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View Full Version : My Keep Me Inline Diary


OrangeSmoke20
06-22-2007, 08:11 PM
Ok, so I am going to start an online diary because I need to lose the 15 lbs by August 11th ( at this point I would be happy with 10lbs...LOL)
I bought a BEAUTIFUL white spaghetti strapped summer dress for my BF's pig roast, and although it fits nicely.....it would look even better with 10 to 15 more lbs gone. This is my first dress in 10 years. I have NOT worn a dress since my wedding day! Itiscasual yet sexy so I want to look my BEST in it!!!So this will keep me accountable (hopefully...LOL)

I am still at 190lbs.

My measurements as of June 17th, 2007(this is really hard for me to post publically)
Bust...40 inches ( I know this is down from 44 inches)
Waist...39 inches
Hips...45 inches
Belly Button...43 1/2 inches
Right arm... 11 1/2 inches
left arm... 11 1/2 inches
Right thigh... 20 1/2 inches
Left thigh...20 1/2 inches
Right Calf...14 1/2 inches
Left Calf...15 inches


So here I go.....
6/22/07...
Breakfast....3 thin slices of low fat ham with a bowl of lettuce and baby carrots topped with fat free ranch dressing
Lunch...60 calorie, no fat yogart in White Chocolate Raspberry (and it was yummy)
Snack...rice krispie treat (only 1.5 grams of fat..YEAH)
Dinner...Grilled Country Style Pork Ribs ( I was bad, I had 2 of them), plain boiled potatoes, 1 corn on the cob, and some steamed broccoli plain.
Snack...lettuce, baby carrots, 1/3 of a cucumber with fat free ranch dressing.
Drinks....1 full glass of water, and 2 glasses of Diet 7-Up ( i know bad bad...will do flavored water the rest of the night)

Excersize....So far a 3/4 mile walk with about 1/8 of a mile of me carrying my son on my back (he got tired ) And another 1/4 mile of me pushing him in a stroller ( gave up carrying him on my back so I stopped by the car to pick up his stroller....LOL). Also did about 20 minutes of stretching and excersizing with resistance band.

Ok so that is it so far for today!
: )



Edited by: OrangeSmoke20


IamBlessed
06-22-2007, 08:22 PM
You go Dawn! I know you can do it!!! Your eating is so healthy! You are gonna look hottttt in that white dress!!!!

OrangeSmoke20
06-22-2007, 08:32 PM
Thanks Krystal!!! You are going to look hot in your dress too!
: )


jnmurra
06-22-2007, 08:40 PM
What a great idea - a "keeping me inline diary!" We'll keep you accountable, but I bet you will have no problem. You've set a goal and I know you will meet it http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley1.gif

OrangeSmoke20
06-22-2007, 10:21 PM
Thanks!!!! I figure if I pig out, you all will yell at me (which is what I need)http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif
I want to be SMOKIN' Hot!!!!
: )

angienewton
06-23-2007, 06:13 AM
You're doing really awesome, Dawn! Glad you started this to keep you accountable. I can't wait to see a pic of you in that white dresshttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley2.gif

OrangeSmoke20
06-23-2007, 11:56 AM
Thanks Angie.
: )

OrangeSmoke20
06-23-2007, 05:45 PM
6/23/07...

Breakfast....No time for breakfast ( I know bad)
Lunch....Homemade Turkey hoagie with no cheese, fat free mayo, and lettuce plus a Rice Krispie Treat
Snack...few slices of turkey with a rice krispie treat
Dinner....I was a little bad. I got Chinese, but it was very good. I got steamed broccoli with steamed chicken NO SAUCE with 1 cup of steamed plain white rice ( I love the fact the cook there knows me and makes it special for me...YUM). Here is the bad part...I also had about a 1/2 a cup of wonton broth with a 1/2 of a wonton (no meat), and a 1/2 cup of chicken fried rice.
Snack...few slices of thin sliced ham, carrots and cucumbers with fat free ranch dressing.

Excersizing good....35 minutes Yoga Booty Ballet, and stretches with resistance band!Edited by: OrangeSmoke20

jnmurra
06-23-2007, 06:04 PM
UGH! I've been wanting Chinese really bad lately. I only get a hankering every once in a while, but it's been bad lately and one of my favorite things is the wonton noodles!!! Are they that bad?? http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley3.gif I've never checked. I think it's awesome that you got no sauce!! I don't know if I could do that! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif

Your journal made me extremely hungry, I'm off to eat now....http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif

Keep up the great work!!Edited by: jnmurra

OrangeSmoke20
06-23-2007, 09:59 PM
Thanks and I am sorry I made you hungry. This is going to be TMI but I ALWAYS crave chinese right before my dear little friend arriveshttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif It has been like that for almost a year and half. And if I don't give in, man watch out because I get irritablehttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif.
I know that Chicken with Broccoli in the brown sauce is high in fat. For a pint it is like 18 grams of fat and 300 calories. I looked up on calorieking.com the wonton noodle and 1 is 3 grams of fat and 55 calories, so if you eat the 3 that comes in the pint of wonton soup it is 12 grams of fat not including the broth.
I looked up Sweet and Sour pork and there is a whopping 46 grams of fat in a whole dish (which I take would be a pint) and 1100 calories! Looks like I won't be having any Sweet and Sour pork or chicken for a LONG TIME!

