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  • HEGoddard0928HEGoddard0928 Member Posts: 710 Member Member Posts: 710 Member
    Here's my list today.
    - up at 5 😁
    - post 😁
    - work 7-11:15 😁
    - do 2 ACC trainings😁
    - last PT appt😁
    - CANCEL LIMELEADS😁
    - read 3 chapters of Hunter😁
    - edit 3 chapters of USS😔
    - do 1 load of laundry😔

    Today I will:

    - up at 5
    - post
    - work 7-11:15
    - do ACC training
    - doc appt at 2:40
    - finish Hunter
    - edit 3 chapters
    - do 1 load of laundry
  • cschmitz110515cschmitz110515 Member Posts: 2,605 Member Member Posts: 2,605 Member
    Recap W 10/21 ~ work in conference room on crappy computer
    1) Move hourly / stairs breaks (3 floors) :) 12/14 (lost track one hour)
    2) Not sure about supper again / net cals zero / 14 cups water :smiley: made cabbage & sausage soup recipe for first time ~ it's a keeper. -50 & 12c (not bad for no exercise calories)
    3) Continue AJNH reviews & call Tim 1:30 / print FY20 GA-B ref material / clear more email backlog no time since Tim emailed all kinds of add'l info / save stuff to flash drive / sanitize room end of day :) 4/5
    4) Prep overnight oats / declutter 15 min. too lazy / one more chore :) 2/3
    5) UNPLUG 9:00 / FLOSS >:) / RETAINERS >:) / 7:00 alarm (walk dog before work from home) :neutral: 2/4

    JFT R 10/22 ~ work at home day
    1) Walked dog 3.81 mi before work :smiley: happy dog & happy me
    2) Move hourly (except afternoon appt.)
    3) Net cals zero / 12 cups water
    4) Save flash drive to PC / back-up PC / organize GA-B print / progress on AJNH / keep up with emails / email daily update to manager
    5) 3:00 Day Spa / declutter 15 min. / one more chore
    6) UNPLUG 9:00 / FLOSS / RETAINERS / 7:00 alarm (walk dog before work from home)

    Yesterday's call went way better than I expected, Tim was very chatty once I was able to put him at ease, and I gathered tons of info for my operational audit. Now know I have an excellent resource, and he's willing to take time to explain processes to me. That's a huge relief. Also, I talked to several co-workers briefly, and we're all in the same position with a$$t. manager. I can't control that, but I can control my reactions, and I need to chill out. It's just a job.

    After another good night's sleep and walk with dog this morning, I am much more relaxed. Even the dark, gloomy skies and coming rain aren't going to get me down today. Helped by fact I have some personal time off work this afternoon, and my birthday appointment at the Day Spa (hubby's paying <3).

    2020 Goals:
    1) Get weight below 160# (last time was 4/20/19)
    2) Plan meals most days & prelog meals/snacks whenever possible on MFP
    3) Post weekly weigh-in on JFT for accountability
    4) Take measurements & log on MFP monthly (I stopped as weight plateaued & went up) = 2.1.20 / 2.29.20 / 4.1.20 (forgot 3.31.20) / 5.1.20 (forgot 4.30.20) / 6.3.20 (forgot at ME again) / 6.30.20 / 8.6.20 (forgot July 31 & crazy schedule) / 8.31.20 / 9.30.20
    5) Exercise 5-6x per week (minimum 4x) ~ mostly walking but include weights/circuit & other x-training
    6) Participate in race events ~ have planned 7 5Ks and 2 10Ks at minimum = Frenzy on the Fox 5K 49:36 ave. pace 15:29 on 1.10.20 / Seroogy's Valentine 5K 46:26.7 ave. pace 14:47 on 2.8.20 / Badger State Brewing 10K virtual race on 4.2.20 w/ dog 1:44:16 ave. pace 16:33 / Prevention virtual 5K Fun & Fit Team on 5.2.20 walked 3.48 mi w/ dog in 1:01:10 ave. pace 17:33 / RonaRunOff 5.16.20 virtual walk 5.08 miles with dog in 1:23:15 ave. pace 16:23 / 100 Miles Challenge fundraiser (per fitness tracker) & completed 5.18.20 / Bellin Run 10K virtual race on 6.6.20 w/ dog 1:41:03 ave. pace 16:14 dog definitely slows my "race pace" / Hope Isn't Canceled virtual 10K on 8.29.20 w/ dog 1:43:10 ave. pace 16:36 / Packers 5K virtual race 9.26.20 w/ dog 52:23 ave. pace 16:41 / Bellin Women's 5K virtual race 10.10.20 w/ dog 52:55 ave. pace 16:57 / virtual Run for the Hill of It 5K on 10.16.20 w/ dog 50:35 ave. pace 16:16
    7) Be considerate and loving to hubby and have fun together
    8) Make efforts to keep in touch with parents, siblings and friends (most live in other towns or states)
    9) Declutter home office, bedroom and basement = basement (boxes) Jan. / home office desk (some) & more basement boxes Feb. / basement boxes & home office (some more) Mar. / decluttered/cleaned in bedroom & more basement boxes Apr. / basement boxes May ~ very pleased w/ my progress / reorg in basement June & July
    Word for 2020: Persist
    edited October 22
  • Snowflake1968Snowflake1968 Member Posts: 4,880 Member Member Posts: 4,880 Member
    JFT - Wednesday Oct 21
    Weight 197.2
    1L of water - >:)
    Log all food - :)
    No chips - >:)
    15 minutes of activity - :)
    Gratitude Journal - >:)

