Just Give Me 10 Days - Round 190

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  • JbeanR0212
    JbeanR0212 Posts: 672 Member
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    Round # 55 for me!
    SW: 359.6 (6000 step goal, goal to lose 2 to 3 lbs. each challenge, go to bed by 11:30, no eating out more than once every 10-day challenge)
    Day/Weight/Comment (previous day steps)
    6/16 359.6 5152 – I had an interesting day at work yesterday. Had a splurge meal that was so good. I had it too late in the day, but I enjoyed every bite. Back to business today.
    6/17 359.6
    6/18 359.6
    6/19 358.2 :)
    6/20 358.2
    6/21 359.6 6040
    6/22 359.2 3074 – I have been super busy. I was going to move out with my sister. Decided I could not do it! It is best for us both. We have not lived together since childhood, and it just would not work. This was stressing me out and I finally told her I could not do it. Too many red flags. I am going to tell her I will sign for her a place if they let me do it, but I can not move in with her.
    6/23 357.8 6320 :) – Happy dance! Great day yesterday. I ate some veggies today. No intentional exercise. Way off on it these days. Not up to it.
    6/24
    6/25 Saturday
    Total lost this round: (-1.8) (Goal this round: 355)

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    *One of my major goals is to get my BMI under 40 (260 weight) so I can have surgery on my knees*
    Round & annual Stats
    Round 64 - SW 373.4 EW 369 (-4.4)
    Round 65 - SW 370.8 EW 375.4 (+4.6)
    Round 66 - SW 376 EW 373.6 (- 2.4)
    Round 68 - SW 375.2 EW 377 (+ 1.8)
    Round 69 - SW 380.2 EW 382.4 (+ 2.2)
    Round 70 - SW 382.4 EW 378.8 (- 3.6)
    Round 71 - SW 378.4 EW 368 (- 10.4)
    Round 73 - SW 385.4 EW 385.4 (0.0)
    Round 74 - SW 384.0 EW 378.2 (- 5.8)
    Round 75 - SW 380.0 EW 377.8 (- 2.2)
    Round 76 - SW 377.8 EW 380.4 (+ 2.6)
    Round 78 - SW 390.4 EW 381.0 (- 9.4)
    Round 79 - SW 383.0 EW 379.6 (- 3.4)
    Round 80 - SW 383.8 EW 387.6 (+ 3.8)
    Round 83 - SW 392.0 EW 388.2 (- 3.8)
    Round 84 - SW 388.8 EW 386.8 (- 2.0)
    Round 85 - SW 387.6 EW 390.2 (+ 2.6)
    Round 86 - SW 392.8 EW 387.6 (-5.2)
    Round 87- SW 385.8 EW 389.0 (+3.2)
    Round 88 - SW 388.4 EW 395.0 (+6.6)
    Round 90 - SW 396.6 EW 394.0 (-2.6)
    Round 93 - SW 402.4 EW 400.4 (-1.6)
    Round 94 - SW 397.0 EW 396.2 (-0.8)
    Round 95 - SW 394.2 EW 394.8 (+0.6)
    Round 96 - SW 394.8 EW 389.6 (-5.2)
    Round 97 - SW 391.4 EW 395.8 (+4.4)

    Net change 2019 = SW 373.4 EW 398.8 (+25.4)

    Round 100 - SW 398.8 EW 394.4 (-4.4)
    Round 101 - SW 397.6 EW 394.8 (-2.8)
    Round 102 - SW 398.0 EW 393.2 (-4.8)
    Round 103 - SW 392.2 EW 393.0 (+0.8)
    Round 104 - SW 393.0 EW 391.4 (-1.6)
    Round 107 - SW 397.8 EW 392.0 (-5.8)
    Round 109 – SW 388.8 EW 387.6 (-1.2)
    Round 110 – SW 393.8 EW 391.4 (-2.4)
    Round 111 – SW 393.8 EW 395.0 (+1.2)

    Net change 2020 = SW 398.8 EW 395.0 (-3.8)

