Now I know why it took me 4 weeks to get rid of weight gained on vacation, instead of the usual few days... it is Watermelon and Cantaloupe!
I always measure all my food on kitchen scale, cheese, legumes, butter, peanut butter, cheese, rye bre... Read more
This was a good week.
At work I had some time on my hands and organized my emails and notes, discarding thousands of emails I will never need and making my folders, calendar and tasks simple and easy to use. I also started to use OneNote, very... Read more
Last week's summary blog helped.
I did a better job at not eating standing up (except some watermelon after dinner), and followed my plan. Now I'm one pound closer to my center weight - at least I was before I left for a 3-day mini vacation wi... Read more
The first weeks of weight loss phase always seem easy. I'm determined and motivated, I'm active, I have a good food plan and follow it 100% - and magically I feel stronger and happier immediately, before losing a noticeable amount of weight. I k... Read more
I'm not very happy with my eating this week.
Same old, same old: breakfast and lunch fine, dinner somewhat bigger than it should be, and on top of that, almost every day of the week abundant amounts of ice cream were available, wherever I went... Read more
We spent the first 7 days of our vacation in Austria, 2-2 nights at small villages surrounded by nature: mountains, rivers, waterfalls, glaciers. Lots of hiking, biking - wonderful experience... My beloved hills in Hungary are rather small compa... Read more
I was on a 10-day vacation with DH and two grown up kids - this blog is about the healthy lifestyle aspects, will write a separate blog about the places we visited, with pictures.
Eating: I did great!
Followed my plan: 3 healthy meals a d... Read more
This week was good on all fronts: private life, work, food and exercise.
Kids are traveling, making steps toward adult life in different ways: both organized their trip without any help from us, and DS went with his girlfriend, DD pays everyth... Read more
Most of the time, when I eat well, sleep enough, don't drink alcohol, follow my exercise plan and meditate daily, I experience a very pleasant state of mind: peace, calmness and inner bliss. At the same time I feel alert and full of energy.
Es... Read more
I had a good week, both in my private life and at work too.
Exercise went well, there was an extra evening walk with husband, but I skipped 2 morning yoga workouts due to work schedule and did not do them in the evening because I was lazy.
I... Read more
In the past 2 weeks I noticed my tendency to eat unplanned bites standing,
the problem with this behavior is not the extra calories.
Nothing is wrong with a big slice of watermelon or a very small cup of ice cream.
The problem is the more ... Read more
These are the last ones of my old weigh loss phase journal series,
because I started to write real blogs when I reached my goal.
03Sep2011 - Portion size versus serving size
I believe "portion size" is not always same as "serving size"... Read more
01Aug2011. Feeling good and No Cigarettes
Nothing special, I just feel good today,
Slept well, so well that DH snoring on my side woke me up once only and I slept back immediately.
No cigarettes for 5 days - this did not happen to me in... Read more
02Jul2011: How I spend time
Tracking food and physical activity and goals, and writing journal takes quite a lot of time.
This is the time I used to spend sitting at my desk in the evenings, reading and eating mindlessly. And it is at least ... Read more
One of my teams' message boards provided a link to Spark People Planner, where one can make private journal entries and set up appointments and reminders:
In the past it used t... Read more