HCB's Journal, 20 August 2012

So, each day is a new beginning for all aspects of life. Patience, acceptance, and tolerance are good thoughts for me today.

My food plan has been a bit easier this week since I avoided the wheat carbs and extra carbs I seemed to sneak in the previous week. There are certain things I can eat that do not upset the process: whole grain oatmeal, all corn tortillas, gluten free pizza crusts, sweet potato, all fruits and vegetables.

Exercise is my guiding principle - cannot live without movement...and some sweat!

Today I am grateful for:

- My FS Buddies who support and encourage me to continue
- "Butt-kicking" myself to a smaller size today
- My DH - who is my greatest "cheerleader"
- My Bengal cat companions named Bodhi and Ravi
- My work - which has meaning and worth to other human beings
- My connection to the Mother Earth and its entire splendor
- My physical health

Diet Calendar Entries for 20 August 2012:
1152 kcal Fat: 36.46g | Prot: 121.45g | Carb: 118.19g.   Breakfast: coffee, milk, water, mushrooms, Baby Bel Light, Egg White, Eggland's Best large egg. Lunch: trader joe's turkey jerky, Body fortress superadvanced whey protein powder, skim milk, water. Dinner: ground white turkey, Trader Joe's stone ground white corn tortillas, raw red bell pepper, yellow onion, Baby Spring Mix, Pace Salsa, olive oil, water. Snacks/Other: All Bran Buds, Strawberries, pineapple, blackberries, Splenda, nonfat cottage cheese. more...
3231 kcal Activities & Exercise: Circuit Training - 30 minutes, Housework - 2 hours, Driving - 25 minutes, Desk Work - 6 hours, Sitting - 7 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours, Resting - 5 minutes. more...
on diet HCB's own diet  

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Motivation and dedication are huge factors for success in this arena. And you got them. Shweeeeeeeet. 
20 Aug 12 by member: CJT1217
Looks like it is a great day! Have a good one! 
20 Aug 12 by member: skwhite
I love your positive attitude. It's a good reminder for us all. 
20 Aug 12 by member: jenkie5
Patience has been my motto throughout this process...good for you, HCB! 
20 Aug 12 by member: Baxie
You are so cautious and exact with your diet. I admire you for that. You seem to remain acutely and precisely aware of the kinds of foods that you take in. Exemplary! 
20 Aug 12 by member: wiener4
I agree with CJT...it definitely takes motivation and dedication and you have them!!! I love reading your journals and they help me with my own motivation. 
20 Aug 12 by member: kimjinxie
Sounds great HCB! I can't believe I used to be a person that never sweated - it was too "uncomfortable". I don't know if you used to be like that or not. But not now! You are amazing and so inspirational! 
21 Aug 12 by member: kmartdollie
Not much time for me to post comments on journals in the early morning so I have been swing by in the evenings. Hope you don't mind!  
21 Aug 12 by member: wiener4

     
 

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