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Forum: Motivation and Support 05-28-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By yehudit45
Size vs. weight

If people are noticing the difference, and you feel healthy and energetic, you must be doing something right. Don't worry so much about the numbers on the scale,

When my sister was on the swim...
Forum: Food talk 05-27-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By yehudit45
Editing custom foods

:confused:Because we have recently moved to another country, many of the ready-made foods on my Custom Foods list are no longer available to me. I would like to edit the list to remove them and make...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-24-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By yehudit45
Congratulations on your weight loss!

Sixty (60) pounds lost? That takes determination and dedication over many weeks. I congratulate you on being able to stick with it.

Re: flab: I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but after skin...
Forum: Diets 05-24-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By yehudit45
thank you both. My Dr hasn't done an A1C...

thank you both.

My Dr hasn't done an A1C level yet, because my blood sugar was only "a little high," but I would really like one to see how I am doing overall the longer term. I intend to ask him...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-22-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By yehudit45
Best wishes for a speedy recovery

Something else you might try--yoga or pilates. If you can afford it, asking an instructor for a private lesson to develop a program that does not require you to do any weight bearing would be helpful...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-22-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By yehudit45
Take it easy

Congratulations on the new baby! Enjoy this time--they don't stay tiny and cuddly for very long--it only seems long while you are experiencing it.

Don't worry about losing weight just yet--first...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-22-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By yehudit45
Prediabetes

My fasting blood sugar has been the same for the last 20 years, and I was always considered healthy. Now that I'm older, my MD has decided I am prediabetic. He advised to go on a 1200-1600 calorie...
Forum: Diets 05-22-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By yehudit45
Avoiding Type 2 Diabetes

My fasting blood sugar has been the same for the last 20 years, and I was alwyas considered healthy. Now that I'm in my 60s, my MD has decided I was prediabetic. He advised to go on a 1200-1600...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-02-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,538
Posted By yehudit45
CRIMPET: As Eleanor Roosevelt famously said:...

CRIMPET:
As Eleanor Roosevelt famously said: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

let's see: you live in a country other than the one you grew up in, you navigate daily in a...
Forum: Exercise 06-02-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By yehudit45
There are many mild forms of exercise that you...

There are many mild forms of exercise that you can engage in to keep yourself reasonably toned when you can't do more strenuous activities. Like the previous posters mentioned, yoga and walking are...
Forum: Exercise 06-01-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 176,971
Posted By yehudit45
Three days in row: yoga first thing in the AM...

Three days in row: yoga first thing in the AM (even before I get dressed because I do it the bedroom).

Yehudit
Forum: Support group for just women 06-01-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,488
Posted By yehudit45
Smile Fourth day of my restart & doing okay--kept...

Fourth day of my restart & doing okay--kept calories in the 1200-1300ish range (yesterday it was 1327), fat less than 25% (except yesterday's dinner when I ate feta cheese as my protein--if I splurge...
Forum: Food talk 05-31-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,035
Posted By yehudit45
Your dinner & breakfast sound good, but two meals...

Your dinner & breakfast sound good, but two meals in a row of feta cheese? I love feta cheese, but it is so salty, I'd blow up like a balloon eating it two days in a row.
Yehudit
Forum: Support group for just women 05-30-2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,488
Posted By yehudit45
keeping myself accountable

first day:
intake: 1170 calories (26% fat)
exercise: half hour yoga, 2 hours in garden (probably sweated off 3 or 4 pounds in the hot sunshine, but regained it when I rehydrated during the...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-29-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By yehudit45
good rate for weight loss

From everything I've read about it (and believe me, I've read a lot!) losing about 1 pooun a week, or 3-6 pounds a month is optimal. When you lose weight faster than that, you tend to put it back on...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-29-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,488
Posted By yehudit45
About me: Last year, I lost 15 pounds, getting...

About me:
Last year, I lost 15 pounds, getting almost to my goal (goal weight:135, BMI 23.9), which my MD says wil sufficient to get me off my blood pressure medication. Managed to keep the weight...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-29-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,488
Posted By yehudit45
re: Belly fat: I've had a belly bulge, it seems,...

re: Belly fat: I've had a belly bulge, it seems, since my last baby was born, but it is unfair to blame it on her, she says, because that pregnancy ended over 30 years ago ;)
The bulge seemed to...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-29-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,060
Posted By yehudit45
At 5'3" and 115 pounds, you have a body mass...

At 5'3" and 115 pounds, you have a body mass index (BMI) of 20.4, which is withing healthy range (normal healthy BMI is 19 to 24.9). If you have lost much weight, that flabbiness you see may...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-13-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By yehudit45
re: safety of these shoes: I did find going down...

re: safety of these shoes: I did find going down stairs a little scary while wearing them, and still take extra care on stairs and stepping off curbs, buth otherwise have not found safety to be an...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-08-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By yehudit45
My feet are wide and short and very hard to fit....

My feet are wide and short and very hard to fit. So when the Skechers shape-ups felt comfortable AND were on sale, I grabbed them. I wore them walking to & from work (about a half hour each way), and...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-06-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By yehudit45
64rhoda: How do you feel when you wake up in the...

64rhoda: How do you feel when you wake up in the morning? Do you feel refreshed & energetic, or dragged out and tired? Has anyone ever said that you snore when sleeping? What is your BMI? Your age? ...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-01-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By yehudit45
JHOWAR: I think many of us have been where you...

JHOWAR: I think many of us have been where you are now. For me, the impetus to start serious weight control was realizing I had only 2 skirts that still fit:eek: I could continue to wear some of the...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-01-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By yehudit45
KRISTIMDAVIES--I'd just add my congratulations to...

KRISTIMDAVIES--I'd just add my congratulations to what others have said: 7 pounds in one month is very good. When you lose much more than one pound a week (or 4.5 pounds in a month), it's too fast...
Forum: Support group for just women 12-30-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By yehudit45
Us older women do face specific challenge, one of...

Us older women do face specific challenge, one of them being how easy it is to gain weight and how hard it is to lose it. And when we do lose weight, it comes off the wrong places. My skirts are a...
Forum: Support group for just women 12-30-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By yehudit45
ROCKYCAPONE: HURRAY FOR BEING SMOKE FREE!!!! ...

ROCKYCAPONE: HURRAY FOR BEING SMOKE FREE!!!!

Not smoking is just about the best thing you can do for your health. From your signature on your post, it looks like you are taking control of your...
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