/2017:
those are really special memories you have from the trade center...i wanted to go see the new structures down there (btw, my dad used to be in charge of all the union electrical work going on in that area after 9/11 but now has a different position!...he was there all the time when the most contsruciton was happening after 9/11!)...

but it's so expensive for the tours i keep putting it off and also putting it off bc my friends are never available lately...their on vacation like half the summer! LOL.

it's a beautiful city, that never sleeps.

I went to Texas with my friends, San Antonio, in October, and we couldn't believe that at 6pm like nobody was left in the city business areas...they all went home for dinner! NYC is not like that!

Horn_of_plenty - Monday Jul 17, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

2am 150 big banana

6:30am: kombucha 50

9am Work: another banana 120, coffee 80, wrap 80 with pb 160 and sf jelly: 440.candies 50.

1:15pm Lunch: 500 all healthy

4:30 chocolate chip quaker small granola bar 100 - slow day decided to take a snack now instead of at 5pm on way home.


 Looking to go home to read & relax.

 around 2000 cal total :)

3day avg: 2133 per day.

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

happy-1 on 07/17/2017:
That's a big bannana!

Horn_of_plenty on 07/17/2017:
NYC bananas are so often toooo big! def not organic!

Horn_of_plenty on 07/17/2017:
I've never seen adds with hamsters - i gotta check that out for the kia soul! how cute!!

BearCountryGG on 07/17/2017:
You live in NYC.....WOW...I love NYC

Horn_of_plenty on 07/17/2017:
I love in Queens which is in one of the 5 boroughs of NYC....right outside Manhattan :-)

Horn_of_plenty on 07/17/2017:
and Yes, i would say it's pretty great to live here!

happy-1 on 07/17/2017:
The commercials are fantastic. I bought a Kia Soul even though it was the most unsuitable car for me ever. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5witIwhpxw

thinnside40 on 07/17/2017:
Hope you enjoy your reading. I can't stand to read. Too many book reports in private school ruined me on it.

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/18/2017:
LOL...i learned to enjoy it later in my life well after high school, after college, when i was in my late 20's.

happy-1 on 07/18/2017:
i am addicted to audible

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/18/2017:
audible?...ohhh audible books! they are a great thing!

BearCountryGG on 07/18/2017:
I haven't been to Queens, we have been to Manhattan and LOVED IT!!!! If I could just up and move it would be to NYC....oddly enough we live in a place that is actually just the opposite, surrounded with federal and state forests in the middle of an amish community....nearest Walmart is 55 minutes away....we have occasional bears in our yard, that's why my name is Bear country GG...gg is for great Grandma.

Horn_of_plenty - Sunday Jul 16, 2017
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 115.0

ooops forgot to start logging sunday!

600 cal for breakfast....

200 in almonds

healthy lunch at 1:30pm: half a chicken sausage 100, seaweed salad 100, chips 200, blackberries 100: 500.

going out to gardens and a concert soon in the neighborhood! then dinner out too i think! 

2200 tops.

2200 2day average

Progress as of today: 2 lbs lost so far, only 3 lbs to go!

happy-1 on 07/17/2017:
Chicken sausage and seaweed salad seems like a weird combo

Horn_of_plenty on 07/17/2017:
yes...it was....but it was the dark seaweed...not the sugary green type from typical restaurants...it was i think wakame salad and more on the savory side than salty...so it worked a bit better. yes, still weird....i was so eager to eat something with protein...and i had just bought the seaweed salad...haha

Horn_of_plenty on 07/17/2017:
this seaweed salad had some scallians, green pepper and also cucumber in it. like i was saying, not the sweet type. and more chewy and smaller pieces. it's black in color.

happy-1 on 07/17/2017:
Yum! I bet your body is happy!

Horn_Of_Plenty on 07/18/2017:
yeah it's having fun eating lately!

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