Johanne's Journal, 04 October 2012


The magic is working again. I know how to use it. I just don't always do it. Thank goodness for fatsecret. Without it, I would have regained all the weight I lost. Even when I'm not eating the way I should, the food journal and my buddies keep me aware.

I'm thankful for:

Waking up.
My buddies.
My children.
My home.
My luxuries. (My oldest son gave me his old black and white Kindle!)
The beautiful, beautiful fall weather!
223.8 lb Lost so far: 55.2 lb.    Still to go: 23.8 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 04 October 2012:
1792 kcal Fat: 72.17g | Prot: 85.93g | Carb: 184.12g.   Breakfast: Coffee, Scrambled Egg, Smart Balance, Almond Milk, Gluten Free Rolled Oats, Truvia, Diet Cranberry Juice. Lunch: Uncle Ben's Brown Rice, Cut Green and Shelly Beans, Kraft Extra Sharp Cheddar. Dinner: California Blend, Smart Balance Omega, Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, Stubb's Bar-B-Q Sauce, Breyers Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream. Snacks/Other: Viactiv, Breyers Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream, Smart Pop. more...
2473 kcal Activities & Exercise: Resting - 16 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet You: On a Diet   losing 2.8 lb a week


OH BOY... you will love your kindle. Black and white is all you need to read a book! My NookBook is black and white and I just love the thing. Makes me happy to have a book at my finger tips when I get bored. Love your new "start over magic"!!!! GO and KICK BUTT! Love ya, Sandy 
04 Oct 12 by member: Mom2Boxers
Congrats on your weight loss!!!! WOO HOOOoooo! 
04 Oct 12 by member: Mom2Boxers
I have all of my books on my iPad (also from my son) but it's heavy and backlit. I had no idea how great the kindle would be. It's so much easier on the eyes and wrists? And thanks. I'm pretty thrilled with the loss. At this rate, I hope to be back to my lowest weight by Christmas. Love YOU back!!! 
04 Oct 12 by member: Johanne
Hi Johanne, thank you for the tip about the pillows between my knees and yes that helps but also produces heat. I promise you all my knee is great considering it takes a year and more for full recovery. I expected a lot worse. The nuisance ( and that is all it is) is lack of sleep is not great, apparently this is a common complaint with this operation. Well done you on your food recording, you get a gold star! I have a kindle app on my h t c desire hd. And was surprised at how easy it is to read on my phone, much smaller screen than the kindle. My screen is 4.3 inches. I am so happy you have a lot to be thankful for, what a lovely list. Much love Sazy xx 
04 Oct 12 by member: sazy
I'm addicted to my ipad but love the readability of the kndle screen.  
04 Oct 12 by member: cindylynnwho
@ Sazy, you're a darling! @ Cindy, the kindle screen is so much better for prolonged reading. I LOVE it! 
04 Oct 12 by member: Johanne
I was thinking if I got a kindle I could make the font bigger and hold off getting those reading glasses for a while. 
05 Oct 12 by member: fatoldlady
FOL, you can set the font, quite easily, to any size you like. It means you can have a huge library in the palm of your hand. The really cool part is, there are SO MANY free books. If you get one, ask me how. Hugs!!! 
06 Oct 12 by member: Johanne


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