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Forum: Exercise 04-13-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,874
Posted By elderwanda
Thanks for looking that up, Crimpet. That is...

Thanks for looking that up, Crimpet.

That is useful information.

The one thing it doesn't tell us, though, is about actual calories burned. I'm going to assume that, being an unfit person, I...
Forum: Exercise 04-12-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,874
Posted By elderwanda
Determining "effort" level

I've been using the stationary bike at the gym. It's an older model that doesn't have a lot of fancy display stuff. On FitDay, you can choose your effort level, like "light" or "vigorous". Each...
Forum: Success Stories 01-01-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,779
Posted By elderwanda
I think if there is such a thing as a "naturally...

I think if there is such a thing as a "naturally thin" person, it's a person who maintains a healthy weight without having to constantly remind themselves to move their body or to pay attention to...
Forum: Diets 10-28-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,068
Posted By elderwanda
It looks like you're buying into the "fat is bad"...

It looks like you're buying into the "fat is bad" craze of the '80s and 90's.

If I were eating like you are, I'd be dying for some roast chicken (with skin) or some barbequed pork ribs. Maybe...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 10-06-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,563
Posted By elderwanda
I'm 5' 2.5". The smallest size I've ever worn...

I'm 5' 2.5". The smallest size I've ever worn in my adult life is 7/8, and that was when I weighed 105 pounds (which is bordering on underweight) . My pre-fat weight was usually between 120 and...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-14-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,093
Posted By elderwanda
I'm laughing here. This has got to be one of...

I'm laughing here. This has got to be one of the strangest threads I've ever seen.

Am I the only one here who has know clue what these guys are talking about?

Collodial blue jug what?! :D
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-11-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,748
Posted By elderwanda
I agree with Ron, and would like to add that the...

I agree with Ron, and would like to add that the same advice could reply to a woman as well as a man.
Forum: Support group for just women 09-10-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By elderwanda
I've noticed that wherever I go to buy things...

I've noticed that wherever I go to buy things like dishes, the things they call "cereal bowls" are gargantuan. Just like what you are saying. Same thing with dinner plates. Sure, some people like...
Forum: Success Stories 09-10-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By elderwanda
Whoo hoo! Lost inches!

Since starting, I've lost a total of two inches around my waist and one inch around my hips! Yeah!

I'm not only happy that I'm losing inches, but that I'm losing more around my waist than my...
Forum: Exercise 09-08-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,432
Posted By elderwanda
Welcome, Cozy. Get thee to stumptuous.com...

Welcome, Cozy.

Get thee to stumptuous.com (http://www.stumptuous.com) and read the whole site. :)
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 09-03-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By elderwanda
Anyone else overeat in hot weather?

Where I live, September is generally the hottest month, so after a reasonable cool "summer", we're now having a heat wave. I detest hot weather, to be honest. In makes me physically uncomfortable,...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 08-28-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 924
Posted By elderwanda
I really sympathize with you. I'm no expert on...

I really sympathize with you. I'm no expert on mood disorders, but my son has certain mood disorder symptoms that go along with his autism. He's on medication (Trileptal), which helps...
Forum: Food talk 08-25-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By elderwanda
I made my first batch of yogurt!

I'm really pleased.

It was a little tricky, because I was heating the milk in a makeshift double boiler, and it was taking forever to get to 185 degrees (to kill off whatever eats up the yogurt...
Forum: Food talk 08-22-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,667
Posted By elderwanda
Geez, I'm not stressing. I just wanted to be...

Geez, I'm not stressing. I just wanted to be reasonably accurate so I could budget the rest of my evening. Excuse me for wanting to enjoy a restaurant meal with my family for once.

I don't...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 08-22-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,191
Posted By elderwanda
I'm aiming for about a 100 grams, which is...

I'm aiming for about a 100 grams, which is probably about a gram per pound of lean body weight. I'm trying hard not to lose muscle mass as I lose weight, so that's why I'm keeping my protein that...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 08-22-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,793
Posted By elderwanda
About 1 g. per lean body weight in order to preserve muscle

I'm aiming for about a 100 grams, which is probably about a gram per pound of lean body weight. I'm trying hard not to lose muscle mass as I lose weight, so that's why I'm keeping my protein that...
Forum: Food talk 08-22-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,667
Posted By elderwanda
How many calories in Chinese food?

Today we ordered take-out from a Chinese restaurant (not fast food). I had:

.5 cup fried rice
.5 cup Mongolian beef
.5 cup almond chicken

Fried rice and almond chicken are both listed on Fit...
Forum: Success Stories 08-20-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 42,687
Posted By elderwanda
Deanna, I remember reading a few of your...

Deanna,

I remember reading a few of your posts where you mention being weak or tired, or something like that. Are you getting enough sleep and enough nutrition? If either of those are lacking,...
Forum: Success Stories 08-19-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 42,687
Posted By elderwanda
I'm enjoying reading everyone's little successes,...

I'm enjoying reading everyone's little successes, too. Way to go, people!

I noticed this morning that I'm able to squat down, with my heels on the floor, and stay that way long enough to pick up...
Forum: Newcomers 08-19-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By elderwanda
Hi Obuck, I wrote a reply a while back, but...

Hi Obuck,

I wrote a reply a while back, but I see it's not here.

Basically I'm in a similar boat. Well, I'm going to say "was", because things are going much better now.

I had a couple of...
Forum: Diets 08-18-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,317
Posted By elderwanda
I'm not seeing anywhere in this article where...

I'm not seeing anywhere in this article where they define what "high protein" means. I've changed my diet recently, and am now eating much, much more protein than I ever did. A typical day's diet...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 08-16-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By elderwanda
I've heard the term "macro nutrients" before, and...

I've heard the term "macro nutrients" before, and understand that all calories come from the three macro nutrients (fat, carbohydrates, and protein). The term "micro nutrients" is something I'm not...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 08-16-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By elderwanda
Thanks. I don't usually bother putting in...

Thanks.

I don't usually bother putting in my activities at all, because I'm never quite sure what to call what I do. I just move around in whatever way keeps my heart rate up and doesn't...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 08-16-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By elderwanda
Fit Day goal question

I'm using Fit Day online. My starting weight was 157 on June 23, 2010, and I set my goal to be 120 by February 21, 2011. I've made a few changes as I've learned how many calories I can comfortably...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-15-2010, 04:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By elderwanda
Here's a little bit o trivia. I read...

Here's a little bit o trivia.

I read recently that the traditional Inuit diet is about 70-80% fat. It helps keep them warm, and they don't have heart disease or anything like that, because it's...
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