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Old 12-06-2001, 10:57 AM   #1
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Won't you join me in recording your daily food intake. I need to get myself back to journaling every day - that is how I was able to keep myself OP! I will be making a weekly journal starting on Thursday and ending on Wednesday. So this food journal will start today, Thursday 12/6 and end next Wednesday 12/12. Sometimes when you see what others are having it gives us new ideas as to what to eat. Hope to see some of you on here with me. Love, CJ
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First, I need to tell you that I start my day with my dinner from the night before. I count points (WW) and it works better for me if I count dinner pts first and finish with breakfast and lunch. That way, if we go out to dinner unexpected, I am starting my daily points with a clean slate. It's much easier to "go lite" for breakfast and lunch to make up for a heavier dinner. Believe me, it works for me!

Thursday, Dec 6
(pt range: 20 - 25 pts)

Dinner 12/5:


1 small slice pizza w/ham, peppers, mushrooms (5 pts)
2 envelopes of Cream-of-Chicken "cup of soup" (3 pts)

Breakfast 12/6:

2 cups raisin bran (8 pts)
1 cup skim milk (2 pts)
2 coffees/black (0 pts)

Lunch 12/6:

1 bag lite microwave popcorn (5 pts)
1 Swiss Miss ff cocoa (1 pt)

Total points: 16
Water: 8 glasses (64 oz)

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Friday, Dec 7
(pt range: 20 - 25 pts)

Dinner 12/6:


1- 8 oz steak (10 pts)
1 baked potatoe w/1 tbsp marg (4 pts)
1 Swiss Miss sf cocoa (1 pt)

Breakfast 12/7:

2 eggs, fried (4 pts)
2 wheat toast (3 pts)

Lunch 12/7:

1 jello cup w/cool whip (2 pts)
1 Swiss Miss sf cocoa (1 pt)

Total points: 25 pts (whew)!
Water: 6 glasses (48 oz)

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OK, I'm making a full confession here. It wasn't pretty yesterday, but here are the points:

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2001

Points Range: 18 - 23

Breakfast:
Coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt.
2 sl. high fibre, low fat toast 1 pt.
1 T. apple jelly 1 pt.

Snack:
Coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt.

Lunch (this is the real killer):
1 sl. turkey 2 pt.
1/4 c. stuffing 3 pt.
1/2 c. potatoes 3 pt.
1/4 c. gravy 2 pt.
2 T. cranberry sauce 1 pt.
mixed vegetables (steamed) 0 pt.
1/4 c. bread pudding with 1 T. sc. 2.5 pt.
salad 0 pt.
salad dressing 4 pt.

Snack:
1 litre of water 0 pt.

Supper (then we just had to go the extra mile):
1/2 piece of lasagna 5 pt.
1 small piece of fudge 2 pt.
2 glasses water 1 pt.

Yes, it was over points. Yikes 28.5 points. Hopefully, today will be better.

Total Points: 28.5
Water: 6 (8 oz glasses)
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Peggy - so glad to see you here! Nice to know I am not alone...

Saturday, Dec 8
(pt range: 20 - 25 pts)

Dinner 12/7:


1 buffalo burger (10 pts)
5 french fries (4 pts)

Breakfast 12/7:

1 pkt instant cream-of-wheat (2 pts)
1/4 cup skim milk (1/2 pt)

Lunch 12/7:

1 coffee/black (0 pts)
2 Quaker chocolate rice cakes (2 pts)
1 Swiss Miss sf cocoa (1 pt)
2 pcs cheddar cheese (4 pts)

Total points: 23 1/2
Water: 9 glasses (72 oz) nite's young yet!

Until tomorrow ...
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I can't post yesterday's journal cause I left it in a Word file at work. Oh bother! I'll catch it up on Monday. Here is the journal so far today:

Friday, Dec. 7, 2001

Breakfast:
coffee with sweetener & milk 1.0 pt.

Lunch:
Turkey (2 sl.) 2.0 pt.
Stuffing 3.0 pt.
Gravy (1/8 c.) 1.0 pt.
Mixed vegetables 0 pt.
Salad 0 pt.
Salad dressing (1 tsp oil) 1.0 pt.
Bread pudding 1/8 c. 2.0 pt.
Potatoes 1/2 c. 3.0 pt.
Ham (1 slice) 1.5 pt.
Raisin sauce (1/8 c.) 1.5 pt.
Truffle 4.5 pt.
Jelly roll 2.0 pt.
Tart 2.5 pt.
coffee with sweetener & milk 2.0 pt.

