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by alene1
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

TM, things change in a big way when you have kids!! I'm in a place where I have a lot of free time and flexibility. :)
by alene1
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, thanks for the support I like what you said about the dopamine hit. I'm sure that's it. I think it was the combo of being hungry, and it being a snow day with no structure.

Soprano and TM, thanks for the cheering! It's very appreciated.
by alene1
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 Exercise: none Steps: 5,702 What went well yesterday? I got quite a bit done on my assessments. I had a good workout at Orange Theory. I had some nitro cold brew coffee that I really enjoyed. Thoughts on food and life: Thinking about my tracking my food and how it has be...
by alene1
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Wonderful news on the pup progress! It sounds like she is settling in, and HH is coming along too. I'm so glad for all of you for a long stretch of sleep. So needed! You all are doing great with the transition.
by alene1
Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 Exercise: Orange Theory - 489 calories + 26 splat points Steps: tracker didn't work What went well yesterday: I was hungry and in Target in the snack aisle and I started to plan a binge. I picked up 3 packages of snacks that looked delicious. I was walking up to the che...
by alene1
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 Exercise: 30M walk in the snow Steps: 9,162 What went well yesterday: I had a great workout. I pushed myself to a new PR for speed on the treadmill. I only had 4 students yesterday in my afternoon class. Heaven! :) I really enjoyed my teaching and time with the kids. Eati...
by alene1
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thanks Teammoney! I'm pleased with the way things are coming along. :)
by alene1
Mon Jan 13, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Monday, January 13th, 2020 Exercise: Orange Theory - 498 calories - 33 splat points Steps: didn't pick up my steps What went well yesterday: I got all my shopping done and I'm ready for the new week. I got my laundry and tidying done. I managed my afternoon hunger/snackiness quite well, and had my e...
by alene1
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, too bad the game ended like it did, but at least they really rallied and Marshawn got in some good plays! It is a real compliment to me that my posts give you a sense of peace. I think this journal helps me to organize my life and thoughts and give me a certain stability. Your steadfast presen...
by alene1
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Finally Committing to No S
Replies: 25
Views: 598

Re: Finally Committing to No S

Ifly, how are you doing? I hope you're feeling better.
by alene1
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Auto, congrats on getting the pup home and introduced to the family. A new pup is indeed like having a new baby. It truly does disrupt life as you knew it, but you will find your new normal over time as you all settle into the new routine and she gets bigger and older. Sorry about the cats. I know h...
by alene1
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 50
Views: 925

Re: 2020

I feel much better with an underlying structure to my eating day too!
by alene1
Sun Jan 12, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Sunday, January 12th, 2020 Exercise: none - I was planning a walk but the weather never really cleared. Showers on and off. Steps: 6,960 What went well yesterday: I got my meals planned, and my grocery list made. I had a lot of fun with my family and my grandson. I ate a just right amount of food an...
by alene1
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Auto, I'm so very happy for you that you have found a friend at work to talk about your pre-diabetes with. That is just wonderful!

Oh my. I'm so excited for you and your family for your new pup!! Have so much fun at the pickup, and I can't wait to hear the details.
by alene1
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Saturday, January 11th, 2020 Exercise: none Steps: 4,478 What went well yesterday: I got all the assessments done that I needed to to share at my teacher meeting yesterday. That was a bit weight off my shoulders. I felt relieved. I brought my own snack to the teacher meeting and had that. Often ther...
by alene1
Sat Jan 11, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, once they get the roof on they will dry out the wood with heaters and fans. They test it before they put on the drywall and it has to meet a certain standard. No snow here, but it's been raining a lot this week. We are due for snow on Monday. We'll see! Yes, I love to see my family. I wish I l...
by alene1
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thursday, January 9th, 2020 Exercise: none Steps: 6,553 Friday, January 10th, 2020 Exercise: Orange Theory - 482 calories - 21 splat points Steps: 9,408 What went well yesterday: I got my challenging student on and off the bus with some tricks up my sleeve. I had a great visit with mom and sis. Real...
by alene1
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, yes, it was like in the movies! We had to laugh. He almost pulled it again yesterday. Whosonfirst, Orange Theory is a fitness studio. The classes are 60 minutes long, and you are coached through treadmill blocks, weights blocks, and rowing machine blocks. Pretty intense, great music, and fun t...
by alene1
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Finally Committing to No S
Replies: 25
Views: 598

