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07-04-2013, 11:41 PM
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Posted By carolynnq

Welcome, aysehoca, and congrats for deciding to...

Welcome, aysehoca, and congrats for deciding to get back to your diet.. Yep, when you've had a "fail" day, just jump right in the next day. I also try to analyze the situation and come up with a plan...
07-04-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 18,991
Posted By carolynnq

Libby - {{{{hugs}}} - concentrate on keeping...

Libby - {{{{hugs}}} - concentrate on keeping yourself strong. I know that's easier said than done, and having something like that looming over you for a whole month is difficult. Keep in mind how...
07-03-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 18,991
Posted By carolynnq

FLDad - huge congrats on your huge loss! I'm with...

FLDad - huge congrats on your huge loss! I'm with you on no gain also being a success. Each pound can be so hard to get off - I don't want to make more work for myself!

Mern - how lucky you are to...
Forum: Newcomers
07-02-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By carolynnq

That attitude will get you far in life - and is a...

That attitude will get you far in life - and is a great example for your son.
07-02-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 18,991
Posted By carolynnq

Hehecherie - so glad you decided to join in. As...

Hehecherie - so glad you decided to join in. As Tori said, just get started. Even if you make just one small goal to start with, you'll feel better and more motivated if you accomplish it.

Ian -...
07-02-2013, 02:45 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 18,991
Posted By carolynnq

Welcome, Donna O! There are a lot of weight loss...

Welcome, Donna O! There are a lot of weight loss diets that work - the key is finding an eating plan that works for you - both in terms of it being easy to follow and in addressing any possible...
Forum: Newcomers
07-01-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By carolynnq

Welcome, Susan. Good for you for overcoming your...

Welcome, Susan. Good for you for overcoming your binge eating disorder. I know it couldn't have been easy. You had the strength and dedication to do that, so I know you can lose the weight as well.
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07-01-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 18,991
Posted By carolynnq

Edited to add: Welcome, Mel. Good goals! (you did...

Edited to add: Welcome, Mel. Good goals! (you did sneak in - while I was posting)

Gosh, a bunch of posts popped up while I was writing my earlier post, so I missed some of you.

Libby - congrats...
Forum: Newcomers
07-01-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By carolynnq

I've found the weekly motivation thread here very...

I've found the weekly motivation thread here very helpful for me.

On that thread are lots of folks who enjoy giving and getting support, encouragement, tips, and sharing a few laughs, take a peek...
Forum: Newcomers
07-01-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By carolynnq

Hi Tracy! I've found the weekly motivation...

Hi Tracy!

I've found the weekly motivation thread here very helpful for me.

On that thread are lots of folks who enjoy giving and getting support, encouragement, tips, and sharing a few laughs,...
07-01-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 18,991
Posted By carolynnq

Mern & Jenn - great to see you both back. ...

Mern & Jenn - great to see you both back.

Summer is easier for me because I don't feel like eating when it's hot. I could happily live on salads in the summer. Whereas winter -- I think I'm...
06-30-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

Went swimming late this morning - the first time...

Went swimming late this morning - the first time I've been able to take advantage of weekend lap swim hours.

Tori - {{{Hugs}}} I know not having a diagnosis can be stressful. Take care of...
Forum: Newcomers
06-30-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By carolynnq

Welcome, hehecherie, and {{{hugs}}}. You've gone...

Welcome, hehecherie, and {{{hugs}}}. You've gone through some tough times, but from your story, I can tell you have a good head on your shoulders.

If you're just eating once a day, this can have...
06-30-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

I've been to DQs - not recently though - just...

I've been to DQs - not recently though - just never had a blizzard. I'd always get their soft serve vanilla cone dipped in chocolate - yum! I had better get my mind thinking about something else.
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06-29-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

I've never had a blizzard. :( Or maybe that...

I've never had a blizzard. :( Or maybe that should be :).

Today my exercise is going to be helping my son & DIL move apartments. They (and the 3 cats they rescued from their Peace Corps country)...
06-28-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

Joanna - well, at least the cookies were good and...

Joanna - well, at least the cookies were good and you enjoyed them. I hate it when I break down and eat a bunch of something that's not even that good. Eat some protein now!

Epixi - Stay strong at...
Forum: Off-Topic
06-28-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,575
Posted By carolynnq

Thought of another great show: Luther (BBC) -...

Thought of another great show: Luther (BBC) - with Idris Elba as the detective. They've done two seasons - I can't wait for Season 3 to start.
06-28-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

Kocia - A dvd ab workout is not lame as an extra...

Kocia - A dvd ab workout is not lame as an extra activity - those can be killer. Anything you don't normally do should count as an extra activity.

My local pool is a great deal - both the drop-in...
Forum: Off-Topic
06-28-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,934
Posted By carolynnq

Awesome photos!

Awesome photos!
06-28-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

Donna - 66 grams of sugar in a salmon dinner!...

Donna - 66 grams of sugar in a salmon dinner! Yikes! I wouldn't have thought it possible.

Joanna - I'm glad you recognized your low blood sugar problem so quickly.

Epixi - Yes, 20# is possible...
Forum: Newcomers
06-28-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By carolynnq

Good job! You're setting a great example for your...

Good job! You're setting a great example for your children.

I've found the weekly motivation thread here very helpful for me.

On that thread are lots of folks who enjoy giving and getting...
06-28-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

Nothing wrong with setting a high goal and going...

Nothing wrong with setting a high goal and going for it. I wasn't trying to say it's impossible - lots of people can lose that much. Just not me unless I have hours of workout time.
Forum: Off-Topic
06-28-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,575
Posted By carolynnq

"Lost" is probably my all-time favorite show,...

"Lost" is probably my all-time favorite show, though it went on a couple of years past when they should have ended it.

While exercising, I often watch BBC shows on fitness and healthy eating (the...
06-28-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

Kocia - LOL at your cat on your chest. Good...

Kocia - LOL at your cat on your chest. Good suggestions about checking about swimming "specials". I've looked at the my local Y rates online. They don't mention "pool only" or drop-in rates, but...
06-27-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,739
Posted By carolynnq

Tori - read those quotations in your signature!...

Tori - read those quotations in your signature! Go down swinging! Forget Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Don't wait to re-start next week. There's nothing magical about stating on Monday. Start over...
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