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Jacky82020 - Tuesday Nov 03, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 122.0

Been

Dang, the Brooklyn Libary is weird!   Was looking for IF books and put holds on a few.
so they pop up with these "similar" titles available now.   Really?

Been loooking at kombucha recipe s and the scoby makes me want to puke.   Weight stable.  Ate between 6 & 10 PM last night.   Maybe 900 Cals. Maybe more. 

 Super excited about the election!   It's gonna be a long nite. May switch back and forth between CNN and my ER binge.   On the final season, 15, and show is going to hell in a hand basket.   Too many good characters left and I don't like the new ones.   Still want to see the very end. 

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

grannyannie on 11/03/2020:
I'll be up all night watching! Holding my breath! Well, in between drinking beer, eating Doritos. Haven't hit the ice cream yet. It's 6:30pm here.

Jacky82020 on 11/03/2020:
Me too! Do you get CNN or the like?


Maria7 on 11/03/2020:
Sounds like Somebody has got some plans!

Jacky82020 on 11/03/2020:
Yep, gonna be a long night for many of us! And jubilant!


Horn_of_plenty on 11/03/2020:
oh yeah so you are still loving ER! that is great. I always loved Merideth!

anyways, let's see how the election holds out.

i will find out results when i wake up...i told my french friend to text me since they are ahead 6 hours ....


grannyannie on 11/04/2020:
We have VPN so we get CNN and MSNBC and anything else. We even watched in Thailand.



Jacky82020 - Sunday Nov 01, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 122.4

Power keeps going out!windy! Dang!   tried to post funny pic and deleted day's entry.

will try pic again.   maybe even 2.

HoP, they keep sending me GP pics.   lol 

Progress as of today: 11.6 lbs lost so far, only 12.4 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 11/01/2020:
Wow, this one came in awful!

Jacky82020 on 11/01/2020:
Ok, squirrel posted Will try GP now

Jacky82020 on 11/01/2020:
Ok, so 2 out of 3 posted Better quit while ima ahead!


Horn_of_plenty on 11/01/2020:
yes, jacky, that's the one i've always liked since i tried it literally many YEARS ago. very acquired taste...a mix of like a wine mixed with a beer mixed with a fruit. very low cal.

Jacky82020 on 11/01/2020:
Do you pay $10 a bottle?


Horn_of_plenty on 11/01/2020:
i think they charge a lot bc the package will be very heavy due to the glass bottles also.

Jacky82020 on 11/01/2020:
I’ll check around.


Horn_of_plenty on 11/01/2020:
also, i haven't tried the chia ones. they are higher in cals so i basically decided to stick with the regular kombuchas only, no chia ones! ok...

i love your other photos here, thanks for sharing.

Jacky82020 on 11/01/2020:
Welcome!


Horn_of_plenty on 11/01/2020:
i try for $3 per bottle, average. once in awhile, there's a sale for $2.50 or less. not all the time...

if you can find a health food store by you, they will most prob be sold there. i've looked on amazon in the past and it's very expensive to buy kombucha that way.



Jacky82020 - Saturday Oct 31, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 122.4

Finally hit the 122's at 122.4   Think IF is helping.   Began eating between 4PM & 10:30PM this week.   Plan was for 2:30 to 10:30, but found I am not hungry at 2:30 and can easily wait.   Do have maybe 75 Cals of protein drink in my coffee and the broth with hot sauce and malt vinegar earlier.

Got super nauseous yesterday & thought sure I'd toss my cookies.   Took my 3 RX's and 5 vitamins at the same time on an empty stomach.   Awful!

Progress as of today: 11.6 lbs lost so far, only 12.4 lbs to go!

Jacky82020 on 10/31/2020:
Didn’t mean to post cartoon twice!


Donkey on 10/31/2020:
Ha ha ha ha! I love that cartoon!!!!

Definitely going to make an effort to incorporate broth into my days. I love lemon juice in chicken broth with parsley flakes. Found memories from childhood.

Well done on the weight loss!


grannyannie on 10/31/2020:
Great cartoon!

Good for you on the scale movement. I never take anything on an empty stomach. Hope you feel better.

Re your Sean Connery comment - Scottish people are also British. Anyone from Great Britain is British - England, Wales, Scotland. But you'll rarely hear a Scottish person refer to themselves as British. I have dual citizenship with the UK and my certificate says British citizen.

Jacky82020 on 10/31/2020:
Thanks, very interesting. Love those accents. You gave up your American citizenship?


Maria7 on 10/31/2020:
Congrats on your new lower number! Happy for you. Hope you feel better today.

