BuffyBear's Journal, 26 June 2011

Lost two pounds this weigh in. In the past I had not been exercising "portion control" in my evening meal. I know this doesn't work for everybody but these two things seem to be working for me:
1) Carefully plan and "portion control" dinner
2) No eating after dinner - no exceptions.

Got to run - going out to breakfast!
170.0 lb Lost so far: 16.0 lb.    Still to go: 38.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entry for 26 June 2011:
1446 kcal Fat: 115.75g | Prot: 60.50g | Carb: 42.49g.   Breakfast: omelett, cream, sweetener, tea, lemon, fresh pineapple, melon. Lunch: ground beef, lettuce, blue & Roquefort cheese salad dressing, red cabbage. Snacks/Other: cream, brewed coffee, sweetener, black olives, cream, brewed coffee, sweetener. more...
on diet Atkins   losing 2.0 lb a week


Buffy,I know how you feel.When I started to control my portions the scale moved in the right direction.I have to work on that no eating after dinner.Hope you enjoy your breakfast. nonna 
26 Jun 11 by member: sexynonna
Yahoo for the 2 pounds lost..Congrats..now be sure to send to outer space or is it to hell when you dig a hole for yours??? Any way please don't let them float around just in case they want to come my way..have a great breakfast.......Bren 
26 Jun 11 by member: BHA
Sexy - This is hard because the original Atkins does not stress portion size as long as the carbs are in line. But at my age reality has struck. So my new mantra, Self-Accountability, must include portion control.  
26 Jun 11 by member: BuffyBear
Bren - They are going to "Hell in a Handbasket" as my Mom used to say. I have no idea what that meant but it was always cute coming from her. I had a nice breakfast including fresh pineapple and melon - so will go extremely low carb the rest of the day.  
26 Jun 11 by member: BuffyBear
I love the old sayings even if they don't make sense to us.  
26 Jun 11 by member: BHA
Congratulations on those 2 pounds gone forever, Buffy! I am so happy for you! You are so very close to reaching a whole new decade, too. I agree with Bren - dispatch those two evil fat blobs straight to hell. Are you going to celebrate? Enjoy the rest of this beautiful day! Hugs!  
26 Jun 11 by member: mysterious shrinking lady
Awesome job...That's the "WEIGH to do it..Have a healthy and happy week... 
26 Jun 11 by member: thecoach
Well done Buffy!!! That is sooooo good and well done for finding what works for you! Keep going! 
27 Jun 11 by member: triaby
Buffy - that's a fantastic discovery for your body! And great job on the two pounds gone!!! You are doing a fantastic job! 
27 Jun 11 by member: jsfantome
Great news... It is surprising how we can fool ourselves that we are dishing out "reasonable" portions... It is also surprising when you look at food portions on packets, just how small they are - particularly on cereals. Weighing is the only wat to go.... If we don't our portions gradually grow and before you know it you are having double what you should..... Well done again, glad the scales are moving for you. 
27 Jun 11 by member: Sk1nnyfuture
Great success Buffy!!! Keep the momentum you are doing fabulous. TOWANDA!!!! 
27 Jun 11 by member: Lisa Online
What a way to start the day - TWO POUNDS LIGHTER! Yeah for you!  
27 Jun 11 by member: gg-girl
Alright Buffy...whatever you are doing appears to be working for you and if it works for you, then by all means, keep it up. Congratulations and have a great evening! 
27 Jun 11 by member: ctlss
What a way to start your week - TWO whole pounds gone! Congratulations on the loss and on finding that elusive portion control key - I need to find that myself! 
27 Jun 11 by member: Sandy701


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