Edited by: OrangeSmoke20

IamBlessed
06-23-2007, 10:52 PM
Wow, I didn't realize Chinese was so bad for you! I love it too and get really bad cravings for it every now and then. My hang up lately has been Mexican food! I KNOW that's horrible for you!!

Dawn, you are doing great!! Keep it up!! And now that you've got that hankering satisfied you can kick it up a notch over the next few days. Drink lots of water!!!!

OrangeSmoke20
06-23-2007, 11:01 PM
Thanks Krystal! I am hoping the craving is gone until next month. However your post about pizza has me wanting some NOW...LOL! I never thought pizza would be my weak spot but it soooooo is!
Yes Chinese...BAD!The sauces, the frying....but oh soooo good!!! Mexican food will probably land me in the hospital in extreme pain so I won't have to worry about eating that ever....LOL!
Trying on the water. I am NOT a water person. I have been adding flavoring to it just to get it down. The only water that I really like is Aquafina.....may have to go pick up a case to try to increase my water consumption.
: )

jnmurra
06-24-2007, 08:38 AM
Oh, great! Do you know I went to bed last night with images of wonton soup and sweet& sour chicken and general tso's and fried rice in my head??? My craving for chinese food has never been this bad. The funny thing is - I can only eat chinese food when I get a craving for it, which doesn't happen often, thank goodness! But yes, I think TOTM is on its way, and this past week, I have craved it every single day and last night was the worst!

I knew the fried rice was bad and the egg rolls and some of the other meals, but had no idea that wonton noodles were so bad! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley3.gif I mean I assumed they were high in carbs because of the noodle, but not high in fat too! Well, I don't sip/drink the broth. What we do (my husband got me into doing this) is take out the noodles and put hot mustard sauce on them and we discard the broth. Delicious!!!

OMG! I am going to have to get something from the chineseplace today or I'm not going to make it! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley24.gif

http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif

OrangeSmoke20
06-24-2007, 01:56 PM
Sorry I made you crave Chinese. What is it about the TOTM that makes you want chinese....I wonder if it is the sodium! Although most of it is bad for you, I figure give in to the craving before it gets to bad and then you eat a ton of it.
My craving right now is Pizza....been thinking about it since Krystal posted in her TJ diary. That is one I am trying to fight off because I just cannot have 1 slice....LOL!
Hope you get to stasify your craving : )
DAWN

OrangeSmoke20
06-24-2007, 01:57 PM
6/24/07....

Breakfast....Few slices of thin cut turkey with a No Fat yogert in White Chocolate Raspberry!
Lunch....Thin slice of Delmonico Steak with a rice kristpie treat (the steak looked so good at the store, I just grabbed it....LOL)
Snack...I had a rice krispie treat and 2 pieces of thin sliced ham
Dinner...Had that delicious chicken recipe that was posted here. I served it over thin pasta. I think the fat intake on the whole meal was about 10 grams.
Snack...Bowl of Rice Krispies with fat free milk, and a few slices of thin sliced turkey.

Excersizes... 3/4 mile walk with normal stretching and excersizes with resistance band.

On a side note, and I am not trying to get my hopes up too much....but I fit into a pair of size 14 jeans today and all my size 18 tops are definitely getting looser. Thinking of buying a size 16 top to see if I can wear t comfortably. Also I have started developing really nice tone muscles in my arms and legs...and hubby told me last night he definitely sees a difference in my thighs....WHOOO HOOOO!http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley32.gif
Edited by: OrangeSmoke20

angienewton
06-24-2007, 03:59 PM
Oh my, I also have recently been craving Chinese a LOT. I haven't given in yet but every so often I will still go and then I just work out extra hardhttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley2.gif I also love Mexican food and Pizza! Hey Dawn, did you seeour pizza recipe in my 1st LIALI newsletter that Isent out? It's sooo good, you should try it!

OrangeSmoke20
06-24-2007, 08:53 PM
What is it about Chinese that makes us crave it so? I am thinking the sodium...LOL! I did see the recipe and Iam thinking of trying it lateon this week. Right now, I have Pizza Hut on the mind and they keep showing the Pazone, and it makes me want to call PH and yell at them for making it look so good!http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif

OrangeSmoke20
06-25-2007, 01:20 PM
6/25...
Today is going to be a big kick in the butt day. TOTM is coming and so are the cravings. I got the Chinese craving taken care of but now comes the crunchies.

