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Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   08-02-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By clarita osita
I didn't keep to my goals as well as hoped last...

I didn't keep to my goals as well as hoped last month, but I still lost more weight than anticipated. I'll take it! My goals are going to be the same as in July.

Goals for August:

-run 3x a...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   08-02-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By clarita osita
August Challenge

Welcome to August!

Summer is starting to wind down (or winter, depending on where you live), and we had better get going to keep our momentum up when fall starts.

This is your place to post...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   08-02-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By clarita osita
Aristede, you still did pretty darn well!...

Aristede, you still did pretty darn well! Definitely try some new things to keep you interested.

I didn't do all that well on exercise, either - I haven't run in two weeks! The erratic work...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   07-26-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By clarita osita
Aristede, yeah, it's definitely a journey! I seem...

Aristede, yeah, it's definitely a journey! I seem to have dropped right back to where I was, so... whatever. My eating hasn't been great this week, either, though, because I started working and it's...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   07-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By clarita osita
Well, besides the cinnamon buns, it sounds like...

Well, besides the cinnamon buns, it sounds like everyone's doing quite well! :) One-time cinnamon buns won't kill you. But TWO times... maybe. Heehee.

I only ran twice this week instead of three...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   07-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By clarita osita
Haha! So, I missed Zumba yesterday AND yoga...

Haha!

So, I missed Zumba yesterday AND yoga today... one of those weekends. Also not doing great on drinking enough water, but I'm working on it.
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   07-04-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By clarita osita
Aristede - that is some serious ground you...

Aristede - that is some serious ground you covered last month! Sounds like you're doing great. :)

Werewolf Girl - you can TOTALLY do a month without them.
Forum: Physical Fitness   07-03-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,528
Posted By clarita osita
You guys, this thread is two years old. Pretty...

You guys, this thread is two years old. Pretty sure the school trip has passed. :P
Forum: General Health Discussion   07-03-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By clarita osita
It's pretty hard to be protein deficient in the...

It's pretty hard to be protein deficient in the west. Even fruit has protein! In small amounts, but it's there.

Remember that breastfeeding uses calories (you probably are aware of that), so your...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   07-02-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By clarita osita
I did better than expected in June. Lost 6 lbs,...

I did better than expected in June. Lost 6 lbs, most of it in the last week, after being stuck at a plateau for a couple months. So I'm hoping to keep that going, meaning keep running and eating lots...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   07-02-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By clarita osita
July Challenge

Welcome to July! Summer's in full swing, at least in the northern hemisphere - if you're in the southern hemisphere, I'm sorry it's winter (unless you like winter). Let's keep moving as much as we...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   07-02-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By clarita osita
Wow, that's some impressive walking! And ok,...

Wow, that's some impressive walking!

And ok, I'll make a July thread.
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   06-30-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By clarita osita
I control portion sizes by measuring, mostly, and...

I control portion sizes by measuring, mostly, and also by eating more slowly (which can be hard to do with a baby needing attention) - it takes your stomach a good 20 minutes to realize you're...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   06-22-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By clarita osita
How are you guys doing? I'm doing well on...

How are you guys doing?

I'm doing well on running 3x a week, weekly yoga, and breathing exercises.

So-so on drinking soda, drinking enough water, less avocado, and 2x daily hip stretches.
...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   06-17-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,810
Posted By clarita osita
Calorie recommendations tend to be general; you,...

Calorie recommendations tend to be general; you, your body, and your activity level may require something different. I'd say in general you don't want to go below 1200 calories a day (at least that's...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   06-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By clarita osita
Not sure anybody's up for these challenges...

Not sure anybody's up for these challenges anymore, but I'll keep the threads going for a little longer just in case.

I'm doing pretty well! Getting enough water, mostly getting to bed on time,...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   06-07-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By clarita osita
Yeah, question #2 says "on a scale of 1 to 5..."...

Yeah, question #2 says "on a scale of 1 to 5..." and then proceeds to give four unnumbered bubbles to choose from. Might want to take a look at that.

Otherwise, welcome to VB!
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   06-06-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By clarita osita
Honestly, one of the best ways I've found to...

Honestly, one of the best ways I've found to convince people that being vegan is ok is to really enjoy your food and be healthy and happy. By seeing that you are not missing out, people can see that...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   06-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By clarita osita
Those are some great suggestions! A few...

Those are some great suggestions!

A few more:

-You mentioned not having a lot of time to cook and portion out meals so that you'll have things to take for work. If you are already cooking...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   06-05-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By clarita osita
Ok, so! My May goals were: -No more than 7...

Ok, so! My May goals were:
-No more than 7 soda-drinking days (Good - drank soda 6 times)
-Lots of water (Not good, didn't drink enough)
-Schedule exercise in - at least 4 days per week, plus...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   06-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By clarita osita
Hey guys, sorry I disappeared... I tend to be...

Hey guys, sorry I disappeared... I tend to be on-and-off with forums. But the June thread is up for anyone who is interested!
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   06-05-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By clarita osita
June Challenge

Hey guys, I'm sorry I'm a bit late! But anyway, here's your June Challenge.

This is a place to post health-related goals, questions, gripes, advice, and successes. Let's make sure June Gloom...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   05-26-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By clarita osita
That's fantastic! A lot of people go vegan hoping...

That's fantastic! A lot of people go vegan hoping they'll lose some weight, and many do (I didn't). But for some people, and you clearly are one of them, eating the plant foods your body needs can...
Forum: Diets & Losing Weight   05-25-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By clarita osita
Aww, thanks Lissy! Sounds like you're doing...

Aww, thanks Lissy! Sounds like you're doing pretty well, too!

Sorry I haven't been checking in. I've been doing great on avoiding soda (only had it 4 times this month), doing breathing exercises...
Forum: Relationships and Family   05-10-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By clarita osita
I don't have advice for you, but just want to...

I don't have advice for you, but just want to give you a HUGE GIANT HUG and tell you to just keep breathing.
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