Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Just for Fun > W.I.S.H
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 01-19-2013, 11:00 AM   #631
dismagiclover
Mrs. Darling: Mom to Wendy, John & Michael
 
dismagiclover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Maryland
Posts: 3,071

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QUESTION OF THE DAY SATURDAY JAN 19:
If someone asked you what your secret to consistent weight loss is, what would you tell them?

Bonus QOTD: Who's going to Disney this year???



************************************************** ******

My secret is movement! I can stick to my daily points all I want, but unless I move and exercise in some fashion the weight just won't come off. So MOVE!!! I need to get back to doing Zumba at home. In fact this looks a lot like me doing Zumba. lol

I am most definitely going to Disney in May of this year. Can't wait!!
It made me chuckle a bit when I saw your secret is movement because I was going to say the opposite thing. The secret for me is my diet. I have to eliminate most of my carbs and stick with vegies, lean meat and fruit. I can run 8 miles a day and I still don't lose weight unless I eat right. So I guess the trick truly is to eat right and keep moving.

We're planning a Disney trip in August and I can't wait! I haven't been to Florida since Jan 2012 and my kids haven't been since June 2011. Too long for me!
dismagiclover is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 12:23 PM   #632
lovetoscrap
Sees tag fairy posts that aren't there
Please bring back the Gecko and dump the stupid eyeballs
Just a timy bit dixzy
 
lovetoscrap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: The Pits of DISpair: AKA- NOT WDW
Posts: 22,762
DISboards Moderator

Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post
***************
Howdy folks! I FINALLY started the training for my new job today... at least the web-based training. While I am SURE that the job will be great, the training is a bit boring and I can't STAND just sitting still doing NOTHING but listening!
What is your new job and when does it start?


Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post
BTW, I think I forgot to mention..... DD got a call week accepting her to her TOP CHOICE COLLEGE!! Now we just need the paperwork and hopefully they will "show me the money!" Looks like she will be heading to Roger Williams University in southern Rhode Island. Still waiting to hear from 4 other schools, but this was her number one choice. Of course, it will depend on any $$ offers from the other schools, plus swim coach input. She already got one acceptance with a $16,000 offer, but it was a safety school.
That is awesome! Will she be swimming in college?
We have just started the search for DD17. She is a Jr. Going to be doing some visits over the next few months.

Quote:
Originally Posted by pix13dust View Post
I'm up and running again! I was sidelined with the Stomach Flu �� I feel like I am finally getting my strength back! On a side note, I finally lost some pounds �� if I could, I would pencil in the stomach flu one weekend a month as my weight loss plan!

The problem is she picked P F Changs for her birthday dinner. Yikes! I've been scouring the menu to find an app and dinner combo that comes in under 1000 calories?? Help! Plus I'd like a martini ��
Sometimes those nasty bugs can have a small silver lining! I try to look at my IBS flare ups like that. What an easy way to lose weight!

I have never eaten at PF Changs or seen their menu but when you order ask them to bring a box with your meal (or ask for one when you get it) and immediately put at least half of it in the box. See if they can alter things by not using butter or oil or bringing sauce on the side or subbing extra veggies. Can you share an app with others at the table and only eat "one"?
Remember that your weight loss for a lifetime is not dependent on this one meal. Enjoy yourself but try to keep it reasonable and then balance it with super light meals that day and the next few days and some extra exercise.

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QOTD for Friday, January 18, 2013:

What's your favorite form of exercise?

Bonus QOTD: Describe yourself in 10 words or less.
Walking back and forth to the refrigerator. . .
Seriously though, I have been very honest about the fact that I do not like intentional exercise. At all. None of it. Hate it, hate it, hate it. Always have and probably always will. I have better things that I want to do with my time. I find it boring. I hate to sweat. I am uncoordinated and frankly, just lazy. This is made even more difficult now because of the issues I have with my feet. And I have tried just about everything. That said, if someone told me I would have to exercise everyday or be struck down dead instantly I would chose swimming or walking.

Bonus: A whole lot of fun to spend time with.


Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QUESTION OF THE DAY SATURDAY JAN 19:
If someone asked you what your secret to consistent weight loss is, what would you tell them?

Bonus QOTD: Who's going to Disney this year???

Eating right as often as possible. I spent the last year "off" of my diet and because of some food challenges I was doing to try to figure out what was making sick I gained about 5-10 pounds but it leveled off as soon as I went back to my "normal" way of trying to eat low carb and healthy.

