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Old 04-15-2013, 03:06 PM   #111 (permalink)
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Robin, when I saw 10k as your goal, I originally thought your goal was 10,000 steps in a week. Upon thinking about it more, I think you mean 10 kilometers in a week! Either way, you did 11, so a big tip-of-the-hat to you!!!

Jenn, how'd you do on water yesterday? I can't believe I did 2500ml again! Two days in a row. I'm not ready yet to make that a new goal, but it *may* be the start of a trend. Good thing we don't charge for bathroom use in my house!

Hope, having read your posts, I did some quick research on fibro. Gah, I'm sorry you have to deal with that monster. I hope it calms down for you this week. On a much happier note, I'm glad you got to go to your friend's art show! That had to be exciting and fun! And Armand Assante, have we heard of him??? Heck yeah! I love that you called him a "total pisser". I haven't heard that phrase since I left Massachusetts (although I usually heard it as "pissa" ). Anyway, sending you a virtual (((hug))).

Cassie, I am not a salad fan (truth be told, I am not a vegetable fan -- could live quite contentedly without ever eating another one), but the salad you described sounds delicious even to me!!!

Donna, you had a great week, even if the weekend wasn't exactly what you wanted. You banked calories at the beginning of the week, so the weekend splurge just evened things out.

Looking forward to reading Mike's report. I just know he hit the 170s!

Mern, if you're out there reading, know that we're thinking of you! /wave

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And here's my wrap-up for the week.

Goals for the week:
  • Log everything, no exceptions: yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes
  • At least 1500ml water per day: yes, yes, 2000ml, yes, yes, 2500ml, 2500ml -- again!!!
  • Maintain 7-day calorie rolling average under 1550 (day/7-day average): 1466/1566, 1299/1556, 1064/1490, 1526/1489, 1582/1467, 1356/1394, 1582/1410
  • Maintain 7-day sodium rolling average under 1500mg (day/7-day average): 1172/1245, 1521/1327, 483/1158, 532/1083, 913/1030, 357/807, 948/840
  • Study every day: yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes

Not sure what possessed me yesterday. Why oh why did I feel compelled to eat a mountain of spaghetti, topped with a tub of sauce? I know why. Because it was there and it would be a crime to throw any of it away. Oh, and it because it was delicious (if I do say so mself ). Fortunately, the beginning of the day was quite calorie light, so the spaghetti-gorging didn't wreck the day's totals. Whew! And I upped the water to help counteract.

Overall, I am very pleased with my week. I did better than I thought I would -- I think knowing that I'd be sharing results helped me stay on track. Accountability, and all that. The nicest part is that I had a decent loss for the week (even though I weigh daily, I use Mondays as my "official" weight) and thus, I've updated the sig!

Off we go to a whole new week, everyone!!!
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Old 04-15-2013, 05:20 PM   #112 (permalink)
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My goals for the week:

1) Clear / "Good" Liquids - 3L a day. Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sat, Sunday,
2) Cut out dairy - only greek yogurt and milk in tea NO CHEESE!!! -Week long sucess!
3) Running a week without added sugar. No sugar in drinks, no sugary sweets, no sugary deserts. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday Sat, Sunday I ate blueberry pie haha. Totally worth it.

4) Try at least 3 new recipes this week - Tuesday - I attempted Kimchi (korean spicy cabbage salad). Apparently....not terrible...but not the way I like it at the resturants haha. Friday - paleo sheperds pie - very nummy - Sunday Lemon Steamed Basa
5) Try some form of new exercise - Oh GAWD Jazzersize is not my thing. Most awkward hour of my life. Call me crazy but Im going to go back to lifting heavy stuff haha
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:47 PM   #113 (permalink)
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5'2"
44" Waist
225lbs Weight
Age 22

Calories - Under 1700 - No 2008 - No Major, Full English Breakfast and a KFC. - No 1909
Fruit & Veg - 3 or more - No 1 - No 1 - No 2
Exercise - 30 mins a day - Yes 45 - No 10 - Yes 60
Exercise - 10 sit-ups a day - No 3 - No 0 - Yes 15

Thank you for the welcome comments.
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Old 04-15-2013, 09:34 PM   #114 (permalink)
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You had a great week, Kali! Well done!

And look at you, Amyrose! From zero sit-ups to 15!!! (I don't think I could do 2... at least not in a row ). And double your planned exercise minutes! You're well on your way!
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:26 AM   #115 (permalink)
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Goals:

2000-2500 calories per day4 out of 7 days, the other three days were kind of off the charts
Cholesterol under 250 mg per dayDidn't happen, too much meat
Lift weights 3 days Lifted 3 times
Walk or Elliptical 2 dayswalked twice
Take veggies to work everyday as part of my lunch. Only brought veg to work two days
Lose at least 2lbs I was on track but had a really bad weekend, I ate way to much

I stopped making recipes, and stopped buy fruits and veggies the last few days of the week. I ended up eating out and eating junk frozen food. At least my workouts happend this week. I really want to get it all together this coming week.
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:59 AM   #116 (permalink)
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Having read other peoples goals I think I will add water to my goals as at the moment I drink no water, 5 cups of tea and a 1.5 litre of fizzy pop a day.

New Goals,
Drink 4 glasses of water a day.
Drink No fizzy pop.
Drink No tea.

I don't do my sit-ups in one go (I wish I could), I exercise for 10 minutes a time, 6 times a day (usually when my son allows me to). I did 5 sit-ups 3 times, 2 press ups (all I could manage) 3 times, wall press 8 every ten minute session, bicep curls with tinned beans every 10 minutes. It is part of my exercise regime which I started yesterday. I am going to walk the dogs soon as well, and I have just bought an ab circle pro, I have to get this belly off. My goal is for a size 14 by September (hoping to try for another baby).

Keep up the good work, I can't believe when I first met my husband I was a size 12. (7 years ago)

Liquid Lizard, we all have bad days, I don't eat fruit yet.
Kali, well done, keep it up and there is exercise in everything you do, even dancing to music on the radio (in your living room where no one can see) That is what I do.

Thanks for the comments, I think I will get good motivation from this website.
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:54 AM   #117 (permalink)
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5'2"
44" - 46" 04/16/2013 Waist
225lbs - 221lbs 04/16/2013 Weight
Age 22

Calories - Under 1700 - No 2008 - No Major, Full English Breakfast and a KFC. - No 1909 - Yes 1399
Fruit & Veg - 3 or more - No 1 - No 1 - No 2 - Yes 3
Exercise - 30 mins a day - Yes 45 - No 10 - Yes 60 - Yes 30
Exercise - 10 sit-ups a day - No 3 - No 0 - Yes 15 - Yes 10
4 Glasses of Water - N/A - N/A - N/A - Yes 5
No Fizzy Pop - N/A - N/A - N/A - No 1/2 a bottle
No Tea - N/A - N/A - N/A - No 1 cup

I now have my ab circle pro, let the tummy disappear.

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