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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #70 on: March 29, 2008, 06:17:36 pm »
"8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day"

...with an explanation of what each has that's so good. Interesting.

http://health.msn.com/nutrition/slideshow.aspx?cp-documentid=100169914&imageindex=1

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #71 on: May 03, 2008, 12:54:02 pm »
Well, since February I have lost somewhere between 8 and 10 pounds, if my bathroom scales reading is correct. The scales at the spa indicate a loss as well.
Here was the impetus:   in late Feb. I had a nasty and frightening attack of squeezing chest pains, shortness of breath, and sweating.  I went by ambulance to the ER and was later diagnosed as having a lot of gallstones. The biliary colic attack symptoms can mimic heart attack symptoms--please bear this in mind if you ever find yourself in a similar situation.   My heart checked out just fine in all the tests that were done on it.
To continue:   My doc wants my weight and cholesterol to be lowered, so I have been working on that.  I walk two miles every evening, work out about once a week, climb stairs and hills at work (it is a hilly campus), and try to stay away from fatty and greasy things.   It appears to be working.
The gallbladder may have to come out eventually but I am keeping it at bay for now. 
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« Reply #72 on: May 03, 2008, 10:06:54 pm »
Kudos to you for improving your health! This should be a summer that you enjoy more than previous years!

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #73 on: May 04, 2008, 06:12:59 am »
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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #74 on: May 04, 2008, 10:21:24 am »
I have a foolproof diet,  anyone who likes can come and borrow my oldest son for a couple of weeks.The weight will literally fall off you due to the stress.Unfortunately the down side is you may end up in a straight jacket, but at least it wil be an XXXS one !!!!!

I also remember one of the more wacky diets I read about,The naked salad posts jogged my memory.

You were meant to eat all your meals naked, in front of a mirror. I did say it was wacky. Apparantly the sight of the naked flesh you want to lose staring at you in all its glory, will curb your appetite.!!!!!

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #75 on: May 04, 2008, 10:33:28 am »
Well, since February I have lost somewhere between 8 and 10 pounds, if my bathroom scales reading is correct. The scales at the spa indicate a loss as well.


Congrats on your weight loss!

If you want to see if your scale is reading correctly, here's what you can do.  I did this at the gym where I am a member.

They have a medical scale in the downstairs part of the gym.  I took a 5 pound weight, and placed it on the scale.  The scale read 6.5 pounds so I knew it was a pound and a half off.  I then stepped on the scale, and subtracted a pound and half from the weight.

then, as soon as I got home, I stepped on my scale there.  It read my weigth correctly, it matched the figure at the gym once I had subtracted that pound and half, so I knew my scale at home was accurate.


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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #76 on: May 04, 2008, 02:07:37 pm »
Thanks for the idea....I had not thought of that.  I can take a weight with me to the workout center at my workplace too.
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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #77 on: May 04, 2008, 03:12:27 pm »
"8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day"

...with an explanation of what each has that's so good. Interesting.

http://health.msn.com/nutrition/slideshow.aspx?cp-documentid=100169914&imageindex=1

I agree with some of this list, but OMG are they serious in some of their "fit it in" suggestions?!?:

FIT IT IN: Pile on the ketchup and Ragu

Ketchup and sauces like Ragu are swimming in high fructose corn syrup.  Exactly the wrong thing you want to add to your diet!

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #78 on: December 09, 2008, 12:25:16 pm »
Time to revive this thread! My fall resolution is to walk/run 20 miles a week. My son does 300 a week on his bike, so I think I can manage 20!

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Re: Get fit and lose weight!
« Reply #79 on: December 09, 2008, 02:28:44 pm »



          Good luck with that Lee.



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