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Horn_of_plenty - Saturday Apr 27, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5


Friday Good day in Paris, 2100 cal  

sarurday ate light and pretty good no real dinner just snacks 1750 tops 

tea everyday lots of it and so tasty.  Mint added in Chinese food cold summer rolls so nice!

veggies and fruit and food in general is fresher crispier and tastier than Bach home 

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

Donkey on 04/27/2019:
Pretty darn good for being in Paris - home of fantastic pastries! I bet you are doing LOTS of walking!

horn_of_plenty on 04/29/2019:
Yes indeed ! Some soreness from walking but overall still holding up....def a bit of soreness but enjoying the trip ;) def not used to taking a full week off work ;) good to feel what a full week away is like again on a real trip not like Florida this past January which was more like a relaxing home stay and not really as a full tourist compared to now in Paris ;)

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


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


rest of the meals i haven't decided.

 2050 total.




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!!!! :)

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.


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!

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...

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.

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


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:

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!

Horn_of_plenty - Saturday Apr 20, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5

slept in and boyyy did that feel good! would have slept even more, but have to be at parent's place around 11am today, so need to leave my place around 10:30am which is much better than the workweek 7:20am leaving home!

9:15am breakfast: nice and filling! homemade by coworker cured pork sausage (yeah i eat everything - no restrictions even for this holiday!) 150 tops very fatty and very good. toast 100 with LOTS of saag and i even ate some of the creamed spinach on its own a few spoonfulls just yum 300. total here: 550, will have an iced coffee too, 50. 600 total :)

Healthy lunch with salmon 600

snaco chocolate and coffee 100

dinner: large amount pickled cucumber salad and other veggies 200, small amount potato 100,couple meat balls small 100, small amount meat brisket 100, cooked carrots roasted 200 asparagus 100, chocolate 100, little more chocolate 100, wine 150...1150 tops 

2450, fine - pretty good eats today ;)


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

Donkey on 04/20/2019:
I slept in too -- I'm always conflicted about sleeping in on my days off. I feel like I've missed time to "seize the day" by sleeping in, but I know that for today, especially, I needed the extra rest.

I hope you have a good visit with your folks. Is this specifically to observe Passover? It's so nice to have family to spend holidays with. I'm trying to get my little family on board with doing something for Easter -- with the key word being "trying".

Horn_of_plenty on 04/21/2019:
yes, it was in observance of passover but since my mom is still recovering from the accident and ribs healing, she did still cook but also because new baby in family, we didn't do the holiday prep / holiday traditional meal but instead just enjoyed some time together and home cooked regular meal :) it was great and went well luckily!!!!! really well, actually! and the baby is a good baby but when they left he was CRYING and CRYING! lol sleepy baby didn't want to sleep!

i always enjoy sleeping in and don't get conflicted much at all. i have coworkers that feel your way....but i just like my sleep - and growing up even in high school i didn't get enough. i didn't sleep well in college either or until after 30. and now i do like my sleep!

BearCountryGG on 04/20/2019:
I will have to look saag up. Sounds like it may be spinach......did you know that if you eat spinach daily for an extended period of time it may cause kidney stones......just a heads up.

horn_of_plenty on 04/20/2019:
Yes it’s an Indian way of preparing spinach ....!

I should eat more spinach lol def don’t eat enough salad greens ;) thank you for the info that’s good to know !

happy-1 on 04/21/2019:
oooooh brisket

Horn_of_plenty - Friday Apr 19, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5

7 day = 2175 or so. good.

kombucha 50

breakfast: toast 100, egg 100, butter 100, coffee 50

keto vanilla shortbread flavored bar, decent but not great 250, chocolate 100

Noonish: coworker gave me a nice breaded chicken she didn't want yesterday 250 really good, cauliflower rice so good (made by coworker again!) 100, veggie salad 50, pepper 50. total here: 450. nice.

3pm snack back at home - feeling i want a nap but will probably have coffee instead strawberries 70, 2 cookies 80 and iced coffee made with almond milk 50. 200 nut butter 100, apple 50

healthy and tasty dinner: small piece of sausage 100 made by coworker homemade! so good!, half avocado 150 on 2 rice cakes 50. 300

during and after workout: aminos, coconut water, chocolate 150,more choc 50, nut butter 100

2150,excellent. and got a little walk in, laundry and NEW strength / weights routine. ok...

with family most of the day tomorrow...! talk to everyone later!



laundry went on after snacking, but first i relaxed a read a book and that felt good, now just had a light dinner while clothes are drying and also exercising :)  


Def leaving work at 1pm to get home, do a short walk, and LAUNDRY before i do ANYTHING Else....that'll be it with laundry until after the trip (aside from a load i do in Paris halfway thru the trip lol)!

after laundry is done, it's off the agenda for the weekend. i might even be able to pack on Saturday instead of Sunday, we'll see. and i plan to do the new workout routine tonight to check it out (see below).