Breakfast...Few pieces of thin sliced turkey
Lunch....Homemade roast beef and ham sandwich with 1 slice of thin sliced cheese and fat free mayo with lettuce.
Snack...Nacho Chips with a few slices of thin sliced ham. I tried to stay away from the Nacho chips but my brain said it was either the nacho chips or the yummy cookies sitting in my kitchen....the nacho chips won!

Update...Today was a bad bad bad. I am actually embarrassed to post what I am about to post.
Dinner...2 grilled country ribs, plain white rice, and steamed broccoli.
Snack #1....A very fattening cookie : (
Snack #2...A few slices of thin sliced ham
Snack #3...more slices of thin ham and cucumbers and carrots with fat free ranch dressing

Have I said it enough...I hate this TOTM!!!! I am petrified to step on the scale tomorrow. I get seem to get enough salt, crunch, or food. I wanna cryhttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley19.gif
Edited by: OrangeSmoke20

jnmurra
06-25-2007, 01:44 PM
Beat those cravings down, girl! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif Hopefully they won't get too bad. I remember reading something about TOTM and cravings somewhere in one of my bazillion books/mags and what to do about it. I will have to see if I can find it again.
Well, wouldn't you know - DH and I went to get Chinese last night and, and, and - they were closed!! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley7.gif He messed around until after 7:00 and so we got there and they had already closed for the day. He's got a hankering too, so he told me to go back this afternoon while he's at work and get some for dinner. I told him, "Um, no, it's YOUR fault we didn't get any tonight, so forget it!" I have a feeling one of us will be there again before the week is over! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif

OrangeSmoke20
06-25-2007, 02:02 PM
I am sooo trying to beat those cravings down. I hate them with a passion! At least I am giving into my cravings for dinner tonight.....grilled country style ribs!
Sorry you didn't get your chinese. Maybe it was a sign that you are not suppose to eat it...LOL!!! I hope you are stronger then I am when it comes to cravings! When I was pregnant with my son, I nonstop craved oval spiced ham. I went through about 2 lbs per day...the lunch meat guy thought I was nuts...LOL! My daughter it was sauerkraut and every friday I made hubby drive to this little whole in the wall restraunt/bar to bring me home a huge container of sauerkraut. After about a month, they had it waiting for him every friday...lol! Needless to say I give in to my cravings : (
DAWN

angienewton
06-26-2007, 12:05 PM
Keep up the good work and don't worry about the minor slips.









You are doing really good at staying accountable and it takes time to change but we'll get therehttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley2.gif

OrangeSmoke20
06-26-2007, 12:16 PM
Thanks Angie....
Today seems to be a better day so far, but that could be because I am tired...got a sick 4 year old that I am trying to get better (stupid stomach virus)

OrangeSmoke20
06-26-2007, 08:30 PM
6/26...


Breakfast...few slices of thin ham and a rice krispie treat
Lunch...Reduced Fat vegetable soup
Snack...3 cookies (They only had 6 grams of fat for the 3 of them)
Dinner...Grilled chicken and plain noodles and 3 more cookies(LOL)
Snack...Fat Free yogert and few slices of thin sliced turkey

Excersizes... 8 minute Taebo, regular excersize routine and stretches with resistance band.

I got 2 glasses of water in today...they were flavored with RaspberrY ice by Crystal Light but I got 2 in YEAH!

angienewton
06-27-2007, 05:57 AM
Ok, so now I know why I am craving Chinese yup yup it's that TOTMhttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley29.gif

OrangeSmoke20
06-27-2007, 10:52 AM
UGGGHHHH TOTM and Chinese!!! It has to be the salt! It has to be the salt!
Even my mom who is menopausal, still gets Chinese cravings around what use to be her TOTM...LOL!

If you chinese restraunt will do it, ask for steamed chicken and broccoli with no sauce...it takes the edge off without being too bad!
: )

angienewton
06-27-2007, 08:31 PM
I think the Chinese buffet is callinghttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gifhttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley30.gifhttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley29.gif

Time for me to go to bed!

OrangeSmoke20
06-27-2007, 11:42 PM
TOO FUNNY Angie! I would love to do a chinese buffet, but the wait times at my ER have been pretty long lately....LOL!

OrangeSmoke20
06-28-2007, 09:37 PM
6/28....

