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Forum: Support group for just women 07-20-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Esofia
Don't go for chocolate, it's a migraine trigger! ...

Don't go for chocolate, it's a migraine trigger! The important thing is to keep your blood sugar level, get enough to eat, avoid nausea (do you get that?), and of course not to go too far off your...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 05-27-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,463
Posted By Esofia
I'd imagine that they're inaccurate, yep. I'm...

I'd imagine that they're inaccurate, yep. I'm using the PC version, and the Calendar function, which I have set to view calories eaten vs. burned, is meant to give a weekly average for calories...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-21-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,269
Posted By Esofia
No, I understood what you meant, and that level...

No, I understood what you meant, and that level still sounds like a definite problem. Just because you're used to something doesn't mean that it's normal! I was quite surprised when my GP told me...
Forum: Newcomers 05-20-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Esofia
I started dieting a month ago and decided not to...

I started dieting a month ago and decided not to buy scales until I could see a definite difference in my body, judging by how it looked and the fit of my clothes. By the time the month was up, I...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-20-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By Esofia
Ach. I've just noticed that the avocado I bought...

Ach. I've just noticed that the avocado I bought the other day is very definitely ripe, and I've already had quite a bit of fat today, plus I want pasta for supper. Guacamole it is, then. Let's...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 05-20-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Esofia
If the vast majority of your calories burned are...

If the vast majority of your calories burned are through your basic metabolic rate, and the calories burned through extra activities logged is fairly small and/or very consistent, you could be...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 05-19-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Esofia
Alternative option: put the serving size in the...

Alternative option: put the serving size in the food's title, e.g. "Fake parmesan (1 tsp)". Ooh, that reminds me, I finally have miso back in stock, I should go and make some of that stuff up. (It's...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 05-19-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 209
Sticky: Android App?
Views: 75,108
Posted By Esofia
Seriously? I thought the FitDay software had...

Seriously? I thought the FitDay software had been abandoned a while back, and there hadn't been any new developments in a while?

I have just ordered a nice little Android tablet, so I'm...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-19-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By Esofia
Do you mean that you eat healthily some of the...

Do you mean that you eat healthily some of the time and not the rest of the time depending on finances? Uneven eating habits might be part of the problem if that's the case.
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-19-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By Esofia
Laurea - I'm not surprised, 30% carbs is very low...

Laurea - I'm not surprised, 30% carbs is very low indeed, and the lowest I usually see recommended is 40%. Many people are very happily on 50% carbs or more. I'm on 55% at the moment and I doubt...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-18-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,234
Posted By Esofia
Bubbs, glad to hear it's all sorted and that she...

Bubbs, glad to hear it's all sorted and that she and the puppy are getting along well. 6 months sound like an excellent age.



25lb isn't a small dog (apparently above 22lb is considered...
Forum: Exercise 05-18-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By Esofia
Oh piffle. I always walked to primary school...

Oh piffle. I always walked to primary school (ages 4-11), and after a few years I walked alone. The main thing was that I had to walk on the streets rather than cutting through the coppice or the...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-17-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,269
Posted By Esofia
Hiya, welcome back. Going to the loo every...

Hiya, welcome back.

Going to the loo every ten minutes, even if it's only occasionally, is a big red flag to me. I suggest that you go to the COB Foundation website and read all about interstital...
Forum: Newcomers 05-17-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By Esofia
Hi and welcome! I've been trying to lose weight...

Hi and welcome! I've been trying to lose weight for a month, and on FitDay for three weeks. The software is good and the forums are really friendly and helpful. I've not got as much weight to lose...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 05-15-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,093
Posted By Esofia
Oops, I edited my previous comment and by the...

Oops, I edited my previous comment and by the time I'd done that, you'd replied to it. So see above for the final calculations. The pizza was quite delicious (onion, olives, mushrooms, artichoke,...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 05-15-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,093
Posted By Esofia
Good point: what were the ingredients? ETA:...

Good point: what were the ingredients?

ETA: I found a recipe here (http://www.food.com/recipe/pizza-dough-for-thin-crust-pizza-70165) which looks about right. A 10" base is 70% of the area of a...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 05-15-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,093
Posted By Esofia
Glad you mentioned that, since we ended up...

Glad you mentioned that, since we ended up changing our plans. We're getting pizza tonight so that D can crack on with his work, and then tomorrow we will laze around and go out to the nice local...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 05-15-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,093
Posted By Esofia
Thanks, that's helpful. What size pizza do you...

Thanks, that's helpful. What size pizza do you get out of that?

After all this, he's just told me that he had pizza last night and doesn't fancy it tonight, but it'll be useful for know for the...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 05-15-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,093
Posted By Esofia
Help me estimate the calories in a vegan pizza

It's our fifth anniversary today, but my partner is spending a lot of it writing his annual review report for work. The plan to go out for dinner seems to be getting changed to getting take-out...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-15-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,809
Posted By Esofia
It's not all that hard, actually. I'm vegan and...

It's not all that hard, actually. I'm vegan and I get about 15% protein, though I've just started adding a bit of soy protein isolate to my porridge in the morning, which bumps it up to 18-20%. ...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-14-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,470
Posted By Esofia
Miso soup is fantastic stuff when it's fresh! ...

Miso soup is fantastic stuff when it's fresh! High in salt (my blood pressure tends to be low so I'm OK with that), though no more than processed foods I'd imagine, but also rich in electrolytes and...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-14-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By Esofia
You've never eaten an avocado in your life? You...

You've never eaten an avocado in your life? You poor deprived person! They're lovely things. Nice on bread or toast, and also very good in salads, say with spinach and tomatoes. And then of...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-14-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,809
Posted By Esofia
Have you tried reshuffling your calories to allow...

Have you tried reshuffling your calories to allow for an afternoon snack? Some people just need to eat more often than others. I am currently growing my own beansprouts (mung, mostly) and treating...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-14-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,442
Posted By Esofia
"30% healthy monounsaturated fat" doesn't make...

"30% healthy monounsaturated fat" doesn't make sense to me. Do they mean that 30% of your calories should be from monounsaturated fat, with even more calories devoted to the other types of fat? Or...
Forum: Success Stories 05-11-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By Esofia
Right, so you're a naturally healthy eater,...

Right, so you're a naturally healthy eater, that's good, and I'm relieved to hear you're in the same category as my partner rather than suffering from an eating disorder. Portion sizes or snacking,...
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