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  1. #221
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    You are looking great! Way to go! Thanks for posting your pics! I hear ya on the slow and steady. Right there with ya!
    Favorite Mark Quote: "I train to play."

    June 2010: 168.6 -size 16
    Current: 155 - size 10/12
    Goal:135 - size 8

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    157 today, lol. 4 pounds of bloating from half a sourdough roll I ate 3 days ago?

    Food
    B - yogurt & raisins b/c I accidentally ran out of eggs!
    L - Indian meats
    D - Italian sausage, salad, mashed cauliflower

    Avoid Poisons & Trauma
    yes

    Move Slowly, Lift Heavy, Sprint
    yes, no, no

    Sleep, Sun, Play, and Use Your Brain
    I think I almost got 8hrs in. Got up to see the eclipse, but it was overcast! no, no, no
    Last edited by MamaGrok; 12-21-2010 at 06:59 PM.
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

  3. #223
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    155.5

    Food
    B - 2 eggs, CO
    L - 3oz turkey, cashews
    S - dark chocolate covered ginger, pomegranate seeds, and PB cups - Trader Joe, leave me alone!!! I'm not too worried, though, b/c christmas is in three days and come Jan 1, we're going hard core again.

    Avoid Poisons & Trauma
    no

    Move Slowly, Lift Heavy, Sprint

    Sleep, Sun, Play, and Use Your Brain
    At least 8hrs.
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

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    ****nm, got it worked out, thanks!
    Last edited by MamaGrok; 12-23-2010 at 03:22 PM.
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

  5. #225
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    Food
    B - fast
    L - 3 eggs, CO, greens
    S - cashews, dried mango
    D - cheesy hamburger soup. Yeah, made that up on the spot b/c I put off makingdinner for too long...

    Forgot to mention I've been having a little over a cup of homemade kefir each day for about the last week.

    Avoid Poisons & Trauma
    yes, no. Felldown the stairs! Totally weird, never done that in my life and I still don't know how it happened!

    Move Slowly, Lift Heavy, Sprint
    yes, no, no.

    Sleep, Sun, Play, and Use Your Brain
    7hrs, no, no, no

    Been bloated ever since eating the (toasted) nuts & mango.
    Last edited by MamaGrok; 12-23-2010 at 10:03 PM.
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

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    I was trying on more clothes today to see if I could wear anything new and noticed that when I'm not tightening my abs (a habit I got into in high school out of vanity!), I look like I'm at least four months pregnant. And I have the pics to prove it:


    And the bloat's actually significantly down from yesterday! Crazy stuff...

    OTOH, at least the muscle that's been hiding under there all these years is beginning to peak out... a wee little bit:
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

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    Food
    B - eggs & sausage & bacon
    L -
    S -
    D


    Avoid Poisons & Trauma

    Move Slowly, Lift Heavy, Sprint


    Sleep, Sun, Play, and Use Your Brain
    7hrs
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

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    Well. Ahem. I just had a MAJOR carb crapola day. Don't need to do that again. I got that not-at-all-missed feeling of being short on breath and realized that it was because my gut swelled up so much it was preventing my lungs from fully expanding ... I really WAS having a hard time getting a full breath all those years! :banghead:

    Oh, well, won't do it again tomorrow. I'm accountable here.
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

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    Food
    B - 3 eggs in CO (felt nauseated before eating from extremely low blood sugar)

    L - leftover hamburger soup
    S - yogurt w/ 1/2 banana
    D - steak & kidney stew (w heart, too) w/ veggies. Cheesecake (made by dd)

    Felt my stomach inflate like a balloon within five minutes of eating the cheesecake (which used honey instead of sugar, and half the amount called for)

    Avoid Poisons & Trauma
    yes

    Move Slowly, Lift Heavy, Sprint
    no

    Sleep, Sun, Play, and Use Your Brain
    8+hrs, no sun, play, or thinking.
    Last edited by MamaGrok; 12-30-2010 at 06:39 PM.
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

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    Here we go! New Year!

    154 - 33 pounds lighter than this day last year.

    The day I had the stollen binge, my belly literally looked 8 months pregnant. It's back to 4 months now, lol (and no, I'm not pregnant!). I think I'm sick and tired of it enough now. My sole thought for the last 12hrs has been "I am getting RID of this bloated belly!" So this week, it's zero carbs (other than non-sweet veggies). It's the dead of winter and I'm of Northern European stock; my body in no way needs fruit right now.

    Ready. Set. Deflate!!

    B - 3 eggs, 1T CO
    L - leftover steak & kidney stew, leftover taco & sour cream & bit o' cheese & salsa
    D - meatza w/ lots of veggies

    Uh oh. I felt my gut inflate after drinking my kefir. I just started making it two weeks ago, and really like it. I let it ferment for 24hrs, then strain and ferment 24 more hrs. Why, oh why?!
    Last edited by MamaGrok; 01-03-2011 at 08:02 PM.
    5'4" 39yo mother to five sweeties & married to their AMAZING DaddyGrok
    Current Weight: 175lb__________________________________Goal: 135lb
    Deadlift: 240lb________________________________________Back Squat: 165lb
    Bench: 130lb__________________________________________Pre ss: 85lb
    ***Winning a 20-year war against binge eating disorder***

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