Most likely not Disney trip this year but maybe in 2014. DD17 wants to go to Disney and Universal to celebrate her HS graduation. The band is going to Disney next school year but the cost is so high that she may skip it and just do a family trip. She really wants to go to Universal with daddy. She went with the band last year and just kept texting that she wished daddy was there to ride the rides with her. She is daddy's girl in many ways and they truly enjoy doing a lot of things together. She is also very much like me in that she likes to be able to do what she wants to so touring the parks with non like minded friends was just not much fun to her. She isn't sure it is worth it to go to Disney with them.


P-- this is the water bottle I use now and I LOOOOOOOVE it! Bought it at Kmart and it runs about $20--worth every penny! They say it keeps things cold for up to 12 hours but they lie-- I have had it keep things cold for over 24 hours! Seriously have had ice still in it after 24 hours. There is a small latch so you can keep it from opening accidentally, but opens easily with one finger when you need it, the "spout" is comfortable to drink from (I don't like straws), and the opening is wide enough for any size of ice cubes. And I just love that the vacuum insulated ones never sweat. I throw it in my purse or bag and keep it on my desk at work without a drop of water getting on anything.
http://www.thermos.com/products/vacu...on-bottle.aspx


I also just bought a different Thermos style at Kmart for coffee. I am a coffee sipper and often it is cold with 3/4 of the cup left. Loving having it in a Thermos so 3 hours later it is still just as hot as when I poured it. And again the lid locks so no spills and opens easily.
__________________
Need help with: PHOTOS, TICKERS, SIGNATURES, AVATARS, FINDING your Posts/Threads, Posting LINKS? Check out the FAQ






SCRAPbooking, I love to SCRAPbook. Don't worry, you're not the only one that read it wrong!
*Grand Duchess of Airline Check Ins and Upgrades**Lady In Waiting of The Cheap Boxed Wine Chamber**Grand Princess Royale of Cookieland* Another quality, content-rich post by LTS
lovetoscrap is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 01-19-2013, 01:06 PM   #633
lovetoscrap
Sees tag fairy posts that aren't there
Please bring back the Gecko and dump the stupid eyeballs
Just a timy bit dixzy
 
lovetoscrap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: The Pits of DISpair: AKA- NOT WDW
Posts: 22,762
DISboards Moderator



Scale is looking good for my official weigh in tomorrow. Hope it stays that way! And I don't have any plans for today so going to try to get a lot more water in than I am usually able to.

DD12 isn't feeling well today. Lots of upper respiratory congestion and runny nose. We had flu shots so I am really hoping it isn't the flu.

We did have a 2 hour school delay yesterday so that was nice except that Friday is my busiest day of the week because there are 2 newsletters I am responsible for that have to go out at the end of the day Friday-one to the parents and one to the staff. With the delay and a few other things that ended up happening during the day they didn't get finished. It isn't a huge deal if they have to wait until Tuesday to go out but I really prefer they are out on Friday. I finished the one up for the parents last night and may do the staff one today. I am not supposed to work "off the clock" but I would rather alleviate my stress and worry and just get them finished.

So my husband emailed me yesterday and said those words that I always love to hear. . .
"Want to go out for dinner?"

We bribed the girls with ordered in pizza and went out on a date. I was really torn on where to go. I wanted to go to Carrabbas-- really, really, really wanted to go there. Saw a TV ad for a pasta dish I have been drooling ever for the last week. I. want. that. dish.

But it isn't GF and while they have GF offerings, if I am at Carrabbas I want the bread and the pasta. I can have "non pasta" anywhere. I hadn't actually eaten much yesterday since I made breakfast at home at 9 I wasn't hungry at noon when we ordered in salads so I only had a little bit of it. But I knew I just shouldn't have the carbs and that if I had the gluten I would majorly regret it. ( I really wish they would offer GF pasta) So DH suggested Ruby Tuesday's. We tried to go before Christmas because I love their steak and veggies but didn't realize the one at our mall had closed. And I had a coupon for $10 off so I made the big girl (trying to become a littler girl!) decision and picked Ruby Tuesday.

They have 3 different sirloin steaks- 2 are listed as their Fit and Trim offerings and one isn't. I asked the difference and was told it was just the size. The one that isn't is the largest. So I was assuming that means that the calories for the bigger piece of meat aren't under their limit if 700 to be designated as FT. I was hungry and figured if I had leftovers then I would have lunch so I got the big one with the grilled green beans and salad bar. Boy was I shocked when my plate came and the beans and steak were sitting a POOL of butter/oil! The" Fit and Trim" Grilled beans were slimy from the extra fat put on them. I grabbed a clean plate from the salad bar and transferred my food to it, trying to scrape off as much fat as I could from the beans at least. Lesson learned-- even if you think it will be cooked the way you want BE SPECIFIC. I should have said something like "no added butter or oil" or "Plain grilled"! Or even told the waitress that I was watching my fat and calorie intake so she could suggest how to ask for it to be prepared.

