Fledgist's Journal, 06 October 2011

Down three-quarters of a pound. another step closer to the 13 stone mark. That would put me just above the normal weight range. Slowly, slowly the march downward continues.
183.8 lb Lost so far: 153.2 lb.    Still to go: 15.8 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 06 October 2011:
1309 kcal Fat: 30.67g | Prot: 61.17g | Carb: 185.47g.   Breakfast: Dannon Light & Fit, Bananas, Orange Juice, Herbal Tea (Other Than Chamomile, Brewed), Fat Free Spread, Fried Egg. Lunch: Trader Joe's Crab Meat, Fried egg. Dinner: Sweet Peppers, Cucumber, Cabernet Sauvignon Wine, Fresh Veggieburger, zucchini, Tomato, Plums, Peaches, Hummus. more...
2323 kcal Activities & Exercise: Housework - 33 minutes, Desk Work - 2 hours, Sitting - 4 hours, Resting - 8 hours and 27 minutes, Sleeping - 9 hours. more...
on diet Calorie Count   losing 1.1 lb a week


:-) another good loss 
06 Oct 11 by member: Sk1nnyfuture
Great job you are almost there! 
06 Oct 11 by member: zeikiya989
You're doing awesome! You'll soon be to the point where you'll have lost more weight than you actually weigh! 
06 Oct 11 by member: BrandyRelaxing
It still seems totally incredible to me..... 
07 Oct 11 by member: Yvonne19
Wow, you are really amazing...congrats! 
07 Oct 11 by member: ctlss
I'm just curious (and completely not judging you...) but would it be ok if I asked you about your 'day'? How much time and efforts go into your planning for your food throughout the day? I know you work, and I was just wondering... do you have a wife who does the grocery shopping? Do you bring your own lunch? Do you always eat bkfst? Do you pick your dinners and snacks or are they packed for you? Do you exercise regularly? You have one of the most consistent downward marches... and I love that... I think it would be helpful to others to know a little about what's behind your consistency! Just curious... much love... and thanks for sharing if you want to. 
07 Oct 11 by member: jsfantome
Wow! Inspirational. Congrats your doing fantastic. You've lost a whole person. I can't imagine. Way to take control of your life.  
07 Oct 11 by member: petuniak
Great job buddy, your dedication to you is awesome... 
07 Oct 11 by member: BHA
07 Oct 11 by member: Helewis
sounds like you have figured out what it takes to be successful in the fight against weight gaining...way to go on the loss once again...and way to go taking control of your eating habits.... 
07 Oct 11 by member: loosinisfun
Morning, didn't see our post yesterday, glad you are continuing on that downward path. 
07 Oct 11 by member: sarahsmum
Good for you! Slow and steady certainly is the best way to lose.  
07 Oct 11 by member: esimnons
Just stopping by to say hello...have a great weekend! 
07 Oct 11 by member: ctlss
Julia, I do a lot of planning about what I eat. My wife and I shop together. I pick most of what I eat, concentrating on fruits and vegetables. I've cut most meat out of my diet, and have it now as an occasional treat rather than on a regular basis. I prepare my own dinners (and pack my lunch, Gail makes sure I do). I eat breakfast every day. I exercise as regularly as I can (2-3 times a week at least, more if possible). What's behind my consistency? Calorie control. Behind that was a warning from my nephrologist that if I didn't start losing weight I would be in deep trouble, followed by asking if I'd considered bariatric surgery. I thought about bariatric surgery for two seconds and decided to try the old-fashioned approach. More than 19 months later, I weigh 196 pounds less than I did when he asked me that provocative question. Put another way, he asked me the right question at the right time and put me on the right track. What I've done over the past few months, I've noticed, has fallen into what might be called 'semi-vegetarian' mode. I eat very little meat; I eat a lot of raw vegetables and fruit (tomatoes, cucumbers, plums, peaches &c.), and a lot of squashes, together with a lot of eggs and a lot of vegetarian meat-substitutes for protein. I hope this answers your questions. 
07 Oct 11 by member: Fledgist
Thanks everyone for your comments. 
07 Oct 11 by member: Fledgist


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