Water 14.5 glasses

Another bad day, but 1 point better than yesterday. These few days here are bad because of Christmas luncheons at work. Once they are finished next week, I can get back to the business of losing weight again.

Total Points: 27

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2001

Points Range: 18 - 23

Breakfast:
Coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt.
2 sl. whole wheat toast (ran out of high fibre low fat) 2 pt.
1 T. apple jelly 1 pt.

Lunch:
Chicken ceasar (much like cordon bleu) on a bun 11pt.
Salad 0 pt.
ff Italian Sald Dressing 0 pt.

Coffee Break:
Water (1 litre) 0 pt.

Supper:
Hubby wants lasagna - If I go for that, it means I can only eat 1/2 piece. Hmmmm! Probably will have a large salad with this and maybe a slice of high fibre, low fat bread)

Update: Yes, we did have lasagna for supper. Just couldn't stop at 1/2 piece, though. Had to have the full 10 point size. Had a o point salad with that and no bread, so total points for supper were 10

Total Points: 25 points

Another over point day, but will be good tomorrow - I promise.
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Start Weight: 188
Present Weight: 179
Lost: 9 pounds
Remaining: 1 pounds

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Sunday, Dec 9
(pt range: 20 - 25 pts)

Dinner 12/8:


4 oz steak (5 pts)
1 cup Lipton's bow tie pasta w/vegetable sauce (4 pts)
1 jello cup w/cool whip (2 [ts)

Breakfast 12/9:

1 cup raisin bran (4 pts)
1/2 cup skim milk (1 pt)
2 coffee/black (0 pts)

Lunch 12/9:

5 ff bisks (2 pts)
1 Swiss Miss sf cocoa (1 pt)

Total points: 19
Water: 9 glasses (72 oz)

Until tomorrow...
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I promised to be good today, and did keep to my word. Here is the journal for:

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001

Points Range: 18 - 23

Breakfast:
Coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt.
2 sl. high fibre low fat toast 1 pt.
1 T. apple jelly 1 pt.

Coffee Break:
Coffee with milk 1 pt.

Lunch:
1/2 c. potatoes 3 pt.
1 chicken breast 3 pt.
1/2 c. grean peas & carrots 1 pt.
barbeque sauce (1 T.) 1 pt.

Coffee Break:
Coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt.

Supper:
1/2 piece lasagna (left over from last night) 5 pt.
salad 0 pt.
ff italian dressing 0 pt.

Total Points: 18 points

Officially made the minimum number of points. Better than the previous few days.
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Start Weight: 188
Present Weight: 179
Lost: 9 pounds
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I'm starting my journal early today, and then will ammend later when the full day is finished. Here it is so far:

Monday, Dec. 10, 2001

Breakfast:
coffee with sweetener & milk 1.0 pt.

Snack:
Coffee with sweetener & milk 1.0 pt.

Lunch:
Turkey (2 sl.) 2.0 pt.
Stuffing 3.0 pt.
Gravy (1/8 c.) 1.0 pt.
Mixed vegetables 0 pt.
Salad 0 pt.
Salad dressing (1 tsp oil) 1.0 pt.
Bread pudding 1/8 c. 2.0 pt.
Potatoes 1/2 c. 3.0 pt.
Ham (1 slice) 1.5 pt.
Raisin sauce (1/8 c.) 1.5 pt.
coffee with sweetener & milk 3.0 pt.

It was the same lunch menu as Friday, except I demonstrated some restraint with the desserts. I only ate 1 out of 4. That reduced my point intake by 9 points (WOW, I didn't realize those itty bitty things could cost so much). Buttons bursting here!!!!

Water 10.0 glasses so far.

This promises to be a 0 point soup night...

Supper:
Garden Vegetable Soup 0 pt.
Salad 0 pt.
ff Italian Dressing 0 pt.