THANK YOU to everyone for the input as of late. i'm anxious for the trip, and even more anxious about my changing workout routine. I'm specifically changing it as a plan to reach a change of career goal i have. if i don't shift my workouts, i will not make Court Officer no matter what. so right now, i've decided that when i get back from my trip, the majority of my exercise is going to cater towards passing the test which the only trouble i'm having is the cardio elements (very good with pushups, and pretty good with situps). 

i don't have a lot of free time during the week and need to sleep regular hours (not at all planning to slack on sleep just to train more = no way!).  so, because time is limited, i feel i need to PICK AND CHOOSE which workouts are priority and which i can skip for the time being until my cardio is WAY BETTER which could take over a year.

MY Planning this AM, at work & future action plans to be taken really soon:

as a working person, with an hour commute approx each direction (2hour commute) for each day, on top of working a schedule of 8:30-5pm, it's just not possible for me to feel RELAXED all week AND train everything i want. 

and being that this is going to be a LONG process, where i NEED to feel somewhat good in the LONG RUN, i am going to forego most of my upper body routine aside from just 3-4 exercises. Of course, i'll keep pushups & situps (as they are needed for the test). I'm going to skip off on Planks for now - go back to the later as they are really similar to pushups which i'd rather just concentrate on only. YES. 2 exercises.

Leg exercises: all 4 i'm keeping, they are all variations on a squat (3 types of exercises) as well as heal raises plus i'm adding in one other stretch / strength builder for the front muscle of my shins! 5 exercises.

so, counting all above, i will combine both lower and upper body again since i'm shortening the upper body so i can do it with the lower in a good amount of time on strength building days. this is a count of 7 exercises. i feel i can add two more: biceps and chest press (i prefer not to lose the strength i have gained using very heavy weights for those exercises.

so, 9 exercises for strength days which is PLENTY. PLENTY!

as the other days i'll do cardio and that's all i have time for. I will email this to myself, as this is my new weights/strength routine and it does feel a little too much, so, i may switch off on leg exercises, not always doing all 5 at each session, i think! i may do a chart where one day is 2 leg exercises and the other day 3, etc. 

by getting strength done, 3 days a week, i have time to concentrate on my agility / cardio. i'll start by figuring out a certain distance, working on sprints inbetween the selected distance....i'm going to google exercises that help agility / jogging...i haven't come up with a cardio plan just yet. this is for the opposite days.


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

BearCountryGG on 04/19/2019:
I'm sure your trip will be wonderful....France is so very different.....I had a French grandma who often spoke french and I think it is the most beautiful language to listen to.

Horn_of_plenty on 04/19/2019:

Donkey on 04/19/2019:
Please consider hiring a running coach, specifically for the court officer test.

Horn_of_plenty on 04/19/2019:
yes, i am going to need help and a coach i know this....and will look into this when i get back from this trip i will being this research for one month i'll give myself. someone who will teach me agility exercises? i def need help...please give me any and all advice and do not feel like you will upset me.

i'm walking into uncharted territories and am going to need some help with the cardio part, yes. i feel i will only have time for training the running part by exercising on the grass next to where i live, i'm going to try to make the cardio part as local and convenient to my apt as possible...this is going to prove challenging, but i do think i can do it - with a trainer!... i am going to use your advice and i respect it.

Horn_of_plenty - Thursday Apr 18, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5


Breakfast: toast 100, egg 100, butter 100, coffee 50, chocolates 50

snacking: bar HEALTHY TYPE 230

more snacking, huge appetite 100 cals in honey roasted almonds so good

lunch: leftovers ;) small pepper and tomatoes 50, chips 250, chicken sausage 250 500-600


total 2250 and no additional exercise and bed early 


earlyish to bed before Friday which is a SHORT DAY...will leave at 1pm or 2pm, i've totally decided to do this. go home tomorrow and do a walk home again so get home around 4pm if weather is ok, then do laundry ending around 6pm too before the weekend, possibly start to pack for my trip on Friday night after laundry & work :)










Once again, i have come to a realization that i have to make further bigger changes to my workouts in order to make them sustainable and also to make my cardio goals sustainable. So long to the LONG NIGHTS of upper body cardio.I'm going to once again combine leg and upper body days, by shortening the upper body part down so that the workout is no longer more than 1 or 1.5 hours with combined upper and lower in one night. that will be 3 nights per week. then, i am going to make sure to put in time for cardio, which will also be 3 days per week. so, six days a week training with weekends possibly optional weights and cardio in one day? still thinking about. it's a lot more training time than i do now, so i'll implement little by little for the next couple months. 

