lettygaylor's Journal, 09 January 2015

Another great day in the books. First we had a new lady join us in our workout class. And I was just telling her a little about myself, like we do when we have new people. I told her how in February I weighed 280 pounds and so far I had lost about 96. And she said, "Oh you're the one that has lost 100 pounds!" Almost...almost!

Second, I had a check up today with my doctor. And everything is fantastic! Weight: 183 (97 pounds lost), blood pressure: 121/75 (it was 151/100), pulse: 64 (used to be 101). He was super surprised and happy that I lost weight during the holidays. He said to keep on doing what I have been doing, and not to let anyone try to derail my progress. He also told me that I even inspired him to keep getting healthy. I love when people tell me that, knowing that I inspire others, it keeps me going.

And best of all, my one and only daughter's 10th birthday is this Sunday, but we decided to celebrate tonight at Pizza Hut. When I got ready to make her cake I was going to use applesauce for oil, and egg substitute for the eggs. But I figured what the heck it's her birthday cake! So I made it according to the package directions. And yes I had a piece of birthday cake! So blessed, and truly happy.

Diet Calendar Entries for 09 January 2015:
1346 kcal Fat: 39.53g | Prot: 44.13g | Carb: 204.70g.   Breakfast: Water, Great Value Light Nonfat Yogurt - Cherry, Spectrum Chia Seeds. Lunch: Water, Progresso Light Zesty! Southwestern Style Vegetable Soup, Calbee Lentil Snaps, Taco Bell Border Sauce - Hot. Dinner: Water, Betty Crocker SuperMoist Triple Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix, Pizza Hut 12" Medium Pepperoni Thin'N Crispy Pizza, Pizza Hut 12" Medium Cheese Thin'N Crispy Pizza, Lettuce, Cucumber (with Peel), Tomatoes, Seasoned Croutons, Red Onions, Wish-Bone Fat Free Italian Dressing. Snacks/Other: Water, equate Fiber Powder, Lipton Green Tea, Cinnamon, Great Value Clover Honey, Simply Balanced Fruit Strip Pomegranate, Nature's Harvest Citrus But Crunch Trail Mix. more...
3001 kcal Activities & Exercise: Sexual Activity - 40 minutes, Calisthenics (heavy, e.g. pushups) - 5 minutes, P90X - 30 minutes, Watching TV/Computer - 2 hours, Showering - 15 minutes, Cooking - 15 minutes, Walking (exercise) - 3.5/mph - 1 hour, Sleeping - 8 hours, Resting - 9 hours and 45 minutes, Reading - 1 hour and 30 minutes. more...

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Congratulations! That's an *amazing* change in RHR, 101 to 64! Good for you. 
09 Jan 15 by member: JW4444
Congrats, Letty. Great stuff. 
09 Jan 15 by member: Draglist
You're famous! You are very much an inspiration. Great work! Happy birthday to the little one. Double digits, a very important milestone.  
09 Jan 15 by member: Instantcrazy
Thanks everyone! It would have been so much harder if I hadn't found FS. FS put me on the right path! Y'all are the best! 
09 Jan 15 by member: lettygaylor
Good for you on all counts! 
09 Jan 15 by member: kattay
Awesome Ms. Lefty!!! I bet the complement from your made you feel good. Mine says she uses me as her poster child and laughs as she is same age as one if my daughters. Makes me feel good. Defiantly a good day for a little cheat and celebrate you giving birth.  
10 Jan 15 by member: wholefoodnut
Letty ..... You have a new song to sing, and the world needs to hear the song. It's a song of hope and health. It's my hope that you sing and sing and sing it again, because over time you become that song. I think the world attempts to drown our voice .... Insisting that the music of our culture (meaning, making money at the expense of people's health) is what we really want. Remember the song on TV, "Have it your way" ..... In reality it wasn't our way ..... it was twisted view of their way. Sing my friend, sing! The world needs to hear your voice.  
10 Jan 15 by member: glen
Oh yes! Any one who stops me and asks me questions I tell them everything I can. I feel amazing and I want everyone to feel like I do! I can do it! You can do it! We can all do it!!! 
10 Jan 15 by member: lettygaylor
Awesome work! 
10 Jan 15 by member: HCB

     
 

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