Jacky82020 on 10/31/2020:
Thanks! Yes, the nausea passed after several hours. Now that’s one good appetite suppressant.


grannyannie on 10/31/2020:
No, I didn't give up US citizenship. I have dual citizenship and have both a US and UK passport.

Jacky82020 on 10/31/2020:
Awesome! So you can vote in national elections in two countries?

I am Native American and can vote for the Chief. They’ve never elected a female. I voted for one, but she lost by a landslide. You can only vote for the Tribal Council if you live in Oklahoma, but any enrolled member can vote for the Chief.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/31/2020:
hahaha...her purse is her ex! too funny...

and i smiled at your animated cartoon. Happy Halloween.

yes, i've been there - re. taking pills on empty stomach. def no good!

Jacky82020 on 10/31/2020:
A lesson for the learning!


grannyannie on 11/01/2020:
Yes, I vote in US and UK elections. I am a member of a political party in both countries.

Interesting about voting for chief. I hope sometime you get a woman who wins.

Jacky82020 on 11/01/2020:
Me too. A few small tribes do, but not the Choctaws. Maybe some day.

I



Jacky82020 - Thursday Oct 29, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 123.0

 Stuck at 123.0.   Want 122.Something. Soon! 
On the recumbent bike now, will switch to NuStep and try rowing machine later.  Meant to row yesterday & never did.  Good upper body workout.   Knee still sore, backside.   I am very curious as to what's wrong, even though I am fairly certain there is nothing to be done.   Not even sure if the doc would order some kind of imaging. Cheap HMO!

My baby boy! 

Progress as of today: 11 lbs lost so far, only 13 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 10/29/2020:
I kept working out when I hurt my shoulder years ago and I regretted it! Be careful please.

Rowing machine is great for a whole body workout. I had considered getting one of those, but only have room for one machine. We have 2 spare rooms that are used for guests and one is my gym until someone visits. But that will be a VERY long time.

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
My great big NuStep lives in the guest room. The rower does take up a lot of space. That’s why the previous owner sold it to me at a good price. Same for my first treadmill, purchased years ago when I was young & thin


Donkey on 10/29/2020:
I would be careful using any kind of stepping machine if your knee is still hurting. The rower seems, to me, to be a better option, but you know your pain best.

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
You may be right! I am becoming increasingly curious as to the nature Of this injury. May call and request an image. All they can do is say no. Don’t want to go to the PCP office for an exam though. He’d probably twist me all up like a pretzel & it’d be another Possible covid exposure.


Maria7 on 10/29/2020:
Such a cute dog!

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
Thanks, he’s a spoiled baby boy!


legcramps on 10/29/2020:
Awe, snugglebutt!

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
lol, that’s my boy!


Horn_of_plenty on 10/29/2020:
i think that one day, when i do get a dog (def not now!!!), it may be the type above. i guess that would be a pug or pug/frenchie or anything pug. i may change my mind as they sometimes get breathing problems, but...omg is your baby cute!

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
The Frenchie is an interesting breed. Good apartment dog. Relatively inactive. Sweet and affectionate. The pug/Frenchie mix is really hyper, and loves to run around and play. Gorgeous little guy!


Horn_of_plenty on 10/29/2020:
what is the purple thing next to his ear? part of his collar? a tag??

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
It is a red ID tag. No way in hell he’ll ever escape my very secure fenced in yard.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/29/2020:
he has the cutest little mushy face! awwwww. i want this dog!



Jacky82020 - Thursday Oct 29, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 123.0

 Stuck at 123.0.   Want 122.Something. Soon! 
On the recumbent bike now, will switch 

Progress as of today: 11 lbs lost so far, only 13 lbs to go!

Horn_of_plenty on 10/29/2020:
yeah, to loose the next pounds i guess you'll have to stick to what you have been doing for longer periods of time! or add the exercise!

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
Yep! No quick fixes.



Jacky82020 - Thursday Oct 29, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 123.0

Got on the rowing machine & it was surprisingly easy on my knee.  Climbed aboard the spinner and it began to ache.   Did ok on the recumbent bike, logger 23K steps on the Fitbit.   Keep it on my ankle.   Not as good as real walking steps, but best I can do for now.

Well under 200 calories for the day.   Will try not to overdo it later! 

 

 

 They sent me more GP pics! 

Progress as of today: 11 lbs lost so far, only 13 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 10/29/2020:
LOL!


Donkey on 10/29/2020:
Cats are kind of the same way :-)


innerpeace on 10/29/2020:
...and dogs!

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
The biggest chow hounds of all!


Horn_of_plenty on 10/29/2020:
I want to say that picture of YOUR DOG is sooooo adorable. I LOVE pics of sleeping animals. you are so blessed with having these dogs around :) do they like to be cuddled? do they hang with you?

well, yes, i guess that is true above about the guinea pigs.!!!! they do not like loud music, i'm not sure they'd want to sleep thru it??? but they would probably hide...