Breakfast...Few slices of turkey and ham
Lunch...Rice Krispies with fat freemilk
Snack....I don't think I had one too busy cleaning
Dinner...Grilled chicken and pasta
Snack...Tortilla Chips and a few slices of ham

Excersizing was a bit off today, but I got 1/2 my attic clean (the attic isthe full length of my home and it is PACKED with stuff)and the one part in my basement clean ( I have a 3 part basement...we did the second biggest part). Also did some weights tonight with hubby on the weight bench!

Water was good! I think I am getting use to drinking it more then soda. Did notice that since I didn't drink alot of soda today my tummy wasn't as bloated. NICE! Will post measurements tomorrow!

OrangeSmoke20
06-29-2007, 08:32 PM
6/29...

Breakfast..Didn't have any!
Lunch...Few slices of thin sliced ham and rice kripsies with fat free milk
Snack....Don't think I had one
Dinner...Grilled country ribs, plain white rice, and green beans
Snack...Plain baked potatoe with a little bit of fat free parkay spray!

Excersize...GOOD!!!!! Did 35 minutes of Yoga Booty Ballet and a 1 mile walk and will be going down in a few to do some stretches and maybe a few weights!

Water was good today too!! I am so thrilled with myself. I think I got at least 4 glasses of water in if not more. (I just kept drinking from the water container). I limited our household to only 1 bottle of diet 7-up or Sprite zero a day and we drink that at dinner and it seems to be working! WHOO HOOOOOOOO!

OrangeSmoke20
07-01-2007, 10:40 PM
7/1...
Didn't post yesterday because I was just too tired.
Eating was great yesterday for the most part...except at dinner time my mom took us out to an old childhood resturant for dinner and I ate some fried chicken (It brought back so many memories) but that was the only bad thing I ate.
My water was awesome yesterday. 3 16oz bottles of plain water! Whoo Hoo!! That is a big deal for me!
And man did I exercise yesterday,,,we went ot the philly zoo so I got about 3-4 miles of walking, plus hubby and I started doing some weight lifting together and I got some serious weight lifting done yesterday in addition to my stretches!
Today....eating was alright...I was a little off today because we had so much to do, but I didn't eat anything super bad. Excersizing didn't happen...I took a rest day because my muscles are tired.
Tomorrow I will be back on track!
: )

angienewton
07-02-2007, 06:58 AM
Keep up the great work, Dawn! So proud of youhttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley31.gif

Velvetsky
07-02-2007, 07:24 PM
Awesome job Dawn, keep up the good work. :)

NStatler
07-02-2007, 09:27 PM
Wow, Dawn - that's awesome!!

OrangeSmoke20
07-02-2007, 10:12 PM
Thanks Angie, Holly, and Nora! Much appreciated! : )

OrangeSmoke20
07-02-2007, 10:15 PM
7/2...
Ok so hubby has been on vacation since last week, and tomorrow he goes back to work...so I am getting back on track. Don't know why I got off track but I did : (
Eating was good today...
Breakfast...Rice Krispies with Fat Free Milk
Lunch...Plain Bagel with fat free butter spray and a few sliced of thin sliced ham
Snack...Soft pretzel
Dinner...Grilled Chicken legs and mash potatoes (it has been so long since I have had them....boy where they yummy)
Snack...Few slices of thin sliced ham

Exercising was minimal. Got about a half mile walk, 30 reverse situps and my stretches. Tomorrow I will be doing some cardio and some weights : )

Water today was bad bad bad. Did not even have 1 glass....UGGHHH!!!! Shame on me!!!!

I have pretty much stalled as of last week. I did get down to 188, but I am back to 189 and I am sure tomorrow I will be stuck there again. Oh well, gotta wait for TOTM to pass and then I can get a better reading on my weight.

Edited by: OrangeSmoke20

OrangeSmoke20
07-03-2007, 10:20 PM
7/4....
Got my behind back in gear today!
Not only did I clean my entire kitchen from top to bottom including mopping my floor, and hand polishing each of my cabinets one by one...I did 8 minute Taebo workout, 20 minutes of pilates, and some weight lifting with hubby!!!
Eating was good...
Breakfast...Few thin slices of ham
Lunch...A few thin slices of ham with a soft pretzel
Snack...Don't think I had one
Dinner...Grilled chicken breast with pasta
Snack..Rice Krispies with fat free milk!

Water today was better then normal. Drank 2 10oz glasses of water. I am getting there. At least I am getting 1 glass of water per day sometimes more. Will try and keep increasing : )

OrangeSmoke20
07-04-2007, 11:03 PM
OK against my better judgement I did some measurements today, and I was pleasantly suprised.
Here are my before....