    JFT - Thursday Oct 22
    Weight 194.4
    1L of water
    Log all food
    No chips
    15 minutes of activity
    Gratitude Journal

    @PackerFanInGB - It sounds like you had a lovely day shopping. I tend to wake up early and force myself back to sleep on the weekends. When I have nothing to do I find the days so long, I would rather just sleep through them. This weekend I think I am going to have both days booked up.

    @cschmitz110515 - Sorry work is being difficult, I understand all too well how that affects your whole day. Enjoy your spa day.

    @momofthree9845 - I found weighing weekly really got me down, I started weighing daily and doing an average over 7 days and realized that I actually was losing and it motivated me to keep going. Someone recommended Happy Scale to me and I use that now, but for a long time I tracked on Excel and did a weekly and monthly average.

    @SERmom3 - I do my own version of IF to control calorie counts too. I don't find it too hard to do.

    Well I should get to work
  • ZizzyBumbleZizzyBumble Member Posts: 1,062 Member Member Posts: 1,062 Member
    Thursday 22 October

    Log :)
    Stay in the green :)
    5 fruit and veg :)
    Water :)
    Fitbit exercise goals :)
    Happy Scale weight trend ⬇️ 0.3kg lost in last 7 days 😊
  • TerriRichardson112TerriRichardson112 Member Posts: 10,720 Member Member Posts: 10,720 Member
    🎃🕸🕷👻🕷🕸🎃
    🎃🕸🕷👻OCTOBER🦹👻🕷🕸🎃
    🎃🕸🕷👻🕸🕷🎃
    What am I doing to keep busy? To name a few...
      [*] structuring my day
      [*] morning and evening meditation
      [*] Using the internet to ‘talk’ to family
      [*] crochet, jigsaws, journaling, gardening, reading, writing .......
      [*] HIIT videos off YouTube,
      [*] yoga/Taichi
      [*] Walks with DH
      [*] Cleaning! Cleaning! Cleaning! 😂
      [*] Decluttering
      [*] Stress relievers (search YouTube for Paul McKenna)


      Keep your chin up!
      Turning up is the ultimate success!
      2019 DISCARD 5 LBS CHALLENGES:
      01 Aug 2019: 170.1
      31 Dec 2019: 151.2
      Total weight loss: 19.9lbs
      2020 Personal Weight Challenge
      Name: Terri
      SW: 152.1 (02 Jan)
      GW: 150

      Jan: - 2
      Feb: - 1.3
      Mar: - 0.9
      Apri: +1.3 (not too bad, considering lockdown/Easter/Birthday this month)
      May: +0.7(working on upping my strength to tone muscles, so not unexpected. It's a balancing act! 😂)
      Jun: +0.2[c]
      1 Aug: 149.9
      01 Sept: 149.4
      09 Sept: 149.5
      1 Oct: 149.2
      October Daily Goals: Week 4 Update -
      Thu: ✅ Fri: Sat: Sun:
      Mon: Tue: Wed:
      Day 4 of my art project
      tz9qlxksds2r.jpeg