    Round 165 – SW 385.8 EW 387.8 (+2.0)
    Round 166 – SW 387.8 EW 388.0 (+0.2)
    Round 167 – SW 388.0 EW 388.0 (0.0)
    Round 172 – SW 384.6 EW 383.4 (-1.2)
    Round 173 – SW 383.4 EW 380.0 (-3.4)

    Net change 2021 = SW 385.8 EW 380.0 (-5.8)

    Round 174 – SW 380.0 EW 375.2 (-4.8)
    Round 175 – SW 375.2 EW 373.8 (-1.4)
    Round 176 – SW 373.8 EW 373.0 (-0.8)
    Round 177 – SW 373.0 EW 371.4 (-1.6)
    Round 178 – SW 371.4 EW 367.0 (-6.0)
    Round 179 – SW 365.4 EW 371.6 (+6.2)
    Round 180 – SW 371.6 EW 367.0 (-4.6)
    Round 181 – SW 367.0 EW 360.6 (-6.4)
    Round 182 – SW 360.6 EW 362.8 (+2.2)
    Round 185 – SW 370.0 EW 366.0 (-4.0)
    Round 186 – SW 366.0 EW 366.0 (0.0)
    Round 187 – SW 366.0 EW 359.0 (-7.0)
    Round 188 – SW 359.0 EW 367.6 (+8.6)
    Round 189 – SW 367.6 EW 359.6 (-8.0)

    Net change 2022 = SW 380.0 EW 359.0 (-21.0) Overall goal: 28-42 lbs.


    My journey … "I May Not Be Where I Want To Be, but I’m Not Where I Use To Be!"
    In 2003 Weighed over 600 lbs.
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    In 2005 Weighed under 400 lbs.
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    In 2007 lowest weight after surgery 302lbs
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    My highest weight was 611 in 2003. Weight in 2004 before weight loss surgery was 580. Lowest weight after surgery was 302 in 2007. "I May Not Be Where I Want To Be, but I’m Not Where I Use To Be!"

    I joined MFP on March 27, 2010, weighing in at 388 pounds. I was re-gaining weight and stumbled up on it while trying to get back on track. I was determined never to see 400+ on that scale again for me.

    I have been morbidly obese all my life. I have a lifetime of mental and physical scars from obesity. In October 2004 I had Gastric Bypass surgery. WLS (Weight Loss Surgery) was the best gift that I could and did give to myself.

    Between 2008 and 2010 I gradually gained back 80 of almost 300 pounds lost initially after weight loss surgery. I never reached my goal weight of 200 pounds. I still managed to keep off over 65 percent of the weight I lost which is very good and I am very proud of my accomplishments since 2004. It has literally changed my life for the better on all levels. I am here to lose re-gained weight and to reach my initial goal weight. I am in no hurry. I am taking this one day at a time and I am in it for the long haul.

    Surgery did not fix the head. It is a good tool and the best gift I have given to myself, but it was not the easy way out as many people think. Once the honeymoon period is over after the WLS it is up to the patient to keep the weight off.

    On August 29, 2011-- I was admitted to Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Program to learn how to manage my binge eating disorder effectively. The program is wonderful indeed and will be instrumental in me reaching all of my goals. The focus of this program was how to eat and not diet. Weight loss was not a goal of the program. I gained 20 pounds in program. But I had to get thru a lot of stuff and the time I was released I had stopped gaining. I was discharged from program on December 3, 2011.

    My tool is still working for me today. My head is still the issue. SO, the struggle continues. I will never beat myself up again. I fight the fine fight faithfully and positively every day. Because that is what will get me to my goals one day. Even though it may not show up on the scale every day -- Every day I make progress one way or another just by showing up, waking up and trying.

    Giving up is not an option for me. Perseverance, Patience, & Positive thinking will help me reach my goals…… and the same is true for you too!! :smile: We have the power within us.