My measurements as of June 17th, 2007(this is really hard for me to post publically)
Bust...40 inches ( I know this is down from 44 inches)
Waist...39 inches
Hips...45 inches
Belly Button...43 1/2 inches
Right arm... 11 1/2 inches
left arm... 11 1/2 inches
Right thigh... 20 1/2 inches
Left thigh...20 1/2 inches
Right Calf...14 1/2 inches
Left Calf...15 inches

Here is today 7/4/07...
Belly....41 3/4 inches
Waist...38 inches
Hips...44 3/4 inches
Bust...39 inches
Right Thigh...20 1/4 inches
Left Thigh...20 inches
Right Arm...11 1/2 inches
Left Arm...11 1/2 inches
Right Calf...14 inches
Left Calf...13 1/2 inches
So a grand total of 6.75 inches loss!!!! I will take it although I wish a little more was off my hips....LOL! Also not noticing it in the scale, but seeing it through measurements...LOL

As for today...
Breakfast...Didn't have any.
Lunch...Baked Potatoe with about 2 ounces of cheddar cheese
Snack..Few slices of thin turkey and ham
Dinner...Grilled Chicken thighs with boiled potatoes and carrots
Snack...few slices of thin turkey and ham

Water ok...only got 1 glass in. Exercise was light...only about 20 minutes of stretching and some cardio!
Edited by: OrangeSmoke20

OrangeSmoke20
07-08-2007, 10:35 PM
Oh my goodness....I haven't updated. I am doing well. I am down to 187.4 lbs. Eating has been good. Today I felt kinda crappy so I was limited on exercise.

Breakfast....few slices on thin sliced ham
lunch....same thing as above but with some tortilla chips
Snack....small salad
Dinner...Yummy chicken dinner that someone posted here
Snack...few slices of thin sliced ham

I did some stretches and exercises....left the resistance band out for most of it.

Off to bed because I am beat : )

angienewton
07-09-2007, 11:48 AM
Ohhh Dawn CONGRATS on your inch loss! That is GREAThttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley20.gif

You're doing really good and I'm so proud of you!

OrangeSmoke20
07-09-2007, 07:21 PM
Thanks Angie! I was kinda surprised about the inches lost since it was TOTM and the scale didn't show it, but I will take it....LOL!
Will measure myself in about 10 more days : )

OrangeSmoke20
07-10-2007, 07:21 PM
OK today was good!
7/10/07.....

Breakfast....Scrambled Egg whites with fat free milk and 3oz of Canadian ham
Lunch...lean Cuisine Baked chicken dinner
Snack....If I had one, I don't remember....LOL
Dinner.... Eye Round Steak with boiled potatoes
Snack...Few slices of ham and a yogert

Exercise....I will be getting in 8 minutes of taebo plus some weights : )
: )

ksbell
07-11-2007, 07:52 AM
Have you guys checked out www.sparkpeople.com (http://www.sparkpeople.com)? Great site for getting fit and healthy. Love the diet and nutrition tracking and the message boards as well. Check it out.

Kim

OrangeSmoke20
07-11-2007, 07:39 PM
Thanks Kim....I will check that site out : )

As for today!
Breakfast...Yogurt
Lunch...Chinese (I swear all someone has to do is mention it and I crave it...LOL) Steamed chicken with broccoli with white rice (and a little chicken fried rice : ( But darn it was good!
Dinner....Ham and Part Skim Mozzerella cheese sub made with fat free mayo and lettuce
Snack...Few slices of ham : )

Exercise....30 reverse situps and weights and will be doing stretches and resistance band workout later on.

Water...UGGHHHH...I will try and get 1 glass in before I go to bed!

proud_mommy84
07-11-2007, 08:13 PM
Don't worry about the chinese...after yesterday you deserve it!! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley4.gifYou go girl!

OrangeSmoke20
07-13-2007, 09:07 PM
Ok today....all I could do and wanted to do was eat : ( I hate when that happens especially this week because I am going out to dinner tomorrow night and wanted to possibly splurge on some yummy food but I may have to reconsider that....LOL!

Let's see what we got...
Breakfast....None : (
Lunch....A few slices of thin ham and some cucumbers and fat free ranch dressing.
Snack....Few slices of thin sliced ham
Dinner.... chuck roast with boiled potatesthen (here is the bad part) I had a half of a donut (my daughter didn't want the rest, and I couldn't let a perfectly good donut get thrown away....LOL)
Snack...a cup of ice cream (which was only 6 grams of fat) and a few slices of thin sliced ham.

Guess I didn't do as bad as I thought but still a little more fat in take then I normally do.

Exercise was 45 minutes of advance yoga booty ballet and I SWEATED!!! Water in take was about 24 ounces. Still working on that!

: )

OrangeSmoke20
07-16-2007, 11:06 PM
7/16/07......

Today was ok.
Breakfast....a piece of grilled ham steak
Lunch....A few sliced of thin sliced ham and some crackers
Snack...same as lunch...LOL!
Dinner...Grilled country ribs and plain white rice
Snack...Same as 1st snack...LOL ( I was on a ham kick today...LOL)

Water was ok....I think I got about 30 ounces in which is better then what I have been doing.