      Weight < 150: ✅(Have revised this down)
      1 Aug 2019: 170.1
      2020:
      1 Sept 149.4
      13 Sept: 152.2 (birthday - DH)
      1 Oct: 149.2
      18 Oct: 146.2
      Reduce Fat%: ✅ 29.3; 27.1; 25.1; 24.5; 24.2
      Increase Muscle%: ✅ 28.7->30.1; 30.6; 30.7 30.9:
      Calories in the green ✅
      Steps > 7500 ✅
      Intentional exercise > 50 mins daily✅
      Active hours > 6 daily ✅
      Art2Life Project: Day 2: ✅ 4/5
      Fitbit Sleep challenge Day 8 ✅ 8/14

      Positive intentions:
      🌟Meditation ✅
      🌟Exercise ✅
      🌟Cut out/sew masks
      🌟 Declutter ✅
      🌟Laundry ✅ 🌟 Circuits ✅
      😜Housework ✅🌟 Plan shopping
      🌟Shopping ✅
      🌟Coastal walk with DH, DYD and dogs ✅
      🌟Update Journal🦄
      🌟Crochet🦄 🌟Puzzles ✅
      🌟Watch TV ✅ 🌟 Read ✅🌟


      🦋 Terri


    • sviers13sviers13 Member Posts: 40 Member Member Posts: 40 Member
      sviers13 wrote: »
      Hello, new to the group and hopeful it will help.

      Only eat one serving size of whatever it is I’m putting in my mouth ✅

      Log everything- even mints and gum✅

      Exercise- even if only for 10 minutes ✅
    • littleblackskirtlittleblackskirt Member Posts: 404 Member Member Posts: 404 Member
      Yesterday I didn't log, but ate sensibly. No snacks in between meals. Did some admin! Glad to have power restored in the evening.

      JFT Friday 23rd October

      Log everything
      Stay in the green
      Weekly shop
      Load car for Saturday
      Drop paperwork at GP surgery
      Admin
    • pridesabtchpridesabtch Member Posts: 796 Member Member Posts: 796 Member
      Still not really up to making goals, but I am going to start being more active on MFP. Hopefully, this habit will lead to other good habits.

      Welcome @sviers13!
      edited October 23
    • SERmom3SERmom3 Member Posts: 568 Member Member Posts: 568 Member
      THURSDAY:
      - log food🟢
      - No chips/snack🟢
      - 10,000 steps🟢
      - E to soccer🟢
      - Middle school curriculum night🟢
      - Outdoor chores (should be a beautiful day)🟢

      Clean sweep for the day! My eating was on point, I logged it all and got 12,000 steps in. Feels good to get a win for the day. Shooting for the same thing today!

      JFT FRIDAY:
      - Log food / stay green
      - No chips or snacks
      - 10,000 steps
      - B to soccer
      - Indoor/outdoor chores
      - Quick grocery shop
      - Update budget

      ***NO CHIPS OR SNACKING IN OCTOBER**
      Earn a leaf 🍁 for each day I complete without one bite of chips (crisps) or mindless snacking! 🤐
      October 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,1619,20,22
      🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁🍁

      Have a great day! 🦋
    • ZizzyBumbleZizzyBumble Member Posts: 1,062 Member Member Posts: 1,062 Member
      Friday 23 October

      Log
      Stay in the green
      5 fruit and veg
      Water
      Fitbit exercise goals
      Happy Scale weight trend ⬇️ 0.3 kg lost in last 7 days 😊
    • sviers13sviers13 Member Posts: 40 Member Member Posts: 40 Member
      Hit my goals yesterday and showed a weight loss today.

      Only eat one serving
      Log EVERYTHING
      exercise even if only for 10 minutes
      Stay within calorie goal
    • WellingTXWellingTX Member, Premium Posts: 501 Member Member, Premium Posts: 501 Member
      Kept the day on track but it wasn’t easy

      For Thursday, respect the streak and keep my eye on a weight loss milestone.