Hoping to get some cleaning up done in my scrapbook room. At the very least I have a ton of papers I need to go through and organize/file/toss. And need to figure out our meals for this week. No school Monday or Friday so that will make for a nice short work week.
__________________
Need help with: PHOTOS, TICKERS, SIGNATURES, AVATARS, FINDING your Posts/Threads, Posting LINKS? Check out the FAQ






SCRAPbooking, I love to SCRAPbook. Don't worry, you're not the only one that read it wrong!
*Grand Duchess of Airline Check Ins and Upgrades**Lady In Waiting of The Cheap Boxed Wine Chamber**Grand Princess Royale of Cookieland* Another quality, content-rich post by LTS
lovetoscrap is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 01:42 PM   #634
araes2102
Mouseketeer
 
araes2102's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: the desert
Posts: 490

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QOTD for Friday, January 18, 2013:

What's your favorite form of exercise?

Bonus QOTD: Describe yourself in 10 words or less.
Fav exercise... Crossramp at the Y. I hurt when I am done! Just need to really make a commitment to getting there more than the once or twice a week I do now (other days I do some free weights or aerobics videos at home).

Bonus: Mom, fiance, baker, housekeeper, child welfare specialist, and lover of Disney!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Greenfield1984 View Post
Good morning everyone!


QOTD: my fave exercise is any high intensity aerobics. Right now I'm doing turbo fire. In m former life (before kids) I was a gym rat and loved spending 2 hours a day 6 days a week at the gym doing free weights and the elliptical and stair master... But I don't have time like that anymore!

Bonus: wife, mom, writer, baker, introvert and sadly lonely

Have a great day everyone!
Wow, I can't imagine a gym schedule like that! But more power to you! My sis loves high intensity aerobics too, those genes did not get shared though...

Sorry to see the lonely part, we are always here!

Quote:
Originally Posted by myweegirls View Post
Hi! Back with little to no hope of actually catching up. The WDW half was great! I finished in 2:19:02, justifying my corral placement (which I'd worried was too high), and I felt great, albeit tired, afterward. My only hitch was when I went to grab my bag of energy chews a little before halfway - and they were gone! I had a mini breakdown & then sucked it up, made a backup plan, and kept going. DH and I are planning to do the Goofy in a year to cross the full off our bucket list. Can't believe I'm really planning to do that...
Way to go!

Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post
I'm so sorry your work day wasn't good. And double sorry you've had to move back the wedding date. But I'm sure it will be a PERFECT day, whenever it finally happens!
Work days are usually stressful, hazard of the job. But I chose it and am thankful to have a job!

The wedding will likely be at the same time in 2014 and that's okay, it will be great when it happens! We have a plan for what we want, nothing spectacular but beautiful... In a cabin on the mountain near our home with just our closest friends and family

Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post
How old is DS going to be? My DS turns 15 in less than 10 days! He's my BABY! How did this happen??
My "baby" will be 12 (he's already 12 in my siggy cuz it was so close when I updated it). My first born, my handful, my mini-me I can't beleive he is almost a teen!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post
DH is totally against the trip because of college expenses coming up, but if I can do it for $1000 or less, I should be all set (already have about $800 saved). Sure, I KNOW that the money should go into the college account, but in the grand scheme of things, $1000 is a drop in the bucket and you know what... YOLO!!! Many, many things will be changing in our lives in the coming few years. DD won't be here and I am going to miss her like crazy! This may be our last chance to do something like this for a long time! And I hate to be morbid, but let's face it... you don't live forever! I am very frugal and believe in saving for emergencies, retirement, etc., but I am not going to spend my entire life saving for "what if" and not living in the NOW! Sure this would be a splurge, but I don't think I would ever regret it.
Definitely do it if you can! So special to have those last moments together before she flies the nest and a GREAT grad gift!

Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post
I put the training on speaker (was listening with ear buds so as not to disturb DH's work), pulled on my workout gear, and started MOVING! Squats, lunges, tricep dips, wall-sits, 21's, jump rope, step ups (pulled a random step stool into the office) overhead presses. I was still able to concentrate on the intro and all of the info, but I didn't feel like I was stagnating and it really went much quicker! I might try to complete a bit more after lunch, but I did nearly 90 minutes this morning and now I need to get on with my day!
Way to go!

Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post
BTW, I think I forgot to mention..... DD got a call week accepting her to her TOP CHOICE COLLEGE!! Now we just need the paperwork and hopefully they will "show me the money!" Looks like she will be heading to Roger Williams University in southern Rhode Island. Still waiting to hear from 4 other schools, but this was her number one choice. Of course, it will depend on any $$ offers from the other schools, plus swim coach input. She already got one acceptance with a $16,000 offer, but it was a safety school.
That is amazingly awesome! Your DD rocks!