Re: Finally Committing to No S

Ifly, I hope you are beginning to feel better. I'm sorry you're having a little bout of GI distress. I'm also sorry about the loss of your pet. It sounds like you have a wonderful little family there. :)
by alene1
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: 2020
Replies: 50
Views: 925

Re: 2020

Ooh, I love the idea of especially delicious meals on Mondays! That is such a hard re-entry day after the weekend in general, so it's nice to have yummy food to look forward to. I am finding in general that planning meals I really like is so helpful! It's worth the extra time and planning for sure. ...
by alene1
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Auto, sorry about the struggle getting your CGM prescription. So frustrating that doctors can be so closed-minded. He needs to listen to the patient, and use that feedback to decide what might be best for them. Obviously, it's been a very effective tool for you. I hope you have a great day at work. ...
by alene1
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 Exercise: Orange Theory - 521 calories - 35 splat points - killer workout! Steps: 12,533 What went well yesterday? I got my challenging student on the bus peacefully with a bee stamp! I ate well and stayed close to my calorie range. I felt much more positive and encourag...
by alene1
Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Teammoney, I teach special education preschool, 3-5 year olds. They can be very tiring and challenging, but it's so rewarding when they grow and make progress! Ifly, thanks for the encouragement. I'm trying to just look at all the data I'm gathering as information, and not taking it too personally. ...
by alene1
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 Exercise: none Steps: 6,863 What went well yesterday: Morning class went quite smoothly, and the kids got back into the routine surprisingly well. My most challenging afternoon student did better than his first week of school. Still spitting, hitting, pushing, trying to bi...
by alene1
Tue Jan 07, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Ladies, thanks for the commiseration on making new friends. I'm very thankful I haven't moved very far away and can still see my closest friends semi-regularly. But it's important I find some new local friends too! Auto, what did you season your pork tenderloin with? I wasn't crazy about the rub I t...
by alene1
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Monday, January 6th, 2020 Weight: -.6 ~ 44.4 to go Exercise: OTF - 375 cals + 2 splat points Steps: 10,475 What went well yesterday: I had a great conversation with one of my co-workers when I went into school for a little while. It made me realize how much I miss that connection with other women si...
by alene1
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thanks Soprano. The sun peeked out at me for a little while and I took the window for a nice walk.
by alene1
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Finally Committing to No S
Replies: 25
Views: 598

Re: Finally Committing to No S

Ifly, I got caught up on your journal and really enjoyed reading about your life and journey. I'm sorry you're having to deal with Crohn's and PCOS. That can be a lot on your plate at times I'm sure. It sounds like you are doing very well overall handling it though. I enjoy reading about you and you...
by alene1
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Oh wow!! So exciting that flowerpup is coming home next weekend!! I can't wait to hear all about it. I hope today is very restful and relaxing for you. I'm having pork tenderloin tonight for dinner too. :)
by alene1
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Sunday, January 5th, 2020 Weight: -.2 ~ 44.8 to go Exercise: 40M walk Steps: 9,156 What went well yesterday: I had a nice visit with a friend who came down to visit I had two meals out but had a salad for one of them DH and I had a nice date night with dinner out and seeing a movie I discovered some...
by alene1
Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Hi ifly. There are a lot of teachers around here! It's nice to have the comradery. It's so awesome when you have a great team of people that create good energy together. I hope your new assistant can help create better energy and productivity. I'm afraid I'm not going to have that this year. But I w...
by alene1
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Saturday, January 4th, 2020 Weight: -0 ~ 45 lbs. to go Exercise: none Steps: 7,640 What went well yesterday: I got quite a bit done with organizing and prepping I had a good workout at OT and pushed myself, especially on core exercises. I can feel myself getting stronger!! :) I had a nice evening wi...
by alene1
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, thank you for that reminder. I absolutely know that building relationships is so important. I think once I get better processes and routines in place then it will be much easier and better.
by alene1
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Linda's daily check-in
Replies: 3965
Views: 1319890

