wannabhealthier's Journal, 07 June 2016

Sometimes I write my journals a day ahead …goooooooooood morning everyone..i was prepping food up Monday morning so that if an when I came off my fast..it would be done.. and tuesdays journal popped into my mind..ive told couple of people around town..that I know.. that ive refocused an gotten back on track of what with my eating..naturally they always ask..and how are you loosing the weight..are you walking again, riding your bike, going to the gym..when I say im doing lchf…theres always a pause in ther voice…so…today I decided..that anyone else that asks..im just gonna tell em I have cut back on my eating, by eating healthier foods, and smaller portions…be nice if they understood but they don’t..one friend is a doctor and his wife.. that I often see when im riding in the mornings..ive told them in past talks..that I just cant eat a lot of carbs an loose weight…my body just doesn’t loose weight if I eat carbs..or a lot of them..the other is a friend that I ride with from time to time..that doesn’t need to loose any..hes already in shape, just needs to firm it up some…unlike on here…most people on here have been in my situation and they understand and I kno that a lot of times..if someone hasn’t been in your shoes..then they don’t understand the situation..so ive decided to just tell anyone that asks…smaller portions and healthier eating habits..enough of my babblin for todays journal…just had to put the thoughts that came to me down so I didn’t forget it..while I was preppin food ahead.. while it was still fresh im my mind…hope everyone is doing great..and have a greatttttttttttttttt day…the end…lol..
319.6 lb Lost so far: 13.4 lb.    Still to go: 19.6 lb.    Diet followed reasonably well.

Diet Calendar Entries for 07 June 2016:
829 kcal Fat: 66.24g | Prot: 49.31g | Carb: 6.14g.   Breakfast: Great Value 100% Natural Green Tea, Great Value Bottled Water, Tapatio Salsa Picante Hot Sauce, Body Fortress 100% Premium Chocolate Whey Protein, deli style pepperjack chees, Tyson Foods All Natural Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Coburn Farms Large Eggs, Simply Organic Minced Onion, French's Classic Yellow Mustard, Carrington Farms Pure, Unrefined, Cold Pressed Coconut Oil 100% Organic Extra Virgin. Lunch: Great Value Bottled Water, French's Classic Yellow Mustard, Richfood Large Grade A Eggs (Hard Boiled), Ranch Salad Dressing-deluted with water, Lettuce, Simply Organic Minced Onion, Tyson Foods All Natural Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Tapatio Salsa Picante Hot Sauce. Dinner: Intermittent Fasting, Great Value Bottled Water. Snacks/Other: Intermittent Fasting, Great Value Bottled Water. more...
3760 kcal Activities & Exercise: Yard Work (gardening) - 30 minutes, Resting - 15 hours and 30 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet LCHF: Low carb, High fat / Ketogenic Diet   losing 7.0 lb a week

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The reason why they are probably pausing is because as soon as you say high fat their brains are probably scrambling. Who would eat a diet high in fat? Has he lost his mind? And, there is NO way he is losing weight eating fat. Most people, who I know, are afraid to eat fats in their diets and avoid it like the plague. Secondly, you owe these people NO thorough explaination nor should you have to defend your choices in regards to your lifestyle changes. It works for you and that's the bottom line. In my experience people shun and fear things or concepts that they don't understand and/or that are so foreign to the popular mainstream. My husband can eat loads of carbs and he does fine.........I can't. And you're correct, people who have never struggled with weight or food don't have a clue and would rather just put all the blame on no willpower, when in essence maybe the person hasn't found the diet and/or exercise regimen or lifestyle changes that suit/suits his/her body. Diet and exercise regimens aren't created equal and all bodies aren't alike. This process is trial and error.  
07 Jun 16 by member: Engeland
ty engeland..everyone is different and everyone looses a differnt way..just like alotta clothes no size fits everyone... 
07 Jun 16 by member: wannabhealthier
Exactly what the doctor said to say to my daughter when she was 2 yo."Tell her exactly and simply what she asks and nothing more. 
07 Jun 16 by member: carmen1098
Honestly I've lost weight in spurts with HCG--so I would get lots of "advice" about how bad that is, etc. Now that I'm back on track and everyone says that I look great and how did I do that, I just say, "Everything that you like to eat and drink, you can't." Then they say they can't do that and the conversation is over without any backlash! 
07 Jun 16 by member: bikerT
Makes sense to say cut back on portions, etc. People go for that. LOL! 
07 Jun 16 by member: Mom2Boxers
Why people worry about or question the choices of others is beyond me. If you ask for their opinions, then that's different. If your choices aren't affecting them then why should they be critical or questioning? 
07 Jun 16 by member: Engeland
Engeland, you are spot on!  
07 Jun 16 by member: bikerT
@MOM............No, if Wanna said he was eating no fats and eating only things made "fat free" with the portion control they would be ok with that. The words eating more fat are throwing these people for a loop. @BikerT.... :))) 
07 Jun 16 by member: Engeland
The proof is in the pudding as they say ...... as you shrink, the curiosity will swell. Be the person that keeps everyone guessing. 
07 Jun 16 by member: glen
Keep them guessing and out of your business I say. 
07 Jun 16 by member: Engeland
Agreed ...even here where we all are trying to get healthier and should be more understanding of the differences and separate challenges each of has, we see folks who assume that what works for them is the WAY and aren't very accepting or understanding of other diets. LCHF works, as do many other diets or ways of eating...if someone finds a way that works for them, hats off to them...this is seldom easy, that's why I'm here!  
07 Jun 16 by member: Steven Lloyd
ty each an everyone of you for your comments an support..i think il just stick with lower portions an watching what my hand sticks in my mouth..lol 
07 Jun 16 by member: wannabhealthier
All true comments. Please yourself. Amen!  
07 Jun 16 by member: islandmoma
Congrats on the loss. 
07 Jun 16 by member: Draglist

     
 

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