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QUESTION OF THE DAY SATURDAY JAN 19:
If someone asked you what your secret to consistent weight loss is, what would you tell them?

Bonus QOTD: Who's going to Disney this year???
Consistency. I have lost and gained so much weight! If only I had been consistent and instead of having to start over... I would weigh almost nothing by now!

Bonus: Sadly, no Unless of course we WIN a free trip!

******************************
well, I got back on the exercise bandwagon did my fav, the crossramp at the Y, yesterday... snuck it in on my lunch hour Felt good and looking forward to getting back there again today

Made cinnamon banana bread with a pecan streusel topping for the family this morning (OK I tried one bite!) but added flax and substituted applesauce for the oil. That's healthy right? Also have creamy salsa chicken in the crockpot for dinner. Really looking forward to that myself! I do have work to do this long weekend (court report due Tues morning) but the system is down today so I can justifiably put it off to tomorrow!

I am thinking about giving myself a treat next month, a Fitbit! Or something similar... Anyone have one they love? Or a suggestion for something similar? I would like something to track how many calories I burn and maybe have a pedometer...
__________________
Amanda DF (Engaged in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle 7/10/12!) DS-13 DD-7




Last edited by araes2102; 01-19-2013 at 01:52 PM.
araes2102 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 02:03 PM   #635
pjlla
<><
Only took one try and voila
Likes to be barefoot at every possible occasion
 
pjlla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: South Central NH
Posts: 9,963

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
[B][FONT="Century Gothic"][SIZE="4"]QUESTION OF THE DAY SATURDAY JAN 19:
If someone asked you what your secret to consistent weight loss is, what would you tell them?

Bonus QOTD: Who's going to Disney this year???
Tracking my food is my secret! I have been consistently tracking for 5 years now. It really isn't a big deal and doesn't take much time and works so well to keep me honest and consistent and on plan.

Fingers crossed that DD and I are heading to WDW for a long weekend in May!

Quote:
Originally Posted by lovetoscrap View Post
What is your new job and when does it start?

That is awesome! Will she be swimming in college?
We have just started the search for DD17. She is a Jr. Going to be doing some visits over the next few months.

I have never eaten at PF Changs or seen their menu but when you order ask them to bring a box with your meal (or ask for one when you get it) and immediately put at least half of it in the box. See if they can alter things by not using butter or oil or bringing sauce on the side or subbing extra veggies. Can you share an app with others at the table and only eat "one"?
Remember that your weight loss for a lifetime is not dependent on this one meal. Enjoy yourself but try to keep it reasonable and then balance it with super light meals that day and the next few days and some extra exercise.


Walking back and forth to the refrigerator. . .
Seriously though, I have been very honest about the fact that I do not like intentional exercise. At all. None of it. Hate it, hate it, hate it. Always have and probably always will. I have better things that I want to do with my time. I find it boring. I hate to sweat. I am uncoordinated and frankly, just lazy. This is made even more difficult now because of the issues I have with my feet. And I have tried just about everything. That said, if someone told me I would have to exercise everyday or be struck down dead instantly I would chose swimming or walking.

Eating right as often as possible. I spent the last year "off" of my diet and because of some food challenges I was doing to try to figure out what was making sick I gained about 5-10 pounds but it leveled off as soon as I went back to my "normal" way of trying to eat low carb and healthy.

Most likely not Disney trip this year but maybe in 2014. DD17 wants to go to Disney and Universal to celebrate her HS graduation. The band is going to Disney next school year but the cost is so high that she may skip it and just do a family trip. She really wants to go to Universal with daddy. She went with the band last year and just kept texting that she wished daddy was there to ride the rides with her. She is daddy's girl in many ways and they truly enjoy doing a lot of things together. She is also very much like me in that she likes to be able to do what she wants to so touring the parks with non like minded friends was just not much fun to her. She isn't sure it is worth it to go to Disney with them.


P-- this is the water bottle I use now and I LOOOOOOOVE it! Bought it at Kmart and it runs about $20--worth every penny! They say it keeps things cold for up to 12 hours but they lie-- I have had it keep things cold for over 24 hours! Seriously have had ice still in it after 24 hours. There is a small latch so you can keep it from opening accidentally, but opens easily with one finger when you need it, the "spout" is comfortable to drink from (I don't like straws), and the opening is wide enough for any size of ice cubes. And I just love that the vacuum insulated ones never sweat. I throw it in my purse or bag and keep it on my desk at work without a drop of water getting on anything.
http://www.thermos.com/products/vacu...on-bottle.aspx


I also just bought a different Thermos style at Kmart for coffee. I am a coffee sipper and often it is cold with 3/4 of the cup left. Loving having it in a Thermos so 3 hours later it is still just as hot as when I poured it. And again the lid locks so no spills and opens easily.
The new job is with a popular weight loss company. I'm excited about the opportunity, but they are really slow about things! I was hired October 20 but ended up waiting until January 10 before I had a day scheduled to go in and have all of the paperwork witnessed! Now I do my web-based training and then my in-person training and hopefully be ready to help people improve their lives and health at that point!

