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Forum: Motivation and Support 07-22-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Mern
Wishing everyone motivation and success this...

Wishing everyone motivation and success this week.

I've been half on and half off the wagon this week so far. Today has been OK with a fresh tomato omelet for brunch. Tonight's dinner will be...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-22-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 406
Posted By Mern
I'm still here--just busy and haven't had time to...

I'm still here--just busy and haven't had time to log on. Hugs to all. Will try to catch up tomorrow.
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-18-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
I was supposed to have the day off babysitting,...

I was supposed to have the day off babysitting, but my granddaughter's mother-in-law forgot to tell her she couldn't babysit today, plus granddaughter has to work both her full time job and part time...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-18-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
Typing one-handed, holding great-granddaughter...

Typing one-handed, holding great-granddaughter away from my keyboard because she won't quit messing with it.

Will try to catch up later but for now:

Jenai--good plan of attack on your food...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-17-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
I'm struggling to get the house baby-proofed for...

I'm struggling to get the house baby-proofed for caring for my crawling great-granddaughter. Still have to clean the kitchen--she'll be here in about 20 minutes. No time to proofread, so please read...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
Libby, I saw you posted but have to get moving to...

Libby, I saw you posted but have to get moving to meet friends at 11AM. Will catch you later.
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-16-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
Jenn, congrats on such a nice report for...

Jenn, congrats on such a nice report for yesterday on exercise, food, staying in your carb limit, and your homework! Weeding and laundry burned even more calories. Well done!

Libby, great job...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-15-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
I've had a great day so far--a mile of aerobic...

I've had a great day so far--a mile of aerobic walking, plenty of water, eating on track. For dinner I had a lean pork chop, low carb mixed veggies, and instead of zucchini fries I made oven roasted...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-15-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
I'm happy to be up only one pound today after...

I'm happy to be up only one pound today after yesterday's high sodium chicken teriyaki (with veggies instead of rice) for lunch and grilled ham and cheese for dinner. It's just water weight and...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-15-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
Libby, hooray on your good day!!! :) Congrats...

Libby, hooray on your good day!!! :) Congrats on that 15 minutes of walking you did get in and on curbing the calorie intake to make best use of the calorie burn from the walk. I'm glad you got to...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
My restaurant dinner plans were cancelled for the...

My restaurant dinner plans were cancelled for the second day in a row. My granddaughter called shortly after I finished exercising and invited me out to lunch with her and the baby. We went to a...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
Debbie, thanks for your encouragement and for...

Debbie, thanks for your encouragement and for your words of wisdom on food and exercise. From what I read in your posts, you did quite well under the circumstances of your anniversary dinner and...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-14-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 972
Posted By Mern
Becca, thanks for the inspiration about...

Becca, thanks for the inspiration about correcting last week's mistakes. And also kudos on that total 27 lbs. lost!

I was tickled to step on the scale today and find that I did indeed keep my...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-14-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Jenai, HUGE HUG OF UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT TO...

Jenai, HUGE HUG OF UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT TO YA on the cookie dough. Been there, done that! And I think you're "a smart cookie" (pun intended ;) ) for putting off making the cookie treats for...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-13-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Dinner plans changed when granddaughter called ...

Dinner plans changed when granddaughter called at 3PM saying she needed a moment's notice fill-in babysitter from 3:30-10:00. We could take great-grandbaby to dinner with us, but it's easier to...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-13-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
I had a good day yesterday: got in plenty of...

I had a good day yesterday: got in plenty of water and didn't log but know from experience my calories and carbs were very nicely under my limits. Got in a baby step of 10 minutes of exercise after...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Jenai, the soup came out absolutely delicious,...

Jenai, the soup came out absolutely delicious, even with substituting black soybeans for the lentils and kale for the Swiss chard or spinach. I did precook the kale before adding it to the soup...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-12-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Jenn, sorry the zucchini bread recipe doesn't...

Jenn, sorry the zucchini bread recipe doesn't work well enough to pass on.

You are right about the peaches--on a good low carb day, I can work in just half a fresh peach (almost 8 net carbs for...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-12-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Bummer! My low carb zucchini bread didn't turn...

Bummer! My low carb zucchini bread didn't turn out well. The outside is as dark as I want it to be but it's too wet. I just patted the grated zucchini dry with some paper towels. If I ever try to...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-12-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
The FitDay website was down for at least a couple...

The FitDay website was down for at least a couple hours today. I was so glad when I was able to log on! I really needed to post for accountability.


Debbie how was your anniversary celebration?...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-12-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Debbie, great job on the workout! I hope you're...

Debbie, great job on the workout! I hope you're having a marvelous time as I type this. :)

Jenai, major kudos on your 2.4 lb. weight loss this week! Change your weight in your signature here! ...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Hope, I understand what you're talking about on...

Hope, I understand what you're talking about on the food planning. Right now I'm OK, but there are times when planning my menus puts food on my mind all darned day and leads me to grazing throughout...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-11-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Libby and Jenai, I often enjoy frozen peaches and...

Libby and Jenai, I often enjoy frozen peaches and frozen strawberries.

Jenai, thanks for your encouragement on my accomplishment at the buffet yesterday. I had a great time with the kids. I know...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 8,734
Posted By Mern
Debbie! 5.4 lbs. lost! Congratulations on a job...

Debbie! 5.4 lbs. lost! Congratulations on a job well done!

My one pound loss was a gift from the scale--no formal exercise to count it as earned, but I did have better food control.

...
Forum: Motivation and Support 07-10-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mern
Jenai, thanks so much for posting your lentil...

Jenai, thanks so much for posting your lentil soup recipe. :) I can easily adapt it to my food guidelines by using black soybeans instead of lentils and omitting the carrots. Thanks for the...
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