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Sunday, June 6th, 2004

Posted by:seakittym.
Time:9:43 pm.
Hi everyone. I'm new.

I'm looking for a diet buddy. I'm looking for a girl near the same height and weight as me.

I am 5'2" and weigh 200 lbs.

I want to do diet and exercise with my buddy so that we can compare results.

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Wednesday, June 4th, 2003

Posted by:moomers.
Time:12:18 am.
Hey everyone, im new here. I'm hoping to lose 40 pounds by mid-August. Ive already lost 30 (50 in total) but Im starting to lose motivation fast. Im going to be doing a Water/fruit/veggies only fast for the rest of this month. So in other words drinking tons of water everyday plus an orange, or apple, or carrot, or one thing of my choice. So what im looking for is any girls or guys that want to join me, so we can motivate eachother, give eachother tips, and compete with eachother (in a good way). Anyways I figure if we all help eachother out, we could all easily lose 30 pounds (or however much you want to lose) by August, or whatever month you are thinking of. As for me, I am so busy with school and work that I cant get to the gym till schools out, but fuck it I can still do sit ups and what not at home. so Anyways, yeah, leave me your AIM or AOL screen name and I will add you to my buddy list and whatever suggestions you have, And we can all start getting thin.... the more the better! Everyone is welcome, no matter how fat or how thin you are, even though all of you will say you are fat (haha). So come on people, i need your help. <3 p.s. Sorry for cross posting
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Sunday, March 30th, 2003

Posted by:luvablepunkgirl.
Time:5:07 am.
does anyone have any tips on how to lose 1-2 pounds per week?
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Tuesday, February 11th, 2003

Posted by:anajiram.
Time:8:58 am.
Hmmm......am trying to get back on track with a wiser, healthier food choices.
This time last year I managed to lose some 20lbs in 4 months and due to uber stresfull months that followed gain it all back.And more.
So out of pure boredom am composing a list of foods I do not eat.
List 1--food I avoid cuz I've never been too keen on it
List 2-food I try to avoid for it is bad for me
(bad for me as in I can't eat one pice but devour the whole box)
List 3-food I eat on daily basis
List 4-random stuff

peanut butter
white rice
french fries
and meat obviously being a vegetarian for years and years
junk in general

(always fruit for breakfast........actually nothing else but fruit till noon)
afternoon snack
dried fruit
nuts--almonds, cashews...
brussel sprouts
pumpkin seeds
rye bread
feta cheese--well not on daily basis, but let's say twice a week.....my favourite sin

gomasio instead of salt
fruit for breakfast
low fat dairy
trying to include more protein into my lunch
(cashews, mushrooms, lentil, soy, tofu.....)
will probably switch to soy milk
2l of water
plus herbal teas galore

So far so good.........as a matter of fact am more than pleased......
I don't feel as lacking anything.......I don't crave anything in particular.....and I don't feel hungry...
As for my cardio I used to do aerobics three times a week, but stopped and decided to take flamenco classes instead...plus yoga twice a week.
Only constant cardio I get is my walk to and from work 5 times a week.......

Am aiming to get back to my ideal weight......around 8kg......hopefully another three months and I'll be the perfect 10 again.

Any tips?
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Thursday, January 30th, 2003

Subject:it's been a while....
Posted by:anajiram.
Time:4:21 pm.
was away for a month.......
not sure am ready to participate as much as i used to.....
dark tea time of the soul and all that jazz.

every aspect of my lie is kind of.........not nice now, so i'll focus on not gaining more than i've already have due to stressful circumstance(split up with my fiance et al)


veggie rice pillaf
green tea
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Tuesday, January 21st, 2003

Posted by:leahistrying.
Time:1:32 pm.
so far not too bad...i did end up snacking once last night...but does a handful of craisins on my way to a meeting count...I don't think it was even the full serving size...oh well...

anywho...today today...what a day. we start our sorority recruitment stuff tonight...thus meaning the start of hell week. we have something every night that starts somewhere around 7:00 and doesn't end until midnight...sometimes later!

lunch: not much to choose from in the cafeteria today. for some reason, the cafeteria people feel the need to have carbohydrate filled lunches, no matter where you turn...so i hate about 1/3 of a calzone...i didn't even really want to eat it at all..but it was the best thing they had...i cut it in half at first and tossed the other half so i wouldn't eat it all..and i left a little piece on my plate when i decided i was already sick of eating it...and i had a small salad with a tablespoon of ranch dressing...

dinner: the caf is having salmon..which i'm quite fond of..and i'm super pumped..i just hope it tastes good! if not, i'll just have a small chicken salad...no fries...

i feel good today after a good day yesterday. we worked out in the fitness center (which isn't the greatest of fitness centers really...) and i did 15 minutes on the rowing machine and 15 minutes on the stepper. i did a few leg exercises on the weight machines but i didn't want to over do it on my first day...i probably wouldn't have been able to walk today :P

okie...busy night ahead..gonna head to the gym as soon as i finish my spanish homework..woo!

