Johanne's Journal, 15 December 2011

OMG! OMG! The scale finally moved . . . not much, but it MOVED. It's been over 11 weeks since it has! Happy dance!!!
208.2 lb Lost so far: 70.8 lb.    Still to go: 8.2 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 15 December 2011:
3290 kcal Fat: 179.38g | Prot: 105.92g | Carb: 339.29g.   Breakfast: Coffee, Almond Milk, Scrambled Egg, Smart Balance, Truvia, Diet Cranberry Juice, A Spike Day - eat anything I want, Gluten Free Rolled Oats. Lunch: Smoked Turkey and Cannellini Bean Cassoulet, Baker's Semisweet Chocolate, A Spike Day - eat anything I want, Dried Apricots, Uncle Ben's Natural Brown Rice. Dinner: Feta Cheese, Brussels Sprouts, Diced Tomatoes No Salt Added, A Spike Day - eat anything I want, Uncle Ben's Natural Brown Rice, Bush's Best Reduced Sodium Garbanzos, Weight Watchers Yogurt. Snacks/Other: A Spike Day - eat anything I want, Smart Balance Omega, Ferrero Ferrero Rocher Hazelnut Chocolates, Feta Cheese, Sweet Potato, Mezzetta Kalamata Olives. more...
2350 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sleeping - 8 hours, Resting - 15 hours and 30 minutes, Walking (slow) - 2/mph - 30 minutes. more...
on diet You: On a Diet   losing 0.8 lb a week


I'm dancing with you! Well done! So, why have you stalled so long?  
15 Dec 11 by member: kingkeld
King, I'm not sure. My shape has been changing the whole time because I can wear size 20 pants now and I couldn't 8 weeks ago when it started getting cold. I have 20s and 24s (no 22s), all hand-me-downs from friends who are also losing. The 24s fell off my butt, but the 20s were just a smidge too tight to be comfortable. I'm able to wear them comfortably now even though I hadn't lost another ounce. I think it may have been, as I said, I wasn't actually taking pen in hand and writing it down. It's easy to take "tastes" that don't make it into your diet calendar if you aren't constantly conscious of it. I think physically writing it down rewires the brain to be more observant. I hope this is just the beginning of the next 80 lbs! 
15 Dec 11 by member: Johanne
Awesome on the matter how small...lets dance the night away...☺ 
15 Dec 11 by member: BHA
Thanks Bren. Maybe if I danced more, I'd lose more. LOL! 
15 Dec 11 by member: Johanne
Great are rocking it out....onederland here you come..... 
15 Dec 11 by member: Yvonne19
Thanks Yvonne. And, I figured out something else I had quit doing. I had quit drinking green tea. I'm back at it today. 
15 Dec 11 by member: Johanne
Awesome job Johanne! :] I am so happy for you!!! 
15 Dec 11 by member: Shae206
So happy for you Johanne! I knew you could do it! You have to do what works best for you!! You're right we have to record everything! Your brain is back on track! I know we're going to both make it to Onderland in the near future!! Small managable goals! So so proud of yoU! 
15 Dec 11 by member: CurlyLocks66
Thanks Shae. Thanks Curly. 
15 Dec 11 by member: Johanne
Oh, Bonnie, I am sooooo happy for you!! Congratulations, my sweet friend! Love you and keep up the great work! 
16 Dec 11 by member: ctlss
I'm doing the crazy happy jig... congrats! 
16 Dec 11 by member: meonadiet
I'm happy too Stef. It's been so long since I've seen any movement at all. 
16 Dec 11 by member: Johanne
Me, if you keep jigging crazy, you won't need to diet. LOL! Thanks!!! 
16 Dec 11 by member: Johanne
I am so happy for you Johanne. I know it's frustrationg to be in a long stall as you have been. Writing down everything is working for you. I think I'll start drinking green tea, have plenty around, just never think of fixing it. Water has been a problem lately, maybe the tea will make it more appealing. Happy dancing with you. ♫ ♫ 
16 Dec 11 by member: Gigi39
Thanks Gigi. It didn't move far, but it MOVED. The green tea thing works. I'm just not crazy about tea. I'm doing it though. Hot tea of any kind is good for you. 
16 Dec 11 by member: Johanne


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