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Day 19 Eat Reasonable Amounts
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      15 comments

Do you know how much food you should be eating & eating plan guidelines? Yes 1400 - `1600 calories a day. 2 fruit 5 vegetables 6 grains 3 dairy 2 protein Do you know what equals a serving? Know what the volume of food look... Read more
Day 18 - Retrain eating habits
Sunday, June 26, 2016      20 comments

Today's title is what the 100 Days of Weight Loss book by Linda Spangle is all about. It is about learning new eating habits and you can lose weight on any diet with these changes. Do not let food have so much power over me. I have to be a... Read more
Day 17 - Stop Wasting Food
Saturday, June 25, 2016      26 comments

I have already left the clean plate club. Often when I start to feel filled up 'enough', I do not feel compelled to finish all the food on my plate. This is a change I have made this year. Last year when I did Day 17 I could not see the point of... Read more
Day 16 - Nurturing Power of Food
Friday, June 24, 2016      14 comments

If you eat to feel nurtured or calmed you will experience those feeling right away and it can be those 'first 2 bites'. That impacts your taste buds and your emotional response right away. Eating more won't bring added satisfaction or make you f... Read more
Day 15 - First 2 Bites
Thursday, June 23, 2016      14 comments

The first 2 bites will always have the most flavor. Eat slowly savor them, take in the details, delight in the taste. If you keep eating after that it's just 'feeding'. However if you are truly hungry eating more serves a purpose. None of it wil... Read more
Day 14 - Morning Affects Evening
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      11 comments

100 Days of Weight Loss - Today the reading is about late night eating and afternoon fatigue, food cravings and hunger. It's recommended to eat breakfast and a 3 PM snack with protein and a carb, such as a cheese stick and an apple, or deli turk... Read more
Day 13 - Oops I Forgot to Eat
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      16 comments

In this reading we learned that skipping meals (under eating) during the day causes our bodies to conserve calories because it feels it may not get enough food. For instance when you only eat one meal a day, even though the daily calories are lo... Read more
Day 12 - Fuel or Filler
Monday, June 20, 2016      18 comments

Fuel foods - nutritious low fat/sugar foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins Filler foods - excess calories with minimal nutrients ie. snack foods, chips, candy ... Read more
Day 11 - Two Purposes of Food
Friday, June 17, 2016      22 comments

Starting today record what you eat and the time, include all snacks and do not skip meals. Plan to space out the meals and note if regularly spaced meals improve your energy and focus. Learn to enjoy food and eating. Eat food to - Fue... Read more
Day 10 Appreciate Good Support
Thursday, June 16, 2016      18 comments

Today we are to learn to accept support, and be willing to share our goals and plans. Also we can share our non-scale victories. Accept a compliment gracefully with out adding a negative to it. Mine - thank you for noticing I am losing weig... Read more
Day 9 What I Want From You
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      16 comments

100 DWL - Today we did a quiz and then we post our answers. If you see me eating something that is not on my diet plan - give me a hug When I am making progress, such as losing weight - compliment me on how I look When I am st... Read more
Day 8 Help Me Please....
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      18 comments

1) List things that we want others to say or do that will help in our weight loss. ie. compliments, protect you from desserts, clear the table after meals, etc. My DH and family are very supportive and never makes negative comments about m... Read more
100 Days of Weight Loss - Day 7 - I Can Do It Because....
Monday, June 13, 2016      12 comments

Be my own cheeerleader - why I can stay on a diet and exercise. I can do it because I have been losing weight this year so I know how to do it. I can do it because I am doing things differently - Overeaters Anon. I can do it because I a... Read more
100 Days of Weight Loss - Day 6 I Must Protect My Program at ALL Costs
Sunday, June 12, 2016      19 comments

No one cares about my program as much as I do. I am the only one responsible for how I manage my food choices and my weight loss program. My family is aware of how I eat and if I pass on a food or meal or eat something else, it does not affect t... Read more
100 Days of Weight Loss - Day 5 Magic Notebook
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      18 comments

Jan. 1 st I started my notebook where I plan the next day's food, nutrition track, plan my day, make a few notes about the current day and record my weigh ins. At the end of May it was full, so with great anticipation I went out to buy my new no... Read more

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