    @IsMollyReallyHungry isn’t it amazing, the impact stress alone has in our bodies? Glad you are finding serene joy! 🤗
  • musicsax
    musicsax Posts: 3,459 Member
    You don't have to be perfect, you just have to be better than you were before

    30, 5'5"
    OSW: 164.2
    GW: 130-135

    Previous Rounds:
    R69: 158.1; R70: 156.5; R71: 156.3 R72: 156.3; R73: 155.2; R74: 155.4; R75: 156.1; R76: 155.6; R80: 153.2; R81: 154.3; R82: 154.1; R84: 156.5; R89: 156.7; R91: 160.1; R93: 159.3; R94: 156.1; R98: 154.5; R99: 155.9; R100: 152.8; R101: 149.7; R102: 149.0; R103: 149.0; R104: 146.2; R105: 146.6; R106: 144.6; R107: 146.8; R108: 147.7; R109: 148.1; R110: 150.1; R111: 154.3; R112: 152.6; R113: 151.7; R121: 153.0; R122: 154.8; R123: 153.9; R124: 153.4; R125: 155.6; R126: 152.3; R127: 151.5; R128: 151.0; R129: 151.0; R130: 152.6; R131: 153.9; R132: 150.6; R133: 151.2; R134: 149.3; R135: 149.5; R136: 148.4; R137: 147.9; R138: 148.4; R139: 151.9; R140: 150.4; R141: 150.4; R142: 144.0; R143: 144.2; R144: 147.0; R145: 145.7; R146: 145.9; R147: 145.9; R148: 146.5; R149: 147.3; R150: 146.8; R151: 147.9; R152: 147.7; R153: 147.2; R154: 147.0; R155: 144.7; R157: 146.1; R158: 146.6; R159: 146.3; R160: 150.2; R161: 146.7; R162: 144.6; R163: 146.2; R164: 147.3; R165: 146.3; R166: 148.5; R167: 147; R168: 148.4; R169: 151.4; R170: 148.9; R171: 144.8 R172: DNW; R173: 146.1; R174: 147.9; R175: 145.9; R176: 150.5; R177: 149.3; R179: 150.5; R180: 151.6; R181: DNW; R182: 150.2; R183: 152.9; R184: 153.4; R185: 151.3; R186: 152.3; R187: 151.8; R188: 150.9; R189: 152.6

    Last weight
    6/15 - 152.6

    Round Goal: 150.0lb Water minimum: 75oz, Goal: 90oz.

    Day, Weight, Comment
    6/16 - DNW
    6/17 - DNW
    6/18 - DNW
    6/19 - DNW
    6/20 - 153.1
    6/21 - 151.9
    6/22 - 151.3
    6/23 - 151.7 - Not mad about it. We had homemade chicken curry and I imagine I'm retaining a bit of water from that, per usual. Also possibly some water retention from rehydration. I haven't been as good with water intake the first few days because of the madness of starting a new job and setting up my workstation/desk area. Yesterday I was no more than 10oz shy of my normal 90oz goal. No workout yet, but trying to get my schedule worked out (its flexible. Depending on meetings, I'm only mandated at work between 9-3. From there, I decide how I want to space out the rest of my 9-hour day, whether it be start early, end early or start late, end late). I've been waking up early to take BigBro to work which cuts into me working out unless I go back to waking up at 330-4am to get a workout in before I need to take him. Not happening. Giving myself grace as I work through the transition and get a routine going before I demand anything of myself. Also: BF got the job he wanted!!! Waiting on confirmation of his start date (they requested 7/1 but we anticipate 7/15 or after due to a big project going on in current job 7/1-7/15 and he's the last one who knows how to do the job). Just super happy for him! Glad I took remote job for when he's traveling I can be local for kiddos.
    6/24
    6/25

