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Forum: Motivation and Support 03-19-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By sarkai90
I also tend to binge more in the evenings if I...

I also tend to binge more in the evenings if I let myself. Like others said, keeping my body from getting too hungry by eating enough during the day really helps, but I also avoid buying the foods...
Forum: FitDay PC 03-19-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By sarkai90
A gram of fat equals 9 calories, while a gram of...

A gram of fat equals 9 calories, while a gram of protein or carbohydrates only equals 4 calories. That's why foods with a high fat content are much higher in calories. So if you were looking for an...
Forum: FitDay Reports 03-01-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By sarkai90
If you go to the profile tab and scroll down past...

If you go to the profile tab and scroll down past your name, age, height, etc., you should see it down toward the bottom of the main profile page. Hope that helps!
Forum: Support group for just women 02-18-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By sarkai90
You have youth on your side, so your skin might...

You have youth on your side, so your skin might tighten back up some on it's own over time, and strength training combined with healthy diet would probably help the appearance of the loose skin by...
Forum: FitDay Custom Foods 05-04-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By sarkai90
Hi Claire, Thanks for the encouragement! ...

Hi Claire,

Thanks for the encouragement! The weight came off very slowly the first month, but my body finally got with the program and the progress is more steady now. My best advice is to eat...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-27-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,984
Posted By sarkai90
I don't have one, but I've researched it, and...

I don't have one, but I've researched it, and I've been interested in getting one.

It's similar to a bodybugg, but appealed more to me since you don't have to wear it on your arm. It's a more...
Forum: Newcomers 04-25-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By sarkai90
Welcome! It sounds like you're off to a great...

Welcome! It sounds like you're off to a great start with your mindset. I believe that where your motivation comes from is a huge part of sustaining the success you'll have. I know that when I've...
Forum: FitDay Custom Foods 04-16-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,624
Posted By sarkai90
I have the same problem when I search the...

I have the same problem when I search the database, so I enter custom foods for almost everything. I only use the database for very basic items (mostly fruits, veggies, eggs, etc). The good news is...
Forum: FitDay Reports 04-15-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,332
Posted By sarkai90
It bugs me that I can't see my weight graphed...

It bugs me that I can't see my weight graphed before 12 months ago, but I can view all of my previous weight entries by using the "my past weights" in the box on the left of the weight screen. I've...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 02-26-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,175
Posted By sarkai90
My ratios are similar to yours... I aim for...

My ratios are similar to yours... I aim for 40-50% carbs, 25-30% fats, and 25-30% protein. Those ratios are just a guide for me, and I enter everything exactly as is. My custom foods are entered...
Forum: Food talk 02-26-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,789
Posted By sarkai90
I discovered my new favorite way to prepare...

I discovered my new favorite way to prepare popcorn just the other night. I love using sesame chili oil (in moderation) with a lot of what I cook, and decided to try it with popcorn. I just used a...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 02-21-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,143
Posted By sarkai90
Some other ideas for high fiber foods that I...

Some other ideas for high fiber foods that I didn't see above are edamame (I especially like it dry roasted with sea salt, found at most grocery stores, 5 g per serving), blackberries (7.6 g for 1...
Forum: Food talk 02-21-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,381
Posted By sarkai90
My go-to breakfast is an egg white scramble with...

My go-to breakfast is an egg white scramble with light cheese and spinach on a bagel thin or another low cal, high fiber bread, with a side of fresh fruit. Sometimes in a hurry I'll have a hard...
Forum: Newcomers 05-06-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By sarkai90
Welcome! :) I second what Mike said. ...

Welcome! :)

I second what Mike said. Don't wait until you're working to be active. Take advantage of the time on your hands and walk, ride a bike, go hiking, etc. I tend to do better with...
Forum: Success Stories 05-06-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By sarkai90
Congratulations on your loss! :) Sounds like...

Congratulations on your loss! :) Sounds like you and I are on the same track with similar goals. I started back up on fitday a little over a month ago, and I'm down almost 12 pounds now. I have a...
Forum: Success Stories 05-06-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,132
Posted By sarkai90
Amazing!!!! Congratulations on your success......

Amazing!!!! Congratulations on your success... you are an inspiration to all of us, including those who only have a few pounds left to lose. If you can lose 200 pounds in a year, I should be able...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-05-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,545
Posted By sarkai90
I'm a research assistant for a diabetes research...

I'm a research assistant for a diabetes research clinic. We test insulin and other diabetes aiding medications for pharmaceutical companies, which keeps me motivated to watch my diet and weight. No...
Forum: Food talk 05-03-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 24,280
Posted By sarkai90
Breakfast was coffee with almond milk, egg whites...

Breakfast was coffee with almond milk, egg whites with light cheese and spinach stuffed into a pita (Alternative brand, higher protein and fiber), with 1/2 a cup of unsweetened applesauce.

Lunch...
Forum: Food talk 05-01-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,710
Posted By sarkai90
Ooohhh, thanks... I'll have to try that! I could...

Ooohhh, thanks... I'll have to try that! I could use it to top my homemade frappuccinos (had to look up how to spell that :D) and smoothies. My main diet struggle is getting enough protein... I add...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 05-01-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,047
Posted By sarkai90
I would also love to see a search option for my...

I would also love to see a search option for my custom foods. I've been using fitday off and on for 3+ years, and I have A LOT of custom foods entered. I try to organize and name them in...
Forum: Support group for just women 05-01-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By sarkai90
First of all, welcome to the forum! It's a great...

First of all, welcome to the forum! It's a great resource for motivation and ideas, as well as accountability! :)

I would say 12 pounds a month is on the ambitious side. To lose in a healthful...
Forum: Food talk 04-30-2011, 04:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,710
Posted By sarkai90
Like many others already said, it's definitely an...

Like many others already said, it's definitely an acquired taste, and I still can't handle it alone or even with added fruit. I will add it to smoothies in place of protein powder, but mostly, I use...
Forum: Food talk 04-28-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,328
Posted By sarkai90
Fitday must just assume that everyone LOADS their...

Fitday must just assume that everyone LOADS their egg salad with mayo... That's a lot of calories! It would take about 5 Tbsp of regular mayo + 1 cup chopped eggs to hit 700 calories.

If I'm...
Forum: Food talk 04-28-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,655
Posted By sarkai90
I've used Crystal Light fruit punch and low sugar...

I've used Crystal Light fruit punch and low sugar cranberry juice as a base in place of regular fruit juices before. I don't know how much protein/fat you're wanting to get in your smoothies, but my...
Forum: Food talk 04-28-2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 24,280
Posted By sarkai90
Homemade pasta salad for dinner tonight... whole...

Homemade pasta salad for dinner tonight... whole wheat penne pasta, grilled chicken breast, spinach, carrots, radishes, onion, garlic, olives, olive oil, white wine vinegar, italian herbs &...
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