Exercise...no real program today but I reorganized my entire living room including some seriously heavy pieces of furniture. Also went shopping and pushed both my kids in a cart along with my groceries!

Doing good.....can't wait to hit 180....get closer!!! YEAH!

angienewton
07-17-2007, 07:25 AM
You are doing really well at staying accountablehttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley20.gif

OrangeSmoke20
07-17-2007, 08:51 PM
Thanks Angie : )

Ok for today 7/17/07.....
Breakfast.....Rice Krispies with fat free milk
Lunch...Ham Steak and I don't remember what else....LOL
Snack....Few slices of thin sliced ham and some crackers
Dinner....Grilled Ham steak with boiled potatoes (Can you tell I am on a ham kick...LOL)
Snack...Steamed fresh green beans and a few crackers

Water was ok....I think about 30 ounces which is normally better then what I am capable of doing.

Exercise.... 1 mile walk with my dog and about 20 minutes of stretches, resistance, and reverse situps!

proud_mommy84
07-18-2007, 02:49 PM
YAAAAY!!!! I seen from the check in's that you got your SI6! How do you like it? I look forward to keeping each other on trackhttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley2.gif I'm off to do mine now.

OrangeSmoke20
07-18-2007, 10:50 PM
I did get mine. The SI6 was definitely a challenge especially on the joints (especially my knees and neck). I like it but I think I may have to skip a day here and there...I don't want to agrivate my neck or back. Definitely got me sweating. Will most likely try it again tomorrow to see if I can take 2 days in a row....will definitely keep sticking with it.
I will say though on the down side...it is a little boring. Yoga Booty Ballet and Taebo are alot more fun! But heck if it helps me lose weight then it is worth it! http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley20.gif
I saw you did yours...GOOD JOB!

OrangeSmoke20
07-18-2007, 10:56 PM
Ok 7/17/07...
Breakfast....Plain bagel with fat free spray butter
Lunch...Few slices of thin sliced ham
No snack
Dinner....Grilled Chicken wings, nothing on them ( I tried to take as much as the skin off as possible) plus corn on the cob (Fat free butter spray used) and plain white rice.
Snack...few slices of thing cut ham.

Exercise... SI6 Start it Up!

Water about 20 ounces or so!

*Bama*
07-19-2007, 12:16 PM
Yay Dawn! You go girl!!!

OrangeSmoke20
07-19-2007, 08:19 PM
Thanks Bama : )

angienewton
07-19-2007, 08:24 PM
Great job, Dawn! Keep up the great workhttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley20.gif

OrangeSmoke20
07-19-2007, 10:38 PM
Thanks Angie!

Breakfast...How bad is it that I don't remember....LOL
Lunch...Chicken Salad Sandwich made with fat free mayo
Snack....Salad with 1 hard boiled egg, cubed ham, cucumbers, and cauliflower
Dinner....Medium Sized Red potatoe with a small amount of reduced fat cheese and eye round steak
Snack...few slices of thin sliced ham

Exercise....Slim in 6 Slim and Limber and 8 minute Taebo

Water....Ugghh not so good....I don't even think I got 10 ounces in.

OrangeSmoke20
07-21-2007, 10:42 PM
7/21/07....
Breakfast....None : (
Lunch...Grilled Chicken Sandwich with fat free mayo and a slice of lettuce, and baked potato nothing on it except a little spritz of fat free butter spray.
Snack...Ham cubes and tortilla chips
Dinner...Thin Cut Delmonico Steak with Gold Potatoes slightly covered with reduced fat cheddar cheese.
Snack..ham cubes and rice krispie treat
Then I got rehungary around 12 midnight( I really hate when I get late night cravings) and had 2 soft pretzels...no fat but I am sure the calories and carbs will do me in.

Exercise.... 35 minutes Yoga Booty Ballet and SI 6 pack abs slightly modified since I cannot do regular situps.

Water...about 15 ounces...Notgreat but better then the other day.

OrangeSmoke20
07-23-2007, 10:49 PM
7/23.....
Breakfast.....Didn't have any : (
Lunch...Few slices of thin ham and rice krispie treat
Snack....Some more thin ham
Dinner...Steamed Chicken with broccoli and white rice
Snack...few slice of thin sliced ham, rice krispie treat and 3 pretzel rods

Exercise...GOOD...SI6 Start it Up and 20 minutes Winsor Pilates

Water...VERY GOOD....approx 36 ounces : )

OrangeSmoke20
07-24-2007, 11:32 PM
7/24...