    Previous Day's Comments
    6/16 - Beach Vacation
    6/17 - Beach Vacation. GodSon's birthday (4 years old!!!)
    6/18 - Beach Vacation BF's birthday!!!!
    6/19 - Beach Vacation. Happy Father's day to any dads in or associated with this group!
    6/20 - I'm not mad at this weight at all! Computer for new job shows it should be arriving today. Supposed to "start" at 830am but not sure how that works until I get my computer. It's 3 packages and 2 show "out for delivery". I'll be okay if one of the packages delayed is a monitor or something, but I don't want to be super far behind without a computer. BF is on vacation today and tomorrow to run errands and such. Get the pup back from the boarding vet today, SD gets to go to class for contacts and if she "passes", BF is ordering her contacts this morning. Not much else going on besides getting back on track with water since I was traveling and didn't want to stop every other exit hahah! Had to take BigBro to work this am to let BF sleep in a bit so no workout. I might try for a walk this evening once it cools down a bit and I have a better idea of work schedule.
    6/21 - DNP
    6/22 - Computer didn't properly charge Monday night so I didn't get to post. Amazing what not really paying attention to food but getting enough sleep and lessening stress will do for my weight! I'm quite happy. I also finally got to cook dinner for the family for the first time since January because my schedule actually allowed it. Whoot! I'm not a great cook (but I love baking), BF is. But I do want to try and learn. Homemade fajitas with plenty of veggies. SD wants to cook tonight but we shall see what's going on and if she finds anything to cook. Otherwise we will throw something together, I'm sure. Another day of onboarding an in-processing. W2 and W4 tax paperwork as well as payroll stuff to finish up now that I have access to the program (takes a few days to have access). Getting programs downloaded on my computer now as I finally have a moment without onboarding meetings. Also FamWife applied for this! I'm hoping she gets it. I think this will be a really good switch for her. I love the company already.
    6/23
    6/24




    So pleased for you that things working out for you both on the job front 😄 xx
  • musicsax
    musicsax Posts: 3,459 Member
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    Round # 55 for me!
    SW: 359.6 (6000 step goal, goal to lose 2 to 3 lbs. each challenge, go to bed by 11:30, no eating out more than once every 10-day challenge)
    Day/Weight/Comment (previous day steps)
    6/16 359.6 5152 – I had an interesting day at work yesterday. Had a splurge meal that was so good. I had it too late in the day, but I enjoyed every bite. Back to business today.
    6/17 359.6
    6/18 359.6
    6/19 358.2 :)
    6/20 358.2
    6/21 359.6 6040
    6/22 359.2 3074 – I have been super busy. I was going to move out with my sister. Decided I could not do it! It is best for us both. We have not lived together since childhood, and it just would not work. This was stressing me out and I finally told her I could not do it. Too many red flags. I am going to tell her I will sign for her a place if they let me do it but I can not move in with her.
    6/23
    6/24
    6/25 Saturday
    Total lost this round: (0.4) (Goal this round: 355)

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    *One of my major goals is to get my BMI under 40 (260 weight) so I can have surgery on my knees*
    Round & annual Stats
    Round 64 - SW 373.4 EW 369 (-4.4)
    Round 65 - SW 370.8 EW 375.4 (+4.6)
    Round 66 - SW 376 EW 373.6 (- 2.4)
    Round 68 - SW 375.2 EW 377 (+ 1.8)
    Round 69 - SW 380.2 EW 382.4 (+ 2.2)
    Round 70 - SW 382.4 EW 378.8 (- 3.6)
    Round 71 - SW 378.4 EW 368 (- 10.4)
    Round 73 - SW 385.4 EW 385.4 (0.0)
    Round 74 - SW 384.0 EW 378.2 (- 5.8)
    Round 75 - SW 380.0 EW 377.8 (- 2.2)
    Round 76 - SW 377.8 EW 380.4 (+ 2.6)
    Round 78 - SW 390.4 EW 381.0 (- 9.4)
    Round 79 - SW 383.0 EW 379.6 (- 3.4)
    Round 80 - SW 383.8 EW 387.6 (+ 3.8)
    Round 83 - SW 392.0 EW 388.2 (- 3.8)
    Round 84 - SW 388.8 EW 386.8 (- 2.0)
    Round 85 - SW 387.6 EW 390.2 (+ 2.6)
    Round 86 - SW 392.8 EW 387.6 (-5.2)
    Round 87- SW 385.8 EW 389.0 (+3.2)
    Round 88 - SW 388.4 EW 395.0 (+6.6)
    Round 90 - SW 396.6 EW 394.0 (-2.6)
    Round 93 - SW 402.4 EW 400.4 (-1.6)
    Round 94 - SW 397.0 EW 396.2 (-0.8)
    Round 95 - SW 394.2 EW 394.8 (+0.6)
    Round 96 - SW 394.8 EW 389.6 (-5.2)
    Round 97 - SW 391.4 EW 395.8 (+4.4)

