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Pre-thinking works!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Last night I went to Red Lobster for dinner. I checked out their website before I left home. I checked out the calories/carbs/fats of their foods. I made good choices and I am not up at all this spite of how much salt their probably was in the meal. Pre-thinking WORKS!

Today, I am going to eat "on-plan" all day. I've already had breakfast consisting of crude bran, long cook oats, rhubarb and blueberries. Home made roasted tomato soup with brocolli for lunch. Chicken breast with low fat yogurt, spinach and asparagus for supper. Snack will be 1/2 apple with 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds and .5 tablespoon coconut oil. So, that's my "pre-thinking" for today.

This is day 1 of a 7 day commitment to myself.

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BAMEIBOO 3/3/2013 11:55AM

    If I don't make a weekly menu, I'm lost! Even though I have a full pantry and freezer. I know how to cook but I have to have a well thought out plan. Though I only do it for dinner. Breakfast is a fresh fruit-veggie juice everyday, sometimes a smoothie, and has been for over 18 months. We love using coconut oil!

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MAISIA 2/28/2013 9:18PM

    I am a planner too!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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NELLJONES 2/27/2013 8:27AM

    I, too, am a planner, I just do for home cooking. I so rarely eat out, and planning ensures that I know exactly what I am making, how long it will take, and have all the ingredients on hand and ready. Planning gives us comfort about what comes next, something not usually found in life.

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YMWONG22 2/27/2013 8:22AM

  Yes, planning ahead do bear its fruits. Especially in this healthy lifestyle journey that will last our lifetime. Good for you!! Keep it up.
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Why company?

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Why is it that when I have company over for supper, I usually overeat. I just logged my food for the day....OMG I so ate waaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much.

I have to go back to "pre-thinking" what I'm going to's the only way for me to win.

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CHICA_BORICUA 2/25/2013 8:00AM

  Next time think good choice, think what are you planning to cook. Probably less carbs more veggies and lean protein. Before the guests arrive indulge with a small snack with a cup of tea or coffee. emoticon

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Saturday, February 23, 2013

Well, I must blog today about the value of SP points. I reached a point where I didn't think points were worth spending the time getting b/c the action of getting them didn't help me burn off calories nor cook did it put healthy food choices on my I stopped getting them.

Oh boy, I was wrong! There IS BIG connection between points and maintaining a healthy weight!!! There is a DIRECT connection. I started logging my food, water, exercise and getting points and those few extra pounds that had crept on, are now creeping away!!!!

I'm going to continue earning points and maintaining my goal weight because it works!!

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SUGARSMOM2 2/24/2013 1:43PM

  lets i do not think they give for points for all that we learn here . that was a hugh piece of information you learned today . Knowledge is king .

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KANOE10 2/24/2013 9:19AM

    I find that tracking food, exercise, water, weight on Spark help me stay focused on staying healthy. It is a daily reflection of where I am at in my journey.

I am doing fine. I am working on a couple of up pounds, but feeling positive and trying new recipes.

Have a great Sunday.

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Never ever ever EVER give up. Goals are attainable if we are willing to work towards them. Problems are answerable if we are willing to look for answers and seek help. Onward I go, working toward my goal of NEVER BEING OBESE AGAIN in my lifetime!!!

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MZLADY77 2/21/2013 8:03AM

    Can be done and yes never give up. Got work to do! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MJRVIC2000 2/21/2013 7:51AM

    Let's learn to loook for answer to problems and challenges in the right place....The Holy Bible! God Bless YOU! Vic.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

I just read the following on someone's footnote. It struck to near to my heart that I have to save it somewhere so I can see here it is: "Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true."

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ROSEWCI 2/20/2013 5:36AM

    emoticon Reach for the stars...the sky's the limit! We CAN do it!

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KANOE10 2/19/2013 7:59AM

    NIce quote and true. You need to work on making your dreams come true. Have a great day.

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