      1900 calories: 1783 Knowing I had to self report kept me from going back for more
      Work out for 35 minutes: A 47 minute, 2.60 mile walk
      Make good choices: Made good choices up to dinner
      Support my bride: Did the little things and took the opportunity to let her know her support is appreciated. Couldn’t do the things I’ve accomplished in life without her.
      Eat dinner at the table and walk afterwards. Both unplugged. Don’t snack on the couch:Chose to snack on the couch vs. eating a good dinner but stayed within my calorie goals. Bride got me off the couch for a stroll around the block [/quote]

      For Friday respect my calorie streak of six days and keep focused on breaking through a weight milestone.

      1900 calories:
      Work out for 80 minutes, make the time:
      Make good choices:
      Support my bride:
      Eat dinner at the table and Walk afterwards, both unplugged. Don’t snack on the couch:

    • Snowflake1968Snowflake1968 Member Posts: 4,880 Member Member Posts: 4,880 Member
      JFT - Thursday Oct 22
      Weight 194.4
      1L of water - :)
      Log all food - :)
      No chips - >:)
      15 minutes of activity - >:)
      Gratitude Journal - >:)

      JFT - Friday Oct 23
      Weight 193.6
      1L of water
      Log all food
      No chips
      15 minutes of activity
      Gratitude Journal

      @TerriRichardson112 - love the painting.

      @pridesabtch - Nice to see you post. Hope to see more of you.

      @SERmom3 - Congrats on a good day.

      I had my flu shot yesterday and it kicked my butt last night. I feel better today though thankfully.

    • momofthree9845momofthree9845 Member Posts: 27 Member Member Posts: 27 Member
      Nice to meet you @sviers13 - I'm new to the group as well. It's been very helpful posting every day to stay on track. Eating one serving is a great goal - I'm going to add that to my list today as well.

      JFT October 23, 2020

      1. Eat one serving at a time
      2. Work for 3 hours
      3. Gym and Yoga
      4. Eat all my food at the dining table
      5. Log all food
    • cschmitz110515cschmitz110515 Member Posts: 2,605 Member Member Posts: 2,605 Member
      @pridesabtch Glad to see you post again, hope you come back often.

      @sviers13 Welcome! This is wonderful group for accountability and support. I like your goals: simple and do-able.

      Recap R 10/22 ~ work at home day
      1) Walked dog 3.81 mi before work :smiley: happy dog & happy me
      2) Move hourly (except afternoon appt.) :) 10/14
      3) Net cals zero / 12 cups water >:) -760 & 10c see below
      4) Save flash drive to PC / back-up PC forgot / organize GA-B print / progress on AJNH / keep up with emails no time / email daily update to manager :neutral: 4/6
      5) 3:00 Day Spa / declutter 15 min. / one more chore :smiley: 3/3
      6) UNPLUG 9:00 :) / FLOSS >:) / RETAINERS >:) / 7:00 alarm (walk dog before work from home) weather not conducive :/

      JFT F 10/23 ~ work at home day
      1) Move hourly
      2) X-train in basement (my version of circuit & weights)
      3) Net cals zero / 14 cups water
      4) Start AJNH draft / clear email backlog / Facebook Live 12:00 / save stuff to flash drive / back-up PC / update Project Status s/s / submit PRO & PAR sheets / email daily update to manager
      5) Light housecleaning :) / wash dishes / declutter 15 min. / at least one more chore
      6) UNPLUG 9:00 / FLOSS / RETAINERS / no Sat. alarm (farmers market & walk dog in a.m.)

      Yesterday started well, middle was great, ending meh. I wasn't aware (or didn't remember) that my spa package included an adult beverage and snack midway. I of course enjoyed. But that started a downward spiral of evening laziness & snacking. Oops.

      Another gloomy, rainy day. Yesterday & last night, we got 3.25" rain and flood warnings for low areas. More of same today so no dog walk = sad dog. Instead, I started my morning by cleaning kitchen and hallway floors and even the dreaded utility closet. Plan to x-train in basement later.