    Net change 2019 = SW 373.4 EW 398.8 (+25.4)

    Round 100 - SW 398.8 EW 394.4 (-4.4)
    Round 101 - SW 397.6 EW 394.8 (-2.8)
    Round 102 - SW 398.0 EW 393.2 (-4.8)
    Round 103 - SW 392.2 EW 393.0 (+0.8)
    Round 104 - SW 393.0 EW 391.4 (-1.6)
    Round 107 - SW 397.8 EW 392.0 (-5.8)
    Round 109 – SW 388.8 EW 387.6 (-1.2)
    Round 110 – SW 393.8 EW 391.4 (-2.4)
    Round 111 – SW 393.8 EW 395.0 (+1.2)

    Net change 2020 = SW 398.8 EW 395.0 (-3.8)

    Round 165 – SW 385.8 EW 387.8 (+2.0)
    Round 166 – SW 387.8 EW 388.0 (+0.2)
    Round 167 – SW 388.0 EW 388.0 (0.0)
    Round 172 – SW 384.6 EW 383.4 (-1.2)
    Round 173 – SW 383.4 EW 380.0 (-3.4)

    Net change 2021 = SW 385.8 EW 380.0 (-5.8)

    Round 174 – SW 380.0 EW 375.2 (-4.8)
    Round 175 – SW 375.2 EW 373.8 (-1.4)
    Round 176 – SW 373.8 EW 373.0 (-0.8)
    Round 177 – SW 373.0 EW 371.4 (-1.6)
    Round 178 – SW 371.4 EW 367.0 (-6.0)
    Round 179 – SW 365.4 EW 371.6 (+6.2)
    Round 180 – SW 371.6 EW 367.0 (-4.6)
    Round 181 – SW 367.0 EW 360.6 (-6.4)
    Round 182 – SW 360.6 EW 362.8 (+2.2)
    Round 185 – SW 370.0 EW 366.0 (-4.0)
    Round 186 – SW 366.0 EW 366.0 (0.0)
    Round 187 – SW 366.0 EW 359.0 (-7.0)
    Round 188 – SW 359.0 EW 367.6 (+8.6)
    Round 189 – SW 367.6 EW 359.6 (-8.0)

    Net change 2022 = SW 380.0 EW 359.0 (-21.0) Overall goal: 28-42 lbs.


    My journey … "I May Not Be Where I Want To Be, but I’m Not Where I Use To Be!"
    In 2003 Weighed over 600 lbs.
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    In 2005 Weighed under 400 lbs.
    r3o1lagrbd1i.png
    In 2007 lowest weight after surgery 302lbs
    uzs2w5a7aw1h.png
    My highest weight was 611 in 2003. Weight in 2004 before weight loss surgery was 580. Lowest weight after surgery was 302 in 2007. "I May Not Be Where I Want To Be, but I’m Not Where I Use To Be!"

    I joined MFP on March 27, 2010, weighing in at 388 pounds. I was re-gaining weight and stumbled up on it while trying to get back on track. I was determined never to see 400+ on that scale again for me.

    I have been morbidly obese all my life. I have a lifetime of mental and physical scars from obesity. In October 2004 I had Gastric Bypass surgery. WLS (Weight Loss Surgery) was the best gift that I could and did give to myself.

    Between 2008 and 2010 I gradually gained back 80 of almost 300 pounds lost initially after weight loss surgery. I never reached my goal weight of 200 pounds. I still managed to keep off over 65 percent of the weight I lost which is very good and I am very proud of my accomplishments since 2004. It has literally changed my life for the better on all levels. I am here to lose re-gained weight and to reach my initial goal weight. I am in no hurry. I am taking this one day at a time and I am in it for the long haul.

    Surgery did not fix the head. It is a good tool and the best gift I have given to myself, but it was not the easy way out as many people think. Once the honeymoon period is over after the WLS it is up to the patient to keep the weight off.