Good for you for getting a jump start on the college search! Yes, DD WILL be swimming for college. She refused to even consider a school that didn't have a swim team.

I hear you on the exercise! I hate it too! Wish I could find some type that I loved!

Thanks for the water bottle recommendation!

Quote:
Originally Posted by lovetoscrap View Post


Scale is looking good for my official weigh in tomorrow. Hope it stays that way! And I don't have any plans for today so going to try to get a lot more water in than I am usually able to.

DD12 isn't feeling well today. Lots of upper respiratory congestion and runny nose. We had flu shots so I am really hoping it isn't the flu.

We did have a 2 hour school delay yesterday so that was nice except that Friday is my busiest day of the week because there are 2 newsletters I am responsible for that have to go out at the end of the day Friday-one to the parents and one to the staff. With the delay and a few other things that ended up happening during the day they didn't get finished. It isn't a huge deal if they have to wait until Tuesday to go out but I really prefer they are out on Friday. I finished the one up for the parents last night and may do the staff one today. I am not supposed to work "off the clock" but I would rather alleviate my stress and worry and just get them finished.

So my husband emailed me yesterday and said those words that I always love to hear. . .
"Want to go out for dinner?"

We bribed the girls with ordered in pizza and went out on a date. I was really torn on where to go. I wanted to go to Carrabbas-- really, really, really wanted to go there. Saw a TV ad for a pasta dish I have been drooling ever for the last week. I. want. that. dish.

But it isn't GF and while they have GF offerings, if I am at Carrabbas I want the bread and the pasta. I can have "non pasta" anywhere. I hadn't actually eaten much yesterday since I made breakfast at home at 9 I wasn't hungry at noon when we ordered in salads so I only had a little bit of it. But I knew I just shouldn't have the carbs and that if I had the gluten I would majorly regret it. ( I really wish they would offer GF pasta) So DH suggested Ruby Tuesday's. We tried to go before Christmas because I love their steak and veggies but didn't realize the one at our mall had closed. And I had a coupon for $10 off so I made the big girl (trying to become a littler girl!) decision and picked Ruby Tuesday.

They have 3 different sirloin steaks- 2 are listed as their Fit and Trim offerings and one isn't. I asked the difference and was told it was just the size. The one that isn't is the largest. So I was assuming that means that the calories for the bigger piece of meat aren't under their limit if 700 to be designated as FT. I was hungry and figured if I had leftovers then I would have lunch so I got the big one with the grilled green beans and salad bar. Boy was I shocked when my plate came and the beans and steak were sitting a POOL of butter/oil! The" Fit and Trim" Grilled beans were slimy from the extra fat put on them. I grabbed a clean plate from the salad bar and transferred my food to it, trying to scrape off as much fat as I could from the beans at least. Lesson learned-- even if you think it will be cooked the way you want BE SPECIFIC. I should have said something like "no added butter or oil" or "Plain grilled"! Or even told the waitress that I was watching my fat and calorie intake so she could suggest how to ask for it to be prepared.

Hoping to get some cleaning up done in my scrapbook room. At the very least I have a ton of papers I need to go through and organize/file/toss. And need to figure out our meals for this week. No school Monday or Friday so that will make for a nice short work week.
Sorry you had trouble at RT. DD and I are meeting friends there for lunch on Monday. I usually have the salad bar and roasted veggie trio. I ask for "no oil" on the veggies, but I think that they are pre-roasted with oil, so they aren't really oil free, but at least they aren't swimming in it. Sometimes I get the zucchini cakes (although I'm pretty sure they have gluten ) and broccoli instead of fries.

Good luck getting the newsletter done! Enjoy your long weekend.


**************

Hi! Using DH's mobile hotspot because I can't get the free wifi here to work properly. We got here 40 minutes early so that DD could shop for a new tech suit because our tech suit vendor is usually here and of course, today they are NOT.

Made a HUGE ice cream cake for DS's robotics team dinner tonight. I am saving some points to splurge on a piece if he brings any home tonight! Packed my lunch and snacks for today and already have them recorded in my food journal, so I know what I have left for points for tonight. No exercise today unless I go out in the cold for a walk. I should have gotten up earlier and done a circuit at home, but I didn't. Tomorrow is another long swim day, but I will be rising early to drive DD to meet the bus, so I'll get in a workout after that...then I'll have to dash into the shower to get ready and drive myself to the swim meet!

