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Forum: Motivation and Support 07-31-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,750
Posted By nottango
Good Job!

Glad to see you've kept your commitment. Sadly, many people post once or twice and then disappear. Sounds like you have the right attitude for success - focus on long-term healthy habits and not...
Forum: Motivation and Support 05-30-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,750
Posted By nottango
Welcome Jacklin! Fitday has been a really...

Welcome Jacklin!
Fitday has been a really positive experience for me. I have been using it for almost 3 years - very religiously at first, and now sporadically. I do not track every calorie...
Forum: Support group for just women 04-24-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,743
Posted By nottango
yup. Frustrating! I'm 47 and it's amazing to me...

yup. Frustrating! I'm 47 and it's amazing to me how easy it is to gain weight and how hard it is to lose. The numbers don't add up, either! Sometimes calories in does not equal calories out!...
Forum: Exercise 01-25-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,925
Posted By nottango
long runs are different...

My routine is totally different for long runs (up to 15.5 miles during the fall). I wake at the same time (early) and eat some cereal (I prefer Honey-Nut O's, just about 1/2 cup without milk) and...
Forum: Exercise 01-17-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,925
Posted By nottango
eggs are great - I don't usually take the time to...

eggs are great - I don't usually take the time to make them. I love warm oatmeal made with milk or mixed with Greek yogurt on cold days. I also mix in chopped almonds. Yumm!
Forum: Exercise 01-16-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,925
Posted By nottango
I run about the same distance, and usually do not...

I run about the same distance, and usually do not eat/drink before I go. I do, however like to take a sip or 2 of hot coffee before I leave on really cold mornings (like today!), as it helps keep me...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-11-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By nottango
who cares what other people think? You're doing...

who cares what other people think? You're doing what's right for you. I hear comments frequently like "You're so thin, you probably never have to worry about your weight", and think - if they only...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-08-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By nottango
I can relate to the moodiness, and it does get...

I can relate to the moodiness, and it does get better as your body adjusts to the healthier way of eating. I feel SOOOOO much better after losing the extra weight and making better choices. I would...
Forum: Support group for just women 04-20-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Welcome everyone! Pam, I'm impressed with your...

Welcome everyone!
Pam, I'm impressed with your success. The thought of 1000-1200 cal/day is depressing though. It seems too low for maintenance, especially with all your exercise!
Forum: Support group for just women 04-19-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Wednesday check-in

143.1# - saw lower numbers this week, but ended up at Red Robin last night (school fundraiser), and the healthiest option I could find was the tortilla chicken soup. Don't recommend it, and it was...
Forum: Support group for just women 04-13-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Don't read if you're looking for motivation...

I got back from vacation, and pretty much kep eating through the holiday. Avoided Fitday and the scale until this morning - back up to 143.7# - sigh. I did have a wonderful time, and even worked...
Forum: Support group for just women 03-21-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Wednesday weigh-in Down 1 hard-earned measly...

Wednesday weigh-in
Down 1 hard-earned measly pound. I am glad not to have gained because I've been really wanting to eat a LOT lately. Not sure if it's due to the warm weather or stress over the...
Forum: Support group for just women 03-19-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Just catching up - sounds like everyone is doing...

Just catching up - sounds like everyone is doing great. I'm trying to get outta my rut. I just read Pam's post, and I have to add my 2 cents. I definitely experience a "starvation mode" if I cut...
Forum: Support group for just women 03-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
still 140. But I'm bloated, and have been eating...

still 140. But I'm bloated, and have been eating well since my pizza and appetizers on Sunday. Next week should be better...
Welcome Emily! Looking forward to finding out more about you!
Forum: Support group for just women 03-13-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Hi everyone! I faded away for a few days, but am...

Hi everyone! I faded away for a few days, but am back. Sara, sorry to hear about your friend's husband.
Welcome Becca!
I found myself at a pizza place surrounded by fattening appetizers, pizza...
Forum: Support group for just women 03-07-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Ooooh - Chris - your trip sounds like so much...

Ooooh - Chris - your trip sounds like so much fun! I am tenatively planning a trip for next summer (2013) because I'd love for the kids to see that part of the country. I LOVE hiking.
Forum: Support group for just women 03-07-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Weigh-in Wednesday

Good morning everyone. Welcome Megan!
140# this morning. I didn't lose, but am wearing the same pants I wore 2 weeks ago when I began (Ash Wed) and they are definitely looser. They're the one...
Forum: Support group for just women 03-06-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Thanks guys! I found myself a single mom of 2 -...

Thanks guys! I found myself a single mom of 2 - something I never thought would happen to ME. The stress is overwhelming at times - I don't make enough $, I worry constantly about the kids, and...
Forum: Support group for just women 03-05-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Good morning. My favorite time of day - enjoying...

Good morning. My favorite time of day - enjoying coffee before the kids wake up.
I was just putting in the data for yesterday - ALL of it. I let myself get too hungry, and then ate too much. I'm...
Forum: Support group for just women 03-02-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
What a great story Abby! I am always looking for...

What a great story Abby! I am always looking for ways to "pay it forward" to combat depression - and my tendancy toward introversion.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-01-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,606
Posted By nottango
...you find yourself mentally composing awesome...

...you find yourself mentally composing awesome things to share with friends on the forums while you're exercising...or at the grocery store...or out to eat...etc...:D
Forum: Support group for just women 02-29-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Hey Hope - we've been here before, huh! Welcome...

Hey Hope - we've been here before, huh! Welcome to the club! :) I know you have extra challenges. I have to say, I felt quite guilty after realizing that I'd been telling you to work harder when...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-29-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
Must be the scales - I weighed in at 140.4# this...

Must be the scales - I weighed in at 140.4# this morning, even though I increased exercise and decreased food over the past week. Telling myself "My muscles are retaining fluid as they recover from...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-28-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 43,364
Posted By nottango
I'm in. I lost 25 pounds last year, but...

I'm in. I lost 25 pounds last year, but unfortunately about 10 have creeped back on. I am going to be on the beach in Florida during the last week of March, so would like to be 135# or below by...
Forum: Success Stories 01-11-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,980
Posted By nottango
I'll play!

I reached my weight loss goal in March of 2011, and have been losing and gaining the same 7 pounds ever since. I couldn't have done it without Fitday!!! I gained in the summer - which is normal for...
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