Re: Linda's daily check-in

So nice to have you back, Linda! Sounds like all is going great!
by alene1
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Auto, so good to have you back! It sounds like you did wonderfully over your vacation time, and learned a lot as well! I'm so glad you were able to have a few little sweets and enjoy the holiday while still managing your blood sugar well.
by alene1
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Friday, January 3rd, 2020 Weight: waiting to weigh with new scale Exercise: Orange Theory - 472 cals - 26 splat points Steps: 9,146 What went well yesterday: Our room at literacy night was a hit. The kids really enjoyed the playdough and sensory table Pete the Cat activities. I ended up overeating b...
by alene1
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 Weight: -8 ~ 44.8 to go Exercise: none Steps: 6,217 What went well yesterday: I really took myself out of my comfort zone in OTF class. We had some long "push" sections and I did more running than I have in years! I ate very well and hunger was so manageable and comfortab...
by alene1
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Ifly, I love early morning too. Coffee and quiet is a wonderful combination.
by alene1
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Happy new year Auto! I hope you're enjoying yourself and getting lots of data on your experiments. :)
by alene1
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 Weight: -0 ~ 45.6 to go Exercise: 4M walk + Orange Theory (526 cals and 36 splat points) Steps:16,889 What went well yesterday: I planned out my day and tried to balance my food with the heavier eating I'd be doing in the evening Thoughts on food and life: Happy new year...
by alene1
Wed Jan 01, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thank you! Wishing the same for you.
by alene1
Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Tuesday, December 31st. 2019 Weight: -.8 ~ 44.8 to go Exercise: none Steps: 4,104 What went well yesterday: I got in a great workout I kept my food in the calorie zone I got quite a bit done for school Happy New Year's Eve all! Hard to believe we're at the last day of this year. It's been a great ye...
by alene1
Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, thanks so much for your encouragement about doing a lot to take care of myself. I needed to hear that. I do feel like I'm finding my stride. The results will come with time. I have actually always felt very good with a Zone'ish style of eating. Balanced well. I'm looking at my macro percentage...
by alene1
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Monday, December 30th, 2019 Weight: -0 ~ 45.6 to go Exercise: Orange Theory - 482 cals - 28 splat points Steps: 9,350 What went well yesterday: I got a good amount of school work done I didn't have any snacks last night out of habit I tracked my food even though I didn't feel like seeing the number ...
by alene1
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Sunday, December 29th, 2019 Weight: -.8 ~ 44.8 to go Exercise: none Steps: 4,170 Thoughts on food and life: Yesterday was a really good day. I spent a good chunk of time working on school stuff in the morning, and then got in a good OT workout. It was a strength day, so we focused on heavier weights...
by alene1
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Saturday, December 28th, 2019 Weight: -.8 ~ 44.8 to go Exercise: Orange Theory - 488 cals - 23 splat points Steps: 8,665 Thoughts on food and life: Well, the old scale caught up with my eating behavior the last two days. It's sad to see it but I know it's what it should be. Honestly, my body is pret...
by alene1
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, yes, along with the lack of structure and routine being sick almost certainly played a role.

Oh my, that's scary about your friend! I am keeping a close eye on how I'm feeling and if I have a temperature.
by alene1
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Wow Auto, that was quite a walk!! The reading you're doing really seems to be hitting some of the areas where you wanted and needed more information. I'm so glad you found them. Enjoy your Friday!
by alene1
Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, that quiet time at school is so rare. I do so much better without distractions!! The heat was on, thank goodness! :D Friday, December 27th, 2019 Weight: didn't weigh Exercise: 40M walk Steps: 9,209 Thoughts on food and life: I had a great OT workout yesterday. I was really proud of myself. Dur...
by alene1
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

I'm so glad that you enjoyed the book so much, and got so much value from it. I love when I find a book like that that just "speaks" to me down to my bones. I'm continuing to enjoy reading about your experiments. It sounds like your Christmas was off to a good start! I also really love this forum an...
by alene1
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Wednesday, December 25th, 2019 Weight: -1.6 ~ 44 to go Exercise: 1H walk Steps: 10,253 Thursday, December 26th, 2019 Weight: -2.2 ~ 43.4 to go Exercise: Orange Theory Steps: 11,109 Thoughts on food and life: Hmm, that darn scale finally moved down today. That is after two days of holiday meals and h...
by alene1
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, I hope you had a great Christmas with your family. I'm thinking about going to the doctor to make sure there isn't some underlying infection going on. I have pretty much had a cold since about November 2nd with a few days here and there where I felt it was about gone. Yes, Orange Theory is def...
by alene1
Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

