Getting fit! 
  yosigerm
 
03:02pm 19/02/2007
 


Hi Everyone. Ive been using my blurty account to update on my food intake and exercise log. It serves as a fitness tracker to me and helps me realise my goals and encourage me to push harder so i can get fitter

I've decided to change the way that i view food and how i eat and the way i live my life by ensuring that i eat healthier (more colour in my diet) and stay active.

i currently weigh 143 lbs = 10.2 stones and i aim to reach my 8.7 stones = 121.8 pounds goal by the end of 2007 and maintain it that way.

Snce starting this "fitness" journal in 2004- i have lost a total of 2.4 stones (post-pregnancy weight to present) and counting :)
i currently weigh 10.3 stones (144.2 lbs) 143 lbs = 10.2 stones and i aim to reach my 8.7 stones = 121.8 pounds goal by the end of 2007 and maintain it that way.

Snce starting this "fitness" journal in 2004- i have lost a total of 2.4 stones (post-pregnancy weight to present) and counting :)
 
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Emotional Eating ... 
  tinysizeme
 
11:10am 22/10/2006
 
mood: cold
music: Movie/Orange County
Emotional Eating
By Emily Battaglia, LifeScript Staff Writer
Wednesday, January 11, 2006

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Food/Fitness Journals ... 
  tinysizeme
 
10:41am 22/10/2006
 
mood: cold
music: Movie/Orange County
5 Tips for a Successful Food Journal
FREE DAILY DIET TIP
By Carly Young, LifeScript Staff Writer
Sunday, October 22, 2006

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hello. 
  juniperfl0wer
 
08:26am 10/09/2006
 
mood: excited
Hey all! I'm glad I found this community, because I think one of my problems with losing weight is that I don't really have a working support system. there are people around me that try to help, but they're either way healthier or knowledgable about diet and exercise and come off as kind of condescending or, they are the really nice people that tell you 'It's ok, you look fine' but it's not about looks for me, I just want to feel healthy again! I'm tired of feeling like a gross lazy achy blob. So I'm hoping to find others here like me, that are looking for encouragement, and support from similar people who are trying and struggiling so we can band together on trying to shed a few pounds! :)

... and wow that was a lot of rambling from me. sorry about that. :) Anyways, here are my stats.

Age: 25
Height 5' 2"
current Weight: 200 lb (this is also my highest)
lowest: about 175 (damned office job)
weight goal: I want to lost 20 lb, and then move onto another weight loss goal.
 
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From About.com: The Urge to Indulge: How to Cope with Cravings 
  tinysizeme
 
02:17pm 24/08/2006
 
mood: okay
music: Movie/Two Much
The Urge to Indulge: How to Cope with Cravings
From Jennifer R. Scott,


Article )
 
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3 Ways To Stop Negative Thinking ... 
  tinysizeme
 
11:57am 18/07/2006
 
mood: okay
music: Murder, She Wrote/Biography
3 Ways to Stop Negative Thinking
Article )
 
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I've Created A Special Support Group ... 
  tinysizeme
 
11:19am 02/07/2006
 
mood: excited
music: Movie/Notting Hill
In addition to getting wonderful help here with this community, if you have the unique problem that I have, food addiction, I've decided to form a support group for it ...



Click here to join food_addicts_anon
Click to join food_addicts_anon



At FAA we're, well, I at the moment, will lend support and guidance that I've already learned to help overcome this problem. Food addiction never goes away, it's like being an alcoholic or drug addict, you're always one (or so I'm told). Unfortunatly, you can't give up food like you can alcohol or drugs. So management and rethinking is the key. If you think you can benefit from the group please join I think it will be fantastic to lend and get support on this specific problem! Hope to see you there!
 
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Hmmm ... 
  tinysizeme
 
03:02pm 22/02/2006
 
mood: okay
music: Birds
Found this searching for articles on adjusting to weightloss ...

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I'm Here And Smaller! 
  tinysizeme
 
12:40pm 21/01/2006
 
mood: ecstatic
music: Song For Julian/Ray Obeido
Weighed today dropped from 224 on the 15th to 219 this morning GO ME!!! =)
 
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Motivation to Exercise ... 
  tinysizeme
 
05:15pm 16/01/2006
 
mood: curious
music: Local News
Been reading a lot of posts about some not being motivated to exercise. Here's my motivation: If I DON'T exercise I WILL NOT SUCCEED and I WANT to succeed. Here are some more I found at Ivillage ...

