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December 4th check in.... [message #820917] Tue, 05 December 2017 11:08 Go to next message
Tracy in Peru  is currently offline Tracy in Peru
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A little late, but.... Embarassed

I was up again this week, but only a bit over a pound. My "high" weights, keep going down, so I won't worry too much.

This week is focused on getting the carbs under control. I seem to run in cycles....loss, slight bounce back, a week or two when carbs feel out of control, then back to loss. The trend overall is downward, so that is good. I think I would have more steady weight loss if I could find the "just right" amount of grains/carbs to eat that fills me up, but doesn't cause gains. While I can limit carbs and grains, it seems much more of an all or nothing approach. I can keep the intake low, but only so long before hunger and a psychological *need* drive to eating more than I should.

I need to put gum or lollipops on the shopping list. We are making Christmas cookies next Monday and that is a really hard day for me. It doesn't take much for me to be physically ill from too much sugar; but even the threat of feeling miserable isn't enough to not indulge. Better to keep my mouth busy! Maybe that would be a good day for a diet Coke, although I haven't had any since Thanksgiving.

Hopefully, you lovely ladies are all doing well this holiday season. It is the home stretch to the year end. I have a couple of goals I am trying to reach before then, and that keeps me motivated.


In Him--Tracy
Re: December 4th check in.... [message #820925 is a reply to message #820917 ] Fri, 08 December 2017 07:33 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Jamie
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Can I jump into this thread? I've peeked in before, but haven't been serious in a good long while. Something happened (photograph from behind Laughing ) that has me beyond knowing that ugh I honestly am worse off than I allowed myself to acknowledge...I've taken stock and realized that it's just a series of really unhealthy choices during a time of depression that was allowed to go on for about three years. Nothing I can't undo by making wiser choices all around. I've taken my "before" photo angles (just for myself), weighed and need to (sometime today) take my measurements.


Peace
Re: December 4th check in.... [message #820928 is a reply to message #820917 ] Fri, 08 December 2017 10:17 Go to previous message
ReneeL.inMN
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Good Morning,

Welcome, Jamie!

The last 2 weeks were awful - I caffeinated well which meant calories, BUT I avoided an anesthetic headache I usually get. It's actually not hard to stop drinking the mt. dew now. I'm back to V8 and 1 glass of tea a day.

I am working on a kitchen stocking for when we get to Utah. I'm looking forward to starting 100% fresh. I figure if no junk goes into the house, then we don't eat junk. Our place out in Utah is now 100% ours and ds1 said he took every bit of food from the cupboards so it's bare. I am trying to come up with a good spice plan and then will probably start out with shopping daily. It's convenient and a good excuse to get out for a 1 1/2 mile walk every day.

I don't get to do housework or exercise for another 4 weeks so healthy food choices are a must.


ReneeL.inMN
25yos, 23yos, 13 yod I guess I am old enough for adult children.

My stomach hurts, but I still choose joy! :-)

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