It's TOM and i'm really happy about that....before i go on my trip and not during, thank GOSH!

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

innerpeace on 04/18/2019:
Have a great trip! I hope you didn't have the Natre Dame cathedral on your list of to dos...I guess you can see the remains.

horn_of_plenty on 04/18/2019:
Believe it or NOT, i had planned only to spend 2 hours or so there...not a LARGE amount of the day...and i was sad not to be able to see / walk more around the Seine or over a bridge...so, i'll see the remains from afar or what we are able and then possibly walk a bridge, or just end that day early ;) and get laundry done for the rest of the trip (packing so light on purpose!)

BearCountryGG on 04/18/2019:
Have fun on your trip, when do you leave? And what IP said....so sad about the fire!

horn_of_plenty on 04/18/2019:
i leave NEXT THURSDAY evening! ahhhh!

yeah, the fire is crazy bc i don't think anyone ever thought that notre dame would ever fall down after 850years standing!

legcramps on 04/18/2019:
Get some rest tonight.

RE: dropping the weight routine. Would you re-consider? I see you've stroked out that paragraph, does that mean you've already re-considered and changed your mind? I'm just mentioning it because weight-training can be extremely beneficial when training for a cardio endurance event/test. During exercise, oxygen that reaches your muscles is converted into energy. Improving the flow of oxygen to your muscles improves your athletic performance and stamina/endurance. Developing lean muscle mass will actually improve speed and endurance rather than slow you down.

horn_of_plenty on 04/18/2019:
Resting tonight. I just don’t have enough time to train as much as I’d like - I have the limitation of time and know I do need my rest so won’t be losing sleep to exercise.

I’ll do some weights but way less I think. There’s just no more hours in the day :/

horn_of_plenty on 04/18/2019:
I think in order to pass the running tests I have to just forego some of my weights routine bc it’s just too much training to do both well. It’s the time issue and I know I’ll go back to weights but maybe never the way I do now - perhaps when this is all over I’ll just be happy to live life and less concentration on fitness I think and more on life goals. Like I’ll do what it takes to pass a test but then I’ll do what I want for life.

Horn_of_plenty - Wednesday Apr 17, 2019
(counting calories/walking/elliptical/weights)
Weight: 114.5



home kombucha 50

8:30am breakfast toast 100, egg 100, butter 100, iced coffee change of pace from starbucks (small size!) 50. 

9am snack1: it was a nice lady's bday and i enjoyed most of the piece of cake she gave me :) it tasted very much and strawberry and the cake was nice and moist and the cream not too heavy. really nice! not more than 150-200 cals. smaller type of slice. yum.

snack2 pistachios 150, and a little more 50

Lunch: from home: chicken sausage 200, tomatoes 50, and maybe some chips 250(on a chip kick!)550 TOPS...shortly after 3 smallish clementines 100 and a black coffee with steiva

snacks: CHOCOLATE FROM COWORKER 50, almonds 100, last clementine 50 (i can tell TOM is coming! huge appetite!)


2250 total, 3 mi walk :)

dinner: not sure, i think it'll include avocado - eating healthy fats will help my skin along as it's already better compared to last week! and i did try to be healthier over the weekend, and not drink too much alcohol or caffeine!

exercise: will walk home partial, just enough to call it exercise, bed early :) 


Starting to feel cramps coming on...hope for all of TOM to start and be done before my trip next week ;)

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

BearCountryGG on 04/17/2019:
I see that you have been having problems with coffee...me too...I've been sticking to just one cup a day because it was making me jittery too. I don't know why it happened so suddenly but it started with a brand of K cups by Community............

horn_of_plenty on 04/17/2019:
yeah, i ordered a medium iced (instead of sticking with a small) and i drank it so fast it hit me, the caffeine that is.

it's not a good feeling when the caffeine hits so hard that you get anxious. it's been awhile since i last felt it, so i also need to be more careful. maybe water down those k cups, spill some out and just use hot water for some of it. they obviously have a higher caffeine count.

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