December 24th, 2019 Weight: -1.6 ~ 44 to go Exercise: Steps: Thoughts on food and life: I had a good class yesterday, even though I have a pretty bad cold. I'm glad I went. My coaching consult afterwards went well. We're going to focus on body fat loss mainly instead of weight. That sounds good to m...
by alene1
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

December 23rd, 2019 Weight: DW Exercise: Orange Theory - 422 calories burned - 17 splat points Steps: 9,949 Thoughts on food and life: Well, I didn't get a whole lot done yesterday at all. I have another dang cold and I was low energy. I did go out to the property with DH and work on getting that ex...
by alene1
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, how nice that you have your favorite walking outfits that you love and allow you to get out and walk during your down time at work too. Sounds comfy and also makes you feel good! Yes, I absolutely want to feel good and satisfied after my meals - which means balancing the macronutrients and eat...
by alene1
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Auto, I bet seeing the pup was the best!! I'm glad you're finding out the sweet spot for your carb load. All this experimenting is paying off. Good luck figuring out your workout plan. As you say, finding what you will do and enjoy is the key.
by alene1
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 Weight: -1.6 ~ 44 to go Exercise: none Steps: 5,178 Thoughts on food and life: I had a nice, relaxing day yesterday. I puttered around the house and got organized mostly. Did some laundry and tidying. Eating went well. I'm going to need to downsize calories just a bit to ...
by alene1
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Lizzy6 -Check In
Replies: 68
Views: 13376

Re: Lizzy6 -Check In

Hi Lizzy. You and I seem to have a lot in common in terms of what works for our bodies, and minds too. I am doing better with some planned snacks. Keep up the great work! I love what you posted above about trying out new makeup and hairstyles instead of trying on diets. Bravo! I'm tracking as an awa...
by alene1
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Saturday, December 21st, 2019 Weight: didn't weigh - at Mom's Exercise: Express Belly Blast (25M) Steps: 8,986 Thoughts on food and life: I have ANOTHER cold! So tired of this. I'm going to stay around home and rest today. I am so glad I'm on my break now. I really, really needed it. Will putter tod...
by alene1
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

I'm not surprised at all. What part of the state are you in, if you feel comfortable sharing? I'm in the south sound.
by alene1
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Friday, December 20th, 2019 Weight: -1.6 ~ 44 to go Exercise: none Steps: 5,398 Thoughts on food and life: We went to a Christmas play last night that was really cute. Home at about 11, which is way past my bedtime! I slept in today, which felt good. Time to get ready, do my half day and finish prog...
by alene1
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, it's very cool! Totally up your alley! Each of your workouts is saved with the data and you can access them on the app. I'm really excited about it.
by alene1
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: April's Fresh Start
Replies: 17
Views: 587

Re: April's Fresh Start

Looks like you're doing wonderfully!!
by alene1
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

How has your BG been doing throughout the day? Have you made any new discoveries about what works best? Ready for your break?!
by alene1
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thursday, December 19th, 2019 Weight: down 1.6 ~ 44 to go Exercise: none Steps: 9,345 Thoughts on food and life: My Thursday was good overall. I got the work situation resolved mostly, which was a big relief. No workout. Last day with kids and we were all tired and so ready to be done. I overdid it ...
by alene1
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Wednesday, December 18th Weight: - didn't weigh Exercise: My first Orange Theory class - 60M - 422 cals burned - 20 splat points Steps: 12,826 Thoughts on food and life: I was out shopping the other day and came across an Orange Theory studio. I have been intrigued by the workouts after some online ...
by alene1
Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Yes indeed! I can hardly wait. I have a stressful situation at work I'm dealing with and it's not the way I would like to start my vacation. But, I am so thankful for the time I will have off.
by alene1
Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Monday, December 16th, 2019 Weight: down .8 ~ 44.8 to go Exercise: none Steps: 10,082 Thoughts on food and life: We had a fun day yesterday. My DH took me to the jewelry store where we bought my wedding ring and had me pick out a pair of earrings for Christmas. I found a beautiful pair of aquamarine...
by alene1
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Enjoy your busy weekend!
by alene1
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Sunday, December 15th, 2019 Weight: down .8 ~ 44.8 to go Exercise: 15M Cardio Abs Steps: 10,087 Thoughts on food and life: I'm changing my check-in format. Since I'm not technically doing NoS by the books I don't want to pretend that I am. ;) I'm aiming for one fruit a day, plenty of veggies, a few ...
by alene1
Sun Dec 15, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thanks Amanders!
by alene1
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day Breakfast: eggwich, oatmeal, coffee w/cream Lunch: (frozen meal, apple) Snack: (RX bar) Dinner: (lemon chicken, rice, broccoli w/butter) Closer: (cup of hot cocoa w/whip) Exercise: Steps: Weight: Down .8 ~ 44.8 to go Thoughts on food and life: We had a good day yesterday with the kids at schoo...
by alene1
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