I'll BBL to chat some more!...........P
__________________




WDW 12/1974, WDW 03/1983, WDW 05/1992 (with DH on HONEYMOON ), WDW 01/2002 (first family trip to WDW), WDW 01/2004 (2nd family trip), DL and DCA 07/2005 (first family trip to DL!), WDW 06/2007... DD gets to go without us! WDW & Discovery Cove 04/2008 (First stay at Pop ), WDW 01/10 DD goes without us AGAIN! , WDW 05/10 Mother/Son trip WDW 05/11 Mother/Daughter trip !! WDW 05/13 Mother/Daughter trip #2 celebrating GRADUATION!
pjlla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 02:08 PM   #636
araes2102
Mouseketeer
 
araes2102's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: the desert
Posts: 490

Quote:
Originally Posted by lovetoscrap View Post


Scale is looking good for my official weigh in tomorrow. Hope it stays that way! And I don't have any plans for today so going to try to get a lot more water in than I am usually able to.

We bribed the girls with ordered in pizza and went out on a date. I was really torn on where to go.

So DH suggested Ruby Tuesday's. We tried to go before Christmas because I love their steak and veggies but didn't realize the one at our mall had closed. And I had a coupon for $10 off so I made the big girl (trying to become a littler girl!) decision and picked Ruby Tuesday.

Lesson learned-- even if you think it will be cooked the way you want BE SPECIFIC. I should have said something like "no added butter or oil" or "Plain grilled"! Or even told the waitress that I was watching my fat and calorie intake so she could suggest how to ask for it to be prepared.
I have had trouble with the scale... I only lost 1 lb! Now I know slow weight loss is healthy, but I have A LOT to lose and it is only my second week so I figured it would go a bit faster than that... I was on OP all week (except missing 2 workouts). Well maybe it's like on the BL, little to no loss on the second week, especially if you had a good loss the first week (I lost 9 lbs).

And GREAT job on your choices (even with the lesson learned about the veggies)
__________________
Amanda DF (Engaged in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle 7/10/12!) DS-13 DD-7




Last edited by araes2102; 01-19-2013 at 03:22 PM.
araes2102 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 02:19 PM   #637
lovetoscrap
Sees tag fairy posts that aren't there
Please bring back the Gecko and dump the stupid eyeballs
Just a timy bit dixzy
 
lovetoscrap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: The Pits of DISpair: AKA- NOT WDW
Posts: 22,762
DISboards Moderator

Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post

The new job is with a popular weight loss company. I'm excited about the opportunity, but they are really slow about things! I was hired October 20 but ended up waiting until January 10 before I had a day scheduled to go in and have all of the paperwork witnessed! Now I do my web-based training and then my in-person training and hopefully be ready to help people improve their lives and health at that point!
That is awesome! You would be great at that job! Will you be able to continue subbing? I know from my experience with a popular weight loss company they were usually mostly open in the evenings and maybe a few hours one or two days a week or weekend.

FYI-- Not sure if I ever mentioned it but I actually worked for Jenny Craig about 100 years ago! I was a receptionist, responsible for the payments, answering the phone and getting everyone's food orders together. We were required to wear lab coats (they provided them) so we looked very official!
__________________
Need help with: PHOTOS, TICKERS, SIGNATURES, AVATARS, FINDING your Posts/Threads, Posting LINKS? Check out the FAQ






SCRAPbooking, I love to SCRAPbook. Don't worry, you're not the only one that read it wrong!
*Grand Duchess of Airline Check Ins and Upgrades**Lady In Waiting of The Cheap Boxed Wine Chamber**Grand Princess Royale of Cookieland* Another quality, content-rich post by LTS
lovetoscrap is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 02:25 PM   #638
lovetoscrap
Sees tag fairy posts that aren't there
Please bring back the Gecko and dump the stupid eyeballs
Just a timy bit dixzy
 
lovetoscrap's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: The Pits of DISpair: AKA- NOT WDW
Posts: 22,762
DISboards Moderator

Quote:
Originally Posted by araes2102 View Post
I have had trouble with the scale... I only lost 1 lb! Now I know slow weight loss is healthy, bt I have A LOT to lose and it is only may second week so I figured it would go a bit faster than that... I was on OP all week (except missing 2 workouts). Well maybe it's like on the BL, little to no loss on the second week, espcially if you had a good loss the first week (I lost 9 lbs).