      2020 Goals:
      1) Get weight below 160# (last time was 4/20/19)
      2) Plan meals most days & prelog meals/snacks whenever possible on MFP
      3) Post weekly weigh-in on JFT for accountability
      4) Take measurements & log on MFP monthly (I stopped as weight plateaued & went up) = 2.1.20 / 2.29.20 / 4.1.20 (forgot 3.31.20) / 5.1.20 (forgot 4.30.20) / 6.3.20 (forgot at ME again) / 6.30.20 / 8.6.20 (forgot July 31 & crazy schedule) / 8.31.20 / 9.30.20
      5) Exercise 5-6x per week (minimum 4x) ~ mostly walking but include weights/circuit & other x-training
      6) Participate in race events ~ have planned 7 5Ks and 2 10Ks at minimum = Frenzy on the Fox 5K 49:36 ave. pace 15:29 on 1.10.20 / Seroogy's Valentine 5K 46:26.7 ave. pace 14:47 on 2.8.20 / Badger State Brewing 10K virtual race on 4.2.20 w/ dog 1:44:16 ave. pace 16:33 / Prevention virtual 5K Fun & Fit Team on 5.2.20 walked 3.48 mi w/ dog in 1:01:10 ave. pace 17:33 / RonaRunOff 5.16.20 virtual walk 5.08 miles with dog in 1:23:15 ave. pace 16:23 / 100 Miles Challenge fundraiser (per fitness tracker) & completed 5.18.20 / Bellin Run 10K virtual race on 6.6.20 w/ dog 1:41:03 ave. pace 16:14 dog definitely slows my "race pace" / Hope Isn't Canceled virtual 10K on 8.29.20 w/ dog 1:43:10 ave. pace 16:36 / Packers 5K virtual race 9.26.20 w/ dog 52:23 ave. pace 16:41 / Bellin Women's 5K virtual race 10.10.20 w/ dog 52:55 ave. pace 16:57 / virtual Run for the Hill of It 5K on 10.16.20 w/ dog 50:35 ave. pace 16:16
      7) Be considerate and loving to hubby and have fun together
      8) Make efforts to keep in touch with parents, siblings and friends (most live in other towns or states)
      9) Declutter home office, bedroom and basement = basement (boxes) Jan. / home office desk (some) & more basement boxes Feb. / basement boxes & home office (some more) Mar. / decluttered/cleaned in bedroom & more basement boxes Apr. / basement boxes May ~ very pleased w/ my progress / reorg in basement June & July
      Word for 2020: Persist
      edited October 23
    • TiffanyPe17TiffanyPe17 Member Posts: 103 Member Member Posts: 103 Member
      Hey friends!

      It has been such a busy week, both in my personal life and professional life. So for today I am going to keep my goals simple, just for today I want to chose my foods wisely and not eat mindlessly.
    • ZizzyBumbleZizzyBumble Member Posts: 1,062 Member Member Posts: 1,062 Member
      Friday 23 October

      Log :)
      Stay in the green :)
      5 fruit and veg :)
      Water :)
      Fitbit exercise goals :)
      Happy Scale weight trend ⬇️ 0.3 kg lost in last 7 days 😊

    • acrylicfoxacrylicfox Member Posts: 126 Member Member Posts: 126 Member
      Good morning all!
      Hello from a blustery spring day in Australia.

      Starting Today :smile:
      I will:
      Eat three meals (as planned)
      No other snacking!
      Uncover and set up the exercise bike
      Take those vitamins
      plan cabbage-based recipe for tomorrow
      strain the broth, start a new pot
      find an inspirational image for my weight loss/fitness goals

      Remember
      avoid dairy
      avoid sugar
      avoid grains

      Non-food tasks:
      move potted tomatoes inside
      plan the transplant of the dill bush -research shade/moist requirements
      plant at least two trays of seeds -wind hardy
      tighten screws on the seedling shelf
      measure and mark wood for the base of the goat milking stand
      give new chickens their meds at the planned times
      empty, clean, and refill older flocks feed hopper and clean out nest box
      wait for a lull in wind/rain to get coat on pony and inspect broken windbreak
      check overflow tank level
      buy another outside broom

      keep warm and have a nap
      Goal: take it easy today, get over the cold.
    • TerriRichardson112TerriRichardson112 Member Posts: 10,720 Member Member Posts: 10,720 Member
      🎃🕸🕷👻🕷🕸🎃
      🎃🕸🕷👻OCTOBER🦹👻🕷🕸🎃
      🎃🕸🕷👻🕸🕷🎃
      What am I doing to keep busy? To name a few...
        [*] structuring my day
        [*] morning and evening meditation
        [*] Using the internet to ‘talk’ to family
        [*] crochet, jigsaws, journaling, gardening, reading, writing .......
        [*] HIIT videos off YouTube,
        [*] yoga/Taichi
        [*] Walks with DH
        [*] Cleaning! Cleaning! Cleaning! 😂
        [*] Decluttering
        [*] Stress relievers (search YouTube for Paul McKenna)


