madaboutmoose's Journal, 11 March 2009

Baby ... it's cold outside!!! 0 degrees Fahrenheit this morning in the beautiful Idaho Panhandle!! Brrr, shiver, shiver!! I'm close to my half way point ... only 3.2 lbs more to go. Internally I'm still working on fully embracing the reality that I will NEVER be "done" and that there really isn't a "hurry" to reach any specific weight. It is difficult. I find myself just wanting to be at my goal weight. Looks like I need to practice patience ... slow and steady wins the race, right? I am excited though at the same time. Most of the clothes in my closet actually fit. I can wear things I haven't worn for a while. Even though I'm still quite a ways from my goal I actually feel thin.

Surprise, Surprise!! I thought my "color" wouldn't change until I was at my half way point but it changed today!! I am now "yellow" ... wahoo!!!!
210.2 lb Lost so far: 49.0 lb.    Still to go: 25.2 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 11 March 2009:
1120 kcal Fat: 28.00g | Prot: 63.00g | Carb: 160.00g.   Breakfast: water, medifast cocoa. Lunch: Select Harvest Chicken with Egg Noodles. Dinner: Lean Cuisine French Bread Pizza, perrier. Snacks/Other: Kashi GOLEAN Crunchy Chocolate Almond Bar, Jello Sugar Free Creme Brulee, Special K Cereal Bars - Honey Nut. more...
3434 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sitting - 2 hours, Precor Elliptical - 1 minute, Driving - 2 hours, Desk Work - 9 hours and 32 minutes, Resting - 2 hours and 27 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet madaboutmoose's own diet   losing 7.0 lb a week


WOOHOO!!! Grats on Yellow!!! What a wonderful color that is! I would be happy to just see orange though. :P Your weight history is so much prettier than mine. :P 
11 Mar 09 by member: munestar32
I was really excited the first time I saw Orange (although now I'm back in Red) - Yellow had to make you ecstatic!! Congrats on being so close to your halfway point!! It's inspiring and I'm going to keep pushing through so I can see some Yellow too! 
11 Mar 09 by member: MrsJ819
Thanks for celebrating with me!! I actually as able to put on a pair of size 14 cords this morning ... buttoned and zipped without pain!! I'm tall ...5'10" and the smallest size I've ever worn is 12 so I am getting very excited!! 
11 Mar 09 by member: madaboutmoose
Let's here it for Yellow....I know that feeling of "feeling thin" but still being far from the ultimate goal. I do struggle with the patience thing. Every time I have lost weight before I have been able to lose like 35-40 pounds in 3 months. This time I am looking at like 20. But it feels better and way more permanent this way. The toughest part for me is that after almost 20lbs I am still looking at 48 more. At 220 I still look pretty much the same..I can carry 20-30 extra without it changing my looks a lot. But at 190 or that is going to take some adjustment. Keep up the excitement and stay warm..... 
11 Mar 09 by member: jchickos


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