    On August 29, 2011-- I was admitted to Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Program to learn how to manage my binge eating disorder effectively. The program is wonderful indeed and will be instrumental in me reaching all of my goals. The focus of this program was how to eat and not diet. Weight loss was not a goal of the program. I gained 20 pounds in program. But I had to get thru a lot of stuff and the time I was released I had stopped gaining. I was discharged from program on December 3, 2011.

    My tool is still working for me today. My head is still the issue. SO, the struggle continues. I will never beat myself up again. I fight the fine fight faithfully and positively every day. Because that is what will get me to my goals one day. Even though it may not show up on the scale every day -- Every day I make progress one way or another just by showing up, waking up and trying.

    Giving up is not an option for me. Perseverance, Patience, & Positive thinking will help me reach my goals…… and the same is true for you too!! :smile: We have the power within us.

    Love my DSs, but couldn't live with them either!! So I understand xx
  • eaper64
    eaper64 Posts: 118 Member
    ROUND 188
    SW: 179.2

    starting a little late: weighing every day will be difficult, i usually only weigh in on sunday. i've been bouncing back and forth with my weight, a tiny gain, a tiny loss. think i will add a little exercise to the dieting plan.

    👍👍This is NOT A DIET. It’s a LIFESTYLE👍👍

    SW: 179.2
    Day/Weight/Comment
    5/27
    5/28
    5/29: 179.2 30 minute walk @2.5mph 1691 calories
    5/30: 178.6 1193 calories
    5/31: 176.6 30 minute walk @ 2.5 mph 1254 calories
    6/1 : 178 1100 calories (and there is the bounce. not letting it bother me, 'cause my normal weigh in is sunday. when i report my weight on sunday i'll still have lost some). not sure if i'll be walking for a little while. i have arthritis in the hips. the walk yesterday i wasn't sure if i would make it home. healthy weight must come with a healthy body.

    6/2 : 178, 1538 calories. going to have to do better. i caught myself "boredom" eating. i will be sure to set higher standards of myself tomorrow.

    6/3 : 178.2, 1224 calories not a bad day. disappointed with my sandwiches. i used to make them with joseph's flax, oat bran, wheat lavish bread. the grocery store didn't have that when i went shopping. decided to buy pepperidge farm very thin whole wheat. it'll be excellent for toast, but for sandwich? naaah. making a mental note to buy extra joseph's when they're back... i'll freeze it.

    6/4 : 178.6 1609 calories. was my calorie intake poor choices? i don't think so. it's disappointing to see my weight continue to go up.... but there's other things to consider. i haven't been able to walk for several days, and my quitting smoking has been going very well. i am still using the step 2 patch, but sometimes i forget to replace it, and when stress triggers the "i NEED a cigarette" i'm able to fight past the urge. maybe i'm seeing things right/wrong. i've consumed 350 less calories this week than needed to "maintain" without the exercise, so my weight is probably right where it should be.

    6/5 : 180.2 1037 calories. hmmmm. not really understanding how the app keeps telling me i'll weigh less in 5 weeks, but my weight keeps going up. it's proving to be quite the disappointment.
    ROUND 189
    SW: 180.2
    Day/Weight/Comment

    6/6: 179, my eating was a mess today, macro's messed up, calories exceeded. i did get a good 2mi. walk in @3.0mph. i have also graduated to step 3 with the nicotine patch, that was a difficult experience also (yay me.... i didn't give in!) i'd like to go for another walk tonight, but worry about the arthritis. maybe a nice slow stroll around the community.

    6/7: 178.8 my eating is still a mess, macro's still messed up, now i have seriously lagged in calories. it was too hot to sleep last night, so when i finally got to sleep i ended up waking up too late to take a walk. heat and humidity do not agree with me. i'd like to go out now to walk, but sometime tonight the county is spraying for mosquito's (not even sure if my area is being sprayed, just don't want to get caught in it if it is). every thing seems disappointing today, but i do have a beautiful cucumber in my garden that i will pick tomorrow morning!

    6/8: 178.2 that's not a true weight loss. previously, i have been weighing myself at all different times of the day, so my weight would vary. i think i have found the perfect time in the morning to get on that scale. hopefully, i can continue to hit the scale about the same time in the morning to get an accurate weight gain/loss. calories today were pretty good. macros still terrible. took a 1.5mi walk @3.0mph, so i'm feeling good that i got that in. cigarette cravings are still high, and a couple times today i replaced smoking with food.... not good.

