BrandyRelaxing's Journal, 19 August 2012

So I'm going in the wrong direction, but after our weekend away last weekend, it doesn't surprise me that much. I was hoping to get back to 279, but 283 isn't the end of the world. I'm kaing progress towards my goal, and that's what is important. If I was to lose 1 pound per week, I'd be at my goal in under 2 years.

Yesterday I walked for an hour and 20 minutes. I was tired throughout the walk, but don't feel bad today, which is encouraging!

Today's a rest day, we're off to London (Ontario, I know not England, how sad), so have to pack and all the things that go along with that. But we have committed to working out 3 nights during the week, so we just need to make it happen!
283.8 lb Lost so far: 55.2 lb.    Still to go: 84.8 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 19 August 2012:
1632 kcal Fat: 79.01g | Prot: 108.10g | Carb: 124.45g.   Breakfast: Half and Half cream, Sugar, Cormeal Coated Back Bacon, Heinz Ketchup, Fried Egg, Whole Wheat English Muffin, Light Cheddar Cheese. Lunch: 1% Milk in tea, Turkey Bacon Club. Dinner: Chicken Breast, Honey Mustard Vinaigrette, Crispy Asian Chicken Bites, California spring salad. more...
2975 kcal Activities & Exercise: Daily burn per BMF - 24 hours. more...
on diet Calorie Count   gaining 2.0 lb a week


Hi, its good to see that you are staying positive & looking at the long term goal. A few lapses over a few years is part and parcel really as long as you remember to get back onto the wagon, as I have found out all too often. I've just finished an 8 mile walk with my dog & to think 3 months ago I struggled to walk a few hundred yards between benches. Walking gets much easier girl so keep it up. Good luck with your goal.  
19 Aug 12 by member: Cimaen
Don't beat your self up life is going to happen - and you have done so well already!!! 55lbs is VERY IMPRESSIVE!!!!! Have you ever tried frittatas? I make them once a week and have an instant breakfast the rest of the week - I buy the aluminum cake pans from the dollar store fill them with my favourite fillings (I will often make 2-3 frittatas at a time and have options) one will be broccoli and cheddar, one peppers, onions and ham and one is usually what ever is left over - whip up 6 eggs and pour over the top - I bake them at 350 for about 15 min - poke the center to be sure! I let them cool cut into 6 and pop in the freezer - 30 seconds in the microwave and I'm out the door!  
19 Aug 12 by member: krystynecar
That's really interesting Krys - I tried something similar on South beach and found when I re-microwaved, the egg went rubbery - does it happen with the Frittatas? 
19 Aug 12 by member: BrandyRelaxing
I just nuked them for about 30 seconds but I think with all the veggies and other goodies in there they seems to stay ok! For me it meant no excuses I had a healthy breakfast right there it took no time at all! Any they were tasty! By making 3 at a time I always had variety so I didn't feel like I was always eating the same old thing - it's also really impressive to whip out if you have unexpected gusts - frittata instead of cookies or pastries! a nice surprise!  
20 Aug 12 by member: krystynecar


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