Josie Ann's Journal, 25 June 2013

Being in maintenance-mode has shown me that it's not really that much different than in the losing stage, but you need different motivations.

As mentioned before, I don't love running; I just do it. Now, that I don't want to lose anymore weight, I have to mentally work harder to get myself on the treadmill, but keeping up with that discipline also works to help me stay on track with my eating. I run now mainly for health reasons; as we all know it's good to get the body furnace going and sweat a bit.

Have a good day everyone!

Diet Calendar Entries for 25 June 2013:
1218 kcal Fat: 42.22g | Prot: 67.56g | Carb: 145.55g.   Breakfast: Korean Melon. Lunch: Compliments Extra Lean Chicken Burger, Dempster's Hamburger Buns. Dinner: Lean or Extra Lean Ground Beef Meatballs, Linguine, Tomato Sauce. Snacks/Other: Carrot Cake without Icing, M&M Meat Shops Bite Size Sausage Rolls, Red Kidney Beans (Canned), Cooked Japanese Radish (Daikon) (Fat Not Added in Cooking). more...
2199 kcal Activities & Exercise: Standing - 2 hours, Sitting - 10 hours and 10 minutes, Desk Work - 5 hours, Stretching (yoga) - 10 minutes, Walking (brisk) - 4/mph - 15 minutes, Running - 6/mph - 25 minutes, Sleeping - 6 hours. more...
on diet Josie Ann's own diet  


I hear ya - I consider this my maintenance mode of 'I just don't want to gain' so I have to consider the food or up my activity. I'm trying to walk more outside and stand longer but that treadmill just bores me. I tell myself 'if you just got on it 4x a week for 20 mins you'd probably give your metabolism another boost...' but that's as far as it's gone. I need a new motivation for structured exercise.  
25 Jun 13 by member: FullaBella
Hi Bella, motivation is a very personal thing. I'm a self-confessed control freak (has gotten better with age though), so I like knowing that I am "controlling" my health. When I wanted to lose weight motivation was obvious, but now I have to remind myself that it's for my overall well-being. I think it's starting to work...but in all honesty; I know it's one of those things I will not naturally love. You just have to do it.  
25 Jun 13 by member: Josie Ann


Submit a Comment

You must  sign in to submit a comment

Other Related Links


Other Journals for Josie Ann's own diet

Josie Ann's weight history

Josie Ann's Recent Activity

Josie Ann's Own Activity

No recent activity.

Josie Ann's Buddies

aggie95 updated their Exercise Diary.

Other Member Diet Recent Activity

CandissTC updated their Food Diary.
LeggySculptress updated their Food Diary.
JTIPP recorded a Weigh In at 148.0 lb.
P5610399 recorded a Weigh In at 110.2 lb.
jmb3450 commented on philmck's Journal Entry.
rslepecky recorded a Weigh In at 101.6 lb.
philmck recorded a Journal Entry.
etheriau_test2 recorded a Weigh In at 155.3 lb.