40karma1972's Journal, 23 January 2013

Another fabulous day, very happy with my progress. Staying on track, and feeling really good about everything. Im past the half way mark, if I can lose half my weight in four months and if I stay focused im sure I can finish this by the summer. Had my new elliptical for a week now theres a weight loss program built into it, thats the program I started with as its pre programed in and it fits my schedule for now all I have to do is set how long I want to work out in incriments of 15 min. So to start I was doing 15 min, today im going to try for 30 min see if I can do it.
164.0 lb Lost so far: 46.0 lb.    Still to go: 41.0 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 23 January 2013:
581 kcal Fat: 8.86g | Prot: 21.25g | Carb: 113.61g.   Breakfast: ensure. Lunch: power bar. Dinner: spring mix salad, spring mix salad. Snacks/Other: apple, orange. more...
3191 kcal Activities & Exercise: Standing - 8 hours, Exercise machine (moderate) - 30 minutes, Walking (moderate) - 3/mph - 30 minutes, Resting - 6 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours, Dance (fast step, aerobic) - 30 minutes, Circuit Training - 30 minutes. more...

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Wow! Fantastic stats! Congratulations! What program are you following? Or did you make up your own? Would you mind sharing? Joanna 
23 Jan 13 by member: joanna514
share your diet and plan if you can and will not doing good on mine 
23 Jan 13 by member: littlered41
Thank you for the psitive comments, Joanna514 and litlered41, it fels good to have positive feedback. Im not fllowing any particular diet plan I just kind of wing it, im learning s I go. I started at over 210 pounds in October, I used to drink soda (coke my favorite cold drink) like it was going out of style, I was the one who would sit in front of the tv or computer for hours ater a long day at work and eat a whole bag of chips, back then my diet consisted of high fat lot of potatoes and gravy starchy foods. So when I decided It was time to change, I started off slow, I cut coke and every other high in sugar drink out of my life, I stuck to what I knew was good for me water so now for 115 days straight I drink only water (I have the odd flavoured tea black). Then I sarted to move more, I ot out my daughters wii and started exercising on the wii fit games like cardio kickboxing, step arobics. One day I was out shoping and came across the biggest looser for the wii, and im now on my 3rd program "slimming weigt loss" an 8 week program im into my 4th week. I've compleated the boot camp 4 week detox program, and the beach buns 8 week program. Three times a week I do 20 - 30min of strength training, and to top it off just bought an elliptical on sale 60% off so ive started on that for 15min a day and yesterday I added 2min. Some say im crazy but oh well it keeps me going but I exercise 7 days a week. I watch and log and keep track of everything I put in my mouth, I have my diary on fs, a book I write down my thoughts, I have a graph chart on my wall so I can see it every day to know how far ive come and where im going, I have a weight book that I log my weigh ins, (and I weigh myself every day) I log my body mass as well as lbs. I havent had white bread, pottoes, butter, no starch, if I have noodles or bread its whole wheat high in fiber. I eat lots and lots of fresh veggies and fruite. I love to steam my veggies brings out the flovour. I just changed my diet a bit as I hit a plateau, and my energy was down so my husband recomened that I need to get more protein. So ive upped my protein intake and im still staying within my rdi. Part of me is obsessed, but I need to do it this way it keeps me focused, and on track. Ihave a ways to go yet, and every day Im learning somthing new, and if I hit a wall I look back and try to see what changed, or what do I need to do now to get to that next goal. Ive learned a lot from fellow fs members, and find it inspiring and motivational to hear and speak to others who have been where I am and are trying to get to a certain destination. What works for my wont work for everyone but if I can help by telling a little about how I got to where im at and if it can help just one person im happy. Be strong, love yourself and you will fall, but get back up and start again. 
24 Jan 13 by member: 40karma1972

     
 

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