julikell
Joined November 2011
Posts
91
Following
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Weight History

Start Weight
176.0 lb
Lost so far: 13.0 lb

Current Weight
189.0 lb
Performance: gaining 0.1 lb a week

Goal Weight
150.0 lb
Still to go: 39.0 lb
A not-so-lean, not-so-mean former Marine; Boston Bruins fan from Malden, MA.

julikell's Weight History


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SJWNana
on diet Atkins
last weighin: gaining 0.2 lb a week Up
 
soccermom23boys
on diet Yoli
last weighin: losing 3.6 lb a week Down



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The Truth About Avocados
I love using avocados for tuna salad and chicken salad (instead of using bread / pita).
posted 14 Jul 2016, 07:55
Food
Tracking what you eat is a big advantage. It also helps you to plan, even if it's something "bad." I already input my Dunkin Donuts Coffee Coolatta for a snack. Surprised

Also, I think the number is 3,500 calories per pound.

P.S. I grabbed a muffin left over from a meeting at work, so I input the muffin and will save the Dunks for tomorrow.
posted 23 Jul 2015, 09:58
pants fit
Great! Hang in there!
posted 22 Jul 2015, 10:31
CICO does it matter??
The junk food is considered empty calories. Oh, there may be a smattering of fiber or protein, but they call it "junk food" for a reason.

If I want, for example, to grab an ice ream cone from the ice cream stand around the corner from my house, that means I'll have to eat less fish / dairy / veggies / fruits to keep to my goal of 1600 calories per day.

What to do? Well, the next time, I'll order the kiddie cone, or I'll grab a single-serve from the supermarket.

Good luck!
Julie
posted 21 Jul 2015, 07:53
will power
Someone once said, "Planning is more effective than willpower." I find it easier to plan my meals ahead of time. And if I want to have a 'treat', I add it to my FatSecret log in the beginning of the day, so it's already accounted for.

My weakness is ice cream. I use the smallest dish, about 3/4 cup, so that my brain thinks it's eating a lot.

Finally, write everything down. Even if you go over your allotted calories, at least you can look back and see where you can cut down.
posted 28 Aug 2012, 06:22
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07 May 2018

The *ONLY* way I've been successful in losing weight is if I write *EVERYTHING* down. Even if I eat junk, at least I can see what it is that messes up ...
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24 July 2017

Back on writing everything down. I have to -- 189 lbs this morning. :o
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