hope everyone's having a good day!
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Monday, January 20th, 2003

Subject:a new semester, a new me :)
Posted by:leahistrying.
Time:2:02 pm.
well...today was the first day of classes..and i'm starting this weight loss thing again. last semester i managed to lose about 10 pounds. i went from 170 down to about 160-161...

and now this semester i would like to double that.

current weight - 160
goal weight - 140 by April 1, 2003

so...we'll see...just being able to deny myself the things that are so bad for me will be difficult. not ordering pizza on 2.99 pizza nights...not doing late night runs for food...and just incessant snacking when i'm doing nothing else.

so far so good..
lunch - small chicken salad with 1 Tbsp. Ranch dressing.

3:00 - time for the gym...

dinner - see..now that's difficult. the cafeteria is having pasta and something really gross...so i'll probably eat a little bit of pasta...(very little) and a salad...but i won't cheat..i won't over eat..and hopefully i'll be preoccupied for the remainder of the evening to not snack...

i'll update again tomorrow with my next food stats...and i plan to weigh in about once a week...on a saturday when i'm home and have a decent scale to step on.
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Friday, January 3rd, 2003

Posted by:erasethestars.
Time:2:53 am.
i looked up 'weight loss' as an interest, and there were so many different communities. i almost cried. there is so much support. this is cross-posted. i've joined i think 7 or 8 other communities.
today marked the day of my 6th week. every thursday i weight and measure myself. so, this being my first entry ever in this community, i will post my weight and measurements in the beginning, and then from today.
once a week [every thursday] i will post my new stats.
this is extremely difficult for me, so if you have anything negative to say...please keep it to yourself.
week one
arms: 12"
bust: 42"
waist: 44"
hips: 43.5"
thighs: 25"
calves: 15.5"
weight: between 195 and 200

week six
arms: 11.5"
bust: 39.5"
waist: 42"
hips: 41"
thighs: 24"
calves: 14"
weight: 180

for exercising i alternate between winsor pilates and kathy smith kickboxing. i eat foods very high in protein, and low in carbs/fat/sugar.
i eat alot of egg whites, and soy based food.
i have 4 boiled eggs a day. in 4 there are 12g of protein, 0g of fat, and 0.8g of carbs.
i also eat promax protein bars.
for those of you that aren't vegetarian, eat chicken breast. in one there is about 15-19g of protein, 0g of fat, and 0g of carbs.
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Tuesday, November 26th, 2002

Posted by:musicgoddess01.
Time:12:02 pm.
Does anyone know what I can do to stop punishing myself or feeling so guilty and bad for eating junk food?I feel this way because junk food is what is keeping me back from losing weight but it is also causing so many problems like cavities.I've stopped drinking as much soda as I use to and now I drink water instead or Diet soda.The thing though is the solid foods,they are so hard to turn down because I have such a sweet tooth and it makes me feel good and once I start I can't stop so I stop my eating healthy and exercising because of it.Does anyone have any advice so I can be less hard on myself and get over junk food alittle bit easier?
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Posted by:anajiram.
Time:4:39 pm.
today was busy.
was so stressed earlier this morning........lost my apetite totally....(pre-exam chills)
had only 2 apples and then when the whole damn thing was over(passed!)had a yogurt, soy and tofu for lunch........
good girl sticking to her soy!

gotta figure out how to survive Thursday.
It's gonna be tough.
btw, thanks for all the feedback I got ..... will keep some tips in mind.

no loss however.
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Posted by:koolestchic.
Time:7:19 am.
Mood: giddy.
Well it is working. I did my weighin this morning first thing and I am down by three pounds. If you stick to the slimfast plan...the snacks and drink the two shakes it does work...and that is with no exercise cuse I have been sick and then too busy to make it to the gym. I am officaily at 169...yay baby...Good luck to us all over the holidays.

OMG I almost forgot...I just have to share this with everyone. I have a problem with food...I love it way too much. Well last night I made my bf and I dinner of my and his fav of chicken fried steak, homemade smashed pot and gravy, corn and biscuts. Never have I ever not eaten all on my plate. Well last night, I pased myself eating cuse they say it takes about 20 minutes for your body to know it is full. Well I actually didn't finish my food. Thats right folks. For the first time I listened to my belly and when it said.."okay Abby I am starting to get full" I stopped. I didn't stuff myself. OMG I am so happy as this is a major breakthru for me...YAY!!!
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Monday, November 25th, 2002

Posted by:anajiram.
Time:9:21 am.
next 5 days are gonna be m.a.d. busy.
i need a 26h days.....don't expect regular posts guys.
got loads of work to do and hopefully on saturday i will wake up a happy happy girl.
thursday is gonna be tough...gotta get up at 4am and then manage to pull through a nasty interview in the capital and then spend the whole day walking running errands and then only late night am gonna go home.
what am I gonna eat?
heck dunno.
hopefully will stay away from bad conventient food that would be the first choice in a sit like that.prepacked is out of question too since whatever i cook won't stay fresh by the time i get to eat it.plus not sure i'm allowed to take food to the building where i'm going.

