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  • v RONDAJO56
    emoticon All fruit has seeds in it. That's why it's a fruit & not a veggie. Can you eat zucchini, yellow squash, asparagus- I eat a lot of salads, sauté veggies. I usually eat 3 meals and a snack. I try so hard to stay under 1550 calories but it's hard. I don't buy any snacks. I do catch myself using chex cereals as snacks. Yesterday I took peaches & cream protein shake and mixed it with frozen peaches- and called it ice cream. I like doing things like that for snacks but I have to be careful because I'll start eating too much. I'm trying to snack on summer squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, celery and some salad dressing. I slice up a plate full. My TV snack. emoticon

    You mentioned broth- do you make bone broth? I hear that is really healthy.
    850 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/6/2018 11:39:01 AM
  • v RONDAJO56
    emoticon How are you doing? Hope all is well! Wishing you an awesome weekend!
    852 days ago
  • v RONDAJO56
    Hi Cindy! You can stop by anytime. The last couple of months I've been slacking. So I keep bouncing back & forth -- I've lost between 69-75 lbs depending what part of the week I'm on. Still need to lose about 60 more.

    Are you using the food tracker? I find it really helps me! I even found out if I plan my meals on the tracker for the week I do better. That way my food is in my calorie range and I stick to the plan better.

    I find if I use too many new recipes I mess up. But I do really like some of Spark recipes.

    I've been getting lazy lately and by being lazy I've started snacking a lot. Not a good thing for me.

    I try to snack on cucumbers, celery, zucchini, yellow squash, fruit. I use a low calorie or zero calorie dressing to dip veggies into. I try not to eat too much pasta & rice. What ever the bag or box says is a serving size I cut it in half. I find lean meats & veggies are my best bet. It's more food with lower calories. I found some wraps- put out by x-treme that are only 50 calorie each and high in fiber. They cost a lot but I spend the money! I found if I eat egg whites instead of egg I lower my calories and cholesterol. Don't really miss the yolk. I do like hard boiled eggs but I found if I make them-- I keep snacking on them until they are gone. Not a good thing again. I made a vegetable lasagna and it was really good but I divided it up into serving sizes and froze the left overs. Make great meals later!

    My goals for August are:
    LOSE 5 LBS
    STAY IN CALORIE RANGE 1200-1550 (shooting for at half the month) cause I've mess up so much the last couple of months - I've set new goals for August.

    Starting over isn't fun but I will succeed. And so can you. Baby Steps is the only way!! It's trail and error until you find the right path. WISHING YOU AN AWESOME AUGUST! emoticon
    854 days ago
    Hi! Have a fun filled exercise day:) emoticon emoticon emoticon
    875 days ago
  • v RONDAJO56
    Cindy welcome. I've joined a few challenges to help me lose weight. I've been slacking lately and really need to get back on track. Stop by my page and say hi. I'm willing to be here for you! emoticon
    875 days ago
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