How exciting to go visit your pup, and how much fun to tell your son you actually get to keep one! Have fun today.
by alene1
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - Green Breakfast: sausage eggwich, oatmeal, coffee w/cream Lunch: tuna on a low carb wrap, pear, coffee w/cream Dinner: 3 pieces pizza at the holiday party Exercise: none Steps:12,803 Thoughts on food and life: Looking at my last few weeks, I'm going to change things up. I consistently fail a...
by alene1
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, thank you for your post. I feel just the same way about you - a kindred spirit. Your encouragement and steady example has meant more than you know. I will definitely keep posting here. It's a place of peace and sanity amidst all the unsustainable diet talk going on out there. I think I'm comin...
by alene1
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Good morning Auto. I'm so sorry you had such a rough day on Tuesday. It sounds like you handled it very well. Crying is therapeutic and helpful. I'm glad you had some support too. It takes time to move past troubling incidents. None of us is perfect. We all make mistakes and are human. I hope you're...
by alene1
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - Red Breakfast: eggwich w/sausage, oatmeal, coffee w/cream Lunch: frozen meal, pear, carrots w/almond butter, coffee w/cream Snacks: after school - Cheez-its, 2 fruit snacks, animal cookies Dinner: sausage, 2 eggs, slice toast Snack: Perfect bar Exercise: none Steps: 8,138 Thoughts on food an...
by alene1
Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto and Soprano, thanks for your encouragement. Monday was great, yesterday not so much. I'm not going to let it discourage me. This is part of the process of learning and experimenting.
by alene1
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

How did things go with your blood sugar after your yogurt?
by alene1
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - Red Breakfast: salami, swiss cheese slice, oatmeal, mixed nuts Lunch: frozen meal, apple w/PB, sweet potato chips w/artichoke dip Snack: 2 fruit snacks, animal cookies, package peanut butter crackers - recess Snack: sweet potato chips, artichoke dip - after school Snack: small bag chocolate ...
by alene1
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

I'm enjoying reading about the different food combinations you're trying and how they affect your blood sugar. It would be interesting to isolate the berries and the yogurt to see which one might be affecting your blood sugar more. I have read that dairy products have a higher blood sugar response t...
by alene1
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - Green Breakfast: turkey salami, swiss cheese slice, oatmeal, mixed nuts Lunch: frozen meal, apple w/PB, sweet potato chips w/artichoke dip Dinner: salad with orange pepper, almond slices, Italian, rotisserie chicken, Perfect bar Exercise: Ramp It Up (30M) + chest & 5M abs Steps:10,686 Though...
by alene1
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, we had a great time on the train ride! Our GS really enjoyed it and it was fun to spend some time alone with him. It's the first time I've done that with him. DH and I are newly married so I am just getting used to the idea of having step-grandchildren. I like it! :) It was funny being out wit...
by alene1
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Auto, do you rent your CGM, and is there a monthly fee? I can imagine how invaluable you're finding it and how much you will miss having that feedback. The good news is that you're doing a lot of experimenting now so you'll have all that information to use going forward. Interesting about your weigh...
by alene1
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

S Day Breakfast: turkey salami, swiss cheese slice, oatmeal, coffee w/cream Lunch: Epic bar, orange, mixed nuts, grande cold brew w/sweet cream Snack: small chocolate chip cookie, 1/3 or so of hot chocolate Dinner: bacon cheeseburger w/fries - had most of burger and most of fries Snack: one bite of ...
by alene1
Sun Dec 08, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, I like your ritual of rejection! :D I'll have to give that a try. In this particular case I had never tried the sweet potato chips before, and they looked so good. I will keep that in mind for the future. I might go get a coffee from Starbucks at my lunch to take with me to sip next time.
by alene1
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