Breakfast....Rice Krispies with Fat Free milk
Lunch...Thin slices of ham and tortilla chips with cheese (I know bad but they were good)
Snack....Soft Pretzel
Dinner...Stew made with sirloin, potatoes, and carrots
Snack...Few slices of thin ham and a soft pretzel
Late night snack....4 pretzel rods (Don't know why all of a suddenI started havign late night cravings again because I was doing so good)


Exercise...GREAT.... SI6 Start it up and 20 minutes Winsor Pilates


Water was GREAT....Although I used Crystal light to flavor, I got in about 60 ounces...WHOO HOO!

angienewton
07-25-2007, 11:47 AM
You are doing really great, Dawn! So glad to see you got more water in and your exercise is looking good toohttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley32.gif

OrangeSmoke20
07-25-2007, 10:27 PM
Thanks Angie! The water has been difficult but adding Crystal Light has definitely helped!

7/25....
OK measurement time : ) I think I did good considering I haven't lost a signficant amount of weight lately!
Belly...41 inches (Lost 3/4 of an inch)
Waist...37 1/2 inches (lost 1/2 inch)
Hips...43 3/4 inches (lost 1 inch...WHOO HOO)
Bust...39 inches (The same)
Rt Thigh...19 3/4 inches (loss of 1/2 inch)
Lt Thigh...19 1/2 (lost 1/2 inch)
Rt Calf...15 inches (which is a gain of an inch but I truly believe that is all muscle....my legs are LOOKING GOOD)
Lt Calf...14 1/2 inches (Again a gain of a inch)
Rt arm...11 3/4 (Gain of a 1/4 inch....again thinking this is muscle because I have some definition now....WHOO HOO)
Lt Arm...11 3/4 inches (Again gain of 1/4 inch)
So a total los of 3 1/4 inches in the right places and 2 1/2 inches of good gain because I really believe it is muscle.

So an update....my neighbor comes over the other day because I wanted to show my her the FABULOUS work my hubby did to our entrance way. I was wearing really short shorts (the jogging kind) because I just got done working out. She looks at me and says I hate you. I started laughing and said why...she says you always had really nice legs but now your legs are FABULOUS....Look at the definition and muscle in your calves and your thighs are to die for. I was LIKE WHOO HOOO! Then when my mom was over, I came down wearing a new outfit and she said WOW you are looking awesome and that outfit really shows.....so although the scale is not saying that I am losing much, there is something definitely happening : ) YEAH!!!!!

Ok food today...
Breakfast...none (Hubby let me sleep in..nice!)
Lunch....Few slices of thin slcied ham and turkey and a few pretzel rods
Snack....more thin sliced ham and turkey
Dinner...Grilled chicken wings and plain noodles
Snack....3 Snackwell cookies and a few pretzel sticks

Exercise....57 minutes of accelarated Winsor Pilates (man those girls are flexible)

Water was ok...not as good as yesterday but better then most days...got about 32 ounces in.

proud_mommy84
07-25-2007, 10:59 PM
Great job on the inchloss!! Exercise was awesome. I have that workout and can't keep up! It's hard! You go girl!

OrangeSmoke20
07-26-2007, 10:05 PM
Thanks Stacey!! I am really getting into the pilates. I started off with just the 20 minutes and have been doing that for a while. I wanted something easy yesterday and thought hey let's do the 57 minute one. Yeah definitely not easy but you feel so stretched afterwards it is worth it.

7/26.....
Breakfast....Chicken and rice soup
Lunch...Garlic dilled potatoes and thin ham slices
Snack...some chipped smoked turkey and 2 snackwell cookies
Dinner....2 small pieces of eye round steak. Was going to eat a baked potato but I got a bad one and once I saw it I could not bear to get another one out and eat it...YUCK!
Snack...few slices of ham and chipped turkey

Exercise... SI6 Ramp it up and 1/2 ile walk outside

Water....down in the dumpers...I think maybe 12 ounces! Will work on it tomorrow for sure!

OrangeSmoke20
07-29-2007, 10:40 PM
OK so not posting Saturday and Sunday as I because I ate or felt like I ate like a pig http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley19.gif Monday starts some serious rehab on my diet.

proud_mommy84
07-29-2007, 11:25 PM
OK so not posting Saturday and Sunday as I because I ate or felt like I ate like a pig http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley19.gif Monday starts some serious rehab on my diet.


Me too!!http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley36.gif But I know we can do it. We just have to start over tomarrow and not even think about the weekend.Edited by: proud_mommy84

Bev S
07-30-2007, 10:17 AM
The weekend is the past. Forget about it and move on!!!! You'll be back on track in no time!

Bev

angienewton
07-30-2007, 11:42 AM
Dawn,
Don't sweatithttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley2.gif It happens and more times than I would personally like LOL.

How are you doing so far today?