And GREAT job on your choices (even with the lesson learned about the veggies)
You are doing great-- don't get discouraged. A lot of those 9 pounds the first week may have been water and not actual fat loss. And as your body adjusts you may have gained back some of that water and of course lost a little more water and fat. While we are on a monthly goal thread and looking at our losses week to week it really isn't the week to week that counts in the big picture-- it is the overall direction that you are headed. As long as you are seeing any loss then you are doing AWESOME! Keep doing what you are doing. And remember that hormones can also do strange things to us so one week you may lose a bunch then do the exact same things the next week and lose nothing.
__________________
Need help with: PHOTOS, TICKERS, SIGNATURES, AVATARS, FINDING your Posts/Threads, Posting LINKS? Check out the FAQ






SCRAPbooking, I love to SCRAPbook. Don't worry, you're not the only one that read it wrong!
*Grand Duchess of Airline Check Ins and Upgrades**Lady In Waiting of The Cheap Boxed Wine Chamber**Grand Princess Royale of Cookieland* Another quality, content-rich post by LTS
lovetoscrap is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 02:48 PM   #639
50sjayne
DIS Veteran
 
50sjayne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Eugene Oregon
Posts: 1,793

Was kind of disappointed with my weigh in this morning. Just had a maintain.Was going to go do a quick workout before work today but started watching something interesting on OPB about religion and America and decided not to go. Getting frustrated about giving my all and then just eating away any dent I make with exercise. The only thing inspiring me to not give up right now is that I was finally able to get my long underwear out and wear them under my pants again. It's been cold too so It's a good reward! Not sure what I'm going to do with the rest of my day. I might just go sit in the jacuzzi for awhile before work-- I'm pretty sore.
__________________
It's snowing in Disneyland!
50sjayne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 02:49 PM   #640
jillbur
DIS Veteran
 
jillbur's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Western PA
Posts: 1,140

Quote:
Originally Posted by Figment1990 View Post
Jill- I know there is a 10k at the end of September in Pittsburgh and a 10k (or something like that) in Ohio near sugarcreek in the fall. The Pittsburgh marathon has a relay team option that u can have from 2-5 team members (in may). Pittsburgh is also getting a rock and roll marathon in August as is Cleveland in October. Im I'm a similar location and starting my nearby race research as well. I'll let you know what I find out. The runners world half is near Philly I think, and I hear the dc races are nice as well. (not sure how far you want to travel). Hershey PA also has a race and I think buffalo and Erie do as well. I've never done any of these so I can't speak from experience.
Thanks for all the info! I'm going to start looking tonight and see what I can find.


Quote:
Originally Posted by pjlla View Post

If you want to bring along a stroller, how about an umbrella stroller? They are lightweight and fold up easily. If you were planning a grocery run or anything, you could even buy one when you get there. It would probably save $$ in the long run.

If DH is concerned about lugging it on Disney buses and such, I guess you don't have any other option other than renting one daily. It may save a lot of frustration in the long run. If your DS is feeling tired, he may get cranky and that would make everyone unhappy. If he had a spot to relax a bit and maybe even take a quick snooze, that might make the trip more pleasant for everyone. Plus with a stroller, you have a place to put a small bag with snacks and drinks.... maybe you could recoup your stoller rental cost with that.

***************
Thanks for your suggestions. I'm was still thinking about this last night and think at DHS he'll be fine. Maybe even MK. So I think we'll play it by ear and rent at the parks if needed. I definitely don't want him to be exhausted and whiny. I know it's a lot of walking for a little kid!


Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QUESTION OF THE DAY SATURDAY JAN 19:
If someone asked you what your secret to consistent weight loss is, what would you tell them?

Bonus QOTD: Who's going to Disney this year???


I would tell them tracking food. I see much better results while I'm tracking consistently. And, exercise as well.

I'm going to Disney!! Whoohoo! 6 More days and I cannot stand the wait!


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I woke up not feeling too great. Not really sick, but just a little run down feeling. I still got to the grocery store and got my eyebrows waxed. I also made lasagna for dinner (I know, it's not healthy at all, but one of DHs favorites). Now I am watching Frankenweenie. It's ok. Definitely not my favorite kids movie but DSs liked it. I think I'm just going to relax the rest of the day and do some laundry & pack. I'll check in tomorrow.

Jill
__________________
jillbur is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 03:05 PM   #641
Greenfield1984
DIS Veteran
 
Greenfield1984's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Ottawa
Posts: 750

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QUESTION OF THE DAY SATURDAY JAN 19:
If someone asked you what your secret to consistent weight loss is, what would you tell them?

Bonus QOTD: Who's going to Disney this year???
My secret is diet AND exercise! My body is incredibly stubborn and if I don't do it 100% right (both the diet and exercise part) then I don't lose weight. I'm always envious of people who can lose weight through only one or the other but alas that is not my fate...