Total points: 20 points
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May Goal: 10 pounds
Start Weight: 188
Present Weight: 179
Lost: 9 pounds
Remaining: 1 pounds

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Monday, Dec 10
(pt range: 20 - 25 pts)

Dinner 12/9:


1 small chicken breast (3 pts)
½ cup spinach (0 pts)
1 small baked potato w/marg (4 pts)
1 jello cup w/cool whip (2 pts)

Breakfast 12/10:

2 eggs (4 pts)
2 wheat toasts w/marg (4 pts)
1 coffee/black (0 pts)

Lunch 12/10:

1 cup Lipton’s cream of chicken (cup-of-soup) (1 ½ pts)
20 cheddar cheese fishies (2 pts)

Total points: 20 1/2
Water: 5 cups so far but still drinking (4:08 pm)

I have 5 more cups of water to get in yet today.... but my new day of journaling starts at dinner so I was safe for today! LOL

Later...
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Tuesday, Dec 11
(pt range: 20 - 25 pts)

Dinner 12/10:


Shrimp/bow-tie pasta/alfredo sauce! (20 pts)?
(may be a bit high on pts, but better too high than to low – and, boy - was it good)!

Breakfast 12/11:
coffee/black (2 cups) (0 pts)
1 slice wheat toast/marg (2 ½)

Lunch 12/11:

1 WW vanilla smoothie made w/skim milk (3 pts)

Total points: 25 1/2
Water: 10 glasses (80 oz)

Well, one more day for this week. Tomorrow will be the last day then I will start a new thread for Thursday. Where are all my “followers” for the 11th? Come on, fess up – I did with the alfredo! LOL

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Yesterday was such a busy day, I didn't really have time to eat. I was volunteering for the Salvation Army on Monday night and for Cirme Stoppers last night. On Tues. I also practice right after work for a band that I sing in, so work melted into practice and then into volunteering. I didn't even consider any supper until after 10 pm, then I was so tired I didn't want to eat anything. Anyway, here is my journal for yesterday:

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001

Breakfast:
coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt. (Keep forgetting to stop for breakfast. I will try to do better tomorrow)

Lunch:
Garden Soup 0 pt.
apple 1 pt.
coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt.

Snack:
coffee with sweetener and milk 2 pt.

Supper:
Veggie burger 4 pt.
Bun 3 pt.
1 T. lite mayo 1 pt.
1 t. barbecue sauce .5 pt.
2 cookies 3 pt.

water: 10 glasses

Total Points: 16.5

I still didn't manage to eat all my points, but by the time I realized that, I was too tired to find anything else that I wanted. I was more afraid that if I went in the fridge to look, I would settle on some of the Christmas baking: nono:

I'll try to do better tomorrow.

Cheers,
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Start Weight: 188
Present Weight: 179
Lost: 9 pounds
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Wednesday, Dec 12
(pt range: 20 - 25 pts)

Dinner 12/11:


1 small breast of chicken, grilled (4 pts)
1 cup spinach (0)
1 tbsp marg (1 pt)

Breakfast 12/12:
coffee/black (2 cups) (0 pts)
2 slice wheat toast/marg (4)
2 tbsp strawberry jam (4)

Lunch 12/11:

4 Quaker Oats chocolate chip rice cakes (5 pts)

Total points: 18 pts
Water: 10 glasses (80 oz)

Well, tomorrow I will be starting a new food journal thread for Thurs 12/13 thru Wed 12/19 ......


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I did a bit better on points yesterday. I at least managed to eat the minimum. This is often a struggle for me because it seems that I don't have time to eat. The next 2 days will be difficult because they are filled with Christmas parties and dinners. That's where I really have difficulty managing to stay OP.

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001

Breakfast:
Coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt.

Lunch (shovelled down at my desk):
Garden Soup 0 pt.
Salad 0 pt.
FF salad dressing 0 pt.
apple 1 pt.

Snack:
orange (eaten walking out the door to go home from work) 1 pt.

Supper:
Chicken brst w. skin (yummy) 6 pt.
1/2 c. potatoes 3 pt.
1/8 c. gravy 1 pt.
cranberry sauce 1 pt.
dinner bun 3 pt.
coffee 1 pt.

Water: 10 glasses

Total Points: 18 points
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Start Weight: 188
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I'm starting the journal for Thursday early and will update over the day. It actually started out well - I didn't "forget" to eat breakfast today. LOL

Breakfast:
Coffee with sweetener and milk 1 pt.
Toast (2 sl. high fibre, low fat) 1 pt.
1 T. jelly 1 pt.

That's all so far. I am on my way to the fridge to get some water, though. That will be the start of my water consumption for today.
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May Goal: 10 pounds
Start Weight: 188
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