...but yeah, they love the sound of FOOD ....food coming...! :) awww.

if you feel too sore, try to massage it yourself or if you have a roller use that!...it's a struggle to not be able to exercise because you are sore. i used to never wait and always push it when my body was still healing...now i'm just keeping the status quo and doing what i feel is the minimum to stay somewhat fit / looking fit. I could do more but since it's been rainy, i am not even trying to attempt more.

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
Do these dogs ever like to cuddle! Especially that one, the pug/Frenchie mix. He likes to lay on top of me and at 35 pds, it gets uncomfortable at times.

Very difficult for me to stop exercising! Wet and rainy here too. But all my exercise is Iindoors now. Walked a lot in California.


legcramps on 10/29/2020:
Haha, I used to put my Fitbit on my ankle when I was on my indoor trainer / spin bike. It was only because I was part of a fitbit step challenge and am too competitive to let hours of time on the bike equal nothing on Fitbit. But otherwise I never use it to count my steps. I often find the days I work out harder are not the days I have higher step counts, so it's useless to me for data analysis.

Jacky82020 on 10/29/2020:
I find it marginally motivating in that I’d like to do at least 20K fake bike steps a day. But I don’t ever bother putting it on half of the time anymore.



Jacky82020 - Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 123.0

 Knee still sore, but rode recumbent bike for 2 hours and then hopped on the NuStep.   Moved it closer to the futon and worked out with the bad leg on it.   So used 1 leg and my arms, ok.   Will try rowing machine  later.

Finding eating 2:30 to 10:30 easy so far.   I do expect some ravenous days acoming, but not yet.

Progress as of today: 11 lbs lost so far, only 13 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 10/28/2020:
Take care of that knee!

I've seen face masks with the RBG lace on it.

Jacky82020 on 10/28/2020:
Nice! Mine are very plain. Gonna see if I can post a related pic.



Jacky82020 - Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 123.6

 Pigged out last two days, but weight didn't budge. So that's something.   Bought a discounted chocolate cheesecake & it was wonderful!  Used to bake NY style cheeecskes, but not for years. Damn! It was so good!   Love cheesecake.  
Downloaded one GP pic for HoP and now Pinterest sends hundreds!  I originally went there for French Bulldog pics.   My boy comes from a a champion line & I found his dad, pics taken at big dog shows.

Dad looks exactly like my boy! 

!  

Progress as of today: 10.4 lbs lost so far, only 13.6 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 10/27/2020:
Cute pics!

I love cheesecake!

Jacky82020 on 10/27/2020:
Irresistible! Especially the chocolate and coffee flavors, but oh! The calories!


Horn_of_plenty on 10/27/2020:
awwww that guinea pig almost looks like a Hamster! Those photos are so cute, I love so many rodents. I used to have a hamster growing up as well as 2 hamsters (one died and then i got another one) before getting my guinea pigs that i currently have. I think after guinea pigs, I might get them again, or, more possibly, a dog later down the road when my income is a little more stable. I'm not sure on the dog, as it's a big responsibility and perhaps could impact my plans to travel as well as just plans all the time...so, perhaps i'll just be getting guinea pigs again! haha!

i'd love to see more pics of your bulldog and other pets.

i also love cheesecake....i have baked, once, a pumpkin cheesecake that was really good, two years ago i think....boy do i want a cheesecake now too!

Jacky82020 on 10/30/2020:
Chocolate and coffee cheesecakes are my all time fave. Once baked one that had chocolate on bottom layer and coffee on top,


Donkey on 10/28/2020:
Cute picture!!!


Jacky82020 on 10/28/2020:
Maybe it is a hamster, HoP!



Jacky82020 - Monday Oct 26, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 123.6

 Made it until 4PM on coffee and buillion.   maybe 75 Cals, tops.   then had light pastrami on wheat roll with sourkrout. Small thin slice of meat, so maybe 350 Cals.   tasted ok. Lots of hot mustard.   may eat the kraut by itself tomorrow.   too much salt, but hardly any Cals.

Going for IF now, was actually pretty much doing it since 8/20/20 anyway.  

Plan is to eat from 2:30 to 10:30 PM.   Not an optimum time period, but what I'm used to.   Will keep it under 1,000 cal. Tops. So actually a CR/IF combo.

Decided against making bone broth for now.   Too much work! 

Progress as of today: 10.4 lbs lost so far, only 13.6 lbs to go!

grannyannie on 10/26/2020:
Hope your plan works out!