The 10 secrets of exercise motivation
by Malia Frame

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Nother Article I Found Interesting ... 
  tinysizeme
 
04:55pm 15/01/2006
 
mood: restless
music: Six/Sambodhi Prem
When The Right Diet Isn't Really A Diet
by Jill Miller

Article )
 
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Are You An Emotional Eater? 
  tinysizeme
 
06:53pm 27/11/2005
 
mood: full
music: Law and Order - TNT
From Woman Today Magazine:

Article )
 
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Food for Thought, From Paul Becker, Fitness Counselor, www.trulyhuge.com 
  tinysizeme
 
07:49pm 27/10/2005
 
mood: okay
music: Movie - 16 Candles
____________________________________________

Fitness Tips For 8/31/2005
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Fitness Tips )
 
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Happy Happy Joy Joy! 
  tinysizeme
 
11:29am 23/10/2005
 
mood: ecstatic
music: Fire and Rain - James Taylor
I’m so happy. I weighed this morning, fearing I’d undone so much good work with the wretched two days of binging I’d done. I’ve still lost two pounds and broke 220! I’m at 219. I’ve not been under 220 in so very very long I’m just so happy with me I could squee! **squees and hugs self**
 
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The Tape or the Scale - Which Would You Rather Face? 
  tinysizeme
 
10:49am 19/10/2005
 
mood: curious
music: Enchanted - Elizabeth Naccarato
I've always been a weigher, but watching The Biggest
Loser last night I decided to measure me. It's hard
to measure oneself so I probably did it wrong but the
measurements were HUGE :( so I'm sticking to the
scales. Which do you prefer? Why?
 
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I DID IT!!!!!!!! WOOOOOHOOOOO!!!!!! :D:D:D 
  tinysizeme
 
10:00am 03/10/2005
 
mood: ecstatic
music: Nothing
I reached my short term goal!!! Next one is 180! :D

beginning weight...248
loss last week...........2
current weight.......220
Goal weight...........125
 
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From About.Com 
  tinysizeme
 
10:37am 20/09/2005
 
mood: okay
music: Movie - From Beyond the Grave
Low Fat Cooking

The Lowdown on Low Fat
From Fiona Haynes,
Your Guide to Low Fat Cooking.


Labelling Fat )
 
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I Didnt Screw Up As Bad As I Thought! 
  tinysizeme
 
02:01pm 29/08/2005
 
mood: happy
music: Canyon Wind - Michael Whalen
Well I weighed this morning, I’d actually forgotten again (I weigh on Sundays, forgot yesterday) and had drank a cup of coffee and had a fun size Snicker, so I weighed in at 230, so I’ve only gained a pound in my screwups last week so I’m encouraged. Today is as good a day as any to get back on the stick and start heading down the scale again, 10 pounds from my short term goal.
 
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Article I Found Interesting: Overeating: What Do You Really Want? 
  tinysizeme
 
11:02am 22/08/2005
 
mood: happy
music: The Flame Within - Yanni
Overeating: What Do You Really Want?

Adapted from "The Instinct to Heal," by David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD

Here is a whole new way to look at the overeating habits that often plague us. This distinguished doctor has found an interesting correlation between our emotional brain and our body's reaction to stress that can shed some light on the overeating phenomenon that many of us know so well.

Find out what you really want—and what you can do to truly help yourself—instead of reaching for that third éclair, here:

In children, the inability to distinguish clearly between different emotional states is common, but Dr. Serban-Schreiber also noticed that when people are stressed, they are just as likely to confuse emotional states.

Your body may be telling you, "I need a break," or "I need sleep," or "I need a good cry," or "I need a hug," but you only hear "I need, I need. . ." and we often react to this demand with the only physical gratification that is instantly available: food.

Here are four things you can focus on instead of opening that bag of potato chips:

1. Identify the original state for what it really is (fatigue, or stress, or loneliness, not hunger)

2. Know how this state develops. It is usually a passing state that occurs off and on throughout the day when the body is overtaxed.

3. Reason with yourself about the problem (eating one more ice cream would be an extra burden on my body; besides, it would make me feel guilty).

4. Take charge of the situation in an appropriate fashion (learn to let the wave of fatigue or emotion pass over, or take a break for meditation or even a 20-minute nap; we can always find time for these alternatives, which are a lot more reinvigorating than yet another cup of coffee or chocolate bar!).

Poor mastery of emotions is one of the major causes of obesity in a society where stress is common and food is used abundantly to deal with it. When we learn how to handle stress, we learn how to listen to our bodies, identify our feelings, and respond intelligently. And we can soothe ourselves in healthier and more truly emotionally-affirming ways than with food.
 
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I'm Doing It Again :( 
  tinysizeme
 
06:41pm 18/08/2005
 
mood: angry
music: American Justice - A & E
I'm binging at night again. I guess it's because of being in 'that time of month' but I'm now dreading weighday again. We have a lot of candy and some fig bars, and I keep eating like 9 of the fig bars and about a handful of the candy (fruit gel slices and spice drops). But I was just rethinking some of the things I've eaten today and can give myself a deficit again by just sticking to the lowfat / fatfree stuff I bought and try to forget about the stuff Mom bought. Especially the freaking cheetos. Tonight's a bust but I'll start again fresh tomorrow.

xposted to my blog
 
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