100 lb. Club - Patterns

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11-06-2005, 08:46 PM
When you do X - does Y then follow?

Today I ate no :nono: fruits or veggies. On a day when I have no fruits or veggies (X) then I always go over my calories (Y).

On days when I get atleast 5 fruits and veggies (X) then my day is easy (Y)

Do you have any patterns?

11-06-2005, 08:54 PM
Yeah, Dana, I do. When I eat unhealthy things, I gain weight, and when I eat on-plan foods that are good for me, I lose weight.

That's the pattern I see. Pretty damned simple. Not EASY, but simple! :)

11-06-2005, 08:57 PM
Sarah - you are too funny.... one word for you... DUH! ;) love ya girl.. you made me laugh!

11-06-2005, 08:57 PM
On days that I don't exercise (X) I look in the mirror and see a really fat girl (Y).

On days that I do exercise (X) I look in the mirror and see a strong, fit, thin(ish) woman.

I am always amazed at what even a short break from exercising can do to my overall body image.

Goddess Jessica
11-06-2005, 09:13 PM
When I plan ahead (X), I stay OP (Y).

11-06-2005, 10:35 PM
When I exersize in the morning (X), I am more likely to stay OP all day. (Y)

11-07-2005, 12:09 AM
Apryl, mine is similar to yours.
When I exercise in the morning (X), I feel better and more on task all day(Y). Nothing fundamentally profound but it works for me.

11-07-2005, 10:50 AM
For me it's water (X). If I don't drink my usual amount of water, I'm more likely to eat off plan (Y).


11-07-2005, 10:53 AM
here is another one: if I eat a healthy / caloriewise breakfast (x), my chances of staying op for the rest of the day are much much better! (y)

11-07-2005, 12:25 PM
When I don't journal my food (X), I develop kcal amnesia (Y). :lol:

Amanda Panda
11-07-2005, 04:51 PM
I agree with most of these -

If I eat porridge oats for breakfast, I am more likely to stay OP all day.

If I don't exercise, I often don't get in all my water.

If I don't exercise for more than 2 days in a row, my mood will drop, as well as all my saggy bits! ;)

Love Amanda x

11-07-2005, 09:23 PM
If I don't eat healthy, high fiber food late in the afternoon, I end up taking a nap when I get home! I prefer to have more energy!