Johanne's Journal, 14 October 2010

I staggered my calories this week . . . up one day, down one day, etc. It seems to work nicely. I actually had a high calorie day yesterday before weigh in this morning, because I was out of the house all day until midnight, and still had a loss. I'm amazed.
242.6 lb Lost so far: 36.4 lb.    Still to go: 42.6 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 14 October 2010:
2114 kcal Fat: 94.82g | Prot: 83.90g | Carb: 240.68g.   Breakfast: Coffee, Quaker Oats/Old Fashioned, Fat Free Skim Milk, Scrambled Egg, Smart Balance, Diet Cranberry Juice, A Spike Day - eat anything I want, Truvia. Lunch: Applebee's Bourbon Street Steak, A Spike Day - eat anything I want. Dinner: Spike Day - eat anything I want, A Spike Day - eat anything I want, General Tso's Chicken, Crab Rangoon, Vanilla Ice Milk Cone, Diet Dr. Pepper, White Rice, Fortune Cookie. Snacks/Other: Bittersweet Baking Chocolate, Peach Mango Green Tea, Santitas White Corn Tortilla Chips, A Spike Day - eat anything I want. more...
3790 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sitting - 12 hours and 30 minutes, Desk Work - 5 hours, Walking (slow) - 2/mph - 30 minutes, Driving - 2 hours, Sleeping - 4 hours. more...
on diet You: On a Diet   losing 2.0 lb a week


Congrats on the loss! Sometimes I find that eating a little more is all I need to ramp-up my system. Glad it worked! :) 
14 Oct 10 by member: TheBake
I'm thinking the staggering calorie thing is not such a bad idea, and I've been all over the place the last month or so. I just try to set a maximum. For me, 1800 is about the limit and it almost seems like too much. 
14 Oct 10 by member: cocobutt
I've heard that varying your intake from daya to dya is very effective in losing weight 
15 Oct 10 by member: Runesinger
Your doing Great!! :D Mine is staggered too. At least 1200, at the most 1700. Seems to do well for me, and over the last month and a half I've mainly saw a loss in weight. ^.^ And all in all, I've managed to gain a bit more control where naughty sweets are concerned. I currently have Rolled hazelnut wafers in the cabinet, and a box of decadence biscotti. Though they're both pretty good on the calorie scale, I haven't had big urges to eat lots of them. :P Also the toddler seems to love the wafers. lol.  
15 Oct 10 by member: Jada Petsch
Thanks all. I just hope I can keep it up. I want there to be a lot less of me by this time next year. 
15 Oct 10 by member: Johanne
You can do it Johanne! 
15 Oct 10 by member: Jada Petsch
Alright, Johanne, you are doing fantastic!! 
15 Oct 10 by member: ctlss
you can do it Johanne, you are doing fantastic! 
15 Oct 10 by member: pixidaisy


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