Joined April 2009
Weight History

Start Weight
183.0 lb
Lost so far: 24.8 lb

Current Weight
158.2 lb
Performance: losing 3.3 lb a week

Goal Weight
145.0 lb
Still to go: 13.2 lb
Diet is now calorie in, calorie out. Not counting any exercise. Aiming for 1100 to 1200 calories per day and I am 5 foot 3 inches tall.
Have not gotten below 150 since I was 49 so that is goal 1, then goal 2 is 135.

From a podcast: Dr. Herman says it accordingly, “Find a diet that leaves you completely satisfied with not an excess of calories. Pick a diet with rules, restrictions and guidelines so you are not prompted to overeat. Any diet is essentially a gimmick in the end. Cut carbs, cut fat, cut plants, intermittently fast, go compressed eating window, go vegan. Just implement rules and guidelines so you don’t have constant unfettered access to hyper palatable foods and overeating. Find a diet that leaves you satisfied and happy.”

Still searching for the magic.

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  Daily Accountability 2022-#17
status: Completed
ended: 02 May 22
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  New Year, New Beginning
status: Completed
ended: 26 Mar 22
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abbadabba's Cookbook

cals: 78kcal | fat: 6.64g | carbs: 2.15g | prot: 2.55g
Almond Pancakes
Low carb flourless almond pancakes.
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abbadabba's Latest Posts

Changing the scale on the "Current Weight" graph
I think the only way is to delete everything else you don't want to see
posted 12 Apr 2021, 10:43
Hi All - I'm new here xx
Hi! Usually I connect with people through their journals. Good luck!
posted 31 Mar 2021, 14:44
I feel like I've been here a MILLION times
Just a quick thought: what I have read is that there is no such thing as willpower. We have habits that get reinforced and if we change them we change our lives. Like, today instead of driving over to the pizza shop and trying to get a salad and resist the steak tips with fries, I walked over to the gas station and got one of their premade sandwiches. I knew that I would only have a couple of choices there and no fries. So I saved myself hundreds of calories by planning to avoid my bad habit. You can do it!
posted 29 Jan 2021, 12:10
entering macros for recipe
You can add a custom food from your food log page - lower right side. You should be able to just add the name and the macros and the addition will show up on your custom food page as whatever you name it.
posted 29 Jan 2021, 12:07
Prepared Meal Plan
Hi Ken! you can go to your food page and add a custom food. You add the name and macros and it will then be listed on the right of the food page as a custom food. Also, if you load it once on a day you can copy it exactly the next day.
posted 29 Jan 2021, 12:06
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