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The whole point of joining Weight Watchers was to get a better handle on eating and exercising, and so far the whole deal seems to be working in reverse. Tacked on four pounds this week, despite getting more exercise in, and I'm pretty sure it's not from adding muscle mass. Well, I made some dumb choices this week; just have to get back on the horse and make better ones next week.

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phoenixalpha
Jun. 7th, 2005 03:49 pm (UTC)
Good thing we ate semi-healthy food last night.
wombat_socho
Jun. 7th, 2005 05:14 pm (UTC)
As in, you had the healthy. I had the semi. Pastrami tastes great, but dietarily I might as well have been eating Crisco with pork flavor.
vwbuglover
Jun. 7th, 2005 05:22 pm (UTC)
whoops! Are you doing some sort of exercising as well?
wombat_socho
Jun. 7th, 2005 05:52 pm (UTC)
Not enough...about a half-hour of walking per day, which needs to increase.
tokenfanboy
Jun. 7th, 2005 05:29 pm (UTC)
My latest attempt at dieting isn't going great yet either. I need to get back on the bike more regularly. At least I'm semi-recovered from my brother's multiple birthday meals on Fri and Sat. The cake's gone now as well.
wombat_socho
Jun. 7th, 2005 05:54 pm (UTC)
I'm beginning to wonder if trying to cut down on the food and increase the exercise isn't going to be a fool's errand until after CONvergence. Oddly, my blood sugar levels have been exceptionally good these last couple of weeks...which usually means I'm eating right and ought to be losing weight, but it hasn't been working that way.
tokenfanboy
Jun. 7th, 2005 07:33 pm (UTC)
Lean Cuisine plus a small tossed salad (no cheese on it) and a side veggie serving and a slice of light-wheat bread 4 times a week for dinner is what I generally do to lose weight. The big thing for me is - no snacking, and no fast-food. Also at least 1/2 hour exercise per day (5-6 days per week) is another big part of my routine. Anything less than a 1/2 hour seems to be too little for me.
wombat_socho
Jun. 7th, 2005 07:59 pm (UTC)
I may be doing that for dinner, and getting more regular about the sandwich & soup routine for lunch. All this eating out is really hosing things up...and skipping breakfast hasn't been helping.
tokenfanboy
Jun. 7th, 2005 08:29 pm (UTC)
Just make sure the sandwich is a fairly modest one. 1 lean meat, lettuce, tomato, veggies, no cheese, and no mayo.
edminster
Jun. 7th, 2005 09:59 pm (UTC)
Ah. So you mean a salad between two slices of bread, then, right?
wombat_socho
Jun. 7th, 2005 10:01 pm (UTC)
With a couple ounces lean meat, yeah. I see a lot of chicken and turkey in my future. :(
tokenfanboy
Jun. 8th, 2005 02:16 am (UTC)
But a salad has dressing and that's right out of the question! Kevin is right in going with the no fat dijonaise instead. It surprising how it's really the little things that put on the weight moreso than the main meal.

I only made a few minor trims to my eating habits last year and I lost 30 pounds, and I have only put back on about 5 pounds in a year's time. I'm exercising more now and should rapidly get back down to what I was at without a lot of effort. I've never done any of the fad diets either. I've just watched my portions, exercised, and cut out unhealthy snacks.
wombat_socho
Jun. 7th, 2005 10:00 pm (UTC)
Yeah. Not even Hellman's light mayo is worth it; I'd switched to Dijonnaise, which despite the name doesn't have any fat content and tastes better (to me) than regular mustard.
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