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Saturday, November 23rd, 2002

Posted by:anajiram.
Time:9:59 am.
Hello hello

Doing fine.
Trying to lower my carbs a bit(I am not pro low carb mind you....it's just that I've been having issues with sugar and carbs so am restricting my carb intake to fruit(and damn i do eat bananas :)), carrots, etc......will however try to stay away from corn and bread and pasta for at least a week.
Funny thing happened guys...I "gained"6lbs........at least the scale says so.......not that I'm really bothered....cuz somehow(I think)it does not show............still it's beyond me what had happened.
Am eating religiously every 3hours.......

2 tangerines
yogurt with soy flakes
soybeans, tofu, pickle, sour cream
celeriac-turnip salad
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Friday, November 22nd, 2002

Posted by:musicgoddess01.
Time:2:41 pm.
When they say to eat food in moderation what does that reeeeeeeeeeeeeeally mean???
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Subject:Changin it up
Posted by:koolestchic.
Time:12:23 am.
Well, since I seem to get more hungry in the afternoons I decided to change it up a little. Instead of shake, shake dinner...it is now shake lunch shake. I am having a shake for breakfast, eating lunch and then shake in evenigh. I hope this helps me...it will

Breakfast: Shake and water
Snack: None
Lunch: Subway sand 6grams, baked lays and tea, water
snack: yogurt
Dinner: Shake and water
sncak: yogurt..

go me go me go me go me...will start back at gym on Saturday.
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Wednesday, November 20th, 2002

Subject:Second/First Step
Posted by:koolestchic.
Time:11:56 pm.
Mood: embarrassed.
Because I am a cheap ass sometimes I choose not to join WW but instead join for free www.slimfast.com....I drink there shakes twice a day and eat the snacks so I am not a member. It holds me accoutable for my weight, have buddies and diary. I like that. Now maybe I can really become cons of what I am doing. I will start back to the gym prob next week. Giving my self that extra time to make sure I am better.

Breakfast: Shake, water
Snack: Bananna, water
Lunch: Shake, lf yogurt, water
Snack: Yogurt, water
Dinner: Chicken, rice, salad, water
Snack: Yogurt, water

I guess you could say I am starting over, because in the short time I lost focus. I am there again. Each day is a new Day!!!
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Tuesday, November 19th, 2002

Posted by:pepperh.
Time:8:22 am.
Starting Weight (11/04) – 145lbs
Goal Weight (by 12/31) – 125 lbs
Today’s Weight (11/19) – 140 lbs

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Posted by:koolestchic.
Time:10:59 am.
Well not a very eventful day where food is concerned. Trying to get yourself back on track is kinda hard...anyway

Breadfast: Slimfast
Snack: Muffin/water
Lunch: Slimfast/water
Snack: Snackbar and yougrt/water
Dinner: Turkey and small potatoe/water
Snack: Yogurt/crackers/water
then snacked on somecorn nuts...and a scoop of cookie dough...ugh I am a sucker...lol
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Subject:Not too good
Posted by:koolestchic.
Time:2:12 am.
Well, since I have been sick my eating has been awful. But more specificly this weekend. It was horrible..but today is a new day. I will not go back to the gym for another week or so to make sure my walking pnemonia is bye bye. I feel fat and icky today...think that might be cuse the way I have eaten and pms'n. Will try to post later my food intake today. Has been good. Good luck to all!!!
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Monday, November 18th, 2002

Posted by:pepperh.
Time:11:19 am.
I don’t know what to make of this. When I started working out almost 2 weeks ago, I did so mainly because my pants had got way too tight. When I started, I weighed in at 144, in just a towel. Well, today is my weigh is, after starting WW. With clothes on, I tipped the scale at 15o. Now, I know the clothes count for some of it – say 3 pounds? Maybe 5? This means I’ve GAINED a pound, even though my pants don’t feel as tight. What gives?

I had a BAD w/e on WW. Started Friday night when I got a perm. I told them exactly how I wanted my hair to look – they said no problem,. I walked out of there looking like a damn poodle! After that, I ate a whole box (8 servings) of Snackwells Oatmeal cookies. So much for staying within my point range! Saturday I made it within my point range but Sunday, I had breakfast at Denny’s and spent half my point there, then had a grilled chicken sandwich with French fries from McD’s. I did bad again. I am trying today to stay within my range.

We got a new puppy last night. He is an 11 week old Boxer. He has the most adorable face….black markings, all squished up with extra skin. He is going to be a BIG dog. But it gives me an opportunity to take walks around the park instead of always going to the gym.

Dunno what to do about the gained weight. I feel bummed!
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