S Day Breakfast: RX bar, swiss cheese slice, turkey salami, coffee w/cream Lunch: turkey and provolone sandwich, apple, coffee w/cream Snacks: 2 apple slices, small handful of nuts pre-workout Dinner: pork and veggie stir fry w/rice Snack: Perfect bar Exercise: Core Cardio 30M Steps: 7,365 Yesterday...
by alene1
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, thank you!! I feel the same way. Something feels different to me now, and it feels very good!
by alene1
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - Red Breakfast: turkey salami, slice swiss, oatmeal, mixed nuts, coffee w/cream Lunch: frozen meal,pear, carrots w/almond butter, fruit snacks, coffee w/cream Snack: sweet potato chips and artichoke dip (staff meeting) Snack: Cheez-its and 2 fruit snacks Dinner: Reuben sandwich, 2/3 of fries ...
by alene1
Fri Dec 06, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Thanks Soprano! Me too. :)
by alene1
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Auto, it sounds like you're doing some good work in finding new options that will be more helpful to your blood sugar and A1C. You are so vigilant and disciplined, and I can imagine it was very disappointing seeing the number had gone up slightly. I know you will find a good combination of foods tha...
by alene1
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - Green Breakfast: Double smoked bacon, egg, and cheddar sandwich from Starbucks Mid-morning: Nitro cold-brew sweet cream Lunch: Panera half Goddess salad, cup broccoli cheddar soup, baguette w/butter Dinner: hamburger patty w/ketchup, veggies w/butter, Perfect bar Exercise: Burn It Up - 30M S...
by alene1
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Soprano, I think you're right. Having the choice makes a huge difference in what I feel like doing! Auto, I think it's going to work very well for me too. Yes, teaching can be an emotional roller coaster! Thankfully there are definitely the great days to keep us coming back. Ultimately, it's very re...
by alene1
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: automated eating tracker
Replies: 2783
Views: 834247

Re: automated eating tracker

Auto, that is awesome that your waist measurement has gone down so much. That is something I'm tracking too for health reasons. I love that you've been able to move through finals week without using food for stress relief! You HAVE come a really long way! Well done.
by alene1
Wed Dec 04, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - GREEN Breakfast: turkey salami, slice swiss, oatmeal, mixed nuts Lunch: chili w/a little cheese and sour cream, apple w/PB Dinner: glass wine, pad Thai w/chicken Exercise: none Steps: 8,234 Lots of thinking again yesterday with the great feedback and thoughts I got yesterday. At this time I'...
by alene1
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Soprano, thanks for your advice and thoughts. I really appreciate it and know you are a voice of experience. I just need to have faith in myself and faith in NoS - and patience and perseverance to stay the course. Auto, thank you for all the feedback. It was so very helpful. Knowing how far you've c...
by alene1
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - RED Breakfast: turkey salami, slice swiss, oatmeal, mixed nuts, coffee w/cream Lunch: Power Bowl w/chicken, pear, Epic lemon bar Snack: mini Perfect bar Dinner: pork chop, green beans w/butter, salad w/Italian Snack: Perfect bar Exercise: none Steps: 8,826 Thoughts on food and life: I have a...
by alene1
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

Auto, it was my only real activity in the day, so it felt that way! But it was great to get outside and do something productive.
by alene1
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily
Replies: 23
Views: 1216

Re: Beeonne checking in hopefully daily

Beeonne, it sounds like you are doing just wonderfully! So happy for you to be binge free. That is something that I struggle with too.
by alene1
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Daily Check In
Topic: Alene's Check-in
Replies: 167
Views: 5863

Re: Alene's Check-in

N Day - Red Breakfast: oatmeal, turkey salami, slice swiss, mixed nuts, coffee w/cream Lunch: tuna on low carb wrap w/cheddar, pear, Cheez-its, coffee w/cream Snack: 2 fruit snacks, a couple nibbles of cereal, Cheez-its Dinner: bacon, cheddar, veggie omelet Snack: piece of pumpkin pie w/whipped crea...