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Loading protein
Tuesday, July 10, 2018      5 comments

So I have been feeling dizzy and weak the last two days, to the point I was finding it hard to stand up. I also -rare for me - was craving meat. So today I indulged myself with a steak for lunch and 1/3 of a pork loin for dinner. It is a wow ... Read more
Biology vs. Math
Saturday, July 07, 2018      3 comments

In math you place numbers in a formula and poof the answer. Do it again and guess what same answer. Weight loss is not math. You’d think it should be, as we use trackers and logs to get all the inputs YET the net answer changes. Doing the sa... Read more
Seitan Adventure
Friday, July 06, 2018      2 comments

I’m trying to use up my cupboards and start over, yet being super true to my daily calorie count. I have a HUGE sack of flour which use to be my primary go to for making homemade bread and pizza dough. But 1/2 cup of flour is so full of carbs ... Read more
Sunday, July 01, 2018      3 comments

Happy Birthday to me. I complete 59 on a note of hope. I have made progress and look forward to greeting 60 in better shape. How long does it take to complete a weight loss journey? It is a lifetime. I just finished cat/house sitting and ... Read more
Rewarded 25
Saturday, June 30, 2018      2 comments

Hard work is rewarded. Was very strict with myself for two day with high fiber intake and lots of exercise. Got up this morning and 8 pounds off. (Totally to date is 25.5) So extra weight that didn’t make sense was water and solid matter that... Read more
Reasons behind drastic actions
Friday, June 29, 2018      4 comments

So yesterday I basically did pineapple, celery and 2 scoops of protein powder. I have been doing very low calories. I know my path doesn’t fit what most people would say is right, but I have my reasons. Here is my logic. First off yesterday ... Read more
Scale Insanity
Wednesday, June 27, 2018      3 comments

Doing everything right. Insanely so - under 1000 calories. Most days between 800-900 calories a day. But here is the really insane thing. I’m gaining weight. I KNOW I’m not cheating. I have been logging every little thing. How is this eve... Read more
Smart Choices
Sunday, June 24, 2018      0 comments

Coming home from taking my friend to the airport hunger hit me and I remembered IKEA meatballs. Waiting in line looming in front of me was the $2 Swedish American breakfast at 610 kcal and 10g of saturated fat. Scrambled eggs, sausage, Swedish ... Read more
Dealing with Reality
Wednesday, June 20, 2018      1 comments

So I was trending downward, then I had a family gathering. Honestly I did a great job staying to healthy food and my total calories was not huge. Around 1400. However, the scales instantly bumped up. My logical brain said - of course there is... Read more
Stop 🛑 Sign on negative energy
Wednesday, June 13, 2018      2 comments

Maybe it is because they have never had your journey. Maybe they are projecting their own anxieties and concerns. Maybe they are jealous or want you not to change. Maybe they lack valid information. Those comments. When you make progress the l... Read more
Dangerous Zone
Monday, June 11, 2018      1 comments

I have been here before. It is the point the human mind sees progress and short cuts to the goal. For 24 days I have averaged 979 kcal a day with a drop... Read more
Day off
Monday, June 04, 2018      1 comments

I gave myself a day off without guilt. I had brunch out and joined the rest having dessert. But I was honest with myself and logged. Although I went over my maintaince top calorie range it was only by 200 kcals. So I will commit to throwing ... Read more
7.6 pounds down
Friday, June 01, 2018      1 comments

Again the only thing that takes off my weigh is drastic restriction. Probably per normal thinking not right, but the extra weigh isn’t right either.... Read more
Four days for honest effort
Friday, May 25, 2018      2 comments

Logging and being aware. I have allowed my calorie range to have more flexibility between 1000 to 1400 as long as the average stays around 1200.... Read more
Half Effort
Sunday, May 20, 2018      1 comments

I have been so low energy on trying. Inconsistent on logging, exercise, mini binges, magical thinking that one week would translate to progress on the scales. All that has happened since restart is weight gain. The question I have to solve is... Read more

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