Jacky82020 on 10/26/2020:
I see my response to you didn’t post. Unless it’s a delayed reaction. I’ll try later.

Jacky82020 on 10/26/2020:
Ok. That went thru. Diet working well so far, lost over 10 pds. Since 8/20/20. Don’t expect same rate going forward. C’est la vie. Doing the CR/IF more for health reasons than weight loss, but I do want to get back to weight of yesteryears. It’s all connected.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/26/2020:
well, i'd say it can be a lot of work for bone broth, but i'll also tell you they sell packets for bone broth the easy way on amazon, just add water! i, particularly, didn't like the taste of the particular brand i bought, so i never went back to it and settle with my salty chicken broth cubes that i enjoy...

Close to my sister's wedding, i delayed my breakfasts a little bit and that helped me lose weight with one less snack going on throughout the day and just eating a late breakfast.

I wish i could do IF, but it doesn't work well for me and it tends to lead me to binge, unfortunately.!

Jacky82020 on 10/26/2020:
Thanks, I will check it out. Love amazon. Paid $200 a share not all that long ago and it’s up over 3K now. Wish I had more!


Maria7 on 10/26/2020:
We all have to choose what works for us best as to what time we eat. Glad you have found what works best for you.

Jacky82020 on 10/26/2020:
Ain’t that the truth, girlfriend!


legcramps on 10/26/2020:
Just to be self-deprecating for a second, I eat between 7:00am and 10:00pm LOL. But, in all seriousness, everyone is different and what works for one person may not work for the next person. Good for you for continuing to work to figure out what works for you!

Jacky82020 on 10/26/2020:
I used to eat between 4:30 AM and 11 PM! I am reading 3 bigger meals is better than 6+ smaller ones. A lot to do with insulin and glucose metabolism.


Donkey on 10/27/2020:
Are you using an app to track your IF?

Jacky82020 on 10/27/2020:
No, it’s simple, the way I’m doing it. Use the wall clock. Stared at it all day yesterday, waiting for 2:30PM, then realized the husband had a conference all at 5 & wanted to eat at 4, so I waited until then. I did briefly track calories using Fitbit, but I have always leaned towards a simple diet of the same things everyday. So not much point in my case. Never into food prep or a varied menu.



Jacky82020 - Sunday Oct 25, 2020
(Eat less, move more. CR)
Weight: 123.6

 So I learned another very interesting thing from Dr. Fung's book in addition to dieting doesn't reduce muscle mass.   None of the "fasts" and he & others advocate are really fasts, as in the sense of zero calorie water fasts.   His strictest one allows up to 6 cups of coffee daily with 1 TBS of heavy cream, so there's 360 calories right there.   he's also big on bone broth and says drink all you want.   He doesn't list calories for anything in the book I have,  but judging from other recipes, the broth is ~60 Cals per 8 oz serving.   basically, he's saying certain nutrients are as good as a fast and other foods are bad.   He mentions some guy who tried a 30 day fast on kombucha tea and sea salt which averaged 200 Cals a day.   The guy was going for 30 days, but he got too hungry and quit after 3 weeks.

i am thinking of making bone broth tomorrow.  Need the ingredients and avoid shopping on Sundays, too crowded.   They crockpot the broth for 48 hours.   Some ppl roast them first,   Sounds like a good way to eliminate fat.

Progress as of today: 10.4 lbs lost so far, only 13.6 lbs to go!

Donkey on 10/25/2020:
Oh yes, I forgot the bone broth! It's very delicious! It's not the same as broth from bouillon.

Does he talk about "bulletproof" coffee? Be careful with that - there can be an awful lot of calories in that.

When I was trying to do IF, I would try very hard to sustain on coffee with HWC (heavy whipping cream) until 11am, but at work, I just couldn't do it. It was easier to do that if I were at home.

Jacky82020 on 10/26/2020:
Yes! They do discuss Bulletproof Coffee! Think it was 400 Cals a cup, not sure, so many numbers running in my brain from all the recent reading. Plan to do IF, eating window from 3-11 PM with my usual coffee with protein drink and the buillion based “broth” in the “fasting” period. This would be maybe 75 cal, tops. Then 800-1000 cal during nonfast period. Yes, I know eating earlier in day is better, but I’m not there yet. How did IF work for you? I tried keto and it was a disaster for me.


Horn_of_plenty on 10/26/2020:
Many fasts are more than just water fasts i have learned as well from facebook groups i'm a part of..

360 cal is still so low! yes, those "bulletproof coffees"

and bone broth is so healthy...with the collagen.

i once fasted with only my slightly sugary kombucha...no good...it is too much of a diaretic...and i broke out...depends on the type of kombucha, i guess.



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