Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Maybe that's why it's a good idea?
Friday, June 12, 2009
Breakfast at Muddy's on Mississippi with the guys. Tasty! The iPhone camera makes it look like puke, but it was actually very attractive and yummy.
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Tuesday, June 09, 2009
A large salad with beef, vegetables, and low fat cheese. But with the two big bowls full with home-made blue cheese dressing and the tumbler full of juice, not a low calorie meal by any means.
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
This week the American Heart Association plans to unveil My Fats Translator, part of an interactive site designed to help take the guesswork out of eating fat and encourage smarter fat choices. (The initiative has been underwritten by part of an $8.5 million settlement from McDonald's; the fast-food chain was sued in 2003 for allegedly failing to tell the public that it had reneged on a promise to switch to healthier oils for its french fries.)
So, I went here and plugged in my stats. It came back with recommending over 3000 calories! (I need to stay under 2200 to lose weight and under 2500 to maintain my weight.) Still, it did provide some interesting alternative strategies for avoiding fats.
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Wednesday, April 04, 2007
You need a support group to be successful at any weight loss or maintenance program. Web sites, blogs and forums are all very good, but when we're discussing bodies, there's nothing like knowing people will see you as you climb up on the scale, even if they never know what the number reads.
Being in the room of similar people, I feel like I've got new motivation to re-establish some good habits. Habits I've let slide in the last few months, resulting in a gradual weight gain.
So, I need to re-establish some goals and I'll get back to you on that. For awhile, my Joe's Goals badge might be a little empty...