        Keep your chin up!
        Turning up is the ultimate success!
        2019 DISCARD 5 LBS CHALLENGES:
        01 Aug 2019: 170.1
        31 Dec 2019: 151.2
        Total weight loss: 19.9lbs
        2020 Personal Weight Challenge
        Name: Terri
        SW: 152.1 (02 Jan)
        GW: 150

        Jan: - 2
        Feb: - 1.3
        Mar: - 0.9
        Apri: +1.3 (not too bad, considering lockdown/Easter/Birthday this month)
        May: +0.7(working on upping my strength to tone muscles, so not unexpected. It's a balancing act! 😂)
        Jun: +0.2[c]
        1 Aug: 149.9
        01 Sept: 149.4
        09 Sept: 149.5
        1 Oct: 149.2
        October Daily Goals: Week 4 Update -
        Thu: ✅ Fri: ✅ Sat: Sun:
        Mon: Tue: Wed:

        Day 5 of my art project
        This was the final day of the free programme.
        It costs $397 to take the next step. I liked the workshops, but not that much. 😂
        cwfhi2q88jvu.jpg

        Weight < 150: ✅(Have revised this down)
        1 Aug 2019: 170.1
        2020:
        1 Sept 149.4
        13 Sept: 152.2 (birthday - DH)
        1 Oct: 149.2
        18 Oct: 146.2
        Reduce Fat%: ✅ 29.3; 27.1; 25.1; 24.5; 24.2
        Increase Muscle%: ✅ 28.7->30.1; 30.6; 30.7 30.9:
        Calories in the green ✅
        Steps > 7500 ✅
        Intentional exercise > 50 mins daily✅
        Active hours > 6 daily ✅
        Art2Life Project: Day 2: ✅ 5/5
        Fitbit Sleep challenge Day 9 ✅ 9/14

        Positive intentions:
        🌟Meditation ✅
        🌟Exercise ✅
        🌟Cut out/sew masks
        🌟 Declutter ✅
        🌟Laundry ✅ 🌟 Circuits ✅
        😜Housework ✅🌟 Plan shopping
        🌟Shopping ✅
        🌟Coastal walk with DH, DYD and dogs ✅
        🌟Update Journal🦄
        🌟Crochet🦄 🌟Puzzles ✅
        🌟Watch TV ✅ 🌟 Read ✅🌟


        🦋 Terri

        @Snowflake1968 Hope they get to the bottom of Roger's problem.


        edited October 23
      • mytime6630mytime6630 Member Posts: 3,443 Member Member Posts: 3,443 Member


        5 pound challenge between now and Christmas..
        SW: 189.1 on Oct 1
        1st goal weight by Nov 1st: 184 (new goal is now 189 -- since only 1 more week left).
        2nd goal by Dec 1st : 182
        3rd goal by Jan 1st: 179
        Todays weight 190.6
        10/1: 189
        10/2: 189.
        10/3: 188.8
        10/5: 188.6
        10/8: 187.5
        10/10: 190
        10/13: 187.5
        10/23: 190.6

        Well.. my challenge has not been working for me. Scale is going up instead of down. But ... it is my own fault. I've let the old habits come back... so time to buckle down. I know I won't make my 1st goal, but that does not mean I still can't make some kind of a goal ... to at least end the year closer to my goal weight.

        So goals for tomorrow, again, will be simple
        1. log all food
        2. stay within calories
        3. mindful eating
        4. concentrate on only water in the evenings... I have to stop the nite time eating! This is my biggest obstacle, and where I probably eat the most calories
        5. get back on here. Stay accountable.



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