BuffyBear's Journal, 01 January 2012

Happy New Year

As you may remember, my big New Years Resolution will be an exercise program - details still under development as I will be allowed to tweak this as I go along.

Had a brain storm this morning. I am going to move the bed against the wall in the guest room and turn it into an exercise room. I can keep my mat, hand weights, etc. out for easy access. Will also keep a calendar & pen on the stand to track my progress.

Now, why didn't I think of this before?

165.0 lb Lost so far: 21.0 lb.    Still to go: 33.0 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entry for 01 January 2012:
1875 kcal Fat: 128.02g | Prot: 115.96g | Carb: 70.11g.   Breakfast: cream, half and half, brewed coffee, almond milk. Lunch: hard boiled egg, slaw, mixed greens, bean salad, green beans, Blue Cheese Dressing, cheese, butter, steak, bacon, sunflower seeds, cabbage, pickled beets. Dinner: cottage cheese, salmon, butter, broccoli, cauliflower. Snacks/Other: half and half, cream, mixed nuts, lemon, brewed coffee, almond milk. more...
on diet Atkins   gaining 0.8 lb a week


With the new year...came new ideas!!! Love it! 
01 Jan 12 by member: jsfantome
Oh Buffy, thats a great idea...I have had to do that so I can remember to put the right info for my walking...Should just have a tablet to stay in the exercise/ironing/art/sewing room...thats a busy room,,LOL Love it..I need a clock in there too...Enjoy your day....:O) 
01 Jan 12 by member: BHA
Brilliant, Buffy. This IS going to be a fantastic year! 
01 Jan 12 by member: Helewis
Awesome! Enjoy your new space! I did the same thing ... It does keep exercise top of mind when you pass the room. ;-) Have a fabulous year! 
01 Jan 12 by member: Javadali
Paula - think I was blocking out the idea so as to avoid the exercise. No more! 
01 Jan 12 by member: BuffyBear
Bren - I've never cared for the exercise log on FS (or maybe it just doesn't like me). We can pick up a calendar and a clock from the discount store and finish this plan on the cheap.  
01 Jan 12 by member: BuffyBear
Helen - It means a lot that I have your approval - after all, I had to start somewhere! 
01 Jan 12 by member: BuffyBear
Javadali - It will certainly work for me because we have such a small house that I cannot avoid passing this room! 
01 Jan 12 by member: BuffyBear
Buffy I got me a cow calendar at Chick Fil A the other day...it is the cutest thing..inpulse buying..but now I know what day it is in the room and I just haven't hung a clock in there yet after the remodel...had to fill in all those holes from before..LOL...Later... 
01 Jan 12 by member: BHA
Bren - a cow calendar - how perfect (so we stop resembling cows!). 
01 Jan 12 by member: BuffyBear
Right there with you girl.....exercising for 2012 I am starting as soon as my visitors are out of the house.....I have not been to bed before 3 since they came in town.....but have had an incredible time........great start to 2012 lots of love and family.......will be with you on our journey....together.....{{{HUG... 
01 Jan 12 by member: Yvonne19
Yvonne - for some of us the Holidays last a little longer - nothing wring with that! Hope you continue to enjoy the New Year with the love of your family. We can share exercise notes at an appropriate time.  
01 Jan 12 by member: BuffyBear
Bren, I got that cow calendar too so I could send it to my sister who lives where there aren't any Chick Fil-A restaurants. She had wondered why a chicken restaurant has a cow as a mascot. 
02 Jan 12 by member: Sandy701


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