    6/9: 178.2 way over in my fats, way under in my carbs, protein just about perfect. bacon is one of my weaknesses... i just couldn't resist those 2 extra pieces this morning. i had planned on just one. today was a hectic day inside the house. the AC needs replacing ($$$), and i was bouncing back in forth between chores to stay out of the tech's way. it's my off day from walking which i am glad of. surprisingly, it's not arthritis that's giving me trouble, it's pain in the arch of my foot (i believe it to be plantar fasciitis, but have never had it diagnosed). have it wrapped with ace bandage so pressure is applied. maybe tomorrow i will get out and purchase duct tape to wrap it in (believe it or not, it works!)

    6/10: 178 today... craving comfort food. went over in calories and waaay over in sodium. dreading my weight in tomorrow, but that's the price i pay.

    6/11: 178...no loss, no gain which i am feeling grateful of. again today i exceeded calories. i did get to go for a walk though, 1.5mi @3.0mph. i've got my ear buds charging (maybe i'll go out late tonight and dance around). tomorrow i am going to "the sons of italy" lodge to make my membership official. no, i'm not italian (although the way i eat some pasta, you might think so). I live in a gated community, and have only met people at least 20 yrs. older or at least 20 yrs younger than myself. i'm hoping i can meet some people at the lodge with similar likes as myself so i can get out and do more.

    6/12: 179... and there is (some?) of the weight i've been expecting to see. i am hoping to be more mindful of my sodium intake (it is a little difficult, as i have italian cured meats (sopressata and prosciutto which i must be sure NEVER to purchase again) in the fridge. the person i live with had said he wanted tuna mixed up for sandwiches. i made it for him, and now after drinking too much and not feeling well after eating the sandwich, he has decided he doesn't want to eat any more of it. sometimes i wonder if he's trying to sabotage me, knowing that i will not throw food away. i try eating it in moderation before it spoils, but obviously that hasn't worked out so well for me.

    6/13: 180.8 hopefully this is all that will show up! i mean honestly.... i didn't exceed my calories by THAT much, and my walks aren't figured into my calorie allowance. is it the salt? well, i made a decision to plan all those cured meats into my meals immediately, so i'm not dragging out the high sodium. making to to at least drink 8 cups water (hopefully to flush some out of my system). i did get to walk 2mi @3.0mph. i had the ear buds in, and i didn't want to stop. it was after 11pm, so figured i should before neighbors thought i was someone snooping around looking to commit a burglary.

    6/14: 178.2 well, originally the scale said 177.8 and i didn't believe it so went back and did it again. came up with the 178.2 i like that number, so i'm going to keep it and not go back again. (i lied, i went back again this time it said 177.6 stupid battery operated digital scale!) the HVAC people were here yesterday putting in the new AC from 9am to 7:30pm. no AC hot, humid, and miserable in the house all day, and they still have to come back today to finish. at least the AC is back on. i hope they don't have to turn it off again. calories and macros have been good the past couple days, and that cured meat is gone (there was only a total of 6oz), so sodium should start to be at a reasonable level. i have also been measuring my inches, just the 3 that originally show up in the MFP app., neck, waist, and hips. i do only 1 on a rotating basis so it takes 3 weeks of MFP before the area gets a new measurement. i have been doing this for 9 weeks. this past sunday was "hip" day which is the only measurement which has ever showed any loss. i went down 1 inch.

    6/15: 178.2 well, it looks like i picked the correct weight to list yesterday. i will be leaving this afternoon to visit with my father up north. i'm expecting a terrible diet, and weight gain. it's OK though, it's a small price to pay to visit your dad when they're in their mid 80's. i'm wishing you all the best of luck in the next week, and i will be back posting probably for the last couple days in round 190

    ROUND 190
    SW: ?


    6/24 176.6 back from vacation. was i stressing over gaining weight so i didn't eat as much, or was i not stress eating? kinda like that old tootsie pop commercial, "the world may never know".