BuffyBear's Journal, 29 December 2011

I have my computer back at work (Office was painted) and it feels so great - I missed chatting with everybody!

A few notes on New Years Resolutions:

Just so you don't think I'm trying to mislead you - my references to unsweetened coffee refer to artificial sweeteners only. I still use my own creamer (1/2 tbsp. Cream and 2 tbsp. Unsweetened Almond Milk). I started this one early so I wouldn't have two Resolutions to cope with on January 1st.

My big Resolution is exercise. Exact goals still in the works but I will be doing SOMETHING on January First!

166.0 lb Lost so far: 20.0 lb.    Still to go: 34.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entry for 29 December 2011:
2153 kcal Fat: 121.53g | Prot: 110.98g | Carb: 160.06g.   Breakfast: cream, half and half, brewed coffee, almond milk, cream, half and half, brewed coffee, almond milk, quaker weight loss formula, walnuts, babybel. Lunch: onion, canned tomatoes, hot pepper, kidney beans, ground beef. Dinner: olive garden chicken, grilled vegetables, pasta, olive garden salad. Snacks/Other: coffee, half and half. more...
on diet Atkins   steady weight


I'm right there beside you Buffy. January 1st this old body will be made to move for at least 20 minutes (depending on what I decide to do.) 
29 Dec 11 by member: karenagain
Me to Me to..Sunday the 1st is my real get back to exercise deal with my self...Not exactly sure which to start..Dancing with ABBA, Sweating to the oldies with Richard Simmons or the old standby..Wii walk it out....so will have to make up my mind and just do it...:O) 
29 Dec 11 by member: BHA
Buffy, you'll do fine. You've already got one resolution well on its way, so adding just a little ol' one like exercise should be a breeze, right? LOL! But, at least you have the possibility of taking lunch-time walks, even short ones if you're pressed for time. Every little bit helps! 
29 Dec 11 by member: Sandy701
Karen - 20 min/day sounds like a good start. Like I said, my program is sill being formulated. I'm thinking 10 a day, plus 30 min. 3 x week - absolute minimum. Also - what do you think about Penance Exercises for when we mess up our schedule?  
29 Dec 11 by member: BuffyBear
You are doing so well with your weight over the holiday...congrats on that....I have gained as I went off plan completely......but back on track yesterday.....I enjoyed what I ate don't regret it......but I am so much better than in my past as I would have just carried on for a few months feeling that I had failed.....so now I am a winner....YAY......My new Year Res....is exercise as well so looking forward to us all being healthier in 2012.......thanks for being such an awesome buddy....love and hugs... 
29 Dec 11 by member: Yvonne19
Bren - isn't it nice to have choices? Of course, when you get tired of the electronic stuff, you can always go outside and chase cows.  
29 Dec 11 by member: BuffyBear
Sandy - What you said is correct - every little bit helps. I don't have to start out doing an Olympic sized work out. But if I have 10 minutes, then I nee to learn to make that 10 minutes count.  
29 Dec 11 by member: BuffyBear
Yvonne - Great - we can encourage each other!  
29 Dec 11 by member: BuffyBear
Buffy my suggestion for starting exercise is do something you really enjoy. Do one thing 3 days week, alternate with something else the other 2 days, then on Saturday do one exercise, and give yourself Sunday OFF :) 
29 Dec 11 by member: notfast
Make a resolution you know you will keep. Exercising 3 days a week for at least 20 minutes is what I have read helps more than anything but as you get fitter you can increase that. My resolution is to just keep moving. 
29 Dec 11 by member: Mom2Boxers
Notfast - Since you are so committed I'd better listen to you. Besides, doing something I enjoy beats out the idea of floor exercises! Thanks. 
29 Dec 11 by member: BuffyBear
Mom2Boxers - You are so right - got to plan something I'm going to keep since, well, you know my record. Your resolution is to keep moving - mine is to start moving.  
29 Dec 11 by member: BuffyBear


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