OrangeSmoke20
07-30-2007, 10:50 PM
Thanks Angie, Bev, and Stacey. I haven't pigged out like that in a while and was very disappointed in myself...but like you said...MOVE ON!


Today was better....I realized that it is right before TOTM so that is probably why I ended up falling off the wagon....LOL!


Ok so today....


Breakfast....Rice Krispies with Fat Free milk
Lunch...Salad with fat free ranch dressing
Snack...Few slices of thin sliced ham
Dinner....Baked chicken with plain white rice (The baked chicken had a coating on it but there was only 1 gram of fat and I used regular eggs instead of egg beaters)
Snack...a whole lot of hard pretzel sticks (it is the whole salt and crunch thing going on....LOL)


Exercise....WATP 3 mile super fat burner and 20 minutes Winsor Pilates


Water was about 24 ounces...trying to get it up to 30 ounces per day!

proud_mommy84
07-31-2007, 07:54 AM
Great Job Angie, I hear ya on the TOTM thinghttp://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley11.gif I've seen alot of good things about the WATP, I think I will go tothe library sometime this week and see what they have.http://www.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley1.gif

OrangeSmoke20
07-31-2007, 10:53 PM
Thanks Stacey! If you can get WATP, definitely rent it! I absolutely love it!

7/31.....
OK so it should be only 2 more days of this horrible before the TOTM bing thing that I am going through. This month was pretty rough as I am craving carbs and salt. Normally I crave Chinese but this month....UGGHHH....anything that is crunchy and salty and bad for you : (

I would post breakfast and lunch but I don't remember what I had....LOL!
Snack....few slices of ham, tortilla chip, and cucumber with salt and fat free ranch dressing
Dinner....Stew made in the crock pot
Snack...Pretzels and thin sliced turkey slices

Exercise...30 minutes belly dancing, SI6 Ramp it up, and 20 minutes pilates

Water...about 24 ounces

OrangeSmoke20
08-01-2007, 09:56 PM
8/1...
Ok the cravings have totally taken over. At this point, I am exercising just to maintain until I get through this hump. Should only be another day or two!

Breakfast... A few slices of thin turkey
Lunch...6 ounce piece of NY Strip Steak
Snack....few slices of ham and tukery, and 2 bowls of Tortilla chips
Dinner...Grilled chicken, grilled potatoes, and green beans
Snack...few slices of turkey and ham and I am fighting the urge to go into the kitchen or the corner store to get something crunchy

Exercise....I did the 45 minute WATP 3 mile Super Fat Blaster

Water good...approx 48 ounces

OrangeSmoke20
08-10-2007, 10:46 PM
Boy I haven't update...shame shame on me.
Exercising has been really good except for today. I was achey and feeling run down...think it was because it got cool all of sudden and my body just couldn't handle it. Been doing alot of walking with Walk Away the Pounds. I love love love that exercise routine. I have been doing it almost everyday except when I try to get some Slim in 6 in. Also almost every night I do 20 minutes of pilates. Haven't done it in 2 days but I will do it tomorrow.
Eating has been good. Even though I haven't been eating super dooper low fat this last week....the weight is maintaining and I have lost another pound. I hoping and praying I am finally getting my metobolism working so I don't have to work out so super hard to lose a pound.
Totally impressed on my water. I only drink diet 7-up at dinner time, but I am slowly taking that way. Drinking water (with a little flaovring to help it go down) has been ok! Didn't do super hot through out the day with the water in take but tonight ROCKED
Almost to my first goal of 175...then next goal will be 160!

proud_mommy84
08-12-2007, 10:25 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dawn! Your doing great!!

angienewton
08-13-2007, 06:17 AM
Great job, Dawn! Keep up the great workhttp://forum.wahm.com/forum/smileys/smiley1.gif

OrangeSmoke20
08-13-2007, 01:46 PM
Thanks Angie and Stacey!

OrangeSmoke20
08-15-2007, 09:32 AM
Measurement updates...
Last measurement was 7/25/07, today is 8/15/07.

Bust 39 inches (same)
Stomach 40 inches (loss of 1 inch)
Wasit 36 inches (loss of 1 1/2 inches)
Hips 43 1/2 inches (loss of 1/4 inch)
Rt Thigh 19 3/4 inches (same)
Lt Thigh 19 1/2 inches (same)
Rt arm 11 inches (Loss of 3/4 of an inch)
Lt arm 11 1/4 (1/2 inch loss)
Rt Calf 14 1/2 inches (same)
Lt Calf 14 1/2 inches (loss of 1/2 inch)


Total of 4 inches across and there is definite muscle gain in my calves, thighs, and arms. Edited by: OrangeSmoke20

tallulah210
08-15-2007, 10:12 AM
GREAT JOB DAWN!

OrangeSmoke20
08-15-2007, 11:49 AM
Thanks Lori!