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Old 07-17-2009, 11:17 AM   #16  
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Originally Posted by bargoo View Post
My story used to be just like yours. Tried all the diets and just got tired of the restrictions and so I went to the grandaddy of them all and started calorie counting, This is a less restrictive , more fllexible way of dieting. I can sometimes have ice cream or other treats. I just remember to stay within my calorie limits. This is not to say I am rigid about it, I can make changes when the occaision calls for it. But I do plan ahead.
how doe you figure out how many calories to have?
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Old 07-22-2009, 09:50 PM   #17  
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Before this time, I always felt that way too. It seemed like every waking hour I obsessed with what went in my mouth and why the weight wouldn't come off. For some reason, this time I feel less frantic about the whole weight loss thing. I am not beating myself up and I am more relaxed and I 'think' I am losing weight. I say think because I am only going to weigh myself once a week where I used to weigh myself at least once a week. Maybe that's the key. Trusting ourselves more and beating ourselves up less. Have a beautiful day.
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Old 07-23-2009, 09:48 AM   #18  
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Originally Posted by carol flo View Post
how doe you figure out how many calories to have?
Here is a good place to start.
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