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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-17-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 233
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Posted By DashsMama
Weighed in this morning and gained almost 2...

Weighed in this morning and gained almost 2 pounds.  I guessed I would have a gain because I was off my diet all week and totally loading up on carbs.  I'm posting my gain to keep myself honest. ...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-10-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,028
Posted By DashsMama
Hey Losers!   (snicker)  Congratulations on the...

Hey Losers!   (snicker)  Congratulations on the weight loss this week!  I pretty much maintained this week.  The scale showed a .2 gain, but at my weight that could just be a blip in the scale, so...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-07-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,028
Posted By DashsMama
Must have been something in the air yesterday. ...

Must have been something in the air yesterday.  I was exhausted after our afternoon carpool yesterday and drove through a fast food place for a pick-me-up.  I ended up going over my calorie limit,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-06-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,028
Posted By DashsMama
Here's a big ol' cyber hug for you, Abbylotus! ...

Here's a big ol' cyber hug for you, Abbylotus!  I totally know the feeling.  I often wish I could go back in time and tell my younger self to keep moving and eat better so I never get to this...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-06-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,028
Posted By DashsMama
Hooray, I made it back!   So I've been back...

Hooray, I made it back!
 
So I've been back on my program since Jan 1st and everything seems to be going well.  I've gotten over the initial few days of cravings and have settled into my diet. ...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-06-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,028
Posted By DashsMama
Hey Everyone! Sorry I've been MIA.  This week...

Hey Everyone! Sorry I've been MIA.  This week has been a busy one so far (started homeschooling my oldest) and it's been hard for me to check back in here.

I don't know how to put a sticky at the...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-03-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 6,028
Posted By DashsMama
Thanks for starting this new thread, Wendyland. ...

Thanks for starting this new thread, Wendyland.  Lose your fanny in Janny, cracked me up!  Hopefully we can keep this new thread busy enough that the old one won't get resurrected.
 
Day three of...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-01-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Happy New Year, everyone!   I'm back after a...

Happy New Year, everyone!
 
I'm back after a short hiatus.  I decided that I was spending way too much time on the computer.  I was checking in here daily and posting my food on The Daily Plate...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-11-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By DashsMama
Good luck with the Weight Watchers, micah_mae_! ...

Good luck with the Weight Watchers, micah_mae_!  It's a great program and really helped me get a handle on healthy portions and more filling, lower calorie foods.
 
I know this is not everyone's...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-06-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By DashsMama
Welcome micah_mae_! Congrats on the 21 pound...

Welcome micah_mae_! Congrats on the 21 pound loss! What have you been doing so far that has worked for you?
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-05-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By DashsMama
Thanks for starting this back up,...

Thanks for starting this back up, AtYourCervices! Sorry I've been missing in action. I had a couple stressful weeks there and needed to drop some things to get my life back in order. Life's still a...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-19-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
So glad the move is going well for you,...

So glad the move is going well for you, AtYourCervices! Be easy on your back while you're unpacking. Lugging boxes is hard work even if you're not sweating. Just think of it as a good primal...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-10-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By DashsMama
I'm on the SBD right now. I do not use the menus...

I'm on the SBD right now. I do not use the menus because they are way too low in calories for a woman of my size. I mostly stick to the foods that are on the "Foods to Enjoy" list, although I do...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-10-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Thanks so much for taking the time to write all...

Thanks so much for taking the time to write all that out for me, Maine Mama Doula. That sounds like an amazing program, lots of ways to change things up so you don't get bored, and a really good...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-08-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Way to go, Maine Mama Doula!!! Could you tell us...

Way to go, Maine Mama Doula!!! Could you tell us a little about P90X? What are the exercises like? What is the diet like? Are you enjoying it? I noticed that you said "we." Are you and your dH doing...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-07-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Hey Wendyland, I really recommend you check out...

Hey Wendyland, I really recommend you check out the South Beach diet. It isn't as strict as Atkins, for instance it lets you have beans right from the beginning, and after 2 weeks you can add in...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-03-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By DashsMama
I've been doing the South Beach diet for a...

I've been doing the South Beach diet for a little over a month and have lost 17 pounds so far. I have an injured knee so I haven't been able to exercise like I had planned, but it is still working....
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-03-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
I thought it might be something like that,...

I thought it might be something like that, redlvagrl. Here is my sandwich crepe recipe and my pancake recipe. If you cook up a whole batch at once you can keep them covered in the fridge and use...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   10-02-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Welcome wendyland! Do you have any idea what...

Welcome wendyland! Do you have any idea what kinds of changes you are looking at making during the next 2 1/2 weeks and then for the long run? What's your plan? Are you going to try a special diet?...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-27-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Hey mamas! Weighed myself today and was down a...

Hey mamas! Weighed myself today and was down a couple more pounds this week. So far I've lost 16.4 pounds this month!

My free week membership is over at 24 Hour Fitness, so I've moved on to the...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-25-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Atlanta! Wow, that is a totally different world...

Atlanta! Wow, that is a totally different world from where I am. The place you applied for sounds wonderful! Hope your move goes smoothly, and with very little stress!

I watch the Biggest Loser...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-24-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Hey Mamas! Sorry about being MIA for a couple...

Hey Mamas! Sorry about being MIA for a couple days there. My kids started school on Weds and it has been crazy around here!

Welcome Atenea! I'm an ex fast food junkie too, so I hear ya. I pretty...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-21-2010, 01:39 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
Thanks for the definition, saoirse2007. Is high...

Thanks for the definition, saoirse2007. Is high intensity interval training where you sprint for a short, set amount of time, and then walk for awhile, and then sprint again, etc.? If it is, I did...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-19-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,385
Posted By DashsMama
AtYourCervices, I’m so sorry to hear that you’ve...

AtYourCervices, I’m so sorry to hear that you’ve been sick. I hope you’re feeling better soon. I agree with you and BettinaAuSucre that the upcoming bride’s maid role will be a great motivator for...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-16-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 585
Posted By DashsMama
Michael Pollan's "In Defense of Food" does a...

Michael Pollan's "In Defense of Food" does a very good job of debunking the low fat diet advice that doctors have been advocating for the past 40 years or so.
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