We are skipping Disney this year We were there in December though. This year is going to be a Myrtle Beach vacation in August with my entire family (parents, brother, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents). I love my family so it should be a great trip! I imagine we'll probably be back at Disney in 2014 (gotta squeeze in one more trip on site while our youngest DD is still under 3 so we can fit in a value room!)
__________________
September 2015???
October 2013: CSR with DD6, DD2, DD1, DMIL and DFIL!
November 2012: AoA with DD5, DD1 and DD2months!
October 2011: ASMo with DD4 and DD7months
October 2009: POP with DD2
February 2009: AKL with DD 18mos
April 2007: ASMo HONEYMOON!
December 2005: Off site - Big Family Vacation
August 2000
Summer 1991
Fav rides:Carousel of Progress, Figment, Tower of Terror, Timekeeper (RIP), Nemo Musical
Fav Park: EPCOT
Greenfield1984 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 03:28 PM   #642
araes2102
Mouseketeer
 
araes2102's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: the desert
Posts: 490

Quote:
Originally Posted by lovetoscrap View Post
You are doing great-- don't get discouraged. A lot of those 9 pounds the first week may have been water and not actual fat loss. And as your body adjusts you may have gained back some of that water and of course lost a little more water and fat. While we are on a monthly goal thread and looking at our losses week to week it really isn't the week to week that counts in the big picture-- it is the overall direction that you are headed. As long as you are seeing any loss then you are doing AWESOME! Keep doing what you are doing. And remember that hormones can also do strange things to us so one week you may lose a bunch then do the exact same things the next week and lose nothing.
Thanks for the encouragement! I am definitely NOT giving up! I know the first week was for sure water weight so I am hoping the scale just catches up to show the good work I have been doing with actual progress I am gonna wait for my actual weigh in tomorrow though, I am close being down 2 lbs so I hope to see that in the am
__________________
Amanda DF (Engaged in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle 7/10/12!) DS-13 DD-7



araes2102 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 03:30 PM   #643
araes2102
Mouseketeer
 
araes2102's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: the desert
Posts: 490

Quote:
Originally Posted by Greenfield1984 View Post
My secret is diet AND exercise! My body is incredibly stubborn and if I don't do it 100% right (both the diet and exercise part) then I don't lose weight. I'm always envious of people who can lose weight through only one or the other but alas that is not my fate...

We are skipping Disney this year We were there in December though. This year is going to be a Myrtle Beach vacation in August with my entire family (parents, brother, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents). I love my family so it should be a great trip! I imagine we'll probably be back at Disney in 2014 (gotta squeeze in one more trip on site while our youngest DD is still under 3 so we can fit in a value room!)
Oh I feel you on having to do both! But it is that much healthier though, right?

And that sounds like an AMAZING vacation! I am sure you will have a great time!
__________________
Amanda DF (Engaged in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle 7/10/12!) DS-13 DD-7



araes2102 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 03:45 PM   #644
Eliza32
DIS Veteran
 
Eliza32's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Yorkshire, England
Posts: 1,229

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QUESTION OF THE DAY SATURDAY JAN 19:
If someone asked you what your secret to consistent weight loss is, what would you tell them?

Bonus QOTD: Who's going to Disney this year???



************************************************** ******

My secret is movement! I can stick to my daily points all I want, but unless I move and exercise in some fashion the weight just won't come off. So MOVE!!! I need to get back to doing Zumba at home. In fact this looks a lot like me doing Zumba. lol

I am most definitely going to Disney in May of this year. Can't wait!!

Planning is key - working out at the weekend all of the meals I intend to eat over the next week then going to the supermarket and buying ONLY what I need!! That way I can't cheat myself.
Never go out for lunch at work, always take what I need to keep on track...my colleagues haven't even figured that I'm trying to lose weight yet as I always have so much good stuff to eat. Slimming World is sooo easy to follow!

No Disney for us this year, it's sooo expensive from the UK right now, hoping for September '14
Eliza32 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2013, 04:22 PM   #645
Rose&Mike
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 4,243

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColoradoLime View Post
QUESTION OF THE DAY SATURDAY JAN 19:
If someone asked you what your secret to consistent weight loss is, what would you tell them?


diet and exercise...small portions and lots of movement. But I really do the best on weeks that I meal plan.


I got new running shoes yesterday. I did a 4 mile run in 40:21 and feel pretty good. Still keeping up on my mile a day challenge. My weight is back to before the marathon, so I will take it! Might not have much of a loss this month, but will be happy without a gain.

Keep sending in those weight updates.
__________________
Rose&Mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:00 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: